An Australian woman says Qantas killed her dog by leaving it on the tarmac during a flight delay

2020-01-15 14:20

Kay Newman started an online petition in honour of her dog Duke to pressure Qantas into reviewing its pet travel policies.

24 assassinations that changed the world

2020-01-12 08:54

Last week, the US killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani with a drone strike. Here are 24 of the most important assassinations in history.

Ex-Nissan boss who skipped trial Japan 'had second French passport'

2020-01-02 12:08

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, who fled to Lebanon to avoid a Japanese trial, had a second French passport, a source said, as authorities raided his Tokyo residence as part of a probe into the embarrassing security lapse.

Vegan protesters dressed up as dead fish outside a Sydney Christmas market to try and stop people from eating seafood

2019-12-20 07:31

PETA protesters dressed as fish were demonstrating against "festive frenzy," the annual 36-hour seafood marathon at Australia's Sydney Fish Market.

Quiz #228: 9 December 2019-13 January 2020

2019-12-05 16:08

Test your general knowledge with our last quiz of 2019, which appears in the 12 December edition of 'finweek'.

Hyundai to invest $1.5-billion in Indonesia factory

2019-11-27 10:15

South Korea's Hyundai Motor has signed a deal to build a $1.5-billion car plant in Indonesia, the company said, its first in southeast Asia, where Japanese carmakers dominate the market.

An Australian koala hospital raised more than R11 million to help rescue native animals injured in the devastating wildfires roaring across the country

2019-11-22 09:57

Many were inspired to donate to the GoFundMe campaign after a video of a woman rescuing a crying koala from a bushfire went viral on social media.

Quiz #227: 18 November-25 November

2019-11-15 14:40

Test your general knowledge with your latest quiz, which appears in the 21 November edition of 'finweek'.

Daimler says to cut jobs to save €1-billion by end-2022

2019-11-14 12:32

Daimler said it planned to cut jobs to save more than €1-billion by the end of 2022, as the German luxury carmaker grapples with an expensive switch to greener vehicles.

The Thai cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for 17 days has now reopened as a tourist attraction

2019-11-04 17:35

Visitors can now get a sense of the environment where the daring three-day rescue mission to extract the Thai soccer team took place.


People in China will make 3 billion trips in the next 40 days to celebrate Lunar New Year, the world's largest annual human migration

2020-01-14 08:35

China's 40-day Lunar New Year period has begun. Here's what the largest human migration in the world looks like.

Quiz #229: 13 January-10 February

2020-01-10 16:03

Test your general knowledge with our first quiz of 2020, which appears in the 16 January edition of 'finweek'.

What happened when US presidents Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton faced impeachment, and how it compares to today

2019-12-20 10:59

Presidents Andrew Johnson in 1868 and Bill Clinton in 1998 were both impeached, while Richard Nixon resigned before he could be impeached in 1974.

Newly widowed woman saves her mom and children from burning building

2019-12-15 12:01

This is the second tragedy this year to befall the family. Dunell’s husband, Danie (42), died nine months ago.

An extremely loud noise that woke up London residents was actually a sonic boom

2019-12-02 06:35

On Sunday morning, many Londoners reported their houses, furniture, and cars were shaking after the extremely loud "bang."

An 82-year-old US female bodybuilder sent an unlucky home invader to hospital

2019-11-26 18:10

The 82-year-old beat the invader so hard with a table that it broke. She then drenched the man in shampoo and repeatedly hit him with a broom.

Growing numbers of wild boars, some of which are radioactive, are menacing major cities across the world

2019-11-17 08:07

Wild boars are flourishing in cities around the world. Here are 21 photos showing them in all their glory.

A stream along the South Korean border turned red after the government slaughtered thousands of pigs infected with swine fever

2019-11-14 15:10

Officials narrowly prevented the bloody water from contaminating one of Seoul's main water sources.

Software behind self-driving Uber crash didn't recognise jaywalkers

2019-11-06 11:05

An Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman last year in Arizona failed to recognize her as a pedestrian because she was jaywalking, US transport regulators said.

Quiz #226: 4 November-11 November

2019-10-31 11:48

Test your general knowledge with your latest quiz, which appears in the 7 November edition of 'finweek'.

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