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  1. MIDDLE EAST

    Arafat’s remains said to be exhumed on Tuesday

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 08:39pm by Associated Press in Ramallah, West Bank

    ... Associated Press in Ramallah, West Bank The remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday as part of a renewed investigation into his death, a Palestinian ... tomb in Arafat’s former government headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The Palestinian Authority, the self-rule government in the West Bank, had hesitated before agreeing to exhume ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1090044/arafats-remains-said-be-exhumed-tuesday
  2. Business - Economy - CHINA

    World Bank official urges China to be vigilant over rising debt levels

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 05:57am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com World Bank's chief economist says mainland GDP growth of 7 per cent would be acceptable China urged to be vigilant over debt ... build-up, says World Bank chief economist and senior vice-president Kaushik Basu. Basu's comments come amid calls for Beijing to lower and even cancel its annual growth target starting next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1594842/world-bank-official-urges-china-be-vigilant-over-rising-debt-levels
  3. News - World - Ebola

    Ebola could deal 'catastrophic blow' to hardest hit African economies, World Bank warns

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:59am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Ebola could devastate economies, bank warns The World Bank warned yesterday that fear of the deadly Ebola virus was choking off economic activity in West ... to the already fragile states," the World Bank said. In the bank's worst case analysis, with only slow containment of the disease, economic growth in Liberia next year could fall by 11.7 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1595036/ebola-could-deal-catastrophic-blow-hardest-hit-african-economies-world
  4. News - World - ECONOMY

    World Bank warns of global jobs crisis

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Global jobs crisis, warns World Bank The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth and there is no magic bullet to solve the problem, the World Bank warned yesterday. In a study released at a G20 labour and employment ministerial meeting in Australia, the bank said an extra 600 million jobs needed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588934/world-bank-warns-global-jobs-crisis
  5. News - China - BRICS

    BRICS group of nations sets up development bank to rival IMF, World Bank

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:36am by AFP

    ... Monetary Fund and the World Bank, where BRICS countries have been seeking more say. "The BRICS are gaining political weight and demonstrating their role in the international arena," ... the BRICS bank could prompt the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to carry out much-needed internal reforms. "BRICS countries have to blaze a new trail to reduce losses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555232/brics-development-bank-be-headquartered-shanghai-first-president-indian
  6. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    World Bank chief backs launch of BRICS bank

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:20am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Beijing victoria.ruan@scmp.com World Bank chief says new entrants will help the multilateral lender battle poverty and spur growth rather than threaten its position Kim backs launch of BRICS bank World Bank president Jim Yong Kim welcomed the initiatives of establishing two new multilateral lenders, saying they would not pose a threat to the Washington-based ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1549975/world-bank-chief-backs-launch-brics-bank
  7. Business - Economy - MACROSCOPE

    China's bad loans threaten to bring down world economy

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:39am by Bloomberg

    ... William Pesek The longer China waits to create a functioning and stable banking system, the more it courts the kind of 'lost decade' suffered by Japan China's bad loans threaten to bring down world economy The risk of what Nobel laureate Paul Krugman calls "Japanification"- a semi-permanent economic funk- has haunted China for at least a couple of years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1594175/chinas-bad-loans-threaten-bring-down-world-economy
  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    G20 ministers and central bank governors push for 1.8pc growth spurt

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... and financial risks to achieve extra combined growth of 1.8 per cent, adding trillions of dollars to the world economy. Their two-day meeting in Cairns was focused on developing a set of policies to reach an ambitious goal of raising the total GDP of the 20 major world economies by 2 per cent above current projections over the next five years. Finance ministers and central bank governors, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1597641/g20-ministers-and-central-bank-governors-push-18pc-growth-spurt
  9. Business - Companies - UNDERWRITING

    Underwriting banks rake in US$300m windfall on fees for Alibaba IPO

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:11am by Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... Reuters and Bloomberg Banks rake in US$300m windfall on Alibaba IPO Alibaba's initial public offering in New York now officially ranks as the world's biggest at US$25 billion, ... reaction to the listing prompted underwriters to exercise an option to sell additional shares, pushing the IPO ahead of the previous global record set by Agricultural Bank of China in 2010, when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1597852/alibaba-issues-more-shares-raise-ipo-size-us25b-report-says
  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US court orders Arab Bank to compensate victims of Hamas attacks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Arab Bank told to pay Hamas victims A US jury has found Arab Bank liable for providing material support to Hamas and said it must compensate victims of two dozen ... as the first terrorism financing civil case to reach trial in the United States. A trial on damages will be held later. Similar lawsuits are pending in New York against Bank of China, which is accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599063/us-court-orders-arab-bank-compensate-victims-hamas-attacks

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