Microsoft unveils plan to buy LinkedIn for $26.2b

onday it signed a deal to acquire the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash. “This deal brings together the world’s leading...

China’s economic cris is is coming

ming   China's new year headlines are all about the economy. Official plans call for slower growth in 2016 and beyond, with the 7.5 percent growth...

Ex-UN General Assembly chief arrested over $1.3mn bribery scheme

A former UN General Assembly president has been charged in a $1.3 million bribery scheme involving a Chinese millionaire and four others. A total...

Electricity tariff in Saudi Arabia, at least in the world

Arabspring: Regulatory Authority of Electricity and Cogeneration in Saudi Arabia in its annual report for 2013, it is aimed at achieving the true costs of...

Oil consumption

Arabspring: Jordan Petroleum Refinery production of petroleum products rose by 32% Ntjah high imported and refined quantities of crude oil at the refinery, and lower...

‘Bubbles are all over the place’: Ron Paul speaks to RT...

The US 2016 presidential race is mass entertainment orchestrated by the media, three-time presidential candidate and former congressman Ron Paul told RT, as he...

Kuwait invests 17 ​​billion dollars to develop oil refineries

Arabspring: Kuwait plans to invest about 17 billion dollars, equivalent to 4.6 billion Kuwaiti dinars in the development of oil refineries under the umbrella of...

70% of petrol stations to foreigners as “subcontractors” in Saudi Arabia

Arabspring:  the National Committee for the companies gas stations said that share of national companies from the market does not exceed 10%, as opposed to foreign...

Banks investigated for metals market rigging

Switzerland’s competition regulator (COMCO) has begun a probe into seven banks suspected of price fixing in the trade of precious metals. “The Competition Commission has...

WTO drastically cuts global trade forecast

GENEVA — The World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Tuesday downshifted its global trade forecast, warning that anti-globalisation rhetoric and Brexit were pushing trade growth...