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High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

Know what to when there’s a real emergency in your building? Maybe it’s time you did. Precious de Leon, asks who’s responsible for your safety at home and at work.

November 14, 2011 4:21
 
The world’s recent major quakes in the last 10 years

The world’s recent major quakes in the last 10 years

Up to 1,000 people were possibly killed in a powerful earthquake in southeast Turkey's Van province earlier this week. Here is a short timeline of some of the world's recent major quakes in the last 10 years.

October 24, 2011 4:01
 

Earthquake hits Easter Turkey

A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit near Van in southeastern Turkey on Sunday near the border with Iran, Turkey's Kandilli Observatory and Research Institute said, and media reported some buildings had collapsed.

October 23, 2011 2:12
 
Dented interests: Lexus shows its sportier side to the Middle East but is it just ‘too old’ of a brand?

Dented interests: Lexus shows its sportier side to the Middle East but is it just ‘too old’ of a brand?

Amid increasing aftersales offers in the Middle East, Precious de Leon wonders if lagging Lexus sales is because of 'old people' syndrome and not because of affected production in Japan.

July 10, 2011 2:14
 
Superhero syndrome

Superhero syndrome

Juggling sea exploration, filmmaking and saving the world, is James Cameron the next renaissance man?

March 16, 2011 5:45
 
The cost of the Japan earthquake

The cost of the Japan earthquake

You might think the earthquake in Japan would devalue the currency and undermine the economy, but that’s not necessarily the case.

March 13, 2011 3:56
 

Japanese supertanker was in collision-official

Exact cause still unknown.

July 29, 2010 2:13
 

3-Mitsui OSK hires military specialist for tanker check

Port officials say vessel to remain there a week.

July 29, 2010 2:02
 

Japan tanker hit by quake, no sign of attack-Oman

The country's sole fixed-line operator fell to $64.3 million due to the cost of launching a 3G service.

July 28, 2010 1:35
 

Devastating earthquake hits northwest China

China awoke Wednesday to a humanitarian disaster, following an earthquake that killed 300 people.

April 14, 2010 9:39
 
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