Australia Rejects Calls by Climate-Hit Neighbors to Ditch Coal

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Australia is pushing back against calls from Pacific Island leaders to ditch its commitment to coal mining to help combat climate change, saying its neighbors need to respect the country’s reliance on the industry. The world’s second-biggest coal exporter is increasingly a flash point in the battle against carbon emissions […]

DAR, TESDA trainings boost farmers’ entrepreneurial skills

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Scores of farmer-beneficiaries from Quezon and Batangas are now covered under the skills enhancement scholarship program, which was jointly forged through a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). Director Cleon Lester Chavez of DAR Public Assistance and […]

Global Ferronickel Holdings nets P105-M in H1

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Global Ferronickel Holdings, Inc. (FNI) on Tuesday reported its net income reached PHP105.3 million for the first half of 2019 from a measly PHP4 million it recorded in the same period last year. Its revenue also grew by 24.1 percent year-on-year to PHP1.77 billion from PHP1.43 billion in the same […]

Korean-Japanese groups protest in favor of withdrawing economic retaliation

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According to the South Korea Newspaper Unification News, protests against Japan’s rulers condemned Japan’s economic retaliation measures on the 8th, hosted by Korean-Japanese groups including the Korean Democratic Republic of Korea. The Korean-Japanese groups and members of Japan’s various groups condemned the victims forced by Japanese aggression to receive the […]

Capitalization of Russian stock market decreases 0,31% on Tuesday

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The capitalization of the Russian stock market, based on average-weighted prices on the Moscow Exchange’s Main Market, decreases 0,31%, or by 138,947 billion from the previous session, to 44,357 trillion rubles ($677,940 billion at the Central Bank’s official exchange rate) on Tuesday. The leaders in market value were Gazprom, with […]