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 2018-08-12 06:18 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

If the (GST) money is not missing, show us where it is, PM challenges Najib...
 2018-08-12 06:17 

Jakarta Globe

Human Rights Watch Concerned About Jokowi's Running Mate Choice...

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's pick of Ma'ruf Amin as running mate in next year's election has been criticized by Human Rights Watch....

 2018-08-12 06:17 

Jakarta Globe

Human Rights Watch Concerned About Jokowi's Running Mate Choice...

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's pick of Ma'ruf Amin as running mate in next year's election has been criticized by Human Rights Watch....

 2018-08-12 06:16 

The Strait Times

More than 300 people take part in charity run to raise awareness about Parkinson's disease...

SINGAPORE - When a patient is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, people around them may think that he or she will inevitably die from the degenerative disorder of the central nervous system, which impairs a person's motor skills and speech.. Read...

 2018-08-12 06:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Your flip-flops reveal the dark side of globalisation...

Flip-flops look simple and cheap but are part of a more complicated story of production, illicit trade and disposal, says one observer from the ......

 2018-08-12 06:12 

Malay Mail Online

The clunky, ugly dad shoe gives sneaker makers a swift kick...

ROME, Aug 12 — Dad shoes are clunky, ugly — and the hottest trend in footwear, clomping down the runway at recent shows by luxury houses Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga. The bulked-up sneakers, which can retail for hundreds of dollars a pair, als...

 2018-08-12 06:11 

Philippine Star

Simona Halep, weary and aching, reaches Montreal final...

A weary Simona Halep, upset over how her matches are scheduled, beat Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to reach the final Rogers Cup final....

 2018-08-12 06:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Syrian rebels build an army with Turkish help, face challenges...

AZAZ, Syria: A...

 2018-08-12 06:06 

Malay Mail Online

Johor MB promises open tender for all state projects...

KOTA ISKANDAR, Aug 12 — The Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is reviewing past projects approved by the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) state administration to ensure industry giants do not monopolise them. Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian said.....

 2018-08-12 06:06 

The Strait Times

Boy survives, eight killed in Indonesian plane crash...

JAKARTA (AFP) - A 12-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed eight people in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said Sunday (Aug 12).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-12 06:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Money Thoughts: Learning the secrets of wealth from a book!...
 2018-08-12 06:03 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

The rise of the Red Crescent Society from the chaos of war...
 2018-08-12 06:02 

Malay Mail Online

Flood cripples Philippine capital as 54,000 evacuated...

MANILA, Aug 12 — More than 54,000 people were moved to safer ground in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, while calls for help swamped social media as monsoon rain triggered floods reminiscent of Typhoon Ketsana, which killed hundreds of.....

 2018-08-12 06:01 

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: Our environment influences our diet and activity more than we think...

Which is why we must look beyond healthcare professionals in promoting health, says Dean of Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health Dr Teo Yik Ying....

 2018-08-12 06:01 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Palace: Gov't won't spare anyone in campaign vs illegal drugs...

Malacaang on Sunday said the filing of charges against drug suspect Peter Lim proves that the government is serious with its war on drugs.Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque reiterated that no one is spared in the government's campaign against illeg...

 2018-08-12 06:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

When timing is everything - beneath the oceans!...
 2018-08-12 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

US soybean cargo docks in Chinese port after weeks at anchor amid trade dispute...

A ship carrying soybeans from the United States docked in the port of Dalian on Saturday, more than a month after it arrived off China's coast ......

 2018-08-12 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

US soybean cargo docks in Chinese port after weeks at anchor amid trade row...

A ship carrying soybeans from the United States docked in the port of Dalian on Saturday, more than a month after it arrived off China's coast ......

 2018-08-12 06:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Fazura's dramatic finale runway bow stuns crowd at KL Fashion Week...
 2018-08-12 06:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Savvy: Printing out weapons of destruction is now a disturbing reality....
 2018-08-12 05:59 

Malay Mail Online

Health officer: 944 dengue cases reported in Batu, Kepong and Segambut since January...

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 A total of 944 dengue cases with one death were reported in Batu, Kepong and Segambut parliamentary constituencies, from January to August 4. Kepong District Health Officer Dr Fuad Hashim said the figure was an increase of......

 2018-08-12 05:59 

The Strait Times

US couple arrested for keeping four adopted children in tiny cells...

A Missouri couple was arrested last Tuesday (Aug 7) on charges of child endangerment and kidnapping after they were suspected of barricading four children in tiny rooms without access to water or toilets.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-08-12 05:56 

Malay Mail Online

Eight bodies found in Indonesian plane crash...

JAKARTA, Aug 12 — A 12-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed eight people in mountainous eastern Indonesia, authorities said today. The Swiss-made Pilatus aircraft lost contact with air traffic control yesterday during......

 2018-08-12 05:53 

Bangkok Post

Nam Un dam continues to discharge water, expected to take more inflow...

SAKON NAKHON: The Nam Un dam in this northeastern province is now holding 534 million cubic metres of water, or 102% of its safe maximum capacity, necessitating continued discharge of water downstream as the dam is expected to take more inflow on Aug 14-1...

 2018-08-12 05:49 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Eco-waste Coalition: Stop treating Manila Bay as 'garbage dump'...

An environmental group urged the publicon Sundayto stop treating Manila Bay as a "garbage dump" after Roxas Boulevard was flooded with trash again on Saturday.The Eco-waste Coalition group said the public has failed to understand the effect of ...

 2018-08-12 05:46 

ABS-CBN

Anti-corruption body to probe Customs amid P6.8-billion drug slip...

The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on Sunday said it will launch an investigation into the Bureau of Customs after a shipment of illegal drugs worth P6.8 billion slipped past the Manila port....

 2018-08-12 05:44 

Manila Bulletin

Our war against drugs spares no one — Palace...

The government will spare no one in the relentless war on illegal drugs, Malacaang said Sunday after the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted businessman Peter Lim on charges of alleged conspiracy to commit illegal drug trade....

 2018-08-12 05:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Gov't now working to recover Jho Low's US$35 million private jet...
 2018-08-12 05:39 

Manila Bulletin

NoLCom teams ready for deployment to Pangasinan, Pampanga, Tarlac...

DAGUPAN CITY-----The Disaster Response Teams (DRTs) of the Northern Luzon Command (NoLCom) are now ready for deployment as Tropical Depression (TD) "Karding" threatens Northern and Central Luzon...

 2018-08-12 05:37 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia Airlines needs more pilots, CEO says...

KELANA JAYA, Aug 12 Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) needs an additional 150 pilots to stabilise its systems from the current 927 pilots operating its fleet. Chief Executive Officer Captain Izham Ismail said the national carrier is targeting to......

 2018-08-12 05:34 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Glaiza de Castro astonished by crowd's warm reception of 'Liway': 'Di ako makatulog'...

Glaiza de Castro expressed her surprise over the crowd's warm reception during the gala of her Cinemalaya 2018 entry "Liway" last Thursday, Aug. 9."Hindi ko ma-explain kung paano at anong nangyari, ang suryal lang(I can't explain how a...

 2018-08-12 05:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

National Cost of Living Action Council to be reactivated: Saifuddin...
 2018-08-12 05:25 

ABS-CBN

Tindahan ng mga de-boteng gasolina natupok sa Negros Occidental...

Natupok ang tatlong establisimyento, kabilang ang isang tindahan ng mga de-boteng gasolina, sa bayan ng Moises Padilla, Negros Occidental noong umaga ng Sabado....

 2018-08-12 05:24 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

China threatens PH military aircraft in latest flight over South China Sea...

The Chinese Navy has threatened a Philippine military aircraft in its most recently reported flight over China's man-made islands in the South China Sea, telling it to leave or else it will face responsibility."Philippine military aircraft! I'...

 2018-08-12 05:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Airplane theft shows potential dangers from airline workers...

OLYMPIA, Washington --- The theft of an empty turboprop plane by an airline worker at Sea-Tac International Airport who performed dangerous loops before crashing into a remote island in Puget Sound illustrated what aviation experts have long known: One of...

 2018-08-12 05:21 

Manila Bulletin

Palace welcomes US plans to return Balangiga bells...

Malacaang welcomed the announcement of the United States' Department of Defense's plans to return the historic Balangiga Bells to the country....

 2018-08-12 05:20 

ABS-CBN

Palace welcomes US intent to return Balangiga bells...

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has notified its Congress that his department "intends to return the Bells of Balangiga to the Philippines."...

 2018-08-12 05:20 

ABS-CBN

Bangkay ng lalaki, natagpuan sa Burnham Park...

BAGUIO CITY - Natagpuan ang bangkay ng isang lalaki sa labas ng Skating Rink ng Burnham Park nitong Sabado ng umaga....

 2018-08-12 05:16 

ABS-CBN

Palace advises caution amid habagat rains...

Malacaang on Sunday advised the public to be vigilant after floods triggered by the southwest monsoon submerged large swaths of Luzon....

 2018-08-12 05:16 

Manila Bulletin

P120-M relief assistance given to families affected by torrential rain, severe flooding...

The government and the private sector have so far provided 120 million worth of relief assistance to the families affected by torrential rain and severe flooding in Metro Manila and other provinces....

 2018-08-12 05:16 

The Strait Times

Flood cripples Manila as 54,000 are evacuated...

MANILA (BLOOMBERG) - More than 54,000 people were moved to safer ground in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, while calls for help swamped social media as monsoon rain triggered floods reminiscent of Typhoon Ketsana, which killed hundreds of peo...

 2018-08-12 05:16 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

China delays demolition of giant mosque after protest...
 2018-08-12 05:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Malacanang: Be alert as rain and flooding persist...

Malacaang urged the public to stay alert amid flooding in different regions of the country brought by the enhanced southwest monsoon."Pinapaalalahanan namin ang publiko na manatiling alerto at ligtas. Sa mga lugar na nakakaranas pa rin ng pagbaha, hin...

 2018-08-12 05:15 

Manila Bulletin

Palace: 'Pressured' drug smugglers becoming bolder...

Malacaang said that international drug smugglers are now probably feeling the pressure from the administration's campaign against illegal drugs for them to take bold steps in order to get the contraband inside the country....

 2018-08-12 05:07 

Manila Bulletin

31 barangays in Bulacan battered by heavy, intense rains...

Exacly 31 villages in Bulacan were battered by heavy and intense rains prompting Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado, chairman of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) to place rescue teams on alert....

 2018-08-12 05:06 

Saigon Times

No grounds for property crisis now, says HoREA...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC - Following worries that the property market is entering a ten-year crisis cycle, a representative of the HCMC Real Estate Association (HoREA) said there are not sufficient grounds to conclude that a property crisis will...

 2018-08-12 05:05 

ABS-CBN

Away sa binhi, nauwi sa pamamaril sa Pangasinan...

Isa ang patay at isa ang sugatan matapos mauwi sa pamamaril ang girian sa pamamahagi ng binhi sa bayan ng Mangatarem, Pangasinan nitong Huwebes....

 2018-08-12 05:04 

ABS-CBN

Heavy rainfall warning up over Metro Manila, nearby areas...

MANILA - The state weather bureau on Sunday noon issued a heavy rainfall warning over Metro Manila and nearby provinces as the southwest monsoon or habagat continues to bring rains in various parts of the country....

 2018-08-12 05:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Putting 'sex' in sexagenarian: Madonna turns 60...
 2018-08-12 05:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Boy only survivor of light plane crash in east Indonesia...

JAYAPURA, Indonesia --- A 12-year-old boy is the only survivor from the crash of a light commercial plane in a mountainous region of Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua that left eight other passengers dead, rescuers said Sunday.The Swiss-made P...

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