Russian PM, Austrian Vice Chancellor to discuss cooperation Wednesday

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russian PM, Austrian Vice Chancellor to discuss cooperation Wednesday 

MOSCOW, Feb. 3 — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Austrian Vice Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner will meet on Wednesday in Moscow and discuss economic cooperation.

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APEC urged to collaborate on initiatives to open up services markets

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on APEC urged to collaborate on initiatives to open up services markets 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — The Philippines and other Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) nations need to collaborate on initiatives to facilitate the development of liberalized services markets which are keys to achieving inclusive growth, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).

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China Focus: China creates new FTZs and expands old to facilitate reforms

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on China Focus: China creates new FTZs and expands old to facilitate reforms 

BEIJING, Dec. 29 — china has expanded its free trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai and established three new zones with eased investment rules to speed up reforms amid economic hardship.

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Swedes live longer, healthier lives: survey

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Swedes live longer, healthier lives: survey 

STOCKHOLM, Dec. 9 — Swedish senior citizens are the healthiest in the European Union (EU), a survey showed.

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OECD projects weak growth, high joblessness in France

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on OECD projects weak growth, high joblessness in France 

PARIS, Nov. 26 — Growth in France would rise gradually in 2015 and 2016, but it will remain too weak to digest a large slice of unemployed people among its 66 million population, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.

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