Business

Trending stories

Latest stories

1m
Orange County Register
You have decisions to make before your commercial lease expiresToday, I want to discuss your commercial real estate lease agreement. You know,
You have decisions to make before your commercial lease expires
Orange County Register / Posted moments ago
Today, I want to discuss your commercial real estate lease agreement. You know, that 12-page document you gave a cursory review before signing. The goal today is to ensure the decisions you make, with an approaching lease expiration, are yours and... Read more
1m
Lifehacker Australia
Aussie Twitter Stats Reveal Over 50% Of Users 'Uncommitted' On Party VoteWhile no one can truly say which way the upcoming federal election will go, met
Aussie Twitter Stats Reveal Over 50% Of Users 'Uncommitted' On Party Vote
Lifehacker Australia / Posted a minute ago
While no one can truly say which way the upcoming federal election will go, methods exist so we can have a really good guess. No, not tea leaves and chicken bones — we can do better in the modern age. Take Twitter, which is a digital goldmine of info... Read more
6m
Channel NewsAsia
Japan's Abe to delay sales tax hike until 2019: Government sourceTOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to delay an increase in sales t
Japan's Abe to delay sales tax hike until 2019: Government source
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 minutes ago
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to delay an increase in sales tax by two and a half years, a government official said on Sunday (May 29), as the economy sputters and Abe prepares for a national election. Abe told Finance Minister... Read more
354 related stories
14m
Ghanaweb.com
Ghana losing identity – Gyan-ApentengGeneral News of Saturday, 28 May 2016 President of the Ghana Association of Wr
Ghana losing identity – Gyan-Apenteng
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
General News of Saturday, 28 May 2016 President of the Ghana Association of Writers, Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng has expressed worry over how the country is losing its identity. The Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) said Ghanaians must... Read more
14m
Salon.com
Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist adBEIJING (AP) — A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by
Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist ad
Salon.com / Posted 14 minutes ago
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the spread of an ad in which a black man “washed” by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man. Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. has halted the ad,... Read more
2 related stories
15m
The Financial Express
Enter the dragon: Chinese investors betting big on India’s Web start-upsBaidu, China’s largest search engine, also unveiled discussions with Indian e-c
Enter the dragon: Chinese investors betting big on India’s Web start-ups
The Financial Express / Posted 15 minutes ago
Baidu, China’s largest search engine, also unveiled discussions with Indian e-commerce start-ups, including Zomato, BookMyShow and BigBasket, for investments.(PTI) THE PAST one year has been a watershed moment for the start-up ecosystem in India.... Read more
15m
The Financial Express
I wish the Prime Minister had saidPrime Minister Narendra Modi during 2nd anniversary celebration of NDA governme
I wish the Prime Minister had said
The Financial Express / Posted 15 minutes ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during 2nd anniversary celebration of NDA government on 29th May, 2016. My fellow citizens, brothers and sisters, I greet you on this day, May 26, 2016, when my government completes two years in office. The usual... Read more
20m
Kiama Independent
H&M rapidly expands empire, but safety upgrades at factories 'painfully slow'The fast fashion giant has opened 16 shops in Australia in two years - but fore
H&M rapidly expands empire, but safety upgrades at factories 'painfully slow'
Kiama Independent / Posted 20 minutes ago
The fast fashion giant has opened 16 shops in Australia in two years - but foreign workers are being left behind, report alleges. As H&M rapidly expands its retail empire in Australia, the chain is being criticised for widespread labour rights... Read more
3 related stories
21m
Daily Herald
Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist adBEIJING -- A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the
Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist ad
Daily Herald / Posted 21 minutes ago
BEIJING -- A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man. Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. has halted the ad, which... Read more
2 related stories
21m
The Seattle Times
Costco leaders bankroll organic fast-food chainCostco and organics seem increasingly intertwined these days. The Issaquah-bas
Costco leaders bankroll organic fast-food chain
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 minutes ago
Costco and organics seem increasingly intertwined these days. The Issaquah-based warehouse giant in recent years has become a dominant seller of organic produce. And now Costco’s co-founder and a top executive are investing in a planned restaurant... Read more
24m
ABC News
Chinese Detergent Maker Sorry for Harm Done by Racist AdA Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the spread of
Chinese Detergent Maker Sorry for Harm Done by Racist Ad
ABC News / Posted 24 minutes ago
A Chinese detergent maker has apologized to black people hurt by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man. Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Co. has halted the ad, which aired... Read more
2 related stories
32m
AllAfrica.com
Tinubu, Fashola Inaugurate Multi-Billion Naira ProjectsThe Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, and the Nationa
Tinubu, Fashola Inaugurate Multi-Billion Naira Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
The Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bola Tinibu, have inaugurated projects worth billions of naira in Zamfara State. Tinubu and Fashola were among the... Read more
32m
AllAfrica.com
Ambode One Year After - Security, Job Opportunities, Improved InfrastructureMr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos State has, since his inauguration s
Ambode One Year After - Security, Job Opportunities, Improved Infrastructure
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos State has, since his inauguration some 12 months ago, moved with the winds of a hurricane to begin a new phase of growth and development of the state such that his achievements in this brief period of one... Read more
32m
AllAfrica.com
Unabating Sleaze in the Oil SectorThe 2013 audit report of financial and process activities in Nigeria's oil indu
Unabating Sleaze in the Oil Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
The 2013 audit report of financial and process activities in Nigeria's oil industry which the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) released last Monday shows nothing has really changed in the way Nigeria runs her oil... Read more
32m
AllAfrica.com
Low Cost Housing for Lower Income NigeriansA recent report by the United Nations estimated that the global population will
Low Cost Housing for Lower Income Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
A recent report by the United Nations estimated that the global population will rise to over 9 billion by 2050, from 7.4 billon today with 70 per cent of humans living in urban areas across the globe. The rise in the global population and the drift... Read more
32m
AllAfrica.com
Leverage U.S.$1.078 Trillion Funds for Devt, Nigeria, Other African Countries ToldNigeria and other African countries have been urged to take advantage of a tota
Leverage U.S.$1.078 Trillion Funds for Devt, Nigeria, Other African Countries Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
Nigeria and other African countries have been urged to take advantage of a total of about $1.078 trillion revenue from different financing sources at their disposal for their development. Addressing heads of state, ministers, business leaders and... Read more
32m
AllAfrica.com
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Economic RecessionAmid the fear of imminent recession, the monetary policy committee of the Centr
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Economic Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
Amid the fear of imminent recession, the monetary policy committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria has moved to buoy the economy, necessitating the adoption of flexible foreign exchange regime and leaving the rates unchanged. Kunle Aderinokun, Olaseni... Read more
32m
AllAfrica.com
Panic As Maize Flour Price Rises Despite Bumper HarvestConcern is growing over the sharp rise in the price of maize flour as industry
Panic As Maize Flour Price Rises Despite Bumper Harvest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
Concern is growing over the sharp rise in the price of maize flour as industry operators point fingers at each other even as the cost of the country's staple food goes beyond the reach of many Kenyans. This week, a two-kilogramme packet of maize... Read more
32m
AllAfrica.com
Plot Offers to Ex-Miners GoodWE hail the humanitarian decision by President Edgar Lungu to issue offer lette
Plot Offers to Ex-Miners Good
AllAfrica.com / Posted 32 minutes ago
WE hail the humanitarian decision by President Edgar Lungu to issue offer letters for residential plots to a record 1,600 former miners in Luanshya to enable them build houses to cushion them against the impact of retrenchment. We feel this noble... Read more
37m
dna
Government succumbs to developers lobby pressure, delay in forming HRA panelThe Maharashtra government is reluctant to constitute the ad hoc Housing Regula
Government succumbs to developers lobby pressure, delay in forming HRA panel
dna / Posted 37 minutes ago
The Maharashtra government is reluctant to constitute the ad hoc Housing Regulatory Authority (HRA) because of the lobby pressure from the developers. The Centre government had recently approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill,... Read more
37m
dna
Sri Lanka's move to cut import duty on 800-1,000cc vehicles boost for India's small carsSri Lanka has reduced import duties on 800 and 1000cc cars while increasing dut
Sri Lanka's move to cut import duty on 800-1,000cc vehicles boost for India's small cars
dna / Posted 37 minutes ago
Sri Lanka has reduced import duties on 800 and 1000cc cars while increasing duty on higher engine capacity cars, a move likely to benefit India-made smaller vehicles. Prices of vehicles above 1000cc engine capacity will increase following the... Read more
3 related stories
40m
The San Angelo Standard-Times
Remembering those who must be rememberedCard's tell of a country's call to action and of duty served In the newspaper'
Remembering those who must be remembered
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 40 minutes ago
Card's tell of a country's call to action and of duty served In the newspaper's archives room at the back of the newsroom is a dark olive green box. It's nothing special to look at. Just an old small wooden box made scratched and dusty by time. The... Read more
42m
The Champaign News-Gazette
Commercial fire north of Champaign put downMore Local More Local News-Gazette.com embraces discussion of both community
Commercial fire north of Champaign put down
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 42 minutes ago
More Local More Local News-Gazette.com embraces discussion of both community and world issues. We welcome you to contribute your ideas, opinions and comments, but we ask that you avoid personal attacks, vulgarity and hate speech. We reserve the... Read more
253 related stories
43m
TribLIVE
Islamic State fighters appear to be selling sex slaves online | TribLIVE The woman is young, perhaps 18, with olive skin and dark bangs t
Islamic State fighters appear to be selling sex slaves online
TribLIVE / Posted 43 minutes ago
| TribLIVE The woman is young, perhaps 18, with olive skin and dark bangs that droop onto her face. In the Facebook photo,... Read more
1h
The Temasek Review
A contrast between democracy and “natural aristocracy” « Opinion « TR EMERITUSReferring to the number of train disruptions that have plagued Singapore’s MRT
A contrast between democracy and “natural aristocracy” « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted an hour ago
Referring to the number of train disruptions that have plagued Singapore’s MRT network, transport minister Khaw Boon Wan said in a blog post last year that “we are now behind Hong Kong MTR, but we shall catch up” Based on government statistics,... Read more
1h
Peoria Journal Star
As California prepares to vote for legalization, is marijuana the hit that Illinois needs?If you can tear your eyes off Donald Trump for a moment, there may be another b
As California prepares to vote for legalization, is marijuana the hit that Illinois needs?
Peoria Journal Star / Posted an hour ago
If you can tear your eyes off Donald Trump for a moment, there may be another big political happening this November. California voters will have another chance to approve recreational marijuana use this fall (the measure failed in 2012). As the... Read more
4 related stories
1h
The Advocate
Drillers defining Tuscaloosa shale’s productive areasGoodrich Petroleum Corp. and other players in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale are m
Drillers defining Tuscaloosa shale’s productive areas
The Advocate / Posted an hour ago
Goodrich Petroleum Corp. and other players in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale are making excellent and rapid progress in defining the most productive area to drill in the oil-rich formation, according to the company’s chief executive officer. So far,... Read more
1h
The Houma Courier
Oil prices top $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016Both the U.S. benchmark grade of oil, West Texas Intermediate, and the internat
Oil prices top $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016
The Houma Courier / Posted an hour ago
Both the U.S. benchmark grade of oil, West Texas Intermediate, and the international benchmark Brent grade rose just above $50 in trading Thursday. But West Texas Intermediate closed Friday at $49.33 a barrel, 15 cents lower than its peak the day... Read more
104 related stories
1h
Denton Record-Chronicle
Banks make it easier to split tabsNEW YORK — Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or
Banks make it easier to split tabs
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK — Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster even if you don’t all use the same bank. JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and other big banks are... Read more
18 related stories
1h
Denton Record-Chronicle
Agents: Real estate market isn’t as fun as it used to beNEW YORK — Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that’s still tr
Agents: Real estate market isn’t as fun as it used to be
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK — Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that’s still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse. Agents are getting higher commissions as home prices rise, but have fewer houses to list because homeowners are... Read more
More