Category: Business / Finance

Adani claims delivering ‘jobs commitments’ amidst allegations of ‘abusing Aboriginal rights’

Photo: Supplied by Adani Australia By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 18 September 2020: Adani Australia, developing the Carmichael Coal Project in Queensland has claimed to employ more than 1,500 people and awarding more than $1.5 billion in contracts on the Carmichael mine and rail project. The claim comes amidst the company […]

The surprising truth about digital currencies

Central banks all over the world are planning to launch digital currencies. Fueled by competition from private firms as well as increasingly charged geopolitical ties, authorities believe cash may soon no longer be king. Photo- dw.com The history of digital currencies is short but confusing. In 2009, when Bitcoin appeared […]

Why courts are ruling that gig economy is paving road to serfdom

By Marshall Auerback* Companies have consistently sought to deny their workers traditional benefits via labor-law loopholes that the courts across the world are rapidly closing. The tech industry buzzword “gig” has distracted society from important questions about the gig economy that are surprisingly traditional: whether a business has employees or […]

Global race to buy coronavirus vaccine: What you need to know

Nations around the world are pledging billions to buy COVID-19 vaccines even before they have proven to be successful. DW explains how advance-purchase deals work and why they are stoking vaccine nationalism concerns. Several nations have already agreed to buy millions of doses of vaccines even before they have been […]

China is far from closed to Australian wine

Photo- winenews.it By SAT News Desk/Medianet MELBOURNE, 21 August 2020: The Australian wine industry – as well as the other industries that depend on its healthy existence such as tourism and specialist agriculture – have reason to be concerned following the announcement by China’s Ministry of Commerce of the ant-dumping […]