2 hrs ago
The China Post
Industry group presses for transformational change
The Chinese National Federation of Industries publicized its 2014 White Paper yesterday, while CNFI Chairman Rock Hsu pointed out Taiwan needs transformational change badly in order to compete on the global stage.
8 hrs ago
Karate Federation hires int'l coach for Asian Games
The Nepal Karate Federation has hired an international coach focusing on the upcoming 17th Asian Games scheduled for to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4, 2014.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
William Z Foster and the Communist Party USA
It was the rightwing's favorite boogie-man for decades--the Birchers accused virtually everyone of sympathizing with it, the FBI spied on it and disrupted it.
The Island Packet
Remarkable woman: Chess is only part of the University of Chicago student's winning approach to life
Like many of her fellow students at the University of Chicago, Darrian Robinson texts frequently, is in a sorority and likes to spend her free time binge-watching popular TV shows, like "Orange Is the New Black" and "New Girl."
Wed Jul 23, 2014
3 Alternatives For Replacement Beef Heifers
We hear quite often that the high cost of developing a replacement heifer dictates that we keep as few as possible.
Should Oracle Buy EMC For $35 A Share?
Should EMC - which on July 23 reported earnings that met expectations and raised EPS guidance by a penny a share - fight back or comply? I would suggest selling the company to the highest bidder.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Chicago Public Schools budget expected to be approved
Chicago's Board of Education on Wednesday is expected to approve a $5.8 billion operating budget that for a second year cuts funds to traditional neighborhood schools while also relying on a one-time accounting maneuver to make ends meet.
Officials defend relevance of Commonwealth Games
And despite the Games being close to a sell-out with more than a million tickets sold, questions remain over the future of the event.
UPDATE 1-S.Africa's main metals employer body accepts govt proposal to end strike
South Africa's main metals employer body has "reluctantly" accepted a government proposal to raise wages by up to 10 percent, it said on Tuesday, raising hopes of an end to a strike sapping the continent's most advanced economy.
15:31 OSCE Centre in Astana supports seminar for prosecutors on resolving disputes
A two-day training seminar aimed at enhancing prosecutors' knowledge and skills in dealing with, and resolving disputes was held on 21 and 22 July 2014 in Astana.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Malaysian Airlines Massacre: Vladimir Putin and Katyn Forest Version 2.0
The horrific destruction of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is one of those rare events that shocks the conscience of the entire world.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Is the BT Business Broadband monopoly about to crumble? How will it respond?
I recently blogged on the demand aggregation exercise being organised by the City of London A couple of days later I received a note on the current state of INCA plans in response to the recent Federation of Small Business report on how small businesses are often left out of the national superfast broadband rollout.
High up in the trees
Folded, stapled, and held snug in a (winter) jacket.
A Catalogue of Bodies , As if from the clouds, restless , Misreadings , Four Rainbow Lorikeets who visited my garden one summer's day , Twelve months, an explorer , 38.1500A S, 144.3500A E , A Postcard as Measuring Device , Beneath the screen of closed eyelids , Genova to Johannesburg , and Lunch are being kept in very fine company until ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
UK banks face break-up threat as watchdog plans competition probe
Britain's big banks could be broken up after the country's new competition watchdog said it plans to launch an 18-month investigation into services for small business customers and personal current accounts.
British banks face 18-month competition probe
Britain's big banks could be broken up under a planned investigation into services for small business customers and personal current accounts.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
High up in the trees
Opening this Saturday at 4pm, come along, do. PAGE.PRINT.POST: 50 years of Artists Books Post Office Gallery Federation University Australia corner Sturt & Lydiard Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Wednesday 16th July to Saturday 9th August PAGE.PRINT.POST: 50 years of Artists Books curated by Debbie Hill and Geoff Wallis, offers a rare insight and ... (more)
Lukashenka: We shall reinforce cooperation with Russia
"We continue to place our stake on the Russian Federation strategically," Lukashenka said.
Egypt: The Federation for Human Rights and Transitional Justice...
The Federation for Human Rights and Transitional Justice read the NGOs draft law proposed by the Ministry of Social Solidarity, and it finds the draft is totally far from the committment to the international standards which ensure the freedom and independence of the civil work and protect it from any form of arbitrary interventions and ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Fetco suggests 'Thailand Roadshows'
The Federation of Thai Capital Market Organisations has proposed to the junta hosting "Thailand Roadshows" to rebuild the confidence of foreign investors and increase their understanding of the political and economic situations in this country.
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Cofek wants police recruitment exercise revoked
Consumer Federation of Kenya now wants the National Police Service Commission to revoke the entire Police recruitment exercise and an independent audit conducted.