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The Telegraph
DoCoMo fires fresh salvothe arbitral tribunal announced its award, invited DoCoMo to join it in represe
DoCoMo fires fresh salvo
The Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
the arbitral tribunal announced its award, invited DoCoMo to join it in representing this matter before the RBI and the ministry of finance. In the meantime, we would caution against any stakeholders being misled by statements that are made in... Read more
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Daily Mail
China's $30 million project to control the weather revealedrevealed the project earlier this month, as state media reported flooding this
China's $30 million project to control the weather revealed
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
revealed the project earlier this month, as state media reported flooding this year caused at least 237 deaths. The Ministry of Finance said the additional funding had been made available in order to help China's regions respond to the large... Read more
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The Economic Times
Docomo says Tatas not keen to pay $1.17 billion; Tata Sons says co has to abide by forex lawsannounced its award, invited Docomo to join it in representing this matter befo
Docomo says Tatas not keen to pay $1.17 billion; Tata Sons says co has to abide by forex laws
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
announced its award, invited Docomo to join it in representing this matter before the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Ministry of Finance." Tata Sons was served an order from London's Commercial Court Order that appeared to suggest that... Read more
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BC Local News
Metro Vancouver home tax could send foreign buyers to AbbotsfordPriority Fund to assist its tough rental market, which last year had a vacancy
Metro Vancouver home tax could send foreign buyers to Abbotsford
BC Local News / Posted 17 hours ago
Priority Fund to assist its tough rental market, which last year had a vacancy rate of just 0.6 per cent. According to the ministry of finance, 9.7 per cent of homes sold between June 10 and July 14 in Metro Vancouver went to foreign nationals.... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Metro Vancouver home tax could send foreign buyers to AbbotsfordPriority Fund to assist its tough rental market, which last year had a vacancy
Metro Vancouver home tax could send foreign buyers to Abbotsford
Abbotsford News / Posted 18 hours ago
Priority Fund to assist its tough rental market, which last year had a vacancy rate of just 0.6 per cent. According to the ministry of finance, 9.7 per cent of homes sold between June 10 and July 14 in Metro Vancouver went to foreign nationals.... Read more
19h
Al-Ahram Weekly
Jitters on VATsocial impact of VAT and how much it could affect the poorer segments of societ
Jitters on VAT
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 19 hours ago
social impact of VAT and how much it could affect the poorer segments of society. While the direct effects may be what the Ministry of Finance estimate, the indirect effects will be unpredictable and will depend on the supply chain and what... Read more
20h
AllAfrica.com
Government Halts Hwange Rights Issuein February but C&M obtained a copy this week. "Given the strategic importance
Government Halts Hwange Rights Issue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
in February but C&M obtained a copy this week. "Given the strategic importance of Hwange in the country's development, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development will underwrite the rights offer of US$69,1 million," he said. Chinamasa said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Building Zim On a Foundation of Trustis built is consulting the people and involving them to a degree in process tha
Building Zim On a Foundation of Trust
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
is built is consulting the people and involving them to a degree in process that affects them directly. Last year, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development sent out provincial enquires to garner stakeholder input into the National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt, Sino-Hydro Sign $600 Million Dealin transforming the country through ICT with all these ICT platforms, and we ar
Govt, Sino-Hydro Sign $600 Million Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
in transforming the country through ICT with all these ICT platforms, and we are very excited." Mr Mutandiro said the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development would now start working on guarantees and the necessary paperwork. "Right now,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia's anti-graft body loses top 3 men amid 1MDB scandalhas been siphoned off from 1MDB due in part to corrupt officials. 1MDB is a wh
Malaysia's anti-graft body loses top 3 men amid 1MDB scandal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
has been siphoned off from 1MDB due in part to corrupt officials. 1MDB is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Malaysian Ministry of Finance. Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is also finance minister, served as head of 1MDB's advisory board. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Works On Ziscosteel Balance Sheetstrategy involves expanding the iron and steel sector so that it can contribute
Govt Works On Ziscosteel Balance Sheet
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
strategy involves expanding the iron and steel sector so that it can contribute significantly to economic development."The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development is currently in the process of cleaning the balance sheet of Ziscosteel so that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MP Nsereko Cash Marvels MPsas they checked-in at Entebbe airport. Some MPs thought Parliament had facilit
MP Nsereko Cash Marvels MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
as they checked-in at Entebbe airport. Some MPs thought Parliament had facilitated the trip while others thought the ministry of finance picked the bill because, one of the senior opposition MPs met the ministry officials at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Swiss Court Freezes Embassy Accountof the mission in the interim. He added: "We have also referred the matter to
Swiss Court Freezes Embassy Account
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of the mission in the interim. He added: "We have also referred the matter to the Solicitor General for guidance and the Ministry of Finance for payment." Ms Kalibala referred the matter to her lawyer for a comment. Available details indicate... Read more
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CNBC
Bank of Japan ups ETF purchases, keeps interest rates steadyfor expanding stimulus, which further bolstered the market's elevated expectati
Bank of Japan ups ETF purchases, keeps interest rates steady
CNBC / Posted yesterday
for expanding stimulus, which further bolstered the market's elevated expectations for stimulus. In anticipation, the Ministry of Finance had even prepared a statement saying it welcomed the action and would all deploy necessary policy steps,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Under govt pressure, Bank of Japan mulling specific steps for easingmeasures on the world's third-biggest economy, which is struggling to escape de
Under govt pressure, Bank of Japan mulling specific steps for easing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
measures on the world's third-biggest economy, which is struggling to escape decades of deflation, the sources said. The Ministry of Finance is lobbying hard for the BOJ to ease policy further and has prepared a statement it will publish in the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Fin Min warns tax officials on resolution against revenue depta serious view of the resolution by officers of Indian Revenue Service (Income
Fin Min warns tax officials on resolution against revenue dept
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
a serious view of the resolution by officers of Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) against Department of Revenue." "The Ministry of Finance has learnt through a newspaper item which appeared today that some officers of Indian Revenue Service... Read more
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Perth Now
US stocks rebound, yen weakeror 0.16 per cent, to 2,170.06 and the Nasdaq Composite added 15.17 points, or 0
US stocks rebound, yen weaker
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
or 0.16 per cent, to 2,170.06 and the Nasdaq Composite added 15.17 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5,154.98. In Japan, the Ministry of Finance has been lobbying hard for the BOJ to ease policy further and has prepared a statement it will publish in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US stocks rebound, yen weakeror 0.16 per cent, to 2,170.06 and the Nasdaq Composite added 15.17 points, or 0
US stocks rebound, yen weaker
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
or 0.16 per cent, to 2,170.06 and the Nasdaq Composite added 15.17 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 5,154.98. In Japan, the Ministry of Finance has been lobbying hard for the BOJ to ease policy further and has prepared a statement it will publish in... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack doctor pens open letter to politicians on housing affordabilitytransactions in the province, 1,276 involved foreign nationals worth more than
Chilliwack doctor pens open letter to politicians on housing affordability
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
transactions in the province, 1,276 involved foreign nationals worth more than $1 billion in investment, according to the Ministry of Finance. Metro Vancouver accounted for 49.7 per cent of real estate transactions in B.C. and 73.3 per cent of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
With All Eyes On Tonight's BOJ Announcement, A "Minor" Snag Emergesthe Yen has now priced in far more than the BOJ will be able to deliver tonight
With All Eyes On Tonight's BOJ Announcement, A "Minor" Snag Emerges
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
the Yen has now priced in far more than the BOJ will be able to deliver tonight. It is also why, according to Reuters, the Ministry of Finance is lobbying hard for BOJ to ease further and has prepared a statement it’ll publish if BOJ eases. The... Read more
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Reuters
Under govt pressure, BOJ mulling specific steps for easingmeasures on the world's third-biggest economy, which is struggling to escape de
Under govt pressure, BOJ mulling specific steps for easing
Reuters / Posted yesterday
measures on the world's third-biggest economy, which is struggling to escape decades of deflation, the sources said. The Ministry of Finance is lobbying hard for the BOJ to ease policy further and has prepared a statement it will publish in the... Read more
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Reuters
Under government pressure, Bank of Japan mulling specific steps for easingof its measures on the world's third-biggest economy, struggling to escape deca
Under government pressure, Bank of Japan mulling specific steps for easing
Reuters / Posted yesterday
of its measures on the world's third-biggest economy, struggling to escape decades of deflation, the sources said. The Ministry of Finance is lobbying hard for the BOJ to ease policy further and has prepared a statement it will publish in case... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bakri Informed On Implementation of Justice and Legislative Reform ProgramSecurity Acts are about to finalize their duties. He announced formation of a
Bakri Informed On Implementation of Justice and Legislative Reform Program
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Security Acts are about to finalize their duties. He announced formation of a committee, including representatives of the Ministry of Finance, the insurance companies, the Judiciary, the Attorney General and the Bar Association, to determine the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining Sector Remains Fragilelarge scale miners and we need to look after and nurture them so that they are
Mining Sector Remains Fragile
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
large scale miners and we need to look after and nurture them so that they are able to move into the future." He said the Ministry of Finance had recently given them the green light to recruit more geologists, mining engineers and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MMEZ Creation Denouncedto pass this bill and yet the MMCZ was an entity that was good for government,
MMEZ Creation Denounced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to pass this bill and yet the MMCZ was an entity that was good for government, and it was also good for the nation even the Ministry of Finance would actually know that there is a certain amount of money coming from MMCZ. "I don't see where the two... Read more
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Tony Pua
Dato’ Seri Najib Razak should stop pulling the wool over the rakyat’s eyes with purported social welfare programmes by 1MDB which are in actual reality, funded by Malaysian taxpayers(IPIC) in London, the tax-payers is now faced with another round of a multi-bil
Dato’ Seri Najib Razak should stop pulling the wool over the rakyat’s eyes with purported social welfare programmes by 1MDB which are in actual reality, funded by Malaysian taxpayers
Tony Pua / Posted 2 days ago
(IPIC) in London, the tax-payers is now faced with another round of a multi-billion dollar bailout exercise by the Ministry of Finance which had explicitly or implicitly guaranteed the above debts. Worse, the United States Department of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Insanity In Japanof QE, this new approach marries monetary policy with fiscal policy by putting
Insanity In Japan
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
of QE, this new approach marries monetary policy with fiscal policy by putting printed currency into the hands of the Ministry of Finance (MOF or Japan’s Treasury department) for direct distribution through a fiscal policy program. Such a... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt. scraps separate JV norms for DPSUsbe required for separate JVs by the DPSUs and the guidelines issued by the Depa
Govt. scraps separate JV norms for DPSUs
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
be required for separate JVs by the DPSUs and the guidelines issued by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) from time to time, which are uniformly applicable to all the Central Public Sector Enterprises... Read more
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New Kerala
No separate guidelines needed by defence PSUs for JVs, decides Cabinet - newkerala.com #96654required for separate joint ventures by the DPSUs, the guidelines issued by the
No separate guidelines needed by defence PSUs for JVs, decides Cabinet - newkerala.com #96654
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
required for separate joint ventures by the DPSUs, the guidelines issued by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) and Ministry of Finance (MoF) from time to time, which are uniformly applicable to all central public sector enterprises (CPSEs)... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
We must resolve power crisis now – Terkperin a power sector blueprint. This weekend, we were in Ada to deliberate over th
We must resolve power crisis now – Terkper
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
in a power sector blueprint. This weekend, we were in Ada to deliberate over the blueprint, which the Ministry of Power and Ministry of Finance are putting forward to get their buy-in. “We are going to have meetings with the unions and with the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to 'Pad' the Nigerian Budget and Be a Billionaireshow up and it will be bundled with the entire budget and passed. Almost all of
How to 'Pad' the Nigerian Budget and Be a Billionaire
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
show up and it will be bundled with the entire budget and passed. Almost all of your colleagues are in it.) 8. After the Ministry of Finance has released funds, approach the head of the agency to award the contract for your project to the company... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart, Crane Bank Most Hurt in Bailoutthat we believe these companies have a pivotal role in the economy," she said.
Stanchart, Crane Bank Most Hurt in Bailout
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that we believe these companies have a pivotal role in the economy," she said. Dr Fred Muhumuza, a former economist at the ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, said government should not bail out every company. He says government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Value Added Tax On Banking Fees Still a Thorny Issuein a tug-of-war on the modality and applicability of the levy. Applicability o
Value Added Tax On Banking Fees Still a Thorny Issue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in a tug-of-war on the modality and applicability of the levy. Applicability of the tax has divided two organs within the Ministry of Finance and Planning, with the Bank of Tanzania saying the burden of the levy should be borne by the final... Read more
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Business Insider
The yen has been on a wild ride amid rumors about Japan's stimulus packageyen has been trading in a huge 2% range in the Asian session on speculation on
The yen has been on a wild ride amid rumors about Japan's stimulus package
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
yen has been trading in a huge 2% range in the Asian session on speculation on the size and type of stimulus from Japan’s Ministry of Finance (MoF) and central bank. Comments from Japanese finance minister Tara Aso that the government was still... Read more
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Zero Hedge
For Those Who Slept Through The "Yen Rollercoaster", This Is What You Missedmoney" policy again, according to Takenobu Nakashima, quantitative strategist a
For Those Who Slept Through The "Yen Rollercoaster", This Is What You Missed
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
money" policy again, according to Takenobu Nakashima, quantitative strategist at Nomura Securities However, a prompt Ministry of Finance denial of the 50-yr bond-sale plan led yen to pare losses to 105.48, near levels before FNN report Yen... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Three-month delay is not good enough: Chamberthe formation of Malaysian. Its Chairman Datuk Wong Kii Yii said the deferment
Three-month delay is not good enough: Chamber
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
the formation of Malaysian. Its Chairman Datuk Wong Kii Yii said the deferment following the meeting on Monday between the Ministry of Finance II office and Labuan Member of Parliament Datuk Rozman Isli and others was good news but only a temporary... Read more
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NZCity
NZ dollar gains against 'whippy' yenReserve's monetary policy review on Thursday morning NZ time. The yen weakened
NZ dollar gains against 'whippy' yen
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
Reserve's monetary policy review on Thursday morning NZ time. The yen weakened after Japan's Fuji TV reported that the Ministry of Finance may announce a stimulus package of as much as YEN27 trillion ($NZ364.77 billion) while the Bank of Japan... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Dollar gains against 'whippy' yen on stimulus speculation as Fed statement awaitedReserve's monetary policy review tomorrow morning NZ time. The yen weakened af
Dollar gains against 'whippy' yen on stimulus speculation as Fed statement awaited
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
Reserve's monetary policy review tomorrow morning NZ time. The yen weakened after Japan's Fuji TV reported that the Ministry of Finance may announce a stimulus package of as much as 27 trillion yen (US$254 billion) while the Bank of Japan... Read more
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Aliran Online
1MDB: Paul Low, sycophants silent over Najib’s 'governance'highlights, there is economic and political control being exercised by a well i
1MDB: Paul Low, sycophants silent over Najib’s 'governance'
Aliran Online / Posted 3 days ago
highlights, there is economic and political control being exercised by a well integrated executive under the aegis of the ministry of finance. This gives the minister immense powers over GLCs. Seven GLCs have an interest in investments estimated... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Popularity of small-scale craft distilleries surgesexample, the supplier would earn $6.13, according to a 2013 LCBO pricing index.
Popularity of small-scale craft distilleries surges
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
example, the supplier would earn $6.13, according to a 2013 LCBO pricing index. The LCBO markup cost is $13.52. The Ontario Ministry of Finance is responsible for such a high markup price at the LCBO, he says. “What we have on the spirits side is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Why Nigeria's Non-Oil Export Declined in 2015'have been sitting on a backlog of over N 100 billion worth of unutilised export
'Why Nigeria's Non-Oil Export Declined in 2015'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
have been sitting on a backlog of over N 100 billion worth of unutilised export certificates issued under the seal of the ministry of finance. These are sovereign instruments and the government should honour its financial commitments as per extant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Game Changer' Governance Model for Soesas well the extra-budgetary funds such as Road Fund Administration and Motor Ve
'Game Changer' Governance Model for Soes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
as well the extra-budgetary funds such as Road Fund Administration and Motor Vehicle Accident Fund will resort under the Ministry of Finance. Jooste said the reform of Namibian public enterprises will only be possible if they implement the most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB and Morocco, a Model of Partnership for Nearly Half a CenturyMezouar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is chair of COP22, taking place t
AfDB and Morocco, a Model of Partnership for Nearly Half a Century
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mezouar, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is chair of COP22, taking place this year in Marrakesh. The meeting at the Ministry of Finance was followed by a working session attended by Minister of Agriculture and Marine Fisheries Aziz... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
New Labuan customs ruling put off to Nov 1from its early schedules which hopefully would not burden the Labuan folks and
New Labuan customs ruling put off to Nov 1
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
from its early schedules which hopefully would not burden the Labuan folks and would be discussed in details with the Ministry of Finance and customs officials. "We have about three months to 'iron out' the whole structure of the customs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy Officials Ignore Museveni on Karuma, Seek Shs18 Billion for Contractorputting the firm under the nose of the latter, officials are pushing for an ext
Energy Officials Ignore Museveni on Karuma, Seek Shs18 Billion for Contractor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
putting the firm under the nose of the latter, officials are pushing for an extra fee to be added on their contract. Ministry of Finance permanent secretary Keith Muhakanizi declined on the planned additional payout. The Public Procurement... Read more
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dna
7th Pay Commission: Govt employees to get revised pay in August salariesThe Ministry of Finance has released an implementation notification of the 7th
7th Pay Commission: Govt employees to get revised pay in August salaries
dna / Posted 4 days ago
The Ministry of Finance has released an implementation notification of the 7th Pay Commission on Tuesday, according to a report by The Indian Express. The final recommendations made by the 7th Pay Commission Panel were accepted by the Union Cabinet... Read more
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Reuters
China's state firms to dump some costly social burdens by 2018reforms. Profits at China's state-owned firms fell 8.5 percent in the first si
China's state firms to dump some costly social burdens by 2018
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
reforms. Profits at China's state-owned firms fell 8.5 percent in the first six months of 2016 from a year earlier, the Ministry of Finance said on Monday. State firms' total liabilities rose 17.8 percent on year to 83.55 trillion yuan at the... Read more
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Sarawak Report
OUTRAGE! - Najib's Secret Deal With China To Pay Off 1MDB (And Jho Low's) Debts! - SHOCK EXCLUSIVEplans for US$7 billion in accumulated 1MDB/Jho Low company debts to be wiped ou
OUTRAGE! - Najib's Secret Deal With China To Pay Off 1MDB (And Jho Low's) Debts! - SHOCK EXCLUSIVE
Sarawak Report / Posted 4 days ago
plans for US$7 billion in accumulated 1MDB/Jho Low company debts to be wiped out by taxpayers in a secret deal between his Ministry of Finance and the Chinese state company CCCC (China Communications Construction Company). The PM’s ‘cunning plan’... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Tanzania gives cash to help its 'very poorest'they don't have cash, but once they get it they usually spend it wisely," Anne
Tanzania gives cash to help its 'very poorest'
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
they don't have cash, but once they get it they usually spend it wisely," Anne Masha, a senior economist in the Tanzanian ministry of finance told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. She said cash grants could often be more effective than other... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Installation of Wind Power Generation System Plannedof Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate
Installation of Wind Power Generation System Planned
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communication (MEIDECC) and Ministry of Finance and National Planning as well as Tonga Power Limited. Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni, JICA... Read more
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