World’s largest ferris wheel opens in Dubai

The world’s largest and highest ferris wheel opened to the public in Dubai on Thursday (October 21) with a lavish drone and firework show.Located on the Bluewaters Island, the ‘Dubai Eye’ – known as ‘Ain Dubai’ in Arabic, stands at 250 metres tall.It c…

China’s economy stumbles on power crunch, property woes

BEIJING, China’s economy hit its slowest pace of growth in a year in the third quarter, hurt by power shortages, supply chain bottlenecks and major wobbles in the property market and raising pressure on policymakers to do more to prop up the faltering …

Truckers threaten strike if diesel prices are not pegged

Thailand’s truckers’ associations have threatened to go on strike for a week if the government does not freeze the pump price of diesel at 30 baht/litre.To send a warning to the government that they mean business, 200 trucks from the north-eastern chap…