Asia's exporters struggle to cope with a changing global economy| Reuters
Jun 23, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
JAKARTA In the good old decades, many Asian governments could stick to a simple economic strategy - ramp up exports, and reap solid growth rates.Now, export-led growth no longer serves the region well and Asia is struggling to overhaul that economic ...
Euro zone economy picks up pace but Germany lags| Reuters
May 14, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
BRUSSELS A slowdown in Germany weighed on the euro zone in the first quarter, but the bloc's economy still grew at its fastest in almost two years as cheap food and fuel boosted spending and a central bank stimulus programme kicked in.Gross domestic ...
FTP proposes new institutions to boost global trade
Apr 01, 2015 at 21:27 | Source:
New Delhi: The new Foreign Trade Policy unveiled today proposed setting up of a host of institutions, including Trade Council and National Committee on Trade Facilitation, to improve India's share in global trade and implement of WTO obligations.The ...
Modern Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew passes away at 91
Mar 23, 2015 at 08:15 | Source:
Singapore: Lee Kuan Yew, who founded modern Singapore and was both feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired for turning the city-state into one of the world's richest nations, died on Monday, the government said. He was 91.Lee was admitted to...
Humans began dominating Earth in year 1610, a research shows
Mar 12, 2015 at 12:39 | Source:
London:With an unusual drop in atmospheric carbon dioxide and the irreversible exchange of species between the New and Old Worlds, the human-dominated geological epoch known as the Anthropocene probably began around in 1610, a research shows."Th...