Global Business

April 26, 2019

Trump takes credit for U.S. economic growth beating forecasts

The U.S. economy grew at 3.2 per cent in the first three months of the year, according to new government figures. The expansion beat expectations that were conservative partly due to the financial impact of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Owen Fairclough has […]

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US cities push back against businesses planning to go cashless
April 26, 2019

US cities push back against businesses planning to go cashless

Much of the world is going cashless. A growing number of businesses say they prefer the efficiency and safety of cashless transactions. But in the United States, some cities are pushing back saying cashless stores unintentionally discriminate. Philadelphia has taken the lead in this backlash. […]

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April 10, 2019

U.S. cancels baseball deal with Cuba

The Trump administration nixed the deal after ruling that payment to the Cuban Baseball Federation was not legal under U.S. sanctions, saying it was like paying the Cuban government.

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March 22, 2019

Virtual reality games make a big splash at game developer conference

Around 30,000 gamers have descended upon San Francisco to attend the Game Developer’s Conference. It’s the place where powerhouse gaming companies and startups showcase their latest technologies to inspire creativity. CGTN’s Mark Niu reports. This year, humans appear to spending a lot of quality time […]

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