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Trade War Main Risk In Next 6 Months For Asian Businesses: New Survey

A Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey noted a very cautious optimism within Asian companies for the last quarter of the current year as they closely watch the outcome of the trade negotiations between the US and China during the 90 day truce opt the trade war.   In the October-December quarter the...

South Korea Trying To Insulate Itself From US-China Trade War

Despite the temporary 90 day truce, the ongoing trade war between the United States and China has created a sense of uneasiness and uncertainty among Asian nations.     South Korea is one country that is attempting to undertake measures to avoid it being caught up in the trade war...

Study Blames Global Warming For Vanishing Snow In Switzerland

According to a report from the University of Geneva which was based on a study that made use of a new tool called the Swiss Data Cube that global warming could probably be the reason for the vanishing snow in Switzerland.   The report found that those areas in the country that were known to...

Brexit Anticipation Forces Away Medicine Assessment Contracts From UK

According to reports, there has been a collapse of the leadership role of the United Kingdom in evaluating new medicines that for sale in the rest of Europe as now more new work is coming its way.   The British pharma companies have been dealt a severe blow because of the decision of the...

Private Property And Foreign Investment To Be Made Legal In Communist Cuba

Communist Cuba would now encourage and “guarantee” foreign investment and the government would recognize the right to own property by private individuals. There would also no longer be concentration of power at the hands of one leader.   This is a very serious bid at constitutional reform by...

Death Due To Worsening Air Quality Could Increase In Australian Cities: Study

A new research claims that there would be more intense temperature inversion events in multiple cities in Australia as conditions of in the biggest cities in the country will worsen in the next few decades.   According to Jason Evans, a professor at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate...

New Data Shows Forest Loss Equal To One Football Field Every Second In 2017

New data from a global satellite survey suggests that every second in 2017, there was loss of forest of the size of more than one football pitch throughout the world. The loss for the entire year was of the same size of that of the whole of Italy.   Felling of trees at this huge rate -...

Saudi Women Driving Ban End Sees Women Driving, Boost To Economy Anticipated

The last ban in the world on female drivers came to an end after Saudi women took to the wheels of cars in the country at midnight on Sunday. This brought an end to a tradition that was seen as a means of women's repression in a society that is conservatively Muslim.   "It feels weird, I am...

Beijing Wants US Troops To The Korean Peninsula In Exchange For North Korea Peace: Analysts

According to analysts, China would be closely watching the scheduled meeting between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore with an ultimate aim of seeing U.S. forces out of the Korean peninsula.   "Beijing will be advocating that the price for...

Trump Hints Possibility Of Singapore Meet, Says 'Very Productive' Talks With North Korea Ongoing

Even after willing away the proposed summit level talks between him and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, U.S. President Donald Trump has against said that dialogue with North Korea has been restarted. Trump even suggested that a summit meeting may even happen at the earlier set date and...

Recent Study Warns Of Severe Food Insecurity In Many Countries Due To Climate Change

The new study on climate change and its impacts that was released by the University of Exeter early this week, has warned that there are chances of more extremes of weather in the near future because of climate change globally which could lead to potential risks of food shortages in many countries....

Visa Applicants To The U.S. May Require Handing Over Their Social Media Details

Everyone who are looking to get a visa into the United States would now potentially hand over their social media details to the U.S. administration, according to a plan announced by the Trump administration.    All of the details of their Facebook and Twitter accounts would have to be...
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