Life & Style
June 26, 2017
President Trump Sends 'Warm Greetings' to Muslims
Jakarta. United States President Donald Trump on Saturday (24/06) sent his warm greetings to Muslims on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Islam's holy month of Ramadan. "On behalf...
Investors Flock to Asian Bonds as US Yields Slide
Singapore. Asia bond demand is running at its highest level in eight months and looks set to stay firm this year, boosted by the region's higher returns at a time when stubbornly low inflation in the ...
Australian Police Use Pepper Spray to Stop Clashes at Anti-Immigration Rally
Sydney. Australian police fired pepper spray to break up clashes between right-wing nationalists and anti-racism protesters on the streets of Melbourne on Sunday (25/06), the latest protest held by a...
Australian PM Gets Trump-Brand Tie During Church Visit
Sydney. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who at times has had frosty relations United States President Donald Trump, received a pink Trump-branded tie on Sunday (25/06) as a gift during a ...
More Blood but No Victory as Philippine Drug War Marks Its First Year
Manila. Launched a year ago, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs has resulted in thousands of deaths, yet the street price of crystal methamphetamine in Manila has fallen and s...
Turkey's Erdogan Says Arab Demands on Qatar Unlawful
Istanbul. President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday (25/06) dismissed calls for Turkey to close a military base in Qatar and said a wider list of demands issued by four Arab states was an unlawful intervent...
China Urges Afghans, Pakistan to Form Crisis-Management Mechanism
Islamabad. China's foreign minister has urged leaders in Afghanistan and Pakistan to improve relations and establish a crisis prevention and management mechanism during visits to both countries, the ...
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'Transformers: The Last Knight' Opens to Franchise Low $69.1 Million
Los Angeles. It seems the "Transformers" franchise is rusty. As of Sunday (25/06) morning "Transformers: The Last Knight," the fifth installment directed by Michael Bay, looks to bring in $69.1 mil...
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