Cyclone aims for Bangladesh as flood toll rises to 164 in Sri Lanka
5/29/2017 3:02:48 PM (GMT+7)
 Floods and landslides in tropical Sri Lanka have killed at least 164 people, authorities said on Monday, as a cyclone grew in the Bay of Bengal, churning towards Bangladesh

Swedish art gallery satire 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
5/29/2017 2:27:41 PM (GMT+7)
 "The Square", a Swedish movie about the curator of a museum filled with grotesquely pretentious conceptual art, beat stiff competition to win the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.

Japan, South Korea drive global bitcoin prices as retail investor pile in
5/29/2017 2:35:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Japanese and South Korean buying helped drive the price of bitcoin to an all-time high this week, with the digital currency more than doubling its value since the start of the year, 

BA cancels flights from London as global IT outage causes chaos
5/29/2017 9:38:00 AM (GMT+7)
 British Airways canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.

Iranian film 'A Man of Integrity' wins 'Certain Regard' competition at Cannes
5/29/2017 2:53:40 PM (GMT+7)
 A movie by an Iranian who was arrested for his work in Iran won the "Un Certain Regard" competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, bolstering the country's filmmakers' reputation for defying the censors to make high-quality films.

Billionaire Slim eyeing electric taxi to reduce pollution in Mexico City
5/27/2017 9:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Giant Motors, an automaker partially owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, is working on a prototype electric taxi to replace the gas-guzzling cabs polluting Mexico City's air, 

Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims
5/26/2017 4:05:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for severe burns using the skin of tilapia fish, an unorthodox procedure they say can ease the pain of victims and cut medical costs.

Child stars of Willem Dafoe movie break hearts at Cannes
5/26/2017 1:49:41 PM (GMT+7)
The cliché "not a dry eye in the house" summed up the ending of "The Florida Project", as the movie's two young stars - no older than six when they shot it - got a standing ovation at the premier and wiped away each others' tears.

Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry
5/26/2017 2:05:00 PM (GMT+7)
 A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers potentially vulnerable to an attack similar to that caused by WannaCry, 

Samsung Electronics to set up fund to help suppliers amid Moon's reform push
5/26/2017 10:15:48 AM (GMT+7)
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it would set up a 500 billion won fund to help small suppliers, the highest-profile South Korean firm to unveil steps in the wake of new President Moon Jae-in's call to protect small businesses.

Chocolate tied to decreased risk of irregular heart rhythm
5/25/2017 4:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Eating a small amount of chocolate every week or so may decrease the risk of a common and serious type of irregular heart rhythm, 

Bitcoin soars above $2,400 to all-time high
5/25/2017 1:15:48 PM (GMT+7)
 Digital currency bitcoin hit a fresh record high on Wednesday, surging above $2,400, as demand for crypto-assets soared with the creation of new tokens to raise funding for start-ups using blockchain technology.