Kyari, Nigeria’s oil industry in times like these

”I think he has a genuine interest in listening to stakeholders in order to move the industry forward. He also has brought an unparalleled level of transparency to bear in the affairs of NNPC. He has ensured industrial harmony and peace. The major area needing attention is dealing one way or the other with our […]


The third group of solutions is to rapidly implement plans to improve the competitive capacity of the economy. The MPI submitted the prime minister the national programme about supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), startups, and innovations to join global value chains in the 2021-2025 period for approval. In addition, the ministry will accelerate taking […]

Heavy Singapore investment rolls on through new normal

According to data from the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), in the first seven months of 2020, Singapore had one major project in the country valued at $4 billion of registered capital. This is the Bac Lieu liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant under the Bac Lieu LNG thermal power centre.

Russia’s New Education Minister Gives Stalin a Nod

“And what Mrs. Vasilyeva said before becoming [education and science] minister boiled down to the same thing: Yes, there were victims [under Stalin], but, on the other hand, the territory of the state was increased, the war [World War II] was won, industrialization was carried out — and lots of other similar considerations,” Rachinsky said. […]

Eligibility of ArcelorMittal, NuMetal has to be decided by SC: Committee of Creditors

ArcelorMittal and Russia’s VTB Bank-promoted firm NuMetal, which are bidding for Essar Steel, to ascertain the persons behind them, the Committee of Creditors said Tuesday.A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Indu Malhotra was told by senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam, representing the Committee of Creditors (COC), that the concept of “lifting of corporate veil” […]

Iran says US envoys all the same ‘they bite off more than they can chew’

Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht, Iran`s top budget official, said on Friday the country had only realised 6% of its planned oil income in the first four months of its current fiscal year but that higher tax revenue and sales of state assets had allowed it to partly recoup a budget shortfall, state media reported. Abrams, 72, a […]

Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa

Pretoria (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi, who is also Chair of the ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC), has written an article on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Following is the full text of the article which was published on August 7 […]

Maher, Begala clash on Clinton’s alleged visit to Epstein’s ‘sex island’: ‘Look, it’s possible!’

“Bill Clinton has credibility on the economy, which is the one issue holding Trump up right now. It is still holding him up,” Begala told Maher. “I guess people saw him portray a CEO on a cardboard set for 14 years on NBC because they feel like he’s a businessman. … Bill Clinton can puncture that. […]