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South Korea to assign inspectors to ensure food safety at sports event - agency

Local food safety authorities said Thursday [28 July] food inspectors will be placed across the city during the World Championships in Athletics to ensure culinary hygiene for visitors.The Daegu wing of the Korea Food and Drug Administration

South Korea starts first-ever census of defectors from North

Seoul will conduct its first ever census of North Korean defectors to determine their quality of life, the North Korean Refugees Foundation said Monday [25 July].According to the public organization, they have conducted interview surveys of

Japan, South Korea to strengthen cooperation to prevent financial crises

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two countries should enhance their commitment to preventing future financial crises and confirmed the need to resume bilateral free trade talks as quickly as possib

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Italian utility Enel has finalized the sale of its Bulgarian thermal power plant, Maritsa East Three, to US fund Contour Global. The sale went through on Tuesday [29 June] in Vienna, consultant on

Italian firm sells 73-per-cent stake in Bulgarian

Italian utility Enel has finalized the sale of its Bulgarian thermal power

Kolkata: Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Srikumar Banerjee on Wednesday [29 June] ruled out a Fukushima-like nuclear plant disaster in India, saying the nuclear reactors in the country had a

Chief of atomic energy panel rules out Japan-like

Kolkata: Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Srikumar Banerjee on Wednesday

The last decade has seen an increase in the number of Malaysians taking up eco-friendly practices and ways of life. Malaysians have become increasingly aware of the environment and the potential

Eco-friendly trends in Malaysia

The last decade has seen an increase in the number of Malaysians taking up

The number of websites on the mainland almost halved last year, an official think tank says - but it denies a clampdown by the authorities is mainly to blame. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences'

Hong Kong paper reports 41 per cent Chinese websites

The number of websites on the mainland almost halved last year, an official

The World Bank (WB) has provided 7.024bn rupees (99m dollars) for to implement the Nepal India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (NIETTP). The agreement to this effect was signed by Lal

World Bank grants 99m dollars for Nepal-India power

The World Bank (WB) has provided 7.024bn rupees (99m dollars) for to implement

Karachi: The second batch of two modified P3C aircraft was inducted into Pakistan Navy fleet in a ceremony at Naval Aviation Base. An Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release issued on

Pakistan Navy inducts second batch of two modified US

Karachi: The second batch of two modified P3C aircraft was inducted into

As part of its plan to deploy a two-layer ballistic missile defence system, India on Friday [10 February] successfully test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from the

India "successfully" tests indigenously

As part of its plan to deploy a two-layer ballistic missile defence system,

Beirut: Today, the regime of Bashar al-Assad is freely using surveillance equipment over a network provided by Area SpA to spy on [its fellow] citizens. So claims a Lebanon-exiled Syrian hacker who,

Italian software company abets Syrian authorities'

Beirut: Today, the regime of Bashar al-Assad is freely using surveillance

Iran has signed an agreement with Iraq to provide gas to its power plants, Iran's news network IRINN reported on 1 July. The report said, the agreement, which is worth above 370m dollars, was signed

Iran signs 370m dollar gas deal with Iraq

Iran has signed an agreement with Iraq to provide gas to its power plants,

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two countries should enhance their commitment to preventing future financial crises and confirmed the need to resume

Japan, South Korea to strengthen cooperation to

Japanese and South Korean finance ministers agreed Friday [1 July] that the two

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said Thursday it started to inject nitrogen into the No. 3 reactor to reduce the risk of further hydrogen explosions, a move marking

Nitrogen injected into crippled Japan reactor to

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant said

The US has denied Wednesday [13 July] that it backed Lebanon's version of maritime border demarcation with Israel submitted to the UN last August. Earlier this week Haaretz newspaper reported that

USA denies endorsing Lebanese version of maritime

The US has denied Wednesday [13 July] that it backed Lebanon's version of

At least this is what Edita Tahiri, head of the Kosova delegation to the technical talks with Serbia, claims. In a statement for Express on Sunday, she said that everything could be finalized on 2

Kosovo envoy reveals deal with Serbia on free

At least this is what Edita Tahiri, head of the Kosova delegation to the

The Global Dimethyl Ether market will grow at a CAGR of 10.99 percent over the period 2013-2018. Recently, AB Volvo, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has stated that DME could

Research and Markets: Global Dimethyl Ether Market

The Global Dimethyl Ether market will grow at a CAGR of 10.99 percent over the

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose slightly to 47.9 in September in China. The index is slightly higher than the initial index of 47.8 and August's final index of 47.6, but is

HSBC: China Manufacturing PMI Sep Rises to 47.9

The manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose slightly to 47.9 in

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