Tai Eng Wong

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10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

Spring Makeup Trends

By Andrea Ducharme for GalTime.com<p>Let's celebrate the arrival of spring with some fresh makeup. We picked our absolute favorite trends hot off the spring fashion show runways, and now you can make them your own.<p><b>Lips</b><p>Bright orange lips looked amazing on models of every skin tone. Some were full …

Wealthy Chinese are smuggling their riches out of the country with a state-backed bank card

It’s estimated that as much as $600 billion is smuggled out of China a year, through art, gambling, fake trade—and now bank cards. According to a report by Reuters, UnionPay cards aren’t just making everyday purchases easier—they’re a convenient way to circumvent China’s strict capital …

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Heat turned up on GM

House and Senate investigators and federal prosecutors are all examining how General Motors and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration handled ignition defects that have been linked to 13 deaths and led to the recall of 1.6 million GM cars.<p>The investigations kicked into a second gear on …

Where the only rule is 'be cool'

<b>How did coding get so cool?</b><p>Let's be honest, it wasn't always that way. Being able to speak to computers in their own language wasn't the best way to impress at parties.<p>But in a world of digital billionaires it has become a deeply fashionable skill. It turns out that it's the geek who is going to …

GM offers recall owners free loaner, $500 off new car

General Motors is allowing dealers to offer free loaner cars to worried owners of the vehicles being recalled for a faulty ignition switch that can cause the engine to shut down and disable safety systems, including airbags.<p>That's unusual, but not unique. Ford Motor, for example, provided loaners …

Fashion Funnies | When They Were Kids

March 11, 2014 18:13<p>Fashion Funnies<p>Comment<p><b>By Fashion Cartoonist</b> March 11, 2014 18:13<p>Comment<p><b>By Fashion Cartoonist</b> March 11, 2014 18:13<p><b>LONDON, United</b> …

Organizing Your Beauty Booty

By Korinne Kubena Belock, Home Organizational Expert and Owner of Urban Simplicity for GalTime.com<p>Organizing those beauty products is the perfect time to let your personal style shine. Have fun with it!<p>But first, keep in mind there are two main basics. The first is to organize products that you use …

No-Cook, No-Bake, Delicious Peanut Butter Truffles

Happy almost spring! We’re having truffles.<p>And no, I’m not talking just any run-of-the-mill truffle. These are no-bake truffles. As in, no oven, no …

CVS probed in alleged loss of painkillers

CVS Caremark Corp.could face as much as $29 million in fines for allegedly losing track of prescription painkillers at four of its California stores, from which authorities said thousands of pills may have been sold on the black market.<p>Officials at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the …

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Turning Food Waste Into Fuel Takes Gumption And Trillions Of Bacteria

Every year, Americans send millions of tons of food to the landfill. What if you could use all of those pizza crusts and rotten vegetables to heat your home? That's already happening in one unlikely laboratory: the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Brooklyn.<p>The plant's longtime …

Heineken’s newest push in Southeast Asia has nothing to do with beer

Multi Bintang Indonesia, the Indonesian brewer 76% owned by Dutch brewing giant Heineken International, has a new plan that doesn’t involve riding the craft beer craze or cashing in on the popularity of low-brow culture to sell a cheap brew.<p>Instead, Multi Bintang is planning to take on a crowded, …

South-east Asia

China to throw rates to the market soon — with big thanks to the Internet

When It Comes To Workplace Sexism, Millennial Women Suffer Most

Gender inequality in the workplace still exists and Millennial women are most likely to say they’re the ones bearing the brunt of it. New survey research out of the UK finds 42% of female employees between 18 – 34 believe that they’ve faced barriers in the workplace because of their sex, as …

Chrysler Group issues two recalls of nearly 37,000 vehicles in U.S.

The Chrysler Group has announced it is issuing two separate recalls that will affect nearly 37,000 vehicles in the U.S.<p>The first recall affects 18,700 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs from the 2012 and 2013 model years. The vehicles are being recalled to correct an issue with the software …

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Reports: GM Facing Criminal Inquiry Over Delayed Recall

General Motors may be facing a criminal investigation over its delay in recalling vehicles with faulty ignition switches blamed for 13 deaths and 31 accidents, <i>The New York Times</i> and Reuters are reporting.<p>Both news organizations are quoting a person familiar with the investigation.<p>As NPR's Sonari …

Special Report: How China's official bank card is used to smuggle money | Reuters

MACAU (Reuters) - Growing numbers of Chinese are using the country’s state-backed bankcards to illegally spirit billions of dollars abroad, a Reuters examination has found.<p>This underground money is flowing across the border into the gambling hub of Macau, a former Portuguese colony that like Hong …

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