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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:05:13 GMT
Spread of Street Protests Bares Deep-Seated Anger in Vietnam
TAIPEI - The spread of street protests in Vietnam this month shows a latent fear of China, worries about freedom of speech and distrust of the lawmaking process, analysts say.Demonstrations

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:05:10 GMT
US Embassy Staff Sacked Over Child Pornography Protest
PHNOM PENH - Dozens of Cambodian staff at the U.S. embassy in Cambodia staged a protest, claiming they were wrongfully fired for allegedly sharing child pornography.In April the U.S. embassy

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 03:38:28 GMT
NFA starts selling low-priced rice in Caraga region
BUTUAN CITY, June 19 - The National Food Authority (NFA) has started distributingon Monday, June 18, its P27 and P32 per kilogram rice through 188 accredited retailers in Agusan and Surigao including

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 22:42:37 GMT
US Citizen Held in Vietnam Confesses on State Television
An American citizen detained in Vietnam on public order charges confessed Monday night on state television, apologizing for his role in public demonstrations that rocked the country earlier this mo

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:42:50 GMT
Cambodia's Judiciary Routinely Violates Fair Trial Rights: CCHR
Cambodia's judiciary fails to comply with several fundamental fair trial rights, including the presumption of innocence and whether confessions are obtained under duress, a local NGO said Tuesday,

Hong Kong China

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:12:48 +0800
Kim Jong-un returns after Beijing talks: media
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has left for Pyongyang later in the day after making his third visit to China this year, according to the state media reported, underscoring the major improvement in relations between the communist neighbours. Xinhua ...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 20:52:13 +0800
Xi hopes US, N Korea will uphold summit pact
President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday that he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearisation in exchange for US security...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:02:41 +0800
Kim visiting Beijing for more talks, says report
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is visiting China on Tuesday and Wednesday, state broadcaster CCTV said, a week after his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump. CCTV did not say whether Kim had arrived in Beijing, but security lined th...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:34:39 +0800
China urges Australia against 'bias and bigotry'
China's ambassador to Australia said on Tuesday that the strained diplomatic relationship between the two countries needs to move away from "bias and bigotry" and on to building trust. Ambassador Cheng Jingye was giving a speech in Australia's Parli...

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:19:00 +0800
Japanese airlines rename Taiwan on their websites
Japan's two largest airlines have changed "Taiwan" to "China Taiwan" on their Chinese-language websites, officials said on Tuesday, a move likely to please Beijing but anger Taipei. The change was made on June 12 and is meant to accommodate customer...

Hong Kong Local

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:37:22 +0800
Victory Park July 1 fair to hail Greater Bay Area
The chairman of the Hong Kong Celebrations Association, Cheng Yiu-tong, said on Wednesday that his group is planning an exhibition publicising the Greater Bay Area, a carnival and a gala night at Victoria Park, to celebrate the 21st anniversary of th...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:34:46 +0800
Mother found guilty of brutal child abuse
A woman was found guilty on Wednesday of child neglect so severe that it left her daughter in a vegetative state. The High Court heard that the seven-year-old child, Suki, suffered from serious malnutrition and permanent brain damage in 2015. The g...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:50:51 +0800
Baggage-gate case now 'academic' after rule change
The Airport Authority has told the High Court that a judicial review mounted over the "baggage-gate" scandal two years ago is now nothing more than an academic discussion, as requirements for baggage checks were changed recently "to save the court ti...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:27:05 +0800
Govt push to fast track paternity bill backfires
A move by the government to get Legco to fast track a paternity leave bill backfired on Wednesday, as angry lawmakers rejected a call to avoid one of their usual procedures. Labour Secretary Law Chi-kwong urged lawmakers to avoid setting up a bills...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:41:32 +0800
LGBT group blasts 'appalling' library book purge
The government has been accused of "appeasing hate groups" by removing children's books that cover LGBT issues from the shelves of public libraries. Ten books have been hidden from public display after a complaint from an anti-gay rights group led ...

India Merinews

2018-06-20T18:03:35+05:30
Yoga posture appropriate for gentle devout: An interview
Yoga Day is drawing near and cities across the world are going to organize mass yoga events on June 21 with protocol stressing similarity and uniformity. However, there is a need to have yoga performance suiting the diverse nature of people and needs...

2018-06-20T17:56:50+05:30
Movie review: Thicker Than Water is about a sister struggling to keep her family together
Australia's Mad Lane Productions' film Thicker Than Water is about a sister struggling to keep her brothers together when the eldest, a recovering drug addict, returns from rehab.

2018-06-20T17:41:51+05:30
Tollywood mimicry artist Venu Madhav is no more
Renowned Telugu mimicry artist Nerella Venu Madhav is no more. He died on Tuesday at his residence in Warangal. He was 86-years-old and is survived by his wife and four children.

2018-06-20T16:23:30+05:30
Yoga for Peace: UN announces theme of International Day of Yoga
The theme for the International Day of Yoga (IDY)-2018 celebration, coordinated and organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, has been announced as 'Yoga for Peace', stated the UN website on the observance.

2018-06-20T16:03:23+05:30
Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield provides BLS training to 45 policemen
Columbia Asia Hospital in Whitefield, Bengaluru initiated a 'Basic Life Support Training' for 45 policemen from 7 different police stations.

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 21:12:02 GMT
Indonesia Shuts Out UN Rights Chief From Papua
What is the Indonesian government hiding in Papua?That's the question raised by the government's seeming refusal to make good on an official invitation promised to the United Nations high co

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:36:28 GMT
Zahra Nemati to Represent Iran in Asian Games
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian para archer Zahra Nemati will participate at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.The 2018 Asian Games will be held in Indonesia from 18 August to 2 September

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:36:25 GMT
2 Koreas Discuss How to Cooperate in Asian Games
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sports officials from the rival Koreas met at a border village on Monday to discuss how to cooperate in the Asian Games being held in Indonesia in August.A flurry of inter-

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:24:33 GMT
128 missing as ferry sinks in Indonesia
One person is dead and at least 128 people are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia';s Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month. ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:22:02 GMT
Dozens missing in Indonesia as ferry sinks
Dozens of people are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia's Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month....

Indonesia Jakarta

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:59:27 +0700
180 Missing on Doomed Lake Toba Ferry, Rescuers Launch Underwater Search

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:01:43 +0700
Indonesia Highlights Role of Religious Leaders in Conflict Resolution
Indonesia highlighted the importance of communication with community and religious leaders and promoting a habit of dialogue in mediation efforts, during a United Nations special advisory board meeting in Helsinki, Finland on Monday (18/06).

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:23:10 +0700
Indonesia Slams UN Human Rights Office Over Planned Papua Visit

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 06:55:25 +0700
Indonesia and Finland Agree to Step Up Cooperation
Indonesia and Finland agreed to increase cooperation on a number of areas, including interfaith dialogue and education, during a meeting between their foreign ministers in Helsinki, Finland.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:50:39 +0700
One Dead, Dozens Missing After Ferry Sinks in Lake Toba

Japan Times News

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 06:00:00 PST
K. International spelling whiz wins ninth Japan Times Bee

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:54:00 PST
Japan’s media out of step with mental health issues

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:42:00 PST
Anniversaries loom for gum producer Lotte and the Yoshiwara red-light district

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:40:00 PST
NHK puppet show offers a rare glimpse into unconventional lives

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 05:38:00 PST
Putting the express in espresso

Malaysia Malay Mail

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:44:09 +0800
After its suggestion for a single multi-racial party, PRS now eyeing members of smaller local parties
KUCHING, June 20 — After failing to get the nod from its three allies to turn the yet-to-be registered Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) into a single multi-racial party, Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) has decided to open its door to members of smaller...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:36:49 +0800
Malaysia to study Singaporean foreign labour policies’ mechanisms
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran today said that the government will meet with its Singaporean counterparts to see if certain mechanisms of their foreign labour management policies can be implemented here. He said...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:30:41 +0800
Kula: Government will rely less on foreign labour recruitment companies
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — The government will look to reduce its dependency on middleman organisations like foreign labour recruitment companies, Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said today. “The government should carry out these functions.....

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:20:24 +0800
MBSB Bank contributes RM1m to Tabung Harapan
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — MBSB Bank Berhad today contributed RM1 million to Tabung Harapan Malaysia. The contribution was handed over by MBSB Bank chairman Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali and its president and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Ahmad Zaini.....

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:32:25 +0800
Ramkarpal: Dr M agrees to further investigations into Altantuya’s murder
PUTRAJAYA, June 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has given the green light for further investigations to be carried out concerning the murder of Altantuya Shaariibuu, said lawyer Ramkarpal Singh today. Speaking to reporters after...

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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, 05 Mar 18 22:40:53 +0900
Internal Kim Jong Un memo reveals no desire for talks with US
Ivanka Trump and US Forces Korea Commander Vincent Brooks sit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s Kim Yong Chol, Vice Chairman of the Workers' Party Central Committee, at the Closing Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Ga...

Mon, 05 Mar 18 02:05:49 +0900
US-North Korea talks face roadblock in continuing differences over denuclearization
Ivanka Trump (left) joined Kim Yong Chol (right), head of North Korea's United Front Department, in South Korean President Moon Jae In's presidential box at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics. Image: Yonhap News AgencyFollowing a period...

Fri, 02 Mar 18 20:21:10 +0900
North Korean merchants match consumer preferences with greater variety of goods, prices
Unification Media Group (UMG): It’s time for a weekly recap of North Korea market news with reporter Kang Mi Jin. Kang Mi Jin (Kang): These days, more and more North Koreans are struggling to get by. As we have mentioned before, a lot of this can b...

Fri, 02 Mar 18 19:32:29 +0900
North Koreans flock to markets for spring full moon holiday
Shoppers and merchants in North Korea are hitting the markets in large numbers this week in celebration of the March 2 "Daeboreum" holiday marking the first full moon of the year, according to the lunar calendar. South Koreans also celebrated with va...

Thu, 01 Mar 18 19:54:14 +0900
North Korean authorities encourage people to make up for sanctions-related production losses
The February 27 edition of the state-run publicatin Rodong Sinmun called international sanctions an 'economic blockade' that is 'harming the nation's independence, survival, and development. Image: Rodong SinmunNorth Korea's Party-run publication Rod...

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Philippines

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:10:00 +0800
Duterte breaks from rant vs priest to honor church bells
Church bells tolled while President Rodrigo Duterte was attacking priests in a speech in Iloilo on Wednesday, prompting him to pause for a few seconds.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:38:00 +0800
BSP lifts policy rates anew to counter rising commodity prices
As widely expected, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on Wednesday lifted anew its key rates following a similar move last May to arrest rising commodity prices.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:34:00 +0800
Morales indicts Aquino over DAP weeks before retirement
The panel also rejected the motion for reconsideration filed by former Budget Secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad and affirmed his earlier indictment for the same offense and administrative liability.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:21:00 +0800
Palace: No confirmation on Joma Sison's return to Philippines
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the information about Sison's alleged plan to come home remains unverified.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:05:00 +0800
WATCH: Kris Aquino recalls a memory that made her dad ‘freak out’
“That’s how the love started and because maarte lang talaga ‘ko ..."

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:10:00 +0800
Duterte breaks from rant vs priest to honor church bells
Church bells tolled while President Rodrigo Duterte was attacking priests in a speech in Iloilo on Wednesday, prompting him to pause for a few seconds.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:34:00 +0800
Morales indicts Aquino over DAP weeks before retirement
The panel also rejected the motion for reconsideration filed by former Budget Secretary Florencio "Butch" Abad and affirmed his earlier indictment for the same offense and administrative liability.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:21:00 +0800
Palace: No confirmation on Joma Sison's return to Philippines
Presidential spokesman Harry Roque said the information about Sison's alleged plan to come home remains unverified.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:52:00 +0800
Puyat explains what DOT will do with P60-M ad payment to Bitag once returned
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat on Tuesday said that the Bitag Media Unlimited Inc. has not yet returned the payment it received after airing advertisements of the Department of Tourism.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:20:00 +0800
Martires apologizes to Sereno, says he never meant to 'faith-shame' her
Martires’ application to the Ombudsman post is facing an opposition from a group of priests, pastors and theological teachers. They pointed out that Martires’ questions to Sereno that linked her faith to “mental illness” shows his “lack of ...

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:26:00 +0800
Abu Sayyaf suspected in abduction of former Talipao mayor's kin
Gunmen believed to be members of the Abu Sayyaf abducted before dawn on Wednesday the daughter of a former town mayor and his ex-wife in a village of Patikul town, Sulu.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0800
MMDA suspends towing firm for bike theft
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority has indefinitely suspended a towing firm after one of its tow truck crews was accused of stealing a motorcycle, an official said yesterday.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Car thief slain in Caloocan shootout
A suspected car thief was killed in an alleged encounter with police in Bagong Silang, Caloocan yesterday.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Duterte urged to discipline road contractors
Rep. Lito Atienza of party-list group Buhay urged President Duterte yesterday to discipline road contractors.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0800
EPD precinct chief, 6 cops axed
A precinct commander in San Juan and six police officers in Pasig were relieved from their posts, an Eastern Police District official said yesterday.

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Singapore Today Online

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:49:08 +0000
Coming to a supermarket near you: Made-in-Singapore strawberries
Victor Loh1 hour 10 min agoSINGAPORE — Ideally suited for a cooler climate with temperatures between 16°C and 27

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:00:00 +0000
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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:58:27 +0000
Technician jailed 3 months for assaulting police officers
Louisa Tang2 hours 56 min agoSINGAPORE — A technician with Singtel was sentenced to three months' jail on Wed

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:55:16 +0000
Hit-and-run drink-driver jailed 5 months, gets driving ban
Louisa Tang3 hours 2 min agoSINGAPORE — On his way to teach swimming at a public pool, freelance instructor Stanl

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:11:38 +0000
A year’s jail for ex-cop who was member of 2 secret societies
Louisa Tang3 hours 46 min agoSINGAPORE — A senior police staff sergeant who led a double life as a secret society

South China Morning Post

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:23:39 +0800
Woman arrested after allegedly throwing coins at High Court judges during hearing in Hong Kong
A woman caught taking pictures in a Hong Kong court last week was removed from the High Court on Wednesday after she allegedly threw coins at judges from the public gallery during a hearing. None of the three judges was hit and security guards quickl...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:16:19 +0800
Kim Jong-un says Beijing and Pyongyang ‘like family’
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged to deepen the relationship between Pyongyang and Beijing as he wrapped up his third trip to China on Wednesday, likening their ties to those within a family. In a meeting held at a state guest house in Beijing ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 20:06:49 +0800
Interpol hails results of massive crackdown on wildlife crime across 92 countries
A month-long global operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the seizure of thousands of live animals and tons of meat and ivory, international police agency Interpol announced on Wednesday. Among those arrested were fli...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:49:09 +0800
Hong Kong’s young smugglers told: get caught and your age won’t save you from decades in jail
Hong Kong’s young adults have been told age and a clean record will not save them from a lengthy jail sentence if they are caught smuggling drugs or other contraband into the city. The warning came from Ida Ng Kit-ching, the head of the Rail an...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:47:31 +0800
Only Hooters restaurant in Hong Kong closed as questions linger after two lawsuits
The only Hong Kong branch of the American restaurant chain Hooters has shuttered its prime location after facing two lawsuits for unpaid rent. Situated on Wyndham Street in Central, the doors to the outlet were closed and covered with cardboard and a...

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:07:00 +0700
Giant operation against wildlife crime in 92 countries
PARIS: A month-long global operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the seizure of thousands of live animals and tonnes of meat and ivory, international police agency Interpol announced on Wednesday.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:16:00 +0700
Court issues arrest warrant for Thaksin in KTB loan trial
The Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Political Office Holders on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for Thaksin Shinawatra after the former prime minister failed to appear at his trial in the Krung Thai Bank loan case.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:13:00 +0700
SET rebounds from 9-month low, Indonesia stocks plunge
The Stock Exchange of Thailand index on Wednesday recovered from a nine-month low hit in the previous session helped by gains in material and energy stocks, while Indonesian shares slipped nearly 2% on Wednesday.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:45:00 +0700
US slammed for leaving UN's Human Rights Council
WASHINGTON: The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called “an organisation that is not worthy of its name.” It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:45:00 +0700
US top asylum-seekers' destination in OECD in 2017
PARIS: The United States -- facing massive controversy over immigration -- received more asylum requests than any other developed nation in 2017, overtaking Germany, the OECD said in a report published Wednesday.

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:07:00 +0700
Giant operation against wildlife crime in 92 countries
PARIS: A month-long global operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in the seizure of thousands of live animals and tonnes of meat and ivory, international police agency Interpol announced on Wednesday.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:40:00 +0700
2018 Audi A1 Sportback targets Mini
Smallest hatchback from Ingolstadt gains a bigger five-door body and petrol-only engine range.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:16:00 +0700
Court issues arrest warrant for Thaksin in KTB loan trial
The Supreme Court's Criminal Division for Political Office Holders on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for Thaksin Shinawatra after the former prime minister failed to appear at his trial in the Krung Thai Bank loan case.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:13:00 +0700
SET rebounds from 9-month low, Indonesia stocks plunge
The Stock Exchange of Thailand index on Wednesday recovered from a nine-month low hit in the previous session helped by gains in material and energy stocks, while Indonesian shares slipped nearly 2% on Wednesday.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:07:00 +0700
Almost 180 now 'missing' in Indonesia ferry disaster
SIMALUNGUN, Indonesia: Nearly 180 passengers are missing after a ferry sank into the depths of a volcanic lake in Indonesia, police said Wednesday, almost tripling initial estimates.

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Vietnam Bao dien tu

6/20/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
The new brands in the cooking oil market of VN
Vietnamese companies are dominating the cooking oil market despite the presence of big foreign brands. 

6/20/2018 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Are FIEs the cause behind the increase in rising pork prices in VN?
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese livestock companies believe that foreign-invested enterprises are involved in the current pork price escalation, and that “the livestock industry may fall into foreigners’ hands just in one or two years”.

6/20/2018 8:00:00 AM (GMT+7)
Fintech changing the domestic finance system
Fintechs have developing rapidly in Vietnam, attracting capital from both domestic and foreign investors, and receiving special attention from commercial banks and state management agencies.

6/19/2018 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
VN petroleum market may be captured by big importers: experts
The Vietnam Chamber of Commerrce & Industry and experts have warned that minimum limits on petroleum imports to be allocated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade may kill small businesses.

6/19/2018 12:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
Foreigners may quit stock market if inflation is high: analysts
VietNamNet Bridge - High inflation may put pressure on the exchange rate and prompt foreign investors to withdraw capital from Vietnam’s stock market, analysts say.

Vietnam Politics

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...

Vietnam Thanh Nien

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

Xinhua China News

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

2018-01-24
Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers after protest against Pence visit
Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes after a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Hebron, on Jan. 23, 2018.

2018-01-03
U.S. failure to appoint Australian ambassador "diplomatic insult": former deputy PM
Former Australian Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer has accused the U.S. of hitting Australia with a "diplomatic insult."

2017-10-28
Speaker of Hungarian Parliament addresses in Budapest
Laszlo Kover (1st L), Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament, speaks at a conference of the parliament speakers of the Western Balkans in Budapest, Hungary on Oct. 27, 2017.

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.

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