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Germany undefeated so far in 2012 European Championship qualifiers

August 31, 2011

The German national football team is slated to play against Austria on Friday for the qualifying rounds of the 2012 European Championship. Read Article »


Cameroon's presidential elections to be held in October

August 31, 2011

On October 9, Cameroon citizens will vote to elect a new president. Read Article »


Gasol and other players move to Europe during NBA lockout

August 30, 2011

The National Basketball Association is currently in a lockout, and many players are heading overseas so they can continue to play until things work out in America. Read Article »


GBTA: What your company will pay for while you are traveling for work

August 29, 2011

The company credit card can't be used for just anything, and your company might not cover certain expenses on a business trip. Read Article »


Philippine flag saved by young girl during Typhoon Juaning

August 26, 2011

A young girl braved raging floodwaters brought on by Typhoon Juaning to save the Philippine flag as the storm caused major devastation in her hometown of Malinao, Albay. Read Article »


South African officials consider banning rhino hunts

August 29, 2011

Rhinoceros poaching is becoming an increasingly troubling issue in South Africa, and officials are trying to devise possible solutions to curb the illegal practice. Read Article »


Little League World Series pits Mexico against Japan in finals

August 26, 2011

Mexico and Japan will be facing off on Saturday in the international final of the Little League World Series. Read Article »


GBTA predicts worldwide growth in business travel spending in coming years

August 25, 2011

The Global Business Travel Association recently released their Travel Spending Outlook for 2011 through 2015. Read Article »


The Philippines hold strong in the first round of the 2011 Homeless World Cup

August 25, 2011

The Philippines team is doing well in the early stages of the 2011 Homeless World Cup. Read Article »


Da Vinci portrait comes back to Germany for first time since WWII

August 25, 2011

One of Leonardo da Vinci's portraits recently went on display in Germany for the first time since the Second World War. Read Article »


China offers business start-up assistance to students who study internationally

August 24, 2011

Chinese students who study abroad often become successful entrepreneurs, so it is not surprising that there are more than 150 business start-up incubators for this demographic. Read Article »


Wynton Marsalis headlines Joy of Jazz festival in Johannesburg

August 23, 2011

The annual Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival in Johannesburg, South Africa, is just a few days away. Read Article »


Kim Jong-Il heads to Moscow in secrecy

August 23, 2011

Kim Jong-Il recently snuck into Russia aboard a train to discuss a possible natural gas pipeline deal. Read Article »


Cameroon football player Samuel Eto'o becomes highest paid in the world

August 23, 2011

Cameroon native and four-time African player of the year Samuel Eto'o is about to become the highest-paid football player in the world. Read Article »


Recent survey shows Chinese executives travel more than other Asia Pacific workers

August 22, 2011

China dominated the Asia Pacific business travel market in the first half of 2011 and is expected to remain on top for the rest of the year. Read Article »


Brazil wins FIFA Under-20 World Cup

August 22, 2011

The action-packed final match of the Under-20 World Cup kept spectators at the edge of their seats, and Brazil came out on top in overtime. Read Article »


Second annual International Au Pair and Host Family Days to kick off next month

August 19, 2011

Throughout September and October, AuPairCare will be sponsoring weekend events for their second annual International Au Pair and Host Family Day. Read Article »


Miss China stands a chance of winning Miss Universe

August 19, 2011

Luo Zilin, a 24-year-old Chinese beauty was recently crowned Miss China, and she is currently living in New York to prepare for the Miss Universe pageant in Sao Paulo this September. Read Article »


Amnesty International calls for abolishment of homosexuality laws in Africa

August 18, 2011

Two men will soon be standing trial in Camaroon for their sexual preference, and human rights activists are calling for the government to rethink its laws on such matters. Read Article »


U.S. Ambassador's humble actions cause a stir in China

August 18, 2011

The U.S. government has been putting a lot of emphasis on its relationship with China, and recent, seemingly harmless actions by the American ambassador to China have helped soften the Chinese view of American culture. Read Article »


Brazil to face Portugal in U-20 World Cup finals on Saturday

August 18, 2011

The semi-finals are over and Brazil will be facing Portugal in the FIFA U-20 World Cup finals on Saturday. Read Article »


American Express Global Business Travel offers lots to see and do at summer convention

August 17, 2011

The Global Business Travel Association's annual convention is set to take place next week, from August 21-24, and will take place in Denver, Colorado. Read Article »


Traveler satisfaction is top priority for most businesses, study shows

August 17, 2011

Companies that send employees abroad place equal importance on saving money and keeping business travelers happy when it comes to travel management. Read Article »


Graduates can benefit from international education too

August 16, 2011

Often, studying abroad is associated with high school and undergraduate programs, but graduate students are more than capable of working toward their Master's degrees in foreign countries as well. Read Article »


Shell takes responsibility for 2008 oil spills in Nigeria

August 16, 2011

Shell, one of the top oil companies in the world, finally stepped up and admitted liability for two massive oil spills in Nigeria that occurred back in 2008. Read Article »


Some South African unions accept government offers, others continue to strike

August 16, 2011

Strike season wages on in South Africa, and some unions are settling for government offers, while others are still holding out for higher wage increases. Read Article »


Small, up-and-coming Georgia school makes international efforts

August 15, 2011

Georgia Gwinnett College is only six-years-old, but it is already making waves in the international education community. Read Article »


Brazil wins spot in Fifa Under-20 World Cup Semi-finals

August 15, 2011

On Sunday, Brazil beat Spain in the FIFA Under-20 World Cup quarterfinals to go on to the semi-finals, where they will face Mexico for a chance to play against either France or Portugal in the final match on Saturday. Read Article »


Officials suspect drug traffickers in case of missing Brazilian tribe

August 12, 2011

One of the indigenous Amazonian tribes in Brazil was photographed and recorded on video for the first time earlier this year. Read Article »


Filipino transportation secretary retires to spend more time with family

August 12, 2011

Traveling for work isn't for everyone, and the Philippines' tourism secretary Alberto Lim recently decided that he was not an on-the-go type of guy and announced that he would be stepping down at the end of the month. Read Article »


Ai Weiwei gives his first public interview since being released from jail

August 11, 2011

Ai Weiwei, a rebellious Chinese artist, has a worldwide reputation for speaking out against his nation's government. Read Article »


FIFA Under-20 World Cup moves on to quarter finals

August 11, 2011

The FIFA Under-20 World Cup is well-underway, and the eight teams that will move on to the quarter finals have been determined. Read Article »


Kiss goodbye to kissing hello in Germany

August 11, 2011

In many countries and cultures, a kiss on the cheek is a standard greeting, but certain cultures are unaccustomed to the practice. Read Article »


Frequent fliers develop three distinct flight routines

August 11, 2011

People who travel often for work generally prefer to fly first-class or business class, and a recent survey conducted by the Global Business Travel Association found that these premium fliers can be divided up into three categories. Read Article »


Border patrol shows rising concern for people who are going from the U.S. to Mexico

August 10, 2011

It's no secret that Mexicans who want to immigrate to the United States have a hard time getting across the border, but now it's getting difficult to leave the U.S. as well. Read Article »


Business travelers can take mini vacations to mix things up

August 10, 2011

Business travelers don??t always take advantage of being in different destinations, but perhaps they should. Read Article »


Bebe Zahara Benet, Camaroon's premiere drag queen, talks about her projects and family

August 9, 2011

Bebe Zahara Benet was the first winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, and the Camaroon native is now helping women unleash their inner divas as a 'professor' on the new reality show, RuPaul's Drag U. Read Article »


Brazilian and Canadian leaders sign new trade agreements to strengthen international business

August 9, 2011

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is currently on his first business trip to Brazil to discuss trade policies with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Read Article »


Tree disease attacks Camaroon's cocoa crops, farmers seek government help

August 8, 2011

One of Camaroon's main exports, cocoa, had been doing well this year, in spite of a tree disease that has been wreaking havoc on the nation's crops. Read Article »


Honda recalls nearly 2.5 million vehicles worldwide, China and U.S. hit hardest

August 5, 2011

Honda Motor announced on Friday that it will be recalling about 2.49 million vehicles in Canada, Mexico, South America, parts of the Middle East, the U.S. and China for software updates for automatic transmission controls. Read Article »


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