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  1. A Capital City in the Jungle? It’s Not a Crazy Idea

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceAug 18 0:00 AM

    The proximate trigger is climate change – Jakarta is sinking into the sea. President Joko Widodo is planning a giant wall to keep big waves out, but global warming presents a clear danger to ...

  2. New Puerto Rico gov suspends contract to rebuild power grid

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceAug 12 1:42 AM

    "We are evaluating all government contracts, no exceptions," said Vázquez, who on Wednesday became Puerto Rico's third governor in a week following popular protests over government corruption ...

  3. Argentine markets fall as primary hints at Fernández return

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceAug 12 18:46 PM

    Argentine stocks and currency plummeted on Monday after Argentine President Mauricio Macri was snubbed by voters who appeared to hand a resounding primary victory to a populist ticket with his ...

  4. PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Project Management Institute (PMI) is proud to announce it has doubled its original pledge goal and its stakeholders have pledged to contribute 100,000 volunteer ...

  5. The tiny oil-rich central African nation of Equatorial Guinea is carrying on plans to erect a wall along its 183km-long border with Cameroon. The plans have sparked controversy with Cameroon ...

  6. Since then, it’s found so much oil that by the mid-2020s Guyana, with a population of about 778,000, will probably produce more crude per citizen than any other country. Crucially, however, ...

  7. New Offshore Boom Is Propping Up This Niche Market

    Oilprice.com via Yahoo FinanceAug 13 16:00 PM

    The global market for floating production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs) is headed for a major renaissance with as many as 24 FPSO awards expected by 2020, driven to a great degree ...

  8. JBS Rally Positions Stock as Top Candidate for Brazil Sale

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceAug 13 21:17 PM

    Brazilian development bank BNDES is planning to divest stakes in private-sector and state-owned companies, with JBS emerging in government discussions as a top candidate, a person with direct ...

  9. US stocks surged on Tuesday afternoon after a US decision to delay or cancel some of its impending tariffs on Chinese exports rekindled hopes of a trade war truce. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

  10. In 2011, Britain’s House of Lords accused accounting firm PwC of “disturbing” complacency (pdf) in failing to flag elements of Northern Rock’s “dangerously risky business model” when it was ...