Posts Tagged ‘Minister’

Alphasteel fraud at Société Générale subsidiary Rosbank reveals trail of serial dishonesty

When former Olympics minister Tessa Jowell and her husband David Mills joined the Iranian owners of Welsh steel mill Alphasteel for their 2005 Christmas party the future looked bright. View full post on UK Business Stories

Bangladesh keen to send thousands of workers back to Libya

Saleem Samad – AHN News Correspondent Dhaka, Bangladesh (AHN) – Bangladesh is keen to send thousands of workers to Libya who fled the beleaguered country in April. Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, the government minister for expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment, on Sunday said officials plan to resend tens of thousands of construction workers and other employees […]

Libyan rebels’ military leader reported dead

Abdel Fattah Younes, Gaddafi’s former security minister who defected to the rebel side in February, had been summoned to a judicial committee that was looking into the military operations View full post on UK Business Stories

Lagarde Says Global Economy on Rebound, Pledges More Diversity at IMF

Former French finance minister has a busy agenda as she takes the reins of an institution struggling to contain the European debt crisis View full post on Business Stories

Jordan Hunkers Down as Egyptian Gas Supplies Are Disrupted

The Media Line Staff Amman, Jordan (TML) – Jordanians are being asked to shut off air conditioners and turn off lights when they don’t need them as the country’s main source of fuel for electric power – natural gas piped in from Egypt – has been shut off for the second time in three months. […]

Somalia charges Al Shabaab with destabilizing Puntland

Abdi Hajji Hussein – AHN News Correspondent Mogadishu, Somalia (AHN) – Somalia’s interim federal government on Thursday accused Al Shabaab, an organization loyal to Al Qaeda, of destabilizing the regions under the semi-autonomous state of Puntland, an area described as more peaceful than much of the rest of the country. Speaking to journalists in Mogadishu, […]

TSX a ‘strategic asset’: Ont. minister

Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan said Friday the Toronto Stock Exchange is a strategic asset in Canada’s largest city and decisions about its future must be made in the public interest, not just for shareholders. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Balanced budget deadline may be delayed

Canada’s federal finance minister has signalled he could push back the timeline for eliminating the deficit. View full post on Canada Business Stories

SA cautious on rand moves

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says SA will monitor existing measures before taking further steps against capital inflows. View full post on Finance Stories

Irish Prime Minister Says Budget Plans Are Already in Place

Prime Minister Brian Cowen also said current interest rates for Irish debt were “prohibitive,” and the country could not borrow more on financial markets. View full post on Business Stories