Saturday, 19 April 2014


  • Umpqua charts path after Sterling merger

    13:41 | 19/4/14
    North Bay Business Journal
    based Sterling Financial Corp. - along with a continued push in agriculture lending and small business loans backed by the U.S. more»
  • Delph pleads not guilty

    13:41 | 19/4/14
    Fortune Realty's marketing strategies include: - Free market analysis - Place listing on the MLS - Advertise in Real Estate Guide - Place listing on the company site - Qualify all prospective purchasers - Promote property to office associates - Answer ... more»
  • 'Private interests' in the Senate: How business conflicts are everywhere in ...

    13:30 | 19/4/14
    National Post
    While most senators are affiliated with privately held companies, at least 12 have paying positions with firms whose shares trade on major exchanges in Canada and the U.S. ... Mr. Segal, who sits on the boards of Just Energy Group Inc. and Sun Life ... more»
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Recent News
  • Labour: Power bills soaring ahead of winter

    13:26 | 19/4/14
    Labour says power bills are already soaring by as much as 10 percent a month, and winter has not even arrived yet.  more»
  • Forbes: NZ facing economic disaster

    13:16 | 19/4/14
    A study led by Jesse Colombo, who calls himself an independent economic analyst, highlights 12 reasons why New Zealand faces an economic disaster.  more»
  • 'Jam-packed line-up' in Auckland these school holidays

    12:22 | 19/4/14
    Tickets are strictly limited and available from (booking fees apply) with all proceeds going to the RSA. Pukekohe residents and businesses will welcome the V8s back to town. more»
  • Asian Stocks Rise as U.S. Data Overshadow China Slowdown

    12:11 | 19/4/14
    (9984), which owns about 37 percent of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., soared 10 percent in Tokyo after Alibaba's quarterly profit more than doubled ahead of a planned U.S. more»
  • A wet and windy race

    12:11 | 19/4/14
    A rough reach across and through the Hole in the Wall, and everyone was chasing Crusader35 and Bushido, says the Tauranga Yacht Club. more»
  • Political inaction will cost us the Earth

    12:10 | 19/4/14
    Irish Examiner
    Primary among the stats is a stark reality: while there was a 114% increase in urban unemployment since 2008, the rise has been 192% in rural areas. more»
  • Residents question Sunoco pump station

    12:00 | 19/4/14
    The Sentinel
    In the presentation to emergency responders, Sunoco said health hazards of such releases involve the gas being easily ignited and forming explosive mixtures in the air, causing dizziness or asphyxiation without warning or being potentially toxic if ... more»
  • Package of measures announced to help the beef sector

    12:00 | 19/4/14
    Irish Times
    Other measures include a new €500,000 fund to step up Bord Bia's promotion of Irish beef in the UK and in some EU markets. more»
  • Red Sox Journal: Short stay for Roberts, Holt called up

    11:48 | 19/4/14
    The Providence Journal
    The right fielder has not played since suffering a hamstring injury in the final game of spring training, the latest in a succession of physical ailments that limited him to 10 exhibition games in Florida. When Victorino is ready to return ... “We'll ... more»
  • Proposed nuclear waste site triggers fears for Great Lakes, drinking water

    11:37 | 19/4/14
    Windsor Star (blog)
    The cores are examples of the type of rock through which the company would drill to construct a deep underground storage area for nuclear waste under an OPG plan being considered by the Canadian government. more»
  • TSX nears six-year high as energy shares extend rally

    11:37 | 19/4/14
    Business Recorder
    Shares of energy producers jumped 1.3 percent. Suncor Energy Inc climbed 0.8 percent to C$40.47, and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd rose 1.5 percent to C$44.75. The bullion price slipped, weighing on gold-mining shares. Barrick Gold Corp shed 1.9 ... more»
  • Air Canada investigating luggage toss caught on video

    11:29 | 19/4/14
    Air Canada says it is investigating after a video that appears to show its baggage handlers dropping items from a tall, moving staircase began circulating on the internet. more»
  • Electric system 'in urgent need of expansion and upgrading'

    11:15 | 19/4/14
    “The destruction of more than three transmission substations would cause long-term blackouts in many areas of the country,” energy industry experts said in a report to Congress in June 1990. Fast forward ... The regional bodies have voluntarily been ... more»
  • BP oil spill: scientists struggling to understand effects four years later

    11:15 | 19/4/14
    The Times-Picayune
    Under the federal Oil Pollution Act, several federal agencies, the Gulf Coast states and BP are required to complete a “Natural Resource Damage Assessment” that determines the environmental damage caused by the spill and the effects of that damage on ... more»

    11:15 | 19/4/14
    VietNamNet Bridge
    The VAMC reported that in the first quarter of this year, the company bought bad debts worth VND3.9 trillion ($185.7 million) - much lower than its target of VND10 trillion ($476.2 million). more»
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