The Party’s assault on the private sector is roiling China’s billionaire ranks

The Party’s assault on the private sector is roiling China’s billionaire ranks

In 2013, Chinese Partners, a movie based on the stories of the three co-founders of China’s largest private education company New Oriental, captured the upbeat sentiment in the country’s business circles.In the movie, three ambitious university graduates, one of them modeled off New Oriental chairman Yu Minhong, achieved their rags-to-riches dream by launching English tutoring…

Outrage as Italy faces multimillion pound damages to UK oil company

Outrage as Italy faces multimillion pound damages to UK oil company

Italy could be forced to pay millions of pounds in damages to a UK oil company after banning new drilling near its coast.The case has sparked outrage at the secretive international tribunals at which fossil fuel companies can sue governments for passing laws to protect the environment – amid fears that such cases are slowing…

Boiling the Frog in South Africa

Boiling the Frog in South Africa

Dire predictions about ANC rule are finally coming to pass. JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 14 JULY: A woman and a young girl walk through debris in Vosloorus, Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by James Oatway/Getty Images) President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa is now claiming that the unrest that has wracked his country since July 9…

Good-bye to Adam Larsson? Say it ain’t so

Good-bye to Adam Larsson? Say it ain’t so

Author of the article: David Staples  •  Edmonton Journal Oilers defenceman Adam Larsson celebrates a goal. Getty Images Good-bye to Adam Larsson? Say it ain’t so. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. There’s been rumblings all week from Bob Stauffer on Oilers New that a new contract between Larsson,…

Episode 6 Of “Kingdom”: It’s Track Meet Time!

Episode 6 Of “Kingdom”: It’s Track Meet Time!

This week, we have a change of pace where the boys get out of the studio and out into the sun for a day of sporting events. To no one’s surprise, part-time-idol/part-time-athlete BTOB’s Minhyuk shines (literally); iKON are, well, still iKON; and everyone has fun cheering Changmin on! THE BOYZ’s Q is also named Changmin.  Spoiler…

Tales The Nation Told Me By Reuben Abati

Tales The Nation Told Me By Reuben Abati

“Bros, how country?”“Omo, we live in perilous times. Ilu le. Country bad.” “I agree with you absolutely. It has never been this bad in peace times” “You think Nigeria is at peace? If you call this peace time, then what exactly does war look like? For me, the country is at war already. Nigeria is…

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