New wealth rises in Mogadishu as millions suffer

Nov 6, 2014

New wealth rises in Mogadishu as millions suffer

The first ATM and the construction of modern buildings and trendy restaurants are exciting signs of growth for those living in Somalia’s capital. That is, if you have money. Even as war-torn Mogadishu makes strides forward, thousands of residents are facing the prospect of ...

Oct 22, 2014

Thai couple held over missing Japanese man in Bangkok

Thai police said Tuesday they have detained a Thai woman and her husband in the disappearance of a 79-year-old Japanese man in Bangkok. The police quoted the husband, also a Thai, as saying the Japanese, Yoshinori Shimato, died of a heart attack after going ...

Nation's first bitcoin ATM fired up in Mie

Apr 27, 2014

Nation's first bitcoin ATM fired up in Mie

Japan’s first bitcoin ATM was unveiled at an event in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, on Friday, allowing customers to buy the virtual currency or withdraw cash from their online bitcoin accounts. The ATM, which visitors were allowed to use, was manufactured by Las Vegas startup ...