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  • Don't travel with pork products if you're flying to Taiwan
    on 19. august 2019 at 05:13

    Taiwan has listed the Philippines as one of the high-risk areas for African Swine Fever. […]

  • 1MDB scandal: Court in Malaysia postpones former PM Najib’s biggest trial
    by Associated Press on 19. august 2019 at 04:46

    The second trial of Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund was on Monday delayed by a week to allow his first trial to end.Najib, who lost a general election last year, has been hit with 42 criminal charges of corruption and money laundering at the state fund. Najib, 65, denies wrongdoing and accuses the new government under Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of seeking political vengeance.Chief prosecutor Gopal Sr […]

  • Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia's former PM
    on 19. august 2019 at 04:46

    KUALA LUMPUR: The second trial of Malaysian's ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund was delayed Monday by a week to allow his first trial to end. […]

  • Chinese state media use rap music to slam Hong Kong protests
    on 19. august 2019 at 04:45

    BEIJING: "Get those foreign agents outta town", roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew of creative efforts by Beijing attacking Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement as violent and spurred on by overseas governments. […]

  • Q2 GDP growth weakest since 2014
    on 19. august 2019 at 04:29

    Thailand’s economy grew at the slowest pace in almost five years in the second quarter as exports and tourism deteriorated, buffeted by US-China trade tensions and the strong baht. […]

  • Public interviews for 28 Supreme Court justice aspirants set
    on 19. august 2019 at 04:18

    The JBC received 28 applications from members of the Philippine Bar. Most of them came from appellate court justices. […]

  • THAI execs asked to agree to pay cuts
    on 19. august 2019 at 03:54

    The Thai Airways International president has asked senior executives to agree to a cut in their salaries and meeting allowances to help the airline survive a financial crisis. […]

  • Locsin orders diplomatic protests over Chinese ships spotted in Sibutu Strait
    on 19. august 2019 at 03:50

    "Drop the diplomatic crap; say it is ours period; they’re trespassing,” the Philippines’ top diplomat said. […]

  • Hong Kong protests are driving money into Thailand’s ultra-luxury condos, developer says
    by Bloomberg on 19. august 2019 at 03:46

    Two months of increasingly chaotic protests in Hong Kong are driving investment money out of the city and into Thailand’s ultra-luxury condominiums, according to one of the biggest developers in the Southeast Asian country.Some 40 per cent of the condos in a 52-storey Bangkok tower that opened last week have already been sold to buyers from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore, according to Keerin Chutumstid, an executive at Bangkok-based Magnolia Quality Development Corp, which owns […]

  • Trump confirms interest in buying Greenland
    on 19. august 2019 at 02:45

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Sunday confirmed his interest in buying Greenland, but said it was not a priority for his administration. […]

  • Iron Curtain anniversary marked amid new divides
    on 19. august 2019 at 02:45

    BUDAPEST: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the city of Sopron Monday to commemorate a pivotal moment in the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1989. […]

  • Shuttlers braced for battles in Basel
    on 19. august 2019 at 02:44

    Thailand's Nitchaon Jindapol, Busanan Ongbamrungphan, Kantaphon Wangcharoen and Khosit Phetpradab are all in action on the first day of the BWF World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, today. […]