China believes hostile short-sellers caused panic

A recent sell-off in China’s stock markets is the first major challenge facing the country since the introduction of margin trading, and is believed to have been caused by hostile short-sellers.

In a report on the Chinese news site ifeng.com, … Read the rest

Singapore Airlines criticised over MH17 tweet

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has apologised for posting an “insensitive” comment on social media about the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in crisis-stricken eastern Ukraine.

Hours after the Boeing 777-200 passenger jet with 298 people on board went down on Thursday, … Read the rest

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has apologised for posting an “insensitive” comment on social media about the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash in crisis-stricken eastern Ukraine.

Hours after the Boeing 777-200 passenger jet with 298 people on board went down on Thursday, … Read the rest

Airlines avoid Ukraine airspace after MH17 Boeing crashes

A number of airlines around the world have announced they are going to reroute flights to avoid Ukrainian airspace. The list of companies includes Russian Aeroflot, UTair and Transaero, German Lufthansa and Turkish airlines.

“After the incident we have decided … Read the rest

At least 11 killed in bus crash near Louis Trichardt

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAAt least eleven people have been killed after a bus collided with another vehicle on the N1 near Louis Trichardt in Limpopo.

The bus was apparently overtaking a car, when it crashed head-on into the vehicle.

Limpopo Roads and Transport … Read the rest

Five robbers crash into East London store, steal TVs

robberFive robbers broke into an East London store by crashing through its security gate with a bakkie, the DispatchOnline reported on Monday.

Eye witnesses told the Eastern Cape publication that the men then went into the Jet Mart store and … Read the rest