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Italy and Pakistan forge bilateral trade alliance

Business ties between Rome and Islamabad continue to strengthen as the two nations look to capitalise on their respective talents By Darren Parkin A TRADE deal...
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Building Blocks Of Success Are Proving Hard To Find For Lego

Beleaguered plastic toy firm is facing a fresh crisis as sales dip, profits slip, and jobs are shed… By Darren Parkin WHEN the Great Depression sent...

Ann Makosinski: A Beautiful Mind

Inventors don’t always make the best entrepreneurs. The skills and attitudes needed to develop new ideas are not the same as those required to...

Troy Wiseman: Bamboo – A Sustainable Source of Fibre

Over the last ten years, REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and REDD+ developments have proved that the price attributed to, and...

Russia’s Aviation Industry: Ready for Take-Off

There were some impressive claims amid the recent hype surrounding the MC-21, Russia’s new medium-range passenger jet. The Siberian-made airliner is said to weigh 15%...
Etihad Airbus A380

Airborne behemoth to go extinct as orders fall — and smaller craft begin ruling...

Future A380 orders cut by Emirates, putting up to 3,500 Airbus jobs in doubt (Click here to see stock prices for the companies mentioned in...

Think Big: Economic Diversification Drive Meets Future

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the scene of undertakings on a massive scale – not quite appropriate for those accustomed to a more...
Trainers, sneakers in shop

Walking a mile in China’s shoes likely to cost US shoppers dear

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump may figuratively have shot himself in the foot. Another industry is about to become a casualty of America’s escalating trade war...
Kwon Oh-joon

Kwon Oh-joon named VP of World Steel Association

Posco chief being lined up to lead steelmaking through potentially turbulent years ahead… By Darren Parkin KWON Oh-joon, CEO of South Korean steel manufacturer Posco, has...

Tannoy: At Home in Country Manors, Concert Halls, and Race Tracks

To tannoy – verb; to make an announcement, particularly at a public venue. Tannoy – noun; public address system. Whenever a brand becomes so ubiquitous that...