Thursday, October 18, 2018

Venezuela: They don’t want their currency bolívar anymore

CARACAS, Venezuela — Pity the bolívar, Venezuela’s currency, named after its independence hero, Simón Bolívar. Even some thieves do not want it anymore. When robbers...

Iranian government’s tax incomes to rise 14%

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s economic strategy is to significantly reduce the government’s dependency on oil and instead collect tax more systematically, Ali Kardor, the...

How Trump could help Main Street win one over Wall Street

If Donald Trump reflects the zeitgeist, then some of America’s One Percenters are in trouble. Trump, the bombastic billionaire businessman, has made plenty of enemies...

Banks to Check your Facebook friends credit risk?

Are your Facebook friends trustworthy? Are any of them a credit risk? That’s the sort of question banks could soon be asking, after Facebook patented...

223,000 New Jobs added in May in America

US Department of Labor announced today June 1st that the economy added 223,000 new jobs for the month of May alone which exceeded...

If 15 ex-govs, 40 others stole N1.34tn in eight years –FG How how many...

NEWSZENTS: The Federal Government has alleged that 55 former government functionaries and top businessmen stole N1.34tn from public treasury in eight years. Minister of Information...

Iran: Inflation hits almost 14%

The inflation rate for the 12-month period ended on the last day of the seventh Iranian calendar month of Mehr (October 22) was 13.3...

Shell Failing to Clean Nigeria Oil-Spill Sites, Amnesty Says

Royal Dutch Shell Plc has failed to clean up four oil-spill sites in the crude-producing Niger River delta, three of which an under-resourced Nigerian...

China tops world for richest women

y Anna Lu | October 20, 2015, CHINA is the biggest creator of self-made dollar billionaire women this year, with Chinese touchscreen queen Zhou...

Survey finds China passes US in number of billionaires

BEIJING: China has passed the United States in the number of billionaires, driven by the rise of fortunes in technology and manufacturing, according to...