Singapore Racing: Kranji Mile News

Singapore Racing: Kranji Mile News

Singapore Racing: Kranji Mile News With four days to go before the $1.5 million Invitational Group 1 Kranji Mile (1600m), the mercury level is rising for the race tagged as the “hottest race in the tropics”. All three overseas horses emerged from their International Stables for some light work, with New Zealand’s Ocean Emperor also […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Arqana Breeze-up Sale

Hong Kong Jockey Club Buys at Arqana Breeze-up Sale

The Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased five colts at the 2018 Arqana Breeze-up Sale in Deauville, France (11-12 May), for a total cost of €870,000 (approximately HK$8.281 million). The Club’s purchases are athletic youngsters by a mix of proven stallions and exciting young sires. Among the eye-catching quintet was Lot 161 by Exceed And Excel, […]

Travel Warning: Gold Coast No Longer Safe for Women

Travel Warning: Gold Coast No Longer Safe for Women

Travel Warning: Gold Coast No Longer Safe for Women Sexual Assaults in Australia are on the rise and the Gold Coast is reporting a horrifying trend, the Judiciary are weak in Australia and many immigrant/refugee sex offenders are not even sentenced. The answer from the police is women must change their behavior? Seems so, women […]

Great Weekend for Uncle Mo

Great Weekend for Uncle Mo

Outstanding sire Uncle Mo was in top form on Saturday with classy mare Ultra Brat (5m Uncle Mo x Prof McGonagall, by Giant’s Causeway) winning the $150,000 Grade III Gallorette Stakes at Pimlico, while Miss Mo Mentum (3f Uncle Mo x Somalia, by Mineshaft) took out the Grade III Selene Stakes at Woodbine. The Graham […]

Markets Love the USA China Deal

Markets Love the USA China Deal

Asian markets rallied Monday and the dollar extended gains after the US and China said they had agreed to hold off imposing tariffs, averting a potentially damaging trade war. After high-level talks in Washington the two economic superpowers revealed a deal had been hammered out, ending months of tension that have sent financial markets into […]

Germany at Fault in Terrorist Immigration

Germany at Fault in Terrorist Immigration

German migration authorities have widened their probe into asylum application fraud and are now investigating 10 additional field offices on suspicion of granting refugees permissions to stay in the country without proper grounds. On Friday, the German Federal Office for Migration and Asylum (BAMF) announced that it would review some 18,000 refugee cases in the […]

What is America Doing in Iraq?

What is America Doing in Iraq?

What is America Doing in Iraq? After spending billions of dollars to “liberate Iraq” the Americans are still there but in control of nothing, what was the point of the invasion?, why are they still there? Clearly it is time America wins this war, or accepts defeat and leaves. Politically America has encourage extremism within […]

Dubai is Becoming a Start-Up Hub

Dubai is Becoming a Start-Up Hub

Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development, DED, located in Dubai and mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise, SME, sector, has announced the licencing of the first business incubator in Dubai, following the introduction of the “Incubators and Business Accelerators” regulations. The regulations were introduced to ensure necessary guidance and […]

European Racing Round Up

European Racing Round Up

European Racing Round Up Rhododendron pipped the luckless Lightning Spear by a short head in a gripping finish to the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Lightning Spear looked like he just about hit the front under Oisin Murphy and was about to spring a 16-1 surprise in the QIPCO British Champions Series showpiece, but […]

Google is Taking Control of What is News

Google is Taking Control of What is News

For its updated news application, Google is doubling down on the use of artificial intelligence as part of an effort to weed our disinformation and help users get viewpoints beyond their own “filter bubble.” Google chief Sundar Pichai, who unveiled the updated Google News earlier this month, said the app now “surfaces the news you […]

There is No USA China Trade War

There is No USA China Trade War

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy and Vice Premier Liu He said here Saturday that China and the United States have reached consensuses on economic and trade issues, pledging not to engage in a trade war. Liu arrived in Washington on Tuesday afternoon for economic and trade consultations with the U.S. side at the invitation […]

Another Euro Crisis Looms

Another Euro Crisis Looms

Capital investment in 24 of the EU’s 28 member states has fallen dramatically over the past ten years, according to data from statistical agency Eurostat. Investment decreased on average by 2.3 percent, falling to 20.1 percent of GDP last year. It stood at 22.4 percent from 2007 to 2017 period. Countries in Europe’s east and […]

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia

More Missiles Fired on Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia has managed to intercept a ballistic missile launched from Yemen at a “civilian area,” according to the Arab coalition. However, Houthi rebels claim that a Saudi military base was successfully targeted in the strike. Two ballistic missiles were fired from Yemen into Saudi Arabia on Saturday evening, […]

Enhancing the Quality of Life for Racehorses

Enhancing the Quality of Life for Racehorses

Equine welfare was explored during the first plenary session on the third and final day (Thursday, 17 May, 2018) of the 37th Asian Racing Conference in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Peter Curl, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Executive Manager, Veterinary Regulation, and Ms. Amanda Bond, the Club’s Executive Manager Equestrian Affairs, addressed the convocation. “Enhancing […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO on Improving Global Racing

Hong Kong Jockey Club CEO on Improving Global Racing

Hong Kong racing’s wagering strategy was a core point in the opening plenary session on day two of the Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Seoul, South Korea today, Wednesday, 16 May, 2018. Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Asian Racing Federation (ARF), chaired the session, titled […]

Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief and the Master Brand

Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief and the Master Brand

The 37th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Seoul, South Korea, with Asian Racing Federation Chairman and Hong Kong Jockey Club Chief Executive Officer Mr. Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges calling on the sport’s stakeholders to establish racing as a global “master brand.” As Chair of the convocation’s opening plenary session, Mr. Engelbrecht-Bresges said that horseracing must create a […]

Singapore Horse Racing: Golden Horseshoe Series

Singapore Horse Racing: Golden Horseshoe Series

Singapore Horse Racing: Golden Horseshoe Series   Comprising five races, the eighth edition of the Singapore Golden Horseshoe Series began with the Kranji Nursery Stakes on Fridayat the Singapore Racecourse.   The Series is sponsored by Aushorse Marketing Pty Ltd (Aushorse), William Inglis & Son Ltd (Inglis), International Racehorse Transport Pty Ltd (IRT) and Magic […]

Larneuk Producing Group Quality Horses

Larneuk Producing Group Quality Horses Larneuk has followed up their Group 1 success when El Dorado Dreaming broke her maiden in spectacular fashion in the Gr.1 Sires’ Produce Stakes with Mamzelle Tess finishing a strong a 3rd in a the Group 3 Proud Miss in Morphetville today. Mamzelle Tess is by award winning sire O’lonhro. […]

Big Season of Racing Coming to Dubai

Big Season of Racing Coming to Dubai

Knightsbridge are excited about the record fixture list for the 2018-19 UAE racing season that 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 season will offer an unprecedented 67 race dates, five more […]

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park

Betting on the Rise at Gulfstream Park Experience heart-pounding action from the Grandstand or be pampered like royalty while enjoying the “Sport of Kings” from a private luxury suite. Ideal for a corporate outing or an afternoon with family and friends, Gulfstream Park is sure to provide a racing experience unlike any other. Average Daily […]

Swiss based Cryptocurrency exchange DEx.top opens end of month

Swiss based Cryptocurrency exchange DEx.top opens end of month

Swiss based decentralized exchange DEx.top opens end of month – trial period starts May 24th Blockchain giant Bitmain incubates decentralized platform for instant trading Zug, May 18th. – DEx.top, the Switzerland based trading platform, launches an open source decentralized trading platform incubated by the Bitmain Technologies. By using a double ledger method (off-chain matching, batching orders […]

EU to Evade US Sanctions on Iran

EU to Evade US Sanctions on Iran

The European Union will activate legislation banning the bloc’s companies from complying with US sanctions against Iran as soon as Friday, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. The law also does not recognize any court rulings enforcing penalties, which could be potentially introduced by the White House against European corporations doing business in the […]

Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series: Aidan O’Brien

Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series: Aidan O’Brien

Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series: Aidan O’Brien Aidan O’Brien has outlined his likely runners in the three Group 1 QIPCO Champions Series races at Epsom next month. Saxon Warrior, the general 4-5 favourite, will be joined by at least Delano Roosevelt, The Pentagon and Kew Gardens in the £1.5 million Investec Derby, while Magic Wand […]

OPEC and the Iran Deal

OPEC and the Iran Deal

Suhail Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry has played down the impact of the recent US decision to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal on OPEC, saying the organisation has been through a lot in the past, reflecting its resilience during geopolitical issues that arise on regional and international levels. “I don’t think this time […]

The Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV

“The super-luxury lifestyle is evolving and Rolls-Royce is in the lead. Luxury is no longer an urban concept. More and more it is about embracing and experiencing the wider world. Our customers expect to go everywhere in luxury, effortlessly and without compromise, conquering the most challenging terrain to enjoy life’s most enriching experiences, wherever they […]

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague, the fourth annual event dedicated to the blockchain, cryptocurrencies and ICO, will be held on May 17. This is one of the largest platforms in Europe for the exchange of experience and search for potential partners. Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague is an event organized […]

Cryptocurrency for the Porn Market

Cryptocurrency for the Porn Market

The Free Speech Coalition, the national trade association for the adult industry, is pleased to announce that intimate.io, an innovator working to provide stable cryptocurrency for the adult industry, has joined the organization at the Platinum level. “We know the discrimination adult businesses face from traditional banking institutions, as well as the hesitation many of […]

CZero Mobility All Set to Launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) June 10

CZero Mobility All Set to Launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) June 10

CZero Mobility, a disruptive EV startup company focused on a sustainable and affordable electric mobility future in the cost sensitive Indian and South East Asian markets, is launching their ICO on June 10. The company is wooing early investors to help ensure the forward progressions of its patented products in the EV ecosystem space are […]

ICO News: Funding a low cost AIDS Cure

ICO News: Funding a low cost AIDS Cure

INNOVATIVE BIORESEARCH, a biotech company performing novel HIV, cancer and regeneration research, launched on May 1, 2018, the pre-sale of INNBC Tokens to develop a low cost cell-based therapy for HIV, a revolutionary blockchain app for biomedical research named “You’re not alone” and a Token backed by the value of actual physical goods. INNBC Token […]

The HoweyCoin ICO is an SEC Education Tool

The HoweyCoin ICO is an SEC Education Tool

If you’ve ever been tempted to buy into a hot investment opportunity linked with luxury travel, the Securities and Exchange Commission has a deal for you. Check out the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy’s mock initial coin offering (ICO) website that touts an all too good to be true investment opportunity. But please […]

America Ageing at an Increasing Rate

America Ageing at an Increasing Rate

Births in the United States have plunged to record lows not seen in decades, marking a profound cultural shift that could have ramifications for the future economy, experts said Thursday. The overall fertility rate, which essentially shows how many babies women are having in their childbearing years, and indicates whether the population is replenishing itself, […]

Malaysia: Expect Arrest of Najib within Days

Malaysia: Expect Arrest of Najib within Days

Police are still conducting search at the private residence of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in Taman Duta. Several personal items such as handbags, clothes and gifts were seized from the home of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at his personal residence in Jalan Langgak Duta, Taman Duta here […]

UN Dumps USA, Backs Europe in Iran

UN Dumps USA, Backs Europe in Iran

The USA continues to be the major funder at the UN, but the UN is working hard against America. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (confirmed socialist) on Wednesday threw his weight behind the European Union (EU) in salvaging the landmark Iran nuclear deal. “We fully support the efforts the European Union is making in […]

Uncertainty Dominates Asian Trading Session

Uncertainty Dominates Asian Trading Session

Asian traders were biding their time in early trade on Thursday as a healthy lead from Wall Street was tempered by geopolitical concerns and caution ahead of high-level China-US trade talks. All three main US indexes finished in the green zone thanks to another positive round of economic indicators and corporate results. However, traders remain […]

Pompeo Agrees with Clinton: America is Always Right

Pompeo Agrees with Clinton: America is Always Right

Pompeo is far from the first American official to express a mistaken belief in the essential rightness or “exceptionalism” of the US. In a comment that she was widely mocked for, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said during her 2016 campaign that “America is great because America is good.” Clinton had made similar comments in […]

Kiss of Death: Soros Buys Tesla Debt

Kiss of Death: Soros Buys Tesla Debt

Kiss of Death: Soros Buys Tesla Debt $TSLA Billionaire investor George Soros has invested in electric car maker Tesla at a time when the company is facing stock sell-off amid severe production and legal problems. Soros Fund Management invested $35 million in the convertible bonds of Tesla, which are due in March 2019, Reuters reports […]

Philippines Develops Close Ties to China

Philippines Develops Close Ties to China

Philippines Develops Close Ties to China Chinese leader Xi Jinping once offered Rodrigo Duterte personal assurances his country “won’t go to the dogs,” the Philippines president said, noting that the former colony won’t become Washington’s “vassal” ever again. “’We will be there if you need us,’” Duterte said on Tuesday, recalling a conversation with the […]

Big Weekend for Godolphin Australia

Big Weekend for Godolphin Australia

Big Weekend for Godolphin Australia BRC Sprint A race of suitable standard and the fitness gained from his past two runs put Moher into the frame for a breakthrough Stakes victory in Saturday’s G3 BRC Sprint at Doomben. All of Moher’s seven wins to date have been in restricted company, but trainer James Cummings is […]

Harry Angel and The Everest

Harry Angel and The Everest

Harry Angel and The Everest By Brad Gray at Racing NSW Harry Angel returned a winner at York overnight and trainer Clive Cox immediately flagged that The Everest is on his wish list for the one-time highest rated sprinter in the world. The Godolphin-owned colt stalked the speed in the G2 Duke Of York Clipper […]

Be Ready for the 2018 Hurricane Season

Be Ready for the 2018 Hurricane Season

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1, and forecasters are reporting we could once again see above-normal storm activity. It only takes one storm to threaten millions of people and the American Red Cross wants everyone to be safe between now and when the season ends in November. The Red Cross is getting ready […]

AI: World Intelligence Congress

AI: World Intelligence Congress

Researchers, entrepreneurs, and policymakers gathered at the second World Intelligence Congress in north China’s Tianjin Municipality on Wednesday to explore the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The three-day conference, which kicked off on Wednesday, focuses on new development and policies in AI and gathers participants including tech firms like Baidu, Alibaba, JD.com, Microsoft, Huawei, and […]

Expo 2020 Connecting minds, Creating the Future

Expo 2020 Connecting minds, Creating the Future

Expo 2020 Dubai’s new World Majlis series is bringing together change-makers and aspiring leaders from around the globe to stimulate a powerful dialogue on how we can create a legacy of meaningful impact that reflects the World Expo’s theme of ‘Connecting minds, Creating the Future’. The World Majlis session, held at Manarat Al Saadiyat in […]

Swiss Blockchain Startup envion AG Reports Suspected Fraud in Crowdfunding Campaign

Swiss Blockchain Startup envion AG Reports Suspected Fraud in Crowdfunding Campaign

Swiss crypto-mining startup, envion AG, has called on crypto exchanges around the world to cease trading in EVN tokens. Apparently, a large number of tokens have been generated illegally, part of which had already been put in circulation and sold. Envion’s CEO Matthias Woestmann announced the release of new EVN tokens and a token swap. […]

Dubai and the High-Tech Future of Trade

Industrial readiness in the trade sector and technology advancements could bridge the current $1.5tn trade finance gap, with potential to inject new growth in trade, according to a report on ‘The Future of Trade’ from DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Dubai government authority on commodities trade and enterprise. The research highlights the emerging […]

Area 2071 Dubai and the Future

Area 2071 Dubai and the Future

The Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, said that ‘Area 2071’ is a bridge to the future, and a platform to implement the UAE’s model for future design; and reflects UAE Centennial 2071 objectives for a better life for future generations with […]

Putin Points Russia Toward Success

Putin Points Russia Toward Success

While the names of the ministers inside the new Russian government are yet to be announced, its structure will undergo subtle but potentially impactful transformations, after a decree was signed by Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. The Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications, which oversees not only data technology, but also the mass media in Russia, […]

Gold is a Buy

Gold is a Buy

Against growing crude prices gold is significantly cheap and presents a good buying opportunity, according to Leigh Goehring, managing partner at New York-based firm Goehring & Rozencwajg Associates. The analyst compared the current situation to the one gold and oil markets experienced 20 years ago. “Back in the first quarter of 1999 oil was $11 […]

USA are Not the World’s Crypto-Currency Regulator

USA are Not the World’s Crypto-Currency Regulator

The world’s first state-backed digital currency ‘el petro’ launched by Venezuela this year to circumvent US sanctions is reportedly getting help from a Russian bank. According to Associated Press, Russia’s Evrofinance Mosnarbank has become the first international financial institution so far willing to back the petro after US authorities warned potential investors over related risks. […]

American Regime Change has Failed Everywhere

American Regime Change has Failed Everywhere

In the new RT documentary Coups R US, prominent American journalist Stephen Kinzer examines the rationale and impact of Washington’s interventions, from complacent colonialism in Hawaii to regime change in Libya. “There are three stages. In the first one, the government that we don’t like shows bad faith by bothering an American company. Then we […]

Travel Warning: Another Terror Attack in Indonesia

Travel Warning: Another Terror Attack in Indonesia Tourists and Visitors should think twice before traveling to Indonesia, especially Bali as a wave of terror attacks have swept the country. Indonesian police have shot dead four men armed with swords after they attacked a police station on the island of Sumatra. One policeman was reported killed […]

Blockchain INDO 2018, Jakarta’s crypto-conference in May: how it was

Blockchain INDO 2018, Jakarta’s crypto-conference in May: how it was

Blockchain INDO 2018, Jakarta’s crypto-conference in May: how it was Blockchain INDO 2018 held on 11 & 12 May 2018 at Kempinski Grand Ballroom Jakarta successfully comprised experts, speakers, exhibitors and participants from blockchain, digital assets and fintech – nearly 1000 participants from around the world who attended the event. The 2-day conference & exhibition […]

Godolphin Australia and Saturday’s Doomben Cup

Godolphin Australia and Saturday’s Doomben Cup

Godolphin Australia and Saturday’s Doomben Cup by Mike Hedge at Godolphin Improved fitness and a step out in distance gives It’s Somewhat the opportunity to secure the second G1 win of his career when he runs in Saturday’s Doomben Cup. One of the veterans of Godolphin’s Australian team, It’s Somewhat (Damian Browne) has been a […]

Vega Magic Chases The Everest Via Saturday’s Group One Goodwood

Vega Magic Chases The Everest Via Saturday’s Group One Goodwood

Vega Magic Chases The Everest Via Saturday’s Group One Goodwood David Hayes expects Vega Magic to put himself in the front of The Everest shop window come Saturday’s Group One Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville. “Everyone has forgotten a little bit about Vega – they haven’t seen him for a while but I’m sure if he […]

AirAsia May Not Survive Tony Fernandes Politics

AirAsia May Not Survive Tony Fernandes Politics

AirAsia May Not Survive Tony Fernandes Politics AirAsia Group Bhd looks set to sink well below the RM3 mark and may well trade in the RM1 to RM2 range long term, it is widely expected that links between the Company and ousted Malaysian Prime Minister will be investigated vigorously. Najib has faced not only a […]

More Bad News for Telsa

More Bad News for Telsa

More Bad News for Telsa At Tesla it is all crash and burn this month, the cars and the financials are under serious scrutiny. Swiss firefighters have indicated the impact of a fatal crash involving a Tesla car may have triggered a battery fire, causing the vehicle to go up in flames. A 48-year-German driver […]

Come Racing in Malaysia with Knightsbridge

Come Racing in Malaysia with Knightsbridge

Come Racing in Malaysia with Knightsbridge Racing in Malaysia is growing year after year and the prize money is now very worthwhile. Knightsbridge will be sending several horse to Malaysia to race locally, in Singapore and if they qualify over to Dubai for the racing season. Knightsbridge will be basing horses with one of the […]

Terrorists Fail to Stop the Opening of US Embassy in Israel

Terrorists Fail to Stop the Opening of US Embassy in Israel

Terrorists Fail to Stop the Opening of US Embassy in Israel The White House has accused Hamas of “gruesome propaganda” after Israeli forces killed over 50 Palestinians on the border between Gaza and Israel, as the US celebrated the transfer of its embassy to Jerusalem. This is a “gruesome and unfortunate propaganda attempt” on part […]

Singapore ICO Launch 23 May 2018

Singapore ICO Launch 23 May 2018

Modern data-driven culture has advanced many industries including recruitment, professional services and the way we conduct business, but expect even further advancements as Profede’s horizontal protocol is capable of disrupting a global market. Blockchain-based Profede enables professional users to gain back control, power, and privacy from the jeopardizing methods which currently exist. Professional users set […]

Exceptional Year for Segenhoe Stud

Exceptional Year for Segenhoe Stud

Segenhoe Stud clocked up a massive $8,618,500 at the Inglis sales alone, at the Magic Millions they delivered total sales of $7,750,000 across 19 yearlings (av $409,211 ) Segenhoe Stud Australia had a record year. Segenhoe also bred Coolmore Stud Stakes winner Merchant Navy who will stand next to his father, super sire Fastnet Rock, […]

North Korea May Open for Business

North Korea May Open for Business

A number of firms are making inquiries about the now-shuttered joint industrial complex in North Korea’s border city of Kaesong, industry sources said Sunday, as the two Koreas move to implement a set of agreements signed during their leaders’ historic summit last month. According to the insiders from a private task force representing South Korean […]

US North Korean Summit

US North Korean Summit

A delegation of North Korean officials visited China on Monday in what appears to be a trip aimed at discussing follow-up measures to a recent summit between their leaders and cooperation on the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit talks, sources said. A group of officials, including Ryu Myong-son, department director of the Central Committee of the […]

Socialism Set to Destroy Mexico

Socialism Set to Destroy Mexico

The fiery leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks increasingly hard to beat in Mexico’s upcoming presidential election — drawing dire warnings from some in the business community that he would wreck Latin America’s second-largest economy. The trillion-dollar question facing Mexicans as they prepare to cast their ballots on July 1 is: would he? The sharp-tongued, […]

Najib Faces Jail in Malaysia

Najib Faces Jail in Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad moved swiftly against predecessor Najib Razak just days after his shock election win, banning him from leaving the country and planning to reopen a probe into a multibillion dollar scandal at a state fund that Najib helped set up. Even as a chastened Najib said he would support a smooth […]

AirAsia Downgraded: Fernandes Support of Najib Will have Consequences

AirAsia Downgraded: Fernandes Support of Najib Will have Consequences

AirAsia Downgraded: Fernandes Support of Najib Will have Consequences Ongoing investigations are possible as the relationship between AirAsia, Najib and the Government will come under scrutiny in coming months. The Malaysian aviation regulator will investigate claims made by AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes that he had been “summoned” and told to cancel extra flights for last […]

China Will Dominate Trade in Europe as Rail Link Opens

China Will Dominate Trade in Europe as Rail Link Opens

After travelling 16 days and covering a distance of 11,000 km, the first China-Belgium freight train from China’s Tangshan port has arrived in the Belgian port of Antwerp. The train with 41 containers which left Tangshan on April 26, was officially welcomed on Saturday in Antwerp. The direct railway link between China and Belgium is […]

Trump Will Create History in North Korea

Trump Will Create History in North Korea

The US will have to assure North Korea it won’t seek to undermine its leader Kim Jong-un, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has implied. That comes after years of slamming him as a dictator and squeezing his country with sanctions. With less than a month left before the hugely-anticipated talks between US President Donald Trump […]

Emirates Backs Formula 1

Emirates Backs Formula 1

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will see the airline enjoy an expanded branding and consumer activation presence at over 15 […]

Business Heads to Dubai

Business Heads to Dubai

The Dubai Department of Economic Development, DED, has issued 1,848 new business licenses during April 2018 as the emirate remained a destination of choice for investment in diverse business sectors. The ‘Business Map’ digital platform of DED saw 26,498 business registration and licensing transactions being completed during the month as economic diversification and competitiveness continued […]

Dubai Plans to be 10 Years ahead of other Leading Cities

Dubai Plans to be 10 Years ahead of other Leading Cities

In cooperation with Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) has developed two initiatives with the aim of placing Dubai 10 years ahead of other leading cities under Dubai 10X initiative. The first of them, ‘Dubai Blink’, is the world’s first B2B smart commerce platform while the second is the ‘Free Zone […]

War in Yemen to Intensify

War in Yemen to Intensify

Brigadier Abdul Salaam Al Shehi, Commander of Arab Coalition Forces in Yemen’s Red Sea Coast, said that large-scale military operations have been launched today towards the Hodeidah city, building on the military momentum and advance achieved west of Taiz Governorate. Brigadier Al Shehi said that the forces are advancing towards the north in multiple fronts […]

The Mars Helicopter to Take Off

The Mars Helicopter to Take Off

The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020, to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air vehicles on the Red Planet. “NASA has a proud history of firsts,” said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. “The idea of a helicopter flying the […]

Rita Ora to Headline Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Concert

Rita Ora to Headline Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup Concert

The world’s premier international jockeys’ competition, the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, returns to Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 11th August 2018. An evening concert for racegoers featuring Rita Ora, Example & DJ Wire, Soul II Soul and DJ Scott Mills will follow the action-packed day of Flat team racing. Now in its 18th year, the […]

Teppal takes the French 1000 Guineas

Teppal takes the French 1000 Guineas

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa al-Thani’s Teppal stayed unbeaten after winning the Poule d’Essai des Pouliches (French 1000 Guineas) (Gr1) at Paris Longchamp yesterday. The filly travelled along the inside rail not far from the leaders under Olivier Peslier and accelerated well on the home straight. Even though the David Simcock-trained filly had only […]

A Lesson in Socialism: Venezuela

A Lesson in Socialism: Venezuela

How did Venezuela, once Latin America’s richest country, sink into ruin? As the country faces a presidential election Sunday, here are four key elements in the unravelling of its economy. – Oil boom brings dollars- The country with the largest oil reserves on the planet enjoyed more than a decade of abundance between 2004 and […]

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists

Ramzan Kadyrov is Right: France Creates Terrorists The Chechen leader says France is responsible for the acts of Hassan Azimov, who was born in the Caucasian republic before moving as a child. Azimov was shot dead after stabbing five people and killing one in Paris on Saturday. “I think it important to note that the […]

Terrorist Attacks Continue in Indonesia

Terrorist Attacks Continue in Indonesia

Indonesia is under attack from Muslim extremists with the groups staging multiple attacks over several days. Tourists in Indonesia, especially Bali should take extreme caution as the country continues to loose control to fundamentalists. An explosion has hit a police station in Surabaya, Indonesia. It comes a day after coordinated suicide blasts at three churches […]

This Week in Bitcoin

This Week in Bitcoin

This week’s round-up features a colorful selection of bitcoin stories but we’ll start with the possible explanation for recent market dips. Most cryptocurrencies dropped in price over the period, following developments with depressing effect on traders. In Japan, Mt. Gox’s bitcoins stored in court ordered wallets have moved again, while in South Korea, the largest […]

Looking for Work? Try Dubai

Looking for Work? Try Dubai

Dubai’s march towards its economic diversification drive is paying rich dividends as the emirate competitiveness ranking improves, reducing gap with the world’s top competitive economies, according to a new study released on Saturday. According to the Dubai Competitiveness Report 2018 issued by the Switzerland-based IMD World Competitiveness Centre in co-operation with the Dubai Competitiveness Office […]

Islamic Finance: Dubai a Rising Economic Power

Islamic Finance: Dubai a Rising Economic Power

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council has stated that Dubai’s rising global rankings in a range of economic indicators show that it is closing the gap with the world’s most competitive economies according to the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin […]

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum

UAE Leads the Islamic World: Ministry of Tolerance Forum Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, on Monday will inaugurate the first Ministry of Tolerance Forum, under the theme “Strengthening the Role of the Government as an Incubator for Tolerance”, with the participation of more than 120 government, intellectual and cultural leaders and […]

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Reforms Impress Arab Youth

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Reforms Impress Arab Youth

An expert panel discussed the findings of the 10th annual ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Arab Youth Survey 2018, released on Tuesday, underlining the importance of the insights gained from the study for the region’s governments, policymakers and business leaders. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Director-General, Dubai Expo 2020 Bureau, welcomed the […]

Islamic Finance: US$400 million Sukuk by DAMAC Real Estate

Islamic Finance: US$400 million Sukuk by DAMAC Real Estate

Nasdaq Dubai today welcomed the listing of US$400 million Sukuk by DAMAC Real Estate Development Limited, DRED. The listing on the region’s international exchange supports DAMAC Properties’ capital raising programme for general corporate purposes and its ongoing growth strategy, as it continues to extend its footprint in the Middle East and beyond with projects in […]

Britons Spend Big on Dubai Real Estate

Britons Spend Big on Dubai Real Estate

British nationals have invested US$8.47 billion (AED31.1 billion) in Dubai’s real estate during the last four years (2014-2017), according to the statistics released by Dubai Land Department, DLD. The United Kingdom is one of the largest investment source markets for Dubai’s real estate. Following the Brexit vote in 2016 and subsequent move for separation from […]

Travel Warning: Indonesia a Dangerous Place as Islamists Take Control

Travel Warning: Indonesia a Dangerous Place as Islamists Take Control

At least 11 people have been killed in three seemingly coordinated suicide bombings that hit churches in the second-largest city of Indonesia, police said. Dozens of people have been injured. “The victims are still being identified,” said East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera. Police say they have also secured a fourth, unexploded bomb at […]

Political Correctness Bred Extremism

Political Correctness Bred Extremism

Constantly prioritizing liberal values over national security in Europe has ultimately given a free hand to Islamic radicals, who sneak into the continent unhindered with little scrutiny, extremism expert Jennifer Breedon told RT. Breedon, an international criminal law attorney and expert in extremism studies, spoke to RT in the wake of the attack in Paris […]

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

One Belt, One Road: China is Changing the World

The ambitious multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by China could become a great opportunity for the Gulf nations, according to Bahrain’s Minister for Transportation and Telecommunications Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed. The Gulf region, which is a central location of the BRI, is a prime market for China and vice versa, he told the Gateway […]

France Ignored Terrorist Attacker, Macron Must take Blame

France Ignored Terrorist Attacker, Macron Must take Blame

France Ignored Terrorist Attacker, Macron Must take Blame The man who stabbed one person to death and injured several others in Paris was a French national who was born in Chechnya, local media report, adding that the assailant had been monitored for links to radical Islamists. Police found no documentation on the attacker, but investigators […]

Islamic Terror Attack on Christians in Indonesia

Islamic Terror Attack on Christians in Indonesia

Indonesia has become a dangerous place for Christians since a wave of fundamentalism swept Jakarta and an Islamist Mayor was installed to power. Travelers should avoid Indonesia including the resort Island of Bali, the scene of a massive attack killing over 200 before. Indonesian Police have confirmed that at least 10 people have been killed […]

English Beats Redzel, Everest Likely

English Beats Redzel, Everest Likely

English Beats Redzel, Everest Likely Has English announced herself worthy of another shot at The Everest? Her co-trainer Adrian Bott certainly believes so after watching the five-year-old take out the G1 Doomben 10,000 beating the likes of Redzel and In Her Time, two of the three runners that have already booked their spot in the […]

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