About 300 mainland Chinese tours to Hong Kong may be cancelled or postponed amid flu fears

About 300 tours to Hong Kong comprising more than 10,000 visitors may be cancelled or postponed amid worries about the city’s summer flu outbreak that has so far killed more than 300 people. The Hong Kong Tourism Association, which represents travel agencies, said mainland companies were asking to cancel the […]

LOAN WARNING Is your mortgage a ‘ticking time bomb?’ Millions of households warned about interest-only home loans

INTEREST-only mortgages are a “ticking time bomb” for hundreds of thousands of homeowners in the UK who may have no way of paying off the money they owe, experts have warned. Borrowers on this type of loans are allowed to only pay the interest on their mortgage each month, meaning […]

Top Indian spices: Know all about your favourite flavours

Spices not only add flavour and taste to the food, they are also nutritious and loaded with antioxidants. The powerful ingredients with plenty of health benefits protect life from degenerative diseases. They contain properties that work against many microbes that are resistant to conventional medications. Learn more about the spices […]

HOME TIME Grab a cheap mortgage while you can! Lenders warn home loan rates may be about to rise

HOMEOWNERS should considering nabbing a record low mortgage rate while they can, with lenders warning rates may not go lower. Households are currently benefiting from the cheapest home loans on record but the Council of Mortgage lenders has suggested that the era of low rates may be coming to an […]

Small-business owners confident about the economy and future of their business

America’s small-business owners are highly confident about their prospects for the next year and optimistic about the state of the U.S. economy, according to the first-ever CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey. SurveyMonkey conducted the survey in partnership with CNBC. Respondents were asked for their opinions on a variety of subjects about […]