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Inspiring Historical Buildings Throughout Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe has so much to offer with its outstanding heritage and cultural value. Following buildings will amaze any visitor by their rich history: House of the Blackheads – Riga, Latvia This important center for public life, which was first mentioned by sources in 1334 as the New House of …

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AgroCenta, from Ghana Awarded Seedstars Global Winner 2018

Agrocenta​, the startup which is tackling food access and stock flow issues across Ghana communities, won up to $500,000 in equity investment and some unique growth opportunities at the Seedstars Summit 2018. Seedstars World​, the biggest startup competition focused only in emerging markets, closed its fifth edition with a huge …

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The Cambridge Analytica Data Harvested People’s Private Facebook Messages

The data-harvesting app which gathered private information for Cambridge Analytica also collected users’ private messages, The Guardian reported on Friday. This Is Your Digital Life, a quiz app developed by Cambridge academic Aleksandr Kogan, pulled in both incoming and outgoing messages from several thousand accounts of people who downloaded the app. …

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Huawei’s 2017 Annual Report: Solid Performance and Lasting Value for Customers

Huawei released its audited financial results for 2017, reporting solid business growth. The company’s total annual revenue was CNY603.6 billion (US$92.5 billion based on year-end exchange rates), an increase of 15.7% over 2016. Net profits were CNY47.5 billion (US$7.3 billion), an increase of 28.1% year-on-year. In 2017, Huawei’s annual investment …

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19th Design & Branding Contest Jury Team Includes Georgian Sandro Tsitskishvili

19th KIAF announces a team of Designers, Art Directors, Directors and Founders of leading design studios and agencies from Iceland, Spain, Germany, Georgia, Ukraine, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. Meet the professionals who will evaluate cases in the Design & Branding competition: Magnús Hreggviðsson, Graphic Designer, ENNEMM, Island Pablo …

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Zurab Pololikashvili Appointed Lionel Messi as UNWTO Ambassador

Considered by many the best football player of all times, Lionel Messi joins the World Tourism Organization to promote the value of responsible tourism. The UNWTO Secretary-General, Zurab Pololikashvili, appointed Messi as UNWTO Ambassador for Responsible Tourism this Saturday at Camp Nou in Barcelona, after the match F.C. Barcelona – …

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Surprise Result for PMI in New Zealand iQOS Case

Surprise Result for PMI in New Zealand iQOS Case

If you follow the news on heated tobacco products you’ll probably have noticed that Heat not Burn hasn’t been having an easy ride in every market. Despite the spectacular success of iQOS in Japan, where it’s now taken over more than 15% of the cigarette market in just two years, some governments …

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Azerbaijan to Invest Huge Funds in Railway Development until 2022

Azerbaijan’s investments in the development of railways will be about $5 billion in 2010-2022, Deputy Head of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC Hijran Valehov said at the first conference of the Silk Road Support Group of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Baku March 13. He noted that the freight turnover between the …

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To Achieve Gender Equality, We Need Women Entrepreneurs

Gender Equality

In 2018, we have an opportunity to accelerate progress towards gender equality. Movements such as #MeToo have shone the spotlight on an unacceptable status quo and demonstrated how too many women the world over continue to be deprived of respect and equal opportunities. Let’s use International Women’s Day to build …

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