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Sleep pods are becoming increasingly common at airports

Sleep pods are becoming increasingly common at airports

IN THEORY, overnight air travel should be wonderfully convenient. Instead of booking a hotel for the night and losing a day, travellers simply sleep while they fly. In reality, sleeping on a plane is hard, and at an airport tougher still. The chairs in terminals, nobody’s idea of comfort to begin with, tend to have […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Uber loses licence to operate in London

Uber loses licence to operate in London

It said Uber’s “approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security implications”. UPDATED LONDON: London transport authorities said Friday they would not renew Uber’s licence to operate in the city when it expires, due to public safety concerns, although the […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Trinity Lemanja Achieves 100% Take-Up

Trinity Lemanja Achieves 100% Take-Up

Trinity Group Sdn Bhd announces a 100% take-up for its 294 units (West Wing) of the Trinity Lemanja in less than one month after releasing its first phase. Meanwhile, the launch of the second and final phase (East Wing) is scheduled for mid-October 2017 and is priced from RM468,000 onwards. The new freehold development project […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Uber stripped of licence to operate in London

Uber stripped of licence to operate in London

LONDON: London’s transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber of its licence to operate from the end of the month, affecting over 40,000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app. “Uber’s approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential public safety and security […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years: Boeing

Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years: Boeing

SINGAPORE: Smaller planes will dominate aviation orders worldwide in the next 20 years, driven by the needs of budget airlines in emerging markets like Southeast Asia, Boeing said Friday. Nearly three in four of the 41,030 new commercial planes expected to be delivered in the period at a cost of US$6.1 trillion will be single-aisle, […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Boeing: Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years

Boeing: Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years

Boeing said it has hiked its forecast for the number of new aircraft to be delivered in Southeast Asia in the next two decades to 4,210 — up 460 on last year’s prediction. SINGAPORE: Smaller planes will dominate aviation orders worldwide in the next 20 years, driven by the needs of budget airlines in emerging […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Epson Launches New Inkjet Lineup for Small, Medium and Large Enterprise

Epson Launches New Inkjet Lineup for Small, Medium and Large Enterprise

Daisuke Hori, Managing Director, Epson Malaysia, and Danny Lee, General Manager, Sales & Marketing, Epson Malaysia with the newly launched enterprise printer. Epson Malaysia launches their new lineup printers made for businesses. The WorkForce Enterprise and WorkForce Pro printers are made for medium to large enterprises, while the L-series are made with SOHOs (Small Office […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
China Post Bank raising US$7.3b via preferred shares to shore up capital

China Post Bank raising US$7.3b via preferred shares to shore up capital

HONG KONG: Postal Savings Bank of China Co (PSBC) is raising US$7.25 billion through an issue of preferred shares to shore up its capital buffer and boost lending, becoming the latest Chinese bank to raise funds through the hybrid securities. State-run PSBC’s fundraising comes a year after it garnered US$7.63 billion in a Hong Kong […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Adecco targets faster growth as global economy recovers

Adecco targets faster growth as global economy recovers

ZURICH: Adecco Group is investing in digital technology to make it more attractive to employers seeking flexible workers, the world’s largest staffing company said on Friday, as it targets faster growth as the global economy recovers. The Swiss company said it wanted to grow four times faster than global GDP by 2020, up from a […]

September 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Oil prices edge up ahead of OPEC meeting on supply cut extension

Oil prices edge up ahead of OPEC meeting on supply cut extension

SEOUL: Oil prices edged higher on Friday as the market waited to see whether major oil producers would extend supply cuts beyond March at a meeting in Vienna later in the day. International benchmark Brent crude futures were at US$56.51 a barrel at 0644 GMT, up 8 cents, or 0.14%, from their last close. US […]

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