Archive: 12/5/2012

Samsung promotes chairman's son to vice chairman

Samsung Electronics Co. promoted its chairman's only son to vice chairman, putting the 44-year-old closer to the top leadership position at the world's largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones and TVs.

dateDec 05, 2012 in Business
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Japan eyes reduced emission cut target

Japan may backpedal on its pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions by a quarter, an official said Wednesday, dealing a further blow to already deadlocked global warming talks in Doha.

dateDec 05, 2012 in Environment
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World Bank: Arab World hit hard by climate change

(AP)—The Middle East and North Africa will be especially hard hit by climate change in the coming decades, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday, saying the region will see less rainfall, more recording-breaking ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Environment
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