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Singapore Airlines is betting big that Asia will open to Americans by starting flights between the US and Japan this summer

A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300ER. Thiago B Trevisan/Shutterstock.com Singapore Airlines is resuming flights on the Singapore-Los Angeles via Tokyo, Japan route in June. Flights will operate with a premium-configured Boeing 777-300ER offering first class and business class, premium economy class, and economy class cabins. Japan is still closed to Americans but the airline hopes that the US' vaccination progress will see international borders open quickly to its citizens. See more...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Asia, Europe, Japan, News, Greece, Singapore, Planes, Americas, US, Los Angeles, Trends, European Union, Flying, Tokyo


Luxury real estate prices around the world are rising at their fastest rate since 2017 - and Asian cities are leading the charge

Shenzhen Futian skyline panorama. LIAO XUN / Getty Images Luxury real estate prices are on the rise, according to a new Knight Frank report. Five of the ten cities recording the highest luxury real-estate price growth are in Asia. The Chinese cities of Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Guangzhou took the top three spots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Luxury real-estate prices are on the rise, particularly in Asia.A new report released by global property consultancy Knight Frank fo...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, London, China, Los Angeles, Trends, Bloomberg, Luxury, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Huawei, Seoul, Shenzhen, Julius Baer, Guangzhou, APAC


12 indicted in alleged Southern California ‘green’ loan and mortgage fraud scheme

LOS ANGELES — A dozen people have been indicted in connection with an alleged mortgage fraud and “green” loan scheme that operated throughout Southern California and resulted in losses of about $15 million, the California Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday. The 133-count grand jury indictment, handed up April 26, alleges that the crimes occurred in Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. The indictment charges the defendants with a variety of counts, including conspiracy, mortgag...
Tags: Energy, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Theft, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Mother, Lapd, Southern California, Ventura, Kern County, Los Angeles Police Department


Caitlyn Jenner told Sean Hannity she doesn't think California needs to fund a high-speed rail: 'I can get on a plane at LAX and I'll be in San Francisco in 50 minutes'

Caitlyn Jenner speaks at the 4th annual Women's March LA: Women Rising at Pershing Square on January 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Image Caitlyn Jenner appeared on "The Sean Hannity Show" Wednesday night. She was there to promote her run for California governor against Gavin Newsom in a recall election. Jenner repeatedly referenced her private plane and suggested support for public transportation wasn't necessary, prompting some to call her out of t...
Tags: News, California, La, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Wealth, Miami, Fox News, Malibu, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Gavin Newsom, Lax, Governor, Anaheim


The COVID-19 pandemic put such a strain on nurses on the frontlines that many are considering leaving the profession

Dania Lima, right, helps fellow nurse Adriana Volynsky put on her personal protective equipment in a COVID-19 unit at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles, December 22, 2020. Jae C. Hong/AP Photo Many nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic are burnt out and mentally and emotionally tired. A new found that half of the 1,000 respondents were considering a new career. Of those, 25% were already looking for a new job. See more stories on Insider's business page. More ...
Tags: California, Nurses, Los Angeles, Trends, Healthcare, Evans, Motta, Liz Evans, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Coronavirus, COVID, Sarah Al Arshani, Travel Nurses, Dania Lima, Adriana Volynsky, Nikki Motta


28-year-old Tyra Myricks makes 7 figures and has 5 side hustles. Here's how she typically spends a day.

Tyra Myricks Courtesy of Tyra Myricks Tyra Myricks, 28, makes seven figures a year working a day job and five side hustles. She works for Drake, has a fashion line, a branding company, a website for entrepreneurial resources, a pizza shop, and co-owns a gym. To Insider, she breaks down what a typical day looks like. See more stories on Insider's business page. If the Land of Side Hustles had a queen, it would surely be 28-year-old Tyra Myricks, daughter of hip hop legend Jam Master J...
Tags: Nordstrom, New York, Instagram, China, Los Angeles, Trends, Paris, Drake, Major League Baseball, Colette, Latin, Wallace, Biggie Smalls, Canada Goose, Dama, Myricks


A millennial paid off $23,000 of student loans in 5 years thanks to 3 simple moves

Business Insider Ashley Keimach. Photo courtesy of Anna Sinnaeve Ashley Keimach, 27, paid off her student loans, totaling $23,000, in half the expected time. She negotiated raises at work, and made extra payments each time she felt tempted to buy something. When the pandemic hit, she used extra savings and payments to finish off her loans interest-free. This article is part of a series focused on millennial financial empowerment called Master Your Money. Twenty-seven-year-old...
Tags: Youtube, Los Angeles, Trends, Millennials, Student Loans, Debt Payoff, Edit Series, Liz Knueven, Master Your Money, PFI SP, Student Loan Payoff, Mym-first-person, Master Your Money 2021, Ashley Keimach, Anna Sinnaeve Ashley Keimach, Keimach


The 10 best universities in the US, based on student experiences and outcomes, faculty research, and diversity

Harvard University ranks at the top of QS' list of the best US universities again. DenisTangneyJr/Getty Images QS Quacquarelli Symonds just published the second annual list of the best US universities. The research firm used four kinds of metrics to develop an overall score for 352 universities. The following are the 10 US universities that ranked at the top of the 2021 QS ranking. See more stories on Insider's business page. 10. University of Pennsylvania f11photo/Getty...
Tags: Education, Stanford, US, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Mit, Harvard, United States, Harvard University, Cambridge, Universities, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, University Of California Berkeley


One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers represented Donald Trump's 2 former wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples

A composite image showing, from left to right: Ivana Trump, Melinda Gates, and Marla Maples. Mitchell Gerber/Dave Pedley/Ron Galella via Getty Images One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers has previously worked for Marla Maples and Ivana Trump. The leading lawyer, Robert Cohen, has a star-studded roster of former clients. The Gates announced their split on Monday. They have a separation agreement rather than a prenup. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the divorce l...
Tags: Politics, News, Microsoft, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Bbc, New York Times, Bill Gates, News UK, Uma Thurman, James Gandolfini, Bill, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Chris Rock


Capitol quiet on eviction moratorium extension as renters seek more time

With two months to go before a statewide eviction moratorium expired in January, lawmakers, lobbyists and the governor’s staff were already deep into negotiations on an extension. They reached it just days before the deadline, providing six more months of a ban on eviction. Now, with two months left before that extension itself expires on June 30, there is no proposed legislation on giving renters more time before the moratorium ends, and lawmakers expressed uncertainty that there would be. “It ...
Tags: Business, News, California, Housing, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Preston, Rent, Caa, Oakland, California Apartment Association, Carlton, Gavin Newsom


The problem with our noisy planet

Noise is a belittled threat that disrupts the functioning of people, animals, even plants. It causes stress, provokes aggression, increases the risk of heart disease. Blocking the issue of noise can bring catastrophic consequences for us.Morning coffee. I set up my laptop in the garden. All I can hear is the morning chirping of birds. Nothing to bother me. Suddenly, the roar of a chainsaw tears into the idyllic scenery. Actually, it's two chainsaws, which the new neighbours are using to massacre...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, New York City, US, Samsung, Los Angeles, Eu, Rome, Public Health, Cities, Canada, Pollution, Idaho, Innovation, Poland


Herd immunity in the US could be around the corner - but maintaining it is likely to be a perpetual battle

Kristine Ko, right, waits in line for her vaccine in Los Angeles on April 8, 2021. Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images The US could reach herd immunity in a matter of weeks or months, but the metric is a moving target. Vaccines bring the US closer to that goal. More contagious variants make it harder to reach. Maintaining herd immunity could require annual booster shots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Scientists want you to know that the threshold for herd immunity isn...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Atlanta, Cnn, United States, New York Times, University Of Chicago, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Food and Drug Administration, Anaheim California


Can't find chicken wings, diapers, or a new car? Here's a list of all the shortages hitting the reopening economy.

Empty shelves and shoppers are visible at a Target retail store during an outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Contra Costa County, Dublin, California, March 15, 2020. Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images As the US economy increasingly reopens, the economy is seeing shortages of all sorts of items. If you've tried to buy (or rent) a car or eat some chicken wings, you've probably noticed. Insider rounded up some of the major shortages across the US economy, and why they...
Tags: Apple, Post, Texas, Washington, White House, China, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Opec, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Intel, Brazil, Argentina


Galpin Motors’ longtime first lady Jane Boeckmann dies at 90

Jane Boeckmann, the first lady of Galpin Motors and matriarch of the Southern California auto-dealership family, has died at age 90, according to family members. Her life story — which included piloting planes and driving race cars, as well as myriad honors for both business and humanitarian endeavors — was surely worthy of a movie. She died April 28 of pancreatic cancer, according to her family. Working with her husband, Bert Boeckmann, she helped to turn Galpin Motors into one of the most prom...
Tags: Europe, Business, News, California, Scotland, La, Russia, Los Angeles, Sport, Automotive, Soccer, Obituaries, West Africa, Community, Obituary, Local News


America's new climate 'normal' is hotter, wetter, and more extreme

In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 file photo, emissions from a coal-fired power plant are silhouetted against the setting sun in Independence, Mo. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel New climate data released Tuesday shows temperatures across most of the US are trending up. The yearly 'normal' temperature for the country reached a record-high of 53.3 degrees over the last 30 years. Climate scientist Mike Palecki said the higher normals were one sign of ongoing climate change. See more stories on In...
Tags: Weather, Science, News, Climate Change, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, North Dakota, Noaa, National, Associated Press, Michael Mann, Phoenix, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Fahrenheit


American's new climate 'normal' is hotter, wetter, and more extreme

In this Monday, Feb. 1, 2021 file photo, emissions from a coal-fired power plant are silhouetted against the setting sun in Independence, Mo. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel New climate data released Tuesday shows temperatures across most of the US are trending up. The yearly 'normal' temperature for the country reached a record-high of 53.3 degrees over the last 30 years. Climate scientist Mike Palecki said the higher normals were one sign of ongoing climate change. See more stories on In...
Tags: Weather, Science, News, Climate Change, US, Los Angeles, Trends, North Dakota, Noaa, National, Associated Press, Michael Mann, Phoenix, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Fahrenheit, Western US


Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the 2nd day in a row

A COVID-19 warning sign in Los Angeles. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths Monday for the second day in a row. It's the county's first time going two days without reporting a coronavirus death since March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in the county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, c...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, Barbara Ferrer, BioNtech, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row

A Covid-19 warning sign in Los Angeles, California. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles county reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row on Monday. The last time the county reported no new deaths twice in a row was in March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in LA county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, county health...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, LA County, Barbara Ferrer, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


28 Mother's Day food gifts she'll want to dig into immediately

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Milk Bar Food, be it decadent sweets or a hearty steak, is a nearly foolproof gift option for Mother's Day. In a stomach growl-inducing search, we found 28 food and drink gifts she'll want to dig into immediately. If you're looking specifically for chocolates, check out our guide for the best chocolates you can get for Mother's Day.Browse all our Mother's Day gift guides here to find ...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Coffee, Food, Gift Guide, Japan, New York, Mexico, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Georgia, Gifts, Atlantic, Brooklyn, Food And Drink


Los Angeles County homebuying: record $750,000 price, busiest March in 14 years

Los Angeles County housing’s selling spree continued in March with sales 34% above last year’s lockdown period as prices rose 17.2% to a new high. The buying binge came as vaccinations helped lower coronavirus risks and trimmed the pandemic’s broad economic challenges. Interest rates remained low and the limited inventory of homes to buy made life difficult for house hunters seeking new or larger living spaces. DQNews/CoreLogic’s report on closed transactions in Los Angeles County from March sho...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Riverside County, San Diego County, Zillow, Ventura County, Southern California, Los Angeles County


Hot Los Angeles County homebuying: most March sales in 14 years, new price record

Los Angeles County housing’s selling spree continued in March with sales 34% above last year’s lockdown period as prices rose 17.2% to a new high. The buying binge came as vaccinations helped lower coronavirus risks and trimmed the pandemic’s broad economic challenges. Interest rates remained low and the limited inventory of homes to buy made life difficult for house hunters seeking new or larger living spaces. DQNews/CoreLogic’s report on closed transactions in Los Angeles County from March sho...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, US, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Riverside County, San Diego County, Zillow, Ventura County, Southern California, Los Angeles County


Inside the turbulent personal life of Elon Musk, who's been divorced three times, dated Hollywood stars, and now has a 1-year-old baby with musician Grimes

Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend the Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in May 2018. Charles Sykes/AP Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has had a headline-grabbing personal life over the years. He has five sons from his first marriage and has been divorced three times. These days, Musk is dating the musician Grimes - the couple had a baby together last spring. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2010, Elon Musk said he would "rather stick a fork in my ...
Tags: Transportation, Family, Spacex, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Texas, Families, Marriage, Instagram, California, Relationships, Time, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Tesla


7-Eleven franchisees say a 'dire' labor shortage is threatening their ability to keep stores open overnight

Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider Owners say reopening many 7-Eleven locations 24-hours isn't feasible with the current worker shortage. The service industry is struggling with a shortage of critical labor. The chain has instructed owners to return to 24/7 service in May after more than a year of nightly closures. See more stories on Insider's business page. A major group of 7-Eleven franchisees says a national labor shortage is threatening their ability to operate stores 24 hours a...
Tags: Texas, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Jorgenson, Joe DePinto, NCASEF, Laredo Taco Company, Mary Meisenzahl, Shoshy Ciment Business Insider Owners, Michael Jorgensen, Jas Dhillon


How did Atlanta become a top breeding ground for billion-dollar startups in the Southeast?

Over the past five years, the Southeastern region, led by Atlanta, has gone from being “one of the best kept secrets” in tech, to a vibrant ecosystem teeming with a herd of the billion dollar tech businesses that are referred to in the investment world as “unicorns” (thanks to their supposed rarity). In those five years venture capital investments surged to $2.1 billion in the region, with $1 billion invested in the last year alone, according to Lisa Calhoun, a partner with the Atlanta based inv...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Startups, TC, Facebook, New York, California, Virginia, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, United States


I flew on America's newest airline, Avelo, for $19 and the friendly service more than made up for the complete lack of frills

Flying on the first flight of Avelo Airlines. Thomas Pallini/Insider Avelo Airlines began flying on April 28 with an inaugural flight from Burbank to Santa Rosa in California. The ultra-low-cost airline is launching 11 routes from Burbank to kick off operations. The one-hour flight was enjoyable due to Avelo's friendly atmosphere but lacked in amenities. See more stories on Insider's business page. America has a brand new airline. Flying on the first flight of Avelo A...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, California, Oregon, Planes, US, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Flying, Alaska


Warren Buffett says online trading platforms encourage ‘gambling impulse’

Legendary investor warns about the risks of stock trading while his partner calls cryptocurrencies ‘disgusting’Warren Buffett warned people not to think investing is an easy way to make a fortune as he answered a variety of questions at the annual meeting of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway.Speaking in Los Angeles, the legendary billionaire investor said it could be tough to pick the long-term winners. He pointed out that in 1903 there were more than 2,000 car companies, and nearly all of the...
Tags: Business, Los Angeles, Economics, Stock Markets, US economy, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Speaking


Warren Buffett discussed Apple, Robinhood, SPACs, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.The pair discussed Apple, SPACs, Robinhood, market speculation, and other subjects.The Berkshire bosses warned against treating the stock market like a casino.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder mee...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett


Warren Buffett discussed trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair discussed stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The Berkshire bosses cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholde...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett


LA County posts 500 new coronavirus cases, but lowest positivity rate

The Annenberg Foundation partners with L.A. Works and Mickey Fine Pharmacy in Beverly Hills to run on a COVID-19 vaccination clinic to thank Los Angeles volunteers for their service on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) The Annenberg Foundation partners with L.A. Works and Mickey Fine Pharmacy in Beverly Hills to run on a COVID-19 vaccination clinic to thank Los Angeles volunteers for their service on Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contri...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Community, Disneyland, Los Angeles County, U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting: Warren Buffett discusses trimming Apple, selling banks and airlines, and market speculation

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Yahoo Finance/YouTube Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger spoke at Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday.The pair are set to discuss stocks, market speculation, the economy, and other subjects.The billionaire investors cautioned amateur investors against betting on fads.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett has kept an extremely low profile over the past year. He finally broke his silence at Berkshire Hathaway's ann...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Verizon, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Merck, Bank Of America, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Berkshire Hathaway



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