International Business

International Business

Five Indian startups join Tech Pioneers Community

THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM said 100 new startups, including five from India, have joined its Technology Pioneers Community and these include entities from healthcare...

Saudi Aramco unseats Apple to become world’s most valuable company

  SAUDI ARAMCO on Wednesday (11) dethroned Apple as the world’s most valuable company as surging oil prices drove up shares and tech stocks slumped. The Saudi Arabian...

New report reveals Zuma’s ‘critical’ role in state corruption scams

  THE latest damning report into former south African president Jacob Zuma, released last Friday (29), hands him a “critical” role in the plunder and...

Insurers, drugmakers sail into unknown with COVID vaccine rollout

Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and...

Diageo commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Diageo has announced a new ten-year sustainability action plan with a range of 25 bold and ambitious goals that include achieve net zero carbon...

Unilever sets bold new “future foods” ambition

Unilever has announced a new annual global sales target of €1 billion from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives within the next five to seven...

Pandemic no setback for Bangladesh’s soaring ship industry

Work is booming at Bangladesh's largest shipyard -- quite literally. It's difficult to hear anything over the cacophony of banging hammers and crackling sparks,...

Nissan’s UK business tough to sustain without Brexit trade deal – COO Gupta

Any final exit by Britain from the European Union that worsens business conditions through increased tariffs would threaten the sustainability of Nissan Motor Co's...

After books and streaming, Amazon launches online pharmacy

After books, clothes, appliances, fresh food and even streaming content, Amazon is branching into one of the last realms it has yet to conquer:...

Vodafone bounces back into first-half net profit

British telecommunications giant Vodafone announced Monday that it rebounded back into profit in the first half of its financial year in a "resilient" performance...