The Bad Gas Deal That Brought Down A Prime Minister

Via Oilprice.com Embattled Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister Peter O’Neil resigned on Wednesday, putting the country’s LNG development and a preliminary deal with French oil and gas major Total in doubt. O’Neill drew criticism for his deal worth $13 billion with Total and U.S. oil major ExxonMobil to extract, pipe and ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) overseas from the South...

Top banks push ahead with digital coins for 2020

Thirteen of the world’s biggest banks are preparing to launch digital versions of major global currencies in 2020 after years of research convinced them that the technology underpinning cryptocurrencies could be used to make trading less risky and cheaper. The UBS-led research on a “utility settlement coin” (USC) has been in the ether since 2015, when banks decided to investigate...

Enhedslisten vil indføre velfærdsrettigheder

Enhedslisten via Facebook »De offentligt ansatte er velfærdens helte. De har fortjent respekt, tillid og flere kollegaer. Det er på grund af de ansattes store hjerter og faglighed, at det danske velfærdssamfund stadig hænger sammen.« ❤️ Enhedslisten vil indføre velfærdsrettigheder Rettigheder: Velfærden har brug for et løft. Alle, der har været patient på et sygehuse, har et barn i institution,...

Søren har ejet en af de 1.200 ‘skattefrie’ boliger: ‘Jeg har købt aktier for pengene’

Via DR Penge – Det er lidt fjollet. Sådan beskriver Søren Wamsler Kristiansen sin flereårige kamp med skattemyndigheder om at få lov til at betale den skat, han skylder staten. Om de manglende betalinger Sagen om de ubetalte boligskatter omfatter potentielt set både manglende skat til staten og kommunerne. Vurderingsstyrelsen har oven i de omkring 1.200 ejendomme, som ikke har...

Fed advised to talk plainly and carry a big stick ahead of conference

Via Reuters Finance WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Act quick in a crisis, talk simpler all the time, and do not be afraid of faster inflation. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo Those are among the messages a group of top economists have delivered to the U.S. Federal Reserve ahead...

US Manufacturing ‘Hope’ Crashes To Record Low

Via Zerohedge Following the US Services sector’s collapse (and Canada and China’s plunge), US Manufacturing’s soft survey data tumbled in May. The headline PMI fell to its lowest level since September 2009 as output growth eased (with output expectations crashing to the joint-lowest since records began) and new orders fell for the first time since August 2009. The ISM Manufacturing...

Apple expected to shut down iTunes, announce new software updates at WWDC 2019

Via Fox Business Apple executives are expected to announce a slew of updates at its annual developers‘ conference on Monday, including the possible end of iTunes nearly two decades after its launch, multiple reports said. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook and other executives are slated to take the stage at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, Calif., to provide...

Vi skal have et opgør med uligheden Radikale har i dag fremlagt deres økonomiske…

Enhedslisten via Facebook Vi skal have et opgør med uligheden 🙌Radikale har i dag fremlagt deres økonomiske plan, og de vil tage knap 2 mia. kr. fra nogen af dem, der har mindst i vores samfund. Flere hundrede kroner direkte op af lommen på folkepensionister, studerende, arbejdsløse og andre med lave indkomster. Radikale vil nemlig fjerne den grønne check. Det...

The German town that lives and breathes asparagusBeelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. This is the story of how a vegetable came to shape the economic and cultural identity of a small German town. 

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. This is the story of how a vegetable came to shape the economic and cultural identity of a small German town.   Via DW