Three Powers Agree to Enforce Syria Cease-Fire, but Don't Explain How – New York Times

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New York Times Three Powers Agree to Enforce Syria Cease-Fire, but Don’t Explain HowNew York TimesFrom left: Envoys from Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan, the United Nations and Iran after talks on the Syrian civil war, in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Tuesday. Credit Kirill Kudryavtsev/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. ASTANA, Kazakhstan — A two-day round …Russia, Iran, Turkey promise […]

Alibaba posts 54% rise in Q3 revenue – The Straits Times

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USA TODAY Alibaba posts 54% rise in Q3 revenueThe Straits TimesBEIJING (REUTERS) – Chinese online retail giant Alibaba Group Holding beat analyst estimates with a 54 per cent rise in third-quarter revenue, benefiting from its sharpened focus on cloud and digital media ventures as well as gains in its core business.China’s Alibaba quarterly revenue surges […]

Verizon earnings and subscriber additions fall short of estimates – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Verizon earnings and subscriber additions fall short of estimatesChannel NewsAsiaVerizon Communications Inc’s quarterly profit fell short of expectations and the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier added fewer subscribers than anticipated in the fourth quarter as it struggles to fend off rivals in a maturing wireless market. Posted 24 Jan …Yahoo!’s ‘Better-than-Feared’ Fourth-Quarter Results: […]

Italian Helicopter Comes Down 60 Miles From Avalanche Hotel – NBCNews.com

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NBCNews.com Italian Helicopter Comes Down 60 Miles From Avalanche HotelNBCNews.comA helicopter carrying five rescuers to help a skier crashed Tuesday around 60 miles from an Italian hotel buried by an avalanche last week, officials said. Lucrezia Martinelli, a press officer at Italy’s Civil Protection Agency, said she had no news on …Syrian aid conference appeals […]

Firebrand Iraq cleric warns US on Israel embassy move – AsiaOne

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The Hindu Firebrand Iraq cleric warns US on Israel embassy moveAsiaOneMoving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would be a declaration of war on Islam, influential Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said Tuesday. “Transferring the US embassy to Jerusalem would be a public and more-explicit-than-ever …Trump’s embassy move a serious Mideast misstepThe […]

Felda's sturgeon fish project: MACC detains 5 – Free Malaysia Today

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Free Malaysia Today Felda’s sturgeon fish project: MACC detains 5Free Malaysia TodayThe project was worth RM146 million and the Auditor-General had stated last November that Felda had yet to obtain any returns, assets or technology transfer concerning the project. felda-arrest-1 KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption …MACC detains four senior Felda officialsThe Sun Daily all 10 news […]

HK to return seized army vehicles to Singapore – www.worldbulletin.net

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www.worldbulletin.net HK to return seized army vehicles to Singaporewww.worldbulletin.netSingapore’s foreign ministry said Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a letter that investigations had been completed and the Terrex vehicles would be released. World Bulletin / News Desk. Hong Kong will …Hong Kong to return seized military vehicles to SingaporeHong […]

Singapore to pursue other trade agreements after US pullout from TPP – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Singapore to pursue other trade agreements after US pullout from TPPChannel NewsAsiaWithout the participation of the US, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement as signed cannot come into effect, the Ministry of Trade and Industry says. Posted 24 Jan 2017 17:16; Updated 24 Jan 2017 17:37. The US negotiated the TPP with 11 …Trump […]

Twelve Cupcakes sold to Indian tea company

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SINGAPORE – Less than a month after celebrity couple Jaime Teo and Daniel Ong made their divorce public, it is now confirmed that Twelve Cupcakes, the cupcake chain they founded in 2011, has been sold to Kolkata-based Dhunseri Group, one of India’s largest… Powered by WPeMatico

Trump to talk manufacturing with executives, meet labor leaders – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Trump to talk manufacturing with executives, meet labor leadersChannel NewsAsiaU.S. President Donald Trump planned to hold meetings on Monday with business and labor leaders at the start of his first full week in office, seeking to work quickly on his campaign promise to boost the American manufacturing sector and deliver more jobs.The Daily […]

Ban lifted on Indian bull-taming events to end mass protests – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Ban lifted on Indian bull-taming events to end mass protestsChannel NewsAsiaLawmakers in India’s Tamil Nadu state passed an emergency order on Monday allowing bull-taming festivals to resume after a court ban on the traditional events led to mass protests. Posted 23 Jan 2017 22:35. A villager tries to control a bull during a …Unfortunate […]

Donald Trump to sign orders to renegotiate NAFTA, pull out of TPP – The Straits Times

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Newsweek Donald Trump to sign orders to renegotiate NAFTA, pull out of TPPThe Straits TimesUS President Donald Trump could sign an executive order as early as Monday (Jan 23) intended to renegotiate the free trade agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico. PHOTO: EPA. Published. 1 hour ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp …These states would get […]

Hugo Barra Leaves Xiaomi Amid Market-Share Struggles – Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal Hugo Barra Leaves Xiaomi Amid Market-Share StrugglesWall Street JournalBEIJING—Xiaomi Corp. was little known outside China in 2013, when Hugo Barra left a top job at Alphabet Inc.’s Google and signed on to make the smartphone maker a force internationally. That had yet to happen as Mr. Barra announced his resignation …Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s […]

Indonesia President asks for immediate permits revocation for companies involved in forest fires – The Online Citizen

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The Online Citizen Indonesia President asks for immediate permits revocation for companies involved in forest firesThe Online CitizenJakarta – Today (23 Jan) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asked permits of companies involved in forest fire to be revoked immediately. “There should be no compromise with regard to forest fires,” the President said. Antara News reported Mr […]