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Nigeria Moves Closer to Turning Long-awaited Oil Bill Into Law

Content by: Voice of America LONDON/ABUJA — Nigeria moved closer to turning the first part of a long-awaited oil industry bill into law after the lower house passed the same version of the legislation approved by the Senate last year, a lawmaker ...

China's Economy Posts First Annual Increase Since 2010

Content by: Voice of America China's economy surged in 2017, posting a 6.9 percent increase from the year before — its first annual increase in seven years. The figures announced Thursday by the National Bureau of Statistics outstripped the 6.7 ...

PPPs Likely to Undermine Public Health Commitments

Content by: Inter Press Service SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR , Jan 17 2018 (IPS) - The United Nations Agenda 2030 for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is being touted in financial circles as offering huge investment opportunities requiring ...

40% of India’s Thermal Power Plants in Water-Scarce Areas, Threatening Shutdowns

Content by: Inter Press Service Tianyi Luo, World Resources Institute WASHINGTON DC, Jan 17 2018 (IPS) - New WRI research finds that 40 percent of the country’s thermal power plants are located in areas facing high water stress, a problem ...


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