Thai retail gets hip as luxury malls, stores spring up on US$50b government stimulus hopes

April 06, 2016 8:04 AM BANGKOK (REUTERS) – In a downtown Bangkok mall, ripped jeans and mirror sunglasses aimed at fast-fashion teens show how Thai retailers are getting ready for the next big thing – a government stimulus package they’re betting will revive sales after years of stagnation. Powered by WPeMatico

Thai retail gets hip as luxury malls, stores spring up on S$67.8b government stimulus hopes

April 06, 2016 8:04 AM BANGKOK (REUTERS) – In a downtown Bangkok mall, ripped jeans and mirror sunglasses aimed at fast-fashion teens show how Thai retailers are getting ready for the next big thing – a government stimulus package they’re betting will revive sales after years of stagnation. Powered by WPeMatico

Cruz about even with Trump in Republican presidential race – poll – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Cruz about even with Trump in Republican presidential race – pollChannel News AsiaU.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s support among Republicans is about even at a national level with party front-runner Donald Trump, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling, as the U.S. senator picked up a victory in Wisconsin’s primary. Posted 06 Apr …Why GOP […]

Pfizer, Allergan scrap US$160 billion deal after US tax rule change – Channel News Asia

Newsweek Pfizer, Allergan scrap US$160 billion deal after US tax rule changeChannel News AsiaU.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc and Ireland-based Allergan Plc walked away from their US$160 billion merger on Wednesday, a major win for President Barack Obama, who has been pushing to curb deals in which companies move overseas to cut taxes.Pfizer scraps US$160b merger […]

Diabetes cases have quadrupled in just over 3 decades – CNN International

CNN International Diabetes cases have quadrupled in just over 3 decadesCNN International(CNN) It’s a potentially fatal disease whose risks can in many cases be prevented through lifestyle measures. So why has diabetes seen a massive increase in sufferers? The number of people living with the potentially fatal disease has quadrupled since …World is facing ‘unrelenting […]

Huawei launches new P9 flagship with dual Leica lens – The Straits Times

The Independent Huawei launches new P9 flagship with dual Leica lensThe Straits TimesLONDON – The Leica branding just got affordable – Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone, the P9, aims to put a Leica camera in everyone’s hands as the phone sports a dual-camera setup with Leica lenses. The P9, which was officially launched in London on …Huawei […]

Facebook raises Periscope challenge with video upgrades – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Facebook raises Periscope challenge with video upgradesChannel News AsiaPeople using the Live streaming feature at Facebook will be able to “broadcast: to groups at the social network or in scheduled “events.” Posted 06 Apr 2016 22:24; Updated 06 Apr 2016 22:30. PHOTOS. A man poses with a magnifier in front of a […]

Worldwide number of executions the highest since 1989: Amnesty International – The Straits Times

The Independent Worldwide number of executions the highest since 1989: Amnesty InternationalThe Straits TimesISLAMABAD (AFP) – The total number of known executions worldwide rose by more than half last year to 1,634, the highest figure recorded since 1989, Amnesty International said on Wednesday (April 6) as Pakistan sent three more men to the gallows.Amnesty: ‘Disturbing’ […]

IKEA recalls children's novelty clothing item due to 'risk of strangulation' – Irish Independent

Irish Independent IKEA recalls children’s novelty clothing item due to ‘risk of strangulation’Irish IndependentIKEA has recalled a children’s novelty clothing item due to a risk of strangulation or injuries to the neck. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. The store has urged customers who have a LATTJO bat cape to […]