Mining group Rio Tinto said the takeover approach of about 130 billion US dollars from BHP Billiton is a couple of ballparks away from its true value.
THE Falkland Islands Radio Service (FIRS) have a host of new technology at their fingertips since taking delivery of their newly renovated studios last week.
The governments of Chile and Argentina will sign an agreement this week pushing forward the development of another massive bi-national mining project. The deal is intended to hurry approval of work at Las Flechas mineral deposits by using existing treaties and protocols to govern its construction.
United Kingdom house prices fell at their fastest rate for more than 12 years during November, according to Nationwide Building Society. The average cost of a home in the UK dropped by 0.8% during the month, almost wiping out October's unexpected jump of 1.1%.
The Royal Navy's newest and most powerful Type 45 destroyer Diamond was launched Tuesday from BAE's shipyard at Govan, on the Clyde, Scotland. Several thousand members of the public attended the launch, including over three thousand local school children.
Real estate values in the capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires this year figure below those of Brazil's main city Sao Paulo but above prices in Santiago de Chile and Montevideo, Uruguay according to a report from consultants Reporte Inmobiliario.
The presidents of Chile, Bolivia and Brazil want to step up plans to build a highway from the Pacific to the Atlantic oceans that would boost trade, Chilean Foreign Minister Alejandro Foxley said in Santiago
Participants at the United Nations Internet Governance Forum, which has brought some 1,700 delegates from government, civil society and the private sector to Rio de Janeiro this week, called today for Internet access for the next billion people.
A consortium led by Mexican billionaire tycoon Carlos Slim posted the cheapest bid on Wednesday to win the latest small contract to expand the Panama Canal, part of the wider 5.25 billion US dollars project.
Global banks are likely to loose up to 400 billion dollars stemming from mortgage investments that have soured in the US housing slump, according to an industry report. Major banks will have to continue to write off stricken multibillion investments in mortgage backed securities.