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Samsung Leader in 4G LTE Device Shipments in India Last Year: CMR

With 21 percent market share, Samsung retained the top spot in the 4G LTE device shipments in 2017 while Chinese handset maker Xiaomi stood second with 18 percent share, market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday. The 4G LTE shipments in India grew 80 percent in 2017 Year-on-Year (YoY), with total shipments reaching 148.3 million units, according to CMR’s annual “4G LTE ... Read More »

NZ sports leader Sir John Graham dies

Sir John Graham has died after a long illness. Former All Black and NZ Rugby president Sir John Graham has died. Sir John died peacefully on Wednesday night after a long illness with cancer. He was 82. Born in Stratford, Taranaki, Sir John played 22 tests for the All Blacks, including three as captain, between 1958 and 1964, and was ... Read More »

Hong Kong’s new leader doles out extra billions in education spending spree

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor offered ­subsidies to around 40,000 secondary school leavers and promised ­permanent jobs for more than 2,300 teachers on Wednesday as she outlined how she would spend the extra HK$5 billion a year on education she promised earlier. Keen to address concerns from across the political spectrum by tackling pressing issues, she said eligible students pursuing full-time ... Read More »

Back to school Why education will be just one test for next Hong Kong leader

Is it something unusual for a senior Beijing official in Hong Kong to visit a local school? The central government’s liaison office last Friday posted a short write-up and photo on its official website showing its deputy director,Tan Tieniu, visiting St Paul’s Convent School in Causeway Bay. Tan was reported to have had “discussions and exchanges” with teachers and students ... Read More »

SPD leader Gabriel expected to challenge Merkel in German election – sources

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) are expected to choose their long-standing chairman Sigmar Gabriel to run against conservative Angela Merkel for chancellor in September’s federal election, senior party sources said on Thursday. Gabriel, vice chancellor and economy minister in Merkel’s right-left coalition for the last four years, is more popular with the SPD rank and file than his recent predecessors but ... Read More »

Twitter reinstates ‘alt-right’ leader

Twitter has reinstated the account of a white nationalist think tank leader credited with coining the term “alt-right”. The social network suspended Richard Spencer on 15 November. Since then, he was filmed shouting: “Hail Trump, hail our people, hail victory,” at a meeting, prompting some audience members to raise their arms in Nazi-style salutes. A leading anti-racism campaigner has criticised ... Read More »