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 2017-10-19 09:06 

Malay Mail Online

Police arrest suspect in double shooting that killed three... +

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 Police arrested a gunman suspected of killing three people and wounding two yesterday at a suburban Maryland business park before shooting another man in neighbouring Delaware.The suspect in this incident has been...

 2017-10-19 09:05 

Malay Mail Online

US holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis (VIDEO)... +

WASHINGTON, Oct 19US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said yesterday the United States held Myanmars military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority.Tillerson, however, stopped short of saying...

 2017-10-19 09:03 

Malay Mail Online

Bayern beat Celtic 3-0 as Heynckes makes winning European return... +

MUNICH, Oct 19 Bayern Munich eased past Celtic 3-0 in the Champions League yesterday to hand coach Jupp Heynckes a victorious return to the competition he won with them in 2013.First-half goals from Thomas Mueller and Joshua Kimmich put...

 2017-10-19 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Vit Nam lacks renewable energy infrastructure... +
 2017-10-19 08:53 

Manila Bulletin

ROUNDUP: News in and around Metro Manila (Oct. 19, 2017)... +

A case of child abuse was filed against a policeman assigned at the District Public Safety Battalion of the Southern Police District who mauled a 12-year-old boy Wednesday afternoon....

 2017-10-19 08:50 

Malay Mail Online

Rio fraud charges put mining’s M&A disasters back in spotlight... +

NEW YORK, Oct 19 For executives in the mining industry, only just emerging from a decade of disastrous investments, the prosecution of two former Rio Tinto Group officers by US authorities is the latest reminder of how decisions can come back...

 2017-10-19 08:48 

Bangkok Post

Bank of Ayudhya reports record-high quarterly profit... +

Bank of Ayudhya Pcl, Thailand's fifth-largest lender, raked in record high quarterly profits, driven by improvement in net interest and fee incomes....

 2017-10-19 08:46 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Johor van ridership drops as Singapore hikes school fees for foreigners... +

KUALA LUMPUR - School van providers said the number of students travelling between Johor and Singapore has dropped by 15 per cent in recent years, according to a report. Local daily The Star reported Superman School Van as saying that more than 400 studen...

 2017-10-19 08:45 

Malay Mail Online

Mercedes’ Hamilton in driving seat for fourth world title... +

AUSTIN, Oct 19 Lewis Hamilton will seek a fifth win in six visits to Texas this weekend and hope for further Ferrari misfortune as he bids to clinch his fourth world title at the United States Grand Prix.The Briton leads nearest rival...

 2017-10-19 08:43 

Malay Mail Online

Shafie arrives in Kota Kinabalu to give MACC statement... +

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 19 Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal arrived here today to a rousing welcome from supporters at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport amid fears of his arrest by anti graft investigators.Supporters arrived as early as 2pm,...

 2017-10-19 08:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Owner of Zurin Jundi wedding planner company charged with cheating... +

KLANG: The owner of the Zurin Jundi wedding planner company and boutique was charged at the Klang magistrate's court today with two counts of cheating a client out of RM7,000 in deposits. ...

 2017-10-19 08:43 

ABS-CBN

Pagkamatay ng Malaysian terrorist sa Marawi, kinukumpirma... +

Bineberipika na ng Armed Forces of the Philippines ang ulat na napaslang na ang Malaysian terrorist na si Dr. Mahmud Ahmad sa Marawi City, kung saan umano siya nagbigay ng pondo para mailunsad ang gulo....

 2017-10-19 08:39 

Manila Bulletin

Dialogue, discussions more appropriate to tackle modernization program issues... +

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said that dialogues and discussions are more appropriate to tackle issues involving the Public Utility Vehicle modernization program (PUVMP) instead of transport strikes saying that the latt...

 2017-10-19 08:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Perlis university student falls to death from hostel building; 2nd such incident this year... +

PADANG BESAR: A 22-year-old student fell to his death from the fifth floor of a universitys hostel building in Sungai Chuchuh here, early Thursday morning....

 2017-10-19 08:34 

The Strait Times

As parties scramble, Indonesian President Jokowi won't commit to re-election race... +

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Even as four political parties throw their weight behind Joko Widodo running for re-election, Indonesia's president isn't committing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-19 08:34 

Malay Mail Online

Gimmick or game-changer: Is virtual reality the future of film?... +

BUSAN, Oct 19 Virtual Reality will change the face of cinema in the next decade but only if content keeps up with the advances in technology, industry experts at the Busan International Film Festival predict.VR is already being heavily...

 2017-10-19 08:33 

The Strait Times

China builds Tianhe-3, the world's first exascale supercomputer, says scientist... +

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - China is developing and building the Tianhe-3, the world's first exascale supercomputer, a leading scientist said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-19 08:31 

Manila Bulletin

PAGASA warns floods, landslides over some parts of country... +

The weather bureau on Thursday warned of possible floods and landslides over some parts of the country, as typhoon 'Paolo' (international name 'Lan') and a low pressure area (LPA) are expected to bring rains until the weekend....

 2017-10-19 08:30 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Quebec says no public services for those with face veils... +

Canada's Quebec province Wednesday prohibited government workers and anyone receiving government services from covering their face, in a move critics say unfairly targets Muslim women who wear a niqab veil....

 2017-10-19 08:30 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

FDA approves 2nd gene-altering treatment for cancer... +

NEW YORK - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday (Oct 18) approved the second in a radically new class of treatments that genetically reboot a patient's own immune cells to kill cancer. The new therapy, Yescarta, made by Kite Pharma, was...

 2017-10-19 08:30 

Malay Mail Online

What’s still sexy about the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 Let's get the elephant in the room out of the way: the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus look a lot like last year's iPhones and yes, they seem a lot less exciting than the iPhone X.Does that mean they matter less? I'd say there's...

 2017-10-19 08:29 

Philippine Star

Possible scenarios from death of Marawi siege leaders... +

MANILA, Philippines — The deaths of top Marawi siege leaders do not signal the end of violent extremism in Mindanao as the threat of extremist group Islamic...

 2017-10-19 08:22 

Philippine Star

AFP confident Malaysian terrorist killed in Marawi... +

MANILA, Philippines — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday said it is becoming confident that Malaysian terrorist Mahmud Ahmad is one of the...

 2017-10-19 08:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Philippines says 'big possibility' key Malaysian militant killed in Marawi... +

MARAWI CITY: The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a big possibility that top Malaysian operative Mahmud Ahmad was killed in a battle overnight in Marawi City, during which 13 rebels were killed....

 2017-10-19 08:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Don't expel school bullies, says deputy minister... +

KUALA TERENGGANU: School bullies should not be expelled from schools as they can be rehabilitated, Deputy Education Minister II Senator Datuk Chong Sin Woon said....

 2017-10-19 08:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Toshiba probed by Japan securities watchdog over results filing - source... +
 2017-10-19 08:17 

ABS-CBN

13 estudyante nakaranas ng sintomas ng food poisoning dahil sa kwek-kwek... +

Isinugod sa Holy Spirit Community Hospital ang 13 estudyante ng Holy Cross of Mintal dahil sa sabay-sabay na pananakit ng tiyan Miyerkoles matapos kumain ng kwek-kwek sa school canteen....

 2017-10-19 08:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Cambodia to charge customers for plastic bags... +
 2017-10-19 08:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Airbus A330neo plane successfully takes off on maiden flight... +
 2017-10-19 08:14 

Manila Bulletin

Palace hopeful Trillanes not spreading lies to harm PH-US relations... +

Malacaang is hopeful that Senator Antonio Trillanes IV was not spreading lies that may harm relations between the Philippines and the United States....

 2017-10-19 08:14 

Malay Mail Online

Conte unimpressed as Chelsea lose the plot... +

LONDON, Oct 19 Antonio Conte was in no mood to wax lyrical about the virtues of free-flowing Champions League football after his Chelsea side lost the plot and threw away a two-goal lead before scrambling a 3-3 home draw with AS Roma...

 2017-10-19 08:14 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Finals in KL: All set for challenge... +

PERAK representative in the RHB New Straits Times Spell-It-Right national challenge Karrthik Sathiyamoorthy is preparing for the finals at Nexus, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, on Saturday.Karrthik, 14, who is the state representative in the secondary school cate...

 2017-10-19 08:13 

Malay Mail Online

Najib hails Yeoh Tiong Lay for contribution to Chinese community... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the founder of the YTL Group of Companies, Tan Sri Dr Yeoh Tiong Lay had made a huge contribution to Malaysia's Chinese community including the education sector.The Prime...

 2017-10-19 08:12 

ABS-CBN

Ilocos, niyanig ng 4.9 magnitude na lindol... +

Ilang bahagi ng Ilocos Norte at Ilocos Sur ang niyanig ng magnitude 4.9 na lindol, Huwebes ng hapon....

 2017-10-19 08:12 

Bangkok Post

Taliban kill 43 in attack on army camp in Afghanistan... +

KABUL, Afghanistan: The Taliban have killed at least 43 Afghan soldiers in an attack that wiped out an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, the Defense Ministry said Thursday....

 2017-10-19 08:11 

Malay Mail Online

AG announces monitoring task force into affair allegations against MACC chief... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 A task force has been formed to monitor investigations concerning the countrys top graftbuster who had allegedly enticed a married woman, Attorney-General Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali announced today.He added that the...

 2017-10-19 08:11 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Power outage announcement for October 19 to 22... +

Metropolitan Electricity Authority plans to maintain and improve the electricity distribution system so it will temporarily cut off the power for security on operation process in the following areas:...

 2017-10-19 08:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Sharif and his daughter... +
 2017-10-19 08:09 

The Strait Times

British PM May vows to make it easy for EU citizens to stay in Britain after Brexit... +

LONDON (AFP) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to cut red tape and costs for EU citizens wanting to remain in Britain after Brexit, as she prepares to address EU leaders on Thursday (Oct 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-19 08:09 

The Strait Times

Pakistani anti-corruption court indicts ousted PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter... +

ISLAMABAD (REUTERS) - A Pakistani anti-graft court on Thursday (Oct 19) indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter for allegations linked to ownership of posh London flats.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-19 08:09 

The Strait Times

Beijing hopes US can abandon bias, view China objectively - after Tillerson's sharp message... +

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China said on Thursday (Oct 19) that it hopes the United States can abandon its bias and see China objectively, following US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's call for a broader alliance to check instances of Beijing's ...

 2017-10-19 08:09 

Philippine Star

Aiko Melendez feels blessed when loveless... +

MANILA, Philippines — When it rains, it pours. The saying is true for Aiko Melendez....

 2017-10-19 08:07 

The Strait Times

Thousands of endangered river turtles released into Amazon wild... +

RIO PACAYA, PERU (REUTERS) Thousands of endangered Taricaya turtles have been released in Peru's Amazon region as part of efforts to conserve the majestic species on the verge of extinction.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-10-19 08:06 

Malay Mail Online

Saudi Arabia to vet use of Prophet’s sayings to counter extremism... +

RIYADH, Oct 19Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, is to monitor interpretations of the Prophet Muhammads teachings to prevent them being used to justify violence or terrorism, the Culture and Information Ministry has said.In a...

 2017-10-19 08:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Desperate Wallabies seek relief from All Black torment... +
 2017-10-19 08:03 

Channel NewsAsia

COE prices end mixed in latest bidding exercise... +
 2017-10-19 08:03 

Malay Mail Online

Why you may want to book a winter holiday to Rome this season... +

ROME, Oct 19 If you're pondering a winter escape this year, a new report suggests heading to Rome, the destination which topped both best winter vacation and best affordable winter vacation lists.In the US News & World Report, experts...

 2017-10-19 08:02 

Bangkok Post

Australian car making to end soon with GM plant closing... +

CANBERRA: The Australian auto manufacturing era is about to end after more than 90 years when General Motors Co's last Holden sedan rolls off the production line in the industrial city of Adelaide on Friday....

 2017-10-19 08:01 

Malay Mail Online

Peace gives Colombian coffee an extra shot... +

SAN CARLOS (Colombia), Oct 19 Farmers who fled war in the Colombian Andes are returning to revive their abandoned land, cultivating coffee trees that are boosting global supplies of the highest-quality beans.Colombias five-decade civil...

 2017-10-19 08:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Seven dead in India firework factory blast... +

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