Tag Archives: Central Bank

China factory output strengthens, investment up in sign of stabilising economy

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's activity data was stronger than expected in November, with factory output growth picking up to a five-month high, signalling that a flurry of stimulus measures from…

Samsung aid for sick workers comes with conditions, secrecy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung's hopes of ending years of acrimony over whether its computer chip factories caused cancer have hit a hitch: some sickened workers & their families…

Only Half of Overweight Americans Are Serious About Weight Loss

Most overweight Americans want to lose a few pounds, yet only half say they are seriously trying to do so, a new poll suggests. In the Gallup poll, approximately one-third…

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'Better Deal' Aimed At Saving Families £470

A series of reforms in areas of essential spending for families could save households up to £470 a year, according to the Government. It said its Better Deal project is…

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Cryotherapy use spreads, though it's unproven, unregulated

LAS VEGAS (AP) — From Japan to Europe & now in the U.S., a growing number of people are seeking cryotherapy — a treatment that subjects their bodies to temperatures…

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Cars, guns and watches seized as Thai royal insult probe widens

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre & Aukkarapon Niyomyat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai police on Wednesday widened a major probe into a network of people charged with insulting the monarchy, which has…

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Low-nicotine cigarettes cut use, dependence, study finds

A new study might assist the push for regulations to limit nicotine in cigarettes. Smokers who switched to special low-nicotine ones wound up smoking less & were more likely to…

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Federal health program for Sept. 11 responders set to expire

WASHINGTON (AP) — A law that provides medical monitoring & treatment for Sept. 11 first responders expires at midnight Wednesday due to the failure of Congress to act. For now,…

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Former U.S. President Carter gets powerful immune-system boosting drug

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – News that a patient's cancer has spread to the brain typically is a sign the end is near. But cancer experts expressed hope after…