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 2017-09-19 08:00 

Tech in Asia

Singapore-founded cryptocurrency startup Luno raises $9m series B... +

The startup, formerly known as BitX, will use the funds to double the size of its team and enhance its product offerings....

 2017-09-19 08:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Actress goes solo to push for end to Philippines drug war... +
 2017-09-19 08:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Cop These Affordable Dupes for Kylie Jenners Latest Lip Kits... +

With all the new makeup products being released recently, I'm having a difficult time deciding on whether or not I should cop them. Following the launch of Fenty Beauty comes new lip kits from Kylie Cosmetics. She teased three new shades last week and the...

 2017-09-19 08:00 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia to tax assets kept hidden during amnesty... +

JAKARTA: Indonesia's government has issued new regulations aimed at tracing and taxing the wealth of taxpayers who were not pardoned in the nine-month tax amnesty that ended in March....

 2017-09-19 07:57 

Malay Mail Online

Norza: Frost pilih letak jawatan, bukan tekanan BAM... +

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Sept Persatuan Badminton Malaysia (BAM) menerima perletakan jawatan pengarah teknikalnya, Morten Frost Hansen berkuatkuasa semalam selepas mendapat satu kata sepakat daripada | Berita | ProjekMMO | Malay Mail Online...

 2017-09-19 07:56 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

NACC must conclude probes within two years under draft bill: Meechai... +

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will be required to complete its investigations within two years under the coming anti-graft bill, Constitution Drafting Commission chairman Meechai Ruchuphan said on Monday....

 2017-09-19 07:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Penang businessman strikes largest jackpot of RM69.6 million in Malaysian history... +

KUALA LUMPUR: A Penang businessman hit the largest ever jackpot in the nations history, by taking home RM69.6 million....

 2017-09-19 07:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Toys 'R' Us Asian operations unaffected by company's 'financial restructuring'... +
 2017-09-19 07:54 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

LOOK: Heart Evangelista starts decorating future babys room... +

Actress Heart Evangelista may not be officially pregnant yet but she's well on her way preparing for her "future baby's" arrival. In a recent Instagram post, the former teen star said she's "been collecting curios for [her] future baby's room." https://...

 2017-09-19 07:53 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

PH franchisers expecting up to 20% increase in gross sales... +

The Association of Filipino Franchisers Inc. (AFFI) is expecting member companies to enjoy a collective increase in gross sales up to 20 percent, reaching close to P130 billion worth of gross sales, a top official said. John Chung, AFFI President and ...

 2017-09-19 07:50 

Philippine Star

Beermen, Painters resume hunt for top 4 slot... +

Games Wednesday (Ynares-Antipolo) 4:15 p.m. Rain or Shine vs Alaska 7 p.m. Phoenix vs San Miguel...

 2017-09-19 07:49 

Malay Mail Online

Hurricane Maria bears down on battered Caribbean (VIDEO)... +

POINTE-A-PITRE (France), Sept 19 Islands in the Caribbean still reeling from megastorm Irma braced yesterday for a fresh battering as Hurricane Maria approached, wielding potentially lethal force.In just a few hours, the US National...

 2017-09-19 07:47 

Malay Mail Online

Six Para Games top guns: Its all in the family... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Family was the mantra of the day as Malaysia opened its Asean Para Games track and field competition with six gold medals.Siti Noor Radiah Ismail, Rio paralympics womens T20 (intellectual disability) long jump...

 2017-09-19 07:43 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia joins efforts to reform United Nations... +

Indonesia and 13 other nations have become the sponsors of a summit to discuss reforms in the United Nations (UN) during the 72nd UN General Assembly at the UN Headquarters, New York, the US, Monday. Representing Indonesia, ......

 2017-09-19 07:43 

Philippine Star

Cambodia selects Angelina Jolie film as Oscar submission... +

NEW YORK (AP) Angelina Jolie's "First They Killed My Father" has been named Cambodia's foreign-language submission to the Academy Awards....

 2017-09-19 07:42 

Malay Mail Online

Study: Biggest and smallest creatures at top risk of extinction... +

OREGON, Sept 19 Animals on both the large and small side of the spectrum face the most risk of extinction but for very different reasons, each with vast consequences for the planet, researchers said yesterday.For big creatures ...

 2017-09-19 07:42 

Malay Mail Online

Destination Tokyo for cyclist Firdaus... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Tipped be the next Azizulhasni Awang, who mothballed his bicycle for a year, Firdaus Mohd Zonis is on the comeback trail for elite team duty for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Firdaus, who is known as Toi,...

 2017-09-19 07:41 

Channel NewsAsia

Workers' Party refiles motion on Presidential Election... +
 2017-09-19 07:41 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesian Foreign Minister discusses Myanmar crisis in New York... +

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi and representatives of several other countries discussed the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar, at a luncheon on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New ......

 2017-09-19 07:41 

The Strait Times

Clinton won't rule out questioning Trump's legitimacy if deeper Russia interference proven... +

WASHINGTON - US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said she cannot not rule out challenging the legitimacy of Donald Trump's election victory if it is found that the Russian interference was deeper than currently known.. Read more at straitsti...

 2017-09-19 07:40 

Malay Mail Online

Ren Redzepi wife’s Nadine Levy Redzepi releases own cookbook... +

PARIS, Sept 19 Though chef RenRedzepimay be theboss in thekitchen, at home its wife Nadine LevyRedzepiwhos in charge.And while it may seem daunting to cook for a man whose restaurant Noma was named the best in the world four...

 2017-09-19 07:36 

The Strait Times

Toys 'R' Us still open for business in Asia, despite financial woes of US unit... +

SINGAPORE - The Asian operations of Toys 'R' Us' are unaffected by the toy store chain's bankruptcy filing in the United States, its joint venture partner said on Tuesday (Sept 19).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 07:36 

Malay Mail Online

Slicked-back hair the red carpet style of the moment... +

LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 It was a major trend just a few years ago, but it looks like slicked-back hair might be having a comeback.The style was seen at New York Fashion Week earlier this month, where models including Gigi and Bella Hadid,...

 2017-09-19 07:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Women work just as hard, sacrifice as much as men: Murray... +
 2017-09-19 07:34 

Malay Mail Online

Six tahfiz school fire suspects expelled from school... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 Six suspects arrested in connection with the fire at the Darul Quran Ittifaqiyahresidential religious school which claimed the lives of 23 students and teachersearly Thursday, have been expelled from the school due to...

 2017-09-19 07:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Late start to today's RCI BNM probe; Son of former Auditor General 1st to testify... +

PUTRAJAYA: The Royal Commission of Inquirys (RCI) proceedings investigating Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) foreign exchange (forex) losses in the 1990s had a late start today....

 2017-09-19 07:31 

The Strait Times

Tommy Hilfiger's showcase in London celebrates tie-up with Gigi Hadid... +

LONDON (AFP) - Designer Tommy Hilfiger will present his first catwalk show outside the United States on Tuesday, closing London Fashion Week with a collection taking inspiration from the British music scene.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 07:31 

The Strait Times

Singapore, China sign MOU for dispute mediation... +

SINGAPORE - The China Council for Promotion of International Trade/China Chamber of International Commerce Mediation Centre and the Singapore International Mediation Centre have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate to help businesses res...

 2017-09-19 07:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Return to traditional grinders for next America's Cup: Dalton... +
 2017-09-19 07:29 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Northrop Grumman to buy space firm Orbital for $9.2 bn... +

NEW YORK - US defense group Northrop Grumman will buy out the rocket and missile maker Orbital ATK in a deal worth $9.2 billion, the firms said on Monday....

 2017-09-19 07:29 

Malay Mail Online

Researchers say smokers with HIV far more likely to die of lung cancer... +

NEW YORK, Sept 19 People who are infected with human immunodeficiency virus and who smoke are far more likely to die from lung cancer than HIV, researchers said yesterday.Having HIV and using tobacco may together accelerate the...

 2017-09-19 07:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Lifelong golf lover aces Terengganu Sultan's Golf Championship... +

DUNGUN: He started basic golf at 13, and learnt the finer points of the game as a caddie in his free time after school....

 2017-09-19 07:27 

Malay Mail Online

‘It’ scares up box office glory for 2 weeks... +

LOS ANGELES, Sept 19 Record-setting horror film It dominated the North American box office for the second consecutive weekend, accounting for nearly three times the combined ticket sales of the next two films, final figures showed...

 2017-09-19 07:27 

The Strait Times

Aung San Suu Kyi 'burying head in sand' over Rakhine crisis: Amnesty... +

BANGKOK (AFP) - Aung San Suu Kyi and her government are ...

 2017-09-19 07:27 

Bangkok Post

Foreign tourist arrivals hit 3.13m in Aug... +

A total of 3.13 million international tourists visited the country in August, an 8.66% increase from the same month last year, said Pongpanu Svetarundra, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Most visitors came from East Asia, Europe, Sou...

 2017-09-19 07:27 

Bangkok Post

Foreign tourist arrivals hit 3.13m in August... +

A total of 3.13 million international tourists visited the country in August, an 8.66% increase from the same month last year, said Pongpanu Svetarundra, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Most visitors came from East Asia, Europe, Sou...

 2017-09-19 07:25 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Dow, S&P 500 close at new records in New York... +

NEW YORK- Wall Street rose to fresh record closes on Monday, boosted by gains in financial and industrial stocks while investors eyed this week's meeting of the US central bank....

 2017-09-19 07:23 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

US has 'many' military options in Korea crisis: Mattis... +

WASHINGTON- The United States has "many" military options against North Korea, including some that don't put Seoul at risk, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday....

 2017-09-19 07:23 

Bangkok Post

Vietjet to fly Ho Chi Minh-Phnom Penh route... +

Low-cost carrier Vietjet will begin flying between Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Phnom Penh in Cambodia on Nov 24, the company announced....

 2017-09-19 07:22 

Philippine Star

Partial list: Star Magic Ball 2017 attendees, designers... +
 2017-09-19 07:20 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Maria an 'extremely dangerous' Category Four hurricane: US forecaster... +

MIAMI- Maria rose in power Monday to become an "extremely dangerous" Category Four hurricane as it barreled toward the Caribbean island of Dominica, the US National Hurricane Center said....

 2017-09-19 07:19 

Malay Mail Online

Toy companies’ shares fall on concerns of Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy... +

NEW YORK, Sept 19 Shares of Mattel Inc and Hasbro Inc, the two largest US toy makers, fell yesterday on concerns that retailer Toys R Us, a major customer, could be filing for bankruptcy protection before the holiday sales season.In...

 2017-09-19 07:19 

The Strait Times

PM Lee arrives in Beijing for three-day official visit to China... +

BEIJING - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday (Sept 19) arrived in Beijing for a three-day visit to China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2017-09-19 07:18 

Malay Mail Online

Intel chips loaded in Waymo self-driving minivans... +

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 19 Intel yesterday announced its computing tech is being loaded into Waymo self-driving minivans as the chip giant seeks a leading position on the road to autonomous vehicles.Intel computing technology enabling...

 2017-09-19 07:15 

Channel NewsAsia

With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store... +
 2017-09-19 07:14 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

At UN, countries launch push to end trade in torture goods... +

UNITED NATIONS- About 60 countries led by the European Union on Monday launched a bid at the United Nations to end the trade in goods like electro-shock batons and lethal drugs used to carry out torture and death sentences....

 2017-09-19 07:13 

Malay Mail Online

Wall Street clings to records, helped by banks; tech falters... +

NEW YORK, Sept 19 The S&P 500 ended slightly higher yesterday as financial stocks rose ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting, but the Nasdaq pared gains sharply as technology stocks lost ground late in the session.Five of the 11 major S&P...

 2017-09-19 07:09 

ABS-CBN

2 kongresista, di pinayagang dalawin si De Lima... +

Pinigilang makapasok Martes sa Camp Crame ang grupo nina Cong. Teddy Baguilat and Tom Villarin para mabisita si Senador Leila de Lima na nakapiit doon. ...

 2017-09-19 07:08 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech... +

UNITED NATIONS, United States- Britain led world powers Monday in warning Myanmar of potential action if leader Aung San Suu Kyi does not move to end a campaign against the Rohingya minority....

 2017-09-19 07:08 

Malay Mail Online

Global stocks, dollar up as investors turn eyes to Fed... +

NEW YORK, Sept 19 An index of world stocks hit a record high yesterday and the dollar rose to a more-than seven-week peak against the yen as investors awaited clues from the US Federal Reserve on the timing of further rate hikes, while...

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