| Dec 30, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO PULAU UBIN, SINGAPORE
From LAX, nonstop service to Singapore is offered on Singapore Airlines, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on All Nippon, United, Korean, Delta and Cathay Pacific. Restricted round-trip fares...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:12 AM
June is typically a slow month for homebuilders, but a key confidence level reading jumped by eight points this month, the largest monthly jump in more than a decade, according to the National Assn. of Homebuilders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. ...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Seven out of 10 workers have "checked out" at work or are "actively disengaged," according to a recent Gallup survey.
In its ongoing survey of the American workplace, Gallup found that only 30% of workers are "were engaged, or involved in, enthusiastic...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Thanks to a rebounding stock market and innovation coming from American companies, the U.S. has regained the top spot as the most competitive economy in the world, according to an annual ranking by Swiss business school IMD.
The report released...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:26 PM
One of the perks of the Los Angeles mayor’s job is the chance to take credit for the openings of big public buildings — the higher the profile, the better.
So in the waning days of his mayoralty, Antonio Villaraigosa staged a lavish...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Marking further progress in the modernization of LAX, city officials heralded the opening of three boarding gates at the new Tom Bradley International Terminal, two of which are designed to handle the largest commercial jetliners....
| Sep 30, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Emmy Inspired Pampering at the Beverly Hilton
Pampering session at the Aqua Spa inside the 4-Star Beverly Hilton Hotel (home to the Golden Globes), inc.: · 50-minute Aqua Star Signature Massage AND 25-minute Hydrating Facial · Champagne Lunch · Access to...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Airlines, responding to the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, were diverting flights from affected airports Friday and waiving change fees for travelers headed to or through the Asian nation.
As of early Friday Pacific time, all airport...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 7:53 PM
SYDNEY -- Up to half of the Airbus superjumbo engines of the type that disintegrated in flight on a Qantas plane may need to be replaced in the fleets of carriers from Australia, Singapore and Germany, the Qantas chief executive said Thursday.
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
A hotel executive recently told me that flying Singapore Airlines is so pleasant, losing a bag became a positive experience. Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight.
It made him want Singapore...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Nanny state. "Asia Lite." "Disneyland with the death penalty." A "fine" city. It's all about shopping and eating. And you can see anything worth seeing in a 3.9-day visit. Or in 3.9 hours.
Even without the headline, savvy travelers would already have...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When my friend Mike, a financial analyst based in Newton, Mass., opened the overhead bin during a British Airways flight from Boston to London several years ago, he got a nasty surprise.
No doubt he had listened carefully to the preflight safety...