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E-commerce spend in SEA will grow from US$31 billion to US$120 billion by 2025: Facebook and Bain & Company study

By 2025, projected annual spend for online shopping in South-east Asia is expected to hit US$120 billion, Facebook and Bain & Company said.

New ride-hailing services have cut fares and boosted over half of drivers’ earnings: NUS study

The average daily ride-hailing fare has fallen by 11 per cent for commuters, while 55 per cent of drivers have reported an increase in earnings.

The biggest mistake investors make is being too influenced by the latest headlines, according to a new study from Charles Schwab

"The reason why we care about behavioral finance is because the human brain doesn't work well under stress,"  said Omar Aguilar of Charles Schwab.
Posting selfies may not be helping your personal image.

Posting selfies on Instagram may make you seem less likeable, less successful, and more insecure

"Posies" — when someone else has taken a photo of you — create a far more favourable impression, a new study suggests.
The dentures were lodged in his larynx for about a week.

A man’s dentures got stuck in his throat during surgery. It took surgeons over a week to dislodge them.

A new case study tells of a 72-year-old man whose dentures were lodged in his larynx for eight days.

Police use-of-force is a leading cause of death among young men of color, study says

The new study says that police use-of-force is a leading cause of death among all young men, particularly young men of color.

Most people who play video games online experience ‘severe’ harassment, new study finds

The majority of people who play games online experience at least some form of harassment, with about two-thirds of people saying it's "severe."
A man sits in his room in a senior living facility.

A drug for treating prostate cancer has been linked with increased risk of dementia, study finds

The study of more than 150,000 men found a link between the degenerative diseases and a treatment drug called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).

The most brutal finance exam in the world, the CFA, takes place on Saturday — here’s what the questions look like

The Chartered Financial Analyst exams are notoriously difficult — every year, only about 40% of people pass.
Extroverts may have it easier.

Extroverts have 4 consistent advantages over everyone else at work

An extrovert has a leg up over introverts at work, according to a new study. For example, extroverts are more skilled at schmoozing with coworkers.