Investing in Africa

Africa is, perhaps, the last continent with loads of untapped resources. And with these untapped resources comes great potential. This is why many countries are investing heavily in Africa in hopes of striking, not gold, but oil, rare earth metals, and a new workforce. Large corporations like Microsoft and IBM are investing heavily in building a technological base to solve many of Africa’s biggest problems. See Article 1 to read more. However, they do have ulterior motives for investing: ...

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Positive and negative effects of Obama’s policies on China

Obama has been the president of US since 2008. What is Chinese people’s attitude towards him? How do his policies affect China? It is believed that Obama’s policies have had both positive and negative effects on China.  

Some of Obama’s policies or actions have been beneficial to China. For example, some people believe that US-China ...

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In which countries is Coca-Cola not sold?

From BBC News:

After almost 60 years, Coca-Cola is on sale again in Burma. It’s one of the world’s most recognised brands, so are there any countries where the drinks giant still remains unsold?

Coca-Cola says it sells 1.8 billion servings of the drink every day. But for the last six decades, none has been in Burma.

That’s because of US trade sanctions on the military junta which ruled the country from 1962 to 2011.

Those sanctions were suspended a few months ago, ...

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US reverses stance on treaty to regulate arms trade.

U.S. reverses stance on treaty to regulate arms trade. The United States reversed policy on Wednesday and said it would back launching talks on a treaty to regulate arms sales as long as the talks operated by consensus, a stance critics said gave every nation a veto.   The decision, announced in a statement released by the U.S. State Department, overturns the position of former President George W. Bush’s administration, which had opposed such a treaty on the grounds that ...

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