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China says will reduce foreign investment curbs, 2018 FDI rises 3 percent: commerce minister

China will reduce restrictions on foreign investment and address difficulties facing foreign companies investing in the country, the commerce minister said, according to a transcript of an interview he gave to state media.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews


'Low-wage economy': What you need to earn to be an above-average earner in NZ

In case you missed it: This was one of the Herald's top stories on social media this week. New Zealand workers need to earn more than $52,100 before tax each year to be considered an above-average earner.In a relatively low-wage... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Herald, Nz


Eco-tourism business booming in the South

Southland has been investigating how best to boost its tourism opportunities, aiming to hit $1billion in tourism revenue by 2025. Business reporter Sally Rae speaks to one tourism operator in the region who is excited about the opportunities... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, South, Southland, Sally Rae


Saudi Arabia to set up $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan

Saudi Arabia plans to set up a $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan's deepwater port of Gwadar, the Saudi energy minister said on Saturday, speaking at the Indian Ocean port that is being developed with the help of China.
Tags: Money, Saudi Arabia, businessNews, Pakistan, Indian Ocean, Gwadar


How To Recession Proof Your Business

Economies grow and shrink over time. None goes straight up with our retracing some of the ground already covered. Two negative quarters qualifies as a recession and, from time to time, this is what happens. Given a long enough timeline, there will be a recession. Here are a few things you can do to prepare: Mindset: You Are a Sales Organization The most debilitating mindset for a company is to believe that they are something other than a sales organization. Peter Drucker said that a business e...
Tags: Sales, Execution, Anthony, Peter Drucker, Sales Organization, Sales Organizations, Recession-proof


Coal mine collapses in northern China, killing at least 19

BEIJING (AP) — At least 19 miners were killed when a coal mine collapsed in northern China, the government said Sunday.Rescuers were looking for two miners who still are missing following the disaster Saturday in the northern city... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing


NZ markets face regulatory risks in 2019

New Zealand's financial markets face what analysts call "regulation risk" this year and beyond as the results of potentially far-reaching industry reviews come home to roost.A raft of reviews are under way, covering telecommunications,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz


Report: Chinese coal mine accident kills 19

BEIJING (AP) — A news agency says 19 miners were killed when a coal mine collapsed in northern China.The official Xinhua News Agency says rescuers are looking for two miners who still are missing following the disaster Saturday... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Ap, Beijing, Xinhua News Agency


More than 1,000 bid farewell to Southern California real estate icon Bruce Mulhearn

  A bagpiper plays as hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of Bruce Mulhearn in Long Beach on Saturday, January. 12, 2019. Mulhearn who passed away December 26, at the age of 80 was president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties and a dominant figure in Southern California’s real estate industry. (Photo by Brittany Murray, Press-Telegram/SCNG) Tomazina Mulhearn accepts the flag honoring her husband as hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of Bruce Mulhearn in Long ...
Tags: Real Estate, England, California, Scotland, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, United States, Newcastle, Long Beach, Obituary, Local News, Rush, Southern California, Robert Burns, Kirk


Watch industry's times are changing

Swiss watch companies gather for their Geneva show after a difficult couple of years for the industry.
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FAA bringing back safety inspectors sidelined by shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it has brought about 500 furloughed safety inspectors back to work and expects more to return next week, potentially easing strains on the aviation system amid a partial... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Washington, Ap, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration


Comment: Fair capital gains tax will be a challenge

Perhaps the main argument advanced for having a capital gains tax (CGT) is fairness. Obviously the rich, by definition, have the most capital and almost by definition make the most capital gains. The rich pay more under a CGT and... [Author: [email protected]]
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Bethesda swings banhammer on ‘Fallout 76’ players visiting secret developer room

Bethesda is banning Fallout 76 players who gain access to the online multiplayer game's secret developer room. The hidden location contains plans for everything, including top-tier weapons and unreleased items. The post Bethesda swings banhammer on ‘Fallout 76’ players visiting secret developer room appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Bethesda, Fallout 76


Epic Games graded ‘F’ on customer service by Better Business Bureau

Epic Games, the studio behind Fortnite, received an "F" rating from the Better Business Bureau over complaints against its customer service and issues with exchanges and refunds. Epic Games said that it has addressed the issues. The post Epic Games graded ‘F’ on customer service by Better Business Bureau appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Better Business Bureau, Epic Games, Fortnite


President Bolsonaro should boost Brazil’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Romero Rodrigues Contributor Romero Rodrigues is a managing partner at Redpoint eVentures, the Brazilian-focused arm of the Silicon Valley venture firm Redpoint. More posts by this contributor Brazil’s fintech boom offers new vertical opportunities for investors Brazil’s tech-sector bright spots beckon as it begins to emerge from long economic crisis In late October following a significant victory for Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s p...
Tags: Amazon, Column, South Korea, Japan, Politics, Congress, Australia, Finance, Singapore, Tech, Chicago, United States, Chile, New York Times, President, Venture Capital


Property plummet: Australian cities where house prices are set to fall this year

The worst is still to come for the weakening Sydney and Melbourne property markets, with new data predicting tightened lending and the abolishment of negative gearing will drag prices down further.Despite those forecasts, realestate.com.au's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Sydney, Melbourne


IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers

This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies and consumers go about their days around the world. The technology that underlies this whole segment is evolving quickly, whether it’s the rapid rise of the Amazon Echo and voice assistants upending the consumer space, or growth of AI-powered analy...
Tags: Trends, Amazon Echo, Business Insider Intelligence


CES 2019 Delivers Dazzling Tech But Disappointing Experiences

I spent this week in Las Vegas at CES to check out the latest and greatest technology wonders, ranging from 3D printing, AI, and cryptocurrency to drones, autonomous vehicles, dancing robots, and wearables. A lot of what I saw has broad CX implications for accessibility, healthcare, and more. My focus was on who will use […]
Tags: Ecommerce, Las Vegas


Scientists find a technique to identify electricity-producing bacteria

A new development could allow microbes to be used to run fuel cells and purify sewage water. An MIT team has developed a new microfluidic technique which can process samples of bacteria to see if they are able to produce electricity. The post Scientists find a technique to identify electricity-producing bacteria appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Mit, Bacteria, Electricity, Green Energy, Emerging Tech, Extracellular Electron Transfer, Microfluidic Chips


Has Apple’s AirPower charging mat finally entered production?

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat, initially expected to be released in early 2018, has reportedly finally entered production. Two different Apple suppliers are said to be involved in the manufacturing of the device. The post Has Apple’s AirPower charging mat finally entered production? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Wireless Charging, Airpower, Apple AirPower charger


Online Business Tools to Simplify and Innovate More Efficiently

Finding tools and resources specific to small business owners helps simplify and innovate more efficiently.  Here are a few, including this blog :-).Read ... online business tools for women business owners.Oh, and one more good list and don't forget about wegg®, which help women business owners go global. [Author: Laurel Delaney]
Tags: Sales, Laurel Delaney, Online Business Tools, Women Business Owners, Simplify And Innovate


Apple’s long-delayed Airpower charging mat rumored to finally enter production

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat, initially expected to be released in early 2018, has reportedly finally entered production. Two different Apple suppliers are said to be involved in the manufacturing of the device. The post Apple’s long-delayed Airpower charging mat rumored to finally enter production appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Wireless Charging, Airpower, Apple AirPower charger


Buying a tiny house through rent-to-buy scheme cheaper than renting a room in Auckland

Finding it hard to break into the Auckland property market? This rent-to-buy scheme for a tiny house could be your way in.Dairy Flat-based Coastal Cabins is selling tiny houses through a weekly rent-to-buy scheme for weekly payments... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Auckland, Coastal Cabins


Workplace a cure for 'fomo' for these lifeguards

A love of the ocean stops "fomo'' hitting Dunedin lifeguards too hard.St Clair Surf Life Saving Club head lifeguard Matt Bradley admitted he suffered from a "bit of fomo'' when he is working and friends were on holiday outside Dunedin.Fomo... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Dunedin, Matt Bradley, St Clair Surf Life Saving Club, Dunedin Fomo


Big Read: China's billions are powering Latin America's tech boom

When Alex Tabor made his first trip to Beijing back in 2014, the Brazilian executive was worried about communication. Tabor doesn't speak Mandarin, but he was hopeful that (with the help of a translator) he could get one thing across:... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing, Latin America, TABOR, Alex Tabor


The stock market has been going down, down, down. So why do so many analysts think it'll go way up this year?

This year has been a decent one for stocks so far, especially compared to the stomach-churning drops and wild swings of the last three months of 2018.The S&P 500, a broad index of major American companies, is up more than 3 per... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business


Pyjama brand Peter Alexander accused of charging 'fat tax'

Australian sleepwear label Peter Alexander has defended the extra cost placed on its plus-sized garments, saying "fabric consumption" and difference in design is to blame.The brand has defended the ten dollar price gap for plus-sized... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Peter Alexander


'Ridiculous': report Ivanka Trump could lead World Bank meets scorn

First daughter’s name said to be ‘floating around Washington’ but it wouldn’t be her first unconventional roleThe Financial Times reported on Friday that the name of Ivanka Trump is “floating around Washington” regarding the need for a new president of the World Bank.The role will soon be open due to the surprise departure of the current president, Jim Yong Kim. But on politics Twitter, at least, the idea that his replacement might be the first daughter met with widespread derision. Continue rea...
Tags: Business, Washington, Economics, Banking, US news, US politics, Global Economy, World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, Donald Trump, Financial Times, Ivanka Trump


Rotorua Foodstuffs distribution centre will close in 2020

Workers at the Rotorua Foodstuffs distribution centre are slowly being replaced by temporary staff with confirmation the site will close near the end of 2020, according to First Union but Foodstuffs says staff aren't being replacedFirst... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Rotorua Foodstuffs, First Union but Foodstuffs


A celebration of Libro.fm: the indie, DRM-free Audible alternative that helps your local bookseller (with giveaway!)

Libro.fm (previously) is an independent audiobook store that sells all the same audiobooks you can get on other platforms like Audible, Google Play, Apple, Downpour, etc, but unlike the industry leaders at Audible and Apple, they are DRM-free, and unlike all of their competition, they work with independent booksellers. When you sign up for a Libro.fm account, you can choose any one of 561 indie booksellers as your home bookstore -- the place where you go to get ideas about which books you ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Audiobooks, Post, Books, Business, News, Drm, Tim Wu, Audible, Wu, Amazon Audible, Chicago School, Bookselling, Mark Pearson, Shoshana Zuboff



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