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China probes preschool after 'needle marks' on toddlers

China probes preschool after 'needle marks' on toddlers

Distraught and angry parents also reported that children were given unidentified pills at the RYB Education New World kindergarten, run by a company that started trading on the New York stock exchange in September.

S Korea raises 2016 growth figure to 2.8%

S Korea raises 2016 growth figure to 2.8%

Asia’s fourth-largest economy grew slightly more than previously thought in each of the past two years, South Korean authorities said yesterday.

 Fireworks expected in Alvarez-Chavez brawl

Fireworks expected in Alvarez-Chavez brawl

Mexican pride will be at stake when two-time world champion Canelo Alvarez battles former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas on Cinco de Mayo weekend.

Spain striker Morata fit and ready for action

Spain striker Morata fit and ready for action

Alvaro Morata is ready to lead Spain’s attack at Euro 2016 if called upon after declaring himself fully fit yesterday.

Islamic State bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

Islamic State bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

The Islamic State group carried out rare attacks in Iraq's deep Shia south Sunday, killing at least 33 people with twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa.

New body to monitor labour conditions at World Cup sites

New body to monitor labour conditions at World Cup sites

FIFA president Gianni Infantino yesterday announced the creation of an oversight body with independent members to monitor the systems in place to ensure decent working conditions at World Cup stadiums.

Poe ‘to work hard despite high ratings’

Poe ‘to work hard despite high ratings’

She may be topping all the surveys but Senator Grace Poe is not resting on her laurels with only a month to go before election day.

Morgan says England will stay aggressive

Morgan says England will stay aggressive

The current England squad has been the most expressive in a long time and players are encouraged to be as brash and aggressive as they can on the field, limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan said yesterday as he prepares his side for the World Twenty20.

Lekhwiya hold Zobahan to pick up first point

Lekhwiya hold Zobahan to pick up first point

Qatar Stars League champions Lekhwiya picked up their first point of the 2016 AFC Champions League campaign as Djamal Belmadi’s side secured a 0-0 draw with Iran’s Zobahan in Group B yesterday.

Rating affirmation reflects Qatar’s stable economy

Rating affirmation reflects Qatar’s stable economy

The recent affirmation of Qatar’s sovereign rating with a stable outlook by Standard & Poor’s reflects the country’s “high” economic wealth and “strong” external and fiscal positions.

Court upholds death sentence for Islamist

Court upholds death sentence for Islamist

Bangladesh’s top court yesterday upheld the death sentence on the leader of the largest Islamist party for crimes during the country’s 1971 independence struggle, paving the way for his execution within months.