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Israeli police say U.S. casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has been questioned as part of a corruption probe involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Adelson is a Netanyahu confidante and owns a free pro-government daily, Israel Hayom. The investigation is looking into allegations that Netanyahu attempted to garner positive coverage in other major Israeli papers, in exchange…
05.26 / 03:36
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Massachusetts: CEO Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, who recently live streamed a visit to his Harvard dorm room, where he had created Facebook. The video went viral on social media. In this cosy small room, he had the idea of creating social networking website. Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Thursday visited Kirkland House, Cambridge at…
05.26 / 03:35
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WASHINGTON's policy on the South China Sea has not changed under President Donald Trump, a senior US State Department official said on Friday. The post US policy on the South China Sea remains unchanged under Trump – govt appeared first on Asian…
05.26 / 03:27
asiancorrespondent.com
The oppositon parties also decided to hold a mock house…
05.26 / 03:14
business-standard.com
Former diplomat Dayan Jayatilleke drew criticism from many in the social media circles for his remarks on Media and Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera's kiss to Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake. "Here's the best poster for the Yahapalana government! Can anyone imagine former Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar in any one of these poses?" Jayatilleke asked, while sharing the picture which went viral yesterday. In response, many social media critics said Jayatilleke's remarks had a…
05.26 / 03:14
asianmirror.lk
Several people were killed after an explosion ripped through a church in northern Egypt, it has been reported. The incident took place in the city of Tanta north of Cairo targeting the St George Coptic church. Preliminary reports indicate at least fifteen people have been killed in the explosion. Egypt’s state television reported that at Read the full…
05.26 / 03:07
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Yang Shuping, a young woman from Kunming in Yunnan province who has been studying at the University of Maryland in the US in the past four years, recently delivered a speech at its graduation ceremony. During the speech, she said in a soft and joyful tone that “I will be forever grateful — for the […
05.26 / 02:57
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  SYDNEY: Senior Trump administration officials fear a nuclear arms race in Asia-Pacific if an increasingly belligerent North Korea is not reined in, Australia’s foreign minister said Friday after talks in New York. Pyongyang has launched a series of missiles this year, including a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range projectile this month which the North claimed was capable…
05.26 / 02:42
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Boeing Co said Air China will become the first Chinese airline to take the delivery later this year of its single-aisle B737 MAX plane, a new fuel-efficient and updated version of the B737. The US manufacturer plans to deliver some of its B737 MAX aircraft directly to Chinese customers from its completion and delivery center in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, where construction got underway in early May. With a maximum annual delivery capacity of 100 planes at its center in Zhoushan,…
05.26 / 03:35
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China successfully installed the containment dome for its first demonstration nuclear power project using Hualong One technology, a domestically developed third-generation reactor design, in east China's Fujian Province on Thursday. The hemispherical dome, weighing 340 tonnes and measuring 46.8 meters in diameter, was installed by crane on the No.5 unit of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) in Fuqing City at 5:58 p.m. The installation marks the completion of construction work…
05.26 / 03:35
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China's first big data engineering laboratory newly launched in Guizhou Province is expected to help improve government management efficiency. The lab, officially set up Wednesday, has several functions, including collecting and analyzing administrative data, offering privacy protection of data and applying big data technology to government decision making, clean government supervision, social management and public services. The lab is located in the national high-tech industrial…
05.26 / 03:35
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Vietnam Airlines and the FPT Group signed a three-year strategic cooperation agreement on May 25.Friday, 26 May 2017 9:53…
05.26 / 03:35
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Kenya Airways on Thursday announced a 99 million U.S. dollars loss for the 2016 financial year, a 61 percent reduction compared to the previous year. Kenya Airways CEO Mbuvi Ngunze told an investor briefing in Nairobi that the reduction in losses was attributed to ongoing rationalization of operations. "During the past financial year that ended on March 2017, there was a reduction of total direct operating costs by 25 million dollars and fleet ownerships costs by 140 million…
05.26 / 03:35
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Thai stocks opened down 0.12% at the start of trade this…
05.26 / 03:32
bangkokpost.com
Maribor, Slovenia: A firm in Slovenia are giving tombstones a 21st-century makeover, with 48-inch interactive screens that can show pictures, video and other digital…
05.26 / 03:32
bangkokpost.com
Oil markets remained weak on Friday after tumbling in the previous session when OPEC and allied producers extended output cuts but disappointed investors betting on longer or larger supply curbs. The post Oil remains weak after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations appeared first on The Financial …
05.26 / 03:23
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“Kong: Skull Island” director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, plans to offer at least two scholarships on arts education to Vietnamese students in the U.S…
05.26 / 03:30
hanoitimes.com.vn
The artworks made during “The May Sculpture Workshop” will be on display at Exhibition hall, Vietnam University of Fine Arts at 42 Yet Kieu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Han…
05.26 / 03:30
hanoitimes.com.vn
Ei Arakawa's Tryst presented Gutai as musical theatre at Taka Ishii Gallery…
05.26 / 03:28
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Mumbai: To mark the World Asthma Day, Association of Hospitals…
05.26 / 03:27
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Mumbai : Petite Bites, as the name suggests is small bite sized servings. Puranmal, the original…
05.26 / 03:27
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The maestro of green design practices is honored for promoting sustainable architectureVietnamese architect wins 6 Green Good Design AwardsVietnamese architect to shine as ‘next big name’ on CNNVietnam's famed architect takes home three prizes at the World Architecture Fes…
05.26 / 03:27
thanhniennews.com
Scorpions finally agreed to come after organizers tried for a long timeRock icons Scorpions to headline Hanoi music fest this…
05.26 / 03:27
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 Heavily armed man arrested near L.A. gay pride festivalUS Gay Pride day gets extra sparkleUS historic gay rights …
05.26 / 03:27
thanhniennews.com
Indian boxing will soon join the professional league bandwagon with the first edition of the Pro Boxing India Championship (PBIC) scheduled to be held later this year. Organised by Royal Sports Promotions in association with the Asian Boxing Council, the event will see participation from boxers from several countries. To be held in the league format over a five-week period, the championship will see eight teams battling for the title and prize money of Rs.6 crore. The championship…
05.26 / 03:31
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YACHTING: Weather was the first winner at the 35th America’s Cup as an unfavourable forecast postponed opening day – and left Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill itching to get und…
05.26 / 03:23
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia will set up a National Coaching Panel to oversee coaching development and education in a bid to strengthen the grass-roots and return the Wallabies to the top of world…
05.26 / 03:19
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(Reuters) - Striker Wilfried Zaha has signed a five-year contract extension at Crystal Palace, the Premier League club has…
05.26 / 03:19
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THE 29th edition of the Guillermo E. Torres (GET) Open golf tournament gets going this June 18 at the Apo Golf and Country Club. Some 180 golfers from in an out of the region are seen to join the annual…Read more…
05.26 / 03:16
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THIS is the Nelson Mandela story. A little bit. Just a little bit. When he was elected president after his incarceration for 27 years, Nelson Mandela used sports to unite his country – South Africa. President Mandela pacified his black…Read more…
05.26 / 03:16
mindanaotimes.net
Oscar Lengden fired the best European Challenge Tour round of his career to take the lead of the D+D REAL Czech Challenge after Day One, aided by a brand new putter. The change in short stick clearly helped the Swede as he rolled in nine birdies to sit atop the leaderboard after an eight under par opening round of 64, one shot clear of nearest rival Thomas Linard at Golf & Spa Kunětická Hora. The 25 year old amassed seven top tens, including a win, on the Nordic Golf League last year …
05.26 / 02:57
thesportscampus.com
RUGBY: At the ripe old age of 53 most professional rugby players would have hung up their boots and called it a day. But there are others who just can’t call it a day and continue to play the game in one form or a…
05.26 / 02:51
thephuketnews.com
Apple’s latest iPhone 7 in red is more than just a new colour scheme—the company’s partnership with Product(Red) is bigger than you think…
05.26 / 03:32
buro247.my
Buro 24/7's Prada Doll House project has just been nominated for a prestigious digital award. Here's how you can cast your…
05.26 / 03:31
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TransCab has announced that it will scrap 80 compressed natural gas-powered taxis that have failed Land Transport Authority…
05.26 / 03:28
sgcarmart.com
VietNamNet Bridge - Many research works on the use of herbs in medicine have succeeded, showing the great potential of the industry for…
05.26 / 03:28
english.vietnamnet.vn
The best part of waking up is Freemasonry in your cup. The Freemasons are a fraternal organization that need no introduction due to their name popping up in any number of wild conspiracy theories from infiltrating and manipulating governments around the world to being composed largely of reptilian humanoids. But it turns out all of…
05.26 / 03:24
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Most VCs tend to agree that the trends and lessons learned in Thailand apply across the rest of the region, especially in upcoming major markets such as Indonesia, Philippines and…
Experts believe driverless cars will need precisely what makes the difference between a good and a bad driver – experience. But autonomous driving software is still far away from t…
05.26 / 03:19
thestar.com.my
The programme that involves a shift away from CAPEX is expected to open up opportunities for the ICT…
05.26 / 03:19
computerworld.com.my
Singer Kyla took to Instagram to share her message for husband, former PBA star and now Mahindra assistant coach Rich Alvarez, as they mark their sixth wedding anniversary. In her personal account on Monday, Kyla posted a photo of them…
05.26 / 03:33
balita.com
Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla is one proud papa now that his 11-year-old son Gabriel has finished grade school. On Facebook, the doting dad shared photos of Gabriel while receiving his diploma from De La Salle Santiago Zobel in Mantinlupa…
05.26 / 03:33
balita.com
Following the success of “Vince and Kath and James,” Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto are set to reunite for another movie to be produced by Star Cinema. Although not much details were revealed during the film’s story conference on Tuesday, [R…
05.26 / 03:33
balita.com
MANILA, Apr 19 (Mabuhay) — Actress-TV host Kris Aquino now has a Hollywood agent. In an Instagram post on Tuesday (Manila time), Aquino shared that she is now managed globally by East West Artists, which is headquartered in Los Angeles,…
05.26 / 03:33
balita.com
Mumbai: The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA)…
05.26 / 03:27
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The young, dynamic, extremely creative, famous and prestigious…
05.26 / 03:27
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Comedian and talent manager Ogie Diaz went to social networking site, Facebook, where he slammed the critics of President Rodrigo Duterte; Jim Paredes, Leah Navarro and Cynthia Patag. The prominent singers criticized Duterte following his declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao due to the ongoing clash of the government force and the ISIS-backed Maute group […] The post Ogie Diaz Slams Duterte Critics Jim Paredes, Leah Navarro and Cynthia Patag appeared first on Philippine…
05.26 / 03:24
philnews.ph
In response to the 2015 earthquake tragedy in Nepal, students and staff of British International School Phuket banded together and organized several events over time to successfully raise more than B500,000 towards the cost of building a school…
05.26 / 03:23
thephuketnews.com
Vietnam Airlines and the FPT Group signed a three-year strategic cooperation agreement on May 25.Friday, 26 May 2017 9:53…
05.26 / 03:35
dtinews.vn
Hyderabad: Some miscreants are making an attempt to meddle with Urdu language but Urdu is so powerful that it cannot be eradicated from the scene. It is spreading in various parts of the world. By declaring Urdu as a second official language of the State, Govt. of Telangana is promoting Urdu Academy and other institutions.…
05.26 / 03:35
siasat.com
The state-owned Government Savings Bank (GSB) is set to extend 3 billion baht in soft loans to 10,000 street food vendors to help them with…
05.26 / 03:32
bangkokpost.com
Prakash Bhostekar threw out his wife Shubhangi and their daughters (aged 14 and 4 years) because he wanted a son Prakash Bhostekar was willing to go to any length to get a son. So when his wife of 18 years could not give him a boy, he booted her and their two daughters - aged 14 and 4 years - out of the house. Nine months later, she found out that he now had a son, a boy that Jaslok Hospital gave to him via an illegal surrogacy. Prakash Bhostekar "He always wanted a son, but when I…
05.26 / 03:26
mid-day.com
Police cane charging BJP workers during their proposed rally 'March to Lalbazar (Kolkata police headquarters). Pic/PTI BJP workers yesterday clashed with the police at different places in the metropolis during their march to the police headquarters demanding the arrest of "corrupt" TMC leaders, prompting the force to use teargas shells, water canons, and batons to disperse them. BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, state chief Dilip Ghosh and party Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly…
05.26 / 03:26
mid-day.com
MENTAL Health America leads the observance of Mental Health Awareness Month every May of each year. Partners and affiliates all over the country work hand in hand in conducting talks and trainings on Mental Health. One of their objectives is to spread to everyone that mental health is something everyone should care about. The theme for 2017 is “Risky Business.” These mental health advocates believe that it is necessary to educate the people about habits and behaviors that increase the risk …
05.26 / 03:25
sunstar.com.ph
A RESIDENT of Cebu was arrested for dealing firearms by authorities during an entrapment operation at a mall parking area in Bacolod City on Thursday afternoon, May 25. The suspect was identified as Alrem Richard Narte, 26, of Barangay Pulpugan, Consolacion, Cebu. Narte sold three firearms to an undercover agent past 1 p.m. at the parking lot of Gaisano Grand Mall on Araneta Street in Barangay Singcang-Airport, Bacolod…
05.26 / 03:25
sunstar.com.ph
THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Negros Occidental is intensifying its security inspections of the sea vessels entering the province especially those coming from Mindanao. Coast Guard Station-Bacolod Head Grade Jimmy Oliver Vingno on Thursday, May 25, said they are now on heightened alert status in the wake of the attacks of Maute terror groups in Marawi City which led to the declaration of a 60-day martial law in…
05.26 / 03:25
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