Alibaba accepts record China fine and vows to change

Chinese tech giant Alibaba said on Monday that it accepted a record penalty imposed by the…

Jordan Prince Hamzah: How Saudi Arabia fits into the crisis

Saudi officials have categorically denied suggestions their country had any role in the alleged coup attempt…

Covid-19: World leaders call for international pandemic treaty

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined more than 20 world leaders in calling for a new…

Hong Kong: China passes ‘patriot’ electoral reforms

China has passed several changes to Hong Kong’s electoral rules which will tighten its control over…

Xinjiang cotton: Chinese brands championed as backlash against West grows

Chinese state media and netizens are championing local brands while targeting more Western retailers as the…

Twitter: Buyer defends paying $2.9m for ‘Mona Lisa’ of tweets

The buyer of Twitter’s first-ever tweet by its founder Jack Dorsey for $2.9m (£2.1m) sees it…

40 Interesting Facts about Pablo Escobar

Share No one else was more successful at smuggling cocaine than Colombia’s Pablo Escobar. Cocaine was…

Bitcoin keeps hitting new highs after Tesla backing

Much talked-about cryptocurrency bitcoin has continued to hit record highs having broken through $50,000 (£35,700) last…

Electric Jaguar: UK automaker to ditch combustion engines by 2025

Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday…

Cuba opens up its economy to private businesses

Cuba has announced it will allow private businesses to operate in most industries, in what is…