China thermal coal prices drop 7% NDRC says it will survey coal and energy index providers NDRC urges coal companies to strictly adhere to their contractual obligations BEIJING, Oct. 25 (Reuters) – China on Monday said it would investigate suppliers of energy price indexes as it urged coal industry players to “strictly” adhere to their …

NASA has set a date for testing the technologies it hopes will return to the Moon and explore Mars: February 2022. The agency on Saturday announcement that his Orion spacecraft has been stacked on top of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, and if all tests go well, he should perform an unmanned test flight …

1. The Special Voluntary Disclosure Program (SVDP) for indirect taxes was announced in the pre-budget statement. How does this program apply to taxpayers? The SVDP is a first for indirect taxes, the previous one being executed only for income taxes. While we would expect specific details to be released in the 2022 budget, it is …

The year 2020-2021 has consistently challenged the healthcare industry with rising healthcare costs and unfulfilled virtual consultations. In a country like India, where the doctor-to-patient ratio is 1: 1000, taking care of all patient issues at the time of a global pandemic becomes a tedious task. The year 2020-2021 has consistently challenged the healthcare industry …

Shortages in the supply chains that US businesses depend on translate into widespread inflationary pressure, a series of US companies revealed this week, disrupting operations and forcing them to raise prices for their customers. Whirlpool blamed “supply chain inefficiencies” on Friday for “quite steep” increases in the prices of steel, resin and other materials, saying …

ASEAN has pursued an ambitious plan for regional economic integration for almost 15 years, since the publication of the ACS first master plan in November 2007. One of the key principles of the ASEAN economic community is to do of ASEAN a huge and dynamic single market and production base. , harmonizing standards and removing …

Have you been in a conference room full of seemingly ambitious and aggressive men and women? They tell big, alluring stories about business, risk taking, saving money, pooling resources and suddenly you hear later that they pulled out very broke. Almost everyone would like to swim in the riches and live a luxurious life, but …

Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta welcomes Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to Moscow this Friday.POOL (Reuters) The first official visit to Moscow by Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta was successful. His meeting with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underscored Russia’s interest in increasing its weight in the Latin American market, and diplomats discussed a range of …

Text size A scene at the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Rising business costs have recently made markets nervous. But the current earnings season has shown that, overall, companies are still very profitable. Companies have indicated that the higher costs are a valid concern, and the data backs it up. Some companies – 3M (ticker: …

In a recent report, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN Escap) described the Philippines as having “imposed the highest number of NTMs (non-tariff measures) on environmental goods” in 2019, which was reported by some local media last week. While a careful reading of the report in question shows …