dynamic economies

Heineken announces $4.1 bn bid for Singapore brewer


July 21st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 21 (IANS) Dutch beer giant Heineken announced a 5.1 billion Singapore dollars ($4.1 billion) bid Friday for Asia Pacific Breweries (APB), a Singapore-based brewer that owns the Tiger ... Read more...

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`Brazil ready to tackle ripple effects of eurozone crisis’


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega has said that his country is ready to cope with any possible ripple effects the eurozone debt crisis may ... Read more...

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Call for urgent IMF quota, governance reforms


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Reaffirming the urgency of making the 2010 quota and governance reforms effective by October to enhance the International Monetary Fund's legitimacy and credibility, its steering ... Read more...

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IMF sees Myanmar as Asia’s next economic bright spot


January 27th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended Myanmar's economic reform efforts, saying that the nation has the potential to become the next economic bright spot in ... Read more...

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Asia to face difficult year: IMF


January 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Events unfolding far from Asia's shores could shape the region's economic outlook for 2012, but Asian policymakers still have the room to respond aggressively to a ... Read more...

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‘Foreign varsities can make Indian education job-oriented’


November 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) As India and Scotland forge new ties in education, Scottish education experts say foreign varsities can not only fill the huge demand-supply gap in this ... Read more...

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Premier Wen rejects Chinese ‘dragon’ vs Indian ‘elephant’ theory (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The world has enough room to accommodate both China and India, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday, rejecting the comparison between a "dragon" and an "elephant" ... Read more...

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US, Europe must accept climate change obligations: German chancellor


November 4th, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an impassioned plea to the US and European nations to accept binding obligation on climate change to influence countries like ... Read more...

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India calls for ‘better surveillance’ to tackle financial crisis


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Ahead of the G20 summit later this month, India has underlined the need for developing "better surveillance and regulation" to tackle the global financial crisis and ... Read more...

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India-US cooperation benefits both nations, say senators


July 28th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 28 (IANS) In a reflection of bipartisan support for growing Indo-US ties, two influential US senators have said robust cooperation between the US and India means increased ... Read more...

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IMF sees ‘break in the clouds’, but no voice for emerging economies


April 26th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 26 (IANS) Amid signs of a "break in the clouds" of the economic storm, world finance leaders have pledged to keep working collaboratively to restore international financial stability ... Read more...

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Central plans promise to make North East hub of S.E. Asia


September 20th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Sept 20 (ANI): The North East has something to cheer about. If things work out as planned by the Central Government then it might find itself at ... Read more...

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Federal-Mogul to build new manufacturing facility in India


August 7th, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Michigan (U.S.), August 7 (ANI/Business Wire India): Federal-Mogul Corporation (NASDAQ:FDML) today announced it is planning to build a new facility in Chennai, India, for the manufacture of friction components for Original ... Read more...

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India to get top billing at Berlin Air Show


March 27th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, March 27 (DPA) India is to be well represented at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) that begins in late May, with some 25 firms exhibiting, according to information provided by the ... Read more...

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