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China pulls further ahead of US in mobile payments with record US$12.8 trillion in transactions 
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:27

Mobile payment transactions in China reached a record 81 trillion yuan (US$ 12.8 trillion) from January to October last year, driven by the vast numb...

Record attendance for Scottish visitor attractions
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:38

More than 30 million visits were recorded during 2017, showing an increase of 9.7% on the previous year. BBC News - Scotland

Something to crow about: Property sales in the Year of the Rooster set to hit record US$103b
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:06

Property sales in Hong Kong were expected to jump 44 per cent to HK$ 810.5 billion (US$ 103.6 billion) from nearly 90,000 transactions in the just c...

Air Force security hackathon leads to record payout
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:56

The US Air Force's second security hackathon has paid dividends... both for the military and the people finding holes in its defenses. HackerOne...

Exports created a record high 4.47m jobs in 2017: report
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 22:20

South Korean export growth helped create a record 4.47 million jobs in 2017, a report by a local think tank showed Sunda 코리아헤럴드

Winter Olympics: Nao Kodaira sets Olympic record to take 500m gold
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:28

The Japanese speed skater has become the first woman to race under 37 seconds at a Winter Olympics games, breaking the previous record set at Sochi 20...

Renault achieves record €58.8 billion in sales
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 10:57

French auto giant Renault said on Friday that it enjoyed a record year in 2017 in sales and net profit, a day after handing its chief executive Carlos...

Record Point plays starring role in Superfoilers
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:32

Record Point has played a starring role on the first day of the SuperFoiler Grand Prix on the Gold Coast with the New Zealand skippered entrant taking...

Singapore helps Asia-Pac property deals to new record of US$157b
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 00:24

SINGAPORE'S flurry of large deals in 2017 lifted real estate transactions in the Asia-Pacific, with acquisitions growing 6 per cent to hit an all...

Federer on brink of surpassing Agassi record
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:19

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Roger Federer is within touching distance of becoming the oldest male to reach the top of the world rankings after marching...

‘We did not see his record’: Indonesian police defend award to Philippine chief leading war on drugs
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:09

Indonesian police on Thursday defended bestowing their highest honour on the Philippine police chief, who has been criticised for spearheading the war...

Toshiba appoints industry outsider as CEO after scandals and record losses
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:27

Nobuaki Kurumatani, representative director of CVC Capital Partners Ltd. and former vice president at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., will become chief...

Lunar New Year celebrations shine a light on record number of Vietnamese tourists
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:19

New data on Vietnam’s record outbound tourism numbers points to blossoming middle class The busy second terminal at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International ...

Maserati on record pace to London
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:27

Giovanni Soldini and the crew on the trimaran Maserati Multi 70 are on their northerly ascent along the coast of Africa in their attempt to break the ...

Japan saw record number of refugee applicants in 2017, Justice Ministry says
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:36

The ministry attributes the surge to a rise in economic immigrants — what the government calls those who apply for refugee status to land jobs. Jap...

Get A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Viper ACRs That Tried To Set A Nurburgring Record
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 13:06

A new documentary provides enthusiasts with a behind-the-scenes look at how close a group of enthusiasts got to setting a new lap record at the Nurbur...

Space Photos of the Week: New Horizons Breaks a Record for Long-Distance Photography
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:34

The spacecraft was 3.79 billion miles from Earth when it snapped this photo of a Kuiper Belt object. Feed: All Latest

Japanese govt. debt at record high
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 06:49

Japan's government debt has reached a record high, due to a heavy reliance on government bonds. (NHK) News On Japan

Alexis Sanchez smashes shirt sales record as United release financial figures
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:30

Alexis Sanchez has made a quick impact off the field as well as on it, with the January signing breaking Manchester United's shirt sales and social me...

Sea ice just set another record low—in winter—offering new evidence that the era of the 'New Arctic' is here
  • Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:29

And what's happening in the New Arctic is not staying there Another month, yet another record low for Arctic sea ice extent in a warming world. J...

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