Gulf Times - Daejeon
Duterte lauds China’s help at ‘crucial moment’ in Marawi

Duterte lauds China’s help at ‘crucial moment’ in Marawi

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China’s “critical” role in expediting the end of a five-month war with insurgents in a Philippine town.

European Parliament urges EU probe of Malta after journalist killed

European Parliament urges EU probe of Malta after journalist killed

EU lawmakers urged the European Commission on Wednesday to investigate Malta's adherence to the rule of law, in a move that could lead to sanctions following the murder of a campaigning journalist that has rocked the tiny Mediterranean island.

Woakes saves England’s blushes with inspired spell

Woakes saves England’s blushes with inspired spell

Paceman Chris Woakes claimed four wickets as England roared back to the verge of victory against the Cricket Australia XI after the third day of the four day-night tour match at Adelaide Oval yesterday.

Asian markets remain bearish, but China opening lifts Shanghai

Asian markets remain bearish, but China opening lifts Shanghai

Asian markets fell yesterday as traders fret over the outlook for Donald Trump’s much-vaunted tax-cut plans while profit-takers cashed in after the latest rally.

Sensex rises; rupee falls to one-month low

Sensex rises; rupee falls to one-month low

Indian markets closed with modest gains yesterday, giving a guarded response to the goods and service tax (GST) council’s decision to reduce tax rate on a host of daily-use items.

Sun Young-Yoo of Korea takes early LPGA lead

Sun Young-Yoo of Korea takes early LPGA lead

Sun Young-Yoo said that “pretty much everything” worked as the South Korean surged into a one-shot lead after the first round of the Blue Bay LPGA in Hainan yesterday.

Emir calls for rain prayer

Emir calls for rain prayer

The Emir will perform Istisqa prayer at Al Wajba prayer area along with crowds of citizen worshippers.

New arrivals

New arrivals

Rohingya refugees who entered Bangladesh by boat walk towards refugee camps after landing in the Bangladeshi district of Teknaf yesterday.

A well changes lives in ravaged Mali city

A well changes lives in ravaged Mali city

Among the lines of small mud houses, plastic litter and piles of parched earth, children gaze skywards at a shiny blue tank perched on steel legs.

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia put pressure on Barca, Atletico win

Valencia swept aside Leganes 3-0 yesterday as they continued their stunning form with an eighth straight win to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Sensex closes at record high; rupee strengthens to 64.60

Sensex closes at record high; rupee strengthens to 64.60

Markets cheered India leapfrogging on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings as the Nifty closed above 10,400 for the first time and the Sensex shot up 387 points to a record yesterday.

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

Malaysia probes reported leak of 46mn mobile users' data

The massive data breach, believed to affect almost the entire population of Malaysia, was first reported last month by Lowyat.net, a local technology news website.