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Reignite Your Thinking: Pause. Observe. See.

“Grasp the great symbol and all under heaven will come to you.” – Lao Zi

My Chinese language teacher taught me how to uncover the mysterious meanings of Chinese characters. 2,053 more words

Sales & Marketing

Regulators to Investigate Espirito Santo’s Swiss Bank

By Andrew Fusco,
International Business Editor

Swiss regulators are said to be in the process of investigating Banque Privee Espirito Santo SA (BPES), a Swiss private bank that operates as part of the Espirito Santo family’s group of companies that have seen recent troubles. 457 more words

International Business

Uber Will Continue to Operate in Germany Despite Ban

By Lisa Marie Perez,
International Business Writer

The popular car service Uber, which operates in over 45 different countries, was recently prohibited from continuing its business in Germany. 501 more words

International Business

Manulife to Buy the Canadian Operation of Standard Life

By Leigha Wentz,
International Business Writer

Manulife Financial Corp (MFC.TO) announced on Wednesday, September 3 that it had entered into an agreement regarding the purchase of the Canadian operations of Standard Life Plc (SL.L) for approximately C$4 billion ($3.7 billion), in a move set to expand the insurer’s presence in Quebec. 497 more words

International Business

Human trafficking - stop it!

Human trafficking is a bigger international business than the drug trade, and it shows no signs of slowing.
Women and children are NOT goods.
Stop the inequality and inhumanity.


Alibaba's Global Debut

Today at 9:30 am Eastern Standard, the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding (Alibaba) will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), in what may be the world’s largest Initial Public Offering (IPO). 454 more words

China Blogs

Why Africa Pays more for Electronic Transfers

Relative to Remittances to Asia and Latin America, Africans pay twice as much to send money home

By Olusegun Ehinfun

Steve is an expatriate working in the public sector in one of the borough councils in London. 1,731 more words