Sulu ex-mayor shot dead by gunman in Zamboanga

Sulu ex-mayor shot dead by gunman in Zamboanga

An unidentified gunman ambushed a former Sulu town mayor, who was supposed to stand as a key witness to the 2010 suicide bombing...

Singapore office vacancies to rise

Singapore office vacancies to rise

Vacancies at Singapore’s gleaming office towers are nearing their highest level in almost a decade, with construction of the city-state’s tallest building .....

A week of quality cinema at Qumra

A week of quality cinema at Qumra

With Qumra – fashioned as Qatar’s first international film and creative industry gathering – all set to provide mentorship, nurturing and hands-on development for filmmakers, film lovers of Qatar have the opportunity to catch some excellent cinema on the big screen.

Legendary Polish composer to perform at Katara Opera

Legendary Polish composer to perform at Katara Opera

Krzysztof Penderecki, the legendary Polish composer, is bringing some of his timeless music compositions to the local audience.

Strong wind expected today

Strong wind expected today

Strong wind is expected this afternoon in the inshore areas of Qatar. The offshore forecast is high seas and strong wind.

Rumailah Hospital marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Rumailah Hospital marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)’s Rumailah Hospital marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities by organising a celebration for patients and their families in the hospital garden.

Fresh Jerusalem stabbings as Israel considers next moves

Fresh Jerusalem stabbings as Israel considers next moves

A stabbing at an entrance to Jerusalem's Old City and another near a bus stop Sunday left two people wounded and an attacker killed, while Israel closed a third Palestinian radio station

Nestle's Maggi noodles back on sale in India

Nestle's Maggi noodles back on sale in India

Nestle's hugely popular Maggi noodles returned to shelves in India on Monday five months after the government banned them saying lead levels were too high.

Two vastly different Indian movies at Tokyo Film Fest

Two vastly different Indian movies at Tokyo Film Fest

As the 28th edition of the Tokyo International Film Festival winds to a close in the next couple of days and I fly back home in Chennai.

Businessman’s acquittal scrapped

Businessman’s acquittal scrapped

The Supreme Court of Bangladesh yesterday cancelled the acquittal of businessman Giasuddin Al Mamun, a close friend...

For currency traders, all eyes on inflation before Fed liftoff

For currency traders, all eyes on inflation before Fed liftoff

Do we have liftoff? That’s the question currency traders will be asking this week as they weigh ...

LME warehousing landscape adjusts to life after queues

LME warehousing landscape adjusts to life after queues

You don’t hear so much about the load-out queues in the London Metal Exchange’s (LME) warehouse system these days.