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Illegal PRC taxi drivers cause trouble in paradise Mauritius

Trouble is brewing in paradise thanks to illegal Chinese taxi drivers. This is a story that has been making the rounds over the years in Mauritius: That of taxi marons – or illegal taxis. But Mauritian taxi operators are aghast that...

US$750 billion is coming to Apple shareholders

A whopping US$750 billion is set to be part of Apple’s capital return program to its shareholders. With so much cash, Apple shareholders can have their cake and eat it too, said Gary Morton. A proposal for a 50% increase in...

Cryptocurrencies, mainly Bitcoin rising again

The biggest cryptocurrency is back with its winning ways, climbing for a fourth day in a row in a new rally that begun after it bounced off a tecnical support level. The currency rose 11 per cent to US$11,022 in...

Yet Another School Shooting Shocks the US with 17 Confirmed Dead

    A former student opened fire at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing at least 17 people. The gunman, identified as 19-year-old former student Nikolas Cruz, had been expelled from the school because of disciplinary issues. Mr....

Hong Kong Independence Activist Not Allowed to Run for Legislature

Andy Chan, who has actively pushed for independence for Hong Kong, has not been allowed to run for a seat in legislature. The High Court of Hong Kong issued a ruling yesterday disallowing Mr Chan’s candidacy, saying that it...

Slovakia’s ‘Love Bank’ set to take on Paris or Verona in romantic fever

All is set for couples to turn a small medieval Slovak town into the next Paris or Verona where lovers come to preserve their love stories for eternity. But unlike the story of Romeo and Juliet and their famous balcony...

No way to verify if US reconfigured weapons can carry nukes, says Russia

The Russian Federation, through its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said there was no way to confirm whether the United States reconfigured strategic arms can carry nuclear warheads or not. While it acknowledges the U. S. statement regarding meeting its aggregate...

Top 10 favorite gift brands of rich Chinese women

By Koh Hui Xin The China Daily reported that Bulgari topped the list of the “Top 10 favorite gift brands of rich Chinese women”. Conducted by the Hurun Research Institute, the Hurun Chinese Luxury Consumer Survey 2018 concluded findings on what...

Trump is God send: Religious adviser

https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/1908165509214930/ If you oppose U.S. President Donald Trump, you are opposing God said a Trump religious advisor Paula White who chairs the Evangelical Advisory Board. She said Trump was raised to the position of power by God because God said He...

The rise of China threatens the current status quo

China has started to conquer the world in its own way, by dishing out commercial projects across the globe. But some are saying China's way of doing things is showing undeniable signs of a colonial superpower on the rise! Critics are...
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    Singapore — As the world enters its third year into the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the benefits is that...
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China incensed by French parliament’s genocide declaration

Beijing, China By Poornima WEERASEKARA China condemned a French parliament resolution on Friday that accuses Beijing of carrying out a genocide against its Uyghur Muslim population, a...

Samsung pulls Singapore drag queen ad after backlash

South Korean tech giant Samsung has pulled an online advert in Singapore that featured a hijab-wearing Muslim woman hugging her drag queen son after...

Land battle awaits Indigenous communities over Indonesia capital relocation: NGO

Jakarta, Indonesia Tens of thousands of Indonesia's indigenous people are at risk of being expelled from their lands to make way for the construction of a...

‘I’m feeling much better now.’ Hayley Woo says after ‘underestimating’ Moderna booster side effects

    Singapore — After a rough ride following a Moderna Covid-19 booster jab, actress Hayley Woo says she’s doing better and thanks the people who...