UK energy system ‘broken’, industry group warns

The UK’s energy system is “broken” and climate change targets without detailed policies threaten to push the industry overseas, the chief of one of the country’s most advanced glassmakers has warned. UK heavy industries, from steel to chemicals, have been hit hard by the energy crisis in recent months, with …

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Home loans, IMEs and property insurance

The property acquired is the security for the loan. Unlike India, where real estate prices generally rise steadily, in Western countries it is an asset whose prices fluctuate with economic conditions just like stock prices. By Sunil Parameswaran In the old days, it was normal practice to save money and …

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Pandemic besieged architect turns love of cycling into source of income – Manila bulletin

DAVAO CITY – As the construction industry slowed at the onset of the pandemic, a seasoned architect ventured into customizing and restoring vintage bikes. Seasoned architect Francis Hidalgo has put his skills to the service of designing custom bikes as well as innovative parts for his collection of vintage bikes. …

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Panic over foreign exchange reserves? – Opinion

There is a sense of panic at the SBP (State Bank of Pakistan) and MoF (Ministry of Finance) about reducing the growing import bill. SBP’s gross reserves have declined by $ 3.8 billion in the past ten weeks, compared to $ 691 million last week alone. Emergency meetings are held …

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Experts ask for more loans for SMEs | The Guardian Nigeria News

To boost economic activities in the country and improve the living standards of citizens, financial experts urged the federal government to introduce policies that would allow small businesses to have increased access to loans. The experts, who run a digital bank, Branch, said the government needs to demystify the idea …

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$ 336.90 billion growth in the size of the rail market | Increase investment in rail transport to drive growth

NEW YORK, November 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The rail market is expected to see the emergence of BNSF Railway Co. and Canadian National Railway Co. as major suppliers. The market size is expected to increase by $ 336.90 billion from 2020 to 2025, registering a CAGR of 10.14%, …

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Journalist’s death sheds light on changing media landscape

The weekly Shukan Bunshun prides itself on attacking the establishment, which includes the mainstream media. A frequent target is the Asahi Shimbun, which for many is the leading liberal newspaper in Japan. In his November 11-18 issues, Shukan Bunshun published exclusives on the death of a 33-year-old Asahi journalist, whose …

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WTO ministerial meeting a chance to move world trade forward for good

As the ongoing pandemic has tempered expectations for the next World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial conference on Tuesday, officials have the opportunity to set a meaningful agenda that is moving world trade forward in earnest. Concrete deliverables will be difficult to achieve, especially for issues that require the agreement of …

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Global Air Cargo and Freight Market Research Report (2021-2026)

DUBLIN, 25 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – The report “Air Cargo and Freight Market Research Report by Cargo Type, Destination, Service, End Use and Region – Global Forecast to 2026 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The size of the global air freight and …

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Hit-Monkey Composer Daniel Rojas on Musical Themes, Industry Trends and La La Land [Interview]

So what’s next on your plate? Is there anything you can share? The following weeks weren’t that crazy because “Kipo”, “MODOK”, “Hit-Monkey” and a few other things I did were all back-to-back. So I haven’t had a big break for a little while. So I take a little time to …

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