Category: Finance

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Coronavirus fallout: Cruising into the unknown

Coronavirus fallout: Cruising into the unknown

My Australian uncle just spent close to a month locked in his cabin on what he described as his "last cruise ever." No one died or caught the coro [...]
Germany to overhaul regulator after Wirecard scandal

Germany to overhaul regulator after Wirecard scandal

Germany plans to restructure its financial services regulator BaFin after the watchdog's reputation took a hit in the Wirecard scandal. "We need f [...]
Can India wean off its economic reliance on China?

Can India wean off its economic reliance on China?

The recent clashes between Chinese and Indian troops along the two nations' disputed border have heightened anti-China sentiment in India and trig [...]
Turkey's strategic play in Libya to help reap economic gains

Turkey's strategic play in Libya to help reap economic gains

Turkey is getting ready to reap the benefits of its strategic move in Libya as its backing of Tripoli-based internationally-recognized Government [...]
Electronic waste: When billions in gold, other precious materials are discarded

Electronic waste: When billions in gold, other precious materials are discarded

Billions worth of valuable metals such as gold, silver and copper were dumped or burned last year as electronic waste produced globally jumped to [...]
Coronavirus: Germany could benefit as foreign students ditch US, UK

Coronavirus: Germany could benefit as foreign students ditch US, UK

The coronavirus pandemic has left many international students in a precarious situation. In the United States and Britain, some students were forc [...]
Carrying coals to Germany: Imports still vital despite sagging demand

Carrying coals to Germany: Imports still vital despite sagging demand

Energy generation in Germany by burning  lignite and hard coal has decreased significantly in the past couple of years. The government's resolve t [...]
Will the coronavirus pandemic result in a pilot shortage?

Will the coronavirus pandemic result in a pilot shortage?

Nils Wulkop has just received his new shift plan. Looking at it, he sees he won't be flying at all in the days ahead. The 51-year-old is a Lufthan [...]
Black entrepreneurs in Berlin: Kwame Owusu

Black entrepreneurs in Berlin: Kwame Owusu

When Kwame Owusu moved from his native Ghana to Berlin as a young boy in the 1980s, the life that stretched out before him was anything but clear. [...]
Beijing's security law threatens Hong Kong's financial hub status

Beijing's security law threatens Hong Kong's financial hub status

Just a few short years ago, to disembark from the Beijing flight at Hong Kong International Airport was to take a step into a freer environment. W [...]
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