Category: Global Affairs

Top philanthropists and how they help the world

Michael Bloomberg  Michael Bloomberg was three-term mayor (2002 to 2013) of New York and  Entrepreneur, starting as a small company in information technology that connects others with business and financial markets.  Bloomberg has placed a lot of focus on philanthropic endeavours throughout the years with a focus on global change. Bloomberg Philanthropies have five areas

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Canada house prices, trends and housing market analysis

Housing news in Canada The latest view from analysts is that the Canadian property is headed for a crash: This is largely self-inflicted as Canada imposed special taxes on foreigners buying property. Good chart from Bloomberg on housing valuations in different countries based on a combined measure of price-to-income and price-to-rent. The most stretched and

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UK House prices, trends and housing market analysis

Housing sales and prices UPDATE: The UK under Boris Johnson may sacrifice the sterling in favor of rising asset prices, including homes. Should the pound sterling see further significant declines, UK property will be seen as cheap by international investors.  Halifax, one of the UK’s biggest mortgage lenders, reported an unexpected 2.2% increase in home

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How Trumps Tariffs benefit Thailand as a manufacturing base

The current problems between the US and China started in March 2018 when China was accused by the US of unfair trade practices and the US president proceeded to announce import tariffs on imported Chinese goods worth US$60 billion. From then on things have escalated with more tariffs on Chinese goods at currently being imposed,

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These are the major players in the CBD industry

With CBD taking off, many consumers ask: Where can I buy the best CBD? Investors ask: Which are the best companies to invest in if we want to play the trend or make an acquisition. Below are the movers and shakers of the industry: Hempworx   One of the leading brands in the CBD oil

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CBD industry news

Is the depression of teenager’s cannabis related? CBD is not pot, or cannabis as we know it. This is very well explained, with Doctors backing the use of CBD. Below is some of the latest discussions around the world taking place, which are highly relevant to the industry: Recently media reports stated that as many

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Democracy is proving good for your health

In a major study of 170 countries, it was concluded that democracy is good for the heart and health leading to longevity. This is wonderful news for a system of governance that has faced significant losses and criticism globally in recent years. The findings are impressive, and the researchers who published their study in the

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