All news articles for April 2019

War refugee longs for homeland despite coffee success in Malaysia

Yemeni started business in adopted country after war broke out in Gulf

War refugee longs for homeland despite coffee success in Malaysia

By Richard Whitehead

Imaging studying overseas at a time when war breaks out in your home country. Imagine your visa getting cancelled, but still you can’t return home. Anas Mustafa was faced with these things, though he still dreams of returning to live in his native Yemen.

It’s now common for low wage jobs to see more growth than high wage jobs because of recent changes in US minimum wage.  Pic: Getty/MaximFesenko

Bartender tops list of jobs with fastest pay growth

By Beth Newhart

Pay rates of bartenders in the US jumped up 13.5% last month, according to Local Pay Reports from Glassdoor. Service jobs like bartenders tend to see a pay bump around this time thanks to high-traffic spring break customers.

Italy, France and Spain are the world's largest wine producers.

Global wine production reaches record level

By Rachel Arthur

Global wine production reached a record of 292.3 mhl in 2018, according to the latest figures from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) – particularly notable given that the previous year saw historically low production.

Guinness stops using plastic packaging with its beer

Guinness stops using plastic packaging with its beer

By Rachel Arthur

Diageo's beer brands will replace plastic ring carriers and shrink wrap with recyclable and biodegradable cardboard: the equivalent of removing 40 million plastic bottles from the world.

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