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Emirates Airline has over 20,000 flight attendants in their cabin crew
We spoke with Siti Nurazlin to see what it's like to be a first class flight attendant for the luxury airline.
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Be nice to geek’s, you’ll probably end up working for one.
What is Signal (WhatsApp secure-alternative), and why is it suddenly popular in Hong Kong?
The messaging app saw a surge in downloads after a new national security law came into force. End-to-end encryption is a key feature of the privacy-conscious app
Li Ka-shing’s US$1.2 billion scheme to build 3,500 homes on former royal dockyard site in London gets green light after 15 years
CK Asset’s US$1.26 billion Convoys Wharf project in Deptford, southeast London which will comprise houses, hotels, shops and restaurants. The company has been embroiled in plann...
UK economy to slump over 10%, debts to surge: Moody's
Britain will suffer the sharpest peak-to-trough economic slump of any major economy this year, rating agency Moody's warned on Friday, and the coronavirus crisis will push up na...
EasyJet 'using sickness record to decide job cuts'
EasyJet has been accused of intending to use pilots' sickness records when drawing up plans for over 700 job cuts.
How Twitter Evolved From Startup To President Trump’s Megaphone
Twitter was born in 2006 out of the remnants of a failed San Francisco Internet radio startup. Since then, it’s become a megaphone for the president, a tool for social change an...
The fatal mistakes which led to lockdown
Over the past few weeks, my sense of the surreal has been increasing. At a time when rational interpretation of the Covid data indicates that we should be getting back to normal...
Trump says he's no longer considering phase-two trade agreement with China
He noted that the coronavirus pandemic has severely damaged the countries' relationship.
Biden's big economic plan plays it down the middle for Democrats
It's seemingly designed to not freak out centrists and not piss off progressives.
Digging in on rare earth, the next front in the US supply chain war with China
US scrambling to close the gap with China, which dominates the mining and refining of these essential materials for hi-tech military and consumer products. The drive to develop ...
Fujitsu announces permanent work-from-home plan
Technology firm Fujitsu has said it will halve its office space in Japan as it adapts to the "new normal" of the coronavirus pandemic.
White House warns railroad retirement fund about Chinese investments
It's the latest action the Trump administration has taken to curtail U.S. investment in China.
How luxury brands could suffer if Chinese students stay home and the ‘wake-up call’ for labels failing to penetrate China market
Wealthy Chinese students are huge spenders on luxury but far fewer first years are likely to take up new places overseas in the coming academic year. Smaller brands that have fa...
How US restrictions drove Huawei and Deutsche Telekom closer together
Internal documents illustrate leading European operator’s special relationship with Chinese tech giantใ Huawei has pledged to shoulder burdens and costs of US measures, offering...
The coronavirus crisis has changed the German mindset - and this matters for markets
Berlin has been able to use its public finances in a way that no other European nation has. It has announced more than 450 billion euros ($505 billion) so far in immediate fisca...
The coronavirus crisis is pushing 13 UK universities towards insolvency, study says
Social distancing measures, travel restrictions and lockdowns have tested the ability of universities to survive without students.. The institutions at higher risk of collapse a...
New York Times Publishes Democrats Economic Manifesto Calling for Reparations
The New York Times devoted its entire “Sunday Review” section this weekend to an economic manifesto that lays out a left-wing vision for redesigning the American economy in the ...
Uber is buying Postmates in a $2.65 billion deal as it leans on food delivery to make up for coronavirus losses
Uber says the deal will help it eventually reach profitability, something it has struggled to do for years.
Struggling Austrian Airlines swaps planes for trains
Austria's flagship airline is replacing one of its flights with a more frequent train service, in order to meet the environmental criteria of its recent government bailout.
Almost 230,000 UK renters at risk of homelessness when eviction ban lifts
Hundreds of thousands across the UK could lose their homes next month when the coronavirus eviction ban ends, a charity has warned.
Coronavirus: Stocks surge globally after biggest daily rise since 2015 in China
Analysts warn that any spike in coronavirus deaths in the United States could derail the market recovery.
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