Cooperation with PRC is strategically significant and lucrative business for many Ukrainian companies. What allures Ukrainian entrepreneurs in cargo transportation from China? The PRC is one of the key players in the international trade market and ranks one of the first places globally in terms of ease of conducting business.
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Belarusians continue to protest against longtime ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka, braving police violence and the cold. As the EU prepares its third package of sanctions against Belarusian officials and enterprises, demands are growing for the West to apply greater economic pressure, in particular to consider banning the supply of certain IT
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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed away at a Miami hospital at age 79. In keeping with his wishes, his family said that the
This story was originally published in Chinese on the Stand News on January 4, 2021. The following English translation is published on Global Voices under a content partnership agreement. Hong Kong’s homes are getting increasingly smaller as “nano flats” proliferate in the world’s most expensive property market, leading to a