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South Korea aims for startup gold

SOUTH KOREA AIMS FOR STARTUP GOLD

Back in 2011, when South Korea won its longshot bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the country wasn't widely recognized as a destination...

Trump's defense budget is a wishlist for a massive military buildup - these are the planes, ships, and missiles he wants

TRUMP'S DEFENSE BUDGET IS A WISHLIST FOR A MASSIVE MILITARY BUILDUP - THESE ARE THE PLANES, SHIPS, AND MISSILES HE WANTS

President Donald Trump's fiscal budget request for 2019 includes $686 billion for defense spending. While Trump has pushed for a larger...

 
 
 
Walmart reportedly in talks to buy more than 40% of India's Flipkart

WALMART REPORTEDLY IN TALKS TO BUY MORE THAN 40% OF INDIA'S FLIPKART

Walmart is in talks to purchase a stake of more than 40 percent in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, a direct challenge to Amazon.com...

How Lunar New Year Is Celebrated All Around Asia

HOW LUNAR NEW YEAR IS CELEBRATED ALL AROUND ASIA

Happy Lunar New Year! Friday marks the beginning of the Year of the Dog and a full 15 days of celebration! Though the holiday is commonly...

 
 
 
Insider Inc. is hiring a Backend Engineer

INSIDER INC. IS HIRING A BACKEND ENGINEER

Sarah Jacobs/Insider Inc. About Us: Business Insider is the most popular business news site in America - connecting the digital generation...

STB forecast tourists to spend $27.1b in 2018

STB FORECAST TOURISTS TO SPEND $27.1B IN 2018

Tourists will be spending $27.1b to $27.6b in 2018 as forecasted by the Singapore Tourism Board with a 1-3% improvement from 2017. It...

 
 
 
John Legend Brings 'Darkness and Light World Tour' to Asia: See Dates

JOHN LEGEND BRINGS 'DARKNESS AND LIGHT WORLD TOUR' TO ASIA: SEE DATES

Grammy winner John Legend will bring his Darkness and Light World Tour to Asia...

Zedd Returns to Asia for Echo Tour 2018 and Club Shows: See Dates

ZEDD RETURNS TO ASIA FOR ECHO TOUR 2018 AND CLUB SHOWS: SEE DATES

Multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning DJ and producer Zedd will make his way back to Asia this...

 
 
 
What to expect from Samsung's next Galaxy flagships

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SAMSUNG'S NEXT GALAXY FLAGSHIPS

It's that time of year again. Samsung is getting ready to unpack some shiny new high end smartphones at the world's biggest mobile...

New Zealand In Three-Year Drive To Boost International Golf Visitors

NEW ZEALAND IN THREE-YEAR DRIVE TO BOOST INTERNATIONAL GOLF VISITORS

New Zealand is aiming to capitalise on its status as an award-winning golf destination to lure more overseas golfers to experience...

 
 
 
At SATTE, Sharjah displays its tourism portfolio

AT SATTE, SHARJAH DISPLAYS ITS TOURISM PORTFOLIO

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority or SCTDA took part in the South Asia Travel and Tourism Exchange or SATTE, South...

Kia Picanto Showcased At Auto Expo 2018

KIA PICANTO SHOWCASED AT AUTO EXPO 2018

One of the most exciting pavilions at Auto Expo 2018 has to belong to. The has been on sale for a number of years in Europe, Asia and...

 
 
 
This year, Tabriz is all prepared to welcome the biggest tourism event of Muslim states

THIS YEAR, TABRIZ IS ALL PREPARED TO WELCOME THE BIGGEST TOURISM EVENT OF MUSLIM STATES

A prime location on the Silk Road and an entryway to East Asia and Europe, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation named city as the...

European stocks are ignoring the global market rout

EUROPEAN STOCKS ARE IGNORING THE GLOBAL MARKET ROUT

Global market sell-off resumed in the USA on Thursday, with US stocks entering a technical correction. That sell-off moved to Asia...

 
 
 
China's Didi partners with SoftBank to launch taxi-hailing services in Japan

CHINA'S DIDI PARTNERS WITH SOFTBANK TO LAUNCH TAXI-HAILING SERVICES IN JAPAN

China's Didi Chuxing is preparing yet another market expansion after it inked an agreement with SoftBank, Uber's largest shareholder,...

Toyota invests $69M in Japanese Uber rival backed by the taxi industry

TOYOTA INVESTS $69M IN JAPANESE UBER RIVAL BACKED BY THE TAXI INDUSTRY

This week isn't turning out to be great one for Uber in Japan. Two of its investors - Didi and SoftBank - are teaming up to launch...

 
 
 
Xiaomi's wearable device partner Huami raises $110M in NYSE IPO

XIAOMI'S WEARABLE DEVICE PARTNER HUAMI RAISES $110M IN NYSE IPO

China's top wearable firm Huami has raised $110 million after it listed on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Fresh from launching...

Solo Gay Travel as a Backpacker - What You Need to Know!

SOLO GAY TRAVEL AS A BACKPACKER - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

By Adam Groffman Backpacking is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that opens you up to the world and allows you to experience...

 
 
 
Chinese police are using smart glasses to identify potential suspects

CHINESE POLICE ARE USING SMART GLASSES TO IDENTIFY POTENTIAL SUSPECTS

China already operates the world's largest surveillance state with some 170 CCTV cameras at work, but its line of sight is about to...

Stocks in Rally Mode: Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

STOCKS IN RALLY MODE: HERE'S A SUPER-QUICK GUIDE TO WHAT TRADERS ARE TALKING ABOUT RIGHT NOW

Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today's markets. US stocks are starting in the red on Wednesday, but are...