The shop has a specially-designed ordering system that allows people to place orders without saying a word.
Leading coffee chain Starbucks has opened a "silent cafe" in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, where about half of the staff are hearing impaired, as part of an initiative to support the employment of disabled people.
"This might be the quietest Starbucks of over 3,800 shops on the Chinese mainland," Xinhua news agency quoted Leo Tsoi, chief operating officer of Starbucks China, as saying.
Fourteen of the 30 staff at the outlet, located in Yuexiu district and officially opened over the weekend, are hearing impaired.
The slashing of the global economic growth forecasts for 2019 by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the warning that growth could slow further due to trade tensions and a potentially disorderly British exit from the European Union (EU) should serve as a wakeup call for world leaders to take corrective measures through coordinated actions.
It has become fashionable on social media and in certain publications to argue that capitalism is killing the planet. Even renowned investor Jeremy Grantham, hardly a radical, made that assertion last year.
Sometimes it’s absolutely imperative to go and have yourself checked out. It doesn’t matter if you do not exhibit symptoms of anything. Even if you feel 100 per cent well you should still have yourself checked out. Recently a British television journalist was diagnosed with colon cancer even though he felt absolutely fine and showed no sign or symptoms. The only reason it was discovered was because he went and had his annual physical.
It has become clear that Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam greatly misjudged the public mood. Though she has taken the rare step of apologising, it does not seem to have convinced the hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters who have maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of a bill
President Emmanuel Macron took the landmark decision to return the artworks — including a royal throne — taken by French troops over a century ago and housed at the Quai Branly museum in Paris.
French luxury and fashion giant LVMH said Monday it will buy a minority stake in Stella McCartney's design house, which has cut ties with LVMH'S fierce rival Kering after 17 years.
Hundreds of local traders gather each morning and afternoon at Senga only to find that fish populations are falling in Lake Malawi, Africa's third largest body of freshwater.