Global Business

November 26, 2019

Tech focus: HAX accelerator gives startups access to global supply chain

Many U-S technology companies are finding themselves caught in the cross-hairs of the trade wraith China, being forced to pay higher prices for components. But that hasn’t stopped U-S startups from forging ties with China’s supply chain. Mark Niu has the details on the HAX Accelerator and its new batch of startups.

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Rise in milk alternatives has US dairy feeling the heat
November 22, 2019

Rise in milk alternatives has US dairy feeling the heat

Dean Foods, the largest milk producer in the United States, filed for bankruptcy earlier this month partly because consumers are moving away from dairy milk. CGTN’s Karina Huber reports on the business challenge and the possible opportunity for the planet.

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Huawei condemns US security threat designation
November 22, 2019

Huawei condemns US security threat designation

Chinese telecoms firm Huawei says services in rural America are in danger of losing internet access. That’s after both Huawei and rival ZTE were both branded a security risk by the U.S. communications watchdog.

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November 21, 2019

Top automakers showcase new electric models in LA Auto Show

The world’s top carmakers are showcasing their new designs and technology at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The US is the world’s second largest car market, behind only China, making this show is one of the most influential in the industry. Our Correspondent Ediz Tiyansan reports.

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Finding safe solutions to cramped planes
November 20, 2019

Finding safe solutions to cramped planes

Perhaps you’ve noticed: planes across the world have become more cramped and crowded in recent years. Now US regulators are trying to determine whether those packed planes are affecting passenger safety. One entrepreneur thinks he’s found a way to address passenger comfort. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.

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November 20, 2019

Cost of impeaching a US president

Lawmakers are trying to figure out whether U.S. President Donald Trump broke any laws when he asked the president of Ukraine to investigate a political rival. This inquiry could lead to a formal impeachment, making Trump only the 3rd president in American history to be […]

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November 19, 2019

Saving ocean animals: The scourge of Red Tide

Researchers in Florida are working on a novel treatment to help sea animals including turtles from the effects of Red Tide, or toxic algae bloom. The treatment uses the same approach that works on humans who’ve overdosed on cocaine.

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Chile faces worst political unrest in decades
November 19, 2019

Chile faces worst political unrest in decades

Chile has long been seen as the most stable country in South America. Its GDP per person is ranked as one of the highest in the entire continent. It tends to stands out as being distinctly staid compared to its neighbors.

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November 13, 2019

How to talk to children about climate change

Awareness about climate change is growing thanks mainly to younger people who have been marching around the world to draw attention to the issue. Schools and the media have been discussing it more, too.

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Scholarship access drives boom in school e-sports leagues
November 9, 2019

Scholarship access drives boom in school e-sports leagues

The E-sports industry is expected to rake in more than one billion dollars this year, setting a new record. Professional games are frequently broadcast on major sports networks and universities are actually offering scholarships to top gamers. And like many other sports, high school is a critical training ground.

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US Millennials are sinking in debt
October 28, 2019

US Millennials are sinking in debt

U.S. Millennials are falling behind when it comes their net worth. Burdened by student debt and rising healthcare and living costs, while facing stagnant wages, many are finding it hard to get by, let alone save for a rainy day.

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Former Mexican mining boomtown revived by tourism
October 25, 2019

Former Mexican mining boomtown revived by tourism

In the Americas, the history of many towns and cities followed a boom and bust cycle of local industries. Some of those towns are forgotten forever, but some bounce back, if conditions allow.
CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports on the newfound prosperity of one small town in Mexico and the forces that helped it rise from the ashes.

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