Global Business

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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September 18, 2019

Cuba uses comprehensive plan to fight cancer

Officials with the World Health Organization say cancer is one of the major killer diseases in Cuba. Every year, thousands of people die of cancer on the island.  In response, Cuba put in place a comprehensive plan more than a decade ago.

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