27 April 2017

Ben Ng

EJ Insight writer
  • Video clip of a botched attempt by a motorist in Estonia to help an elderly lady at a street crossing has gone viral on the internet. Photo: YouTube

    Motorist’s botched bid to help woman cross a street goes viral

    - Apr 21, 2017 4:59pm
    A kind-hearted motorist in Estonia was left squirming in embarrassment after his attempt to help an elderly woman cross a street didn’t exactly turn out the way he planned.  In a video clip that has been...
  • Clever positioning of subjects and creative lighting helped an Indian duo create a powerful campaign to promote pet adoption. Photo: World For All Animal Care and Adoptions

    Pet adoption ads spark online buzz

    - Apr 20, 2017 3:03pm
    A powerful photographic series using clever lighting techniques to promote pet adoption in India has generated huge online buzz. Photographer Amol Jadhav and art director Pranav Bhide, working with the Mumbai branch of a multinational ad...
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    Lifetime income: Dividend stocks or public annuities?

    - Apr 18, 2017 3:45pm
    Hong Kong has announced plans to launch a public annuity scheme through the government-owned Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation (HKMC). If you are planning for retirement, you will now face a fresh dilemma: Should you opt for...
  • Hong Kong is set to launch a public annuity scheme by the middle of 2018. Photo: Bloomberg.

    6 things you need to know about the public annuity scheme

    - Apr 13, 2017 12:27pm
    Hong Kong is set to launch a public annuity scheme to be managed by the government-owned Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation (HKMC).  The scheme allows retirees to invest a lump sum in order to receive a guaranteed monthly...
  • The company says it witnessed the use of weapons such as smoke bombs and high-pressure water guns. Photo: WeChat.

    Shanshui boardroom battle spills into gang violence

    - Apr 10, 2017 5:15pm
    More than 600 armed gang members attacked and “tried to repossess” the properties of China Shanshui Cement Group Ltd. (00691.HK) in Jinan, according to China’s STCN news, the latest twist in a vicious boardroom battle in...
  • The resort was acquired by Donald Trump in 1985 for around US$10 million. Photo: Bloomberg.

    Mar-a-Lago: Some notes on the Trump-Xi meeting venue

    - Apr 7, 2017 5:44pm
    Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in South Florida on Thursday for his first meeting with US counterpart Donald Trump. The meeting between the heads of the world’s top two economies is taking place at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago...

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