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Zimbabwe to upgrade 900km road
Zimbabwe to upgrade 900km road

Zimbabwe inks deal with Chinese and Austrian firms to improve key highway from Beitbridge to Chirundu.

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‘Snapchat a threat to Twitter, not Facebook’
‘Snapchat a threat to Twitter, not Facebook’

Many people on Wall Street believe Facebook should be concerned about Snapchat, but one analyst says it’s really Twitter that should be worried.

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Pinterest starts selling video advertising
Pinterest starts selling video advertising

Pinterest’s new video ads will be interspersed with personalised feeds, catering to the interests of whoever is browsing.

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Keanu Reeves will build a bike just for you
Keanu Reeves will build a bike just for you

No, you’re not in The Matrix. You read that headline correctly. Hollywood star Keanu Reeves will get his hands dirty - for $78 000.

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Silicon Valley’s most self-destructive founder
Silicon Valley’s most self-destructive founder

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Mead? It’s not just for hobbits anymore
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Despite its status as an outsider drink, mead is very much a global beverage.

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China’s coal communities sink into abandoned mines
China’s coal communities sink into abandoned mines

Mines that burrowed under towns and villages during China's coal boom have left the authorities with the need to evacuate ...

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Pasta instead of beans as El Nino bites
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Brazil is the globe’s biggest producer and consumer of beans - but El Nino has driven up the costs quite dramatically.

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Afternoon tea? Competition’s brewing in London
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The popularity of afternoon tea has London hotels vying to attract a new wave of customers by inventing twists on the old classic.

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Euro share markets posts biggest loss in 2 months
Euro share markets posts biggest loss in 2 months

Stock on major markets fell worldwide while the US dollar strengthened.

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US woman jailed for exporting military items to China
US woman jailed for exporting military items to China

A California woman was sentenced to 50 months in prison for conspiring to illegally export weapons to China.

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Never mind the Gucci, here's the fish oil
Never mind the Gucci, here's the fish oil

Student Na Wang is part of a growing army of Chinese shopping agents sending Australian food and diet pills home to feed rampant demand.

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Bonjour! Horse-drawn plough makes a comeback
Bonjour! Horse-drawn plough makes a comeback

Hundreds of French wine-makers have returned to a centuries-old farming practice in an organic push.

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Can Singapore's labour crunch spark robot revolution?
Can Singapore's labour crunch spark robot revolution?

Thousands of Singapore’s businesses are struggling with a labour crunch caused by foreign worker curbs.

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Pokemon GO spurs Asian business boom
Pokemon GO spurs Asian business boom

Asian fans of the hit smartphone game Pokemon GO are hunting for the best telecom providers.