Drawing new roads

On October 14th, 2016, SoftBank Group Corporation (SBG) announced plans to form a private fund for making investments in the technology sector globally, which is tentatively to be named “Softbank Vision Fund” (the Fund). SBG aims to invest in excess of $25 billion over the next five years. Previously, on October 12th, 2016, SBG had concluded an unbinding memorandum of understanding with the Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (PIF), under which PIF considers investing in the Fund and becoming the lead investment partner, with the potential investment size of up to $45 … more

Mr Ben Reese, AusAID representative learns first-hand the processes of reconstructing a school building in an effort to make it more earthquake proof. Jana Bikash Secondary School, Matatirtha, AusAID Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo by Jim Holmes for AusAID. Credit@Department of Foreign Affairs.

Reestablishing normality

Thousands of schools have begun to reopen in Nepal following April’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake, with many of the schools … more

Johanna Konta celebrates a victory in the China Open. Credit @pinterest.com.

A 32 year leap

When the WTA rankings were announced on Monday, there was a change seen for the first time in 32 … more

Should the UK stay in the EU?Credit@eureferendum.blogspot.co.uk

The larger picture

Next month, British citizens have the opportunity to vote whether the United Kingdom stays or leaves the European Union. … more

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A mysterious commute

Each day millions of citizens may be seen embarking on their daily commute to work. Whether commuting across rail, … more

Zurich may be a great travel destination. Credit@ZÜRICH TOURISMUS via. Flickr

All which glitters is “Gold”

The opera “Gold”, which recently opened at the Zurich Opera House, is based on a fictional moral tale written … more

Allegra forecasts the total UK coffee shop market will exceed 20,500 outlets and turnover of £8.7 billion by 2018. Image credit - @Paul Heskesviaflickr.com

Essential economic role

The total UK coffee shop market is estimated at 16,501 outlets and continues to show strong sales growth of … more


Catching rays

Research suggests individuals soak up sun light in order to attain numerous health benefits. A prime reason for this … more

My friends and I loved Annie! ( Im Yasmin on the right!)

“It’s a hard knock life!”

By Yasmin Giannini , aged 10 years The sun came out today when I experienced the amazing Annie The … more

CREDIT@Miami Book Fair international 2012, Street Fair, November 18, 2012

A fair share of reading

For the 32nd time this November, the Miami Book Fair aims to take place at the Miami Dade College in … more

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In a trance

A new study has illuminated the practice of hypnosis showing where in the brain it has effects and explaining … more

Liang Wenbo pre-tournament with Ding Junhui. Credit @pinterest.com.

Top 10 awaits

Recently, the English Open, held in Manchester, concluded and, considering this tournament may be one of the latter ranking tournaments … more

A rally in support of the 'Yes' campaign and marriage equality. Credit@Alison McDonnell www.alisonmcdonnell.com

The evolution of morality in marriage

The Republic of Ireland became the first country to legalise same-sex marriage through direct popular vote when the country … more