China will continue to pursue a prudent monetary policy in the coming months, aiming to keep the Yuan exchange rate stable at a reasonable and balanced level, said Monday China's Central Bank in Beijing.
Two crew members from a Korean fishing vessel that sunk in the South Atlantic at mid week remain unaccounted for in spite of the intense search and rescue operation.
United States producers' prices (wholesale prices) registered last November the biggest increase in three decades, while the housing slump showed signs of bottoming out.
Norway's leading hydrocarbons' company Statoil ASA announced Monday the acquisition of Hydro oil and gas ASA creating the world's largest offshore operator. The new company will have a combined production of 1.9 million barrels per day in 2007 and proven oil and gas reserves of 6.3 billion barrels of oil equivalents.
Privately owned carrier Air Madrid suspended all its flights on Friday, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded over Christmas and blaming its action on a development ministry threat to suspend its license.
An Airbus 319 from Iberia became Saturday December 16 the first ever Spanish airline to fly to Gibraltar signaling an event that after decades of tension Spain, Britain and Gibraltar are finally overcoming a centennial sovereign dispute by concentrating on cooperation and development.
Brimming with posh stores and elegant shoppers, New York City has always held a certain cachet. But there is something that the US's largest city can no longer claim: the world's most expensive residences.
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The Baiji Yangtze Dolphin is with all probability extinct reports a scientific expedition from the Institute for Hydrobiology Wuhan, China, and the Swiss-based baiji.org Foundation. During six weeks they desperately searched the Yangtze River for a specimen but in vain.
China's growth next year is forecasted to exceed 10% and consumer prices should be in the range of 1.5% according to the latest estimates from the People's Bank of China, reports the Chinese agency Xinhua.