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Brazil: China’s New Pilbara

The “proximity premium” afforded to Australian iron ore companies and which provides a competitive advantage in the minerals sector, is under threat from Brazilian mining company, Vale. In June, the…

Journalists Missing in Libya

Two journalists have not been heard from since Sunday and there are fears they have gone missing in Libya, their newspapers said on Thursday. The journalists, Guardian correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad…

Thomas Cook’s Joint Venture with Russian Intourists

Russian travel group Intourist will be bought by Thomas Cook, the second biggest tour operator in Europe. The statement was made on Thursday, as Thomas Cook is planning to expand…

Brazilians Elect Their First Woman President

Dilma Rousseff, a 62-year-old former guerrilla leader, was on Sunday announced the winner of Brazil’s presidential election, making her the first woman in Brazil to hold the position. Rousseff, who…

WADA Puts Brazil and Russia on the Spot on Anti Doping

World’s Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has placed Russia and Brazil under microscope ahead of the world’s biggest sporting events. This report was given by WADA on Wednesday. Sochi is set to…

China’s offshore oil company, CNOOC tries the U.S. market

An oil producer from China struck a $1.1 billion deal with the U.S. for a stake in the gas and shale oil field. CNOOC is giving the U.S. political climate…

Google Street Views Influence Major Holiday and Relocation Decisions

A new study undertaken by CouponCodes4U.com, a reputed coupon code site, reveals that about 10 percent people prefer Google Street View to select their vacation destinations. 56 percent use the…

France, Spain and Italy Join Hands to Emerge as Stronger Tourist Destinations

France, Spain and Italy have always been considered among the most popular tourist attractions in Europe. The United Nation’s World Tourism Organization declared that these countries have been the most…