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Arab Countries Will Essentially Shut Down For Two Months Because of the World Cup and Ramadan

Senior executives and company directors in the Middle East and North Africa said they plan to disrupt their workday to watch games......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2018

Thai boys trapped in a cave are receiving support and resources from around the world

Getty Images A soccer team of 12 boys and their coach are trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. Rescuing them is difficult and may take months, so other countries are sending support and resources......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2018

Trump, Putin and Kim Jong Un Featured in "Mr. President" Ramadan Ad

The video shows a young Arab boy appealing for world leaders to end conflicts in the Middle East and recognize Jerusalem as "the capital of Palestine.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 18th, 2018

Marijuana Stocks: Alcohol Giant Heineken’s Entry Could Boost Cannabis Drink Sales

Heineken Marijuana Beer Alcohol and marijuana were long thought to be headed toward a showdown as more countries across the world legalize weed, with alcohol sal.....»»

Category: analysisSource: profitconfidentialAug 17th, 2018

Marijuana Stocks: Alcohol Giant Heineken’s Entry Could Boost Cannabis Drinks Sales

Heineken Marijuana Beer Alcohol and marijuana were long thought to be headed toward a showdown as more countries across the world legalize weed, with alcohol sale.....»»

Category: analysisSource: profitconfidentialAug 17th, 2018

Dow Soars Most In 4 Months Because China Agrees To Talk On Trade (Again)

R.I.P. Remember her.#RIP #ArethaFranklin (via @RockWalkLondon)pic.twitter.com/Uw2QcCaMdB — Carl Quintanilla (@carlquintanilla) August 16, 2018 Overnight saw the world was saved by a headline... CHINA VICE COMMERCE MINISTER TO VISIT U.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 16th, 2018

The US Navy faces "a huge liability" in countering one of Iran"s favorite and most dangerous weapons

US Navy Tensions between the US and Iran have long centered on the Strait of Hormuz, through which much of the world's oil flows. Iran could shut the strait with naval assets, sea m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 16th, 2018

How far behind is America in paid time off compared to the rest of the world?

Compared to the amount of paid time off afforded to workers in other countries, American e.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 16th, 2018

How far behind America is in paid time off compared to the rest of the world?

Compared to the amount of paid time off afforded to workers in other countries, American e.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 16th, 2018

Software startup planning Atlanta job expansion in next 6-12 months

Itential, an automated networking software company, has announced it will expand its headcount in Atlanta as the demand for its services increase around the world. Recent hire Kristen Rachels, vice president of marketing, said the software firm is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

Production Begins on Jinn, Netflix’s First Arabic Original Series

The Netflix series will be one of the first teen-focused programs from the Arab world. Netflix has started production on its first original series in Arabic--a "supernatural teen soap" called.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 13th, 2018

Sheikh Mohammed: “Arab Region Has Too Many Politicians”

Sheikh Mohammed: “Arab Region Has Too Many Politicians” Political discourse in the Arab world is a “waste of time and a corruption of ethics”, says Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE’s Pri.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 12th, 2018

The world"s largest maker of bitcoin mining chips is reportedly hoping to raise $18 billion in what could be one of the largest IPOs in history

YouTube Cryptocurrency mining chip maker Bitmain hopes to raise $18 billion for an IPO in the coming months, according to documents obtained by CoinDesk. If the company raised $.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2018

For Saudi Arabia"s Growing Hip-Hop Scene, It"s Tricky

Saudi Arabia is easing its tight grip on popular culture as it tries to diversify the economy, and the kingdom is one of the biggest markets for rap music in the Arab world. Yet it is finding that rap, like other art forms, can be difficult to contain......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

10 countries at risk of becoming demographic time bombs

Toru Hanai/Reuters All around the world, countries are seeing dwindling birth rates and rising life expectancy. Aging populations are leading to greater spending on healthcare and pensions, but the number of people working and paying taxes is s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2018

Haicang District taking off in bid to become China chip hub

The IC industry has become strategically important and many countries around the world are putting full efforts toward the sector in recent years. Fueled by the "Big Fund" starting i.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesAug 7th, 2018

Daabon Strikes Deal With Avicanna, Becoming The Largest Agro Company To Enter The Cannabis Industry

A few months ago, Benzinga visited several countries in South America and subsequently published an article explaining why cannabis investors’ interest in the region, especially in Colombia, was about to spike. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 6th, 2018

If there"s one thing modern voters agree on, it"s toppling corrupt leaders — here"s a list of every ousted politician since 2013

Valery Korchmar/Reuters In the last five years, more than 10% of countries in the world have experienced corruption-driven leadership change.  Public anger and legal action i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2018

After "08 meltdown, banks still play with financial fire

It’s been a decade since the global financial crisis rocked the world. In the years since 2008, the U.S. and other countries put together the pieces of their broken economies, assessing….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 4th, 2018

After "08 meltdown, banks still play with financial fire

It’s been a decade since the global financial crisis rocked the world. In the years since 2008, the U.S. and other countries put together the pieces of their broken economies, assessing….....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 4th, 2018

Two Knockout Blows To US Imperialism: De-Dollarization & Hypersonic Weapons

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the current multipolar world in which we live, economic and military factors are decisive in guaranteeing countries their sovereignt.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 4th, 2018