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Lack of transparency in China's Belt and Road projects: EU firms

Bejing - A lack of information and transparency are top barriers for European companies seeking involvement in China's Belt and Road Initiative, according to a survey published Thursday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Germany on alert as swine fever nears border

Berlin - Sniffer dogs, drones and electrified fences: Germany is deploying a full array of defences to stop boars from bringing swine fever into the country and avert a disaster for its thriving pork industry.

Walmart will go to 'open market feel' for its produce aisles

Walmart Inc., wary of Amazon.com Inc.’s encroachment into the grocery space, is revamping the produce department in its U.S. stores.

Saudi Aramco to confine marketing of shares to kingdom and region

Saudi Arabia has abandoned plans to formally market shares in its state-owned oil company outside the kingdom and its Gulf neighbors, in the latest sign of the initial public offering’s shrunken ambitions.

US businesswoman says 'heartbroken' by Britain's Johnson

London - A US businesswoman at the centre of controversy over whether Boris Johnson showed her inappropriate favouritism amid an alleged affair said Sunday she had been left "heartbroken" and "humiliated" by the British prime minister.

Encana moving out of Canada and changing its name

Calgary - At one time, prior to 2013 asset sales, Calgary-based Encana Corp. was the largest natural gas producer in Canada. But the company announced Thursday that it will be changing its name to Ovintia and moving its headquarters to the United States.

Op-Ed: Anger and frustration abound as California blackouts continue

Many Californians are angry as the state's largest power utility continues to intentionally cut off electricity for hundreds of thousands of customers in an attempt to avoid sparking wildfires.

Flights and fake passports: The 'VIP packages' enticing Vietnamese to UK

For up to $50,000, Vietnamese migrants can get the "VIP package" to Britain -- flight, fake passport and even a lawyer -- illegal, but billed as safer than cheaper overland routes by people smugglers who provide a menu of options for those trying to re...

Sophos Cyberoam firewall vulnerability declared, business impact Special

It's been reported that a Sophos Cyberoam firewall vulnerability has occurred, which was resolved with an automatic hotfix at the end of September. While the vulnerability has been addressed, the implications require businesses to take actions.

Q&A: How online food delivery is impacting restaurant design Special

Thousands of restaurants have worked with Vishal Agarwal, CEO of ItsaCheckmate to streamline their online food delivery operations and eliminate the “tablet hell” that goes along with integrating apps. Agarwal explains how to Digital Journal.

Oil, diamonds and nuclear power: Russia eyes Africa business

Moscow - While Russia has traditionally focused on arms and grain exports to Africa, it is now looking to broaden its activities and influence.

For Russian business, big dreams in Africa

Moscow - From diamonds and arms to nuclear power and oil, Russia has major business ambitions in Africa, even if it is coming late to the party.

Samsung to deploy software patch after Galaxy S10 fingerprint flaw found

Seoul - A flaw with Samsung's top-end Galaxy S10 fingerprint system that allows the smartphone to be opened by a third party will soon be fixed, the tech giant said Thursday.

IMF flags surging, risky corporate debt, calls for more oversight

Washington - Low borrowing rates put in place amid a slowing economy -- partly caused by uncertainty created by the US-China trade war -- have sparked a surge in risky corporate borrowing which could sow the seeds of a new global crisis, the International Monetary ...

Investor pessimism and peak growth hurting shale production

The shale boom certainly helped the United States to become the largest oil producer in the world. However, this production boom is showing signs of slowing down—to the point where the long run of explosive U.S. shale growth is likely coming to an end.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange drops bid for London rival

Fpo - The Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Tuesday dropped its multibillion-dollar bid for the prized London Stock Exchange Group, which would have created a global markets titan.

Big growth of tech startups in Oakland

Oakland - According to a new survey from Oakland-based fintech unicorn Marqeta, Oakland residents feel positively about local business growth and the changes it is bringing to the East Bay.

London repatriates 10% of Thomas Cook's UK customers

London - Britain has repatriated ten percent of nationals who were stranded abroad after the collapse of travel firm Thomas Cook, authorities said Tuesday, as anger erupted over excessive management pay.

Op-Ed: Walmart and Sam's Club halt e-cigarette sales over vaping deaths

Walmart, the world's largest retailer, announced Friday that it will discontinue e-cigarette sales in its stores after a rash of vaping-related deaths and illnesses.

Amazon pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040

Washington - Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday to make the US technology and retail giant carbon neutral by 2040 and encourage other firms to do likewise, in a bid to help meet the goals of the Paris climate accord 10 years early.

Amazon pledges to meet Paris climate goals 10 years early

Washington - Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday the US corporate giant will become carbon neutral by 2040 and would encourage other firms to do the same, in a bid to help meet the goals of the Paris climate accord 10 years early.

Bankruptcies on the rise as shale investment falters

Bankruptcies are rising among American oil and gas companies, according to a new report from law firm Haynes and Boone LLP, as Wall Street’s disaffection with shale companies reverberate through the industry.

Op-Ed: Trump again distorts the facts on the state of the auto industry

President Trump stepped up his attacks on General Motors Friday and called on the company to move jobs back to the United States from overseas. As usual, Trump distorted the facts he tweeted about the auto industry.

Brazil's Bolsonaro to stop using France's Bic pens amid spat

Bras - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he will stop using disposable pens made by France's Bic to sign official documents, while a diplomatic spat continues over fires in the Amazon basin.

Pembina to buy Kinder Morgan Canada, part of Cochin pipeline

On Wednesday, Pembina Pipeline Corp. announced it had signed a deal to buy Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. and the U.S. portion of the Cochin pipeline system in an agreement valued at C$4.35 billion.

Tesla executives jumping ship more often than at other companies

Tesla executives and other top leaders are leaving in droves amid a tumultuous year at Elon Musk's electric-car company. New research from Bernstein analysts quantified the exits, and found that they're higher than at any other comparable company.

Russia releases French banker from jail into house arrest

Moscow - A Moscow court on Thursday released French banker Philippe Delpal from jail into house arrest, days before a summit between the Russian and French presidents.

People are roasting WeWork for its cultish IPO filing

WeWork filed to go public on Wednesday. The opening to its paperwork featured a distinctly cultish dedication to the "energy of we."

Startup measures the risk climate change poses to real estate

Investors are turning to a new breed of high-tech start-ups that can measure the risk climate change poses to real estate — from an hour to decades into the future.

Airbnb host offers $4,600 'experience' of mock Amazon interview

A former Amazon executive turned Airbnb host in Seattle is offering people the chance to attend a mock interview for a job at Amazon.
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