North Korea restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, a South Korean lawmaker said, as the North put its troops on high alert and said it’s “ready to confront” the U.S. and the South over naval drills set for this week.
Diaper liner, sawdust, golf balls and shredded tires -- these are some of the items used to try and contain the oil and nuclear disasters that marked the end of this century’s first decade and the start of the second.
Nigeria, Pakistan and Kazakhstan don't top many traveler bucket lists. Sending money there's another story: The MSCI Frontier 100 Index is up 14 percent this year and assets in exchange-traded funds that specialize in such "frontier markets" have risen 52 percent to $820 million. By contrast, nearly $10 billion has flowed out of emerging market ETFs this year, and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down 8.1 percent.
Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, is trying to reverse years of neglect of its farming industry and push agriculture as its “new frontier for growth” because it can no longer depend on oil to drive its economy.
T-Hrvatski Telekom d.d., a unit of Deutsche Telekom AG, and Austria’s New Frontier Group are competing to acquire a majority stake in IN2, Croatia’s largest software company, Poslovni Dnevnik reported, citing Ante Mandic, the head of the Zagreb-based software manufacturer.
South Korean President Lee Myung Bak’s ruling party faces losing control of parliament next week to an opposition that vows to increase welfare spending, revisit a U.S. trade deal and improve ties with North Korea.
July 18 (Bloomberg) -- A discussion on frontiers in cancer research with Gina Kolata of The New York Times, Dr. John DiPersio of Washington University School of Medicine, and Dr. Lukas Wartman of Washington University School of Medicine. TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET. (Source: Bloomberg)
July 9 (Bloomberg) -- Eden's Jodie McLean discusses how her company focuses on building relationships between local merchants and neighborhoods. She speaks with Matt Miller on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Rewind." (Source: Bloomberg)