Thursday, September 19, 2019
Apple is going for another venture, taking on Amazon, Disney, and Netflix with its TV+ video streaming service for $4.99 a month. The company announced last March 2019 its move to launch a video-streaming service that will be called Apple...
The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently increased its efforts to stop the activities of the Kapa-Community Ministry International. This comes amidst allegations that the organization is once again operating its investment Kapa scam under a new name,...
Philippine legislators in the House of Representatives recently supported revisions to the Republic Act 7042 or the Foreign Investments Act (FIA), says ABS-CBN News. The law covers investments in the country made by non-local entities. With a winning vote of...
Kim Kardashian’s news shapewear line, Skims, made a record-breaking amount of $2 million in just 2 minutes. The line launched online last Thursday, September 11, 2019. According to Style Caster, Skims’ launch broke the record of Spanx. When Spanx launched...
Nigeria’s first digital-only bank Kuda receives pre-seed funding of $1.6 million led by Haresh Aswani, after being granted a banking license from the Central Bank. This new funding marks the company’s beta launch, which will offer a full-service digital bank....
A few months before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rolls, luxury property developers and hotels are already increasing in number to accommodate thousands of athletes and visitors all over the world. The Wall Street Journal reports that Okura Tokyo hotel, one...
Pilots and captains from British Airways recently staged a historic strike in the United Kingdom asking for increased pay and benefits. The strikes have been scheduled for September 9 and 10, 2019. An additional strike had already been scheduled...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently revealed that a huge chunk of foreign direct investments (FDIs) across the globe are multinational firms looking to minimize the tax they pay. The Financial Times noted that these FDIs are “phantom” investments...
Golub Capital Investment Corporation (GCIC), a middle-market lending-focused company, announced Wednesday, September 4, its stockholders have approved its proposed merger with Golub Capital BDC, Inc. (GBDC), a business development company. In a report published by PR Newswire, 100% of GCIC...
The Japanese government is investing approximately $20 billion to Africa, pledging to build more infrastructure in the continent. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised to push efforts to make Africa a better country through its investment funding. “I make this pledge...

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