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The global trust crisis
Posted: 23 January 2015  
We've talked for a long time about a global trust crisis. The latest Edelman Trust Barometer confirms that trust is at its lowest ebb, in business, in governments, even in NGOs. How to we start to rebuild trust in our societies?
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Trust crisis deepens | Opinion | Moneyweb Today
23 January 2015
JOHANNESBURG – For the first time in almost three years, the TransUnion Consumer Credit Index (CCI) lifted above the breakeven level in the fourth quarter of 2014. Less pressure from inflation meant that household cash...
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COLLAPSE OF RUBLE THWARTS RUSSIA’S NUCLEAR AMBITIONS
Published on: 22 January 2015  
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Putin blames oil price for Russia's cash crunch
Dateline: 5 January 2017
The oil price plunge could not have come at a worse time for Russia. Just as Putin was flexing his muscles, taking back Crimea and calling the shots over gas deliveries, the value of Russia's major export commodities collapsed. As oil more than halved in value, demand for Russia's inexhaustible natural gas also dried up. Sanctions against Russia's involvement in Ukraine were helping EU states to turn to cheap Saudi oil instead. The ruble took an immediate pounding as Russian oligarchs sought to ...
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Doug Vining Doug Vining
Printing buildings moves up a notch
Posted: 21 January 2015  
China is leading the world in rapid construction methods, and now they are embracing 3D printed components, which are assembled to make apartment blocks and villas. They also use recycled materials in their printing process.
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World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China
21 January 2015
A Chinese company has successfully 3D printed a five-storey apartment building and a 1,100 square metre villa from a special print material.
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Tallest building in the world erected in record time
Dateline: 21 August 2014
China has done it again. After building a 15-storey hotel in six days, and a 30-storey block in 15 days, Chinese construction company BSB has built the ...
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Media tipping point
Posted: 21 January 2015  
Google's ad revenue is now bigger than all US newspapers and magazines combined.
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Jim Harris on Twitter
21 January 2015
“Google is Bigger Than ALL US Newspapers & Magazine Combined! World Economic Forum #WEF15 #Davos #media”
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