The Week in Retrospect (Nov 24-30)

What’s this we hear about flying drones in restaurants and plunging customer satisfaction points in Singapore?

Flying robots to start serving in restaurants by end-2015: Restaurant-goers in Singapore can expect to be served by autonomous flying robots – the world’s first commercial attempt – by the end of next year.

HK police take action against protestors: As injunctions allow the Hong Kong police to remove protest camps, a number of activists have been taken to court, including prominent student leader Joshua Wong.

Fewer tourists satisfied by F&B, tourism in Singapore: Customer satisfaction for the food and beverage (F&B) and tourism sectors in Singapore took a plunge this year, according to findings from the Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore. The dip was attributed to the manpower crunch, coupled with higher expectations from tourists.

How McDonald’s conquered India: Amit Jatia, the man behind McDonald’s in India, explains how he made a global brand a local mainstay.

In China, an unexpected turn in monetary policies: Earlier week, the PBOC announced a sudden rate cut that caught investors off guard.



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