‘Healthy’ obese still face higher heart disease risk
3/25/2017 1:35:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Even without high blood pressure or other signs of illness, obese adults have a much higher risk of developing heart disease than normal-weight peers, 

Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time
3/24/2017 1:42:01 PM (GMT+7)
Twitter Inc is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time.


 
Amazon.com wins $1.5 billion tax dispute over IRS
3/24/2017 1:13:11 PM (GMT+7)
 Amazon.com Inc on Thursday won a more than $1.5 billion tax dispute with the Internal Revenue Service over transactions involving a Luxembourg unit more than a decade ago.

U.S., Canada lift global box office as international sales flat
3/23/2017 3:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Worldwide movie ticket sales increased by 1 percent to a record $38.6 billion in 2016 as theaters in the United States and Canada rung up higher sales and overseas returns were flat, 


 
Scientists use graphene to power 'electronic skin' that can feel
3/23/2017 2:50:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Scientists have found a way to power an experimental kind of electronic skin using solar energy in a further step towards the development of prosthetic limbs or robots with a sense of touch.

Verizon, AT&T suspend ads from Google over offensive videos
3/23/2017 12:21:40 PM (GMT+7)
 U.S. wireless carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc said on Wednesday they have suspended digital advertising on Google's YouTube and other advertising platforms not related to search over concerns


 
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
3/23/2017 10:26:55 AM (GMT+7)
 Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain's parliament.

Philippines plans protest against China’s Scarborough construction
3/23/2017 10:24:46 AM (GMT+7)
  The Philippines plans to make a strong protest against China’s preparatory work for an environment monitoring station on the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the East Sea, Justice Minister Vitaliano Aguirre said on March 21.


 
'I Am Not Madame Bovary' wins best film at Asian Film Awards
3/22/2017 4:03:06 PM (GMT+7)
 Chinese film "I Am Not Madame Bovary" took home three awards at the 11th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong on Tuesday, winning best film, best cinematographer and best actress.

Brazil's agriculture ministry, police say meat problems not widespread
3/22/2017 2:20:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Brazil's federal police and agriculture ministry said late Tuesday that sanitary and corruption problems found in the nation's meatpacking industry were isolated incidents, an attempt to tamp down a scandal 


 
China approves fewer GMO crop imports, hampering trade: U.S. industry group
3/22/2017 1:50:00 PM (GMT+7)
 China is approving fewer new biotech crops for import than before, hampering the launch of new products globally and hurting trade, 

Amazon to expand counterfeit removal program in overture to sellers
3/22/2017 10:50:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is expanding a program to remove counterfeit goods from its website this spring as part of a broader push to assure brand owners that the online retailer is an ally rather than a threat.


 

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