Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News

Hong Kong Racing News By David Morgan at HKJC Group 1 stars Beauty Only, Mr Stunning, Peniaphobia and Contentment will step out for the first time this term at Sunday’s (1 October) National Day race meeting at Sha Tin Racecourse. Hong Kong’s 2017/18 Group race programme kicks off with twin features, the G3 National Day […]

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

Singapore Racing: PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE

PANASONIC KRANJI MILE & SAKURA DAY AT THE RACECOURSE Singapore Turf Club (STC) will be hosting the annual Sakura Day @ The Racecourse in conjunction with the running of the $700,000 Group 1 Panasonic Kranji Mile on Sunday, 1 October 2017. The Panasonic Kranji Mile is the first Leg of the Singapore Triple Crown Series, […]

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice

Dubai Plans the World’s 1st Underwater Resort; The Floating Venice Arrive by seaplane, check-in at the underwater lobby and take a Venetian Gondola to your cabin before heading to a floating beach for a swim. Stunning images reveal plans to create a replica of Venice in the United Arab Emirates The Floating Venice will be […]

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster

Travel Warning: Bali in Immanent Danger of Volcanic Disaster Ignore calls from the Indonesian Government pronouncing Bali as safe for tourists, it simply is not. The eruption alert was actually raised to the highest level on Friday following a “tremendous increase” in seismic activity. For context, from midnight to noon on Friday, a total of […]

China to Continue Tourism Push

China to Continue Tourism Push

China has launched a new world tourism organization to push for cooperation in boosting tourism globally. The World Tourism Alliance, a global network linking non-governmental players in the industry, was established in Chengdu, Sichuan Province of China on September 12, 2017 during the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, (UNWTO).  It […]

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival

Travel News: Korean Shopping Festival Two major department stores said Sunday they will offer up to 80 percent discounts on some items during the incoming nationwide shopping festival as South Korea is seeking to boost consumption. Lotte Department Store, the country’s leading retailer, said some 750 brands will participate in the special bargain sales event […]

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey

Ferrari Takes IMSA GTLM Pole at Monterey $RACE Toni Vilander backs up fast practice timing marks from Friday Risi Competizione team driver Toni Vilander drove Risi’s #62 Ferrari 488 GTE to the Pole position in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class qualifying for Sunday’s AMERICA’S TIRE 250 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The headline […]

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations

China’s Travel Growth Outpacing  All Other Nations  Chinese tourists becoming the Key driver of global tourism China’s travel industry is projected to grow at an average rate of 8% Y-Y annually from Y 2017 to Y 2027, outpacing other major economies like India and the US, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. The upcoming 1 […]

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project

Dubai’s DP World Unit, IGY Marinas to Build Superyacht Marina Project The project in France will offer 12 Superyacht berths for the world’s largest vessels Dubai port operator DP World’s subsidiary P&O Marinas and international marina operator and developer IGY Marinas have announced a new Superyacht marina project in the South of France. The project […]

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World

Top 10 Longest Flights in the World $UAL, $BA, $EADSF Gulf carriers dominate when it comes to ultra long-haul flights Qantas recently made headlines when it announced its decision to re-route its daily Sydney to London service via Singapore instead of Dubai. But the concept of a stopover could soon be abandoned altogether. The Australian carrier […]

Seychelles, Treasure of the Indian Ocean

Seychelles, Treasure of the Indian Ocean

Seychelles, Treasure of the Indian Ocean With lush forests, unique wildlife, and the possibility of pirate treasure, there’s much more to the 115-island Seychelles Archipelago. The Seychelles: that means endless days lying on the beach, listening to the sound of the sea and feasting on sumptuous seafood, right? Well, yes and no. Of course, its […]

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany

Thousands Head to Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany The bier is flowing at Munich’s fabled Oktoberfest. Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap into the 1st keg Saturday with 2 blows of his hammer and the cry of “O’zapft is” — “It’s tapped.” About 6-M visitors are expected to travel to Munich for the 184th Oktoberfest, which […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Vettel Takes the Pole at Sing. GP $RACE Sebastian Vettel took his 3rd pole position of the 2017 F1 season by outpacing the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo by over 3/10’s sec Saturday night at Singapore’s Marina Bay circuit. On the final qualifying lap, Mr. Vettel touched the wall […]

Dubai’s Travel Sector is Still Growing

Dubai’s Travel Sector is Still Growing

Spending within the UAE’s travel and tourism sector is expected to rise steadily over the next five years and reach over US$56 billion in 2022 as new mega-projects come to market, a recent analysis conducted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry shows. The analysis, based on new data from Business Monitor International, BMI, […]

President Trump Declared Florida a Major Disaster

President Trump Declared Florida a Major Disaster

President Trump Declared Florida a Major Disaster The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Sunday President Donald Trump approved federal disaster assistance that would be made available to individuals and governments in Florida for areas affected by Hurricane Irma beginning 4 September and continuing. A press release from FEMA outlined the assistance available to “supplement […]

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

Great Weekend of Racing in Chantilly, France

Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Chantilly, France Ribchester consolidated his position as Europe’s top miler by gaining a fourth G1 victory in the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp at Chantilly, France, on Sunday, September 10. The four-year-old Iffraaj colt, unlucky in the G1 Sussex Stakes on his previous start, made no mistake this time. […]

Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai

Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai

Expo 2020 Dubai’s legacy development District 2020 will be unveiled to the public tomorrow, Monday, at Cityscape Global 2017 in Dubai. The world-class district will be an integral part of the legacy of Expo 2020 Dubai from Q4 2021, and support the acceleration of the emirate’s development. It will be a long-term economic contributor for […]

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano

The Special Edition LaFerrari Aperta Hammers for $10-M at Fiorano $RACE, $BID The $10-M LaFerrari Aperta in Rosso Fuoco w/Bianco Italia double racing stripe livery pictured above hammered for $10-M. Saturday night at RM Sotheby’s Maranello (Fiorano) auction someone bought the sold out Ferrari-one-cannot-buy. The last built for Charity s/n 210 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta sold for […]

Hurricane Irma will Leave Millions Without Power

Hurricane Irma will Leave Millions Without Power

– FPL expects millions of customers could lose power, with some areas experiencing prolonged outages – FPL has assembled the largest pre-storm restoration workforce in U.S. history, with more than 16,000 ready to respond, including FPL employees and workers from other utilities and electrical contracting companies – FPL is anticipating a significant and challenging restoration […]

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation

Irma Downgraded to Cat-3, Florida Governor Scott Urges Evacuation Saturday morning, Florida Governor Rick Scott Saturday had a warning for his state’s residents sitting in the path of Hurricane Irma: “Once the storm starts, law enforcement cannot save you.” “If you’ve been ordered to evacuate, you need to leave now,” the governor said Saturday, just […]

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission

Cruise, Airlines Send Ships and Planes on Hurricane Irma Rescue Mission $RLC, $NCLH, $JBLU Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE:RLC), and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) are sending some of their empty ships to the Caribbean to help evacuate stranded tourists and bring much-needed supplies to islands severely damaged by Hurricane Irma. Norwegian expects to […]

Florida Governor Issues Latest on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

Florida Governor Issues Latest on Hurricane Irma Preparedness

Florida Governor Issues Latest on Hurricane Irma Preparedness Governor Rick Scott traveled the state Thursday and Friday ahead of Hurricane Irma Gov. Rick Scott received a full update on Hurricane Irma from the State Emergency Operations Center and a briefing on Lake Okeechobee impacts by the South Florida Water Management District. The Governor is continuing […]

Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival

Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival

The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival, DICTF, the Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea, is raising the stakes this year by featuring the new and exciting Dubai International Coffee Championships with winners getting a chance to take home part of the prize pool of USD$25,000, the largest in the history of […]

US Officials Believe That Irma Will Be Devastating

US Officials Believe That Irma Will Be Devastating

US Officials Believe That Irma Will Be Devastating Hurricane Irma will have a “truly devastating” impact when it slams into southern coastal areas of the United States, the head of the US emergency agency said Thursday. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) boss Brock Long said people in Florida and other states must heed evacuation orders […]

Dubai Property Market Sentiment Worse Than Last Year

Dubai Property Market Sentiment Worse Than Last Year

Dubai Property Market Sentiment Worse Than Last Year The Core Savills reveals that there were misconceptions about oversupply in the emirate but rents could continue to soften. Only about 33% of people in Dubai believe the Emirate’s property market has shown signs of recovery, indicating worse sentiment than last year, according to a survey by […]

Western US Ravaged by Wildfires, Carib and East Coast Lashed by Storms

Western US Ravaged by Wildfires, Carib and East Coast Lashed by Storms

Western US Ravaged by Wildfires, Carib and East Coast Lashed by Storms The smoke, the flames, the aching lungs, the evacuations, they are Summertime facts of life in the US West, where every wildfire season competes with memories of previous destruction. This year was supposed to be mild after an extremely wet Winter and Spring […]

Hurricane Irma Is ‘Bigger Than Andrew’

Hurricane Irma Is ‘Bigger Than Andrew’

Hurricane Irma Is ‘Bigger Than Andrew’ Wednesday, Florida Governor Rick Scott urged residents of his state to “be as aggressive as we are” in planning for the approach of monster storm Hurricane Irma. The NFL’s opening day game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins has been postponed. “We’re going to have wind, rain, […]

Dubai’s New Tallest Tower is Taking Shape

Dubai’s New Tallest Tower is Taking Shape

Dubai’s New Tallest Tower is Taking Shape The $1-B mixed-use building will form the centerpiece of the 6 sqkm Dubai Creek Harbour The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour, slated to become the new tallest tower in Dubai is now taking shape in the Emirate. Launched in April last year, the $1-B mixed-use building will form […]

Hurricane Irma, Most Expensive Storm in US History?

Hurricane Irma, Most Expensive Storm in US History?

Hurricane Irma, Most Expensive Storm in US History? $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hurricane Irma, a category 5 Storm rolling across the Atlantic, is on a path to strike Florida and could be the most expensive storm in US history, a weather expert predicted. Given the potential magnitude of this storm as well as the potential […]

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures

2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures The fixture list for the 2017 – 2018 UAE racing season has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The ERA season will offer 62 race dates and opens at […]

Napa Valley’s Tier 1 Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Aficionados Gather

Napa Valley’s Tier 1 Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Aficionados Gather

Napa Valley’s Tier 1 Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Aficionados Gather $RACE It is not surprising on any given weekend to see a variety of exotic cars parked along the Main Streets in Calistoga, St. Helena, or Yountville in northern California’s Napa Valley. What is surprising is to see 40 Ferrari Supercars in 1 resort parking lot. The […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 3rd at Monza with a “Broken” Racer

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 3rd at Monza with a “Broken” Racer

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 3rd at Monza with a “Broken” Racer $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) driver Sebastian Vettel struggled with a power steering problem in the 18 laps of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, he did not trust the car under braking, as he drove cautiously for the Chequered Flag. Mr. Vettel finished 3rd behind MercedesAMG’s […]

F1: Hamilton on the Pole, Breaks Schumacher’s Record

F1: Hamilton on the Pole, Breaks Schumacher’s Record

F1: Hamilton on the Pole, Breaks Schumacher’s Record $RACE MercedesAMG’s lead shoe, Lewis Hamilton, owns the Pole position for F1’s 2017 Italian Grand Prix  he was fastest in the rain Saturday at Monza. Qualifying for Sunday’s race was met with torrential rain, causing the sessions to be delayed at Monza. Mr. Hamilton’s success broke Michael Schumacher’s record […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fans’ Passion High at Monza

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fans’ Passion High at Monza

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Fans’ Passion High at Monza $RACE The Scuderia banners draped along the main Monza grandstand are a vivid reminder of the intense passion facing Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari at the Team’s home Italian Grand Prix here this weekend. “Forza Ferrari!” “If you can dream it, you can do it” Monza is know […]

Highlights of the 67th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and  Pebble Beach Automotive Week

Highlights of the 67th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and  Pebble Beach Automotive Week

  Highlights of the 67th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and  Pebble Beach Automotive Week           We are deeply thankful to all of you who helped to make the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance yet another unforgettable and historic event! Entrants brought many magnificent automobiles to share with others here, and we raised more than $1.6 million […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Seeks to Win at Monza, Its Home Track

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Seeks to Win at Monza, Its Home Track

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Seeks to Win at Monza, Its Home Track $RACE Legions of Ferrari supporters dressed in Red are streaming into the royal park that hosts the Italian Grand Prix and are exhibiting a rediscovered air of enthusiasm. It has been 7 long and mostly disappointing years since Ferrari celebrated a win here at […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monza is Magical and Memorable

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monza is Magical and Memorable

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) at Monza is Magical and Memorable $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Monza are special, says F1 Championship leader Sebastian Vettel ahead of the Italian Grand Prix this weekend. If you are into motorsport and supercars, Ferrari may have been your 1st and only love, that is the case for me. Whether it is the designs […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Trades Higher Than Analysts’ Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Trades Higher Than Analysts’ Targets

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Trades Higher Than Analysts’ Targets $RACE Notably in Y 2016, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) outperformed all legacy carmakers and the broader US market (NYSEArca:SPY), with a 21.1% return. And again, in Y 2017 YTD we are seeing a terrific for the iconic Italian Super and HyperSupercar maker. As of 28 August Ferrari stock delivered […]

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai

Top 10 Nationalities of Real Estate Investors in Dubai Emiratis made the most number of transactions between January 2016 and June 2017 The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed a list of the Top 10 nationalities of real estate investors in Dubai between January 2016 and the end of June 2017. Overall, people from 217 […]

Travel Thailand: Mantra Samui Resort

Travel Thailand: Mantra Samui Resort

Mantra Samui Resort Launches New Spa Featuring Home-Grown Botanicals Opening special “A Mantra for Mantra” package combines treatments, meditation and yoga   With a new natural spa and the launch of a wellness experience “A Mantra for Mantra,” the all-new Mantra Samui Resort is attracting spa-goers to its peaceful perch overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Steeped in Monza’s History

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Steeped in Monza’s History

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Steeped in Monza’s History $RACE Lewis Hamilton knows Ferrari is hunting him Red Bull reliability ‘unacceptable’ – Max Verstappen Alonso ‘at back of grid’ for Italian GP At Monza Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) history is both famous and memorable. At Monza, yesteryear is present, and the present carries the stuff of the future, plus […]

JPY/USD – Japanese Economic Growth

JPY/USD – Japanese Economic Growth

The Japanese economy has been showing convincing signs of strength throughout the month of August. Despite softer than expected imports, Japan still managed to beat Q2 GDP expectations. Economic indicators like the PMIalso signal growth. However, despite the strong GDP outlook, Japan’s inflation rate remains dismally below the Bank of Japan’s targets, leaving the possibility of […]

NASA Headed to Mars

NASA Headed to Mars

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s next Mars mission known as InSight, which is on track for a 2018 liftoff, will focus on examining the deep interior of Mars, the agency announced on Monday. The long form of InSight’s name is Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport. The mission is […]

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus

US Market’s Finished Flat to Unchanged, Harvey the Focus $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The S&P 500 and DJIA finished flat to unchanged Monday, with energy and bank shares lower as Tropical Storm Harvey crippled the US energy hub in Texas. Harvey, the most powerful hurricane to strike the US state in more than 50 years […]

Discovering Bali’s Last Wild Frontier: The Tabanan Regency

Discovering Bali’s Last Wild Frontier: The Tabanan Regency

Discovering Bali’s Last Wild Frontier: The Tabanan Regency Few destinations evoke visions of paradise like Bali. With its stepped terraces of rice, dramatic highland gorges, beaches of volcanic sand and omni-present Balinese dance-drama, the name of the place is a panacea. There’s one corner of Bali that remains largely untouched and truly delivers on these […]

F1: Hamilton on the Pole, Vettel Next to Him at Spa

F1: Hamilton on the Pole, Vettel Next to Him at Spa

F1: Hamilton on the Pole, Vettel Next to Him at Spa $RACE Saturday, MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton topped in qualifying to take the Pole position at the Y 2017 Belgian Formula One Grand Prix at Spa, thus equalling Michael Schumacher’s career record of 68 career Poles. Mr. Hamilton broke the track record finishing just ahead Ferrari’s […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel Races to the Championship

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel Races to the Championship

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel Races to the Championship $RACE The title run begins… Last month Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) returned to it winning F1 ways with a 1-2 finish at the Hungaroring. This weekend the Y 2017 season restarts with Sebastian Vettel holding a 14-point lead over Lewis Hamilton with 9 races to go. Although Mr. […]

Dubai’s Ruler Reveals Plan for $1.5-B Food Park

Dubai’s Ruler Reveals Plan for $1.5-B Food Park

Dubai’s Ruler Reveals Plan for $1.5-B Food Park The wholesale food hub  will be located in Dubai Wholesale City Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister and Dubai’s Ruler has unveiled the blueprint for the $1.5-B Dubai Food Park (DFP). Spread across over 48-M sqf within Dubai Wholesale City, the […]

US Will Not Eliminate Any National Monuments

US Will Not Eliminate Any National Monuments

US Will Not Eliminate Any National Monuments US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he’s recommending that none of 27 national monuments carved from wilderness and ocean and under review by The Trump Administration be eliminated. Secretary Zinke did say that unspecified boundary adjustments for some monuments designated over the past 40 years will be included […]

Travers Stakes Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 26, 2017

Travers Stakes Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 26, 2017

Travers Stakes Day at Saratoga Race Course: August 26, 2017 Once again our money is on Gunnevera, the track and distance will suit him and he is an outstanding horse. Travers is the most popular day during the entire Saratoga summer racing meet, featuring the legendary Travers Stakes, dating back to 1864. Nicknamed Saratoga’s Midsummer […]

Dubai’s Emirates Sponsors 2018 Ryder Cup

Dubai’s Emirates Sponsors 2018 Ryder Cup

Dubai’s Emirates Sponsors 2018 Ryder Cup The deal is a renewal of the carrier’s existing European Tour Agreement, which will run until Y 2021 Dubai airline Emirates has announced its sponsorship as an official partner of golf tournament the Y 2018 Ryder Cup. The deal is a renewal of the carrier’s existing European Tour Agreement, […]

Dubai Travel is Booming

Dubai Travel is Booming

Dubai Travel is Booming Passenger traffic at Dubai International, DXB, has recorded its busiest month on record in July with over 8 million passengers, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Passenger numbers in July totalled 8,065,789 compared to 7,616,792 handled in July 2016, a robust growth of 5.9 percent. […]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2017, The Results

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2017, The Results

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2017, The Results 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer Named Best of Show at the 67th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2017 Charitable Donations Top $1.6 Million Just a week ago, Bruce R. McCaw’s 1929 Mercedes-Benz S Barker Tourer emerged from the restoration shop of Steve Babinsky in Lebanon, New Jersey. Today, having crossed the […]

Pebble Beach Welcome’s Visitors to CASA FERRARI

Pebble Beach Welcome’s Visitors to CASA FERRARI

Pebble Beach Welcome’s Visitors to CASA FERRARI $RACE Ferrari’s 70th Anni celebration at Pebble Beach this year means the event is wheel to wheel Italian Stallions. At the Casa Ferrari on the Pebble Beach Concours grounds, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) has assembled it prize line up for the anniversary display Sunday, 20 August on the Golf links […]

Pebble Beach: Watch Concours Awards Ceremony Live

Pebble Beach: Watch Concours Awards Ceremony Live

Pebble Beach: Watch Concours Awards Ceremony Live The 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance awards ceremony will be live streamed on Sunday, 20 August at 2:00p PDT. To access the live stream, you can find the direct link on our home screen,just click on the button “Watch 2017 Concours.” “The cars we host here are magnificent, and […]

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect

US State Department Travel Alerts in Effect There are 2 types of US State Department travel notifications: Travel alerts and Travel warnings. The US Passports & International Division clearly defines the difference between these 2 terms, as follows: Travel warnings: “We issue a Travel Warning when we want you to consider very carefully whether you […]

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now

There is Little Fear in World Stock Markets Now $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The stock markets do not fear NKorea, and they do not fear the extreme left’s attack on US President Donald Trump Risk assets across the globe, despite high valuations, have recovered nicely from a sell-off triggered by concerns about a NKorean nuclear […]

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach

Top Vintage & Classic Cars on Auction at Pebble Beach $BID, $RACE If you are a true Vintage and Classic Car buff, this may be your year. Official estimates for the Pebble Beach automobile auctions this week have set sales totals at $290-M, that down 14% since Y 2016. It’s the 3rd consecutive decliner since […]

Housing is The Top Consumer Spending Category in the UAE

Housing is The Top Consumer Spending Category in the UAE

Housing is The Top Consumer Spending Category in the UAE Among GCC countries, consumer spending per household in the UAE was highest during Y 2016 at $103,000 Consumer spending in the UAE is expected to exceed $261-B in Y 2021, compared to nearly $183-B in Y 2016, according to research released by the Dubai Chamber […]

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture

Bitcoin, The Big Picture $BTCUSD finished at $4410.98 Wednesday. The price of Bitcoin rose Wednesday, following a brief dip below the $4,000 mark, in an apparent run at another record high. On 1 August Bitcoin Cash ,Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash successfully launched. The Big Picture A simple cryptocurrency transaction looks like this, as follows: John wants to send […]

The Rise of Singapore

The Rise of Singapore

Hong Kong has dropped below Singapore in the rankings of Asia’s most liveable cities, for the first time, an annual survey shows. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Ranking slotted Hong Kong in 45th place, although the score of 88.8 was unchanged from the previous rankings. Although Hong Kong has been knocked off by Singapore […]

Lionsgate Movie World at Jeju Shinhwa World Landing International Development Limited (HKSE Code:0582) and Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF.A, NYSE:LGF.B)

Lionsgate Movie World at Jeju Shinhwa World Landing International Development Limited (HKSE Code:0582) and Lionsgate (NYSE:LGF.A, NYSE:LGF.B)

Landing Jeju Development Co., Ltd. (LJDC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Landing International Development Limited (HKSE Code: 582) and the developer and operator of Jeju Shinhwa World, and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced plans to develop Lionsgate Movie World at Jeju Shinhwa World, Korea. Lionsgate Movie World, spanning approximately 1.3 million […]

Merchandisers Wanted for Dubai Expo 2020

Merchandisers Wanted for Dubai Expo 2020

Merchandisers Wanted for Dubai Expo 2020 From custom caps and cufflinks to tailor-made towels and teapots, Expo 2020 Dubai is looking for manufacturers in the Gulf for two important merchandising categories apparel and homeware. The Expo team seeks producers, from international brands to artisan producers, of goods, which will be offered to millions of visitors […]

Safest City in The World: Abu Dhabi

Safest City in The World: Abu Dhabi

Safest City in The World: Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the world by Numbeo, a website that curates and collates data to develop the world’s largest user-contributed database about cities and countries worldwide. With the lowest crime index of just 13.54 in the past six months, and the highest […]

A Glimpse of the Wonders of the Future!

A Glimpse of the Wonders of the Future!

A Glimpse of the Wonders of the Future! The iWorld2017 had its grand opening on 10 August at the Century City International Conference Centre, Chengdu. The 9 exhibition zones, 8 forums and 7 featured programs immediately triggered a feverish frenzy all over the expo. A splendid feast of intelligent technologies well served! The iWorld2017 had […]

More Than Ready Shines at Saratoga

More Than Ready Shines at Saratoga Copper Bullet has been working well since shipping to New York from Kentucky, and the results showed in Sunday’s $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2) when the 2-year-old More Than Ready colt took the lead at the quarter pole en route to a four-length victory. For More Than Ready, Copper Bullet […]

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up”

The Big Q: Is California ‘Cracking Up” $AAPL, $FB, $GOOGL Corporate profits at California-based transnational corporations such as Apple, Facebook, and Google are hitting record highs. California housing prices from La Jolla to Berkeley along the Pacific Coast can top $1,000 a sqf It seems as if all of China is willing to pay premium […]

Travel News: Turtle Island in Fiji

Travel News: Turtle Island in Fiji

Travel News: Turtle Island in Fiji Today’s travelers looking for deep, soul-enriching experiences can look no further than Turtle Island, the private island oasis pioneering the emerging transformational travel category. Revealing today its new focus, complete with updated branding and guest villas, Turtle Island is answering the call for genuine, life-changing experiences rooted in culture, […]

Wanda Realm Resort Langkawi

Wanda Realm Resort Langkawi

The Tropicana Cenang, Langkawi project is set to become a world-class tourist destination as well as a family hub for leisure and entertainment Property developer, Cenang Resort will transform Tropicana Cenang into a high-end seafront resort-living lifestyle mixed development The 350-room hotel, Wanda Realm Resort Langkawi will be managed by Wanda Hotels & Resorts, a […]

Update: Expo 2020

Update: Expo 2020

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, visited the Expo 2020 Dubai Site Office today and said he was encouraged by the developments on site. During the visit, His Highness was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, […]

Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore

Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore

Horse Racing Syndicates in Singapore If you have always wanted to own a well-bred quality racehorse and be directly involved with a top stable, then purchasing a share in one of our Singapore Syndicates is the perfect way to fulfill all your ownership dreams. Owning a racehorse can be expensive, that is why syndicates have […]

The Singapore Turf Club

The Singapore Turf Club

The Singapore Turf Club The History The Singapore Turf Club (STC) was founded in Y 1842 as the Singapore Sporting Club to operate the Serangoon Road Race Course at Farrer Park. Today the only horse-racing club in Singapore and is part of the Malayan Racing Association (MRA), which also regulates the 3 Turf Clubs in […]

UAE Debuts Smart System to Provide Visas in 10 mins

UAE Debuts Smart System to Provide Visas in 10 mins

UAE Debuts Smart System to Provide Visas in 10 mins The smart system will allow UAE citizens and residents to undertake all Visa-related activity The UAE’s Ministry of Interior launched a new smart services system that will allow nationals and residents apply for entry permits and residency Visas within 10 minutes. The new service, called […]

Anti-Zika Mosquito Pesticides Cause Neurological Damage

Anti-Zika Mosquito Pesticides Cause Neurological Damage

Anti-Zika Mosquito Pesticides Cause Neurological Damage We have been distracted by other issues, but the  Zika hysteria of last Summer has quietly been replaced by silence. For months, the mainstream media inundated the American public with terror-inducing articles about how Zika was going to give their unborn children microcephaly, a condition in which the brain […]

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season

More Major Hurricanes Likely This Season Above-average hurricane activity is expected this season, according to a new report from the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University. “The probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the United States coastline and in the Caribbean is above-normal due to the forecast for an above-average season,” the report […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Marks 70th Anni at Pebble Beach $RACE, $BID One up and coming event that Ferrari fans should not miss is the Monterey Car Week that will run through the week of 18 August. This is because the iconic Italian Supercar maker will be bringing 70 historic models to the Key event at Pebble […]

Dubai Backed Hyperloop One Completes Phase 2 Testing

Dubai Backed Hyperloop One Completes Phase 2 Testing

Dubai Backed Hyperloop One Completes Phase 2 Testing The company would open its 1st international office in Dubai in September. Dubai-backed Hyperloop One, the company building the high-speed hyperloop transportation system, has successfully completed the second phase of testing in the Nevada desert, it announced on Wednesday. The company completed Phase 2 testing on 29 […]

Hyperloop One Marks MPH Milestone

Hyperloop One Marks MPH Milestone

Hyperloop One Marks MPH Milestone Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One’s electromagnetically propelled passenger pod reached nearly 200 mph in its most recent milestone announced Wednesday. Executives of the 3-year-old tech company say they’re now ready for global commercialization of the new energy-efficient, autonomous transportation system. They wrapped up the 2nd phase of engineering tests of the […]

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing

Air Traffic to Dubai Still Growing Passenger numbers at Dubai World Central, DWC, Dubai’s second airport, grew by more than 35 percent in the first half of the year, according to the traffic report issued by operator, Dubai Airports, today. DWC welcomed 554,993 passengers in the first half of 2017 compared to 410,278 passengers during […]

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi

Travel: Holidaying in Hanoi The Vietnamese capital offers an eclectic mix of culture, food, atmosphere and history on the banks of the Red River Despite often being described as a calmer alternative to buzzing Ho Chi Minh City to the South, Hanoi can certainly take your breath away. Whether it’s the hustle and bustle of […]

F1: Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Vettel on the Pole

F1: Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Vettel on the Pole

F1: Hungarian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Vettel on the Pole $RACE Championship leader, Sebastian Vettel, hails the phenomenal, incredible SF70-H racer after heading Ferrari front-row lockout ahead of MercedesAMG at the Hungaroring where Mr. Vettel aims to increase title lead from Pole MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton fell short in his bid to match Michael Schumacher’s Pole record qualifying […]

F1: Hungarian Grand Prix Preview

F1: Hungarian Grand Prix Preview

F1: Hungarian Grand Prix Preview $RACE So far in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship, there’s just one point separating the top two drivers after 10 races. So, we can expect that Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel and MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton, will be giving it their best at this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix. The race take place […]

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