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Belt and Road to boost China’s growth over next four decades

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will likely provide significant business opportunities to global economies, according to participants of the 8th China Business Forum in London. They said that the world’s second largest economy, China, is poised to grow strongly in the next two to four decades thanks to the BRI. “Growth is going to Read More

Ramadan police: Malaysian officials disguise as waiters to catch Muslims who skip fasting

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If you are a non-fasting Muslim in Malaysia – be warned, a local official in disguise might serve your next meal having already snapped a photo of you and sent it to the local religious affairs department. Thirty two enforcement officers in the Malaysian district of Segamat are dressing up as cooks and waiters to Read More

Musk’s SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk’s rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, Read More

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Formal Signing of Ecuador Blocks

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra” or the “Company”) (NYSE American:GTE)(TSX:GTE)(LSE:GTE) is pleased to announce that the Company has officially signed Participation Contracts (“Contracts”) for three blocks located in Ecuador. The three blocks were preliminarily awarded to the Company in March 2019 by the Ministerio de Energia Read More

Musk’s SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk’s rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX headquarters is shown in Hawthorne, California, Read More

Fugro supports two ocean mapping initiatives with large crowd sourced bathymetry contribution

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5/20/2019 Photo: Fugro high-resolutions bathymetry data in North Atlantic Ocan. SURREY — Fugro recently contributed more than 110,000 km2 of high-resolution bathymetry data in the North Atlantic Ocean to help improve the quality and coverage of seabed mapping in the region. The dataset, which covers an area the size of Iceland, was delivered to two Read More

Integration call or stigmatization? Austria’s ‘10 commandments of immigration’ prompts DEBATE

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The so-called ‘10 commandments of immigration,’ a set of vague rules for migrants tabled by an anti-immigration politician in Lower Austria, has provoked heated debate. RT has heard from both sides. The 10 rules for immigrants, unveiled by Austrian FPO politician Gottfried Waldhaeusl this week, are ranging from “learning German” to the vague “show gratitude Read More

‘Islamic beer mats’: German town takes heat after controversial ‘integration initiative’

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Local authorities in a small town in the German state of Hesse have found themselves in hot water after they sought to promote integration using questions about Islam in a local dialect … written on drink coasters. Early this year, the community of Maintal joined an integration initiative aimed at starting a discussion about Islam Read More

7 things to know before the bell

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Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank (SFTBF) and Toyota (TM) are forming a joint venture that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which food is prepared en route. SoftBank will own just over half of Monet, the Read More

Musk to review all of Tesla’s expenses in new cost cutting plan

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FILE PHOTO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk leaves Manhattan federal court after a hearing on his fraud settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in New York City, U.S. April 4, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he, along with new finance head, Read More