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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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Brazilian food delivery drivers strike against employers, citing poor working conditions

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This article was written by Lucas Veloso and Jéssica Moreira. It is published here under a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural.  As soon as he turned 18, Michel da […]

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‘Caribbean super salesman,’ Jamaican tourism mogul ‘Butch’ Stewart, dies at 79

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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed […]

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Lisbon: a city of opportunity

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Lisbon wins the heart of all those who visit. Historic monuments, sunshine, stunning beaches and delicious food are just a part of what the city has to offer. The tourism boom has […]

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World Wind Energy Conference

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On the occasion of WWEA’s annual World Wind Energy Conference, WWEA has the tradition to honor personalities and organizations with outstanding contributions to the international development of wind power and renewable energy […]

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Danske Bank mired in money laundering scandal

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Danske Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1871, it is currently embroiled in the Nordic region’s biggest money laundering scandal. The Bank got distress signals from its branch operations in […]

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GDPR: A business opportunity or obstacle?

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Unless you have been on vacation with no wi-fi for the last 12 months, you have probably heard all about GDPR — the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR has been summed up […]

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Financial crimes

Thieves targeted crypto execs and threatened their families in wide-ranging scheme

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Two alleged thieves targeted cryptocurrency executives and threatened their families, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in a wide-ranging scheme, according to a Justice Department indictment handed down Thursday in Massachusetts. Eric Meiggs and […]

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Financial crimes

Transnational Crime is a $1.6 trillion to $2.2 trillion Annual “Business”, Finds New GFI Report

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WASHINGTON, DC – Globally the business of transnational crime is valued at an average of $1.6 trillion to $2.2 trillion annually, according to a new report released today by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington DC-based […]

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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

2 Comments on The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Business news

Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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Brazilian food delivery drivers strike against employers, citing poor working conditions

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This article was written by Lucas Veloso and Jéssica Moreira. It is published here under a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural.  As soon as he turned 18, Michel da […]

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‘Caribbean super salesman,’ Jamaican tourism mogul ‘Butch’ Stewart, dies at 79

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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed […]

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