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South Korean bank worries about geopolitical risks
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, Thursday expressed its concerns over growing geopolitical risks on the Korean Peninsula.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 1:31:58 PM

Taufik Hidayat to promote Chinese brand in Indonesia
Jakarta, April 11 (IANS) Indonesian badminton star Taufik Hidayat has been appointed by Changhong, one of China's leading electronics manufacturers, as its brand ambassador for the Indonesian market.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 1:20:15 PM

McLaren enter partnership with Gillette
Shanghai, April 11 (IANS) McLaren Mercedes and Gillette, the world's leading men's shaving and lifestyle brand, have agreed on a marketing partnership that will kick off at this weekend's Formual 1 Chinese Grand Prix here.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 1:12:01 PM

South Korea's central bank cuts 2013 growth outlook
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, Thursday cut its 2013 growth outlook to 2.6 percent from an earlier forecast of 2.8 percent.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:50:02 PM

China's new loans rise
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China's new yuan-denominated lending stood at 2.76 trillion yuan ($441 billion) in the first quarter, up 294.9 billion yuan year on year, the People's Bank of China announced Thursday.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:48:18 PM

South Korea freezes key rate
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) South Korea's central bank Thursday froze its benchmark interest rate at 2.75 percent, keeping its wait-and-see stance for six straight months, reported Xinhua.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:36:14 PM

33 infected with bird flu, says China
Beijing, April 11 (IANS/EFE) The number of people infected with the new H7N9 strain of bird flu in China stands at 33 with the detection of five more cases, while a four-year-old boy who had experienced slight symptoms made a complete recovery.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:32:02 PM

Spanish chef focuses on creativity to deal with recession
Santiago, April 11 (IANS/EFE) Spanish chef Joan Roca said Wednesday in Chile that he had managed to ride out Spain's economic crisis by emphasizing excellence and creativity.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:16:01 PM

Chilean court halts gold mining project
Santiago, April 11 (IANS/EFE) Citing unresolved environmental issues, a Chilean court ordered a complete halt to work on the Chile portion of Barrick Gold's Pascua Lama mining project, which extends across the Andes into neighbouring Argentina.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 12:08:08 PM

China's new loans rise
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China's new yuan-denominated lending stood at 2.76 trillion yuan ($441.6 billion) in the first quarter, up 294.9 billion yuan year on year, the People's Bank of China announced Thursday, reported Xinhua.

Thursday, April 11, 2013 11:59:58 AM

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