Indonesia overseas missions expected to help increase bilateral trade

January 5, 2012 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Indonesia overseas missions expected to help increase bilateral trade 

JAKARTA, Jan. 4 (PNA/Antara — Indonesian representative offices abroad are expected to contribute to the improvement of the volume and value of Indonesia`s trade with the countries where they are each located, a legislator said.

Read more

DA to spend P61.7B to attain food staple sufficiency, build more infra

January 5, 2012 11:43 pm· Comments Off on DA to spend P61.7B to attain food staple sufficiency, build more infra 

MANILA, Jan. 5 — With an increased budget this year, the Department of Agriculture (DA) will vigorously pursue initiatives to attain sufficiency in major staples by 2013 that include rice, white corn, cassava, and other basic commodities.

Read more

Quezon provincial gov’t to establish 2nd mari-culture zone in Perez town

January 5, 2012 11:41 pm· Comments Off on Quezon provincial gov’t to establish 2nd mari-culture zone in Perez town 

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Jan. 5 – In a bid to become one of the largest producers and sources of quality fishes in Southern Tagalog, the provincial government here will put up this month another mari-culture zone in the municipality of Perez, one of the coastal towns in the fourth district.

Read more

Tuna auctioned off at record price in Tokyo

January 5, 2012 11:41 pm· Comments Off on Tuna auctioned off at record price in Tokyo 

TOKYO, Jan. 5 — A bluefin tuna was auctioned off at a record price of 56.49 million yen (about 740,000 U.S. dollars) at the Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market in Tokyo on Thursday.

Read more

Nikkei opens lower, pressured by strong yen

January 5, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Nikkei opens lower, pressured by strong yen 

TOKYO, Jan. 5 — Nikkei opened lower Thursday, following sharp gains in the previous day, pressured by the strong yen.

Read more

S. Korea's IT product exports hit new high in 2011

January 5, 2012 11:38 pm· Comments Off on S. Korea's IT product exports hit new high in 2011 

SEOUL, Jan. 5 — South Korea's exports of information technology (IT) products hit a new high last year helped by strong demand for system semiconductors and smartphones, a government report showed Thursday.

Read more

Globe to build planet-friendly network

January 5, 2012 11:37 pm· Comments Off on Globe to build planet-friendly network 

MANILA, Jan. 5 — Globe Telecom said it would build more "green" cell sites nationwide to reduce power consumption.

Read more

S. Korea's economic growth moderates amid price instability: finance ministry

January 5, 2012 11:35 pm· Comments Off on S. Korea's economic growth moderates amid price instability: finance ministry 

SEOUL, Jan. 5 — South Korea's economic growth moderated somewhat amid persistent price instabilities, the finance ministry said Thursday.

Read more

China's 2011 foreign trade to grow by 20%, trade surplus narrows

January 5, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on China's 2011 foreign trade to grow by 20%, trade surplus narrows 

BEIJING, Jan. 5 — China's foreign trade last year is expected to grow by 20 percent to 3.6 trillion U.S. dollars, while its trade surplus will continue to narrow to around 160 billion U.S. dollars, Commerce Minister Chen Deming said here Thursday.

Read more

December ’11 inflation down to 4%

January 5, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on December ’11 inflation down to 4% 

MANILA, Jan. 5 -– The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is confident of manageable inflation in the coming months after the December 2011 level further decelerated to four percent over month-ago’s 4.7 percent.

Read more

« Previous PageNext Page »