US agri unit remains committed in assisting coffee production in Mindanao

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on US agri unit remains committed in assisting coffee production in Mindanao 

By Digna D. Banzon

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4 (PNA) — The Agricultural Cooperative Development International/Volunteers on Overseas Cooperative Assistance (ACDI/VOCA) of the United States Department of Agriculture remains committed in assisting coffee production in Mindanao being one of the top of the three high-value crops that are covered under the Mindanao Productivity in Agricultural Commerce and Trade (MinPACT). The other two products are cacao and coconut.

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Russian Helicopters shares may be sold to private investors — minister

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russian Helicopters shares may be sold to private investors — minister 

ST. PETERSBURG, June 17 — Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov does not rule out further sale of Russian Helicopters shares, bringing the share of private investors up to 49 percent.

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Russian Helicopters shares may be sold to private investors — minister

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russian Helicopters shares may be sold to private investors — minister 

ST. PETERSBURG, June 17 — Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov does not rule out further sale of Russian Helicopters shares, bringing the share of private investors up to 49 percent.

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Iran's investment in aluminum industry hits USD 2.7 B

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TEHRAN, May 11 — Deputy Industry, Mine and Trade Minister said that Iran's total investment to achieve 470,000-ton capacity in aluminum industry is USD 2.7 billion.

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Fish breeders sue seafood firms over pollution claims

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Fish breeders sue seafood firms over pollution claims 

BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU, May 11 — Thirty-three caged-fish breeding farmers have sued over a dozen seafood enterprises, claiming that wastewater discharged into Chà Và River in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu resulted in the loss of their fish.

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Turkey urgently needs to revive energy, trade ties with Russia – Think Tank

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WASHINGTON, May 11 — Turkey urgently needs to restore its diplomatic and economic relations with Russia to address its energy needs and lagging economy, a Turkish professor of international relations wrote in a report.

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US-India Defense Cooperation Act introduced in Senate

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Washington, May 11 — Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's expected visit here next month, two top American senators have introduced a legislation which if passed by Congress would elevate the status of the Indo-US defence relationship on par with that of America's closest allies like NATO and Israel.

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Post-sanction Iran, Malaysia trade volume to hit USD 1 B

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TEHRAN, May 11 — Following the removal of sanctions against Iran, malaysia is intended to help increase the volume of trade exchanges with the Islamic Republic to USD 1 billion, says a Malaysian trade official.

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IMF helps Ukraine to address weak Anti-Money-Laundering framework

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on IMF helps Ukraine to address weak Anti-Money-Laundering framework 

WASHINGTON, May 11 — According to reports, the International Monetary Fund is aiding the Ukrainian government in its efforts to fix the country’s weak anti-money-laundering regulations.

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Indian stocks close higher

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MUMBAI, May 10 — Indian stocks closed higher Tuesday on strong cues from a strong opening in the European markets and a fresh bounce in crude oil prices.

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