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 2020-01-17 20:11 

Jakarta Post

Movie told, emotions shared between whisperer and visually impaired watchers...

About 40 blind and visually impaired people were invited to watch a movie at a Central Jakarta mall on Jan. 12 with the assistance of whisperers: people who describe the movie to the former....

 2020-01-17 20:02 

Jakarta Post

Mental health issues to cloud the Year of the Rat: Expert...

In comparison with 2019s slow but sure Year of the Pig, this year will tend to fluctuate and probably be inconsistent....

 2020-01-17 19:58 

Jakarta Post

China, Indonesia sign $695m deal for West Kalimantan alumina smelter...

Indonesian and Chinese companies have signed a US$695 million contract to construct the Mempawah alumina refinery in West Kalimantan, as Indonesia moves to add value to its mineral products and create a domestic mining industry value chain....

 2020-01-17 19:55 

Philippine Star

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait...

A United States warship has sailed through the Taiwan Strait, Taipei's defense ministry said Friday, the first such passage since the island resoundingly re-elected its independence-leaning president....

 2020-01-17 19:50 

Jakarta Post

By The Way: Let’s try thinking positive in a very wet New Year...

As another new year begins, many will be dutifully making resolutions with every intention to stick to them. But how many people can say they have stuck with them for more than a few weeks?...

 2020-01-17 19:49 

ABS-CBN

ICC verdict can be applied on current or former President: Capio...

This was the answer of retired Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpion when he was asked Friday by journalists about the extent of the crimes against humanity case filed against Duterte before the ICC....

 2020-01-17 19:46 

Jakarta Post

Food literacy given boost to celebrate Indonesia’s rich culinary heritage...

Raising awareness about Indonesias wealth of spices and foods remains a challenge....

 2020-01-17 19:30 

The Strait Times

US to screen passengers for Sars-like China mystery virus...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US authorities will begin screening passengers on Friday (Jan 17) arriving on direct or connecting flights from a Chinese city at the heart of a mysterious Sars-like virus responsible for two deaths.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 19:30 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Real estate experts to weigh in prospects in Inquirer forum...

How can you effectively tap the bright prospects and the potentially lucrative opportunities offered by a robust real estate industry? Two of the industry's most renowned experts are set to discuss and shed more light on the latest trends and factors ...

 2020-01-17 19:25 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Desirable homes in the metro...

Starting out any endeavor brings a complex mix of emotions. Enthusiasm is sometimes coupled with anxiety; excitement comes with a bit of the nerves. But for those who truly rise to the challenge, the desire for success is always bigger than any uncertaint...

 2020-01-17 19:22 

Jakarta Post

Investment key to sustainable economic growth: Standard Chartered...

The government is drafting an omnibus law on job creation to amend more than 1,000 investment unfriendly articles in more than 70 existing laws as part of its efforts to attract more investment....

 2020-01-17 19:20 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

2020: The year of architecture...

In the field of architecture, there are several important milestones that we can look forward to this year. Here are some significant buildings and projects that are expected to be completed in 2020. Grand Egyptian Museum (Cairo) With an acronym like GEM,...

 2020-01-17 19:15 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Philippine real estate companies recognized...

Three leading Philippine real estate companies recently received recognition at the Dot Property Southeast Asia Awards 2019 held at Park Hyatt Bangkok in Thailand. The Dot Property Southeast Asia Awards recognizes the best regional real estate companies, ...

 2020-01-17 19:13 

The Strait Times

Canada's Trudeau urges Iran to send downed jetliner's black boxes to France...

OTTAWA (AFP) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday (Jan 17) urged Iran to hand over black boxes from last week's downed airliner to France, saying it has one of the few laboratories capable of properly examining them.. Read more at strait...

 2020-01-17 19:10 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Arthaland expands green footprint...

Boutique developer Arthaland Corp. is bringing to the local market an impressive development portfolio of "sustainable luxury projects" that will, without a doubt, create a new benchmark in upscale living. In a recent press briefing, Arthaland off...

 2020-01-17 19:05 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Going nuts over the coconuts...

Cari, the overseer of a 1-hectare unregistered parcel of land in Quezon and co-owned by Andro, saw Eddie, Eras, Apol and Boni, along with seven others, cutting down the coconut trees on the said property. Later, the men turned the felled trees into coco l...

 2020-01-17 19:02 

Channel NewsAsia

Off-duty Hong Kong police officer arrested for supporting protests...

An off-duty Hong Kong police officer was arrested along with seven other people on Friday as they tried to put pro-democracy posters on a ......

 2020-01-17 19:02 

Jakarta Post

Prince Harry resurfaces but stays silent on royal rumpus...

Prince Harry kept silent on Thursday about the shock decision he and his wife took last week to quit as full-time royals at his first public appearance since the bombshell announcement....

 2020-01-17 19:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Boeing says it is addressing new 737 MAX software issue discovered in technical review...

Boeing Co said on Friday it is addressing a new software issue discovered during a technical review of the proposed update to the grounded Boeing ......

 2020-01-17 19:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Derby slam Football League over 'unlawful' charge...

Derby have accused the Football League of making...

 2020-01-17 19:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

A grand experience for travelers...

Work and leisure are both reasons to travel for the younger set nowadays. Many yuppies and students today save up for their next big trip nonstop, scrimping on indulgences in exchange for scenic and exciting places. Most customarily block their long weeke...

 2020-01-17 18:52 

Jakarta Post

Indonesia likely to see small gains from US-China deal...

Each percentage-point decline in Chinas growth rate would result in a 0.3 percent drop in Indonesias, the World Bank has said....

 2020-01-17 18:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Maguire captaincy latest move in Solskjaer's United project...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named England defender Harry Maguire as the team's new captain on Friday the latest in a series ......

 2020-01-17 18:46 

The Strait Times

Brazil minister quits over accusations of Nazi quotes...

BRASILIA (AFP) - Brazil's culture secretary Roberto Alvim resigned on Friday (Jan 17) over a speech in which he appeared to quote Adolf Hitler's propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 18:42 

Jakarta Post

South Korean shuttler Lee Yong-dae uses celebrity status to promote badminton...

South Korean shuttler Lee Yong-dae is embracing his high-profile status to promote the sport he loves, including holding a fan meet in Jakarta for the first time....

 2020-01-17 18:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Migrant surge into Guatemala reaches 3,500, heads for Mexico...

More than 3,500 Central Americans had poured into Guatemala by Friday in U.S.-bound gatherings known as caravans, officials said, posing a ......

 2020-01-17 18:31 

Jakarta Post

Eurail adds two countries to its unlimited global train pass...

Estonia and Latvia have been added to the list of countries non-Europeans can travel to with the Eurail Global Pass....

 2020-01-17 18:30 

Jakarta Post

No link between crimes, sexual orientation: Post-Reynhard anti-LGBT sentiment condemned...

A 2019 report by LGBT rights organization Arus Pelangi showed that between January and February 2018, 45 statements containing hate speech against the LGBT community were expressed by executive and legislative officials, law enforcers and public figures....

 2020-01-17 18:28 

The Strait Times

US-bound migrant surge into Guatemala reaches 3,500, heads for Mexico...

GUATEMALA CITY/MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - More than 3,500 Central Americans had poured into Guatemala by Friday in US-bound gatherings known as caravans, officials said, posing a headache for the leaders of Guatemala and Mexico amid fierce US pressure to cur...

 2020-01-17 18:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: US Women's World Cup champs seek berth at Tokyo Olympics...

Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd were among 18 players from last year's US Women's World Cup championship squad named Friday to the American squad ......

 2020-01-17 18:21 

Vietnam News

India initiates anti-dumping investigation on viscose spun yarn from Vit Nam...

The Trade Remedies Authority of Vit Nam on Friday announced that India has initiated an anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of viscose spun yarn originating in or exported from three countries, including Vit Nam, China and Indonesia....

 2020-01-17 18:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Toyota to move Tacoma truck production to Mexico from US...

Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it will move production of its mid-size Tacoma pick-up truck from the United States to Mexico as it adjusts ......

 2020-01-17 18:19 

The Strait Times

Days before Grammys, academy shakes up leadership over 'allegation of misconduct'...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - The organisers of the Grammy Awards have removed their new president and chief executive after an allegation of misconduct, leaving the organisation in disarray 10 days before the annual music industry showcase.. Read more at strai...

 2020-01-17 18:12 

ABS-CBN

Dating child actor, timbog matapos umanong manaksak sa Marikina...

Iniimbestigahan pa ng mga awtoridad ang insidente....

 2020-01-17 18:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Bale and Ramos ruled out for Real's clash against Sevilla, Benzema returns...

Real Madrid will be without captain Sergio Ramos and forward Gareth Bale for Saturday's La Liga match against Sevilla but are boosted by the ......

 2020-01-17 18:08 

Jakarta Post

What to know about Lyme disease...

Lyme is the most common tick-bite related disease, infecting around 300,000 people in the United States every year....

 2020-01-17 18:07 

The Strait Times

Football: Burglars raid Crystal Palace star Sakho's London home, report says...

LONDON (AFP) - Burglars seized valuables worth up to 500,000 (S$870,000) in a Christmas raid on Premier League defender Mamadou Sakho's London home, which he rents from former footballer Nicolas Anelka, the Evening Standard reported on Friday (Jan 17)...

 2020-01-17 18:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Motor racing: Oil giants find fresh focus in all-electric Formula E...

LONDON: Oil giants familiar to fans of fossil-fuelled Formula One are finding a new focus for their energies in the all-electric world of Formula E....

 2020-01-17 17:53 

Channel NewsAsia

World's shortest man dies in Nepal at 27...

The world's shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died Friday at a hospital in Nepal, his family said....

 2020-01-17 17:52 

Channel NewsAsia

Sinopec to review potential US$16 billion US gas deal with Cheniere: Sources...

China's Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG), is planning to review terms of a potential US$16 ......

 2020-01-17 17:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Africa Cup of Nations switch a catastrophe for Liverpool, says Klopp...

Moving the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations tournament from June to January could be...

 2020-01-17 17:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Burnley striker Barnes undergoes hernia surgery...

Burnley striker Ashley Barnes will be out for an unspecified period of time after having surgery for a persistent hernia issue, manager Sean Dyche ......

 2020-01-17 17:45 

The Strait Times

World's shortest man dies in Nepal at 27...

KATHMANDU (AFP) - The world's shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died on Friday (Jan 17) at a hospital in Nepal, his family said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 17:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Cricket: Injury setback, technical tweak provide catalyst for Pope's first test century...

A dislocated shoulder last year and a three-month layoff proved a blessing in disguise for Ollie Pope as he celebrated a maiden test century for ......

 2020-01-17 17:38 

ABS-CBN

Inflatable 'park', itinayo para sa ilang mga bakwit na nasalanta ng Taal...

Iba't ibang pakulo ang naisip ng mga evacuee para malibang at maghatid ng saya sa mga kapwa nasalanta ng Bulkang Taal....

 2020-01-17 17:35 

Manila Standard

14 towns in risk zone lock down...

Authorities have expanded the lockdown in Batangas to 14 towns, up from just five three days ago, amid Taal Volcano's continued unrest, the province's top disaster official said Friday....

 2020-01-17 17:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Everton's Richarlison out of West Ham clash with knee issue...

Everton forward Richarlison will miss Saturday's Premier League trip to West Ham United with a minor knee injury, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on ......

 2020-01-17 17:35 

ABS-CBN

Iba't-ibang grupo, nagbigay ayuda sa mga apektado ng pagsabog ng Taal...

Sa gitna ng matinding pagsubok bunsod ng pagputok ng Bulkang Taal, nagkakaisang tumugon ang ating mga kababayan sa kani-kanilang paraan ng pagpapakita ng kabayanihan....

 2020-01-17 17:34 

Jakarta Post

Ariana Grande sued by hip hop artist who says she stole hit single '7 Rings'...

Ariana Grande and more than a half-dozen songwriters were sued for copyright infringement on Thursday by a hip hop artist who says the pop stars 2019 Grammy-nominated single 7 Rings was plagiarized from a song he recorded two years earlier....

 2020-01-17 17:32 

ABS-CBN

Ilang hayop sa Batangas, naiwang gutom at may sakit...

Matamlay at may sakit pero maswerteng nakaligtas ang ilang hayop na naiwan sa Batangas nang pumutok ang Bulkang Taal....

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