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 2019-10-14 04:12 

Malay Mail Online

Finance minister: Govt stands by roadmap on fiscal consolidation to restore economy...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — The government has designed a three-year financial roadmap to put Malaysia back on fiscal track and restore the country's economic health despite entrenched uncertainties brought about by the US-China trade war which has.....

 2019-10-14 04:10 

Malay Mail Online

Guan Eng denies asking police to stop investigations into DAP arrests over LTTE links...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today denied asking the police to stop their investigations into DAP leaders suspected of having links with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). When asked by reporters to clarify his......

 2019-10-14 04:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Attempts to split China risk 'smashed' bodies: Xi...

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping has warned that any attempts to split China would result in "bodies smashed and bones ground to powder", amid four months of anti-Beijing unrest in Hong Kong....

 2019-10-14 04:08 

Channel NewsAsia

Oil, Iran top agenda as Putin visits Saudi Arabia...

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday, where he is set to seal oil agreements as well as use his influence to defuse ......

 2019-10-14 04:08 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Devilish dark descent into madness (review)...

THIS movie has been deemed controversial by the coverage it has received from several quarters in the US that label it a dangerous work that could inspire acts of violence by people who see its portrayal of the titular villain as a sympathetic one....

 2019-10-14 04:08 

ABS-CBN

All Metro Manila mayors complied with clearing order: DILG...

All 12 mayors in Metro Manila complied with President Rodrigo Duterte's order to remove illegal structures, vendors and vehicles from sidewalks, the interior department said Monday....

 2019-10-14 04:07 

Malay Mail Online

China Sept exports, imports in deeper contraction as tariffs bite...

BEIJING, Oct 14 — China's exports fell at a faster pace in September while imports contracted for a fifth straight month, pointing to further weakness in the economy and underlining the need for more stimulus as the Sino-US trade war drags on......

 2019-10-14 04:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

North Korea may be hiding a swine fever apocalypse from the world...

BY OFFICIAL accounts, the pig contagion wreaking havoc across Eastern Asia has virtually skipped over North Korea, with a single outbreak reported there in May. But wayward feral pigs have stoked concern that Kim Jong Un's reclusive state is hiding an...

 2019-10-14 04:05 

Malay Mail Online

DAP lawyers bid to free party members arrested over LTTE links...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Two senior DAP lawyers will file a legal challenge to the detention without trial of two party lawmakers over suspected links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist group. Ramkarpal Singh and RSN Rayer said.....

 2019-10-14 04:04 

Manila Bulletin

Albayalde did the right thing Gordon...

Senator Richard Gordon on Monday said General Oscar Albayalde did the "right thing" in relinquishing his post as Philippine National Police (PNP) chief....

 2019-10-14 04:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Fewer COEs available from November to January...

SINGAPORE: The Certificate of Entitlement (COE) quota for November to January 2020 will fall by 1.7 per cent as compared to the previous quarter, ......

 2019-10-14 04:01 

Manila Bulletin

Albayalde's decision to step down 'appropriate, but not closure of ninja cops issue' Hontiveros...

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday welcomed Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Oscar Albayalde's decision to step down ahead of his retirement, saying it was appropriate but did not guarantee a closure on the controversy about "ninja cops."...

 2019-10-14 04:01 

Channel NewsAsia

New Zealand PM Ardern steps up fight against extremist online content...

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced more funding and support on Monday to target violent extremist content online, just months ......

 2019-10-14 04:01 

Channel NewsAsia

US Eagles look to squeeze learnings out of Japan experience...

The United States finished the Rugby World Cup without a single point but there is optimism that a young squad will have been improved by the ......

 2019-10-14 04:01 

Manila Bulletin

PH exporters of food products put on-hold in KSA told to seek reconsideration...

Philippine exporters of meat, poultry, and seafood products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) may request for reconsideration for their shipments which were put on-hold in the Middle Eastern country, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said Mond...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Six companies make it as Circle of Excellence for Asia CEO Wellness Company of the year presented by Healthway Medical...

With exemplary passion for employees' welfare through wellness-oriented programs, six companies rose to the top and became part of this year's Healthway Medical's Wellness Company of the Year Circle of Excellence announced recently at the Marr...

 2019-10-14 04:00 

Tech in Asia

Rising startups on Tech in Asia: endoscopic AI, eSIM provider, construction management...

Which are the startups that are on the path to becoming the next big thing?...

 2019-10-14 03:59 

ABS-CBN

Ex-PHLPost chief loses bid to dismiss graft raps...

The anti-graft court junked the argument of former Philippine Postal Corporation postmaster general Josefina dela Cruz that she was not properly informed of her cases as the facts charged do not constitute an offense....

 2019-10-14 03:59 

The Strait Times

Slight dip in COE supply for November to January period...

SINGAPORE - Car buyers will see a slight dip in certificate of entitlement (COE) supply for the November-January quota period, the Land Transport Authority announced Monday (Oct 14).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 03:59 

The Strait Times

Today in Pictures, Oct 14, 2019...

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 2019-10-14 03:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Pos Malaysia weighing options on rate hikes...

KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia Bhd is evaluating proactive options in the wake of the United States' demands of setting its own postal rates next year with other countries' expected to follow suit....

 2019-10-14 03:58 

Malay Mail Online

German woman claims to be in five-year relationship with Boeing 737-800, plans to tie the knot...

KUALA LUMPUR, October 14 — A woman from Germany has claimed that she's been in a five-year relationship with an aeroplane, particularly a Boeing 737-800. According to The Sun UK, the Berlin-based Michele Kobke has admitted that she's......

 2019-10-14 03:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Atwood, Rushdie vie for Britain's 50th Booker Prize...

LONDON: Britain's storied Booker Prize will pit literary giants Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie against four emerging stars when it unveils the winner Monday on its 50th anniversary award....

 2019-10-14 03:57 

Manila Bulletin

Sandiganbayan refuses to quash charges vs. former PhilPost postmaster general...

The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division refused to quash the criminal charges filed against former Postmaster General Maria Josefina Mendoza Dela Cruz of the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) in relation to the reportedly irregular appointment of an unqua...

 2019-10-14 03:55 

Channel NewsAsia

China September exports, imports in deeper contraction as tariffs bite...

BEIJING: China's exports fell at a faster pace in September while imports contracted for a fifth straight month, pointing to further weakness in ......

 2019-10-14 03:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

King Living brand acceptance to continue growing in Malaysia...

KUALA LUMPUR: Australian furniture brand King Living, which recently opening its second showroom unit in Jalan Maarof, Bangsar here, believe the brand acceptance in Malaysia will continue to grow in the coming years....

 2019-10-14 03:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: BTS' Jimin inspires fans to donate blood to mark his birthday, Red Cross overjoyed...

KUALA LUMPUR: Jimin of international K-Pop sensation BTS celebrated his birthday yesterday and it was marked with a meaningful event....

 2019-10-14 03:54 

Malay Mail Online

Here are the new e-hailing pickup points at KLIA and KLIA2...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — If you're arriving at KLIA and KLIA2, do take note that there's a new designated pickup point for e-hailing services. Previously, you could get a Grab or other e-hailing ride from the arrival level but now you'll h...

 2019-10-14 03:52 

Manila Bulletin

Wrong audit causes BIR to lose P43 million...

CEBU CITY The Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has canceled the Bureau of Internal Revenue's (BIR) P43-million deficiency tax assessments against a big merchandising company based here for using an audit procedure not mentioned in the tax laws....

 2019-10-14 03:51 

Malay Mail Online

The private sector proposals to acquire PLUS — Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim...

OCTOBER 14 — The news about private sector groups proposing to the government to purchase and take over PLUS has not stopped despite the clear statement made by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Khazanah, Datuk Shahril Ridza......

 2019-10-14 03:51 

Manila Bulletin

Yulo, Peticio victories proof that there's no shortage in PH sports talent Villanueva...

Senator Joel Villanueva has urged the government to help FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championship winner Carlos Yulo and other Filipino athletes in their respective bids to win medals in the Olympics and other international competitions....

 2019-10-14 03:51 

Vietnam News

HCM City housing prices rise on shortage of new supply...

Housing prices continue to rise rapidly in HCM City because of a shortage of new supply, increasing population and lack of transport infrastructure in outlying areas....

 2019-10-14 03:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hong Kong protests have forced 100 restaurants out of business...

ABOUT 100 Hong Kong restaurants have shut down because of the months-long protests in the city, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in a blog post on Sunday....

 2019-10-14 03:50 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MAB adds additional frequencies to Beijing to 10 flights per week...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) is set to increase flight frequency between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing from seven to 10 flights a week, beginning January 1, 2020....

 2019-10-14 03:48 

Manila Bulletin

2 Korean nationals nabbed for trying to exchange fake bills for casino chips...

Two Korean nationals were arrested inside a casino after they tried to use counterfeit bills to gamble in Pasay City on Sunday night....

 2019-10-14 03:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Asia relieved at latest trade truce, China data disappoints...

SYDNEY: Asian share markets firmed on Monday (Oct 14) as signs of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff whetted risk appetite, though investors ......

 2019-10-14 03:48 

Channel NewsAsia

Asia shares get trade lift, China data disappoints...

SYDNEY: Asian share markets firmed on Monday (Oct 14) as signs of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff whetted risk appetite, though investors ......

 2019-10-14 03:47 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

SEC cracks down on 12 more illegal lenders...

MANILA, PhilippinesThe Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has ordered a dozen more illegal online lenders to stop their operations. The Commission en banc on October 10 issued a cease and desist order against A&V Lending Mobile, A&V Lending Investor...

 2019-10-14 03:47 

Tech in Asia

SoftBank may take control of WeWork with financing package, source says...

WeWork is at risk of running out of money as soon as the end of the year without new capital, according to a source....

 2019-10-14 03:46 

Manila Bulletin

LRT-2 could resume full operations by December...

The Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) could resume full operations by December....

 2019-10-14 03:45 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia remains on upside bias at mid-morning...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Bursa Malaysia remained on an upside bias, as market participants were upbeat amid renewed optimism on the US-China trade deal, dealers said. At 11.04am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM......

 2019-10-14 03:45 

Bangkok Post

Britain, EU enter make-or-break Brexit week...

LONDON, UK: Britain and the European Union on Monday enter a pivotal week that determines if they are still on course to reach amicable divorce terms -- and when Brexit might finally occur....

 2019-10-14 03:43 

The Strait Times

Basketball: Stephen Curry is 'at his peak', says his Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr...

(REUTERS) - The Golden State Warriors no longer have Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala, and Klay Thompson is recovering from a torn ACL.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 03:42 

The Strait Times

Golf: Bernd Wiesberger claims third European Tour victory of the season at Italian Open...

ROME (REUTERS) - Austrian Bernd Wiesberger held off a spirited challenge from England's Matthew Fitzpatrick to claim his third European Tour title of the season at the Italian Open in Rome on Sunday (Oct 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 03:40 

ABS-CBN

Negosyante, driver nakaligtas sa pananambang sa Lipa...

Nakaligtas ang isang negosyante at driver nito mula sa pananambang sa lungsod na ito, Lunes ng umaga....

 2019-10-14 03:38 

The Strait Times

Swimming: US star Caeleb Dressel not enough as Cali Condors edged out in ISL meet...

MILAN (AFP) - American Caeleb Dressel starred on his International Swimming League debut in Naples on Sunday (Oct 13) but his Cali Condors team still trailed European Energy Standard after two rounds.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 03:38 

The Strait Times

Golf: Lanto Griffin a name to remember with Houston Open victory...

(REUTERS) - Lanto Griffin will be known for more than his unusual name after winning the Houston Open by one stroke on Sunday (Oct 13).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 03:37 

ABS-CBN

PH leftist group: Gov't officials should be held accountable for 'mass transport crisis'...

Anakbayan national spokesperson Alex Danday says government officials should be held accountable for supposedly neglecting commuters' interests....

 2019-10-14 03:37 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

MIDF Research keeps 'positive' call on aviation sector...

KUALA LUMPUR: The impact of departure levy will be negated by robust air travel demand heading into Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020), MIDF Research said....

 2019-10-14 03:36 

Manila Bulletin

House processes 220 measures in 20 session days...

True to its commitment to deliver President Duterte's legislative agenda, the House of Representatives has processed a total of 220 measures, or an average of 11 measures a day, in 20 session days, House Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez...

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