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China defends "New Silk Road" against debt complaints

Chinese officials have defended Beijing's initiative to build railways and other infrastructure across Asia against complaints it leaves countries with too much debt after Malaysia canceled two high-profile projects......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 27th, 2018

China Disputes Infrastructure Projects Are Swamping Pakistan With Debt

China defended its $62 billion infrastructure-building program in Pakistan, saying the initiative isn’t causing a debt crisis in the South Asian country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 24th, 2018

Criteo kicks off AI lab in Paris

Criteo, a France-based advertisement technology development company, has kicked off operations of its AI lab in Paris, designated to work on AI-related projects, according to Hanming Huang, managing director for South Asia, Greater China at Criteo......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJul 13th, 2018

South Africa: Tensions Between White Farmers and Black Population Fuel Fears of Economic Collapse and "Civil War"

Stealing property from millions of black South Africans was the country's original crime. But more than two decades after the fall of white minority rule, only a few have seen the land returned—and tensions are exploding.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 21st, 2018

Thailand Asserts Financial Leadership in Southeast Asia

Thailand Asserts Financial Leadership in Southeast Asia Thailand is forming and leading a new Southeast Asian fund for infrastructure and development projects, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told a Summit i.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 17th, 2018

China"s white elephant: $1-bn Sri Lanka port shows what"s wrong with BRI

The experience has fueled fears that Xi's plans to finance more than $500 billion in projects could see China take control of strategic infrastructure that also has military uses.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 18th, 2018

After Yellow Vests Come Off, Activists in France Use Facebook to Protest and Plan

Away from the street protests, demonstrators have built thriving communities in Facebook Groups, which are helping to fuel the Yellow Vests......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 14th, 2018

Freight Wins Big In Federal Infrastructure Package

The Trump administration doled out a record $1.5 billion in an annual infrastructure funding program that also saw the largest-ever percentage of the money awarded to freight projects. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 13th, 2018

Chao announces $1.5 billion in infrastructure grants

The Transportation Department says it has approved $1.5 billion to fund 91 infrastructure projects......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 11th, 2018

U.S. stock futures slip, Asia follows after Canada arrests Huawei CFO

U.S. stock futures and Asian shares tumbled on Thursday after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States, feeding fears of a fresh flare-up in tensions between the two superpowers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

U.S. stock futures fall, Asia follows after Canada arrests Huawei CFO

U.S. stock futures and Asian shares tumbled on Thursday after Canadian authorities arrested a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the United States, fanning fears of a fresh flareup in tensions between the two superpowers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 5th, 2018

French media reports: French President Macron abandons fuel tax rise amid fears of new protest violence

French media reports: French President Macron abandons fuel tax rise amid fears of new protest violence......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2018

Duke Energy awards environmental grants to 14 SC groups

The Duke Energy Foundation says it has made more than $400,000 worth of grants to promote environmental projects and education in South Carolina. The foundation says it recently allocated grants to 14 organizations in the Palmetto State. The larg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

China strengthens foothold in EU with Portugal agreements

Portugal is embracing China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative, which offers loans for the building of large-scale infrastructure projects......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 5th, 2018

Homebuilders Slide as Toll Brothers Adds Fuel to Slowdown Fears

Homebuilder stocks fell broadly Tuesday -- on pace for their worst decline in almost three weeks -- after Toll Brothers Inc. reported fiscal fourth-quarter orders that missed estimates and cautioned that demand from buyers slowed further last month......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 4th, 2018

Socialism May End as Rebellion in France Continues

The French government on Tuesday backed down on planned fuel tax hikes in a bid to draw the heat out of fierce protests that have escalated into the deepest crisis of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency. The .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 4th, 2018

Violent Protests Force Emmanuel Macron to Back Down on Fuel Tax

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will present "gestures o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 4th, 2018

Emmanuel Macron Expected to Ditch Contentious Fuel Tax after Violent Protests

The French government is expected to announce a suspension Tuesday, following a weekend of disturbances After weeks of nationwide protests in France, Emmanuel Macron may finally be ba.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 4th, 2018

Delta revamps menu: "Pre-select" meals to expand, drink prices bumped

Delta Air Lines' pre-select meal option will soon be available on all Delta One routes, expanding the food option to more business customers traveling between the U.S. and Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America. Beginning Dec. 6, pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tariff truce likely to ease investors’ immediate fears, but obstacles linger

Relief greeted the U.S.-China truce over tariffs, putting in abeyance concerns across much of Asia that the two largest economies are on a collision course toward a new Cold War......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 2nd, 2018