Category: Finance

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U.S. Treasury’s Checklist of Putin ‘Oligarchs’ Jolts Russia’s Elite Class

The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government, setting off a flurry of moves by wealthy Russians to shield their fortunes and reputations. Some people who think they’re likely to land on the list have stress-tested the potential impact on their investments, two people with…

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The total times Boris Johnson called for Britain to handle in the single market

Boris Johnson backed staying in the single market. Chris J Ratcliffe / Getty LONDON — Friends of Boris Johnson have been briefing journalists that he is worried about Britain drifting towards a Norway-style Brexit inside the single market. According to multiple reports, Johnson fears Theresa May is pushing Britain towards a soft Brexit in which…

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EU toughens stance for Brexit transition talks

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And the North American Automobile of the Year is …

The Honda Accord was named the North American Car of Year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Monday. The Accord shared the award with the Volvo XC60 and Lincoln Navigator, which were named Utility of the Year and Truck of the Year, respectively. Honda appears to have pulled off a “magic…

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SoftBank targets $18bn fling-off checklist of telecoms enterprise

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China is terribly upset just a few Marriott loyalty program questionnaire

Hong Kong and Macau are former European territories that are now managed as special administration regions of China. Beijing regards Taiwan as a renegade province. China annexed Tibet in 1950, although Beijing has claimed the Himalayan region has been an indivisible part of China throughout history. The current furor reflects Beijing’s increasing assertiveness internationally and…

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Self-driving cars raise fears over ‘weaponisation’

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Republican senator insists Trump did no longer disparage Haiti, African worldwide locations with profane dispute

A Republican senator is insisting that President Donald Trump did not use a vulgar term in referring to African countries during a closed-door meeting on immigration that he and five other senators attended last week. Georgia Senator David Perdue called reports describing Trump as using vile language in the meeting a “gross misrepresentation” and said…