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China increases military spending

China has increased its military budget to 808.230 billion yuans (96,000 million euros), a 12.2% increase since 2013, according to the budget report released this Wednesday as part of the context of the annual opening of the National Popular Assembly (APN) – Chinese...
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The eldest woman of the world celebrates 116 years

Misao Okawa, officially the eldest women in the world, celebrates this Wednesday her 116th birthday in a japanese retirement home with a cake and candles. The Mayor of the city, Takehiro Ogura, visited her earlier this week and gave her a bouquet of flowers. The employee of the...
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Assembly resumes activities with several themes on the agenda

Assemblymen retake today work activities after the break for the carnival holiday. On the agenda of the National Assembly there is a package of reforms that already has reports for the second debate and which is expected to be approbed until June. In addition, the creation of the...
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Chávez post government reaches 1 year in midst of problems

One year after the death of Hugo Chavez, those who rule Venezuela in the name of Chavez remain in power with different problems of political and social nature. Up to now, the post-chavism has shown itself with relative success as a collegial government, particularly supported by...
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Zimbabwe requires to sell ivory to preserve the environment

The government of Zimbabwe needs to sell Twelve tons of ivory and rhino horn to finance the environment conservation of the country, but the Convention on international trade in endangered species of wild Fauna and Flora banned the trade of these products. The Environment...
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Sony announces 6 million PS4 consoles sold

The Japanese electronics giant Sony announced that it has sold 6 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) game consoles in the world since last mid-November. This level of sales was achieved in less than four months. This new “race horse” was released on November 15 in the United...
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U.S. registers a growing economic inequality

The growing economic inequality in U.S. has its greatest passage in big cities where it becomes more palpable and real the big income gap between rich and poor people. According to a recent report by Brookings, a research center based in Washington, wealthiest 5% of the...
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Critical period for the exports to Venezuela

As “Critical” has been described the business relationship with Venezuela for local exporters. According to figures from the Central Bank of Ecuador (BCE), last year sales fell 49% compared to 2012, and so far this year, the situation has not improved. The internal...
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Production problems on China

The activity of factories in China shrank again in February by a fall of production and new orders, showed a private survey yesterday. The index fell to a minimum in seven months of 48.5 from the 49.5 in January, its third monthly low immediately. A reading below 50 indicates a...
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16,000 Russian soldiers entered Ukraine according to their authorities

Ukraine reported yesterday to the Security Council that up to 16,000 Russian soldiers have been deployed in recent days in Crimea and are conducting a series of actions to pressure the Ukrainian forces in several areas of the country. “So far, the Ukrainian forces have...
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