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Business 28 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Teach your children that trash is cash

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.You can teach your children the basics of saving through recycling

Business 24 Aug 2013 | 6:55 AM

South Sudan's Kiir Appoints Speaker As Deputy After Cabinet Overhaul

JUBA: South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has appointed parliamentary speaker James Wani Igga as his deputy, state media said on Friday, as he seeks to consolidate power in the oil producer after sacking his entire cabinet.

Business 27 Jul 2013 | 6:53 AM

South Sudan's Machar Sets Sights On Presidency, Challenges Kiir

JUBA: South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar said on Friday he planned to become the frontrunner for the ruling SPLM party in elections in 2015, throwing down the gauntlet to President Salva Kiir who dismissed him three days ago.

Business 29 Jun 2013 | 9:04 AM

Helping through informed giving

TWO weeks ago, I was on a flight back from Singapore. One of the newspapers had a poignant picture of a young boy in tears. I could practically feel him staring at me.

Business 29 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM

Doing good well - there's greater impact in helping through informed giving

TWO weeks ago, I was on a flight back from Singapore. One of the newspapers had a poignant picture of a young boy in tears. I could practically feel him staring at me.

Business 27 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM

Glencore founder dies

LONDON: Marc Rich, father of modern oil trading and founder of the group that became Glencore Xstrata, has died at the age of 78, the head of his philanthropic foundation said.

Business 29 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM

Maverick operator Digicel takes on the big boys in Myanmar

SINGAPORE: Cellular operator Digicel Group Ltd jumped into Myanmar early and big, hiring staff, funding local sports, negotiating land deals for thousands of cell tower sites and signing up hundreds of partners for retail outlets.

World 10 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

U.N. says Syrian refugee numbers could triple by end of 2013

ANKARA (Reuters) - The number of refugees outside Syria could triple by the end of the year from the 1 million registered now if there is no political solution to the conflict, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Sunday.

World 01 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Kerry to chide Turkish PM over Zionism comments

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to take Turkey's prime minister to task for describing Zionism as a crime against humanity, an attack on a key U.S. ally that has overshadowed their talks on the crisis in neighbouring Syria.

World 09 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM

Attack on Iranian dissident camp in Iraq kills five

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least five people were killed and more than 25 wounded in a rocket attack on an Iranian dissident camp in Iraq's capital Baghdad early on Saturday, police sources said.