Finance & economy

July 24, 2014

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eBay Announces Sale of Original Superman Comic, Action Comics #1

Today, eBay announced that the 1938 comic book that introduced Superman to the world, Action Comics #1, will be sold at auction next month. Widely regarded as the “Holy Grail” of comic books, there are believed to be as few as 50 unrestored original copies of Action Comics #1 still in existence. Prominent collectibles dealer Darren Adams will sell the finest known copy of this comic on eBay from August 14-24.


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July 23, 2014

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Coral fishing to resume by year-end

Algeria will resume coral fishing, suspended for 14 years, at the end of this year after drafting legislation related to this activity, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Sid Ahmed Feroukhi announced Tuesday in Algiers.


"We will relaunch coral fishing just after the completion of the drafting of laws governing the activity, controlling the technical aspects"...

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July 23, 2014

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Algerians imported $304 m of clothes during a year

Data of the Statistics and Media Center of Customs show that Algeria even resorts to countries that are immersed in the geographical map to import clothing like Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Sri lanka, and almost all countries in the world provide Algeria with clothing.


Customs statistics that were obtained by Echorouk showed on Tuesday that during the year 2013, Algeria imported 144.9 tons of clothes and more than 24,000 billion"...

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July 23, 2014

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Algeria offers houses to teachers in 10 provinces

Algeria’s education ministry will allocate public social houses to teachers in primary, junior high schools and high schools in the south while priority will be given to teachers living in the north as there is a lack in scientific subjects and languages, according to a ministerial circular.


Those houses are official accommodation and they are intended"...

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July 23, 2014

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Algiers sunk into 'waste'

Net Com" and "Extra Net" companies removed more than 4,500 tons of waste per day, including 60% of fruits and vegetables, 17% of plastic and 14% of carton, while the two companies recruited over 9,000 cleaners and 500 vehicles, in order to preserve the municipalities of the capital which are witnessing remarkable fluctuation in the holy month in some neighborhoods. Echorouk visited a number of municipalities in the capital, and found that the squandering in the holy month of Ramadan reached its peak, as nearly 2,500 tons of waste that is dumped daily is vegetables and fruits.

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July 23, 2014

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Compass® Financial Solutions Hosts Iftar for Children with Special Needs

Compass Financial Solutions, a leading provider of Wealth Management S Solutions in the region, joined the spirit of giving in the holy month of Ramadan by hosting an Iftar for children with special needs from Senses Residential and Day Care Center. The Iftar event took place on 21July, 2014 at the Conrad Dubai, hotel on Sheikh Zayed Road where the kids were joined by the management, employees and premier clients of Compass.


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July 23, 2014

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Norwegian Olympic Committee: Marit Bjørgen Receives the

The Olympic champion in cross-country, Ms Marit Bjørgen, has been awarded the international Fair Play Mecenate award for 2014. Ms Bjørgen will receive the award in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy, on Wednesday 23 July.


- It is a great honour to be awarded such a prestigious award. I am proud and humble. To be recognised for a fair play award like the Fair Play"...

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July 23, 2014

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Bank of America Reports Second-quarter 2014 Net Income of $2.3 Billion, or $0.19 per Diluted Share, on Revenue of $22.0 Billion(A)

Results Include Litigation Expense of $4.0 Billion (Pretax) or Approximately $0.22 per Share (After Tax)

Company Reaches Settlement With AIG to Resolve Residential Mortgage-backed Securities Claims for $650 Million

Business Metrics Reflect Progress on Customer-focused Strategy

  • Total Period-end Deposit Balances up $54 Billion, or 5 Percent, From Q2-13 to a Record $1.13"...

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July 23, 2014

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Panasonic Provides Power Supply Container in Indonesia as a Stand-alone Photovoltaic Power Package

Panasonic Corporation announced it installed the “Power Supply Container,” as a stand-alone photovoltaic power package that it developed, to the National Elementary School Karimunjawa 01 in Karimunjawa Island, Jepara District, Central Jawa Province, Indonesia. On July 17, 2014, a handover ceremony was held jointly with Koperasi Pundih Artah, a project partner; and the Institute of Business and Economic Democracy Foundation (IBEKA), an Indonesian NGO.


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July 23, 2014

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SES Launches New Digital TV Platform for West Africa

SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), in cooperation with service provider Computer Warehouse Group (NSE Nigerian Stock Exchange: CWG), today announced the launch of a new digital TV platform for West Africa on SES’s ASTRA 2F satellite at 28.2 degrees East.


This independent and neutral TV platform in Nigeria will be the country’s first free-to-air (FTA) DTH digital"...

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