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Iran President: Jobs Equal Less Terrorism

Posted On January 23, 2014

(Davos, Switzerland) -- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says developing his economy will go a long way toward curbing terrorism. Rouhani spoke Thursday at the Davos World Economic Forum.   Rouhani also said working closely with natives of his country and others will ensure they feel a part of the process. The meeting at the snow-covered…

Rouhani: Iran Ready To Compete For World Oil Business

Posted On January 23, 2014

(Davos, Switzerland) -- Iran's president says his country is ready to win business from Western oil companies after years of isolation. President Hassan Rouhani told a group of oil executives in Switzerland that his country will have a new model for investment contracts ready by September that their companies will find attractive. Executives who were…

Toyota World’s Best Selling Automaker For Second Straight Year

Posted On January 23, 2014

(Tokyo) -- Toyota is once again the world's number one automaker. The company fell just short of selling ten-million vehicles last year, according to sales figures early Thursday. The nine-point-nine-eight-million vehicles beat General Motors by more than 200-thousand units. Toyota says it plans to manufacture ten-point-43-million vehicles in 2014, with a goal of selling ten-point-32-million.

“Ellen DeGeneres Show” Goes Online In China

Posted On January 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Ellen DeGeneres is saying "Ni Hao" to viewers in China. On Tuesday, Ellen announced that her daytime talk show, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," will be the first American talk show of its kind to air in China. After greeting her Chinese fans with a "Ni Hao y'all," Ellen explained that the show will…

Hong Kong Ranked Best Country For Business

Posted On January 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Hong Kong is once again the best place in the world to do business, according to the latest annual rankings from Bloomberg. Canada jumps from sixth to second on the strength of its sizeable middle class and household consumption. The United States falls from second to third in the rankings, because the cost…