Philippines' Catriona Gray wins Miss Universe 2018
MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Christmas came early to the Philippines as Catriona Gray beat 93 other aspirants to the 2018 Miss Universe crown in ceremonies staged at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 +0800
Explosion at Japan restaurant injures 42
The two-story wooden building, which also housed a clinic, was seriously damaged, a Sapporo fire department official told AFP. Police said 42 people had been injured, but there were no fatalities. Among the injured were several children, as well as a ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Football: Messi hat-trick restores Barcelona's La Liga lead
MADRID: Lionel Messi continued his sublime form by netting his 31st La Liga hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed Levante 5-0 on Sunday (Dec 16) to regain their three-point lead at the top of the table. The 31-year-old Argentinian arrived in Valencia having ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 +0800
CIMB files arbitration to stop PLUS RFID
The company claimed that PLUS has breached the obligations it owed to CIMB and CIMB SI 1 Sdn Bhd by commencing and launching its own PLUS radio frequency identification (RFID) system. “The company and CIMB SI 1 are, amongst others, seeking an ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0800
Champions League last 16 draw: Man Utd face PSG, Liverpool v Bayern – live!
Schalke are the bookies' outsiders for the competition, which given that they are the only team that will absolutely certainly get a nightmare draw is probably understandable. Manchester City are the favourites, with three-time defending champions Real ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0800
Cecilia Cheung confirms the birth of third child
17 Dec – After much speculations, Cecilia Cheung recently confirmed through her studio that she has given birth to a baby boy. As reported on HK01, in a Weibo post published on 17 December, the studio wrote that they are happy to announce that Cecilia ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0800
Malaysian bank CIMB denies security breach after customers say accounts ...
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's second largest bank CIMB on Monday (Dec 17) denied that it suffered a security breach after several customers complained on social media over the weekend that their accounts had been hacked. In a statement, the bank ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:00:00 +0800
Singapore Savings Bonds opened to Supplementary Retirement Scheme funds ...
SINGAPORE: Investors will be able to apply for Singapore Savings Bonds (SSB) using their Supplementary Retirement Scheme funds with effect from Feb 1, 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said in a media release on Monday (Dec 17).
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0800
WWE TLC Results, Highlights And Grades: Ranking Each Match From Best To Worst
TLC had the potential to be one of the more memorable WWE pay-per-view events of the year, but it fell short. Despite the lukewarm product, the show was still among the Top 5 trending terms on Twitter for 8 consecutive hours, per Trends24 ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0800
Miss Universe 2018: Spanish model Angela Ponce makes history as first trans ...
A Spanish model has made history as the first transgender woman to compete in the annual Miss Universe competition. It was first announced that Angela Ponce would be participating in the international beauty pageant in June 2018.
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0800
Vine, HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll dead at 34
US tech star Colin Kroll, who co-founded Vine and popular gaming app HQ Trivia, was found dead Sunday in New York of an apparent drug overdose. Police found Kroll, 34, unconscious and unresponsive in a bedroom of his Manhattan apartment, a New ...
Public date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:00:00 +0800
Liverpool 3-1 Man Utd: No playmaker, no problem for Reds - Stephen Warnock ...
Fabinho could not even get in the Liverpool team until a few weeks ago, but his performance in Sunday's win over Manchester United was a demonstration of his growing influence on Jurgen Klopp's side. I see his role for the Premier League leaders as ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0800
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl apologised to Arsenal counterpart Unai Emery after forgetting to shake hands amid the emotion of a late victory on his home debut. The Saints ended Arsenal's 22-match unbeaten run and won their first home league ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:00:00 +0800
Football: Hazard keeps Chelsea in title hunt at Brighton
BRIGHTON: Chelsea put a week of negative headlines for the behaviour of their fans behind them on the field thanks to an inspired Eden Hazard in a 2-1 victory at Brighton on Sunday (Dec 16). The Belgian provided his ninth assist of the season for Pedro ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:00:00 +0800
Passing rates for N levels up slightly
SINGAPORE - The passing rates for this year's N-level examination have improved slightly over the results last year. Some 99.5 per cent of 9,917 students from the Normal (Academic) stream passed the N-level exam this year, a slight improvement from 99 ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 23:00:00 +0800
Pete Davidson Checked on by Police After Disturbing Instagram Post
New York City police were concerned about Pete Davidson after he wrote “I don't want to be on this earth anymore” on Instagram. And they visited the Saturday Night Live star to make sure he was OK. A police spokesman declined to say where officers met ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 12:00:00 +0800
Wizards vs. Lakers GameThread
With the Wizards making a major trade to acquire Trevor Ariza, that should help quell a potentially awkward situation where Austin Rivers and Kelly Oubre have to interact with a basketball operations chief who basically wanted them out. It's kind of ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0800
Jennifer Lawrence responds to Harvey Weinstein claims
LOS ANGELES: Jennifer Lawrence has broke her silence about the nature of relationship she had with Harvey Weinstein after an actress filed a lawsuit against the disgraced Hollywood mogul, saying he 'bragged' about sleeping with the star prior to her ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0800
Chinese Get Chances to Invest in Vietnam Despite Political Rifts
Vietnam is gradually offering the eager Chinese new places to invest, from real estate to factory production, despite its history of resisting China over political issues. Chinese investors are buying property in the financial center, Ho Chi Minh City ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 10:00:00 +0800
Singapore Herald website blocked over objectionable articles
Access to the Singapore Herald website has been blocked after it failed to remove articles deemed objectionable on grounds of public interest. The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) had earlier issued the website a notice to remove ...
Public date: Sun, 16 Dec 2018 22:00:00 +0800