Xiaomi has taken its home market by storm, but rival Huawei has stepped up its game in an attempt to gain against "China's Apple."
Qantas Airways will raise base ticket prices to offset drop of fuel surcharges, a move against calls for the airline industry to lower fares.
The Singapore dollar slumped 5 percent against the U.S. dollar in 2014, and strategist expect similar declines by the year-end.
Australia faced a rise in temperature of more than 5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, an increase that is quicker than global rates.
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