January 2014

Jordan has announced its plans to implement a Western-style smoking ban in restaurants and other public places. Daily tobacco users The ban would see the government invalidate the licenses of all cafes that offer shisha by the end of 2014. Many people, however, are against the ban. They argue that…

US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden said that the National Security Agency spied on companies and engaged in what he calls “industrial espionage.” Beneficial information “If there is information at Siemens that [the NSA] think(s) would be beneficial to the national interests, not the national security, of the United States, they…

After rumors that he cheated on wife Tori Spelling, actor and former reality show star Dean McDermott confirms he has voluntarily entered rehab for “health and personal issues.” The mistakes Image by Arthur “I am truly sorry for the mistakes I have made and for the pain I’ve caused my…

Japanese automaker Toyota remains the world’s top-selling car manufacturer for two consecutive years, beating major rival General Motors by some 270,000 in 2013. Solid auto demand Image by Mioarseralyain After successful results of global auto deliveries, Toyota set a target of selling 10 million cars this year, marking a milestone…