Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Asian stock markets crept higher Monday in thin holiday trading, with gains kept in check as investors fretted about a global economic slowdown after data showed U.S. employers added fewer jobs last month.
Thailand's tourism industry is going to be re-branded to transition from being a "cheap" destination to emphasize quality and premium travel.
More countries in the Middle East are turning toward the yuan, with mainland China's bid to revive the ancient silk routes expected to give the "redback" a boost in the region.
Amid the rows of blue jeans lining the walls of apparel chain Uniqlo are headscarves, baju kurung and kebaya -- part of the Japanese retailer's new section in Singapore that caters mainly to Muslim shoppers.
Monday, February 8, 2016
Nobel laureate professor Muhammad Yunus Friday called for a global unity to launch a fight against wealth concentration in the hands of a few as it is a threat to peace.
In the snowy woods of northern New England and other forested parts of the U.S., the lumberjack is an endangered species.
A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT center in Florida among other high-profile developments has died. John Tishman was 90.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Saturday that it is working quickly to recover from the damage to some of its products at its wafer plant in Tainan following a powerful earthquake earlier in the day.
Entertainment theme parks or amusement parks around Taiwan will offer discounts to visitors who were born in the Year of the Monkey during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.