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 2017-07-24 08:08 

Tech in Asia

Two hardened criminals founded a startup. It did not end well.... +

Crookstarter: they chose the wrong way to bootstrap their startup. This is a funding hack we do not recommend to founders....

 2017-07-24 07:50 

The Strait Times

Top lawmaker pushes for same-sex unions, divorce in Catholic Philippines... +

MANILA (REUTERS) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's top ally in Congress proposed new bills to legalise divorce and same-sex unions on Monday, a move almost certain to meet fierce resistance from bishops in the mainly Catholic country.. Read mor...

 2017-07-24 07:45 

The Strait Times

Timor Leste set for new coalition after 'remarkable' first election since UN peacekeepers left... +

DILI (AFP) - Timor Leste is set for another coalition after the two governing parties in Asia's youngest democracy clinched a majority of the votes in a trouble-free contest praised on Monday (July 24) as ...

 2017-07-24 07:43 

The Strait Times

Philippines to deport more than 40 suspects in Singaporean woman's kidnapping... +

MANILA - Immigration officials have begun deportation proceedings against more than 40 foreigners accused of kidnapping a Singaporean woman last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 07:41 

The Strait Times

South Korea's new energy minister says to support nuclear reactor exports... +

SEJONG (REUTERS) - South Korea's new energy minister on Monday (July 24) said he plans to support the country's push to sell nuclear reactors overseas, even as the nation curbs nuclear power at home.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 07:40 

The Strait Times

Floodwaters swallow Myanmar pagoda... +

YANGON (AFP, REUTERS) - Rising floodwaters have swallowed a Buddhist pagoda in central Myanmar and sent tens of thousands fleeing their homes, as the government warned of more heavy rains ahead.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 07:26 

The Strait Times

Vietnam says Indonesian navy shot its fishermen in South China Sea... +

HANOI (REUTERS) - Indonesia's navy shot and wounded four Vietnamese fishermen aboard a fishing boat in the South China Sea at the weekend, Vietnamese authorities said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 07:19 

The Strait Times

Hezbollah wages multi-pronged attack on militants at Syrian border: Media unit... +

BEIRUT (REUTERS) - Lebanese Hezbollah launched attacks against radical Sunni militants on Monday (July 24) as part of an offensive to drive them from their last foothold along the Syria-Lebanon border, a military media unit of the group said.. Read more a...

 2017-07-24 07:16 

The Strait Times

Mayonnaise, the centuries-old technological wonder... +

(BLOOMBERG) - The ubiquitous sauce is made up of just eggs, vegetable oil and an acidic liquid, usually vinegar or lemon juice.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 07:11 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump's son-in-law faces Capitol Hill grilling over Russia contacts... +

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, faces two days of closed-door questioning from Congress this week as lawmakers try to determine whether Trump's campaign enlisted Russia's help to win the White House i...

 2017-07-24 07:11 

The Strait Times

askST: Can subsidies for fertility treatment in Singapore be increased and age limit raised?... +

Readers Rahimah Rahmat and Tham Lai Yee wrote in to ask about subsidies for assisted reproduction technology (ART) treatment in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 07:08 

The Strait Times

Before his wedding, Song Joong Ki has a date with Singapore... +

SINGAPORE - Ahead of his wedding to actress Song Hye Kyo, South Korean actor Song Joong Ki has a date with Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 07:07 

The Strait Times

Can Donald Trump pardon himself?: Key issues on President's powers of pardon... +

WASHINGTON - United States President Donald Trump's claim over the weekend that he has the ...

 2017-07-24 07:04 

The Strait Times

Britain Foreign Minister Boris Johnson compares Maori greeting with headbutt... +

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Britain's gaffe-prone Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson likened a traditional Maori greeting witha headbutt on Monday (July 24) while visiting indigenous leaders in New Zealand.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 06:59 

Channel NewsAsia

More bus drivers, technicians needed in next 5 years: Josephine Teo... +
 2017-07-24 06:58 

The Strait Times

Thai cops bust $4 million phone scam gang... +

BANGKOK (AFP) - A gang of 44 people from China and Taiwan have been arrested in Thailand for running an elaborate phone scam that conned S$4 million from scores of victims, police said Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 06:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Wonder Woman sequel confirmed: Report... +
 2017-07-24 06:57 

The Strait Times

Ascott seeks to transform its business to be increasingly asset light... +

SINGAPORE - CapitaLand's wholly owned serviced residence arm, The Ascott Ltd, has made two major investments this month aimed at solidifying its position as one of the world's largest international serviced residence operators, while transforming ...

 2017-07-24 06:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Thai cops bust US$3m phone scam gang... +
 2017-07-24 06:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Hezbollah wages multi-pronged attack on militants at Syrian border - media unit... +
 2017-07-24 06:41 

The Strait Times

Today in Pictures, July 24, 2017... +

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 2017-07-24 06:35 

Channel NewsAsia

US chicken processor profits fatten on cheap feed... +
 2017-07-24 06:25 

The Strait Times

9 key proposed changes to the Criminal Procedure Code and Evidence Act... +

SINGAPORE - Some 50 wide-ranging legislative changes have been proposed by the Ministry of Law to the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) and Evidence Act.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 06:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Mourinho challenges Martial to be more consistent... +
 2017-07-24 06:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Erdogan gambling with centuries-old ties to Germany - Schaeuble... +
 2017-07-24 06:23 

The Strait Times

Rise of populism indicative of deeper problems: Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist... +

MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - In just over a week, we've learned that President Rodrigo Duterte remains as popular as ever.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 06:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Sri Lanka name uncapped Pushpakumara in Galle test squad... +
 2017-07-24 06:16 

The Strait Times

Two H1N1 flu cases suspected at Myanmar hospital... +

YANGON (REUTERS) - A hospital in Myanmar's biggest city, Yangon, is treating two patients suspected to have contracted H1N1 influenza, a doctor said on Monday (July 24), as the government began responding to a potential new outbreak of the virus known...

 2017-07-24 06:07 

The Strait Times

Digital bosses hold the key in corporate world: The Nation... +

In its editorial on July 24, the paper notes the rise of digital literacy as a key skill in the job market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Oil steady ahead of producer meeting; Nigeria, Libya output in focus... +
 2017-07-24 05:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Fire breaks out at Kovan, no injuries reported... +
 2017-07-24 05:53 

The Strait Times

Leader of terrorist group behind Marwai assault still alive and unhurt as of July 17, says Muslim leader... +

ILIGAN CITY, Mindanao (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Abdullah Maute, one of the leaders of the homegrown terror group that launched the assault on Marawi city, is still alive and unhurt, says a prominent Muslim leader.. Read more at stra...

 2017-07-24 05:35 

The Strait Times

Ryanair says to cut fares sharply in coming months... +

DUBLIN (REUTERS) - Ryanair on Monda (July 24) said it would to cut ticket prices by as much as 9 per cent in the coming months, raising pressure on rivals in Europe's highly competitive short-haul market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 05:34 

The Strait Times

Shariah bill appears on Malaysia's Parliament order paper... +

PETALING JAYA - A private member's bill by Parti Islam SeMalaysia's (PAS) president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang to strengthen sentencing powers of the country's shariah courts has appeared on the order paper for the Malaysian Parliament sittin...

 2017-07-24 05:30 

The Strait Times

More bus captains needed in next 5 years: Josephine Teo... +

SINGAPORE - The number of bus captains will need to increase to about 11,100 by 2022 to meet Singapore's transport needs, said Second Minister for Manpower Mrs Josephine Teo on Monday (July 24).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 05:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia's CIMB to partner Alipay for mobile payment platform... +
 2017-07-24 05:18 

The Strait Times

Jury out on Japan's work-from-home test run before Olympics to ease morning squeeze... +

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) - Tokyo's commuters offered mixed reviews on Monday (July 24) as the government launched a campaign to get more of them to work from home.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 05:17 

The Strait Times

Swimming: Lionheart Peaty aims to become first to swim 100m breaststroke in under 57sec in Monday final at World Championships... +

BUDAPEST (AFP) - Adam Peaty plans to complete his 'Project 56' on Monday by becoming the first to swim under 57 seconds in the men's 100m breaststroke final at the World Championships.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 05:08 

The Strait Times

Woman gets 24 days' jail for hurling signage that injured SIA ticketing staff... +

SINGAPORE - A Chinese national threw a signage at a Singapore Airlines (SIA) ticketing staff to vent her anger as she could not get her boarding pass at the airport.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-07-24 05:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Inflation down to 0.5% in June on a steep fall in housing maintenance and repairs inflation... +
 2017-07-24 05:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Direct lending funds' fading all-weather appeal... +
 2017-07-24 05:02 

The Strait Times

Singapore headline inflation eases to 0.5% in June... +

SINGAPORE - Singapore's overall consumer prices rose 0.5 per cent in June from a year earlier, slowing significantly from the 1.4 per cent year-on-year increase seen in May, according to figures from the Department of Statistics on Monday (July 24).. ...

 2017-07-24 04:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Video statements, closed-door hearings among law changes mooted to protect victims... +
 2017-07-24 04:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Two H1N1 flu cases suspected at Myanmar hospital... +
 2017-07-24 03:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Taliban suicide car bomber kills at least 24 in Afghan capital... +
 2017-07-23 23:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Donald Trump Jr adds Washington lawyer to legal team... +
 2017-07-23 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel cites immunity for guard in deadly Amman embassy shooting... +
 2017-07-23 18:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Venezuela congress going ahead despite 'imperial' threat - Maduro... +
 2017-07-23 04:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Rise and fall of Lieutenant-General Manas: Thailand's top human trafficker... +
 2017-07-23 04:14 

The Strait Times

Tiong Bahru Community Centre reopens after 2-year facelift... +

SINGAPORE - After more than two years of renovations, Tiong Bahru Community Centre reopened on Sunday(July 23), with new elderly-friendly features and more efficient use of its space.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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