North Korea condemns South’s live-fire drill

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SEOUL: North Korea has bitterly criticised the South for staging a live-fire drill near their disputed sea border, hinting that it may respond to Seoul’s “confrontation” just days before the rivals were due to hold talks designed to improve ties. … Continued

Graduate outcomes for economics students

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ECONOMISTS are in demand right across the world, making it an attractive choice for students looking to secure well-paid employment right after graduation. Economics students have instant employability potential. Not only are degree programmes varied, many courses also offer students … Continued

Ringgit closes higher against US dollar

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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit extended its uptrend momentum to close the day at four-week high against the US dollar, spurred by positive sentiment, dealers said. At 5pm, the ringgit was quoted at 4.2420/2570 against the greenback from 4.3010/3050 on Monday. … Continued

Chinese journalist, 71, appeals seven year jailing

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BEIJING (AFP) – A jailed 71-year-old Chinese journalist appealed Tuesday against her seven year sentence, which triggered worldwide condemnation, as lawyers said China had imprisoned two other activists. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

Almost all donated organs unused in China: report

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BEIJING, Nov 24, 2015 (AFP) – Almost all human organs donated for transplant in China go unused, state-run media said, after years of controversy about the use of body parts from executed prisoners. Source: The Star Regional Feed …Read More

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