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 2019-07-24 03:05 

Jakarta Post

Singapore bars Atlas and Manhattan are big winners at Spirited Awards 2019...

Bars from Singapore continue to make their mark in the global bar scene, with Atlas and Manhattan taking top prizes for the first time at the Spirited Awards held in New Orleans on July 20....

 2019-07-24 02:48 

Manila Bulletin

PRRD tells LGUs: Shun drugs, corruption; start clearing streets of obstructions...

President Rodrigo Duterte meet Tuesday night with governors, city, and municipal mayors nationwide to remind them of his directives issued during his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday for them not to get involved in illegal drugs and corruption...

 2019-07-24 02:48 

Phnom Penh Post

Loggers arrested in Kampomg Chhnang | Phnom Penh Post...
 2019-07-24 02:48 

Phnom Penh Post

Waste: A matter that needs to be resolved | Phnom Penh Post...
 2019-07-24 02:48 

Phnom Penh Post

More than 30 footwear, travel goods factories open in first half | Phnom Penh Post...
 2019-07-24 02:48 

Phnom Penh Post

Prosecutor appeals against ‘lenient sentence’ for abuse of three-year-old | Phnom Penh Post...
 2019-07-24 02:45 

Manila Bulletin

Japan's Tepco to decommission second, undamaged Fukushima nuclear plant: Kyodo...

TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power plans to scrap its Fukushima Daini nuclear station, located a few miles south of the bigger Fukushima Daiichi plant where three reactors melted down in 2011 after an earthquake and tsunami, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday....

 2019-07-24 02:35 

Manila Bulletin

DOST rolls out 'Luwas Pilipinas' caravan in Caraga...

BUTUAN CITY The two-day "Luwas Pilipinas" caravan in this region's premier and capital city of Butuan starts rolling today in one of the city's resort, hotel, and convention center....

 2019-07-24 02:35 

Manila Bulletin

BI warns public anew vs. fixers...

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) warned the public anew not to transact business with fixers who offer their services for a fee to avoid getting into trouble....

 2019-07-24 02:32 

Manila Bulletin

Caraga's top performing police units receive awards...

CAMP COL. RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City - The regional command of Caraga Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) recognized on Wednesday the top performing police units from May 12 to July 12, 2019....

 2019-07-24 02:30 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Don't mess around with the salaries of players...
 2019-07-24 02:27 

Malay Mail Online

Will Smith lands first big fashion campaign with Moncler...

MILAN, July 24 — Will Smith has landed his first major fashion campaign for Moncler. The Hollywood star has stepped in front of the camera for the luxury brand's new campaign, "Genius Is Born Crazy", with the label announcing the news vi...

 2019-07-24 02:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Is that 'real' chicken in the fryer? We ask the woman who runs KFC Singapore...

Where does KFC chicken come from? How do they decide on local flavours like mala and cereal chicken? KFC Singapore general manager Lynette Lee answers our questions....

 2019-07-24 02:23 

Malay Mail Online

Johor Wildlife Dept seizes 167 leather products from retail outlet at Senai Airport...

KULAI, July 24 — The Johor Wildlife and National Parks Department seized 167 leather products, believed made from the skin of wild animals, worth RM40,000, from a retail outlet at the Senai International Airport here after they were found without......

 2019-07-24 02:20 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Use proper channels to perform haj'...
 2019-07-24 02:18 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Duterte's West Philippine Sea policy praised in Chinese newspaper...

President Rodrigo Duterte's policy on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) earned praises in the opinion section The post Duterte's West Philippine Sea policy praised in Chinese newspaper appeared first on Inquirer Globalnation ....

 2019-07-24 02:17 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ray Donovan, the US special agent who obsessively pursued 'El Chapo'...
 2019-07-24 02:17 

Malay Mail Online

Will bromance endure between fellow New Yorkers Trump and Johnson?...

WASHINGTON, July 24 — The much-vaunted chemistry between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump has been touted as a chance to reboot the "special relationship" between Britain and the United States, but the mercurial pair may find it harder than......

 2019-07-24 02:16 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa opens higher on progress in US-China trade talks...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Bursa Malaysia was moderately higher at mid-week opening, in line with regional equities and on positive progress in the US-China trade talks. This is alongside an announcement of a White House and......

 2019-07-24 02:15 

Channel NewsAsia

Letterbox campaign helps Afghans cope with silent war of mental health...

Hundreds of Afghans, weary of war and unsure of the future, have joined a letter-writing campaign to share their feelings with the powerful few ......

 2019-07-24 02:14 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit opens flat on dollar demand...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The ringgit opened flat today against the US dollar as the greenback continued to gain traction ahead of a widely expected US and European Central Bank (ECB) interest rates cut. At 9.05pm, the ringgit......

 2019-07-24 02:14 

Malay Mail Online

MACC charges six JPJ personnel with corruption over lorry protection racket in Penang...

GEORGE TOWN, July 24 — Six more enforcement personnel of the Road Transport Department (JPJ) were brought to the Sessions Court in Butterworth here today to be charged in connection with the lorry driver protection racket in Penang. They were......

 2019-07-24 02:12 

Cebu Daily News

Two men found dead with gunshot wounds at SRP...

Cebu City, Philippines—Two persons were found dead at the South Road Properties (SRP) past midnight on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Police Captain Francis Renz Talosig, chief of the Mambaling Police, said they still haven't identified the victims, ...

 2019-07-24 02:10 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Unta Kurus' boards ferry for Sharjah...
 2019-07-24 02:10 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea asks Japan to cancel plan to remove the country from white list...

South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would ......

 2019-07-24 02:05 

Philippine Star

Board Man meets PacMan: Kawhi Leonard shares photo op with Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas...

The reigning NBA Finals MVP was spotted watching Pacquiao's clash with Keith Thurman in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday (Sunday Manila time). by Luisa Morales...

 2019-07-24 02:03 

Manila Bulletin

'Guatemala has not been good': Trump threatens tariffs, fees on migrant cash...

US President Donald Trump said he is considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided not to ink a safe third country agreement that would have required the poor Central American country to take in more asylum seekers....

 2019-07-24 02:02 

Malay Mail Online

ECRL firm in recruitment drive ahead of project's relaunch...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — China Communications Construction East Coast Railway Link (ECRL) Sdn Bhd (CCCECRL) have started recruiting and rehiring workers for the country's largest infrastructure project due to be relaunched officially tomorrow.......

 2019-07-24 02:02 

Manila Bulletin

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved...

Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....

 2019-07-24 02:01 

The Strait Times

Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande lead MTV Video Music Awards nominations, K-pop fans upset...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande dominated nominations on Tuesday (July 23) for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) with 10 apiece, but some K-pop fans cried foul when bestselling Korean bands were placed in a separate category.. Read m...

 2019-07-24 02:01 

Manila Bulletin

AFP promotes 206 Army soldiers in Northern Mindanao...

CAMP BANCASI, Butuan City The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) promoted 206 Army soldiers in Northern Mindanao....

 2019-07-24 02:01 

Jakarta Post

Is checking a smartphone during the night bad for sleep?...

A team of American scientists observed how the brain reacts to short, intense exposure to blue light in order to determine how sleep is affected....

 2019-07-24 02:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Scott, le Clos fail to line up for 100 freestyle heats...

South African Chad le Clos and Britain's Duncan Scott, who caused uproar at the world swimming championships on Tuesday by refusing to shake ......

 2019-07-24 02:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Mehmet's 'love' affair...
 2019-07-24 02:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

The Haj: Deaf-mute Haj couple undeterred...
 2019-07-24 02:00 

Malay Mail Online

Man with burglary tools arrested outside Taylor Swift's home...

NEW YORK, July 24 — An Iowa man who traveled to small-town Rhode Island planning to "visit" pop superstar Taylor Swift has been arrested and charged with possession of burglary tools, police said yesterday. David Page Liddle, 32, was arreste...

 2019-07-24 02:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Will bromance endure between fellow New Yorkers Trump and Johnson?...

WASHINGTON: The much-vaunted chemistry between Boris Johnson and Donald Trump has been touted as a chance to reboot the...

 2019-07-24 01:59 

The Strait Times

Deutsche Bank's problem derivatives cloud recovery: Sources...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Deutsche Bank AG's turnaround strategy rests in large part on shedding 288 billion euros of unwanted assets. Three bank insiders said it will take years, tying up capital that could have generated income of 500 million euros (S$76...

 2019-07-24 01:58 

Manila Bulletin

Pot legalization bills introduced in US Congress...

Bills that would legalize and tax marijuana at the national level, and provide opportunities for people convicted of federal pot crimes to clear their records, were introduced Tuesday in Congress....

 2019-07-24 01:58 

Manila Bulletin

Diplomats' brain scans show differences, add to Cuba mystery...

Advanced brain scans found perplexing differences in US diplomats who say they developed concussion-like symptoms after working in Cuba, a finding that only heightens the mystery of what may have happened to them, a new study says....

 2019-07-24 01:56 

Manila Bulletin

Immigration roundup that targeted 2,100 nets 35 arrests...

An immigration enforcement operation that President Donald Trump said was part of an effort to deport "millions" of people from the United States resulted in 35 arrests, officials said Tuesday....

 2019-07-24 01:56 

Manila Bulletin

Documents: $6 million to Armstrong family in wrongful death...

An Ohio hospital paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong $6 million in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical complications led to Armstrong's 2012 death, according to court documents and a report in the New York Times....

 2019-07-24 01:55 

The Strait Times

Delays on Hong Kong trains as protesters disrupt morning rush...

HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - A small group of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Wednesday (July 24) temporarily disrupted the city's notoriously busy morning rush, stranding crowds of commuters on platforms at a main station.. Read more at straits...

 2019-07-24 01:54 

Malay Mail Online

Kabul seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping out Afghanistan...

KABUL, July 24 — Afghanistan called yesterday for an explanation of comments by US President Donald Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out the country, but did not want "to kill 10 million people.".....

 2019-07-24 01:54 

The Strait Times

Singapore shares open higher on Wednesday following inflation data; STI up 0.24% to 3,381.08...

SINGAPORE - Singapore stocks opened higher on Wednesday, after official data showed inflation rates eased in June, strengthening economists' expectations of monetary easing ahead.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-24 01:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Injuries, evacuations, homes destroyed: PMD fires in recent months...

SINGAPORE: A spate of fires linked to electric scooters, electric bicycles and other personal mobility devices (PMDs) in recent months has led the ......

 2019-07-24 01:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Messi banned for one game for Copa America red card...
 2019-07-24 01:47 

ABS-CBN

Bikoy's lawyer defends OSG help in case vs VP, opposition...

MANILA - The involvement of the Office of the Solicitor General in the filing of a sedition complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo and other opposition figures does not mean oppression of the opposition, lawyer Lorenzo Gadon said Wednesday....

 2019-07-24 01:43 

Manila Bulletin

Manila traffic rerouting schedule today...

The Manila Police District (MPD) Traffic Enforcement Unit issued a rerouting schedule for a retirement rite rehearsal along United Nations Avenue in Manila....

 2019-07-24 01:40 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Champions in the house: 'Pacman' and 'The Klaw' meet up...

MANILA, Philippines - NBA champion, NBA Finals MVP and former Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard added star power to the Manny Pacquiao - Keith Thurman World Boxing Association (WBA) world welterweight title fight in Las Vegas recently and found time to p...

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