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Lisbon: a city of opportunity

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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Business news / Technologies

World Wind Energy Conference

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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Business news / Technologies

GDPR: A business opportunity or obstacle?

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

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

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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Caribbean denounces Trump’s decision to put Cuba back on terrorism list; hopes for a reversal with Biden

Prior to former United States President Donald Trump’s departure on January 20, his administration made several efforts to “lock in” certain controversial policies, including additional immigration restrictions. The move that has raised […]

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Events

Nepali Times, a leading English-language weekly, starts 2021 by reviving its print edition

It comes as no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the crisis of the news industry, long affected by losses in advertising revenue and in a desperate search for a sustainable […]

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Venezuela refuels its territorial dispute with Guyana in area with massive offshore oil find

Political tensions between Guyana and Venezuela are escalating over a longstanding border dispute over an area that comprises two-thirds of the smaller English-speaking South American country. The area in question is the […]

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How global tech companies enable the Belarusian regime — and the Belarusian revolution

Belarusians continue to protest against longtime ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka, braving police violence and the cold. As the EU prepares its third package of sanctions against Belarusian officials and enterprises, demands are growing […]

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Financial crimes

Hong Kong persecutes political dissidents by freezing their bank accounts

Hong Kong’s recently enacted national security law has empowered the security police to freeze suspects’ bank accounts during an investigation, which has eroded public trust in the banking system. In the past […]

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What Weibo and Chinese media are saying about TikTok’s pending sale to US companies

Since United States’ President Donald Trump threatened to ban TikTok in the U.S. as long as the social media app remained in the hands of a Chinese company, the app’s parent company ByteDance has […]

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Financial crimes

UK FinTech Working Together to Combat Financial Crime

Since its launch in 2017, seventeen of the UK’s leading Financial Technology (FinTech) firms have agreed to join the UK FinTech Financial Crime Exchange (FFE). The Exchange, established by  FINTRAIL and RUSI enables firms to collaborate […]

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Business news / Financial crimes

Danske Bank mired in money laundering scandal

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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Business news

The elite of the country: Who is behind the creation of closed business clubs in Ukraine?

Personal acquaintances play one of the most critical roles in the business environment. Old and new connections allow an entrepreneur to efficiently maintain his business, enter new markets and develop different sectors. […]

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