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The start of a rail travel revolution
Long romanticised as travel from a bygone age, plans for a 21st century makeover for trains and rail networks are gaining momentum as a push for low and zero-emission travel has the potential to ground short-hop flights and promote travel by rail
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The transport technology innovator is building a ‘digital freight network’ to automate every step of the shipping process
Can hybrid finance unburden Africa’s shaky SME sector?
For SMEs in Africa the effects of the pandemic have exacerbated a woefully under-financed area of the economy, but by cultivating the right environment and encouraging SMEs to formalise their operations, hybrid financing might provide the key to recovery
Space tourism prepares for take off
There has always been significant interest in the final frontier and as commercial space companies work to make space tourism a viable market, we may not have to wait too long for the price of admission to come back down to Earth
In Silicon Valley, is honesty the best policy?
There is a culture of secrets and lies built into Silicon Valley that has led to investors with capital buying into fraudulent start-ups. Can this change?
A renewable energy transition is on the horizon
The energy sector needs to change rapidly and radically if the climate crisis is to be averted. Long hailed as a revolutionary low-carbon fuel, the day of green hydrogen is finally dawning to complement the role of electricity, says utilities firm Iberdrola
Olymp Trade reviews market trends of the new normal
The economic turmoil inflicted in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis has left many a trader and investor disorientated. While its effects continue to play havoc in the markets, Olymp Trade provides clear analysis and market strategy to help make sense of it all
Leading the digital service rollout in the Philippines
In a year beset by so much hardship and tragedy, it has, for many, been difficult to see a silver lining, but Standard Insurance has continued to promote care for its customers and to go above and beyond to make a difference as a company
How one company is planning to revitalise a region
Projects to harness the rich resources of Eastern Siberia have continued at pace over the last few years, with investments in the construction of the Irkutsk Polymer Plant having reached $1bn. Irkutsk Oil Company is on the precipice of bringing about meaningful change in the region as a result
Ping An is making inroads into green finance
A climate emergency is making every insurer re-evaluate their attitude to risk and disaster. Ping An Property & Casualty says real change is possible and is incentivising its clients to help change their behaviour. It could just work
Representing a wealth of opportunities in the Gulf
This might not look like a time to be bullish for oil and gas companies, but for W&T Offshore there is a strong sense of optimism for the future
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