Global Business

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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US colleges struggling with low enrollment are closing at increasing rate
August 2, 2019

US colleges struggling with low enrollment are closing at increasing rate

Small colleges across the United States are closing at an unprecedented pace as they struggle to attract students and face revenue shortages. Part of the problem is demographics. The number of high school seniors is dropping – dramatically in some parts of the country – and students are growing increasingly concerned about student debt.

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July 11, 2019

FDA approves first-ever postpartum depression drug

Many women who’ve just given birth experience some type of mental disorder. The suffering is sometimes so acute they commit suicide. Now, the first drug to specifically treat postpartum depression, has just hit the market in the U.S.

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June 17, 2019

Proposed fur ban chills New York industry

Fur may be going out of fashion in the U.S. Los Angeles and San Francisco have banned the sale of fur. Now, the epicenter of the American fur industry is considering the move and that could leave one side or another out in the cold.

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Chinese companies in the U.S. impacted by trade tensions
June 14, 2019

Chinese companies in the U.S. impacted by trade tensions

More than 600 companies are urging U.S. President Donald Trump to resolve the trade dispute with China, saying tariffs hurt American businesses and consumers. They signed a letter to Trump on Thursday, just the latest of many sent by the national campaign group known as ‘Tariffs Hurt the Heartland.’ The tariffs are also set to impact many Chinese companies operating in the U.S. And that includes CRRC Sifang America, a Chinese railcar manufacturer.. as CGTN’s Dan Williams now reports

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