A bridge to China: Kuwait’s Silk City

With China seen by Iran and Saudi as ‘neutral,’ a new port city in Kuwait holds promise for economic integration ByJONATHAN GORVETT, KUWAIT CITY ...

IMF to pay Pakistan $6bn over next three years

The cash-strapped country’s 22nd bailout will help it stave off a looming balance-of-payments crisis ByASIA TIMES STAFF After months of painstaking negotiations,...

Sex worker murdered over payment dispute

The 21-year-old Indonesian victim was strangled in her apartment ByASIA TIMES STAFF A woman whom the police described as a karaoke parlor...

Netanyahu seeks to neuter Supreme Court oversight

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and President Reuven Rivlin attend the swearing-in of Esther Hayut, incoming president of the Supreme Court, in Jerusalem on...

More Filipinos escape Libyan conflict

At least 10 migrant workers will be evacuated to Tunisia this week ahead of repatriation ByASIA TIMES STAFF The Philippine government is...

How Xi and Abe can bridge China-Japan divide

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, shakes hands with China’s President Xi Jinping in Beijing on October 26, 2018. Photo: AFP Chinese President Xi Jinping...

All indicators point to slowdown in US economy

Despite a strong headline GDP number for Q1, every important measure points to a continued slowdown starting last year ByDAVID P. GOLDMAN ...

What Putin and Pompeo did not talk about

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes US State Secretary Mike Pompeo, left, during their meeting, in Sochi, Russia. Photo: AFP / Sergey Guneev / Sputnik What...

How Tony’s Chocolonely chocolate brand plans to end slavery

Is eating a chocolate bar a crime? Teun van de Keuken thinks so. Why? Because slavery is still a huge problem in the industry. Jessica Brown finds how the Netherland's...

Coca-Cola heir arrested in Caribbean with $1.3M in cannabis, 5,000 plants...

A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Islandof St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million...

5-year-old girl murdered in Haryana’s Panchkula, police suspect she was raped

Police suspect the girl might have been raped before she was killed. ADVERTISEMENT Press Trust of India  Chandigarh May 13, 2019 UPDATED: May 13, 2019...

Delhi: Man stabbed to death for objecting to lewd remarks on...

HIGHLIGHTS The incident took place on Sunday night His son was also attacked All four accused in the incident have been arrested A man was...

MINISTRY PROVIDES LINK TO CHECK IF YOU CAN APPLY FOR QATAR...

Now you check if you are eligible to apply for permanent residency. The Interior Ministry has provided a link to check if one is eligible...

QATAR TO ABOLISH EXIT VISA SYSTEM FOR ALL FOREIGN WORKERS BY...

Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN’s International Labour...
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