(LEAD) KEPCO Selected as Preferred Bidder for Nuclear Plant in UK

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s state-run utility firm Korea Electric Power Corp. said Wednesday it was selected as the preferred bidder in a project to build a nuclear power plant in Britain. Toshiba Corp., which has a 60 percent stake in the NuGen consortium in charge of building …

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Centre Bids to Promote Tourism Potential of Northeast

Union government is mulling to build an inter-regional package for Northeast; this was stated by Secretary, Ministry of Tourism Rashmi Verma. While interacting with media on the sidelines of 6th International Tourism Mart in Guwahati, Verma said, “The main reason behind organizing this mart is to showcase the tourism potential …

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BTr Rejects Bids for 7-year T-bond

MANILA — The Bureau of the Treasury’s (BTr) auction committee rejected all bids for the seven-year Treasury bond Tuesday due to lower demand as banks asked for high yields. BTr offered the debt paper for PHP20 billion but tenders only reached PHP4.39 billion. National Treasurer Rosalia De Leon told reporters …

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Malaysia updates bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

LONDON: Four countries have submitted updates to Commonwealth Games organisers after they extended the deadline for bids for the 2022 Games. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday that it had received more information from Malaysia, Australia, Canada, and England and would consider the next steps after a Dec. …

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Vermont Becomes 32nd State to make FirstNet ‘opt-in’ Announcement

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott today announced that he has accepted the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) deployment plan offered by FirstNet and AT&T on behalf of his state, making Vermont the 32nd state—not including two territories—to “opt-in” to the FirstNet system. “It is important that Vermont’s first responders have the …

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Bulgaria Receives 28 Bids for Construction of 128 mln euro Tunnel

SOFIA (Bulgaria), November 30 (SeeNews) – Bulgaria’s Road Infrastructure Agency (RIA) said it has received 28 bids for construction of Zheleznitsa tunnel and adjacent sections of Struma motorway – a project with a total indicative value of 250 million levs ($141.6 million/128 million euro). Tendering for the project has been …

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Mexico pushes NAFTA to limit US bids on its government contracts

Mexico is seeking to limit the ability of U.S. companies to bid on Mexican government contracts as part of the talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. U.S. companies have long been highly competitive in the bidding, so limiting them would harm some contractors. Mexico’s move is likely …

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