Oil Prices Down On Low IMF Global Economic Forecast
January 21 2015 11:29 PM
All but the United States will grow slowly in 2015-2016.
Oil Prices May Be Dragging Global Stock Markets Down
December 17 2014 1:18 PM
Very high oil prices may be bad for the global economy, but too low prices of the commodity may also negatively impact markets.
Unique Christmas Traditions Practiced In Different Countries
December 10 2014 6:35 PM
Every country has a unique Christmas story to tell.
5 Useful Phrases All Travellers Should Know In Any Language
October 16 2014 1:20 PM
Never step into a foreign country without knowing these phrases.
Climate Change Predictions: Tropical Countries to Get Hotter and Wetter
June 30 2014 6:21 PM
Climate change predictions say that tropical countries like Singapore will turn hotter and wetter.
Iran to Hurtle Another Monkey Into Space Within A Month – Report
October 14 2013 12:21 PM
Iran will blast another space monkey within a month, according to a report in the Iranian Web site Press TV.
Study: Legalizing Marijuana In Israel To Boost Economy
October 03 2013 12:20 PM
If marijuana will be legalized in Israel, it may be extremely beneficial for its economy. This was according to a recent study conducted by the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies.
World’s Most Successful Countries Include Australia, New Zealand and Canada [PHOTOS]
October 02 2013 5:30 PM
The World Economic Forum had its first Human Capital Index of the most successful countries in the world
Migration Boom: Sharp Increase in Number of Migrants; More People Than Ever Living Aboard – United Nations
September 12 2013 4:10 PM
Today, more people than ever are living abroad; with Asia seeing the largest increase of international migrants over the past decade, and the United States and Europe remaining the most popular destination. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) said on Wednesday that today 232 million people or 3.2 per cent of the world’s population live abroad worldwide. This compared to 175 million in 2000 and 154 million in 1990.
Doomsday World War 3 on Hold? Russia’s Putin Writes to Americans to Caution on Syria, U.S. Will Destroy World Peace
September 12 2013 3:39 PM
No one in the whole of the world knows for sure when, but on Wednesday, Americans got the utmost surprise of their lives when Russia's very own president, Vladimir Putin, wrote a letter addressed to each and every single U.S. citizen, urging them to caution whatever plans they have against civil war-stricken Syria.
Ban Live Imports from Australia; PETA Australia to Israel
September 12 2013 3:23 PM
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Australia, has called upon Israel to stop importing live animals from Australia. PETA Australia emphasised that live cattle are transported in complete violation of animal rights. The conditions the cattle endure during their travels to Israel are very grim; many collapse or die from dehydration, suffocation, trampling or disease. PETA Australia made this demand in a letter addressed to Israel’s Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz and...
Australia: Hotel Industry Gets a Boost? Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Bags Tourism Asset Holdings for $800m
September 12 2013 3:20 PM
As the cloud of political uncertainty lifted in Australia, global investment fund Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) provided a fillip to the country’s hotel industry. ADIA bought Australia's largest hotel owner, Tourism Asset Holdings, for a record-breaking $800 million. The deal gives hope for M&A activity and foreign investments picking up, in the country.