The resource-rich Pacific archipelago of Bougainville will hold a landmark referendum tomorrow on independence from Papua New Guinea, a vote that could create the world’s newest nation and prompt a dash for influence among regional powers.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba was formed in the Hangzhou flat of co-founder Jack Ma in 1999.
No matter how you look at it, tomorrow’s world will revolve around technology. From smart homes to digital government services, autonomous vehicles to space travel, our society will revolve around intelligent systems that rely upon the latest communications networks.
Population growth and climate change are putting increasingly intense pressure on the planet’s limited water supplies, with worsening shortages emerging from the Middle East to Asia and Latin America, researchers and bankers said on Monday.