Author - Ewan Coles

Xinhua Headlines: China

Black Friday 2018 is nothing compared to China’s Singles Day

Black Friday -- and Cyber Monday -- is a superb invention as a result of we get to go loopy shopping for stuff at decrease costs. However you already know what's even higher? Alibaba's Singles Day procuring bonanza. Referred to as the 11/11 International Purchasing Pageant, it is an annual 24-hour on-line procuring spree of types by the Chinese language web big which falls on Nov. 11, in any other case often called Singles Day in China due to its assortment...

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Apple’s anti-stylus stanceicially disappeared with the iPad’s Apple Pencil. Picture: Scott Olson

If the iPhone rumour is true, Steve Jobs would not be happy

APPLE is secretly planning to supply a stylus with its new spherical of iPhone fashions, in response to recent rumours. That wouldn’t sit nicely with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who famously hated the stylus — and vowed by no means to make use of them. Steve Jobs famously mocked the stylus throughout the unique iPhone launch occasion.Supply:Equipped The Apple titan requested “who needs a stylus?”, relating to them as a ineffective accentSupply:Equipped Again in 2015, Apple debuted the Apple Pencil stylus for...

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Shady Eskander speaks at a press conference in Sydney to release the interim report, with (from left to right) Professor John Carter, Professor Mark Hoffman, NSW Minister for Planning and Housing Anthony Roberts and NSW Planning and Environment Secretary Carolyn McNally. Picture: Joel Carrett/AAP

Opal Tower residents have no timeline for return

Residents of Sydney’s cracked Opal Tower nonetheless haven't any timeline for after they can return to their residences, regardless of an impartial report declaring the constructing is structurally sound. Folks proceed to stay in short-term lodging, greater than three weeks after the primary cracks have been seen within the 36-storey constructing that they had been calling house. An interim report released on Tuesday dominated out dodgy supplies and excessive climate inflicting the massive cracks on Christmas Eve. Anxious residents wait to listen...

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Mary Nesbitt-Larking has been a vegan for five years. Picture: Facebook @Mary Nesbitt-Larking

Vegan served ‘embarrassment of a plate’ after ordering meal

A UK girl who just lately paid 6 for a vegan pizza was shocked when a “shameful” meal turned up at her desk. Mary Nesbitt-Larking had ordered a vegan margherita pizza from well-liked UK chain Pizza Specific in Hatfield, England when she was instructed the shop had run out of vegan cheese. The ravenous 26-year-old determined to order the meal anyway, however requested for pine nuts to be added to the dish. After an hour-long wait, her pizza was lastly served —...

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Can you afford to work less and spend more time with your kids? By working out a clear financial strategy there are ways to make this happen.

Clear steps to get your dream life

I TEACH folks how you can develop their cash. Most of them aren’t seeking to grow to be multi millionaires — they need to use their cash to enhance their day by day lives, not have an enormous home on Sydney Harbour. Amy (not her actual identify) stood out to me lately. She was dealing with a battle many different Australians face each day: she was simply making ends meet, however not getting forward. She was sick of battling a commute to...

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Mohammad Hafeez bowls to Ross Taylor.

‘It was disgraceful’: Kiwi star sparks chucking storm

Ross Taylor accused Mohammad Hafeez of throwing.Supply:FOX SPORTS PAKISTAN captain Sarfraz Ahmed has slammed New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor for making a “disgraceful” throwing gesture when dealing with Mohammad Hafeez throughout their ODI in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Taylor appeared to question the bowling of part-time offspinner Hafeez whose motion has been deemed unlawful by the Worldwide Cricket Council a number of instances in recent times. Sarfraz had a heated change with Taylor and the on-field umpires as New Zealand, fired by...

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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at a military briefing during visit to a Iraq in December 2018. Picture: SAUL LOEB / AFP)

Melania Trump wins ‘substantial’ payout

Britain’s Telegraph newspaper has apologised and paid damages to US first girl Melania Trump after publishing an article it says contained many false statements. The newspaper stated on Saturday it apologises “unreservedly” to Mrs Trump and her household for any embarrassment brought on by the content material of a canopy story printed on January 19 within the newspaper’s weekly journal complement. “As a mark of our remorse we have now agreed to pay Mrs Trump substantial damages in addition to her...

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Millionaire jailed over 5,000 theft

TWO years past, that a 35-year old safety protector ’s life changed forever when he won a multimillion-dollar lottery jackpot. But in just a decade, this guy became a broke drug addict who'd shortly turn into a life of crime to fuel his dependence. It was back in January 1998 if Californian James Allen Hayes took the very best million prize at the SuperLotto jackpot. After paying taxes, Hayes was abandoned .7 million, that was paid out from 20...

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The new 0 note revealed by the RBA.

Australian coins will feature a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II for the first time in 20 years

THE Queen has become a new look — on our coins, anyhow. Now, Governor-General Peter Cosgrove shown the new picture of Queen Elizabeth II in the Royal Mint in Canberra. The picture, made by UK engraver Jody Clark in the British Royal Mint, will show up on our coins from next year onwards. it's the first time Australian coins will include a fresh portrait of the Queen in 20 years. “This new effigy will be a new image for a new era,...

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‘Slap you wife’: Feuding stars’ ugly Insta spat

Issues are getting ugly between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier within the aftermath of the most recent UFC 232 information. With Jones’ positive drug test moving the entire event from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, Cormier has taken the chance to unload on his longtime foe; posting two photographs to his Instagram — the second drawing a response from Jones himself. In Cormier’s second put up, he labels USADA, the Vice President of Athlete Well being and Efficiency for UFC, Jeff...

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