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  • Much ado about budget briefcase

    It was a shock for British Chancellor of the Exchequer Ward Hunt when he stood up to deliver his budget speech in the House of Commons in 1868, opened the briefcase, and discovered he had left his speech at home.

  • 100 economic zones in 15 years

    The government has set an ambitious target of setting up 100 economic zones in the next 15 years, says the finance minister in his budget speech today.