China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. Over the whole of 2009 total Chinese exports reached US$1.2 […]

Several groups seek to purchase Saturn auto brand

Thursday, May 7, 2009 Penske Automotive Group, Inc., an Ohio-based investment group and Telesto Ventures have indicated separately that they are interested in purchasing the Saturn auto brand from General Motors (GM). According to The Wall Street Journal, Nissan-Renault is interested in purchasing Saturn. Bloomberg, however, indicated that Nissan-Renault may be a partner of Penske’s potential bid. If Penske acquired […]

Ccba Vs Cbap Certification

Here’s An Opinion On: Strata Choice January, 2018 byadmin Business analysis professional qualifications help business analysts in many ways. It proves their competence on the subject. It helps organizations to ensure their business analysts are rightly skilled in business analysis process. However, there is quite a lot of confusion in business analyst’s minds as to which business analysis certification they […]

Construction accident in New York City, one reported dead

Monday, January 14, 2008 A construction worker died after falling thirty feet from a New York hotel yesterday, police say. The accident occurred at the Trump SoHo construction site in SoHo, New York. Witnesses at the scene reported that a load being lifted by a crane collided with the building, possibly causing scaffolding to collapse. Police indicated that the dead […]

US considers taxing earnings from online games

Sunday, October 22, 2006 With online gaming in persistent worlds becoming more prevalent, a US congressional committee has begun to look into the tax implications of these booming online economies. Games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life have large player driven economic systems in which – either following the rules or against them – real world currencies are […]

Cargo ship Arctic Sea may be found

Saturday, August 15, 2009 A cargo ship spotted off the African island nation of Cape Verde could be the missing MV Arctic Sea. The Maltese flagged MV Arctic Sea disappeared off the French coast sometime after July 29. Owned by the Russian Arctic Sea company she was operated by the Finnish Solchart Management company and had a Russian crew. French […]

Ancient prayer book found in Irish bog

Friday, July 28, 2006 An early medieval Christian Psalter (prayer book) was discovered in a bog in the Midland Region of Ireland on July 25, 2006, prompting some to term it the Irish version of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The psalter was found by a worker excavating peat from the bog. The worker immediately covered the book with damp soil, […]

US economy added 290,000 jobs last month, unemployment at 9.9%

Friday, May 7, 2010 Latest figures from the US government say that the country’s economy gained 290,000 jobs in April, the largest single-month gain since March 2006. According to the Labor Department, excluding temporary workers for this year’s census, the number of non-farm jobs increased by a seasonally adjusted 224,000. The unemployment rate, meanwhile, increased from 9.7% to 9.9%; the […]

New Zealand delays emissions trading scheme

Monday, November 17, 2008 New Zealand’s incoming government will delay the implementation of the country’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) pending a full inquiry into climate change. The decision was revealed in the National Party‘s confidence and supply agreement with the ACT Party. The agreement commits National to a review of climate change policy by a special select committee of Parliament. […]