Woman sentenced to jail in harassment case urged to seek justice: Indonesia president

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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday (Nov 11) that a teacher sentenced to jail for spreading an “immoral” audio tape documenting alleged sexual harassment by the school principal should seek a judicial review. In a case…

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Two years after Philippines' pivot, Duterte still waiting on China dividend

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MANILA: Two years after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a divorce with old ally the United States in return for bumper business ties with China, he doesn’t have much to show for it. Duterte left Beijing in 2016…

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Di Maio says EU election will shake up politics, help Italy

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World European parliamentary elections in May will shake up the political landscape and help Italy in its budget battles with Brussels, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Italian Deputy PM Luigi Di Maio…

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'I earn around a million euros', German conservative Merz tells Bild

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World German businessman Friedrich Merz, who is running to replace Chancellor Angela Merkel as leader of the Christian Democratic (CDU) party, disclosed for the first time that he earns about one million euros (£889,460) a year, Bild am…

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Barca's Rakitic set for time out with hamstring strain

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Sport Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is expected to be sidelined for at least two weeks after the Liga champions said on Saturday he had strained his right hamstring in Croatia’s 3-2 home win over Spain in the Nations…

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New life beckons for multilingual Cambodian boy at centre of viral video

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SIEM REAP, Cambodia: In the ancient temple complex of Angkor, it is not often a new attraction emerges. But from the country’s most revered site, a new sensation has arrived – a young boy named Thuch Salik. Salik,…

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Supply glut mars Turing effect for Nvidia shares

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Business Worries about how fast the computing world will transition to Nvidia Corp’s next generation “Turing” graphic chips helped knock 20 percent off the value of its shares on Friday, after results pointed to a huge glut of…

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Taiwan's 'notebook boy' commits his memories in writing

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TAIPEI: Chen Hong-zhi’s notebooks are his life. Nine years ago, Chen seriously damaged his hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with forming memories, in a traffic accident. Advertisement The 26-year-old has lost the ability to make and…

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Dell sweetens VMware offer with higher price, board seat

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Business Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in VMWare to US$120 per share from its previous offer of US$109. A logo of Dell Technologies is seen at the Mobile…

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Proxy advisory firm ISS recommends for all Third Point nominees at Campbell

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Business Shareholder advisory firm ISS on Wednesday recommended that Campbell Soup Co investors elect all five of hedge fund Third Point’s board nominees, giving a boost to the activist firm which has been calling for change at the…

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