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Money Saving Ideas for Businesses

There are numerous ways to save your business money, and whether you’re running a one man, or if you’re the managing director of a large concern, cutting costs makes sense and will reduce your expenses. Whether you save by arranging conference calls in a cost effective way with www.talkyoo.net/en or […]

Denmark's 'Lazy Robert' fuels welfare criticism

Denmark's 'Lazy Robert' fuels welfare criticism

A Danish man who spent a decade on benefits and now sells sweaters emblazoned with the slogans “Unemployed and proud” and “I can’t be bothered” is riling welfare critics.

Malala invited to Buckingham Palace to meet queen

Malala invited to Buckingham Palace to meet queen

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, shot last year by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ schooling, has been invited to a Buckingham Palace reception to meet Queen Elizabeth II, officials said Sunday.

US budget crisis puts markets on storm alert

US budget crisis puts markets on storm alert

The US budget crisis began as a side issue for financial markets, but is now centre stage and could get worse before a last-minute solution averts deep damage to global recovery, analysts say.

US commitment to Asia strong despite Washington crisis: Kerry

US commitment to Asia strong despite Washington crisis: Kerry

The United States’ commitment to Asia is as strong as ever, Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday after President Barack Obama cancelled his trip to the region due to the crisis in Washington.

Key test for Brazil as it readies major oil auction

Key test for Brazil as it readies major oil auction

After almost six years of waiting, Brazil’s energy giant Petrobras is readying a major auction this month of its deep-water “pre-salt” oil reserves, despite fears of excessive state meddling.

Japan nuclear regulator berates Fukushima operator

Japan nuclear regulator berates Fukushima operator

Japan’s atomic watchdog summoned the boss of Fukushima operator TEPCO on Friday for a public dressing-down over sloppy standards at the crippled nuclear plant, as yet another problem with radiation-polluted water emerged.

Shares in India's Jet jump on Etihad deal clearance

Shares in India's Jet jump on Etihad deal clearance

Shares in India’s Jet Airways jumped on Friday after the government cleared the group to sell a 24 percent stake to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad in the first such foreign deal since reforms last year.

Mongolian parliamant passes new investment law

Mongolian parliamant passes new investment law

Mongolian lawmakers on Thursday approved new investment legislation that overturns a contentious law passed just last year, Chinese state media reported.

Japan sales tax hike 'welcome first step': Lagarde

Japan sales tax hike 'welcome first step': Lagarde

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde on Thursday praised Japan’s planned sales tax hike as an initial step toward reducing the country’s crushing debt burden and called for further efforts.