My name? Make it simple: Czechia!

My name? Make it simple: Czechia!

Fed up with seeing often wrong and chaotically used names for the Czech Republic, the Czechs are going to propose…

Death by overwork on rise in Japan

Japan is witnessing a record number of compensation claims related to death from overwork, or “karoshi”, a phenomenon previously associated…

‘Ghostlike’ octopus found in Pacific

‘Ghostlike’ octopus found in Pacific

An underwater research craft has spotted a “ghostlike” octopus that appears to belong to a previously unknown species on the…

#LoveOman video goes viral with 500, 000 views

#LoveOman video goes viral with 500, 000 views

With only a week to go before Oman’s 45th National Day, the #LoveOman video has gone viral with its mesmerising…

Agnelli, who turned Vale into top miner, dies in crash

Agnelli, who turned Vale into top miner, dies in crash

Roger Agnelli, the Brazilian banker who turned Vale SA (VALE5.SA) into the world’s No. 1 iron ore producer, died on…

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Asian airlines woo gourmet flyers

Asian airlines woo gourmet flyers

Ever since Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin served his guests turtle bouillon, lamb chops and champagne on the world’s first international…