Miscellany

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    Financial Times picks first female editor

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2019

    Roula Khalaf will become the first woman to edit the Financial Times in its 131-year history after Lionel Barber said he would step down in...

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    UK jobs fall by most in over four years as election nears

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2019

    Britain’s employers cut the most jobs in over four years between July and September, according to official data which highlighted how the labour market is...

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    Government to form employment dept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2019

    The government has taken an initiative to establish an Employment Department under the Ministry of Labour and Employment in an effort to produce skilled manpower...

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    UK economy dodges recession, but annual growth slowest since 2010

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2019

    Britain’s economy grew at its slowest annual pace in nearly a decade during the three months to September as the global slowdown and Brexit worries...

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    US FAA downgrades Malaysia’s air safety rating

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2019

    The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has downgraded Malaysia’s air safety rating, restricting the country’s airlines from adding flights to the United States, four sources...

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    Instagram test of hiding ‘likes’ spreading to US

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco, United States | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    Instagram chief Adam Mosseri on Friday said that a test of hiding ‘likes’ at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the...

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    NASA unveils its first electric airplane

    Reuters . Edwards Air Force Base, California | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    NASA, most prominent for its many Florida-launched exploits into space, showcased an early version of its first all-electric experimental aircraft, the X-57 ‘Maxwell,’ on Friday...

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    Southwest, American pull 737 MAX until early March

    Reuters . Chicago/ Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    Southwest Airlines and American Airlines Group Inc said on Friday they are extending Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until early March, just shy of the one-year...

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    Ben & Jerry’s sued over ‘happy cows’ claim

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    Ben & Jerry’s has been sued by an environmental advocate who said it deceived consumers by touting that the milk and cream it uses to...

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    Twitter spy case highlights risks for big tech platforms

    Agence France-Presse . Washington, United States | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    The allegations of spying by former Twitter employees for Saudi Arabia underscore the risks for Silicon Valley firms holding sensitive data which make the platforms...

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