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World 25 Oct 2020 | 12:17 AM

End of British Summer Time means hectic race to change clocks in Britain's houses of parliament

LONDON, Oct.24 (Xinhua) -- A three-man team with time on their hands on Saturday started a massive task of altering London's famous Big Ben clocks along with more than 2,000 other timepieces around Britain's houses of parliament.

World 22 Jun 2020 | 7:31 PM

Audemars Piguet springs open spiral watch museum

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss watch brand Audemars Piguet opens its new museum this week, hoping to attract visitors thanks to its unusual spiralling architecture and a display of watchmakers and craftsmen at work.

AseanPlus News 19 Mar 2020 | 9:51 PM

Rolex shuts all plants and prepares for worst year ever

SINGAPORE/GENEVA: The Swiss watch industry has survived lickings before, but Rolex, Omega and Cartier now face a combination of economic punches putting them back on their heels. The industry was just adapting to the downturn from political protests in its largest market, Hong Kong, when the coronavirus outbreak hit. Now China’s economic slowdown threatens to engulf the rest of the world.