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 2019-07-18 13:09 

Jakarta Post

Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison...

Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexicos mighty Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in February in US federal court on a spate of charges, including smuggling hundreds of tons of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the United Sta...

 2019-07-18 13:08 

Jakarta Post

Karawang teenager to have excess skin removed after obesity treatment...

Thirteen-year-old Arya Permana from Karawang, West Java, after years of treatment for obesity, has been declared ready for plastic surgery to reduce his sagging skin as a result of massive weight loss....

 2019-07-18 13:07 

Jakarta Post

Iceland tries to bring back trees razed by the Vikings...

Before being colonized by the Vikings, Iceland was lush with forests but the fearsome warriors razed everything to the ground and the nation is now struggling to reforest the island....

 2019-07-18 12:59 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge banned for breaching betting rules...
 2019-07-18 12:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Thai schoolboy dies after violent hazing ritual...
 2019-07-18 12:55 

Jakarta Post

Criminalization code...

The new Criminal Code, with all its contentious articles that could have multiple interpretations, would be an anachronism in this open era....

 2019-07-18 12:51 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Wan Azmi and Mohd Zakhir buy into Scomi...
 2019-07-18 12:51 

Saigon Times

Seafood exporters must obey rules on origin traceability: experts...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC Vietnamese seafood exporters must meet the strict requirements for traceability and the quality of their products to benefit from the free trade agreements Vietnam has signed, said experts at a workshop in HCMC on Wednes...

 2019-07-18 12:51 

Saigon Times

Former BIDV chairman dies in custody...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC Tran Bac Ha, former chairman of State-run Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died while in detention this morning, July 18, aged 63....

 2019-07-18 12:50 

Saigon Times

Hotel room bookings through online travel agencies on the rise...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHCMC The number of luxury hotel rooms in Vietnam booked through online travel agencies (OTAs) continued to rise last year, making up 23.4% of the total, compared with 21.4% a year earlier, according to Grant Thornton Vietnam....

 2019-07-18 12:50 

Saigon Times

Vietnam to prudently screen FDI...

Pulished by SaiGon Times GroupHANOI Vietnam will attract foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in a selective manner in the coming years, stated Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung....

 2019-07-18 12:49 

ABS-CBN

Publiko pinag-iingat sa sakit na leptospirosis...

DAGUPAN CITY, Pangasinan Nagbabala ang Provincial Health Office sa lalawigan hinggil sa leptospirosis, isang sakit na maaaring makuha sa paglusong sa baha....

 2019-07-18 12:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

High Court ruling creates fairer competition among airlines: MAHB...
 2019-07-18 12:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Fifteen migrants killed in southeastern Turkey bus crash...
 2019-07-18 12:40 

Malay Mail Online

Bank Islam teams up with fintech firms in digital banking drive...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd aims to offer customers the convenience of doing financial transactions through mobile remittance and e-wallet platforms provided by two financial technology (fintech) firms. In a statement,......

 2019-07-18 12:37 

ABS-CBN

Duterte meets with relieved Customs officials, employees...

President Rodrigo Duterte met with relieved officials and employees of the Bureau of Customs on Thursday....

 2019-07-18 12:33 

Jakarta Globe

Gov't Plans to Rein In E-Commerce Imports...

The government is working on a regulation to control imports of consumer goods through e-commerce platform, to rein in the trade deficit....

 2019-07-18 12:33 

Jakarta Globe

Local Residents Up in Arms About Jakarta's New Refugee Shelter...

Residents near Jakarta's new temporary shelter for refugees and asylum seekers are up in arms about the choice of location....

 2019-07-18 12:33 

ABS-CBN

'Start them young' - Dela Rosa seeks to include substance abuse education in early K-12 levels...

MANILA - Sen. Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa has filed a bill to include substance abuse education in 4th Grade to 12 Grade, according to a statement released Thursday....

 2019-07-18 12:30 

ABS-CBN

Bahagi ng C3 Bridge sa Navotas isasara; 33,000 motorista apektado...

Sa Nobyembre pa umano inaasahang matatapos ang construction....

 2019-07-18 12:29 

The Strait Times

Tiger, rhinos flee to higher ground in India's flood-hit Assam...

GUWAHATI, INDIA (AFP) - A tiger escaped from a wildlife park in India's flood-ravaged Assam and stretched out on a shophouse bed Thursday (July 18), startling residents and shining a spotlight on the plight of animals caught up in the deluge.. Read mo...

 2019-07-18 12:29 

ABS-CBN

De Lima slams Malacaang for allegedly downplaying number of drug war killings...

MANILA - Senator Leila de Lima on Thursday slammed Malacaang for allegedly downplaying the number of killings from the country's war on drugs....

 2019-07-18 12:29 

ABS-CBN

US gives P234 million in fresh aid for displaced Marawi residents...

MANILA - The United States government is giving an additional $4.5 million or P234 million in aid to residents of war-stricken Marawi City, who have been living in temporary shelters since Islamic terrorists launched a 5-month siege there in 2017....

 2019-07-18 12:29 

Jakarta Post

Jakarta Police issue more than 5.4m traffic tickets in five years. Here are the highlights...

Most traffic violators in 2014-2018 fell into the 16-30 age group, which received 2.14 million traffic tickets. This was followed by road users aged 31-40 years with 1.96 million tickets....

 2019-07-18 12:28 

ABS-CBN

Panglao mayor ordered suspended over alleged illegal appointments...

Mayor Leonila Montero was ordered suspended for 90 days over graft cases allegedly involving unlawful appointments of consultants to the municipal government in 2013....

 2019-07-18 12:27 

Manila Bulletin

Cavite under state of calamity due to dengue outbreak...

TRECE MARTIRES CITY, Cavite---Governor Juanito Victor "Jonvic" Remulla Jr. has declared a province-wide dengue outbreak and state of calamity in the province due to increased deaths and cases....

 2019-07-18 12:27 

Malay Mail Online

Japan KyoAni studio arson attack a 'blow to animation industry', says film commentator...

TOKYO, July 18 — A suspected arson attack on a Japanese animation studio in which 30 people are believed to have been killed and scores injured will be a major blow to the nation's famed animation industry, a film commentator said. Kyoto......

 2019-07-18 12:27 

ABS-CBN

Basura pala: Abandonadong karton nagdulot ng takot sa Iligan City...

ILIGAN CITY - Nabulabog ang business district area sa Barangay Poblacion Huwebes ng umaga matapos mapansin ng may-ari ng isang establisimyento ang abandonadong karton sa gilid ng kalsada....

 2019-07-18 12:27 

Malay Mail Online

After IGP's statement on sex video producer, Azmin expresses gratitude on Twitter...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has in many instances kept both journalists and political observers on the edge of their seats when it comes to his coded one or two-liner Twitter retorts, especially in the face of intense......

 2019-07-18 12:26 

ABS-CBN

Magulang ng sanggol na ginahasa, pinatay nananawagan ng tulong...

Ayon sa mga magulang ng biktima, pinahintulutan lamang silang paglamayan ang bata kahit di pa sila bayad ng P36,000 na singil ng punerarya....

 2019-07-18 12:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Sturridge banned and fined for breaching betting rules...

Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been fined 75,000 pounds and banned for six weeks, four of which are suspended, for breaching ......

 2019-07-18 12:17 

Manila Bulletin

4 cops killed in Negros Oriental ambush...

BACOLOD CITY - Four policemen were killed after they engaged in a firefight with suspected New People's Army (NPA) at Sitio Yamot, Brgy. Mabato, Ayungon, Negros Oriental Thursday afternoon....

 2019-07-18 12:16 

The Strait Times

Hangout with ST: The politics of colour and race in movies, and preparing for the Silver Age...

SINGAPORE - Hangout with ST, a video series by The Straits Times, is broadcast live at 8pm every Thursday on the publication's Facebook and YouTube pages.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-07-18 12:16 

ABS-CBN

Unexploded grenade, natagpuan sa irrigation canal sa South Cotabato...

Sa pagsusuri ng pulisya, isang MK2 grenade na nasa halos 4 na dekada na ang tanda ang nakita ng ilang mga bata sa bayan ng Tantangan....

 2019-07-18 12:15 

Jakarta Post

Susi says goodbye, tells fishermen to keep foreign ships away...

There are no longer foreign fishing vessels [operating in your waters]. Dont let them come back, said Susi...

 2019-07-18 12:13 

ABS-CBN

Empleyado ng munisipyo sa Sultan Kudarat, patay sa riding-in-tandem...

Ayon sa pulis, sinundo ang biktima ng kaniyang mister sa trabaho at sinundan sila ng mga salarin nang pauwi na sa bayan ng Lambayong Miyerkoles....

 2019-07-18 12:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Futures edge lower as Netflix tumbles...

U.S. stock futures slipped on Thursday after streaming pioneer Netflix posted its first drop in U.S. subscribers since 2011, kicking off earnings ......

 2019-07-18 12:11 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Jokowi scheduled to open Tomohon flower festival...

President Joko Widodo is scheduled to inaugurate the Tomohon International Flower Festival (TIFF) in August 2019, Mayor of Tomohon City in North Sulawesi Jimmy F Eman has said."We are continuing to finalize all the ......

 2019-07-18 12:11 

ABS-CBN

Lalaki, balik-kulungan dahil sa droga sa Iligan...

Nakuha mula sa suspek ang tinatayang 98 gramo ng hinihinalang shabu....

 2019-07-18 12:10 

ABS-CBN

COA flags coast guard's unrecorded P454-M watercraft...

The audit report also noted that the P13.622 million depreciation value of Cape Engano should have been recognized....

 2019-07-18 12:10 

Manila Bulletin

Napolcom opens online schedules for PNP promotional, entrance examinations...

The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) has opened its online schedules for the October 2019 entrance and promotional examinations in the Philippine National Police (PNP)....

 2019-07-18 12:09 

Vietnam News

One dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio...

A suspected arson attack on an animation studio in Japan on Thursday left one person dead and dozens injured, several of them seriously, the emergency services said....

 2019-07-18 12:09 

ABS-CBN

Private sector wants new disaster response, preparedness agency...

A privately-run disaster resilience group is urging the Philippine government to set up a new agency to take charge during disasters. The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation says the new body should be able to integrate and synchronize efforts from ...

 2019-07-18 12:08 

Manila Bulletin

Workers to march on July 22 in protest of Duterte's labor policies...

Thousands of workers from different labor centers under the banner of the "United Workers' SONA" will march on July 22 to condemn what they called Duterte's anti-worker government and also assert their demands for regular jobs, living wage...

 2019-07-18 12:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Morgan Stanley quarterly profit falls 10per cent...

Morgan Stanley reported a 10per cent fall in quarterly profit on Thursday as low market volatility crimped trading and advisory revenue....

 2019-07-18 12:08 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Dismantling Jakarta's bamboo artwork was money squandered: lawmaker...

Disassembling the bamboo artwork "Getah Getih" at Hotel Indonesia boulevard was money plundered, as significant amount was spent for temporary display, Commission D Secretary for Development of Jakarta's Regional ......

 2019-07-18 12:08 

ABS-CBN

'Bullying': PH 'totally' rejects UN body resolution seeking rights report...

MANILA - The United Nations Human Rights Council's adoption of a resolution calling for a comprehensive report on the human rights situation in the Philippines is a form of bullying, the official who led the Philippine delegation during the vote in Ge...

 2019-07-18 12:08 

Jakarta Post

Central Java mother arrested on suspicion of killing son...

The police exhumed the grave to confirm the boys cause of death....

 2019-07-18 12:05 

The Strait Times

South Korean political leaders vow to work together to resolve dispute with Japan...

SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and leaders of the country's major political parties vowed on Thursday (July 18) to work together to resolve a worsening political and economic dispute with Japan.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2019-07-18 12:04 

Manila Bulletin

Negros Occidental rice sector suffers almost P4.2-M losses due to 'Falcon'...

BACOLOD CITY The Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPA) in Negros Occidental reported an initial damage and production losses worth almost P4.2 million to the rice sector in the province due to tropical depression "Falcon."...

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