Continued Mass Demonstration Push Hong Kong Into Its First Recession In A Decade

The economic situation of Hong Kong is in a worse condition than was expected because of months of violent pro democracy protests in the city which has paralyzed life, forced closure of shops and businesses and public transportation and scared away tourists. According to official data released Thursday, the Hong Kong economy plunged into recession…

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Twitter Bans All Political Ads, Pressure On Facebook To Follow Suit

While Facebook still refuses to do anything about political ads that appear on its social media platform even as lawmakers and regulators in the United States and elsewhere clamor for the social media company to exert more control over fake political ads, its fellow social media company Twitter has announced that it would be banning…

All models of DJI’s drones grounded by U.S. Department of Interior

Only those DJI drones that are used for critical operations and public safety have survived the ban. On Thursday, Chinese drone maker DJI stated, the U.S. Department of Interior has grounded all non-emergency Chinese-made or part-made drones as part of a review of its entire drone program. Shenzhen-based DJI has confirmed that that the department…

‘Three Times More People’ To Be Affected By Sea Level Rise Due To Climate Change

A new research conducted by Climate Central, a US-based non-profit news organization, has conclude that later this century, millions more people will be put at risk because of coastal flooding due to rising sea levels driven by climate change. The research also noted that areas that are projected to be below high-tide lines come 2100…

Chile Cancels Summit Where Trump And Xi Were To Sign Partial Trade Deal

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit that was scheduled to be held in Santiago in mid-November will be cancelled, the Chilean government has announced. This summit had assumed importance all across the world because the United States President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were supposed to sign an initial trade agreement – called the…

Good Shingles Vaccine Sales Prompts GSK To Raise Profit Forecast

The sale of shingles vaccine of GlaxoSmithKline beat market expectations and the continued good performance of the company’s older medicines, including HIV treatments prompted the drug making company to raise its annual profit forecast for the second time this year. Following the announcement by the British drug maker about its expectations of profit for the…