Rachelle Younglai

APEC leaders chart the way forward against eurozone crisis

APEC leaders will call on countries to do what they can to prop up economic growth, rallying around the common threat from Europe's debt crisis.

Tentative steps to US debt solution

Hopes have emerged that US lawmakers are close to a last minute deal that could raise the US debt ceiling.

New regulations likely as US probes big stock dive

President Barack Obama said on Friday that regulators would look for ways to prevent a repeat of Thursday's mysterious stock market meltdown.

US poised to bring more insider trading cases

Fresh from laying charges in the largest hedge fund insider trading case in history, investigators are poised to bring further ''significant'' cases.

Bartenders start mixing cocktails with science

Mixing a cocktail is no minor undertaking for a new breed of bartenders -- it's a matter of science. In kitchens and bars across North America, bartenders, or ''molecular mixologists,'' are tinkering with liquid nitrogen, syringes and sodium chloride to make drinks while shunning powdered mixes and commercially flavoured alcohol.

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