Tuesday, 21/8/2018 | 6:57 UTC+8
  • ali01
    Alibaba’s first smart car

    After more than a year of development, Alibaba’s first “internet car,” the Car’OS RX5 sport utility vehicle, is available for pre-order in China. The SUV costs the equivalent of $22,230 (as a base price) and deliveries are expected to roll out in August. Alibaba partnered with China’s largest automaker, the state-owned SAIC Motor Corp., to

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  • osaka01
    Tallest Ferris Wheel Now Opens in Osaka, Japan

    OSAKA – Japan’s tallest Ferris wheel started operating Friday at a large commercial complex in Suita, Osaka, Ferris Wheel Investment Co. said. The Redhorse Osaka Wheel stands 123 meters high over Expocity, a retail and entertainment complex that opened last November at Expo ’70 Commemorative Park, the site of the 1970 World Exposition. “I was

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  • ws
    USA: GM, Toyota Sales Fell in June

    U.S. auto sales last month rose at a pace that was the lowest in at least 13 months as two of the biggest players reported declines, adding to doubts about the industry’s ability to maintain its record clip this year. General Motors Co., the nation’s largest auto maker, reported its sales slipped 1.6% amid a

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  • Japan-South-Korea
    Korean residents in Osaka file complaint against hate speech

    OSAKA —An Osaka-based group of Korean residents filed a complaint with the city of Osaka against those who posted footage of hate speech rallies and offensive comments online. The move comes as Japan’s first ordinance to deter racist propaganda came into effect the same day, enabling the city of Osaka to publicly disclose on its

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  • sg01
    Singapore bank UOB suspends London property loans – Brexit

    One of Singapore’s largest lenders, UOB, says it has suspended its loan programme for London properties. The decision comes in response to uncertainty caused by the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the bank said. The vote on 23 June caused global market turmoil and pushed the pound to 31-year lows. The Singapore dollar has

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  • baidu03
    Chinese Internet Giant Baidu plan to commercialise driverless car on 2021

    China’s internet-search giant Baidu is planning to mass produce driverless electric cars in five years, bringing the fight to Google and Apple . The company, which currently holds 80% of the internet-search market in China, will not manufacture the cars itself. Instead, it will outsource the actual production to an existing Chinese automaker, in the same

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  • t3
    British former solider was found dead in Thailand

    A Ladyboy sex worker has been quizzed by police after a British former solider was found dead in Thailand while visiting his daughter. Steve Balfour, 35, was last seen on May 14 in the busy resort of Pattaya near to where his Thai ex-wife lives with his six-year-old daughter, Georgina. His body was found in a room

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