|4/19/2014 11:35:15 PM|| Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic ...|
|4/19/2014 11:35:15 PM|| China auto show opens amid environmental, growth concerns AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Leading automakers are gathering in Beijing on Sunday for the kickoff of China's biggest car show, but lackluster growth and environmental restrictions in the world's largest car ...|
|4/19/2014 11:01:05 AM|| Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit ...|
|4/19/2014 11:01:04 AM|| VW aims for double-digit growth in China AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) German carmaker Volkswagen is targeting double digit sales growth in China this year and will launch two new hybrid cars in the world's leading auto market, the group's chief said on ...|
|4/19/2014 10:24:21 AM|| Tunisian President Cuts His Salary by Two-Thirds Qatar News Agency|
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) nis April 19 - Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki announced the reduction in the President of the Republic's legal wage to one third saying that he "gave instructions ...|
|4/19/2014 10:20:31 AM|| China eases policy with reserve 'cut' for rural lenders-report Arab Times|
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Anghai april 18 (afp): china will cut the amount of funds that rural banks must keep in reserve state media said in a small easing of monetary policy by the government as it ...|
|4/19/2014 7:19:13 AM|| Consumer confidence in Dubai improves MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Consumer confidence in Dubai is positive as the personal financial situation is improving with brighter job prospects, Arabian Business reported.
The consumer confidence index increased ...|
|4/19/2014 7:15:09 AM|| Trade deficit in Bangladesh narrows 22 percent MENAFN|
|(MENNAFN) The trade deficit in Bangladesh during the first 8 months of the current fiscal year 2013/2014 narrowed 22.57 percent to USD3.56 billion, Xinhua reported.
Bangladesh's import hit a total ...|
|4/19/2014 7:06:10 AM|| Jobless rate in Netherlands falls in March MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Unemployment in the Netherlands dropped 7,000 to a total of 684,000 people last month, Xinhua reported.
The unemployment rate in the country dropped from 8.8 percent of the labor force in ...|
|4/19/2014 7:00:23 AM|| Occupancy rate in Dubai hotels hit 87 percent MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) Hotels in Dubai recorded an average occupancy of over 87 percent last month, despite supply outpacing demand for the month, Arabian Business reported.
STR Global's February data for Dubai ...|
|4/19/2014 6:56:11 AM|| Upper Austria state to invest USD2b MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) The Austrian state of Upper Austria is to invest nearly USD2 billion this year, Xinhua reported.
The financial crisis had been largely contained in Austria in recent years, but the large ...|
|4/19/2014 6:52:03 AM|| USD1.6b Dubai project to be redesigned MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) The plan for the USD1.6 billion Bluewaters Island project off the coast of Dubai's Jumeirah Beach Residences is to be redesigned, Arabian Business reported.
The island, being developed by ...|
|4/19/2014 6:48:21 AM|| Portugal to receive USD1.18b in loan funds MENAFN|
|(MENAFN) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) had completed its 11th evaluation of Portugal and plans to release a new tranche of USD1.18 billion in loan funds, Xinhua reported.
The IMF board ...|
|4/19/2014 2:05:18 AM|| Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015 AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world's largest car ...|
|4/18/2014 10:05:19 PM|| Ukraine sanctions aside, US carmakers eye Russia market AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Nevermind the Ukraine crisis and Washington's sanctions against Moscow: US automakers say the Russian market is their next big frontier.
Russia is simply too large and too ...|
|4/18/2014 10:05:18 PM|| Questions on bubble as tech momentum fades AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) After the tech euphoria of 2013, the fast-moving sector has hit a speed bump.
The wobbly action of 2014 is still an open question: is this a correction, bear market or a bubble ...|
|4/18/2014 7:25:23 PM|| Qatari Banks Officials Meet Chinese Counterparts Qatar News Agency|
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) ijing April 18 - Talks were held here today between officials of Qatari national banks and their counterparts in banks of the People's Republic of China on the ...|
|4/18/2014 7:00:28 PM|| Progress but no deal in US-Japan TPP trade talks AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) The United States said Friday there had been progress but no final deal in talks with Japan that are crucial to advancing the ambitious 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade ...|
|4/18/2014 6:25:35 PM|| Qatar Central Bank Governor Holds Talks with Chinese Counterpart Qatar News Agency|
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) ijing April 18 - An official working session was held before noon today between the State of Qatar under HE the Governor of Qatar Central Bank Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud ...|
|4/18/2014 5:00:29 PM|| Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinct AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed ...|