Fifteen-year-old Brazilian elementary school student Gabriele Castro de Sousa could not contain her excitement as the silver award winner was announced. The name read out was not hers. Standing alone on stage, bubbling over with anticipation and punching the air, the last name to be called – hers – automatically [...]
Volkswagen is planning a 300-mile range e-Golf that will be affordable and can be charged in 15 minutes by 2025: (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images) Volkswagen, still in the midst settling with various plaintiffs and regulators over its diesel engine scandal, is working to change the conversation about its brand to [...]
South China Sea disputes are turning worse. Last week, Philippines’President Rodrigo Dutertehad a loud and clear message for China: Stay away from our territory or else it could be a “bloody” confrontation. Philippines’s warning comes shortly before China hosts the G20 Leaders' Summit in the eastern city of Hangzhou on 4-5 [...]
Under President Xi Jinping, China has undergone a nearly four year long corruption crack down across all sectors. The list continues. Last week, a top ranking PL.A general was brought down, while the government is also setting its gaze on energy and oil companies.
Net profit at BYD, the Chinese auto and battery maker about 8% owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, soared by 384% to 2.3 billion yuan, or $348 million, in the six months of the year as the company benefitted from government incentives for the purchase of new energy vehicles. Sales of [...]
Serie A is potentially the biggest winner under the new system. At the moment Serie A gets two automatic spots and a chance at a third through the play-off round. However, the playoff round has been a disaster with Italian clubs failing five times in the last six seasons.
With each passing day, the Mets must take advantage of every opportunity that's presented. As the injuries continue to mount, this is going to be a game to look back on and say, "what could have been."
Regrets: Antonio Horta-Osorio, chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group (Photo: Jason Alden/Bloomberg ) The British Press is calling its latest sex scandal “Lloyd’s Bonk”. The nation’s largest retail bank, still partly owned by the UK government has been caught with its trousers down. Or, rather, the man in charge of it [...]
Cameron Baradar, managing director of The House, in the background (Photo courtesy of The House) The University of California atBerkeley has produced plentyof successful startups, such as Nextdoor, TubeMogul and Cloudera, not to mention 486 startups last year alone, according to the venture and private equity database Pitchbook. Still, it tends [...]
Beyonce dominated the MTV Video Music awards on Sunday, prowling the stage with a 15 minute medley from her powerful "Lemonade" album and taking home eight statuettes, including the top prize - video of the year.