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Lake Placid News
New York Media Arts Map provides online resourceALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has an online media arts map. The web site
New York Media Arts Map provides online resource
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 hours ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has an online media arts map. The web site at nymediaartsmap.org includes information on media arts and technology organizations around the state. It is a project of the New York State Council on the Arts'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electricity Tariff - 45 Percent Increase Will Violate UN Ruling - SERAPThe Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has advised the Mi
Electricity Tariff - 45 Percent Increase Will Violate UN Ruling - SERAP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has advised the Minister of Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to ensure regulatory authorities were not allowed to get away with 45 per cent increase in electricity tarrif by promoting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In the Spirit of UnityBy Abdul-Hameed Oyegbade, Mohammed Shosanya and Dele Ogunyemi Osogbo, Lagos an
In the Spirit of Unity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
By Abdul-Hameed Oyegbade, Mohammed Shosanya and Dele Ogunyemi Osogbo, Lagos and Ibadan — Eko Trust examines the Ooni of Ife's recent visits to other traditional rulers in Yorubaland and asks; would the revered monarch's initiative achieve its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ayade, Deputy, Commissioners Slash SalariesCalabar — Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State said he has given up 80 per c
Ayade, Deputy, Commissioners Slash Salaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Calabar — Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State said he has given up 80 per cent of his monthly salary to help pay the commissioners, special advisers and personal assistants he recently appointed. The governor, yesterday, appointed 80 more aides,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
New York Media Arts Map provides online resourceALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state has an online media arts map. The web site
New York Media Arts Map provides online resource
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 16 hours ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state has an online media arts map. The web site at nymediaartsmap.org includes information on media arts and technology organizations around the state. It is a project of the New York State Council on the Arts'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
45 Per Cent Hike in Electricity Tariffs Will Violate UN Ruling, SERAP Tells FasholaSocio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised Minister o
45 Per Cent Hike in Electricity Tariffs Will Violate UN Ruling, SERAP Tells Fashola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised Minister of Power, Mr. Babatunde Fashola to "ensure that regulatory authorities are not allowed to get away with 45 percent increase in electricity tariffs by promoting compliance... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Fiscal StressOn Tuesday, Max Martin, Eastside YMCA director, Alfonso Pagan, Eastside YMCA bo
Fiscal Stress
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
On Tuesday, Max Martin, Eastside YMCA director, Alfonso Pagan, Eastside YMCA board chairman, and John Watkins, Eastside YMCA board member, told The Post-Journal they're concerned their funding will be cut significantly next year. The Eastside Y,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
45 Percent Increase in Electricity Tariffs Will Violate UN Ruling - SERAPThe Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised the Mi
45 Percent Increase in Electricity Tariffs Will Violate UN Ruling - SERAP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has advised the Minister of Power, Babatunde Fashola, to "ensure that regulatory authorities are not allowed to get away with 45 percent increase in electricity tarrifs by promoting... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Kiama electorate’s Woman of the Year announcedMarie De La Torre of Berry has been honoured as the 2016 Local Woman of the Yea
Kiama electorate’s Woman of the Year announced
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Marie De La Torre of Berry has been honoured as the 2016 Local Woman of the Year for the Kiama electorate. Kiama MP Gareth Ward and NSW Minister for Women Pru Goward with the 2016 Kiama Electorate Woman of the Year, Marie De La Torre. Marie De La... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Glen Ridge taken to court over Baldwin study, affordable housingGlen Ridge faces a lawsuit related to last year's planned development of severa
Glen Ridge taken to court over Baldwin study, affordable housing
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Glen Ridge faces a lawsuit related to last year's planned development of several properties on Baldwin Street. During Monday night's council meeting, Borough Attorney John Malyska gave a status review on the lawsuit, which he said had been brought... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
France - Relations Between Two Constitutional Councils 'Very Positive'Paris — Relations between the constitutional councils of Algeria and France are
France - Relations Between Two Constitutional Councils 'Very Positive'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Paris — Relations between the constitutional councils of Algeria and France are "very positive," said Monday in Paris President of the Constitutional Council Mourad Medelci. "Relations between the two institutions are very positive (...) even if the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Three things Obama won't be doing in SpringfieldIn December, Gutierrez moved away from Alvarez after the controversy surroundin
Three things Obama won't be doing in Springfield
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
In December, Gutierrez moved away from Alvarez after the controversy surrounding the late November release of the police dash-cam video of the Laquan McDonald shooting. Critics questioned whether Alvarez waited too long to charge Officer Jason Van... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Red-cedar log to be transformed into traditional dugout canoeThree Alaska Native artists will create a full-size dugout canoe through a part
Red-cedar log to be transformed into traditional dugout canoe
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
Three Alaska Native artists will create a full-size dugout canoe through a partnership involving Sealaska Heritage Institute and Sitka National Historic Park. Master carver Steve Brown will lead the project, according to a news release from Sealaska... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Poetry Out Loud competition draws North Jersey studentsENGLEWOOD — She walked across the stage cloaked in a loose, gray cardigan with
Poetry Out Loud competition draws North Jersey students
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
ENGLEWOOD — She walked across the stage cloaked in a loose, gray cardigan with her head down. The teenage girl, a self-described introvert, stepped to the microphone, raised her face to nearly 200 of her peers and began to recite a poem. Her meek... Read more
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Daily News
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADEDon Philip Rupasinghe Gunawardena who established the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADE
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Don Philip Rupasinghe Gunawardena who established the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) in 1935 was a principled politician who was committed to his political vision to the very end of his life. From the start of his political career, Gunawardena had... Read more
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Orange County Register
Chinese families who violated one-child policy remain wary of relaxed rulesBEIJING – — At first, Cindy Zhang, like millions of other Chinese parents, thou
Chinese families who violated one-child policy remain wary of relaxed rules
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING – — At first, Cindy Zhang, like millions of other Chinese parents, thought her problems had been solved. For three years, she and her husband had worried about the status of their younger child, Tutu. He was born outside the one-child limit... Read more
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Alaska Public
About UsAlaska Public Media harnesses the power of multiple media platforms to make a m
About Us
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Alaska Public Media harnesses the power of multiple media platforms to make a more informed and connected life possible for all Alaskans. Alaska Public Media produces and presents news and content that provides lifelong learning opportunities... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Condemn Justice Minister's Hate SpeechEgyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should condemn recent televised remarks
Condemn Justice Minister's Hate Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should condemn recent televised remarks by his justice minister that appeared to advocate the mass killing of Muslim Brotherhood supporters, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the president. In a... Read more
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dna
Proposal for possible alliance with Congress yet to come, says CPICPI on Sunday said no proposal by CPI(M) has so far been received or discussed
Proposal for possible alliance with Congress yet to come, says CPI
dna / Posted 3 days ago
CPI on Sunday said no proposal by CPI(M) has so far been received or discussed in the Left Front regarding an alliance with Congress for the West Bengal Assembly polls. "Nobody held a meeting with us to discuss a possible electoral alliance with... Read more
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New Kerala
CPI says yet to receive proposal on alliance with CongressKolkata, Feb 7 : The Communist Party of India was yet to receive any proposal f
CPI says yet to receive proposal on alliance with Congress
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Kolkata, Feb 7 : The Communist Party of India was yet to receive any proposal from the CPI-Marxist regarding any tie-up with the Congress for the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls, a senior CPI leader said on Sunday. Gurudas Dasgupta, a former CPI... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ford and General Motors' Formidable New Driverless CompetitorYou know about Google's driverless cars, under the Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NAS
Ford and General Motors' Formidable New Driverless Competitor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
You know about Google's driverless cars, under the Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) umbrella. You may even know that car companies such as General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Ford (NYSE: F) are getting in on the action. But there's another new... Read more
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The Maui News
County Council always in session, always learningBut it's important to remember the four county councils in Hawaii are always in
County Council always in session, always learning
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
But it's important to remember the four county councils in Hawaii are always in session. Council members are the policymakers closest to the people and are always accessible, whether in Council Chambers, online or even at the local supermarket. As... Read more
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The Economic Times
West Bengal Assembly polls: Left Front yet to get proposal on alliance with Congress, says CPI"Nobody held a meeting with us to discuss a possible electoral alliance with Co
West Bengal Assembly polls: Left Front yet to get proposal on alliance with Congress, says CPI
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
"Nobody held a meeting with us to discuss a possible electoral alliance with Congress. Even in the previous Left Front meetings, the matter was not discussed," senior CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta told reporters at the conclusion of the party's two-day... Read more
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Canberra Times
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December lowThe commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December low
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
The commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December, the lowest for daily prices dating back to May 2009. Photo: Bloomberg Iron ore, dogged for years by rising supply and soggy demand, is suddenly on a tear, headed for... Read more
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WA Today
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December lowThe commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December low
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
The commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December, the lowest for daily prices dating back to May 2009. Photo: Bloomberg Iron ore, dogged for years by rising supply and soggy demand, is suddenly on a tear, headed for... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSEUMSAl-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, Giza, Tel 012 1173 7708 The Ad
MUSEUMS
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
Al-Labeini St, Al-Harraniya district, Al-Haram, Giza, Tel 012 1173 7708 The Adam Henein Museum, which opened on 18 January 2014 in Cairo’s Al-Harraniya district, displays 4,000 artworks from all stages of the artist’s 60-year career. Raised in a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Policing parliamentFollowing a two-week holiday, Egypt’s new parliament — the House of Representat
Policing parliament
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
Following a two-week holiday, Egypt’s new parliament — the House of Representatives — begins grappling with a host of controversial issues on Sunday. Amending internal bylaws is likely to be allocated the lion’s share of debates now that the... Read more
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Canberra Times
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tonsThe world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tons
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
The world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric tons of output capacity in three to five years. Photo: Bloomberg China plans to chop as much as 17 per cent its coal production capacity as part of efforts by President... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December lowThe commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December low
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
The commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December, the lowest for daily prices dating back to May 2009. Photo: Bloomberg Iron ore, dogged for years by rising supply and soggy demand, is suddenly on a tear, headed for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tonsThe world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tons
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
The world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric tons of output capacity in three to five years. Photo: Bloomberg China plans to chop as much as 17 per cent its coal production capacity as part of efforts by President... Read more
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The Age
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December lowThe commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December low
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
The commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December, the lowest for daily prices dating back to May 2009. Photo: Bloomberg Iron ore, dogged for years by rising supply and soggy demand, is suddenly on a tear, headed for... Read more
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The Age
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tonsThe world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tons
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
The world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric tons of output capacity in three to five years. Photo: Bloomberg China plans to chop as much as 17 per cent its coal production capacity as part of efforts by President... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December lowThe commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December
Iron ore almost 20pc higher than December low
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The commodity has rebounded 19 per cent since bottoming at $US38.30 in December, the lowest for daily prices dating back to May 2009. Photo: Bloomberg Iron ore, dogged for years by rising supply and soggy demand, is suddenly on a tear, headed for... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tonsThe world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric
China seeks to cut coal capacity by 1b tons
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The world's largest coal consumer aims to eliminate as much as 1 billion metric tons of output capacity in three to five years. Photo: Bloomberg China plans to chop as much as 17 per cent its coal production capacity as part of efforts by President... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China calls for more than 120 to be punished over chemical blastBEIJING: China on Friday (Feb 5) quietly released the findings of an inquiry in
China calls for more than 120 to be punished over chemical blast
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING: China on Friday (Feb 5) quietly released the findings of an inquiry into its worst industrial accident in years, calling for 123 people connected to the deadly chemical blast to be punished. The report followed an investigation by the State... Read more
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Salon.com
China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blastsBEIJING (AP) — Deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port
China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blasts
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — Deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port city in August were triggered when a chemical stored in an unlicensed facility became too dry and caught fire, investigators announced Friday. An investigative team... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blastsBEIJING (AP) � Deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port
China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blasts
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING (AP) � Deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port city in August were triggered when a chemical stored in an unlicensed facility became too dry and caught fire, investigators announced Friday. An investigative team... Read more
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Daily Herald
China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blastsBEIJING -- Deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port cit
China probe says stored chemical caused Tianjin blasts
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING -- Deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port city in August were triggered when a chemical stored in an unlicensed facility became too dry and caught fire, investigators announced Friday. An investigative team... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Village residents facing higher sewer, trash ratesBy Emily Chesnic LAKEMORE — The increasing expense to offer sewer and trash se
Village residents facing higher sewer, trash rates
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 5 days ago
By Emily Chesnic LAKEMORE — The increasing expense to offer sewer and trash services in Lakemore Village has Council considering a rate increases for customers. At the Feb. 1 meeting, Council heard the first reading of two pieces of legislation... Read more
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New Kerala
Tianjin blast probe suggests action against 123 peopleBeijing, Feb 5 : An investigating team of China's State Council has named 123 p
Tianjin blast probe suggests action against 123 people
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Beijing, Feb 5 : An investigating team of China's State Council has named 123 people, including five officials at ministerial level, as responsible for the Tianjin warehouse explosions in August 2015 that killed 165 people. After five months of... Read more
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ABC News
China Probe Identifies Stored Chemical Behind Tianjin BlastsThe deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port city in Au
China Probe Identifies Stored Chemical Behind Tianjin Blasts
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
The deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port city in August were triggered when the stored chemical nitrocellulose became too dry and caught fire, investigators announced Friday. An investigative team assembled by the State... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China to cut excess coal capacityBeijing unveils plan to cut 500 million metric tons of production in next 3-5 y
China to cut excess coal capacity
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Beijing unveils plan to cut 500 million metric tons of production in next 3-5 years. China's State Council, or cabinet, unveiled a plan on Friday to cut excess capacity in the country's coal sector, which is struggling with shrinking demand and... Read more
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Business Spectator
China to cut excess coal capacityChina's State Council, or cabinet, unveiled a plan on Friday to cut excess capa
China to cut excess coal capacity
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
China's State Council, or cabinet, unveiled a plan on Friday to cut excess capacity in the country's coal sector, which is struggling with shrinking demand and falling prices. The State Council said on its website that it would cut 500 million... Read more
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iol.co.za
China cracks down on lendersShanghai - Beijing has called on local authorities to crack down on illegal fun
China cracks down on lenders
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Shanghai - Beijing has called on local authorities to crack down on illegal fundraising platforms after China's largest online peer-to-peer (P2P) lender was found to have collected more than 50 billion yuan ($7.6 billion) for fake investment... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The zombie slayer sent to square China’s SOE circleFormer Rio raider Xiao Yaqing has been set the crucial task of threading China’
The zombie slayer sent to square China’s SOE circle
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Former Rio raider Xiao Yaqing has been set the crucial task of threading China’s SOE reforms through the needle of Communist Party control. Xiao, the then head of the Aluminium Company of China (Chinalco), was calling to inform the Australian... Read more
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Business Spectator
The zombie slayer sent to square China’s SOE circleXiao, the then head of the Aluminium Company of China (Chinalco), was calling t
The zombie slayer sent to square China’s SOE circle
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
Xiao, the then head of the Aluminium Company of China (Chinalco), was calling to inform the Australian government that the state-owned firm had just completed (in partnership with Alcoa) a lightning raid on Rio Tinto’s London-listed stock and that it... Read more
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Market Watch
China lays out plan to reduce steel capacityBEIJING -- China’s State Council, or cabinet, said it plans to cut the country’
China lays out plan to reduce steel capacity
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING -- China’s State Council, or cabinet, said it plans to cut the country’s crude steel capacity by between 100 million and 150 million metric tons over the next five years, in the latest effort to help the nation’s iron and steel industry,... Read more
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The Star
China calls for crackdown on illegal fundraising platformsSHANGHAI (Reuters) - Beijing has called on local authorities to crack down on i
China calls for crackdown on illegal fundraising platforms
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Beijing has called on local authorities to crack down on illegal fundraising platforms after China's largest online peer-to-peer (P2P) lender was found to have collected more than 50 billion yuan (£5.21 billion) for fake... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China calls for crackdown on illegal fundraising platformsSHANGHAI: Beijing has called on local authorities to crack down on illegal fund
China calls for crackdown on illegal fundraising platforms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SHANGHAI: Beijing has called on local authorities to crack down on illegal fundraising platforms after China's largest online peer-to-peer (P2P) lender was found to have collected more than 50 billion yuan (£5.21 billion) for fake investment... Read more
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Alaska Public
Kreiss-Tomkins previews session, proposes license plate design contest The Alaska legislature gaveled in Tuesday (01-19-16), in what will be the fou
Kreiss-Tomkins previews session, proposes license plate design contest
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
The Alaska legislature gaveled in Tuesday (01-19-16), in what will be the fourth session for Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of House District 35, representing his... Read more
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