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Saudi Arabia plans oil refinery, petchem plant in South Africa

Saudi Arabia plans oil refinery, petchem plant in South Africa

Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qassabi, now on a visit to South Africa, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. Saudi Arabia is planning to build an oil refinery in South Africa, as part of a huge investment in the country. The capacity for the refinery is yet to be determined. South Africa has talked about building an extra refinery for a decade, but it has struggled to agree commercial terms with investors. Consulte Mais Informação

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FAA says drone sightings temporarily halted traffic into Newark Airport

FAA says drone sightings temporarily halted traffic into Newark Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) forbids drones from flying within five miles of airports, because of the threat they pose to other air traffic. Police received at least 115 reports of drone sightings, including 92 from "credible people". Reuters reports on an FAA statement saying that two drones were sighted at about 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport, which along with Newark is operated by the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey . Consulte Mais Informação

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White House's Kudlow says 'no cancellation' of US-China trade meeting

White House's Kudlow says 'no cancellation' of US-China trade meeting

The reports by the Financial Times and CNBC earlier sent US stocks sharply lower, reviving fears that efforts to resolve the US-China trade war could fail. demands that China scale back state subsidies have lurked below the surface even as the two sides have made progress on addressing the bilateral trade deficit through increased Chinese purchases of USA agriculture and energy goods. Consulte Mais Informação

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Brexit supporter James Dyson moving his vacuum company’s headquarters to Singapore

British home appliance manufacturer Dyson will transfer its head office's registration to Singapore , a decision that comes just months after it announced that it will set up its first electric auto plant here. Its Singapore manufacturing facility is part of Dyson's £2 billion (S$3.51 billion) move into automobiles. James Dyson , the 71-year-old founder, is the 129th richest person in the world, worth nearly $14 billion Canadian, according to Bloomberg. Consulte Mais Informação

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International Monetary Fund revises down global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5 percent

International Monetary Fund revises down global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5 percent

Downgrades for Germany and Italy were to blame for the IMF's decision to reduce its world growth forecast for this year to 3.5 per cent, below its October projection of 3.7 per cent. The IMF has been urging policymakers to carry out structural reforms while the global economy enjoys solid growth, with Lagarde telling them to "fix the roof while the sun is shining". Consulte Mais Informação

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Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge 'on day of completion'

Man on digger smashes up new Travelodge 'on day of completion'

Workers revealed the delay had sparked mayhem as the fuming builder turned up at the site looking for the boss. "But there was some kind of glitch and it didn't go in until Monday". Triton Construction, the principal contractor working on the project, issued the following statement: "It is our understanding that one of the labourers, working for MF Construction (who were employed as the groundwork's sub-contractor for the project) had been waiting for his Manager to arrive with his wages, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dollarama Officially Opens Online Store

Dollarama Officially Opens Online Store

At launch, there are approximately 1000 products available to buy online, compared to upwards of 5000 in Dollarama stores at any given time, with online products priced identically to their in-store counterpart. This applies in all urban areas, but it could be more depending on where you live, but Dollarama's website lets you determine the shipping fees before you shop by putting in your postal code. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lincoln’s $110,000 Continental Coach Door Edition Sold Out - All 80 Of Them

Lincoln’s $110,000 Continental Coach Door Edition Sold Out - All 80 Of Them

Lincoln has confirmed the Coach Door Edition will return for the 2020 model year, though it sounds like it won't be identical to the 2019 model in order to preserve a degree of exclusivity. Adjustable seats, as well as a second set of audio and climate controls, add a bit of comfort and convenience to that hella-roomy rear. Suicide doors are a nice historical nod to the Lincoln Continentals of yore. Consulte Mais Informação

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Almost half of Canadians just $200 away from insolvency

Almost half of Canadians just $200 away from insolvency

President Grant Bazian wrote in a news release. "That's what we are seeing happen right now", said Bazian. The amount Canadians owe compared to what they earn ticked higher in the third quarter, according to Statistics Canada. Less than four-in-ten said they are confident they can financially cope with an unexpected life-changing event. MNP says this all follows the accumulation of debt during the years of low interest rates. Consulte Mais Informação

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TSA absences rise as shutdown continues

The agency said the rate was up from the previous high of 7 percent on Saturday. In comparison, there was a rate of about 3 percent this time previous year. "In coordination with airport and airlines partners, TSA continues to carry out its mission by optimizing resources, managing consolidation efforts and ensuring screening lanes are properly staffed", it said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Founder of The Ordinary, Brandon Truaxe, has died aged 40

Founder of The Ordinary, Brandon Truaxe, has died aged 40

We are all in disbelief and shock but I will be in touch again very soon . In a letter about the partnership, Truaxe described Estée Lauder as approaching the investment "with more love than I could express in words". Truaxe created Deciem, known as "the Abnormal Beauty Company", in 2013, growing the business to more than 10 beauty brands. Shortly thereafter, a judge issues a restraining order against Truaxe after he reportedly sent emails to Estée Lauder execs deemed as threatening in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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