Celebrate Mother’s Day every day

Updated: Saturday May 10, 2014 MYT 8:24:48 AM

Celebrate Mother’s Day every day

MOTHER’S Day falls on the second Sunday in May.

For someone who is there for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week with no pay, what can we give our mothers in return?

All mothers throughout the world are awesome and without them many of us would not be where we are today. Read more of this post

Keep an eye on companies where US revenue rules

Updated: Saturday May 10, 2014 MYT 9:17:32 PM

Keep an eye on companies where US revenue rules

NEW YORK: US stock investors are finding the value of staying close to home.

Even as the U.S. economy barely grew in early 2014, companies with a domestic orientation have on balance delivered better first-quarter sales and profit growth than their globally oriented peers. Read more of this post

Investors may turn neutral on REITs

Updated: Saturday May 10, 2014 MYT 11:04:55 AM

Investors may turn neutral on REITs

BY THEAN LEE CHENG

THE initial negativity surrounding real estate investment trusts (REITs) may be dissipitating but the market is not expected to have the same buoyancy as in the previous years, says Sunway REIT Management Sdn Bhd CEO Datuk Jeffrey Ng. Read more of this post

So, who calls the shots?

Updated: Saturday May 10, 2014 MYT 10:44:45 AM

So, who calls the shots?

BY DATUK JOHNNY MUN

EARLY 1980, a raw and somewhat yokel lad from the backwaters of the East Coast rode his beat-up motorbike to Paramount Gardens in Petaling Jaya in pursuit of a job. Without the faintest clue about what the industry was all about, he knocked on the door of a medium-sized local advertising agency and was elated at the opportunity to meet with the general manager. Read more of this post

China’s oil rig move leaves Vietnam, others looking vulnerable

Updated: Friday May 9, 2014 MYT 9:05:37 AM

China’s oil rig move leaves Vietnam, others looking vulnerable

HONG KONG: China’s decision to park its biggest mobile oil rig 120 miles off the Vietnamese coast has exposed how vulnerable Hanoi, and other littoral states of the South China Sea, are to moves by the region’s dominant power to assert its territorial claims.
The Communist neighbors are at loggerheads over the drilling rig in contested waters, each accusing the other of ramming its ships in the area in the worst setback for Sino-Vietnamese ties in years. Read more of this post

In College, Nurturing Matters

In College, Nurturing Matters

MAY 7, 2014

Charles M. Blow

I was a college freshman at Grambling State University in Louisiana. It was the middle of the night, the day before a personal essay was due for a writing seminar. I had put it off for days. I had nothing — nothing but writer’s block. Read more of this post

Scientists Add Letters to DNA’s Alphabet, Raising Hope and Fear

Scientists Add Letters to DNA’s Alphabet, Raising Hope and Fear

By ANDREW POLLACKMAY 7, 2014

Scientists reported Wednesday that they had taken a significant step toward altering the fundamental alphabet of life — creating an organism with an expanded artificial genetic code in its DNA. Read more of this post

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