Monday, July 6, 2015
The World Bank has removed a sharply critical portion from a recently released report on mainland China's economy that called for reform of its financial system, saying the section had not been adequately reviewed and that its wording was inappropriate.
BASF and Fraunhofer IPMS-CNT announced that they have joined forces to develop innovative solutions for the semiconductor industr. BASF has installed a modern tool for electrochemical metal deposition at the Fraunhofer IPMS Center for Nanoelectronic Technologies (CNT) in Dresden. Fraunhofer is Europe's largest organization for applied research, according to a press release of the BASF.
In a green bubble away from the Berlin grind, a passionate tribe of urban gardeners has taken up the struggle against developers' bulldozers as more oases come under threat from a property boom.
Despite a drop in the Taiwan Stock Exchange Capitalization Weighted Stock Index (TAIEX) on the main board in the second quarter of this year, 70 percent of the mutual funds tracking local share prices posted gains, according to market statistics.
Bank of Taiwan, the largest lender in Taiwan, opened a sub-branch of the bank's Shanghai branch in the city's Jiading District Friday to extend the reach of its Chinese yuan denominated services in the Yangtze River Delta.
Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run up in recent weeks to wheat prices.
More than a third of the U.S. population has health coverage through an insurer that either wants to make a huge acquisition or is about to be swallowed up in one.
The rapper Lil Wayne on Saturday put out a new album as a streaming exclusive amid a heated dispute with his label over release of what he calls his career-capping work.
Since the start of tortuous nuclear negotiations with Iran, France has been seen as taking the toughest stand. Now as a deal nears, Paris must be ready to dash in and grab a slice of long untapped market.
Regional authorities in Switzerland temporarily cut bus and train fares Saturday to encourage people to leave their cars at home, as a scorching heat wave sent ozone pollution levels soaring.