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Beware, flu season is on and as bad as 2009 swine flu

The flu has further tightened its grip on the US. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago. A report out on Friday shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor in the US last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms of the flu. That ties the highest level seen in ... Read More »

Winter Olympics: Gold For Chloe Kim, Marcel Hirscher As First Doping Case Rocks 2018 Games

Chloe Kim is all smiles after winning the gold in women’s halfpipe.© AFP American teenager Chloe Kim and Austrian ski ace Marcel Hirscher lit up the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Tuesday on a day of drama that included the first doping scandal of the Games. Snowboarder Kim, 17, snatched the first of the day’s eight gold medals in the women’s halfpipe, while World ... Read More »

Mark Zeff Sees His Lifestyle Brand as the Ultimate Expression of His Varied Interests

Growing up in Cape Town, Mark Zeff was a stellar athlete and, he admits, a mediocre student. Fortunately, the confidence he gained on the rugby field has served him well for a career in which he’s roved geographically and stylistically, orchestrating a staggering range of projects. He has designed hotel interiors, restaurants, bars, and spas as well as residences for the ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Sees ‘Better Than Expected’ Sales as iPhone X’s Super Cycle Pushed to 2018: Ming-Chi Kuo

When Apple begins shipping the iPhone X next month, the handset is expected to be in limited quantity, KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a note, corroborating several recent reports with similar findings. This expected long waiting period has already created a panic among customers, Kuo wrote, saying that many of them are purchasing the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus instead. According to Kuo, iPhone 8 sales ... Read More »

Safe as milk

Photos by Varuth Hirunyatheb Fortunately, for those who can’t drink dairy milk, there are many non-dairy alternatives out there. We combined all our milk-tasting skills to assess five different flavours of non-dairy milk. Please join us on our Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/bangkokpostlearning Safe as milk S Weekly editorial team Milk is great. Tasty and versatile, it can be enjoyed on its own, with your ... Read More »

Reliance Capital shares fall 17% as home finance business demerged

Reliance Capital shares fell more than 17 percent in opening trade Tuesday due to hiving off home finance business. Today is the ex-date for demerger and the record date for the same is fixed as September 6, which means person who holds shares of Reliance Capital on September 6 will get shares of Reliance Home Finance. Reliance Capital shareholders will receive ... Read More »

TV viewers are already counting down to Christmas as X Factor starts

Saturday-night TV viewers are already ringing in the beginning of Christmas as The X Factor launched its 14th series. The ITV show, which kicks off the run of telly talent contests leading up to the festive period, began its first round of auditions to find Britain’s best musical act on Saturday. It saw judges Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh ... Read More »

NEET: Tamil Nadu students may get exemption as law ministry clears ordinance

The law ministry on August 16 cleared an ordinance of the Tamil Nadu government which demands exemption of the state’s students from the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) — common medical entrance test. Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad cleared the draft ordinance in consultation with Attorney General K K Venugopal. The official, who requested anonymity, said the ordinance will be applicable ... Read More »

LG V30 leaks refuse to stop as another render surfaces

A lot of information about the upcoming LG V30 has come out already. While the South Korean company itself has been quite active in this regard, there has been no dearth of leaks and rumors as well. And there seems to be no stopping, as a new render image for the phone has surfaced. The leak comes courtesy of the usually reliable tipster Evan ... Read More »

Jingle bells in July as Selfridges opens Christmas shop 147 days early

Selfridges is launching its festive shop early for the benefit of shoppers who ‘love to Christmas shop very early in the year’. Photograph: Selfridges It might be 147 days before Christmas but on the fourth floor of Selfridges on London’s Oxford Street there are six fake fir trees decked out with fairy lights and £50-a-pop corgi and union flag baubles. A Father ... Read More »