Real Estate Matters | The 20 Biggest Property Investment Mistakes

Juliet Risdon is a Director of JML Property and a property investor. Having established the company in 1994, JML Property offers Investment Property & Homes. It specializes in managing properties for

Project Poker | Once in a lifetime

The LAPT Brazil was a fantastic event. I had never experienced a tournament like this in Latin America and it broke the records for most entries and largest prize pool

Brazil promotes its cuisine in Shanghai

Brazil is promoting its cuisine through the second edition of Brazil Fashion and Food this week in the city of Shanghai, alongside the All China Leather Exhibition trade show. The idea

Mozambique combats illegal fishing by ratifying int’l treaty

The government of Mozambique recently ratified a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) agreement on port measures to combat, prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Following Gabon

Garuda Indonesia plans to connect Bali to East Timor

Indonesian flagship airline Garuda Indonesia is due in October to launch flights between Denpasar, Bali and Dili, the capital of East Timor, the airline’s director of sales and promotion Erik

Gov’t targets family, friends to coerce activists

Xiao Yong used to hold up placards at protests, demanding that China’s leaders declare their assets in a call for political transparency and accountability. But he stopped after men began following his

Police probe news site editors for alleged extortion

Police in Shanghai detained the chief editor and several employees of an influential Chinese financial news site on allegations they extorted money from companies by threatening to publish negative news

Gov’t to limit streaming-website foreign TV content

The regulations, set to be announced as soon as today, will cap the number of foreign shows at 30 percent of content offered by the sites, according to the person,

TERRORISM | Al-Qaida leader says it has expanded into India

Al-Qaida has expanded into India, the leader of the terror group said in a video released yesterday, vowing that its militants would bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent and “wage

AVIATION | Malaysia Airlines scraps ‘bucket list’ promo title

Malaysia Airlines has scrapped the title of a competition asking people what activities and destinations are on their “bucket list,” acknowledging it was inappropriate given the two deadly disasters it has

NATO SUMMIT |Russia: Ukraine’s membership ambitions threaten talks 

Russia’s foreign minister warned yesterday that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. Undeterred, Ukraine’s president began a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama and other top NATO leaders

Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants 

Faced with a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron declared yesterday that their nations will “not be cowed” by extremists

This Day in History | 1997 – Mother Teresa dies

The nun from Skopje, Macedonia, had been battling ill health for some years, and in March stepped down as head of the order of nuns she founded. She was revered by

Offbeat | Chilean player dies during friendly game

A player from a third-tier club in Chile died of a heart attack during a friendly match against top-flight team Deportivo Palestino on Wednesday. Carlos Barra, a 23-year-old representing Deportes Maipo

Attorneys ask for support in World Cup turf fight

The law firm that represents soccer players who object to playing on artificial turf at next year’s Women’s World Cup said Wednesday that a FIFA-commissioned survey of players shows that

Seoul: Trains, fast cell service, palaces and food

* Movies: The Cut * Books: Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay * Music: Manipulator by Ty Segall * Wine: The Spirit of Japan * Food: pursuit of Happiness   DOWNLOAD

Kapok: Hong Kong and us

The recent debate over universal suffrage for the 2017 election of the Chief Executive in Hong Kong, and the much anticipated ruling made by the National People’s Congress (NPC) last

Akin’s ‘The Cut’ puts Armenian massacre on screen

Fatih Akin's "The Cut" is the first movie by a director with Turkish roots to tackle an issue long taboo in the country: the early 20th-century mass killings of Armenians

‘Bad Feminist’ essays are sharp, funny

Roxane Gay may call herself a bad feminist — she cops to loving pink and dancing to misogynist music — but she is a badass writer. In her new collection of

Ty Segall at height of his powers

In another time and collective mental headspace Ty Segall might have been a pop star. With his dreamy new album, "Manipulator," the Los Angeles psych rocker has perfected a sound

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