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Lenovo acquires Motorola

Finally Lenovo acquires Motorola

Deal becomes official as Lenovo acquires Motorola. Chinese computer maker Lenovo has acquired Motorola officially today, October 31, 2014 to close a deal that was announced in January this year. Lenovo completed the purchase from Google, who...
Singapore contributes to WHO for Ebola

Singapore sends $150,000 to WHO’s Ebola efforts

After dispatching medical aid and equipment, Singapore contributes $150,000 to fight Ebola. The Republic of Singapore has contributed $150,000 to the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the fight against Ebola, in response to appeals...
Ebola outbreak China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

Chinese drug maker sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials. Chinese drug maker, Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group, has sent an experimental Ebola drug to Africa on October 16, 2014 to be used by Chinese aid workers situated there....
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Lotte Group opens landmark shopping mall amid safety concerns

South Korea’s Lotte Group opens Lotte World Mall, the country’s largest, amid safety disputes. Retail giant Lotte Group opened South Korea’s largest mall, Lotte World Mall, in Jamsil in southern Seoul on October 14, 2014. Sitting...
Singapore Smart Nation Platform

Singapore deploys first phase of its Smart Nation Platform

Phase I of Singapore’s Smart Nation Platform begins by deploying 1,000 monitoring sensors. Singapore has begun the Phase I implementation of its Smart Nation Platform (SNP), under which 1,ooo sensors would be rolled out in six areas...
China bans actors drug use

China bans celebrity law-breakers from national media

Now actors who use drugs and break other laws will be banned from national media in China. Stars who have used drugs, visited prostitutes or broken other grave laws will be barred from Chinese national television, movies, or other broadcast...
West Indies beats India

West Indies beat India in the opening One Day International

Putting behind their pay dispute with the Board, West Indies beat India to go 1-0 in the 5-match series. West Indies won the opening One Day International (ODI) against India to go 1-0 in the 5-match ODI series. The cricket match was played...

Islamic groups in Malaysia call for Oktoberfest ban

In a bid to ban Oktoberfest in Malaysia, MP calls it “anti-islamic”. In what can be called a clash of the conservative vs modern, a few Islamic groups in Malaysia are attempting to ban the Oktoberfest celebrations that have been...
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Search for flight MH370 continues in the Indian Ocean

The next phase of Malaysian flight MH370 wreckage search begins. The deep-sea hunt for missing Malaysian flight MH370 restarted on October 5, 2014 after the ocean floor was mapped to the west of Australia, after a month-long pause. Australian-contracted Fugro...

Google routes ‘Street View’ to Malaysia

Google Maps ‘Street View’ makes its way into Malaysia. Malaysia’s peninsular scenery at a street level will now be visible to billions of Google Maps users as ‘Street View’ was made available by Google, in an announcement...