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China says construction of PPP projects has entered the 'fast lane'

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s public-private partnership (PPP) project construction has entered the “fast lane” and will become a unified, standardised, transparent market, a government research office said.<p>As of the end of June, there were 13,554 projects nationwide with investment of 16.3 trillion …

China

Five ways to build a $100 million business

Some time ago my friend (and co-investor in Clio, Jobber and Unbounce) Boris Wertz wrote a great blog post about "the only 2 ways to build a $100 …

Uzbekistan charges former dictator’s daughter with theft of $2bn | Financial Times

Uzbekistan is filing criminal charges against the eldest daughter of the country’s late long-time dictator for stealing around $2bn, revealing her …

JSE-listed Sygnia fires KPMG over 'Gupta links'

Lisa Steyn is a business reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She holds a master's degree in journalism and media studies from Wits University. Her areas …

Nigeria: Alison-Madueke Spends Over $100 Million On Furniture, Artworks

Alison-Madueke.<p>Abuja — The United States, U.S, has revealed how former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke led "a lavish and …

These Fed Up Mexicans Are Waging Lone Wolf Fights Against Corruption

As a corruption pandemic envelops and weakens the country, Mexicans are taking up their own battle against crooked politicians.<p>MEXICO CITY, Mexico — It’s a bizarre contest: whoever submits the best video documenting the most egregious act of corruption wins an iPhone 7, an all-expenses trip to a …

How the Panama Papers Changed Pakistani Politics

The Pakistani Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was based on corruption accusations stemming from the Panama Papers, a trove of leaked documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.<p>The ruling is one of the most stunning outcomes of the documents’ release, …

Chinese billionaire convicted in United Nations bribery case

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese billionaire who wanted to build a United Nations center in Macau was convicted on Thursday of paying more than $1.7 million …

Corruption

Polish prosecutors summon EU leader Tusk for questioning

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Tusk says the European Union leader has been summoned for questioning as a witness in a Polish …

Mexico asks Panama to extradite detained ex-state governor

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The Mexican attorney general’s office said on Thursday it asked Panama to extradite a former state governor from President Enrique Pena Nieto’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), after being arrested there last month on corruption charges.<p>FILE PHOTO: Former governor of …

Mexico

In growth spurt, AGP Miami angels fund Animusoft, other startups

Why are local investors a critical piece of South Florida’s entrepreneurship community? Look no further than what AGP Miami is doing to help fill a …

USA TODAY

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Google's plan to best Amazon rests on one piece of software

TensorFlow makes it much easier for the company's engineers to translate new approaches to artificial intelligence into practical code, improving services such as search and the accuracy of speech recognition.<p>But just months after TensorFlow was released to Google's army of coders, the company also …

Artificial Intelligence

EU, Japan Agree on Preliminary Free-Trade Agreement – Bloomberg

EU, Japan Agree on Preliminary Free-Trade Agreement<p>EU, Japan Agree on Preliminary Free-Trade Agreement<p>EU, Japan Agree on Preliminary Free-Trade …

Economy

Qatar economic outlook downgraded hours before crunch Gulf meeting

Moody’s forecasts prolonged period of uncertainty as Arab nations prepare to meet in Cairo over Qatar’s response to demands<p>Ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Qatar’s economic outlook as political uncertainty swirled ahead of a crunch meeting between Arab nations on Wednesday in Cairo.<p>A quartet …

Trump's long list of disagreements with G20 nations

<b>(CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump's policies and statements have ruffled the feathers of many world leaders since he took office.<p>On Friday, leaders from the world's biggest economies will meet at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, where many of those public spats could be rekindled.<p>German …

Spurned by Trump, China and Mexico talk about a trade deal

President Trump threatened to slap tariffs on China and Mexico during his campaign. Now the two nations could team up for their own trade deal.<p>China's ambassador to Mexico, Qiu Xiaoqi, emphasized that China is ready to talk to Mexico about a "free trade agreement."<p>"There is no difficulty from …

Globalization

Hear Meek Mill’s Surprise New Mixtape ‘Meekend Music II’

Meek Mill unveiled a surprise new mixtape, <i>Meekend Music II</i>, Tuesday. The four-track release includes collaborations with YFN Lucci, Barcelini and …

A Guide to Affordable Cinema Lenses for DSLRs ⋆ FilmmakerIQ.com

B&H looks at some affordable cinema lenses to walk you through the basic benefits of using these high quality lenses in your next video production.