Global Business

November 7, 2023

Open AI Developer Day

The creator behind ChatGPT has announced a new version of the program. See what’s new and how the program is evolving.

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November 3, 2023

Argentina readies for election with economy in crisis

Argentina is just over two weeks away from deciding its next president, with a second round run-off between Economy Minister Sergio Massa and the far-right libertarian Javier Milei. The elections take place against the backdrop of one of the country’s worst economic crises in decades, […]

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November 3, 2023

Peru to assume the rotating leadership of APEC

Peru will assume the year-long rotating leadership of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, at the end of November 2023. The South American country – which will preside over the annual meeting of the 21 members next year – is looking at the presidency as […]

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November 1, 2023

What are Red Flag gun laws?

Following a recent mass shooting in Maine and shootings that left dozens injured in several states over the Halloween weekend, Red Flag gun laws are back in the spotlight. But what are they and how do they work?

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October 31, 2023

U.S. facing labor shortage

The U.S. is suffering from a worker shortage. An aging population, childcare access, immigration, and a desire for more quality of life might be to blame.

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October 27, 2023

California’s homeless strategy

Nearly a third of the nation’s entire homeless population is in California. The state has spent billions in attempts to help the thousands of people living on the streets, but have failed to address the growing crisis.

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UAW and Ford reach tentative deal
October 26, 2023

UAW and Ford reach tentative deal

The United Auto Workers union has reached a tentative contract agreement with Ford Motor Company. The four-year deal includes major pay raises for Ford workers. It could pave the way to ending the six-week-long strike against all three of Detroit’s big automakers. CGTN’s Hendrik Sybrandy […]

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Social welfare program celebrates 20 years in Brazil
October 21, 2023

Social welfare program celebrates 20 years in Brazil

On October 20, Brazil marked 20 years since its iconic social welfare program known as Bolsa Familia was created. It pays a cash benefit each month to low-income families that fulfill certain conditions, such as enrolling and keeping their children in school. The government says […]

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October 16, 2023

The lithium triangle

As global demand for lithium explodes, Argentina is looking to capitalize on this raw material with China’s help.

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October 16, 2023

Brazil’s food insecurity

Directors and volunteers of Brazil’s biggest movement against hunger took to the streets in protest of food insecurity across the nation.

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September 14, 2023

The Detroit Auto Show kicks-off

The Detroit Auto Show has kicked off in Detroit, Michigan. Featuring the latest tech in new model cars, the show comes on the heels of a potential autoworkers’ strike.

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Will AI replace journalists now?
September 9, 2023

Will AI replace journalists now?

Some of the latest software using AI can create news articles. Experts agree that AI is far from replacing journalists. There are big advantages and challenges in spreading the news. See more.

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August 24, 2023

U.S. sports betting expected to expand

After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ban on sports betting outside of select cities, the activity has grown in dozens of states. Now in the coming months, more states are expected to follow suit.

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August 24, 2023

Cuba’s economic downturn

Cuba’s economy is struggling to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. With skyrocketing inflation and a depreciating currency, many are struggling to get by.

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August 24, 2023

Activists oppose Fukushima nuclear water release

Japan has started releasing treated radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. Regional nations have criticized the choice. It’s also angered environmentalists worldwide, including a group of activists in California.

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August 24, 2023

Wildfires impact Maui’s economy

While the search for victims continues after the wildfires that destroyed Lahaina on the island of Maui, other parts of the island are feeling the fallout. With tourists gone, shops and restaurants are seeing a significant drop in business.

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August 18, 2023

Trump’s Georgia indictment

Former U.S. President Donald Trump and 18 other defenders indicted this week in Georgia, have one week to turn themselves in to authorities. They’re accused of trying to overturn the 2020 election. CGTN’s Sean Callebs explains what this trial could be like.

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August 18, 2023

Using AI to help fight wildfires

The deadly wildfire in Hawaii has raised questions about detecting fires and alerting people in a timely manner. A new pilot program in California is using AI to try and help. The program aims to identify wildfires and reduce emergency response times.

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August 18, 2023

U.S.-Mexico trade tensions

The U.S. has escalated a trade dispute with Mexico over genetically modified corn, imports of which Mexico banned in June over health concerns. What does this mean for diplomatic relations in the region?

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August 16, 2023

U.S/China global trade policies

A new audit by Beijing’s of U.S. compliance with global trade rules accuses Washington of harmful protectionist policies. What does this mean for the future of the China/U.S. trade partnership?

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August 16, 2023

Huawei invests in Latin American startups

Although many might associate the tech industry with company giants like Google and Apple, most startups fail. But one program, led by a Chinese tech giant, aims to improve the odds of startup success in Latin America.

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August 16, 2023

Donald Trump’s Georgia indictment

As former U.S. President Donald Trump faces his fourth criminal indictment, CGTN White House correspondent Nathan King share what’s next in the trial. Trump and his 18 co-defendant have all been issued arrest warrants. They are accused of interfering in the 2020 presidential election.

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What is xAI?
July 28, 2023

What is xAI?

Elon Musk’s new startup xAI is seeking to understand the nature of the universe, a goal he underscored in a conversation on Twitter Spaces. Find out more.

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Bolivia considers trading in Chinese yuan
July 28, 2023

Bolivia considers trading in Chinese yuan

Importers have faced challenges since the beginning of the year due to restricted access to dollars caused by a decline in Bolivia’s foreign currency reserves. The country considers adopting the Chinese Yuan as a viable alternative.

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