There have been reports that China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. or Sinopec, have decided to obtain deep-water oil resources in Angola. Payments are to be made through domestic resources and bank loans.
This is to be done by purchasing a stake of 55% in Sonangol Sinopec International Ltd. for US$2.46 billion.
According to reports from the Work Safety Authority of China, there were about 153 labourers found trapped inside the passageways of a coal mine in North of China. This occurred after a flood swept by.
On Monday, the State Administration of Work Safety stated that the rescuers were rushing in order to get to the trapped workers. And on Sunday night, authorities reported that about 123 workers were missing.
A Media workshop based on ‘building perspectives on HIV/AIDS’ was reportedly held today in Dimapur, jointly organized by the Dimapur Press Club, Centre for Advocacy and Research and Nagaland State AIDS Control Society backed by the UNDP Initiative.
Addressing media persons at its office at Nagarjan Junction Dimapur on Friday, DNP+ president, Moatemjen and secretary, Toshi outlined the services provided by the network which include counseling, referral, advocacy, training, forming self help groups, support group meetings and workshops.
State insurance regulators are reported to look forward to regain the authority they once had to approve, modify or reject premium increases prior they go into effect.
A report issued by the Insurance Department this month posted that premiums for health maintenance organizations (HMOs) in New York registered a average increase of 17 percent this year, and as much as 51 percent in some parts of the state.
To boost sales the government has been seeking a direct link between a person's CPF and the purchase and sale of an HDB flat. The basic aim behind this move is to promote the idea that property is an asset for a person, providing aid to him in his old age.
At a forum organized by REACH, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that the trend among the home-owners, wherein they have been putting the HDB flats on sale for paying off their debts, has become a big issue of concern.
He further said that this trend tends to oppose the idea of considering homes as assets.
On Sunday, a prominent Legal Scholar said that the decision that China took to stop Australian diplomats from being a part of an Australian Rio Tinto executive's trial was an infringement of Chinese law.
It has been reported that on Monday, a trial of Australia’s Stern Hu and his three Chinese colleagues on accusations of bribery and stealing state secrets, would be held where the judgment and sentence would be declared.
A report from the UK’s Telegraph reveals that a public health official’s staff has found an association between social networking website Facebook and the spread of the sexually transmitted infection Syphilis.
However, the practice of unprotected sex is more at cause than any one social networking site.
On the other hand, the social networking site claims the report as ridiculous and flawed as it remains firm that the website nothing to do with the rise in the cases of the sexually transmitted disease.