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World 22 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Swiss banking body apologises for "Gestapo" remark

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss banking association has expressed regret for comparing methods used by German authorities in pursuing tax evaders with those of the Nazi-era state police, the Gestapo.

Business 04 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

China to be world’s largest economy in 2025

China could overtake the United States by 2025 to be the world's largest economy and is anticipated to grow to about 130% the size of the United States by 2050, said Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP.

World 05 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Protecting environment affordable, urgent - OECD

OSLO (Reuters) - Tackling climate change and other environmental hazards is affordable but urgent action is needed to avert irreversible damage, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday.

World 05 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Environmental safeguards affordable, urgent - OECD

OSLO (Reuters) - Tackling climate change, pollution and other environmental hazards is affordable and urgent action is needed to avoid irreversible damage, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday.

World 05 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Environmental safeguards affordable, urgent - OECD

OSLO (Reuters) - Tackling climate change, pollution and other environmental hazards is affordable and urgent action is needed to avoid irreversible damage, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday.

Business 22 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

US economy halting, says OECD

US economic growth is grinding to a halt, stung by what could be the worst housing slump on record, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Thursday.

Lifestyle 25 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Watery dilemma

Proper sewerage systems simply do not exist in many parts of the world.

Business 25 Mar 2008 | 12:00 AM

Seeking clues on investment climate

The more than 600 local and foreign analysts, fund managers and institutional investors expected to converge at Invest Malaysia 2008 today will be looking for clues on the country's investment climate.

World 11 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Berlusconi's election rival holds out for surprise

ROME (Reuters) - Silvio Berlusconi acts as if he has already won Italy's election but centre-left rival Walter Veltroni told voters on Friday that the flamboyant media tycoon was

Business 11 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM

Singapore posts 7.2% growth in Q1

The city-state's economy powered to a better-than-expected expansion of 7.2% in the first quarter but a spike in inflation prompted authorities to tighten monetary policy Thursday.