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10 days ago
Bonjour! Horse-drawn plough makes a comeback
Bonjour! Horse-drawn plough makes a comeback

Hundreds of French wine-makers have returned to a centuries-old farming practice in an organic push.

10 days ago
Can Singapore's labour crunch spark robot revolution?
Can Singapore's labour crunch spark robot revolution?

Thousands of Singapore’s businesses are struggling with a labour crunch caused by foreign worker curbs.

11 days ago
Pokemon GO spurs Asian business boom
Pokemon GO spurs Asian business boom

Asian fans of the hit smartphone game Pokemon GO are hunting for the best telecom providers.

11 days ago
Gold medal for buying Brazilian assets goes to...
Gold medal for buying Brazilian assets goes to...

China may be lagging behind in the medal count at the Rio Olympics - but it’s winning the competition for Brazilian assets.

11 days ago
London’s ‘night tube’ trains start running
London’s ‘night tube’ trains start running

The globe’s oldest underground rail network takes a big step forward this weekend when the “tube” starts all-night Friday and Saturday services.

11 days ago
Advertorial: An African energy revolution driven by gas
Advertorial: An African energy revolution driven by gas

Global engineering firm Siemens is at the forefront of an energy revolution in Africa.

11 days ago
Used tractors in demand, bad news for Deere
Used tractors in demand, bad news for Deere

Deep in the heart of America’s grain belt, farm-equipment auctions are attracting bidders from as far away as South Africa.

11 days ago
Atlas Mara drops to record low
Atlas Mara drops to record low

The African finance firm founded by former Barclays boss Robert Diamond has fallen to the lowest since its IPO in 2013.

12 days ago
Budget airlines bet on data to drive profit
Budget airlines bet on data to drive profit

Low-cost airlines Ryanair and easyJet have made significant investments in data analytics - and there’s a reason why.

12 days ago
Britain’s shoppers defy Brexit shock
Britain’s shoppers defy Brexit shock

British retail sales jumped by much more than expected in July, adding to signs there has been little immediate concern for consumers.

12 days ago
Tencent’s splurge on entertainment pays off
Tencent’s splurge on entertainment pays off

Tencent’s shopping spree on premium content has helped defy investors’ expectations and a slowing Chinese economy.

12 days ago
Cisco cuts more jobs
Cisco cuts more jobs

The biggest maker of equipment that runs the web plans to eliminate 5 500 positions from its workforce of more than 73 700.

12 days ago
Lenovo’s revenue beats estimates
Lenovo’s revenue beats estimates

China’s Lenovo Group says first-quarter profit jumped nearly two-thirds, helped by a one-off asset sale.

12 days ago
Nestle’s sales growth slows
Nestle’s sales growth slows

Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke expects pricing to start rebounding in the coming months after reaching “historically low” levels.

13 days ago
UK labour market unfazed by Brexit?
UK labour market unfazed by Brexit?

The first official measure of Britain’s labour market since the referendum on EU membership yielded some surprises.