Kuwait seeks information on alleged Airbus bribery case: KUNA
CAIRO (Reuters) – Kuwait’s anti-corruption authority (NAZAHA) said on Thursday it was open to receiving any information about alleged bribes paid to secure Airbus <AIR.PA> plane orders involving Kuwaiti parties, according to the state news agency. NAZAHA’s investigations spokesman, Mohammad Bo-Zober, was quoted as saying the authority had started reaching out to local newspapers and […]
German engineering exports down 1.5% in 2019: VDMA
BERLIN (Reuters) – German engineering exports will likely fall further in 2020 after dropping 1.5% in real terms in 2019, engineering industry association VDMA said on Thursday. VDMA said the mechanical engineer sector could not escape the impact of a weak industrial production worldwide, adding that international trade disputes, protectionism, Brexit and structural changes in […]
Food Is Not a Prop for Senator Jessica Ramos. It’s a Platform.
Last spring, when long lines at food pantries first began to form in Queens — where the coronavirus struck harder than almost anywhere else in the country — Jessica Ramos, a New York state senator, knew whom to call to feed her neighbors. It wasn’t the thousands of family-run restaurants that define her district, whose […]