|May 22 2013||Crisis-hit SA miner Amplats may scale back job cuts ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) World number one platinum producer Anglo American Platinum may cut fewer than the 6,000 jobs announced earlier after talks with the South African government and unions, it announced ...|
|May 22 2013||European stock markets dip at open ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Europe's main stock markets eased slightly in opening deals on Wednesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index falling 0.17 percent to 6,792.58 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 inched ...|
|May 22 2013||Taiwan's UMC sets up R&D centre in Singapore ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), a leading microchip maker, Wednesday said it has spent $110 million setting up a research and development unit in Singapore.
|May 22 2013||British retail sales slide in April ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) British retail sales slid unexpectedly last month amid cold spring weather, official data showed on Wednesday.
Retail sales sank by 1.3 percent in April from March, the Office for ...|
|May 22 2013||German software giant SAP to hire people with autism ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) German software giant SAP has said it intended to employ hundreds of people globally with autism as software testers and programmers over the next seven years.
The company, which ...|
|May 22 2013||Oman to use solar power to extract more oil ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) announced that it has started a solar enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project, in collaboration with US GlassPoint Solar, reported Arabian Business.
|May 22 2013||Oman expected to ink USD2.1b air defense system deal ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) A senior US State Department official said that Oman is projected to ink a letter of intent to acquire a ground-based air defense system from Raytheon Co, reported Arabian Business.
|May 22 2013||Oman Air orders 3 A330-300 Airbus jets ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Airbus announced that it has received an order from Oman Air for 3 A330-300 planes, reported Reuters.
The European plane manufacturer said that based on list prices, the order is worth ...|
|May 22 2013||Venezuela moves to relieve toilet paper shortage ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Venezuela's National Assembly approved a $79 million credit to import toilet paper and other personal hygiene products to relieve shortages in the petroleum-rich state.
The South ...|
|May 22 2013||EU leaders look to energy for growth boost ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) EU leaders, desperate to give growth a boost, target energy policy Wednesday amid concerns a US-led revolution in shale oil and gas development will reshape the global economy and ...|