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Austrian manufacturing up, employment down
Austrian manufacturingSeptember 2, 2013 ET
Growth of output and new business quickened in August as Austrian manufacturing firms recorded improving economic conditions. Employment continued to fall and manufacturers indicated a reluctance to build stocks of finished goods.
Merger and acquisition in China on 'wait and see'
Mergers ChinaSeptember 2, 2013 ET
Merger and acquisition activity in China remains subdued as dealmakers adopt a wait and see attitude pending clearer policy direction from the government, a semi-annual report by professional service provider PricewaterhouseCoopers finds.
Dutch imports of Southern Hemisphere fruit worth more than 1bn euros
CitrusSeptember 2, 2013 ET
Every year, over one billion euros worth of citrus and stone fruit is imported in the Netherlands. Of these, about half stems from countries of the Southern Hemisphere.
Vietnam rice exports worth $2.05 billion
Vietnam riceSeptember 2, 2013 ET
Vietnam exported 4.69 million tons of rice, worth $2.05 billion, in the first eight months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
IRS will recognize all legal same-sex marriages
Same-sex couplesAugust 30, 2013 ET
The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced that when it comes to federal tax purposes, legally married same-sex couples will be treated the same as straight married couples, no matter the state they reside in.
Fight across the USA against abandoned shopping carts
Abandoned shopping cartsAugust 30, 2013 ET
The Tucson City Council is about to say "Enough!" to abandoned shopping carts. The council is reviewing a proposal to fine retailers who are repeat offenders. Store owners are facing the fines added to their city water bills each month.
U.S. Department of Commerce to support jobs in Louisiana with $600,000
LouisianaAugust 30, 2013 ET
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $600,000 grant to The Idea Village, Inc., of New Orleans, La., to support programs that assist entrepreneurs in building their businesses and creating jobs.
Buyers in Mexico want heavier armored cars
Mexico armored carsAugust 30, 2013 ET
Mexico's armored car production is expected to total 2,500 units this year, a figure matching the output in 2012, according to the Mexican Automotive Armor Association (AMBA).
DLA plans for $13 billion more in budget cuts
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)August 30, 2013 ET
Even after the furlough of hundreds of employees, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) plans to perform over $13 billion more in budget cuts.
Oman to employ 2,317 in state institutions
OmanAugust 30, 2013 ET
Oman's Ministry of Civil Service plans to fill 2,317 new vacancies at various ministries and governmental units. The ministry will publish a series of ads to implement the Royal Directives of Sultan Qaboos bin Said regarding the national plan to eymploy Omani citizens in the public and private sectors.
PRISM could cost U.S. cloud computing industry $35 billion
NSA buildingAugust 29, 2013 ET
The United States is the international leader in cloud computing, dominating every segment of the nearly $130 billion industry. However, the recent PRISM revelations may lead to significant changes in the global cloud market, negatively impacting U.S. cloud providers.
Health coverage within reach for developing countries
Health AfricaAugust 29, 2013 ET
Once a distant objective, economic growth and political will are now bringing universal health coverage within reach for the developing world. However, great financial and social challenges still remain to be addressed before the vision becomes reality, EurActiv France reports.