Cooperative News

The shady business of shadow banking
Malaysia Kini
But Tiger saves the best for last: Koperasi Jess Johor complains that the new regulations will force them to include “loans from other sources which are not in the payslip such as housing and car loans as well as credit card” when calculating the 60 ...

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Timestamp: Fri, 02 Aug 2013

Kangra cooperative bank gears up for election
Hindustan Times
Even as the process to elect two directors to the Kangra Central Cooperative Bank (KCCB) from this district has begun with cooperative societies choosing representatives to vote in the polls in the last week of August, a formal announcement in this ...

Timestamp: Sun, 28 Jul 2013

Kurtenbach wins seat on Santel Cooperative Board
Daily Republic
Dan Kurtenbach, Dimock, joined the Santel Communications Cooperative board of directors at the annual meeting May 13 in Woonsocket. Talk about it. Dan Kurtenbach, Dimock, joined the Santel Communications Cooperative board of directors at the annual ...

Timestamp: Sun, 28 Jul 2013

MACC to probe RM30m project
The Star Online
It is learnt that the MACC has hauled up several top officials of the subsidiary, which is involved in food processing, for questioning to help in the investigations that began late last year. Those involved are expected to ... They include the case ...

Timestamp: Sun, 28 Jul 2013

The little Tanjung Manis that could
The Borneo Post
The Koperasi Bumiputera Bersatu Bhd (KBBB), a large cooperative in Brunei, has billed the mega-project the Asean Halal Food Park. The last significant news out of Tanjung Manis came in the beginning of July, when it was announced that Kuwait Finance ...

Timestamp: Sun, 28 Jul 2013

South-South Fadama to Sustain Project Through Cooperative Societies
The South-South Federated Fadama body Friday in Benin City, promised to sustain all fadama projects through cooperative societies` after the World Bank withdraws it assistant in December 2013 in the zone. The chairman of the federated body, Henry Ebole ...

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Timestamp: Sat, 27 Jul 2013

The Occupy Movement Is Launching A Money Cooperative
“We launched [the Occupy Money Cooperative] because we felt that the way the for-profit banking industry operates in the U.S., it intrinsically exposes the U.S. economy to risk and makes us vulnerable to the consequences but, above all, fails many ...

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Timestamp: Wed, 24 Jul 2013

Indonesia's Microfinance Industry Faces Overwhelming Demand
Jakarta Globe
While lenders like Bank Rakyat Indonesia offer low-cost microloans, lending regulations — which require customers to have proof of a permanent job, income and collateral — shut out the majority of Indonesia's laborers. ... While large companies saw ...

Timestamp: Tue, 23 Jul 2013

Rising prices hard to stomach
New Straits Times
A recent visit to the bazaars in Bandar Tasik Permaisuri, Desa Pandan, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Taman Koperasi Polis revealed that the prices of some food items have gone up. At the Bandar Tasik Permaisuri Ramadan bazaar, some food and ...

Timestamp: Tue, 23 Jul 2013

Felda to establish business arm for settlers
The Star Online
He said currently, the four sources of income for the settlers were from the oil palm industry, Koperasi Permodalan Felda 1, Koperasi Permodalan Felda 2 and Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd. ... Minister of Ministry of Science, Technology and ...

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Timestamp: Mon, 22 Jul 2013

Cooperatives Ministry not clear about its role: Secretary Joshi
E Kantipur
Lal Mani Joshi, secretary at the Ministry of Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, has said his ministry is not clear about its role in the implementation of the programmes announced in the budget. Although the budget has highlighted effective role of ...

Timestamp: Mon, 22 Jul 2013

Mushroom farmers unite cooperatively
Indian Cooperative
In a bid to overcome their various problems the small mushroom farmers in Thrissur district in Kerala have formed their own cooperative society. The cooperative would enable them to stand on their own feet, they feel. A training camp was recently held ...

Timestamp: Mon, 22 Jul 2013


Raman Singh embroiled in a Co-op bank scam
Indian Cooperative
A major cooperative scandal in Chhattisgarh involving chief minister Raman Singh has broken. The Opposition party Congress has released a CD which blares serious allegations against the chief minister. NCUI Governing Council member Lakhan Lal Sahu ...
Cooperative bank scam: Cong remains firm saying purported CD 'real'Watch List News (press release)
Congress says Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh took bribe, releases CDNDTV
Bank scam accused 'names' Raman SinghIndian Express

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Timestamp: Mon, 22 Jul 2013

Chhattisgarh Congress rakes up cooperative bank scam
Zee News
Chhattisgarh Congress rakes up cooperative bank scam Raipur: Alleging that Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and his Cabinet ministers were involved in the Indira Priyadarshini Mahila Nagrik Sahkari Bank scam, state Congress today released a ...

Timestamp: Sun, 21 Jul 2013

Jamaica Gleaner

More cooperatives but less compliance
Jamaica Gleaner
The Department of Cooperatives and Friendly Societies (DCFS) is reporting a 150 per cent increase in the number of societies which applied for and received approval to operate during the fiscal period ending in March. But the DCFS also notes that ...

Timestamp: Sun, 21 Jul 2013

'Politicians should be barred from running district cooperative banks'
Times of India
Cooperatives make an important fabric of state's political system. Sugar cooperatives or district central cooperative banks (DCCBs) - key pillars of agricultural economy in Maharashtra - have also been launch pads for politicians. At a time when the ...

Timestamp: Sun, 21 Jul 2013

Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative board candidates
Santa Fe New
Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative board candidates. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Saturday, July 20, 2013 7:00 pm | Updated: 8:33 pm, Sat Jul 20, 2013. Jemez ...

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Timestamp: Sun, 21 Jul 2013

Big Announcement From Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation Could ...
LITTLE ROCK, AR- Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation announced a long-term agreement with Renewable Energy Systems of Americas to buy 150 megawatts of wind energy through wind mills. The wind power will come from the Origin Wind Energy ...
Arkansas' AECC enters supply dealRecharge

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Timestamp: Sun, 21 Jul 2013

Lagos Marks International Cooperative Week, Embraces Agric Insurance
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, recently marked 2013 International Day of Cooperatives. The theme for the celebration is “Cooperative Enterprise Remains Strong In Time Of Crisis.” At a Press Conference, the Commissioner of ...

Timestamp: Sun, 21 Jul 2013

First wine cooperative in France to be classified 'national heritage'
Les Vignerons de Tavel, a cooperative cellar in the rose-only appellation of Tavel, has become the first wine cooperative in France to be declared part of France's national heritage for its architecture. Cave de Tavel The decision was taken in June ...

Timestamp: Sat, 20 Jul 2013

Astro Awani

How to get extra cash for Hari Raya?
Astro Awani
0% Easy Payment Plans: If you absolutely HAVE to buy that new furniture or electric appliance for the coming Raya, consider making use of 0% Easy Payment Plans on your credit cards to spread your repayment over a few months at no interest. This is very ...

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Timestamp: Wed, 17 Jul 2013