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 2018-08-14 17:31 

Jakarta Post

School boy, 14, runs for Vermont governor...

Most 14-year-old American schoolboys might be fixated on baseball, chasing girls and dodging their homework. Not Ethan Sonneborn. He's running for governor in Vermont....

 2018-08-14 17:30 

Vietnam News

HCM City to host conference on renewable energy...

An international conference on challenges and practical solutions of Vit Nam renewable energy will be held in HCM City on August 23....

 2018-08-14 17:23 

Jakarta Post

PAN to lose Cabinet seat for backing Prabowo...

Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform Minister Asman Abnur, a National Mandate Party (PAN) politician, may have to resign or get fired in the near future following his party's decision to challenge President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's relecti...

 2018-08-14 17:15 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

'Where is Fan Bingbing?': Chinese star goes dark amid pay crackdown...

Shanghai - One of China's biggest and wealthiest film stars, actress Fan Bingbing, has disappeared from public view as authorities probe alleged tax evasion by entertainers, sparking growing fan speculation over her fate....

 2018-08-14 17:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Bosnian Serbs vote to overturn Srebrenica massacre report...

Lawmakers in Bosnia's autonomous Serb-dominated region asked the regional government on Tuesday to revoke a 2004 report which concluded that ......

 2018-08-14 17:10 

Manila Standard

'Use of ballot images weakens Marcos protest'...
 2018-08-14 17:10 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Prawit to present land title deeds back to 684 loan-shark victims in Northeast...

Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan on Thursday will present land title deeds back to 684 debtors from 12 northeastern provinces who had reportedly fallen victim to unfair contracts with loan sharks....

 2018-08-14 17:05 

Manila Standard

Subic administrator faces graft raps...
 2018-08-14 17:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Men, like women, can have post-sex blues...

(Reuters Health) - After sex, men can sometimes experience a myriad of confusing negative feelings, a phenomenon called post-coital dysphoria ......

 2018-08-14 17:00 

Philippine Star

More groups back economic managers on federalism apprehensions...

Nineteen more groups have expressed their support for the economic managers and joined the call to Congress to carefully consider the costs of moving to a federal system of government. by Louella Desiderio...

 2018-08-14 17:00 

Manila Standard

Arrest order out vs Cebu trader in drug charges...
 2018-08-14 17:00 

Philippine Star

DOJ hands off on graft probe of ex-Nayon execs...

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is keeping its hands off the investigation on the possible criminal liabilities of sacked Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) executives over their allegedly irregular deal with a casino-resort investor. by Edu Punay...

 2018-08-14 17:00 

Jakarta Post

Former Brazil finance minister charged with corruption...

Former Brazil finance minister Guido Mantega was indicted Monday on money laundering and other charges as part of the corruption scandal that has rocked the country's business and political elites....

 2018-08-14 17:00 

Vietnam News

ACB gets nod to increase charter capital to over $548 million...
 2018-08-14 17:00 

Vietnam News

Hu targets $56mil in investment this year...

The central province of Tha Thin-Hu is targeting total investment of VN13 trillion (US$56 million) from enterprises this year, an increase of 20 per cent over last year's figure....

 2018-08-14 16:53 

Manila Bulletin

In Haiti, slight progress for LGBT rights is seen as victory...

Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube, a potentially risky move in a country like Haiti where LGBT residents face pervasive hostility in most spheres of public life....

 2018-08-14 16:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Tinder founders sue parent IAC, saying it undervalued company...

A group of founders, executives and early employees of popular dating app Tinder on Tuesday sued IAC/InterActiveCorp, claiming the parent company ......

 2018-08-14 16:49 

ABS-CBN

P2.5 milyong halaga ng droga, nasamsam sa Bulacan...

Nasabat ang P2.5 milyong halaga ng hinihinalang shabu nasamsam sa isang barangay tanod sa Marilao, Bulacan nitong Martes ng hapon....

 2018-08-14 16:48 

Manila Bulletin

Museum of London displays fatberg on 24-hour livestream...

London's famous, festering fatberg lives on — and is getting its own livestream ....

 2018-08-14 16:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Uber names Matt Olsen as chief security officer...

Uber Technologies Inc named Matt Olsen as its chief security officer, the ride hailing company's Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in ......

 2018-08-14 16:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Spurs sorry over new stadium delay...

LONDON: Tottenham have apologised to their supporters after the...

 2018-08-14 16:37 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump calls former Apprentice star turned White House aide Omarosa a 'dog'...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Aug 14) lashed out at former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her a...

 2018-08-14 16:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Police internal security director Zulkifli appointed new Nada DG...
 2018-08-14 16:33 

Channel NewsAsia

Genoa bridge collapse: What we know...

GENOA, Italy: As many as 30 people were killed on Tuesday (Aug 14) when a giant motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa in northwestern Italy. Here's ......

 2018-08-14 16:28 

Manila Bulletin

Chile: 10 people killed in nursing home fire...

A fire swept through a nursing home in southern Chile on Tuesday, killing 10 elderly women, officials said....

 2018-08-14 16:23 

Channel NewsAsia

European stocks enjoy breather as Turkish lira rebounds...

LONDON: Turkey's lira recovered steadily on Tuesday (Aug 14), taking the pressure off stock markets although a boost from early bargain-hunting ......

 2018-08-14 16:22 

Manila Bulletin

Midwest primaries test Trump appeal against 'blue wave'...

Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest as the 2018 primary season roars through Wisconsin and Minnesota, two states where President Donald Trump's appeal among working-class voters threatens to upend decadeslong politi...

 2018-08-14 16:22 

Jakarta Post

Fire razes Gurusina traditional village in East Nusa Tenggara...

No fatalities were reported in the fire. However, it was estimated to cost hundreds of millions of rupiah in damages as it burned traditional jewelry and woven fabric....

 2018-08-14 16:22 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia gives Chevron 3 months to submit IDD proposal...

The government has given US oil giant Chevron Corporation three months to complete its proposal on the Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) project, one of the biggest gas projects in the country, an official has said....

 2018-08-14 16:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Southwest to allow only dogs, cats as emotional support animals...
 2018-08-14 16:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Lebanon's Hariri says government formation may take more time...

BEIRUT: It may take Lebanese parties more time to form a coalition government, prime minister designate Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday more than ......

 2018-08-14 16:18 

The Strait Times

Harvey Weinstein must face British actress' sex trafficking lawsuit...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a civil lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesd...

 2018-08-14 16:15 

Manila Bulletin

Constitutional reform, law students and lawyers...

THE LEGAL FRONT By JUSTICE ART D. BRION (RET.) In discussions with students who are torn between taking the Bar examinations this year and deferring it for next year, I found that the most common reason for an immediate Bar exam is the fear of an examinat...

 2018-08-14 16:15 

Channel NewsAsia

New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioids...

New York state on Tuesday said it has sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of ......

 2018-08-14 16:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Over 1,300 secondary students learn French in Kelantan...
 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

A huge victory for Duterte if the US does return the Balangiga bells...

UNRAVELING By GETSY TIGLAO A year ago, during his second State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte narrated the heartbreaking story of the 1901 Balangiga massacre, where as many as 50,000 Filipinos were killed by US soldiers on orders from a ...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

A fitting end to the story of Balangiga and its bells...

The Philippine-American War is not generally known to the generations of Filipinos who lived at the turn of the 20th century, through the decades of American colonial rule, the Japanese Occupation in World War II , and finally Philippine independence in 1...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

Our refuge...

Read: Psalm 46:1-11 God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble (Psalm 46:1). BibleGateway.com allows online users to read the Scriptures in a variety of translations and languages. Over a twelve-month period ending in Novembe...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary...

TODAY, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The feast commemorates Mary's assumption into heaven body and soul. It is one of the most popular feasts in the Catholic Church worldwide. It is considered a holy day of o...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

Liberation Day of South Korea...

TODAY, the people of South Korea celebrate its National Liberation Day. It is known as Gwangbokjeol, which means "Restoration of Light" day. It marks Korea's independence from Japanese imperial rule at the end of World War II in 1945, leading ...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

Graduations...

OF TREES AND FORESTS By MANNY VILLAR I had the privilege of addressing the 2018 graduating classes of the University of the Philippines (UP) Visayas in Miagao, Iloilo, and UP Cebu last June. I was happy to see the joy in the eyes of the graduates as they ...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

The fate of federalism...

GOVERNANCE MATTERS By FORMER VICE PRESIDENT JEJOMAR C. BINAY One by one, senior Cabinet members have been making public statements that seem to foretell an uncertain future for the federalism initiative. First it was the country's economic managers de...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

India's 72nd Independence Day Celebration...

INDIA gained freedom from British rule following an Independence Movement that was noted largely for non-violent resistance and civil disobedience by the Indian National Congress. Leading the first of a series of non-violent protests and civil disobedienc...

 2018-08-14 16:12 

Manila Bulletin

Mary visits Elizabeth...

LUKE 1:39-56 Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled with the...

 2018-08-14 16:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby - Boks bank on right mix at the back of the scrum...

Loose-forward Francois Louw and assistant coach Matt Proudfoot believe the trio at the back of South Africa's scrum will have a big role to play ......

 2018-08-14 16:10 

ABS-CBN

Baha pinangangambahan dahil sa pagkapuno ng Laguna Lake...

Pinaghahanda ng Laguna Lake Development Authority ang mga lugar sa paligid ng lawa matapos itong mapuno dahil sa dami ng ulang ibinagsak ng habagat....

 2018-08-14 16:10 

Borneo Bulletin

His Majesty receives audiences...

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday received in audience 11 heads of delegations atten...

 2018-08-14 16:09 

Borneo Bulletin

Her Majesty receives spouse of Myanmar envoy in audience...

Her Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hajah Saleha binti Al-Marhum Pengiran Pemancha Pengiran Anak Haji Mohamed Alam yesterday consented to receive in audience Hnin Hnin Ko, spouse of U Htin Lynn, Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to...

 2018-08-14 16:08 

Borneo Bulletin

Give your best, Prince Sufri tells athletes...

NATIONAL athletes should always show high dedication, commitment and discipline in carrying out responsibilities while also staying focussed, determined and high spirited as well as delivering their best performance during competition. The motivational ca...

 2018-08-14 16:07 

Borneo Bulletin

Minister calls for vigilance against new cyber threats...

Brunei Darussalam continues to take the threat of cybercrime very seriously and undertake significant efforts to ensure the protection of the nation and its people. This was stated by Minister at the Prime Minister's Office Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji ...

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