SOUTH AFRICA

We must ensure new food retail technologies are pathways - not barriers - to better health

Imagine a world where smart pantries sense when you are running out of your favourite food and order more of it, without you lifting a finger. Where intelligent robots roam your grocery store, ever at your service...

By Kathryn Backholer 11 Jul 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Spur's earnings up 22.4% to 156.64c

Spur Corporation has reported a 22.4% rise in diluted headline earnings per share to 156.64c, up from 127.95c a year ago, for the year to June‚

13 Sep 2013

AUSTRALIA

Stay at hotel... and steal a Banksy

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: A boutique hotel chain boosts off-season occupancy by encouraging guests to steal original artwork.

15 May 2013

NEW ZEALAND

NZ set to reap millions from RWC final weekend

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.

21 Oct 2011

JAPAN

Tokyo maintains brand image, despite earthquake and tsunami

TOKYO, JAPAN: In the aftermath of Japan's earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident, the city of Tokyo has seen no significant erosion to its city image according to the 2011 Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index study.

27 Jul 2011

AUSTRALIA

Powder dash

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australia is famous for many things, but snow is not one of them... And frustrated antipodean 'powder chasers' are forever complaining about this lack of the white stuff, yet seem to be unaware that some of the best powder in the world is right on their doorstep.

23 Nov 2010

SOUTH AFRICA

Cape Town Tourism builds on 2010 legacy; appoints US rep

Statistics South Africa has officially released arrival stats for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the report notes a marked increase in visitors from the USA and South American countries, as well as from the UK, Australia and Germany. Now Cape Town Tourism intends building on the 2010 legacy.

1 Oct 2010

THE NETHERLANDS

When infrastructure meets sport

AMSTELVEEN, NETHERLANDS: The world is currently awash with many major infrastructure projects in various stages of development as national and state or provincial governments look to facilitate rapid economic growth or to rebuild the crumbling infrastructure of yesteryear. These projects rarely progress at any great pace and can often be bedevilled by political and financial concerns. However, if there is one thing that can act as a catalyst for breaking through a political impasse, it is the award of a major international multi-sport event.

By Joel Finlay 8 Sep 2010