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South Korea’s IT exports grow


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 11 (IANS) South Korean exports of information technology (IT) products grew for the first time in six months due to solid demand for display panels and system chips, ... Read more...

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South Korea’s auto production plunges


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 9 (IANS) South Korea's automobile production plunged 25.9 percent in August from a year earlier due to frequent partial strikes by major automakers, a government report showed Sunday.Auto ... Read more...

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South Korea’s trade balance posts $2 bn surplus


September 1st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 1 (IANS) South Korea's trade balance posted a surplus of $2.04 billion last month as imports contracted at a faster pace than exports, a government report showed Saturday.Trade ... Read more...

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Italian top fugitive mafia boss held


August 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Italian police Friday arrested a most wanted boss of the Neapolitan mafia "Camorra", ANSA news agency reported.Francesco Matrone, who remained on the run for a double ... Read more...

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Human life is precious, explain miners’s death: Court to Meghalaya


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 2 (IANS) The Shillong bench of the Gauhati High Court has registered a public interest litigation on the recent deaths of 15 coal miners in Meghalaya's South Garo ... Read more...

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Japan’s factory output drops


July 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) Japan's industrial output was down 0.1 percent in June from the previous month, marking the third consecutive month of contraction, a government report said Monday.The index ... Read more...

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South Korea’s retail sales retreat


July 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 19 (IANS) Sales at South Korea's major discount outlets and department stores retreated last month due to weak demand for groceries and clothes, a government report showed Thursday.Total ... Read more...

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South Korea’s auto production grows


July 10th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 10 (IANS) South Korea's automobile production grew 3.4 percent in the first half of this year due to brisk exports that offset sluggish domestic demand, a government report ... Read more...

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South Korea’s IT exports contract


July 10th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 10 (IANS) South Korean exports of information technology (IT) products contracted 5.2 percent in the first half of this year due to slowing global demand and rising production ... Read more...

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South Korea’s industrial output grows


June 29th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 29 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output grew 1.6 percent last month from a year earlier due to an expansion in both manufacturing and service industries that offset sluggish ... Read more...

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Free-medicines-for-all programme launch in October


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's ambitious plan to provide free medicines to all will be launched from October, says a government report.Strongly backed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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South Korean auto production grows


June 12th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 12 (IANS) South Korea's automobile production grew 3.8 percent in May from a year earlier due to brisk exports and a rise in domestic sales that stemmed from ... Read more...

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Brazil lags 95 percent in 2014 Football World Cup work


May 24th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 24 (IANS) A Brazilian government report has revealed just five percent of the country's 2014 Football World Cup projects have been completed, implying nearly 95 percent ... Read more...

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Japan’s April trade deficit expands


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 23 (IANS) Japan's trade deficit in April hit 520 billion yen (about $6.5 billion) amid expanding demand for oil and gas imports, a government report said Wednesday.The value ... Read more...

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South Korea’s household income grows


May 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 18 (IANS) South Korea's monthly household income grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter due to a rise in earned income amid improved labour market conditions, a government ... Read more...

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South Korea’s industrial output growth plunges


April 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 30 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output growth plunged last month due to weak demand at home and abroad caused by high oil prices and economic slowdown in China, ... Read more...

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`Italy’s economy to grow again in 2013′


April 19th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said the country's economy will contract by 1.2 percent this year before returning to modest growth in 2013."Stimulating growth within ... Read more...

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South Korea’s jobless rate drops


April 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 12 (IANS) South Korea's jobless rate dropped to 3.7 percent last month from a year earlier as job creation kept its solid growth trend in the service industry, ... Read more...

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South Korean carmakers’ exports hit record high


April 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 9 (IANS) South Korean carmakers marked their record monthly exports last month due to robust overseas demand for small-sized cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) manufactured domestically, a ... Read more...

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Foreign direct investment into South Korea grows


April 5th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 5 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) into South Korea grew 17 percent in the first quarter due to a growth in inflow from advanced economies such as Europe ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani minors forcibly married in Britain


March 31st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Up to 400 children, including from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, were coerced into or threatened with marriage in Britain last year, a government report has said.A ... Read more...

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US cancer death rates continue to decline


March 29th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Cancer death rates continued to decline in the US between 2004 and 2008, a government report said.The overall rate of new cancer diagnoses for men and ... Read more...

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Japan books trade surplus


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 22 (IANS) Japan booked its first trade surplus in five months for February as strong exports to the US overweighed declines in those to Europe and Asia, government ... Read more...

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South Korea’s jobless rate falls


March 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 14 (IANS) South Korea's jobless rate fell to 4.2 percent last month from a year earlier as job creation kept its solid growth trend in the service industry, ... Read more...

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Racism rising at the workplace in Italy


March 9th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 9 (IANS/AKI) Racism was increasing in Italy, particularly at the workplace, according to a new government report.The report by the National Office Against Racial Discrimination was presented Thursday ... Read more...

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China pledges support to agri-enterprises


March 8th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China will improve its policies to foster and support leading enterprises in the agriculture sector, a government report said.The document, published on the government website, said ... Read more...

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‘China to safely develop n-power’ (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China will "safely and effectively" develop nuclear power, Premier Wen Jiabao has said in a report to the top legislature.In his report submitted to the 5th ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer price growth hits 14-month low


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 2 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth hit a 14-month low in February, alleviating concerns that high consumer price inflation may affect the overall economic recovery negatively, a ... Read more...

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South Korea’s trade balance turns into black


March 1st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 1 (IANS) South Korea's trade balance turned into the black last month as exports recovered its growth trend despite lingering concerns over Europe's debt crisis and the global ... Read more...

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Japan’s industrial output rises 2 percent


February 29th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Feb 29 (IANS) Japan's industrial output rose 2 percent in January, marking the second straight monthly climb, according to a government report Wednesday.The better-than-expected rise was due largely to ... Read more...

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US stocks jump on encouraging jobs data (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks jumped Thursday after government report showed that the jobs market was steadily improving.The Dow Jones industrial average gained 46.02 points, or 0.36 percent, ... Read more...

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US stocks higher on positive jobs data


February 24th, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US stocks jumped Thursday after a government report showed the jobs market was steadily improving.According to the US Labor Department, the number of people applying ... Read more...

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South Korea’s e-commerce sales hit all-time high


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 23 (IANS) South Korea's e-commerce sales hit an all-time high last year due to a surge in cyber transactions between businesses, a government report showed Thursday.Online commerce transactions ... Read more...

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South Korea posts first trade deficit in 24 months


February 1st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 1 (IANS) South Korea's trade balance went into the red for the first time in 24 months in January as exports reduced amid Europe's debt crisis and the ... Read more...

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Terror in Pakistan province: 1,400 dead in 2011


January 31st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A total of 1,430 people, including 256 policemen and 227 soldiers, were killed in terrorist attacks last year in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a government ... Read more...

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