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Ex-Nissan chief's wife slams 'harsh' Japan detention

Ex-Nissan chief's wife slams 'harsh' Japan detention

Mrs Ghosn wrote to Japan's director of Human Rights Watch, calling on the organisation to "shine a light on the harsh treatment of my husband and the human rights-related inequities inflicted upon him by the Japanese justice system". "But if Japan wants to live up to its reputation as one of the world's most advanced democracies, it needs to modernize its criminal justice system", he added. Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada air traffic controllers buy U.S. counterparts pizza as shutdown continues

Canada air traffic controllers buy U.S. counterparts pizza as shutdown continues

The SLJY says that there has been no progress in contract negotiations. The Canadians sent 32 pizzas. Talks on a new contract for the controllers have dragged on for more than a year. 'As it stands right now, I believe we're up to 36 facilities that have received pizza from Canada, and that number is growing by the hour'. "It was a natural thing for them to do". Consulte Mais Informação

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Petrol and diesel prices slashed

Petrol and diesel prices slashed

In all, the petrol price has fallen by Rs 14.54 per litre since October 18, more than negating all of the hikes that were witnessed in the two-month period beginning mid-August. Petrol and diesel prices, which had peaked on October 4 due to a rising global crude prices, had been on the decline since then. This is the second time in a row fuel prices are dipping, after last month when the prices for Super Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene dipped by Ksh4.57, Ksh0.55 and Ksh6.61 per litre. Consulte Mais Informação

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China '18 trade surplus with United States at record $323B

Total imports of soybeans fell 7.9% past year to 88 million tonnes, the customs data showed. For the month, imports also unexpectedly contracted, falling 7.6 percent, the biggest decline since July 2016. If a deal is not reached by that time, Washington is set to raise tariffs on $200 billion (€176 billion) of Chinese goods from 10 to 25 percent. China's annual passenger vehicle sales fell last year for the first time in more than 20 years, as the trade war with the USA rocked consumer ... Consulte Mais Informação

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PG&E to declare bankruptcy

PG&E to declare bankruptcy

Bloomberg reported Saturday that the utility, facing billions of dollars in wildfire liabilities , could notify staff of a potential bankruptcy filing as soon as Monday, citing sources familiar with the situation. The company was acting under a new state law requiring it to tell employees at least 15 days before a change of control in the company - including a bankruptcy filing. Consulte Mais Informação

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Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to lay off 10 percent of workforce

Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to lay off 10 percent of workforce

The company earns tens of millions of dollars per launch. The firm announced that it would be parting ways with approximately 600 of its employees because of the "extraordinarily hard challenges ahead". SpaceX also in 2014 laid off a significant number of workers, with two former structural technicians later suing the company over claims that SpaceX violated labour laws by failing to properly notify them beforehand. Consulte Mais Informação

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Family put on floor for two-hour flight

They searched for their seats but to no avail. "We couldn't believe it when we realised that there genuinely weren't any seats for us", Mrs Taylor said. TUI said it was "sorry for the way the situation was initially handled" and will contact the family directly to apologise. "Unfortunately a last minute aircraft change meant that the seats the family was originally assigned were unavailable as the alternative aircraft had a different seating configuration". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trudeau says China not respecting diplomatic immunity - 1/11/2019 4:52:54 PM

Trudeau says China not respecting diplomatic immunity - 1/11/2019 4:52:54 PM

The two Canadians were held last month after the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, in Vancouver on Dec 1, at the request of the U.S. He noted that Meng was arrested because of an extradition request and she is out on bail and living in her Canadian home. When asked about the comments, Trudeau said the Canadian government has simply acted in accordance with the country's rule of law. Consulte Mais Informação

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Christmas sales down at Debenhams retail department store Gloucester gloucestershire

Christmas sales down at Debenhams retail department store Gloucester gloucestershire

Following the Debenhams annual meeting on Thursday, Mr Cheshire stepped down as chairman immediately, but Mr Bucher will stay on as chief executive, although not as a director. "Excluding those two shareholders, the vote for Sergio to continue on the board was approximately 99.6% in favour". The dramatic events came after weeks of pressure for change at Debenhams from Ashley as the debt-laden store chain struggles to turn around a slump in sales and profits . Consulte Mais Informação

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