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 2017-06-25 08:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

King performs Aidilfitri prayers with 17,000 worshippers... +

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, performed Aidilfitri prayers at the Federal Territory Mosque, along with over 17,000 worshippers. ...

 2017-06-25 08:42 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Thousands in Penang usher in Syawal with Governor... +

GEORGE TOWN: Thousands of Muslims flocked to the state mosque here to perform the Aidilfitri prayer on the first day of the month of Syawal this morning....

 2017-06-25 08:37 

Malay Mail Online

Germany coach wary of Cameroon threat... +

SOCHI, June 25 Joachim Loew remains wary of the threat posed by Cameroon as the Germany coach bids to maintain his decade-long record of reaching the semifinals at major tournaments in the Confederations Cup today.The world champions take...

 2017-06-25 08:16 

Malay Mail Online

Eight dead, five missing after Colombia mine blast... +

CUCUNUBA, June 25 Rescuers scrambled yesterday to find five people still missing after an explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia left at least eight people dead.The blast occurred at a mine in the town of Cucunuba in...

 2017-06-25 08:14 

Malay Mail Online

The unfairest of them all: Jowly Martha the Mastiff named Worlds Ugliest Dog... +

LOS ANGELES,June 25 A lumbering canine with deep-set wrinkles and a gas problem, Martha theMastiffis no beauty queen but as the newly crowned Worlds Ugliest Dog, she is still a winner.While images of cute dogs regularly make the...

 2017-06-25 08:14 

Manila Bulletin

PNP launches on-line recruitment system... +

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has established an on-line recruitment system to ease the process of applying for the police force....

 2017-06-25 08:14 

Malay Mail Online

Simple safety tips to prevent ‘travellers tummy’ on a vacation... +

NEW YORK, June 25 If youre heading off on vacation this summer it is worth being aware of some food safety tips while away, so a travellers tummy doesnt ruin your relaxing holiday.Unclean food and water can cause travellers...

 2017-06-25 08:14 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte: Channel energies to foster national unity... +

Without directly mentioning the military operation in Marawi but conscious of the suffering and aches of the Muslim community occasioned by the on-going strife, President Duterte enjoined Filipinos to channel their energies to foster national unity and t...

 2017-06-25 08:12 

Malay Mail Online

Top cliff divers at World Series opening event in Ireland (VIDEO)... +

INNIS MOR, June 25 There were victories in the opening round of the 2017 Cliff Diving World Series for Britain's Gary Hunt and Australia's Rhiannan Iffland in Innis Mor, Ireland yesterday.The season's first dives from nearly three times the...

 2017-06-25 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

UP Valedictorian urged graduates to unite amidst Marawi siege... +

Like how the Oblation symbolically stands and offers itself for the country, Summa Cum Laude graduate Arman Ghodsinia urged his fellow graduates to stand by the Filipino people and extend compassion....

 2017-06-25 08:03 

Malay Mail Online

5.2-magnitude quake hits central Japan, no tsunami warning... +

TOKYO, June 25 A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Japan this morning but there was no tsunami warning, Japanese and US authorities said.The quake was at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles) about 30 kilometres west of Ina in Nagano...

 2017-06-25 07:57 

Manila Bulletin

Palace disturbed by recent NPA attacks in Mindanao... +

Malacaang yesterday said it is disturbed by the recent attacks being carried out by the New People's Army (NPA) in Mindanao despite their leaders pronouncement to refrain offensive operations in the island....

 2017-06-25 07:55 

Manila Bulletin

MMDA to implement traffic-reduction measures... +

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said several traffic-reduction measures are on the agencys table to address the huge volume of vehicles congesting the Metro Manila streets....

 2017-06-25 07:50 

Malay Mail Online

Destitute children find home away from home... +

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 It has been about six months since nine-year-old Haikal Baihakkis parents sent him to a welfare home and although he still misses them, the void in his heart is slowly being filled by a much bigger family.My...

 2017-06-25 07:48 

Malay Mail Online

Streets of Paris turn Olympic park by cyclists (VIDEO)... +

PARIS, June 25 Paris was transformed into a giant Olympic park for a second day yesterday, with a cycle ride around the Arc De Triomphe kicking off a variety of sporting events for the public across the city.Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo and...

 2017-06-25 07:47 

The Strait Times

Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends... +

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Muslims in Asia celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday (June 25) with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-25 07:47 

Manila Bulletin

Govt sends new ship to help in Marawi siege... +

The government has sent a massive new ship to help troops battling extremists in Marawi City as well as to assist in rebuilding efforts afterwards....

 2017-06-25 07:46 

Manila Bulletin

Malacaang welcomes Chinas grant to finance two bridges... +

Malacaang has welcomed Chinas latest grant to finance the construction of two bridges that aim to ease traffic woes in Metro Manila....

 2017-06-25 07:45 

Malay Mail Online

BN: Penang government just making excuses over excessive consultancy fees... +

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 The Barisan Nasional Strategic Communications (BNSC) team refused today to accept the Penang governments excuses for the alleged over-payment of consultancy fees for the construction of three roads.BNSC said...

 2017-06-25 07:44 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

On Korean War anniversary, South urges North to end weapons development... +

South Korea marked the anniversary of the start of the 1950-53 Korean War on Sunday with a call for the North to halt development of its missiles and nuclear programmes. "The North continues provocative military actions ......

 2017-06-25 07:41 

Manila Bulletin

Balanga bishop: Fake news against Gods commandment... +

Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos said fake news is particularly against the 8th commandment "Dont give false testimony against your neighbor."...

 2017-06-25 07:40 

Bangkok Post

Man nabbed with meth, military-grade weapons... +

PHATTHALUNG -- A man has been arrested in Kongra district and a stash of methamphetamine pills, four military-grade weapons and ammunition seized from his house, police said....

 2017-06-25 07:37 

The Strait Times

AirAsia plane 'shaking like washing machine' enroute to Malaysia returns to Australia... +

SYDNEY (AFP) - An AirAsia flight to Malaysia was forced back to Australia Sunday (June 25) due to a technical problem, with one passenger saying the plane was ...

 2017-06-25 07:33 

The Strait Times

Police appeal for help to locate 26-year-old woman last seen in Choa Chu Kang... +

The police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Ms Chee Hui Ying, 26.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-25 07:30 

Bangkok Post

Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends... +

SINGAPORE - Muslims in Asia celebrated the Eid-al-Fitr religious holiday on Sunday with prayers for peace as they marked the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan....

 2017-06-25 07:22 

Bangkok Post

Happy ending: Dowry dispute wedding back on... +

NAKHON RATCHASIMA - A groom who on Saturday walked away with his relatives from a wedding following a dispute over the dowry, has agreed to pay for the expenses incurred and return to marry his girlfriend after the embarrassment has died down, said the br...

 2017-06-25 07:21 

Philippine Star

Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride' ... +

QUEENSBURY, N.Y....

 2017-06-25 07:20 

Philippine Star

'Tense and gloomy' Eid'l Fitr amid Marawi crisis... +
 2017-06-25 07:19 

Malay Mail Online

Girls as dessert: Thai sex scandal exposes grim tradition... +

BANGKOK, June 25 When senior bureaucrats visited the remote Thai province where local official Boonyarit worked, the routine was often the same: welcome them with the finest food and drink and then bring out the teen girls, often referred to...

 2017-06-25 07:19 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

All Indonesian Muslims in Lebaran festive mood... +

Muslims in Indonesia seem to be in a festive mood of Eid al Fitr, better known as Idul Fitri or Lebaran celebration. The aura of the holiday spirit can now be felt in the Greater Jakarta areas where the normally congested ......

 2017-06-25 07:18 

Malay Mail Online

Ronaldo delight in Portugal’s confident Russian march... +

SAINT PETERSBURG, June 25 Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his delight at firing Portugal into the Confederations Cup semifinals after netting his 75th international goal in Saturday's 4-0 thrashing of New Zealand.I'm very happy to be in the...

 2017-06-25 07:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Turkey's Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base 'disrespectful'... +
 2017-06-25 07:12 

Manila Bulletin

Humanitarian pause in Marawi military assault... +

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday declared an eight-hour humanitarian pause in military assault in Marawi City as part of the celebration of Eid al-Fitr....

 2017-06-25 07:11 

The Strait Times

Traffic Police officer goes the extra mile to keep motorcyclists safe on expressway... +

SINGAPORE - An unidentified Traffic Police officer has drawn praise on social media, after going the extra mile to keep two motorcyclists safe along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Friday (June 23) evening.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-25 07:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Australian police use pepper spray to stop clashes at anti-immigration rally... +
 2017-06-25 07:08 

Bangkok Post

Fruity trip... +

Tourists can enjoy the stunning view at Pha Mor E-Daeng and end a visit to Si Sa Ket province with a taste of durians. Jetjaras Na Ranong...

 2017-06-25 07:04 

The Strait Times

Australia police use pepper spray to stop clashes at Melbourne anti-immigration rally... +

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police fired pepper spray to break up clashes between right-wing nationalists and anti-racism protesters on the streets of Melbourne on Sunday (June 25), the latest protest held by anti-immigration groups in the country.. Rea...

 2017-06-25 07:02 

Bangkok Post

Gaga on gay pride: It's a time to shine light on equality... +

NEW YORK - Lady Gaga, a longtime supporter of gay rights, says pride weekend is a time to shine a light on equality....

 2017-06-25 07:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Criminal gangs kill 11 in Mexico's Veracruz state... +
 2017-06-25 06:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Immigration Dept prepares to overcome congestion at checkpoints... +

SEPANG: The Immigration Department, in cooperation with other enforcement agencies has taken early action to improve the preparedness of immigration officers to overcome congestion during peak hours at all checkpoints in the country. ...

 2017-06-25 06:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Immigration Dept prepares to overcome congestion at checkpoints... +

SEPANG: The Immigration Department, in cooperation with other enforcement agencies has taken early action to improve the preparedness of immigration officers to overcome congestion during peak hours at all checkpoints in the country. ...

 2017-06-25 06:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Guilt, burnout and sacrifice: Dementia patients caregivers ask have I done enough?'... +
 2017-06-25 06:55 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

The unfairest of them all: jowly Martha named World's Ugliest Dog... +

LOS ANGELES - A lumbering canine with deep-set wrinkles and a gas problem, Martha the Mastiff is no beauty queen -- but as the newly crowned World's Ugliest Dog, she is still a winner....

 2017-06-25 06:54 

Malay Mail Online

Relaxed Russia coach shrugs off early exit... +

KAZAN June 25 Russia coach Stanislav Cherchesov shrugged off his teams early exit from the Confederations Cup that they are hosting yesterday, insisting they had made a qualitative leap over the last year.Russia were knocked out...

 2017-06-25 06:51 

Manila Bulletin

National convergent agri-tourism program launched in Ilocos... +

A national convergent program for strengthening the institutionalization of agri-tourism industry was launched last week during the 2017 National Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development Summit held at the Vigan Convention Center....

 2017-06-25 06:51 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

UK parliament cuts e-mail access after cyberattack... +

LONDON - Britain's parliament shut down external access to e-mail accounts on Saturday following a cyberattack....

 2017-06-25 06:51 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Duterte on Eidl Fitr: Faith will see us through... +

President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday greeted Filipino Muslims who are celebrating Eid'l Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. "The first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal always brings great joy to our Muslim brothers and sisters," Duterte said in a sta...

 2017-06-25 06:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

IBP to House: Respect CAs authority on Ilocos Six dispute... +

The 50,000-strong Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) has called on the House of Representatives to "act as light bringers and advocates of sobriety" by respecting the authority of the Court of Appeals (CA) to act and rule on the petition for habeas c...

 2017-06-25 06:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Best to lead Lions against Hurricanes... +
 2017-06-25 06:49 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ronaldo hits milestone as Portugal sink New Zealand... +

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 75th international goal as Portugal trounced New Zealand 4-0 in Saint Petersburg on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup. The Real Madrid star struck from the penalty spot on 33 minutes to fire the ...

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