The Science exam has two components – the multiple-choice question (MCQ) section, and the open-ended question (OEQ) section. Many students who ace the MCQ section find the OEQ section challenging, leading parents to worry that their child hasn’t mastered the scientific concepts nRead more »
Los Angeles has topped the INRIX Global Congestion Ranking to be named the most gridlocked city in the world. Los Angeles took the number one spot after the results revealed that in 2016 drivers in the city spent 104 hours in congestion during peak time periods, followed by Moscow (91 hours), New York
Despite verbalising a desire to enter Singapore, MoBike has been beaten to the city-state by a local player and a fierce competitor Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, Temasek, and previous investor Hillhouse Capital made a stragetic investment in China’s bike-sharing leader MoBike, the startup announced
Donald Trump, the new US President, chose Mike Pence as his vice-presidential running mate earlier this year. The Indiana governor, 57, has had a long career in political office, but has a fairly small profile outside his home state. Mike Pence was raised a Democrat by Irish-Catholic parents in Indiana
Although, perhaps scandalously, no-one knows quite what the Government promised Nissan to keep their car manufacturing operations in Britain open, it is clearly something that all the car makers would like a slice of. The putative take-over by PSA Peugeot-Citroen of GM’s European operations has prompted
A 2013 trip by President Obama to nearby Palm Beach via Chicago cost an estimated $3.6million (£2.8m), according to an estimate by the Government Accounting Office. Along with the security costs, flights for Mr Trump, his family and his staff, the bill would likely include expenses for the Coast Guard
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's special prosecutor has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of plotting a coup attempt that included plans to kill the small Balkan country's former prime minister.
In sharp contrast to the UK Government’s new approach to whistleblowing, the European Parliament this week debated and voted for EU provisions to be drafted to protect whistleblowers. The disparity between what’s happening in the UK and the European Parliament is striking. On one hand we have a Government
Uber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances ...
King’s College Hospital has created a free virtual reality app designed to ease patients’ fears ahead of MRI machine scans. My MRI at King’s, which has primarily been built for children, is essentially a simple audiovisual guide that walks patients through the events that will happen on the day. It
According to the South China Morning Post, at least 65 companies, ranging from alcohol retailers to wallpaper companies, have applied to use the name ‘Ivanka’ as their trademark, in a nod to the daughter of US President Donald Trump. The paper reports that a Beijing-based company that provides weight
Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street to remain shut for a holiday, as investors awaited economic and corporate earnings reports and Fed meeting minutes due out this week. KEEPING SCORE: ...
The White House has defended their decision to fire a senior National Security Council aide after he criticised Donald Trump’s Latin American policies. Craig Deare was sacked from his role on the NSC’s Western Hemisphere division, which the Trump administration assigned him to, on Friday. A source
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani airstrikes killed "dozens" of militants on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said.
Theresa May is set to lead a group of ministers and MPs in person to the House of Lords today to watch the opening of peers’ deliberations about starting Brexit by the end of next month. Mrs May, the Prime Minister, and David Lidington, the Leader of the House of Commons, are pencilled in to listen
Asia’s fintech funding was level with US$5.5 million raised in the US fintech industry Fintech startups in Asia raised a record US$5.4 billion from 165 deals in 2016, driven largely by large investments in China, according to a new report from CB Insights. A whopping US$4.6 billion of total funding came
Expectations of price inflation among manufacturers hit their highest in six years in February according to the latest Industrial Trends survey from the CBI.
After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking. "Too ...
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Disneyland posted a wider annual loss on Monday as attendance by mainland Chinese tourists dropped amid a softer tourism market.
By Roberta Rampton and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure the European Union in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration will maintain and develop decades of partnership in trade and security. Donald Tusk, who chairs the European Council
The cloud can help small businesses grow by allowing greater connectivity, flexibility and security. Cloud technology is enabling start-ups to get off the ground, helping established businesses grow, and empowering managers to make better informed decisions. “The cloud” can seem like a complex concept