Sabah rattled by 7.3 quake in nearby Philippines

A Chinese firm signs $205 mln deal to build key road in AfghanistanMan drives into road divider in Hougang, uprooting tree25 dead, 1 million affected by floods in southern ThailandMelvin Yong suggests more CCTV cameras at park connectors, so footage can be used in investigations into e-bike accidentsJoan Pereira asks for PMDs to be easily identified and visibly tagged so that when accidents happen, culprits can be more easily apprehendedShenzhen Port in Shenzhen, one of China's most energetic cities, ranked 3rd largest container port in the world for 4th time8 foreign workers and a lorry driver taken to hospital after accident on SLECyclists, PMD users and PAB riders who do not stop to help in an accident can be fined up to $3,000, jailed for up to 12 months, or bothPower-assisted bikes will not be allowed on footpaths because they pose a greater danger to pedestriansThe new law will allow bikes and personal mobility devices on footpaths but they must travel below 15km/h, an average person’s running speedJo Teo: We should not ban bicycles and PMDs on footpaths because of their benefits, but we must also reduce friction between different usersMPs debating the Active Mobility Bill which regulates how bicycles and personal mobility devices like e-scooters can be used on public pathsSouth Korean president's confidante refuses to testify at impeachment trialUttar Pradesh: Ghaziabad police arrest a Pakistani National from Masuri for illegal staying in the country for several yearsPM Narendra Modi meets Hiroshige Seko (Japan’s economy, trade and industry minister)Powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes the Celebes Sea between Indonesia and the Philippines Lawmakers demand China end annual dog meat festival Kim Jong Un brags about a new rocket ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration IS ideology has reached Philippines, says President DutertenChina questions U.S. heavy duties on certain Chinese construction products, vows to defend rightsTaiwan's president meets with Ted Cruz in Houston, and China objects Pakistan claims to have launched its first submarine-launched nuclear-capable missile Babur-3, which has a range of 450 km: ReutersMcDonald's gives up control of its China business in $2 billion deal The Philippines says it's finalizing a deal to tighten military ties with Russia In a rebuke to Trump, North Korea said that it could test an intercontinental missile "anytime and anywhere" 09 Jan: The high activity of the Chinese military aircraft near Japan. Assad's comment on Astana negotiations: the maximum that can be provided to the opposition militants is "amnesty" US would shoot down North Korean ballistic missile test if threatens territory, allies, Carter says The UN says 65,000 Rohingya Muslims have now fled northern Rakhine State into Bangladesh. That's a sharp rise on previous numbers. Iraq has reportedly placed an order for the Chinese CH-5 UAS after great mission success noted during its CH-4 operations.

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21 February 2017
A Chinese firm signs $205 mln deal to build key road in Afghanistan
Man drives into road divider in Hougang, uprooting tree
25 dead, 1 million affected by floods in southern Thailand
Shenzhen Port in Shenzhen, one of China's most energetic cities, ranked 3rd largest container port in the world for 4th time
8 foreign workers and a lorry driver taken to hospital after accident on SLE
PM Narendra Modi meets Hiroshige Seko (Japan’s economy, trade and industry minister)
Lawmakers demand China end annual dog meat festival
Kim Jong Un brags about a new rocket ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration
China questions U.S. heavy duties on certain Chinese construction products, vows to defend rights
Taiwan's president meets with Ted Cruz in Houston, and China objects
McDonald's gives up control of its China business in $2 billion deal
09 Jan: The high activity of the Chinese military aircraft near Japan.
Assad's comment on Astana negotiations: the maximum that can be provided to the opposition militants is "amnesty"