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Market Watch
Malaysia's December exports worse than expectedKUALA LUMPUR--Malaysia's exports grew at a slower-than-expected pace in Decembe
Malaysia's December exports worse than expected
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR--Malaysia's exports grew at a slower-than-expected pace in December as the global economy weakened, according to a press statement by the country's statistics department on Friday. Malaysia's December exports grew 1.4% on-year, slower... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia December exports up 1.4% to RM68.3b, below forecastKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s export value increased by 1.4% to RM68.29bil in Decemb
Malaysia December exports up 1.4% to RM68.3b, below forecast
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s export value increased by 1.4% to RM68.29bil in December 2015 from RM67.36bil a year ago, which was sharply below a survey of a 4.9% rise. The Statistics Department said on Friday the export volume index rose 0.9% to 109.3... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Richard N. Schmidt, introduced computer studies at UBJuly 16, 1916 – Jan. 30, 2016 Richard N. Schmidt, a professor emeritus who int
Richard N. Schmidt, introduced computer studies at UB
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
July 16, 1916 – Jan. 30, 2016 Richard N. Schmidt, a professor emeritus who introduced computer studies at the University of Buffalo in the late 1950s and early 1960s, died Saturday in Cumberland, Maine. He was 99. Born in Buffalo, he graduated from... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
KLCI gains 1.4% as ringgit strengthens with crude oil Published: 4 February 2016 6:22 PM The FBM KLCI rose 23.47 points or 1.4%, t
KLCI gains 1.4% as ringgit strengthens with crude oil
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 4 February 2016 6:22 PM The FBM KLCI rose 23.47 points or 1.4%, tracking regional share gains as a crude oil price rise buoyed sentiment. Such sentiment augured well for the ringgit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF, Ghana and Dfid Highlight the Value of Data for Better Economic Policies in AfricaPress Release No.16/39 February 2, 2016 One of the largest regional conferenc
IMF, Ghana and Dfid Highlight the Value of Data for Better Economic Policies in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Press Release No.16/39 February 2, 2016 One of the largest regional conferences on the importance of data for better macroeconomic policies was concluded today in Accra, Ghana. Organized by the Government of Ghana, the International Monetary Fund... Read more
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IMF
IMF, Ghana and DFID Highlight the Value of Data for Better Economic Policies in AfricaPress Release No.16/39 February 2, 2016 One of the largest regional conferenc
IMF, Ghana and DFID Highlight the Value of Data for Better Economic Policies in Africa
IMF / Posted 3 days ago
Press Release No.16/39 February 2, 2016 One of the largest regional conferences on the importance of data for better macroeconomic policies was concluded today in... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Proud of ring data researchDr Matthew Schofield is "very proud'' of University of Otago-led research which
Proud of ring data research
Otago Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Dr Matthew Schofield is "very proud'' of University of Otago-led research which helps better assess the margin of error when using the growth rings of ancient trees to study historical climate. Dr Schofield, of the Otago mathematics and statistics... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3 bomb blasts kill 50 in Damascus suburbGENEVA -- A triple bombing killed at least 50 people in a predominantly Shiite
3 bomb blasts kill 50 in Damascus suburb
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
GENEVA -- A triple bombing killed at least 50 people in a predominantly Shiite suburb south of the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday. Separately, a U.N. mediator met with an opposition group that is threatening to boycott peace talks to end the... Read more
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Island Packet
Number of Syrian refugees on Jordan border reaches 20,000The number of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan’s border and waiting for permi
Number of Syrian refugees on Jordan border reaches 20,000
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
The number of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan’s border and waiting for permission to enter has risen to 20,000, with 4,000 to 5,000 more arriving in the remote desert area every month, the head of the U.N. refugee agency in the kingdom said... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
20 000 Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan borderPrefabricated metal homes at the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jor
20 000 Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan border
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Prefabricated metal homes at the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jordan. (AFP) Amman - The number of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan's border and waiting for permission to enter has risen to 20 000, with 4 000 to 5 000 more arriving in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Number of Syrian refugees on Jordan border reaches 20,000AMMAN, Jordan (AP) � The number of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan's border
Number of Syrian refugees on Jordan border reaches 20,000
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) � The number of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan's border and waiting for permission to enter has risen to 20,000, with 4,000 to 5,000 more arriving in the remote desert area every month, the head of the U.N. refugee agency in... Read more
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The Hindu
On Feb. 14, M.G. Road off limits for vehiclesThis Valentine’s Day, visitors to M.G. Road will have the whole road to themsel
On Feb. 14, M.G. Road off limits for vehicles
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
This Valentine’s Day, visitors to M.G. Road will have the whole road to themselves as it will be closed for vehicular traffic from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. as part of the ‘Open Streets’ initiative to encourage use of public transport. The stretch between... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chinese "Lose Faith In Collapsing Stock Markets And Currency", Import Most Gold Since 2013Five months ago, when we previewed the asset classes that we thought would bene
Chinese "Lose Faith In Collapsing Stock Markets And Currency", Import Most Gold Since 2013
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Five months ago, when we previewed the asset classes that we thought would benefit the most ahead of (and during) China's ongoing currency devaluation, and its accelerating capital controls, we laid out two things we are focused on: bitcoin and gold.... Read more
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New Kerala
South Korea's Q4 growth slowsSeoul, Jan 26 : South Korea's economic growth in the fourth quarter last year s
South Korea's Q4 growth slows
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Seoul, Jan 26 : South Korea's economic growth in the fourth quarter last year slowed down after peaking to a five-year high as the construction sector faltered on slump in home transactions and lower government spending on infrastructure, official... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Informal survey backs flag confusion claimFormer University of Otago information science lecturer Dr Colin Aldridge said
Informal survey backs flag confusion claim
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Former University of Otago information science lecturer Dr Colin Aldridge said his informal survey was far from scientifically robust, but published his findings anyway, because he was surprised at how many New Zealanders failed to recognise their... Read more
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The Hindu
National Family Health Survey: PMO exerts pressure, data is outThe secretaries had been asked to show results for the work being done. The pu
National Family Health Survey: PMO exerts pressure, data is out
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
The secretaries had been asked to show results for the work being done. The public health community in India was taken by surprise as the Health Ministry released the first set of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) data on Tuesday night — with... Read more
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BBC News
Letter from Africa: What can Ghana learn from Norway? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Letter from Africa: What can Ghana learn from Norway?
BBC News / Posted 17 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Letter from Africa: What can... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
We need leadership to overcome cost of living crisis 2015 was, by all accounts, an eventful year. The one thing that stood out – b
We need leadership to overcome cost of living crisis
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 18 days ago
2015 was, by all accounts, an eventful year. The one thing that stood out – besides the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) controversy and the sackings of the deputy prime minister and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Launches "High-Fives" Application - A Tool for Tracking Progress On the Bank's Development PrioritiesIn his inaugural speech after taking office on September 1, 2015, African Devel
AfDB Launches "High-Fives" Application - A Tool for Tracking Progress On the Bank's Development Priorities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
In his inaugural speech after taking office on September 1, 2015, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina laid out the five priority areas that the Bank will focus on to advance Africa's transformative agenda over the next 10... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Black Caps' year of breaking recordsMartin Guptill smashed the highest ever score at a Cricket World Cup. Photo / M
The Black Caps' year of breaking records
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Martin Guptill smashed the highest ever score at a Cricket World Cup. Photo / Mark Mitchell Just another day at the office. Martin Guptill and Kane Williamson powered their way into the T20 record books in Hamilton, but such feats are becoming par... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Reports a Depressed Manufacturing Sector in 2015Lagos — Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has indicated sluggish grow
CBN Reports a Depressed Manufacturing Sector in 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Lagos — Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has indicated sluggish growth amidst adverse operating environment across manufacturing sector at year end 2015. But the apex bank's report shows non-manufacturing sector at steady growth during... Read more
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Market Watch
China's December new bank loans miss expectationsChina's new bank loans came in lower than expected in December, as lenders shar
China's December new bank loans miss expectations
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
China's new bank loans came in lower than expected in December, as lenders sharply scaled back activity at the end of the year amid slowing economic growth and rising bad debt. However a broader measurement of credit that also includes nonbank... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Lottery odds unchanged despite bigger jackpot and long lotto linesThe jackpot may have gone up, but experts say the odds you have of winning Wedn
Lottery odds unchanged despite bigger jackpot and long lotto lines
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
The jackpot may have gone up, but experts say the odds you have of winning Wednesday’s Powerball remain the same. Those odds are one in more than 292 million. That's the probability a person has to pick the five correct balls numbered 1 through 69,... Read more
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The China Post
2015 tax revenue reaches record high TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Tax revenue came in at a historic high of NT$2.1184 trillio
2015 tax revenue reaches record high
The China Post / Posted 24 days ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Tax revenue came in at a historic high of NT$2.1184 trillion last year, nearly half of which was individual income tax (綜所稅) and profit-seeking enterprise income tax (營所稅). Total income from... Read more
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The Atlantic
‘Bound for the Promised Land’In the spring of 1916, incumbent President Woodrow Wilson began a difficult pre
‘Bound for the Promised Land’
The Atlantic / Posted 25 days ago
In the spring of 1916, incumbent President Woodrow Wilson began a difficult presidential campaign. Wilson was facing a reunified Republican Party and an electorate skeptical of his pledge to keep the United States out of World War I—he was also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Ondo Trauma Centre Saved Our Lives After Ghastly Auto-Crash - CoupleA walk into the female ward of the Ondo Trauma Centre on a Monday afternoon, yo
How Ondo Trauma Centre Saved Our Lives After Ghastly Auto-Crash - Couple
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
A walk into the female ward of the Ondo Trauma Centre on a Monday afternoon, you would not but notice the calm and beautiful 51-years-old Omotola Adeyemi as she sat pensively on the remote controlled orthopaedic bed at the female ward. She must be... Read more

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