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Stories for January 5th 2007

  • Friday, January 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Chile's wine prices rise on international markets

    Exports of Chilean bottled wine to foreign markets are increasingly lucrative, with wine prices increasing in nine of the top ten market destinations between January to November last year.

  • Friday, January 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Royal Navy agrees to fisheries deal for shipbuilders

    HMS <i>Mersey</i>Fishery Patrol Ship

    Britain's Royal Navy fishery patrol ships received a new lease on life when the Ministry of Defence settled a GBP 52 million (USD 101 million) deal with Portsmouth shipbuilders. The new contract with VT Group effectively guarantees that the HMS Tyne, HMS Severn and HMS Mersey will remain at sea until the end of 2013.

  • Friday, January 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Lavagna makes official his presidential candidacy

    Argentina's former Minister of Economy Roberto Lavagna announced Thursday he would be running for the presidency in next October's election with the purpose of offering an “overcoming alternative”.

  • Friday, January 5th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    EU top delegation to meet Bush and Democrat leadership

    The European Union called on the United States to show leadership in reviving the stalled Doha trade talks ahead of meetings in Washington next Monday of top EU officials with President George W. Bush and the new Democrat congressional leaders.