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 2018-04-24 16:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Zahid reminds civil servants to make right choice on May 9...

BAGAN DATUK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded civil servants to make the right choice on polling day for the 14th general election to ensure continuity of development was maintained....

 2018-04-24 16:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More than 5,000 women at Ratu Hati Negaraku launch...

KUALA LUMPUR: Over 5,000 women thronged the launch of the Ratu Hati Negaraku programme at Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) here tonight....

 2018-04-24 16:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hot demand for free food from food trucks at Ratu Hati Negaraku event...

KUALA LUMPUR: Fifteen food trucks provided delicious free food and drink to women attendees at the opening of the Ratu Hati Negaraku event at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) here today....

 2018-04-24 16:00 

Philippine Star

Magsanoc: Homecourt key in 3x3 World Cup...

Meralco assistant coach and PBA Hall of Famer Ronnie Magsanoc said the other day playing at the 55,000-seat Philippine Arena will be a boost for the national squad competing in the 20-team men's division of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup on June 8-12 with the...

 2018-04-24 16:00 

Philippine Star

Lucas Matthysse taking big risk in 1st defense...

World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse really can't count Manny Pacquiao out. by Abac Cordero...

 2018-04-24 16:00 

Philippine Star

Columbian Dyip sees rough ride versus Meralco Bolts...

Columbian Dyip braces for a tougher test after a resounding debut versus Blackwater Sunday as it tackles Meralco and former Best Import awardee Arinze Onuaku in the second play date of the PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum today....

 2018-04-24 16:00 

Philippine Star

Independence an issue in Greenland parliamentary election...

Voters in Greenland went to the polls yesterday for a parliamentary election that has featured discussion on what the sparsely populated Arctic island needs to do to become independent from Denmark....

 2018-04-24 15:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

BN monitoring every constituency for sabotage elements against coalition and candidates - Tengku Adnan...

PUTRAJAYA: Barisan Nasional (BN) is monitoring every constituency for any sabotage elements against the coalition and candidates contesting in the 14th general election (GE14)....

 2018-04-24 15:57 

Jakarta Post

Server outages disrupt computer-based national exams...

Technical problems have disrupted computer-based national exams for junior high school students, which started on Monday....

 2018-04-24 15:52 

Philippine Star

Cayetano apologizes to Kuwait over OFW rescues...

The Philippines' top diplomat on Tuesday revealed that he has apologized to his Kuwaiti counterpart if they were violated by some actions of the Philippine Embassy upon rescuing distressed Filipino domestic helpers. by Patricia Lourdes Viray...

 2018-04-24 15:51 

Philippine Star

Ex-DA chief Alcala charged over garlic imports...

Former agriculture secretary Proceso Alcala and 23 others are facing graft charges over the illegal importation of garlic into the country. by Louise Maureen Simeon...

 2018-04-24 15:51 

Philippine Star

Agriculture alert up after onion smuggling...

An alert status has been activated by the government following recent onion smuggling from China worth P34 million, the Department of Agriculture said yesterday. by Louise Maureen Simeon...

 2018-04-24 15:51 

Philippine Star

Government holds backchannel talks with Reds...

To enable the peace talks with communist rebels to begin at the soonest time possible, the government peace panel is holding back-channel negotiations with the National Demo-cratic Front (NDF). by Mayen Jaymalin...

 2018-04-24 15:51 

Philippine Star

SC: Divorce between Filipino, foreigner abroad valid in Philippines...

A divorce from a foreign spouse obtained by a Filipino citizen abroad is valid and should be recognized in the country despite the absence of a divorce law, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday. by Edu Punay...

 2018-04-24 15:51 

Philippine Star

Liberal Party wants Mar to return to Senate...

The formerly dominant Liberal Party is urging its defeated presidential candidate Mar Roxas to run again as senator, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon confirmed Monday. by Gaea Katreena Cabico...

 2018-04-24 15:50 

Philippine Star

Pay hike, inflation Filipino's top concerns...

Increasing the pay of workers and controlling inflation remain the "most urgent" issues many Filipinos believe the Duterte government should address, according to Pulse Asia's first quarter survey. by Helen Flores...

 2018-04-24 15:49 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Indonesia's former speaker gets 15 years in jail for corruption...

Indonesia's former parliament speaker was handed a 15-year prison term on Tuesday in one of the country's harshest sentences for graft, marking a victory for its clamp-down on widespread corruption....

 2018-04-24 15:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Motorcycle lane, flyover on Federal Highway ready in June...

PETALING JAYA: Work on the motorcycle lane and flyover along the Federal Highway is 82 per cent complete and will likely be opened for use by riders no later than June....

 2018-04-24 15:46 

ABS-CBN

LTO unveils new facility that makes license plates...

The LTO hopes to address the backlog in vehicle license plates following the launch of its new vehicle plate-manufacturing facility....

 2018-04-24 15:44 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Babys body found partially eaten by monitor lizard in Chachoengsao...

The decomposing body of a baby girl was found on a canal bank being chewed by a monitor lizard in Chachoengsaos Bang Pakong district on Tuesday, local police said....

 2018-04-24 15:42 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Sony wows CinemaCon with glitzy opening show...

Oscar-winning filmmaker Quentin Tarantino vowed Monday that his leading men Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt would make as iconic a silver screen duo as Paul Newman and Robert Redford....

 2018-04-24 15:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Israeli journalist says Palestinian lecturer's killing likely the work of Mossad...

KUALA LUMPUR: The killing of 35-year-old Palestinian lecturer Dr Fadi M.R. Albatsh had all the hallmarks of a Mossad assassination, according to an Israeli investigative journalist....

 2018-04-24 15:41 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Nurul Izzah to contest in Permatang Pauh, seven incumbents dropped...

GEORGE TOWN: As speculated, PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar will be fielded in the Permatang Pauh parliamentary seat in the 14th General Election (GE14)....

 2018-04-24 15:41 

The Strait Times

Trump says Kim Jong Un has been 'very honorable'...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (April 24) that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had been...

 2018-04-24 15:38 

The Strait Times

Donald Trump says there is a good chance of a trade deal with China...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (April 24) said there was a good chance that the United States could reach a trade agreement with China and that his treasury secretary would head there for negotiations in a few days.. Read more...

 2018-04-24 15:35 

The Strait Times

Cabinet reshuffle achieves good balance of experienced and younger ministers, say political observers...

SINGAPORE - The Cabinet reshuffle achieves a good balance of having older, experienced ministers still in charge of the heavyweight portfolios, and exposing younger leaders to new areas, said political observers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-24 15:34 

Jakarta Post

Pertamina workers' association concerned about reshuffle...

A workers' organization has expressed its concern over the replacement of five directors at state-owned energy company Pertamina, including president director Elia Massa Manik, saying the reshuffle could negatively affect both Pertamina employees and ...

 2018-04-24 15:33 

Manila Bulletin

Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug...

Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients, a study suggests....

 2018-04-24 15:30 

Manila Standard

Fishermen stumble on liquid cocaine in open waters...
 2018-04-24 15:24 

The Strait Times

Israel abandons plan to forcibly deport illegal African migrants...

JERUSALEM (REUTERS) - The Israeli government said on Tuesday (April 24) it was abandoning a plan to forcibly deport African migrants who had entered the country illegally.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-24 15:23 

The Strait Times

Trump threatens Iran over nuclear programme in Macron meeting...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Donald Trump warned Iran not to restart its nuclear programme as French President Emannuel Macron urged him to remain in the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic's atomic efforts.. Read more at strait...

 2018-04-24 15:23 

The Strait Times

Jewish leader warns against wearing kippa on German streets...

BERLIN (AFP) - The head of Germany's Jewish community said on Tuesday (April 24) that Jews should avoid wearing religious symbols in the country due to a heightened risk of targeted attacks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-24 15:20 

Channel NewsAsia

G7 security ministers to press tech firms on combating extremism...
 2018-04-24 15:20 

Manila Bulletin

Minor killed in clash not a rebel — HR group, CPP...

DAVAO CITY Critics of the military have condemned a claim by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) that a cadaver retrieved in Sta. Cruz of a minor was that of a member of the New People's Army (NPA)....

 2018-04-24 15:20 

Manila Standard

SC recognizes divorce of Pinay vs foreign spouse...
 2018-04-24 15:15 

Malay Mail Online

Udinese sack coach Oddo after 11 straight defeats...

ROME, April 24 — Serie A club Udinese sacked coach Massimo Oddo today after 11 straight defeats in the league and announced he would be replaced by former Croatia and Juventus defender Igor Tudor. After losing at home to fellow strugglers Crotone......

 2018-04-24 15:12 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Marina Bay Sands gets Singapore's first 6-star loos...

Low Youjin 1 hour 8 min ago SINGAPORE No bad smell, always stocked with toilet paper and hand soap, and environ...

 2018-04-24 15:10 

Manila Standard

INC's Walk Against Poverty begins May 6...
 2018-04-24 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Citi chairman says all options being considered for his replacement...
 2018-04-24 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Israel says abandons plan to forcibly deport African migrants...
 2018-04-24 15:10 

Channel NewsAsia

US Supreme Court rules for Arab Bank over human rights claims...
 2018-04-24 15:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia, China call on UN nuclear forum to save Iran deal...
 2018-04-24 15:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Microsoft denies auditing partner KPMG's anti-piracy work in India...
 2018-04-24 15:04 

Malay Mail Online

Damascus fighting kills 18 pro-regime fighters, says monitor...

BEIRUT, April 24 — At least 18 pro-Syrian regime combatants have been killed in 24 hours of fighting in southern Damascus against the Islamic State group, a monitor said today. That brought to at least 52 the number of pro-government fighters......

 2018-04-24 15:04 

Jakarta Post

Election official attacked while conducting voter assessment in Jambi...

An official from the Sarolangun General Elections Commission (KPU Sarolangun) was reportedly attacked while attempting to conduct voter assessment ahead of next year's presidential and legislative elections....

 2018-04-24 15:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Liverpool's Salah aims to shoot down Roma in Champions League semi...
 2018-04-24 15:00 

Manila Standard

Party-list group asks SC to lift TRO vs RCOA...
 2018-04-24 15:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

TODAY's evening brief for Monday, April 24...

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 2018-04-24 14:57 

The Strait Times

Asian Games to boost Indonesia's war on forest fires: Official...

YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA (REUTERS) - Indonesia's choking annual haze will be limited this year by the pressure of hosting the Asian Games and a new approach to preventing forest fires, a senior official said on Tuesday (April 24).. Read more at straitsti...

 2018-04-24 14:56 

The Strait Times

Three suicide attacks rock Pakistani city of Quetta, killing six police, officials say...

QUETTA, Pakistan (REUTERS) - Three suicide bombers attacked Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers in the southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday (April 24), killing six police and wounding another 15, officials said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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