Global Business

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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August 30, 2019

What is flight shaming?

There is still little awareness about the impact of flight travel on the environment, but that is rapidly changing as Greta Thunberg’s influence is growing among younger populations. It’s a generation the airline industry can’t afford to ignore.

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US farmers raise alerts as trade war with China heats up
August 28, 2019

US farmers raise alerts as trade war with China heats up

The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has reaffirmed President Donald Trump’s plans to impose an additional 5% tariff on a list of $300 billion of Chinese imports, with some starting September 1st. Many farmers who are attending a farm show, say they’re deeply concerned.   

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August 15, 2019

W Series aims to put more women in F1

The first-ever all-female motor-racing championship has crowned its winner. The W series uses Formula Three cars to give a platform to top female drivers from around the world.

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August 14, 2019

Caracas’ Great Mobile Cinema brings reprieve amid deep economic crisis

Movie lovers in Venezuela are finding inventive ways to enjoy films, despite the country’s deep economic crisis. Rising prices have meant many can no longer afford a ticket to see the latest movies. But as CGTN’s Mary Triny Mena reports, that hasn’t stopped people in Caracas from coming up with their own cinematic experience.

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WHO say limited or no screen time for children under five
August 8, 2019

WHO say limited or no screen time for children under five

In a new set of guidelines, the World Health Organization said that infants under 1 year old should not be exposed to electronic screens and that children between the ages of 2 and 4 should not have more than one hour of “sedentary screen time” each day.

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