In Asia, Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 (^N225) retreated 1.06% to finish at 27,963 while the Hang Seng (^HSI) in Hong Kong climbed 1.5% to 17,585. The Shanghai Composite (000001.SS) also closed in the red, falling 0.13% to 3,083 points.
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Fashionistas and cafe-hoppers, take note: Cafe Kitsune is set to open just across the causeway on December 1 2022 at Capitol Singapore. This marks the French-Japanese cafe’s first foray into Singapore. The popular establishment already has 21 other locales in other major cities such as Seoul, Tokyo, Paris, London, and New York. Café Kitsuné & Maison Kitsuné in Bangkok’s The EmQuartier While most flock to the locale for its stylish, Intagrammable interiors and locale-specific merchandise, Cafe K
A video has been viewed hundreds of times in social media posts that falsely claim it shows a new airport in Arunachal Pradesh, a state in northeastern India. While a new airport was genuinely inaugurated in Arunachal Pradesh on November 19, 2022, the clip was filmed at Bengaluru airport in Karnataka, a state in southern India."Arunachal pradesh added this Airport to the state mostly made from BAMBU, Wow... Can't believe it... They are doing it here in India. Amazing Bharat," reads a tweet poste
Meet Ronald Chew — the trailblazing figure behind notables brands such as NERDUNIT, Water The Plant, Park-In, and Billionaire Records. If you told me nine years ago that I’d meet the founder of NERDUNIT, I’d stop you in your tracks. Shh. Guess dreams do come true to those who wait. A sky full of stars, a young boy’s spirit filled with patience. Well, fast forward almost a decade later, Ronn has finally met Ronald Chew — the all-inspiring and trailblazing person and entrepreneur behind one of Mal
In 2009, two former Yahoo! employees Brian Acton and Jan Koum launched WhatsApp as a one-to-one chat app service. Today, the app has evolved to become much more than that, owing to its interface and the new features it introduces. But before we get to the WhatsApp updates in 2022, let’s have a look at some earlier ones. Many changes in the app have been attributed to its acquisition by Meta (formerly known as Facebook) in 2014. Thus, with enhancing usability, WhatsApp has become one of the faste
A video has been shared on Twitter alongside a claim that it shows a bushfire in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park in October 2022. But this is false: the clip shows a blaze in Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro National Park in 2020.The video of burning vegetation was published on Twitter on October 25, 2022, and has been retweeted more than 250 times since. “Climate change is happening - Wildfires hit Kenya’s Amboseli national park (sic),” the tweet reads. Screenshot showing the false post, taken on No
Actor Yeo Yann Yann has played many roles in her 25-year career, and each character has helped her — little by little — become the all-rounded person she is today. The resolute character of Gao Shi Qin in the 2009 TV Series The Iron Lady left a vivid impression — it was the first time I saw Yeo Yann Yann on television. Her portrayal of a pragmatic hard-headed matriarch of a traditional Chinese family was so stellar that meeting her for the first time gave me butterflies. The fact is, Yann Yann h
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Even if you’re not a fan of Vincent Van Gogh, you have no doubt seen his iconic painting “The Starry Night” somewhere at least once in your life. And if you’re a fan, then better put this on your calendar! From December 17 until March 16, 2023, the public will be able to catch a…