RSG095: Euwyn Poon on How Spin is Looking to Storm the Scooter Market

2018 seemed to be the Year of the Scooter. Since then, what have scooter companies learned from 2018, in terms of hardware, workforce, and regulatory challenges? In this podcast episode, I interview the co-founder and President of Spin to provider insight on Spin and the scooter industry in 2019. If you’d like to read a … Read moreRSG095: Euwyn Poon on How Spin is Looking to Storm the Scooter Market

Jet’s 26th anniversary on May 5 saddest: Goyal

Describing Jet Airways’ 26th anniversary on this May 5 as “saddest of all days with no flights”, founder Naresh Goyal says he made Rs 250 crore available to banks from a group company. The airline’s taking to the skies again is now considered very difficult given its huge debt-cum-liabilities like payables to the tune of … Read moreJet’s 26th anniversary on May 5 saddest: Goyal

Hope Jet gets buyers on May 10: Goyal to staff

Describing Jet Airways’ 26th anniversary on this May 5 as “saddest of all days with no flights”, founder Naresh Goyal says he made Rs 250 crore available to banks from a group company. The airline’s taking to the skies again is now considered very difficult given its huge debt-cum-liabilities like payables to the tune of … Read moreHope Jet gets buyers on May 10: Goyal to staff

USA Spends Seven Years Atop Key Business Index

Brian Lenihan is the Executive Director of SelectUSA in the International Trade Adminsitration Some say that a person needs to hear a fact seven times before they will remember it. It’s called the Rule of 7. Whether it’s fact or fiction, I can’t be the judge. But in my time working at the International Trade … Read moreUSA Spends Seven Years Atop Key Business Index

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley Recognizes Employees in Honor of Public Service Recognition Week

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley Recognizes Employees in Honor of Public Service Recognition Week May 7, 2019 ASowah@doc.gov Tue, 05/07/2019 – 11:25 Post by Karen Dunn Kelley Every day in government facilities across the nation and around the world millions of men and women are working to make America stronger, safer, and more … Read moreDeputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley Recognizes Employees in Honor of Public Service Recognition Week

Mittal’s Airtel falters in war with Mukesh’s Jio

For at least a fourth quarter in a row, Mittal’s Bharti Airtel Ltd. shored up its profits with one-time gains, masking headwinds posed by upstart Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. Jio’s roll-out, after its 2016 debut, has knocked Airtel from its perch in a consolidation that shrank the industry to three players from about a dozen … Read moreMittal’s Airtel falters in war with Mukesh’s Jio

Air India goofs-up, sends $300,000 to Nigeria instead of US firm

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Public sector Air India’s New York office transferred $300,000 to a bank account in Nigeria instead of remitting the sum to a US-based firm Pratt & Whitney for supplying spare parts. The incident is learnt to have taken place in June, 2017 but the airline has failed to get the amount … Read moreAir India goofs-up, sends $300,000 to Nigeria instead of US firm

Is Law Enforcement Cooperation Really ‘Federalization’?

It’s likely the Seattle police department routinely interacts with the U.S. Marshals Service, the FBI, and DEA at a minimum; probably also sometimes the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and various military police organizations. Certainly some significant portion of these interactions have to do with those agencies taking custody of someone they wish to charge. Is … Read moreIs Law Enforcement Cooperation Really ‘Federalization’?

US-China tension ‘threat’ to world eco: IMF chief

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said on Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy. President Donald Trump jolted global markets on Monday by threatening on Twitter that tariffs already imposed on $200 billion in Chinese exports to US would … Read moreUS-China tension ‘threat’ to world eco: IMF chief

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Trade Winds Conference in New Delhi, India

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Trade Winds Conference in New Delhi, India ASowah@doc.gov Tue, 05/07/2019 – 09:00 Export and investment promotion Trade enforcement AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Wilbur Ross Thank you, Ken, for the kind introduction, and for your leadership in strengthening the bonds between the … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Trade Winds Conference in New Delhi, India

Pro-American Lawsuit Threatens Deep State’s Work-Permit Programs

published 2019-05-07 03:24:08 by Neil Munro Pro-American lawyers are pressuring federal appeals court judges to kill a covert legal claim used by government officials to sneak at least two million salary-cutting foreign workers into U.S. workplaces. The three judges at the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit have three broad options when interpreting … Read morePro-American Lawsuit Threatens Deep State’s Work-Permit Programs

Today in OpenGov: Down a dark path.

In today’s edition, Democrats rely on dark money even as they push to get rid of it, the Treasury Department declines to share President Trump’s tax returns, two reporters are released in Myanmar, and more.  Don’t forget to take our reader survey if you haven’t yet!  washington watch   Democrats want to end dark money, but until … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Down a dark path.

Democrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

published 2019-05-06 18:21:09 by Neil Munro Democrat leaders are growing concerned that swing voters will blame their pro-migration policies for the huge Central American migration at the U.S. southern border. Under the lede, “Donald Trump has Democrats in a nearly impossible position on the border,” Politico reported: Democrats are struggling with exactly how to confront … Read moreDemocrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

The More You Know: Facts About Supervised Injection Facilities

“That’s a bridge too far for me.” ~Brian Moran, Seattle’s newly minted U.S. Attorney (Western District of Washington) Adding to the rhetoric revolving around supervised injection facilities (SIFs), Mr. Moran hammered yet another nail in the coffin of dozens of … Continue reading → The post The More You Know: Facts About Supervised Injection Facilities … Read moreThe More You Know: Facts About Supervised Injection Facilities

US judge stays rule to deport students over visa violation

New York, May 7 (IANS) A US federal judge has issued a stay order against President Donald Trump’s administration’s rule to make it easier to deport students for even innocent mistakes in following visa regulations and prevent them from returning for as long 10 years by making subtle changes in the regulation. Judge Loretta C. Biggs … Read moreUS judge stays rule to deport students over visa violation

Over $600,000 raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

Washington, May 7 (IANS) More than $600,000 has been raised for the treatment of a 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim who remains in coma after being struck down intentionally in April by a motorist who thought she was a Muslim. As of Monday evening, the GoFundMe page, created to help seventh grader Dhriti Narayan’s family cover … Read moreOver $600,000 raised for 13-year-old Indian-American hate crime victim

India’s oil imports from Iran down 57% in April

India’s oil imports from Iran fell about 57% year-on-year in April, according to tanker arrival data, the last month when Delhi was allowed to load Iranian oil ahead of US sanctions stopping purchases of oil from the Opec member. India shipped in about 277,600 barrels per day (bpd) of oil from Tehran in April, down … Read moreIndia’s oil imports from Iran down 57% in April

Sensex drops 324 points; Nifty ends below 11,500

Stock markets witnessed a highly volatile trade on Tuesday with the benchmark BSE sensex plunging over 300 points amid weak global cues. Sensex dropped almost 600 points from day’s high to finally settle 324 points or 0.84 per cent lower at 38,277, while the broader NSE Nifty crashed 100 points or 0.87 per cent to … Read moreSensex drops 324 points; Nifty ends below 11,500

Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)

Homo economicus is the figurative human being used in economic modeling. But the term defines human nature as perfectly rational, perfectly logical, and always self-interested. Does that sound like any real humans you know? Nope, we didn’t think so either. So we invited Professor Samuel Bowles to join Nick and Goldy in throwing a funeral … Read moreHomo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)

Homo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)

Homo economicus is the figurative human being used in economic modeling. But the term defines human nature as perfectly rational, perfectly logical, and always self-interested. Does that sound like any real humans you know? Nope, we didn’t think so either. So we invited Professor Samuel Bowles to join Nick and Goldy in throwing a funeral … Read moreHomo economicus must die (with Samuel Bowles)

Developer of The Allen, Texas’ High-Rise Invites EB-5 Investors

The Allen, a mixed-use luxury development The Allen, Houston, offers unique opportunity to invest and naturalise in the U.S. 3INVEST has announced a unique real estate investment opportunity as they extend their partnership with Houston EB5 to raise capital for The Allen, a mixed-use luxury development along the most scenic drive in the heart of … Read moreDeveloper of The Allen, Texas’ High-Rise Invites EB-5 Investors

Miami-Dade mayor’s son wants to build a $300M steel mill on county-owned land

Julio Gimenez wants to build a $298 million steel mill project Development group plans to raise $50M from EB-5 investors Miami-Dade County commissioners will vote Tuesday on the no-bid, $16.8 million sale of county-owned land near Homestead to a group that includes county mayor Carlos Gimenez’s son, Julio Gimenez. Source: https://therealdeal.com/miami/2019/05/06/miami-dade-mayors-son-wants-to-build-a-300m-steel-mill-on-county-owned-land/ Read more by clicking below … Read moreMiami-Dade mayor’s son wants to build a $300M steel mill on county-owned land