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 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 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 05:52 

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 05:49 

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 05:45 

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 05:40 

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 

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 

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...
 2019-09-17 05:19 

Malay Mail Online

'Overweight' calls by RHB Research on three sectors for Budget 2020...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — RHB Research has made "overweight" calls on the construction, non-bank financial institution (NBFI) and gaming sectors for the upcoming Budget 2020 on expectations that the budget could be more expansionary than Budge...

 2019-09-17 05:18 

The Strait Times

Football: PSG forwards Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani ruled out of Real Madrid clash...

(Reuters) - Forwards Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani have been ruled out for Paris-Saint Germain's opening Champions League group stage match against Real Madrid on Wednesday (Sept 18), the French Ligue 1 champions said.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2019-09-17 05:18 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

West Kalimantan Police currently processing 66 cases of forest fires...

West Kalimantan Provincial Police Chief Inspector General Didi Haryono confirmed that the police were presently working to process 66 suspects in 66 land and forest fire cases across the region."A total of 15 of those 66 ......

 2019-09-17 05:18 

Philippine Star

POGO workers get bigger salaries than call center employees...

Workers in online casinos in the Philippines received higher salaries than those employed in call centers. by Ian Nicolas Cigaral...

 2019-09-17 05:15 

Malay Mail Online

A dozen private schools stop classes due to haze...

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 — Twelve private schools with 7,432 students in two states and two federal territories have temporarily closed due to the worsening haze. The Education Ministry announced that its private education unit was notified as of 7am.....

 2019-09-17 05:14 

Malay Mail Online

Currency provision won't be in Japan-US trade deal, says Aso...

TOKYO, Sept 17 — Japanese finance minister Taro Aso said today that a currency provision won't be included in a Japan-US bilateral trade deal that the two countries are aiming to conclude by the end of this month. When asked about the prospects....

 2019-09-17 05:14 

Bangkok Post

Industry sentiment at 10-month low...

The Thai Industries Sentiment Index dropped in August to 92.8 points, the lowest in 10 months, on business concerns about people's lower purchasing power and a bearish sentiment on exports, the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) reported on Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 05:13 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

In Ethiopia, busted VW Beetles 'pimped out' for hip youth...
 2019-09-17 05:12 

Channel NewsAsia

Under-pressure Merkel govt to unveil climate strategy...

Feeling the heat from a vocal climate protest movement, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government plans Friday to unveil a multi-billion-euro ......

 2019-09-17 05:10 

Philippine Star

Fudgee Barr's Make-OBarr challenge lets you win cash and gift prizes...

Bring out the inner OBarr chef in you, and be a part of this year's Fudgee Barr Make OBarr Challenge!...

 2019-09-17 05:10 

Bangkok Post

PM Prayut donates for flood victims, govt party postponed...

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha donated 100,000 baht to help flood victims as the government was set to raise donations to help victims on Tuesday evening and a party planned for members of the ruling coalition was put off indefinitely....

 2019-09-17 05:09 

Malay Mail Online

HK singer Karen Mok for November farewell concert in Kuala Lumpur before retiring from touring...

PETALING JAYA, Sept 17 — Hong Kong superstar Karen Mok will be heading to Kuala Lumpur for the first time in November as part of her world tour. For fans in Malaysia, it will be possibly their last chance to catch the singer on stage before she......

 2019-09-17 05:08 

The Strait Times

High balls, high tackles: five Rugby World Cup talking points...

TOKYO (AFP) - From slippery balls to a possible rash of red cards from high tackles, there is no shortage of potential talking points at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-09-17 05:07 

Cebu Daily News

Malaya Macaraeg on stint at Wish 107.5 Bus: It's a dream come true...

Cebu City, Philippines Cebuana social media darling Malaya Macaraeg is set to achieve a personal milestone when she performs at the Wish 107.5 Bus at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The "Eat Bulaga!" disc jockey (DJ) confirmed to CDN Digita...

 2019-09-17 05:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Future of global semiconductor industry remains bright: DPM Heng...

SINGAPORE: More than 400 new jobs are set to be created with the opening of semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics' new wafer fabrication ......

 2019-09-17 05:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Chinese official to visit US to prepare for trade talks...

A Chinese vice finance minister will visit the United States on Wednesday to lay the groundwork for trade talks next month, state media said....

 2019-09-17 05:04 

Malay Mail Online

Up to 30pc in eye infection cases since haze began, says Health Ministry...

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 17 The Health Ministry today disclosed that the number of patients seeking treatment for eye infections nationwide have risen between 20 and 30 per cent in the last one month. Allergy and respiratory complaints have also......

 2019-09-17 05:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Rugby: De Klerk not expecting bad hair day in All Blacks showdown...

Scrum-half Faf de Klerk said overseas experience could make all the difference for South Africa in this weekend's sizzling World Cup clash with ......

 2019-09-17 05:01 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

'Sarawak govt has SOP to appoint Ketua Kaum, Ketua Masyarakat'...
 2019-09-17 05:00 

Malay Mail Online

South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak...

SEOUL, Sept 17 — South Korea today reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing up pork prices worldwide. Five pigs found dead at a farm in......

 2019-09-17 04:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Man stands trial for killing supervisor at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, dumping body in drain...

SINGAPORE: With his wedding two weeks away and no savings for it, a cleaner attacked his supervisor with a pair of grass cutters at Tanah Merah ......

 2019-09-17 04:58 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Asian shares weaker after spike in crude oil rattles market...

BANGKOK Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday after an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing plant caused crude prices to soar, prompting selling of airlines and other fuel-dependent industries. The U.S. and international benchmarks fo...

 2019-09-17 04:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Bodies in suitcases: Two brothers charged with murder...
 2019-09-17 04:57 

Channel NewsAsia

Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds...

Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're ......

 2019-09-17 04:57 

The Strait Times

S'pore's divers are two years away from challenging for SEA Games golds, says national coach Li Peng...

SINGAPORE - In the nine years since the sport of diving was revived here, the Republic's divers have won medals at the SEA Games, qualified for the Asiad and Commonwealth Games.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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