SocietyWorld

UN agency warns of another bad year for airlines

The UN aviation agency on Friday predicted “prolonged depressed demand” for air travel and more financial woes forairlines, following a year of fewer flights and big losses blamed on the pandemic. Air travel plunged 60 percent in 2020 as nations closed…
LifestyleWorld

Tesla delivered record number of cars in 2020

Tesla delivered a record number of cars in 2020, the company said, just narrowly missing its half a million target for the year. The pioneering high-end electric vehicle maker delivered 180,570 cars to customers and produced 179,757 in the fourth quarter of the year, it…
China

China's Fosun Pharma to import 100 million BioNTech vaccine doses

A Chinese pharmaceutical company said Wednesday it had agreed to buy at least 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine from German company BioNTech, subject to Beijing approving its use. China has been rapidly developing its own Covid-19 vaccine candidates and ramping…
EconomyFuture

EU debates new rules for big tech companies

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday (15) a series of new regulations for the digital market that directly affect the big technology companies in the world, the so-called “big techs”. The measures still need to be voted on to take effect and have been dubbed the…
SocietyWorld

Singapore to allow business travel arrivals from all countries

Singapore will allow business travellers and visiting officials from all countries to enter from next month, authorities said Tuesday, as the financial hub seeks to recover from a coronavirus-induced downturn. Under the new arrangements, a limited number of travellers can…
ChinaEconomy

China recalls 5.55m cars in first 11 months

China recalled 5.55 million defective cars in the first 11 months of the year, 10.5 percent fewer than in the same period last year, according to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. In November, there were 12 recalls involving a…
EconomyPolitics

António Mexia leaves EDP

The company reported that António Mexia showed unavailability to join any candidate list for EDP’s governing bodies. Shareholders have already asked Miguel Stilwell to present a proposal for the new “board”, says Jornal de Negócios António Mexia and Manso…
Brazil

Web Summit: Bet in Brazil aims to increase recognition of the summit

The Web Summit will hold an event in Brazil in 2022, with the aim of increasing the recognition of the summit in that region of the globe, said co-founder and executive president, Paddy Cosgrave in an interview with Lusa. Cosgrave recently announced that he is going to…
BrazilSociety

Google invests in six Brazilian startups led by blacks

Startups of games, sports and legal solutions will receive contributions from the Black Founders Fund, a Google fund dedicated to reducing racial inequality. The six selected startups are founded and led by blacks and are in five Brazilian states: Bahia, Minas Gerais…