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Toyota recalls 340,000 Priuses globally to fix parking brake issue

Toyota recalls 340,000 Priuses globally to fix parking brake issue

12 October 2016 – Toyota Motor Corp today said it was recalling around 340,000 of its latest Prius gasoline hybrid model in Japan and overseas to fix a parking brake...

Debris recovered from Mauritius from missing MH370

Debris recovered from Mauritius from missing MH370

7 October 2016 – Debris recovered from the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, according to a statement by Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai...

Mini Pepper robots start new jobs in Taiwan

Mini Pepper robots start new jobs in Taiwan

6 October 2016 – A shiny new cohort joined the workforce in Taiwan this morning, a troop of mini robots all going by the name “Pepper”, enlisted to entertain customers...

Maria Sharapova’s doping ban cut to 15 months

Maria Sharapova's doping ban cut to 15 months

4 October 2016 – The highest court in sports has cut Maria Sharapova’s two-year doping ban to 15 months. The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport means the...

ExxonMobil and Pavilion collaborate on LNG bunkering

ExxonMobil and Pavilion collaborate on LNG bunkering

3 October 2016 – ExxonMobil and Pavilion Energy are collaborating to develop solutions for liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering and other downstream developments in Singapore. With LNG growing in...

Thailand confirms SE Asia’s first Zika-linked birth defects

Thailand confirms SE Asia's first Zika-linked birth defects

30 September 2016 – The World Health Organisation has called on South East Asia governments to strengthen measures against the spread of Zika virus. It comes after Thailand confirmed two...

Google launches service in India

Google launches service in India

27 September 2016 – Google, a unit of Alphabet Inc, said today it launched Google Station in India, a service that aims to deepen its reach across the country, as...

Sri Lanka to host Intex sourcing South Asian show in November

Sri Lanka to host Intex sourcing South Asian show in November

26 September 2016 – Intex South Asia, an international textile sourcing show of South Asian region will be held on November 16 -18, 2016 at the Sri Lanka Exhibition &...

Premier League back with a bang in Emirates thriller

Premier League back with a bang in Emirates thriller

15 August 2016 – A rampant Liverpool came from behind to beat Arsenal 4-3, while Manchester United began its new era under Jose Mourinho with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth...