Oscar nominations 2018: Will Three Billboards sweep the (red) carpet?
1/23/2018 4:42:00 PM (GMT+7)
 After big wins at the Screen Actors Guild awards - and earlier this month at the Golden Globes - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri appears to be front runner for best picture when this year's Oscar nominations

Avalanche kills one in Japan ski resort after volcanic eruption
1/23/2018 4:18:20 PM (GMT+7)
 A Japanese soldier has been killed in an avalanche in central Japan that may have been triggered by a volcanic eruption.


 
S Korea bans anonymous cryptocurrency trades
1/23/2018 3:05:00 PM (GMT+7)
 South Korea is banning the use of anonymous bank accounts to make cryptocurrency transactions.

Nicole Kidman's powerful speech and other SAG top moments
1/23/2018 3:42:21 PM (GMT+7)
 It was back to the bold and beautiful at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild awards, following the almost universal black dress code deployed at the recent Golden Globes.


 
US slaps 'America First' tariffs on washing machines and solar panels
1/23/2018 3:15:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels.

Facebook to use surveys to boost ‘trustworthy’ news
1/22/2018 5:30:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Facebook has announced it will prioritise news sources deemed to be more trustworthy on its News Feed.


 
Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais
1/22/2018 4:54:02 PM (GMT+7)
 Brazil's south-eastern state of Minas Gerais has declared a public health emergency following a deadly outbreak of yellow fever.

'World's richest 1% get 82% of the wealth', says Oxfam
1/22/2018 4:22:29 PM (GMT+7)
 The gap between the super rich and the rest of the world widened last year as wealth continued to be owned by a small minority, Oxfam has claimed.


 
Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts
1/22/2018 11:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
 In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts - human or self-service - to shoppers on Monday.

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’
1/20/2018 9:40:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.


 
Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick a billionaire after $8bn investment deal
1/19/2018 2:07:21 PM (GMT+7)
 Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick will officially become a billionaire, after investors agreed to take a large stake in the ride-hailing firm.

Deadly storm Friederike causes Dutch and German transport chaos
1/19/2018 11:35:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Eight people including two firefighters have been killed in storm-related accidents as hurricane-strength winds tear across northern Europe.


 

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