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 2019-10-14 02:21 

ABS-CBN

How affordable housing can help solve Metro Manila's traffic problem...

In this edition of #MattersOfFact, congestion charges, affordable housing, and more elevated walkways. These are the suggestions of urban planner Felino Palafox Jr. on how Metro Manila could possibly solve its traffic problem. Palafox says traffic managem...

 2019-10-14 02:20 

The Strait Times

Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest...

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan a rally on Monday (Oct 14) evening after another weekend of unrest that saw protesters hurl petrol bombs and police reply with tear gas and rubber bullets, as violence in the Chinese-ruled city ...

 2019-10-14 02:19 

Malay Mail Online

Hamilton in no hurry to win Formula One title in Mexico...

SUZUKA, Oct 14 — Lewis Hamilton said he was in no hurry to win a sixth world championship after the title battle was reduced to a two-horse Mercedes race at the Japanese Grand Prix. The Formula One circus moves on to Mexico in two weeks' time......

 2019-10-14 02:19 

Manila Bulletin

Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in Mexico...

Hundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America found themselves corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico on Sunday after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aiming to reach the United States....

 2019-10-14 02:19 

Manila Bulletin

Kremlin relishes US pullback from Syria, turmoil in Ukraine...

From Syria to Ukraine, new fault lines and tensions are offering the Kremlin fresh opportunities to expand its clout and advance its interests....

 2019-10-14 02:18 

Manila Bulletin

Ambassador to testify no quid pro quo assurance was Trump's...

A US ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his...

 2019-10-14 02:18 

Cebu Daily News

Gamboa appointed as office-in-charge of PNP...

MANILA, Philippines — Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa, deputy chief for administration of the Philippine National Police (PNP), was appointed on Monday as officer-in-charge of the police force as Gen. Oscar Albayalde relinquished his post as PNP chief. The a...

 2019-10-14 02:16 

Philippine Star

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35...

More than 110,000 rescuers, including 31,000 troops, worked through the night and into Monday, a national holiday, searching for people trapped by the disaster. by Shingo Ito,Sara Hussein...

 2019-10-14 02:11 

Manila Bulletin

A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs...

Maine has decided that eating like a pig could be a good thing, especially for schools looking to cut down on food waste....

 2019-10-14 02:10 

Malay Mail Online

Hong Kong gears up for pro-democracy rally after latest weekend of unrest...

HONG KONG, Oct 14 — Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan a rally today evening after another weekend of unrest that saw protesters hurl petrol bombs and police reply with tear gas and rubber bullets, as violence in the Chinese-ruled city shows......

 2019-10-14 02:09 

Manila Bulletin

In or out? Court case on job bias casts pall on LGBT fests...

National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law....

 2019-10-14 02:09 

Channel NewsAsia

Under-pressure Australian banks face fresh inquiry...

Australia on Monday announced the country's consumer watchdog would investigate mortgage pricing after the country's largest banks refused to pass ......

 2019-10-14 02:08 

The Strait Times

Siemens, Alstom to set up signalling simulation centres here: Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan...

SINGAPORE - Engineering groups Siemens and Alstom will be setting up signalling simulation centres for the Downtown and Thomson-East Coast lines in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 02:07 

ABS-CBN

Albayalde 'mistah' takes over as PNP OIC...

A classmate of General Oscar Albayalde at the Philippine Military Academy on Monday assumed the position of Philippine National Police (PNP) officer-in-charge after the top cop stepped down from his post ahead of his mandatory retirement....

 2019-10-14 02:07 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Hamilton in no hurry to win Formula One title in Mexico...

SUZUKA: Lewis Hamilton said he was in no hurry to win a sixth world championship after the title battle was reduced to a two-horse Mercedes race at the Japanese Grand Prix....

 2019-10-14 02:06 

Malay Mail Online

DAP man asks police why IS fighters get trial but not LTTE suspects...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — DAP leader Lim Lip Eng today questioned why the police plan to charge former Islamic State (IS) fighters now back in Malaysia, but have denied the 12 suspects with alleged ties to the now-defunct Liberation Tigers of Tamil......

 2019-10-14 02:06 

The Strait Times

Lawyer Jeffrey Ong, allegedly linked to missing $33 million, faces 4 new charges...

SINGAPORE - A lawyer who vanished after more than $33 million parked at his firm went missing was on Monday (Oct 14) slapped with four new charges, including one count of criminal breach of trust (CBT) as an attorney.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 02:06 

Jakarta Post

Starbucks stores that only accept mobile orders sure beat the line...

How worried should we be about Starbuckss recent announcement that it plans to begin testing a new type of store that only takes orders via mobile app — no cashiers?...

 2019-10-14 02:05 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ainaa labours to title...

IT was a huge sigh of relief for Noor Ainaa Amani Ampandi after she managed to retain her Under-19 title at the National Junior Circuit Grand Finals yesterday....

 2019-10-14 02:03 

Bangkok Post

Individual banking agent licences studied...

The Bank of Thailand wants to grant individual banking agent licences for basic financial transactions to broaden consumer alternatives in accessing financial services....

 2019-10-14 02:02 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Australia's Mitch Marsh injures bowling hand punching wall...

PERTH: Australian Mitch Marsh was nervously waiting Monday to see how badly he has hurt his bowling hand after punching a dressing room wall in frustration during a weekend Sheffield Shield game....

 2019-10-14 02:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Zii Jia aims for Chen Long's scalp in Odense...

LEE Zii Jia has a chance to record his second career win over reigning Olympic champion Chen Long when they face off in the opening round of the Denmark Open, which starts tomorrow, in Odense....

 2019-10-14 02:00 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Quick drive in a GR Supra...

WE recently had a brief test drive of the Toyota GR Supra, the spiritual descendent of the original Supra—acar that can trace its roots all the way back to the Celica Supra that was first introduced in 1979....

 2019-10-14 01:56 

Malay Mail Online

Bursa Malaysia opens higher...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Bursa Malaysia opened higher today, tracking the gains of regional peers amid positive sentiment following a truce in US-China year-long trade war last Friday. The US suspended a tariff escalation due......

 2019-10-14 01:56 

ABS-CBN

Panelo defends 'wake up early' remark after commute challenge...

"It was not an offensive statement, it was, in fact, praising the creativity of Filipinos."...

 2019-10-14 01:55 

Malay Mail Online

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

TORONTO, Oct 14 — Canada's Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday that he will not change the way he is campaigning ahead of the October 21 federal election after a security threat forced him to wear a bulletproof vest at a campaig...

 2019-10-14 01:55 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Singapore eases monetary policy, avoids recession...

SINGAPORE: Singapore eased monetary policy for the first time in over three years Monday as the US-China trade war bites, while the export-reliant economy narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter....

 2019-10-14 01:54 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Former doubles player Jess joins SRAM stable...

THE Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia (SRAM) have got themselves some reinforcement after bringing Jess Tay on board as a coach....

 2019-10-14 01:53 

ABS-CBN

Cable car use 'feasible' to ease Metro Manila traffic woes: urban planner...

The use of cable cars as a mode of transportation in Metro Manila to ease traffic congestion is "feasible," an urban planner and architect said Monday....

 2019-10-14 01:51 

Malay Mail Online

Ringgit opens higher post Budget 2020...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar on improved buying demand for the local note, a dealer said. At 9am, the local note was at 4.1780/1810 versus the greenback from Friday's 4.1840/1870. "Our......

 2019-10-14 01:50 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Flood inundates hundeds of homes in Aceh...

Flood triggered by heavy rains over the past few days inundated hundreds of houses in three villages in Nagan Raya district, Aceh province, on Sunday, with floodwater reaching a depth of 60 cm to 100 cm.The heavy rains caused ......

 2019-10-14 01:50 

Manila Bulletin

Pope elevates British convert Newman to sainthood...

Pope Francis created five new saints on Sunday, including Britain's Cardinal John Henry Newman -- one of the Catholic Church's most renowned converts -- and a nun dubbed the "Mother Teresa of Brazil."...

 2019-10-14 01:49 

Manila Bulletin

No sign of Brexit breakthrough with time running out...

British and European negotiators on Sunday played down hopes of a rapid breakthrough in their last-ditch bid to strike an amicable Brexit divorce deal....

 2019-10-14 01:49 

Malay Mail Online

Court orders Ku Nan to enter defence in RM2m bribery case...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14 — Former minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor must enter his defence and answer his charge of allegedly taking a RM2 million bribe in 2016, the High Court ruled today. High Court judge Mohamed Zaini Mazlan said the......

 2019-10-14 01:48 

Malay Mail Online

Singapore eases monetary policy, avoids recession...

SINGAPORE, Oct 14 — Singapore eased monetary policy for the first time in over three years today as the US-China trade war bites, while the export-reliant economy narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter. The financial hub's central bank....

 2019-10-14 01:45 

Malay Mail Online

The high-tech start-up tackling online extremism...

LONDON, Oct 14 — Vidhya Ramalingam believes it's always possible to change, even for people deeply involved in the murky online world of jihadist and far-right extremism. Her company Moonshot CVE has the ambitious aim of trying to get anyone......

 2019-10-14 01:45 

Manila Bulletin

Trudeau continues campaign after threats to his safety...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday he plans to continue campaigning as normal after wearing body armor the night before, a move the CBC reported was due to threats to his security....

 2019-10-14 01:45 

Bangkok Post

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35...

TOKYO: Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching Monday for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 35 people....

 2019-10-14 01:44 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Ku Nan ordered to enter defence over RM2 million bribe...

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has been ordered to enter his defence for allegedly accepting a RM2 million bribe from a businessman....

 2019-10-14 01:43 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Sweet payback for Brits...

DEFENDING champions Britain claimed their second win in the Sultan of Johor Cup when they edged Japan 2-1 at the Taman Daya Stadium in Johor Baru yesterday....

 2019-10-14 01:42 

Manila Bulletin

4.1-magnitude quake jolts Zamboanga Del Sur...

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Zamboanga Del Sur Monday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported....

 2019-10-14 01:42 

Manila Bulletin

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

Authorities have tightened security restrictions in the northern Indian flashpoint city of Ayodhya ahead of a crucial Supreme Court ruling over the disputed site fiercely contested between Hindus and Muslims....

 2019-10-14 01:40 

Manila Bulletin

US presidential hopeful Sanders seeks to shrug off heart attack...

US Senator Bernie Sanders may be 78 and recovering from a heart attack, but he is determined to prove he has lost none of his appetite for political battle ahead of elections next year....

 2019-10-14 01:40 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

A slowpoke at typing on your phone? Here's how you can speed things up...

NEW YORK: For many of us, our approach to typing on a smartphone is something we stumble upon. Unlike composing words on a typewriter or computer keyboard, there is no widely taught, proper way....

 2019-10-14 01:38 

Manila Bulletin

Gamboa is PNP's OIC...

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano said Lt. Gen. Archie Gamboa will be the Officer-In-Charge of the PNP until President Duterte appoints Albayalde's successor....

 2019-10-14 01:36 

The Strait Times

Japan rescuers seek survivors after Typhoon Hagibis kills 35...

TOKYO (AFP) - Tens of thousands of rescue workers were searching on Monday (Oct 14) for survivors of powerful Typhoon Hagibis, two days after the storm slammed into Japan, killing at least 35 people.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-10-14 01:35 

Malay Mail Online

Musa Hassan just made Malaysia the 'butt of jokes', says Kit Siang, after ex-IGP's satirical website blooper...

IPOH, Oct 14 — Malaysia has become the butt of jokes in cyberspace after former inspector-general of police (IGP) Tan Sri Musa Hassan shared, believed and defended an article from a satirical website claiming the United States' Central......

 2019-10-14 01:35 

Cebu Daily News

'Joker' tops box office again, beats 'Addams Family'...

LOS ANGELES — The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit. The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers such as the animated "The Addams F...

 2019-10-14 01:30 

Manila Bulletin

Fire hits residential area in Manila...

A fire broke out at a residential area along General Luna Street in Paco, Manila Monday morning....

 2019-10-14 01:27 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Typhoon victims inspired World Cup history-makers, says Joseph...

TOKYO: Japan coach Jamie Joseph said Sunday that his players were driven to make Rugby World Cup history after waking to the devastation caused by this weekend's massive typhoon....

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