Tag Archives: business and industrial sectors

Rail workers aren’t the only Americans without paid sick leave.

New York CNN Business 🇧🇷 While freight rail workers hope Congress will grant them paid sick days, millions of other American employees have no safety net if they get sick. The US does not have a national standard for paid sick leave, a rarity among industrialized nations. About 1 in 5 civilian workers lack paid… Read More »

Cyril Ramaphosa faces impeachment calls over money stolen from his farm

Johannesburg, South Africa CNN 🇧🇷 Cyril Ramaphosa was elected to root out corruption. Now he may be forced to give up over allegations that he covered up the theft of a large sum of money from his lucrative game farm, which – according to himself – had been stuffed into a leather sofa. South Africa’s… Read More »

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

CNN Business 🇧🇷 Edward Lawrence, a BBC journalist, was arrested by police in Shanghai at the site of the protests on Sunday night, according to the BBC and captured in what appears to be cellphone footage of the arrest. Although he was released, a BBC spokesperson expressed extreme concern over his treatment, saying he was… Read More »

BBC journalist ‘beaten and kicked by police’ as protests spread across China

CNN Business 🇧🇷 Edward Lawrence, a BBC journalist, was arrested by police in Shanghai at the site of the protests on Sunday night, according to the BBC and captured in what appears to be cellphone footage of the arrest. Although he was released, a BBC spokesperson expressed extreme concern over his treatment, saying he was… Read More »

Odell Beckham Jr. removed from Miami flight after refusing to comply with security protocol, police say

CNN 🇧🇷 NFL wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from an American Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles on Sunday morning at Miami International Airport after refusing to comply with security protocol, according to a statement from the NFL. Miami-Dade Police Department. Officers were notified of a medical emergency on an American Airlines flight… Read More »

US gives Chevron limited authorization to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

washington CNN 🇧🇷 The US granted Chevron limited authorization to resume pumping oil from Venezuela following the announcement on Saturday that the Venezuelan government and the opposition group reached an agreement on humanitarian aid and will continue to negotiate a solution to the chronic economic and political crisis. of the country, including a focus on… Read More »

Frontier Airlines no longer has a customer service hotline

New York CNN 🇧🇷 Customers who need flight information or want to make changes to travel plans can no longer call Frontier Airlines and speak with an agent, the company confirmed to CNN on Saturday. As of last week, the low-cost airline said it has transitioned to fully digital communications. Customers seeking help or information… Read More »

Apple has a big problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business 🇧🇷 A violent revolt by workers at the world’s biggest iPhone factory this week in central China is further disrupting Apple’s limited supply and highlighting how the country’s stringent Covid-zero policy is hurting global tech companies. The problems started last month when workers left the factory’s campus in Zhengzhou, capital of… Read More »

Indonesia needs earthquake proof houses. Building them is a big challenge.

CNN 🇧🇷 A deadly earthquake that reduced buildings to rubble in West Java, Indonesia, has once again exposed the dangers of living in poorly constructed homes in one of the most seismically active zones on the planet. Since Monday’s quake, survivors have been sleeping outdoors or in shelters away from homes vulnerable to collapses, as… Read More »

Trapview: Can an AI-powered bug trap solve a $220 billion pest problem?

London CNN Business 🇧🇷 Pests destroy up to 40% of the world’s crops each year, causing $220 billion in economic losses, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Trapview is harnessing the power of AI to help solve the problem. The Slovenian company has developed a device that captures and… Read More »