Tag Archives: Regional

Speaker looking into travel perks | Otago Daily Times Online

“A person who was a member during the 2002-2005 parliament and who was also a member before the 1999 election has his or her travel entitlements frozen at the level for which he or she qualified at the end of the 2002-2005 term of … Original post: Speaker looking into travel perks | Otag ... ... Read More

4th Philippine Arts and Cultural Festival in Hong Kong Opens …

PR-656-09, 20 August 2009 – The Haraya Visual and Media Arts Society and the Philippine Arts and Cultural Society in Hong Kong launched a visual arts showcase entitled, “Kulay, Kultura, Kalawili” (Color, Culture and Harmony) at the … View original here:  4th Philippine Arts and Cultural ... ... Read More

Tech Trader Daily – Barron's Online : Rumor Revived: Should Disney …

Last November, the Wall Street Journal ran a Heard on the Street column that proposed that Disney (DIS) ought to buy Electronic Arts (ERTS). The following month, they revisted the idea. Read the original: Tech Trader Daily – Barron's Online : Rumor Revived: Should Disney … ... ... Read More

RVA Artblog: Lots of Arts Events!

MAE is a pioneering art exhibition dedicated to showcasingcontemporary art by African American and Latin American artists, provide practical advice on art procurement, and encourage individuals and businesses to support their art . … Original post:  RVA Artblog: Lots of Arts Events! ... ... Read More

Targeted investments in climate science could present enormous …

Targeted investments in climate science could lead to major benefits in reducing the costs of adapting to a changing climate, according to new research published by scientists from the UK’s National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS) … Excerpt from: Targeted investments in climate sci ... ... Read More

Sessa hoping to 'plant the seeds of education' with new youth …

The Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa (Sessa) will launch its ‘Young Sessa’ division at the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) 2009 World Solar Congress, which it is co-hosting in October. View original post here:  Sessa hoping to 'plant the seeds of education ... ... Read More

Bubble Meter: Home price reductions

Case Shiller Home Price Index Up Again For Washing… See the original post here:  Bubble Meter: Home price reductions ... ... Read More

Cardinal Urosa questions new education law that removes religion …

The Archbishop of Caracas, Cardinal Jose Urosa Savino, expressed regret yesterday over the passage of a new law on education by the National Assembly that “expels” God from the classroom. Go here to read the rest:  Cardinal Urosa questions new education law that removes religion … ... ... Read More

Scoop Business » While you were sleeping: Home Depot beats forecast

August 19 (BusinessWire) – Stocks on Wall Street and in Europe gained after Home Depot Inc., the world’s biggest home -improvement chain, posted earnings that beat estimates and a survey showed German investor confidence rose. … View original here: Scoop Business » While you were slee ... ... Read More

Transplant recipient going to games | Otago Daily Times Online

The recipient of a heart transplant in 2003, Miss Wettenhall said people were not selected for the games , but registered themselves and paid for the trip through a combination of fundraising and self-funding. See the original post: Transplant recipient going to games | Otago Daily Times Online ... ... Read More