Guan Eng: Functions of finance and economic affairs differ

Edit The Star 21 May 2018
GEORGE TOWN. There will be no overlap of functions between the Finance Ministry and the Economic Affairs Ministry, says Finance Minister-designate Lim Guan Eng ... ....

Guan Eng's graft trial postponed to July 30, lawyers to ask for charges to be dropped

Edit The Star 21 May 2018
GEORGE TOWN. The corruption case of former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has been postponed to July 30, while his lawyers are asking for the charges to be dropped ... ....

Deception: Cam finally has a major Kay revelation

Edit Entertainment Weekly 21 May 2018
Warning. This story contains major spoilers from Sunday’s episode of Deception. Read at your own risk. Though Deception will soon come to an end, the ABC magic drama came close to giving fans what they want, as Cameron finally admitted — at least to himself — that he does have feelings for Kay ... He even nearly sacrifices himself to save her by hour’s end ... Surprise, surprise. The Linx diamond then goes missing from evidence ... ....

(Thomas Cup) China humiliate Australia 5-0

Edit Hong Kong Standard 21 May 2018
Olympic champion Chen Long led China to a 5-0 win yesterday over Australia in Group A on the opening day of the badminton Thomas and Uber Cups ... Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan beat Matthew Chau and Sawan Serasinghe 21-18, 21-17 in the doubles ... -AP. ....

As Asians get healthy, ‘smart crops’ replace rice on menus

Edit Asahi News 21 May 2018
TAIPEI--Lunchtime in Taipei's Ximending district is a test of wills and patience as tourists and locals jostle at restaurants and street stalls to choose from steamed and fried dumplings, flat and thin noodles, stuffed pancakes, grills and desserts. In this foodie haven, one item makes only an occasional appearance on menus and on plates--rice ... It's healthier," said Guan-Po Lin, 24, who moved to Taipei for university ... RITUAL STATUS ... ....

As Asians get rich and healthy, 'smart crops' replace rice on future menus

Edit This is Money 21 May 2018
By Rina Chandran. TAIPEI, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lunchtime in Taipei's Ximending district is a test of wills and patience as tourists and locals jostle at restaurants and street stalls to choose from steamed and fried dumplings, flat and thin noodles, stuffed pancakes, grills and desserts ... It's healthier," said Guan-Po Lin, 24, who moved to Taipei for university ... RITUAL STATUS ... CRAFT BEERS ... Marketing helps ... Advertisement. ....

New kid on the block

Edit Taipei Times 20 May 2018
When Bitfinex CEO Jan Ludovicus van der Velde sat down to chat with financial technology (fintech) legal expert Cheng Shu-kao (鄭旭高) in a cafe in downtown Taipei earlier this year, he was keen on setting up the headquarters for one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the nation’s capital ... “We lost out,” Cheng says ... Yet this is exactly what Cheng fears will happen....

Exclusive! Najib says everyone should be treated equal before the law

Edit Malaysia Today 20 May 2018
Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak speaks to Malay Mail during an interview inside his private residence in Kuala Lumpur ... Speaking to Malay Mail at his home here, Najib said the prime minister must also subject himself to scrutiny ... In today’s interview with Malay Mail, Najib also questioned the position of Lim Guan Eng as finance minister-designate, as the latter is still on trial for alleged corruption ... ....

In a first, Hong Kong leader attends anniversary party for city’s pro-democracy Professional Teachers’ Union

Edit South China Morning Post 20 May 2018
Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor on Saturday became the first Hong Kong leader to attend an anniversary celebration for the city’s pro-democracy teachers’ union, in what was seen as a further step to “breaking the ice” between officials and the opposition camp ... “I didn’t know I was the... ....

Hong Kong needs 10-year vision for economy to compete with Singapore on tech, HKU research ...

Edit South China Morning Post 20 May 2018
Professor Andy Hor Tzi-sum also called on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to deliver on her pledge to diversify the economy by drawing up a 10-year plan, with interim goals for three and five years. Officials should... ....

Huawei P20 Pro: In the hands of a millenial

Edit Manila Bulletin 20 May 2018
By MB Technews Staff Photos by Joncristian Gerrald Cheng Tan The Huawei P20 Pro fired some serious shots in the smartphone business, causing some brands to bleed as the first... ....

Woodson: UM not emphasizing Ohio State game enough

Edit Detroit news 20 May 2018
Ann ArborCharles Woodson still can’t utter the name of Michigan’s rival, Ohio State. “You know who,” Woodson said Saturday night before the ChadTough gala ... achengelis@detroitnews.com. twitter.com/chengelis. ....

People on the Move

Edit The Citizens' Voice 20 May 2018
STEVENS MisericordiaUniversity. PHEASANT MisericordiaUniversity. Image Gallery for People on the Move. David Weidner, certified. hypnotherapist ... Honesdale. National Bank ... She joined in 1999 as a teller ... in Forest City ... Misericordia ... Zhen Ma, Ph.D., of Dallas was promoted to associate professor of business and tenured; Melissa Sgroi, Ed.D., of Dallas was promoted to associate professor of communications and tenured, and Christopher A ... .......
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