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Mine dumps suffocate the poor in South Africa's capital

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – “Look at my spinach. That is the sand from the mine. The yellow one in the soil — it’s destroying everything,” said Thabo Ngubane as he tended his small allotment in Soweto. In Johannesburg tens of ...

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Trump flouts world’s warnings, to name Jerusalem a ‘capital’

In this July 25, 2017 file photo, Jerusalem’s Old City is seen trough a door with the shape of star of David. Turkey and the Palestinians have warned of dire diplomatic repercussions in the Middle East if President Donald Trump ...

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Calata must give investors option to tender shares: BDO Capital

MANILA – Shareholders of agribusiness firm Calata Corp should be allowed to decide whether or not to stick it out with the company through a tender offer, a fund manager said Tuesday. Calata chairman Joseph Calata said Monday he was ...

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US-backed forces celebrate fall of ISIS ‘capital’ of Raqqa

Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by US special forces, celebrate in Raqqa, the erstwhile stronghold of ISIS. AFP BEIRUT, Lebanon — U.S.-backed Syrian forces celebrated in the devastated streets of Raqqa on Tuesday after gaining control of the ...

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Trump administration rejects World Bank capital increase

The Trump administration has rejected a capital increase by the World Bank, which the Bank says is necessary to expand its global anti-poverty mission. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the huge Washington-based institution is inefficient and can be more effective ...

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Chinese capital bans winter construction to improve air quality

FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a respiratory protection mask walks toward an office building during the smog after a red alert was issued for heavy air pollution in Beijing’s central business district, China, December 21, 2016. Jason Lee, Reuters Beijing ...

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Cirtek to raise capital stock to P2 billion

MANILA – Cirtek Holdings said Monday it would increase its authorized capital nearly four-fold to P2 billion pesos, as it expands its radio and semiconductor business. The company told the stock exchange that it would raise P1.44 billion through a ...

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Line messaging digital theme park to open in Thai capital

A Thai customer purchases merchandise at the Line Village Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Thailand’s most popular text-messaging service will open its doors to the public Friday an extravagant digital theme park called Line Village Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) ...

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Shang Properties sets P6B capital spending

Property developer Shang Properties Inc. set aside P6-billion in capital expenditure for 2017, mostly to fund ongoing residential and commercial property construction. Part of the P6-billion capital budget will be for the construction of the company’s new residential project, The ...

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Duterte taps Prudential chief as adviser on capital market development

Robert Coyiuto Jr. Photo from NGCP website MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Robert Coyiuto Jr. as his adviser on capital market development. In his role, Coyiuto is expected to work on policy recommendations to deepen the financial markets ...

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