16 July 2007 13:00 [Source: ICIS news]
Unofficial mediators still have a role to play in settling tribal disputes in parts of
P&G's global target: shelves of tiny stores
Procter & Gamble (P&G) sees growth potential in an unusual market: the tiny neighborhood stores of developing countries. Crammed with food and a hodgepodge of household items, these retailers serve as the pantries of the world's poorest consumers for whom both money and space are tight.
Political woes dog republicans across south
The indictment against a high-ranking
Money & Investing
Business time: backers thrive on b2b firms
A big chunk of the profits for venture capitalists investing in technology has come from less-glamorous, business-focused companies.
What could topple bulls' 'wall of worry'?
Stocks have continued to rise despite worries about subprime mortgages and strong growth - the same factors keeping Treasurys on a volatile path.
Rising volatility risks strangling liquidity flow
An index of financial-market volatility has been rising this year, and a continued upward trend could make it more difficult to obtain credit, reducing market liquidity.
New populism is spurring democrats on the economy
The more populist tone is one indication of a broader debate among Democrats over how much they should break with the centrism of the
High wattage at
There are a few givens at Allen & Company’s rarefied annual summit for media moguls in
Casinos boom in Katrina’s wake as cash pours in
This seaside gambling resort along a stretch of the Gulf Coast, sometimes called the “redneck Riviera,” has 40% fewer hotel rooms and only two-thirds as many slot machines as it did before Hurricane Katrina.
Peace deal in
Ten-month-old deal in restive region of North Waziristan had aimed to curb cross-border attacks against US and Nato troops in
Bombings kill scores in Kirkuk
Co-ordinated bomb attacks in northern Iraqi city kill at least 80 people, police report.
How thick are their wallets?
The Post's annual executive compensation survey covers top executives of local companies and is drawn from publicly available data filed with the SEC. This year, new rules expose total pay, but comparisons can be misleading.
Climate change debate hinges on economics
Energy and climate experts say the world already has the technological know-how, but because of cost, current legislation will barely make a dent in the problem.
Defiant Black vows to fight on
Conrad Black was headed to mass in
SaskPower eyes clean-coal facility
Saskatchewan's provincially owned utility is set to deliver a reality check to the notion that the world can increasingly rely on coal-fired electricity, while aggressively battling climate change.
Detroit Three, UAW gear up for grim talks
Chrysler Group, Ford Motor Co and General Motors Corp have lost tens of billions of dollars, slashed tens of thousands of jobs and watched their market share plunge to a record low perilously close to 50%.
Vandoos ship out amid scepticism in Quebec
The sounds of children crying, spouses and parents sobbing could be heard throughout the vast hall where 200 soldiers from the Valcartier military base gathered for their departure to
Russian President Vladimir Putin formally notified Nato governments yesterday that the Kremlin would suspend its obligations under the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty, a major Cold War-era arms limitation agreement, in response to US plans to deploy a missile shield in
Britain’s "special relationship" with the US could be cooling, as a senior government official said yesterday that new Prime Minister Gordon Brown and President George W Bush were unlikely to be "joined at the hip".
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