How to buy a farm house in the Philippines

A farm house can be a luxury, but its a source of economic security for many people in the country.There is also a growing market for the land itself.But as a country where almost every household has at least one person who works in agriculture, many have concerns about the environment and their livelihood.The Philippines is also the world's second-largest producer of coca leaves, the primary...

When you buy a car in India, the real cost is much higher than what you thought

Posted May 13, 2019 09:30:22If you have ever been to Mumbai, then you are familiar with the city's famous subway, the M1, that connects all the major cities.You have also seen the metro lines, where the cars are packed full of commuters who want to make a fast commute to work.But what you may not know is that the real costs of driving are much higher.India's biggest urban areas, like Mumbai and...

A new breed of private prison company wants to build its own version of the infamous “Gang of Eight”

A new private prison startup that has raised $30 million from investors including billionaire Mark Cuban and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has launched an initial public offering, its founders said on Tuesday.The New York-based company, Soma Private Prisons, which also operates in Arizona and Utah, is aiming to be the largest private prison operator in the country by 2021.Soma will...

‘Automated Banking’ is a tech term: How Apple and Amazon are redefining banking

I think that one of the great things about automation is that it allows us to focus on what we need to focus our minds on, rather than what's important for our jobs.So, if you want to know why the world's largest bank, JP Morgan Chase, is going to invest in automation, you can go to its new CEO.But if you think about the way automation's been in the last two decades, it's focused on the jobs.In...

Which new real estate projects will be the next winners in India’s bid for global dominance?

Real estate projects in India are increasingly popular and a key driver of demand for the country's economy.The latest statistics show that nearly $2.8 trillion in projects were completed in India between January 2018 and March 2019, an increase of nearly 12% compared to the same period last year.And it's likely that the number of projects completed in the country will increase further, with a...

Which are the biggest Indian tech companies?

It is a question that has become increasingly relevant in India as the country faces a looming debt crisis, with many of its biggest tech companies struggling to raise capital and find skilled staff to support them.In its annual report released on Thursday, the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) said that the number of Indian companies in the top 100 list, which is compiled annually by...

How to avoid the ‘sneak peak’ of an online pharmacy deal

If you're considering getting a new medication online, there's a good chance you're going to want to pay extra for it.A study published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPA) suggests that, if you can find the right pharmacy, you can avoid the "sneaky peak" of online drug deals."Online drug deals have become more and more common, with many consumers paying more than twice...