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 2018-04-21 20:30 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Queen marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert...

Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday with traditional gun salutes and a Commonwealth-themed charity concert featuring Tom Jones, Kylie and Shaggy....

 2018-04-21 20:27 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

China carries out aircraft carrier drills in Pacific as Taiwan tensions rise...

China has carried out aircraft carrier drills in the Pacific, its navy said Saturday, ramping up tensions with Taiwan over its military exercises in the sensitive region....

 2018-04-21 20:15 

The Strait Times

France's legendary Ritz hotel breaks record in furniture auction...

PARIS (AFP) - Luxury furniture auctioned off by the legendary Ritz hotel in Paris sold for 7.3 million (S$11.8 million), a world record in the industry, auction house Artcurial said on Saturday (April 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 20:01 

The Strait Times

EU, Mexico say agree preliminary free trade deal...

BRUSSELS (REUTERS) - The European Union and Mexico reached a preliminary agreement on Saturday (April 21) on a new free trade deal, a coup for both parties in the face of increased protectionism from the United States under President Donald Trump.. Read m...

 2018-04-21 19:53 

Channel NewsAsia

Door to US-China trade talks seems to open after IMF meeting...
 2018-04-21 19:45 

The Strait Times

Door to US-China trade talks seems to open after IMF meeting...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The gathering of world finance ministers began with heightened anxiety about the potential damage a US-China trade war could do to the economic recovery but ended Saturday with a door open to negotiations.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2018-04-21 19:41 

The Strait Times

Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 92 years with star-studded concert...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth attended a star-studded special concert on Saturday (April 21) as the world's oldest and longest-reigning living monarch celebrated her 92nd birthday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 19:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dang Wangi cops nab bank officer who siphoned RM715,000 for football bets...

KUALA LUMPUR: A bank officer has been detained on Monday for allegedly siphoning RM715,000 of customers' money for football betting, a Malay daily reported....

 2018-04-21 19:33 

The Strait Times

Tens of thousands of Hungarians protest against rule of PM Viktor Orban...

BUDAPEST (REUTERS) - Tens of thousands of Hungarians protested on Saturday (April 21) against government control over the media, which they say helped Prime Minister Viktor Orban to a landslide election victory earlier this month.. Read more at straitstim...

 2018-04-21 19:21 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Mladenovic draws France level with US in Fed Cup semis...

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (REUTERS) - Kristina Mladenovic came back from a set down to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6 6-3 6-2 and draw France level with defending champions US in their Fed Cup semi-final in Aix-en-Provence on Saturday (April 21).. Read more at st...

 2018-04-21 19:14 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

World War II 'white angel' French nun dies aged 103...

A French nun who was called "the white angel" by Canadian soldiers she saved during one of the worst single disasters to befall Allied armies during World War II has died aged 103, authorities said Saturday....

 2018-04-21 19:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Dragon boat accident kills 17 in southern China...
 2018-04-21 19:12 

The Strait Times

Football: Wolves seal Championship title as Sunderland are relegated...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Wolverhampton Wanderers sealed the second-tier Championship title in style by routing relegation-threatened Bolton Wanderers 4-0 at Molineux on Saturday (April 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 19:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Tennis: Mladenovic ends Coco's 13-match Fed Cup run, Czechs dominate in Germany...
 2018-04-21 19:05 

Channel NewsAsia

German minister urges Russia to cooperate in solving Syria crisis...
 2018-04-21 18:56 

The Strait Times

Dragon boat accident kills 17 in southern China...

BEIJING (AFP) - Seventeen people were killed on Saturday (April 21) after two dragon boats capsized in southern China, state-run Xinhua news agency said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 18:45 

Channel NewsAsia

US signals support for increase in World Bank funding...
 2018-04-21 18:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Wolves seal Championship title as Sunderland are relegated...
 2018-04-21 18:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Don't charge your customers for biodegradable plastic, KL traders warned...

KUALA LUMPUR: Traders and hawkers in Kuala Lumpur caught imposing additional charge on their customers for biodegradable plastic bags, will be issued compound of up to RM2,000, said Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) planning executive director Datuk Mohd Naji...

 2018-04-21 18:33 

The Strait Times

One killed, 16 injured as Madagascar police disperse protests...

ANTANANARIVO (REUTERS) - One person was killed on Saturday (April 21) when Madagascar police fired tear gas at opposition demonstrators protesting against new electoral laws they say are designed to lock out their candidate from a presidential election du...

 2018-04-21 18:30 

Channel NewsAsia

US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks...
 2018-04-21 18:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Turkey, rebel allies have lost hundreds in Afrin fighting, Erdogan says...
 2018-04-21 18:23 

The Strait Times

Football: Manchester United beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup final...

LONDON (AFP) - Manchester United weathered an early Tottenham storm to come from behind to win 2-1 and reach a 20th FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday (April 21).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 18:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Musicians and fans pay tribute to DJ Avicii...
 2018-04-21 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Man United beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup final...
 2018-04-21 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Man United beat Tottenham to reach FA Cup final...
 2018-04-21 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Macron calls Sisi to discuss Syrian crisis...
 2018-04-21 18:04 

Channel NewsAsia

What clues might chemical experts in Syria be looking for?...
 2018-04-21 17:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mentally ill man rams car into Kg Koh police station...

SITIAWAN: Police arrested a man, believed to be mentally unstable, for ramming his car into the main door of Kampung Koh police station, here, today....

 2018-04-21 17:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tebrau BN head willing to fight brother to secure victory...

PASIR GUDANG: Tebrau Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman Datuk Maulizan Bujang will help anyone chosen to represent BN in the parliamentary constituency to win....

 2018-04-21 17:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

NSTP journo wins award at the landscape institute's gala night...

KUALA LUMPUR: Harian Metro assistant features editor Hartini Mohd Nawi picked up an award at the Malaysian Landscape Architects Awards (MLAA) for the second time running tonight....

 2018-04-21 17:40 

Manila Standard

Anti-graft agency tags four Cabinet men...
 2018-04-21 17:35 

Manila Standard

EJK main human rights concern in Manila—US...
 2018-04-21 17:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to Barbara Bush...
 2018-04-21 17:33 

ABS-CBN

Nasa P15-M halaga ng 'shabu', nasabat sa isang Tsino sa Maynila...

Ayon sa PDEA, nakuha sa suspek ang 3 pack ng hinihinalang shabu na aabot sa 3 kilo ang bigat at kinumpiska rin ang sasakyan nito....

 2018-04-21 17:30 

Manila Standard

NoKor's Kim vows end to nuke bomb tests...
 2018-04-21 17:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MACC nabs 2 women over issuance of false qualification certificates...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained two women for their alleged involvement in a syndicate issuing false qualification certificates of several private higher learning institutions in the country....

 2018-04-21 17:25 

Manila Standard

PH sensation wins World Boxing crown...
 2018-04-21 17:23 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Roma warm up for Liverpool with 3-0 win over SPAL...
 2018-04-21 17:20 

Manila Standard

Star DJ passes on at age 28...
 2018-04-21 17:15 

Manila Standard

100 workers come home from Kuwait...
 2018-04-21 17:15 

Channel NewsAsia

US regulator permits China's ZTE to submit more evidence...
 2018-04-21 17:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Bayern tune up for Real with victory at Hanover...
 2018-04-21 17:14 

The Strait Times

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he's considering a trip to China, adding that he's "cautiously optimistic" of reaching an agreement that defuses a dispute over trade.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 17:10 

Manila Standard

Poll watchdog warns vs early campaigning...
 2018-04-21 17:07 

The Strait Times

Football: Rodgers rules out replacing Wenger as Arsenal eye Enrique...

LONDON (AFP) - Celtic's Brendan Rodgers distanced himself from replacing Arsene Wenger on Saturday (April 21) amid reports that Luis Enrique was being lined up by Arsenal to succeed their veteran manager.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-21 17:05 

Manila Standard

Sereno supporters hold prayer walk...
 2018-04-21 17:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Muhyiddin belittles Sabah opposition parties, except Warisan...

SANDAKAN: Sabah-based opposition parties are incapable of bringing about positive change for the people, says Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin....

 2018-04-21 17:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Experts take samples from site of alleged Syria gas attack...
 2018-04-21 17:01 

The Strait Times

Football: Crystal Palace's Zaha in fresh diving row in Watford stalemate...

WATFORD, United Kingdom (AFP) - Wilfried Zaha was involved in a fresh diving storm after the Crystal Palace star was booked for simulation in Saturday's (April 21) 0-0 draw at Watford.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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