|Jun 18 2013||Japan's May trade deficit widens on import costs ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Japan extended a string of trade deficits in May, official data showed on Wednesday, as the country's import costs rose on the weak yen, but shipments to the United States and China ...|
|Jun 18 2013||Bi-weekly iron dose same as daily in pregnancy ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Pregnant women who take an iron supplement twice a week receive the same health benefits as expectant mothers who take a daily dose of the essential mineral, new research ...|
|Jun 18 2013||British banking needs 'radical' overhaul: study ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Britain needs a "radical" overhaul of its scandal-hit banks, with reckless bankers facing jail and bonuses deferred for up to ten years, a government commission set up after the ...|
|Jun 18 2013||Facebook touts advertising milestone ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Facebook said Tuesday that more than a million businesses now advertise at the leading social network.
"I know business owners like these invest their hard-earned money and time ...|
|Jun 18 2013||Brazilians cry foul over football costs, corruption ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) If the young people of Brazil are in the street, it is no longer just to play football there, contrary to the popular image of a country fixated with 'futebol' to the point of ...|
|Jun 18 2013||You clap, so I clap: Peer pressure drives applause ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) If you have just seen a play that you privately think is drivel, will you keep silent when everyone around you demands an encore?
Possibly not, says an unusual investigation ...|
|Jun 18 2013||Deloitte fined $10 mn in US laundering case ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Big accountancy Deloitte was fined $10 million by New York state on Tuesday for its actions in advising Standard Chartered Bank over money laundering.
Deloitte's unit Deloitte ...|
|Jun 18 2013||Google asks US court to allow release of data queries ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Google said Tuesday it asked a special US court handling national security investigations for permission to publish the number of requests for data to the Internet giant.
"Today we ...|
|Jun 18 2013||Icahn revamps Dell offer, urges rejection of buyout ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Corporate raider Carl Icahn revamped his proposal Tuesday for embattled computer company Dell, calling for a big share buyback in a plan which would keep the company public.
|Jun 18 2013||Tesla to demo quick-swap electric car batteries ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Tesla Motors said Thursday it would demonstrate a way to quickly recharge electric cars by swapping drained batteries for fresh power cells.
Tesla chief executive and founder Elon ...|