The 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly will continue for weeks to come. But the main highlight of the session wraps up on 25th September, with the final speeches given by delegates as part of the General Debate
When the media talks about FinTech, more often than not, the leading headline is a bold statement, like “the FinTech revolution,” or “the big bank disruption,” and it’s easy to see why. Dubbed by the Economist as a “magical combination of geeks in T-shirts and venture capital,” the growth and influence of FinTech have been rapid
European castles are undeniably magical. Out of all of Europe, Germany boasts the most impressive selection of castles, these magnificent structures widely considered to be the nation’s crown jewels. Germany is home to 2,000+ castles, according to some sources
Winter is coming. And it's going to be a dark one indoors. We're talking black, navy and deep-purple walls, buttonback furniture in leather or velvet, and bright metallic accents in brass or gold. It's a moody, nocturnal look with a fairly strong Gothic influence. Just imagine that you're decorating for a vampire with expensive tastes
On a warm summer night in Paris, hundreds of executives, bankers, diplomats, and French officials walk the red carpet snaking up the steps of the Petit Palais museum - a sumptuous Beaux Arts building in the heart of the French capital, with sculptures and paintings set around a manicured garden.
Not long ago, over dinner in Singapore, we attempted to define what qualities make a great leader. For Klaus, the five key elements were heart, brain, muscle, nerve, and soul. For Kishore, compassion, canniness, and courage were key, as was the ability to identify talent and understand complexity. The extent of the overlap is telling.
In a country in which a medium-sized bank prints 11 million papers a year, the retail chain spends 150,000 euros on the storage of documentation, shelves of state institutions reach length of several tens of kilometers, and citizens have to bring payment slips at the counters to prove that they paid the fee, the only way out from bureaucracy is the development of e-government
On September 24, all eyes will be on Germany as it heads to the polls in a parliamentary vote that will determine whether Angela Merkel remains chancellor. DW breaks down the ins-and-outs of the election process.
START returns to London's Saatchi Gallery this September, showcasing emerging artists from new art scenes to give art collectors and enthusiasts alike the opportunity to discover artwork from developing global markets
A collaboration between the British Library and Microsoft, titled Turning the Pages 2.0, made 570 pages of Leonardo da Vinci's' Codex Arundel available for free online. Now anyone can navigate the writings of one of the most inventive minds of the Renaissance.
Financial markets are starting to get rattled by the winding down of unconventional monetary policies in many advanced economies. Soon enough, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) and the Swiss National Bank (SNB) will be the only central banks still maintaining unconventional monetary policies for the long term
Circulation is an audit of the number of copies sold or distributed of a particular publication, and readership is an estimate of the number of adults reading an average issue of that publication. Readership divided by circulation gives readers-per-copy (RPC). RPC is usually greater than one, but with considerable variation for different publications. This document outlines the main reasons for the variations in RPC between titles.
Buvlja pijaca Sen Uan najveće je stecište prodavaca antikviteta i polovne robe na svetu. Svake godine je poseti preko pet miliona ljudi, među kojima i mnoštvo stranaca i slavnih ličnosti. Ova četvrta po značaju znamenitost Francuske nalazi se u severnom Parizu, ispred 18. arondismana
Coming back to work is so difficult, in fact, that it can cause something called post vacation blues. It's not really a term recognized in the medical world, but anyone who's experienced it knows how real the feeling is. It can obviously be hard on the emotional well-being.
During the FIBA Eurobasket tournament, fans will watch some of the best basketball players in the world. Many have experience in the NBA. Those who are no longer playing have their name presented in italics while others who have not made their debut have an asterisk * by their name.
Do you speak a foreign language? If your answer is in the affirmative, are you sure it is correct? Can you really communicate, in every situation and about everything, in the foreign language that you know? Specifically, most people understand and read a foreign language, but don’t speak it well enough
To be a patron of the arts has been a mark of distinction for thousands of years. In ancient Rome and feudal Japan, patronage was considered to be an intrinsic part of life in the aristocracy. Those with money must support those without who embark on artistic endeavors to better the culture
FIBA EuroBasket, also known as the European basketball championships, returns to entertain us this summer (August 31-September 17). The tournament has allowed active NBA players to participate since 1991, making it a true professional level competition.
Carla del Ponte, a member of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria said she was quitting because a lack of political backing from the U.N. Security Council had made the job impossible, Swiss national news agency SDA reported.
The legal cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing in the U.S. In 2016 alone, the industry brought in $6.9 billion – a 30 per cent increase over the previous year, according to Arcview Market Research
“Children in Serbia deserve equal opportunities as the children in the EU,” said European Commissioner for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn following the signature of ...