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The government of China plans to spend more than $162 billion in 2014 on redeveloping over 4.75m households in shantytowns thus boosting urbanization. The move is aimed at promoting economic growth. The program includes transport communications expansion, construction of new...
The boss of HS2 today proposed a speeding up of the building of the northern, phase two, section of the £50 billion project. HS2 Ltd chairman Sir David Higgins also called for a larger development at Euston - the project's...
A team of IT-specialists from Media Development Investment Fund has developed a project of a new network access to the Internet, which will be completely free of charge and will cover the entire planet.  It will essentially beam wifi to everyone on...
The Environmental Protection Agency in the US is again allowing BP to bid for US government contracts. The company had been barred following a guilty verdict in a case surrounding the Deepwater Horizon disaster of April 2010. The move will...
By Paul Hosford  It took irish people looking to emigrate to Canada just ten minutes to book nearly 4,000 Canadian working holiday visas yesterday. 3,850 of the IEC visas, which allow travel and work for up to two years, opened for registration...
Workers who helped to clean up the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant rallied outside the headquarters of operator Tepco on Friday, protesting that they were forced to work for low pay in dangerous conditions. Among a group of about 100 demonstrators,...
United States taxpayers make large interest payments to the top four technology firms for the $163 billion in US government debt the companies own and shelter in tax-free offshore accounts. United States taxpayers make large interest payments to the top...
UK “bad bankers” may be forced to return the last 6 years of bonuses, as the Bank of England is seeking to make top management more responsible for the lenders’ performance and avoid a repetition of the mis-selling and...
The Obama administration plans to sell 5 million barrels, or less than 1 percent of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, calling the move a test of the petrol distribution system. The last time this happened was in August 1990 before...
An ‘enormous gulf’ has been exposed between the EU and the US through Europe’s reluctance to buy hormone meat or GM food from the US. Industry and labor groups voiced concern to EU and US negotiators that the globe’s...

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