Monday, 22 September 2014

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  • Kenyans Still At Risk of Losing Jobs Under South Sudan's Foreign Workers Ban

    19:30 | 22/9/14
    Nairobi - Even after South Sudan amended an order issued last week prohibiting the employment of foreign workers, Kenyans working in Africa's newest country continue to be wary of the new policy's impact. more»
  • Australian dollar hits seven-month low

    19:30 | 22/9/14
    Sydney Morning Herald
    The Australian dollar touched a new seven-month low against its US counterpart on Monday as the market awaited further data from China and a speech this week by Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens. more»
  • ISIL Is Contained And That Should Be Good Enough

    19:30 | 22/9/14
    War on the Rocks
    But U.S. interests are primarily tied to the global price of oil and ensuring open access to the rich energy reserves of the region. This combination ensures competitively priced oil that literally fuels global economic growth. Oil prices continue to ... more»
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

    19:30 | 22/9/14
    17, 2014, Ana Ivanovic of Serbia watches the ball while playing against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their second round match of the Japan Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo. In this photo ... The fast-food chain is offering customers ... more»
  • Carbon funds bypass Asian indigenous peoples

    19:07 | 22/9/14
    Asia Times Online
    According to Liane Schalatek, associate director at the Heinrich Boll Foundation of North America, which aims to promote democracy, civil rights and environmental sustainability, close to $300 billion are allocated annually to environmental funding ... more»
  • SOCAR specifies forecasts on oil and gas production in Azerbaijan

    19:07 | 22/9/14
    Azerbaijan is expected to produce around 41.2 million metric tons of oil and 28.8 billion cubic meters of gas in 2014, the head of SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) Rovnag Abdullayev said in an interview with the website of the Yeni Azerbaijan ... more»
  • Australian shares close giving up 2014's gains

    19:07 | 22/9/14
    Sydney Morning Herald
    Australian shares close giving up 2014's gains. Markets ... Shares plumbed their nadir for 2014 at 5070.3 points on February 5, before rallying through interim company reporting season. Despite August company ... Telstra Corporation lost 1.1 per cent ... more»
  • People in the News

    18:56 | 22/9/14
    SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company with Americas headquarters in Philadelphia, hired Carrie Harcus as consumer marketing director for U.S. more»
  • Coyotes look to ride defense, Smith back to playoffs

    18:56 | 22/9/14
    The Arizona Coyotes will try to accomplish what the Phoenix Coyotes failed to do in each of the past two seasons: qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. more»
  • Egypt tenders to buy fuel oil for Oct-Dec

    18:56 | 22/9/14
    Reuters Africa
    DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Egypt's state-owned oil company has launched a tender to import hundreds of thousands of tonnes of fuel oil for delivery between October and December, according to tender documents seen by Reuters. Egyptian General ... more»
  • On the Boards

    18:56 | 22/9/14
    Novira Therapeutics Inc., Doylestown, a privately held biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for curative treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus infection, has named Roger J. Pomerantz chair of its scientific advisory board. more»
  • Australian Stocks: What Happened Today?

    18:56 | 22/9/14
    FN Arena News
    Hitting the podium today which was no mean feat were Mighty River Power Limited (A$2.37, +9.2%),Australian Agricultural Company Limited (A$1.33, +4.7%),Chorus Limited (A$1.625, +4.5%),Arrium Limited (A$0.39, +4.0%)(good bounce),Fairfax Media ... more»
  • Coal mine proponents Bandanna Energy announces voluntary administration

    18:53 | 22/9/14
    ABC Online
    Bandanna Energy has announced to the Australian Stock Exchange that it's gone into voluntary administration. Bandanna Energy is ... But Bandanna Energy hailed the project as an example of how underground mining and agriculture could co-exist. In June ... more»
  • Johannah K. Hall: Community approach

    18:45 | 22/9/14
    Steamboat Pilot & Today
    And charter schools are a wonderful option. Already, a group of local active mothers, educators and friends have begun to take steps in the right direction on the overcrowding issue. more»
  • Big Oil's heirs join call for action as climate summit opens Climate Change

    18:45 | 22/9/14
    Tico Times
    The leaders of China, India, Australia, Germany, Canada, among others, have better things to do,” Patrick Michaels, a climatologist at the Cato Institute, a libertarian-leaning think tank, wrote in a blog post last week. more»
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