Daily Archive: September 20, 2017

Twitter to meet Congressional panel probing 2016 election

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc representatives will meet with the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff next week in relation to inquiries into the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a...

What’s on TV Thursday: The Return of ‘Doc Martin’ and ‘Gotham’

Portwenn’s stiff doctor tries to salvage his marriage for the sake of his baby. And the crime-ridden city of “Gotham” finally gets its hero in Season 4. Source: US...

UBP's McFarland Sees No Real Inflation in Japan

Sep.21 — Mark McFarland, chief Asia economist at Union Bancaire Privee, discusses the BOJ policy decision on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia." Source: Yahoo Finance Link: UBP's McFarland Sees No Real...

Kevin Durant shares his 'rock-bottom' moment after signing with the Warriors

Kevin Durant shares his ‘rock-bottom’ moment after signing with the Warriors Source: ESPN Link: Kevin Durant shares his 'rock-bottom' moment after signing with the Warriors

'Closed shop'

Ellie Kendrick, who plays Meera Reed in Game of Thrones, says the film industry is “a closed shop”. Source: BBC Feeds Link: 'Closed shop'

Why Beijing’s tight grip on the economy is bad news for the yuan

This year’s rally in the yuan ended last week after the People’s Bank of China scrapped a reserve requirement on a derivative of the currency that was aimed at...

How China and India can keep the peace in Ukraine

Peacekeepers in southeastern Ukraine are suddenly back on the global policy agenda, and Asia now has its first major opportunity of this century to rescue Europe from itself –...

Republicans plan healthcare vote; Obama and TV host denounce bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the...

Becoming a Snapchat celeb with StevoTheMadMan

StevoTheMadMan gets over 250,000 views on Snapchat a day. He told us about his journey to the top. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Becoming a Snapchat celeb with StevoTheMadMan

China’s polluting factories run around the clock while villagers are told to cut household emissions

Every day at 4am, Liu Caixia, 37, takes her tiny jianbing cart to the bustling Handan Iron and Steel factory in heavily polluted Hebei province. Together with other breakfast...