Ang Kwee Hua

237 Added | 19 Magazines | 8 Likes | 9 Following | 3 Followers | @AngKweeHua2016 | Keep up with Ang Kwee Hua on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ang Kwee Hua”

The airlines that have never had a single plane crash

While any plane crash in the modern age may feel like a freak accident, there’s no escaping the fact that some airlines are safer than others.<p>That much is made by clear by the existence of an EU “blacklist” of carriers banned from flying above European airspace (don’t worry, none you know), but a …

Aviation

Australia’s Economy Looks Likely to Grow Faster Than Its Speed Limit, RBA Says

Australia’s economy is this year expected to grow faster than its speed limit -- estimated at 2.75 percent by Treasury -- with inflation just above …

Economics

Airstream Sheds Its Metal With the New ‘Nest’

At Airstream, the future is fiberglass.<p>This morning, the brand built on aluminum Americana unveiled a small pod that’s almost entirely metal-free. …

RVs

Tea or a pill preferred over running to combat high blood pressure risk

People are more likely to choose taking a pill or drinking a cup of tea over exercise to stay healthy, a new study has found.<p>The research by Yale University found one in 14 would not take exercise even if it meant them having an extra five years of life, say scientists.<p>A survey suggests that only a …

Diabetes

The Best Time to Buy an International Plane Ticket, Based on 1 Million Airfares

Last weekend we shared the results of CheapAir.com’s 2018 Airfare study. In the study it looked at 917 million different airfares and made some …

Flying

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Victoria Toline would hunch over the kitchen table, steady her hands and draw a bead of liquid from a vial with a small dropper. It was a delicate operation that had become a daily routine — extracting ever tinier doses of the antidepressant she had taken for three years, on and off, and was …

Eli Lilly

6 habits of strategic thinkers

To increase your chances of achieving your career goals, you need a plan. You must think strategically about what it is you want and what it is that …

Success

Micron: Ignore The Bears

Micron has been unfairly pummeled by a bearish initiation from UBS and DRAM market concerns.<p>Micron has lost nearly 10% this week alone on overly …

Investing

Here are the most popular dog breeds of 2017

The American Kennel Club released its top dog breeds of 2017 on Thursday, and one breed continues to sit atop the rankings.<p>For the 27th year in a row, the ever-popular Labrador Retriever continues to be the most popular breed in the nation.<p>"The Labrador Retriever has its paws firmly planted in …

Pets

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries, study finds

Three cups of coffee a day clears out your arteries and could help beat heart disease, according to a new study.<p>Scientists at the University of Sao Paulo took dietary information and Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) readings from more than 4,400 study participants, nearly all of whom drank coffee.<p>They …

Coffee

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

Language Learning

Ranked: The 10 Happiest Countries In The World In 2018

Happiness is a pretty tough thing to try and quantify.<p>Just ask the remote kingdom of Bhutan, who’s guiding principle is to satisfy the well-being and collective happiness of its residents through an index of measurable and attainable life goals, called Gross National Happiness (GNH). Their previous …

European Travel

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Management

50 Years of Stock Market Corrections, and the 1 Figure That Stands Out

Corrections are usually over very quickly, and they're traditionally painless to long-term investors.<p>For the first time in two years, worry has …

Stock Markets

You Can Avoid Getting Sick on Airplanes By Sitting in a Window Seat, According to Study

Read this before you book your spring vacation.<p>If you get a cold without fail after <i>every</i> flight, you might be sitting in the wrong seat. Now, we can't promise you complete immunity (after all, germs will be germs), but you can apparently increase your odds of avoiding infection if you sit in a …

National Academy of Sciences

Here Are the 10 Most Livable Cities in the World

This list might make you contemplate a move to Europe.<p>Vienna has been named the world's most livable city for the ninth year in a row. In Mercer's 20th annual Quality of Living survey, the Austrian capital dominated, followed by Zurich, Auckland and Munich in joint third place, and Vancouver in …

San Francisco

The power of compounding ~ Get Rich Slowly

Shares 196<p><i>So much</i> of financial success involves good habits practiced over long periods of time.<p>Yes, you can still have a positive impact on your …

Retirement

Why Depreciation Is The Biggest Perk Of Real Estate Investing

Investing for retirement is historically fraught with risk and fear. Investors in this group are generally older, ready to press on the brakes and work less yet still need a reliable source of income. Of the myriad opportunities available, one investment vehicle stands above the rest as far as …

Real Estate

10 times you should never use your debit card

Debit might seem great because there's no chance of spending more than you have or risking steep overdraft fees, but the stakes are also higher when it comes to fraud.<p>That's why debit cards are one of the things you should never, ever keep in your purse. For one thing, debit cards take cash …

Personal Finance

The 12 books every aspiring leader should read, according to a Stanford professor

LinkedIn Influencer Bob Sutton published this post originally on LinkedIn.<p>I have been maintaining — and occasionally updating — a list of "Books That …

These award-winning photos show our planet at its most beautiful

The natural world is a stunning place.<p>Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the …

This is how to get rid of a cold sore fast

Because cold sores are not cool.<p>If you suffer from cold sores, you'll probably go as far as saying that they're the absolute bane of your …

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Personal Finance

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

The CEO of a $445 billion fund manager speaks on the future of US tech stocks, inflation, and the next economic downturn

Business Insider's Sara Silverstein recently spoke with the CEO of Principal Global Investors, Jim McCaughan, about the future of US tech stocks, inflation, and the next economic downturn. McCaughan thinks the real decline in the market is two or three years away and relates the current market …

Markets

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

Employers urged to let staff 'rest' during working day

<b>Workers should be given places to rest at work to help boost productivity, according to new official guidance.</b><p>Downtime at work can help employees switch off and get better quality sleep at night, Public Health England says.<p>Better sleep maintains cognitive function in employees, as well as cutting …

Public Health England

Airbus' drone taxi takes to the skies for the first time

When Airbus first announced its plans to develop a self-flying taxi, it sounded like a fever dream of a sci-fi fan. Now, the aerospace giant has proven that it wasn't joking: Airbus' Vahana team have successfully flown their autonomous air taxi dubbed "Alpha One" for the first time. Sure, it only …

What the Falling Dollar Means for Markets

Despite a rising interest rate advantage, the US dollar continues to slide. If it continues to fall, as we believe it will, the decline could lead to …

Economics