The cryptocurrency market is getting back on its feet after a brutal day yesterday.The total digital currency market capitalization went from $650 bln to $430 bln yesterday and has now rebounded to $585 bln.
Carl-Ludwig Thiele, a board member for Bundesbank, one of the largest banks in Europe, has confirmed that the euro zone is not considering a digital currency.He said:“Digital central bank money analogous to cash is currently not in sight.
A recent news report stated that a 13-year-old boy’s MP3 device suddenly exploded in his face which caused him to suffer serious injuries.His MP3 device was on the floor, charred and burnt.
After hitting levels above $20,000 per coin just last week, Bitcoin saw a massive sell-off as fears of a bubble began to loom large.The price reached an all time high of $20,078 on December 17, but saw an approximate 40% drop in just three days, once dipping to as low as $11,833 on December 22.
Fifty local film-makers have signed a position paper calling on the authorities to reconsider proposed changes to the Films Act.A key concern in the paper - released yesterday - is the expanded powers that Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) officers will have in investigating breaches.
Although regulations and attitudes have shifted to be more welcoming towards stray dog adoption, the rehoming of stray dogs is still a challenge for many animal welfare groups (AWGs) in Singapore.President of Action for Singapore Dogs Ricky Yeo said: "Only about 30 per cent to 40 per cent of the dogs that come through us every year get adopted.
Just minutes after dropping off his wife and son, a self-employed man went to park his car and then molested a 34-year-old woman while on the way to join his family for lunch.Gary Tan Kum Weng, 49, was fined $4,000 yesterday after admitting that he had outraged the woman's modesty in Plaza Singapura shopping centre at around 1pm on Dec 10 last year.
A recent study that claimed most maids here are exploited has been denounced - by the very group that conceptualised the study.It also said that Ms Wessels and her team used an overly simplified interpretation of labour exploitation.
He became senior state counsel in 1979, and was appointed judicial commissioner in 1987.Between 2006 and 2008, he served as Attorney-General, before returning to the Supreme Court as judge of appeal and vice-president of the Court of Appeal.
More Singaporeans are making use of the two long festive weekends to take an extended holiday overseas compared with last year, say travel industry players.The final two weeks of 2016 also had long weekends.
Three people remained critically injured in hospital after the Australian-Afghan driver ploughed through a busy downtown intersection in his car on Thursday in what authorities said was a "deliberate act".Mr Turnbull said: "He has said, in a number of what the police are describing as utterings, that he attributed his actions to perceived mistreatment of Muslims.
Russian State Library
The Russian State Library is the fifth largest library in the world, and one where at least one copy of every Russian publication is stored.The amalgamation of small and large libraries including libraries of book lovers and wealthy millionaires of New York resulted in the creation of this large network of libraries which are currently funded by both government and private institutions.
On Dec 18, K-pop boy band Shinee's lead singer Jonghyun took his own life, leaving behind a suicide note.When news of the memorial broke, I was impressed by the efficiency of the organisers and fans, who came prepared with notes, flowers and light sticks.
In 2016, 25 million tourists visited San Francisco.1 million visitors
The second most populated city in the United States is also the second most visited, with 54.
3% of the island nation's population is 65 years of age or older.With lesser numbers of individuals entering the population and people living much longer lives, people above the age of 65 now make up an increasing share of the world’s total population.
But when she arrived at USS, she was told at the counter that the tickets were invalid.A month after Ms Loh was cheated, two other women fell prey to the same culprit.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak vowed yesterday to use every means to protest against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a tough stand likely to win him support among Muslim voters.He said he would not "sacrifice the sanctity of Islam" despite his friendship with Mr Trump.
30am for six days a week in November last year, but Mr Zaidi stopped working in March as he needed more time for his studies.He said: "It was hard as I would be sleepy in class, but now, it has been a year so I have learnt to cope with it and am used to it.
SYDNEY Australia has seized more than A$1 billion (S$1.04 billion) of methamphetamine in its biggest bust of the highly addictive drug, police said yesterday.
While this may seem like an ordinary setting on any other day, what’s ‘weird’ with this case is that the meal was reportedly leftovers from a passenger!According to Channel News Asia, the air stewardess has since been suspended after Urumqi Air confirmed on Thursday (7 December) that the lady was their staff and that she “did not follow the standard procedures when handling leftover food”.