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 2017-09-19 05:05 

The Strait Times

New hurdles as US Republicans rush to reverse Obama health law... +

WASHINGTON (AFP) - After falling one vote short this summer, US Republicans have revived efforts to overhaul Barack Obama's landmark health care bill, but scepticism on Monday by some in President Donald Trump's party has imperiled the plan.. Read...

 2017-09-19 05:05 

Channel NewsAsia

United will miss Pogba, says Mkhitaryan... +
 2017-09-19 05:03 

Malay Mail Online

Move over Disney, Mexico plans Mayan theme park... +

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced plans yesterday for an US$840 million (RM3.5 billion) Mayan theme park on the Caribbean coast to rival the major theme parks in the United States.The park, dubbed Amikoo...

 2017-09-19 05:02 

ABS-CBN

Lawmakers should not seek special treatment, says Palace... +

Malacaang on Tuesday appealed to lawmakers to practice a modest lifestyle and avoid seeking special treatment, after one of the leaders of the House of Representatives suggested that lawmakers must be made immune from minor traffic violations....

 2017-09-19 05:02 

The Strait Times

Party Congress will be a milestone: China Daily columnist... +

Yu Sui. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 05:02 

The Strait Times

Bhutan created urban Thimphu, now people want more: Kuensel... +

In its editorial on September 19, the paper draws attention to people's growing complaints as Bhutan pursues development.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 05:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Alibaba-backed logistics firm Best slashes proposed US IPO: IFR... +
 2017-09-19 05:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore, China sign MOU for Belt and Road Initiative dispute mediation... +
 2017-09-19 05:00 

The Strait Times

15,000 Singaporeans have completed online diabetes self-assessment test... +

SINGAPORE - Some 15,000 Singaporeans have checked their diabetes risk via an online questionnaire since the start of September.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 05:00 

The Strait Times

Subsidised health screening available for younger Singaporeans found at risk of diabetes... +

SINGAPORE - Younger Singaporeans can now qualify for subsidised health screening if they are deemed to be at risk of diabetes in an online questionnaire available since the start of September.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 04:58 

The Strait Times

President Halimah Yacob thanks healthcare workers for their hard work... +

SINGAPORE - Career advancement was far from the mind of of Madam Lee Sock Hwa, a senior patient care associate at the National University Hospital (NUH), when she turned 70 this year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 04:53 

Bangkok Post

Man stabbed to death in attack at Bangkok housing estate... +

A man was stabbed to death during an attack by a group of more than 20 men at a housing estate in Bangkoks Bang Bon area in the early hours of Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 04:50 

Bangkok Post

First was Doraemon ambulance; now, Minions... +

CHON BURI - Following the well-received launch of his Doraemon-themed ambulance, volunteer rescuer Nirand Leesuwan thought it was time to decorate the inside of his second ambulance this time with a Minions theme....

 2017-09-19 04:46 

The Strait Times

More than 40 million people trapped in slavery: New global estimate... +

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More than 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year in forced labour and forced marriages, according to the first joint effort by key anti-slavery groups to estimate the number of victims worldwide of the international crime....

 2017-09-19 04:46 

Bangkok Post

BMTA budgets B2bn in latest bid to buy bus fleet... +

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has announced a median price of 2 billion baht for its latest attempt to buy a new bus fleet - 489 vehicles running on compressed natural gas for vehicles (NGV)....

 2017-09-19 04:46 

Bangkok Post

BMTA budgets B4.02bn in latest bid to buy bus fleet... +

The Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) has announced a median price of 4.02 billion baht for its latest attempt to buy a new bus fleet - 489 vehicles running on compressed natural gas for vehicles (NGV)....

 2017-09-19 04:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan's Abe to pledge something for all generations in snap election: Source... +
 2017-09-19 04:44 

Malay Mail Online

Suu Kyi appeals to global community over Rohingya crisis (VIDEO)... +

NAYPYITAW, Sept 19 Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to the global community today in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the UN has decried as ethnic cleansing, urging outsiders to help her nation unite across...

 2017-09-19 04:44 

Philippine Star

Oceania in Asian Games unlikely, says Olympic Council of Asia... +

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan The hopes of Australia and other Oceania countries being allowed to compete in the Asian Games have been diminished by the head of t...

 2017-09-19 04:43 

The Strait Times

Art crawl for Gillman Barracks' 5th birthday... +

SINGAPORE - Visual arts cluster Gillman Barracks celebrates its 5th birthday on Friday, Sept 22, with its twice-yearly open house party Art After Dark.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 04:42 

The Strait Times

Miss America finalists face pretty tough questions on complex issues... +

NEW YORK (WASHINGTON POST) - Politics made a brief appearance at the Miss America pageant in September 1969. Most of the finalists faced questions like ...

 2017-09-19 04:39 

Philippine Star

Palace: Gov't work, public school classes suspended on Sept. 21... +

MANILA, Philippines Only classes in public schools and work in government offices will be suspended on September 21, Malacaang said Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 04:32 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Beserah durian season loses bite following bauxite mining... +

KUANTAN: The coming of the durian season every year at Kampung Jeram, Beserah here is always eagerly awaited by residents and outsiders who want to take a bite of the king of fruits from the village....

 2017-09-19 04:32 

The Strait Times

Spain becomes fourth country to expel North Korean envoy over nuclear programme... +

TOKYO (Washington Post) - Spain has given the North Korean ambassador assigned to Madrid until the end of September to leave, becoming the fourth country this month to expel Pyongyang's representative in the wake of the regime's sixth nuclear test...

 2017-09-19 04:28 

The Standard

[ Philippines ]

Transport groups seek P2 hike in jeepney fare ... +

Manila Standard | Defining The News...

 2017-09-19 04:28 

ABS-CBN

Walang Pasok: Govt work, classes in public schools suspended on Sept. 21... +

MANILA - Malacaang on Tuesday said work in government offices and classes in all public schools will be suspended on September 21....

 2017-09-19 04:25 

Philippine Star

Where to, Red Warriors?... +
 2017-09-19 04:24 

ABS-CBN

4 na bangkay, natagpuan sa tangke ng tubig... +

Apat na bangkay ang natagpuan sa loob ng isang tanke ng tubig sa Lipa City, Martes ng umaga. ...

 2017-09-19 04:22 

Bangkok Post

Indonesian police detain 22 over anti-communist protest... +

JAKARTA: Indonesian authorities detained 22 people late on Monday after a violent mob clashed with police at an anti-communist protest in the capital Jakarta....

 2017-09-19 04:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Creditors back CBS's bid for Australia's Ten Network... +
 2017-09-19 04:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Indonesian police detain 22 over violent anti-communist protest... +
 2017-09-19 04:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection: Report ... +
 2017-09-19 04:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection... +
 2017-09-19 04:14 

ABS-CBN

Mga pulis at militante, nagkagirian sa protesta sa DOJ... +

Daan-daang militante mula sa iba't ibang magkakaalyadong grupo ang sumugod sa tanggapan ng Department of Justice (DOJ) sa Padre Faura sa Maynila para ipanawagan sa pamahalaan ang pagpapalaya sa tinagurian nilang mga political prisoner sa bansa....

 2017-09-19 04:13 

Malay Mail Online

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy protection... +

NEW YORK, Sept 19 Toys R Us Inc, the largest US toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection yesterday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry caught in a viselike grip of online shopping and discount chains.Toys...

 2017-09-19 04:12 

Tech in Asia

6 rising startups in Japan... +

Japan's funded startups this week work on: social media, video production, English education, beauty, business referrals, and fashion accessories....

 2017-09-19 04:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Start-up Pi out to slice the charging cord... +
 2017-09-19 04:10 

Channel NewsAsia

In first speech at UN, Trump to single out North Korea, Iran... +
 2017-09-19 04:10 

Philippine Star

Donaire returns, takes on Mexican in featherweight bout... +

MANILA, Philippines Former four-division world champion Nonito Donaire Jr....

 2017-09-19 04:09 

ABS-CBN

1 patay, 1 sugatan sa salpukan ng motorsiklo at trak... +

DAVAO CITY – Isa ang patay habang isa ang sugatan sa banggaan ng motorsiklo at 10-wheeler truck sa Barangay Tamugan, Davao City, Martes ng madaling araw. ...

 2017-09-19 04:08 

Malay Mail Online

Revoke the ban on Beer Festival Charles Santiago... +

SEPTEMBER 19 Making arbitrary, spur of the moment decisions seem to be the norm for the Malaysian government.And just as ambiguous is the Kuala Lumpur City Council's (DBKL) recent nixing of an annual craft beer festival scheduled for early...

 2017-09-19 04:07 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki, binaril sa harap ng pamilya sa GenSan... +

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Patay ang isang 41-anyos na lalaki matapos siyang barilin sa harap ng kanyang pamilya, Martes ng umaga. ...

 2017-09-19 04:06 

The Strait Times

Home buyers can compare building quality scores of developers and properties on BCA website... +

SINGAPORE - Home buyers can now search for, and compare the quality of workmanship of developers and their projects easily, through the Building and Construction Authority's (BCA) website. This will allow them to make a more informed choice on prospec...

 2017-09-19 04:06 

The Strait Times

New Zealand's fuel shortage hits more flights and petrol stations... +

WELLINGTON (REUTERS) - New Zealand's jet fuel shortage on Tuesday (Sept 19) forced 28 flights to be cancelled, six of them international, with concerns that the fuel crisis may spread after petrol stations in the country's largest city Auckland cu...

 2017-09-19 04:05 

ABS-CBN

P10 minimum fare sa jeep, inihirit... +

Naghain ng petisyon Martes ang ilang transport group upang itaas ang minimum fare ng jeepney sa P10 mula P8. ...

 2017-09-19 04:02 

Malay Mail Online

Ahmad Fuaad to helm Malakoff from Oct 1... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Outgoing Proton Holdings Bhd (Proton) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Datuk Ahmad Fuaad Mohd Kenali, will be the new Malakoff Corp Bhd (MCB) CEO effective October 1.MCB, an independent power producer, told Bursa...

 2017-09-19 04:02 

Malay Mail Online

Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks... +

LONDON, Sept 19 When Hurricane Harvey blasted ashore in August, drowning south Texas in a year's worth of rain in just a few days, it left behind an estimated US$150 billion (RM628 billion) in damage to sodden homes and inundated factories,...

 2017-09-19 04:01 

ABS-CBN

Walang Pasok: No gov't work, classes in public schools on Sept 21... +

Malacanang is suspending government work and classes in public schools on Thursday, September 21, according to Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella. ...

 2017-09-19 03:57 

The Strait Times

New clinical trial to find better treatment for ovarian cancer... +

SINGAPORE - A clinical trial will test a new treatment for ovarian cancer, which is known as a ...

 2017-09-19 03:50 

Bangkok Post

Coal miner Banpu takes stake in Singapore green energy firm... +

Thai coal miner Banpu PCL is buying a 25.7% stake in Singaporean green energy firm, Sunseap Group Pte Ltd for $55.7 million, the company said on Tuesday....

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