Articles written by: Troy Warner

Vancouver’s luxury properties lose their steam

Vancouver’s luxury properties lose their steam

Vancouver: The party’s over for now for those sitting on Vancouver’s most expensive properties. Prices at the top end of the market plunged 7.6 per cent in the six months to March, making it the world’s second-worst performer during that period, according to the latest global survey of prime properties […]

China needs to avert a full-scale trade war

China needs to avert a full-scale trade war

Every country wants its exports to be more than imports so that domestic companies can become dominant and generate high employment. China has the same goal and has been running an export surplus with US. This has put the US manufacturing industry under some pressure, with the US saying it […]

A Korean integration needn’t be a pipe dream

A Korean integration needn’t be a pipe dream

Events on the Korean peninsula are moving dramatically faster than ever, bringing us back to 1989 when the Berlin Wall fell and heralded the beginning of German reunification. And by which it became Europe’s largest economic power and the fourth largest among G-20 nations. Although the conditions are different between […]

Meet the woman who made National Geographic change

Meet the woman who made National Geographic change

Dubai: Susan Goldberg doesn’t want to be the editor-in-chief of the National Geographic you grew up with. “I’m glad it’s not that National Geographic they grew up with, because if I was putting out the National Geographic that they grew up with 50 years ago, that’s not the job of […]

Dnata sees most profitable year to date

Dnata sees most profitable year to date

Dubai: Dnata, a subsidiary of Emirates Group that provides air services, on Wednesday reported its most profitable year in 59 years of operation, with over Dh1.3 billion in profit for 2017. The company’s revenues rose 7 per cent year-on-year to Dh13.1 billion, as it benefited from acquisitions it made and […]

Celebrating Independence with a festive concert

Celebrating Independence with a festive concert

A festive evening concert honoring Israel‘s 70‘th Day of Independence will be held by the Ronen Foundation this May 14‘th in the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.    Held in collaboration with The Ambassador’s Club of Israel, the concert will feature Israeli musicians offering their own interpretations of Israeli classics. […]

Angelina Jolie brings kids to Museum of Tolerance

Angelina Jolie brings kids to Museum of Tolerance

Actress Angelina Jolie brought four of her children to the Museum of Tolerance at the Simon Wiesenthal Center earlier this week. Jolie, accompanied by Zahara, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne – four of her six children with estranged husband Brad Pitt – spent Sunday visiting the museum. According to a representative […]

ADL report: 4.2 million antisemitic tweets over one-year period

ADL report: 4.2 million antisemitic tweets over one-year period

NEW YORK – An estimated 4.2 million antisemitic messages were posted to Twitter over a 12-month period starting from January 2017, the Anti-Defamation League found in a groundbreaking new report released on Monday. The in-depth analysis commissioned by the civil-rights organization provides the first-ever snapshot of the trends and themes […]

Video of man berating hassidic boy goes viral

Video of man berating hassidic boy goes viral

A video of an adult man berating a small hassidic boy over his appearance was pulled from Twitter late Sunday night, but not before it had been viewed more than 1 million times and liked more than 100,000 times. The same video was deleted from Facebook on Monday after complaints […]

‘Nazi Grandma’ fails to show up for prison sentence

‘Nazi Grandma’ fails to show up for prison sentence

A search is underway for the octogenarian known as the “Nazi Grandma,” after she did not show up for the prison sentence she was given for Holocaust denial. Ursula Haverbeck, 89, was sentenced to two years in prison for incitement caused by public Holocaust denial. She was due to show […]