By Miguel R. Camus
The Philippines has scheduled a series of air rights negotiations with South Africa, Malaysia and Hong Kong over the next two months while lining up discussions with three other jurisdictions, including Australia, as part of efforts to boost tourism and trade, a government official said on Monday.
South Africa’s Kyalami racetrack, which hosted Formula One Grand Prix races for nearly two decades, was bought by Porsche for nearly $20 million at auction on Thursday.
Fed up with U.S. dominance of the global financial system, five emerging market powers this week will launch their own versions of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Nigeria on Sunday became Africa’s biggest economy, leap-frogging South Africa, after the government announced a long-overdue rebasing of the country’s gross domestic product.
She walked with a knock-kneed gait, with a heel like a chimp but the upright posture of a human, and she may provide the most complete evidence yet of early man’s closest ancestor, scientists said Thursday.