World War 3: The most peaceful countries in the world to escape to in the event of war

The threat of World War Three is looming large due to high-profile tensions from Russia and North Korea. Just this week Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted of his plans to deploy hypersonic weapons, an advanced form of warfare that even the US and China are unable to defend against.  So, if the worst comes, where […]

Which countries are raising the most productive humans?

DESPITE their dour reputation, economists frequently play with metaphor and simile, just like literary folk. One familiar example is “human capital”, as Deirdre McCloskey of the University of Illinois has pointed out. Economists have been likening knowledge, skill and stamina to physical capital, such as plant and equipment, since Adam Smith, who counted “the acquired […]

26 Countries Ban All Abortions. But 1 May Soon Change Course

On the gray cobblestones outside the National Congress of the Dominican Republic in Santo Domingo, women of all ages sang, clapped and stomped their feet. They held signs reading “El Futuro Es Feminista!” (The Future Is Feminist) and “Por riesgo de vida y salud de las mujeres, yo appoyo las tres causales,” (For women’s life […]

The 30 best countries for job satisfaction, making new friends, and raising a family, according to expats

VIVID TRAVEL Moving to a new country is tough. It often means needing to find new friends, working in a new environment, and settling into a totally new way of life. That’s why InterNations, the world’s largest network for expats, has compiled the top 30 countries for getting a good job, making friends, and raising […]

US using false accusations on trade to 'intimidate' countries – China

Published time: 24 Sep, 2018 06:33 Edited time: 24 Sep, 2018 06:43 Beijing has hit back at the Trump administration shortly after US new tax hikes took effect, accusing it of “making false accusations” and economic intimidation of other countries. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

10 Most Productive Countries And What You Can Learn From Them

The satisfaction and benefit experienced when you’re productive gives you confidence and induces a desire to achieve more. Productivity has several definitions; we shall define in relation to economies: Productivity measures output per unit of input, considering factors such as capital, labor, land or any other resource in the production process. It calculates Gross Domestic […]

23 countries where money can buy you a second passport or ‘elite residency’

Courtesy of Jade Mountain The super-rich are no longer just spending their money on private jets, yachts, and hotels — they’re also splashing out on second passports. The Second Citizenship Survey 2017 from CS Global Partners found that 89% of people would like to own a second passport, and over 34% said they had looked […]

Tensions are still simmering a year after the world’s 2 biggest countries almost clashed over a border at the top of the world

Tensions are still simmering a year after the world’s 2 biggest countries almost clashed over a border at the top of the world NOW WATCH: Watch China demolish a 41-year-old bridge in just one second See Also: Tensions are still simmering a year after the world’s 2 biggest countries almost clashed over a border at […]

UK flights: Hand luggage rules that ban British food from being taken to countries

UK travellers need to abide by strict travel rules when travelling with luggage. Hand luggage bags are currently banned from carrying liquids over 100ml, although that could soon change. Sharp objects are also prohibited to keep the cabin as safe as possible. Yet there are also a number of British food items banned from being […]