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 2018-10-21 07:38 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

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 2018-10-21 07:37 

Channel NewsAsia

Grain pain: Japan's ageing rice farmers face uncertain future...

A crop once deemed so important it served as a form of currency, Japanese rice has fallen out of favour with younger, westernised consumers, in a ......

 2018-10-21 07:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penang landslide: Number of victims likely to increase...
 2018-10-21 07:33 

Manila Bulletin

Motorists urged to bear with QC traffic jams...

The Quezon City government appealed to the public for their understanding and patience in bearing with the temporary inconveniences as alternate routes were improved, widened and rehabilitated to ease traffic congestion with the Metro Manila Rail Transit ...

 2018-10-21 07:30 

Channel NewsAsia

New Delhi half-marathon tries radio waves to beat city's toxic smog...

New Delhi's half-marathon race used ultra high frequency (UHF) radio waves to clear the air for the runners on Sunday, an experimental technique ......

 2018-10-21 07:30 

Malay Mail Online

PKR election head denies re-election in Melaka...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — PKR election committee chairman Datuk Rashid Din denied today a news report claiming that Melaka may have to conduct fresh elections due to "glitches" in the party's e-voting system. Rashid said official results in...

 2018-10-21 07:30 

The Strait Times

South Korea's plan for no-fly zone area along North Korea border stirs debate...

SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ ASIA NEWS NETWORK)- Controversy has grown over South Korea's plan to establish a no-fly zone along the border with North Korea, prompting debate over the question of building trust with Pyongyang without compromising the milit...

 2018-10-21 07:29 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte to NPA: Life is not a revolution...

DAVAO CITY President Rodrigo R. Duterte admitted that he is frustrated by the entry of foreign corporations that own some lands in the country but he told the New People's Army (NPA) that they cannot always resort to killing to change things because l...

 2018-10-21 07:25 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Rockets beat Lakers, spoil LeBron's home debut in fight-marred duel...

LeBron James's home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers ended on a sour note Saturday as the Houston Rockets seized control late for a 124-115 win in a physical contest at Staples Center.James finished with 24 points and five assists but the Lakers coul...

 2018-10-21 07:23 

Manila Bulletin

BIR losses P761-M tax case against San Miguel Brewery...

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to return to San Miguel Brewery (SMB) more than P761 million in "erroneously and excessively excise tax collection."...

 2018-10-21 07:23 

Manila Bulletin

BIR loses P761-M tax case against San Miguel Brewery...

The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to return to San Miguel Brewery (SMB) more than P761 million in "erroneously and excessively excise tax collection."...

 2018-10-21 07:23 

Manila Bulletin

NBI ex-official linked to Catanduanes drug lab faces court, Oct. 22...

The Makati City regional trial court (RTC) is set to arraign on Monday a former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) official who was implicated in the operation of a mega shabu laboratory in Catanduanes where about P100 million worth of shabu and ephed...

 2018-10-21 07:23 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Childish and irrational to ban community leaders from attending federal events...
 2018-10-21 07:14 

ABS-CBN

Lolo, sugatan nang mabundol ng motorsiklo sa Cagayan De Oro...

Sugatan ang isang lalaki matapos mabundol ng isang motorsiklo nitong umaga ng Linggo sa Cagayan De Oro City....

 2018-10-21 07:12 

Malay Mail Online

Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan...

TOKYO, Oct 21 — Spain's Marc Marquez wrapped up his third straight MotoGP championship with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix today after title rival Andrea Dovizioso fell on the penultimate lap while trying to find a way past the Honda rider.....

 2018-10-21 07:07 

Cebu Daily News

Defending champs USC opens semis with win...

THE Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (Cesafi) Boys Volleyball defending champions, University of San Carlos (USC) Baby Warriors, are hoping that their winning momentum would be a big advantage as they continue with their semifinals campaign. USC ope...

 2018-10-21 07:05 

Bangkok Post

Nine Myanmar nationals killed in van inferno...

Nine Myanmar nationals were burned to death and six others injured after their van hit a roadside tree and burst into flames in Kamphaeng Phet province on Sunday....

 2018-10-21 07:01 

The Strait Times

Anwar urges Malay children to master Chinese language...

NILAI - Parti Keadilan Rakyat president-elect Anwar Ibrahim has called on Malay children to master the Chinese language as it was an important regional...

 2018-10-21 07:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Multi-agency task force to combat illegal fishing...
 2018-10-21 06:55 

The Strait Times

Trump says new tax-cut plan may come before November midterm vote...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - President Donald Trump has said he is considering a...

 2018-10-21 06:45 

Malay Mail Online

Australia to double jail terms for white-collar crimes...

SYDNEY, Oct 21 — Australia said today jail terms for white-collar crimes would be doubled and penalties against misbehaving companies sharply increased in a further fallout from a scathing inquiry into the finance sector. A Royal Commission was......

 2018-10-21 06:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Along the Silk Road, a corridor of power...

A remote mountain range area at the tip of Afghanistan is key to China's Belt and Road ambition, says one observer....

 2018-10-21 06:43 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

KKP to strengthen cooperation with SKK Migas...

The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry (KKP) and the Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas) have strengthened cooperation in the management of the country's sea resources."The ......

 2018-10-21 06:40 

ABS-CBN

Bello: Gov't sticking to localized peace talks with Reds...

The government's chief peace negotiator said the Duterte administration will push through with localized peace talks with communist rebels despite a top communist leader's statement that they are again ready to go back to the negotiation table....

 2018-10-21 06:40 

The Strait Times

Concert tickets for K-pop boyband BTS go on sale in Singapore on Oct 27...

SINGAPORE - Ticket sales for K-pop boyband BTS, which will be performing in Singapore on Jan 19, will go on sale from Saturday (Oct 27).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-21 06:37 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesian Navy foils baby lobsters smuggling in riau...

The Indonesian Naval Base in Dumai has foiled an effort to smuggle around 10,000 baby lobsters in Indragiri Hilir Regency, Riau."The baby lobster were confiscated in a passenger port," Executive Officer of Dumai ......

 2018-10-21 06:36 

Philippine Star

Saudi account of Khashoggi's death meets growing scepticism...

Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demanded answers and the whereabouts of his body....

 2018-10-21 06:35 

Philippine Star

Palace denounces NPA attack on FDA chief's convoy...

The Palace on Sunday condemned an ambush on the convoy of Food and Drug Administration Director General Nela Charade Puno in a town in Camarines Sur on Thursday....

 2018-10-21 06:32 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

E Java, PUM Netherlands continue cooperation in apple farming...

The East Java Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) and a Dutch volunteer organization PUM Netherlands have continued the cooperation on agricultural assistance for apple farmers in Batu City, to improve agribusiness sector ......

 2018-10-21 06:32 

The Strait Times

Australia to double jail terms for white-collar crimes...

SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia said on Sunday (Oct 21) jail terms for white-collar crimes would be doubled and penalties against misbehaving companies sharply increased in a further fallout from a scathing inquiry into the finance sector.. Read more at straitst...

 2018-10-21 06:28 

Malay Mail Online

Sniffer dogs narrow down search area at Penang landslide site...

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 21 — The K9 Tracker Dog Unit (K9) of the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department has identified at least three locations where the remaining missing victims are believed to be buried in the landslide at Jalan Bukit Kukus, Paya......

 2018-10-21 06:27 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Government builds Asia's best observatory telescope in Lampung...

The Indonesian provincial government of Lampung builds an observatory telescope which is located in the forest park (Tahura) of Wan Abdul Rachman, Lampung and expected to be the best in Asia.The observatory telescope would ......

 2018-10-21 06:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hannah Yeoh on Zahid's granddaughter's reaction: Adults should know better...
 2018-10-21 06:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf - Koepka to become new world No. 1 after CJ Cup win...

Brooks Koepka will become world number one for the first time on Monday after the American fended off a game Gary Woodland to earn a four-stroke ......

 2018-10-21 06:23 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong property billionaire Walter Kwok dies, family says...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Walter Kwok, the former chairman of Hong Kong real-estate developer Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd, died Saturday morning (Oct 20) at the age of 68, according to a statement from his family.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-10-21 06:23 

The Strait Times

Japan's ageing rice farmers face uncertain future...

KAZO, Japan (AFP) - A crop once deemed so important it served as a form of currency, Japanese rice has fallen out of favour with younger, westernised consumers, in a shift that has left ageing farmers struggling for survival.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2018-10-21 06:21 

ABS-CBN

Palace vows justice over ambush on FDA chief, cops...

Malacaang on Sunday promised that justice will be served for 3 policemen who died in an ambush on the convoy of Food and Drug Administration director Nela Charade Puno in Camarines Sur....

 2018-10-21 06:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

FEU hits rough patch after strong start...

As the Final Four race starts to heat up, Far Eastern University finds itself stumbling on a bumpy track.The Tamaraws were on top after the first round of the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament but then, took a rough path to start the second r...

 2018-10-21 06:20 

Cebu Daily News

Balay Silangan to start operation next month...

The pilot reformation center for drug peddlers will start operations by early November. The Balay Silangan, a reform center for drug offenders in Danao City, Cebu, is the first in Central Visayas. Carmen Remedios Meca, head of the Cebu Provincial Anti-Dru...

 2018-10-21 06:20 

Malay Mail Online

Stop cyberbullying Zahid's granddaughter, says Selangor MB...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari called today for a halt to the cyberbullying of Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's nine-year-old granddaughter who defended her grandfather after he was charged with......

 2018-10-21 06:14 

Cebu Daily News

Sara to forge ties with Cebu allies...

Presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio is coming to Cebu on Monday (October 22) for two important functions. She is set to enter into a sisterhood agreement with Liloan town represented by Mayor Christina Garcia-Frasco. The early morning gathering will...

 2018-10-21 06:14 

Bangkok Post

Slight majority oppose mandatory pet registration: Poll...

A slight majority of people oppose a draft bill that seeks to require owners of dogs and cats to register their pets, saying both the 450-baht registration fee and a fine of up to 25,000 baht for failing to register are too high, according to the result o...

 2018-10-21 06:13 

The Strait Times

Mahathir to rude taxi drivers: I can resign today as PM...

LANGKAWI - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he is prepared to resign as Prime Minister, during a dialogue session on Sunday (Oct 21) with taxi drivers over what they said was preferential treatment given to e-hailing service Grab.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2018-10-21 06:10 

Malay Mail Online

Emery's Arsenal face gruelling week...

LONDON, Oct 21 — Unai Emery admits Arsenal will struggle to cope with a draining schedule that sees them host Leicester at the start of three games in seven days. Emery's side will be pushed to the limit by the television schedulers, who moved.....

 2018-10-21 06:09 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't committed to addressing issues like inflation, welcomes survey results...

Members of the Duterte Cabinet are committed to "work tirelessly" and would "not grow complacent" in addressing issues such as inflation, Malacaang said Sunday....

 2018-10-21 06:08 

Cebu Daily News

Residents of five sitios in Barangay Apas get early Christmas gift...

After more than 15 years of waiting, the residents of five sitios in Barangay Apas, Cebu City will now get to own the properties they live on. Around 4,000 structure owners received an early Christmas gift after a compromise agreement was finally signed b...

 2018-10-21 06:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penang landslide: Wife saw husband 'swallowed' by earth...
 2018-10-21 06:07 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

La Salle quickly moves on from crucial loss to Adamson...

It's the point of the tournament when teams have started weighing their chances for a Final Four spot, especially with a very tight contest at the upper half of the standings of UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament.But De La Salle University...

 2018-10-21 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title with victory in Japan...

Spain's Marc Marquez won his fifth MotoGP title with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday....

 2018-10-21 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Apple cider vinegar may be the next superfood...

Apple cider vinegar is said to be a cure-all and there's some truth in this, one clinical professor warns....

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