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Small business owners pessimistic about national economy
fox5sandiego.com

Overall, 68 percent of San Diego small business owners report that the national economy is headed in the wrong direction, a 23-point increase over 2015. Almost two-thirds also believe the state and local economies have worsened, a 20-point climb.

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Botswana: Mining Sector Critical to National Economy
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Taking cognisance of the mineral revenue contribution to Botswana economy, the minister said the level of expenditure on projects in the National Development Plan would be constrained due to a fall in mineral revenue to government and this would lead …

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Peace in Karachi to boost national economy: Miftah
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ISLAMABAD: Board of Investment (BOI) Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail has said the restoration of peace in Karachi would boost business activities in the country and strengthen the national economy. Talking to Pakistan Television (PTV), he said that law and …

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Selangor to be leading GDP contributor to national economy
www.thestar.com.my

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor is optimistic of becoming the leading gross domestic product (GDP) contributor by state to the nation's five per cent GDP growth in 2015, its investment promotion agency, Invest Selangor Bhd (previously Selangor State Investment …

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IMF lowers outlook for national economy
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AMMAN — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Jordan's economy to grow by 3.2 per cent this year, lower than the 3.7 per cent projected by the government. In an e-mail interview with The Jordan Times, IMF mission chief to Jordan, Kristina …

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Occupy Buenos Aires: the workers' movement that transformed a city, and inspired the world
www.theguardian.com

The Argentinian capital’s many cooperatives showed that Occupy movements were not simply a response to economic crisis – they could be sustainable business models, too. So why are they now under threat? The Hotel Bauen in downtown Buenos Aires looks like its best days are behind it. The art deco interior is crumbling, three of […]

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Activists call on world leaders to make gender equality pledge a reality
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UN Commission on the Status of Women seeks firm commitments on funding and implementation of empowerment goal included in 2030 agenda World leaders must back up their pledge to end gender inequality with concrete commitments on how they plan to empower women, said activists preparing for the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The […]

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The story of cities, part 1: how Alexandria laid foundations for the modern world
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In the first in a 50-part series charting the history of the planet’s urbanisation, Jack Shenker explores the ancient metropolis of Alexandria, which set a powerful precedent for future cities all over the world The secret to Alexandria, if classical historians are to be believed, lies in a golden casket. Studded with jewels and small […]

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Syria's civil war: five years of Guardian reporting
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Five years after the start of the Syrian conflict, a collection of the Guardian’s most powerful reporting from world’s most intractable conflict Syria has imploded since pro-democracy protests first shook the regime of Bashar al-Assad in March 2011. A brutal and complex war fuelled by sectarian, political and international divisions has killed hundreds of thousands […]

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