Tanzania will get 100.8b shillings from France to expand access to safe water and improved sanitation services in three regions, Dar es Salaam-based Daily News newspaper reported, citing Finance Minister Saada Mkuya.
Indonesia should keep more resources such as natural gas at home to bolster its domestic industries, according to Aburizal Bakrie, who rates himself the favorite to win a presidential election to be held in July.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has a portrait on her desk of Russian empress Catherine the Great, the Prussian-born princess who went on to expand Russia’s territory to the west and the south, including Crimea.
The worst California drought on record is forcing Jeff Schmiederer to spend $1.1 million on two new wells for his 1,200-acre almond orchard. Trees got so little water in 2013 that this year’s harvest may drop 25 percent, and the damage may be even worse in 2015.
Arizona got snubbed by Apple Inc. in 2012 when the iPhone maker picked Texas to build a new operations hub. Scott Smith, the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa, was determined to keep history from repeating itself.
As President Barack Obama renewed his criticism of tax laws that “reward companies that keep profits abroad,” the government he leads is taking a more subtle approach -- one that’s helping some of those companies.