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Google hires while Yahoo! fires

Global – On the same day when Yahoo! announced plans for its second round of layoffs in six weeks, Google is boasting 2011 as the biggest hiring year in company history with over 500 hires in Asia Pacific. After cutting about 700 employees last December, Yahoo! announced it will further lay off 1% of its [...]


Never ignore these 7 kinds of pain.

Usually a headache is just a headache, and heartburn is nothing more than a sign that you rang the Taco Bell once too often. Except when they’re not. Pain is your body’s way of telling you that something isn’t quite right. More often than not, you have some idea of what’s behind it. But when [...]


Will PAP last?

THE founding leader of the People’s Action Party (PAP) who led it for 38 years as secretary-general has predicted its loss of power in government. Mr Lee Kuan Yew said in a new book to be launched today that the day would come when voters ‘get tired of a stable government and say let’s try [...]


Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt to step down

US – Eric Schmidt is stepping down as CEO of Google and will relinquish responsibilities to co-founder Larry Page from 4 April after nearly a decade in the role. In a surprising turn of events, Schmidt will relinquish his responsibilities to co-founder Larry Page starting on April 4 after nearly a decade in the role.