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 2017-09-19 10:06 

Malay Mail Online

PAS not jumping ship in Selangor, veep says after Mat Taib switches to team Umno... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 PAS vice-president Datuk Iskandar Abdul Samad has denied rumours that the partys Selangor lawmakers planned to align themselves with the Barisan Nasional (BN) at the state level.Several Selangor PAS assemblymen had...

 2017-09-19 10:06 

The Strait Times

Technician jailed, fined for importing air pistol, criminal intimidation and knife possession... +

SINGAPORE -A technician bought an air pistol in Malaysia, dismantled the parts before bringing it into Singapore, and subsequently used it to threaten a man who had gone out with his girlfriend.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 10:04 

ABS-CBN

Ex-PCGG chair arrested for graft, malversation... +

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Tuesday arrested former Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Camilo Sabio over charges of graft, malversation of funds and corrupt practices pending at the Sandiganbayan 4th and 5th Divi...

 2017-09-19 10:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Perlis student charged with murder of newborn... +

KANGAR: A 22-year-old student was charged at the magistrate's court today with the murder of her newborn baby early this month....

 2017-09-19 10:02 

Malay Mail Online

After Mat Taib’s move, Ibrahim Ali says hes no longer King of Frogs... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Datuk Ibrahim Ali said today he can no longer be called the King of the Frogs for jumping on and off political parties, after Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib rejoined Umno during the weekend.The president...

 2017-09-19 10:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Disgruntled taxi drivers leaving PPBM because party 'abandoned' them... +

JOHOR BARU: A group of 15 taxi drivers in Gelang Patah here have decided to leave Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) after they felt abandoned by the party....

 2017-09-19 10:01 

Malay Mail Online

Healthy nasi lemak for Beckham... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 By now you may have heard that David Beckham is coming to town this Friday.The former global football superstar is ready to get a taste of Malaysia by chowing down on some good ol nasi lemak as part of the AIA...

 2017-09-19 10:01 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte: No utang na loob being paid to Marcoses... +

President Duterte has assured the nation that he was not bargaining away justice in matters related to the Marcoses wealth....

 2017-09-19 09:59 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Aung San Suu Kyi appeals to global community over Rohingya crisis... +

NAYPYIDAW (Myanmar) Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached out to the global community on Tuesday (Sept 19) in a broad appeal for support over a refugee crisis the United Nations has decried as "ethnic cleansing", urging outsiders to help her nation......

 2017-09-19 09:59 

Philippine Star

Filipino spikers test mettle in 29th SEA Beach Volleyball tiff... +

MANILA, Philippines Three Filipino teams will try to win the 29th Southeast Asian Beach Volleyball Championship in Singapore on September 28....

 2017-09-19 09:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

DAP trio want RoS to intervene, publish full list of party members who voted in 2012 CEC poll... +

PUTRAJAYA: Three DAP delegates today urged the Registrar of Societies (RoS) to make public the full list of 2,576 party members who voted in the party's Central Executive Committee (CEC) election in 2012....

 2017-09-19 09:57 

The Strait Times

Stanislav Petrov, Soviet officer who helped avert nuclear war, is dead at 77... +

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Early on the morning of Sept 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov helped prevent the outbreak of nuclear war.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 09:57 

Manila Bulletin

Trillanes supposed Singapore bank account`does not exist... +

A bank in Singapore refused to issue a certification to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV after the lawmaker sought documents to disprove President Dutertes accusations he has offshore accounts with the bank....

 2017-09-19 09:56 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia opens higher on lack of buying interest... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Bursa Malaysia opened marginally higher but retreated on lack of buying interest, dealers said.At 9.24am, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) stood at 1,781.44, down 2.2 points, against yesterdays close of...

 2017-09-19 09:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

One day in jail and RM10,000 fine for duo for trying to bribe National Anti-Drugs Agency officer... +

ALOR STAR: The Sessions Court here today sentenced two men to one day in jail and RM10,000 fine each, when they pleaded guilty to a charge of offering a bribe to the National Anti-Drugs Agency (NADA) to switch their urine test samples, two years ago....

 2017-09-19 09:51 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Tokyo's Nikkei tops 20,000 at break helped by weaker yen... +

TOKYO- Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei index rose past 20,000 for the first time in six weeks Tuesday morning after Wall Street edged up to a new record close and a weak yen lifted exporters....

 2017-09-19 09:50 

Philippine Star

Sprinter Honasan strikes gold for Philippines in ASEAN Para Games... +

KUALA LUMPUR Teenage phenom Cielo Honasan showed shades of a Lydia de Vega as she blitz her way to the 200m gold for T44 to jumpstart her bid for a sprint...

 2017-09-19 09:50 

Malay Mail Online

Ronaldo back for Real, Deulofeu in for Dembele... +

MADRID, Sept 19 Barcelona begin a four-month stretch without injured club record signing Ousmane Dembele, but will be expected to sweep aside Eibar to continue their 100 per cent start to La Liga today.Cristiano Ronaldo returns from a...

 2017-09-19 09:47 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Monks negotiate floodwater to accept alms in Phichit... +

Monks in a village in Phichits Pho Pratab Chang district walked through floodwater to collect alms on Tuesday morning after the Yom River burst its banks....

 2017-09-19 09:46 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit opens marginally lower against US dollar... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 The ringgit opened marginally lower against the US dollar as the greenback strengthened ahead of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting this week, dealers said.At 9am, the local unit was quoted at...

 2017-09-19 09:46 

Bangkok Post

More jail time in Singapore for unruly, drunk Australian... +

SINGAPORE: An Australian man imprisoned in Singapore for assaulting airport police officers and other offences during a two-week drunken binge was sentenced to additional jail time by the High Court on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 09:45 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte to ask Fr. Chito on women abuse by Maute... +

President Duterte said that he will ask Catholic priest Father Teresito "Chito" Suganob if there is truth to the claims that women hostages were being raped by the Daesh-inspired Maute Group in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur....

 2017-09-19 09:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai "out of danger" in South African hospital... +
 2017-09-19 09:42 

Viet Nam News

VNs financial leasing potential... +

Financial leasing institutions are believed to the lastest solution to resolve the capital issue for local businesses, especially small-and-medium sized enterprises (SMEs), experts said....

 2017-09-19 09:40 

Channel NewsAsia

US lethal weapons supplies to Ukraine won't promote stability: Kremlin... +
 2017-09-19 09:40 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Fire breaks out at Tak hotel... +

A fire broke out at a well-known hotel in Taks Mae Sot district late Monday night....

 2017-09-19 09:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Hurricane Maria wreaks devastation in Dominica... +
 2017-09-19 09:39 

Malay Mail Online

Report: In new music video, Vida ‘bathes’ in money to inspire people to work hard... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Cosmetics millionaire Datuk Seri Vida has finished work on a second music video for her single I Am Me, one which apparently features her in a bathtub filled with RM100 and RM50 notes.According to the New Straits Times...

 2017-09-19 09:38 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia, Namibia agree to enhance bilateral trade cooperation... +

Indonesias Foreign Affairs Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi has held a bilateral meeting with her Namibian counterpart Netumbo Nandi-Ndiatwah, and the two ministers agreed to intensify cooperation to boost bilateral trade. ......

 2017-09-19 09:37 

Malay Mail Online

Dominica braces for Hurricane Maria (VIDEO)... +

CASTRIES (Saint Lucia), Sept 19 Dominica braced for Hurricane Maria yesterday as the potentially catastrophic Category Five storm bore down on the island nation, packing winds of 257kph.Residents flocked to supermarkets to stock up on...

 2017-09-19 09:37 

Malay Mail Online

Cartier channels high-flying spirits with ‘L’Envol de Cartier’ EDT... +

PARIS, Sept 19 A year after launching its L'Envol de Cartier Eau de Parfum, the luxury label has unveiled an Eau de Toilette (EDT) version created by its house perfumer, Mathilde Laurent. While the Eau de Parfum was directly inspired by...

 2017-09-19 09:37 

Malay Mail Online

Zahid proposes amendment to Education Act to register tahfiz schools... +

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19 The Education Act 1996 (Act 550) should be amended to allow the registrations of private Islamic education institutions including private tahfiz schools to be subjected to the act with the agreements of the state...

 2017-09-19 09:36 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

44 villagers flee following increased volcanic activity at Mt Agung... +

Increased volcanic activity at Mount Agung in Bali has forced 44 local villagers to flee to safer ground, according to a spokesman of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). The 44 inhabitants of Lebih Hamlet, ......

 2017-09-19 09:36 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

All eyes on Suu Kyi as Myanmar leader breaks silence on Rohingya crisis... +

YANGON- Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is poised Tuesday to break her near-silence on communal violence scorching through Rakhine state, in a televised speech on a Rohingya refugee crisis that has shocked the world and prompted the UN to accuse the count...

 2017-09-19 09:36 

Malay Mail Online

Inter look to Icardi, Perisic to stay perfect at Bologna... +

MILAN, Sept 19 Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti is counting on Mauro Icardi and Ivan Perisic to add to their goal scoring tallies and make it five Serie A wins out of five at Bologna.Inter travel the short journey south to the...

 2017-09-19 09:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Tahfiz fire survivor undergoes surgery to remove burnt skin... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Fifteen-year-old Zunnun Misiri, one of the survivors of the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah tahfiz fire tragedy who is still warded at Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL), has successfully undergone surgery to remove burnt skin....

 2017-09-19 09:33 

Malay Mail Online

Arak bukan isu ‘siapa lebih juara’ Sheikh Omar Ali... +

19 SEPTEMBER Sebagai seorang warganegara yang mendukung hak bersuara dan hak untuk berbeza pendapat, saya secara peribadi tidak menyokong penganjuran Better Beer Festival 2017 yang dijadualkan | Pendapat | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-09-19 09:32 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Man killed by coffin in haunted house attraction went backstage by mistake... +

Hong Kong-based Ocean Park says a man killed by a coffin in its Buried Alive attraction entered the attractions backstage area by mistake....

 2017-09-19 09:32 

The Strait Times

Free rides on Downtown Line on first 2 days of DTL3 opening... +

SINGAPORE - Commuters will get to travel on the Downtown Line for free on the first two days of the Downtown Line 3's opening, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said in a statement on Tuesday (Sept 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 09:32 

Malay Mail Online

First Tomb Raider poster revealed for reboot... +

LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 Warner Bros Pictures has unleashed the first official poster for its upcoming Tomb Raider reboot, starring Alicia Vikander as the latest incarnation of adventure junkie extraordinaire Lara Croft.The teaser poster, which...

 2017-09-19 09:31 

Malay Mail Online

Japan deploys missile defence to northern island, minister says... +

TOKYO, Sept 19 Japan deployed today an additional missile defence system on its northern island of Hokkaido, days after North Korea launched a missile over the island, sparking emergency warnings to take cover.As part of measures to...

 2017-09-19 09:30 

Malay Mail Online

Ex-England star Ferdinand reported to turn to boxing... +

LONDON, Sept 19 Former England star Rio Ferdinand is due to announce today he is going to try and become a professional boxer just two months away from his 39th birthday, according to the Daily Telegraph.Ferdinand, who won 81 caps and made...

 2017-09-19 09:30 

The Strait Times

National Gallery Singapore ties up with Muse d'Orsay for blockbuster exhibition in November... +

SINGAPORE - National Gallery Singapore's upcoming blockbuster exhibition Century Of Light will feature masterpieces from the 19th century, including famous works by French artists Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 09:30 

Malay Mail Online

Shock in suburbia for neighbours of London blast suspect (VIDEO)... +

LONDON, Sept 19 Neighbours of the teenage chief suspect in the London Underground train bombing voiced their shock yesterday as their quiet suburb was teeming with police operating behind a temporary metal security wall.Residents of...

 2017-09-19 09:29 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

CPIB says new polar bear mascot is its friendly public face... +

SINGAPORE Defending its newest "employee" Kopi Lim, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) said the polar bear mascot is part of its new public outreach effort to "bring more insights into our anti-corruption work". Kopi Lim, a bespectacled,.....

 2017-09-19 09:27 

Malay Mail Online

CEO pegang payudara jururawat, siasatan kes selesai... +

SHAH ALAM, 19 Sept Pihak polis telah melengkapkan siasatan kes seorang ketua pegawai eksekutif (CEO) sebuah syarikat terkemuka yang didakwa mencabul seorang jururawat di sebuah hospital swasta | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-09-19 09:26 

The Strait Times

Golf: PGA Tour partnering with London firm to track irregular betting patterns... +

(REUTERS) - The PGA Tour said on Monday it will implement a more comprehensive gambling policy from 2018 to monitor global betting markets for any irregular activity.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 09:26 

Philippine Star

WATCH: Metro Manila churches ring bells for thousands killed in drug war... +

MANILA, Philippines Churches in Metro Manila rang their bells last week, marking the beginning of the 40-night ritual to remember the thousands killed in P...

 2017-09-19 09:25 

Malay Mail Online

Norway cop gets 21 years for helping smuggle 14 tonnes of hashish... +

OSLO, Sept 19 A Norwegian court yesterday sentenced a former top police officer to 21 years in prison for allowing nearly 14 tonnes of hashish to be smuggled into the country over nearly a decade.Eirik Jensen, who was in charge of fighting...

 2017-09-19 09:25 

Bangkok Post

Senior Chinese leader says has 'shared destiny' with Vietnam... +

BEIJING: China and Vietnam's Communist Parties have a "shared destiny" and the two nations have huge potential for economic cooperation, a senior official said on Tuesday during a visit to Vietnam, which has clashed with China over the South China Sea....

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