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 2018-02-19 05:16 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodia arrests Thai, Taiwan suspects over telecoms fraud...
 2018-02-19 05:16 

Cambodia Daily

Social Star: Top 5 Cambodia sportsmen to follow...
 2018-02-19 05:16 

Cambodia Daily

Girls Who Code, Boys Who Cook: Cambodia's Future Leaders...
 2018-02-19 05:16 

Cambodia Daily

Im Chaem (fourth person from right) and her son Im Loeung (fifth person from right in white shirt) joins the Christian seminar in Battambang province in January 2018. Photo by Pastor Touch Chanthou. (...
 2018-02-19 05:16 

Cambodia Daily

Paintings present an outsider's take on Cambodia...
 2018-02-19 05:16 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Political Opposition Movement Calls For Boycott of Firms Owned by PM's Family...
 2018-02-19 05:03 

The Strait Times

Indonesia offers three industrial estates for Singapore development...

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Indonesia's Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto said in Jakarta on Monday (Feb 19) that he had offered the development of three industrial estates in North Kalimantan, North Sumatra and North Sulawesi to...

 2018-02-19 05:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Promise of thorough investigation on cable car system failure...

LANGKAWI: Panorama Langkawi Sdn Bhd, the operator of the Langkawi SkyCab cable car system here, would carry out an investigation to determine the failure of the system which led over 1,000 tourists to be stranded yesterday....

 2018-02-19 04:59 

The Strait Times

Oxfam says former Haiti director admitted hiring sex workers...

LONDON (AFP) - The former Oxfam country director at the centre of a prostitution scandal admitted to paying for sex at his charity-funded residence during an internal inquiry into the allegations, a report released on Monday (Feb 19) by the British organi...

 2018-02-19 04:45 

ABS-CBN

Puno seeks 'moderation' in checks among gov't branches...

Former Chief Justice Reynato Puno on Monday called for "moderation" among government branches checking and balancing the actions of the other....

 2018-02-19 04:44 

The Strait Times

Bookmaker gets two weeks' jail and $20k fine for accepting horse racing bets at coffeeshop...

SINGAPORE - A 66-year-old man who acted as a bookmaker at a coffeeshop was sentenced to two weeks' jail and the minimum $20,000 fine on Monday (Feb 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-19 04:40 

Malay Mail Online

Rochdale earn last-gasp draw with Tottenham...

LONDON, Feb 18 Rochdale's Steve Davies fired home a stoppage time equaliser to earn the third-tier strugglers a deserved 2-2 draw in a cracking FA Cup fifth round tie against Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur yesterday.It looked as...

 2018-02-19 04:38 

Malay Mail Online

CNY joy turns to sorrow as fire razes homes of 16 families...

SHAH ALAM, Feb 19 — The joy of celebrating Chinese New Year for 16 families in the Bagan Hailam fishing village, Port Klang near here, came to an abrupt end when their homes were destroyed in a fire at about 10 pm last night.The incident...

 2018-02-19 04:38 

Malay Mail Online

Netanyahu to Polish PM: Holocaust comment 'unacceptable'...

TEL AVIV, Feb 19 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday told his Polish counterpart that his remarks on "Jewish perpetrators of the Holocaust" were unacceptable and unfounded, Netanyahu's office said."Prime Minister...

 2018-02-19 04:37 

The Strait Times

NBA: Philadelphia star J.J. Redick in racial slur storm...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Philadelphia 76ers star J.J. Redick defended himself on Sunday (Feb 18) after the emergence of a video in which he appeared to use a racial slur to address National Basketball Association fans in China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-19 04:34 

The Strait Times

US man stole thumb of Chinese terracotta warrior statue...

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A 24-year-old US man has been charged with theft of a major artwork from a Philadelphia museum - stealing a thumb from a terracotta warrior statue that is part of an exhibit on loan from China a...

 2018-02-19 04:33 

The Strait Times

Electricity retailer Red Dot Power to install 50 EV charging stations by end-2019...

SINGAPORE - Singapore electricity retailer Red Dot Power is investing $500,000 to install at least 50 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the city state by the end of next year, in a partnership with Finnish charging technology specialist PlugIT.. ...

 2018-02-19 04:32 

Manila Bulletin

Suspected terrorist, Filipina girlfriend arrested in Malate, Manila by AFP, PNP joint team...

A suspected foreign ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) leader and his alleged Filipina girlfriend were arrested in a joint counter-terrorism operation conducted by the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in Manil...

 2018-02-19 04:29 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesia eyes bids from oil's big boys in Europe, US shows...

JAKARTA, Feb 19 —Indonesia will hold roadshows in the US and Europe later this month to lure investments from the world's top oil companies as the former Opec member seeks to reverse a decline in oil and gas production.The Energy and...

 2018-02-19 04:26 

The Strait Times

Asia: Markets edge up as investor sentiment calms...

TOKYO (AFP)- Asian stock markets edged up in thin holiday trade on Monday, with investors buoyed by gains on Wall Street despite ongoing concern about volatility.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-19 04:22 

Malay Mail Online

Puteri Umno chief: Single mothers must seize opportunities to change their fate...

MELAKA, Feb 19 — Single mothers need to rise to the challenge and improve their future by seizing the opportunities provided by the government so that they will no longer be looked down by the community.Puteri Umno chief Datuk Mas Ermieyati...

 2018-02-19 04:22 

Malay Mail Online

I wasn't good enough to play for Wigan, says City boss Guardiola...

MANCHESTER, Feb 19 Pep Guardiola will finally step out at Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium in Manchester City's fifth-round FA Cup tie with the third-tier side today 13 years after he almost joined the Lancashire club as a player.The...

 2018-02-19 04:21 

The Strait Times

English-speaking countries have greater understanding of Chinese vocabulary and concepts: Report...

BEIJING (XINHUA) - There is increased understanding of Chinese vocabulary and concepts outside China, and more Chinese words are being used in the English language, according to a recent report.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-19 04:21 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore DPM: Give future generations best opportunities to succeed...

SINGAPORE, Feb 19 — Noting that Singapore's pioneers had laid down a strong foundation for the country and saved resources for the next generation, Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean yesterday called on the current generation to emulate their...

 2018-02-19 04:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Team LeBron tops Team Stephen in thrilling All-Star Game...

LeBron James made a go-ahead, finger-roll layup with 34.5 seconds left and finished with a game-high 29 points to lead Team LeBron to a 148-145 victory against Team Stephen in the NBA All-Star Game.James, who was named the All-Star game MVP for the third ...

 2018-02-19 04:18 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

With Cabinet men at Senate probe, Escudero asks: Who's left with the President?...

If most of President Rodrigo Duterte's Cabinet men are in the Senate, then who was left in Malacaang with the President? Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero raised this question in jest on Monday as he noted the presence of several Cabinet members...

 2018-02-19 04:18 

Malay Mail Online

SE Asia stocks higher led by financials; Malaysia up 0.9pc...

NEW YORK, Feb 19 — Shares in Singapore and the Philippines rose 1 per cent today, led by financials, as equity markets in the region followed a global recovery after recent volatility that stemmed from concerns over rising inflation.Asia...

 2018-02-19 04:17 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Fergie sings cringe-worthy version of US anthem at NBA All-Star...

MANILA, Philippines American singer Fergie gained notoriety for her slow rendition of the US national anthem before the start of the 2018 NBA All-Star Game...

 2018-02-19 04:16 

The Strait Times

Air New Zealand warns of flight disruptions as Cyclone Gita bears down...

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) - Air New Zealand warned on Monday (Feb 19) flights in and out of New Zealand faced major disruptions this week due to Cyclone Gita, set to hit the country on Tuesday, and encouraged passengers to defer travelling.. Read more at strai...

 2018-02-19 04:15 

Bangkok Post

Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, US: As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia...

 2018-02-19 04:13 

Malay Mail Online

Swastikas, slurs daubed on Polish embassy in Tel Aviv...

WARSAW, Feb 19 — Swastikas and profanities were daubed on the entrance to Poland's embassy in Israel yesterday after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Jews, as well as Poles and others, were among perpetrators of the Nazi...

 2018-02-19 04:11 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

LOOK: Rufa Mae Quinto celebrates 1st birthday, baptism of baby Alexandria...

Comedian-actress Rufa Mae Quinto and husband financial analyst Trevor Magallanes went "todo na to" with their baby girl's baptism, which they celebrated on the same day of her first birthday last Feb. 17. Quinto gave birth to baby Alexandria A...

 2018-02-19 04:11 

The Strait Times

Hail a partner: Vienna 'taxi dancers' waltz in for ball season...

VIENNA (AFP) - It's her third Vienna ball of the season and Renate Drabek plans to dance until the small hours. Tango, waltz, rumba, boogie: her dance partner can't say 'no' as she's hired him for the evening.. Read more at straitstime...

 2018-02-19 04:10 

Channel NewsAsia

For timing of Aramco IPO, watch forward oil price curve...
 2018-02-19 04:08 

The Strait Times

In Pictures: Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting memorials...

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 2018-02-19 04:08 

The Strait Times

Black Panther smashes North American box office records and Hollywood myths...

LOS ANGELES (NYTIMES) - Hail, King T'Challa.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-02-19 04:07 

Malay Mail Online

Once Opec's oil-price dove, Saudi Arabia takes a harder line...

LONDON, Feb 19 — For decades, Saudi Arabia was the voice of moderation within Opec, pushing back against the urging of members like Venezuela and Iran for higher oil prices. That role seems to be shifting.Thanks to Opec-led production cuts,...

 2018-02-19 04:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Oxfam says Haiti director admitted using prostitutes...
 2018-02-19 04:04 

Malay Mail Online

Japan stocks gain as yen rise stalls; oil climbs...

SYDNEY, Feb 19 — Japanese shares rose today as a rally in the yen paused and after US equities capped their best week in five years. The dollar fell against major peers and oil climbed above US$62 (RM241.06) a barrel.Asian equities are...

 2018-02-19 04:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Three-way fights won't affect Malay votes for BN'...

KUALA LUMPUR: The three-cornered fights expected in more than 100 parliamentary constituencies in the 14th General Election will not affect votes in Malay-majority areas....

 2018-02-19 04:03 

The Strait Times

In Kenya, anti-poaching dogs are wildlife's best friends...

MAASAI MARA, KENYA (AFP) - Five-month-old bloodhound Shakaria gambols through the long savannah grasses of Kenya's Maasai Mara reserve, her playful mood swiftly turning to keen determination as she is ordered to track a human scent.. Read more at stra...

 2018-02-19 04:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

[Exclusive] Q&A: Khalid Ibrahim tackles controversial Ijok land deal...

Former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim created a stir recently when he criticised the Selangor government's controversial decision to withdraw its court case concerning plots of land in Ijok against two developers. In an exclusive interv...

 2018-02-19 04:01 

Malay Mail Online

Oxfam: Former Haiti director admitted hiring sex workers...

LONDON, Feb 19 — The former Oxfam country director at the centre of a prostitution scandal admitted to paying for sex at his charity-funded residence during an internal inquiry into the allegations, a report released this morning by the British...

 2018-02-19 04:01 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore property stocks show 'fatigue' with surge in enblocs...

SINGAPORE, Feb 19 — A spate of enbloc sales, coupled with a rebound in the property market at the start of the year, may indicate that Singapore developers will be more cautious in adding to landbanks and about their pricing strategies, analysts...

 2018-02-19 04:01 

Philippine Star

What is the score between Arci Muoz, Brandon Boyd?...
 2018-02-19 03:57 

Philippine Star

China's naming of Benham Rise features a 'sign of neglect' — maritime law expert...
 2018-02-19 03:55 

Malay Mail Online

As treasuries slip on rate fears, bond funds seek refuge in Asia...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — The Treasuries rout is making emerging Asian bonds look even more attractive.Higher yields, buoyant economies, and a slower pace of rate increases in Asia suggest that sovereign debt in the region will outperform...

 2018-02-19 03:55 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

ISIS suspect, companion face bomb, gun raps...

The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a complaint for illegal possession of explosives against a suspected ISIS recruiter and his Filipina companion. Facing a complaint for violation of Republic Act 95...

 2018-02-19 03:54 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa trends higher in mid-morning trade...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Bursa Malaysia extended earlier gains to mid-morning today, to trend higher with buying interest across the board.At 11.00am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) rose 15 points to 1,853.28 points, after...

 2018-02-19 03:54 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

BI to deport British fugitive nabbed in Cebu...

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is poised to deport a convicted British pedophile who was arrested for failing to report his whereabouts for the past two years to a court in the United Kingdom (UK). Leslie Charles Russon, 52, was apprehended last Friday in...

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