Mar 7, 2018

More funds spurn nuclear arms, although financing still strong: report

The number of pension funds and asset managers that refuse to invest in nuclear armament-makers appears to be growing, although financing is still abundant, an annual survey by anti-nuclear campaigners said Wednesday. The report, entitled "Don't bank on the bomb," found that 22 financial institutions ...

Billionaire plans to conquer China with baguettes

Mar 2, 2018

Billionaire plans to conquer China with baguettes

In the peaceful French village of Thiel-sur-Acolin, retired farmer Marc Bernardet is ambivalent about having a Chinese billionaire for a neighbor. Over the past four years Hu Keqin has quietly snapped up 3,000 hectares of wheat fields in the central Indre and Allier regions, including ...