|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 ...|
|May 22 2013||Spotlight on Hong Kong as Art Basel opens ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) The first Art Basel fair to be hosted by Hong Kong boasts a prestigious array of international art, highlighting the city's new role as a global arts hub amid an explosion of ...|
|May 22 2013||Indian is first female amputee to climb Everest ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) An Indian woman who lost her leg after she was thrown from a moving train two years ago has become the first female amputee to climb Everest, expedition organisers said ...|
|May 22 2013||Economies of oil exporters in MENA, GCC to slow in 2013 ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimated that the GCC and other oil exporters from the Middle East and Africa will go through a slow economic growth in 2013, reported Gulf ...|
|May 22 2013||Etisalat's Nigerian unit secures USD1.2b loan ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Etisalat Nigeria announced that it has signed a medium term loan facility of USD1.2 billion, reported Gulf News.
The Nigerian operation unit of the UAE telecommunication services operator ...|
|May 22 2013||Egypt's inflation rate to grow to 10.9% in 2013: IMF ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it projects Egypt's inflation rate in 2013 to rise to 10.9 percent, up from an April forecast of 8.2 percent, reported Gulf ...|
|May 22 2013||Qatar Okayed to start London Shell project ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has got the assent from the local government to establish about 900 homes and 8 office blocks at the Royal Dutch Shell's London headquarters, reported Arabian ...|
|May 22 2013||GCC pension funds increase assets ,MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Gulf states' pension funds are boosting their investments through acquiring new assets, reported Arabian Business.
According to Investment manager Invesco's Middle East Asset Management ...|
|May 22 2013||Saudi Commerce and Industry Minister Meets British Trade Official ,Saudi Press Agency|
|(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) The Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah met here today with Chief Executive Officer of UK Trade and Investment Nicholas Byrd.