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Irish Examiner
Quirky World: Sexual groping for humour is okay says Italian court | Irish Examiner Saturday, February 06, 2016 Some of the stranger stories
Quirky World: Sexual groping for humour is okay says Italian court
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, February 06, 2016 Some of the stranger stories from around the world Italy: An man... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia economy gains speed in Q4, outlook brightensIndonesia's economy grew 5.04% in October-December from a year earlier, support
Indonesia economy gains speed in Q4, outlook brightens
The Star / Posted yesterday
Indonesia's economy grew 5.04% in October-December from a year earlier, supported by government spending. The Reuters photo shows a worker tracking shipping containers in Tanjung Priok port in North Jakarta, Indonesia. JAKARTA: Indonesia’s economy... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Chinese anti-corruption agency warns of 'major problems' in financial sectorChina's top anti-corruption authority says it has uncovered "major problems" in
Chinese anti-corruption agency warns of 'major problems' in financial sector
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
China's top anti-corruption authority says it has uncovered "major problems" in the country's sprawling financial system. The findings by the ruling Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection range from abuse of power at a top... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Indonesia 2015 GDP slowest in 6 yearsA vendor waits for customers at a market stall in Tanah Abang market in Jakarta
Indonesia 2015 GDP slowest in 6 years
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
A vendor waits for customers at a market stall in Tanah Abang market in Jakarta Feb 4. Indonesia's economy picked up speed in the fourth quarter but full-year growth was still the slowest since the global financial crisis as weak consumption,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Indonesia 2015 GDP slowest in 6 yrs despite Q4 pickupA vendor waits for customers at a market stall in Tanah Abang market in Jakarta
Indonesia 2015 GDP slowest in 6 yrs despite Q4 pickup
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
A vendor waits for customers at a market stall in Tanah Abang market in Jakarta Feb 4. Indonesia's economy picked up speed in the fourth quarter but full-year growth was still the slowest since the global financial crisis as weak consumption,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Foreign companies bet on China's consumers as industry slowsLONDON: Coffee shops, burger bars and clothes stores are among the foreign busi
Foreign companies bet on China's consumers as industry slows
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON: Coffee shops, burger bars and clothes stores are among the foreign businesses in China that say they are thriving despite the economic slowdown that is hurting the manufacturing sector. A Reuters examination of comments or recent statements... Read more
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Morningstar
Oil Prices Drop as Output Cut in DoubtThe market had shot to a three-week high late last week on speculation of incre
Oil Prices Drop as Output Cut in Doubt
Morningstar / Posted 4 days ago
The market had shot to a three-week high late last week on speculation of increasing economic stimulus, and cooperation on output cuts between Russia and OPEC. But many of those claims have already been dashed, and new data also suggests U.S. output... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dubai Is Top Destination for Seychellois, Numbers ShowBy Fabienne Fardial and Betymie Bonnelame Victoria — Dubai is the top destinat
Dubai Is Top Destination for Seychellois, Numbers Show
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Fabienne Fardial and Betymie Bonnelame Victoria — Dubai is the top destination for Seychellois travellers in 2015, latest figures from the national bureau of statistics show. Out of a total of almost 40,000 trips Seychellois made to foreign... Read more
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Morningstar
Oil Prices Drop as Output Cut in DoubtApril Brent crude on London's ICE Futures exchange fell to $35.72 per barrel, d
Oil Prices Drop as Output Cut in Doubt
Morningstar / Posted 5 days ago
April Brent crude on London's ICE Futures exchange fell to $35.72 per barrel, down 0.72%. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude futures for delivery in March traded at $33.09 per barrel down 1.64%. Following weeks of losses, prices... Read more
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Business Spectator
Oil prices fall as output cut in doubtCrude oil prices fell on Monday, pushed lower by the dimming prospects of a coo
Oil prices fall as output cut in doubt
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
Crude oil prices fell on Monday, pushed lower by the dimming prospects of a coordinated production cut by world's dominant oil producers. April Brent crude on London's ICE Futures exchange fell to $US35.72 per barrel, down 0.72 per cent. On the New... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Oil prices fall as output cut in doubtSentiment dimmed by lower prospects of coordinated production cuts. Crude oil
Oil prices fall as output cut in doubt
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Sentiment dimmed by lower prospects of coordinated production cuts. Crude oil prices fell on Monday, pushed lower by the dimming prospects of a coordinated production cut by world's dominant oil producers. April Brent crude on London's ICE Futures... Read more
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Market Watch
Oil sags on China data, production-cut doubtsCrude-oil prices fell in early Asia trade Monday, dragged by lackluster Chinese
Oil sags on China data, production-cut doubts
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Crude-oil prices fell in early Asia trade Monday, dragged by lackluster Chinese manufacturing data and dimming prospects of a coordinated production cut by world’s dominant oil producers. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, light, sweet crude... Read more
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Business Spectator
China PMI misses expectationsChina’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, a gauge of the natio
China PMI misses expectations
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, a gauge of the nation’s factory activity, fell to 49.4 in January from 49.7 a month ago, adding to signs of continued sluggishness in the world’s second largest economy. The reading,... Read more
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Market Watch
China manufacturing numbers indicate sluggishnessBEIJING--Gauges of China's manufacturing industry registered mixed results in J
China manufacturing numbers indicate sluggishness
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
BEIJING--Gauges of China's manufacturing industry registered mixed results in January--with an official measure weakening while a private one strengthened--though overall, the world's second-largest economy appeared sluggish. China's statistics... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China manufacturing contracts againChina’s manufacturing PMI fell more than expected in January. China’s official
China manufacturing contracts again
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
China’s manufacturing PMI fell more than expected in January. China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, a gauge of the nation’s factory activity, fell to 49.4 in January from 49.7 a month ago, adding to signs of continued... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's PMI surveys indicate weak start to 2016SINGAPORE: China's vast manufacturing sector remained sluggish at the start of
China's PMI surveys indicate weak start to 2016
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: China's vast manufacturing sector remained sluggish at the start of 2016, twin purchasing managers’ index (PMI) surveys released on Monday (Feb 1) showed, underscoring stubborn weakness in the world’s second-biggest economy. The... Read more
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Business Spectator
China manufacturing contracts againChina’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, a gauge of the natio
China manufacturing contracts again
Business Spectator / Posted 5 days ago
China’s official manufacturing purchasing managers’ index, a gauge of the nation’s factory activity, fell to 49.4 in January from 49.7 a month ago, adding to signs of continued sluggishness in the world’s second largest economy. The reading,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China's twin PMIs paint lacklustre pictureSINGAPORE: China's vast manufacturing sector remained sluggish at the start of
China's twin PMIs paint lacklustre picture
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: China's vast manufacturing sector remained sluggish at the start of 2016, twin purchasing mangers’ index (PMI) surveys released on Monday (Feb 1) showed, underscoring stubborn weakness in the world’s second-biggest economy. The government... Read more
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New Kerala
Beijing tops Chinese cities in spendingBeijing, Jan 31 : Beijing retained the top spot as China's biggest shopping cit
Beijing tops Chinese cities in spending
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Beijing, Jan 31 : Beijing retained the top spot as China's biggest shopping city in 2015, as online shopping continued to buoy retail sales and drove older brands to launch e-stores, the media reported on Sunday. According to a report by Beijing... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Beijing tops Chinese cities in spending Photo by Mercureuma (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/lice
Beijing tops Chinese cities in spending
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Photo by Mercureuma (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons Beijing retained its crown as China’s... Read more
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Business Spectator
China removes stats bureau chief: XinhuaThe Chinese Communist Party's Organisation Department, which controls personnel
China removes stats bureau chief: Xinhua
Business Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
The Chinese Communist Party's Organisation Department, which controls personnel decisions for key government posts, removed Wang Baoan as the head of the National Bureau of Statistics, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on Friday. Earlier... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China removes stats bureau chief: XinhuaShift in National Bureau of Statistics leadership follows corruption-related in
China removes stats bureau chief: Xinhua
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Shift in National Bureau of Statistics leadership follows corruption-related investigation. The Chinese Communist Party's Organisation Department, which controls personnel decisions for key government posts, removed Wang Baoan as the head of the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China’s corruption crackdown claims a significant scalpThe announcement that the head of China’s statistics bureau is being investigat
China’s corruption crackdown claims a significant scalp
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
The announcement that the head of China’s statistics bureau is being investigated for ‘serious violations of discipline’ has shocked observers. Many were caught off guard on Tuesday evening as news broke that the head of China’s statistics bureau... Read more
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Business Spectator
China’s corruption crackdown claims a significant scalpMany were caught off guard on Tuesday evening as news broke that the head of Ch
China’s corruption crackdown claims a significant scalp
Business Spectator / Posted 9 days ago
Many were caught off guard on Tuesday evening as news broke that the head of China’s statistics bureau had become ensnared in the country’s far-reaching anti-corruption campaign. First there was the timing. Just three hours after Wang Baoan... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is China About To Drop A Devaluation Bomb?Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Though she had n
Is China About To Drop A Devaluation Bomb?
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, Though she had no intention of being funny, we laughed out loud, as undoubtedly many did with us, when incumbent and wannabe IMF head Christine Lagarde said last week in Davos that China... Read more
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Quartz
The man in charge of China’s deeply suspect economic data is now under investigation - Quartz FUDGING Wang Baoan, the head of China’s National Bureau of Statisti
The man in charge of China’s deeply suspect economic data is now under investigation
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
- Quartz FUDGING Wang Baoan, the head of China’s National Bureau of Statistics,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chiefBEIJING (AP) - The head of the bureau that gathers China's economic data is und
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chief
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The head of the bureau that gathers China's economic data is under investigation by the anti-graft agency in a possible expansion of an anticorruption campaign that has shaken state companies and securities firms. Wang Bao'an,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chiefBEIJING (AP) - The head of the bureau that gathers China's economic data is und
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chief
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 10 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The head of the bureau that gathers China's economic data is under investigation by the anti-graft agency in a possible expansion of an anticorruption campaign that has shaken state companies and securities firms. Wang Bao'an,... Read more
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Daily Herald
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chiefBEIJING -- China's anti-graft agency says the head of the country's National Bu
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chief
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
BEIJING -- China's anti-graft agency says the head of the country's National Bureau of Statistics is being investigated for severe disciplinary violations, a phrase which usually refers to corruption. The announcement posted Tuesday on the website... Read more
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ABC News
China's Anti-Graft Body Investigates Statistics Bureau ChiefThe head of the bureau that gathers China's economic data is under investigatio
China's Anti-Graft Body Investigates Statistics Bureau Chief
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
The head of the bureau that gathers China's economic data is under investigation by the anti-graft agency in a possible expansion of an anticorruption campaign that has shaken state companies and securities firms. Wang Bao'an, chairman of the... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
China’s anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chief Wang BaoanThe announcement posted Tuesday on the website of the Central Commission for Di
China’s anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chief Wang Baoan
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
The announcement posted Tuesday on the website of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection came hours after Wang Baoan had briefed reporters at a news conference in Beijing about China’s economy in 2015. Various prominent political figures... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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News 8000
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Demographer: PA Counts Hundreds of Thousands of Long-Gone Immigrants as ResidentsNew citizens at a naturalization ceremony at Kennedy Space Center in 2010Photo
Demographer: PA Counts Hundreds of Thousands of Long-Gone Immigrants as Residents
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
New citizens at a naturalization ceremony at Kennedy Space Center in 2010Photo Credit: Wikipedia commons Yaakov Feitelson, a Demographer associated with the Institute for Zionist Strategies, revealed that the Palestinian Authority has been... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
KY3 Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
KSBW Salinas / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation | Money - Home New questions raised over accuracy of Beijing's stats ChinaFo
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
| Money - Home New questions raised over accuracy of Beijing's stats ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images The man in charge... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigationThe man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investig
The man in charge of China's economic data is under investigation
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
The man in charge of safeguarding China's economic statistics is under investigation for potential corruption. China's Central Commission on Discipline Inspection announced Tuesday that Wang Bao'an, party chief and director of the country's National... Read more
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Zero Hedge
China Warns Soros Against Starting A Currency War: "Ha, Ha. You Cannot Possibly Succeed"George Soros may have broken the BOE and may well have been at least partially
China Warns Soros Against Starting A Currency War: "Ha, Ha. You Cannot Possibly Succeed"
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
George Soros may have broken the BOE and may well have been at least partially to blame for the Asian Financial Crisis, but he will not win an FX battle with the PBoC. At least that’s Beijing’s message to the billionaire, as conveyed via a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chiefBEIJING (AP) � China's anti-graft agency announced Tuesday that the head of the
China's anti-graft body investigates statistics bureau chief
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
BEIJING (AP) � China's anti-graft agency announced Tuesday that the head of the country's National Bureau of Statistics is being investigated for severe disciplinary violations, a phrase which usually refers to corruption. The announcement posted on... Read more
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The Courier Mail
China's statistics chief under investigationBeijing investigating National Bureau of Statistics head for charges related to
China's statistics chief under investigation
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Beijing investigating National Bureau of Statistics head for charges related to corruption. China's antigraft agency said on Tuesday that it was investigating Wang Baoan, the head of the National Bureau of Statistics, for alleged serious violations... Read more
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Business Spectator
China's statistics chief under investigationChina's antigraft agency said on Tuesday that it was investigating Wang Baoan,
China's statistics chief under investigation
Business Spectator / Posted 11 days ago
China's antigraft agency said on Tuesday that it was investigating Wang Baoan, the head of the National Bureau of Statistics, for alleged serious violations of discipline, a term typically used as a euphemism for corruption in the country. The... Read more
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Times of Malta
Italy puzzles over riddleAt first glance there is something odd about Italy’s economic data. For months
Italy puzzles over riddle
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
At first glance there is something odd about Italy’s economic data. For months its consumer and business sentiment has been stronger than almost anywhere else in the eurozone, yet economic activity still lags its peers. This disconnect has become so... Read more
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OJornal News
Brazil economy shed 1.5 million payroll jobs in 2015 SAO PAULO (AP) – Brazil lost 1.5 million payroll jobs in 2015 amid a contract
Brazil economy shed 1.5 million payroll jobs in 2015
OJornal News / Posted 14 days ago
SAO PAULO (AP) – Brazil lost 1.5 million payroll jobs in 2015 amid a contracting economy that has led to high inflation and layoffs in the manufacturing and service sectors, the labor ministry... Read more
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