Simon Wilson: Springbok Tour protests and wannabe political pugilists

OPINION: I was pleased to see the Viaduct’s very own bon vivant, restaurateur Leo Molloy, is running for mayor next year. At last, a contest to measure his ambition. He emailed me last year, inviting me to join him in a different kind of contest. “Simon,” he wrote, “I want

Rising Oil and Gas Prices Add to U.S. Economic Challenges

Experts say a period of costlier fuel is likely to be brief. But if consumers start to assume otherwise, it could mean problems for Biden and the Fed. By Ben Casselman and Clifford Krauss As the U.S. economy struggles to emerge from its pandemic-induced hibernation, consumers and businesses have encountered

Harry and Wills shared ‘poignant’ moment at Di statue that ‘hints rift may heal’

Prince Harry paid a "meaningful" gesture to his brother William when they unveiled their late mother's statue, a body language expert has suggested. The Duke of Sussex and the Duke of Cambridge stood shoulder to shoulder at the Sunken Garden in Kensington Palace today (July 1) to honour their late

Carpark space sells for $1.7million in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AFP) – A single car parking space has been sold for a whopping HK$10 million (S$1.7 million) at a luxury Hong Kong apartment complex, local media reported on Friday (June 4). The 12.5 square metre (135 square feet) spot is part of a development on The Peak, a

Prince Harry "absolutely" still plans to join William at Diana statue event

Prince Harry "absolutely" plans to go to a memorial event for Princess Diana alongside brother William, insiders say — but they worry how the Duke will "face his family" following his latest bombshell claims. The princes have had a tense relationship since Megxit but will come together to honour their

Australia's housing price boom shows signs of slowing

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) – Australia’s housing price boom is showing some signs of slowing as the rapid rise the past six months begins to constrain affordability and dampen demand. Nationwide dwelling values rose 1.8 per cent in April, the slowest pace since January after last month’s record rise, CoreLogic data released