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 2019-09-16 12:50 

Jakarta Post

Smoking kills and funds...

With Indonesias smoking culture and large exposure to cigarettes, price increases might do little to reduce cigarette consumption and smoking prevalence in the short term....

 2019-09-16 12:28 

Jakarta Post

Haze in Singapore: Air quality remains moderate as schools reopen on Monday...

The 24-hour Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) dipped to 78 in the north and in the east at 8am on Monday, while other parts of Singapore recorded readings of 80 to 88....

 2019-09-16 12:23 

Malay Mail Online

Putrajaya schools forced to close tomorrow after API hits very unhealthy levels...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 16 — All schools in Putrajaya have been forced to shut down tomorrow after the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings in the administrative capital rose to very unhealthy levels today. Putrajaya Education Department director Farizah......

 2019-09-16 12:21 

ABS-CBN

Heinous crimes convicts di na kasali sa GCTA...

Di na kasama ang mga nakulong dahil sa karumaldumal na krimen sa mga maaaring makinabang sa GCTA law....

 2019-09-16 12:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Taiwan terminates relations with Solomon Islands: foreign ministry...

Taiwan severed ties with the Solomon Islands on Monday (Sep 16) after learning the Pacific nation was switching diplomatic recognition to China, ......

 2019-09-16 12:18 

Jakarta Post

Trump says US 'locked and loaded' to respond to Saudi oil attack...

It is the first time the president has hinted at a potential American military response to the attack, which slashed Saudi oil production by half and led both the kingdom and the United States to announce they may tap their strategic reserves....

 2019-09-16 12:09 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

API readings down; Melaka schools to open as usual tomorrow...
 2019-09-16 12:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump asylum lockdown turns up heat on tiny Mexican migrant agency...

Mexico's tiny asylum agency is already overwhelmed with applicants who are abandoning the American dream because of US President Donald Trump's ......

 2019-09-16 12:04 

Channel NewsAsia

New EU chief doubles down on 'European way of life' tag...

The European Commission's incoming chief, Ursula von der Leyen, on Monday defended a controversial...

 2019-09-16 12:02 

Malay Mail Online

Some 46,000 General Motors auto workers strike in US...

DETROIT, Sept 16 — The United Auto Workers union began a nationwide strike against General Motors today, with some 46,000 members walking off the job after contract talks hit an impasse. The move to strike, which the Wall Street Journal described......

 2019-09-16 12:01 

Jakarta Post

London Fashion Week opens its doors with public catwalk shows...

South African accountant Shaista Hamdulay never imagined she would one day mingle with fashionistas at London Fashion Week. Yet on Saturday, Hamdulay got a taste of a world usually reserved for fashion editors, buyers, bloggers and celebrities, with a cov...

 2019-09-16 12:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Prince Abdullah wins Sheffield United ownership battle...

Sheffield United's Kevin McCabe has been ordered by a High Court to sell his 50per cent share in the English soccer team to co-owner Prince ......

 2019-09-16 11:56 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Taiwan terminates relations with Solomon Islands: foreign ministry...
 2019-09-16 11:53 

Malay Mail Online

Man accused of snapping upskirt photo in Bangsar dies after trying to evade cops...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 — A man died after evading police custody in Bangsar last night, after he was suspected of taking upskirt picture of a woman there. The police confirmed that the incident took place at 10.40pm yesterday at the back of......

 2019-09-16 11:52 

The Strait Times

Hazy one moment, clear the next: When will Singapore experience haze?...

SINGAPORE - Fires have been raging in the forests of Indonesia. But, in Singapore, it has been hazy one moment and clear the next.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-16 11:52 

The Strait Times

600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar at 'serious risk of genocide': UN...

YANGON (AFP) - Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a...

 2019-09-16 11:52 

ABS-CBN

'Most wanted sa drugs watch-list' ng San Jose del Monte patay nang manlaban...

Patay nang manlaban sa buy-bust ang itinurong number 1 most wanted sa drugs watch-list sa San Jose del Monte, Bulacan....

 2019-09-16 11:47 

Malay Mail Online

Pliskova closes gap on world number one Barty...

PARIS, Sept 16 — Karolina Plikosva's victory at the Zhengzhou Open at the weekend means the Czech is now just 86 points behind Ashleigh Barty who remains at the top of the WTA rankings released today. Pliskova claimed her fourth title of the......

 2019-09-16 11:47 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Thai 'Tiger Temple' blames gov't for deaths of rescued tigers...
 2019-09-16 11:47 

Manila Bulletin

Give De Lima chance to air her side on GCTA senators...

Senators on Monday expressed belief that Senator Leila de Lima should be given a chance to air her side on the supposed loopholes in the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law....

 2019-09-16 11:47 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia says Israel's campaign promise violates international law...

Indonesia's government, at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) extraordinary ministerial meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, (Sept. 15), said that Israel's campaign promise on its west bank annexation plan was ......

 2019-09-16 11:46 

Manila Bulletin

Defense chief to scrutinize AFP-Dito deal...

Amid concerns of espionage, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana vowed on Monday to scrutinize the memorandum of agreement (MOA) signed between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the China-backed Dito Telecommunity which will enable the country&#...

 2019-09-16 11:46 

Bangkok Post

Actor volunteer raises B100m in 48 hours...

Bin Bunluerit, a well-known volunteer rescue worker and actor, has successfully raised more than 100 million baht in less than two days to help flood victims in Ubon Ratchathani province....

 2019-09-16 11:43 

Channel NewsAsia

US Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb US lobbying, corporate power...

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at ......

 2019-09-16 11:43 

Channel NewsAsia

African players in Europe: Mane bags brace, Fati scores again...

Established star Sadio Mane and the emerging 16-year-old Ansu Fati both scored as they shared the limelight among Africans in the top European ......

 2019-09-16 11:42 

Malay Mail Online

Restore normal life to Kashmir, India's top court tells government...

NEW DELHI, Sept 16 — India's top court said today the federal government should restore normal life in Kashmir as soon as possible, as a partial shutdown of the disputed region entered its 42nd day. India stripped its portion of Muslim-majority....

 2019-09-16 11:41 

Manila Bulletin

Slew of oil price hikes feared amid Saudi attack...

A party-list congressman on Monday called on the House leadership to immediately set a hearing for House Resolution No. 9 to investigate pricing schemes of oil companies, especially with the attacks on Saudi refineries which the spike of global oil prices...

 2019-09-16 11:41 

ABS-CBN

3 Chinese na dawit sa investment scam ipina-deport na...

Ipina-deport na ang 3 Chinese na inaresto ng Bureau of Immigration noong nakaraang linggo dahil sa pagkakadawit sa milyon-milyong cryptocurrency investment scam....

 2019-09-16 11:41 

Philippine Star

Oil prices rocket on slashed Saudi output...

Brent crude surged by 20 percent Monday -- the biggest gain since the 1991 Gulf War -- after weekend drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities halved output in the world's top crude exporter, fuelling fresh geopolitical and growth fears....

 2019-09-16 11:40 

Malay Mail Online

US Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb US lobbying, corporate power...

WASHINGTON, Sept 16 — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren today proposed a major rewrite of US laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corruption in Washington."......

 2019-09-16 11:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Futures down after Saudi attacks spark rush for safety...

U.S. stock index futures slipped on Monday after the weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities knocked out 5per cent of the world's supply, ......

 2019-09-16 11:40 

Bangkok Post

'Tiger Temple' blames govt for deaths of rescued tigers...

The much-criticised Tiger Temple tourist attraction on Monday blamed the government for the deaths of scores of its tigers seized by authorities in 2016, denying official accounts that the big cats died from inbreeding and disease....

 2019-09-16 11:39 

Manila Bulletin

Transfer of convicted drug lords to West Philippine Sea lady solon...

Neophyte Rep. Nia Taduran (ACT CIS Partylist) on Monday proposed the transfer of convicted drug lords to "an island in the West Philippine Sea" to totally stop them from continuing with their illegal trade....

 2019-09-16 11:38 

Malay Mail Online

We will not extend Brexit transition period, says UK PM Johnson's spokesman...

LONDON, Sept 16 — Britain has no intention of seeking an extension to the transition period after it leaves the European Union if a divorce deal is struck with the bloc, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said today. A deal agreed with the...

 2019-09-16 11:38 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia's external debt managed with healthy structure: BI...

Indonesia's external debt was managed with a healthy structure at the end of July 2019, Bank Indonesia's authorities revealed. The external debt was recorded at US$395.3 billion at the end of July 2019, consisted ......

 2019-09-16 11:37 

Malay Mail Online

Oil surges 20pc after Saudi attack, softens on stockpile hopes...

SINGAPORE, Sept 16 — Oil prices surged nearly 20 per cent at one point today, with Brent crude posting its biggest intraday gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities at the weekend halved the kingdom's......

 2019-09-16 11:37 

The Strait Times

September expected to remain dry and warm, Singapore may experience rainfall deficit: NEA...

SINGAPORE - The weather in Singapore is expected to remain dry and warm for the rest of September, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Monday (Sept 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-16 11:37 

Malay Mail Online

Zimbabwe doctors protest over union leader's disappearance...

HARARE, Sept 16 — Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare today over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerson Mnangagwa's office. Peter Magombeyi,......

 2019-09-16 11:36 

Channel NewsAsia

Haze situation will be monitored during F1 race weekend: STB...

SINGAPORE: The Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix remains on track for the Sep 20 weekend despite the haze, though the authorities will be monitoring ......

 2019-09-16 11:32 

Tech in Asia

Edtech startup helping people start coding careers bags angel funding...

AttainU's investors include former execs at Google India and Intuit, co-founders at Snapmint and KredX, and angel investing platform LetsVenture....

 2019-09-16 11:31 

Malay Mail Online

African players in Europe: Mane bags brace, Fati scores again...

PARIS, Sept 16 — Established star Sadio Mane and the emerging 16-year-old Ansu Fati both scored as they shared the limelight among Africans in the top European leagues at the weekend. Senegal's Mane boosted hopes of succeeding Liverpool teammate...

 2019-09-16 11:30 

Manila Bulletin

Tolentino panel bats for higher pay, more perks for barangay officials...

A Senate panel on Monday pushed for higher wages and more benefits for barangay officials and workers....

 2019-09-16 11:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

More focus on Sarawak, Sabah in line with Shared Prosperity Vision policy, says Dr M...
 2019-09-16 11:29 

ABS-CBN

Ilang grupo may babala sa di pagbigay ng GCTA sa heinous crime convicts...

Nagbabala ang ilang grupo na baka dumami ang insidente ng karahasan sa mga bilangguan kapag inalis ang mga heinous crime convict sa mga maaaring mapaaga ang paglaya gamit ang good conduct time allowance....

 2019-09-16 11:27 

Channel NewsAsia

Thai 'Tiger Temple' blames government for deaths of rescued tigers...

BANGKOK: Thailand's much-criticised Tiger Temple tourist attraction on Monday (Sep 16) blamed the government for the deaths of scores of its ......

 2019-09-16 11:27 

Malay Mail Online

Negri Sembilan starts providing clean water to Melaka...

SEREMBAN, Sept 16 — The Negri Sembilan government through Syarikat Air Negri Sembilan (SAINS) has begun providing clean water to Melaka, which is currently facing water crisis. Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun said so far,......

 2019-09-16 11:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Zuraida: We need to meet Anwar to discuss PKR's direction...
 2019-09-16 11:26 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Friend kills man over debt...
 2019-09-16 11:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court...

Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros (US$14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in a ......

 2019-09-16 11:23 

Manila Bulletin

600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar at 'serious risk of genocide' — UN...

Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar still face a "serious risk of genocide", UN investigators said Monday, warning the repatriation of a million already driven from the country by the army remains "impossible"....

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