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 2017-09-24 17:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sarawak minister, five others escape injury as light aircraft skids off runway upon landing at Kuching International Airport... +

KUCHING: A light aircraft with six people aboard, including a state minister, skidded upon landing at the Kuching International Airport (KIA) here today....

 2017-09-24 17:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

S'wak minister escapes injury as light aircraft skids off airport's runway... +

KUCHING: A light aircraft with six people aboard, including a state minister, skidded upon landing at the Kuching International Airport (KIA) here today....

 2017-09-24 17:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tanker lorry driver cheats death in crash in Batu Pahat... +

BATU PAHAT: A 44-year-old tanker lorry driver cheated death when he lost control of the vehicle as it skidded and landed on its side at Km76.3 of the North-South Expressway near here today....

 2017-09-24 17:23 

The Strait Times

Football: Tomer Hemed gives Brighton revenge over Newcastle... +

BRIGHTON (AFP) - Israeli striker Tomer Hemed's 51st-minute goal earned Brighton and Hove Albion a 1-0 victory over last season's Championship sparring partners Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday (Sept 24).. Read more at straitstimes....

 2017-09-24 17:19 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: India beat Australia, clinch ODI series... +
 2017-09-24 17:18 

Bangkok Post

Merkel wins 4th term; German right wing gains... +

BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc was on course Sunday for a lacklustre victory in Germany's national election while the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party was heading for a triumphant entry into parliament, projections suggeste...

 2017-09-24 17:09 

Malay Mail Online

Ostapenko wins Korea Open... +

SEOUL, Sept 24 Top seed Jelena Ostapenko clinched victory at the Korea Open on Sunday, defeating Brazils Beatriz Haddad Maia in a closely contested three-set final.The 20-year-old French Open champion from Latvia rallied from a set down...

 2017-09-24 17:04 

Malay Mail Online

Pesta gay di KL? Imigresen kumpul maklumat... +

BUTTERWORTH, 24 Sept Jabatan Imigresen Malaysia (JIM) akan mendapatkan maklumat daripada Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) dan beberapa agensi penguat kuasa lain berhubung pesta gay yang dirancang | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-09-24 17:04 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Unidentified mans body found after suspected suicide... +

A man was found dead at the foot of an eight-storey building in Bangkok at about 11.45am on Sunday....

 2017-09-24 17:02 

The Strait Times

Police have thwarted seven terror attacks since March, London mayor Sadiq Khan reveals... +

BRIGHTON, England (REUTERS) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan said police had thwarted seven attacks by militants since March this year, describing the increase in the number as a shift rather than a spike.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-24 17:00 

Phnom Penh Post

Visitor numbers grow over holiday fest... +

Tourism numbers swelled by nearly 16 percent during this years Pchum Ben festival, according to the Ministry of Tourism, with officials crediting efforts to improve tourism infrastructure and the quality of services for the higher volume of both domestic ...

 2017-09-24 17:00 

Phnom Penh Post

In EU, Manet met with protest... +

Hun Manet, military official and son of Prime Minister Hun Sen, met with counterparts in France and supporters in Germany this week, even after both countries lined up to condemn the governments recent arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha. An item on go...

 2017-09-24 17:00 

Phnom Penh Post

Sokha may miss bail hearing due to ‘security concerns’... +

A hearing to determine the legality of opposition leader Kem Sokhas pre-trial detention is scheduled to proceed on Tuesday, though it will likely take place without him in court due to security concerns, Prison Department officials confirmed yesterday. C...

 2017-09-24 17:00 

Phnom Penh Post

Man charged over song criticising Hun Sen... +

A Kampong Speu resident was charged with incitement on Saturday by the Kratie Provincial Court over a video from 2013 of him singing a song criticising Prime Minister Hun Sens policies. In the video, Huy Oudom, 29, accuses Hun Sen in song of giving away ...

 2017-09-24 17:00 

Phnom Penh Post

Business Insider: Cathay Dragon spreads its wings... +

For over two decades, Cathay Dragon formerly Dragonair has been connecting Cambodia to its hub in Hong Kong. The Posts Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon spoke to Josh Williams, country manager of Cathay Dragon, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific Airwa...

 2017-09-24 17:00 

Phnom Penh Post

PM nixes casino’s name change... +

Outrage over the renaming of a casino built on historic Bokor Mountain drew a swift reaction from Prime Minister Hun Sen, who unilaterally overturned the Ministry of Commerces approval of the rebrand and ordered the removal of all new resort signage on Sa...

 2017-09-24 17:00 

Phnom Penh Post

NEC defends holiday halt... +

A National Election Committee (NEC) member has defended the electoral bodys decision to cease registration for the Pchum Ben holiday, despite its Secretary-General Tep Nytha complaining last week that registrations were only trickling in because migrant w...

 2017-09-24 16:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar says bodies of 28 Hindu villagers found in Rakhine State... +
 2017-09-24 16:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sisters hurt in snatch theft incident... +

GURUN: Two sisters were injured in a snatch theft incident near a shopping complex here last night....

 2017-09-24 16:40 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Rhino-horn smugglers arrested at airport... +

Three Vietnamese passengers were arrested at the Suvarnabhumi Airport early Sunday on charges of rhino-horn smuggling....

 2017-09-24 16:36 

Malay Mail Online

Rasa macam tak layak, kata Pelakon Wanita Terbaik FFM29... +

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Sept Sangeetha Krishnasamy tidak menyangka lakonannya sebagai seorang guru dalam filem Adiwiraku membolehkannya menang trofi Pelakon Wanita Terbaik Festival Filem | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-09-24 16:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Trump tweet, NFL response escalate drama of Sunday games... +

The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem. The sta...

 2017-09-24 16:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Neighbours' courageous act save 2 boys from Langkawi home fire... +

LANGKAWI: Quick action by four neighbours saved two boys from a fire that destroyed their house in Kampung Gelam here Sunday morning....

 2017-09-24 16:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

DPM's presence at Interpol General Assembly reflects Malaysia's commitment to combating terrorism... +

BEIJING: With terrorism a growing threat in the region, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidis presence at the 86th Interpol General Assembly, here, reflects Malaysias commitment to combating militancy and other international crime....

 2017-09-24 16:24 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Suvarnabhumi officials catch accused iPhone smuggler... +

Customs officials at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Sunday arrested an Australian man who allegedly tried to smuggle 26 iPhone 8 mobiles, worth about Bt1 million, into the country without permission....

 2017-09-24 16:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Wozniacki beats Pavlyuchenkova to retain Pan Pacific title... +

TOKYO --- Caroline Wozniacki overwhelmed Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0, 7-5 to retain her Pan Pacific Open title on Sunday. The victory gives Wozniacki, also champion in Tokyo in 2010, her first title of the year. The Dane had lost all six of her ...

 2017-09-24 16:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Johor to postpone new development charges on change of land status, project density... +

Pix by Mohd Azren Jamaludin...

 2017-09-24 16:15 

The Strait Times

Angela Merkel on track for fourth term after German election: Exit poll... +

BERLIN (REUTERS) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives secured a fourth consecutive term in office on Sunday (Sept 24) in an election that brought a far-right party into the German parliament for the first time in more than half a century, exit p...

 2017-09-24 16:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Merkel on track for fourth term after German election: Exit poll... +
 2017-09-24 16:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Merkel wins fourth term, hard right gains foothold in parliament... +
 2017-09-24 16:11 

Manila Bulletin

UNHRC adoption of PH human rights report card a big victory Cayetano... +

The Philippines described as a big victory the recent decision made by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to overwhelmingly adopt Manilas human rights report card....

 2017-09-24 16:10 

Borneo Bulletin

Crown Prince graces Golden Jubilee dress rehearsal in capital... +

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, in his capacity as patron of the Golden Jubilee Celebration Ad...

 2017-09-24 16:10 

Manila Bulletin

Military in final push in Marawi... +

Government troops are making the final push against the remaining terrorists in Marawi City after regaining control of another strategic bridge in the battle area, Malacaang said on Sunday....

 2017-09-24 16:09 

Borneo Bulletin

Asean teachers discuss importance of preserving cultural identity... +

GLOBALISATION, a global integration process, has created opportunities for countries to get closer, enhance communication, mutual understanding and development. It however, also poses challenges to the socio-economic life in these countries, resulting in ...

 2017-09-24 16:09 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte open to constructive dialogue... +

President Duterte is willing to hold a constructive dialogue with groups voicing grievances against the government following the mass protests against his alleged creeping dictatorship....

 2017-09-24 16:08 

Manila Bulletin

CBCP calls for abolition of hazing... +

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said yesterday now is the time to finally abolish the controversial initiation rite of hazing in all colleges and universities in the country....

 2017-09-24 16:08 

Borneo Bulletin

Strong turnout at Larian Hari Keputeraan... +

A total of 3,579 runners yesterday signed up for the Larian Hari Keputeraan 2017 across all four districts to enliven the 71st birthday celebrations of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifu...

 2017-09-24 16:08 

Malay Mail Online

Pengacara popular Mahadzir Lokman kritikal di hospital... +

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Sept Pengacara dan personaliti televisyen popular, Datuk Mahadzir Lokman kini berada dalam keadaan kritikal dan dimasukkan ke Unit Rawatan Rapi (ICU) Pusat Perubatan Universiti | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-09-24 16:07 

Channel NewsAsia

Athletics: Kipchoge wins Berlin men's marathon, misses record... +
 2017-09-24 16:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Couple killed, 2-year-old daughter and three others injured in three-vehicle collision in Kota Tinggi... +

KOTA TINGGI: A weekend holiday trip ended in tragedy when a couple was killed and their 2-year-old daughter injured when their car was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle at Km59.7 of the Senai Desaru Expressway today....

 2017-09-24 16:07 

Borneo Bulletin

Brunei to set up association for dementia... +

Brunei Darussalam is expected to set up its very own association for dementia this year as part of an effort to be a member of Alzheimers Disease International (ADI), said Datin Jacqueline Wong, Honorary Secretary of Alzheimers Disease Foundation Malaysia...

 2017-09-24 16:07 

Manila Bulletin

House set on approving P3.767-trillion General Appropriation Bill tomorrow... +

The House of Representatives is set on passing on third and final reading the 2018 P3.767-trillion General Appropriations Bill (GAB) on Tuesday, September 26....

 2017-09-24 16:06 

Borneo Bulletin

Tens of thousands flee rumbling Bali volcano... +

KARANGASEM, Indonesia (AFP) &#-; More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said yesterd...

 2017-09-24 16:06 

Manila Bulletin

LDS matrix stresses need to destroy drug apparatus Palace... +

Malacaang said that declassifying the LDS (Lanao del Sur) Drug Trade Linked Diagram only highlights the need to put a stop to the drug trade as it only destroys the country....

 2017-09-24 16:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Brave Anne Heche bids abusive past goodbye... +

Talking to Anne Heche is sometimes more fascinating than the characters she consistently limns with impressive proficiency. This, we found out during our chat with the 48-year-old actress in a recent phoner to discuss "The Brave," the globetrotting dramat...

 2017-09-24 16:05 

Borneo Bulletin

Najib hits out at opposition leaders for instilling hatred towards govt... +

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) &#-;Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razakyesterday hit out at the opposition leaders for lying and confusing the people to instilhatred towards the government. He said the various allegations and claims by the opposition, inc...

 2017-09-24 16:05 

Manila Bulletin

Biliran circumferential road undergoes P297-M widening... +

Naval, Biliran The Department of Public Works and Highways-Biliran District Engineering Office (DPWH-BDEO) is currently undertaking the construction of the P297.78 million widening project of the Biliran Circumferential Road (BCR), a report from the BDEO...

 2017-09-24 16:05 

Channel NewsAsia

London mayor says Britain should not host President Trump on state visit... +
 2017-09-24 16:04 

Borneo Bulletin

New Zealand PM wins most votes but needs help to form govt... +

AUCKLAND (AP) &#-; Prime Minister Bill Englishs National Party won the most votes in New Zealands general election on Saturday, but not enough to form a government without help from other political parties. That means New Zealanders may need to wait fo...

 2017-09-24 16:04 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Glaiza reveals the songwriter in Angelica; Martins idol... +

Unknown to many, actresses Glaiza de Castro and Angelica Panganiban have been secretly writing songs for quite some time now. "We exchange lyrics and melodies. That's one of the ways we communicate or listen to each other's sentiments," Glaiza revealed a...

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