While world attention has focused on Kim Jong-Un’s recent missile tests, a month-long surge in gasoline prices in Pyongyang is showing no signs of letting up — a puzzling problem that if allowed to drag on could be very bad news for the North Korean economy.
New Zealand expects to post a bigger-than-forecast budget surplus in 2017 and plans to invest the extra cash in infrastructure to fuel the growing economy, Finance Minister Steven Joyce said on Thursday.
Harley-Davidson, the iconic motorcycle brand hailed by US President Donald Trump for keeping jobs in America, is building a plant in Thailand, the company confirmed on Thursday, as it seeks new buyers in Asia and lower tariffs.
President Donald Trump’s proposal to sell nearly half the US emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed amid an ongoing oil production boom that has seen US imports drop sharply in the past decade.
Cement factories are springing up in Nawalparasi due to favourable investment environment. The district alone houses 5 cement factories running on high capacities. Nepal has a total of 17 cement factories.
The government has been working to determine the most appropriate modality for the construction of the planned airport in Nijgadh, Bara. It has constituted a five-member committee to recommend whether the modern facility should be built with public or private financing or both.
The newly incorporated Electricity Generation Company has applied for licences to undertake surveys for four hydropower projects with the Department of Electricity Development (DoED), and is preparing to file applications for four more schemes.