By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Britain should set up a new organisation to rival Interpol if a senior Russian official becomes its new president, ministers are being urged. Senior MPs raised fears at the prospect of Major General Alexander Prokopchuk being elected head of the global policing organisation. He is a current vice-president and the front-runner in a two-way race to replace...
The Shibuya Scramble Square building, also known as Shibuya Sky, is scheduled for an autumn 2019 completion. The project is part of the extensive Shibuya Station District Redevelopment. The 47-story skyscraper will offer a 360-degree view of Tokyo from its observation deck "Shibuya Sky," nearly 230 meters above the famous Shibuya Crossing. Shibuya Sky will also offer expansive views of Tokyo icons, including Tokyo Skytree,...
New York-based Pei Cobb Freed & Partners broke ground this month on a $2.5 billion development aimed at retrofitting and expanding the Minoru Yamasaki-designed Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles’s Century City business district. The project will convert the existing 16-story, 726-room hotel structure from 1966 into a luxury development with 394 high-end suites and 63 condominium residences. The elliptically shaped hotel...
It has been almost two years since Woodridge Capital Partners began construction on their $2.5-Billion New Century Plaza development. With four cranes and a bevy of workers on site, the project continues to move full steam ahead since the retrofit began in 2016. Two 46-story towers, located at 2025 Avenue of the Stars, will house a combined 300 luxury condominiums once...
Economic competitiveness matters. But not as an end in itself - it matters because nations that are more competitive are more productive, and are therefore more able to provide for the social needs of their people. The world has changed dramatically over the last decade, and measuring the factors that determine competitiveness continues to be a highly complex process. That’s...

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The Shibuya Scramble Square building, also known as Shibuya Sky, is scheduled for an autumn 2019 completion. The project is part of the extensive Shibuya Station District Redevelopment. The...

Century Plaza Renovations Begin in Los Angeles

New York-based Pei Cobb Freed & Partners broke ground this month on a $2.5 billion development aimed at retrofitting and expanding the Minoru Yamasaki-designed Century...

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It has been almost two years since Woodridge Capital Partners began construction on their $2.5-Billion New Century Plaza development. With four cranes and a bevy...

Yemen ceasefire hopes dashed as fighting resumes in Hodeidah

The Saudi-led military coalition resumed airstrikes overnight after alleging that rebel forces had fired a missile. Hopes of a ceasefire in Yemen have been dashed...

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By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter Britain should set up a new organisation to rival Interpol if a senior Russian official becomes its new president, ministers...

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A suicide bomber who targeted a gathering of religious scholars in Kabul has killed at least 50 people and wounded another 80, authorities say. The...

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