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 2017-08-23 02:00 

Cambodia Daily

Hun Sen Offers More Land to Boeng Kak Holdout Families... +
 2017-08-23 01:59 

Cambodia Daily

100 More VoIP Scammers Nabbed at Phnom Penh Hotspot... +
 2017-08-23 01:58 

Cambodia Daily

Permanent Ban on Commercial Surrogacy Planned... +
 2017-08-23 01:58 

Cambodia Daily

Protesting Villagers Claim Guards Turned Violent... +
 2017-08-23 01:58 

Cambodia Daily

Ministry Gives Conflicting Information on RFA, VOA Ban... +
 2017-08-23 01:58 

Cambodia Daily

Rubber Trees Cited for Contribution to Growing Forest Cover... +
 2017-08-23 01:58 

Cambodia Daily

Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures as he walks onstage during the National Forum on Protection and Conservation of Natural Resources at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh on Tuesday, in a photograph posted t... +
 2017-08-23 01:57 

Cambodia Daily

Two-Tier Exam Monitoring Is Contentious—But Effective... +
 2017-08-23 01:57 

Cambodia Daily

Branding Daily A 'Thief,' Hun Sen Says Pay Tax or Leave... +
 2017-08-23 01:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Low-sugar drinks alone wont help if not combined with other diet choices: Experts... +

SINGAPORE - There are many factors affecting an individual's sugar intake, and it would be hard to assess the impact of the move to get major beverage companies to produce low-sugar drinks, doctors said. The Ministry of Health said yesterday that seven......

 2017-08-23 01:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Crews damage-control efforts saved ship and lives: Admiral... +

SINGAPORE - United States Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift yesterday paid tribute to the crew on board the USS John S McCain for their heroic efforts, in the aftermath of the warship's collision with an oil and chemical tanker on Monday. "It i...

 2017-08-23 01:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Two schemes to promote healthier eating expanded... +

Noting that overall dietary changes are important in the fight against diabetes, the Health Promotion Board (HPB) said yesterday that it had expanded the Healthier Dining Programme (HDP) and Healthier Ingredient Development Scheme (Hids). More than 1,600 ...

 2017-08-23 01:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

US Navy orders safety timeout to review fleet... +

OSAN (South Korea) - The United States military's top officer in the Pacific said yesterday that the "operational pause" declared by the US Navy (USN) a day earlier following the USS John S McCain collision was important and would not have an adverse effe...

 2017-08-23 01:00 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Taliban warns of U.S. graveyard... +

The Taliban warned yesterday that Afghanistan would become "a graveyard" for the United States after President Donald Trump cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country. "If America doesn't withdraw its troops soon...

 2017-08-23 01:00 

Viet Nam News

APEC eyes improvement to regulatory practices... +

Fifty delegates from APEC member-economies took part in a workshop on Traffic Light Score Methodology that began in HCM City yesterday. ...

 2017-08-23 00:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Delay on North-South Line due to track fault; 'not linked to new signalling project': SMRT... +
 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

Ministry to pass minimum wage law ‘this year’... +

A controversial universal minimum wage law will be passed this year in order to prevent a repeat of the mass protests over garment sector wages that rocked the country in 2013, Labour Minister Ith Sam Heng said yesterday, despite calls for revisions from ...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

MP major accused of beating villagers... +

A major in the Military Police is being investigated by his unit after he allegedly beat two brothers in Kampong Speu province, though local police yesterday claimed the investigation was tainted by favouritism. In Reaksmey, 44, remains employed and at l...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen orders government to help 7 Boeung Kak families... +

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday directed Phnom Penh Governor Khoung Sreng to quickly resolve land dispute claims by seven families residing in the Boeung Kak area, an order that flies counter to City Halls announcement in April that it had officially clo...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

Montagnard asylum seeker to get travel documents, says Vietnam... +

Vietnam has agreed to issue travel documents for a Montagnard asylum seeker whose claims were rejected by the Cambodian government, an immigration official said yesterday, all but ensuring the mans forcible deportation to the country he fled. Uk Hai Sela,...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

Daily journos in Ratanakkiri court over election reporting... +

Two Cambodia Daily reporters were questioned yesterday by the Ratanakkiri Provincial Court over a complaint filed by three locals in the provinces Pate commune during a reporting trip for the recently-concluded commune elections. The complaint was filed ...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

Firm bids on 8B riel in NBC’s repo auction... +

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) yesterday held its 11th liquidity-providing collateralised operation (LPCO), making 40 billion riel ($9.89 million) available to financial institutions in an auction in which repurchase agreements, or repos, were signed...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

Protesters, guards clash in a bid to reclaim farmland... +

About 100 protesters clashed with Chamkarmon district security forces after blocking the street in front of the Land Management Ministry yesterday in an attempt to get the attention of its top official. The protesters, from four villages in Koh Kong prov...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Phnom Penh Post

Hun Sen says Cambodia Daily must pay its $6.3M tax bill or ‘pack up’... +

Prime Minister Hun Sen escalated the governments attacks on media outlets and NGOs yesterday, reiterating in a speech that the Cambodia Daily would have to pack up their things and leave if they failed to pay a $6.3 million tax bill, while at the same tim...

 2017-08-23 00:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Asia joins global stocks rally, dollar buoyant before Jackson Hole... +
 2017-08-23 00:43 

Malay Mail Online

Nigella Lawson and Jamie Oliver release new cookery titles... +

LONDON, Aug 22 Fans of Nigella Lawson will be able to feel like part of her entourage with the release of her latest cookbook, which features recipes she cooks regularly for her friends and family.At My Table: A Celebration of Home Cooking...

 2017-08-23 00:42 

The Strait Times

Asian stocks rise, tracking Wall Street, as political tensions ease... +

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Asian stocks rose on Wednesday (Aug 23), tracking Wall Street gains, as political tensions took a back seat to optimism that global central bankers meeting this week remain committed to lose monetary policy.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2017-08-23 00:41 

The Strait Times

Trump's feuding with McConnell becomes hostile... +

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) The relationship between President Donald Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has disintegrated to the point that they have not spoken to each other in weeks, and McConnell has privately expressed uncertainty that ...

 2017-08-23 00:38 

Bangkok Post

Inoculation against dengue fever urged... +

The public must get dengue vaccinations, which work better for those who have already been exposed to the virus, says Assoc Prof Tawee Chotpitayasunondh, president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society of Thailand....

 2017-08-23 00:34 

Manila Bulletin

PNP urged to provide law scholarship grants to qualified cops... +

By Charissa M. Luci-Atienza ABONO partylist Rep. Vini Nola Ortega is urging the Philippine National Police (PNP)to provide law degree scholarship grants to deserving and qualified policemen in state universities and colleges. Ortega filed House Resolution...

 2017-08-23 00:27 

The Strait Times

K-drama actor Jang Dong Gun took on brooding roles to compensate for his "good-guy" looks... +

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/Asia News Network) - When Jang Dong Gun made his acting debut in 1992 on Our Paradise, a television drama about campus romance, he caused a stir in the Korean entertainment industry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-08-23 00:16 

Manila Bulletin

5.1 magnitude quake hits Albuera, Leyte... +

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake hit Albuera, Leyte Wednesday morning. The earthquake struck at 6:26 a.m., 5 km from Albuera, according to thePhilippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology(PHIVOLCS). (CNN Philippines/Manila Bulletin) PHIVOLCS said aftershoc...

 2017-08-23 00:15 

Jakarta Post

Last child saved after quake hits Italian island... +

Rescuers on the Italian holiday island of Ischia pulled the last trapped child from rubble Tuesday after a magnitude-4.0 earthquake toppled buildings and left two people dead....

 2017-08-23 00:14 

Jakarta Post

Hipmi calls for focus spending on eastern Indonesia... +

Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association (Hipmi) chairman Bahlil Lahadalia says he appreciates the governments commitment to infrastructure development, while highlighting the need to focus the spending on eastern parts of Indonesia....

 2017-08-23 00:13 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong delays morning trading as typhoon Hato approaches; transport services cancelled... +

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong braced for severe tropical storm Hato on Wednesday (Aug 23) with hundreds of flights and other transport services cancelled, and schools and most businesses in the financial hub are expected to be closed for the better part...

 2017-08-23 00:11 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia, Chile on track to conclude CEPA this year... +

Indonesia and Chile are both confident about concluding a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) on time at the fifth round of negotiations in Chile, scheduled for this October....

 2017-08-23 00:10 

The Strait Times

Village Voice to end print edition after nearly 62 years... +

(REUTERS) - The Village Voice, the alternative weekly newspaper co-founded by American novelist Norman Mailer and known for its culture coverage and investigative reporting, said on Tuesday it will end its print version and continue as an online-only publ...

 2017-08-23 00:10 

Philippine Star

5.1 magnitude quake jolts Leyte... +

MANILA, Philippines A 5.1 magnitude quake shook Leyte early morning Wednesday as state seismologists warned of aftershocks....

 2017-08-23 00:05 

Manila Bulletin

Arrest order issued vs. ex-mayor of Marawi, sons... +

By Francis T. Wakefield Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Jesus Dureza Tuesday said that former Marawi City Mayor Omar “SolitarioR21; Ali and his two sons are again the subject of arrest after the Department of National ...

 2017-08-23 00:01 

The Strait Times

CapitaLand to manage Alibaba's new Shanghai HQ, launch online mall on Lazada... +

SINGAPORE - CapitaLand announced on Wednesday (Aug 23) a strategic alliance with China's Alibaba, Asia's largest e-commerce company, with agreements to manage its new Shanghai headquarters and launch an online mall on Lazada Singapore.. Read more ...

 2017-08-22 23:58 

The Strait Times

Track fault causes delays on North-South Line from Yew Tee to Jurong East... +

SINGAPORE - A track fault has caused delays on a north-bound stretch of the North-South Line (NSL) on Wednesday (Aug 23) morning.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-08-22 23:58 

Jakarta Post

Court orders First Travel to repay customers... +

A panel of judges at the Jakarta Commercial Court ordered on Tuesday First Travel agency to pay back its customers who alleged they had fallen victim to an umrah (minor haj) scam....

 2017-08-22 23:55 

Malay Mail Online

Rohingya villagers blockaded amid fresh tensions in Myanmar’s Rakhine, residents say... +

YANGON, Aug 22 Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims have been blockaded inside their area by their Buddhist neighbours in a western Myanmar village, residents say, as religious tensions in troubled Rakhine state spread to a more ethnically mixed part...

 2017-08-22 23:52 

Malay Mail Online

Nigella Lawson and Jamie Oliver release new cookery titles... +

LONDON, Aug 22 Fans of Nigella Lawson will be able to feel like part of her entourage with the release of her latest cookbook, which features recipes she cooks regularly for her friends and family.At My Table: A Celebration of Home Cooking...

 2017-08-22 23:50 

Malay Mail Online

Macron to urge euro zone reform on trip to Greece next month... +

PARIS, Aug 22 French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Athens next month to send a message to fellow euro zone leaders about the need to strengthen the currency union, at a time when Greece is emerging from years of economic crisis,...

 2017-08-22 23:50 

Channel NewsAsia

A guilty verdict for Thailand's Yingluck may stoke anger but military firmly in charge... +
 2017-08-22 23:47 

Manila Bulletin

No Filipino victims in Italy quake... +

By Roy C. Mabasa There were no Filipinos among the victims of an earthquake that struck a southern Italian islandMondayevening, Philippine Ambassador to Rome Domingo Nolasco has reported. Rescuers carry a seven-month-old baby boy from the rubble of a coll...

 2017-08-22 23:41 

The Strait Times

Two arrested in Morocco over suspected links to Barcelona attackers... +

RABAT (REUTERS) - Moroccan authorities have arrested two people suspected of links to the alleged perpetrators of the van attack that killed 13 people in the Spanish city of Barcelona, state TV channel 2M reported on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2017-08-22 23:38 

Malay Mail Online

Dortmund stand firm over Barca target Dembele... +

BERLIN, Aug 22 Borussia Dortmund say they will not negotiate with Barcelona over a price for Ousmane Dembele as the clock keeps ticking in their stand-off with the want-away winger.Dortmund suspended Dembele indefinitely on August 10 when...

 2017-08-22 23:38 

Manila Bulletin

UNICEF calls for fair, transparent probe on Kians death... +

By Roy C. Mabasa THE United Nations Children’s Fund called for a fair and transparent investigation into the death of 17-year-old Kian Delos Santos during a drug raid in Caloocan City last week and that this should be undertaken as a matter of urgen...

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