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Malaysian court to rule on women accused of killing brother of N. Korean leader

KUALA LUMPUR — A Malaysian court will decide on Thursday whether to continue hearing a case against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, or acquit them. Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese, could face the death penalty on charges of murdering […].....»»

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Hosts Indonesia hope for 16 gold medals

JAKARTA — As Indonesia gears up to host the Asian Games this month, the Southeast Asian nation hopes to capitalize on home advantage and a range of new disciplines to break into the top 10 in the medal table for the first time since 1990. Indonesia will be among 45 countries sending around 10,000 athletes to compete in […].....»»

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Asian shares hit one-year low on Turkey, China worries

TOKYO- Asian shares hit fresh one-year lows in early trading on Thursday, while oil and precious metal prices also tumbled as Turkey’s currency crisis and fears of an economic slowdown in China fanned worries about global growth. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.0 percent, while Japan’s Nikkei and the Australian benchmark […].....»»

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Some fans still think Jordan Clarkson ‘replacement’ Trollano should play

Jordan Clarkson has finally been allowed to play for the Philippines after a tense negotiation between the Philippines and the National Basketball Association. But some fans are curious about the fate of Clarkson’s supposed replacement, The TNTt Ka Tropa’s Don Trollano. ‘Let Don Play’ The NBA announced that it was allowing the 6’5 guard of […].....»»

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Not Leni nor Alan: Duterte prefers Bongbong, Chiz to succeed him

President Rodrigo Duterte recently stated that his ideal replacements should he step down are Sen. Francis Escudero and former senator Bongbong Marcos, and not sitting Vice President Leni Robredo. Duterte’s statement came less than a month after he expressed belief that Robredo could be a capable president. The president’s preference Duterte made the statement at […].....»»

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Twitter and Reddit users resurrected 2016 issue involving Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga earned the ire of some online Filipinos who recall the Marcos-led Martial Law period when she praised the former ruling family for its perceived patronage of the arts. However, the remarks were made two years ago. Screenshots of the thread were recently posted on Reddit Philippines, where it eventually caught the public’s attention. […].....»»

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Mulan now has a face IRL and Filipino fans are stoked!

Disney bared that Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei to play Mulan in the live-action remake of the 1998 classic film of the same name and got everyone excited......»»

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The last breathing space in Manila, Arroceros Forest Park, is under threat

A leader of a private environmental group appealed to the public to help save the Arroceros Forest Park in Manila, the last lung of the capital, after being threatened anew. Chiqui Sy-Quia Mabanta, leader of the park’s guardian Winner Foundation, claimed on her Facebook post that the place is under threat from developer. Mabanta did […].....»»

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‘Ang Probinsyano’ producers are sorry for use of Dingdong, Marian photos

After GMA Network actor Dingdong Dantes called them out for using and modifying his family’s photos in an episode without a permission, the producers of Kapamilya primetime series “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” apologized to the actor and his family. The team also aired a scene last year that showed a modified photo of the couple with […].....»»

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Amid 'NasaanAngPangulo, Bong Go brings fake Duterte to entertain evacuees

Special Assistant to the President Bong Go gave the floor to a voice impersonator of the president during a visit to evacuees in Marikina, as seen in video clips shared on social media. Go’s visit was amid Filipinos asking online about the whereabouts of President Rodrigo Duterte using the hashtag #NasaanAngPangulo as villages are inundated […].....»»

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Driver-only ban on EDSA is bad news for working parents, small families

The Metro Manila Development Authority starts the dry run of banning driver-only vehicles on EDSA on Wednesday, August 15 but prior to that, there have been unfavorable reactions to the new regulation. MMDA has already spotted around 200 driver-only vehicles on the major highway as of 9:30 a.m., TV5 reported. MMDA’s Regulation No. 18-005 prohibits vehicles without […].....»»

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Japan’s Abe sends offering to controversial shrine on World War Two anniversary

TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead on Wednesday, the anniversary of Japan’s World War Two surrender, but did not visit in person. Past visits by Japanese leaders to Yasukuni have outraged China and South Korea because the shrine honors 14 Japanese wartime […].....»»

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Duterte says China wrong to police airspace over disputed sea

MANILA- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said in a rare rebuke of Beijing he wants China to rethink its conduct in the South China Sea and that it has no right to repel foreign aircraft and boats passing by its artificial islands in the disputed waterway. Duterte said he hoped China would “temper” its behavior and […].....»»

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‘Ang Probinsyano’ producers are sorry for use of Dingdong, Marian photos

After GMA Network actor Dingdong Dantes called them out for using and modifying his family’s photos in an episode without a permission, the producers of Kapamilya primetime series “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano” apologized to the actor and his family. The team also aired a scene last year that showed a modified picture of the couple with […].....»»

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Crop-munching armyworm could threaten millions of farmers in Asia — UN

LONDON — A voracious crop-chomping pest which has wrought havoc in Africa could threaten millions of farmers in Asia, U.N. experts warned on Tuesday, as India battles the continent’s first reported infestation of fall armyworm. The pest — a moth which devours crops in the caterpillar stage of its lifecycle — prefers maize but can feed on some 80 […].....»»

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Philippines a top target of 2018 cyberattacks

The Philippines has been one of the most frequent victims of cyber attacks in the past year, according to a top cybersecurity and anti-virus provider. In a report, cybersecurity Kasperksy Lab found that the Philippines was one of the most frequent victims of cyberattacks so far in 2018. The network recorded 10.8 million web malware […].....»»

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Filipino hip-hop fans are looking forward to ‘The Weeknd’

Canadian artist The Weeknd is coming to Manila and fans are in jubilation as another big name in the hip-hop world sets his sights on the Philippines. Answered prayers The Weeknd recently announced a forthcoming tour in Asia, the first since he broke into the world stage. ASIA, I’M FINALLY COMING pic.twitter.com/idtMk30gv1 — The Weeknd […].....»»

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Rizal’s Avilon Zoo is asking for help to find stolen endangered animals

A wildlife sanctuary in Rizal appealed to the public to help find nine endangered animals that were allegedly stolen......»»

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Glaiza de Castro and Alexa Ilacad have own ‘habagat’ stories to tell

Severe weather conditions are proving to be a great equalizer. Even celebrities Glaiza de Castro and Alexa Ilacad were not spared by the wrath of the monsoon rains that inundated large areas in Luzon. De Castro was reportedly in a video shoot in Quezon City, while Ilacad was with companions in Marikina City. Both cities […].....»»

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‘Too afraid to sleep’: India’s homeless women suffer as cities expand

NEW DELHI — Manjeet Kaur cannot say exactly how old she is or how long she has lived on the pavement of a busy street in New Delhi, her belongings in plastic bags, her washing hanging on the railing. Kaur was kicked out years ago by her husband’s family in the northern Indian city of […].....»»

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