Global Business

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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October 24, 2019

Argentine President Macri fights for political survival in election

When Mauricio Macri won Argentina’s presidency in 2015, he was hailed as a pragmatic pro-business leader who would kick-start the country’s spluttering economy. Nearly four years on, Macri is seeking re-election and could be on the verge of a historic first-round defeat because of the economy’s failings. Joel Richards has this report.

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High-tech methods deployed to stop methane gas emissions
October 18, 2019

High-tech methods deployed to stop methane gas emissions

Methane is a very potent greenhouse gas, and if it leaks it can be dangerous, but finding those leaks can be difficult. It’s a serious problem that many companies involved with the oil and gas industry are busy trying to address. However, a new array of technologies offer potential solutions. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy reports.

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Tech companies seek markets outside of China
October 18, 2019

Tech companies seek markets outside of China

In the trade war, Chinese imports to the U.S. were hit with a new 15% tariff in September. Everything from smartwatches to smart speakers were on the list.  Some tech companies are looking outside of China for options.

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October 2, 2019

Chinese cool on buying US properties

Chinese buyers have been the biggest foreign buyers of U.S. real estate for years but that could change as the dollar amount of U.S. purchases is expected to drop to an eight-year low.

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