All shipping was ordered to remain in harbour and some
flights were cancelled in the northern Philippines, while
schools were closed in the capital, Manila, due to flooding
and landslides from a tropical storm.
They might be living through
one of the worst economic crises of modern times, but for
Greeks coffee remains an indispensable fuel for thought on
the eve of a referendum that may decide their future in
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib
Razak has denied taking money from state fund 1MDB or any
other entity for personal gain, after a media report said
investigators traced nearly $US700 million to bank accounts
that were allegedly in his name.
BP Plc will pay up to $US18.7 billion in penalties to the US
government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from
its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the
largest corporate settlement in US history.
British police have charged a
woman with being a member of Islamic State and inciting
terrorism on social media, and in a separate case had
arrested a 15-year-old girl on suspicion of a terrorism