Investments OK’d in SBMA hit P2.85B in first semester of 2018

SUBIC BAY FREEPORT— Investments approved in the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) reached P2.85 billion in the first semester of 2018, surpassing the P731 million recorded in the same period last year, SBMA chair and administrator Wilma Eisma disclosed Monday. This year’s investment pledges were 45 new projects that would generate around 2,439 jobs, proving that “this free port remains to be one of the strongest economic drivers in the country today,” Eisma noted. SBMA said 13 Subic locators have proposed…

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China’s investment in ECOWAS Member States excites Buhari – Local

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, expressed the appreciation of ECOWAS Member States for China’s increasing investment in the sub-region with the aim of building a prosperous and shared future. The President was speaking at the opening of the High-Level Dialogue between Chinese and African leaders and business representatives in Beijing, China. He noted that China was the largest investor in the sub-region in both private and public sectors, covering areas such as infrastructure energy, agriculture, mining and healthcare. According to…

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Buhari lauds China over investments in West Africa – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday expressed the appreciation of ECOWAS member states for China’s increasing investment in the sub-region with the aim of building a prosperous and shared future. The President was speaking at the opening of the High-Level Dialogue between Chinese and African leaders and business representatives in Beijing, China. He noted that China was the largest investor in the sub-region in both private and public sectors, covering areas such as infrastructure, energy, agriculture, mining and healthcare. According to…

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PFAs invest N11.36bn in infrastructure, eye airport projects – Punch Newspapers

The Pension Funds Administrators have continued to raise their investments in infrastructure even as they move to extend their investment tentacles to the nation’s airports as assets under their management increase, NIKE POPOOLA reports The Pension Funds Administrators have raised their investments in infrastructure to N11.36bn from the pension money in their custody, according to the latest report on the issue from the National Bureau of Statistics. It said the figure was for the end of the second quarter of…

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Video: Investing Time: Ten Life-Changing Principles

Judaism is the satellite navigation system of the soul, and Rosh Hashanah is the day we stop and see whether we need to change direction. TRANSCRIPT There are banks and accountants to tell us how to invest our money. Judaism tells us how to invest our time. That, according to the Rambam, Maimonides, is what Rosh Hashanah is about. The shofar, he says, is God’s wake-up call. Without it, we can sleepwalk through life, wasting time on things that are…

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Norfolk County Council criticised for pension investments in fracking | Politics

Demonstrators hold placards as they erected a seven meter high “fracking rig” calling for a ban on exploration and development of shale gas and coal bed methane in the UK, outside the Houses of Parliament, London. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire Campaigners have criticised Norfolk County Council for investing workers’ pensions into companies which frack. Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Data released today (Monday) by Platform and Friends…

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Chinese investment brings Africa hope, not trap –China Economic Net

Claims that China’s investment in Africa is creating a debt crisis are misleading and false. It is a fact that China has been investing more and more on the continent, up nearly 40 times since 2003. However, it is irresponsible to exaggerate Africa’s debt problem in the first place. In statistical terms, overall debt level of African countries is nothing comparable to some developed economies. It is also wrong to blame China for it, and neglect what China’s investments have…

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Chinese investors making good in Chiang Mai

THE CHARM and beauty of Chiang Mai, the capital of northern Thailand, has made the province not only a must-see destination but also a golden nest for foreign investors – especially Chinese seeking business opportunities. Take Chinese entrepreneurs like Cherry and Zong Dan, for example. Having fallen for Chiang Mai’s charms, they opted to start their first overseas business in the province.  Zong Dan (left) Cherry, a 35-year-old entrepreneur from Chengdu, decided to invest in a guesthouse in…

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MVA Fund invest in Airport Junction

The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund, one the country’s biggest institutional investors, is expanding its property footprint, eyeing one of money-spinning shopping malls. In a deal currently being scrutinised by the Competition Authority, MVAF seeks to acquire 24.85 percent shareholding in Feune PTY Ltd from Exrod Pty Ltd. If the proposed acquisition goes through, MVAF will join other big institutional investors which are in charge of billions of pula. Feune, the company that MVAF is buying in, is a variable rate…

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Qatar plans to invest billions of dollars in Germany – report

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Qatar plans to invest billions of dollars more in Germany and will broaden its focus to the country’s medium-sized companies, business newspaper Handelsblatt said in a report due to be published on Monday. Citing diplomatic and company sources, the paper said that the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and private sector players would be looking at Germany’s “Mittelstand” manufacturing companies. “We see Germany as a key player in the world economy and are looking at the German market…

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Ithraa, Japan team discuss trade, investment opportunities

Ithraa, Oman’s inward investment and export development agency, today (September 2) welcomed a senior Japanese trade delegation and discussed ways to increase trade and investment links particularly in tourism, logistics, aviation, energy, oil and gas sectors. The delegation was headed by Kentaro Sonoura, special advisor to Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, said a statement from the company. Talks also covered opportunities open to Omani businesses looking to improve commercial ties with Japan and further penetrate the growing and lucrative East Asian…

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FB LOSS NOTICE ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Facebook, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline – FB – Global Investing Today

FB LOSS NOTICE ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Facebook, Inc. Investors of Important Deadline – FB – Global Investing Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for investment professionals · Sunday, September 2, 2018 · 460,681,230 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools Press Releases Events & Conferences Source link

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Submaran’s Mission Capabilities Draw Investors

Ocean Aero’s submaran vessel travels on the water’s surface using its wing-like sail, and beneath the water as a glider. The hull is 14 feet long. Photo courtesy of Ocean Aero San Diego — The intrepid oceangoing drone called the submaran has more funding… Take 1 minute to subscribe and you’ll get this story immediately, plus: Already a subscriber? Sign in

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Diaspora investor Judith Edwards making waves

The Jamaican diaspora has been identified as one of the island’s greatest resources, in its efforts to achieve developed country status by 2030. For this reason, the government has been exploring creative ways to tap into that resource. Fortunately, the country’s sustained macroeconomic stability and improved ratings by agencies such as S&P Global and Moody’s is gradually encouraging diaspora members to funnel money back into the Jamaican economy, not through remittances, but via investments. Founder of Kymera Jamaica Ltd, attorney-at-law…

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Explore investment opportunities in Africa, Adesina tells Dutch businessmen

  The President of the African Development Bank (ADB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has taken the case for expanded partnerships and investments in Africa to the Netherlands, stating that strategic partnerships and investments are key to Africa’s economic transformation. Adeshina, who was on a three-day visit to the European nation, met with government officials and private and public sector business leaders and affirmed the accord between the Bank and the Dutch government’s development agendas and foreign policy. At a meeting with…

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