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Hawaii town hopes lava tourism will bring economic relief

Added: 20.07.2018 0:04 | 13 views | 0 comments

Stunning images of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano have captivated people around the world. But ironically it's nearly impossible for residents and visitors on the ground to see the lava — a fact that's squeezing the tourism-dependent local economy.
Big Island businesses are calling for a lava...


Trump signs Executive Order for American workers

Added: 19.07.2018 22:16 | 17 views | 0 comments

President Trump says nearly two dozen companies are signing his pledge to provide job training and apprenticeship programs as a way to boost the U.S. economy. He says the nation needs "people with training" to fill vacancies. (July 19)


Venezuelan engineers turn plastic trash into car parts amid crisis

Added: 19.07.2018 19:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two young engineers have found an opportunity amid a collapsing economy in Venezuela - inside a garbage dump full of broken electronic hardware.

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Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight in October

Added: 19.07.2018 18:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

SINGAPORE, May 30- Singapore Airlines Ltd said it would launch the world's longest commercial flight in October, a near-19 hour non-stop journey from Singapore to the New York area. The 8,277 nautical mile flight from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey with 161 business class and premium economy seats will eclipse the 7,843 nautical mile Qatar Airways flight from...

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Here's why the CEO of this company with $100 million in sales still flies economy

Added: 19.07.2018 18:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Boxed CEO Chieh Huang says even he gets frustrated with his company's policies sometimes, but frugality is key.

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Global business travel expected to grow in 2018 -report

Added: 19.07.2018 18:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

NEW YORK, Jan 22- Global business travel is expected to thrive in 2018, according to a report by an industry trade group, as an improving world economy buoys confidence in the private sector and investment community. American Express Global Business Travel is forecasting growth across the travel sector, including air and ground transportation and hotel stays,...

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Dollar hits year high; stocks, copper pull back

Added: 19.07.2018 16:55 | 16 views | 0 comments

The U.S. dollar hit a year high on Thursday against a basket of major currencies, but copper prices tumbled and major world stock markets pulled back amid concerns over China's economy and continued global trade tensions.


[Ticker] US trade war could rock markets, EU warns

Added: 19.07.2018 7:55 | 9 views | 0 comments

EU fiscal affairs chief Pierre Moscovici has warned that a US tariff war with the EU could destabilise financial markets. "An escalation - no matter from which side - would have serious consequences for the economy, including for the financial markets, which would hurt all sides," the French commissioner told German daily Augsburger Allgemeine. "That's why we need a gateway to get out of this spiral," he added.

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Tongue-lashings from North Korea's Kim underscore shift in focus to economy

Added: 19.07.2018 6:13 | 12 views | 0 comments

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's strident rebukes of officials during recent trips to industrial sites were aimed at rallying support at home for his economic drive and convincing outsiders about his willingness to denuclearize. ......

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EU Enlists Trade Rival China to Update Global Rules, Counter U.S. Protectionism

Added: 19.07.2018 2:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

The European Union is pressuring China to open its economy to outsiders and help revamp an international trade system now under fire by the Trump administration.

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