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 2018-07-17 13:28 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Muslim man killed in drive-by shooting in Pattani...

A pillion rider fatally shot a Muslim man on a Pattani road late on Monday night, say police....

 2018-07-17 13:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Hammers boss Pellegrini backs Felipe Anderson to add 'new dimension'...

LONDON: West Ham United manger Manuel Pellegrini believes the London club's record signing, Felipe Anderson, will give his team a...

 2018-07-17 13:20 

Channel NewsAsia

India rights watchdog sounds alarm over farmer suicides...

India's rights watchdog has sounded the alarm over the suicide of hundreds of farmers in the western state of Maharashtra in recent months, ......

 2018-07-17 13:13 

Jakarta Post

Temasek expands US footprint with a wary eye on trade tensions...

Temasek Holdings Pte. is developing an American accent....

 2018-07-17 13:07 

Channel NewsAsia

UPS tests 'smart lock' technology in New York apartment buildings...

United Parcel Service Inc on Tuesday said it is testing...

 2018-07-17 13:06 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysia 'unequivocally' opposes child marriages: DPM Wan Azizah on case of man who married 11-year-old...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government...

 2018-07-17 13:04 

Saigon Times

Low-cost housing developments await preferential loans...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC - Despite strong demand for low-cost apartments in major cities, property firms have shown little interest in this segment due to potential problems, according to a report by Dau tu Tai chinh. HCMC alone has some 274,600...

 2018-07-17 13:04 

Saigon Times

IMF projects Vietnam's GDP at 6.6% this year...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate is forecast at 6.6%, despite a mild tightening in credit growth targets and a neutral fiscal stance, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revealed in a report on th...

 2018-07-17 13:01 

Malay Mail Online

Institutional Reforms Committee to brief CEP on final recommendations this week...

PETALING JAYA, July 17 — The Institutional Reforms Committee (IRC) will be briefing the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) on its recommendations this week. In a statement, the IRC said the committee had submitted its final report to the CEP today.......

 2018-07-17 13:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Goldman Sachs names Solomon as CEO, putting a banker in charge...

Goldman Sachs Group Inc named David Solomon as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday, ushering in a new era for the Wall Street bank as it ......

 2018-07-17 13:00 

Malay Mail Online

Women may be more likely to die from heart failure than men, suggests new study...

OTTAWA, July 17 — New Canadian research suggests that women are at a higher risk of being hospitalised and dying from heart failure than men. Carried out by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, the new study set out to investigate the......

 2018-07-17 13:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Iraqi police use batons to disperse protesters outside Zubair oilfield as unrest grows...

BASRA, Iraq: Iraqi police wielded batons and rubber hoses to disperse about 250 protesters gathered at the main entrance to the Zubair oilfield ......

 2018-07-17 12:58 

Manila Bulletin

9 regional wage boards issue wage increase orders...

Nine regional wage boards have so far already issued their respective wage orders this year with the wage increases in amounts ranging from P9 to P56 per day....

 2018-07-17 12:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Mylan signs US license deal on Humira with AbbVie...

AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday it signed a U.S. licensing deal with Mylan NV for its proposed biosimilar to AbbVie's blockbuster drug Humira, in a ......

 2018-07-17 12:55 

Jakarta Post

US lawmakers slam Trump as 'weak' in Russia summit...

Leading US lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as the two heads of nuclear powers stood side-b...

 2018-07-17 12:54 

Manila Bulletin

20 years on, ICC urges help to fight war crimes...

By Agence France-Presse The International Criminal Court Tuesday marked its 20th anniversary Tuesday urging all nations to help its "vital work" seeking justice for war crimes victims, despite its controversial acquittal of a former Congolese mili...

 2018-07-17 12:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar reporter says he was hooded, deprived of sleep...

YANGON: Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar were hooded and deprived of sleep after they were arrested while investigating a massacre of Rohingya ......

 2018-07-17 12:53 

Philippine Star

Ban on Duterte run on 2022 shows president has no other motives, Roque says...

The consultative committee's decision to explicitly ban President Rodrigo Duterte from seeking reelection when he steps down in 2022 should douse fears that the chief executive had other motives in pushing for a federal form of government, his spokesm...

 2018-07-17 12:53 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Britney Spears has a new fragrance in the works...

Britney Spears is offering beauty fans a dose of nostalgia with the launch of a new fragrance.The popstar has taken to social media to tease the upcoming scent, dubbed "My Prerogative," and has even hinted that the perfume could be a unisex one.[e...

 2018-07-17 12:47 

Manila Bulletin

Farias confirms Bicam meeting on July 18 as solons miss BBL target...

The Bicameral Conference Committee on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will reconvene Wednesday after it failed to meet its original target of approving a consolidated bill Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 12:47 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Goldman Sach's Blankfein to retire as CEO; 2Q profit up 44%...

NEW YORK --- Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs' chief executive officer and chairman, is announcing his retirement from the investment banking giant after 12 years at the helm.Goldman said Tuesday that David Solomon, currently the bank's president an...

 2018-07-17 12:47 

Jakarta Post

Chinese island eyes oasis from web censorship for foreigners...

China's Hainan island has proposed allowing foreign visitors access to censored websites such as YouTube and Facebook, a double standard that has raised cries of indignation from the country's internet users....

 2018-07-17 12:46 

Malay Mail Online

Taking the first step in integrating healthcare: Removing dual referral charges — Dr Murallitharan M....

JULY 17 — There has been a lot of buzz about the integration of public and private healthcare in Malaysia, though no one has ever clearly highlighted on when this will take place, and when it does, what it will actually entail to the end-user i.e......

 2018-07-17 12:46 

Malay Mail Online

Anwar withdraws application to review Pardons Board's decision...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has withdrawn his appeal in the Federal Court over his judicial review application challenging the Pardons Board's decision rejecting his petition for a royal pardon over his.....

 2018-07-17 12:46 

Channel NewsAsia

Netflix subscriber slip hints at 'lumpy' road ahead...

Shares of Netflix Inc fell 13 percent on Tuesday after it reported a surprise shortfall in subscriber additions for a second quarter marked by the ......

 2018-07-17 12:44 

Manila Bulletin

Duterte wishes Lucio Tan long life, more success...

With the public tiff over his airline company's debts to government now over, President Duterte is wishing businessman Lucio Tan long life and more success....

 2018-07-17 12:43 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Suphan Buri cattle farmer, four cows vanish...

Police are investigating the disappearance of a Suphan Buri cattle farmer whose car was found abandoned ten kilometres from his house two days ago....

 2018-07-17 12:42 

Malay Mail Online

Myanmar Reuters reporter says he was hooded, deprived of sleep...

YANGON, July 17 — Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar were hooded and deprived of sleep after they were arrested while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, one of them told a court today in startling testimony. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe......

 2018-07-17 12:42 

Channel NewsAsia

20 years on, ICC urges help to fight war crimes...

The International Criminal Court Tuesday marked its 20th anniversary Tuesday urging all nations to help its...

 2018-07-17 12:41 

Jakarta Post

'Lava bomb' from Hawaii volcano injures 23 on boat...

A projectile from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii struck a boat carrying people watching lava from the two-month-old eruption, injuring 23, the fire department said....

 2018-07-17 12:40 

ABS-CBN

Paalala sa mga di makakaiwas sa baha: 'Gamot vs leptospirosis, libre lang'...

Paalala ng NKTI, libre sa mga DOH hospital at barangay health center ang doxicycline na siyang dapat inumin kapag na-expose ang tao sa baha....

 2018-07-17 12:39 

ABS-CBN

Metro Manila, ilang karatig-lalawigan, binaha dahil sa habagat...

Binaha nitong Martes ang ilang lugar sa Metro Manila at ilang karatig-lalawigan dahil sa malakas na pagbuhos ng ulang bunsod ng hanging habagat....

 2018-07-17 12:37 

Malay Mail Online

You once walked out too, MCA president tells Pakatan on BN-PAS Parliament walkout...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai today reminded Pakatan Harapan (PH) MPs that some of its representatives also staged a similar Parliament walkout like Umno and PAS over a similar issue in the past. He specifically......

 2018-07-17 12:37 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't agencies offer free rides to stranded commuters...

Various government agencies offered free rides to stranded commuters on flooded streets in Metro Manila....

 2018-07-17 12:37 

Channel NewsAsia

Thailand's rescued cave boys to address media on Wednesday...

BANGKOK: The 12 Thai boys and football coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital on Wednesday (Jul 17) and hold ......

 2018-07-17 12:37 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore Airlines named world's best airline in Skytrax awards...

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines (SIA) was on Tuesday (Jul 17) named the world's best airline in Skytrax's 2018 World Airline Awards, retaking the ......

 2018-07-17 12:36 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Prince Harry, Meghan visit Nelson Mandela exhibition...

LONDON --- Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have visited an exhibition in London charting the life of Nelson Mandela.Peter Hain, a former anti-apartheid campaigner and chair of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition, said it was "very fitting" fo...

 2018-07-17 12:32 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Davide questions non-mention of West Philippine Sea in draft Charter...

"Why not clearly mention the West Philippine Sea? [Is it] because of the administrative fear of or love for China?"This was the question posed by former Chief Justice Hilario Davide Jr., one of the framers of the 1987 Constitution, during the Sena...

 2018-07-17 12:32 

Malay Mail Online

Thailand's rescued cave boys to address media on Wednesday...

BANGKOK, July 17 — The 12 Thai boys and football coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital tomorrow and hold a news conference the same day to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official......

 2018-07-17 12:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Golf: The Open my best chance to add to majors haul, says Woods...

CARNOUSTIE, United Kingdom: American superstar Tiger Woods returns to The Open after three years saying said on Tuesday (Jul 17) that it is his ......

 2018-07-17 12:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Prince Harry and Meghan visit Nelson Mandela tribute in London...

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan visited an exhibition marking 100 years since the birth of former South African President Nelson Mandela on ......

 2018-07-17 12:28 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Two shot in Narathiwat, personal feud suspected...

A 23-year-old local man was shot dead and teenager seriously wounded while riding a motorcycle in Narathiwat on Monday night, but instead of insurgents, the blame is falling on rivals with whom the pair got into a fistfight....

 2018-07-17 12:25 

Malay Mail Online

Police to deploy 1,200 personnel for Sg Kandis by-election...

SHAH ALAM, July 17 — Selangor police are to deploy about 1,200 police officers and personnel to ensure a smooth by-election for the Sungai Kandis state seat, said Selangor Police chief Datuk Mazlan Mansor. He said the police would ensure that no......

 2018-07-17 12:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Europe rights court censures Russia over journalist murder probe...

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ordered Russia to pay 20,000 euros (17,747) in damages to relatives of murdered investigative ......

 2018-07-17 12:25 

Channel NewsAsia

SCDF says will 'do better' after AGO report finds serious lapses...

SCDF says it will...

 2018-07-17 12:24 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Indonesia manages to lower poverty rate...

The Indonesian government has prioritized programs on reducing the poverty rate, and the efforts seem to have yielded positive results.The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) revealed that the number of people living below ......

 2018-07-17 12:23 

ABS-CBN

'Iwas-antok sa duty': Doktor timbog sa 'pagbili' ng shabu sa 2 pusher...

Nagulantang ang mga kasamahan sa ospital ng doktor dahil malinis naman daw ang record nito at mabait din sa mga pasyente....

 2018-07-17 12:23 

The Nation

[ Thailand ]

Nonthaburi marching band home in triumph from Taiwan...

The marching band from Suankularb Wittayalai Nonthaburi School won first place in two categories at the just-ended World Guard Indoor Taiwan, school director Payom Junnoi announced while welcoming the band members home at Suvarnabhumi International Airpor...

 2018-07-17 12:23 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Meghan Markle's dad wants to reconnect with daughter, blasts her new royal life...

Meghan Markle's father Thomas still wants to remain in his daughter's life despite being unable to attend her wedding to Prince Harry last May.Thomas, 73, was set to attend the royal wedding last May but bowed out to recover from heart surgery. Da...

 2018-07-17 12:23 

Manila Bulletin

DOT to facilitate B2B meetings with local, international stakeholders...

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is set to facilitate various business-to-business (B2B) meetings with local and international stakeholders to attract new markets for the country's dive tourism....

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