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  • Holiday season brings little cheer for Hong Kong businesses
    on 9. desember 2019 at 13:45

    Hong Kong's tourism, retail and dining sectors are bracing for the most dismal Christmas season in decades, a slump brought on by what some see as the city's worst political crisis since its return to the mainland in 1997.

  • Ex-Swedish envoy indicted in HK bookseller case
    on 9. desember 2019 at 13:15

    STOCKHOLM: Prosecutors in Sweden said Monday the country's former ambassador to China has been indicted for unauthorised contacts with a foreign power for organising a meeting in Stockholm between the daughter of a Swedish publisher detained in China, China's ambassador and two businessmen about the possible release of her father.

  • Police: No signs of life at island eruption site
    on 9. desember 2019 at 13:06

    SYDNEY: New Zealand police said they do not expect to find any more survivors on a volcanic island off the country's North Island where an eruption earlier Monday killed at least five people, according to local media reports.

  • Rough seas challenge search for Polish man, Thai woman
    on 9. desember 2019 at 12:33

    PHUKET: High waves have obstructed the search for a Polish tourist and a Thai woman who went missing while kayaking off a beach on this resort island.

  • Prayut firm on stamping out corruption
    on 9. desember 2019 at 11:48

    The government on Monday marked International Anti-Corruption Day by pledging to revamp the country’s legal mechanisms to improve the efficiency of counter-corruption work.

  • K-Research: 100,000 jobs gone in 2019
    on 9. desember 2019 at 11:34

    Kasikorn Research Center (K-Research) predicts at least 100,000 job losses this year and another 30,000 next year, dampened by an export slump, tepid economic growth and drought.

  • Highway speed limit to rise to 120km/h
    on 9. desember 2019 at 11:14

    Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob says he will increase speed limit to 120 kilometres per hour on sections of selected highways as surveys show most people support it.

  • Tesco shares jump on possible sale of Thai business
    on 9. desember 2019 at 10:56

    LONDON: Shares in Tesco jumped nearly 6% at one point on Monday after Britain's biggest retailer said it was considering a sale of its remaining Asian businesses, in Thailand and Malaysia, which analysts valued at up to $9 billion.

  • Thai shares slump for ninth straight day
    on 9. desember 2019 at 10:24

    Most Southeast Asian markets weakened on Monday, as worries over poor economic data from China offset Wall Street cheer on strong US jobs data, while investors buckled in for a crucial week of trade negotiations.

  • Saudi eliminates gender-segregated entrances for eateries
    on 9. desember 2019 at 09:45

    RIYADH: Restaurants and cafes in Saudi Arabia are no longer required to have gender-segregated entrances, officials said, in a further easing of social restrictions in the ultra-conservative Islamic kingdom.