After a nationwide hullabaloo in which hundreds of cities prostrated themselves at Amazon’s feet in the hopes that the company would open its second headquarters in their jurisdiction, Amazon is coming to New York. What will this do to the city?
General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles report chron.com.
“The Pacific Ocean, its shores, its islands and the vast regions beyond, will become the chief theatre of events in the world’s great hereafter.” Reports Daniel Hannan who has been Conservative MEP for South East England since 1999 and is President of the newly-established Institute for Free Trade.
The US-China trade conflict is developing into a ‘cold’ war for global economic supremacy and could result in New Zealand being forced to pick a side between the two global superpowers, according to Rabobank’s Head of Financial Markets research for Asia-Pacific Michael Every reported in FreshPlaza.
From a village in India, New Zealand-born 2018 Hillary Laureate Meagan Fallone is bringing solar electricity to some the poorest people in the most remote corners of the world reports Farah Hancock for Newsroom.