April 28th
In local news: The 2017 NFL Draft is officially underway, with teams selecting their first-round picks last night. The Carolina Panthers chose Christian McCaffrey with the eighth overall selection with the eighth overall selection— and the team's w…
April 28th
There may yet be some life in a request for city taxpayer money as part of a local bid to land a Major League Soccer franchise. This week, Marcus Smith, the Speedway Motorsports CEO leading the Charlotte expansion bid, told CBJ that the group has begun in…
April 28th
This week’s Charlotte Business Journal lists the area’s largest physician groups, ranked by number of active staff physicians. Carolinas HealthCare System Medical Group tops The List again this year with 1,588 physicians. The group had 5.1 mil…
April 28th
Top execs at wind farm developer Avangrid Renewables say North Carolina holds major “potential” in the coming decade when it comes to wind energy. The comments come a month after Avangrid’s successful $9.1 million bid for the leasing ri…
April 28th
North Carolina’s transportation secretary, legislators and business leaders discussed surging needs in transit and transportation on Thursday as part of an infrastructure summit, all while acknowledging a daunting shortfall in government funding at …
April 28th
Construction of a long-planned, mixed-use development in the heart of Elizabeth is expected to begin this summer. Charlotte-based developer Faison anticipates starting as soon as early summer on building 60 apartments and 21,000 square feet of commercial…
April 28th
High Point businessman Michael Rowan was sentenced Wednesday to 65 months in prison for embezzling $2.9 million from professional athletes, including players in the National Football League. Rowan, 46, pleaded guilty last fall to wire fraud and filing a …
April 28th
Philip Maung may very well be the most successful entrepreneur you’ve never heard of. His is an unlikely success story that starts in Burma, where he grew up in an impoverished but supportive family. At 22, he left home to start a new life in the Un…
April 28th
Monica Bew, a state-certified Spanish interpreter, was working at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse when she decided to launch her own language services company in 1996. In the beginning, it was just Monica and her secretary, and the company provided lega…
April 28th
The Charlotte Business Journal's second annual Family Business Awards program takes you inside some of the region's biggest brands built over generations and smaller companies quickly gaining ground. They are the stories of mothers and daughters branching…
April 28th
Conversations with the Mexican and Canadian heads of state, along with a flood of calls from business executives, helped steer President Trump away from an idea that some of his own advisers feared was a rash and unnecessary threat.
April 28th
European Union leaders are set to promise that if Northern Ireland were to unite with the Republic of Ireland in future, it would automatically rejoin the bloc.
April 28th
As antigovernment protests shake Venezuela’s streets, President Nicolás Maduro is presenting an image of a very different country in a series of social-media videos, all starring himself.
April 28th
Trading on its perceived higher tolerance for conflict and loss of life, North Korea for decades has used the prospect of war to gain leverage in negotiations—but this time Donald Trump seems willing to respond with brinkmanship of his own.
April 28th
The prosecutors leading Brazil’s “Car Wash” anticorruption investigation have vowed to push ahead with the probe despite a new bill that aims to curtail some practices recently used in the investigation.
April 28th
Scientists at Nanjing University are using a gene-editing process called Crispr-Cas9 to hack into DNA—giving them the power to add, edit and delete genes with great precision.
April 28th
A Chinese court sentenced a prominent civil liberties lawyer following a closed-door trial, effectively letting him go nearly two years after he was detained in a clampdown on legal activists.
April 28th
A thousand-year-old university where Pope Francis will take part in a peace conference on Friday is at the center of a dispute gripping Egypt over how to modernize Islam at a time of terrorist violence.
April 28th
European Union foreign ministers clashed over the bloc’s future relations with Turkey, as Hungary and some others argued that security concerns and Turkey’s control of Syrian migrants are paramount.
April 27th
Our Lady of Peace in Ivory Coast can hold 18,000 people, but years of civil strife and its remote jungle location long kept worshippers and tourists away. ‘It is indeed strange.’
April 28th
But the US secretary of state urged other countries to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically.
April 28th
Indonesia, a majority Muslim country, has among the highest number of child brides in the world.
April 28th
Li Heping was detained in 2015 as part of a wider government crackdown on dissent.
April 28th
The attacker replaced the homepage with a profanity-laden message criticising the company.
April 28th
A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.
April 28th
Vorayuth Yoovidhaya is accused of knocking down and killing a policeman while speeding in 2012.
April 28th
Footage broadcast in North Korea shows leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a military exercise on 25 April.
April 28th
Foreign forces will face conventional, guerrilla, insider and suicide attacks, a statement says.
April 28th
A Tokyo court rules six men must compensate the Japanese firm and its shareholders for a massive accounting fraud.
April 28th
People in the restive Muslim-majority valley say the social media ban is "undemocratic".