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The Hindu
Nirmala Sitharaman on APEC membershipIndia’s interest likely to come up during PM’s U.S. trip The Commerce Ministry
Nirmala Sitharaman on APEC membership
The Hindu / Posted 12 minutes ago
India’s interest likely to come up during PM’s U.S. trip The Commerce Ministry has cautioned the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) against ceding to demands that India offer binding concessions to secure an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)... Read more
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New Kerala
India's 7.6pc growth in 2015-16 fastest in five years - newkerala.com #70614New Delhi, May 31 : The Indian economy expanded by 7.6 per cent in 2015-16 to l
India's 7.6pc growth in 2015-16 fastest in five years - newkerala.com #70614
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
New Delhi, May 31 : The Indian economy expanded by 7.6 per cent in 2015-16 to log the fastest growth among larger countries, while also outpacing China, official data showed on Tuesday. While this was also the fastest growth for India in five years,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rewards for Top Vegetable Farmersthe sector has continued to grow. According to the Namibia Agronomic Board far
Rewards for Top Vegetable Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the sector has continued to grow. According to the Namibia Agronomic Board farmers have increased delivery to the market and the board wants to reward them for their work. This was said by the Namibian Agronomic Board in a statement announcing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEITI - Solid Minerals Exported Without PermitsAbuja — An independent audit of the operational processes and financial payment
NEITI - Solid Minerals Exported Without Permits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Abuja — An independent audit of the operational processes and financial payments to Nigeria from companies that mine her solid mineral resources has shown that more of the country's minerals were exported from her shores without legal permits. The... Read more
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The Star
Proton weighs on DRB-Hicom, RM991m net loss in FY16of Proton’s group with lower sales of motor vehicles amidst stiff competition,
Proton weighs on DRB-Hicom, RM991m net loss in FY16
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
of Proton’s group with lower sales of motor vehicles amidst stiff competition, volatility in foreign exchange rates and weak consumer sentiment. “The weak foreign exchange affected Proton's raw material cost, the lack of new models during... Read more
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The Borneo Post
M’sia ready to facilitate Japan’s FDI inflows in halal industry – DPMZahid gestures when addressing thousands of Sarawakians in this file photo. TO
M’sia ready to facilitate Japan’s FDI inflows in halal industry – DPM
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 hours ago
Zahid gestures when addressing thousands of Sarawakians in this file photo. TOKYO: Malaysia is ready to woo and facilitate Japan’s foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, especially in the halal industry, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
City of Kigali Urges Private Sector to Invest in Affordable HousingKigali, yesterday. The meeting attracted Kigali city authorities, private sect
City of Kigali Urges Private Sector to Invest in Affordable Housing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Kigali, yesterday. The meeting attracted Kigali city authorities, private sector federation, heads of banking institutions and hotels, among other stakeholders. Monique Mukaruliza, the city mayor said affordable housing in the city is urgent, and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iswaran on 3-day working visit to Sri Lanka from TuesdaySINGAPORE: Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran will visit Sri
Iswaran on 3-day working visit to Sri Lanka from Tuesday
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 hours ago
SINGAPORE: Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran will visit Sri Lanka to strengthen bilateral relations and open up business opportunities for Singapore companies in the fast-growing market. Mr Iswaran will visit Colombo, the capital... Read more
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Market Watch
Japan output rises for second straight monthto supply chains in southern Japan. Output rose 0.3% from the previous month f
Japan output rises for second straight month
Market Watch / Posted 12 hours ago
to supply chains in southern Japan. Output rose 0.3% from the previous month following an increase of 3.8% in March, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said. Economists expected a drop of 1.5%, according to a survey conducted by The Wall... Read more
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dna
Unfortunate if Indians dilute their friendship with Africans: Pranab Mukherjeewould be most unfortunate if the people of India were to dilute our long tradit
Unfortunate if Indians dilute their friendship with Africans: Pranab Mukherjee
dna / Posted 14 hours ago
would be most unfortunate if the people of India were to dilute our long tradition of friendship with the people of Africa and the welcome we have always extended to them in our country. African students in India should have no reason to fear for... Read more
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Reuters
Japan factory output unexpectedly rises, economy still in low gearin downtown Tokyo, Japan, March 22, 2016. TOKYO Japan's factory output unexpec
Japan factory output unexpectedly rises, economy still in low gear
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
in downtown Tokyo, Japan, March 22, 2016. TOKYO Japan's factory output unexpectedly rose in April despite soft exports and earthquakes that hit southern areas of the country during the month, offering some signs of hope for a fragile economic... Read more
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The Star
Japan factory output unexpectedly rises, economy still in low geardelay a scheduled sales tax hike next year. TOKYO: Japan's factory output unex
Japan factory output unexpectedly rises, economy still in low gear
The Star / Posted 16 hours ago
delay a scheduled sales tax hike next year. TOKYO: Japan's factory output unexpectedly rose in April despite soft exports and earthquakes that hit southern areas of the country during the month, offering some signs of hope for a fragile economic... Read more
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The Economic Times
India chasing free trade agreements with Israel, Gulf & EurasiaNEW DELHI: India is eyeing trade deals with the European Union, Israel , Gulf
India chasing free trade agreements with Israel, Gulf & Eurasia
The Economic Times / Posted 18 hours ago
NEW DELHI: India is eyeing trade deals with the European Union, Israel , Gulf countries and Eurasian region to deepen its trading engagement and revive exports, commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. Highlighting her... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Spain's tourism boom backfiresTourists are flooding to Spain and Portugal following terror attacks in other p
Spain's tourism boom backfires
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
Tourists are flooding to Spain and Portugal following terror attacks in other popular destinations. Photo / AP With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other... Read more
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The Hindu
We’re discussing Apple's request for FDI rules waiver: Nirmala SitharamanGovernment is not in favour of Apple selling refurbished second-hand phones in
We’re discussing Apple's request for FDI rules waiver: Nirmala Sitharaman
The Hindu / Posted 22 hours ago
Government is not in favour of Apple selling refurbished second-hand phones in India. Commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said her ministry is in talks with the Finance Ministry on Apple Inc's proposal seeking exemption from... Read more
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asianage
African case: MEA to bear all expensesThe ministry of external affairs (MEA) on Monday told the family of slain Congo
African case: MEA to bear all expenses
asianage / Posted 22 hours ago
The ministry of external affairs (MEA) on Monday told the family of slain Congolese national Masonda Ketada Olivier that it would bear all expenses related to dispatch of the mortal remains of Olivier. MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Monday said the... Read more
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asianage
African case MEA to bear all expensesThe ministry of external affairs (MEA) on Monday told the family of slain Congo
African case MEA to bear all expenses
asianage / Posted 22 hours ago
The ministry of external affairs (MEA) on Monday told the family of slain Congolese national Masonda Ketada Olivier that it would bear all expenses related to dispatch of the mortal remains of Olivier. MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Monday said the... Read more
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New Kerala
African students in India should have no reason to fear for their safety and security, says President - newkerala.com #70181May 30 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed his concern over the re
African students in India should have no reason to fear for their safety and security, says President - newkerala.com #70181
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
May 30 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed his concern over the recent attacks on African students in India and assured they have no reason to fear for their safety and security in the country. Speaking on the occasion, the... Read more
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The China Post
UK delegation shares its experience on renewable energy at conference TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A United Kingdom trade and technology mission is currently
UK delegation shares its experience on renewable energy at conference
The China Post / Posted yesterday
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A United Kingdom trade and technology mission is currently visiting Taiwan for a three-day tour to share the UK's experience with renewable energy, especially in... Read more
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New Kerala
India, China discussing more access to Chinese market: Sitharaman - newkerala.com #70122much effort at various levels to ensure more market access for Indian products
India, China discussing more access to Chinese market: Sitharaman - newkerala.com #70122
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
much effort at various levels to ensure more market access for Indian products in China, so as to address the growing trade deficit with its Asian neighbour. "Bulging deficit is not a good news. With China, we have several rounds of talks and... Read more
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Investopedia
Japan Retail Sales Decline, Sales Tax Hike DelayedJapan's Ministry of the Economy, Trade and Industry reported Monday that retail
Japan Retail Sales Decline, Sales Tax Hike Delayed
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
Japan's Ministry of the Economy, Trade and Industry reported Monday that retail sales fell for the second consecutive month in April, dragged down by weak private consumption and dropping fuel prices. Many analysts believe that this weakness will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Rejects Airline Proposalbut this is not workable for ATC because the airline is in bad shape," said Ado
Tanzania Rejects Airline Proposal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
but this is not workable for ATC because the airline is in bad shape," said Adolf Mkenda, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. He was responding to the chairman of the Confederation of Tanzania Industries,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH, India forge economic ties Philippines and India have agreed to jointly develop a mechanism for sharing
PH, India forge economic ties
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Philippines and India have agreed to jointly develop a mechanism for sharing statistical data and to fast-track the development, signing, and implementation of pending Memoranda of Understanding between the two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lack of Competition Law, Policy, Hurting Economy - Private SectorA private sector coalition has identified lack of competition law and policies
Lack of Competition Law, Policy, Hurting Economy - Private Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A private sector coalition has identified lack of competition law and policies as major impediments to development of commerce and industry in Nigeria, putting the economy under severe hurt. Consequently, a coalition of private sector organisations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WIBA to Host Annual Excellence Awardsawards on August 26. Themed An infinite Sparkle, Her Success Story, women in b
WIBA to Host Annual Excellence Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
awards on August 26. Themed An infinite Sparkle, Her Success Story, women in business excellence awards have been endorsed and supported by the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, through the Department of Gender Affairs. Speaking at a press... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Over-Reliance On Chinathe latest signifier of the strong ties between the two countries. However, th
World Bank Warns Tanzania Against Over-Reliance On China
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the latest signifier of the strong ties between the two countries. However, the increasing economic ties between Tanzania and China could be threatened by Beijing's faltering growth, the World Bank has warned. China is one of Tanzania's biggest... Read more
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Namibia Economist
When Egypt investigates tragedy, don’t expect resultsto prove otherwise. More recent examples abound. Take Egypt’s investigation in
When Egypt investigates tragedy, don’t expect results
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
to prove otherwise. More recent examples abound. Take Egypt’s investigation into the killing of eight Mexican tourists and four Egyptian guides in the Western desert last September. There is little argument over what happened: the military hit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Dismisses Pleas for 'MagwangalaThe Minister for Energy and Minerals, Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, has dismissed as
Minister Dismisses Pleas for 'Magwangala
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Minister for Energy and Minerals, Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, has dismissed as baseless and unwarranted the move by some politicians forcing major mining companies to provide local citizens with waste rock materials generated by the extraction of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cheese Makers Urged on QualityCheese makers have been urged to be consistent in producing quality and well br
Cheese Makers Urged on Quality
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Cheese makers have been urged to be consistent in producing quality and well branded products that comply with international standards as a sure way of expanding their market. Amb. George William Kayonga, the chief executive of National Agricultural... Read more
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The Economic Times
EU wants 'misunderstandings' out before resuming FTA talksNEW DELHI: The European Union wants to sort out some "misunderstandings" before
EU wants 'misunderstandings' out before resuming FTA talks
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: The European Union wants to sort out some "misunderstandings" before resuming the talks on the long-stalled proposed Free Trade Agreement with India, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. She also said that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Pravin Gordhan - 2016 Inclusive Growth Debate2016 Inclusive Growth Debate, Address in Parliament We have agreed on a vision
Minister Pravin Gordhan - 2016 Inclusive Growth Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
2016 Inclusive Growth Debate, Address in Parliament We have agreed on a vision for faster growth, employment creation and the elimination of poverty. We have a National Development Plan, with implementation programmes set out in considerable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Germany Pledges Additional 55.5 Million Euro Support to AUThe annual bilateral negotiations between the African Union Commission (AUC) an
Germany Pledges Additional 55.5 Million Euro Support to AU
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The annual bilateral negotiations between the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Government of Germany was concluded on Friday whereby the latter pledged additional 55.5 million Euro in support of the African Union (AU) flagship programs and... Read more
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The Hindu
Vice-President Hamid Ansari leaves for Morocco, TunisiaVice-President Hamid Ansari on Monday embarked on a five-day visit to Morocco a
Vice-President Hamid Ansari leaves for Morocco, Tunisia
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Monday embarked on a five-day visit to Morocco and Tunisia as part of efforts to build on diplomatic gains from the India-Africa Summit and lay platform for a future partnership. This is the first visit by an Indian... Read more
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The Financial Express
Hamid Ansari leaves for Morocco, TunisiaPresident will discuss with leaders of the two north African countries issues o
Hamid Ansari leaves for Morocco, Tunisia
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
President will discuss with leaders of the two north African countries issues of terrorism, UN Security Council expansion and investments in private sector, as well as ways to strengthen outreach to Africa and regional matters. (Reuters) Vice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meat Industry Workers Apply for Trade UnionWORKERS in the meat industry have applied for registration of a trade union, Ag
Meat Industry Workers Apply for Trade Union
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
WORKERS in the meat industry have applied for registration of a trade union, Agro Production and Meat Processing Industry Workers Union of Zimbabwe, with the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare. The trade union is meant to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Call for Uniform Regulation of Traditional MedicineContinental standards agencies are pushing for regulated production of traditio
Experts Call for Uniform Regulation of Traditional Medicine
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Continental standards agencies are pushing for regulated production of traditional medicine to promote quality. Standards bodies on the continent have vowed to crackdown on traditional medicine makers and practitioners who do not conform to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Vice President Hamid Ansari leaves for Morocco, Tunisia to build diplomatic gainsNEW DELHI: Vice President Hamid Ansari today embarked on a five-day visit to
Vice President Hamid Ansari leaves for Morocco, Tunisia to build diplomatic gains
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
NEW DELHI: Vice President Hamid Ansari today embarked on a five-day visit to Morocco and Tunisia as part of efforts to build on diplomatic gains from the India-Africa Summit and lay platform for a future partnership. This is the first visit by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Go back home, Spanish locals tell touristsBarcelona - With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warmin
Go back home, Spanish locals tell tourists
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Barcelona - With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism. While most in the... Read more
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Reuters
South Korea April department store sales growth at three-month highstore sales in April rose at their fastest pace in three months, final governme
South Korea April department store sales growth at three-month high
Reuters / Posted yesterday
store sales in April rose at their fastest pace in three months, final government data showed on Monday, as warmer weather and more holidays in the month pried open consumers' wallets. Combined sales at department stores run by Hyundai Department... Read more
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Market Watch
Japan retail sales slipped again in AprilTOKYO--Japanese retail sales fell in April on the back of falling fuel prices a
Japan retail sales slipped again in April
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
TOKYO--Japanese retail sales fell in April on the back of falling fuel prices and lower sales of household electronics. Retail sales fell 0.8% on year in April, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said Monday, after a revised 1.0% drop the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
UK Submarine Designer Joins NZ Science FestivalMonday, 30 May 2016, 10:32 amPress Release: The New Zealand International Scien
UK Submarine Designer Joins NZ Science Festival
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:32 amPress Release: The New Zealand International Science FestivalUK Submarine Designer Joins NZ International Science FestivalA naval architect for the UK’s Ministry of Defence... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan enacts bill to review feed-in tariff policy for renewable energy ‹ Japan Todaythe feed-in tariff policy for renewable energy, passed through the plenary sess
Japan enacts bill to review feed-in tariff policy for renewable energy ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
the feed-in tariff policy for renewable energy, passed through the plenary session of the House of Councilors last week and has been enacted. The act will be implemented in April 2017. Among the revised points, the following three items have... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Unintended Consequences: Easy Money = Overcapacity = Trade Warsunclear what China was thinking when it borrowed all those trillions to quadrup
Unintended Consequences: Easy Money = Overcapacity = Trade Wars
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
unclear what China was thinking when it borrowed all those trillions to quadruple its capacity to make steel, cement and other basic industrial products. There’s no record of it checking in with the other countries that have such industries... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Industrial Zone to Be Established in Egypt's South SinaiCairo — Egypt's Minister of Trade and Industry said on Saturday that he approve
Industrial Zone to Be Established in Egypt's South Sinai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cairo — Egypt's Minister of Trade and Industry said on Saturday that he approved a plan to establish an EGP 820 million (around $92 million) industrial zone in the province of South Sinai. Tarek Kabil said during a conference on development and... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. real estate firms join premier on trade mission to AsiaTwo Vancouver real estate companies are travelling with B.C. Premier Christy Cl
B.C. real estate firms join premier on trade mission to Asia
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
Two Vancouver real estate companies are travelling with B.C. Premier Christy Clark on a trade mission to Asia, a move critics say provides “bad optics” amid Vancouver’s red-hot housing market. Clark has been in Asia since May 24, as part of a trip... Read more
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The Economic Times
Vice President Hamid Ansari to visit Morocco, Tunisia from tomorrowPresident will discuss with leaders in the two north African countries issues o
Vice President Hamid Ansari to visit Morocco, Tunisia from tomorrow
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
President will discuss with leaders in the two north African countries issues of terrorism, UN Security Council expansion and investments in private sector, as well as ways to strengthen outreach to Africa and regional matters. Ansari will be in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Panic As Maize Flour Price Rises Despite Bumper HarvestConcern is growing over the sharp rise in the price of maize flour as industry
Panic As Maize Flour Price Rises Despite Bumper Harvest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Concern is growing over the sharp rise in the price of maize flour as industry operators point fingers at each other even as the cost of the country's staple food goes beyond the reach of many Kenyans. This week, a two-kilogramme packet of maize... Read more
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asianage
India at a Strategic CrossroadsAcres of newsprint are regularly expended on the trajectory of India-US relatio
India at a Strategic Crossroads
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Acres of newsprint are regularly expended on the trajectory of India-US relations and on the ups and downs of our interaction with China. Not much is written about the other big power which has had a long-standing presence in our region. India and... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan to cut emphasis on nuclear power in next energy plan ‹ Japan Todaycut reliance on nuclear power when it releases an updated energy plan as early
Japan to cut emphasis on nuclear power in next energy plan ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
cut reliance on nuclear power when it releases an updated energy plan as early as next year, reflecting public opposition and a recognition that current policy is unrealistic, three sources familiar with official thinking told Reuters. The move... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rahul Khullar: Time to start shouting about tradeMerchandise exports have fallen continuously for the past year and a half. So t
Rahul Khullar: Time to start shouting about trade
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Merchandise exports have fallen continuously for the past year and a half. So too have merchandise imports. The resultant decline in the Current Account Deficit (CAD) has perhaps nurtured a false sense of security amongst harried Ministry of Finance... Read more
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