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Ottawa is laying the groundwork to miss an end-of-month deadline to become a founding member of China’s new infrastructure bank, saying it has been assured Canada’s participation “will be welcome at...
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According to THE World Bank, the purpose of a Local Economic Development Corp. is to build up the economic capacity of a local area to improve its economic future and the quality of life for...
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NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at US$18.5 billion over five years, several government...
2015/03/26 21:20
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WORLD FINANCE UPDATE: THE Australian dollar has enjoyed a short-lived rally overnight, clawing its way toward 79 US cents before drifting lower. And the Australian share market looks set to open...
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Bankers hate peace … The possibility of an Iran nuclear deal depressing weapons sales was raised by Myles Walton, an analyst from Germany’s Deutsche Bank, during a Lockheed earnings call this past...
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From his days at Laguna Beach High School, it wasn't hard to predict that Jake Wheeler might have a positive influence on the world. Wheeler was the school's student body president and male athlete...
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IMF’s Africa Training Institute to Increase Training in Fiscal Year 2016Press Release No. 15/142 The Africa Training Institute(ATI) Steering Committee envisages a significant increase in training...
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Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan, plans to remake his war-torn country’s economy by relying on its traditional geographic advantage as the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East and Asia....
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On average, the U.S. generates about 25 billion pounds of textiles each year — 85 percent of which end up in landfills, according to the nonprofit Council for Textile Recycling. With post-consumer...
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... for TomDispatch Readers:As of Saturday morning, I will be on vacation and largely off the grid until April 8th. For those 12 days, I may not be responding to requests or answering my mail with...
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MANILA, Philippines - The Japanese government is extending ¥19.5-billion loan or about P7.36 billion to support critical road infrastructure development as well as flood risk management projects in...
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I am pleased to open this Symposium on "Designing funds for performance", which has been organized under the auspices of the UN Working Group on Transitions. I thank the Working Group for the...
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... in the power sector in Africa can be very lucrative and we have the success stories to prove it”, says Evan Schiff, event director of African Utility Week, taking place in Cape Town from...
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Addis Ababa — The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) participates in THE World Bank 2015 Annual Conference on Land and Poverty through organizing sessions and side events during the five-day event, held in...
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New Zealand undecided as other nations pledge support for initiative Minister of Finance Bill English. Photo / Jason Oxenham The Government has yet to decide whether to join a multilateral bank to...
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... Business) -- China’s air pollution is big news. ’Under the Dome,’ a recent documentary on the causes and consequences of the country’s smog, was viewed 100 million times within a few days...
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the wake of the Ebola crisis, a quiet revolution is taking place that is set to transform the way governments and aid agencies respond to major disease...
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Abidjan — Africa has recorded impressive economic growth over the last decade, its ability to address emerging challenges will be strengthened by investing in citizens' health, education and...
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It is a pleasure to join the President of Cote d'Ivoire, H.E. Alassane Ouattara, in welcoming you to this first International Conference on the Emergence of Africa. Allow me to begin by sincerely...
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Markets in Kiambu county will be upgraded, Trade executive Samuel Otieno has said. He said THE World Bank under the Nairobi Metropolitan Programme will facilitate the modernisation of markets in...
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