Swiss shut down 'fake' E-Coin in latest cryptocurrency crackdown
9/19/2017 5:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Switzerland’s financial watchdog has closed down what it said was the provider of a fake cryptocurrency and is investigating around a dozen other possible fraud cases, in the latest clamp-down on the risks involving virtual money.

U.S. AIDS strategy to focus on 13 countries close to controlling epidemic
9/19/2017 5:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
 The United States will concentrate its resources on 13 countries with high levels of HIV that have the best chance of controlling the AIDS epidemic under a strategy unveiled on Tuesday.


 
Lady Gaga calls off European tour, citing severe physical pain
9/19/2017 5:45:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Lady Gaga on Monday called off the European leg of her world tour, saying she was suffering from severe physical pain and was seeking medical treatment.

With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store
9/19/2017 5:17:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Apple Inc’s newest operating system for iPhones and iPads introduces changes to its marketplace for third-party software to satisfy app developers and add new so-called augmented reality apps.


 
Country music singer Thomas Rhett debuts atop Billboard chart
9/19/2017 5:05:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Country singer Thomas Rhett’s latest album debuted at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, leading six new entries in the top 10.

GM, China JV to recall over 2.5 million vehicles over airbags: watchdog
9/18/2017 2:10:00 PM (GMT+7)
 General Motors and its joint venture in China, Shanghai GM, will recall more than 2.5 million vehicles due to faulty airbag inflators, China’s top quality watchdog as said.


 
EU plan to raise taxes for global internet firms hits snag
9/18/2017 10:15:00 AM (GMT+7)
A European Union plan to raise more tax from digital multinationals faced the first signs of scepticism on Saturday, as smaller members of the bloc warned about the economic impact from such a move.

Volkswagen is 'second mover' in electric commercial vehicles: executive
9/18/2017 10:25:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Volkswagen is a “second mover” in electrified commercial vehicles, after lagging companies such as Tesla and Deutsche Post DHL in putting them on the road, the head of VW’s trucks business told a German newspaper.


 
'Handmaid's Tale', 'Veep' top winners at Emmys
9/18/2017 11:02:00 AM (GMT+7)
“The Handmaid’s Tale” and political comedy “Veep” won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, where “Saturday Night Live” was also a big winner on a night dominated by jokes about U.S. President Donald Trump.

Oil and chemical spills from Hurricane Harvey big, but dwarfed by Katrina
9/18/2017 10:27:00 AM (GMT+7)
More than 22,000 barrels of oil, refined fuels and chemicals spilled at sites across Texas in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, along with millions of cubic feet of natural gas and hundreds of tons of other toxic substances,


 
Mental disorders, poor diets and tobacco make the world sick
9/16/2017 9:20:00 AM (GMT+7)
 Heart disease and tobacco ranked with conflict and violence among the world’s biggest killers in 2016, while poor diets and mental disorders caused people the greatest ill health,

Selena Gomez gets kidney transplant to treat lupus
9/15/2017 3:02:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Selena Gomez said on Thursday that she has had a kidney transplant to treat the lupus that has derailed her life for more than three years.


 

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