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Tuesday, 25 September 2018

World

UN has ‘no right to interfere’

YANGON — Myanmar’s army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country a week after UN...

Grab, Uber fined $9.5M

SINGAPORE — Singapore on Monday fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber $9.5 million for breaking competition rules when they merged, saying the deal had...

China unveils world’s tallest Confucius statue

JINAN — The world’s tallest statue of Confucius inaugurated in eastern China’s Shandong Province during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, which fell on 24 September. The...

Sentenced to life

MINYA — An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 66 people to life in prison, including Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie, over an August 2013...

New Kavanaugh accuser emerges

WASHINGTON — Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a second allegation of sexual misconduct by...

Hong Kong enters high-speed rail era

The long-awaited Hong Kong section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link got off to a smooth and vibrant start on Sunday, in what...

That’s OK!

NEW YORK — Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and...

Surprise victory

MALE — Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih declared victory early Monday in the Maldives’ contentious presidential election, which was widely seen as a referendum...

UAE, Saudi have ‘unified vision’

ABU DHABI — Mohammed Haji Al Khouri, director general of the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, stressed the historic ties between the United...