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RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom. The government said it would begin licensing cinemas immediately and the first movie theatres are expected to open next March,…

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JAKARTA: More than a dozen people have been arrested by Indonesian anti-terrorism police, authorities said on Monday, as they beef up security in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority country ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays. Police said they detained 13 suspected militants in separate, pre-emptive raids over the weekend…

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LONDON: Britain was recovering Monday after heavy snow brought freezing temperatures, shutting hundreds of schools and disrupting flights for a second day. Power was restored to more than 100,000 homes, while airports tried to recover their schedules following the winter’s first major snowfall—the biggest in four years. The last time…

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OIL companies will cut prices of gasoline and kerosene this week, but will retain the price of diesel. Flying V and Seaoil said they would reduce the prices of gasoline and kerosene by 25 centavos per liter and 15 centavos per liter, respectively, effective at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastern Petroleum, Phoenix…

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TWO soldiers died and eight others were wounded after the military truck they were riding flipped as it avoided a child who suddenly crossed the road in Cotabato, according to a military report. The two fatalities were identified only as PFC Pregillana and PVT Marsaga who were declared dead on…

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STOCKHOLM: Faced with constant missile and nuclear threats from its belligerent northern neighbor, South Korea is boosting its arms sales and aims to become a major exporter, a study said on Monday. South Korea’s arms industry accounted for 2.2 percent of global top 100 producers’ sales in 2016, the Stockholm…

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FORMER Health secretary Paulyn Ubial said she had some misgivings in continuing the dengue immunization program using Dengavaxia amid the advice of some experts with regard to its effects, as well as because of some perceived political agenda. “I dilly-dallied. It was intentional because of the issues raised by Dr. (Leonila)…

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JAKARTA: Millions of Indonesian children are being vaccinated this week as the country responds to a widespread diphtheria outbreak that has killed dozens, officials said Monday. Some eight million children and teenagers across the Southeast Asian nation will receive the shot to prevent further spread of the disease which is…

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