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 2019-05-21 00:38 

Malay Mail Online

Camila Morrone: From doubling up with dad to Hollywood's next big thing...

CANNES, May 21 — Unless you are a battle-hardened follower of Leonardo DiCaprio's love life, or you spend your life on catwalk model feeds on Instagram, you will not have heard of Camila Morrone. But not for long. The Argentinian......

 2019-05-21 00:32 

Malay Mail Online

The Louvre to open its doors to Airbnb for series of intimate events...

PARIS, May 21 To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pyramid at the Louvre, the museum is collaborating with the reservation platform to offer unique experiences. This summer, Airbnb will be holding five concerts at the caf Richelieu, which......

 2019-05-21 00:26 

Malay Mail Online

European stocks fall on worries about Huawei fallout...

LONDON, May 21 European stocks recorded broad-based losses yesterday, as a US crackdown on China's Huawei Technologies rekindled concerns about worsening global trade and wilted the continent's trade-exposed tech and auto stocks. Global risk......

 2019-05-21 00:26 

New Straits Times

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Answer today on WCE's raya target?...
 2019-05-21 00:23 

Malay Mail Online

Sarawak-made, Petronas-funded web film for Gawai, pulls in 700,000 viewers...

KUCHING, May 21 — Local web film Baju Burong Apai (My Father's Baju Burong) has attracted over 700,000 viewers, 21,000 "likes," almost 1,400 comments and shared almost 13,300 times since it was launched last Thursday. The Petronas web fi...

 2019-05-21 00:20 

Channel NewsAsia

US eases some restrictions on China's Huawei to keep networks operating...

The U.S. government on Monday eased some restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a sign of how the prohibitions on the ......

 2019-05-21 00:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day...

KHARTOUM: Talks between Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day ......

 2019-05-21 00:20 

New Straits Times

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'Cyberspace eases jihadists' evil acts'...
 2019-05-21 00:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore's Q1 exports fall 6.4%...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) fell by 6.4 per cent in the first quarter of this year as both electronic and ......

 2019-05-21 00:19 

Malay Mail Online

Lonely Planet names mountain region of Slovakia best destination in Europe 2019...

LONDON, May 21 — A wild, rugged, mountainous region of Slovakia dotted with plunging waterfalls and lakes and hiking trails has been named the top European destination of 2019 by the travel experts at Lonely Planet. High Tatras, Slovakia takes the.....

 2019-05-21 00:16 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump downplays Iranian threat to US interests...

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump Monday (May 20) appeared to play down the immediate threat posed by Iran to the United States, while saying he ......

 2019-05-21 00:08 

Jakarta Post

Swedish prosecutor issues formal request to hold Assange on rape suspicion...

Swedish deputy director of public prosecutions Eva-Marie Persson said in a statement she had filed a request with the Uppsala district court to have Assange detained in his absence over an alleged rape....

 2019-05-21 00:07 

Malay Mail Online

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records...

WASHINGTON, May 21 — A US judge yesterday ruled in favour of a US House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal.....

 2019-05-21 00:07 

Malay Mail Online

US tech firms to take hit from Huawei sanctions...

WASHINGTON, May 21 The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply chain. American firms last year sold an estimated US$11 billion (RM45.9......

 2019-05-21 00:05 

Jakarta Post

Traumatised by conflict, animals find haven in Jordan...

For more than a year after being moved to a Jordanian wildlife reserve from war-hit Syria, two bears, Loz and Sukkar, would cower whenever planes flew by, traumatized by past bombardments....

 2019-05-21 00:03 

Manila Bulletin

4.0 magnitude quake rattles Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur...

BUTUAN CITY - A magnitude 4.0 earthquake jolted Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur provinces Tuesday morning, May 21, 2019, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said....

 2019-05-21 00:01 

Malay Mail Online

Tarantino plea to stop spoilers of his new film at Cannes...

CANNES, May 21 — Quentin Tarantino pleaded with film critics yesterday not to reveal the plot of his new movie on the eve of its premiere at the Cannes film festival. The director begged critics and journalists who will see Once Upon a Time In......

 2019-05-21 00:01 

Malay Mail Online

Margot Robbie is the new face of Chanel fragrances...

NEW YORK, May 21 In Chanel's orbit for many years now, Margot Robbie is now at the centre of the house's universe by becoming the face of its fragrances. The exact perfume that the Australian actress and producer will be fronting still remains a.....

 2019-05-21 00:00 

Manila Bulletin

MILF, AFP join 'Brigada Eskwela'...

ILIGAN CITY -- Former Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) commander, now Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) member Assadullah Macapaar and the military's 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion joined the Department of Education (DepEd) in this year'...

 2019-05-21 00:00 

New Straits Times

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'Whole-government' approach may help Malaysia win 'war' against illegal Vietnamese fishermen...
 2019-05-21 00:00 

Bangkok Post

Indonesia's Joko Widodo wins second term as president...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's Joko Widodo has won a second term as president, beating out rival Prabowo Subianto, a retired general, by a 55.5% to 44.5% margin, the Elections Commission said....

 2019-05-21 00:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore's 2019 growth forecast downgraded to 1.5-2.5% after economy slows to 1.2% in Q1...

SINGAPORE - Singapore's economic growth came in below earlier estimates at 1.2 per cent in the first quarter of the year, lifted by the services producing industries as manufacturing shrank amid global trade tensions and an electronics slowdown.. Read...

 2019-05-21 00:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Singapore narrows 2019 GDP forecast, as Q1 logs 1.2% growth...

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said on Tuesday (May 21) that it now expects gross domestic product (GDP) for this year to come in at 1.5 ......

 2019-05-20 23:58 

The Strait Times

Football: Bologna earn 'miracle' Serie A survival in six-goal Lazio thriller...

ROME (AFP) - Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic hailed his team for pulling off a...

 2019-05-20 23:55 

Philippine Star

'Pinoys more aware of activists supporting Reds'...

The military is taking some credit for the decrease of votes received by activist party-list organizations in the last elections. by Michael Punongbayan...

 2019-05-20 23:55 

Philippine Star

Rice, eggs also used to buy votes — PNP...

Aside from cash, unscrupulous politicians also used eggs and rice to buy votes in the midterm elections, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said yesterday. by Emmanuel Tupas...

 2019-05-20 23:53 

Malay Mail Online

Crossing borders as a transwoman Maya Ova...

MAY 21 Yesterday morning, I was travelling through KLIA. The usual process is to go through a security check. You may not understand but this is something that transgender individuals like me dread the most. When I went past the metal detector,......

 2019-05-20 23:51 

Malay Mail Online

Semenya to race 3,000m at Diamond League's Prefontaine...

LOS ANGELES, May 21 — Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will race the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on June 30, a distance she can contest without reducing her testosterone levels. The South African has won two......

 2019-05-20 23:50 

Malay Mail Online

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs, 10pc of global salaried staff...

NEW YORK, May 21 Ford plans to cut 7,000 jobs, or 10 per cent of its global salaried workforce, as part of a reorganisation as it revamps its vehicle offerings, the company said yesterday. The downsizing will involve some layoffs and......

 2019-05-20 23:48 

Malay Mail Online

Trump: US will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests...

WASHINGTON, May 21 — President Donald Trump warned yesterday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehr...

 2019-05-20 23:47 

Malay Mail Online

Xavi's last match ends in defeat for Al Sadd...

DOHA, May 21 — Xavi Hernandez's dazzling career came to an anti-climactic end when his side Al Sadd were beaten 2-0 by Iranian giants Persepolis in their last group match of the AFC Champions League yesterday. The 39-year-old midfield genius,......

 2019-05-20 23:47 

Jakarta Post

Komnas HAM steps into gay cop case...

Komnas HAM is expected to provide assistance for the fired policeman....

 2019-05-20 23:45 

The Strait Times

Trump tells ex-White House counsel Don McGahn not to appear before Congress...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump on Monday (May 20) told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers.. Read more at strai...

 2019-05-20 23:45 

New Straits Times

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US judge backs Democrats' request for Trump financial records...
 2019-05-20 23:43 

Malay Mail Online

PSG say Mbappe to stay at club next season...

PARIS, May 21 — French champions Paris Saint-Germain yesterday insisted that star striker Kylian Mbappe would stay at the club next season, despite the World Cup-winner hinting that he could leave. The 20-year-old said on Sunday that he wanted......

 2019-05-20 23:42 

Manila Bulletin

Trump downplays Iranian threat to US interests...

President Donald Trump Monday appeared to play down the immediate threat posed by Iran to the United States, while saying he is ready to talk if Tehran takes the first step....

 2019-05-20 23:42 

New Straits Times

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Indonesia's Joko Widodo wins second term as president...
 2019-05-20 23:40 

Manila Bulletin

Indonesia's Joko Widodo wins second term as president...

Indonesia's Joko Widodo has been re-elected as president of the world's third-biggest democracy, the elections commission said early Tuesday, beating rival Prabowo Subianto, a retired general who has vowed to challenge any victory for the incumben...

 2019-05-20 23:39 

Manila Bulletin

UK warns over online trading scams...

The number of cryptocurrency and foreign exchange-based "get rich quick" scams is booming in Britain, authorities warned on Tuesday....

 2019-05-20 23:39 

The Strait Times

Football: Treble winners Man City enjoy parade Manchester...

MANCHESTER (AFP) - Manchester City celebrated their domestic treble with an open-top bus parade on Monday (May 20), drawing an estimated 100,000 fans to the streets of the city centre.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-20 23:38 

Malay Mail Online

Treble winners Man City enjoy parade...

MANCHESTER, May 21 — Manchester City celebrated their domestic treble with an open-top bus parade yesterday, drawing an estimated 100,000 fans to the streets of the city centre. Pep Guardiola's City side became the first to complete a clean......

 2019-05-20 23:38 

ABS-CBN

Senate newcomer Dela Rosa says to focus on OFWs, police...

Senatorial candidate Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa on Monday said he will focus on crafting laws for overseas Filipino workers and policemen....

 2019-05-20 23:37 

Manila Bulletin

Huawei ban a salvo in widening US-China standoff...

In effectively banning tech giant Huawei, President Donald Trump has fired a new salvo against China as the United States increasingly sees confrontation as the best way to curb the rising power....

 2019-05-20 23:37 

Manila Bulletin

Sudan general says new ruling body expected finalised in 'short time'...

Sudan's military rulers and protesters were expected to finalise the make-up of a new ruling body in a "short time," a top general said Monday, after negotiations deadlocked over who should lead it -- civilian or soldier....

 2019-05-20 23:34 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

US delays Huawei ban for 90 days...
 2019-05-20 23:34 

Malay Mail Online

Study: Homemade sunscreen recipes provide insufficient protection...

NEW YORK, May 21 American researchers have studied the recipes for homemade sunscreens shared on the Pinterest social network. Their verdict: most of them provide insufficient UV radiation protection. Social networks are echo chambers across all......

 2019-05-20 23:31 

Manila Bulletin

IMF aid programs mostly help but need fine-tuning: report...

Three-quarters of International Monetary Fund aid programs over a six-year period attained their goals fully or partially but there were some failings, including rose-colored growth forecasts, the fund said Monday....

 2019-05-20 23:31 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Huawei ban fallout hits Nasdaq as US stocks fall...
 2019-05-20 23:31 

The Strait Times

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs or 10% of global staff...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Ford plans to cut 7,000 jobs, or 10 per cent of its global salaried workforce, as part of a reorganisation as it revamps its vehicle offerings, the company said on Monday (May 20).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-20 23:30 

Malay Mail Online

GoT finale draws staggering 19.3m viewers...

LOS ANGELES, May 21 — The finale of Game of Thrones drew a staggering 19.3 million viewers in the US Sunday evening, cementing the fantasy epic's status as the most watched television series in HBO history. The streaming service said the record....

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