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The Manila Times, PhilippinesThe government's investment body has given its green light to the P27.54-billion special program of the Department of Agriculture (DA), which aims to help attain and sustain sufficient and affordable food for the people. In a letter to Agriculture...
The Manila Times, PhilippinesThe Philippines remains as one of the top recipients of officially recorded remittances for 2012, according to a newly released report from the World Bank. In the latest Migration and Development Brief, the Washington-based lender said that India, $69...
Reuters* "No more Mali" if France's military budget cut, army says * Ground forces rely on inexpensive, multi-mission vehicles * Defence firms warn jobs at stake if military pared back By Alexandria Sage CANJUERS ARMY BASE, DRAGUIGNAN, France, April 28...
The Bangkok PostCorporate governance (CG) practices in the Thai capital market have sharply improved, but those of state-owned enterprises could stand further progress, says a World Bank report. The World Bank said Thailand's capital market earned a score of 82.83...
ReutersBy Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG, April 26 (Reuters) - Africa's brisk economic growth over the past decade has been consumer driven, a much-hyped trend that masks the uncomfortable fact that the region remains far too reliant on commodities. Sub-Saharan...
Commercial AppealIf ambition, purpose and potential impact netted Oscars, "Girl Rising" might be the most honored film in Academy history. The documentary's mission is "to try and really move the needle on a global scale in empowering girls and women," said former...
ReutersBy Carolyn Cohn LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - Some emerging European countries are able to delay much-needed reforms because they can borrow money in international markets without strings attached, the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and...
Miami HeraldNew economic projections from the World Bank and the United Nations show that Latin America countries will keep growing at moderate rates this year, except for the booming economies of three countries that start with the letter P -- Paraguay, Panama and...
During the 1960s, when most African nature reserves were being established, lions tended to be born free. But today, freedom doesn't always serve them well. Fifty years ago, human population densities were low in the areas where lions roamed. But...
ReutersApr 24 (TheWrap.com) - Ben Affleck will live on a food budget of less than $1.50 a day starting next Monday, and he will be joined by approximately 20,000 of his closest friends. Live Below the Line's Facebook page announced that Affleck will be...
Tags: Social Issues, Ben Affleck
Reuters* Fund looking into firms active in Equatorial Guinea * Fund had $2.71 bln invested in Exxon at end-2012 * Fund is 10th-largest investor in Exxon * Also invested in Marathon Oil and Hess By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, April 24 (Reuters) - Norway's sovereign...
Tags: Ethics, Guinea, Petroleum Industry, Equatorial Guinea, Norway
Anthropology has been in the news quite a bit lately. The New York Times recently profiled Napoleon Chagnon on the eve of the publication of his memoir, "Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes — The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists."...
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