U.S. ready to offer flood aid to Australia: Clinton

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on U.S. ready to offer flood aid to Australia: Clinton 

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Monday that the U.S. is ready to help Australia which is hit hard by flooding.

Read more

Search begins for missing small aircraft in western Japan

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on Search begins for missing small aircraft in western Japan 

OSAKA, Jan. 4 — Japanese police, firefighters and Self-Defense Forces helicopters on Tuesday morning began searching for a small aircraft that went missing Monday with two people aboard in Kumamoto Prefecture in western Japan, Kyodo News reported Tuesday.

Read more

S. Korea, Japan defense chiefs to hold talks in Seoul next week

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on S. Korea, Japan defense chiefs to hold talks in Seoul next week 

SEOUL, Jan. 4 — Defense ministers of South Korea and Japan will hold talks in Seoul next week to strengthen their military ties, including a proposed agreement to protect bilaterally shared military secrets, officials here said Tuesday.

Read more

Japan seeks to form cooperative pact with S. Korea for int'l operations

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on Japan seeks to form cooperative pact with S. Korea for int'l operations 

TOKYO, Jan. 4, — The Japanese government will seek the conclusion of an agreement over reciprocal provision of supplies and services between Japan's Self-Defense Forces and the South Korean military in conducting international cooperative activities, government sources said Monday.

Read more

New year optimism lifts up U.S. stocks

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on New year optimism lifts up U.S. stocks 

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 — The U.S. stocks started in 2011 with a big jump on Monday, as returning investors showed a positive view of the U.S. economy.

Read more

Chicago corn and soybean falter on improved South American weather outlook

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on Chicago corn and soybean falter on improved South American weather outlook 

CHICAGO, Jan. 4 — Chicago corn and soybean futures ended much lower Monday on expectations that rains will relieve some stress on the crop in Argentina. Wheat hit 8.25 dollars per bushel, the highest level since Aug. 5.

Read more

U.S. Stocks start 2011 at new highs

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on U.S. Stocks start 2011 at new highs 

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 — U.S. stocks ended at new highs in more than two years on Monday, the first trading day of 2011, as investors were feeling more optimistic about the outlook of the U. S. economy.

Read more

Fiat companies debut on Milan stock exchange

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on Fiat companies debut on Milan stock exchange 

MILAN, Italy, Jan. 4 — The two Fiat separate companies debuted on the Milan stock exchange on Monday, marking an historic day for Italy's car giant, local media reported.

Read more

Brazilian minister confirms budget cut

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on Brazilian minister confirms budget cut 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 4 — Brzilian Planning Minister Miriam Belchior Monday confirmed planned federal budget cut in 2011, but said it is a routine.

Read more

Brazil's trade surplus down 20 percent in 2010

January 4, 2011 11:14 am· Comments Off on Brazil's trade surplus down 20 percent in 2010 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 4 — Brazil registered in 2010 a trade surplus of 20.2 billion U.S. dollars, down 20.1 percent from 2009, the country's Development, Industry and Trade Ministry announced on Monday.

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »