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How East Asian car makers have changed Chennai’s taste for food

How East Asian car makers have changed Chennai’s taste for food

Thanks to the presence of 10,000 Korean and Japanese expats, over 50 East Asian speciality restaurants are challenging the dominance of Dosai, Idli and vadai in Chennai. By Simrit Mahli/BBC Capital Chennai, February 12:: A decade before America discovered sushi, a restaurant in a small southern India coastal city, served sashimi from local whole tuna. This small Japanese oasis, called...

Airbnb hires airline executive in move to offer transportation services

Airbnb hires airline executive in move to offer transportation services

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Airbnb is preparing to add transportation options to its line-up of travel services as the online company seeks to find areas of growth outside its original home-renting business. Airbnb said on Thursday it had hired veteran airline industry executive Fred Reid as its global head of transportation, marking the company’s most definitive step yet...

What makes Ceylon tea a cup of pure enchantment?

What makes Ceylon tea a cup of pure enchantment?

Feb 8 (Khaleej Times): Sri Lanka - a Tea Island, is known for its diverse cultures and scenic beauty. While blessed with fortunes of nature to give a different array of climates, tea was first introduced to Sri Lanka as a replacement crop for coffee, during the 19th Century by a Scottish planter, James Taylor. An island with an area...

Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest

Queen Elizabeth to be evacuated in case of Brexit unrest

London, Feb 6 (Reuters) - British officials have revived Cold War emergency plans to relocate the royal family should there be riots in London if Britain suffers a disruptive departure from the European Union next month, two Sunday newspapers reported. “These emergency evacuation plans have been in existence since the Cold War, but have now been repurposed in the event...

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