International

10 hours ago | March 1, 2024

Fed rate cuts are likely to be slow, but not necessarily steady

There’s a saying about how the Federal Reserve manages interest rates: They go up the escalator and down the elevator. ...

World economy has growing shot at soft landing, G-20 draft says

The global economy has a growing chance of pulling off a soft landing, finance chiefs said in a draft of the G-20’s ...

1 day ago | February 29, 2024

Chinese cosmetics take Southeast Asian beauty economy by storm

GUANGZHOU, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — Sitting in her office in Guangzhou, Huang Suqin always knows what the most popular ...

4 days ago | February 26, 2024

Trump a symptom, not cause of U.S. polarization

Source: Xinhua Editor: huaxia 2024-02-23 21:08:16 by Sourabh Gupta With a mix of alarm and dismay, observers have ...

1 week ago | February 23, 2024

Excessive heat could result in higher food prices this year

The excessive heat across South Africa currently is a significant concern for the farming sector, according to the ...

Sinking skyscrapers, new beaches: Chicago faces the climate crisis

Chicago is sinking. From melting glaciers to underground hotspots, global warming could threaten the city’s elegant ...

Support for climate action up, so why does it feel hopeless?

Farmers revolting against the EU’s climate policies, climate-doubting politicians pushing back against cutting fossil ...

Blended finance can perpetuate climate colonialism

“Blended finance” took centre stage at Cop28, with the Green Climate Fund among its supporters. But there are still ...

Nvidia sales surge on AI ‘tipping point’

Nvidia shares jumped after the world’s most valuable chip company reported a 265 per cent increase in quarterly revenues ...

Why Japan slips into recession, loses crown as world’s ...

Japan’s economy shrank for the second quarter in a row in the October-December period, a sign of economic ...

Emerging-market stocks erase 2024 losses after January rout

Emerging-market shares are poised to erase this year’s losses after their earlier slump wiped out more than US$1 ...

The valuation debate: Friend or foe when investing?

The world of investing thrives on making informed decisions, navigating risk, and aiming for profitable outcomes. In ...

Dubai airport could break passenger record this year: CEO

Dubai’s air hub has “every chance” of breaking its record for passenger traffic this year after surpassing pre-pandemic ...

1 week ago | February 22, 2024

China a go-getter, helper in carbon cut

by Xinhua writer Lu Youyi BEIJING, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — China’s role as a major go-getter and helper in carbon ...

1 week ago | February 21, 2024

Chinese C919 passenger plane debuts Singapore Airshow

SINGAPORE, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — Chinese passenger jet C919 debuted in a flight demonstration at the Singapore ...

1 week ago | February 20, 2024

SA retailers seek fair field with China’s Temu

Bloomberg South African retailers have urged the government to plug tax loopholes that they fear are being used by ...

Trump hawks gold, self-branded $399 sneaker as legal fees mount

Bloomberg Donald Trump is marketing a self-branded US$399 metallic gold high-top sneaker after being ordered by a New ...

2 weeks ago | February 16, 2024

Climate change threatening Valentine’s Day rose?

The traditional Valentine’s Day rose may be intended to warm the heart of its recipient, but hotter global temperatures ...

UN chief identifies wars, climate chaos as aggravating factors

Countries must act now to break the deadly links between conflict, climate and food insecurity, UN Secretary-General ...

COP hosts UAE, Azerbaijan, Brazil announce climate ‘troika’

The UAE hosted last year’s COP28 conference in Dubai, while Azerbaijan will host this year’s summit followed by Brazil ...