India - Women Pumping Water

It all flows together for Damon, White in win for water — and the...

An actor/activist and a water crisis expert join forces to protect the most precious liquid of them all. HEATHER LEAH SMITH reports. SOCIAL and environmental...
HS2

Job fears as UK’s Carillion collapses

UK construction giant Carillion is heading into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs under threat. Talks between the firm, its lenders and the government failed to...
Beach Dominican Republic

World Bank Supports the Dominican Republic to Better Prepare for Hurricanes and other Natural...

First contingency line of credit in the Caribbean to secure access to US$150 million immediate financing in the aftermath of a disaster WASHINGTON, September 28,...
Etihad Airbus A380

Etihad Swoop For Tony Douglas As New CEO

Former military defence expert is to take up the role in January, but can he stop the rot in Abu Dhabi where the airline...
Jose Manuel Salazar - ILO

China trade, investment and projects create 1.8 million jobs in Latin America and the...

The first research carried out on the impact of economic relations with China on the volume and quality of employment in the region highlights...
Duqm Port Muscat

Duqm Or Bust!

Tiny port on the Arabian Sea is set to become one of the most economically strategic places on earth… By Darren Parkin CHANCES are you’ve never...
Industry

Economic growth steady through the summer – Growth Indicator

Private sector growth held broadly steady in the three months to August, according to the CBI’s latest Growth Indicator. The survey of 716 respondents across...

UNCTAD: Investment – In Need of Direction

The global financial crisis has impacted heavily on trade: annual trade expansion over the past three years has averaged a tepid 3% annually, compared...
Tram Ghent

Sustainable Business: Renaissance beckons for the age of the tram

As the world turns its back on the internal combustion engine, the electrification of public transport and the movement of goods starts to gather...
Lebanon Bomb Damage

The business of war

THE American writer and humourist, PJ O’Rourke, spent the autumn of 1984 in Lebanon as the country’s civil war began to heat up. The...