Portugal and Germany present historical record of renewable energy use for electricity supply

According to the ZERO-System Sustainable Land Association and Portuguese Renewable Energy Association, Portuguese electricity consumption was fully covered by solar, wind and hydro power...

‘Pretty bad to very, very bad consequences:’ the IMF intervenes in the Brexit debate

LONDON - When Christine Lagarde was asked if her independent assessment had been meddled with by the Treasury, her response was “Heck no!” –...

The lure of low tax: how the global elite hide their assets

It’s a “private matter” the spokesperson said, when responding to calls for British Prime Minister David Cameron to come clean about his financial matters....

Market jitters at Australian election uncertainty

CANBERRA - On March 21, the Australian Prime Minister’s office sent an e-mail at 10.17am to parliamentarians informing them of a press conference to...

Japan embraces Muslim visitors to bolster tourism

Whilst other leading international nations have been opting for a more closed door approach – most notably America and front-runner Donald Trump’s most recent...

Moroccan solar plant will be one of the world’s biggest

Next month, a giant solar power plant in the Moroccan city of Ouarzazate will be lighting up the city at night. Harnessing the sun's...

Hong Kong brokerage giant confirms Chairman missing

Hong Kong brokerage firm Guotai Junan International has announced that all attempts to contact Chairman Yim Fung has failed and that he is "unreachable" from...

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and its many controversies

On November 12, Pakistan and China have joined hands to inaugurate the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. Beijing has acquired more than 2,00...

Pfizer goes on to create drugs giant; seals deal with Allergan for $160 billion

American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced that it has agreed to buy Botox-maker Allergan for an alleged $160 billion. The move creates history as the deal is the...

Greece aims to complete second set of reforms by mid-December

A draft statement has revealed that Eurozone's finance ministers have been briefed by Greece, where they have been told that the country aims to complete...