Lafarge Found Guilty of Selling Cement to ISIS

France’s top court has found the cement giant Lafarge guilty of complicity in a crime against humanity for financing the Daesh/ISIS groups in the Syrian civil war. Lafarge was accused of paying about $13.5 million and providing construction materials such …

Read more

Italian Police Raid Drone Manufacturer Over Alleged Chinese Takeover

Italian Police have raided Alpi Aviation, an aviation manufacturer that supplies drones for the armed forces on suspicion that it had been bought illegally by Chinese state companies. According to the Guardia di Finanza of Pordenone Alpi Aviation was illegally …

Read more

Mitsubishi Electric Found to Have Falsified Inspection Data on Train Air Conditioning

Mitsubishi Electric Corp admitted Tuesday having faked inspection data for its train air conditioning systems after having discovered it in an internal investigation at a factory in Togitsu in Nagasaki Prefecture. Mitsubishi Electric uncovered the misconduct internally in mid-June, prompting …

Read more

Lithuanian Government Blocks Chinese Security-Screening Device Maker Nuctech

The Lithuanian government announced on Friday that it would block Chinese security-screening equipment Nuctech from supplying x-ray baggage scanning devices for the country’s three international airports due to national security concerns. According to government spokeswoman Rasa Jakilaitiene, Nuctech won a …

Read more