Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:16 GMT
WHO runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People's Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? If you are a big business, all these are less grasping than America's regulatory system. The formula is . .
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:19:08 GMT
They are also based throughout the world, from the United States to China to Russia to Germany. Based on figures from S& P Capital IQ, these are the largest employers in the world. Employee count is just one indicator of a company's size. The companies .
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:25:55 GMT
The United States is the world's top choice for higher education, with most of the hundreds of thousands students here to study business, engineering or science. A report from the Brookings Institution shows that in the 2012-2013 academic year there . .
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:22:08 GMT
US falls behind China as world's top 4G phone seller - Analytics firm Counterpoint Research said 4G phones began picking up in the Chinese market last December and have streaked to second place in the world with more than 250 models with an average price of just 1,000 yuan (US$163). . Other research .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:10:50 GMT
WASHINGTON -- US President Barack Obama said Thursday it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict.
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:23:53 GMT
The reason for the improved economics of road travel can be found 10,000 feet below the ground here, where the South Texas Eagle Ford shale is providing more than a million new barrels of oil supplies to the world market every day. United States .Oil prices up on Ukraine tensions, rosy US dataBusiness StandardOil prices rise on positive US data, Ukraine crisisChannel News AsiaUPDATE 8-Oil higher on Ukraine tensions, data, but posts second monthly fallReuters UKall 138 news articles .
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:01:25 GMT
Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States - "They're the first foreign company ever to assemble airframes in the United States. And that they chose Florida has attracted enormous interest in Florida in the aviation and aerospace world. There now are projections that we will surpass California in .
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:00:36 GMT
But what about the rest of the world? Using data from the Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project, we took a look at global opinions. The graphic below shows you the nations that clearly prefer either the US or China. At the bottom and shaded . .
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:07:42 GMT
World 'losing the battle' to contain Ebola - United Nations (United States) (AFP) - International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said Tuesday the world was "losing the battle" to contain Ebola and called for a global biological disaster response to get aid and personnel to west Africa.and more .
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:16:48 GMT
WASHINGTON -- The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the US shale oil and gas industry . .