At an unprecedented meeting in Porto, Portugal , last week, the city’s Jewish and Catholic communities presented to the world a project to combat anti-Semitism and build good mutual relations. –  The project provides for cooperation through charity projects, the promotion of museums and four films (on relations between Catholics and Jews inContinue Reading

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (“Sinopec” or the “Company”) (HKEX: 386; SSE: 600028;NYSE: SNP) has announced a significant breakthrough as its self-developed Sinomacs ATS I type rotary steerable drilling system drilled to a depth of 857 meters after working 141 hours non-stop from December 13 to 19 in an oil well in SLOFContinue Reading

Despite the boom in the use of social media to contact businesses, the good old phone still remains the most important communication method for customers to contact businesses in the UK, with 56% of businesses citing it is as their most important channel. This was followed by email 50%, onlineContinue Reading

The number of people confirmed dead since Typhoon Phanfone hit the Philippines on Christmas Eve has risen to 28, as thousands of people affected by the storm remain in temporary evacuation shelters, authorities said Friday. Phanfone, known locally as Typhoon Ursula, first made landfall on Eastern Samar province on Tuesday, bringing heavyContinue Reading

Pintec Technology Holdings Ltd. (“Pintec”;NASDAQ: PT), a leading independent fintech solutions provider, recently announced an agreement with China Unicom. As mentioned in its first nine months earnings call of 2019, Pintec will leverage its digital lending capabilities to enable China Unicom’s payment platform Unicompay to offer next-generation handset financing services toContinue Reading

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will retain leadership of Likud, the political party he has led for more than a decade, after a resounding victory over his challenger. An hour after polls closed Thursday night, Netanyahu tweeted, “Huge victory! I thank the Likud members for the trust, the support and theContinue Reading

A Bek Air plane with 95 passengers and five crew members on board crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday, killing at least nine people, authorities in the Central Asian country said. The plane was heading for the capital, Nur-Sultan, and “lost altitude during takeoff and brokeContinue Reading