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 2017-06-23 19:04 

Malay Mail Online

Slow down this Raya season MYCAT... +

JUNE 23 The Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations are around the corner. That can only mean that hundreds of thousands of Malaysians will be thronging the roads and highways nationwide. This is part of the balik kampung rush to celebrate...

 2017-06-23 19:02 

Malay Mail Online

Uber driver slashed, car stolen during machete attack... +

BESUT, June 23 An Uber (ride-sharing mobile application) driver sustained injuries after he was slashed with a machete and had his Kia Forte car stolen by three men while resting at a petrol station in Seberang Jerteh here early today.Besut...

 2017-06-23 18:56 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Fine Arts officials take artefacts for safekeeping after fabrics stolen ... +

The Fine Arts Office 12 on Friday took 74 pieces of ancient textiles and various artefacts into safekeeping after a trouble-plagued temple found several treasures, including precious gold-thread fabrics, had disappeared....

 2017-06-23 18:52 

Malay Mail Online

Britains FTSE struggles one year on from Brexit, haunted by uncertainty... +

LONDON, June 23 One year on from Britains shock vote to leave the European Union and cracks are starting to appear in the FTSE 100s rally, as concerns on both political and economic fronts put UK shares on course for their third week of...

 2017-06-23 18:51 

Malay Mail Online

Police mull manslaughter charges over London blaze... +

LONDON, June 23 Manslaughter charges could be filed over Londons deadly tower blaze, police said today after finding that outside cladding had failed safety tests and that the fire started with a faulty fridge.We are looking at every...

 2017-06-23 18:49 

Malay Mail Online

RM18,000 ditemui di balai, lapan polis trafik ditahan... +

AMPANG, 23 Jun Sejumlah RM18,000 dipercayai hasil peras ugut, ditemui dalam sebuah bilik di ibu pejabat polis daerah Ampang Jaya di sini.Wang itu disorok bawah meja selain disimpan dalam | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-06-23 18:45 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Singaporean doctor out to scale two of worlds tallest mountains for charity... +

Joey Chua Xue Ting1 hour 39 min agoSINGAPORE He once scaled Mount Everest to raise funds for needy patients....

 2017-06-23 18:40 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia postpones industrial sugar auction... +

Indonesia'sTrade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita announced a postponement of a planned industrial sugar auction amid objections from some lawmakers who fear the new way of sugar trading would lengthen the supply chain and provide chances for auction mark...

 2017-06-23 18:39 

Jakarta Post

Indonesian military, police set to secure Obama's visit... +

Former US president Barack Obama will soon be on the resort island of Bali for a five-day vacation with his family....

 2017-06-23 18:38 

Malay Mail Online

North Korea to discuss co-hosting 2018 Winter Games... +

SEOUL, June 23 A North Korean official today said he will discuss the idea of co-hosting South Korea's 2018 Winter Games with Olympic chief Thomas Bach, as Seoul denied suggesting such a move.Jang Woong, the North's delegate to the...

 2017-06-23 18:35 

Malay Mail Online

Kim Swee to select SEA Games starting lineup after Aidilfitri... +

MELAKA, June 23 National Under-22 (U-22) football squad coach Datuk Ong Kim Swee will begin selecting his starting lineup for the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games 2017, after the Aidilfitri celebration.He said the process will begin after the players...

 2017-06-23 18:35 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Messi offers to pay 500,000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence... +

23 min 9 sec agoBARCELONA Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 (S$775,330...

 2017-06-23 18:33 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit closes easier against US dollar on weak oil prices... +

KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 The ringgit closed easier against the US dollar today on lack of buying interest as investors remained wary of the commodity currencies amid weak crude oil prices.At 6pm, the local note was quoted at 4.2865/2895...

 2017-06-23 18:29 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

UAE warns Qatar to take neighbours' demands 'seriously'... +

ABU DHABI, June 23, 2017 (AFP) - The United Arab Emirates on Friday advised Qatar to take the demands of neighbouring states seriously or the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf would turn into a "divorce" with Doha....

 2017-06-23 18:28 

Malay Mail Online

UN: Yemen cholera cases could pass 300,000 by September... +

GENEVA, June 23 A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen could infect more than 300,000 people by the end of August, up from nearly 193,000 cases today, the United Nations said today.Probably at the end of August we will reach 300,000...

 2017-06-23 18:26 

Cambodia Daily

Kirirom National Park... +
 2017-06-23 18:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Terengganu police investigating attack on Uber driver in Seberang Jertih... +

BESUT: A 29-year-old Uber driver was injured when he was attacked by three armed men near a petrol station in Seberang Jertih here today....

 2017-06-23 18:23 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

London mosque driver charged with 'terrorism-related murder' ... +

LONDON - The British van driver who mowed down Muslim worshippers near a London mosque this week was charged Friday with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder, prosecutors said....

 2017-06-23 18:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Muller scythes past Querrey at Queen's, Cilic next... +
 2017-06-23 18:15 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Phone app will stop kids texting on bikes... +

43 min 8 sec agoTHE HAGUE In the bike-mad Netherlands, the national phone company is developing a s...

 2017-06-23 18:15 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Chinas Hebei province rolls out truckload of development projects for new economic zone... +

43 min 2 sec agoBEIJING Hebei province is doubling down on investments in highways, rail and airpor...

 2017-06-23 18:09 

Malay Mail Online

Toshiba says open to talks with Western Digital over chip unit sale... +

TOKYO, June 23 Toshiba Corp said it was open to talks with Western Digital Corp in their dispute over the sale of the Japanese conglomerates prized chip unit an apparent olive branch after it chose another suitor as preferred...

 2017-06-23 18:06 

Saigon Times

Vietnam's private sector overburdened with costs... +

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHANOI Vietnamese private enterprises are overburdened with formal costs, let alone informal expenses and harassment, so they can hardly develop, experts said at a forum in Hanoi on June 22....

 2017-06-23 18:05 

The Strait Times

If Baghdadi is dead, next ISIS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer... +

BAGHDAD (REUTERS) If Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)leader Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were Iraqi army officers under late dictator Saddam Hussein.. Read mor...

 2017-06-23 18:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Young kids may have mature biases against overweight people... +
 2017-06-23 18:05 

Channel NewsAsia

If Baghdadi is dead, next Islamic State leader likely to be Saddam-era officer... +
 2017-06-23 18:05 

Channel NewsAsia

US Representative Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU - source... +
 2017-06-23 18:03 

Malay Mail Online

MMEA Labuan to beef up sea patrol during this festive season... +

LABUAN, June 23 The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Labuan will strengthen its level of patrolling of the island's waters during the festive season to curb smuggling.Its Labuan chief, Capt Che Adnan Md Isa said MMEA expected...

 2017-06-23 18:00 

Jakarta Post

Former US president Obama to arrive on Bali this afternoon... +

Former US president Barack Obama is scheduled toarrive on Bali this afternoon to start a five-day vacation with his family on the resort island. Obama's aircraft will be arriving at the Bali airport at 5:55 p.m. from Guam....

 2017-06-23 17:59 

Malay Mail Online

DPM cautions against allegations of foreign media... +

PUTRAJAYA, June 23 Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today advised Malaysians to be calm and prudent in evaluating the allegations and slander intentionally planned by the foreign media to undermine the country's...

 2017-06-23 17:53 

Malay Mail Online

Chinese stocks erase losses to end higher amid talk of support... +

SHANGHAI, June 23 Chinese stocks swung higher in late afternoon trading amid speculation that state-backed funds stepped in to steady the market.The Shanghai Composite Index reversed losses of as much as 0.9 per cent to end 0.3 per cent in...

 2017-06-23 17:52 

Channel NewsAsia

'Emmangela' show reasserts EU's Franco-German alliance... +
 2017-06-23 17:51 

Malay Mail Online

Federer reaches 15th Halle quarter-final... +

HALLE WESTFALEN (Germany), June 23 Eight-time champion Roger Federer reached the quarter-finals of the Halle grass court tournament for a 15th time yesterday with a 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 win over German serve-and-volleyer Mischa Zverev.Federer,...

 2017-06-23 17:50 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Kvitova into Birmingham semis, will face Safarova... +

BIRMINGHAM, England(REUTERS) Czech Petra Kvitova moved into the Aegon Classic semi-finals with a 6-4 7-6(5) win over Frances Kristina Mladenovic on Friday (June 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-06-23 17:47 

Malay Mail Online

Australia to send spy planes to help Philippines fight militants... +

SYDNEY, June 23 Australia agreed today to send two surveillance planes to help the Philippines tackle Islamist rebels, as jets and artillery pounded militant positions in a southern town held for more than a month by Islamic State...

 2017-06-23 17:44 

Channel NewsAsia

EU migrants decry May's 'pathetic' Brexit offer... +
 2017-06-23 17:43 

Malay Mail Online

Late buying interest lifts Bursa Malaysia... +

KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 Bursa Malaysia finished the week higher today on last-minute buying interest, with consumer stocks leading the top gainers list.The benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia (FBM KLCI) rose by 2.02 points to close at 1,779.45...

 2017-06-23 17:40 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

MAS Green Bond Grant scheme not limited to Singapore issuers... +

SINGAPORE - It is not realistic to expect the Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) Green Bond Grant Scheme to be restricted to Singapore issuers, as the domestic market is too small and such bonds are international by their nature, a senior central ban...

 2017-06-23 17:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada's Supreme Court clears way for Facebook privacy lawsuit... +
 2017-06-23 17:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Kvitova into Birmingham semis, will face Safarova... +
 2017-06-23 17:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Damascus-allied militia advances into Deir al-Zor province - Syrian Observatory... +
 2017-06-23 17:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Corruption charges against Brazil's Temer expected to come in waves - source... +
 2017-06-23 17:31 

Channel NewsAsia

EU leaders slam Britain's Brexit citizens plan... +
 2017-06-23 17:30 

Malay Mail Online

China metes out US$100m punishment to Russian-controlled fund for role in 2015 crash... +

SHANGHAI, June 23 A Chinese court meted out a nearly 700 million yuan (US$102.4 million/RM439.3 million) punishment to a Russian-controlled high-frequency trading firm for futures market manipulation today, drawing a line under one of the most...

 2017-06-23 17:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

If found not guilty, Zakaria should be reappointed to FGV posts: Rozali... +
 2017-06-23 17:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Terengganu police investigating attack on Uber driver in Seberang Jertih... +
 2017-06-23 17:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PPBM member lodges MACC report against Tun Mahathir, children; alleges they head 500 companies... +
 2017-06-23 17:21 

Jakarta Post

Jokowi's agrarian reforms likely to fall short of target this year... +

The administration of President Joko Jokowi Widodo will likely fail to reach its target of distributing a total of 5 million land certificates to people across the country this year, as data shows that as of June theAgrarian and Spatial Ministry only mana...

 2017-06-23 17:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Group calls for reshuffle of FGV's Board of Directors to strengthen company... +

KUALA SELANGOR: Gabungan Wawasan Generasi Felda (GWGF) has suggested a reshuffle or restructure of Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd's (FGV) Board of Directors in an effort to strengthen and enhance the company's management and performance....

 2017-06-23 17:20 

The Strait Times

Indian toilet charity renames village after Donald Trump... +

MARORA, India(REUTERS) A toilet charity has renamed an Indian village after USPresident Donald Trump as part of a promotional push to raise cash and support for better sanitation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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