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World Drone Business to reach $127 Billion by 2020

World Drone Business to reach $127 Billion by 2020

Drones will soon be performing varied tasks such as boosting crop yields, verifying insurance claims, and assisting in future Hollywood blockbusters The global market for commercial applications of drone technology, currently estimated at about $2 billion, will boom to as much as $127 billion by 2020, according to a new report published by PwC. Drones will soon be boosting crop yields, verifying ... Read More »

Sacked workers in Saudi Arabia set fire to buses in protest

Saudi Binladin Group Employees Set Fire to Buses in Protest

Binladin Group had given the sacked foreign workers a permanent exit visa to leave the country RIYADH (Saudi Arabia) – Employees at construction giant Saudi Binladin Group have reportedly set fire to more than seven company buses in the latest protest against alleged late payment of salaries and a reported 50,000 redundancies. Mecca’s Civil Defense Major Nayef al-Sharif said no ... Read More »

Dubai fast moving towards a self-driving future

Dubai fast moving towards a self-driving future

Dubai, already home to the world’s tallest building, is looking to get ahead by getting out of the driver’s seat. Dubai has adopted a smart self-driving transport strategy by which, 25 percent of all the vehicles by 2030. Sheikh Mohammad said, ‘By 2030, 25 percent of all transportation trips in Dubai will be smart and driverless. The strategy is projected ... Read More »

Dubai plans to build world’s new tallest building

Dubai plans to build world's new tallest building

New tallest building will be designed by the Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls winner of International Design Competition DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – Developers in Dubai has unveiled plans to build a new tower which it vows will be taller than the Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest structure. Emaar Properties, the government-backed company behind the scheme, have yet to ... Read More »

Tesla unveils affordable Model 3 electric car

Tesla unveils affordable Model 3 electric car

The Tesla Model 3 has finally been released at the Tesla design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. The new entry level model was confirmed to start at $35,000 and promises a range of at least 215 miles. Perhaps even as much as $55,000 or $60,000 due to customers adding more features like a bigger battery pack with greater range. Tesla CEO ... Read More »

Hello Kitty themed train unveiled in Taiwan

Hello Kitty themed train unveiled in Taiwan

Regular trips will start running on April 21 from Fridays to Sundays: TRA officials TAIPEI (Taiwan) – Taiwan unveiled its Hello Kitty-themed Taroko Express train, which set off from the Shulin train station. This train will travel to Taitung on the east coast route. The train with eight carriages that carries the themes of the iconic fictional character drew a ... Read More »

Turkish Airlines passengers number exceeds to 9 million

Turkish Airlines

According to a statement by Turkish Airlines, its passenger number increased by 11.2 percent and reached 9.2 million passengers in January and February. According to traffic data of the company for January and February, the increase in passenger number was 12.6 per cent for domestic flights and 10.2 per cent for international flights. Seat occupancy rate was 73.3 per cent, ... Read More »

Denmark ranks world’s happiest country for the third time

Denmark ranks world happiest country for the third time

Denmark has reclaimed its place as the world’s happiest country, while Burundi ranks as the least happy nation, according to the fourth World Happiness Report.  The report, prepared by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, showed Syria, Afghanistan and eight sub-Saharan countries as the 10 least happy places on earth to live. Denmark topped the list in ... Read More »

February 2016 breaks global temperature records, says NASA

February 2016 breaks global temperature records, says NASA

The global temperature in February smashed monthly records to become the warmest month in more than a century, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) report. Global surface temperatures across land and ocean in February were 1.35°C warmer than the average temperature for that month, measured from the 1951-1980 baselines. There’s a huge jump in monthly temperatures starting last ... Read More »

Beijing now has more billionaires than New York

Beijing now has more billionaires than New York

China edged out America on several fronts in a new report profiling the world’s wealthiest people. Beijing pushed New York into second place – 100 to 95 – when it took over this year’s “Billionaire Capital of the World” title. Shanghai-based firm Hurun conducts the yearly research and rankings of the world’s wealthiest people and their spending lifestyle. China now has the ... Read More »

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