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 2018-09-23 10:46 

Malay Mail Online

Former tahfiz student wins RM4.3m for crash paralysis...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Muhammad Faiz Hafizuddin Mohd Izahir won an award for RM4.3 million from the founder, driver and transport provider for a tahfiz school over a deadly road accident that left him paralysed. According to The Star Online, the......

 2018-09-23 10:25 

Malay Mail Online

Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement...

LOS ANGELES, Sept 23 — When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby's rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral, the rallying cry of #MeToo was years away. The men the movement would lay......

 2018-09-23 10:24 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PKR voting fiasco: You throw chairs, we will throw you out...
 2018-09-23 10:21 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

5 suspects identified in shooting of businessman in Skudai...
 2018-09-23 10:18 

Channel NewsAsia

Green card clampdown planned for US immigrants on benefits...

US immigrants who get public benefits like food stamps or housing vouchers could be denied green cards, under a new proposal from President Donald ......

 2018-09-23 10:18 

Malay Mail Online

Netizens express wishes for Chong Wei to get well soon...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Rallying behind former world number one badminton hero, netizens today expressed their love for and hope that Datuk Lee Chong Wei will keep living his fighting spirit in his battle against cancer. Positive......

 2018-09-23 10:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Stop talks on Bukit Larut cable car project once and for all, state govt urged...
 2018-09-23 10:16 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Oil palm plantations in Bengkulu become rice fields...

Around 378 hectares of 400 hectares of new rice fields in the district of Mukomuko, Bengkulu, were originally oil palm plantations.Around 95 percent of the 400 hectares of lands converted into rice fields were formerly oil ......

 2018-09-23 10:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PKR re-polling in Perlis, Kedah, Perak within a month...
 2018-09-23 10:13 

Malay Mail Online

Waiting for PTPTN payments to be deferred? Don't bother, Najib tells borrowers...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Debtors should pay off their federal student loans as Pakatan Harapan will struggle to defer repayments as pledged, said former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. In a Facebook post pointing out that the coalition......

 2018-09-23 10:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

India launches 'Modicare', world's biggest health scheme...
 2018-09-23 10:10 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Prabowo sets up anti-hoax team during election campaign...

Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto and his pair, Sandiaga Uno, have set up an anti-hoax campaign supervisory team to help their supporters convey accurate information to the public."Our team will monitor every key ......

 2018-09-23 10:09 

Manila Bulletin

SC has power to appoint officials with salary Grade 29 and above...

Only the Supreme Court (SC), as a full court, and not its Chief Justice alone can approve the appointment of administrative officials with judicial rank and with salary Grade of 29 and above....

 2018-09-23 10:08 

Malay Mail Online

PAS will work with anybody to make Anwar's part tougher...

SEPANG, Sept 23 — PAS is ready to cooperate with anyone at all including Umno who will contest Port Dickson's by-election (PRK) to ensure Parti Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) chief Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will not have an easy......

 2018-09-23 10:06 

Manila Bulletin

DFA: No Filipino casualties in capsized ferry in Tanzania...

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said there are no Filipino casualties in the capsized ferry in Tanzania....

 2018-09-23 10:04 

Cebu Daily News

USC, UC topple opponents in Cesafi juniors basketball...

The University of Cebu (UC) Baby Webmasters ran roughshod over the Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) Wildkittens, 64-45, in high school action of the 2018 Cesafi basketball tournament Sunday afternoon at the Cebu Coliseum. Joshua Gellacone s...

 2018-09-23 10:04 

The Strait Times

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift in Guam waters with no boat, paddle and supplies...

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, had one of the loneliest jobs in the world: He was a lamp keeper for a floating fish trap, 125km out at sea, with weekly brief human contact and a walkie-talkie.. Read more at straitst...

 2018-09-23 10:04 

ABS-CBN

Sereno won't be seeking Senate seat...

Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is not running for the Senate next year, ABS-CBN News confirmed Sunday....

 2018-09-23 10:03 

Malay Mail Online

SIA takes delivery of jet for world's longest flight lasting 19 hours...

SINGAPORE, Sept 23 — Singapore Airlines took delivery of the Airbus SE A350-900 ultra long range aircraft to start a non-stop service to New York, a journey of about 19 hours that will become the world's longest. The first commercial flight......

 2018-09-23 10:01 

Antara News

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Indonesia's fiesta of democracy started with peaceful campaigns...

The 2019 parliamentary and presidential election campaigns kicked off on Sunday as all contesting political elites have pledged to conduct peaceful and fair campaigns for enabling eligible voters to make a rational ......

 2018-09-23 10:00 

Malay Mail Online

Teenage delivery boy crushed to death between lift doors in George Town...

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 23 — A 19-year-old died after he got stuck between two doors of a service lift while delivering poultry to a nasi kandar restaurant in Jalan Penang, here today. Northeast District Police chief ACP Che Zaimani Che Awang......

 2018-09-23 10:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Sparkly teen love, vamp style (review)...
 2018-09-23 10:00 

Malay Mail Online

UN: Africa's nomadic herders help, not harm, land and planet...

TURIN, Sept 23 Nomadic herders across Africa can work in tandem with farmers and produce sustainable food without damaging the land or harming the planet, experts and pastoralists said yesterday. Pastoralists manage their land in a way that......

 2018-09-23 10:00 

The Strait Times

New simulator adds realism to HazMat and industrial fire training...

SINGAPORE - With its snaking pipes, storage cylinders and tall distillation tower, the facility may look like a typical chemical processing plant in Tuas or Jurong Island.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-23 10:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Dealing with industrial fires: How a simulator helps boost confidence of SCDF personnel...

SINGAPORE: "BANG!" It was an explosion so loud, even waiting in anticipation for it to happen could not stop one from flinching. Then there was ......

 2018-09-23 09:58 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah to study proposal to lower legal marriage age to 14...

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 23 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said that he would study the suggestion to lower the minimum marriage age to 14 for girls and 16 for boys by state mufti Datuk Bongsu Aziz Jaafar. Mohd......

 2018-09-23 09:56 

Philippine Star

Death toll in Cebu landslide now at 46 on 4th day of rescue ops...

The death toll in the Naga City, Cebu landslide rose to 46 as of 12:45 p.m., according to a report from The Freeman. by Rosette Adel...

 2018-09-23 09:55 

The Strait Times

ST Podcast: Life Chats Ep 2 - Actress Michelle Yeoh on Crazy Rich Asians...

In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times features the best chats with the creators and stars of music, film, books, theatre and more. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-23 09:54 

Antara News

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VP to lead Indonesian delegation at the 73rd UN General Assembly...

Vice President Jusuf Kalla will lead the Indonesian Government delegation at the 73rd UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters, New York, United States.The Vice President will begin the agenda of the general assembly by ......

 2018-09-23 09:53 

Malay Mail Online

Anwar: Election postponed to ensure clean election...

KOTA KINABALU, 23 Sept — PKR president-elect Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said the postponement of party elections in several states yesterday and today was to ensure a clean election process. He said the postponement would allow the party's......

 2018-09-23 09:52 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Be brave and acquire property, women told...
 2018-09-23 09:51 

Malay Mail Online

India launches 'Modicare', world's biggest health scheme...

NEW DELHI, Sept 23 — India today launched the world's biggest health insurance scheme which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would cover some 500 million poor people. The programme, dubbed "Modicare", promises health cover worth 500,000...

 2018-09-23 09:51 

Malay Mail Online

Snuff out 'any whiff' of resurgent anti-Semitism, pope says...

KAUNAS (Lithuania), Sept 23 — Pope Francis said today that society should be vigilant for "any whiff" of resurgent anti-Semitism, calling for new generations to be taught the horrors of the Holocaust. He made his appeal in Kaunas,......

 2018-09-23 09:49 

Malay Mail Online

Pro-Brexit movement splinters in fight against PM's EU divorce plan...

BIRMINGHAM, Sept 23 —The grassroots campaign to steer Britain into a more radical departure from the EU is at a crossroads: time is short, and the self-styled "People's Army" of activists that was a driving force in bringing about Brexit...

 2018-09-23 09:49 

Malay Mail Online

Ruckus at PKR elections: Attempts to sabotage party image...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — PKR does not rule out the ruckus during the party elections in Kedah and Penang yesterday was an attempt to sabotage the party image. PKR communications director Ahmad Fahmi Mohamed Fadzil said the......

 2018-09-23 09:45 

Manila Bulletin

PNP-CITF arrests Bocaue police chief for extortion...

In spite of President Duterte's stern warning that police officers who break the law will be dealt with harshly, a high-ranking police officer was arrested here last weekend for alleged extortion....

 2018-09-23 09:45 

Bangkok Post

Iran points finger at Arab separatists for deadly attack...

TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday appeared to blame Arab separatists for an attack on a military parade the previous day that left 29 people dead....

 2018-09-23 09:44 

Manila Bulletin

2 die in separate drug buy-busts in Isabela...

Suspected drug peddlers were killed by police in separate drug buy-bust operations in Cabatuan municipality and Cauayan City in Isabela this weekend....

 2018-09-23 09:42 

Manila Bulletin

Senate to scrutinize TRAIN 2 on Tuesday...

The Senate Ways and Means Committee will start tackling the proposed second tranche of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) 2 Law on Tuesday, committee chairperson Senator Juan Edgardo Angara said.The Senate Ways and Means Committee will ...

 2018-09-23 09:41 

Channel NewsAsia

India launches 'Modicare', world's biggest health scheme...

India on Sunday launched the world's biggest health insurance scheme which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would cover some 500 million poor people....

 2018-09-23 09:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Rouhani says Iran ready to confront US after military parade attack...

DUBAI: President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran was ready to confront the United States and its Gulf Arab allies, a day after an attack on an ......

 2018-09-23 09:40 

Malay Mail Online

MCA says would kill BN if Umno marries PAS...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 23 — Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai claimed MCA would move to dissolve Barisan Nasional or expel former lynchpin Umno if it formalises an alliance with PAS. The outgoing MCA president said the coalition was built on moderation and it.....

 2018-09-23 09:39 

The Strait Times

Tennis: Karolina Pliskova upsets Naomi Osaka to win Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Karolina Pliskova stunned home favourite and US Open champion Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-4 to win the Pan Pacific Open title in Tokyo on Sunday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-23 09:39 

Manila Bulletin

Mom distraught as her 2 sons drown in Ormoc river...

ORMOC CITY, Leyte — Two children swept away by a strong current while swimming in the river in Barangay San Pablo, here, have been found dead in another village on Saturday....

 2018-09-23 09:37 

Bangkok Post

Australian filmmaker's family 'overwhelmed' after Cambodia pardon...

SYDNEY: The family of an Australian filmmaker who received a royal pardon from Cambodia said Sunday they were "overwhelmed with happiness" ahead of his return to Sydney....

 2018-09-23 09:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

PD by-election a waste, forced onto the people: Ahmad Samsuri...
 2018-09-23 09:34 

Malay Mail Online

Justin Theroux breaks silence on Jennifer Aniston split...

LOS ANGELES, Sept 23 It's taken some time but Justin Theroux is finally opening up about his breakup with Jennifer Aniston earlier in February. In a recent interview with the New York Times, Theroux revealed that the breakup was gentle but......

 2018-09-23 09:33 

Manila Bulletin

1.2 million benefit from TESDA online programs...

For the last six years, more than 1.2 million users have registered and benefited from the free online programs offered by the Technical Education and Skills and Development Authority (TESDA)....

 2018-09-23 09:29 

Bangkok Post

Kanchanaburi border checkpoints on alert for murder suspect...

KANCHANABURI: Security checkpoints manned by police and military personnel close to the Myanmar border of this western province have been put on the lookout for a Myanmar man suspected of murdering a construction tycoon in Suphan Buri province last week....

 2018-09-23 09:28 

ABS-CBN

Typhoon Paeng enters PAR...

Typhoon Paeng (international name Trami) has entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Sunday, the state weather bureau said, just about a week after a devastating typhoon ravaged the country's agricultural north....

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