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105,000 persons vaccinated against seasonal flu

105,000 persons vaccinated against seasonal flu

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced that a total of 105,000 persons have been administered the influenza vaccine since the launch of the campaign till last week.

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Speaking on a visit to Japan, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: "The worst possible thing that could happen would be for us all to sleepwalk into a war that might have very dramatic circumstances."

Spieth keeps PGA Travelers lead with late birdie binge

Spieth keeps PGA Travelers lead with late birdie binge

Jordan Spieth birdied three of the last four holes, including the last with a dramatic 20-foot putt, to grab a one-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the US PGA Travelers Championship.

Queally mines Diamond Jubilee on The Tin Man

Queally mines Diamond Jubilee on The Tin Man

Tom Queally, who rode the mighty Frankel, landed the Royal Ascot meeting’s closing Group One yesterday on The Tin Man, but only after a nervous wait.

Widam receives 32,000 Australian sheep

Widam receives 32,000 Australian sheep

Widam Food Company has received more than 32,000 heads of Australian sheep, which are now available at the company's barns.

Low interest rates not sole cause of S Korea’s big household debt

Low interest rates not sole cause of S Korea’s big household debt

South Korea’s new finance chief said rock-bottom interest rates aren’t the sole factor behind record household debt, indicating his support for the nation’s current easy money policy even as Asia’s fourth-largest economy shows signs of strengthening, propelled by robust exports.

Inflows into S Korea debt surge as reasons to sell mount

Inflows into S Korea debt surge as reasons to sell mount

Investors have been piling into South Korean bonds at the fastest pace in four years. That may not be such a good idea, according to Nikko Asset Management Co and Standard Chartered.

New species of crab found in Qatar waters

New species of crab found in Qatar waters

A research team from the Marine Biology Cluster at Qatar University Environmental Science Center (QU-ESC) has discovered a new species of crab during an exploration trip on the research vessel Janan.

Qatar views education as key priority: envoy

Qatar views education as key priority: envoy

The State of Qatar has confirmed that it pays great attention to formal and non-formal education and considers it a key priority.

King meets Emperor

King meets Emperor

Spain’s King Felipe (left) shakes hands with Japan’s Emperor Akihito upon his arrival for a welcoming ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. The Spanish royal couple is on a four-day state visit to Japan.

Libya government forces overrun Tripoli militia HQ

Libya government forces overrun Tripoli militia HQ

Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed unity government seized the headquarters of a rival militia yesterday in a third day of intense fighting for control of Tripoli.

Spring break

Spring break

People relax among daffodils at St James Park in London yesterday.