Afghanistan is still the largest producer of opium in the world. Area where Taliban has a strong presence has been the main supplier for the world's opium.
China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law that allow the government to request for sensitive information from technology firms. Among the information that could be requested includes encryption keys for individual data.
Mexico state-run oil major Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) may reduce jobs in 2016 as part of its restructuring plan. The company is keen on making partnerships along the production chain. Pemex may tap private capital for funding the business strengthening operations.
The latest forecast form JPMorgan Chase & Co has alerted the Japanese industry to be ready for the rising Yen to ¥100/USD in 2016 from the current 121. However, it also said that the surge in currency value may not harm drastically. Contrary to this, another survey carried out by Nikkei Research for Reuters indicated yen would fall to 130 per dollar.
Westinghouse Electric Co. expects to reach a deal with India by the end of next year to provide at least six nuclear reactors. The company is expected to build around 60 new nuclear reactors in the country.
American coffee chain Starbucks is bullish on gift card sales this Christmas Eve. It sold 2.5 million gift cards last year. Starbucks has associated with Swarovski for selling $200 gift cards including $50 worth coffee that have been encrusted with crystals.
A narco submarine was caught off the islands of Galapagos. The submarine was bound to U.S., carrying 3 tons of coccaine.
After 23 years of doing business in Russia, ConocoPhillips has withdrawn from the country. It has confirmed the sale of 50 percent stake in Polar Lights, a joint venture with Russian government-owned Rosneft. Western sanctions on Russia are also impacting the oil and gas industry amid lower oil prices.
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