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Japanese company to build two casinos in Manila

September 30, 2011

Manila will soon be home to two brand-new casinos and three new hotels and more could follow if the first businesses are successful. Read Article »

American Express offers tips for business trip budgeting

September 30, 2011

Since the Great Recession began in 2008, many companies are continually on the lookout for ways to improve their budgets and save money. Read Article »

Canadian government makes efforts to protects digital property

September 30, 2011

The Canadian government recently reintroduced copyright reform legislation in order to protect the intellectual and creative property of video game developers, and the entertainment industry couldn't be more pleased. Read Article »

Sharapova's ankle injury will keep her out of the Pan Pacific Open

September 29, 2011

Marina Sharapova, a Russian-born professional tennis player, is out of the Pan Pacific Open. Read Article »

Canada's largest bakery celebrates grand opening

September 29, 2011

On Wednesday in Hamilton, Ontario, the largest bakery in Canada opened its doors for the first time. Read Article »

Pope Benedict XVI's recent visit to Germany sparks protests

September 28, 2011

Last week, Pope Benedict XVI paid a visit to Germany, marking his first trip back to his homeland since he became the leader of the Catholic church. Read Article »

South African government still hasn't granted Dalai Llama a visa

September 28, 2011

The Dalai Llama is hoping to be present for Desmond Tutu's 80th birthday in October, but the South African government still has not made a decision concerning the spiritual leader's visa. Read Article »

Some American students struggle to acclimate to new cultures

September 28, 2011

Some American students choose to study abroad to immerse themselves in foreign cultures, and then spend the whole time with other Americans. Read Article »

Chinese aluminum company funds Purdue University's international efforts

September 27, 2011

Purdue University will be receiving funds from Nanshan Group, the parent company of leading aluminum firm Shandong Nashan Aluminum Company for its international study programs. Read Article »

Companies are slowly allowing their traveling employees to upgrade to business-class

September 27, 2011

After the recession that began in 2008, travel managers restricted premium-class travel options, but things are slowly returning to normal. Read Article »

Handwashing in your hotel can save money and time

September 27, 2011

Most business travelers pack light to avoid luggage fees and reduce their airport stress, but what happens when the clothes they bring need to be washed before the trip is over? Read Article »

Post-menopausal pregnancy causes controversy in Brazil

September 26, 2011

A 61-year-old Brazilian woman is preparing to give birth in November, and her pregnancy has been the cause of much controversy. Read Article »

Coca-Cola opens a new plant in Russia prior to 2014 Olympics

September 26, 2011

Coca-Cola, one of the most well-known soda brands in the world, is planning to double their investment in Russia over the next five or six years. Read Article »

Canada honors WWI hero

September 23, 2011

The most decorated war hero in Canadian history finally gets the recognition he deserves. Read Article »

South African author encourages reading for children

September 22, 2011

William Gumede, a South African writer, recently began writing children's books to both encourage children in South Africa to embrace literature and to share and preserve the rich history of African folklore. Read Article »

Germans spell success at cycling world championship time trials

September 22, 2011

Germany has been doing well at the cycling world championship in Denmark, winning the men's and women's time trials. Read Article »

Former Mexico State governor announces presidential candidacy

September 22, 2011

The Institutional Revolutionary Party recently announced it's candidate for Mexico's July 2012 presidential election - Enrique Pena Nieto. Read Article »

Brazil takes steps to improve international study options for science majors

September 21, 2011

Brazil is home to the tenth largest economy in the world, and is ranked 13th in scientific production, but they are striving to climb the ranks. Read Article »

High-end fashion is making big waves in China

September 21, 2011

China is one of the up and coming fashion hubs of the world, and recent Chinese interest in the business at London Fashion week confirms the trend. Read Article »

Filipino woman gives birth on international flight

September 21, 2011

After her doctor gave her permission to board a plane from Manila to the U.S., Aida Alamillo thought she would still be pregnant when she landed. Read Article »

Canada joins with UN to curb development of chronic illnesses around the world

September 20, 2011

Canada signed on with the United Nations' initiative to take global action to prevent and combat chronic diseases. Read Article »

Brazil counts down 1,000 days to the 2014 World Cup

September 19, 2011

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, is due to host the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and September 17 marked 1,000 days until the games begin. Read Article »

Putin might not run for president, but will likely still hold power

September 19, 2011

The Petersburg Politics Foundation recently announced that it is likely incumbent president Dmitry Medvedev will seek reelection in next year's presidential vote, according to Bloomberg. Medvedev was chosen by Prime Minister Putin as his successor in 2008. Read Article »

President Biya's keynote address focuses on nation's youth

September 19, 2011

The leader of Cameroon, President Paul Biya, recently gave a speech at the opening of the Third Ordinary Congress of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement, the ruling party. Read Article »

More than half the candidates disqualified from Cameroon presidential election

September 16, 2011

Cameroon is quickly approaching election day (October 9), and until recently there were 51 candidates for the presidency. Read Article »

Future cars are creating a stir at the Frankfurt International Motor Show

September 16, 2011

The Frankfurt International Motor Show has been held in Germany since 1897, and the 64th annual event is currently in full-swing. Read Article »

Banksy work from 2003 recovered in Germany

September 15, 2011

Street art is a temperamental form of expression, as it is illegal in most places to alter the property of others. Read Article »

Authorities unsure of what to do with giant crocodile

September 15, 2011

Recently, the largest live crocodile to-date was captured in the southwestern Philippines, and the 21-foot, 2,300-pound creature has stirred up quite a bit of controversy. Read Article »

Miss Angola Leila Lopes crowned Miss Universe in Brazil

September 14, 2011

Yesterday, Leila Lopes of Angola was crowned Miss Universe at the 60th annual pageant, which was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil this year. Read Article »

Philippines officials look to lift ban on au pair options for certain European destinations

September 14, 2011

Filipino officials are considering allowing citizens of the Philippines to travel to certain European countries to work as au pairs once more. Read Article »

Russia to face U.S. in its first rugby World Cup game

September 13, 2011

Russia's first game in the rugby World Cup will pit them against the American team this Thursday, in what is quickly becoming known as the "Cold War" match. Read Article »

Survey: International students care more about traveling than Apple and social media

September 13, 2011

Some students may think that their cool new iPod is unbeatable and the best thing in their lives, but not everyone feels this way, especially those who travel to foreign countries to study abroad. Read Article »

New solar plant to open in Mexico

September 13, 2011

Baja Sun Energy SRL recently announced that it would be forming the first integrated solar business in Mexico, which will provide energy to both Mexico and the neighboring areas of the United States. Read Article »

Studying abroad can enhance a resume

September 12, 2011

Studying overseas can afford students the opportunity to experience another culture, learn a new language and have something extra to put on their resumes. Read Article »

Airport security will soon become more passenger-friendly

September 12, 2011

Air travelers may soon be able to leave their coats, shoes and belts on when they pass through security checkpoints. Read Article »

Mandy Moore visits Cameroon to encourage foreign aid

September 9, 2011

Mandy Moore, actress, singer and humanitarian, recently returned from a trip to Cameroon, where she helped hand out long-lasting anti-malaria mosquito nets. Read Article »

Fossils discovered in South Africa may be oldest ancestors of human beings

September 9, 2011

Scientists in South Africa recently announced the findings of what many news sources are saying could be the "missing link" between man and apes. Read Article »

Nigeria puts up a valiant effort but loses to Brazil in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

September 9, 2011

Nigerian soccer team, the Beach Eagles, made it to the quarterfinals of the 2011 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, but lost to Brazil's club 10-8. Read Article »

An American student in South Africa

September 8, 2011

Many students around the world - whether they are in high school, college or graduate school - will study abroad, whether they are pursuing international business, the arts, communications, anthropology or anything really. Read Article »

Plane crash in Russia leaves 43 dead, two in critical condition

September 7, 2011

On Wednesday, a plane carrying the Lokomotiv ice hockey team from Yaroslavl crashed during takeoff from the airport near Yaroslavl. Read Article »