• Japanese navy veteran recalls Pearl Harbor 75 years on

    Navy aircraft mechanic Kuniyoshi Takimoto watched as Japanese planes roared off the aircraft carrier Hiryu to attack Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The shock assault 75 years ago Wednesday in Hawaii sparked patriotic celebration in Japan but left Takimoto feeling uneasy. This attack brought America into World War II -- though it was already well underway for Europe, and China.brought America into World War II -- though it was already well underway for Europe, and China This year's anniversary comes after President Barack Obama's visit in May to Hiroshima, the Japanese city pulverised by a US atom bomb in the closing days of the conflict.

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  • Euro hit by Italy worries as Asia markets fall

    The euro sank to a 20-month low on Monday and most Asian stocks also retreated as a fresh wave of uncertainty washed across markets after Italy's prime minister resigned following a heavy referendum defeat. Analysts warned the single currency could soon hit parity with the dollar as investors are spooked by a long-running banking crisis in Italy and the possibility of elections that could usher in anti-EU parties. Matteo Renzi stood by his promise to resign after his attempt to change the constitution was overwhelmingly rejected in Sunday's poll, leading to fears about the future of one the eurozone's biggest economies.

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  • Leni leaves Cabinet

    Told by Malacañang to stop attending Cabinet meetings, Vice President Leni Robredo last night declared she would quit her post as President Duterte’s housing chief effective today. In a statement yesterday, the Vice President said she had been warned about a plot to “steal” her mandate. Robredo said she decided to quit after receiving a text message from Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. on Saturday, telling her to stop attending Cabinet meetings.

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  • Why new cancer drugs are unavailable in Malaysian public hospitals

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 — Lo was diagnosed almost 10 years ago with Stage Four kidney cancer, but the 57-year-old is still alive today and says he can live a normal life as he is on sunitinib, a...

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  • Dr M: I’m not so liberal to ‘kiss’ Kit Siang

    UALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he has not become so liberal as to “kiss” DAP leader Lim Kit Siang. Responding to Wanita Umno chief Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil’s...

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  • US woman alleges gang-rape in Indian capital

    A US woman has told police she was gang-raped at a top hotel in the Indian capital during a visit earlier this year -- the latest in a series of alleged sexual assaults against tourists. Delhi police launched a formal investigation Saturday after receiving a direct complaint from the woman, who is in the United States and had initially contacted them through an email by a US-based NGO. "The police have registered a case of rape and will now verify all aspects of the woman's complaint," Joint Commissioner of police Mukesh Meena told AFP.

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  • Disney's 'Moana' dominates N. American box office again

    The Disney film about a brave Polynesian teenage girl on a risky mission to save her people has raked in a total of $120 million since its opening on Thanksgiving Day, Exhibitor Relations said. The composers of the film's score include Lin-Manuel Miranda, who wrote the music and lyrics for the smash Broadway hit "Hamilton." The Harry Potter spin-off "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," stayed in second place from last weekend during its third week in theaters, chalking up $18.5 million for a total of $184 million so far. Acclaimed alien invasion movie "Arrival," starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, jumped from fifth to third place, posting $7.3 million in weekend revenue after it received 10 nominations from the Critics Choice Awards last week, including for best picture, director and actress.

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  • Ex-England coach Eriksson to lead second-tier China club Shenzhen

    Former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson Monday took charge of second-tier Chinese club Shenzhen FC, one month after leaving Shanghai SIPG despite leading them to third place in China's top league. The Swede will replace former Dutch international Clarence Seedorf, who took over at Shenzhen in July but failed to win promotion to the Chinese Super League (CSL). Shenzhen FC, based in the Guangdong southern province city which neighbours Hong Kong, announced the coaching change Monday on an official social media feed, saying it expected Eriksson's "rich coaching experience, advanced football philosophy, and intimate knowledge of Chinese football" to lead the team to a new era of success.

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  • DAP: We support Anwar, never asked for Chinese PM

    SHAH ALAM, Dec 4 — The DAP has never demanded for the prime minister post to be held by an ethnic Chinese Malaysian, but has always backed Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for the role, its...

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  • The difference between a leasehold and a freehold property in Singapore

    Real estate is one of the best choices you can make when it comes to investment. The higher returns available when compared to bond yields, […]

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  • Kerwin, Dayan face off today

    Senators intend to find out who’s telling the truth when drug dealer Rolan “Kerwin” Espinosa and Sen. Leila de Lima’s former driver and lover Ronnie Dayan face off at the resumption of the hearing of the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs today. The committee, chaired by Sen. Panfilo Lacson, is conducting its third hearing into the killing of Espinosa’s father, Mayor Rolando Espinosa of Albuera, Leyte last Nov. 5 inside his jail cell in the province by policemen serving a search warrant. The young Espinosa testified before the committee last month that he had given a total of P8 million in cash to Dayan from August 2015 to February 2016 allegedly to help bankroll De Lima’s senatorial campaign.

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  • Next of kin arrive in Madagascar

    PETALING JAYA, Dec 5 — Seven next of kin, whose loved ones were onboard MH370, arrived in Madagascar yesterday. Lawyer Grace Nathan, 28, whose mother Anne Daisy was one of the passengers, told...

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  • Emperador now world’s largest brandy firm

    “Any success for Emperador is a success for the Filipino. Emperador, through its Spanish subsidiary Bodegas Las Copas purchased the Domecq brandies and wines of Pernod Ricard in Mexico as well as Mexican brandy brands Presidente, known to be Mexico’s number one selling brandy, Azteca de Oro and Don Pedro. “Our goal is to bring Emperador almost everywhere in the world,” said Kevin, executive director of Alliance Global Inc., the holding company of Tan’s businesses.

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  • Jennifer Lawrence: 'I almost killed a sound guy with my butt!'

    The actress was on The Graham Norton show with her Passengers co-star, Chris Pratt.

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  • Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool gave it away after late collapse

    Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool had only themselves to blame for a shock 4-3 defeat at Bournemouth after conceding three goals in the last 14 minutes on Sunday. Klopp's side looked to be cruising to victory at Dean Court after taking a 3-1 lead midway through the second half. Liverpool boss Klopp praised Bournemouth for refusing to surrender and conceded his side were guilty of failing to finish off the hosts.

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  • My father died and my sister emptied the $100,000 in his bank account

    Two sisters fall out over their father’s estate.

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  • Shooting victims on road to recovery

    GEORGE TOWN, Dec 5 — Victims who cheated death in Thursday’s shooting rampage are reflecting how close they came to death. One of the victims, Dr Anusha Arivarni Krishnan, spoke to her uncle...

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  • McDonald's CEO: Chain still plans to expand in the US again

    Artisan burger buns, cage-free eggs and table service are some of the changes McDonald's is promising in the U.S. as it scrambles to update its image and win back customers. The chain, based in a Chicago ...

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  • What did you do for peace? Zahid asks Suu Kyi

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 4 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi questioned today Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s effort to instill peace in her country amid violence against the...

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  • Madonna declares her love for ex-husband Sean Penn at charity gala

    The singer also performed a cover of Britney Spears' hit Toxic and kissed Ariana Grande during the event in Miami.

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