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Singapore has remained at the top as the city with the highest quality of living in Asia for expats according to an annual Mercer index released on Tuesday the 20th March. On a global scale, Singapore ranked 25th after cities such as Vienna and Amsterdam which was 13th in the Mercer Quality of Living…


Laiki Bank: Haircut 5 Years Later

In 2013, thousands of depositors in the now defunct Laiki Bank found out that they had lost all of their savings which were over EUR €100,000 overnight. And so, 5 years later since the 25th of March 2013, the victims are still waiting to see their money back through legal recourse in Cyprus and further…


US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning any financial transactions using the new cryptocurrency Petro, developed in Venezuela. Trump blames Venezuela for trying to circumvent US sanctions by issuing a national digital currency. It is assumed that Petro released a month ago is supported…


Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group, has stated that Huawei will be number 1 in the world even without the US market at the unveiling of the latest P20 and P20 Pro smartphones on Tuesday the 27th March according to sources. In addition, his response was to questions that occurred in…


According to Bloomberg, online retailer Amazon.com Inc has cut ties with the Washington lobbying firms Squire Patton Boggs and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. This development took place approximately a week before Trump accused Amazon of not paying enough tax in a tweet on Thursday, insinuating…


 According to the foreign ministry, Russia has demanded that 60 U.S. diplomats to leave by Thursday the 5th of April in retaliation against Washington. This is the result of Washington expelling a similar amount of Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a Russian spy in the United Kingdom. Following…


On Thursday, Ryanair cancelled 20+ flights to and from airports in Portugal on the 1st of 3 days of planned cabin crew union strikes according to information on the airline’s website. Europe’s largest low-cost carrier conducts approximately 2,000 flights every single day has never experienced such major…


According to South Korean officials, North and South Korea will hold their first summit in more than ten years on Friday the 27th of April. This is following North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledging his commitment to denuclearisation as the tensions ease between old enemies. South Korean officials announced…



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