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Governments grapple with globalisation backlash

Paris - Governments stung by the political backlash from disgruntled voters left worse off by three decades of globalisation are now scrambling for solutions, but there is no easy fix and the populist remedies on offer risk making things even worse, analysts s...

App to send alerts when Donald Trump tweets about stocks you own

When President-elect Donald Trump tweets about a public company, the market listens. And if you hold the stock of one of the companies that has come into Trump's crosshairs, finance app Trigger thinks you'll want to know about it.

Japan begins long weekend policy to end 'death by overwork'

In Japan, three-day weekend policies could be the first step toward a public-health campaign centered on fixing the country's poor work-life balance.

Seeking investment, Ukraine calls off its tax police

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday tried to bring in foreign investment and slash corruption by temporarily banning the tax police from conducting unannounced checks on companies' operations.

Irish village gears up to party for local hero Trump

Doonbeg - On a windswept coastline in western Ireland, a sleepy hamlet is preparing one hell of an inauguration party on January 20 when billionaire tycoon and local investor Donald Trump becomes US president.

Airbnb imposes limit on London home rentals

London - Airbnb will impose a 90-day limit on the sharing of private homes in London, the home rentals website has revealed amid fears over the British capital's housing market.

Putin demands economic reforms after 2018 polls

Moscow - Russia needs to introduce economic and tax reforms to end its stagnation, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, urging the government to plan for 2019 and beyond, after the 2018 presidential polls.

The company that asks employees to start work at 9:06 a.m.

What is the ideal company to work for? What types of benefits have the greatest effect? How about a later starting time or a free breakfast? One company has been pioneering different work practices to apparent success.

Trump win breathes life into private detention industry

Washington - Donald Trump's White House triumph this month caught the business world by surprise but also breathed life into a little-understood US industry: private prisons and migrant detention centers.

Big companies tell Trump: 'Don't quit climate pact'

Marrakesh - More than 360 mostly American companies and investors, including a dozen Fortune 500 firms, called Wednesday on Donald Trump to uphold the 196-nation Paris climate pact.

Cacophony of lawsuits to follow Trump into White House

Washington - Donald Trump assumes the mantle of the US presidency under an unprecedented cloud of litigation that could weigh on his ability to govern after this week's shock election.

Billionaire moguls elected to power

Paris - Donald Trump, the real estate mogul, reality TV star and US president-elect whose worth Forbes estimates at $3.7 billion, joins an ultra-elite group of billionaire business tycoons who have come to power through the ballot box.

Rob Bernshteyn's book 'Value as Service' says this is the model Special

The CEO of the software company Coupa, says the next major disruption facing businesses is a new business model that is evolving to a new standard. It will be where companies must offer a clear and quantifiable long-term value in order to compete.

Strong mobile ads lift Facebook’s third quarter revenue to $7B

Facebook is showing no signs of slowing down, displaying another solid profit performance, according to its third quarter earnings report.

Calais businesses dare to hope for 'apres-Jungle' boost

Calais - A new scent is in the air in Calais called "apres-Jungle", but it is not an exotic aftershave.Rather it sums up the northern French port's hopes and fears for the future following the dismantling of the notorious "Jungle" migrant camp in its backyard.

Thirsty Taiwan makes splash on global whisky scene

- An upstart Taiwanese whisky is outshining veteran brands on the global stage as the island fast earns a reputation as a stamping ground for connoisseurs.

Dutch sex workers take charge of their own business

Den Haag - Amsterdam sex workers on Thursday launched a project described as unique in Europe -- a brothel run by prostitutes by themselves with no exploitation, thanks to financing from a social investment fund.

Supermodel Kate Moss launching own modeling business

Months after leaving the agency that helped nurture her career for almost 30 years, legendary British supermodel Kate Moss is embarking on her own talent company.

Google faces probe in Indonesia over alleged unpaid taxes

Jakarta - Google is facing investigation in Indonesia for allegedly refusing to cooperate with the country’s revenue agency, which is looking into claims the Internet giant failed to settle its local tax obligations.

Call for business to embrace the digital economy

Oxford - An economics think tank has called on global businesses to embrace the digital economy; without engaging with digital technology many businesses will fall by the wayside, according to the foundation.

Twitter to live-stream video programs on business, tech, media

In a move aimed at expanding its audience, Twitter announced it is tapping finance news app Cheddar to deliver live video programs on business, media and technology to its millions of users.

HP to buy Samsung's printer business for $1.05 billion

HP has announced it is buying Samsung's printer business in a deal valued at over $1 billion. The U.S. computing giant will use Samsung's printers and copiers to drive innovation in the stagnant industry and increase its own market share in Asian markets.

Op-Ed: Trade Minister slams Britain as 'too lazy and fat'

London - Conservative Party politician and International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has slammed British business people as "too lazy and fat" to make a success of business on the world stage.

Uber avoids ban, strikes one-year deal with Quebec to stay

Montreal - American ride-sharing service Uber will continue to operate in the Canadian province of Quebec, at least for a year under a test program, following the signing of an agreement between the company and the provincial government.

Healthier workplaces are better for business

A new study suggests that a successful business is built both upon a safe working environment and a healthy workforce. The study makes recommendations for employers and says such measures pay dividends in the long-run.

Mass raids in Turkey against 'Gulen-linked' businesses

Istanbul - Turkey on Thursday ordered the seizure of assets belonging to 187 businessmen suspected of links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of masterminding last month's attempted coup, state media reported.

To be effective employees need to digitally unplug

A new study has perhaps confirmed what most would expect. To be effective at work the following day, employees need downtime and this includes not checking work emails when at home.

Investigators: Giant Big Sur blaze caused by illegal campfire

Carmel Valley - California fire investigators say an intense wildfire that has already burned more than 50,000 acres near scenic Big Sur was started by an illegal campfire.

Chinese ridesharing giant Didi buys Uber China operations

The fierce competition between Uber and Didi Chuxing for dominance in China ended with the two ride-hailing giants merging to create a new company worth at least $35 billion.

Saatchi chairman put on leave over sexism comments

Paris - French advertising giant Publicis put the chairman of its Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency on leave on Saturday, after he said the debate on gender bias in the industry was "all over".
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