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 2018-12-10 10:47 

Vietnam News

Armenia PM's bloc wins by landslide in snap polls...

The electoral bloc of Armenia's acting prime minister Nikol Pashinyan won a landslide victory in Sunday's snap parliamentary elections, which were triggered by the reformist leader seeking to cement his political authority in the country....

 2018-12-10 10:33 

Manila Bulletin

MMDA to focus clearing Manila City of obstructions...

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority's (MMDA) Task Force for Special Operations (TFSO) will focus its clearing drive this Christmas season on Manila City, specifically in Divisoria and Blumentritt....

 2018-12-10 10:31 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte warns candidates against terrorizing, intimidating voters...

President Duterte has warned poll candidates against terrorizing or intimidating voters in the run-up to the May 2019 elections, saying he would not hesitate to arrest them for such offense....

 2018-12-10 10:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

China's consulate-general in Davao starts processing of visa...

China's consulate general here formally launched its visa-processing center on Monday, which means overseas contract workers, tourists and other visitors to China no longer have to go to Manila to process their documents. The post China's consulat...

 2018-12-10 10:27 

Manila Bulletin

Senate not yield to joint session with House on proposed shift to federal system of gov't...

The Senate will not yield to a joint session with the House of Representatives on the proposed shift to a federal system of government should the latter make such move....

 2018-12-10 10:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Admit failure, sack Walsh, says hockey legend...

KUALA LUMPUR: Former international Datuk Poon Foke Loke only had harsh words for the national team that failed to meet their second round target at the World Cup in Bhubaneswar....

 2018-12-10 10:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Better to disband SUHAKAM if they just want to create chaos'...

KUALA LUMPUR: Co-organiser of last Saturday's rally to give thanks to the government for not acceding to the International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) has slammed those still pushing for it....

 2018-12-10 10:25 

Manila Bulletin

Nancy backs call to declare La Union an election hot spot...

Senator Nancy Binay on Monday supported calls to declare La Union an election hot spot to quell the rising number of politically-motivated killings in the province in the run up to the May 2019 midterm elections....

 2018-12-10 10:20 

Channel NewsAsia

8 packs of partly sterilised dental instruments used at Tan Tock Seng Hospital...

SINGAPORE: Eight packs of dental instruments from Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) that had not been fully sterilised may have been used for ......

 2018-12-10 10:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

It's game over for four BAM coaches...
 2018-12-10 10:18 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Bakauheni-Kotabaru toll road segment ready for use...

The Trans Sumatra toll road segment of Bakauheni-Kotabaru in Lampung Province is ready for use, starting December 22, 2018, according to Lampung Transportation Office Head Qodratul Ikhwan."Only the Bakauheni-Kotabaru ......

 2018-12-10 10:18 

Manila Bulletin

Booking procedures waived for Trillanes — PNP...

Booking procedures were waived for Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV as he honored his word to surface and coordinate with the police when he posted bail on Monday....

 2018-12-10 10:17 

Philippine Star

EU court rules Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally...

Europe's top court ruled Monday that Britain could halt Brexit without the approval of fellow EU member states, in a victory for pro-Europeans on the eve of a key House of Commons vote....

 2018-12-10 10:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Siberian serial killer cop convicted of dozens more murders...

IRKUTSK, Russia: A Siberian policeman who raped and killed women after offering them late-night rides was found guilty of dozens more murders on ......

 2018-12-10 10:16 

Manila Bulletin

Duque lauds ratification of UHC...

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III lauded the Senate ratification of the bicameral conference committee report on the Universal Health Care (UHC) bill Monday....

 2018-12-10 10:13 

Malay Mail Online

IGP looking to scale down police personnel stationed at Seafield temple...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The police are considering scaling down the strength of the force deployed at the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ25 near Subang Jaya after evaluating the situation at the house of worship near......

 2018-12-10 10:13 

Malay Mail Online

Stock selloff snowballs on fresh fears for world growth...

LONDON, Dec 10 — Losses on global stocks snowballed today, with European markets following Asian peers lower as fresh signs emerged of slowing growth worldwide and fears grew that simmering US-China tensions would torpedo chances of a trade deal.......

 2018-12-10 10:11 

Channel NewsAsia

UN members adopt global migration pact-Moroccan foreign minister...

MARRAKESH, Morocco: A majority of U.N. states adopted on Monday a non-binding global pact to better handle migrant flows, Morocco's foreign ......

 2018-12-10 10:09 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jokowi opens National Convention of Public Relations Officers...

President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) officially opened a National Convention of Public Relations Officers at the State Palace, here, Monday."Basically, the role of public relations officers is to promote particular messages ......

 2018-12-10 10:06 

Malay Mail Online

Mohd Khairuddin sworn in as Selangor exco...

KLANG, Dec 10 — Paya Jaras assemblyman, Mohd Khairuddin Othman has been appointed as the new Selangor State Executive Councillor effective today. The PKR assemblyman replaced former Seri Setia assembly Prof Dr......

 2018-12-10 10:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Replacement contract for collapsed Changi viaduct goes to Hwa Seng Builder for S$95.6m...

SINGAPORE: The replacement contract for the Tampines Expressway (TPE)-Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) Changi Viaduct that collapsed last year has been ......

 2018-12-10 10:02 

Manila Bulletin

Return of Balangiga bells demonstrates commitment to US-PH friendship and alliance...

The United States government on Monday said the historic return of the Bells of Balangiga is a demonstration of their commitment to the friendship, partnership, and alliance between Manila and Washington....

 2018-12-10 10:02 

The Strait Times

South Korean cab driver burns himself to death in carpool protest...

SEOUL (AFP) - A South Korean taxi driver burned himself to death on Monday (Dec 10) in protest at an Uber-like ride-sharing service being introduced by the country's largest mobile chat app, reports said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 10:02 

Philippine Star

Lea Salonga gets first Grammy nomination...

Internationally-acclaimed Filipino singer-actress Lea Salonga got her first Grammy nomination. by Jan Milo Severo...

 2018-12-10 10:02 

The Strait Times

Netball: Singapore beat Hong Kong 54-48 to retain the Singapore-Hong Kong Cup...

SINGAPORE - The Republic beat Hong Kong 54-48 to retain the Singapore-Hong Kong Cup in Hong Kong last Saturday (Dec 8).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 10:00 

Malay Mail Online

Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking...

PARKENT (Uzbekistan), Dec 10 — As the warm, busy autumn becomes a distant memory and winter extends its grip over the Central Asian steppe, Uzbek grape farmer Abdumutal Yuldashev's harvest is bottled up, bound for Russia. If once Yuldashev's...

 2018-12-10 10:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Katowice COP24 Notebook: spotlight on US coal sideshow...

KATOWICE, Poland: Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change enters the crucial final week in ......

 2018-12-10 09:59 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia ends at nearly two-year low...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Bursa Malaysia closed trading at a nearly two-year low today with the key index slumping 1.025 per cent, as heightened US-China trade worries battered sentiment globally, dealers said. At 5pm, the FTSE Bursa......

 2018-12-10 09:59 

Malay Mail Online

Ancom Bhd signs on as Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Award Gala Dinner 2018 sponsors...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Ancom Berhad was announced as a presenting sponsor of the Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Award Gala Dinner 2018 during an appreciation ceremony at Hilton Kuala Lumpur earlier today. Ancom — which shares common stakeholders with Mala...

 2018-12-10 09:57 

The Strait Times

Basketball: Bulls in crisis mode as players hold meeting with new coach Boylen after record loss...

(REUTERS) - The Chicago Bulls are pushing back against head coach Jim Boylen after only three games at the helm, according to multiple published reports.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 09:56 

The Strait Times

Tabung Haji paid dividends illegally since 2014 as debts exceeded assets, says KL minister...

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Muslim pilgrimage savings fund Tabung Haji (TH) has been...

 2018-12-10 09:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Japanese group sues over emperor's enthronement funding...

TOKYO: More than 200 Japanese citizens, including members of Christian groups and Buddhist monks, sued the government Monday (Dec 10) over its ......

 2018-12-10 09:52 

Manila Bulletin

Top EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit...

The European Union's top court ruled Monday that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed....

 2018-12-10 09:51 

Malay Mail Online

China blasts 'inhumane' treatment of Huawei executive...

BEIJING, Dec 10 — China today protested Canada's "inhumane" treatment of an executive of telecom giant Huawei who is being held on a US extradition bid, citing reports she was not getting sufficient medical care. Huawei's chief finan...

 2018-12-10 09:51 

Malay Mail Online

Censorship board to cut LGBT content from films, deputy home minister says...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — Any elements or scenes deemed to be promoting inappropriate culture such as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) will be not be approved for public viewing, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Home Minister......

 2018-12-10 09:50 

The Strait Times

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak's daughter pens emotional post after his arrest on wife's birthday...

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak's arrest on his wife's birthday has prompted his daughter to pen an emotional heartfelt post on Instagram.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 09:50 

Malay Mail Online

Israel hunts Palestinian gunmen, victim's baby delivered...

JERUSALEM, Dec 10 — Israeli forces today searched for Palestinian gunmen who opened fire on several Israelis near a West Bank settlement, as doctors prematurely delivered the baby of one of the wounded. Seven people were wounded in the drive-by......

 2018-12-10 09:50 

Bangkok Post

Thief strands late night swimmers in their underwear...

PATTAYA: Two tourists from Chiang Mai who went for swim in the early hours of Monday morning received the shock of the lives when they returned to the beach and found thieves had made off with their clothes, cash and mobile phones....

 2018-12-10 09:49 

The Strait Times

Sailing: Two bronzes for Singapore at first South East Asia Para Sailing Championships...

SINGAPORE - Singapore won two bronze medals at the first South East Asia Para Sailing Championships at the Hebe Haven Yacht Club in Hong Kong over the weekend (Dec 7 and 8).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 09:48 

Bangkok Post

Floods hit Bang Saphan Noi again, downpour alert issued...

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN: The Bang Saphan Noi municipality was flooded again on Monday after overnight heavy rains pounded the town and nearby areas....

 2018-12-10 09:47 

ABS-CBN

Duterte tells polls bets: Don't 'terrorize' voters...

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday warned bets in the 2019 elections not to "terrorize" or intimidate voters....

 2018-12-10 09:47 

Channel NewsAsia

Private tutor admits to taking upskirt videos of 142 women...

SINGAPORE: A private tutor on Monday (Dec 10) admitted to taking...

 2018-12-10 09:46 

Malay Mail Online

Despite PM's snub, minister says will work on implementing third vote...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 — The Housing and Local Government ministry will continue its study on implementing local council elections as an option to improve democratisation in the administration, minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said today. Zuraida said as.....

 2018-12-10 09:45 

Bangkok Post

May pushes Brexit deal as EU court offers way out...

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday began a final push to persuade parliament to back her Brexit deal as the European Court of Justice ruled Britain was free to halt withdrawal from the bloc unilaterally....

 2018-12-10 09:44 

Manila Bulletin

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing...

China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume Monday in Vancouver, British Columbia....

 2018-12-10 09:41 

The Strait Times

South Korean prosecutors indict four for importing North Korean coal...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korean prosecutors have charged four people with illegally importing millions of dollars worth of North Korean coal in violation of international sanctions, by trying to disguise it as imports from Russia, a prosecutors' office...

 2018-12-10 09:41 

Manila Bulletin

QC fire injures 2, renders 100 families homeless...

Two persons were injured while around 100 families were rendered homeless after a fire razed a residential area in Quezon City over the weekend....

 2018-12-10 09:41 

The Strait Times

Six months' jail for maid who hit seven-year-old girl on the head with wooden board...

SINGAPORE - A maid stuffed a chilli padi into the mouth of her employer's seven-year-old daughter when the child refused to learn her spelling.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-12-10 09:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Russian ex-policeman convicted over 56 murders...
 2018-12-10 09:36 

Philippine Star

Duterte signs 'First 1,000 Days' law...

President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law a measure meant to provide adequate health and nutrition services to mothers and to children during their early days of development....

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