Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
We all have heard of China's boyfriend-for-hire business for women who need a man to introduce to their family so the clan would stop bugging her during holiday gatherings about getting married. In Australia, a Friends for Hire enterprise will officially open on March 22. The Web site is the result of a three-month development effort by Wildside Group, a communications agency in Queensland.
Apple has tapped social media sites to push its unpopular iPhone 5C. Tumblr recently rolled out a blog called isee5c that features five 15-second video clips advertising the different colours of the Apple device priced at $99.
As May 13 fast approaches, more admissions and revelations are coming from the camps of undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr and opponent Marcos Maidana of Argentina.
Despite pleading guilty to rape, two counts of indecent assault and inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, a Brit lad avoided custodial sentence and would soon go home. The 13-year-old was 12 when he raped his then 7-year-old sister after watching porn from the Internet using the family Xbox.
Among the Canadian provinces and territories, Alberta is the most attractive jurisdiction for mining investment in the province, the annual global survey of mining executives said.
Most of the world's billionaires get only richer by the day. The only thing that changes is often their ranking on the rich list compiled by publications like Fortune and BRW.
While the attention of the boxing world is on two major fights on April 12 and May 3, in between those dates is a third match featuring a Ukrainian boxer and an Australian pugilist battling for the world heavyweight title on April 27.
The Sochi Winter Games have ended a week ago, but global eyes are still on Russia and the region amid threat from Moscow to conduct military operations in Ukraine. At the centre of this political and military storm is former world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, the leading contender to become Ukraine's next president.
Police had arrested the two women, 21-year-old Lana Janet Watmough and 17-year-old Layni Gloria Cameron, who physically assaulted Paul Buttigied a 77-year-old man on Tuesday afternoon aboard a Surfside bus travelling through Kirra in Gold Coast.
Qantas continues to suffer from turbulence, not only because of the $252 million first-half loss reported on Thursday and the looming job cuts of 5,000 spread over three years. The threat of being unemployed had angered the unions that are now threatening to strike which could further cripple the financially ailing air carrier.