Hotel guides for delegates jump to pose for a photo at Tiananmen ...
Mar 5th, 2012
(Reuters) - Hotel guides for delegates jump to pose for a photo at Tiananmen Square during the opening ceremony of National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing March 5, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS) -
CANNES, France (Reuters) - More than $1 million worth of jewels due to be lent to movie stars at the Cannes film festival were stolen from a hotel room in the French Riviera town, a police source said. The jewels were in the safe of the room rented by an employee of Chopard, a luxury jeweler, the source said on condition of anonymity. The incident ... [Full Article]
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares in Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd jumped more than 4 percent after it reported a forecast-beating 90 percent rise in quarterly profit, its fastest in seven quarters. The stock rose as much as 4.3 percent in afternoon trade to HK$7.49 after it posted net profit of $126.9 million in the quarter ended in ... [Full Article]
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A look at legislation passed in Turkey's parliament early Friday that would ban all alcohol advertising and tighten restrictions on the sale of such beverages, and how such a law could affect tourists and liquor companies in the mainly Muslim but secular country. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]