by | March 20, 2018 | 04:22

Alibaba's first investment came in April 2016 when it bought 51 percent of Lazada for $1 billion, and it added another $1 billion last summer to increase its equity to around 83 percent . The region's online economy is expected to grow by as much as $200 billion by 2025, with this growth largely driven by eCommerce. On Monday, Alibaba announced it would invest $2 billion in an online retailer.

by | March 20, 2018 | 04:19

The mix-up occurred during connecting flights in Denver. We have notified our customers that their pets have arrived safely and will arrange to return the pets to them as soon as possible. The protest consisted of animal rights activists , Kokito's family, and Marisol Alcantara, a democratic state senator in NY. United Airlines have an extremely poor record with animal welfare.

by | March 18, 2018 | 01:19

The dog was mistakenly loaded on the plane but was later "safely delivered to its owner", she said. United Airlines has found itself in the middle of yet another dog-related incident this week. United Airlines had another issue with one of its canine travelers. On Monday, a French bulldog apparently died after a flight attendant forced the family to load their dog into an overhead compartment.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:40

Ed Sheeran, Eminem, Maroon 5 and Cardi B all performed Sunday night as part of the iHeartRadio Music Awards, a testament to the company's dominance over the radio business. The CEO will receive $10.3 million in bonus payments - on top of everything else - for courageously running this company into the ground. The company owns 850 radio stations and a streaming service.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:36

Supporting his decision to block the deal, Donald Trump said there is "credible evidence" that Broadcom and its affiliates "might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United States". Citing unnamed "people familiar with the matter", The Wall Street Journal yesterday reported that should Broadcom appear likely to take over Qualcomm, Intel "could step in with its own offer for Broadcom".

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:14

Japan's Daniel won the first set on a tie-break before Djokovic, making his return from an elbow injury, took the second. "When you go from night to day [in consecutive days, you're usually] playing a different opponent", said Federer , who couldn't remember the last time he had played a match that was interrupted overnight.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:07

All flights are now available for purchase via the Air Canada app, at aircanada .com and through travel agents. A similar message was posted on the carrier's official Facebook page an hour later. Tweets from several Air Canada hubs, including Toronto Pearson and Vancouver International airports, called the issue a "worldwide" outage. Customers are advised to check the status of their flight and check-in online before going to the airport.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:04

The futures on U.S. crude oil with delivery in April fell by 0.20% to 61.24 Dollars per barrel. Both oil varieties lost about 1% of their value on Monday. Total output should now average 10.7 million barrels a day this year, up from a previous forecast of 10.6 million barrels a day. "Thus OPEC has no scope to expand production from its current level".

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:57

Nearly from the get-go, Tillerson , the former CEO of Irving-based Exxon Mobil, seemed out of sorts and out of step with his mercurial boss. Mr Pompeo is strongly opposed to the Iran nuclear deal, and Mr Trump said they have a "very, very similar thought process".

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:18

The surprisingly robust hiring, reported by the Labor Department on Friday, was the strongest in 1 1/2 years. In addition to the job boost, the unemployment rate remained at a low 4.1 percent (the lowest since 2000), and numerous jobs created were in the crucial construction, manufacturing, and mining sectors.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:17

America's Shiffrin, fresh from winning two Olympic titles in PyeongChang, now leads the overall World Cup by 623 points from Holdener, while it's Petra Vlhova leading the chase in the slalom standings. Shiffrin was planning to take a few days off before flying to Are and compete in the last GS and slalom races of the season, with nothing more at stake than just the race win.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:09

Shkreli wasn't being tried for price-gouging sick people on drugs or being a generally irredeemable garbage person, he was being tried for fraud and - forgive us this moment of clarity - we've seen waaaay worse in that department. Shkreli was sobbing when he told the judge that he's "not the same person [he] once was". Shkreli gained worldwide notoriety in 2015 when he jacked up the price of Daraprim, a decades-old drug that is used to treat a life-threatening parasitic infection.

by | March 10, 2018 | 01:19

Women earn on average 13 and 19 per cent less than men in the public and private sectors respectively in Spain , according to data from the EU. 'We are so alarmed, she said. Marta Valverde found out about the strike called for by the Work National Coordinator (CNT) and made a decision to spread the invitation to her fellow coworkers.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:39

For many the answer is a no brainer, but there will be some who will question it. The aim of the celebration of the day was to get equal rights and pay and the same is an issue today as well. We celebrate the courage and determination of women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their Pacific countries and communities, including our women leaders who make a daily impact in their families, villages, businesses, workplaces, marketplaces, cities and nations.

by | March 08, 2018 | 01:39

The pre-portioned kits include all necessary ingredients, already measured and pre-cut for meals such as basil garlic chicken and steak Dijon. Being one of the retail giants, Walmart's grocery business has been foreseen to affect the sales at the various restaurant chains around if the customers would opt to grab quick and cheaper dinner from the retailer.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:38

However, a recent announcement by Uber may be just what the driving service needed to convince customers to use their service over their competitors. It seems both ride-sharing companies are pushing hard into the healthcare transportation space in order to add scale to their operations while helping providers improve their level of care.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:40

United Airlines is "pressing the pause button" on a rewards system that would have disbursed bonuses via lottery. The lottery, which the airline announced on Friday, would have paid $100,000 to one lucky employee selected at random, and smaller bonuses of $2,000 or $5,000 to about 1,300 more.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:44

Though Amazon now offers credit cards to customers through Chase, a checking account is a step deeper into the wallets of customers. The WSJ reports that Amazon is in talks to launch a type of checking account. Among the companies Amazon officials are speaking with is JP Morgan Chase & Co., according to the newspaper. Instead, it would likely partner with a bank on the new product, as it does with credit cards.

by | March 05, 2018 | 00:37

Thr bill originally contained a provision that would exempt airlines from paying state tax on jet fuel, which would have saved Delta up to $40 million. Governors of NY and Virginia, a House lawmaker from OH and the mayor of Birmingham, Ala., were among officials who jabbed Georgia in the dispute and offered to have Delta move its headquarters from Atlanta .

by | March 04, 2018 | 02:01

Passengers are being warned that further flights could be cancelled as the weather continues to affect the UK. Ryanair , Virgin Atlantic and easyJet have also cancelled flights with the disruption showing no signs of slowing soon.

by | March 04, 2018 | 01:59

Tiger Woods has announced he will play in the Valspar Championships and Arnold Palmer Invitational over the next two weeks. He has won eight times in 17 starts at Bay Hill and will be making his first appearance since claiming victory in 2013.

by | March 03, 2018 | 05:08

The owner of the phone did suffer some injuries and was treated by emergency personnel who responded to the scene. "It was very contained", he said. Toronto city councilor Joe Cressy, who was also present on the plane, tweeted after the incident. Cressy said that the situation changed quickly from him wondering whether he was in danger to only having to worry how long the delay would be.

by | March 03, 2018 | 05:04

CBS Philadelphia reported Bachman blacking out after hiring the vehicle service after having partied with friends in Morgantown near the campus of West Virginia University last Friday. But when his driver woke him up two hours into the more than 300-mile journey to New Jersey , Bachman said he didn't know what was happening or who the driver was.

by | March 03, 2018 | 05:07

The gap between short-dated US borrowing costs and those in Germany was at its widest in over 20 years as the monetary policy outlooks by the Fed and European Central Bank for the two regions diverged. An unconventional President Trump made the conventional choice in Powell, Johnson said. But our impression is that he hinted that the fourth hike is definitely on the table.

by | March 02, 2018 | 03:35

A powerful 7.5-magnitude quake struck Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands province early on Monday , the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said , prompting oil and gas companies to immediately suspend operations in the energy-rich interior.