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Business 10 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Jet Airways founder grounded

NEW DELHI: An Indian court denied Naresh Goyal, founder of India’s once largest airline by market value, permission to fly overseas after the government told the court a US$2.6bil fraud investigation involving Jet Airways India Ltd is underway.

Nation 07 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Hong Kong faces risk of Beijing rule

LAST Monday, I watched the live telecast of protests in Hong Kong in horror as hundreds of protesters forced their way into the Legislative Council building, ransacking the chamber and defacing the emblem of the Hong Kong Government.

Nation 06 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Why no cert to spare life of M’sian?

PETALING JAYA: A legal advocacy group has questioned Singapore’s refusal to issue a certificate that will spare the life of Malaysian P. Pannir Selvam from the gallows after he helped in the investigation.

Nation 05 Jul 2019 | 5:31 AM

NGO questions Singapore's refusal to issue cert that could save M'sian from the gallows

PETALING JAYA: Legal advocacy group Lawyers For Liberty has questioned Singapore's refusal to issue a certificate of substantive assistance that would spare Malaysian P. Pannir Selvam from the gallows in the island nation.

World 04 Jul 2019 | 11:56 AM

Mexican police protest against joining new national guard

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Officers of the Mexican federal police protested on Wednesday against the newly created National Guard, saying their superiors had threatened firings if they did not join the security force, in which they face pay cuts and loss of seniority benefits.

AseanPlus News 04 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Probe attacks on activists, Thai govt urged

BANGKOK: Rights groups urged Thai authorities to investigate attacks against pro-democracy activists after one was beaten and left unconscious on a sidewalk in the latest case of growing violence.

World 02 Jul 2019 | 11:57 PM

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy

VIENNA (Reuters) - Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it was already on the statute books.

AseanPlus News 01 Jul 2019 | 11:29 PM

Kim Kardashian urged by Kyoto mayor to reconsider ‘Kimono’ as the name for her new shapewear line

Backlash against Kardashian was swift, with many social media users accusing her of cultural appropriation Kadokawa’s objections were polite although he was at pains to point out the cultural significance of the garment

World 01 Jul 2019 | 9:36 AM

Timeline: Key dates for Hong Kong extradition bill and protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Millions of people have taken to the streets in the past three weeks to protest against a proposed extradition bill that has plunged Hong Kong into political crisis and triggered calls for embattled leader Carrie Lam to step down.

AseanPlus News 21 Jul 2019 | 12:00 AM

Mekong Basin’s aquatic life faces extinction

Bangkok: The Mekong River’s extremely low level of water caused by upstream hydropower dam projects has triggered the death of masses of fish and heightened the risk of mass extinction of aquatic life in the entire Mekong River Basin, environmental experts highlighted.