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 2018-07-18 01:50 

Jakarta Post

Former Jakarta mayors claim they were dismissed without notice...

Four former Jakarta mayors claim that they did not receive proper notice of their dismissals by Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan during his major reshuffle of the city's top officials on July 5....

 2018-07-18 01:49 

The Strait Times

In Mexican town, soda is everywhere. So is diabetes...

SAN CRISTBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (NYTimes) - Maria del Carmen Abada lives in one of Mexico's rainiest regions, but she has running water only once every two days. When it does trickle from her tap, the water is so heavily chlorinated, she said, it...

 2018-07-18 01:49 

Manila Bulletin

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash...

A self-described beachcomber says it was her luckiest find yet: A woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach....

 2018-07-18 01:49 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Sharp teeth: Escaped jaguar may have bitten through steel cable...

NEW ORLEANS, United States --- A jaguar that killed nine other animals during a weekend escape from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo is believed to have bitten through a steel-cable barrier that forms the roof of its habitat, the zoo's managing director...

 2018-07-18 01:46 

Malay Mail Online

British caver says he approached by US, British lawyers over Musk's comments...

MAE SAI, July 18 — A British caver who helped rescue 12 boys from a Thai cave said yesterday that he has been approached by British and American lawyers and will seek legal advice after Tesla CEO Elon Musk directed abuse at him on Twitter.......

 2018-07-18 01:45 

Manila Bulletin

Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in detention...

Wet and muddy from their trek across the Mexican border, immigrant children say they sat or lay on the cold, concrete floor of the immigration holding centers where they were taken....

 2018-07-18 01:44 

Malay Mail Online

Canada goes to work while World Cup party continues...

TORONTO, July 18 — With Champagne corks still popping in Paris as France celebrated their 2018 World Cup triumph, Canada coach John Herdman was hard at work yesterday thinking about how to get his side invited to the party in four years' time. F...

 2018-07-18 01:43 

Phnom Penh Post

Monitor numbers to double from ’13, National, Phnom Penh Post...

With the Wednesday deadline imminent, the National Election Committee (NEC) expects close to 80,000 Cambodians will have registered to observe the July 29 national elections twice the number who served in the role in 2013....

 2018-07-18 01:42 

Malay Mail Online

Indonesian authorities burn carcasses of hundreds of crocodiles...

SORONG, July 18 — Indonesian authorities have burned the carcasses of nearly 300 crocodiles slaughtered by villagers retaliating for the death of a man attacked by a reptile from a breeding farm, a government official said yesterday. After the......

 2018-07-18 01:42 

The Strait Times

Forest fire threatens California's fabled Yosemite...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A vast fire in northern California has destroyed 50 sq km, left one person dead and is threatening Yosemite National Park, authorities said Tuesday (July 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 01:41 

Cambodia Daily

Nearly 70,000 security forces to be deployed for Cambodia's general election...

Nearly 70,000 security personnel will be deployed at all 22,967 polling stations during Cambodia's general election, a National Election Committee (NEC) member said Tuesday. The post Nearly 70,000 security forces to be deployed for Cambodia's gene...

 2018-07-18 01:41 

Manila Bulletin

Trump now says no 'time limit' to denuclearize NKorea...

President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is no hurry to denuclearize North Korea under his accord with Kim Jong Un -- a shift in tone from when the US leader said the process would start very soon....

 2018-07-18 01:40 

Manila Bulletin

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability...

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas....

 2018-07-18 01:40 

ABS-CBN

Babae itinago ang shabu sa schoolbag ng bata...

Arestado ang isang 52-anyos na ginang na hinihinalang nagtutulak ng ilegal na droga sa Sucat, Muntinlupa ngayong Miyerkoles....

 2018-07-18 01:40 

Phnom Penh Post

Flooding hits road 4, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Flood levels in the Kingdom have been increasing due to rains over the last few weeks, causing issues across the country. Government officials, however, stayed with their claim that minor mishaps will be righted. Monday night saw the closure of a bridge a...

 2018-07-18 01:38 

Manila Bulletin

Mexico's next government to weigh legalizing drugs...

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalizing drugs in a bid to curb violent crime, she said Tuesday....

 2018-07-18 01:38 

Phnom Penh Post

Woman murdered by husband in Kandal, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Ang Snuol district police in Kandal province arrested a man on Tuesday for allegedly murdering his wife with a cleaver inside a rented room in Ang Porpeay village. Mean Samnang, Ang Snuol district police chief, identified the suspect as Norn Nat, 33, and ...

 2018-07-18 01:37 

Manila Bulletin

Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries...

By the Associated Press Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injur...

 2018-07-18 01:37 

Malay Mail Online

'Rugrats' returning with new TV series and movie...

LOS ANGELES, July 18 — The hit 1990s kids' cartoon is set to return with a new animated TV series. This small-screen revival will be accompanied by a fourth big-screen adventure for the Rugrats, coming in 2020. Rugrats, the cult cartoon of the.....

 2018-07-18 01:37 

Malay Mail Online

Forest fire threatens California's fabled Yosemite...

LOS ANGELES, July 18 — A vast fire in northern California has destroyed 50km2, left one person dead and is threatening Yosemite National Park, authorities said yesterday. The Ferguson fire has been raging in the Sierra Nevada forest since last......

 2018-07-18 01:35 

Cambodia Daily

US Company: Evidence Found of Chinese Cyber Attacks on Cambodia...

An American company says it found evidence that a Chinese group attacked computers belonging to people and organizations in Cambodia. The post US Company: Evidence Found of Chinese Cyber Attacks on Cambodia appeared first on The Cambodia Daily ....

 2018-07-18 01:34 

Manila Bulletin

Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'...

Astronomers are still finding moons at Jupiter, 400 years after Galileo used his spyglass to spot the first ones....

 2018-07-18 01:33 

Phnom Penh Post

China expats injured in restaurant shooting, National, Phnom Penh Post...

Four Chinese nationals suffered injuries to their legs when a gunman fired shots at them on Monday night at a restaurant in Sihanoukville, said Phnom Penh city's commune 3 police chief Khiev Vantha. He said the eight expatriates were having dinner at ...

 2018-07-18 01:32 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodian Tax Chief Lied to Australian Corporate Regulator...

The head of Cambodia's tax department, Kong Vibol, could face jail for lying to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) if sanctioned, the corporate regulator has told VOA. The post Cambodian Tax Chief Lied to Australian Corporate ...

 2018-07-18 01:31 

The Strait Times

Japan's ambassador conquers Iraqi hearts with witty social media videos in Arabic...

BAGHDAD (AFP) - While foreign diplomats often struggle to win over ordinary Iraqis, Japan's departing ambassador has stolen hearts - thanks to witty social media videos in classical Arabic and local dialects.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 01:31 

Malay Mail Online

Belarus court jails independent journalist for four years...

MINSK, July 18 — A court in Minsk yesterday sentenced an independent journalist to four years in prison for allegedly assaulting a police officer. Dzmitry Halko, 38, was detained on April 22 during a visit to his native Belarus from neighbouring......

 2018-07-18 01:31 

Jakarta Globe

From Cloud Seeding to Vehicle Curbs, Indonesia Fights Pollution Ahead of Asian Games...

As Indonesia prepares to host thousands of competitors and fans at next month's Asian Games, pollution concerns have flared following a spell of unhealthy air in Jakarta and forest fire hotspots near the second venue, Palembang in South Sumatra....

 2018-07-18 01:31 

Cambodia Daily

EU Fact-Finding Mission Concludes, Officials, to Determine Trade Agreement Status...

The European Union has concluded a fact-finding visit to Cambodia to assess its membership of a vital preferential trade scheme in light of widespread allegations of anti-democratic actions and human rights abuses by the government. The post EU Fact-Findi...

 2018-07-18 01:28 

Cambodia Daily

Primark partnering with Unicef to fund education in Cambodia...

Retailer has also committed $1.5m to Unicef's worldwide emergency response operations The post Primark partnering with Unicef to fund education in Cambodia appeared first on The Cambodia Daily ....

 2018-07-18 01:28 

Malay Mail Online

Panama World Cup coach Gomez quits...

PANAMA CITY, July 18 — Hernan Dario Gomez said on Tuesday that he was quitting as coach of Panama after leading the nation to their first World Cup finals. "Now, for me, it is the time for the difficult act of moving my feet from the place where...

 2018-07-18 01:28 

Jakarta Globe

Victims of Sexual Abuse Must Receive More Protection: ICJR...

The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform, or ICJR, has called on law enforcers to improve protection of victims of violence, especially of sexual assault....

 2018-07-18 01:25 

Cambodia Daily

Cambodia calls campaign to boycott election a 'crime'...

Cambodia's election commission on Tuesday described calls to boycott a controversial election on Jul 29 as a "crime" and said authorities were already pursuing charges against those who criticised the vote. The post Cambodia calls campaign to ...

 2018-07-18 01:25 

Cambodia Daily

Unstoppable worker outflow dims Cambodia's future prospects...

Thailand gets tough on migrants but keeps absorbing labor needed for development The post Unstoppable worker outflow dims Cambodia's future prospects appeared first on The Cambodia Daily ....

 2018-07-18 01:25 

Malay Mail Online

Controversy as Spain's ex-king accused of getting tax amnesty...

MADRID, July 18 — Spain's prime minister said yesterday he could not reveal who got a tax amnesty six years ago after the former mistress of Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos alleged he benefited from the measure. Far-left party Podemos had asked....

 2018-07-18 01:25 

The Strait Times

Singapore shares open higher on Wednesday, STI up 0.5% to 3,256.87...

SINGAPORE - Singapore shares opened higher on Wednesday (July 18), with the Straits Times Index up 17.23 points or 0.5 per cent to 3,256.87 as at 9.04 am as Asian stocks advanced after an upbeat assessment on the US economy from Fed chairman Jerome Powell...

 2018-07-18 01:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Canadian temporary tattoo start-up gets US$10 million in funding...

A Toronto-based start-up has secured US$10 million in funding from venture capitalists to expand its operations in the temporary tattoo business, ......

 2018-07-18 01:19 

Malay Mail Online

Altimet hits out at peers who feel new generation of Malaysian hip-hop is moving the wrong direction...

PETALING JAYA, July 18 — Rapper Altimet hit out at peers who are trying to show the new generation of rappers right from wrong. The 39-year-old added that the younger generation of hip-hop artists are producing music their own way and believes......

 2018-07-18 01:19 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

50 eateries in Singapore awarded Michelin Bib Gourmand this year...

7 hours 18 min ago SINGAPORE —Michelin has awarded the Bib Gourmand award to 50 eateries this year, up f...

 2018-07-18 01:18 

Cambodia Daily

The architect designing Cambodia's future...

Architect Seng Vannak was hired straight out of university in Paris to become a Phnom Penh City Hall urban planner. The post The architect designing Cambodia's future appeared first on The Cambodia Daily ....

 2018-07-18 01:15 

Channel NewsAsia

China cuts Air China's flight hours, launches safety review after incident...

China's aviation regulator will cut Air China's flight hours for its Boeing 737 fleet by 10 percent and cancel the licenses for the pilot and ......

 2018-07-18 01:15 

Channel NewsAsia

China cuts Air China's flight hours, launches safety review after incident...

China's aviation regulator will cut Air China's flight hours for its Boeing 737 fleet by 10 percent and cancel the licenses for the pilot and ......

 2018-07-18 01:14 

Cambodia Daily

For Cambodia Anemia Crisis, The Limits Of A 'Lucky Iron Fish'...

They're cute, affordable and simple to use. But upon further review, Lucky Iron Fish aren't, perhaps, a legitimate cure to the widespread health problem of anemia. The post For Cambodia Anemia Crisis, The Limits Of A 'Lucky Iron Fish' appe...

 2018-07-18 01:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Koufu opens above IPO price on SGX trading debut...

SINGAPORE: Home-grown food court operator Koufu on Wednesday (Jul 18) made its trading debut on the Singapore Exchange's mainboard at an opening ......

 2018-07-18 01:14 

Channel NewsAsia

Koufu serves up lukewarm trading debut after giving up gains to end flat at IPO price...

Shares of the food court operator ended their first day of trading at the IPO price of S$0.63 each....

 2018-07-18 01:14 

Manila Bulletin

Tumult of Trump's Europe trip smashes presidential precedent...

Plenty of US presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump....

 2018-07-18 01:13 

ABS-CBN

#WalangPasok: Senate work suspended for 2nd straight day...

Work in the Senate was suspended for the second straight day on Wednesday as monsoon rains threatened to inundate Metro Manila....

 2018-07-18 01:13 

Malay Mail Online

Model breastfeeds baby on catwalk and stirs debate...

MIAMI, July 18 — An American model has made a splash by breastfeeding her baby daughter on a Miami catwalk — no small gesture in a country where many women still feel uncomfortable nursing in public. Walking the runway at a Sports Illustrated....

 2018-07-18 01:12 

The Strait Times

Stocks to watch: Vard, Vibrant Limited, SIIC Environment, Nordic Group...

SINGAPORE - The following companies saw new developments that may affect trading of their shares on Wednesday (July 18):. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-07-18 01:11 

Manila Bulletin

Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc...

Four former wrestlers say in a new lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor, and a former student confirmed Tuesday that investigators have documentation a...

 2018-07-18 01:11 

The Strait Times

17 new entrants to Michelin's Bib Gourmand list for 2018, 50 hawker stalls and restaurants in total...

Fifty hawker stalls and restaurants have made it to the Bib Gourmand list for this year's Michelin Guide, up from 38 last year. Among them are 17 new stalls, and five have been dropped from last year's list.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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