SINGAPORE: Australia's biggest airline Qantas Airways posted its second-highest underlying annual profit on Friday (Aug 25), beating analyst estimates as aggressive cost-cutting helped offset fierce price competition from international rivals. Chief Executive Alan Joyce said the result vindicated ...
Police using water cannon and batons clashed on Thursday with refugees who had occupied a small Rome square in defiance of an order to leave a building where they had been squatting. The clashes were ... Read more
Liveable city surveys can always be guaranteed to get my hackles up. I always bristle when I read the Mercer global rankings, and the shockingly opinionated annual Monocle rankings (Hong Kong gets hit ... Read more
With an approaching hurricane expected to slam Texas ' coast, Central Texas finds itself directly in Harvey's crosshairs. That means wind, heavy rain and the potential for risks to life and pr ... Read more
Los Angeles community members spoke up at a public forum in Westwood on Wednesday against city police’s proposed use of drone technology. At the Wednesday night meeting, Los Angeles Police Depar ... Read more
Another newspaper sheds its print edition, and this time it's the News-Sentinel, an afternoon daily servicing Fort Wayne, Indiana. Its had been printed under a joint operating agreement with the Journ ... Read more
SINGAPORE: Local dramas produced by Mediacorp and independent producers have seen fresh concepts and better scripts with more authentic storylines and characters. These were among the findings in the ... Read more