Life

Nightmare On Elm Street ‘haunted house’ sold for nearly US$3 million

By CNN and published by Channel NewsAsia HORROR fans might recognise this charming Los Angeles home that was just sold as being from the 1984 classic, A Nightmare On Elm Street. The three-bedroom and 4.5-bathroom Dutch Colonial house was where vengeful spirit of a serial killer, Freddy Krueger (played by Robert Englund), tried to kill

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Business

Citi to sell consumer business in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam to UOB Group

  By CNBC CITIGROUP will sell its consumer banking businesses in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to Singapore’s United Overseas Bank, the banks announced today (Jan. 14). As part of the deal, UOB said it will acquire Citi’s unsecured and secured lending portfolios, wealth management and retail deposit units that make up its consumer banking

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Coronavirus

Bangkok’s Covid risk points: Dormitories, police flats and restaurant-cum-pubs 

WITH the Covid count staying high at 8,167 cases and 14 deaths today (Jan. 14) the Public Health Ministry warned that the key risk points in Bangkok are dormitories, police flats, restaurant-cum-pubs and poorly-ventilated restaurants or those running contaminated air-conditioners, Thai Rath newspaper said. The Ministry’s Disease Control Department also revealed that the Omicron variant

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