Gulf Times - forced-redundancies
Vertonghen facing six weeks out: Pochettino

Vertonghen facing six weeks out: Pochettino

The ankle injury sustained by Jan Vertonghen during Tottenham Hotspur’s 4-0 win over West Bromwich Albion is not as serious as initially feared, manager Mauricio Pochettino said yesterday.

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs at VW brand by 2020

Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs at VW brand by 2020

Volkswagen and its powerful labour unions agreed to cut 30,000 jobs at the core VW brand in exchange for avoiding forced redundancies in Germany until 2025.

Waiting for bus

Waiting for bus

A Malaysian girl waits for a bus at sunset in downtown Kuala Lumpur yesterday.

France knife attack sparks security questions

France knife attack sparks security questions

French investigators were on Wednesday interrogating a knife-wielding man who attacked three soldiers outside a Jewish centre ...

UK retailers look to Black Friday for Christmas lift-off

UK retailers look to Black Friday for Christmas lift-off

Next week’s “Black Friday”, a traditional discount day for US retailers, looks set to be the biggest ever for British shops...

China gives tax breaks on HK-Shanghai stock link

China gives tax breaks on HK-Shanghai stock link

Policy removes big point of concern for foreign investors; mainland Chinese investing in HK exempt from income tax for 3 years

Mixed expectations as national health insurance scheme enters second stage

Mixed expectations as national health insurance scheme enters second stage

With the launch of the second stage of the National Health Insurance Scheme (Seha), officials of private hospitals have stressed that they are ready to cope with the flow of patients...

Spacewalking astronauts replace ISS leaky pump

Spacewalking astronauts replace ISS leaky pump

A pair of spacewalking astronauts wrapped up a hastily planned repair job yesterday to replace a suspect coolant pump needed to keep the International Space Station at full power.