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 2019-09-17 06:43 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Statement from The We Company...

- The We Company (the "Company") has issued the following statement: "The We Company is looking forward to our upcoming IPO, which we expect to be completed by the end of the year. We want to thank all of our employees, ......

 2019-09-17 06:42 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Minister optimistic of 2019 tax revenue target realization...

Strong external pressure from the global economic slowdown failed to dampen Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati's optimism of realization of the tax revenue target set for 2019."The target of tax revenue ......

 2019-09-17 06:40 

Manila Bulletin

Christmas came early for jobseekers...

Christmas came early for 52-year-old Danny Tay Tiong after he was hired on the spot during the first day of Manila Bulletin's "Classifieds Job Fair 2019" yesterday....

 2019-09-17 06:38 

Manila Bulletin

Senators reject ban on private cars in EDSA...

Senate leaders rejected on Tuesday the proposal of a congressman to ban private vehicles in EDSA during rush hours....

 2019-09-17 06:35 

Manila Bulletin

Manila intensifies ASF monitoring, prevention...

The local government of Manila has intensified its monitoring operations on all markets and ports especially in Tondo and Binondo, amid reports that several provinces have been affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF)....

 2019-09-17 06:28 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Robbed again... and there's little I can do...
 2019-09-17 06:27 

Manila Bulletin

DOLE ready to evacuate OFWs in Saudi Arabia Bello...

Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III said on Tuesday that the government is ready to repatriate about 50,000 Filipino workers from areas affected by the weekend bombing of oil plants in Saudi Arabia if the condition continues t...

 2019-09-17 06:26 

Manila Bulletin

DOJ: 692 convicts have surrendered...

Almost 700 convicts who were released due to good conduct time allowance (GCTA) have surrendered, said Department of Justice (DOJ) Undersecretary Markk Perete on Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 06:22 

Channel NewsAsia

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell appeals to Australia's High Court to overturn sex offence convictions...

Lawyers for ex-Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell on Tuesday filed an appeal to Australia's High Court in a final bid to overturn his ......

 2019-09-17 06:20 

Manila Bulletin

Pork is safe to eat DA...

The Department of Agriculture (DA) assured the public Tuesday that it is safe to eat pork amid the rise in hog deaths in some parts of Rizal and Bulacan provinces due to African Swine Fever (ASF)....

 2019-09-17 06:20 

Bangkok Post

Rohingya in Bangladesh face rising tide of hostility...

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: When more than 730,000 Rohingya fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar in 2017, Bangladeshi journalist Sharif Azad was sympathetic to the plight of his fellow Muslims, survivors of a military-led crackdown the United Nations has br...

 2019-09-17 06:18 

Manila Bulletin

Give GCTA law a chance to be properly implemented Escudero...

Former Senator and now Sorsogon Governor Francis "Chiz" Escudero urged the critics of the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law to give it a chance to be implemented properly before making any assumption....

 2019-09-17 06:13 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Brazil to play 2 friendlies in Singapore next month...

SINGAPORE: South American giants Brazil will play two international friendlies at the National Stadium next month, its football federation ......

 2019-09-17 06:01 

Malay Mail Online

Anwar: Limit outdoor activities due to critical haze situation...

SEREMBAN, Sept 17 Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has advised the people to cut down on outdoor activities and exercise caution following the critical haze situation in the district. "Outdoor physical activities, especially for the......

 2019-09-17 06:00 

Malay Mail Online

Nettles with regal roots hit the London catwalks...

LONDON, Sept 17 — Fashion models wearing dresses made from nettles harvested at Prince Charles' country estate in southwest England will feature at London Fashion Week today, in one of this year's most unusual offerings. The quirky......

 2019-09-17 06:00 

Philippine Star

Saab Magalona gives birth to new baby...

Singer and host Saab Magalona announced on Tuesday that she gave birth to her second son with husband Jim Bacarro. by Jan Milo Severo...

 2019-09-17 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Saudi Aramco to delay PetroChina's October loadings of light crude oil: Source...

SINGAPORE: Saudi Aramco informed PetroChina on Tuesday (Sep 17) that its loadings of light crude oil for October will be delayed by about 10 days, ......

 2019-09-17 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Beijing eyes smog-free skies for National Day...

When the sun comes up in Beijing on Oct. 1, the Chinese government will aim to celebrate its 70th birthday under a brilliant blue sky - and ......

 2019-09-17 06:00 

Tech in Asia

A gyroscope-powered glove that steadies trembling hands...

According to the founder, the device reduced tremors by up to 90% in benchtop tests....

 2019-09-17 05:55 

Malay Mail Online

Boks expect the unexpected from 'evolving' All Blacks...

URAYASU, Sept 17 — South Africa are bracing themselves for "new tricks" from defending champions New Zealand when the fierce rivals lock horns in their heavyweight Rugby World Cup opener this weekend. Assistant coach Matt Proudfoot said toda...

 2019-09-17 05:54 

Channel NewsAsia

Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal...

Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself...

 2019-09-17 05:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak...
 2019-09-17 05:52 

Malay Mail Online

Wannabe 'rempit' kids take joyride with modified bicycles on PLUS highway (VIDEO)...

PETALING JAYA, Sept 17 As you drive down the highway, the last thing you'd expect to see is a kid riding his bicycle. Bicycles aren't supposed to be on a highway, or at least, a kid riding a "basikal lajak" (modified bicycle) without a......

 2019-09-17 05:52 

Channel NewsAsia

South Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North...

SEOUL: South Korea is to invest 88 billion won (US$74 million) to develop a weapons system by 2023 that can detect and strike drones, its ......

 2019-09-17 05:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Indonesian environmentalists blast govt over forest fires...
 2019-09-17 05:49 

Manila Bulletin

Weapons used in Saudi attacks 'came from Iran', says coalition...

The weapons used to strike Saudi oil facilities were Iranian-made, the Riyadh-led coalition said Monday, heightening fears of regional conflict after the US hinted at a military response to the assault....

 2019-09-17 05:49 

Malay Mail Online

S. Korean actor Ahn Jae-hyun, caught in marital mess, withdraws from TV series 'Journey to the West 7'...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — South Korean actor Ahn Jae-hyun has decided to withdraw from the television series Journey to the West 7. After his "good man" image was affected, thanks to his public ongoing marital problems with actress Goo Hye-sun...

 2019-09-17 05:48 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Dr M: Govt still looking at solutions for Malaysia Airlines...
 2019-09-17 05:45 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Budget 2020 to likely include a mini stimulus package: RHB Research...
 2019-09-17 05:44 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

High performance cryptocurrency mining rigs released by BitHarp...

- A distinguished manufacturer of cryptocurrencies, BitHarp Group Limited www.BitHarp.com is delighted to announce the launch of two new high-performance liquid mining rigs capable of delivering excellent usage capabilities and ......

 2019-09-17 05:42 

ABS-CBN

Senate urged to probe 'irresponsible' military, Chinese-linked telco deal...

Opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros has filed a resolution urging the Senate to investigate the agreement of the Armed Forces and Dito Telecommunity Corp. to construct facilities inside military camps....

 2019-09-17 05:42 

Channel NewsAsia

Nepali climber set for final push in record 14-peak bid...

The current record for climbing the world's 14 tallest peaks is almost eight years. Nepali climber, Nirmal Purja, who served in the British ......

 2019-09-17 05:40 

Malay Mail Online

Malaysia's anti-corruption structures stronger now, says integrity chief...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 Strong structures have been set up to fight corruption in Malaysia ever since Pakatan Harapan took over the government, Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed said today. The director-general of the National Governance, Integrity and......

 2019-09-17 05:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Showbiz: Zimi leaves Akim & The Majistret...
 2019-09-17 05:36 

Malay Mail Online

Hong Kong digital banks launch faces delay due to protests, say sources...

HONG KONG, Sept 17 — The launch of new online-only banks in Hong Kong is expected to be delayed in part due to anti-government protests in the city, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Most of the eight newly licensed digital banks in.....

 2019-09-17 05:36 

Malay Mail Online

Amanah leader doubts PAS-Umno's race, religion appeal will resonate in Malaysia...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 17 — PAS and Umno's ethnoreligious focus on Malay-Muslims is unlikely to gain traction in Malaysia that has grown more progressive, Amanah's Datuk Seri Dzulkelfy Ahmad claimed today. Commenting on the alliance between the two...

 2019-09-17 05:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Arrested Canadian police official had access to foreign intelligence...

A senior police intelligence officer arrested last week for allegedly stealing sensitive documents had access to information from Canada's foreign ......

 2019-09-17 05:32 

The Strait Times

Lam says PR firms declined to help restore Hong Kong's image...

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (Sept 17) that the government had asked international public relations firms to help restore the city's reputation, battered by months of pro-democracy protests, but was rejected.. Read more...

 2019-09-17 05:32 

Channel NewsAsia

Rohingya in Bangladesh face tide of hostility as welcome turns to fear...

When more than 730,000 Rohingya fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar in 2017, Bangladeshi journalist Sharif Azad was sympathetic to the plight of his ......

 2019-09-17 05:32 

The Strait Times

Co-working spaces in Singapore tripled since 2015 to 3.7m sq ft: Colliers...

SINGAPORE - Co-working workspaces now take up 3.7 million square feet (sq ft) in net lettable area (NLA) of Singapore's commercial space, tripling from 1.2 million sq ft in 2015 to become one of the top six occupier sectors, said Colliers Internationa...

 2019-09-17 05:31 

Saigon Times

Morning Digest...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupOver 1,400 households have yet to hand over their land to the investor of Long Thanh International Airport project, making it hard for the megaproject to proceed as scheduled, Thanh Nien newspaper reported....

 2019-09-17 05:31 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa dips at mid-day...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — Bursa Malaysia turned slightly lower at mid-day in active trading, with interest seen in selected blue-chips led by energy stocks today, said a dealer. At 12.30pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 0.31 of-a-point.....

 2019-09-17 05:31 

Saigon Times

Work starts on first section of North-South Expressway...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC The Ministry of Transport held a groundbreaking ceremony on September 16 to mark the beginning of construction of the Cam Lo-La Son section of the Eastern North-South Expressway, in collaboration with the governments of ...

 2019-09-17 05:31 

Saigon Times

Firms expect floods to boost Mekong tour sales...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC - Though the Mekong Delta region typically sees a large influx of tourists at this time every year, tourist numbers this year remain modest due to flooding occurring later in the season....

 2019-09-17 05:31 

Philippine Star

UAAP 82 badminton tiff fires off...

The UAAP Season 82 Badminton Tournament reels off Wednesday with three men's and three women's ties at the Centro Athletico Badminton Court in Quezon City....

 2019-09-17 05:29 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Dozens of orangutans afflicted with acute respiratory tract infection...

Dozens of orangutans undergoing rehabilitation in the Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation area in Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan Province, are reportedly ailing from acute respiratory tract infection triggered by ......

 2019-09-17 05:26 

The Strait Times

Indonesian President Joko orders crackdown on arsonists amid worsening haze crisis...

JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered a crackdown against individuals and companies responsible for forest fires that have caused a dangerous haze in parts of South-east Asia, disrupting air travel and forcing the closure of s...

 2019-09-17 05:25 

Philippine Star

Metrobank Foundation awards exceptional Filipinos...

The Metrobank Foundation awardees: four teachers, three soldiers and three police officers who embody the words "Beyond Excellence" and whose meaningful work raise the bar of excellence in their fields....

 2019-09-17 05:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Over next two weeks, New York global epicenter of climate fight...

Environmentalists from around the world converge this week on New York for protests and an unprecedented youth summit aimed at pressuring global ......

 2019-09-17 05:19 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating...

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