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Saudi banks freeze more than 1,200 accounts in probe, number still rising

Saudi banks freeze more than 1,200 accounts in probe, number still rising

Saudi Arabian banks have frozen more than 1,200 accounts belonging to individuals and companies in the kingdom as part of the government's anti-corruption purge, bankers and lawyers said on Tuesday.

EM stocks hold near 2-week highs; currencies firm

EM stocks hold near 2-week highs; currencies firm

Emerging market equities hovered near two-week highs yesterday, underpinned by rising oil prices, solid Chinese industrial profits and a flat dollar, which also allowed the rand and the lira to firm.

MME inspectors to register violations electronically

MME inspectors to register violations electronically

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's (MME) Centre for Municipal and Environmental Studies and the Centre for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have launched ...

Mugabe talks about own death at birthday party

Mugabe talks about own death at birthday party

President Robert Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state, marked his 93rd birthday with lavish celebrations in Zimbabwe yesterday, despite a deepening economic crisis in the southern African country.

Australia welcomes plain cigarette packaging 'win'

Australia welcomes plain cigarette packaging 'win'

An Australian law requiring cigarettes to be sold in plain packaging has received a boost ...