Posts Tagged ‘secretary’

Geithner, Schaeuble back EU leaders in keeping the euro alive

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble have both expressed their support to the commitment by European leaders to make all efforts necessary to defend the euro, although their meeting did not mention anything about struggling Greece. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

India insists Iran will remain important oil source

A day after United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lauded India for reducing its trade with Iran over its defiance on its nuclear program, India on Tuesday insisted that the Islamic republic will remain an important source of oil. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

U.S. welcomes Japanese government further action on relocation

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – The United States on Wednesday welcomed the developments as the Government of Japan submitted its environmental impact report for the Futenma Replacement Facility to the Okinawa Prefectural Government according to the Pentagon. Citing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta as welcoming the news, George Little, […]

Lord Reid appeals to web hackers

LORD Reid, the former Defence Secretary who chairs the new Institute For Security & Resilience Studies, will this week call on the Government to invite hackers to work with defence experts to strengthen UK cyber security. View full post on Business Stories

Many black swans, but Vince Cable is the turkey

In a year of big surprises, how long before the Business Secretary is stuffed, asks Jeff Randall. View full post on UK Business Stories

Energy Secretary Steven Chu talks zombies and vampires on Facebook

WASHINGTON (AP) — The walking dead have infiltrated the Energy Department. Energy Secretary Steven Chu shared a picture of himself as a zombie on his Facebook page in an effort to teach users about saving electricity. View full post on Business Stories

Lib Dems to crackdown on tax avoidance

Danny Alexander, Treasury chief secretary, has unveiled a “ruthless” crackdown on tax avoidance, telling the Liberal Democrat party conference the measures will recoup £7bn and make the deficit reduction more fair View full post on UK Business Stories

Geithner says yuan is undervalued

The US Treasury secretary says China’s currency is significantly undervalued and a mix of tools is needed to hasten change. View full post on Business Stories