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 2019-11-18 09:39 

Vietnam News

SBV proposes account freezes to tackle fraud...

Under the proposal, commercial banks could freeze accounts if they have sufficient evidence thenbsp;accounts were used for or involved in fraudulent and illegal activates....

 2019-11-18 09:12 

Vietnam News

Better State management on C/O needed to avoid trade frauds...

The State management efficiency in granting certificates of origin for enterprises needs to be improved to reduce trade frauds....

 2019-11-18 09:11 

Vietnam News

Pork supply to meet demand on domestic market next months...

Although pork is plentiful right now, the demand is expected to rise at the end of the year, then rocket by as much as 25 per cent when the Tt (Lunar New Year) holiday is coming near....

 2019-11-18 09:10 

Vietnam News

MPS warns against over possible Ponzi schemes...

The Ministry of Public Security has issued a warning against investing in Eagle Rock Global (ERG) as the firm shows many signs of a fraudulent business and most likely is a running a Ponzi scheme....

 2019-11-18 09:03 

Channel NewsAsia

Malaysian police have right to search mobile phones: Deputy Home Minister...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police officers have the authority to search mobile phones to ensure that they do not contain anything obscene, offensive ......

 2019-11-18 08:57 

Channel NewsAsia

PM Mahathir pledges 'detailed, serious and honest' post-mortem after humbling defeat in Tanjung Piai...

SINGAPORE: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday (Nov 18) pledged to hold a...

 2019-11-18 08:53 

Manila Bulletin

Gov't land in Eastwood Libis found to have been sold at more than P31M under fair market value...

A parcel of government land located in the highly-commercial Eastwood Center in Quezon City was found by the Commission on Audit to have been sold under anomalous circumstances, thus, raising a legal question on whether or not a cancelation of the sale sh...

 2019-11-18 08:52 

The Strait Times

Man jailed for making false police report, accusing partner of drugging and raping him...

Indonesian Fredy Kosman Kwee was upset that he was not showered with enough attention by his partner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-18 08:50 

The Strait Times

Curators' art picks: Six works you don't want to miss at the upcoming Singapore Biennale...

SINGAPORE - Art-lovers, rejoice: The Singapore Biennale returns for its sixth edition from Nov 22 to March 22 with contemporary works by more than than 70 artists and collectives from Singapore, South-east Asia and beyond.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-18 08:49 

Manila Bulletin

Close to 300 quake-affected families told to return to their homes in Kidapawan City...

KIDAPAWAN CITY Close to 300 quake-affected families housed in different evacuation sites here had returned to their homes since Friday when the local government ordered them to leave their temporary settlements....

 2019-11-18 08:47 

Manila Bulletin

DOT commits P500M for Burnham Park rehab...

Some P500 million funds were committed by Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat to the city government for the rehabilitation of the 34-hectare Burnham Park complex to significantly improve the state of the city's premier tourist destination....

 2019-11-18 08:47 

Cebu Daily News

Signs that you should take a break...

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Everyday is an uphill battle for everyone. From a student struggling to ace every test to an employee spending extra hours in the office to finish his or her task, everyone has his or her own battles to fight. And yes, someti...

 2019-11-18 08:46 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

CPR literacy among Malaysians still low...

KOTA KINABALU: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) literacy among Malaysians are still low as compared to developed countries, said Sabah Heart Safe chairperson Dr Shazharn Zain....

 2019-11-18 08:45 

The Strait Times

Rugby: Jamie Joseph to take Japan to next Rugby World Cup, giving up chance of All Blacks role...

TOKYO (AFP) - Jamie Joseph said on Monday (Nov 18) that he will stay on as head coach of Japan up till the next Rugby World Cup in 2023, a decision that rules him out of the vacant All Blacks coaching role.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-18 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

Robredo was given a 'fair warning' by Duterte on possibility of sharing state secrets Lacson...

The threat of President Duterte that he could pull out Vice President Leni Robredo from her new role as vice chairman of the Inter-Agency Committee on Illegal Drugs (ICAD) should come as "a fair warning" to her, Senator Panfilo M, Lacson said Mond...

 2019-11-18 08:44 

Manila Bulletin

Concerned agencies to conduct inspections of service stations upon the urging of QC dads...

The fluctuating prices of oil and petroleum products has prompted Quezon City officials to ask all concerned agencies to further strengthen and intensify random inspections in the city's fuel pump service stations....

 2019-11-18 08:43 

Manila Bulletin

'No big deal,' DENR official says of viral photo of Chinese flag planted on Boracay beach...

The Boracay Inter-agency Task Force (BIATF), led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), does not see any problem with the planting of a Chinese flag on Boracay beach....

 2019-11-18 08:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Choking and crying, Hong Kong protesters pinned back on campus...

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police laid siege to a university on Monday (Nov 18), firing rubber bullets and tear gas to pin back anti-government ......

 2019-11-18 08:37 

Malay Mail Online

Asian markets mixed as dealers eye trade talks, Hong Kong rallies...

HONG KONG, Nov 18 — Asian markets were mixed today on broad optimism that China and the United States are close to a mini trade deal, while Hong Kong rallied after last week's hefty losses but investors remain on edge over violent protests that....

 2019-11-18 08:37 

Malay Mail Online

Sabah DCM: State govt to venture into medical tourism...

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 18 — Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew today announced that the state is looking to get into the medical tourism sector by signing an agreement with a London-based firm in the near future. Liew said she has met......

 2019-11-18 08:36 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Buddhist kathin robe offering rite, a common ground for various Asian nations...

ALTHOUGH Asian nations have their racial and language differences, some of them have one thing in common - the Buddhist kathin robe offering rite....

 2019-11-18 08:36 

Manila Bulletin

School closes to give way to patients...

KIDAPAWAN CITY At least 285 students, including 24 teachers and staff of Kidapawan Doctors College, Inc's Integrated Basic Education school are affected by the forced closure of the elementary department of Kidapawan Doctors College, Inc. following th...

 2019-11-18 08:33 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Cambodian airport receives 2019 Best Asia Pacific Regional Airport award...

CAMBODIA'S main gateway into the country, the Phnom Penh International Airport, has been named as the Best Asia Pacific Regional Airport 2019 for its sustained high growth in passenger traffic over the last two years....

 2019-11-18 08:31 

The Strait Times

Singapore's intellectual property chief in bid for top job at United Nations agency...

SINGAPORE - The head of Singapore's intellectual property office is in the running for the top job at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (Wipo).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-18 08:31 

The Strait Times

Football: Faris and Ikhsan lead strike force at the SEA Games...

SINGAPORE - Faris Ramli and Ikhsan Fandi will lead Singapore's attack at the SEA Games in the Philippines, as the Under-22 national team target a semi-final spot at the biennial event later this month.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-18 08:31 

Bangkok Post

Leatherback turtle eggs moved to safer spot inside national park...

PHUKET: Eighty-five fertile eggs laid on beach by a rare visitor to the Andaman coast, a leatherback turtle, have been relocated to a spot further along the coast inside the boundary of the national park in Phangnga province, to ensure their safety....

 2019-11-18 08:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Etihad Airways still has long way to go to become profitable: Group CEO...

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways still has a long way to go to become profitable, Group CEO Tony Douglas said on Monday....

 2019-11-18 08:30 

Vietnam News

Citi, Lazada unveil credit card partnership in VN...

Citi, the largest pan-regional credit issuer, and Lazada Group, Southeast Asia's leading e-commerce platform, have announced the launch of a new Lazada Citi credit card in Vit Nam....

 2019-11-18 08:26 

Channel NewsAsia

Thai economy slows in Q3, 2019 growth outlook cut again...

BANGKOK: Thailand's economy expanded at its slowest quarterly pace in a year in the third quarter on sluggish exports and a slowdown in private ......

 2019-11-18 08:22 

Manila Bulletin

10 shot, 4 killed at backyard football party in California...

FRESNO, Calif. — Ten people were shot and four of them were killed Sunday at a party in Fresno when suspects sneaked into a backyard filled with people and fired into the crowd, police said....

 2019-11-18 08:22 

Bangkok Post

IPO fundraising set for 4-year high...

Thai companies are likely to raise the most money from initial public offerings in four years in 2019 as the formation of the nation's first democratic government since the 2014 military coup has encouraged domestic firms to tap equity markets....

 2019-11-18 08:21 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Go's Malasakit Center bill hurdles House...

MANILA, Philippines — The bill institutionalizing Malasakit Centers in all Department of Health (DOH) hospitals and the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), a pet bill of pro-administration Sen. Christopher "Bong" Go, has hurdled the House of ...

 2019-11-18 08:20 

Malay Mail Online

Good with tech? Malaysia-based firm shows where jobs with higher pay will be in 2020...

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 — Malaysians with niche skills in technology will have far brighter prospects next year as many sectors are hiring in their push forward with digitalisation, according to local specialist recruitment firm Robert Walters. The......

 2019-11-18 08:19 

The Strait Times

Picture gallery: Supermodel Chiling Lin's outfits at Tainan wedding...

Taiwanese supermodel Chiling Lin got hitched to Japanese band Exile's Akira, 38, on Sunday (Nov 17) in her father's hometown of Tainan.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-18 08:18 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Children's hospital to hire senior citizens for social projects...

MANILA, Philippines — Employment opportunities will be given to senior citizens for community projects of the Philippine Children's Medical Center (PCMC). This was after PCMC, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Ang Probinsyano party-...

 2019-11-18 08:18 

Channel NewsAsia

'Kawaii!' Olympic robot mascots thrill Tokyo students...

Robot versions of Japan's Olympic and Paralympic mascots thrilled hundreds of school children in Tokyo on Monday, striking sporting poses and ......

 2019-11-18 08:17 

Manila Bulletin

Zambo City bans single-use plastics on Sta. Cruz Islands...

Starting Wednesday (November 20), the city government will ban the entry and usage of single-use plastics on the Great and Little Sta. Cruz islands as a strategy of solid waste management program within the protected area....

 2019-11-18 08:16 

Manila Bulletin

Displaced ambulant vendors demands for Holiday reprieve from QC Mayor Belmonte...

Hundreds of ambulant vendors from the Metro Manila Vendor Alliance (MMVA) marched on Monday to the Quezon City Hall demanding from Mayor Joy Belmonte that they be given a Holiday reprieve in the city's road and sidewalk clearing operation....

 2019-11-18 08:14 

ABS-CBN

Displaced Divisoria vendors fail to get dialogue with Isko...

Displaced vendors failed to get an audience with Manila Mayor Isko Moreno after the latter said he had already given the vendors alternate locations for their stalls....

 2019-11-18 08:14 

Channel NewsAsia

40 firefighters tackle raging blaze at Kim Chuan Drive warehouse...

SINGAPORE: About 40 firefighters were on the scene on Monday (Nov 18) to battle a fire at a storage warehouse near Hougang, the Singapore Civil ......

 2019-11-18 08:13 

ABS-CBN

House leader seeks to ban vaping in public places...

A party-list lawmaker filed on Monday a bill that seeks to ban vaping or the use of e-cigarettes in public places....

 2019-11-18 08:12 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: Raja Gelek M. Daud Kilau calls it a day...

KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran pop singer Datuk M. Daud Kilau has announced his retirement from showbiz, citing health problems as the main reason....

 2019-11-18 08:12 

The Strait Times

Number of workers killed in vehicular incidents at workplaces set to drop further this year...

SINGAPORE - The number of workers killed in vehicular-related incidents at the workplace this year is on track to be lower than last year, with five recorded as at the end October.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-11-18 08:11 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#Showbiz: 3 M'sian films to be screened at SGIFF30...

KUALA LUMPUR: Three independent films by Malaysian filmmakers have been selected for a screening at the upcoming 30th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF30) from Nov 21 till Dec 1....

 2019-11-18 08:11 

Manila Bulletin

Policeman sued for rape in Bago City, is relieved...

BACOLOD CITY - A policeman was relieved from his post effective Nov. 18, after he allegedly committed statutory rape on a girl, his niece's daughter, in Bago City, Negros Occidental....

 2019-11-18 08:06 

ABS-CBN

Court resets hearing on reinstated rebellion rap vs Trillanes...

The Makati Regional Trial Court Branch 150 deferred Monday the resumption of court proceedings on the reinstated rebellion case against former senator Antonio Trillanes IV....

 2019-11-18 08:06 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Man posing as reporter changes plea in alleged assault...

KUALA LUMPUR: A 34-year-old man posing as a Bernama reporter, who had earlier pleaded guilty to assault, changed his plea when his case was mentioned at the Sessions Court, here, today....

 2019-11-18 08:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Man accused of murdering his mum charged with killing grandma...

SINGAPORE: A man accused of murdering his mother received a fresh charge on Monday (Nov 18) of killing his grandmother. Gabriel Lien Goh, 22, ......

 2019-11-18 08:03 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Bill extending 2019 budget validity gets House nod...

MANILA, Philippines — The House Representatives on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill extending the validity of some portions of the 2019 national budget until Dec. 31, 2020. Lawmakers approved House Bill NO. 5437 with 192 affirmative...

 2019-11-18 08:02 

The Strait Times

Corruption trial of Umno president Zahid starts, separate from ex-Malaysia PM Najib's trial...

KUALA LUMPUR - The trial of Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi started on Monday (Nov 18) at the Malaysian High Court for 47 charges involving transactions totalling RM117.25 million (S$38.4 million) involving his charity foundation.. Read more at straitst...

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