How Chicago can make its tech community more attractive for investors
GUEST: Until recently, most venture capitalists were reluctant to invest in startups outside the Bay Area. I know because half the VCs I pitched when I started my company turned me down because of my location. From a personal perspective, this makes sense. Why would they want to fly halfway across the country and be away […]
BEIJING (Aug 17): Perhaps nowhere outside America’s heartland is Donald Trump given more credit than in Beijing.
In government offices and think tanks, universities and state-run newsrooms, there is an urgent debate underway about what many here see as the hidden motive for Washington’s escalating trade war against President Xi Jinping’s government: A grand strategy, devised and led by Trump, to thwart China’s rise as a global power.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Malaysia's economy is expected to grow at 5% in 2018, slightly lower from the earlier projection of between 5.5% and 6%, taking cues from the US's trade war with China, according to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
BNM Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said the central bank has observed growth projection weakness confined to specific sectors and factors and not on the general economy.
"Our latest estimate growth for 2018 is likely to be around 5%, lower than our earlier projection.