Posts Tagged ‘sector’

Tehran hosting intl. exhibit on investment opportunities in Iran’s mining sector

TEHRAN- The 11th International Exhibition on Investment Opportunities in Iran’s Mines and Mining Industries kicked off at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Grand Prayer Campus (Mosalla) on Tuesday. As reported, companies from 25 countries, including South Africa, Germany, China, Turkey, Russia, England, Japan, Spain, South Korea, Holland and Italy are showcasing their products in the three-day event. […]

US Service Sector Keeps Momentum in August; Price Pressures Ease: ISM Survey

The U.S. services industry picked up again in August for the second straight month amid stronger order growth and employment, while supply bottlenecks and price pressures eased, reinforcing the view that the economy was not in recession despite output sinking in the first half of the year. The Institute for Supply Management said its non-manufacturing […]

Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad handicrafts sector receives support from government

TEHRAN–Handicrafts businesses across the southwestern Kohgiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad province have received financial support, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said. Some 170 billion rials ($567,000) in loans were paid to 140 handicraft artisans of the province, Mohammad Kazem Rahmani explained on Monday. This amount of money is expected to facilitate launching handicrafts workshops as well as […]

EXCLUSIVE: 52,000 Migrants Crossed One Texas Border Sector in August

Agents apprehended more than 52,000 migrants who illegally crossed the Mexican border into the Texas-based Del Rio Sector in August, according to a source within U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This is an increase over the record-setting number of apprehensions set in July in what has become the nation’s busiest Border Patrol sector.

Texas Border Sector Chief Warns of Increasing Danger in River Area Where 9 Drowned This Week

The chief patrol agent of the Del Rio Sector warned of increasing dangers along the Rio Grande near Eagle Pass. Rains in the area are increasing the currents in a section of the border river where nine migrants drowned this week in a single crossing incident. “This is a warning of extreme importance; the currents […]

Loans to big businesses and the other risks faced by the public sector banks

To Smt Nirmala Sitharaman Union Finance Minister Dear Smt Sitharaman, In my letter dated 26-8-2022 addressed to RBI Governor (https://countercurrents.org/2022/08/reports-on-highly-leveraged-debt-based-operations-of-the-adani-group-calls-for-a-closer-look-from-the-psu-banks-point-of-view/), I had specifically referred to the risks  the public sector banks (PSBs) face from loans given to large private groups of companies, excessively dependent on over-leveraged debt, with little equity contributions of their own, aggressively expanding their activities into […]

Damascus: US Occupation Cost Syria $107.1bn in Oil, Gas Sector Losses

August 30, 2022 By Staff, Agencies Damascus says the years-long occupation of Syria by the United States has cost the war-ravaged Arab country $107.1 billion in oil and gas sector losses. In two identical letters sent to the secretary-general of the United Nations and the president of the UN Security Council, Syria’s Foreign Ministry confirmed […]

Leader calls on govt to remove hurdles to production sector

TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Monday insisted on the importance of “food security” and called on the administration of Ebrahim Raisi to remove any obstacles to production sector. “Decisively counter any factor that weakens production,” Ayatollah Khamenei said in a meeting with Raisi and his cabinet members on […]

Private sector representatives explore ways of collaboration with ESFRD

TEHRAN – The members of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA)’s Economic Innovation and Digital Transformation Committee and Knowledge-based Businesses Committee of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) held a meeting with the board of directors of Electronics Support Fund for Research and Development (ESFRD) to discuss ways of […]

Hormozgan handicrafts sector receives support from government 

TEHRAN – Handicrafts businesses across the southern province of Hormozgan received financial support in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 21), the provincial tourism chief has said. Source

Overwhelmed West Texas Border Sector Faces Spike in Unaccompanied Migrant Children

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol officials report an increasing number of unaccompanied migrant children being trafficked across the Texas-Mexico border. The sector is already overwhelmed with record-level large migrant group crossings.

Covid impact on India’s corporate sector:  Part Two

The halting recovery of the Indian economy from the Covid pandemic received an unexpected blow from the Ukraine war. India’s corporate world is now struggling to cope with this double-trouble that has become a new challenge.  In the second part of this series Covid Response Watch traces various trends in the corporate sector during the […]

EXCLUSIVE: 8 Migrants Drown in Two Days in One Texas Border Sector

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered the bodies of at least eight migrants who drowned in the Texas border river on Saturday and part of Sunday. Riverine unit agents also carried out multiple rescues of migrants in danger of drowning.

Bodies of Three Migrants Found in West Texas Border Sector in One Day

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered the bodies of three migrants in a single day this week who died after crossing the border.

US & Ukraine Contract With Private Sector Spy Firms To Target Moscow’s Forces

Western counties have worked with several firms that maintain hundreds of satellites making passes over Ukraine each day. While the satellites have different abilities, some can scan the entire country daily with a nine-foot resolution. Other companies collect intelligence through clouds and at night.

Ex-MI6 chief Richard Dearlove says Britain’s science sector has been compromised by ‘malign Chinese Communist influence’ which is why it parroted China’s party line that Covid did NOT leak from a Wuhan lab

Ex-MI6 boss said UK universities have become dependent on Chinese funding He raised concerns on whether Britain echoed China’s ‘information campaign’ Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) is laboratory at the centre of alleged cover-up China has repeatedly insisted the virus spilled naturally into humans from bats  By Katie Weston For Mailonline 9 December 2021 Britain’s […]

Public Sector and The Pandemic: Why Government Interventions Are Essential

In an interview of Joseph Stiglitz that appeared in Investopedia on 23 April 2020 he said “Covid 19 reminds us that when we have a crisis we turn to collective action and to government.” What became very crucial in countering the pandemic are the collective actions in which civil societies were forced to keep aloof […]

Microsoft Sees Growing Iranian Spying Threat on IT Sector

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) has observed multiple Iranian threat actors targeting the IT services sector in attacks that aim to steal sign-in credentials belonging to downstream customer networks to enable further attacks. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) and Digital Security Unit (DSU) assess this as part of a broader spying objective to compromise organizations of […]

China’s Retail Sales Outpace Forecast, But Property Sector Overcasts Outlook

China’s industrial production and retail sales climbed faster than forecast in October, according to official data. However, the Chinese regime’s new control measures against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus pandemic and a weakening property sector have weighed down the economic outlook. According to China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), retail sales increased by 4.9 percent […]

A.I. Breakthrough Could Disrupt the $11 Trillion Medical Sector

A massive disruption now appears imminent in one of the world’s largest – and most important – industries. In much the same way that Amazon disrupted the retail business – and how PayPal disrupted the payments industry – one under-the-radar health technology company now seeks to transform the $11.85 trillion global health industry. By moving healthcare away […]

Private sector invests $523 m in North Khorasan’s tourism

TEHRAN – The private sector has invested 22 trillion rials (some $523 million at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials per dollar) in the tourism sector of the northeastern province of North Khorasan during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21). This investment has been put into 12 ongoing […]

Cultural Nightlife Sector Has Lost 86,000 Workers Since Start of Pandemic

The UK’s cultural nightlife sector has lost around 86,000 jobs since the pandemic hit, according to new data. A new report commissioned by the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA), which represents more than 1,200 members including nightclubs, bars, and casinos, said the sector was “ravaged” by the pandemic and the restrictions enforced from last March. […]

How The Small Business Sector Being Deliberately Targeted For Destruction?

This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at Birch Gold Group The past 18 months have not been kind to small businesses. If you were unfortunate enough to live in a blue state during the onset of the covid lockdowns and you own a brick-and-mortar business then you have probably spent a large […]

Al-Bashir’s Men in the Telecommunications Sector

In May 2011, Sudanese media reported on a commotion that had broken out in the Sudatel hall when a debate erupted amongst the shareholders of Sudatel Telecom Group Ltd., which is the largest public telecommunications company in Sudan. The 2010 financial reports showed that Expresso, the holding company of Sudatel investments abroad, had sold 30% […]

Ruling Class Increasingly Calls Upon The Private Sector To Make Lives Of The “Unvaccinated” Difficult

Is anyone sick of being ruled and owned yet? The ruling class is not letting up and increasingly calling upon businesses in the private sector to help them roll out the permanent slave state. They aren’t even trying to hide the fact that they want to own us, our bodies, and our minds at this […]

Climate change protest in Frankfurt targets financial sector

In Germany, hundreds of protesters marched past the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt to challenge the role the financial sector plays in climate change. Activists are taking aim at investments worth billions in climate-damaging projects and fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas The demonstration was organised under the banner of the Fridays […]

Hundreds march through Frankfurt financial sector for climate

Several hundred people joined a climate march through Frankfurt, walking past the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters with the intent of challenging the role the financial sector plays in climate change. The demonstration was organised under the Fridays for Future movement, following United Nations report called a “code red for humanity” was released. Source

China’s Tighter COVID Restrictions Hitting Services Sector, Travel, Hospitality

China’s tighter restrictions to fight its latest COVID-19 outbreak are hitting service sectors, especially travel and hospitality, in the world’s second-largest economy. The current outbreak, which started from Nanjing in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province, is now in its fourth week and involves more than a dozen provinces. The Beijing regime has refrained from full lockdowns […]

Texas Upstream Oil and Gas Sector Continues to Add Jobs

The Texas upstream oil and gas sector continues to add jobs, new data from the Texas Workforce commission shows. In June, upstream oil and natural gas employment expanded by 3,100 jobs, the fifth best single-month performance in over five years. Since the low point in employment in September 2020, months with job gains in the […]

Biden signs new executive order aimed at food and farming sector

Credit Image: Wage Law President Biden signed an executive order that will protect American farmers under the Packers and Stockyards Act against abuses suffered at meat processing facilities. The executive order also puts several directives in place to enforce the U.S. antitrust laws and to stop mega-mergers from happening. The executive order will direct the […]

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