Front Page: Food inflation surges to 12.21%

3rd November 2011

BRICS

 

Russia to pump gas to South Korea

Russia may start supplying gas to South Korea by a pipeline through the territory of North Korea in 2017, the head of the Russian giant gas company "Gazprom" Alexey Miller has announced. Voice of Russia

 

PetroChina joins world's top 5 energy ranks

Chinese oil giant PetroChina came in the fourth place in a ranking of world's top 250 energy companies unveiled on Wednesday evening, making it the first Asian firm to join the top five ranks. China Daily

 

SA lags Brics nations in bribery

Transparency International survey shows South Africa and Brazil were better placed than fellow Brics members China, India and Russia on bribery. Business Day

 

Brazil has 2.7% of the population in poverty

Brazil has 5.075 million people living in poverty, according to the Human Development Report 2011. That number equates to 2.7% of the population. O Globo

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