Finance & economy

July 29, 2014

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Polaris Industries Inc. Announces New Business Unit and Leadership Changes in EMEA Business

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it is integrating several emerging business lines to create a new Global Adjacent Markets business and that it has named Matt Homan to lead the fully integrated business as President, Global Adjacent Markets. This new business unit is operational effective immediately.


“In his time with Polaris, Matt Homan has"...

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July 26, 2014

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Economy: Food products noticed high prices on the eve of Eid el Fitr

Retailers at the level of the various markets of vegetables and fruits took the opportunity of Eid El Fitr to repeat speculation in prices of basic products, which noticed a crazy rise in prices like zucchini which price jumped to 1480 DZD, in addition to lettuce, carrots, turnips and chili, which prices exceeds 100 DZD.


Many citizens who were interviewed by "Echorouk" on Friday in a number of markets like the market of Hussein"...

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July 26, 2014

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ENTV paid $ 30 million to BeIN Sports

National television company (ENTV) has paid $ 30 million to BeIN Sports to acquire the rights to broadcast 24 World Cup matches in 2014.


According to a presidential decree signed by President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and published in the Official Journal No. 38, the Public Establishment of the television (ENTV) received a budget of 2.4 billion dinars ($ 30 million) to"...

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July 26, 2014

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21st Century Fox Agrees to Combine European Satellite Television Holdings; New Sky will be Europe’s Leading Pay-Television Business

Company Will Continue Share Repurchases in FY 2015 Under New Authorization

21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA, FOX) today announced that it will transfer Sky Italia and its 57.4 percent interest in Sky Deutschland to BSkyB to create a pan-European digital television leader through the combination of these assets.


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July 25, 2014

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WTAS Global Establishes Presence in Italy

WTAS Global is establishing a presence in Milan and Brescia, Italy, through the addition of Studio Associato De Vecchi. Founded in 1925, Studio De Vecchi is a third generation firm and recognized leader in providing tax, legal, accounting and financial advisory services to domestic and multinational businesses in Italy.


“The addition of Studio De Vecchi is strategic"...

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July 25, 2014

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P&G Launches Work with Small Farmers to Ensure No Deforestation in Its Palm Oil Supply Chain

Separating sustainable sources from non-sustainable sources in the production of palm oil and palm kernel oil is highly complicated, but Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) is stepping up to address the problem. The Company is conducting an in-field study to understand the practices of small farmers – and how those practices can be improved to protect local forests. P&G is partnering with the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) to field the study, fulfilling a commitment it made earlier this year as"...

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July 24, 2014

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Water resources: 411 projects commissioned in H1 2014

Meeting the citizens’ demand for water during Ramadan and the summer season required the achievement of 411 projects, a hundred of them were intended for drinking water supply, Water Resources Minister Hocine Necib told a press conference in Algiers on the situation of public water services and sanitation during the 2014 summer season.


These projects are the water"...

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July 24, 2014

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French company cheats Algerie Poste

Algerie Poste was cheated by a French company through its workers’ salary management program. It sold it a program which expires every year while the signed contract stipulates purchasing a definitive license, according to an official document.


The document shows results of an enquiry about the salary management system which stopped working. The French"...

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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 24, 2014

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ZTE and TIM Brasil to Set Up Next-Generation Broadband Innovation Center

ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, announced an agreement with TIM Brasil to jointly set up an Joint-laboratory/Innovation Center in Brazil to spearhead research in next-generation broadband technologies.


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