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Kencana Petroleum and Mermaid Drilling Team Up Kencana Petroleum and Mermaid Drilling Team Up
Kencana Petroleum's subsidiary, Kencana Petroleum Ventures Sdn. Bhd. has entered into a shareholder's agreement with Mermaid Drilling (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. to form a comp... (photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers) Rig Zone
Business   Oil   Petroleum   Photos   Singapore  
HSBC is fined $10.5 million for inadvertent role in scam HSBC is fined $10.5 million for inadvertent role in scam
HSBC Bank USA will pay $10.5 million in fines and penalties to the Securities and Exchange Commission for negligently allowing its name and logo to be used in connection ... (photo: WN/Theresa Poongan) Buffalo News
Bank   Hsbc   Investment   Photos   US  
Oil companies to reap handsome profits Oil companies to reap handsome profits
| By KATHY FONG | PETALING JAYA: As crude oil price surges, the oil and gas (O&G) industry is also seeing some increase in operating costs but analysts expect the sector ... (photo: WN/Theresa Poongan) The Star
Industry   Oil   Photos   Price   Trade  
Fruits of globalisation Fruits of globalisation
| AFTER reaping benefits from globalisation for decades, the developed world is having second thoughts about its value. | Pollsters in advanced economies report declining... (photo: UN file) Khaleej Times
Development   Economy   Globalisation   Photos   Politics  
Stocks to watch on Monday Stocks to watch on Monday
| MUMBAI: Equities are likely to consolidate Monday, a day ahead of the highly anticipated US Federal Reserve meet on September 18. | Auto stocks are likely to witness so... (photo: public domain) The Times Of India
Automobile   Business   India   Mumbai   Photos  
Aussie dollar ends on a high, passing US84c Aussie dollar ends on a high, passing US84c
| THE Australian dollar punched through the US84c barrier yesterday, finishing the week on a high despite some signs early yesterday morning it might be weighed down by o... (photo: WN/Patricia) The Australian
Australian   Currency   Dollar   Money   Photos  
Google sponsors $30m moon prize Google sponsors $30m moon prize
Sep 14, 2007 6:40 AM | Web search leader Google Inc. will sponsor a $30 million competition for an unmanned lunar landing, following up on the $10 million Ansari X Prize ... (photo: GFDL file) TVNZ
Company   Photos   Space   Technology   US  
India sticks to growth outlook India sticks to growth outlook
| Mexico City: Reserve Bank of India governor Yaga Venugopal Reddy has said that he still sees the Indian economy growing 8.5 per cent during the current fiscal year, tho... (photo: PIB) Gulf News
Business   Delhi   India   Mexico   Photos  
Biggest flood bill in 60 years hits the Co-op Biggest flood bill in 60 years hits the Co-op
| Profits at the Co-op's banking and financial services business have more than halved after the floods that devastated parts of England this summer left the group with i... (photo: U.S. federal government) The Times
Disaster   Environment   Flood   Nature   Photos  
Share market closes slightly higher Share market closes slightly higher
| THE Australian share market closed slightly higher today as a record crude oil price pushed the energy stocks along after Wall Street provided little direction. | At th... (photo: AP /Richard Drew) The Australian
Crude   Finance   Market   Photos   Price  
PGCC boost for Penang PGCC boost for Penang
| By ZARINAH DAUD | PENANG: Three decades after being dubbed the 'silicon island', Penang is set to move on to the world stage as a global city centre. | The RM25bil Pena... (photo: WN) The Star
Development   Economy   Industry   Malaysia   Photos  
Convergys Corporation at Citigroup Technology Conference - Final Convergys Corporation at Citigroup Technology Conference - Final
EARL SHANKS, CFO, CONVERGYS CORPORATION: -- everyone for attending this morning, and it's a delight to see all of you. I won't spend time on disclosures, other than to re... (photo: WN/Theresa Poongan) Insurance Newsnet
Business   Citigroup   Conference   Photos   Technology  
US futures lead local rebound in stocks US futures lead local rebound in stocks
| A POSITIVE lead from the US futures market has helped Australian equities to rebound as investors anticipate new economic insights by the US Federal Reserve. | The loca... (photo: AP /Richard Drew) The Australian
Economy   Investment   Market   Photos   US  
Private equity funds need level playing field in India to grow Private equity funds need level playing field in India to grow
| Although 2007 is likely to be another landmark year for private equity (PE) in India, the level of PE activity, currently estimated at around $10 billion, could increas... (photo: WN/Sayali) The Times Of India
Economy   Fund   India   Market   Photos  
Bacardi is accused of blocking 400m payout to poor children Bacardi is accused of blocking £400m payout to poor children
| BACARDI, the family-owned drinks giant, has been accused of "cynical" corporate greed after it launched a legal action to stop the payment of nearly £400m to help under... (photo: WN) The Times
Africa   Children   Companies   Finance   Photos  
Chinas CNPC eyes oil rigs in India China’s CNPC eyes oil rigs in India
| KOLKATA: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) — a leading global integrated energy player — is poised to enter the oil rigs business in India. The Ch... (photo: Public Domain) The Times Of India
Business   China   India   Oil   Photos  
China LNG deal ruffles Russia, Iran China LNG deal ruffles Russia, Iran
| CHINA'S latest agreements to buy Australian liquefied natural gas will cause ripples in capitals from Tokyo to Tehran, as it reveals a new flexibility by Beijing on pri... (photo: Xinhua/China) The Australian
China   Energy   Gas   Photos   Russia  
BHP-Rio rumours bolster bourse BHP-Rio rumours bolster bourse
| RUMOURS surrounding Australia's mining giants yesterday helped to shield the market from the full after-shocks of bad news from the US. | Renewed speculation of a takeo... (photo: WN) The Australian
Australia   Market   Mining   Photos   Trade  
More War on the Horizon More War on the Horizon
| No pullout from Iraq while I'm president, declares George W. Bush. | On to Iran, declares Vice President Cheney. | Israel is a "peace-seeking state" that need... (photo: White House by Chris Greenberg ) Creators Syndicate
Election   Government   Photos   Politics   President  
Financials down as credit fears rise Financials down as credit fears rise
| RENEWED credit fears have helped to wipe a false sense of security from the Australian market as profit-taking pushed shares into the red from near record highs. | Fina... (photo: WN/Patricia) The Australian
Financial   Growth   Market   Photos   Shares  
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Oil climbs near record after Fed rate cut Oil climbs near record after Fed rate cut† Business Day
Oil at record and expected to rise Oil at record and expected to rise NZ Herald
OPEC to discuss further output hike if $80 oil lasts OPEC to discuss further output hike if $80 oil lasts Khaleej Times
World oil price hits new record World oil price hits new record The Australian
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U.S. stands in the way of bin Laden's dream U.S. stands in the way of bin Laden's dream The Columbus Dispatch
Oil prices surge to records Oil prices surge to records The Enquirer
U.S., Canadian dollars now 1-to-1 U.S., Canadian dollars now 1-to-1 Lexington Herald-Leader
Lula da Silva and Hugo Chavez to move forward with two joint ventures Lula da Silva and Hugo Chavez to move forward with two joint ventures Pravda RU
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Letters: Climate disaster Letters: Climate disaster The Independent
Climate-change legislation wins solid backing from all parties in Parliament Climate-change legislation wins solid backing from all parties in Parliament NZ Herald
Richardson directs department to refund tax penalties Richardson directs department to refund tax penalties Business Journal
Time Warner Cable to build $18M Appleton facility Time Warner Cable to build $18M Appleton facility Business Journal
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