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ikea

IKEA Japan to make big changes to job descriptions, contracts

Swedish furniture chain IKEA recently revealed that the company will be making significant changes to their job descriptions of Japanese employees. In addition to that, the company announced that it will eliminate fixed-term contracts for part-time...
visa

Philippines announces visa-free privilege for seven countries

There are some good news ahead for foreign tourists who are planning a holiday in the Philippines, as the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on April 15, 2014 that it has allowed visa-free privileges to seven countries....
myanmar

Myanmar opens 48 new hotels for increasing number of tourists

The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism in Myanmar said that there will be 48 brand new hotels which will offer a total of 37,024 rooms and they will be opened all over the country in the upcoming three months. In 2013, the country had 923 hotels...
glass

Google Glass to be sold to larger number of US consumers

An increased number of people will now get a chance to get their hands on the wearable device Google Glass. The gadget – which is connected to Internet – is slowly, but surely becoming the most attractive device in fashion for geeks....
china rail

China’s railway operator to launch new rail lines in 2014

The national railway operator of China announced in a report on April 9, 2014 that it is all set to launch 48 new rail lines in 2014. The latest development represents a significant increase from the 44 projects which were originally budgeted...
samsung

Samsung to launch Galaxy S5 in India on April 11, 2014

South Korean giant Samsung is all set to release its new Galaxy S5 in India on April 11, 2014. So far, the company has not revealed the latest device’s price, but it will most likely be priced between Rs. 51,000 and Rs. 53,000. Once again,...
KOREA

Requirements for marriage visas toughened in South Korea

Foreign citizens who marry citizens of South Korea will need to have at least basic ability of Korean language. The country’s government announced on March 31, 2014 that only then foreign nationals will be able to stay in South Korea legally. The...
youtube

Turkish authorities attempt to block YouTube

Authorities of Turkey made an attempt to block access to the video streaming site YouTube on March 27, 2014, after they attempted a similar action against micro-blogging site Twitter. The latest move will provoke additional outrage in the country...
missing flight

Chinese tour operator cancels cooperation with Malaysia Airlines

Beijing-based tour operator China Youth Travel Service has suspended its cooperation with Malaysia Airlines. One of the biggest tour operators in the country said that it will cancel current flight arrangements with the carrier. The travel...
samsung

Samsung to release Galaxy S5 in India on March 27, 2014

South Korean giant Samsung is all set to debut its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5 in the Indian market on March 27, 2014. The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is not very different from the previous models and will feature the same design language,...