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60,000 Chinese hold assets worth 100 mn yuan

July 20th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Around 63,500 people in China - with an average age of 41 - have individual assets worth more than 100 million yuan (around $16 million), a ... Read more...

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Karachi traders get 200 extortion notes a day

July 18th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Businessmen in the Pakistani port city have been receiving around 200 extortion notes every day, Geo News reported.At least 18 traders were kidnapped for ransom while ... Read more...

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Indians start to see less corruption: Gallup poll

May 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Indians continue to see corruption as widespread in their country's government and business, but are less likely to feel that way this year, according to ... Read more...

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Canadian businesses show increased optimism: Bank of Canada

April 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 10 (IANS) Canadian businesses plan to increase investment and hire more staff because positive sentiment on future sales has risen to its highest level in two years, the ... Read more...

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24,000 fake products seized in UAE

March 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) Over 24,000 counterfeit products were seized last year by the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Aiming to protect ... Read more...

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Amway India grew 19 percent in 2011

March 2nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) The annual turnover of consumer and home products direct marketing company Amway India has grown by 19 percent in 2011, over the previous fiscal, its vice ... Read more...

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Google India offers free website to small, medium businesses

November 2nd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Google India Wednesday launched a new initiative, "India Get Your Business Online" to provide a free website, personalised domain and hosting to small and medium ... Read more...

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US service sector grows at slowest pace in 18 months

August 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) The service sector of the US economy grew last month at the slowest pace since January 2010, said a report released Wednesday.The Institute for Supply ... Read more...

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Indian owned US businesses rake in $150 billion

May 2nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Owning nearly a fifth of 1.5 million non-farm US businesses owned by Asians operating the US in 2007, Indians raked in over $150 billion in revenue, ... Read more...

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China’s indoor smoking ban to start May 1

April 30th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) A smoking ban in all indoor public places, including hotels, restaurants and theaters, in China will take effect from May 1, the health ministry said.Smoking is ... Read more...

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Now, mobile phone that limits functionality while owner is driving

March 28th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 28 (ANI): A mobile phone that severely limits its functionality when it senses that a car is on the move, is set to go on sale in the US later ... Read more...

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Christchurch’s central business district cordon opens to residents and business owners

March 6th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.6 (ANI): Parts of the central business district cordon have been lifted for residents and business owners.Many residents and businessmen waited in queue to get the access inside the cordon.Zones ... Read more...

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Illinois Tax Raise Creates Tension Among Residents And GOP

January 13th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Illinois residents will now have to cough up more in Corporate and income tax thanks to a new bill that was passed in the Senate and ... Read more...

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No Solution To Indiana Unemployment

January 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is tragic that The Indiana Unemployment fund is running short of cash and it is getting all the more difficult for the lawmakers to come ... Read more...

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Two dismembered bodies found outside Mexican bar

December 28th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chilpancingo (Mexico), Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Two bodies, which were dismembered and skinned, were dumped outside a bar in Acapulco, a resort city in southern Mexico, authorities said.The bodies of the two unidentified ... Read more...

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Tips on ‘How to start a business’

December 6th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Starting a business involves a lot more than having an idea. Having a great idea is not enough. It should also involve genuine will to succeed. ... Read more...

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2010 marks the end of Winfrey Oprah’s favorite things

November 20th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has often been described as the “Oprah factor” but some business owners have seen the sales of their products hit the roof after an endorsement ... Read more...

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Four girls terrorise Mexican city with massacre joke

November 15th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) Four high school girl students have been sent for psychological treatment after their joke about an upcoming massacre created panic in a Mexican city, officials said.Police found ... Read more...

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23 New Yorkers held for sneaking in Chinese immigrants

October 8th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 8 (IANS) Twenty-three business owners from New York City have been arrested for "sneaking" illegal Chinese immigrants into the US to work at restaurants and other establishments, officials said.James ... Read more...

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Briton bricks up bank to protest loan rejection

September 27th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A businessman in Britain bricked up the front door of a bank after he was turned down for a loan. Cameron Hope, 59, carried out the protest after ... Read more...

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Obamas swim in the Gulf of Mexico

August 15th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and his family have taken a swim in the Gulf of Mexico with the declaration that the beaches along the oil-hit coastline are ... Read more...

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Two third busy Brit bosses don’t plan holiday breaks

August 2nd, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2 (ANI): Two-thirds of Britain's business bosses don't plan any holiday break, hence putting themselves at risk of a summer burnout, according to a survey.Business chiefs fear exhaustion due to ... Read more...

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Bars will flout religious rules to keep booze flowing during England-Germany tie

June 25th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 25 (ANI): To cash on the World Cup extravaganza in South Africa, bar owners in Bloemfontein are ready to flout religious rules and serve booze to fans during the England-Germany ... Read more...

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Strip club sues BP boss for loss of business due to oil spill

June 21st, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): The owners of a strip club in New Orleans have sued BP's boss Tony Hayward because they say the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has cost them their ... Read more...

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US will use everything to stop oil epidemic: Obama

June 16th, 2010 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (DPA) President Barack Obama said Tuesday the US government would do everything needed to revive the Gulf Coast from the worst oil disaster in US history. In his first ... Read more...

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Brazil auto industry to invest $11.2 bn by 2012

May 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 2 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian automotive industry will invest $11.2 billion during the three-year period between 2010 and 2012, an amount that tops the $8.1 billion of the three preceding ... Read more...

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‘Love motel’ upsets neighbours in New Zealand

April 8th, 2010 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, April 7 (IANS) New Zealand's first so-called "love motel", which will allow its customers to book rooms on hourly basis for "private intimacy", is sparking outrage in Auckland with neighbours saying ... Read more...

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Saturday Sales Expected To Be Popular With Shoppers

November 28th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov. 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the hypes related to the Black Friday Sales have come to an end after numerous shoppers flocked to the stores in groups to get maximum ... Read more...

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New Zealand Indians propose 20million-dollar Taj Mahal replica in Auckland

October 20th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Oct 20(ANI): An Indian group in New Zealand has come up with a proposal to build a Kiwi version of the Taj Mahal in the Auckland suburb of Eden Tce.The planned ... Read more...

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Colombia hopes to sign US military pact soon

August 16th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 16 (EFE) Colombia hopes to sign a controversial pact with Washington that would allow US military forces to use up to seven bases on its territory, authorities have said. A source ... Read more...

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Computer geeks are the best when it comes to sex

May 21st, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): If your partner is a computer nerd, your sex life would certainly be rocking, for a survey has revealed that IT professionals make the best lovers.The anonymous study ... Read more...

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Women are better business communicators than men

June 11th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women are better business communicators than men.The study led by Westpac suggests that women are much more likely than men to ... Read more...

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