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Stories for May 31st 2007

  • Thursday, May 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Zoellick's first job, restore confidence

    The White House nominated Robert Zoellick to be the new president of the World Bank

    Robert Zoellick has dealt with the Cold War, the killing in Darfur, China's rise as an economic colossus. His next challenge: to restore confidence at the badly shaken World Bank.

  • Thursday, May 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Shipments to Chile resumed

    Argentina resumed shipments of crucial natural gas to Chile's populous central region yesterday, Chilean energy officials said, easing fears that an acute energy shortage could worsen.

  • Thursday, May 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Soy boom brings wealth, at a price

    Large investments have been made in soybean processing

    Few towns in Paraguay's impoverished countryside have a stoplight, well-paved roads or a library. This remote farming community has all three, and residents cite one reason: soybeans.

  • Thursday, May 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Antarctic krill race continues

    The four vessels granted licenses to trawl krill.

    The Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries has issued four licences to trawl for krill off Antarctica this week. Two licences were given to Aker Biomarine Antarctic AS, and one each to Ervik Marine Services AS and Krill Seaproducts AS. The fishery will take place in areas controlled by Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR).

  • Thursday, May 31st 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Farewell to the new patrol HMS Clyde

    HMS <i>Clyde</i> ready to leave to the Falklands

    MORE than 800 people toured the Royal Navy ship HMS Clyde as it prepared to leave Scotland for the Falklands.