» Amid growing isolation, North Korea falls back on close ties with Cuba
17/11/17 12:19 from WorldViews
In the midst of increasing international isolation, North Korea is sending its foreign minister to an old ally: Cuba. In a short message released Friday, North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency announced that Ri Yong Ho and his...

» The rules on allocating take-off and landing slots favour incumbents
16/11/17 09:58 from The Economist: Business
LAST year nearly 3.7bn passengers took to the sky on commercial jets. Few would have given much thought to exactly why their flight was scheduled at the time it was. Even fewer know about the tussles between regulators and airlines over ...

» North Korea Travel Warning
09/11/17 18:40 from travel.state.gov: Travel Warnings
The Department of State strongly warns U.S. citizens not to travel to North Korea/the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). Due to the serious and mounting risk of arrest and long-term detention of U.S. citizens, effective ...

» Japanese cars enjoy an afterlife in Myanmar, but not for much longer
02/11/17 10:51 from The Economist: Business
Gridlock in Yangon THE Japanese make cars that last but replace them relatively quickly. The average car in Japan is three years younger than in America. This combination of durable manufacturing and dutiful consumption of a prized natio...

» Venezuela Travel Warning
23/10/17 20:55 from travel.state.gov: Travel Warnings
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Venezuela due to concerns regarding violent crime, pervasive food and medicine shortages, and social unrest. Effective October 23, 2017, ordered departure of eligible family ...

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