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 2018-02-21 17:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Observe speed limits when approaching toll plaza area: PLUS...

SHAH ALAM: Road users passing through the Batu Tiga and Sungai Rasau toll plazas here, are advised to comply with traffic signs and to slow down their vehicles when approaching the toll plaza area....

 2018-02-21 16:54 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Myanmar worker killed in construction landslide...

A Myanmar worker was killed and three others injured when a dug-up pile of soil caved in and buried them at a construction site in Phuket on Wednesday...

 2018-02-21 16:52 

The Strait Times

Pakistan Supreme Court rules ousted PM Nawaz Sharif cannot lead his party...

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday (Feb 21) ordered that ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif be removed as head of the political party he founded, six months after the court disqualified him as the country's leader over unr...

 2018-02-21 16:37 

ABS-CBN

Korte Suprema, nagpaalala tungkol sa doktrinang 'Maria Clara'...

Nagpaalala ang Korte Suprema na sa panahon ngayon ay dapat maging mas mapagtimbang pa ang mga korte sa mga kasong gaya ng rape....

 2018-02-21 16:29 

The Strait Times

Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea as crisis worsens...

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories (AFP) - Municipalities in Gaza announced on Wednesday (Feb 21) they will pump sewage straight into the sea from the Palestinian coastal enclave due to fuel shortages and the desperate humanitarian situation in the strip....

 2018-02-21 16:27 

ABS-CBN

Ilang tauhan ng towing, sinibak dahil sa paraan ng paghatak sa kotse...

Nag-viral sa social media ang ginawa ng ilang tauhan ng isang towing company para mahatak ang isang kotseng naka-handbreak sa Sampaloc, Maynila....

 2018-02-21 16:24 

The Strait Times

Tamil actor Kamal Haasan launches new political party...

NEW DELHI - An actor known for his role as a professor who teaches his students to be responsible citizens has made his official political debut in Tamil Nadu, continuing the tradition of actors becoming politicians in India.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2018-02-21 16:21 

Channel NewsAsia

British bank RBS hires "digital human" Cora on probation...
 2018-02-21 16:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Macron's EU debate idea gains momentum after Poland joins in...
 2018-02-21 16:19 

The Strait Times

Maldives prosecutor-general says extension to state of emergency is unconstitutional: Sources, media...

COLOMBO (REUTERS) - Maldives Prosecutor General Aishath Bisham has said parliament's approval of a 30-day extension to the state of emergency is unconstitutional, two sources and local media said on Wednesday (Feb 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-21 16:15 

The Strait Times

Winter Olympics: Japanese women set Games mark to beat Dutch in speed skating team pursuit, bronze for US...

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (REUTERS) - Japan dethroned defending champions the Netherlands to claim gold in the women's Olympic speed skating team pursuit final on Wednesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-21 16:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

RM63,900 in compensation, salary, arrears paid to abused maid's family...

JAKARTA: Compensation and salary arrears totalling RM63,900 had been paid to the family of Adelina Lisio, the Indonesian maid who died following suspected abuse in Malaysia....

 2018-02-21 16:10 

Borneo Bulletin

Sultan receives Commander of US Pacific Command...

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, Minister of Defence and Supreme Commander of the Royal Brun...

 2018-02-21 16:10 

Manila Bulletin

Kuwait extends amnesty to OFWs...

The Kuwaiti government has extended its amnesty program for overstaying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) by two months to give them more time to prepare to return home....

 2018-02-21 16:09 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei, US seek to bolster defence ties...

Brunei Darussalam and the United States have decided to bolster their defence ties by further engaging in closer multi-lateral cooperation, following a meeting between the two countries' top defence officials yesterday. More details in Thursday's ...

 2018-02-21 16:08 

Borneo Bulletin

Aceh delegation learns about Brunei...

Over 26 members from the Majlis Taklim Perempuan (MTP) Al Mabruroh, Ikatan Persaudaraan Haji Indonesia (IPHI), Kota Sabang, Aceh, Indonesia, visited Brunei to learn about the culture and history of the country. A gathering was organised by the Mukim Seria...

 2018-02-21 16:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

3 men arrested in raids at illegal public lottery and gambling outlets in Shah Alam...

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor police today raided three illegal public lottery and gambling outlets operating in Shah Alam and arrested three men, believed to be the bookies....

 2018-02-21 16:07 

Borneo Bulletin

Rash of forest fires breaks out in Indonesia...

PEKANBARU, Indonesia (AFP) Indonesia was battling a rash of forest fires yesterday as it raised an alert over the blazes which occur every year and emit choking smog that can envelop neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia. More details in Thursday's Born...

 2018-02-21 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Australia boosts Indian Ocean travel safety after MH370...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities said they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travellers since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with isl...

 2018-02-21 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

The PSE is finally unified, faces new challenges...

The Philippine Stock Exchange is finally physically unified, for the first time in almost 55 years, with its relocation to its swanky new headquarters - the PSE Tower in Bonifacio Global City....

 2018-02-21 16:05 

Channel NewsAsia

US existing home sales slump again in January...
 2018-02-21 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

DOJ files petition seeking to declare CPP-NPA as terrorists...

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday filed before the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) a proscription seeking to declare as terrorists the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its armed wing the New People's Army (NPA)....

 2018-02-21 16:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia, Indonesia to discuss new SOP on recruitment of Indonesian workers...

JAKARTA: Malaysia will discuss in detail with Indonesia the standard operating procedures (SOP) relating to recruitment, salary and protection of workers from Indonesia, said Malaysia's Ambassador to Indonesia Datuk Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim....

 2018-02-21 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte no threat to democracy Palace...

President Duterte has no autocratic tendencies and continues to adhere to the rule of law, Malacaang declared Wednesday rejecting a United States intelligence report purportedly tagging the Philippines leader "a threat to democracy" in the region....

 2018-02-21 16:05 

Channel NewsAsia

US top court forbids seizure of ancient Persian artifacts...
 2018-02-21 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

BIR releases new TRAIN individual income tax schedule...

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) released on Wednesday the new individual income tax schedule implementing the provisions of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law....

 2018-02-21 16:05 

Borneo Bulletin

Abbas calls for peace conference by mid-2018...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ruled out the United States as a broker for peace with Israel on Tuesday, calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with the key goals of full United Nations (UN) membership f...

 2018-02-21 16:04 

Borneo Bulletin

Private funeral held for Prince Henrik...

Copenhagen (AFP) Danish royalty and politicians gathered in a Copenhagen chapel on Tuesday for the private funeral service of Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Queen Margrethe who died this month aged 83. More details in Thursday's Borneo Bull...

 2018-02-21 16:03 

Borneo Bulletin

Sharp drop in illegal migrants entering EU last year...

Warsaw (AFP) The European Union saw in 2017 the lowest number of detected illegal border-crossings since the migrant crisis began four years ago, the EU border agency Frontex said Tuesday. "The annual total of 204,700 marked a significant decrease com...

 2018-02-21 16:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Malaysia's palm oil producers committed towards sustainability: Mah...

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is pulling all stops to increase the environment factor as the basis in developing the country's palm oil industry, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong said today....

 2018-02-21 16:02 

Borneo Bulletin

States could face severe flooding, other problems in Midwest...

CHICAGO (AP) Several states could see severe flooding and other weather-related problems amid a storm system that has brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains. The weather already was blamed for several fatalities, including the deaths o...

 2018-02-21 16:01 

Borneo Bulletin

Toy makers turn to toilet for poop-inspired toys...

NEW YORK (AP) Toy makers have gone to the toilet for their latest creations. Mattel, a company best known for its clean-cut Barbie dolls, is set to release a game called Flushin' Frenzy that sends a brown plastic poop flying into the air. More details...

 2018-02-21 16:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Nestle says negotiating with retailers to end pricing row...
 2018-02-21 16:00 

Viet Nam News

Novaland seeks approval for overseas listing, issuing shares...

Novaland Investment Group Corporation has sought shareholders' approval to list securities on international stock exchanges and issue shares....

 2018-02-21 16:00 

Philippine Star

Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile...

SANTIAGO — The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegations that sex abuse was covered up has been hospitalized in Chile....

 2018-02-21 15:59 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Employers turn up at one-stop service centre to register migrant workers...

A large number of Thai employers in Samut Songkhram province on Wednesday showed up to register their migrant labourers or renew their documents at the one-stop service centre before end of the March 31 deadline....

 2018-02-21 15:59 

The Strait Times

Late payments, lack of savings worry freelancers...

SINGAPORE - When local freelance photographer Ukay Cheung, 43, sprained his back five years ago, he was out of action for two weeks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-21 15:59 

The Strait Times

Government accepts plans to better support freelancers...

SINGAPORE - Uncertainties are part of their job, but freelancers will be equipped to face this occupational hazard with more protection.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-21 15:58 

ABS-CBN

Rebulto ng Birheng Maria, tinaga at binasag sa Ilocos Norte...

Binasag ng mga hindi pa kilalang tao ang isang rebulto ng Birheng Maria sa isang grotto sa Solsona, Ilocos Norte nitong Sabado....

 2018-02-21 15:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

18th RAMD officially declared as Infabtary Battalion...

KUALA NERUS: The 18th Battalion Royal Malay Regiment (RAMD) based at Sri Pantai Camp, Kuala Nerus was today officially declared as an Infantry Battalion under 10 Paratrooper Brigade (Para)....

 2018-02-21 15:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Broadcom lowers offer for Qualcomm as takeover saga continues...
 2018-02-21 15:53 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Yellow shirts jailed for storming NBT TV station...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sentenced 84 yellow-shirt protesters who stormed the state-run NBT television station in 2008 to jail terms ranging from three to eight months, upholding a verdict by the Appeals Court....

 2018-02-21 15:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lower retail fuel prices for last week of February...

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry has announced lower fuel prices from Feb 22 to 28....

 2018-02-21 15:43 

Malay Mail Online

Reactions to the death of US evangelist Billy Graham...

WASHINGTON, Feb 21 — Billy Graham became the best known preacher in the United States during 70 years in the pulpit. Following are reactions to his death today."The GREAT Billy Graham is dead. There was nobody like him! He will be missed by...

 2018-02-21 15:43 

Jakarta Post

Japan reports suspected North Korea sanctions breach...

Japan has reported a new suspected sanctions violation by Pyongyang to the UN after spotting an apparent cargo transfer between a ship marked with Chinese characters and a North Korean vessel, the Japanese foreign ministry said....

 2018-02-21 15:41 

Malay Mail Online

Oil eases as dollar rises, US inventories expected to swell...

LONDON, Feb 21 — Oil prices eased today, under pressure from a recovery in the value of the dollar from last week's three-year lows and from an expected rise in US crude production.Brent crude futures were last down 13 cents at US$65.12...

 2018-02-21 15:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf - Woods makes rare back-to-back starts as PGA Tour revs up...
 2018-02-21 15:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Civilian witness contradicts Myanmar police on Reuters reporters'arrest: defence...
 2018-02-21 15:39 

Malay Mail Online

Ozil, Ramsey to miss Arsenal's Europa tie against Ostersunds...

LONDON, Feb 21 — Arsenal midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil will miss the Europa League last 32 clash against Ostersunds tomorrow, but manager Arsene Wenger is hopeful they will feature in this weekend's League Cup final versus Manchester...

 2018-02-21 15:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Florida school massacre survivors push lawmakers for assault gun ban...

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