Airbus will increase production of A320 aircraft as a sign of aviation recovery

Airbus has signaled confidence in the aviation industry’s recovery from the pandemic, setting plans for a strong ramp in the production of its popular one-way passenger jets. The European aerospace…

Shares in Jimmy Lai’s media group in Hong Kong increased by 330%

Shares in Jimmy Lai-controlled Hong Kong-based media grew 330 percent as they resumed trading after authorities thwarted the assets of the pro-democracy mogul imprisoned under a controversial national security law.…

AT&T executives have been paid $ 9 million for the Time Warner deal

U.S. telecommunications group AT&T has paid its executives $ 9 million to complete the 2018 acquisition of Time Warner, a $ 85 billion deal that was hanged this month after…

The defeats of the major oil companies reflect impatience for climate action

Big Oil has been shaken by a climate calculation. International oil companies have established detailed plans to reduce carbon emissions. But the extraordinary defeats of the meeting room and the…

The EU is too sweet for Big Tech, say France, Germany and the Netherlands

Germany, France and the Netherlands have complained that the EU is not tough enough for Big Tech and have asked regulators to make it harder for Google and Facebook to…

Angela Merkel has given Europe’s authoritarian leaders an act letter

Vladimir Putin is Alexander Lukashenko they are not natural twin souls. The Russian president finds his autocrat partner in Belarus a volunteer ally. What unites the two leaders is a…

Egypt is cementing its role as a power broker in the Middle East

It took a war in Gaza for Joe Biden to make his first phone call to Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the president of Egypt. The U.S. president had ousted Sisi in…

What’s wrong with the Michelin guide?

Michelin stars are not just announced. There is, instead, to use the Michelin guide’s own marvellously pretentious term, a “revelation”. Every year, chefs hold their breath and restaurant critics get…

“Why should he stop?” Defiant Lukashenko calls the bluff of the West

After deciding to hijack an EU commercial aircraft with a military jet and arrest opposition opposition activists, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has attracted Western outrage and threats of economic sanctions…

Beijing faces scrutiny over its influence on Latin American development banking

The Latin American development bank has become the last battleground in the fight for global influence between the United States and China, after its leader warned the provider had helped…