Friday 18th of October 2019
China stops couriers from shipping black clothing to Hong Kong amid protests
China has banned the bulk shipment to Hong Kong of black clothing and other gear used by pro-democracy protesters, staff at Chinese courier firms said, amid four months of often violent unrest in the...
Brazil police kill three armed robbers making escape after airport heist
Brazilian police shot dead three suspected armed robbers who broke into an airport terminal and fled with cash on Thursday before blocking a highway by lighting trucks on fire and shooting at security...
Bribed state officer arrested
General Directorate of Anti-Corruption and Economic and Electronic Security said that an employee at the Ministry of Public Works was arrested for allegedly taking bribes in return for providing servi...
Filipino workers' remittances increases by 64.29%
Remittances of Filipino workers recorded an annual growth in Bahrain and Kuwait during the first eight months of this year by 64.29% and 14.47% correspondingly. Filipino remittances from the Gulf Coop...
World’s most expensive guitar on display at Jewellery Show in Abu Dhabi
A $ 2 million guitar decorated with over 11,441 diamonds will be on display at the Jewellery and Watch Show on October 26-30 in Abu Dhabi.
Hamad Town Rain Water sewage Tanks completed
The Ministry of Public Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has completed the project of establishing “Rain Water Catchment System” harvesting Rain Water in tanks in Hamad Town area, Block...
Italian police net huge haul of explosives, arms from ‘mafia’ garage
Italian police said Wednesday they had found over 2.5 kilos of explosives, over a kilo of cocaine and 14 weapons including machine guns in a mafia stronghold.
Paris zoo unveils the ‘blob’, an organism with no brain but 720 sexes
A Paris zoo showcased a mysterious new organism on Wednesday, dubbed the “blob”, a yellowish unicellular small living being that looks like a fungus but acts like an animal.
Japan considers postponing new emperor’s parade due to typhoon damage
The Japanese government is considering postponing a celebratory parade after Emperor Naruhito’s formal enthronement ceremony next week due to damage from Typhoon Hagibis.
North Korea releases bizarre photos of Kim Jong-un riding a horse
North Korea has released bizarre picture of Kim Jong-un riding a majestic white horse through snowfall
President Kovind to represent India at Enthronement Ceremony of new Emperor of Japan
President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a five-day visit to the Philippines from Thursday on a state visit, followed by a visit to Japan on October 21-23 for the Enthronement Ceremony of the Emperor of J...
New schools and additional buildings opens in the academic year
The current school year witnesses the establishment and opening of many new public schools, as well as additional buildings in existing schools.