Sunday, September 24, 2017


Authorities in Dubai begin switch to fire-resistant building facades

Authorities in Dubai have begun the switch to fire-resistant building facades. The Dubai Land Department says its regulatory arm, the Real Estate Regulatory Aagency (RERA), has started the process of changing facades on non-compliant buildings. RERA have already implemented the change on a number of projects in the Business Bay ...

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Save Your Uber London petition gains momentum

A petition calling for transport authorities in London to reverse its decision to strip Uber’s licence in the capital has gotten hundreds of thousands of signatures. Friday’s announcement means the popular ride-sharing firm will not have its licence renewed in the city when it expires at the end of this ...

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China takes more steps to distance itself from North Korea

China has taken more steps to distance itself from North Korea. They’ve announced that they’ve limited North Korea’s oil supply. They’ve also stopped buying textiles from the politically isolated nation. Tensions between North Korea and the world have been heightened especially after Pyongyang conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear ...

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Canada unlikely to turn back on NAFTA

Canada is unlikely to turn its back on NAFTA despite threatening to do so. That’s according to government insiders and trade experts, who say the country relies too heavily on US markets. Representatives from Canada, the USA and Mexico are meeting in the Canadian capital of Ottawa today to discuss ...

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21 states targeted by Russian government hackers in US election

13 states have said they were among the 21 states that Russian government hackers targeted during last year’s US presidential election. Ohio, Wisconsin and California were among the states where attempts were made to tilt the result of the election in favor of Donald Trump. However they say that no ...

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