Wa­ter, wa­ter ev­ery­where, but not enough to drink?

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in­tro­duced by the eu­ro­zone, Switzer­land, Den­mark and Swe­den fuel growth in gold prices.

Com­modi­ties in gen­eral, on the other hand, do not have good prospects. Lon­don Metal Ex­change In­dex has stayed in the lows since mid-Jan­uary. Over­stock and a sup­ply that ex­ceeds de­mand have pushed down China’s com­mod­ity con­sump­tion. Also, a strong green­back is sup­press­ing com­mod­ity prices, DBS said. op­er­a­tional sites glob­ally. The Hs­inchu-based chip designer is the world’s third-largest sup­plier of smart­phone ap­pli­ca­tion pro­ces­sors, be­hind only Qual­comm Inc. and Ap­ple Inc., ac­cord­ing to mar­ket re­search firm Strat­egy An­a­lyt­ics.


A pro­duc­tion fa­cil­ity is seen in the south­ern city of Kaoh­si­ung, yes­ter­day. As the drought con­tin­ues to vex Tai­wan, the gov­ern­ment scaled up wa­ter ra­tioning to industrial users in Tainan and Kaoh­si­ung yes­ter­day. Wa­ter cuts have been ex­panded from 7.5 per­cent to 10 per­cent. The flow of the Gaop­ing River ( ), the main source of Kaoh­si­ung’s wa­ter sup­ply, fur­ther re­duced to 10.2 cu­bic me­ters per sec­ond yes­ter­day.

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