Australian gold output slumps 8 pct in Q1 due to cyclone, rain
SYDNEY, May 28 Heavy rains and a cyclone led to an 8 percent, or six-tonne drop in Australian gold production in the first quarter, a survey released on Sunday showed.
ACCRA Dec 8 Ghana's main opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo said on Thursday he was "quietly confident" of victory, one day after elections, and added that his New Patriotic Party had gained 49 seats in parliament to take a majority.
The electoral commission is yet to release results from Wednesday's vote but the opposition said it had tabulated results from constituencies and based its confidence on those figures. (Reporting by Matthew Mpoke Bigg; Editing by Joe Bavier and Andrew Roche)
BEIJING, May 27 China needs to shift away from over-reliance on heavy industries, large-scale and careless expansion, and the depletion of the country's natural resources, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday, according to state media.
BEIJING, May 27 China is determined to open its market and is positive about promoting talks on a China-EU investment agreement, a senior Chinese official said on Saturday ahead of Premier Li Keqiang's visit to Brussels for a summit with the European Union.