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The Star
Wage gap conundrumindicators such as the Gini co-efficient, which measures inequality, is to be b
Wage gap conundrum
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
indicators such as the Gini co-efficient, which measures inequality, is to be believed. It is now at the lowest level ever, Statistics Department data from 2014 show. If household incomes are a proxy for wages, then wages should be rising... Read more
19h
AllAfrica.com
Namibia Adheres to the IMF Recommendationssimultaneously available to all users will bring greater data transparency. Lou
Namibia Adheres to the IMF Recommendations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
simultaneously available to all users will bring greater data transparency. Louis Marc Ducharme, Director of the IMF's Statistics Department, welcomed this major milestone in the country's statistical development. "I am confident that Namibia... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia's exports dip in May on lower shipments to Chinaexports fell in volume and value and following a decline in shipments to its bi
Malaysia's exports dip in May on lower shipments to China
The Star / Posted yesterday
exports fell in volume and value and following a decline in shipments to its biggest trading partner, China. The Statistics Department said on Friday exports fell RM533.6mil (-0.9%) to RM59.9bil from a year ago and the decline was in... Read more
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IMF
Namibia Adheres to the International Monetary Fund�s Enhanced General Data Dissemination Systemsimultaneously available to all users will bring greater data transparency. Lo
Namibia Adheres to the International Monetary Fund�s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System
IMF / Posted 3 days ago
simultaneously available to all users will bring greater data transparency. Louis Marc Ducharme, Director of the IMF�s Statistics Department, welcomed this major milestone in the country�s statistical development. �I am confident that Namibia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nam's Enhanced Data System Goes Live TodayAgency's senior communications specialist, Nelson Ashipala. A mission from the
Nam's Enhanced Data System Goes Live Today
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Agency's senior communications specialist, Nelson Ashipala. A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Statistics Department visited the country between 20 and 26 April to assist the authorities with the implementation of the... Read more
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Market Watch
Hong Kong May composite CPI rises 2.6% on yearHONG KONG--Hong Kong's composite consumer price index in May rose 2.6% from a y
Hong Kong May composite CPI rises 2.6% on year
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
HONG KONG--Hong Kong's composite consumer price index in May rose 2.6% from a year earlier, the Census & Statistics Department said Tuesday. The reading was in line with the results of a Wall Street Journal survey of five economists. May's CPI gain... Read more
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Dominican Republic News
June 21, 2016Travel to the Dominican Republic in May was up 4.9% in May compared to May 2015
June 21, 2016
Dominican Republic News / Posted 11 days ago
Travel to the Dominican Republic in May was up 4.9% in May compared to May 2015, according to the Central Bank statistics department. An additional 20,354 passengers arrived by air to the Punta Cana International Airport, for a total of 437,338... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Taiwan's May export orders fall for 14th monthof exports two to three months ahead. "Orders will still remain negative in Ju
Taiwan's May export orders fall for 14th month
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
of exports two to three months ahead. "Orders will still remain negative in June," L.J. Lin, director of the ministry's statistics department, told a news conference, even as the ministry estimated that the value of orders this month should... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Growing visibility for insurersfor the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) forecast should the slowdown in
Growing visibility for insurers
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
for the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) forecast should the slowdown in manufacturing continue. Last week, the Statistics Department said Malaysia’s industrial production index (IPI) grew at a slower pace of three per cent in April from... Read more
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Daily News
Economy grows by 5.5% in first quarterSri Lanka’s economy grew 5.5% in the first quarter of 2016 from a year ago, the
Economy grows by 5.5% in first quarter
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Sri Lanka’s economy grew 5.5% in the first quarter of 2016 from a year ago, the Census and Statistics Department said yesterday. The Gross Domestic Product for Sri Lanka for the first quarter of 2016 reached up to Rs. 2,088,024 million. The GDP... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmrose 2% in May, in line with economists’ forecast, due to rising cost of food i
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
rose 2% in May, in line with economists’ forecast, due to rising cost of food including vegetables, fish and seafood. The Statistics Department said on Wednesday the consumer price index for May increased 0.3% versus April. For the first five... Read more
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The Star
May inflation rate up 2% on higher costs for foodMay, which was in line with economists' forecast, due to rising costs for food
May inflation rate up 2% on higher costs for food
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
May, which was in line with economists' forecast, due to rising costs for food including vegetables, fish and seafood. The Statistics Department said on Wednesday that on a monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index for May increased by 0.3% from... Read more
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The Economic Times
Higher food prices drive retail inflation to 5.76% in Maydearer by 13.96%. Clothing and footwear inflation was 5.37%. Fuel inflation wa
Higher food prices drive retail inflation to 5.76% in May
The Economic Times / Posted 18 days ago
dearer by 13.96%. Clothing and footwear inflation was 5.37%. Fuel inflation was 2.94%. Monday's data comes days after the statistics department shared industrial production numbers which showed a 0.8% contraction in factory output in April. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
China investment grows at slowest pace since 2000; more stimulus seendata in 2012. China needs to open up its state sector further in order to arre
China investment grows at slowest pace since 2000; more stimulus seen
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
data in 2012. China needs to open up its state sector further in order to arrest the steep slowdown in private investment, statistics department spokesman Sheng Laiyun told a news conference, adding that falling prices and industrial overcapacity... Read more
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The Financial Express
Puzzling why CSO motives are being questioned on GDP: Jayant Sinhabeing raised over India’s economic growth data, the government has defended the
Puzzling why CSO motives are being questioned on GDP: Jayant Sinha
The Financial Express / Posted 19 days ago
being raised over India’s economic growth data, the government has defended the 7.6 per cent GDP number put out by the statistics department, calling it a professional organisation with high integrity. In an interview to PTI, Minister of State... Read more
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The Economic Times
Puzzling why CSO motives are being questioned on GDP: MoS Finance, Jayant Sinhabeing raised over India's economic growth data, the government has defended the
Puzzling why CSO motives are being questioned on GDP: MoS Finance, Jayant Sinha
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
being raised over India's economic growth data, the government has defended the 7.6 per cent GDP number put out by the statistics department, calling it a professional organisation with high integrity. While CSO has estimated that India's GDP... Read more
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dna
Jayant Sinha quotes IMF Chief Christine Lagarde to defend GDP numbersquestions being raised over India's economic growth data, the government has de
Jayant Sinha quotes IMF Chief Christine Lagarde to defend GDP numbers
dna / Posted 20 days ago
questions being raised over India's economic growth data, the government has defended the 7.6% GDP number put out by the statistics department, calling it a professional organisation with high integrity. In an interview to PTI, Minister of State... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia April industrial output up 3% on-year, below forecastrose at a slower pace of 3% in April from a year ago, which was lower than econ
Malaysia April industrial output up 3% on-year, below forecast
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
rose at a slower pace of 3% in April from a year ago, which was lower than economists' forecast of a 3.5% increase. The Statistics Department said on Friday the rise in April 2016 was supported by positive growth in all indices such as... Read more
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dna
Mamata government reinstates IAS officer Godala who was shunted out over graft chargesMamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government reinstated IAS officer Godala Kiran
Mamata government reinstates IAS officer Godala who was shunted out over graft charges
dna / Posted 24 days ago
Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government reinstated IAS officer Godala Kiran Kumar as the Joint Secretary of the Statistics department on Wednesday after he was sent on compulsory waiting on graft charges. The 2005-batch Bengal cadre IAS officer... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Trade Bellwether Taiwan Posts 16 Straight Months Of Sliding Exportsthis month as economic growth slows. "There is little chance exports in June ca
Global Trade Bellwether Taiwan Posts 16 Straight Months Of Sliding Exports
Zero Hedge / Posted 24 days ago
this month as economic growth slows. "There is little chance exports in June can grow," said Yeh Maan-Tzwu, director of statistics department with the finance ministry, which issued the data on Tuesday. "But the decline will certainly narrow."... Read more
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Business Standard India
GDP data discrepancies: Govt to release supply use table to tackle variationThe statistics department will shortly release the supply use table (SUT) to cl
GDP data discrepancies: Govt to release supply use table to tackle variation
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
The statistics department will shortly release the supply use table (SUT) to clear GDP data discrepancies, blamed for pushing up economic growth to close to eight per cent in the March quarter of 2015-16, by this month-end. However, the provisional... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Attorney-General heads Agong’s list(KMN) were given to 224 people including Sentul Disgtrict Police Chief ACP R.Mu
Attorney-General heads Agong’s list
The Borneo Post / Posted 27 days ago
(KMN) were given to 224 people including Sentul Disgtrict Police Chief ACP R.Munusamy, Senior Director of the Malaysian Statistics Department Abd Latib Talib, Communications Officer in the Office of the Chief Secretary to the Government Ahmad... Read more
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The Star
King's birthday honours list(KMN) were given to 224 people including Sentul Disgtrict Police Chief ACP R.Mu
King's birthday honours list
The Star / Posted 28 days ago
(KMN) were given to 224 people including Sentul Disgtrict Police Chief ACP R.Munusamy, Senior Director of the Malaysian Statistics Department Abd Latib Talib, Communications Officer in the Office of the Chief Secretary to the Government Ahmad... Read more
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FOX News
UCLA professor ordered students to take final exam during lockdownspokesman told CBS the professor, Vivian Lew, did not understand the severity o
UCLA professor ordered students to take final exam during lockdown
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
spokesman told CBS the professor, Vivian Lew, did not understand the severity of the situation, while the head of the statistics department Mark Handcock blamed a mix-up, telling the station the email went out before Lew was aware of the... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia’s April exports, imports below forecastrose 1.6% to RM61.3bil from a year ago, which was a disappointment when compare
Malaysia’s April exports, imports below forecast
The Star / Posted 29 days ago
rose 1.6% to RM61.3bil from a year ago, which was a disappointment when compared with a survey of a 2% increase. The Statistics Department said on the country’s imports fell 2.3% , or RM1.2bil to RM52.3bil from RM53.5bil a year ago, which was... Read more
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CBS News
UCLA professor asked students to take final exam during lockdownNews reached out to Lew, but she did not respond to a request for comment. In a
UCLA professor asked students to take final exam during lockdown
CBS News / Posted 29 days ago
News reached out to Lew, but she did not respond to a request for comment. In a statement sent to CBS News Thursday night, statistics department chair Mark S. Handcock said the professor's email was sent on "time-delay" and went out before she was... Read more
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IMF
Bulgaria Adheres to the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard Plusof the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria Mr. Sergey Tsvetarsky. Louis
Bulgaria Adheres to the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus
IMF / Posted a month ago
of the National Statistical Institute of Bulgaria Mr. Sergey Tsvetarsky. Louis Marc Ducharme, Director of the IMF’s Statistics Department, welcomed Bulgaria’s adherence and noted that “the dissemination of the new data sets under the SDDS... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmdept sees business slowdown in Q2: Business is expected to slow down in the sec
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm
The Star / Posted a month ago
dept sees business slowdown in Q2: Business is expected to slow down in the second quarter of 2016, as shown by the confidence indicator of minus 3.7% compared with minus 0.7% in the preceding quarter, the statistics department said... Read more
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The Star
Statistics dept sees business slowdown in Q2quarter of 2016, as shown by the confidence indicator of minus 3.7% compared wi
Statistics dept sees business slowdown in Q2
The Star / Posted a month ago
quarter of 2016, as shown by the confidence indicator of minus 3.7% compared with minus 0.7% in the preceding quarter, the statistics department said. The confidence indicator summarises the overall views on the short-term business situation in... Read more

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