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China cracks down on ‘unofficial’ Christian church; Pastors missing

China authorities raid homes; 80 missing BEIJING: Dozens of members of a prominent unofficial Protestant church and their pastor have gone missing in southwest China after authorities raided their homes,…

92 percent of employers hold domestic workers’ passports: study

62.2 percent of employers unaware of domestic workers’ law KUWAIT: Employers and domestic workers are not sufficiently aware and familiar with the provisions of the Domestic Employment Act No. 68…

Sexual harassment in the sky

Hong Kong flight attendants fight back HONG KONG: Immaculate-looking flight attendants who appear unruffled by the demands of a life spent in the air are part of the slick image…

10th Dec

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Malaysian Muslims rally to defend privileges amid growing tensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Protesters display placards during a rally organized by Muslim politicians against the signing of the UN anti-discrimination convention (ICERD) at Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.-AFP…

16 bodies found after attack in Indonesia’s Papua

15 people evacuated from area in aftermath of massacre WAMENA, Indonesia: Indonesian security forces have retrieved the bodies of 16 people in the aftermath of a massacre by suspected separatist…

US priest accused of sex abuse arrested in Philippines

MANILA: An American Catholic priest wanted for allegedly sexually abusing Filipino altar boys as young as seven has been arrested in the Philippines and now faces deportation, officials said yesterday.…

China furious at Huawei executive’s arrest

Meng faces extradition to US; US-China trade truce in tatters BEIJING: China reacted furiously yesterday after a top executive and daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei was…

‘Dozens of workers shot dead’ in Papua; Indonesia probes reports

Killings would mark the deadliest bout of violence in years WAMENA: An Indonesian soldier was killed while investigating reports that more than two dozen construction workers were shot dead by…

Duterte ‘jokes’ about marijuana use

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose controversial war on drugs has killed nearly 5,000 suspected drug dealers and users since taking office in 2016, said yesterday he used marijuana to…

BRICS slam protectionism amid China-US spat

Trump threat to escalate tariffs on China overshadow G20 BUENOS AIRES: Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leaders of major developing economies condemned protectionism at a G20 summit in Argentina…

Three Philippine policemen jailed

First police conviction in Philippine drug war killing MANILA: Three Philippine policemen were sentenced yesterday to decades in prison for murdering a teenager during an anti-narcotics sweep, a first conviction…

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