Taipei Times | World Business Quick Take

Glencore losses deepen Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore PLC yesterday said that it plunged deeper into the red last year, hit by the “extraordinary” challenge of COVID-19 and massive write-offs, especially on a mine closure in Zambia. The company said that it had a net loss of US$1.9 billion last year after writing off assets worth […]

New Aviation Technology Can Boost Economy And Benefit Society

A new report from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and PwC shows significant potential benefits to the UK economy by using drones and electric aircraft. The benefits include: remote maintenance connecting people with mail, medicine and each other. Socio-economic study Analysis in the Future Flight Challenge, Socio-economic study (PDF 1.5MB) found that switching to these new technologies […]

London tech firms raise €8.6B VC investment in 2020: Report

There has never been a better time to invest in European tech, particularly the UK’s capital city – London. According to the latest research from Dealroom.co, and London & Partners, tech companies based out of London helped Europe reach record levels of tech VC funding in 2020.  More investment than any European city The data shows that […]

GOV.UK | UK meets £250m match aid target into COVAX, the global vaccines facility

The UK has now mobilised $1 billion from global donors to support vulnerable countries to access coronavirus vaccines – stopping the spread of the disease. Published 10 January 2021From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP Comes as the UN Secretary-General António Guterres starts a ‘virtual visit’ to UK to mark the 75th […]