Tag: money

The story behind Nigeria’s Netflix sex-trafficking drama

by Camille MALPLAT Clad soberly in a chequered knee-length dress, Tobore Ovuorie hardly seems as if she once walked the streets of Lagos in a revealing outfit and high heels. A freelance reporter with a burning desire to uncover the truth about a sordid backstreet trade,...

Karanvir Bohra says his baby girl’s little hands stole his heart, Teejay Sidhu jokes ‘one day she’ll steal your credit cards’

India, Jan. 4 -- Karanvir Bohra, who recently welcomed his third child, shared an adorable picture with her. He posted a photo of himself cuddling with his baby girl and wrote a heartfelt note about how she stole his heart. His wife, Teejay Sidhu,...

Dr wins cash but all she cares about is flirting with Amitabh Bachchan. Watch

India, Jan. 3 -- Popular television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati has found its fourth big winner of the season. One Dr Neha Shah is confirmed to have won Rs 1 crore and will face the jackpot question for Rs 7 crore in the...

A peek into the future? This reverse vending machine may leave you intrigued. Watch

India, Jan. 4 -- A video showing a unique vending machine has grabbed the attention of netizens and may leave you fascinated too. The video, shared by Instagram user Ross Creations, shows a vending machine that gives out cash instead of snacks. Yes, you...

Bitcoin passes $30,000 for the first time

Bitcoin, the leading virtual currency, saw its price pass $30,000 on Saturday for the first time in just its latest record high. The first decentralised cryptocurrency surpassed $30,823.30 at 1313 GMT, according to data compiled by the Bloomberg news agency, having broken $20,000 on December...

Malaysian entrepreneur Neelofa clears the air after mounting social media speculations over relationship with PU Riz (VIDEO)

KUALA LUMPUR -- Social media is abuzz with various speculation with regards to the relationship of Malaysian TV presenter and entrepreneur, Neelofa and religious preacher, PU Riz. And Neelofa or her real name Neelofa Mohd Noor, has decided to address the situation with a video...

India: All the celebrity weddings of 2020

India, Dec. 28 -- Celebrity weddings are usually a grand affair scream opulence with celebrations lasting for days and having eminent personalities from the film fraternity in attendance. However, the big fat Indian weddings turned low-key amid the pandemic this year even for celebrities...

Christmas gift guide: Five Malaysian brands selling ethically conscious gifts for under RM100

PETALING JAYA, Dec. 15 -- 'Tis the season of giving so why not amp up the joy of the holidays and turn it into a chance to give back to the community? These Malaysian brands and social enterprises are selling unique gifts under RM100 for...

Singapore Gen Y Speaks: People question my decision to volunteer, but it is richly rewarding

SINGAPORE, Dec. 14 -- I was never an active volunteer. During my school days, I was busy chasing after paper qualifications. When I started working, I thought I would have time for volunteering. But I was wrong -my incessant pursuit of career excellence had enslaved...

Chinese state-owned companies debt defaults send investors into a tizzy

India, Dec. 14 -- Despite claims of an economic recovery, Chinese state-owned companies are defaulting on their debts. A string of missed debt repayments by major firms has shaken local as well as global markets. State firms defaulted on a record $6.1 billion worth...