GLOBAL

Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback

Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

7 Dec 2020

GLOBAL

Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to change

It's high time the international shipping industry radically curbed its emissions. The industry must set a net-zero target and adopt a realistic plan to meet it...

By Christiaan De Beukelaer 18 Nov 2020

UNITED STATES

Google makes fresh push into grocery delivery

SAN FRANCISCO - Google said on Wednesday it was adding fresh foods to its grocery delivery service, ramping up its challenge to Amazon and a long list of delivery startups...

19 Feb 2016

UNITED STATES

Amazon dips toes into maritime shipping

SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon said on Friday it has taken the first steps to begin maritime shipping operations, adding to its already vast arsenal of logistical operations...

18 Jan 2016

UNITED STATES

Global age challenges post-oil economy & national exports

The post-oil economy is here to stay for a while. Why wouldn't governments and major trade associations of any exporting nation embrace national mandates to all out campaigns...

By Naseem Javed 21 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Malware aimed at disrupting US and Europe's energy supplies

WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber-attackers, possibly even state sponsored, have been targeting energy operations in the United States and Europe since 2011 and were capable of causing significant damage, security researchers have claimed.

1 Jul 2014

UNITED STATES

Somali pirates get life imprisonment in USA

WASHINGTON, USA: Somali pirates dodged the death penalty last week when a US jury sentenced them to life in prison for the high-seas murder of four Americans on a yacht in the Indian Ocean.

6 Aug 2013

UNITED STATES

French car share project heads to Indy

CHICAGO, USA: A French electric car share programme has set its sights on the home of one of the top US racing events, Indianapolis.

12 Jun 2013

UNITED STATES

Los Angeles strike disrupts docks

LOS ANGELES, USA: Container ships are diverting to other ports in California and Mexico as a strike continues to disrupt docking facilities in Los Angeles, a key gateway for US trade with Asia, an official said.

30 Nov 2012

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