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 2019-10-13 20:17 

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Gem-Ver crewman remembers Recto Bank experience through son...

SAN PEDRO CITY—The fisherman, who rowed for two hours in the West Philippine Sea in June to seek help for his companions, named his newborn son after Recto Bank, where their fishing boat was hit by a Chinese vessel. Jaypee Gordiones, 30, said naming...

 2019-10-13 20:14 

Jakarta Post

Singaporean accused of dismembering wife, stepson leads Melaka police to human heads on roof...

The decomposed and dismembered remains of the victims a 27-year-old woman and her 11-year-old son were first stumbled upon by a grass-cutter in bushes next to an industrial area last Thursday, The Star reported....

 2019-10-13 20:14 

Jakarta Post

Jokowi opens Cabinet door to opposition...

President Joko Jokowi Widodo brought the horse-trading over seats in his next Cabinet into his own office over the past two days as he signaled his openness to allow erstwhile opposition leaders into his coalition during his second and final term in offic...

 2019-10-13 20:12 

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India tightens security clampdown ahead of divisive temple ruling...

NEW DELHI: Authorities have tightened security restrictions in the northern Indian flashpoint city of Ayodhya ahead of a crucial Supreme Court ......

 2019-10-13 20:11 

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New BSP rule discourages banks from becoming 'too big to fail'...

Philippine banks that become too large—large enough to affect the rest of the financial system, in case they run into trouble—will be required to set aside more capital to guard against market volatility, the central bank said. In a statement ...

 2019-10-13 20:10 

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Nagornyy claims vault gold as Russia raise the roof in Stuttgart...

Nikita Nagornyy won the vault title for his third gold medal at the world gymnastics championships in Stuttgart, while team mate Artur Dalaloyan ......

 2019-10-13 20:10 

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BIR reports increased tax take from Pogos...

More and more Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos) have been paying their correct tax obligations with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), such that income taxes from this sector reached P1.63 billion as of August. BIR Deputy Commissioner Arnel ...

 2019-10-13 20:09 

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Global volume of refined petroleum products on downtrend...

The volume of oil processed in refineries continued to decline in the third quarter, suggesting that demand was a greater concern than supply security despite recent events in the Middle East, said the International Energy Agency (IEA). "Oil markets i...

 2019-10-13 20:09 

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Farmers join call for DA, SRA position on sugar import lib...

As calls for the liberalization of the sugar industry heighten, more farmer groups are joining the fray in putting pressure on the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) to take a stand against the policy shift. The l...

 2019-10-13 20:08 

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On heels of buyout news, AirAsia has huge goals in long overdue IPO...

Budget carrier AirAsia Philippines' new majority shareholder is targeting a $1-billion (P51 billion) valuation when it goes public by late 2020 or early 2021. Rep. Michael "Mikee" Romero, whose family controls the budget airline, said operator...

 2019-10-13 20:07 

The Strait Times

Poland's ruling party leader Kaczynski declares victory...

WARSAW (REUTERS) - Poland's Jaroslaw Kaczynski, head of the ruling nationalist party, declared victory in Sunday's parliamentary election.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 20:07 

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Market seen consolidating at 7,700-8,000 level...

Investors are looking toward the 8,000 psychological barrier for the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) after the benchmark measure gained ground last week. The PSEi rose almost 1.9 percent to 7,8489.94 as optimism rose over trade talks between the Un...

 2019-10-13 20:07 

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Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish offensive in Syria...

PARIS: The leaders of France and Germany on Sunday (Oct 13) called for an end to Turkey's offensive against Kurds in northern Syria, warning of ......

 2019-10-13 20:07 

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Perfect 10...

Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin takes pride at the fact that he can pluck anyone from his team to come up with a big game in UAAP Season 82.On Sunday, it was Adrian Wong who delivered the telling blows for the Blue Eagles as they completed an elimination-round s...

 2019-10-13 20:06 

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DOF bent on getting bank secrecy lifted under 18th Congress...

The head of the Duterte administration's economic team wants the lifting of bank secrecy for tax purposes and predicate crimes passed within the 18th Congress to make it easier for the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to run after more tax cheats. ...

 2019-10-13 20:05 

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Why being rich and famous doesn't guarantee a richer life...

Everyone wants to be rich and famous. After all, the rich and famous own the latest designer shoes and bags, the trendiest watches, ride in the best cars and dine in the finest restaurants. They also get VIP treatment wherever they go and have numerous co...

 2019-10-13 20:04 

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Contrasting narrative of agriculture in Asean...

Why is rural poverty in the Philippines (30 percent) about 2.5 times that of Asean peers? The reasons emanate from agriculture growth and exports. The Philippines doubled its agriculture output in 40 years. Every 10 years, it ranked either fourth or fifth...

 2019-10-13 20:03 

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'Omission' on incentives list dims Lufthansa's hopes of survival in PH...

The country's largest aircraft maintenance and repair company said it might close its operations if the government decided to train its sights on taxing spare parts used to fix broken planes. Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) has been in the country...

 2019-10-13 20:03 

Jakarta Post

Iraq War whistleblower film has Bush and Blair in its sights...

A British whistleblower responsible for a dramatic leak in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and now the subject of a Hollywood film hopes it will refocus attention on the flawed evidence that led to war....

 2019-10-13 20:02 

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Emotional intelligence for leaders...

We are now 20 years into this century, and it has become increasingly clear that with new, emerging business challenges and younger employees, the qualities of a "good" leader have also evolved. Of course many would agree that this still must be s...

 2019-10-13 20:02 

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Taguig scores low on road clearing ops...

MANILA, Philippines — Of the 17 local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila, only Taguig City received a low grade when it came to complying with President Duterte's order to clear all public roads of obstructions, according to the Department ...

 2019-10-13 20:01 

The Strait Times

Football: Wijnaldum double sees Netherlands edge past Belarus...

MINSK (REUTERS) - Georginio Wijnaldum's two first half goals handed Netherlands a 2-1 away win over Belarus on Sunday (Oct 13) as they consolidated top place in Group C of the Euro 2020 qualifiers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 20:01 

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9 parents of minors 'saved' from drug den to be charged...

MANILA, Philippines — The Navotas City Prosecutor's Office has approved the filing of charges against 9 of 17 parents whose children were "rescued" from a drug den during a buy-bust operation conducted by operatives of the Philippine Dru...

 2019-10-13 20:00 

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Nobel season wraps up with Economics Prize...

STOCKHOLM: This year's Nobel season has only honoured one woman - Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature - with just one prize left to be ......

 2019-10-13 20:00 

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Did You Know: 116,108 marriages recorded January-March 2019...

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, 116,108 marriages were registered in the country from January to March this year. Of the total, 14,348 were from the National Capital Region, the third highest among all regions. Calabarzon ranked first wi...

 2019-10-13 20:00 

The Strait Times

Easy road trip in New Zealand...

Go where you want at your own pace on a self-drive travel package tour by Jetabout Holidays. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 20:00 

The Strait Times

Help is within reach...

The Agency for Integrated Care offers caregivers a helping hand with resources such as training courses and respite care options. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 20:00 

The Strait Times

Eight festivals to experience in Sydney and New South Wales...

See the region in a new light through various festive events throughout the year. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 20:00 

The Strait Times

Rediscover Australia in this wild island state...

Sign up for Dynasty Travel's 8D6N Tasmania, Nature & Wildlife tour package to indulge in a mesmerising mix of history, spectacular landscapes, and the freshest food and wine imaginable, from now till December.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 19:57 

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Tennis: Sweden's Peterson overcomes Watson to win Tianjin Open...

TIANJIN (REUTERS) - Sweden's Rebecca Peterson won her second title of the 2019 Asian swing as she defeated Britain's Heather Watson 6-4 6-4 in the Tianjin Open final on Sunday (Oct 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-13 19:56 

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Dole warns vs jobs offered by fake social media accounts...

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) on Sunday warned jobseekers against falling prey to fake social media pages and accounts offering local and overseas job vacancies. In a statement, the Dole said it had encountered ...

 2019-10-13 19:55 

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Football: Deschamps keen to keep geopolitics out of France-Turkey qualifier...

SAINT-DENIS: France coach Didier Deschamps hopes to keep the simmering diplomatic tension with Turkey out of Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier after ......

 2019-10-13 19:55 

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Sweden's Peterson overcomes Watson to win Tianjin Open...

Sweden's Rebecca Peterson won her second title of the 2019 Asian swing as she defeated Britain's Heather Watson 6-4 6-4 in the Tianjin Open final ......

 2019-10-13 19:49 

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Gymnastics: Biles is American superstar...

STUTTGART, Germany: She insists she is no superstar, but Simone Biles can now be considered amongst the greatest gymnasts ever after on Sunday ......

 2019-10-13 19:44 

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Tennis: Medvedev thumps Zverev to win Shanghai Masters title...

SHANGHAI: Daniil Medvedev won his fourth title of a spectacular year with a thumping 6-4, 6-1 victory over Alexander Zverev in the Shanghai ......

 2019-10-13 19:40 

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Second Ebola vaccine to be used in DR Congo next month...

KINSHASA: Doctors will use a second Ebola vaccine from November in three eastern provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo to fight the deadly ......

 2019-10-13 19:39 

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Palace unsure yet on planned US visit by Duterte...

MANILA, Philippines — Even after enduring near freezing temperatures during his five-day trip to Russia, has President Duterte changed his mind about visiting the United States? Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo doesn't think so, since i...

 2019-10-13 19:38 

Jakarta Post

As more parties join Cabinet, Jokowi may recruit partisan professionals...

Jokowi said he still wanted more professionals in the Cabinet, or at least half of his Cabinet, but he is open to the possibility of recruiting professionals that are also members of political parties....

 2019-10-13 19:35 

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Russia will work with Saudi to stabilise oil market: Putin...

MOSCOW: Russia will work with Saudi Arabia against any...

 2019-10-13 19:31 

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Trump puts squeeze on Spanish olive oil producers...

ANTEQUERA, Spain: Farmers had just begun harvesting olives in southern Spain when US President Donald Trump soured the mood with the announcement ......

 2019-10-13 19:12 

Jakarta Post

‘Kumolo Bumi’: Padneçwara dance company marks 43rd anniversary with love story...

The Padnewara dance company commemorated its 43rd anniversary with a performance of Kumolo Bumi on Oct. 11 and 12 at Gedung Kesenian Jakarta....

 2019-10-13 18:43 

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Turkey and proxies advance deep into Syria...

QAMISHLI, Syria: Turkish forces and their proxies pushed deep into Syria on Sunday (Oct 13), moving closer to completing their assault's initial ......

 2019-10-13 18:43 

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Kurds announce deal with Damascus as Turkey pushes deep into Syria...

QAMISHLI: Syria's Kurds on Sunday (Oct 13) announced a groundbreaking deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey, ......

 2019-10-13 18:36 

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Wijnaldum double sees Netherlands edge past Belarus...

Georginio Wijnaldum's two first half goals handed Netherlands a 2-1 away win over Belarus on Sunday as they consolidated top place in Group C of ......

 2019-10-13 18:33 

The Strait Times

Canada's Trudeau vows to forge ahead with campaign after security threat...

TORONTO (REUTERS) - Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday (Oct 13) that he will not change the way he is campaigning ahead of the Oct 21 federal election after a security threat forced him to wear a bulletproof vest at a campai...

 2019-10-13 18:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Kipchoge yet to make Tokyo 2020 plans, targets full recovery...

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge said he needs time to recover physically and mentally after becoming the first person to run a marathon in under two hours ......

 2019-10-13 18:31 

Channel NewsAsia

Russia beat Cyprus to qualify for Euro 2020...

Russia booked their place in next year's European Championship finals with a comprehensive 5-0 win over 10-man Cyprus away in Nicosia on Sunday....

 2019-10-13 18:30 

Vietnam News

Startups advised to Identify core values, develop initiatives for social change...

Young entrepreneurs need to understand the core value of their product instead of focusing too much on technology as their competitive advantage, according to the Business Start-up Support Centre (BSSC)....

 2019-10-13 18:26 

The Strait Times

Football: Martinez delighted with Belgian focus as winning run continues...

NUR-SULTAN (REUTERS) - A delighted Roberto Martinez praised the focus and application of his Belgium team after they extended their 100 per cent record in the Euro 2020 qualifiers with a 2-0 away win over Kazakhstan on Sunday (Oct 13).. Read more at strai...

 2019-10-13 18:23 

Jakarta Globe

Who Is JAD, the Group Blamed for Attacking Indonesia's Chief Security Minister?...

Jamaah Ansharut Daulah has been the most active terror group in Indonesia over the past few years, having been involved in several attacks....

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