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 2017-09-19 09:24 

Malay Mail Online

Selangor PKR rep denies rumour of party defections to Umno... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 A Selangor PKR state assemblyman has denied speculation that he and seven other party members will follow Tan Sri Muhammad Muhammad Taib's footsteps in joining Umno.This is not true and its a fabrication, The...

 2017-09-19 09:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Japan's Nikkei surges but most of Asia unable to extend gains... +
 2017-09-19 09:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: In Rohingya crisis, India faces moral obligations... +
 2017-09-19 09:24 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Japan deploys missile interceptor near North Korea flight path... +

TOKYO --- Japan on Tuesday moved a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said a Patriot Advanced Capability-3 interceptor unit was dep...

 2017-09-19 09:22 

Malay Mail Online

Bjork reveals The Gate music video... +

LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 Bjrk has released a music video for The Gate, the new single thats hotly tipped to feature on the singers eagerly anticipated new album.In a video with hallucinogenic undertones, the Icelandic artist can be seen...

 2017-09-19 09:21 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Man, 60, charged with sticking toothpicks in bus seats... +

SINGAPORE-A 60-year-old man whoallegedly stuck toothpicks into the seats of public buseshas been charged with committing public mischief. Lim Lye Seng was in courton Tuesday (Sept 19) to facefour charges related to the alleged offence on four......

 2017-09-19 09:21 

ABS-CBN

PDEA sues Faeldon, Customs staff over P6.4B shabu shipment... +

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday filed a criminal complaint against former Customs commissioner Nicanor Faeldon and several others in connection with the P6.4-billion shabu" shipment that slipped into the country in May....

 2017-09-19 09:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Wificoin grants wifi access in exchange for cryptocurrency... +

One startup company has developed a software which provides Wi-Fi internet access in exchange for cryptocurrency payments. Called Wificoin, the software was demonstrated during the 2017 TechCrunch Disrupt conference, to be held from Sept. 18 to 20 at Pier...

 2017-09-19 09:18 

Malay Mail Online

Treating lazy eye with virtual reality fun at Slovak clinic (VIDEO)... +

MARTIN, Sept 19 Treating lazy eye can be as fun as playing a game, literally.Optic doctor Anders Rustand Holm says: ...

 2017-09-19 09:17 

Malay Mail Online

France defends Iran nuclear deal, which Trump calls deeply flawed... +

NEW YORK, Sept 19France made a new plea yesterday for the United States to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and suggested its provisions expiring after a decade could be strengthened, as US President Donald Trump again criticised the...

 2017-09-19 09:17 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Mob murders man at Bangkok housing estate... +

A man was hacked and stabbed to death by a mob at a Bangkok housing estate early Tuesday morning following a long feud, police said....

 2017-09-19 09:17 

ABS-CBN

Comelec chief's wife to testify in Bautista impeachment hearing... +

The estranged wife of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista will attend the poll chief's impeachment hearing at the House of Representatives on Wednesday to "attest to the truth."...

 2017-09-19 09:16 

The Strait Times

ST's food critics pick 8 best hipster hawkers to check out... +

Food with both style and substance, featured in The Straits Times' Cheap & Good and Food Picks columns. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 09:15 

Philippine Star

LP urges public to fight for rule of law as drug killings rise... +

MANILA, Philippines The Liberal Party on Tuesday called on Filipinos to assert their "collective willingness to enforce the rule of law" as it reminded the...

 2017-09-19 09:14 

Malay Mail Online

Boris stirs up Brexit debate ahead of PM’s big speech... +

LONDON, Sept 19In setting out his own vision for Brexit, Boris Johnson has stirred up colleagues and increased the pressure on British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of her big speech on Europe later this week.The British foreign...

 2017-09-19 09:14 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Ombudsman exec: Estrada bail ruling to have adverse effects on pork cases... +

If the ruling allowingformer Sen. Jinggoy Estrada to post bail would be affirmed, it would have "adverse effects" on the plunder cases in connection with the pork barrel scam, a high-ranking Ombudsman official admitted. Special prosecutor Edilberto Sando...

 2017-09-19 09:14 

Bangkok Post

Cabinet approves B87bn to help rice farmers... +

The cabinet on Tuesday approved three loan and subsidy programmes for rice farmers, to help stabilise prices and reduce oversupply of the grain....

 2017-09-19 09:12 

The Strait Times

Football: Anti-discrimination group Kick it Out want to ban chant about Romelu Lukaku's penis size... +

(GUARDIAN) - Manchester United have been urged to stop their supporters from singing a song about Romelu Lukaku that makes reference to the size of the striker's manhood on the basis that it reinforces racist stereotypes.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2017-09-19 09:11 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

AirAsia offers P990 introductory fare for Manila-Ho Chi Minh flights... +

AirAsia passengers can enjoy P990 all-in fare rate from Manila to Ho Chih Minh in Vietnam as the budget airline company introducedon Tuesdayits direct flights between the two cities. All-in fares from as low as P990 for Manila-Ho Chi Minh route are...

 2017-09-19 09:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Swiss shut down 'fake' E-Coin in latest cryptocurrency crackdown... +
 2017-09-19 09:09 

Malay Mail Online

Trump eyes military parade for July 4 celebrations... +

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 US President Donald Trump yesterday revealed plans to transform Americas Independence Day celebrations next July 4 into a vast military parade, styled on Frances Bastille Day.Were actually thinking about...

 2017-09-19 09:09 

Channel NewsAsia

UN investigators demand 'full, unfettered' access to Myanmar... +
 2017-09-19 09:09 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

I-Remit teams up with Lazada... +

Money transfer firm i-Remit has teamed up with e-commerce platform Lazada Philippines on online shopping for users of its remittance channel. I-Remit, the largest Filipino-owned non-bank remittance service provider, disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exch...

 2017-09-19 09:08 

Bangkok Post

Cabinet approves tax deduction for health insurance... +

Private health insurance premiums will be an allowable deduction for personal income tax purposes, up to a maximum 15,000 baht, under a proposal approved by the cabinet on Tuesday....

 2017-09-19 09:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Senior Chinese leader says has "shared destiny" with Vietnam... +
 2017-09-19 09:04 

ABS-CBN

Solons oppose Farias bid for traffic exemption... +

At least 3 congressmen on Tuesday opposed House Majority Leader Rodolfo Farias' call for lawmakers to be granted "parliamentary immunity" from minor traffic violations. ...

 2017-09-19 09:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mahathir belittled Najib's White House visit to protect legacy: Umno... +

KUALA LUMPUR: An Umno Supreme Council member today took a swipe at Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, labelling the former premier as a failed and bankrupt leader....

 2017-09-19 09:04 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lucrative pay by private sector sees specialists leave public sector hospitals... +

KEPALA BATAS: Lucrative pay by private hospitals is one of the main reasons government hospital specialists are moving out from the public health sector....

 2017-09-19 09:01 

Bangkok Post

Thaksin hopes memories of coup not fading away... +

On this day 11 years ago, Sept 19, Thaksin Shinawatra was removed from office by a military coup, and the former prime minister hopes people do not forget that....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Viet Nam News

HCM Stock Exchange warns TTF could be delisted... +

The HCM Stock Exchange has warned that shares of Trng Thnh Furniture Corporation (HOSE: TTF) could be delisted as its accumulated losses might have exceeded the companys charter capital....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Shares maintain upward trend... +

Shares on the two stock exchanges opened this weeks trading with gains as investors demonstrated their rising confidence in the market outlook....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Viet Nam News

VN aims to narrow trade deficit with Thailand... +

Improving the quality of domestically produced goods is critical for Vit Nam to compete with imported products and narrow the trade deficit with Thailand, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT). ...

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Jury still out on cryptocurrency in Viet Nam... +

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has clearly stated that unlike legal tenders, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are not considered real money and thus not recognised as payment methods in Vietnamese law....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Viet Nam News

Nng foreign investment surges... +

The central city has attracted 43 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth US$60 million in the first eight months this year....

 2017-09-19 09:00 

Viet Nam News

MoIT to streamline hundreds of regulations... +

The Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to streamline 464 to 612 conditions for establishing new businesses, equivalent to some 38.15 to 50.3 per cent of the total business conditions.nbsp;...

 2017-09-19 08:59 

The Strait Times

Award-winning British band alt-J to perform at Esplanade... +

SINGAPORE - British indie outfit alt-J will be back in Singapore to play at the Esplanade Theatre on Nov 29.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 08:59 

Channel NewsAsia

'Car nation' Germany distrustful of driverless vehicles... +
 2017-09-19 08:58 

ABS-CBN

Aguirre: Judge hearing seized 890-kg shabu case ill... +

MANILA — The judge that Sen. Richard Gordon castigated in a Senate hearing Tuesday for failing to order the destruction of 890 kilos of illegal drugs seized nine months ago is sick, Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said....

 2017-09-19 08:58 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Peso returns to 50:$1 level... +

The peso on Tuesday returned to 50:$1 level, closing at 50.915:$1 from 51.1:$1 last Monday. At the Philippine Dealing System, the peso reached an intraday high of 50.91:$1 and a low of 51.16:$1 after opening at 51.15:$1. The total volume traded ju...

 2017-09-19 08:57 

Malay Mail Online

Cycling record: Briton goes round the world in 79 days (VIDEO)... +

PARIS, Sept 19 The journey ended where it began at Paris's Arc de Triomphe.British endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont smashed the Guinness World Record for the fastest circumnavigation, finishing a day and a half shy of his goal of 80...

 2017-09-19 08:57 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Royal Caribbean Cruises, STI to build school for seafarers... +

Leading global cruise operator Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) is betting big on Philippine human resources by teaming up with STI Education Services Group Inc. (STI ESG) to build a world-class training center for seafarers in Manila. The facility, na...

 2017-09-19 08:56 

The Strait Times

World's biggest wealth fund hits S$1.34t after greenback sinks... +

OSLO (BLOOMBERG) - Norway's sovereign wealth fund hit US$1 trillion (S$1.34 trillion) for the first time on Tuesday (Sept 19), driven higher by climbing stock markets and a weaker US dollar.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 08:56 

Malay Mail Online

Protesters back on St Louis streets after violence, arrests (VIDEO)... +

ST LOUIS, Sept 19 Protests simmered for the fourth straight day yesterday in St Louis, Missouri amid outrage over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the shooting death of a black man.Dozens marched peacefully, some carrying...

 2017-09-19 08:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Younger Singaporeans at risk of diabetes eligible for S$5 screening tests... +
 2017-09-19 08:55 

The Strait Times

Boxing: TV show sees Rio Ferdinand lace up gloves for one-off professional fight... +

(GUARDIAN) - Former Manchester United and England centre-back Rio Ferdinand will attempt to become a professional boxer at the age of 38 after taking up the sport to stay fit after retiring from football and to channel his grief after the death of his wif...

 2017-09-19 08:54 

Malay Mail Online

Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech (VIDEO)... +

NEW YORK, Sept 19 Britain led world powers yesterday in warning Myanmar of potential action if leader Aung San Suu Kyi does not move to end a campaign against the Rohingya minority.Hours before Suu Kyi delivers a national address today,...

 2017-09-19 08:54 

Malay Mail Online

Christopher Kane unveils new Crocs collection at London Fashion Week... +

LONDON, Sept 19 Christopher Kane is once again championing the ugly shoe trend with a new Crocs collaboration.The designer debuted his latest effort with the footwear brand during his Spring/Summer 2018 presentation during London...

 2017-09-19 08:53 

The Strait Times

5 key points from Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's address on Rohingya crisis... +

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AFP) - Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi broke her silence on the Rohingya crisis on Tuesday (Sept 19), in a speech aimed at appeasing an international community horrified by army-led violence which the United Nations desc...

 2017-09-19 08:50 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PSEi slips from record highs... +

The local stock barometer retreated from all-time highs on Tuesday as investors turned cautious ahead of the upcoming US Federal Reserve monetary setting. The main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index pulled back by 131.44 points or 1.59 percent to clos...

 2017-09-19 08:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Maintenance worker charged with raping 15-year-old girl... +

PUTRAJAYA: A maintenance company employee pleaded not guilty in the Special Court for Sexual Crimes Against Children to a charge with raping a 15-year-old girl whom he befriended through the WeChat application....

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