Monthly Archive for March, 2013
Factory output rose at its fastest pace in almost a year in March, but the slower-than-expected increase suggests economic rebound remains fragile
Tankan survey shows companies expect further improvements in business conditions following Shinzo Abe’s aggressive push for monetary stimulus
About 12,000 barrels of oil and water have been collected so far near Mayflower, Arkansas, after “a few thousand barrels were observed in the area,” the Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center, which includes Exxon, Faulkner County and the city of Mayflower, said in a statement Sunday.
One worker died and three others were injured Sunday morning when a heavy piece of equipment fell on them at an Arkansas nuclear plant, officials said.
North Korea has spent several weeks condemning US-South Korea joint military exercises and UN sanctions that followed its nuclear test last month
Lukoil’s vice-president is warning Russia’s leaders that tax changes are vital to maintain the oil flow that is fuelling an industrial renaissance
The deaths of two men in Shanghai from a strain of bird flu have raised the spectre of a new epidemic 10 years after the Sars virus caused panic
Goldman Sachs’ interest rate divergence indicator shows companies in southern Europe are paying significantly higher interest rates than northern rivals
At least three people have attempted to flee country in recent weeks with more than €200,000 in cash on their person, according to official sources
Warning that refusal to grant patent protection for medicine would have repercussions for multinational drug companies’ activities in the country