China to enhance relations with Argentina

Thanks;Li Xiaokun/China Daily Publication Date : 29-04-2013 Li calls on nations to push forward cooperation in trade and investment China is seeking to deepen its ties with Argentina “with a more comprehensive and strategic vision”, Premier Li Keqiang told a visiting high-ranking Argentine official on Sunday. Li made the remarks when meeting Julian Dominguez, president…

Japanese breakthrough will make wind power cheaper than nuclear

Related Topics ; Wind Power, Nuclear Energy, Wind Turbine THANKS;Karl Burkart surprising aerodynamic innovation in wind turbine design called the ‘wind lens’ could triple the output of a typical wind turbine, making it less costly than nuclear power. NOTE: Some major wind projects like the proposed TWE Carbon Valley project in Wyoming are already pricing in significantly lower than coal power…

The German DAX is becoming a market dog

Thanks ;Barbara Kollmeyer/ @MWBarbaraKollmeyer/@thetellblog Mighty Germany has been peppering the markets with economic misery as of late, one reason many are expecting the European Central Bank will budge on interest rates finally this week. That comes as the wheels appear to be coming off austerity, whose biggest champion many say is Germany (and did you…

TFWA Asia Pacific show registrations up +5%

Written by ; Kevin Rozario Friday, 26 April 2013 03:17 Delegate registrations for the TFWA Asia Pacific show in Singapore are up by +5% on the same stage in 2012, auguring well for numbers to exceed last year’s 2,164 Organiser, Tax Free World Association, is confident of a strong final count. “TFWA is very optimistic…

Congratulate the new King of the Netherlands

Thanks!!!; Lena Olivier From Prince to King of the Netherlands: 3 Tips for Making the Most of a Promotion This month marks perhaps one of the biggest career moves of the year in the Netherlands – or the world, for that matter. On April 30th, 2013, Prince Willem-Alexander will become His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, King…

World Bank warns of ‘overheating economies’ in Asia

Thanks; The Travel Retails Business Magazine” Economies of developing East Asia and Pacific continue to be an engine of global growth, growing at 7.5% in 2012 – higher than any other region in the world. Regional growth is predicted to rise moderately to 7.8% in 2013 and ease to 7.6% in 2014. However, as the…

Erik Juul-Mortensen Tax Free World Association President

THANKS; Charlotte Smith Friday, 19 April 2013 09:04 Tax Free Tax Free World Association President Erik Juul-Mortensen talks frankly about the pressure of moving this year’s Singapore TFAP event; major changes at TFWA; why the global industry body and TFWA cannot be one; and TFWA’s drive towards commissioning less, but better research for the industry….

North Korea on Tuesday repeated its demand that Seoul apologise for “hostile” acts as a precondition to accept its proposal for dialogue.

THANKS;Shin Hyon-hee The Korea Herald & @asianewsnetwork Publication Date : 17-04-2013 In what it called an “ultimatum”, the communist state’s top military command denounced a rally by conservative groups in downtown Seoul on Monday, during which they burned portraits of leader Kim Jong-un and his forebears and former dictators. The event was designed to coincide…

The impacts of an explosion

THANKS;Sources: Emergency War Surgery,Borden Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, National Counterterrorism Center. Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra/The Washington Post. Published on April 15, 2013, 10:38 p.m. Impacts of an explosion The energy released by an explosion can cause a wide range of injuries depending on the position and distance of a person standing near…

Android gets 97% of malware. Apple iOS 58% of enterprise.

Thanks;Philip Elmer-DeWitt April 14, 2013 @ 7:49 AM › Should we be worried about industries that deploy malware-friendly Android devices? FORTUNE — As a long-time Apple (AAPL) user who doesn’t spend much time worrying about viruses, trojans and other malware, I’ve never had a lot of confidence in the reports issued periodically by computer security…