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 2017-11-17 07:55 

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Kerber appoints Fissette as new coach... +
 2017-11-17 07:53 

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Yemeni fined RM400 for dressing up as suicide bomber for Halloween party... +
 2017-11-17 07:51 

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China is 'actively preparing' to bid for Singapore-KL high speed rail project... +

SINGAPORE - China's state planning commission held a forum in Singapore on Friday (Nov 17) to promote the country's expertise in high-speed trains, as the Chinese signal their intent to bid for the Singapore - Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) pr...

 2017-11-17 07:50 

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Kenyan police fire in air to disperse opposition demonstrators... +
 2017-11-17 07:50 

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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea... +
 2017-11-17 07:50 

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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in N.Korea... +
 2017-11-17 07:46 

The Strait Times

China backs Hun Sen's 'development path' after dissolution of Cambodia opposition... +

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China said on Friday (Nov 17) it supports Cambodia in pursuing its own development path, after Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolved the country's main opposition party at the request of the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen ah...

 2017-11-17 07:45 

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One-legged football 'king' melts Chinese hearts... +
 2017-11-17 07:44 

The Strait Times

Football: Cristiano Ronaldo & Antoine Griezmann - the misfiring main men in Madrid... +

A football derby match usually has everything supporters from both sides can ask for. It is absolutely thrilling to immerse in the fierce and intense rivalry, and satisfying to enjoy the bragging rights after should your team clinch victory.. Read more at...

 2017-11-17 07:31 

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SMRT refutes 'fake' post alleging CEO had fired half of night crew; draws ire of netizens instead... +

43 min 33 sec ago SINGAPORE Beleaguered transport operator SMRT has refuted what it called an "o...

 2017-11-17 07:30 

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GM's Cadillac expects China sales to jump 60 percent in 2017... +
 2017-11-17 07:30 

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Turkey hunts 42 university staff in post-coup crackdown: Source... +
 2017-11-17 07:22 

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Despacito sweeps Latin Grammys and heads to Asia... +
 2017-11-17 07:16 

The Strait Times

Philippine troops detained and tortured civilians, pillaged during Marawi battle: Amnesty International... +

MANILA (AFP) - Philippine troops detained and tortured civilians trying to flee a besieged southern city during a five-month battle with militants loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, Amnesty International alleged on Friday (Nov 17)....

 2017-11-17 07:08 

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Philippine troops abused rights in Marawi battle: Amnesty... +
 2017-11-17 07:02 

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China and Russia to hold simulated anti-missile drill... +

BEIJING (REUTERS) - The Chinese and Russian militaries will next month hold anti-missile drills in Beijing, China's Defence Ministry said on Friday (Nov 17), amid concern in both countries about the deployment of a US anti-missile system in South Kore...

 2017-11-17 06:57 

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Sicilian Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dies: Reports... +
 2017-11-17 06:57 

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Sicilian Mafia 'Beast' Toto Riina dies... +
 2017-11-17 06:50 

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Toyota to consider selling locally developed EVs in China... +
 2017-11-17 06:40 

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Bones of contention: Australia returns ancient Aboriginal remains for outback burial... +
 2017-11-17 06:40 

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Gutsy Pujara defies rampaging Sri Lanka in Kolkata test... +
 2017-11-17 06:40 

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China, Russia to hold simulated anti-missile drill... +
 2017-11-17 06:35 

The Strait Times

Indonesian Speaker Setya Novanto put under armed guard in hospital... +

JAKARTA (REUTERS) - Named as a suspect in a US$170 million (S$230 million) corruption case, the speaker of Indonesia's parliament was put under armed guard at a hospital by anti-graft investigators after he was involved in a car accident, his lawyer s...

 2017-11-17 06:35 

The Strait Times

Yemeni fined by Malaysian court for dressing up as suicide bomber for Halloween party... +

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - An IT professional from Yemen was fined RM400 (S$130) by a Malaysian court for causing public nuisance by dressing as a suicide bomber for a Halloween party.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-17 06:35 

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Amnesty urges independent probe into atrocities, bombings in battle for Philippines Marawi city... +
 2017-11-17 06:32 

The Strait Times

People of Alabama need to make decision on Moore: White House... +

President Donald Trump believes Republican US Senate candidate, Roy Moore should step aside if sexual misconduct allegations against him are true, the White House said on Thursday(16 Nov), while state party leaders in Alabama vowed to stand by their nomin...

 2017-11-17 06:30 

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Suspected of graft, Indonesian parliament speaker put under guard in hospital... +
 2017-11-17 06:29 

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Josh Gad warns parents over new catchy Frozen songs... +

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 2017-11-17 06:28 

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Meryl Streep talks about being a victim of violence at award show... +

Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep spoke out about her own experiences with violence at an annual award show by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Wednesday (Nov 15).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-17 06:25 

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Sexual assault claims are 'false': Moore... +

Republican US Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama on Thursday (Nov 16) called the sexual misconduct allegations reported by the Washington Post ...

 2017-11-17 06:25 

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Fergie says new single was one of ex-husband's favourites... +

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 2017-11-17 06:15 

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Keystone pipeline leaks some 800,000 litres of oil in South Dakota... +

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - About 5,000 barrels of oil, or about 210,000 gallons, or 794,936 litres, gushed out of the Keystone Pipeline on Thursday (Nov 16) in South Dakota, blackening a grassy field in the remote northeast part of the state and sending cleanup...

 2017-11-17 06:08 

The Strait Times

One-legged football 'king' melts Chinese hearts... +

SHANGHAI (AFP) - A one-legged footballer has captured the hearts of millions of Chinese fans after a widely circulated video showed him holding his own against able-bodied opponents and scoring a rasping right-footed drive.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-17 06:06 

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Moody's gives Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a boost by raising India's sovereign bond rating... +

MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service upgraded its ratings on India's sovereign bonds for the first time in nearly 14 years on Friday (Nov 17), saying continued progress on economic and institutional reform will boost the country&...

 2017-11-17 06:05 

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Germany to spend 10 million euros to help clear mines in Syria - media... +
 2017-11-17 06:04 

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MOE accepts recommendations on compulsory education for children with special needs... +
 2017-11-17 06:03 

The Strait Times

Japan PM Shinzo Abe flags plan to revise constitution in first Diet speech since election... +

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in his first policy speech to Parliament since he was returned to power on Friday (Nov 17), said he intends to move forward on revising the nation's 70-year-old Constitution.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-17 05:55 

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Thai PM denies cabinet shake-up under way... +
 2017-11-17 05:53 

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Trump hits out at Democrat accused of groping... +
 2017-11-17 05:50 

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Daimler to invest US$755 million in China for electric car, battery production - executive... +
 2017-11-17 05:47 

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Singapore pre-school operator MindChamps launches IPO... +
 2017-11-17 05:47 

The Strait Times

Man gets 18 months' jail for having sex with 13-year-old at HDB staircase landing... +

SINGAPORE - A former technician who had sex with a 13-year-old girl who was 16 years his junior was sentenced to 18 months' jail on Friday (Nov 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-17 05:46 

The Strait Times

Downing North Korean missiles is hard. So the US is experimenting... +

WASHINGTON (NYTimes) - Concerned that the missile defence system designed to protect US cities is insufficient by itself to deter a North Korean attack, the Trump administration is expanding its strategy to also try to stop Pyongyang's missiles before...

 2017-11-17 05:45 

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Daimler to invest US$755 million in China for electric car, battery production: executive... +
 2017-11-17 05:41 

The Strait Times

Glowing profile cracks door open on private life of Chinese President Xi Jinping... +

BEIJING (REUTERS) - A workaholic keen swimmer with an extensive knowledge of foreign literature - China's state news agency Xinhua on Friday (Nov 17) cracked open the door to President Xi Jinping's private life in an unusual and glowing profile.. ...

 2017-11-17 05:35 

The Strait Times

A Laotian dessert of sticky black rice porridge with longan... +

MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Make a popular dessert from Laos - Sticky Black Rice Porridge with Longan. The sticky rice is mixed with longan fruit cooked in coconut milk, salt and sugar.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-17 05:33 

The Strait Times

More youngsters being seen by social workers first instead of being charged over minor crimes... +

SINGAPORE - About 40 per cent of young people arrested last year were assessed by social workers to see if they were more suited for social services like counselling instead of prosecution.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-11-17 05:30 

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Glowing profile cracks door open on private life of China's Xi... +
 2017-11-17 05:29 

The Strait Times

Tesla unveils electric big-rig truck in midst of Model 3 factory 'hell'... +

HAWTHORNE (REUTERS) - Tesla Inc on Thursday (Nov 16) unveiled a prototype electric big-rig truck that it will start producing in 2019, throwing itself into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan on which the company's future...

 2017-11-17 05:28 

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Victoria's Secret gala hits snag in China as model pulls out... +

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