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As Donald Trump continues his quest for the Republican nomination, free trade agreements remain in his crosshairs. The billionaire has been making waves by opposing American free trade initiatives like...

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Earlier this month, a dozen Asia Pacific countries including Australia, Canada, Japan and the U.S. signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement in Auckland, New Zealand. Despite the fanfare, the...

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The Super Bowl is not just the biggest and most-watched event of the year in the United States, it’s also one of the most important for advertisers, who shell out an estimated US$5 million for every...

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Right in the middle of football’s biggest party week, there was more tragic news on the head injury front. Ken Stabler, the flamboyant Oakland Raiders quarterback who led his team to a Super Bowl victory...

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Walmart is giving more than one million of its employees a raise later this month as part of a plan that will lift all but its newest hires to at least US$10 an hour. The move, first announced last year,...

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In mid-January, Netflix announced a ban on the use of proxies, unblockers and virtual private networks (VPNs) – all technical work-arounds to view movies and TV programs unavailable in the subscriber’s...

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A civil war has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 15 years, resulting in the deaths of millions and displacing millions more. Fueling the violence has been the illicit sale of minerals...

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There is a very high chance the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. It would be the first time the Federal Open Monetary Committee (FOMC) – the Fed’s rate-setting team – has lifted...

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Gun violence has been a problem for a long time, but the recent shootings in Paris and San Bernardino have focused new attention on the issue. Americans no longer just worry about someone shooting up...

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The terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris on November 13 shattered the complacency of the French lifestyle. A few weeks later, a savage attack erupted in San Bernardino, California, further exposing...