Daily Archive: November 27, 2017

Nov
27

Backlash as Beijing fire safety blitz forces exodus of city’s underclass

BEIJING (Reuters) – In Xinjiancun, a ramshackle village of migrant workers on the far southern fringe of Beijing, demolition machinery tears into buildings as residents drag out the last of their belongings under the gaze of police and security staff.

Nov
27

‘Be a teddy bear and a dentist’

Siddhartha Lal, boss of Royal Enfield Motorcycles, tells the BBC why, as a CEO, you need to be a teddy bear and a dentist.

Nov
27

Can a bank in a box replace a branch?

One firm has developed an interactive cash-machine which, it says, can do 80% of the tasks typically undertaken in a bank.

Nov
27

Educating girls

The volunteers pushing to get up to three million Indian girls into school instead of becoming child brides.

Nov
27

Global leader

The interest rate set by America’s central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.

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