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Oct 21, 2018
How well countries adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) will determine whether they ‘thrive’ or ‘stagnate’ and could further divide workforces and increase social tensions, according to the latest…
Oct 20, 2018
As the Brexit negotiations grind on, and with a withdrawal agreement still seeming elusive, the British people are becoming more pessimistic about what Brexit might mean. A major new survey…
Oct 20, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May is running out of options to secure her survival and the passage of a Brexit deal. Conservative MPs are threatening to torpedo her plans. The…
Oct 19, 2018
The head of Toyota, who leads a group of Japanese automakers, on Friday urged Britain and the European Union to avoid a no-deal Brexit "at all costs."   The statement…
Oct 18, 2018
China is likely to boost imports from African countries as it seeks new sources of commodities in the wake of a trade war with the United States, a senior executive…
Oct 17, 2018
OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo on Tuesday urged oil producing companies to increase capacities and invest more to meet future demand as spare oil capacity shrinks worldwide. Oil prices have rallied…
Oct 16, 2018
British American Tobacco cut its full-year revenue target for cigarette alternatives such as vaping pens and tobacco heating devices, citing a flat market in Japan and a product recall in…
Oct 15, 2018
The U.K. and the European Union are on course to miss this week’s key milestone on the road to a Brexit deal after talks broke up in stalemate on Sunday,…
Oct 12, 2018
Amazon worked on building an AI to help with hiring people, but the plans backfired when it discovered the system discriminated against women, Reuters reports.   Citing five sources, Reuters…
Oct 07, 2018
The EU plans to invest more in Africa and wants to intensify trade relations. Since the refugee crisis, Europe has been courting African governments and banking on increased cooperation. For…
Oct 03, 2018
Malaysia’s anti-graft agency on Wednesday said it has arrested former first lady Rosmah Mansor and expects to charge her in court on Thursday with money-laundering, among other infringements.   The…
Oct 01, 2018
US President Donald Trump said he and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un have fallen “in love” –- their bromance fuelled by “beautiful letters” he received from the leader of the…
Sep 30, 2018
Tesla Inc and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and the billionaire will step down as the company's chairman but remain as chief executive,…
Sep 26, 2018
Facebook, Google and other tech firms have agreed a code of conduct to do more to tackle the spread of fake news, due to concerns it can influence elections, the…

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