Uber secret deals exposed – what we know so far — RT World News

Uber execs saw themselves as “pirates” taking over the transportation industry, with help from high-profile friends, leaked docs say A trove of Uber documents leaked to the media opens a window into the internal workings of the ridesharing giant’s sometimes brutal and sleazy approach towards muscling its way into becoming a worldwide juggernaut. Here is … Read more

US warns it will defend Philippines if China breaks sea ruling

MANILA: US secretary of state Antony Blinken a call to China to comply with a 2016 arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing’s vast claims in the renewed South China Sea and warned that Washington is obligated to defend treaty ally Philippines if its forces, vessels or aircraft come under attack in the disputed waters. Blinken’s statement, … Read more

The World is Burning. We Need a Renewables Revolution — Global Issues

Secretary-General António Guterres opinion by Antonio Guterres (united nations) Tuesday, July 12, 2022 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jul 12 (IPS) – The only true path to energy security, stable power prices, prosperity and a livable planet lies in abandoning polluting fossil fuels accused and accelerating the renewables-based energy transition. Nero was famously of fiddling … Read more

EU to raise inflation forecasts amid fears of full cut to Russian gas

EU officials said their inflation forecasts will be revised upwards, but they do not point to a recession yet. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images BRUSSELS — The euro zone economy is expected to face higher inflation both this year and in 2023, officials told CNBC on Monday, while plans are being stepped up for … Read more

Germany’s biggest landlord turns down the heat as Russian power shortage bites

Vonovia, which bills itself as the biggest provider of housing in Germany with 1 million tenants, said Thursday it was trying “to save as much gas as possible” to prepare for a deepening energy crisis. The restrictions would apply to 55% of its apartments and continue until further notice, a spokesperson said. The move illustrates … Read more

New Zealand exodus since reopening worsens labour crunch | Business and Economy

New Zealand’s easing of its strict border curbs has triggered a rush of new departures among locals seeking fresh opportunities abroad, adding further pressure to the country’s already tight employment market. A net 10,674 people left the country over the 12 months to May, according to government data released on Tuesday, extending a drain that … Read more