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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Hong Kong shopping centre escalator reverses direction injuring 18 shoppers

HONG KONG: At least 18 people were injured after the steps on one of Hong Kong's longest indoor escalators abruptly slid backwards this afternoon. According to Apple Daily, 14 women and four men were...

Virtual Reality Camera Market – Advanced technologies & growth opportunities in global...

Volkswagen has given us a glimpse of some of the new technologies involved in their R&D process in the development of new cars. Volkswagen has been utilising virtual reality to create the future....

UK also bans large electronics on flights from 6 Middle Eastern and Northern African count...

Nonsensical decree: A file photo of an X-ray security scanner scanning a laptop at an airport. Caught in the middle of the ban are thousands of travellers growing increasingly frustrated with what th...

Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

Brazil has long been awash with corruption scandals, but the latest to erupt is about an issue that is particularly close to the nation's heart and stomach — and its wallet. Few people are more proli...

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Airbnb has big expansion plans—and some innovative ideas to enact them. According to a new report in The Information, Airbnb designers have experimented with ways to manufacture "small homes for peop...

Uber’s largest Southeast Asian rival looks to raise another US$1.5 billion

In an all-out race with Uber and Go-Jek Indonesia PT to take hold of the Southeast Asian market, Grab has hopes to raise an additional US$1.5 billion in a new funding round backed by Japanese Softban...

Venezuela’s Maduro asks UN to help ease medicine shortages

Although Venezuela has 18 refineries throughout the world and six on its own soil, today most states face a shortage of gasoline that has led to long lines at gas stations around the country. Venezue...

5 facts about BNM’s Annual Report, Financial Stability and Payment Systems 2016

THE ringgit has been through a tumultuous ride since Bank Negara decided to act against the non-deliverable forward (NDF) market in December last year. The gyrations following the clampdown of the de...

Big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening boycott over placement alongside ‘appal...

Along with Havas, the world's sixth-largest advertising and marketing company, AT&T and Verizon have also joined the boycott against Google for displaying their brand's ads alongside controversia...

Transportation of oil should not be a secret

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter (right) with Tullow Oil's vice president for East Africa Gary Thompson in Nairobi on March 14, 2017. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ... ...

Bike-sharing: Users share perks, gripes

Since the beginning of this year, splashes of yellow, orange and silver have been perking up Singapore's public spaces. Brightly coloured bicycles from three firms - oBike, ofo and Mobike - can now b...

Emaar Mall’s $800m takeover bid for Souq.com: Sources

A flag flies for property company Emaar next to a construction site in Dubai's Marina area. Reuters. Dubai- Emaar Malls, the shopping-center unit of Dubai's biggest publicly traded property developer...

Jordan airline suggests flyers ‘talk’ during laptop ban

This weekend marks the beginning of the 'laptop ban' for flights travelling to both the US and the UK from the Middle East, but the way this was hastily implemented belies that there wasn't too much ...

Hong Kong orders recall of Brazilian meat products

Brazil's Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi (2nd R) tastes the meat product inside a plant of Brazilian food company Brasil Foods (BRF) in Rio Verde, Goias state, Brazil on March 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Li ...

Credit Cards May Be a Thing of the Past

Imagine being able to walk into your favorite store, conduct your shopping, and leave with your purchases, all without ever needing to stand in line to pay. According to some industry insiders, that ...

Man Arrested for Trying to Smuggle 11 Puppies From Malaysia to Singapore

Eleven puppies were found in the modified fuel tank of a Malaysia-registered car at Woodlands Checkpoint. Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers found the puppies at about 9pm on Thursd...

Report: Airbnb Explored Building Backyard Guest Homes

It's never easy for American businesses to make it in China. Cultural differences, government interference and the sheer cost of competing in a market that dwarfs the US have frustrated companies ran...

Your chocolate bars are shrinking AGAIN: Cadbury’s boss warns sweet treats will get ...

Britons could be about to get less bite for their buck as US-owned chocolate maker Cadbury has indicated that its products could be trimmed in size or increased in price post-Brexit. Cadbury's UK chi...

Trump Administration Approves Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

LINCOLN — Not only did President Donald Trump grant a permit to build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline Friday, he offered to help speed construction with a well-connected phone call to Nebraska...

This credit card mistake is more damaging to Singaporeans than to Americans

Credit cards tend to have a number of fees cardholders should keep in mind, and some fees may even be worth paying. Cardholders earning premium rewards and paying off balances each month may be bette...