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Chinese giant pandas unveiled to public in Finland

Related Articles HELSINKI: Two giant pandas on loan from China have been unveiled at a zoo in central Finland and they have frolicked, galloped, climbed trees and played in the snow after a month-long quarantine.Hua Bao, a 4-year-old male, and ...

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Productivity lags in Middle East, auditing giant warns

Related Articles LONDON: Countries in the Middle East are falling behind global peers in boosting productivity, although many are waking up to the challenges and investing in technology, education and leadership, according to the latest economic bulletin from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).The ...

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G.E. Earnings, and $9.8 Billion Net Loss, Show Hurdles Facing Fallen Giant

Advertisement General Electric reported quarterly results on Wednesday that illustrated how far it has fallen, and the steep hill the company — once a titan of American industry — must climb to turn itself around. There were no big surprises; ...

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Trilobites: Ancient Crocodiles Once Feasted on Giant Tortoises on This Island

Advertisement Today, Aldabra Atoll, an island in the Indian Ocean near Madagascar and Tanzania, is a predator-free paradise for more than 100,000 giant tortoises. Gone are the seafarers who over-hunted them to near extinction in the 18th and 19th centuries. ...

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Pope Francis ends Latin America tour with giant Mass

Pope Francis has celebrated an open-air Mass for more than a million people in the Peruvian capital, Lima at the end of his South American tour. Earlier on Sunday, he warned that the region was in a deep crisis because ...

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Dubai hotel giant Jumeirah appoints new CEO

Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company, on Wednesday announced the appointment of Jose Silva as its new CEO. Silva brings over 35 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including almost 25 years with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. In his ...

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Dutch retail giant charts Dubai expansion course

Dutch discount retailer HEMA will open its first stories outside of Europe in Dubai this year, the company has announced. The company, present in over a dozen countries through 700 stores, will bring its brand of affordable and original design ...

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Collapse of U.K. Construction Giant Rattles the Government

Advertisement LONDON — The British government scrambled Monday to contain the damage as the country’s second largest construction firm was forced into liquidation after losing money on a series of contracts and racking up around $ 1.35 billion in debt. ...

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