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 2018-04-23 23:44 

Manila Bulletin

World's first penis, scrotum transplant done in US...

Doctors at Johns Hopkins University said Monday they have performed the world's first total penis and scrotum transplant on a US military serviceman who was wounded in Afghanistan....

 2018-04-23 23:43 

Manila Bulletin

Erdogan blasts opposition for bolstering new party...

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hit out at plans by the main opposition party to bolster Turkey's newest party and enable it to take part in snap presidential and parliamentary elections in June....

 2018-04-23 23:43 

The Strait Times

North Korean leader's 'bitter sorrow' after fatal China tourist crash...

SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un visited China's embassy in Pyongyang to express his...

 2018-04-23 23:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Does alcohol cause PMS?...
 2018-04-23 23:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Does alcohol cause PMS? Researchers report a link...
 2018-04-23 23:42 

Manila Bulletin

Armenia celebrates as veteran leader quits amid protests...

Armenia's veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election as prime minister with sweeping powers, sparking celebrations across the impoverished country....

 2018-04-23 23:41 

Malay Mail Online

Van plows into Toronto crowd, killing nine...

TORONTO, April 24 — A man plowed a white rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in Canada's biggest city Toronto yesterday, killing at least nine people and wounding 16, police said. The incident took place in broad daylight around 16km......

 2018-04-23 23:41 

Jakarta Post

Alleged ATM robbery plotter shot dead...

The alleged mastermind behind a series of ATM robberies at convenience stores in Jakarta, identified only as JA, was shot dead by the police in the early hours of Monday, after he reportedly resisted arrest....

 2018-04-23 23:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

3 killed in Quezon City fire...

Three people were killed while three others sustained minor injuries after fire razed at least 15 houses in Quezon City, an official from the Bureau of Fire and Protection (BFP) said on Tuesday. Insp. Rosendo Cabillan Jr., of BFP Quezon City, said the thr...

 2018-04-23 23:40 

Malay Mail Online

Redelineation, gerrymandering, malapportionment: Political lingo explained...

PETALING JAYA, April 24 — As Malaysians prepare for the 14th general election, buzzwords like redelineation, gerrymandering and malapportionment are inescapable. But what do they really mean? Here is an explainer to help distinguish the different......

 2018-04-23 23:40 

Malay Mail Online

Apple is replacing MacBook Pro batteries free of charge...

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 If you're an owner of a 13-inch Macbook Pro, it may be worth checking if you're eligible for a free battery replacement before the existing one swells up and causes bigger issues. Apple has put a "Battery......

 2018-04-23 23:39 

Manila Bulletin

US authorities capture Tennessee shooting suspect...

Tennessee police captured Monday the man suspected of gunning down four people at a restaurant in Nashville, America's country music capital....

 2018-04-23 23:39 

Jakarta Post

Beijing says 32 Chinese tourists killed in North Korea bus crash...

A bus crash in North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, the foreign ministry in Beijing said on Monday....

 2018-04-23 23:38 

Malay Mail Online

CBC TV: Suspect in Toronto van attack identified...

TORONTO, April 24 — The suspect in the Toronto van attack that killed nine people and injured 16 others is a 25-year-old man named Alek Minassian, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation said yesterday. CBC TV did not cite sources. A driver in a......

 2018-04-23 23:34 

The Strait Times

Toronto van incident: Witnesses describe horrific scenes...

TORONTO - Witnesses described the horrific scenes after a man drove a white van onto the sidewalk along one of Toronto's main thoroughfares, spreading carnage and fear through the country's largest metropolis on Monday (April 23).. Read more at st...

 2018-04-23 23:33 

Bangkok Post

Debt Clinic to allow self-employed workers...

The relaxing of requirements is estimated to allow an additional 50,000 debtors to participate in the Debt Clinic, the scheme that pools unsecured bad loans from 16 local and foreign commercial banks, with the aim of turning them into performing assets....

 2018-04-23 23:32 

Malay Mail Online

At last, Johor PKR fixes candidates...

JOHOR BARU, April 24 — PKR has finally decided on their Johor candidates for the 14th general election (GE14), after the list was delayed by party factionalism. Topping the list of eight federal and 12 state seats is Johor PKR chief Hassan Abdul......

 2018-04-23 23:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Senate panel narrowly recommends Pompeo as US diplomatic chief...
 2018-04-23 23:30 

Malay Mail Online

France's Macron at White House, Mount Vernon as state visit begins...

WASHINGTON, April 24 — French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday kicked off a pomp-filled three-day state visit to the US at the White House — a test of whether his studied bonhomie with President Donald Trump can save the Iran nuclear deal a...

 2018-04-23 23:27 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Kuwait protests PH rescue of housemaids...

DAVAO CITY --- President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday summoned several Cabinet and other officials over a new row with Kuwait that had led to a diplomatic protest by the Gulf state, a threat to expel the Philippine ambassador, and the arrest of two Filipinos...

 2018-04-23 23:27 

Malay Mail Online

In India, north-south divide grows more dangerous — Mihir Sharma...

APRIL 24 — When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the southern city of Chennai recently, he must've been startled by the welcome he received. Half the city, it seemed, had turned out to wave black flags at his motorcade, as well as......

 2018-04-23 23:26 

Manila Bulletin

Man who went on sex trips to PH gets 330 years for child porn...

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 330 years in prison on child pornography charges after authorities say he took sex tourism trips to the Philippines and made and posted videos of sexual encounters he had with young children....

 2018-04-23 23:26 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

'Don't preempt DFA on PH reef landings'...

Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio should not preempt the action to be taken by Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on China's landing of military planes on Panganiban Reef, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Monday.Carpio said on Saturd...

 2018-04-23 23:25 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Economists heap praise on Malaysian economy' - Najib...

KUALA LUMPUR: Economists have praised the Malaysian economy for its resilience moving forward, thus proving untrue the allegations by the opposition that the nation will go bankrupt, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak....

 2018-04-23 23:25 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Security, other issues cloud dream of Mindanao Railway System...

(Last of two parts)DAVAO CITY---"It will be so fast, so cheap and so efficient, you can have your breakfast in Surigao City, lunch in Zamboanga, and dinner in Davao City."This was how Secretary Abul Khayr Alonto of the Mindanao Development Authori...

 2018-04-23 23:25 

Malay Mail Online

N. Korean leader's 'bitter sorrow' after fatal China tourist crash...

PYONGYANG, April 24 — North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un visited China's embassy in Pyongyang to express his "bitter sorrow" after a bus crash killed dozens of Chinese tourists, state media reported early this morning. Thirty-two......

 2018-04-23 23:25 

Jakarta Post

Landslide damages house in Depok...

Heavy rain over the weekend in Depok, West Java, is believed to have caused a landslide on Jl. Rambutan in Pancoran Mas district at around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, which damaged one house....

 2018-04-23 23:24 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

500 Grab drivers suspended, banned amid complaints of commuters...

Some 500 drivers of Grab in Metro Manila were suspended or banned by the app-based transport network company (TNC) in the wake of mounting complaints against its picky drivers.The punishment came after Grab conducted last week an internal investigation of...

 2018-04-23 23:22 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Daughter of SC justice among new appointees...

President Rodrigo Duterte has made several appointments to key government agencies, including the judiciary.The appointments included new judges and prosecutors, and the daughter of Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin.Pia Cristina Bersamin-Embu...

 2018-04-23 23:22 

Malay Mail Online

Roma won't sit deep at Anfield, vows Di Francesco...

LIVERPOOL, April 24 AS Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco says his side won't sit back against Liverpool at Anfield in today's Champions League semi-final, first leg. The Italian said he is well aware of the Merseyside club's ability to hit teams...

 2018-04-23 23:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Too much snacking in youth agency...

Too much snacking at too many unofficial meetings in the National Youth Commission (NYC) has incurred the withering disapproval of the Commission on Audit (COA).Unnecessary expensesIn its annual report evaluating the youth agency's financial performan...

 2018-04-23 23:21 

Channel NewsAsia

George H.W. Bush hospitalised days after wife's death...
 2018-04-23 23:21 

Malay Mail Online

How rude colleagues can affect your sleep, research shows...

OAKLAND, April 24 — Working with impolite colleagues could be contributing to insomnia, according to new US research. However, trying to put the day behind you and switch off with fun activities could be one solution to sleeping better at night.......

 2018-04-23 23:19 

Bangkok Post

BoT governor backs up merger measures...

Bank of Thailand governor Veerathai Santiprabhob has thrown his support behind the government's tax incentives to encourage consolidation in the local banking sector, saying mergers and acquisitions will reinforce banks' competitive edge and level...

 2018-04-23 23:17 

Malay Mail Online

Three members of same family killed after car collides with 4WD in Perak...

PARIT, April 24 — Three in a family died after the car they were travelling in collided with a four-wheel drive vehicle at KM30, Jalan Bota Kanan-Teluk Intan, here yesterday. In the incident at about 5.20pm, Rohaida Sidak, 48, and her daughter,......

 2018-04-23 23:17 

The Strait Times

Top stories from The Straits Times on Tuesday, April 24...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Tuesday, April 24.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-23 23:17 

Malay Mail Online

Meizu launches the 15, 15 Plus and M15, with the latest version of Flyme...

SHANGHAI, April 24 Chinese manufacturer Meizu has launched not one, not two, but three new smartphones for it's fifteenth series: the Meizu 15, 15 Plus and M15. The launch brings more competition to the mid-range phone market. With its new......

 2018-04-23 23:15 

Malay Mail Online

Waffle House shooting suspect arrested in Nashville woods...

NEW YORK, April 24 — Police yesterday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby. Photos posted......

 2018-04-23 23:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia's opposition leader Wan Azizah to contest in Selangor for upcoming election...
 2018-04-23 23:12 

Malay Mail Online

Economists say Malaysian economy on right track, says Najib...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Praise by economists that the Malaysian economy is on the right track proves the allegations of the Opposition purportedly that the nation will go bankrupt are untrue, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. He said......

 2018-04-23 23:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Car of the future: Electrified and autonomous, but what will it look like?...
 2018-04-23 23:10 

Malay Mail Online

Walcott winner against Newcastle sends Everton to eighth place...

LIVERPOOL, April 24 Everton's Theo Walcott struck just after halftime to secure a 1-0 home win over Newcastle United yesterday that took the Merseysiders up to eighth in the Premier League, their highest position this season. After an uneventful......

 2018-04-23 23:09 

Bangkok Post

20,000 more electronic data capture devices planned...

An additional 20,000 electronic data capture (EDC) devices are set to be installed at Thong Fah Pracha Rat and Pracha Rat shops across the country to facilitate state welfare smart card holders' spending, says a senior official at the Finance Ministry...

 2018-04-23 23:09 

Bangkok Post

20,000 more electronic data capture devices planned...

An additional 20,000 electronic data capture (EDC) devices are set to be installed at Thong Fah Pracha Rat and Pracha Rat shops across the country to facilitate state welfare smart card holders' spending, says a senior official at the Finance Ministry...

 2018-04-23 23:07 

Malay Mail Online

Madonna loses bid to stop auction of intimate items...

NEW YORK, April 24 — Madonna lost yesterday a nearly year-long bid to stop an auction of intimate items, including a breakup letter from rap legend Tupac Shakur. A judge ruled that the Material Girl had directed her legal action against the wrong......

 2018-04-23 23:06 

Malay Mail Online

Why Khaled Nordin is gunning for both federal, state seats...

JOHOR BARU, April 24 — Johor Barisan Nasional (BN) broke away from a time-honoured convention yesterday after its chairman Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin announced that he will contest two seats in GE14. Mohamed Khaled will contest the Pasir......

 2018-04-23 23:03 

Malay Mail Online

Bitcoin Cash 'burning' claim adds fire to PR battle with Bitcoin...

NEW YORK, April 24 — Bitcoin Cash is the hottest cryptocurrency around right now for more reasons than you may imagine. The offshoot of the biggest digital token has surged about 25 per cent since Friday, in part because Antpool, one of the......

 2018-04-23 23:01 

The Strait Times

Former US president George H.W. Bush hospitalised days after wife's death: Spokesman...

AUSTIN, TEXAS (REUTERS) - Former US President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston hospital on Sunday (April 22) after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said on Monday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-23 23:01 

Malay Mail Online

George HW Bush hospitalised days after wife's death...

WASHINGTON, April 24 — Former president George HW Bush was being treated for a blood infection yesterday, just days after his wife Barbara's death, his office said. "President Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning...

 2018-04-23 23:00 

Malay Mail Online

Moooi brings 'Museum of Extinct Animals' to Milan Furniture Fair...

MILAN, April 24 — The Dutch design brand embarked on a voyage through time at Milan's international design and furniture show with a collection of furniture, carpets and wallcoverings inspired by extinct animals. For the "Museum of Extinct.....

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