Without four-wheel drive, Manica's potholed dirt roads are a challenge, but thanks to a steady stream of illicit diamonds from neighbouring Zimbabwe, more and more people in the impoverished town in western Mozambique can afford one.
The Italian fashion house Armani will inaugurate its first hotel on the 18th of March, in the highest tower in the world in Dubai – coming just before the opening of the hotel in Milan that has been under construction since the end of 2008.
Emaar Properties has opened the world's tallest tower, marking the completion of the last of its big l localandmark projects and the start of a new strategy which will include a joint hotel venture with Giorgio Armani.
A beehive of activity surrounds Kyu Manda as seven of her fellow Myanmar refugees bend over worktables in a small room in Kuala Lumpur, sewing Christmas wall-hangings and knitting Christmas tree ornaments.
Supermodel-turned-photographer Helena Christensen urged politicians and world leaders to commit to real changes at the upcoming Copenhagen climate talks, as she launched a photo exhibition in London documenting climate change in Peru.
Posing a Swarovski crystal-studded bicycle next to crocodile bags in all colors and sizes, a Milan fair is seeking to woo big spenders with luxury items, banking on a recovery in the crisis-hit sector.
A Paris-based website has launched a competition offering the winner a one-month tour of seven world cities with a shopping budget of 10,000 euros (15,000 dollars), business class travel and luxury accommodation.
Nearly 20 years ago, Nike found itself in the crosshairs of NGOs over the working conditions at some facilities in its mammoth global supply chain. Since then, the company's corporate responsibility agenda has evolved.