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Taiwan' exposure to China at record level
TaiwanSeptember 25, 2013 ET
Taiwan banks' exposure to China rose to a record-high level at the end of last quarter, making China Taiwan's second-largest debtor, the central bank said.
UN: Business can be moral and profitable
Ban Ki-moonSeptember 24, 2013 ET
Warning that "we cannot accept a rising tide that floats only some boats and leaves many to drown," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on business leaders to do even more in conjunction with the United Nations to promote sustainable development worldwide.
Global food security at risk due to climate change
Global warmingSeptember 24, 2013 ET
Global warming and climate change will drive food prices to go up because of widespread hunger. According to Oxfam, the number of people possibly going hungry by 2050 due to climate change will rise to 20 percent of the overall population.
Ukraine's civil aviation in Category 1
Ukraine aviationSeptember 24, 2013 ET
FAA announced that Ukraine complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of a July FAA review of Ukraine's civil aviation authority.
Eurozone recovering fast in September
EurozoneSeptember 24, 2013 ET
The Markit Eurozone PMI Composite Output Index rose to a 27-month high in September, signalling the largest rise in activity since June 2011, according to the flash estimate.
Operating conditions in China modestly improving
China manufacturingSeptember 24, 2013 ET
Flash China Manufacturing PMI in September was at 51.2 (50.1 in August), representing six-month high. Flash China Manufacturing Output Index was 51.1 (50.9 in August), and that's five-month high.
Cattle meat production in Brazil at historical record
Cattle BrazilSeptember 23, 2013 ET
Cattle slaughter in Brazil hit a new historical record in the second quarter of 2013 (8.5 million slaughtered head), registering increases of 5.3% over the previous quarter and of 11.7% over the second quarter of 2012.
New project in Michigan to generate more than $10 billion
MichiganSeptember 23, 2013 ET
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of Michigan Business Development Program incentives to three companies planning expansions in the state.
The U.S. 24th in household broadband penetration
Mobile broadbandSeptember 23, 2013 ET
UN Broadband Commission released latest data on state of broadband access worldwide. Mobile broadband is the fastest growing technology in human history, according to the 2013 edition of the State of Broadband report.
American steel producers accusing China
China tradeSeptember 23, 2013 ET
Almost a dozen years after it acceded to the World Trade Organization (WTO) China continues to fail to comply with its obligations, says the trade association representing the majority of the nation's steel producing companies.
Harvard starts $6.5 billion fundraising campaign
Drew FaustSeptember 23, 2013 ET
Harvard University publicly kicked off a $6.5 billion fundraising campaign, an effort that, if successful, would be the largest ever in higher education.
Eastern EU to dominate in grain exports
Europe grain exportsSeptember 23, 2013 ET
Countries in the eastern European Union are likely to increase grain exports by up to 12 million tonnes between 2012/2013 and 2020/2021.

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