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Trump’s tricky talks: five world leader meetings to watch at the Apec summit

Donald Trump arrives in Da Nang on Friday, a seaside resort chosen by Vietnam to hold the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) conference. The resort will be filled with other world leaders and offers up the possibility of some unpredictable meetings. Russian president Vladimir Putin Trump’s relationship with the Russian president is a colossal issue in Washington. Any meeting will… Read More »

North Korean leader looks to consolidate power at congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s mission to turn his nation into a full-fledged nuclear state is likely to receive a huge boost this weekend during its biggest political event in 36 years. The 7th Congress of Workers’ Party began Friday in Pyongyang, the nation’s capital and biggest city. Kim said the event will “lay out the brilliant… Read More »

Iceland’s leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers

Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is to resign, his party said on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the finances of an array of politicians and public figures worldwide. The Panama Papers showed the premier’s wife owned an offshore company with big claims on… Read More »

IS senior leader ‘killed in US raid in Syria’

The US has announced that it has killed a number of leading Islamic State (IS) militants in the past week, including the purported second-in-command. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said the deaths of Abdul Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli and other members of the group’s “cabinet” would hamper its operations. He gave no details about how Qaduli, an Iraqi also known… Read More »

Air passenger traffic jumps 24%, IndiGo remains leader

No-frills carrier IndiGo’s market share stood at 36.8 per cent in February while that of Jet Airways was 18.4 per cent. Marking a growth of over 24 per cent in passenger traffic, domestic airlines flew 74.76 lakh people in February with majority of the carriers recording over 80 per cent seat occupancy. In February last year, the carriers… Read More »

Seven steps to becoming a digital business leader

Developing employees to embrace a digital-first approach can bring significant personal and organisational benefits For more than a decade, business and IT have become increasingly inseparable and started co-evolving, and this unstoppable integration is altering the very nature of companies, competition and work. Along with globalisation, it is the defining economic transition of our time. To succeed in… Read More »