Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | The Week in Business: Saudi Arabia Turns East, and Trump and Kim Meet Again Supported by with interest ByZach Wichter Feb. 23, 2019 Want this column in your inbox? Sign up here. Charlotte is off this week, and I’m here to give you some light reading so you can chat knowledgeably about business at that fancy Oscars party you’re surely attending. Here are your talking points! Feb. 17-23 What’s Up? Go East, Young Man As Western nations and companies continue to pull back from interactions with Saudi Arabia for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi last year, the country’s crown prince is trying to shore up relations with neighbors to the east. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spent much of last week touring Pakistan, India and China, hoping to build warmer relations and closer trading … [Read more...] about The Week in Business: Saudi Arabia Turns East, and Trump and Kim Meet Again
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Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia, China to suspend additional tariffs on U.S.-made vehicles and recession risks jump. Catch up on the latest headlines. The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. U.S. lawmakers on Thursday passed legislation to crack down on sexual harassment by members of Congress, requiring lawmakers to pay for settlements and some court awards themselves, instead of depending on public funds. The United States and South Korea have failed to agree on a bigger South Korean share of the cost of maintaining U.S. troops, an official said, as the U.S. military warned Korean workers they might be put on leave if no deal is reached. WORLD Theresa May remonstrated with Jean-Claude Juncker at a Brussels summit on Friday and the EU chief … [Read more...] about Friday Morning Briefing: Senate twice defies Trump on Saudi Arabia
Javier Blas and Tina Davis, Bloomberg 2:54 pm CST, Thursday, December 13, 2018 The UAE Energy Minister Suhail Mohammed Faraj al-Mazroui (L) shakes hands with OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo (R) watched by Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih. NEXT: See the world's largest refineries. less The UAE Energy Minister Suhail Mohammed Faraj al-Mazroui (L) shakes hands with OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo (R) watched by Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih. NEXT: See the world's largest ... more Photo: KARIM SAHIB, Contributor / AFP/Getty Images Photo: KARIM SAHIB, Contributor / AFP/Getty Images Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 1 of 22 The UAE Energy Minister Suhail Mohammed Faraj al-Mazroui (L) shakes hands with OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo … [Read more...] about Saudi Arabia to target U.S. with sharp oil export cut, sources say
Javier Blas, Bloomberg 6:23 am CDT, Monday, October 15, 2018 FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump holds a chart highlighting arms sales to Saudi Arabia during a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. less FILE - In this Tuesday, March 20, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump holds a chart highlighting arms sales to Saudi Arabia during a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Oval Office of ... more Photo: Evan Vucci, AP (FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014, general manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, demanded Saudi Arabia provide answers over the disappearance of journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi, whom Turkish officials suspect … [Read more...] about Saudi Arabia breaks 45-year taboo with veiled oil weapon threat
At the Berlin ePrix this year, Formula E announced its intention to go to Saudi Arabia. The championship has signed a 10-year deal with the country, starting December 2018. Understandably, the announcement raised more than just a few eyebrows. Formula E has committed to a country where, at the time of the announcement, the ban on women drivers was yet to be lifted*. An attempt was made to calm ruffled feathers by saying that Saudi Arabia had requested that even if there were no female drivers competing in the Formula E championship when the race was held in Ad Diriyah, that women be invited to take part in some sort of on track activity. Potentially driving/racing in a support class. The new Formula E machine that will be used in Season 5 of the championship and will take to the track in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia Two weeks after the Berlin ePrix, was the Monaco Grand Prix. A fairly prominent female motorsport presenter tweeted, upon seeing grid girls at Monaco, that it seemed like the … [Read more...] about Is Formula E going to Saudi Arabia as good an idea as they want us to believe?