Macau has suspended a pro-democracy lawmaker for alleged “disobedience” after he took to the street instead of staying on a sidewalk during a protest, as activists warn suppression of civil rights is growing in the China-ruled gambling hub.
The festival, held at the Katara beach until Saturday, has the participation of Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, Turkey, India, Greece, and Zanzibar in this “one-of-a-kind edition.”
The Ministry of Justice has recorded 2,373 transactions in one week from June 23 to 27 at its service centres and branches across the country - an increase of 5% when compared to the previous week.
Pakistan’s Azhar Ali sent Shai Hope packing for 29 on the final delivery of the afternoon session to reduce the West Indies to 152 for four at tea on the third day of the first Test at Windsor Park in Dominica yesterday, still 224 runs shy of their visitors’ first innings total of 376. Roston Chase
Threats posed by excess currency volatility have been emphasised by the finance ministers and central bankers of the top 20 global economies or G20 at their ongoing meeting in Germany.
China yesterday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.
Kraft Heinz Co made a $143bn offer for Unilever in what would be the largest-ever takeover in the food or beverage industry, opening a campaign to create a consumer-goods giant with household names from Dove soap to Heinz ketchup.
Suspected Muslim rebels staged the Philippines' biggest jailbreak on Wednesday when they stormed a dilapidated jail in the violence-plagued south of the country, freeing 158 inmates and killing a guard, authorities said.