Vice-Prime Minister Kocho Angjushev: Pulling Macedonia Out of a Limbo and Into the European Union

What’s in a name? In the case of Macedonia, an entire country’s future. Macedonia, a candidate for accession to the European Union since 2005 and equally anxious to join NATO, has been unable to start accession processes over a dispute

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Deloitte: Construction Hitches in the GCC Lead to Calls for Positive Change

Construction plays an important role in GCC countries’ long-term economic development plans and national visions, driving the involvement of the public sector towards delivering successful cities. Whilst external factors – such as the tightening infrastructure expenditure and reduced volume of

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UAE is Recognised by CFI.co as Best FDI Destination in the Middle East

Following presentation of the Annual Investment Meeting  (AIM) Awards for FDI-agencies at a Gala Dinner at the Armani Hotel in Dubai on Monday 30th March, CFI.co was pleased to provide a special prize in further recognition of the outstanding investment

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Bill Mitchell: Saving Capitalism from Itself

Proponents of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) often manage to elicit a nod from more orthodox peers that acknowledges their existence – but does not necessarily imply recognition. Frequently derided as apologists for free spending, MMT fans insist that austerity is

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Vincent Cerf: Father of the Internet Looking for Ways to Preserve His Work

Vince Cerf had absolutely no idea that his creation would be hijacked by big business, encourage tunnel vision, and spread misinformation. He just wanted to build a medium that allowed for the sharing of useful information. Cerf and his colleague

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Andrés Manuel López Obrador: The Remaking of Mexico

Mexico’s new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, seems to have given up on his promise to bring corrupt officials to justice, saying his administration doesn’t have enough prison space for all of them. Andrés Manuel López Obrador – AMLO for

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Satoshi Nakamoto: To Be or Not to Be

The dormant P2P Foundation account of Satoshi Nakamoto – the man, or group of people, who invented Bitcoin – sprang back to life early December, with a single mysterious, and so-far undefined, word: “nour”. Nakamoto, or the person using his

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Magnus Carlsen: In Pursuit of Perfection and Committed to the Art of Chess

The best chess player ever? It’s probably Magnus Carlsen, according to … Magnus Carlsen. The Norwegian grandmaster, now 28, is one of those rare individuals able to mix arrogance with charm and still make friends. His unassuming demeanour hides his

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The Current Crypto Bear Market & The Future of Blockchain – Asset Backed Token (ABT) ICOs

The current crypto bear market is due much to the network value well exceeding the number of transactions at the end of last year. The last time this happened was in late 2013 and resulted in a correction that did

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CryptoEvolution™: Why Bitcoin Will Overtake Fiat

First, There Was QE Two things happened after the financial collapse of 2008. First, the US Federal Reserve started printing money in furious fashion to rescue banks and businesses “too big to fail.” The extreme amounts of excess capital which

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