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make your store t.v. smarter with the d w four smart t.v. . what you want when you want it up to date extraordinary. to decide what's on sunday morning double dot com smart t.v. . what kind of country that relies on oil imports for a country whose economy depends on oil exports well its power to bounce softbank electronics group is lining up to build the world's biggest sold up college on writer in saudi arabia. also on the show japan's aging society has led to a shortage of human care workers it's time for pet and her friends to fill the nursing gap.
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this is it of your business model for us it's going to be the mother of all solar power stations one hundred times bigger than anything else that produces electricity from sun rays in the world today saudi arabia and japanese electronics giant softbank group are joining forces to create the two hundred billion dollar development both sides signed a preliminary agreement for a whole series of solar parks in the desert kingdom by twenty thirty the capacity of two hundred gigawatts software and c o must cyrus sun said ample sunshine as well as engineers and workers in the country make the for instance into solar lucrative crown prince mohammed bin someone has thrown his support behind the project which should create one hundred thousand jobs it is also interest at reducing saudi arabia's dependence on oil for its electricity. to talk about this let's drag in our financial correspondent linda hong from singapore. linda saudi
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arabia surely is rich enough to finance a deal like this on its own wide take on board a partner and why soft bank. well that's right departure it is actually in cooperation with the kingdom's young and powerful crown prince mohammed bin salma he and he's already a partner in a softening vision fund that was set up in twenty sixteen now soft bank's chief executives says that he finds synergy with between the two because saudi arabia is vision twenty seven thousand reform plan also aims to reduce the country's dependence on oil and that is actually a good match for the fans long term vision for innovation and banks masayoshi son is also a strong advocate of kean and the decency to twenty eleven fukushima nuclear disaster and yes actually taken on a couple of clean energy projects so there's a lot of innovation that saudi arabia could tap on from softbank namely in the
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battery and other forms of clean energy such as battery storage which is pretty important in the clean energy industry. lit up what does it mean if a major player in the in the traumas industry like might makes a large bet on sola well so face actually diversify it's got lots of investments in yahoo yahoo to grab to into many other types of from technology and clean energy is actually an innovation that is so out of coming up actually he's also pushing for and infrastructure called the asian super grid and all these electricity and clean energy power is due to the world's commitment to clean energy due to as a way to mitigate climate and climate emissions in the paris agreement and that is why is this one form of lucrative and upcoming technology that the wool wants to take note of. the home in singapore thank you very much. first it was
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then within a week two people have been killed by a ton of vehicles now the u.s. national transportation safety board or n t has be as open investigation into tesla over the accident involving one of their cars the n.t.s.b. usually responds to plane crashes and loss of transportation disasters since the investigation was made public on wednesday shares in tesla have dropped over seven point four percent over to your to and other carmakers have already announced that they're discontinuing their tests of self-rising driving cars on public roads at least for the time being. the only ones taking a beating let's have a quick look at the market and cross over to frankfurt where my colleagues kobe is standing by tech stocks down across the board is that all in the wake of facebook's privacy scandal. yeah they get the big tech companies such as twitter's
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snapchat snap chat or facebook are fearing that because of the latest data security issues they could face tougher regulations of governments in the u.s. but also here in europe and facebook is again in the headlines today because of new data security problems now related to their messenger users have filed a complaint at a district court in california today facebook announced after dated features for their users to control better how their data is being used but still many experts here have doubt that really lots of things are going to change facebook shares on wall street are again down this evening in general we have seen a day with lots of volatility at the market shares open already with quite some losses after already the trading day in asia finished with the rest numbers the dax wrapped up the trading day with a loss of a quarter percent at a level of twelve thousand nine hundred forty points thanks for that market up the
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diet coke in frankfurt. greek ally and a.g. and has announced a full billion euro deal to buy thirteen new planes from apis it would be the largest private investment deal in the country the contract is three twenty and three twenty one neo planes is said to be signed in june the acquisition comes amid expectations of another boom year for tourism in greece. well maybe greece is on track to exit the used bailout program this some about problems remain the financial crisis has wide downs a quarter of the economy but there was some success stories. until the crisis manufacturing was booming in this industrial area north of the greek city of the seventy now almost half the factories of had to shut down one of the few survivors is a family run company pyramus for sixty years they've been building stainless steel sinks the late company founder alexandros bucket c.l.'s invested in modern technology and focused his business on export the company has nine subsidiaries
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across europe and dk it is an important client that's how pyramus navigated safely through the crisis nikolaus bucket silis is proud. we produce between six and seven thousand six for a day and over the last ten years we're first if someone in the region know four hundred million euros so that we remain competitive by introducing robotics and automation simultaneously investing in the company and paying back loans was a tricky balancing act but the company didn't have to fire any workers the company's assets to windows but in the end pyramus even profited from the crisis acquiring assets from companies that failed we have bought some of the machinery of. some walking paths which gave us an advantage in terms of the cost of starting
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a new investment. as we did with granite sinks pyramus makes their granite sinks and kitchen fittings in a new factory the company offers over forty five hundred products most of them are exported to germany eastern europe the usa and the far east the greek market might be weak but pyramus is staying put in greece. as in my father back in one nine hundred fifty nine and his office working so he was very proud of having this company built here in greece because greece does not have. for it to grow their manufacturing process is expensive most of the raw materials come from germany but even that won't make bucket say let's move away some workers have been here for over twenty years and many young new workers even joined in the midst of the crisis. it may mean it's a company where i feel sure i'm going to get paid my salary i mean for every hour i
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work i definitely want to work here and then ultimately i got the job. the c.e.o. still has big plans like a factory in the united states for instance but he's still hoping for a revival of the greek economy tourism at least is booming and that could mean the hotels need new sinks. now to a country that's been dubbed the senior citizen of the world and japan falling birth rights and high life expectancy have. led to a rapidly aging population this coupled with labor shortages in the caste sector affronted one nursing home to recruit on the usual assistance. you think. it's exercise time much in tell me nursing home in tokyo today's instructor after a humanoid robot brought in as part of a program to address labor shortages in the care sector. for some residents
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interacting with the robots is liberation. i can communicate with them and i don't need to be too careful about the things that i say. we don't know about all the other hand if they were human beings i talk to think first about what kind of people they are. you know. the less. those looking for more of a warm and fuzzy feeling can take care of pets robot dogs. i don't know what they're going on there when i patch of these robots for the first time when they moved around like real living animals and then i think their cues are going to be rushed i know that. the nursing home has introduced a total of twenty robots since receiving funding from tokyo's metropolitan government back in twenty thirteen as well as offering residents company they also
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relieve workers of physical tasks such forms of assistance are likely to become more common place of japanese society ages. people over sixty five now kind for well over a quarter of the population. with the birth rate remaining stubbornly low the number is only set to rise. with a shortage of human care workers robots could soon become a regular nursing home fixture even if they're not in everyone's choice of companion for their twilight years. business daniel went to live in the next cell phone so watching probably.
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we've . entered the conflict zone confronting the powerful so far the political fallout from catalonia is independence big shows no sawing the being contained my guest this week here in brussels explains foreign minister alfonso das based how has the government failed to prevent the country's worst what is arguably its most predictable political crisis in decades the feel good news for people.
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mutilation humiliation. so i know well i was a doll we rebelled. the written word to stand up for women's rights. no one else had dawi the free voice of egypt starting. on d w. so far the political fallout from catalonia independence bid shows no sign of being contained on the country all sides digging in for a protracted battle my guess this week here in brussels is spain's foreign minister alfonso das this how has his government failed to prevent the country's worst and arguably its most predictable political crisis in decades.


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