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Hispanics are huge market for healthcare companies
Miami Valley HospitalMay 27, 2014 ET
More than 10 million Hispanics are eligible to gain health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, representing unparalleled opportunity for businesses aiming to succeed in new health economy.
Beijing world's most expensive city
Beijing expensiveMay 26, 2014 ET
Beijing is emerging as the most expensive city in the world, according to a newly released report jointly conducted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Partnership for New York City.
Qatar in a strong position for growth
QatarMay 26, 2014 ET
Qatar is in a strong position from which to continue its robust economic performance, and the years ahead will see a vast construction drive, in line with the principles of Qatar National Vision 2030 and catalysed by preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Export of textile from Pakistan in sharp fall
Pakistan textileMay 26, 2014 ET
In a statement on Friday, Sheikh Ilyas Mahmood, chairman and Adil Tahir, vice chairman Pakistan Textile Exporters Association, said that achieving target to double the exports appears to be a herculean task in the perspective of 14.60 percent drop in textile exports in April over the previous month.
Middle East one of the strongest aviation markets
Middle East airline travelMay 26, 2014 ET
Middle East premium travel performed solidly in March, particularly routes to Africa, from Europe, and to the Far East, according to latest figures released by International Air Transport Association (Iata).
New satellite broadband agreement boost for UK farmers
UK farmer computerMay 26, 2014 ET
Avonline Broadband announced an agreement with UK operator Avanti that has expanded its range of satellite based broadband solutions for the farming industry.
Hawaii's minimum wage to be $10.10 an hour
Hawaii minimum wageMay 26, 2014 ET
Governor Neil Abercrombie signed Senate Bill 2609 (Act 82), a measure that incrementally increases the state's minimum wage rate over the next four years and the tip credit over the next two years.
Zongzi food banned in more than 20 countries
ZongziMay 26, 2014 ET
More than 20 countries and regions have banned the traditional Chinese food Zongzi over fears of infectious diseases, Beijing Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau said.
Number of new clean energy jobs falls from 12,000 to 5,600
New clean energy jobsMay 24, 2014 ET
Congressional inaction on key clean energy tax policies, coupled with attacks on state renewable energy programs, led to a decline in clean energy job announcements in the first quarter, according to Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).
Tens of millions for houses in Michigan
Michigan housesMay 23, 2014 ET
Governor Snyder and Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Executive Director Scott Woosley announced a new tool to stimulate the housing markets in eight Michigan cities.
U.S. manufacturing sector grows strongly
U.S. manufacturingMay 23, 2014 ET
Operating conditions in the U.S. manufacturing sector continued to improve during May, with strong rises in production and output complemented by further payroll growth.
Home owners in UK highly optimistic
London houseMay 23, 2014 ET
Households in UK perceive that the value of their home rose in May, according to the House Price Sentiment Index (HPSI) from Knight Frank and Markit Economics.

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