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DP World wins ‘gold for employee engagement’ award in London

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Dubai / WAM DP World has won Gold for Employee Engagement award at the International CSR Excellence Awards in London, in recognition of its Global Education initiative, and being named Sustainability Champion for its ‘Our World, Our Future’ global sustainability programme. ‘Our World, Our Future’ was launched in February 2016 ...

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China counters Trump, says N Korea efforts ‘indispensable’

epa05932923 Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of China, talks to reporters before the start of a United Nations Security Council meeting about the proliferation of nuclear weapons in North Korea at United Nations headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 28 April 2017.  EPA/JUSTIN LANE

Bloomberg China hit back at US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying its efforts on North Korea have been “indispensable.” China has “played an important and constructive role” in seeking peace on the Korean peninsula, Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters in Beijing. China strictly implements United Nations Security ...

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Apple claims ‘mounting evidence’ against Qualcomm’s business

Qualcomm Inc. signage is displayed outside the company's offices in La Jolla, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. Qualcomm is the biggest maker of mobile-phone chips, and also owns some of the technology used in advanced, third-generation wireless services. Photographer: Konrad Fiedler/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Bloomberg Apple Inc. said in a legal filing that there is “mounting evidence” Qualcomm Inc. is operating an “illegal business model” designed to extract high patent royalties on every wireless device sold. The iPhone maker said it was adding more allegations to a complaint filed in January that accuses Qualcomm ...

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Uber CEO quits under pressure from investors

File illustration picture showing the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign in Frankfurt, September 15, 2014. A Frankfurt court earlier this month instituted a temporary injunction against Uber from offering car-sharing services across Germany. San Francisco-based Uber, which allows users to summon taxi-like services on their smartphones, offers two main services, Uber, its classic low-cost, limousine pick-up service, and Uberpop, a newer ride-sharing service, which connects private drivers to passengers - an established practice in Germany that nonetheless operates in a legal grey area of rules governing commercial transportation.    REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files  (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CRIME LAW TRANSPORT)

Bloomberg Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick has resigned after a series of controversies that rocked the world’s largest technology startup and exposed deep problems with its male-dominated culture. The man most closely identified with the ride-hailing giant’s meteoric global ascent said he was ceding to investors’ wishes ...

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