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Apr 28, 2017

In world first, El Salvador bans metal mining

El Salvador on Thursday became the first country in the world to ban the mining of metals in what campaigners called a landmark move for environmental protection. The law bans “prospection, exploration, exploitation, extraction or processing of metallic minerals in El Salvador,” according to ...

/ Apr 27, 2017

Japan-U.S. consortium to bid for Toshiba chip unit

A Japanese state-backed corporate turnaround fund and U.S. investment fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts may form a consortium with several Japanese firms to bid for Toshiba Corp.’s chip subsidiary, sources said Wednesday. A consortium of the Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, the state-owned Development Bank ...