Gulf Times - King-Bhumibol
Mutko suspends Russian football role to fight Olympic ban

Mutko suspends Russian football role to fight Olympic ban

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who has been hit with a lifetime ban from the Olympic Games over doping, yesterday said he is suspending his role as president of the Russian Football Union while he contests the ban in the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Thousands queue to pay last respects to Thailand's late King Bhumibol

Thousands queue to pay last respects to Thailand's late King Bhumibol

Almost 12 million people, or almost one sixth of Thailand's population, have visited the glittering Grand Palace in Bangkok to pay their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since he died last October ...

Medicare Group to replace Mazaya Qatar in QSE’s key index revision from April 1

Medicare Group to replace Mazaya Qatar in QSE’s key index revision from April 1

Medicare Group will replace Mazaya Qatar in the Qatar Stock Exchange’s main barometer, effective from April 1, 2017.

Cop denies murder despite maid’s testimony

Cop denies murder despite maid’s testimony

Despite being identified by the house-help of slain South Korean businessman Jee Ick-Joo, Senior Police Officer (SPO) 3 Ricky Santa Isabel, has maintained that he was not directly involved in the abduction and killing of the shipping executive.

Salman, others deny poaching charges

Salman, others deny poaching charges

Bollywood actors Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Neelam Kothari, Sonali Bendre and Tabu, pleaded “not guilty” in an 18-year-old blackbuck poaching case in a Jodhpur court yesterday.

Thais detain nine suspected of hacking government sites

Thais detain nine suspected of hacking government sites

Thai police have detained nine people suspected of hacking government websites to protest against amendments to a cyber security law that critics say strengthens the authorities' oversight of the Internet.

Are you too old to find success?

Are you too old to find success?

At what age are you too old to achieve breakthrough success in your field? That question fascinates so many people, I suspect, because almost nobody considers themselves already entirely successful.

Thai PM defends cyber controls as censorship concerns rise

Thai PM defends cyber controls as censorship concerns rise

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday defended a decision to amend a cyber-crime law to increase the military government's ability to remove online content as authorities seeks to tighten control on dissent.

Thai king's health 'unstable' as crowd holds vigil

Thai king's health 'unstable' as crowd holds vigil

The health of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej is "still unstable", the palace said late on Wednesday, with the 88-year-old on a ventilator and battling a new infection as crowds gathered to pray outside his Bangkok hospital.

Belgium sack coach Wilmots after Euros disappointment

Belgium sack coach Wilmots after Euros disappointment

Marc Wilmots has been sacked as Belgium head coach following the national team’s poor showing at Euro 2016.

Hedge funds urge US refiners to produce more diesel

Hedge funds urge US refiners to produce more diesel

Hedge funds and other money managers are betting diesel and heating oil will take over from gasoline as the main driver of US refinery profitability in the second half of the year. For the past 18 months,...

Qatar gears up for Eid al-Fitr  celebrations

Qatar gears up for Eid al-Fitr celebrations

The festivity is organised by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and its partners