Posts Tagged ‘Ministry’

Cattle die by the thousands in Swaziland

Lobamba, Swaziland (IRIN) – Cold and wet weather, coupled with overgrazing and poor animal husbandry, has been blamed for the deaths of about 10,000 cattle in Swaziland in the past month – and has increased fears of health risks as people scavenge carcasses for food. “This is the highest number of cattle deaths in the […]

More help needed to control livestock disease outbreak in DR Congo

The Ministry of Agriculture in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called for more support to control an epidemic of peste des petits ruminants, a contagious viral disease that has already killed tens of thousands of goats and sheep. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Manulife Expands in Asia

To expand its footprint in Asia, Manulife received ‘approval in principle’ from Cambodia’s Ministry of Economy and Finance to build a wholly foreign-owned life insurance operation there. View full post on Business Stories

Greece Says Aid Talks ‘Productive’

Greece said it had “a productive and substantive discussion” with its official creditors in talks aimed at releasing a new slice of bailout aid, and a Greek finance ministry official said an agreement was close. View full post on Business Stories

S&P cuts Greece credit ratings

Vittorio Hernandez – AHN News Athens, Greece (AHN) – Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s downgraded Greece’s credit ratings to B from BB- on Monday. Together with the cut in rating, S&P warned of the increased risk that Athens will take to restructure its $157.7 billion (EUR 110 billion) bailout package that may result in a […]

Ireland cuts growth forecasts by half

The country’s finance ministry said GDP growth would be 0.75% rather than 1.75%, a change largely expected after the International Monetary Fund cut growth forecasts View full post on UK Business Stories

Fuel prices unchanged a 2nd straight week

Santo Domingo.- The Industry and Commerce Ministry today Friday posted the fuel prices that will be in effect for the week from November 27 to December 2, when premium gasoline will still cost 170.80 pesos and regular 160.50 pesos per gallon. View full post on Business Stories

Gasoline prices unchanged; diesel, propane climb

SANTO DOMINGO. – The Industry and Commerce Ministry posted the fuel prices for the week from November 6 to 12, when premium gasoline will remain unchanged at RD$168.30 and regular at RD$158.00 per gallon. View full post on Business Stories