The Asian giant is opening its first overseas military base, in Djibouti. Pay attention to this theme: China’s future foreign military bases will almost certainly begin as appendages to commercial ports.
When a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi stopped letting in most Africans after 5 pm, the news spread fast. People were ticked off about such apparently blatant racism. And pretty soon, the restaurant owner was reportedly arrested.
With thousands of refugees seeking safety in Europe and thousands of economic migrants looking for new opportunities from Germany to the United States, is it time to tear down those borders and recognize what a changing world has done to labor markets.
The 180,000-carat Bahia Emerald weighs 840 pounds and has been the subject of a court battle between a colorful crowd of gem traders, a real estate tycoon and the nation of Brazil. Is it even worth it?
It's hard enough finding clothes that fit when you're a large size, but what about when you're under five feet tall? Pien Huang thought she had the answer, but the small sizing that makes her love Japanese chain Uniqlo means that the company's US stores are losing money.
Donald Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia this week. It's his first international trip as president — and many think it's what motivated a sudden announcement by the Saudi king that male guardianship laws restricting women will be reviewed.
The Indian government took 500 and 1,000 rupee notes out of circulation to crack down on tax evasion and corruption. But the people feeling it most are at the bottom of the economic ladder — women without bank accounts.