Would you carry something abroad for a stranger?

Would you carry something abroad for a stranger?

The next time you take an international flight, how about transporting something in your suitcase for a complete stranger? If your answer to that question is a resounding “no way”, and the very thought conjures up terrifying images of unwitting drug mules and long prison sentences, you might need to think again. “I always take […]

Asia-Pacific trade deal signed by 11 nations

Asia-Pacific trade deal signed by 11 nations

Eleven Asia-Pacific countries have just signed the trade pact formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Although the US pulled out last year, the deal was salvaged by the remaining members, who signed it at a ceremony in the Chilean city of Santiago. Chilean foreign minister Heraldo Munoz said the agreement was a strong signal “against […]

The battle of the gas-sucking mega giants is set to begin

The battle of the gas-sucking mega giants is set to begin

Off the coast of Western Australia, a battle between mega giants is unfolding. The combatants involve the world’s biggest semi-submersible platform, the longest sub-sea pipeline in the southern hemisphere, and the largest floating facility ever built. They’re all there for the same reason: natural gas – and they’re hoping to start drawing it up this […]

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