China drives global VC funding to record high

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on China drives global VC funding to record high 

BEIJING, Oct. 20 — Global investment in venture capital (VC)-backed companies hit a record high in the first nine months of 2015, with surging numbers of Chinese investors a key driver, new analysis has showed.

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Lufthansa pilots' strike to continue on Wednesday

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Lufthansa pilots' strike to continue on Wednesday 

BERLIN, Sept. 8 — A union representing German airline Lufthansa's pilots announced on Monday evening that it had called for pilots of the airline's short and medium-haul flights to strike on Wednesday, joining their colleagues flying long-haul and cargo flights who would walk out on Tuesday.

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