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Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

In this Sept. 29, 201,3 file photo, an Indian rickshaw puller sits atop the passenger seat to protect himself during heavy downpour in Allahabad, India. Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes: heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea, intense rain in parts of the United States and India, and severe droughts in California and New Zealand.  AP PHOTO/ RAJESH KUMAR SINGH

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Funds to improve business climate in PH up

The British government plans to fund in 2014 projects that will help promote transparency and efficiency in business registration in the Philippines, as well as increase the government’s capacity to regulate non-competitive business practices.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Britain to become Europe’s biggest economy by 2030 – report

London souvenirs are pictured on display outside a store on Oxford Street in central London December 22, 2013. AFP FILE PHOTO

Britain will surpass France and Germany to become Europe’s biggest economy by 2030, according to a study released on Thursday.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Stanchart taps network to aid typhoon victims

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British banking giant Standard Chartered PLC has joined the growing list of foreign companies that have pledged to help survivors of Typhoon Yolanda rebuild their lives.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Barclays to sell shares to boost capital position

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Barclays plans to sell 5.8 billion pounds ($8.9 billion) in new shares to bolster its balance sheet amid new regulatory requirements meant to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis.

Posted: July 30th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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