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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:02:28 +0800
Tesla to establish own plant in Shanghai: report
Tesla has reached an agreement with Shanghai authorities that would make it the first foreign automaker to build its own plant in China, putting it in the driver's seat in the world's biggest electric-vehicle market, the Wall Street Journal reported....

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:25:59 +0800
Mainland softens policy on cheese imports
Fans of soft cheeses on the mainland have reason to celebrate after officials reversed a ban on mould-ripened cheeses, allowing imports of Camembert, Brie and Roquefort, the European Union said on Monday. From early September, businesses in the coun...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:33:36 +0800
Beijing lays down the law on national education
The mainland's minister of education, Chen Baosheng, says Hong Kong needs to re-launch national education and that Beijing will help in any way it can. In an interview with RTHK on the sidelines of the ongoing 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijin...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:27:27 +0800
'Receiving Dalai Lama offends Chinese sentiment'
A senior Communist Party member said on Saturday that any foreign country that receives the Dalai Lama would be offending Chinese sentiment. Zhang Yijiong, executive vice minister of the United Front Work Department of the party's Central Committee,...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 04:35:57 +0800
Beijing summons UK ambassador over Rogers
Beijing on Friday summoned the British ambassador after the UK protested over the barring of human rights activist Benedict Rogers from Hong Kong. The tit-for-tat move came after the UK summoned the Chinese ambassador this week over what it said was ...

Hong Kong Local

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:14:06 +0800
Pan-dems protest over closed-door filibuster talks
Several pro-democracy legislators hammered on the doors of a Legco meeting room on Monday to demand they be allowed in to join discussions being held by the Committee on Rules of Procedure. The committee is considering proposed measures to curb fili...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:41:34 +0800
Not time to cut tax rates: Paul Chan
The Financial Secretary, Paul Chan, said on Monday that he won’t rush to slash tax rates because the SAR government needs to reserve funds for rising public expenditure. Speaking at a summit on taxation, Chan said the government has been targeting...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:57:57 +0800
Hong Kong can be next Silicon Valley: Carrie Lam
Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Monday that Hong Kong stands a chance of becoming the next Silicon Valley if it can tap into the future Greater Bay Area to develop as an innovation and technology hub. Speaking at a business luncheon, Lam said the...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:13:56 +0800
'Don't make youth appointments a window-dressing'
Pro-democracy legislators are warning that government plans to appoint more young people to its advisory bodies could end up as nothing more than window-dressing – unless the administration is willing to genuinely respect their opinions. Home Aff...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:48:44 +0800
Donald Tsang opts not to testify at bribery trial
Former Chief Executive Donald Tsang has chosen not to testify in his corruption retrial at the High Court or to call any witnesses to aid his defence. Tsang, 72, is accused of accepting the refurbishment of a Shenzhen penthouse from a businessman in...

India Merinews

2017-10-24T06:00:42+05:30
Esha Doel-Bharat Takhtani make their first public appearance along with their newly-born daughter
Esha Doel and Bharat Takhtani recently became proud parents of a little baby girl.

2017-10-24T00:27:27+05:30
Guwahati to host conference on "Re-inventing Nationalism, Secularism and Plurality: Media Discourses and Deconstruction"
Of late, quite a few conferences are being held on journalism and media since they are shaping the behaviour of common people in a big way. Even political parties are manipulating the media for propagating aggressively extreme ideologies.

2017-10-24T00:03:28+05:30
First Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra for 'Skilling in Smart Cities' launched in New Delhi
India's first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra for Skilling in Smart Cities was launched under Skill India Mission in collaboration with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), New Delhi, by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, stated a release.

2017-10-23T23:52:44+05:30
Johnson & Johnson wins reversal of court order ordering $417 million in damages to woman
Johnson & Johnson got respite when a court dismissed a lawsuit according to which the company had to pay $417 million in damages to a woman who had suffered ovarian cancer because of prolonged use the company's products.

2017-10-23T23:17:00+05:30
Esha Deol and husband Bharat Takhtani welcome their first-born baby girl
Bollywood actress Esha Deol and her husband Bharat Takhtani welcomed their newborn baby girl on Sunday. This is Esha and Bharat's first child who was born at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai.

Indonesia

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:20 GMT
Students of NU Egyptian Branch Select the Theme ‘Reflection into Art and Culture’ on the ...
VOI NEWS 13.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 23-10-2017 Indonesian Islamic Students or Santri of Nahdlatul Ulama special branch in Egypt carried the theme‘Reflection in Art and culture’ to commemorate the National Santri Day.  Chairman of NU...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:20 GMT
On National Day of Santri, Students of NU Egyptian Branch Select Theme Reflection in Art and Culture
VOI NEWS 11.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 23-10-2017 Indonesian Islamic Students or Santri of Nahdlatul Ulama special branch in Egypt carried the theme Reflection in Art and culture to commemorate the National Day of Santri. Chairman of NU Tanfidziyah board...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:20 GMT
Indonesia Secures Last Gold Medals in WJC 2017
VOI NEWS 10.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 23-10-2017 Indonesia secured the last gold medal in the World Junior Badminton World Championships (WJC) 2017 after winning the women singles final at Among Rogo Sports Arena Yogyakarta. Indonesian women single, Gre...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:20 GMT
Bilik Sastra VOI Award 2017
VOI NEWS 09.00 LOCAL TIME, GMT+7, 23-10-2017 Bilik Sastra, in English the Literature Chamber is one of the weekly programs broadcast by RRI World Service VOI every Saturday through streaming in indonesia.rriworldservice.com. The literary works of In...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:01:20 GMT
Gregoria Mariska Succeeds in Entering Women's Singles Final of the World Junior Championship 2017
Gregoria Mariska Succeeds in Entering Women's Singles Final of the World Junior Championship 2017 Indonesian women's junior singles badminton player Gregoria Mariska Tunjung makes sure to advance to the women's singles final at the Junior Badminton...

Indonesia Headlines

Indonesia Jakarta

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:06:44 +0700
US Judge Wrestles With Issue of Indonesian Immigrants
A US judge wrestled on Friday (20/10) with how much longer she can delay a Trump administration move to deport 47 Indonesian Christians who fled deadly violence in that country two decades ago and have been living illegally in New Hampshire under an ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:53:43 +0700
Garuda Contingent Members Share Stories From UN Peacekeeping Missions
While peacekeeping missions in the first place protect civilians and reduce the risk of renewed warfare in post-conflict zones, they also play an important role in foreign policy.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:17:24 +0700
Three Small Tornadoes Hit Jakarta, No Casualties Reported

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:56:30 +0700
Weekend Shootings in Papua Leave Officer Dead, Six Wounded
Six members of the Papua Police's Mobile Brigade, or Brimob, and a civilian were shot by gunmen in Utikini, Tembagapura district, on Saturday (21/10) and Sunday. One of the officers succumbed to his injuries.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:38:44 +0700
Govt's Vulnerability Index Identifies Potential Conflict Spots During 2018 Regional Elections

Japan Times News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 15:20:00 PDT
Biological maternal instinct: Moms’ response to crying baby exists across cultures

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:44:00 PDT
Madrid hits Catalan government where it hurts, cuts off its tax income

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:29:00 PDT
Military judge in Bergdahl case worries about impact of Trump’s ‘disturbing’ comments on justice system

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:08:00 PDT
U.K. lobbies for transgender rights but seeks to retain the term ‘pregnant women’

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:00:00 PDT
Pence honors Marines killed in 1983 Beirut barracks bombing, calls that start of U.S. war on terrorism

Malaysia Malay Mail

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:25:45 +0000
Smoother, shorter ride as Sri Damansara Link opens
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — The newly opened Sri Damansara Link (SDL) of the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway Phase 2 (DUKE 2) will alleviate congestion for its 30,000 daily users. Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said the link is the...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:11:47 +0000
Cops foil bid to smuggle drugs worth RM12.7m at KLIA
SEPANG, Oct 24 — A recent operation to thwart a drugs smuggling attempt landed the police its largest bust at KL International Airport (KLIA) with the seizure of a massive 254kg of ketamine worth an estimated RM12.7 million. The Bukit Aman.....

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:11:09 +0000
City police seize pills worth more than RM1.5m this year
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — Following the Home Ministry’s directive to wage an all-out war against drugs, city narcotics police have stayed true to their objectives with seizures of Ecstasy and Erimin 5 pills worth more than RM1.5 million this...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:53:18 +0000
Police start preparations for general election
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — With the 14th general election (GE14) approaching, federal police have taken proactive steps to make sure security will not be compromised. Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Department director Datuk Seri.....

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:48:36 +0000
Wan Junaidi: We said ‘no’ but they went ahead
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 24 — Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has described the actions of those responsible for the approval and construction of the housing project in Tanjung Bungah here, in which 11.....

Malaysia Malayan Insider

Mongolia

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 04:21:29 +0000
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:19:35 +0000
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Mon, 02 May 2016 01:24:00 +0000
Construction industry: Impasse and a way out
Mongolia’s real estate market today resembles a toddler. Thousands of apartments and other buildings in Ulaanbaatar do not meet the basic requirements of modern urban planning and they lack good infrastructure. The buildings start falling apart and...

Sun, 01 May 2016 03:10:41 +0000
Portrait of a morin khuur master
By Michelle Borok Jigjiddorj Nanzaddorj, “Jiigee” as he’s known to friends and fans, is one of Mongolia’s living national treasures. He is a young morin khuur (horse head fiddle) virtuoso and has been honored numerous times wi...

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 04:21:25 +0000
A conversation with Canada’s Ambassador Ed Jager
Ambassadors in Depth The UB Post is Mongolia’s only English language newspaper that is distributed to all the embassies in Mongolia. We make an effort to work closely with all ambassadors and other accredited representatives as we acknowledge the c...

Myanmar Mandalay

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:10:24 +0630
15 perish in KTV fire in Magwe
Fifteen people were killed and one injured in a fire that broke at a KTV lounge in Magwe. The injured woman is in a critical condition, and is being treated at the Magwe Region Hospital, according to the regional Fire Brigade.

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:30:29 +0630
King Thibaw mausoleum planned in Mandalay
A mausoleum for Myanmar’s last monarch of the Konbaung dynasty King Thibaw is being planned at the Mandalay Palace, a descendant of the late king said.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:44:25 +0630
Gold traders to sign petition against 5pc tax on gold foil
Gold entrepreneurs and traders plan to meet next month to try and launch a petition against the imposition of a 5 percent commercial tax on highly-purified gold foil, said U Tin Tun, chairman of the Mandalay Gold Entrepreneurs Association.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:40:32 +0630
Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection to be done by City Development Committee
Pyin Oo Lwin’s garbage collection system, which was handed over to be managed by a private company since February 2016, will be handled by the Pyin Oo Lwin City Development Committee beginning April 1, 2017.

Myanmar National

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:16:44 +0630
Farmers protest to free detained comrades
Farmers in Singu township, Mandalay Region, launched a protest to call for the release of fellow farmer U Tint Naing and others in the region who were arrested for continuing to plow on confiscated farm lands in Tayawbin village, Katetchin village-tr...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:15:10 +0630
Same GSM numbers to replace CDMA SIM cards
State-owned telecommunications operator Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has started issuing GSM SIM cards with the same number for CDMA users since March 20, according to an MPT official. Accordingly, the old CDMA SIM cards will not be can...

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:10:24 +0630
15 perish in KTV fire in Magwe
Fifteen people were killed and one injured in a fire that broke at a KTV lounge in Magwe. The injured woman is in a critical condition, and is being treated at the Magwe Region Hospital, according to the regional Fire Brigade.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:01:26 +0630
Thai court awards K100 million to sacked Myanmar workers
Sixty-five Myanmar workers, who were sacked by a Thai factory in Bangkok, have been awarded more than K100 million (Thai baht 2,751,000) in compensation, according to the Thai based Aid Alliance Committee (AAC).

Myanmar Nay Pyi Taw

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:19:58 +0630
State Counsellor to medical staff: be competent, ethical
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says that Myanmar needs doctors and medical staff who are not only professionally competent but who are also ethically committed to their work.

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 12:35:07 +0630
Police stop protesters in front of Supreme Court
Police have prevented 20 protesters from demonstrating in front of the Nay Pyi Taw  Supreme Court office.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:29:11 +0630
Over 300 farmers to get land compensation
The Nay Pyi Taw City Development Committee gave 381 farmers land compensations totalling more than K940 million for 899 acres of crop fields and farmlands which were reclaimed as they were part of forest reserve area.

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:27:42 +0630
Myanmar SMEs to get a boost from Thai bank
Market competitiveness of small and medium enterprises in Myanmar which operate in traditional ways will be developed under an MoU signed between the Central Department of Small and Medium Enterprises Development  (CDSMED) under the Ministry of Indu...

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:31:27 +0630
6,000 villagers to get first aid, road safety training
Over 6000 people living in villages along the accident-prone Yangon-Nay Pyi Taw highway will be trained in first aid and road safety by the Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS) and Shell Myanmar.

Myanmar Yangon

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:13:06 +0630
Yangon judiciary system needs own land, offices
Yangon Region’s judiciary system needs to be restructured and independent in order to function effectively, said the Region Hluttaw Judicial, Rule of law, Complaints and Appeals Scrutiny Committee (JRLCASC).

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:10:38 +0630
Magnitude 4 earthquake shakes parts of Yangon
A magnitude 4 earthquake centred four miles from northeast Twante township was felt in parts of Yangon at about 5:06pm on Thursday, according to the earthquake section of the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology.

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:19:42 +0630
Voters lacking info about candidates: EEOP survey
More than half of the voters have admitted that they don’t know the plans and policies of the candidates competing in the by-election on April 1, 2017, according to the Pre-Election Voter Perception Survey done by the Election Education and Observa...

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:35:10 +0630
No more toll collection on Yangon bridges
Toll collection on nine bridges in Yangon Region – linking the city and townships in the outskirt – will cease starting April 1.

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:27:25 +0630
Factories told to close on polling day
Factories in Hlaing Tharyar have been told to close on polling day to allow their employees to cast their votes in the township’s by-election.

North Korea (published in Seoul, South Korea)

Mon, 23 Oct 17 18:12:23 +0900
Heated debate on North Korea policy in South's National Assembly
Unification Ministry Cho Myoung Gyon speaks at the National Assembly on October 13, 2017Image: Yonhap News AgencyThe National Assembly Foreign Affairs and Unification Committee conducted a review of the Moon administration’s North Korea policy on O...

Mon, 23 Oct 17 18:04:02 +0900
Merchants seize opportunity as government demand for CCTV cameras increases
A store near Junggu Station in Pyongyang displays a sign advertising surveillance equipment. Image: Daily NKUnification Media Group (UMG): Earlier this year, Daily NK sources reported that the North Korean government began installing CCTV camera...

Fri, 20 Oct 17 15:37:46 +0900
Smugglers prep to capitalize on skyrocketing price of sanctioned fish
A merchant handles North Korean pollack at a seafood market in China's Yanji City, Jilin Province. Image: Daily NKThe price of North Korean seafood for sale in China’s Yanji City has spiked recently due to coordinated sanctions from the internation...

Fri, 20 Oct 17 14:29:47 +0900
Military ordered to gather its own rice
Sources in North Korea are reporting that the authorities are preparing another push to collect rice for the armed forces this fall. However, in contrast to previous years, this time the order has been issued to the military itself. Ordinary citizens...

Fri, 20 Oct 17 14:19:42 +0900
North Korean university student dreams of becoming human rights lawyer
Joo Il Yong (pictured left) may seem like your typical 22-year-old university student, rolling up to campus on his motorbike in his ripped jeans, with a helmet and backpack. But what sets him apart is that he is a North Korean defector now studying p...

Pakistan World News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:55:33 +0000
From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace
The rally is being held in connection with the 70th independence day celebrations of the country The post From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:58:02 +0000
Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani
Rouhani says Iran's regime was under threat from fierce infighting between conservatives and moderates at home The post Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:44:18 +0000
Elections will be held on time: PM Abbasi
Throws cold water on opponents’ hopes of early polls The post Elections will be held on time: PM Abbasi appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:33:31 +0000
NAB to probe Multan metro project
The bus project, a brainchild of Punjab CM Shehbaz, is now at the centre of a multibillion rupee corruption probe The post NAB to probe Multan metro project appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:32:27 +0000
Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit
Trump will call on Xi to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions against Pyongyang The post Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Pakistani News

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:55:33 +0000
From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace
The rally is being held in connection with the 70th independence day celebrations of the country The post From Gilgit to Gwadar: Pakistani motorheads spread the message of peace appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:58:02 +0000
Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani
Rouhani says Iran's regime was under threat from fierce infighting between conservatives and moderates at home The post Iran’s regional status has never been stronger: Rouhani appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:44:18 +0000
Elections will be held on time: PM Abbasi
Throws cold water on opponents’ hopes of early polls The post Elections will be held on time: PM Abbasi appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:33:31 +0000
NAB to probe Multan metro project
The bus project, a brainchild of Punjab CM Shehbaz, is now at the centre of a multibillion rupee corruption probe The post NAB to probe Multan metro project appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:32:27 +0000
Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit
Trump will call on Xi to fully implement UN Security Council resolutions against Pyongyang The post Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Philippines

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:02:00 +0800
UK's Johnson urges North Korea to 'change course' on nukes
LONDON — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said yesterday that nobody wants armed conflict over North Korea's nuclear ambitions, but that US President

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:47:00 +0800
3 decades on, Belgium hopes to end probe into deadly gang
BRUSSELS — The Belgian government says that it wants to finally conclude an investigation into the "Mad Killers" gang which killed 28 people during the 1980s

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:12:00 +0800
South Korean Olympic organizers downplay concern over NKorea
ANCIENT OLYMPIA — South Korea's Olympic organizers played down concern over ongoing tensions with North Korea on yesterday and also said that work has been c

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:25:00 +0800
After election win, Abe prioritizes North Korea, aging Japan
TOKYO — Fresh off a decisive election victory, Japan's leader pledged yesterday to tackle what he called Japan's two national crises: the military threat fro

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 03:00:00 +0800
Catalan parliament to respond to Spain's planned takeover
BARCELONA — Catalonia's regional parliament will hold a debate this week on Spain's plan to take direct control of the northeastern region — a session many f

Philippines Bacolod

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:37:57 +0800
MassKara wows Duterte
“BILIB gid ko a.” This was how President Rodrigo Duterte described the MassKara Festival when he attended the highlights of its 38th edition held at the public plaza of Bacolod City Sunday evening, October 22. Before he delivered a speech, the Pr...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:36:01 +0800
Barangay 18 is MassKara street dance champion
BARANGAY 18 was adjudged champion in the street and arena dance competition and bagged all the four special awards during the 38th MassKara Festival highlights at the Bacolod public plaza Sunday, October 22. The champion team, which performed right b...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:34:08 +0800
Duterte tells public: ‘Prepare for any eventuality’
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte reminded Filipinos to “prepare for any eventuality” even after he declared Marawi City already liberated from terror threats. Duterte, in a speech during the 38th MassKara Festival highlights Sunday, October 22, at the B...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:33:38 +0800
Protestors clash with cops
ABOUT 200 members of various progressive groups in Negros Occidental were stopped by policemen when they attempted to proceed to the Bacolod public plaza to hold a protest against President Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte was the guest of honor during the 3...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:33:09 +0800
NegOcc guv upbeat after talk with Duterte
NEGROS Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. was upbeat after his talk with President Rodrigo Duterte. Marañon, along with the other local officials, welcomed the President at the Bacolod public plaza Sunday, October 22, during the 38th MassKara ...

Philippines Baguio

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:52:01 +0800
Luzano: Marawi, piman a tedda't - Gubat
PIMPIMAN a ladawan – pasdek ti negosyo ken residensia, nagbanag a rurog gapu iti gubat. Awan nakatakder a pasdek a limpio. Pasig a linnulussok ti bala ken pinirsa-pirsay ti bomba iti nasurok 149-days a Marawi siege. Nasuroken a sangaribu ti natay i...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:51:30 +0800
Allan: October born - the most loved and the loving people on earth
THIS October, our Science High class has ten Octoberians out of more than 35 classmates will celebrate. Our chat group is filled with birthday greetings and it will go on until October 28 on the birthday of Delia. She is Manila based and a bunch of u...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:50:22 +0800
Mendoza: Unbelievable Fajardo watches Game 5 at home
JUNE Mar Fajardo winning his fourth straight Most Valuable Player award in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) on Friday surprised no one. In victory, Fajardo broke the records of Ramon Fernandez and Alvin Patrimonio, whose identical 4 MVPs d...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:49:43 +0800
Salda challenges BBEAL athletes
LA TRINIDAD Mayor Romeo Salda challenged athletes of the 31st Baguio-Benguet Educational Athletic League to be passionate, have focus and give the games their all.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:41:13 +0800
Aliping loses Supreme Court plea
THE 1st Division of the Supreme Court (SC) dismissed three separate petitions for certiorari filed by former Representative Nicasio Aliping, Romeo Aquino of RUA Construction Company and William Go of Goldrich Construction. The High Court stated that...

Philippines Cagayan-De-Oro

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:41:19 +0800
Be extra vigilant, Oro cops told
AN OFFICIAL of the Police Regional Office (PRO)-Northern Mindanao said the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) has been directed to be extra vigilant in guarding against bomb threats and possible terror attacks. Superintendent Lemuel Gonda, PRO...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:40:59 +0800
‘Movement against tyranny’ launched in Northern Mindanao
VARIOUS groups in Northern Mindanao have formed an alliance to fight "tyranny and fascism" which it said is becoming apparent in the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte. Calling itself the "Movement Against Tyranny (MAT)," one of the organize...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:40:40 +0800
Misamis Oriental guv: Foreign telco to invest in Misortel
THE Misamis Oriental Telephone System Inc. (Misortel) may be getting a new lease on life. Governor Yevgeny Emano on Monday, October 23, said the Capitol has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a foreign telephone company to resuscitate Mi...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:40:18 +0800
Beauty queen to push local tourism agenda
MISS Scuba Philippines 2017 Sherlyn Legaspi Doloriel will be promoting Misamis Oriental's tourist spots and marine conservation as she competes in the Miss Scuba International 2017 on November 18 in Kota, Kinabulu, Malaysia. "Sherlyn can be an asset ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 03:35:56 +0800
Army troopers left Marawi on October 20
MARAWI CITY -- The 1st Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army has left, Friday morning, after a send-off ceremony held in Camp Ranao here. A Silver Cross Medal was awarded to the group’s battalion commander Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Tampus ...

Philippines Cebu

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:43:32 +0800
Vidal’s ‘grand send-off’
THREE cardinals and 20 bishops confirmed that they will be attending the burial of the late Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on Thursday, church officials said. With the recent declaration of President Rodrigo Duterte that Oct. 26 will be a ho...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:41:16 +0800
Del Mar shares memories of the late cardinal
LIKE a fallen tree, Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal’s death was “thunderous,” said Cebu City North District Rep. Raul del Mar yesterday. Last night was the first necrological service for Vidal at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral....

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:28:48 +0800
Cardinal’s usual circle in rites
CLOSEST friends, family and staff of the late Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal will serve the main entourage during his burial rites on Thursday. In a press conference yesterday, Fr. Mhar Vincent Balili, who is in charge of the liturgical aspe...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:28:15 +0800
‘Great son of the church, respected leader’
MORE known personalities in the country visited the wake of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal three days before he will be buried. Former speaker of the House of Representatives Jose de Venecia and his wife, Gina, who is also the former...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:27:21 +0800
‘In fighting cancer, awareness and early detection are key’
MARIA Brenda Soledad remembered falling terribly ill in 2012 and heeding her neighbors’ suggestions of taking the usual prescription medicine and herbal drugs. It was only after having herself checked at a hospital did she learn that she had stage ...

Philippines Davao

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:10:22 +0800
MX3 supports CCF bloodletting activity
THE Christ's Commission Fellowship (CCF) in partnership with the MX3–DMI Medical Supply Co. Inc. hosted last Saturday, October 21, its first Bloodletting Activity in coordination with the Philippine Red Cross-Davao Chapter at CFF-Davao in Bajada in...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:10:20 +0800
BFAR-Davao to increase tilapia in Pangi river
THE Matina Pangi River is among the priority bodies of water in Davao Region to be repopulated with tilapia through the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources' (BFAR) Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (Basil) project. At the sidelines of the 54th Fish C...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:10:17 +0800
Editorial: Let's help rebuild
THE Marawi Crisis is officially over as declared by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday, October 23, at the 11th Asean Ministers' Meeting in Clark, Pampanga. "After 154 days of the Siege of Marawi by the Daesh-inspired Maute ISIS-Group," the...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:10:15 +0800
Tierro crowned champion
PANABO CITY, Davao del Norte -- Heavy rains only delayed what was inevitable as heavy favorite and top seed Patrick John Tierro crowned himself singles champion of the Mayor James Gamao National Invitational Championship 2017 Sunday evening at the ci...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:10:12 +0800
SPMC breaks ground for new mental health building
ON OCTOBER 18, Southern Philippine Medical Center (SPMC) – Institute of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine (IPBM) celebrated the groundbreaking of the proposed state-of-the-art two-story male ward building with out-patient department (OPD) waiting ...

Philippines Dumaguete

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:26:57 +0800
Heavy rains cause massive flooding in Dumaguete
CLASSES on October 19 were suspended for the elementary and high school levels in Dumaguete City and other parts of Negros Oriental due to heavy rains that triggered massive flooding in many places. Dumaguete Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo ordered the ...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:26:38 +0800
Negros Oriental guv gets suspension order
VICE Governor Edward Mark Macias officially took over as acting governor of Negros Oriental on October 18 after Governor Roel Ragay Degamo was served a 90-day preventive suspension. Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Central Visayas D...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:43:58 +0800
Dumaguete allocates P20.5-M for sanitary landfill
THE City Government of Dumaguete City has allocated P20.5 million for the establishment of a sanitary landfill as mandated by law. Engineer Leonides Caro of the Secretariat of the City Development Council on Monday said the budget is consisted of a p...

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:49:15 +0800
3 suspected car thieves nabbed in Dumaguete
THREE suspected car thieves were arrested at the port of Dumaguete City as they disembarked from an inter-island vessel coming from Cebu Sunday night. The Highway Patrol Group (HPG)-Negros Oriental, in coordination with the Philippine Coast Guard and...

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 16:43:28 +0800
October 20 is special non-working holiday in Negros Oriental
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has officially declared October 20, Friday, as a special non-working day in Negros Oriental through Presidential Proclamation 324 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. The declaration was made in line with the ce...

Philippines Headlines

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
‘Combat terminated’
42 terrorists killed in final Marawi battle

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
Abaya, 10 others sued by DOTr over MRT deal
MANILA, Philippines — Former transportation secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya and 10 others are facing graft charges in connection with an allegedly anomalous P3

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
Comelec chief steps down
MANILA, Philippines — Instead of stepping down on Dec.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
Defense chiefs laud victory in Marawi
MANILA, Philippines — Defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) yesterday condemned extremist violence including the siege of M

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
Palace declares Nov. 13-15 special non-working days
MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has declared Nov.

Philippines Iloilo

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:01:49 +0800
Station Zero: Crimson Resort & Spa Boracay elevates the island lifestyle
CRIMSON Resort and Spa Boracay is making its mark even before its opening, set to happen at the beginning of 2018. The third Crimson property to open in the Philippines, the resort sprawls across 30,000 square feet of tropical island. The property ha...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:22:39 +0800
55 Iloilo schools to benefit from P1-M hand washing facility
PROCTER and Gamble (P&G) Philippines, Safeguard and Synergeia Foundation are giving pupils in 55 public elementary schools in Iloilo access to complete five-faucet hand washing facility to promote the importance of proper hygiene and sanitation i...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:19:00 +0800
Espinosa assumes supervisory control over Iloilo City police
ACTING Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III is now exercising “general and operational control and supervision over the local police forces in the city.” In a memorandum dated October 18 and sent to directors of the Department of Interior and Loca...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:18:11 +0800
Acting mayor wants explanation on Iloilo airport incident
ACTING Iloilo City Mayor Jose Espinosa III has called for a meeting with the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) and Cebu Pacific Air to seek explanation over the incident at the Iloilo International Airport that resulted in a two-day ...

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:12:34 +0800
Iloilo Airport closed due to stalled aircraft
MANILA -- The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has ordered the closure of the Iloilo International Airport Saturday, October 14, after a Cebu Pacific aircraft overshot the runway Friday night. In its advisory, CAAP said the operatio...

Philippines Manila

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:09:36 +0800
Hanabishi promotes fun yet productive school break
IT’S just a couple more weeks before schools go for a short break, which is also in time for the celebration of Undas. Many students and parents alike are starting to plan their short vacation: It could be just hanging out with family and friends, ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:05:10 +0800
Akamai announces new services, research to help customers 'Connect to Tomorrow’
AKAMAI Technologies announced its vision for an integrated approach to delivering world class digital experiences at the ‘EDGE’ Conference – its annual customer event. With customers looking for the fastest online services backed by world-class...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:57:00 +0800
Red Bull 3Style national champion, iNBiTuiN, to represent PHL in Global Finals
CHARLES Angeles Jr. (iNBiTuiN) was crowned as the Philippine Red Bull 3Style National Champion in Valkyrie at the Palace, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The 38-year-old DJ will now advance to the 3Style Global Finals in Krakow, Poland.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:47:10 +0800
Immerse yourself in Marvel Studios' Thor: Ragnarok at IMAX!
MARVEL fans were treated to an exciting cinema experience as they got the first preview of the much-awaited sequel of Thor in SM Megamall’s IMAX Theater. In the movie, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer, ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:33:18 +0800
Travel in style with BPI Credit Cards
BPI Credit Cards is collaborating with Qatar Airways, the world’s fastest-growing airline, and SSI Group, Inc. (SSI), the country’s leading specialty retailer, to offer installment plans and discounts on airfares, as well as travel essentials. Fo...

Philippines Nation

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
La Niña develops; expect rains, flooding
MANILA, Philippines — Brace for more rains and possible flooding in the coming months due to a developing weak La Niña, the state weather bureau advised the

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
5 slain in shootout with Cavite cops
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines —An alleged gun-for-hire, his partner and his three cohorts were killed in an alleged shootout with police officers in

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
Rody visits Vidal’s wake
DAVAO CITY, Philippines —President Duterte kissed the coffin of Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal when he visited the cardinal’s wake in Cebu C

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
Additional budget for displaced Marawi workers sought
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOLE-ARMM) has requested for additional budget to a

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0800
4 drown in Pangasinan, Cagayan
LABRADOR, Pangasinan , Philippines —Three persons drowned on a beach in this town on Saturday and another in Cagayan on Sunday. 

Philippines Pampanga

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:07:01 +0800
Asean defense ministers’ meeting opens in Clark
CLARK FREEPORT -- The 11th Asean Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) opened on Monday, October 23, with focus on terrorism and violent extremism. “Terrorism and violent extremism remain as challenges in South East Asia. Thus this ADMM will focus on...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:06:57 +0800
New San Fernando concept interpreted through digital poster making
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Some 64 young and talented artists from 24 public and private schools in the city interpreted the “New San Fernando concept” through arts during the first ever Digital Poster Making contest. The activity was organized by t...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:06:54 +0800
Prices of candles still stable in Central Luzon
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- More than a week before November 1, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Central Luzon reported no increase in the price of candles around the region. According to DTI-Central Luzon Information Officer Warren Serrano...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:06:49 +0800
City launches Paskong Fernandino trade fair
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The City Investment Promotions Office (CIPO) of the City Government of San Fernando in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry-Pampanga on Sunday opened the “Paskong Fernandino” trade fair at Waltermart in Ba...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:06:46 +0800
DTI: Noche Buena manufacturers assure adequate supply
WITH roughly three months left before the Christmas season, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) met with the manufacturers of Noche Buena products recently to appraise the price and supply situations of these products. Every year, the DTI meet...

Philippines Pangasinan

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:14:16 +0800
Company exec drowns in Pangasinan beach
BOLINAO, Pangasinan -- A company executive from Quezon City drowned at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, October 17, while swimming with his family and friends at Patar beach here, the police reported. The victim was identified as Christian Andrew Avila, 33, logist...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:13:26 +0800
Pangasinan police drug team stays
THE Drug Enforcement Team (DET) of the police in Pangasinan stays despite the withdrawal of the Philippine National Police (PNP) from the war on drugs as ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte. Chief Inspector Norman Florentino, head of the police comm...

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:32:08 +0800
Rabies cases in Pangasinan dwindle
THE number of rabies cases recorded in Pangasinan province from January 1 to September 30 this year significantly decreased by 69 percent compared to last year, the provincial health office (PHO) reported on Monday. Statistics released to media by th...

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:23:29 +0800
3 Dagupan students featured in Aussie book for robotics
DAGUPAN CITY -- Mayor Belen Fernandez lauded on October 5 three students of the Pangasinan Universal Institute (PUI) here whose concept of developing a Rescue Optimization Boot-Vest or ROB–Vest for K9 was featured in the Emerging Technologies and A...

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:58:23 +0800
Pangasinan declares 7th drug-free town
THE town of Natividad in the foothills of the Caraballo mountain range is the seventh town in Pangasinan officially declared drug-free by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA). The Provincial and Regional Oversight Committee determined that ...

Philippines Regional

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:45:29 +0800
Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize
WASHINGTON -- David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor. But there was an unmistakable political tint to much of Sunday night'...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:13:19 +0800
Toll rises in Malaysian landslide; 11 dead mostly foreigners
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Two more bodies buried by a landslide in a construction site in northern Malaysia were recovered Monday, bringing the death toll to 11, mostly foreign workers. Fire and rescue official Mohamad Rizuan Ramli said the bodies of...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:55:14 +0800
2 dead as typhoon slams into Japan after election day
TOKYO, Japan -- A powerful typhoon ripped into central Japan early Monday, leaving two dead and more than 10 injured, hours after millions struggled to the polls for a national election. Authorities advised thousands living in coastal areas or near ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:30:34 +0800
Kyrie Irving fined for NBA fan spat
NEW YORK -- Kyrie Irving is off to a rocky start with the Boston Celtics after the league slapped the point guard with a $25,000 fine on Sunday for verbally abusing a Philadelphia 76ers fan. The exchange took place at halftime of the Celtics 102-92 ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:21:18 +0800
'It was going to eat her' - Aussie teen survives shark scare
SYDNEY, Australia -- An Australian teenager has survived a terrifying encounter with a great white shark, with her harrowing screams alerting her father who was certain it was about to "eat her". Sarah Williams, 15, was fishing for squid from a kayak...

Philippines Tacloban

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:31:13 +0800
Central Leyte gets P2.7B for infra projects in 2018
THE second legislative district of Leyte will get P2.7-billion budget for infrastructure development in 2018, considerably higher than this year’s allocation. Leyte second district Representative Henry Ong told reporters on Thursday, October 19, th...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:01:56 +0800
Child laborers perish in Northern Samar landslide
TWO minors died after they were trapped in a landslide that hit a construction site inside an elementary school campus in Lavezares, Northern Samar, Wednesday afternoon, October 11. The victims were identified as Jonnel Nabor and Elmer Abayon, both 1...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:01:24 +0800
'Overseas Filipino Bank will offer convenience, more funds'
OVERSEAS Filipino workers from Eastern Visayas believe that the establishment of the Overseas Filipino Bank (OFB) will not only spell convenience for them in remitting money to their families but will also mean more government resources to meet their...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:01:04 +0800
DENR Eastern Visayas to train 120 forest guards
THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Eastern Visayas will train 120 forest guards combat illegal logging in the region. DENR Assistant Regional Director Carlito Tuballa said on Tuesday, October 10, that forest rangers will be...

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:30:11 +0800
Police step up fight vs illegal fishing, logging in Eastern Visayas
THE police in Eastern Visayas Region have intensified its fight against illegal logging and fishing. From October 5 to 8, the police conducted 69 operations against illegal logging and 47 operations against illegal fishing resulting to the arrest of ...

Philippines Zamboanga

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:23:12 +0800
Abu Sayyaf bandits behead ex-village chief
SUSPECTED members of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) has beheaded a former village official in Basilan province, the police reported on Monday, October 23. Senior Superintendent Nickson Muksan, Basilan police director, identified the victim as Hadji Najer...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:22:55 +0800
Groups provide aid to displaced families in Zamboanga
ZAMBOANGA City Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has expressed her gratitude to the scores of individuals and organizations who responded and pitched in to provide relief assistance to the some 4,000 families affected and displaced by storm surge an...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 19:22:41 +0800
Probe sought on the sale of Z3R houses
A LAWMAKER has called on the National Housing Authority (NHA) to conduct a probe on the reported sale of houses built under the Zamboanga City Roadmap to Recovery and Reconstruction (Z3R) in the city. Representative Manuel Jose Dalipe made the call f...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:38:03 +0800
Classes resume in Zamboanga City
ZAMBOANGA City Mayor Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar announced that regular work and classes will resuem on Monday, October 23, as weather condition has normalized in the city. Last week, Salazar has suspended the holding of classes (for five days) and ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:37:06 +0800
2.6 hectares of agri-fishery areas destroyed in Zamboanga
THE Office of the City Agriculturist reported that a total of 2,651.24 hectares of agriculture and fishery areas have been destroyed by the inclement weather condition that was experienced last week in Zamboanga city. City Agriculturist Diosdado Pala...

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:11:52 +0000
Singapore malls are primed for Amazon's click de grace
HONG KONG - Singapore's malls are one click away from irrelevance, though the investment trusts that own them are carrying on as if nothing has changed. The first hint of trouble showed up in January when department store John Little shut down after ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 22:30:00 +0000
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:53:53 +0000
US-Singapore 'friendship has never been stronger than it is right now': Trump
WASHINGTON – The friendship between the United States and Singapore has never been stronger, President Donald Trump said on Monday (Oct 23) as he and visiting Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong reaffirmed the robust and multi-faceted relations between ...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:10:05 +0000
New property app allows homeowners to ‘test market’
SINGAPORE - Yet another online property portal was launched here on Monday (Oct 23) that allows buyers and sellers to list properties on the market and do without housing agents. Such Do-It-Yourself transactions have been part of a growing trend, wit...

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:05:03 +0000
SMRT to hire 200 more engineers by 2020
SINGAPORE - Public transport operator SMRT will increase its pool of rail engineers to 700 by 2020, up from 500 currently, in its latest move to boost rail reliability. Speaking at a post-graduate certificate programme on urban rail engineering on Mo...

South China Morning Post

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:35:02 +0800
Analysts discover monster ‘botnet’ enslaving 10,000 devices daily, and threatening global computer chaos
Just as hurricane trackers chart storms in the Atlantic before they make landfall, cybersecurity researchers track viral infections that threaten mayhem. They’ve found a monster. A massive zombie robotic network, or botnet, has expanded to infe...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:30:11 +0800
US cargo plane narrowly avoids crashing into Hong Kong mountain
A cargo plane that veered off course and narrowly avoiding hitting a Hong Kong mountain by just 204 metres last month had been warned of the danger at least three times within two minutes, a report has shown. The findings, disclosed in a preliminary ...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:03:40 +0800
Here are the two key reasons people keep falling for phone scams in Hong Kong
False calls about personal documents or cross-border parcels are the main reasons so many students or newcomers from mainland China keep being tricked by phone scammers posing as government officials in Hong Kong, police have said. The force received...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:03:40 +0800
205 winners, 17 losers as congress delegates appoint China’s Central Committee
Seventeen candidates for places on the powerful Central Committee of China’s Communist Party will leave the national congress disappointed on Tuesday, after being eliminated from the contest, according to two people with knowledge of the matter...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:40:34 +0800
Nicaragua joining Paris climate deal, leaving US and Syria as the only nations on the outside
Nicaragua is set to join the Paris climate agreement, according to an official statement and comments from Vice President Rosario Murillo on Monday, in a move that leaves the United States and Syria as the only nations outside the global pact. Nicara...

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:13:00 +0700
Residential developers conscious on investment
Residential developers remained cautious on investment in the third quarter amid low consumer confidence and slowed economic activities, according to a survey by the Real Estate Information Center (REIC).

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:44:00 +0700
Dept backs stand on dugong hunt
The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) yesterday insisted it did not fabricate evidence of dugong hunting in Trang, as claimed by wildlife advocacy groups.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:19:00 +0700
Tourists promised free interactive app
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, in collaboration with Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE), will launch an interactive mobile application for tourists early next year.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:46:00 +0700
Analysts forecast slight oil price uptick for rest of year
Local analysts expect global oil prices to rise slightly higher than anticipated for the rest of this year due to rising demand amid a recovering global economy, with increasing supply from some oil exporting countries tempering sharp price rises.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:22:00 +0700
King orders more space for mourners
His Majesty the King has instructed the government to allocate more areas for people to watch the royal cremation ceremony at Sanam Luang.

Thailand Bangkok Top Stories

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:19:00 +0700
Tourists promised free interactive app
The Ministry of Tourism and Sports, in collaboration with Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE), will launch an interactive mobile application for tourists early next year.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 05:46:00 +0700
Analysts forecast slight oil price uptick for rest of year
Local analysts expect global oil prices to rise slightly higher than anticipated for the rest of this year due to rising demand amid a recovering global economy, with increasing supply from some oil exporting countries tempering sharp price rises.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:30:00 +0700
Action needed for economic self-sufficiency
With the world in flux and full of uncertainty and local conditions that are still a work-in-progress, to be self-sufficient and sustainable is ultimately the best method to cope with unknown challenges.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:22:00 +0700
King orders more space for mourners
His Majesty the King has instructed the government to allocate more areas for people to watch the royal cremation ceremony at Sanam Luang.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:20:00 +0700
Fishy speed guns purchase
There are two major problems with the purchase of 849 "speed guns" for the highway and traffic police. The first is a lack of oversight on the purchase which sparked widespread criticism for alleged overpricing.

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Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:32:00 GMT
Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid maritime row with China
  Japan also agreed to provide two large patrol ships and lend up to five used surveillance aircraft to the PhilippinesJapan to provide planes, ships for Philippines amid sea dispute with ChinaJapan eyes record defence budget to develop anti-ship m...

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 01:00:00 GMT
French president hails preservation of Hanoi Old Quarter
  Francois Hollande was warmly welcomed by Hanoians and tourists in the Old QuarterVietnamese airlines order 40 Airbus jets worth $6.5 billionBeyond the baguette: France's food legacy in VietnamHanoi opens pedestrian zone around iconic Sword LakeFr...

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT
Philippine president 'responds positively' to Vietnam premier’s visit invitation
  PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc encouraged Philippine businesses to "invest more, have more trade" in Vietnam during his meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 08:16:20 GMT
India PM offers Vietnam $500 million credit line for defense cooperation
  Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit Vietnam in 15 yearsIndia plans expanded missile export drive, with China on its mindIndia sets up space facility in Vietnam to monitor East Sea: reportVietnam needs closer strategic partners...

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Vietnam says all will lose in any South China Sea war
  "Recent worrying developments" there "have had a negative impact on the security environment of the region, the country's president said.Schedule announced for Hollande's visit to Vietnam next monthJokowi vows to develop ‘every inch’ of Indon...

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 05:00:00 GMT
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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 03:44:51 GMT
Vietnam property market: to buy or not to buy?
  The new legislation played a major role in addressing many issues that foreigners previously faced and made Vietnam property market “sexy” againVietnam’s housing market improves in Q2: reportForeigners fuel housing salesIt's still hard for ...

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 03:32:19 GMT
Heroin, nazis, and Agent Orange: inside the $66 billion merger of the year
  These companies used to sell heroin and Agent Orange. Now, they want to form the world’s largest supplier of seeds and pesticides.EU seen approving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate amid cancer rowDow and DuPont to merge in deal to create $130 ...

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 02:00:00 GMT
China issues highest typhoon alert as Meranti makes landfall
  Typhoon Meranti kills 1 in Taiwan; expected to weaken furtherHydropower dam tunnel collapses in central Vietnam flash floods, many missingTyphoon Rai weakens after hitting central Vietnam

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:24:00 GMT
Rice: aid deal is “win-win” for U.S., Israel
 Record new U.S. military aid deal for Israel to be signed in days: sources

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2017-05-07
China Focus: Beijing firms bring tech to Belt and Road countries
"Borrow a boat to sail in the sea -- we will find more ways to use the opportunities brought by the Belt and Road Initiative," he said.

2017-04-24
Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula situation over phone
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on phone, pledging close contact by various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common con...

2017-04-21
Feature: A Thai student dreams of selling rice to China
Agricultural products have been exempted duty by the FTA , but most Thai rice sold in China ' s supermarkets is imported through regular channels , without taking advantage of the FTA , she said .

2017-04-20
Hebei promises dedication in building Xiongan New Area
Public services including employment , education , healthcare and social security will be improved in the area , he said .

2017-04-08
Xi, Trump pledge to expand mutually beneficial cooperation, manage differences
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, pledged on Friday to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and to manage their differences based on mutual respect.

Xinhua World News

2017-10-23
Typhoon Lan lashes central Japan, killing 2 and disrupting transport systems
Two people were killed and transportation systems and businesses severely disrupted as Typhoon Lan lashed central Japan's Pacific coast after making landfall early Monday.

2017-10-13
Spotlight: U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO triggers calls for multilateralism
The U.S. decision to withdraw from UNESCO, the UN cultural agency, has triggered worldwide calls for supporting multilateralism amid world challenges.

2017-10-13
U.S. nuke-powered submarine makes port call in S. Korea
A U.S. nuclear-powered submarine on Friday made a port call at a city in southeast South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Friday.

2017-10-13
S.Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park over corruption charges
A South Korean court on Friday decided to extend the detention of impeached President Park Geun-hye who has been in custody and stood trial over corruption charges including bribery.

2017-10-13
Spotlight: What's behind abrupt U.S. withdrawal from UNESCO?
The world has long been used to U.S. President Donald Trump taking a stance against multilateralism. Still, the sudden U.S. announcement Thursday to retreat from UNESCO -- the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization -- raised...

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