South Korea's government is upbeat about economic prospects ...
Dec 14th, 2010
(AFP/File) - South Korea's government is upbeat about economic prospects for next year, predicting growth of around 5 percent compared with lower forecasts from the central bank and think-tanks.(AFP/File/Park Ji-Hwan) -
BEIRUT (AP) - Heavy clashes erupted Tuesday between unknown gunmen and followers of a radical Sunni cleric in south Lebanon, security officials said, killing two people in the latest apparent outbreak of violence between Lebanese factions supporting opposing sides in the civil war in neighboring Syria. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has met South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul to discuss ways to stimulate entrepreneurship and venture firms in Asia's fourth-largest economy. Park's office said Zuckerberg ... (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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By Stephanie Simon (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund will make its training sessions on financial policy and debt sustainability available online this year to government officials worldwide, allowing it to reach a bigger audience at lower cost, it said on Wednesday. IMF financial workshops are meant to help governments address economic di... [Full Article]