Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00
Big Brother is here – a global Orwellian tyranny threatens us all
Big Brother Zuckerberg is watching you! Coming hot on the heels of the bans on InfoWars and Tommy Robinson, Facebook has now blacklisted Politicalite, the “unreported news” site, and banned seven more conservative activists and journalists including Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and Milo Yiannopoulos, for promoting “dangerous ideology”.
Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
Peace not on horizon in Asean’s fishing wars
New regional taskforce is unlikely to halt dramatic burning and scuttling of illegal boats
Mon, 06 May 2019 16:02
Beijing slams US warship sail-by in South China Sea
Beijing - China said US warships sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea without permission on Monday in the latest US challenge to Beijing's territorial claims in the region.
Fri, 03 May 2019 17:31
Actor Peter Mayhew, Chewbacca in 'Star Wars' saga, dead at 74
Los Angeles - Actor Peter Mayhew, who won over fans worldwide as the Wookiee warrior Chewbacca in the blockbuster "Star Wars" movies, has died at the age of 74, his family announced on Thursday.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:33
Disney throws down gauntlet in war on Netflix
Washington - The battle is on. Walt Disney Co. is bringing its biggest weapons to a new streaming service, including "Star Wars" and Marvel superheroes, in what is expected to be bruising war with Netflix and others for television dominance.
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:45
Hot : Catholic priests burn Harry Potter books in Poland
Warsaw - Catholic priests in Poland burned books they say are sacrilegious this weekend, including tomes from British author J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series of fantasy novels.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
From wars to Duterte: Ressa ‘refuses to hide’
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa is a veteran of conflict zones who now finds herself at the heart of a fight against government legal attacks she says are intended to silence her.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 03:43
Click WARS: May the best platform win
e-COMMERCE GIANTS’ RIVALrY WILL INTENSIFY IN 2019, WITH INVESTORS
JOINING THE BATTLEGROUND AMID HEADY SALES GROWTH IN THAILAND
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 15:01
Third straight rout end worst weak for Dow, Nasdaq since 2008 crisis
Wall Street ended its worst week in a decade with more bruising losses Friday, and with the tech-rich Nasdaq entering a bear market amid worries about trade wars and a possible US government shutdown.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:11
Dow, Nasdaq close worst week since late 2008
Wall Street suffered a third straight rout Friday, ending its worst week since late 2008 at the start of the global financial crisis in a sell-off prompted by worries over trade wars and a possible government shutdown.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:09
US Fed could rethink rate hikes as Trump trade wars drag on economy
The US central bank sent a strong signal on Friday that it would be willing to reconsider expected interest rate hikes amid new data showing President Donald Trump's multi-front trade wars are dragging on the economy and shaking up investors.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 07:16
157 ’new' Mekong species discovered
A bat that could be a member of an American boy band, a gibbon with a Star Wars name and a toad straight from Tolkien's Middle Earth are among the 157 newly discovered species in the Greater Mekong region described by the world’s scientists in 2017.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
From wars to Duterte: A Philippine truth-seeker ‘holds the line’
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, who was named this week as a Time magazine “Person of the Year”, has extensive experience in conflict zones, but is now fighting a war to fend off government moves to put her behind bars.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:00
IVL optimistic of 2019, unfazed by global rate hikes, impact of trade wars
Rising global rates have little impact on Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) as most of its debts are fixed interest rate borrowings while the company’s cashflow remains strong, said D K Agarwal, chief executive officer/Feedstock and PET business.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Stop the war on intelligent, life-loving sentient beings
World War I was known as the war to end all wars because of the huge number of people slaughtered.