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The World’s Most Powerful Passports

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Some passports afford their bearers more freedom than others and this week, Japan was named the country with the world’s most powerful passport by the Henley Passport Index. At the beginning of this month, Myanmar granted Japanese citizens visa-free access, meaning visa-Japanese passport holders now …

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Amazon Increases Its Brand Value By 56%

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According to the latest Best Global Brands report by Interbrand, Apple is still the most valuable brand in the world with an estimated value of $214.5 billion. Aside from this, one of the standout brands this year is Amazon, having experienced a huge 56 percent …

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Private Investment in Space Blasts Off

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Thursday kicks off space week, an international week where science and technology is celebrated. NASA is dealing with some more terrestrial problems though. The agency is gearing up to secure their $20 billion budget from Congress. Even with these funding woes, …

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Global Banks Hike Up Interest Rates

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On Wednesday the United States Federal Reserve continued their incremental increase of the interest rate by a quarter of a percent, bumping the rate up to 2.25 percent. While not featured on the below chart, Indonesia hiked their interest rate by a quarter of a percent …

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Where Toyota is the most popular car brand

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Toyota is the world’s sixth-largest company by revenue and it employs more than 360,000 people. It was founded all the way back in 1937 and in the years since, Toyota has become a massive multinational corporation, displacing General Motors as the world’s …

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Dubai Is The World’s Top City For Visitor Spending

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According to the annual Mastercard Destination Cities Index, Bangkok was the world’s most visited tourist destination once again in 2017. The Thai capital attracted 20.05 million visitors last year, more than both London (19.83 million) and Paris (17.44 million). Despite coming fourth for …

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