France To Impose Eco-Tax On Air Tickets On Flights Out Of The Country

The French government is all set to impose a revolutionary “eco tax” on all each and every flight that leaves any of the airports in the country, the government has said. The French Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said that starting 2020, €180m ($202m; £162m) is expected to be generated annually from the tax. The government…

U.S. companies can sell non-blacklisted items to Huawei: U.S. Commerce Department

According to the U.S. Commerce Department, general merchandise with no “national security influences or consequences” can be sold to Huawei, which continues to remain in the Entity List. In a significant development, the U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross stated, the U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China’s Huawei where…

WHO Warns Of Spread Diseases Like Ebola Due To Conflict And Insecurity

The recent and the second worst Ebola outbreak is a “global wake-up call” for the world community about the increasing risks of outbreaks of diseases from conflict hit areas that are neglected by global power, warned the head of the World Health Organization. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that money is only put in by…

Saudi Arabian Airline Flyadeal Cancels Big Boeing 737 Max Order

An order for Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft was recently cancelled by the low-cost Saudi Arabian airline Flyadeal. This decision by the airline compounds the problems for Boeing which is already reeling under the pressure of all of its 737 Max planes being grounded across the world following two consecutive deadly crashes involving the aircrafts. The…

Steve Jobs Cast ‘Spells’ To Run Apple In Tough Times, Says Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates offered a very interesting account of what he believes Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs did to keep the company together during tough times. Gates said that in order to uphold the morale of Apple employees at high level and to spur them to work for long hours, Steve Jobs…

Walmart’s Online Business Piling Up Losses, Frustration Within The Company: Reports

While Walmart is fighting hard to give matching rivalry to Amazon.com, it is also facing criticisms of the costs of that fight and that is creating some concerns among the investors of the in the company. The profitability of Walmart is being hit because of the company spending large amounts in investments such as purchasing…