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Man Pays Rs 7 Lakh Alimony To Ex-Wife… In Coins

1 month, 24 days ago
BALI: Dwi Susilarto arrived at court hauling a dozen sacks filled with Indonesian 153 million rupiahs (Rs 7.32 lakh) in small change, a hefty payment that weighed in at about 890 kilograms, his lawyer said. An Indonesian civil servant…

EU markets agency warns new crypto coins could prove worthless

11 months, 5 days ago
FRANKFURT: Europe’s top markets regulator has warned investors about the pitfalls of buying newly issued crypto coins, an experimental and unregulated form of online crowd funding particularly used by start-up businesses. The European…

Chinese woman avoids jail after tossing coins at plane

1 year, 3 months ago
SHANGHAI: An elderly passenger who threw coins at the engine of a plane at a Shanghai airport for good luck will not face police action, Chinese state media said on Wednesday. The superstitious 80-year-old woman delayed the China…

British treasure found in piano

1 year, 5 months ago
LONDON: A British school and a piano tuner are to share the reward after hundreds of gold and silver coins from the Victorian era were found under the keys of a piano. The hoard of 913 sovereigns and half sovereigns --dating from 1847 to…

Good luck coins prove fatal for Thai “piggy bank” turtle

1 year, 6 months ago
A 25-year-old Thai sea turtle died from blood poisoning on Tuesday, never recovering from an operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach, thrown into her pool for good luck, veterinarians said. The green turtle named Omsin, "piggy…

Hoard of coins extracted from stomach of sea turtle

1 year, 7 months ago
BANGKOK: Thai veterinarians on Monday removed 915 coins from a 25-year-old sea turtle which had been swallowing items thrown into her pool for good luck, eventually limiting her ability to swim. The coins and other objects removed from…