International

  • Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Lifts Gold
  • Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Lifts Gold

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    Gold prices rose on Wednesday, aided by a weaker dollar ahead of a US Federal Reserve policy announcement at 1800 GMT that could signal whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year.

  • How Singapore elected a president without a vote
  • How Singapore elected a president without a vote

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     Singaporeans were meant to go to the polls at the end of next week to vote for a new president, but they'll no longer have the chance, with only one candidate qualifying for the race.
    Former Speaker of Parliament Ha

  • Malaysian man falls to his death while taking selfie at a hotel carpark
  • Malaysian man falls to his death while taking

    • 5 hours   ago
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    A 20-year-old man tragically dies after falling to his death while taking photos on the 16th floor car park of Genting Highlands in Bentong, Pahang, Malaysia on Saturday.
    The New Straits Times, identified the victim citing po

  • Bomb Scare Over 'Explosive' in Passenger's Baggage at Mangaluru Airport
  • Bomb Scare Over 'Explosive' in Passenger's

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    A false alarm over presence of an 'explosive' in the baggage of a passenger sent the security staff into a tizzy at the Mangaluru airport on Tuesday.
     

  • Thursday, Sep 21st Holiday - Hijri New Year
  • Thursday, Sep 21st Holiday - Hijri New Year

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    Ministries and all government institutions nationwide will be closed on Thursday, Sept 21 to mark the Hijri New Year’s holiday, Kuwait’s Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced Tuesday.

  • Hike in health fees violates law,say some
  • Hike in health fees violates law,say some

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     The decision of the Minister of Health to increase health fees for expatriates ‘is suspected of violating the law’, reports Al-Anba daily quoting legal sources.
    The sources pointed out the Minister of Health

  • Labour law violators deported from Oman
  • Labour law violators deported from Oman

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     A total of 561 workers were deported after violating the labour law, last week, the Ministry of Manpower announced.
    The ministry has published its weekly index on workers who violated the labour laws from September 10 t

  • 149 killed as 7.1 Magnitude Quake Hits Mexico
  • 149 killed as 7.1 Magnitude Quake Hits Mexico

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    A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 149 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.
    Dozens of

  • In UN Speech, Trump Threatens To 'Totally Destroy North Korea' And Calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man'
  • In UN Speech, Trump Threatens To 'Totally Destroy

    • 7 hours   ago
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     President Donald Trump on Tuesday delivered a toughly worded defense of his "America first" foreign policy in his inaugural address to the United Nations and threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if necessary.

  • 6-Month-old Injected With Acid in Eyes by Relatives Over Family Feud
  • 6-Month-old Injected With Acid in Eyes by

    • 8 hours   ago
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    A six-month-old toddler is fighting for her life in Kolkata and faces the danger of losing her eyesight after her relatives injected acid into her eyes to settle scores.
    Her father, Jayanta Chakraborty, is a village priest an

  • Expats Alert: Oman to Process Work Visa Online
  • Expats Alert: Oman to Process Work Visa Online

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    Oman is introducing a new system where expat workers can get or renew their work visa online, Times of Oman reported citing the Ministry of Manpower. The contract for converting all work visa applications to online

  • Philippines' Duterte Facing 'Hunger Games' Protests
  • Philippines' Duterte Facing 'Hunger Games'

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    Critics of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have adopted the three-finger salute from the hit "Hunger Games" films as a sign of resistance against his rule and drug war killings.

  • China to Allow Use of Smartphones on Aircraft
  • China to Allow Use of Smartphones on Aircraft

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    China’s aviation authority has set the ball rolling for allowing the use of smartphones onboard aircraft. The authority has, however, left it on the individual airline companies to take the final call on whet