Google Caves to Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service, Agrees to Pay Fine


nsnbc : Google ultimately caved to Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service, agreeing to pay $7.8 million (438 million rubles) for violating antitrust laws. The corporate Colossus will also pay two other fines totaling an additional $18,000 (1 million rubles) for failing to comply with past orders issued by state regulators. Last year Google caved More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Belarus viewed statement by Russian energy minister on gas talks as unconstructive

nsnbc : Belarusian Prime Minister Vladislav Sychevich told the press that Belarus views the statement by Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak regarding the gas talks as unconstructive. Prime Minister Vladislav More...

"Security Guard" at Zhen Tai sweatshop - incident must have been caused by irresponsible worker - nothin to see here - go away.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Levi’s sweatshop partner in Cambodia agreed to pay “compensation” for killed worker but …

nsnbc : Zhen Tai Garment factory in Phnom Penh, a factory that produces Levi’s brand clothing, agreed to pay $12,000 to the family of the 45-year-old Kul Samorn who was killed when a steam generator exploded, More...

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By IMEMC On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Islamic Development Bank Signs $40m Agreement with UNRWA for Gaza Homes

IMEMC : The Islamic Development Bank (IDB), in its capacity as Coordinator for the Program of the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Reconstruction of Gaza, has reportedly re-programmed and signed a $40 million agreement More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

U.S. Federal Reserve Raises Short-Term Interest Rates by 0.25%

nsnbc : The United States’ Federal Reserve Bank has raised short-term interest rates for the third time since the 2007 – 8 onset of the financial crisis, stepping up the pace of tightening as policymakers More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

World Bank to Reduce Venezuela Payout in Exxon Case

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : A World Bank tribunal partially overturned a US$1.6 billion ruling against Venezuela over the nationalisation of Exxon Mobil assets. The announcement was first made by the Venezuelan More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Credit Suisse Taiwan CEO Suspected of Insider Trading in 2016 HMI Takeover by ASML

nsnbc : Elsa Chiu, CEO of Credit Suisse Taiwan, is under suspicion of having earned NT$21 million or US$679,000 in profits from insider trading in the 2016 takeover of Hermes Microvision Inc. by ASML of the Netherlands. The More...

President Jacob Zuma and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. Gordhan is standing firm against any political pressure. Flickr/GovernmentZA
By nsnbc On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Why Gordhan’s silence on South Africa’s nuclear option is a good sign

Hartmut Winkler (TC) : South Africa’s Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan said very little about the energy sector in his recent budget speech. The word “energy” came up only once compared with 2016, when More...

Monthly state food tickets will be increased to 108,000 Bolivars as of March 1. (GacetaOficial)
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Venezuela Increases Food Vouchers by 70% Effective March 1

Lucas Koerner (VA) : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday a 70 percent hike in the value of state food vouchers in a bid to safeguard workers’ salaries against rising inflation.  Monthly state More...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with Chinese National Reform Commission Vice-President Ning Jizhe. (@PartidoPSUV)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Venezuela and China Sign New $2.7 Billion Development Deal

Lucas Koerner (VA) : Venezuela and China ratified 22 new agreements totaling US $2.7 billion Monday in a bid to strengthen cooperation between the two nations. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with Chinese More...