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 2018-08-15 21:59 

ABS-CBN

Motorcycle rider, patay nang magulungan ng garbage truck sa Muntinlupa...

Patay ang isang motorcycle rider matapos magulungan ng garbage truck sa Muntinlupa City....

 2018-08-15 21:57 

ABS-CBN

'Pusher' na pulis na nambubugbog ng asawang buntis, arestado...

Arestado ang isang pulis sa buy-bust operation sa Taguig City nitong Miyerkoles....

 2018-08-15 21:42 

Bangkok Post

Malaysia court set to rule on North Korea assassination...

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian judge will deliver a key ruling Thursday in the trial of two women accused of the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, with their families optimistic they will be cleared....

 2018-08-15 21:41 

The Strait Times

Football: Atletico punish tired Real in extra-time to lift Super Cup...

TALLINN (REUTERS) - Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals on Wednesday (Aug 15) to lift the Uefa Super Cup for a third time after midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke st...

 2018-08-15 21:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Stocks end four-day slide on local buying...

The local stock barometer firmed up slightly on Wednesday, halting a four-day decline, as domestic investors made up for the slack in foreign appetite.The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) added 13.14 points or 0.18 percent to close at 7,5...

 2018-08-15 21:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

AirAsia seeks to operate, maintain Clark airport...

Malaysia's AirAsia Group joined the ranks of those keen on the operations and maintenance (O&M) of the Clark International Airport, among the gateways being pitched as an alternative to the congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) in Manila...

 2018-08-15 21:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Jordan Rules...

JAKARTA---Both the NBA and national coach Yeng Guiao have but one rule when it comes to Jordan Clarkson.Clarkson will get to play only in one tournament for Gilas Pilipinas this year and Guiao hopes to make it count with plans to unleash the Cleveland Cav...

 2018-08-15 21:28 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

DA chief expects decline in palay farm-gate prices...

The delayed arrival of rice imports from Vietnam and Thailand is seen to affect the farm-gate price of palay "drastically"; as its release will coincide with the harvest season, the country's agriculture chief said.The prospect of rice flooding...

 2018-08-15 21:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Imprisoned Lula registers Brazil presidential candidacy...

BRASILIA: Imprisoned leftist leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's unlikely bid for Brazil's presidency took a big step forward on Wednesday (Aug 15) ......

 2018-08-15 21:24 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Economic team seen to fast-track approval of Japan loan for MRT 3 rehab...

To fast-track the planned rehabilitation of the dilapidated Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3, economic managers will meet today to discuss and possibly green-light the up to 38.1-billion yen (about P18.3 billion) loan offered by Japan for the project.Natio...

 2018-08-15 21:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Move to make Brownlee Filipino gains momentum with bill...

Justin Brownlee had one wish after leading Barangay Ginebra to the PBA Commissioner's Cup title."I wish I could live here all year round but unfortunately, there are government rules and things like that but I wish I could be at home permanently,&...

 2018-08-15 21:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Siklab sparks athletes' fire with cash bonuses...

There's a lot more waiting for Filipino athletes who perform well in the 18th Asian Games. For starters, a gold medalist will be P5 million richer.The Siklab Atleta Pilipinas Sports Foundation has thrown an additional one million pesos to the pot awai...

 2018-08-15 21:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia court to deliver key ruling in Kim Jong Nam murder trial...

The court will decide whether there is sufficient evidence to support a murder charge against Siti Aisyah from Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong from ......

 2018-08-15 21:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

MacroAsia profit down on nonrecurring charges...

Lucio Tan's MacroAsia Corp., which provides support services in the aviation sector, saw lower earnings in the first half of 2018 due to non-recurring charges.The company said in a stock exchange filing that net income from January to June this year h...

 2018-08-15 21:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

UP turns back St. benilde...

University of the Philippines showed some endgame flair to repulse St. Benilde, 26-24, 27-25, 29-27, Wednesday night and kept its semifinals hope alive in the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at Filoil Flying V Center.With the victory, the ...

 2018-08-15 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Best Buy to buy health services company GreatCall for US$800 million...

REUTERS: Best Buy Co Inc said on Wednesday it would buy health services provider GreatCall Inc for US$800 million in cash, its largest acquisition ......

 2018-08-15 21:04 

Jakarta Post

Minister blames power outage for breakdowns of Palembang LRT...

Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has explained the possible reasons why light rail transit (LRT) trains in Palembang broke down on three separate occasions while carrying passengers....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

US says it is expanding visa bans over 'flawed' Cambodia poll...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The United States said on Wednesday (Aug 15) it was expanding visa restrictions on individuals responsible for...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Lebanese singer Elissa reveals her breast cancer in music video...

BEIRUT Lebanese pop singer Elissa surprised fans this week by revealing in a new music video that she had overcome breast cancer, raising awareness of a disease campaigners say can be a taboo topic of discussion in Lebanon.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

China state fund shouldn't bite into fried chicken, pizza...

PeteHONG KONG Beijing's sovereign wealth fund could do without the fried chicken.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Clean Plate Campaign's next target: Hawker centres...

The Clean Plate Campaign, which began its sixth year in schools yesterday to get pupils not to waste food, will be expanded to hawker centres for the first time.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Buzzing...

Chart-topping musician Kenny G will hold a solo concert here on Nov 8, concert promoter CK Star Entertainment said on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

300 'predator' priests abused over 1,000 kids in US: Report...

NEW YORK More than 300...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sports World: Zaha pens new 5-year contract with Palace...

LONDON Wilfried Zaha has signed a new five-year deal with Crystal Palace to extend his stay at Selhurst Park until 2023, the Premier League club said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Turkey doubles tariffs on key US goods as spat intensifies...

ISTANBUL Turkey has increased tariffs on imports of several key US products in retaliation for American sanctions against Ankara, as a bitter dispute between the two allies that has battered the Turkish lira showed no signs of ending.. Read more at strait...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tesla board scrambles to do damage control after Elon Musk tweets...

NEW YORK Members of Tesla's board are scrambling to control a chief executive who some directors think is out of control.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

World Briefs: More US marines to train in Norway, nearer Russia...

OSLO The United States will more than double the number of marines stationed in Norway, in line with plans first outlined in June, the Norwegian defence ministry said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Hosts clearing the air...

JAKARTA The Indonesian government is determined to carry out all necessary measures to prevent forest and land fires from spreading on the island of Sumatra, with the Asian Games to start on Saturday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Filming of Mulan begins...

LOS ANGELES Disney's live-action remake of the legend of a Chinese woman warrior, Mulan, has started production, the company announced on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Broker reports may have hit share price, says China Sunsine...

China Sunsine Chemical Holdings said yesterday that it is unaware of any information not previously announced that could have caused the wide fluctuations in its share price over the last week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

MOE releases schedule for 2019 school year...

Primary and secondary school students will start classes on Jan 2 and end the school year on Nov 15 next year, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Canada-Saudi row: The case against Twitter diplomacy...

Analysts see the row between Canada and Saudi Arabia as a particularly good example of how foreign policy conducted over Twitter can be counterproductive - and also as a sign of the increasing assertiveness of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.. Read...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore banks to face greater pressures: Fitch Solutions...

Singapore's banking sector will face greater headwinds over the coming quarters from the double whammy of the latest property cooling measures and rising trade tensions between the US and China, a research house said yesterday.. Read more at straitsti...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Third straight C Division cricket title for ACS (I)...

Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) bowler Pranav Nitin Maheshwari (being hugged), 13, celebrates after running out a Raffles Institution batsman during the Schools National C Division cricket final yesterday at the Ceylon Sports Club. ACS (I) beat arch-ri...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

China still trails US in AI and robotics, say industry players...

China lags behind the United States in key technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and autonomous driving, said industry players at a business forum yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Beijing to keep growth target on track...

BEIJING China will keep its economic growth within a reasonable range in the second half of the year, and will ensure its full-year growth target is achieved, the country's state planner said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Race for AFC Cup spot heats up after Stags loss...

Two second-half goals helped Warriors FC post a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Tampines Rovers at the Choa Chu Kang Stadium in a heated Singapore Premier League (SPL) encounter last night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Malaysia in name and nationality...

KUCHING Not everyone shares the same birthday as Malaysia but for one Sarawakian, even her name commemorates the nation's formation.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Koreans combine to demolish hosts...

SEE ALSO C11. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Visit to N. Korea a bold step to end war: Moon...

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in said yesterday his visit to Pyongyang next month will be a...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Weather forecast: Exceptionally hot over the next five years...

PARIS Man-made global warming and a natural surge in Earth's surface temperature will join forces to make the next five years exceptionally hot, according to a study.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

She gets garden all ready for visitors... before 10am...

It takes more than sunlight, regular weeding and watering for a garden to thrive.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Asia Briefs: At least 25 killed in Kabul suicide blast...

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 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore scientists make key find in stem cell study...

A bone marrow or blood stem cell transplant is the best treatment option for patients diagnosed with blood diseases such as leukaemia and lymphoma.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

US: Taiwan President's LA speech does not alter 'One China' policy...

WASHINGTON United States President Donald Trump's administration has denied any change to its...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

PM Modi holds up India as investment hot spot...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held up India's economic growth and said the narrative on India has changed from a country in the...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Pretty creatures made of plastic...

Colourful coral and neon anemones highlight the beauty that exists beneath the waves, but these specimens also remind people of the dangers facing marine life, for they are made of plastic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Worst flood in century kills over 60 in Kerala...

KOCHI, India The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to at least 67 yesterday as rising water stranded tens of thousands of people and forced the closure of one of its main airports.. Read more a...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

New private home sales soar, but analysts call it an anomaly...

The sale of new private homes hit a 16-month high last month, even as cooling measures were introduced on July 6 to rein in what the Government said was euphoria in the property market.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

The Strait Times

Malaysian laksa trumps S'pore chilli crab, and pintxos is best?...

Curry laksa from Malaysia or sushi from Tokyo? Bibimbap from Seoul or dim sum from Hong Kong?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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