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Stories for December 16th 2005

  • Friday, December 16th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina will pay in advance IMF debt

    Argentine president Nestor Kirchner announced Thursday the decision to cancel in advance the country's debt with the International Monetary Fund, IMF, 9.8 billion US dollars which will be financed with international reserves from the Central Bank.

  • Friday, December 16th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Penguin News Update.

    Headlines:
    O little town of Stanley...'; Solo rower to attempt first Antarctic circumnavigation; Picture apology; Visiting cruisers; Visiting cruisers; Assault allegation; Goodbye Grey Rover; Search still on; Teacher dies in UK; LegCo meets today.

  • Friday, December 16th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    EU farming subsidies under fire at WTO

    It was the European Union vs. the Rest of the World as global trade talks remained deadlocked yesterday, with the EU defending itself from a barrage of criticism that its refusal to further opens its farming markets threatened to torpedo the entire World Trade Organization meeting.

  • Friday, December 16th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentina industrial activity expands 8.9% in November

    Industrial activity in Argentina kept steaming ahead in November reaching 8.9% compared to the same month a year ago and 0.4% over last October.