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 2017-10-20 02:48 

ABS-CBN

Duterte says he made the correct step in sea dispute with China... +

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he made the "correct step" in dealing with Manila's dispute with China over the West Philippine Sea....

 2017-10-20 02:46 

The Strait Times

New Zealand's Ardern vows 'government of change'... +

WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealand's prime minister-elect Jacinda Ardern promised ...

 2017-10-20 02:45 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Magnitude-5 earthquake jolts Indonesia's Simeulue... +

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale jolted Simeule district in the Indonesian westernmost province of Aceh on Friday morning. Local Meteorology and Geophysics Office (BMKG) spokesman Cut Bau Maimun Saleh ......

 2017-10-20 02:36 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki, timbog sa pagbebenta ng loose firearms sa Internet... +

Tig-isang shotgun, .9MM at caliber .40 at sari-saring rounds ng bala para sa mga baril na ito ang kinumpiska ng mga pulis nang arestuhin nila ang 45-anyos na VIP security service man na si Richard Atun Jr. sa kanilang operation sa Quezon City kagabi....

 2017-10-20 02:31 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Why Duterte refused EU's grants... +

President Rodrigo Duterte explained in a speech why he has decided to stop accepting financial grants from the European Union....

 2017-10-20 02:31 

Philippine Star

Nets' Lin expected to miss season with right knee injury... +

NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the rest of the season after rupturing the patella tendon in his right knee....

 2017-10-20 02:30 

The Strait Times

Volunteers give patients a helping hand at Tan Tock Seng Hospital... +

SINGAPORE - A manpower crunch and healthcare staff having to shoulder added responsibilities over the years at Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) have spurred the hospital into tapping an alternative source of help - volunteers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 02:29 

ABS-CBN

Ilang 'sis' ng Aegis Jvris, kakasuhan din: MPD... +

Ilang kasapi ng Regina Jvris Sorority, ang sister group ng Aegis Jvris Fraternity ang nakaambang kasuhan din ng pulisya dahil sa kanilang partisipasyon sa hazing rites na ikinamatay ni UST law student Horacio "Atio" Castillo III noong nakaraang bu...

 2017-10-20 02:29 

Philippine Star

Duterte finds no urgency in South China Sea row... +

MANILA, Philippines— While vowing that the government will push for a peaceful resolution, President Rodrigo Duterte is not in a hurry in managing the longs...

 2017-10-20 02:25 

The Strait Times

Two JC teachers win Outstanding Economics Teacher awards... +

SINGAPORE - Two members of the teaching fraternity were honoured on Friday (Oct 20) for their exemplary approach to inciting passion for economics in their classrooms.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 02:24 

The Strait Times

Sabah opposition leader Shafie Apdal hospitalised after arrest by Malaysian anti-graft agency: Report... +

KOTA KINABALU - Sabah opposition leader and former Malaysian Cabinet minister Mohd Shafie Apdal was hospitalised late Thursday for high blood pressure after being arrested by the Malaysian anti-graft commission, the Malaysiakini news website reported.. Re...

 2017-10-20 02:18 

Manila Bulletin

Davao peace committee to convene Tuesday... +

Davao City Members of the Davao City Peace Committee (DCPC), a body created by City Mayor Sara Duterte tasked with engaging Communist rebels here for localized peace talks,...

 2017-10-20 02:15 

Philippine Star

DOLE requires 'standing breaks' for sedentary workers... +

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment has issued an order requiring offices to give employees standing breaks for employees to the hea...

 2017-10-20 02:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Ackman urges ADP to consider acquiring Ceridian amid proxy fight... +
 2017-10-20 02:14 

The Strait Times

Japan's government to get actively involved in Kobe Steel data fabrication issue... +

TOKYO (REUTERS) - The Japanese government wants to get actively involved in the issue of Kobe Steel's data fabrications, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko said on Friday (Oct 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 02:13 

The Strait Times

Facebook to launch news subscription feature, some big names opt out... +

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) - Facebook Inc said on Thursday (Oct 19) it has signed up 10 news publishers including the Washington Post and The Economist to take part in a trial that gives its mobile app users access to a limited number of articles a ...

 2017-10-20 02:10 

ABS-CBN

Inflation, wage hike top most Filipinos' concerns: Pulse... +

MANILA - Controlling the rise of prices and increasing workers' pay remain the two top national concerns of Filipinos, which they want the government to act on immediately, results of the latest Pulse Asia survey showed Friday....

 2017-10-20 02:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore Airlines to finalise US$13.8b Boeing order next week... +
 2017-10-20 02:03 

The Strait Times

Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o speaks out about Harvey Weinstein... +

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - I have been following the news and reading the accounts of women coming forward to talk about being assaulted by Harvey Weinstein and others. I had shelved my experience with Harvey far in the recesses of my mind, joining in the consp...

 2017-10-20 02:03 

The Strait Times

South Korea says it respects survey results showing majority support building of nuclear reactors... +

SEOUL (REUTERS) -South Koreas presidential office said on Friday (Oct 20) it respects the results of a public opinion survey that recommended the country resume the stalled construction of two new nuclear reactors. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 02:01 

The Strait Times

GM to close last Holden factory, ending over a century of car manufacturing in Australia... +

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - As thousands of people attended an automobile rally in Australia's blue-collar heartland on Sunday, many knew it was also a funeral procession for the nation's car industry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 02:00 

The Strait Times

China's new H7N9 bird flu strain has pandemic potential: US study... +

CHICAGO (REUTERS) - Lab experiments on a new strain of the H7N9 bird flu circulating in China suggest the virus can transmit easily among animals and can cause lethal disease, raising alarm that the virus has the potential to trigger a global human pandem...

 2017-10-20 02:00 

The Strait Times

Tillerson signals impatience with China while vowing to stay on... +

WASHINTGON (BLOOMBERG) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signalled growing US impatience with China on issues from North Korea to trade while vowing to stay on the job as long as President Donald Trump will have him.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 02:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan government wants to get actively involved in Kobe Steel issue: trade minister... +
 2017-10-20 02:00 

The Strait Times

Standing tall at 14 storeys, wind turbine at Pulau Semakau is Singapore's largest... +

SINGAPORE - The Republic's largest wind turbine was unveiled at Semakau Island on Friday (Oct 20), marking the first time the renewable energy source is connected to the island's power grid.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 01:58 

Channel NewsAsia

KEEPING AN EYE ON CATARACTS... +
 2017-10-20 01:55 

ABS-CBN

Lalaking nag-aalmusal, patay sa pamamaril sa Navotas... +

Patay ang isang lalaki nang barilin habang kumakain ng almusal sa isang karinderia sa San Marcos Street, Barangay Bagumbayan North sa Navotas, bandang alas-5 ng madaling araw Biyernes....

 2017-10-20 01:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in US... +
 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

IP law specialist sets up shop in the capital... +

Rouse, a UK-based intellectual property (IP) consultancy firm, opened its first dedicated office in Phnom Penh earlier this week to offer strategic portfolio management reviews, handle IP disputes and support enforcement services for large US and European...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

Vietnam nationals arrested in Kratie timber bust... +

Six Vietnamese nationals were arrested on Wednesday afternoon in a Military Police raid that saw 30 officers confiscating at least 100 illegally felled trees and 10 logging vehicles from an economic land concession in Kratie province's Snuol district ...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

Gambling photos: Journalist sues after detention... +

A journalist is suing a high-ranking police official, alleging he was handcuffed and detained for taking photos of illegal cockfighting and dice games in an O'Smach commune transport station in Oddar Meanchey. Apsara News Network reporter Khiev Sophan...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

Ladies Euro Tour A mixed bag 72 helps Tan retain lead... +

After a flashy 68 in the first round, Amanda Tan could only come up with an even par 72 in the second yesterday for a combined 140. Yet the Singaporean retained a healthy lead in the Ladies European Tour pre-qualifier at the Angkor Golf Resort in Siem Rea...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

We’ve had enough... +

On Monday, shocking news broke across social media: San Sreylai, a finalist on The Voice Cambodia, had been shot dead in an apparent murder-suicide by her estranged husband, Chey Rin. While such a high-profile and public murder by shooting is rare in Camb...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

PKR take on Naga in clash of MCL top two... +

With the race for the four playoff places in the Metfone C-League tightening considerably, leaders Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng travel to Old Stadium on Saturday to face NagaWorld in a crucial encounter that could have a profound bearing on the top half of...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

Fatalities from traffic accidents up: report... +

National Police statistics yesterday showed an 11 percent increase in road traffic deaths in the first nine months of the year but a small decrease in injuries. The National Committee for Road Traffic Safety yesterday released its nine-month report, which...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

One ‘horrific’ movie fest to scare them all... +

Phnom Penh's first horror film festival a five-day spree celebrating the spooky, haunted and otherworldly is underway, with a handful of events throughout the weekend, and three days of short films beginning on Tuesday. The Horrific Film Festival, a c...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

Phnom Penh Post

Report shows more TB research needed... +

A recently published report has found that despite years of high incidence rates of tuberculosis in the Kingdom, research priorities for halting the deadly disease are still being neglected.The report, published last week in the London School of Hygiene a...

 2017-10-20 01:54 

The Strait Times

US Senate passes budget blueprint key to Trump tax effort... +

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The USSenate voted on Thursday (Oct 19) to approve a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year that will pave the way for Republicans to pursue a tax-cut package without Democratic support.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 01:44 

Manila Bulletin

Ombudsman penalizes ex-Samal mayor for receiving 'cash gifts'... +

Davao City The Office of the Ombudsman has banned Island Garden City of Samal (Igacos) mayor Aniano Antalan from holding public office in the future, after he was found guilty of grave misconduct for receiving "cash gifts" from a cooperative....

 2017-10-20 01:43 

The Strait Times

North Korea sends letter to Australia, warns US threats a 'big miscalculation'... +

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - North Korea has sent a letter to Australia's parliament, warning it is a nuclear power and will not be cowed by US President Donald Trump's threats to destroy it, according to a copy of the letter published in an Australian news...

 2017-10-20 01:41 

ABS-CBN

Russian Navy destroyers visit Manila... +

Two Russian Navy destroyers docked at the Manila South Harbor on Friday for a goodwill visit in the country from October 20 to 26....

 2017-10-20 01:41 

Malay Mail Online

Surging City eye Premier League title charge, Chelsea need a lift... +

LONDON, Oct 20 Manchester City will be aiming to continue their recent scintillating form when the free-scoring Premier League leaders host Burnley tomorrow.Pep Guardiola's side are two points clear of second-placed Manchester United as...

 2017-10-20 01:38 

The Strait Times

16 dead in 'Russian' air strikes in east Syria: monitor... +

BEIRUT (AFP) - At least 16 civilians including several children were killed in air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets Thursday in Syria's Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-20 01:34 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte wants 'drastic action' against pirates in Asia's shipping lanes... +

President Duterte has called on Asian neighbors to take "drastic action" against terrorists and pirates operating in the region's shipping lanes....

 2017-10-20 01:34 

Bangkok Post

Firms urged to integrate disruption for added value... +

Companies should include disruptive technology in their business models to add value, says Henry Chesbrough, author of the Open Innovation series....

 2017-10-20 01:33 

The Strait Times

China's future in balance as Politburo prepares for new members... +

GUANGZHOU (NYTIMES) - A decade ago, this city in south-eastern China had a reputation as one of the country's grimmest, with smoggy skies, chronic traffic jams and streams so foul that they had to be paved over to contain the stench.. Read more at str...

 2017-10-20 01:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Huge cave found on moon, could house astronauts: Japan scientists... +
 2017-10-20 01:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

What to Expect from Solenn Heussaff's Art Exhibit?... +

If you have been following Solenn Heussaff's Instagram posts for over a year now, you would have seen the project she has been working on. Along with her three-year-old nephew Kaeden, she was putting together pieces for her second art exhibit called K...

 2017-10-20 01:29 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'Not guilty' Kerwin Espinosa... +

Self-confessed drug distributor Kerwin Espinosa pleaded not guilty during his initial arraignment at the Manila Region Trial Court on Friday morning.Espinosa was charged for violating Section 5 Article 2 of the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act (Republic ...

 2017-10-20 01:24 

The Strait Times

Hundreds of mysterious stone 'gates' found in Saudi Arabia's desert... +

RIYADH - Google Earth has unlocked the gates to ancient mysteries around the world.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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