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Spain's Socialists to Vote Against Government, Raising Risk of New Election

MADRID, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Spain’s Socialists will vote against the government of acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a confidence vote on …

Trudeau hails new era of China-Canada ties on Beijing visit

BEIJING (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hailing a new era in relations with China during his first official visit to his country's …

Banned on Chinese TV: 'Western lifestyles,' cleavage and time travel

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> New guidelines issued by China's top media regulator have prohibited TV shows that promote "Western lifestyles," adding to a long list of banned items.<p>According to the state-run Xinhua news agency, shows should refrain from content that expresses "overt admiration for Western …

China

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff takes stand in impeachment trial

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Suspended President Dilma Rousseff will make a last stand in Brazil's Senate on Monday in an impeachment trial that is widely expected to remove her from office and end more than a decade of leftist rule by her Workers Party.<p>Rousseff, who is being impeached on charges of …

British public back a ban on burka by two to one, poll finds

A majority of the British public are in favour of banning the burka in public, a poll has found, while almost half say the burkini should be prohibited.<p>The findings come as a controversial ban on the burkini in France has stirred debate on the subject of Muslim clothing.<p>Although the country's …

Open argument

IN 2011 Ronnie Dunn, a country singer, recorded “Cost of Livin’”, a poignant song about a former factory worker’s search for a job. Sensing there …

Los Angeles

Is the TPP really a 21st century Free Trade Agreement?

An agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was reached finally. The TPP negotiations involved only 12 countries, but had to go through lots …

World Economy

Cultural Differences Are More Complicated than What Country You’re From

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>As part of doing business globally and operating across cultures, we often want to predict how others are going to behave. Our typical heuristic, understandably, is culture. We read a book, an article, or a blog post about cultural differences. We learn about how Germans …

Has the world overlooked a major achievement?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Project Syndicate.</i><p>If we were to judge the state of the world by the news headlines, 2015 was the year …

Terrorism

When did globalisation start?

“GLOBALISATION” has become the buzzword of the last two decades. The sudden increase in the exchange of knowledge, trade and capital around the …

The political shocks that will define 2016 | Financial Times

When judging forecasts about 2016, beware of the “continuity bias”. This is the temptation to assume that this year will be a bit like last year — …

Why are women less likely to be entrepreneurs than men?

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Knowledge@Wharton.</i><p>When it comes to thinking up new ideas upon which to found a business, and having …

China’s Most Successful Business Leaders Are Not Safe At Home

When China’s seventh-richest private entrepreneur is mysteriously detained to “assist” an official criminal investigation and then just as …

China's Xi Spreads Censorship Ideals at Internet Conference

China’s World Internet Conference that began today was farcical.<p>The world leaders attending were limited to Russia’s prime minister Dmitry Medvedev, …

This Canadian Startup Is Cashing In On China's Air Pollution Problem

Vitality Air, a Canadian company that sells bottled air, has found a lucrative market for its product as China’s pollution problem worsens.<p>The …

The Future Of The Internet Will Be Discussed In New York, This Week. But Nobody Seems To Care

Government officials from more than 190 countries will meet next Tuesday in New York for a two-day discussion (the United Nations’ 10 Year Review of the World Summit on the Information Society, or WSIS+10 Review) that could, in principle, have a huge influence on how the Internet is governed for …

Gmail's Inbox app makes it easier to share travel info

Quickly email the app's Trip Bundles and attach messages to an itinerary.<p>If you fancy Google's Inbox app to wrangle your Gmail, sharing travel details is about to get even easier. Mountain View is rolling out an update to the service that lets you attach those handy card-like Trip Bundles to emails …

Gmail

China and Egypt worst jailers of journalists: report

China, Egypt and Iran topped a list of countries jailing journalists in 2015, a year that saw a slight decline in the number of journalists behind bars worldwide, a press freedom watchdog has said.<p>The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists released a report on Tuesday that identified a …

Sepp Blatter stands down as Fifa president - the life, times and controversies which damaged his career

Sepp Blatter has stood down as Fifa president after 17 years at the helm. Here are the stand-out highs and lows of his controversial career at the top<p>Sepp Blatter has announced he will step down as Fifa president on a day of stunning developments in world football.<p>The 79-year-old Swiss has called …

Square's IPO: the beginning of the end of the unicorn-driven tech bubble?

The $1bn-plus valuation of a number of Silicon Valley firms far outstrips their ability to deliver such returns – and many investors now believe it’s a question of when, not if, the bubble will burst<p>There are a lot of people in Silicon Valley and New York betting on “unicorns” – the new breed of …

Mission improbable

<i>UPDATE: Since we published this article, it has been confirmed that Alibaba is to buy the South China Morning Post.</i><p>CINEMA-GOERS in the West are used …

Eliud Kipchoge

UberHop is Uber’s latest idea for killing mass transit

See also: UberPool, UberCommute, and 'Smart Routes'<p>For months, Uber has denied that it has any interest in becoming a private alternative to public transportation. Its latest announcement, though, certainly suggests otherwise.<p>Uber is piloting a new feature called UberHop in Seattle, in which …

View of the Qingshuihe Bridge under construction over Qingshuie River in Wengan county, southwest China's Guizhou province, December 7th 2015. The 2,171 metre long bridge is part of efforts to improve infrastructure in the mountainous province. Credit: Imaginechina/ Wu dongjun #QingshuiheBridge #bridge #WenganCounty #China

How Startups Should Use Behavioral Economics

Imagine you’re a professor. You have assignments that you release at the start of the semester but they don’t need to be turned in until the end. How should you design your curriculum?<p>Putting yourself in your students’ shoes, you would likely let each student choose how and when they turn in each …

India’s capital launches emergency plan to curb dire pollution

By Annie Gowen<p>Annie Gowen<p>National correspondent<p>Email Bio Follow<p>NEW DELHI — The Delhi government announced an emergency plan Friday to curb the capital’s pollution levels, among the worst in the world, by limiting drivers to alternate days beginning next month.<p>From Jan. 1, residents of the city, …

New Delhi

Impeachment Proceedings Opened In Brazil

Brazilian opposition efforts to unseat President Dilma Rousseff advanced on Wednesday when the speaker of lower house of Congress opened impeachment proceedings against her, a move that threatens to mire the government in political wrangling as the economy nosedives.<p>Opposition parties filed the …

Gored

THE unicorn of myth can heal the sick and make poisoned water drinkable. The unicorn of the business world—the label given to privately held tech …