Funds flock to Southeast Asian startups as China loses sheen

A man passes the city skyline during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Singapore, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Southeast Asian startups are enjoying a boom in fundraising exercises by venture and buyout funds that are chasing bigger returns and turning … Read more

Analysis: Rally in US consumer stocks teeters with Fed, inflation in focus

Amazon workers perform their jobs inside of an Amazon fulfillment center on Cyber ​​Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey, US, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Expectations of more Federal Reserve tightening and economic worries are weighing on a rebound in … Read more

American Airlines plans premium suites in race for high-paying travelers

Seats in American Airlines’ new Flagship Suites TKTKTK American Airlines on Tuesday unveiled new suites for some of its longest-range planes, a bid to chase high-paying customers as travel demand returns. The new suites, which will feature lie-flat seats and a sliding door for privacy, will debut in 2024 and will mark the end of … Read more

The 10 Best Whiskeys At The Bourbon & Beyond Festival

Whiskey and music collided last weekend in Louisville, Kentucky, during the triumphant return of The Bourbon & Beyond Festival. The festival is one of the biggest in the Ohio Valley, covering four days of whiskey tastings, whiskey panels, podcasts, food shows, and, yes, rock ‘n roll (with a little country thrown in for good measure). … Read more

FAA rejects proposal to halve pilots’ flight-time requirement amid shortage

A Republic Airways plane approaches the runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Arlington, Virginia, on April 2, 2022. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said it has rejected a proposal to halve the number of hours required to become a co-pilot, as a severe shortage … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin reaches Windsor chapel ahead of burial

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin arrived at Windsor Castle, her final resting place, on Monday after a day of matchless pageantry that drew world leaders to her funeral and hundreds of thousands of people to the streets to say farewell to a revered monarch. Well-wishers lined the route she hearse took from London, throwing flowers, cheering and … Read more

How much does it cost to visit Bhutan? $200 a day plus travel costs

The Kingdom of Bhutan is reopening to tourists on Friday with a hefty hike to its daily tourist tax. Before the country closed its borders in March 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, travelers to Bhutan were required to pay a minimum daily package rate of $200-$250 — depending on the time of year. … Read more

Joe Budden Slams Akademiks For Coverage Of PnB Rock’s Death: “You Gotta Be Sensitive”

PnB sat down with Ak for an interview on “Off The Record” just days before his tragic death. As music lovers continue to mourn the passing of 30-year-old PnB Rock, Joe Budden has taken a moment on his podcast to air out DJ Akademiks for his social media coverage of the artist’s tragic death, seemingly … Read more

Frugal is the new cool for young Chinese as the economy falters

BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Before the pandemic, Doris Fu imagined a different future for herself and her family: new car, bigger apartment, fine dining on weekends and holidays on tropical islands. Instead, the 39-year-old Shanghai marketing consultant is one of many Chinese in their 20s and 30s cutting spending and saving cash where they … Read more

Powerful typhoon pounds southern Japan, thousands evacuated

A man on a bicycle rides past in the heavy rain and wind caused by Typhoon Nanmadol in Miyazaki on Japan’s southernmost main island of Kyushu September 18, 2022, in this photo taken by Kyodo. Kyodo | Via Reuters A powerful typhoon slammed ashore in southern Japan on Sunday as it pounded the region with … Read more