• Cina Giappone

    Honda upgrades profit forecast as SUVs lead surge in China sales

    Honda Motor Co. raised its forecast for full-year profit as demand for Vezel and XR-V sport utility models surged in China, the carmaker’s second-largest market. Net income will probably rise to ¥415 billion in the fiscal year ending March, more than the ¥390 billion forecast in May, according to a ...

  • Giappone

    Honda opts for Tokyo over Silicon Valley as home for AI research center

    Honda Motor Co. will spearhead its artificial intelligence efforts out of a new lab in Tokyo so researchers can work closely with its engineers to commercialize the technology. Honda, based in Tokyo, will start the R&D center next year and combine existing AI teams in Silicon Valley, Europe and Japan ...

  • Giappone

    Japan’s top three shippers to merge container businesses into world’s No. 6

    Creating the new behemoth is aimed at surviving the shrinking global container industry. The post Japan’s top three shippers to merge container businesses into world’s No. 6 appeared first on The Japan Times.

  • Giappone

    Toyota expands battery options with safer lithium-ion devices

    Engineers at Toyota Motor Corp. say they have tamed volatile lithium-ion battery technology, and can now safely pack more power at no significant extra cost, giving the automaker the option to enter the growing all-electric car market. While rivals including Tesla Motors and Nissan Motor Co. began adopting Li-ion battery ...

  • Kenya

    State of Emergency Risks New Abuses

    [HRW] Nairobi -An Ethiopian government directive under a state of emergency contains overly broad and vague provisions that risk triggering a human rights crisis, Human Rights Watch said today in a legal analysis. The government should promptly repeal or revise all elements of the directive that are contrary to international ...

  • Malta

    125 apartments considered in tax-for-property swap

    The government is currently negotiating with two building contractors to acquire some 125 apartments to be used for social housing purposes, Social Solidarity Minister Michael Farrugia confirmed this afternoon. However, he refused to call the scheme a "tax swap" and instead said "the government will be giving a cheque to the ...

  • Malta

    Ombudsman has right to investigate complaints by army officer, Appeal Court confirms

    A judgment confirming the Ombudsman’s authority to investigate complaints by army officers was today confirmed by the Court of Appeal. The case had been instituted by the Ombudsman Joseph Said Pullicino against the Home Affairs Minister and permanent secretary Kevin Mahoney. The dispute revolved around a number of controversial promotions handed out ...

  • Paraguay

    Apuntan a mejorar clima de negocios

    El Ministerio de Hacienda, con el apoyo de la representación del Banco Mundial en el país, desarrollará hoy a las 17.30 un Conversatorio sobre Desafíos para Mejorar el Clima de Negocios y la Competitividad en Paraguay. Será en el Granados Park Hotel. Del mismo participarán Santiago Peña Palacios, ministro de ...

  • Francia Tunisia Algeria

    Cital se tourne vers le marché extérieur

    Fortement déprimée, la conjoncture économique actuelle du pays est appréhendée de manière de plus en plus pessimiste, laissant augurer de lendemains incertains. Toutefois, une petite lueur d’espoir pointe loin de la capitale, à Annaba, à Cital plus exactement. Les Citadis, issues de cette co-entreprise entre Alstom, EMA et Ferrovial, spécialisée ...

  • Francia

    «La fin de la retraite avant 60 ans contribuera à freiner la baisse du chômage»

    Si la réforme est entérinée, quel impact pourrait-elle avoir sur l’emploi en prenant en considération les nouveaux arrivants sur le marché du travail ? Voyons d’abord ce que nous disent les statistiques de l’ONS relatives à l’évolution de l’emploi en Algérie. La population occupée est passée de 9,47 millions en 2009 ...