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(MENAFN - AFP) Mega-merger fever is back seven years after the financial crisis, with the blockbuster buyout of British brewer SABMiller by Budweiser-maker Anheuser-Busch InBev.

The merger is the third biggest in corporate history after two huge telecoms tie-ups. Here is the all-time list of the top five mergers, according to Dealogic data service:

1. The world's ...

(MENAFN - AFP) From a camera-enabled collar dubbed the "smartphone" for dogs to a calorie-counting "smart cup", health and lifestyle technology is at the forefront of what's on show at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair this week.

The growing popularity of smartphones and tablets has created a mini-industry of app-enabled products, while consumer interest in health has led to ...

(MENAFN - AFP) North Korea's use of its showcase capital city to promote an image of national success and prosperity has cemented Pyongyang's reputation as a Potemkin village boasting leisure facilities that amount to little more than "playgrounds for cadres."

Pyongyang has always been an exclusive city, and the 10 percent of the 25 million population allowed to live there ...

(MENAFN - AFP) A South Korean man believed cured of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been rediagnosed with the deadly virus, health officials said on Tuesday.

The diagnosis deals a blow to Seoul's hopes of being declared free of a disease that has infected 186 people in South Korea, killing 36 of them, since its outbreak in May.

World Health Organization ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The Philippines' leading fast-food giant Jollibee Foods announced on Tuesday it had acquired 40 percent of an upmarket US hamburger chain for $99 million.

Jollibee said in a statement it was acquiring part of Denver-based Smashburger, which has 339 restaurants in the United States, Canada, the Middle East and South America.

This is the largest-ever acquisition ...

(MENAFN - AFP) British brewer SABMiller announced Tuesday that it had agreed a takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's biggest beer producer, in a deal worth about $109 billion ( £71 billion, 96 billion euros).

Belgian-Brazilian group AB InBev, the maker of Budweiser and Stella Artois lagers, struck a deal with the maker of Foster's and Grolsch at the fifth time of ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Falling inflation will be a key trigger in any decision by the European Central Bank (ECB) to beef up its economic stimulus package, an executive board member said on Tuesday.

Yves Mersch said in a speech in Singapore that it was still too early to determine whether factors like slowing growth in emerging markets and a strong euro will affect the inflation ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Chinese imports plunged by more than a fifth last month, official figures showed Tuesday, as slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy wreaks havoc on global commodities prices and the country's own customers.

The Asian giant is the world's leading trader in goods but flagging expansion has led to a sharp fall in values for the resources it uses ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Little-known Indonesian writers will take centre stage at the world's largest book fair this week, led by trailblazing women tackling taboos in their conservative homeland, from historic injustices to sex and religion.

Indonesia is the guest of honour at this year's Frankfurt Book Fair, the industry's biggest annual get-together for publishers, editors and ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Candles and languid electro-jazz set the scene for a romantic rendezvous at a north London bar, but the couple sitting face-to-face can use only their eyes to beguile.

The 90-second silent date is the latest attempt by Londoners to reinvent the city's intoxicating world of nightclubs, bars and fleeting liaisons.

It is the brainchild of Adam Taffler, ...

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