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GCSE results: Half a million pupils to get their grades
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 10:57

The wait for the GCSE grades - the first to be awarded under the new system in England - is over. BBC News - Education & Family

Wanda Hotel first-half loss widens to HK$$300 million
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 08:51

Losses at Wanda Hotel Development, the overseas platform of Chinese tycoon Wang Jianlin’s Dalian Wanda Group, widened to HK$ 300 million (US$ ...

Inside Nine’s $203 million loss
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:17

NINE Entertainment has slipped to a $ 203.4 million full-year loss due to previously announced writedowns of assets including its free-to-air TV netw..., Thai retailer Central in talks for $500 million e-commerce JV: sources
  • Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:40

(Reuters) - China's Inc is in advanced talks with Thailand’s Central Group to launch an e-commerce joint venture in Thailand with a planned...

China’s top climate change negotiator Xie Zhenhua to receive HK$20 million Hong Kong prize
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:42

China’s top climate change negotiator will be given a HK$ 20 million Hong Kong prize for his contributions to global civilisation. Xie Zhenhua,...

300 victims of ‘living Buddha’ scam seek help from Hong Kong police after HK$80 million in losses
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:45

Some 300 people from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan sought police help on Tuesday after being cheated in a HK$ 80 million scam by a Hongkonger ...

Cambodia Daily vows to keep publishing amid threat of closure from sudden US$6 million demand in ‘back taxes’
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:10

One of Cambodia’s two English-language daily newspapers said it would continue to publish in the face of a reported deadline by tax officials to...

Do you want a home observatory? A mansion with 2-story dome is for sale at $6 million (photos)
  • Tue, 22 Aug 2017 09:44

There will be interesting sky activity after the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, and dedicated astronomy hobbyists are in position to view it....

Most expensive British car ever sold goes for $22.5 million
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:17

The most expensive British car ever sold exchanged hands for $ 22.5 million during an auction at Monterey Car Week in California on Friday. World Ne...

Here's what tomorrow's total eclipse would look like if you could watch it from a million miles away in space
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:15

Millions of people across the United States will cast their gaze upward to watch tomorrow's total solar eclipse as it passes across the breadth of t...

UK General Election 2017: 1.8 million Scots votes 'wasted'
  • Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:09

Two-thirds of Scottish votes were wasted in June as they had no impact on the result, a study says. BBC News - Scotland

$535 million Powerball jackpot is fifth largest in history
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:23

The Powerball jackpot has reached $ 535 million ahead of the next lottery drawing on Saturday night. Top News -

Algal blooms cost Ohio homeowners $152 million over six years
  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:25

Algal blooms at two Ohio lakes cost Ohio homeowners $ 152 million in lost property value over six years, researchers estimate. Meanwhile, a related s...

McLaren F1 sells for $15.62 million at Bonhams auction
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:56

Filed under: McLaren,Performance,Specialty,Supercars The legend of the F1 only grows.Continue reading McLaren F1 sells for $ 15.62 ...

Powerball jackpot grows to $535 million, fifth largest ever
  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A $ 2 investment could yield more than a half-billion dollars in the Powerball lottery's fifth-largest jackpot in a 25-year hist...

UN: Over one million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:19

The number of South Sudanese who have fled to Uganda has hit one million. BBC News - Africa

Uganda receives one million South Sudan refugees
  • Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:30

The UN refugee agency says "urgent additional support" is needed from the international community. BBC News - Africa

B.C.-based Tilray invests $25 million in new Ontario facility to meet growing demand
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:27

Tilray has projected that its two facilities will generate a combined amount of 51 metric tons of cannabis per year. The Georgia Straight

Taiwan’s five-hour blackout costs 151 companies US$3 million
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:09

Taiwan’s massive power outage on Tuesday caused almost US$ 3 million worth of losses for 151 companies in trading estates and export processing...

This was the single mistake that cut power to 6.68 million households
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:40

( - Tuesday's massive blackout occurred after staff failed to switch the computerized valve switch to manual control when replacing a...

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