Posts Tagged ‘Economy’

June 16th, 2012 - 9:24 am § in China

CHINA: Taobao Offers Amazon a Challenge

Taobao to offer beautiful Tao Girls personally delivering Internet goods, Ingenious!   Recently, Taobao is setting up a delivery/logistics company with their “Tao Girls” (淘女郎) to delivery goods purchased off the Internet.  Currently hiring “Tao girls” all over the country whoever[...]

May 25th, 2012 - 10:35 am § in China

Can China’s Urbanization Save the World?

Kam Wing Chan Last year marked a milestone in China’s several-thousand-year history: for the first time, more people lived in cities and towns than in the countryside. The country’s 690 million urban dwellers now account for 51.3 percent of China’s total population of 1.35 billion.[...]

February 2nd, 2012 - 1:47 am § in Politics

The Euro Bubble

The eurozone cannot survive in its current form – that is the alarming prediction of top economists and politicians of all political hues, among them the former Chancellors Alistair Darling, Nigel Lawson and Norman Lamont. READ MORE at The Independent.[...]

December 9th, 2011 - 4:39 pm § in Politics

Maybe we should invite England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales into our union?

Is there room for more stars?[...]

July 14th, 2011 - 10:33 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics

An Arab View of Bachmann

Ayoon Wa Azan (I Fear That While Her Gaffes Affect America, Her Sins Shall Affect Our Own Countries) Wed, 13 July 2011 Jihad el-Khazen Six months separate us from the first primary elections to choose the Republican Party’s presidential candidate. The contenders for the nomination are many. Howeve[...]

April 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm § in Uncategorized

Jobless rate hovers around 20-year low

Unemployment in Germany dropped slightly in April, hovering around the lowest level for about 20 years, official statistics showed on Thursday, as Europe’s top economy continues to power ahead. READ MORE[...]

April 28th, 2011 - 10:07 pm § in America, Hypocrisy

Ave Challenge: Why Does Tennessee Care About This Man?

By a vote of 70-28, the Tennessee House of Representatives has approved a bill based on this man’s teachings.  The bill purports to:: a. Protect freedom of speech for teachers. b. Privatize Tennessee’s schools. c. Prevent openly gay people from teaching in public schools. d. Make a holi[...]

April 27th, 2011 - 9:00 am § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges


Huff Post — Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is backing changes to the state’s child labor laws.   The minimum wage in Maine is $7.50 an hour, and there is no training or subminimum wage for students. The new legislation, would permit  for employers to pay anyone under the age of 20 as l[...]

March 14th, 2011 - 2:56 pm § in Environment, Politics

GE offers $5,000,000 aid to Japan

03/14/2011 General Electric Co Chief Executive Jeff Immelt poses for a picture after a meeting with a group of news editors in New Delhi March 14, 2011. Credit: Reuters/B Mathur By Paul de Bendern NEW DELHI | Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:03am EDT NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The head of General Electric Co (GE[...]

January 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am § in China, Politics

China debates: Reagan vs. Mao?

Tania Branigan of the Guardian: Communisty party top brass depart from tight-lipped unity as politburo gears up for change in 2012   excerpts “One of the most important lessons Chinese leaders have learned from the 1989 Tiananmen incident is that they should not reveal their internal conflict[...]