Progress has been made in talks between Indonesia and Japan on a railway project to link its two largest business hubs. Officials hope talks can be finalized by the end of next month, a close aide to Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said Thursday. The project will be part of ...
As companies brace for the impact of 2016’s political shocks and looming elections next year, global appetite for mega-mergers may slow amid the prospect of increased protectionism. The biggest transactions mostly involved buyers and sellers from different countries: Bayer AG’s acquisition of Monsanto Co. in the U.S., China National Chemical ...
The Japan Times newsroom selected these tech and digital stories as the most important of 2016. 1. All systems go: For a few weeks in the summer, it seemed to be all that anyone was talking about was “Pokemon Go,” an augmented-reality game you play on your phone. The game ...
Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro has summoned Senators for a special sittings on Thursday, 5th January 2017 to debate contested electoral law amendments.
FIFA will continue to “put pressure” on Qatar about the treatment of migrant labourers building World Cup stadiums in the Gulf Arab country for the 2022 tournament, its President said on Wednesday. The world football governing body in the past admitted it was slow to act over concerns about the abuse ...
Russia USA Regno Unito
Embassies are generally paragons of diplomacy, using language so measured it can often frustrate those not accustomed to the niceties of statesmanship. But acrimony between the US Obama administration and its Russian counterpart has led to at least one Russian Embassy throwing diplomacy out the window. Russia's UK Embassy yesterday tweeted a ...
According to a Spanish proverb, it is a bad idea to start building a house from the roof. But that is just what a Spanish firm is doing – and business is booming. Faced with a lack of available land in big cities such as Madrid and Barcelona, construction firm La ...
After years of running flat out, US Gulf Coast refiners are lining up repairs to plants in 2017 – but facing a severe labour shortage that could delay work, drive up costs and raise accident risks. Fuel producers such as Marathon Petroleum Corp and Valero Energy Corp have delayed routine work ...
Cina Egitto USA Malta
The American company Methode Electronics, which currently employs more than 1,200 people in its premises in Malta, has included another risk factor in its regulatory filings.The new risk factor identified by the company is called Donald Trump.According to the latest financial results for the quarter which ended in October 2016, ...
President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca said that the right to freedom of expression should not entitle people to break the fundamental rights of another person, namely the right to a family life and the right to privacy. This, she said, is what is happening and making the medium problematic. ...