Xi’s three-nation tour

Originally posted on Vaniceseasonal's Blog:
Thanks;Editorial Desk China Daily Publication Date : 31-05-2013 President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay state visits to Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Mexico starting Friday. The visits will deepen China’s ties with the three nations and inject new vitality into China’s interaction with Latin America and the…

Xi’s three-nation tour

Thanks;Editorial Desk China Daily Publication Date : 31-05-2013 President Xi Jinping is scheduled to pay state visits to Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Mexico starting Friday. The visits will deepen China’s ties with the three nations and inject new vitality into China’s interaction with Latin America and the Caribbean. That Latin America and the…

A Hudson River yacht club gets the boot

Originally posted on Ephemeral New York:
The clubhouse for the Columbia Yacht Club, on the Hudson River at 86th Street since the 1870s, looks like a breezy little summertime spot for boating and dining by the water in this penny postcard from about 1910. I especially like the old-timey bridge that goes over the railroad…

Bangkok Ranks 1st among Asia/Pacific Cities in MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index

Originally posted on Vaniceseasonal's Blog:
Credited ;Asia Pacific Region Notable Trend in MasterCard’s 2013 Global Destination Cities Index  PRESS RELEASE June 21, 2012 2:32 pm MasterCard Index Reveals 12.2 Million Visitors with Cross-Border Spending of US$19.3 Billion in Bangkok According to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released today, Asia/Pacific cities continued their ascendance as global…

Bangkok Ranks 1st among Asia/Pacific Cities in MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index

Credited ;Asia Pacific Region Notable Trend in MasterCard’s 2013 Global Destination Cities Index  PRESS RELEASE June 21, 2012 2:32 pm MasterCard Index Reveals 12.2 Million Visitors with Cross-Border Spending of US$19.3 Billion in Bangkok According to the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index released today, Asia/Pacific cities continued their ascendance as global destinations in 2012, with nearly half…

Google’s Excellent Plan To Bring Wireless Internet To Developing Countries

Thanks;Tim Worstall, Contributor ,wrote about business and technology The WSJ is reporting that Google is working on various technologies to bring wireless internet access to a number of developing countries. This is an absolutely excellent plan and one that we should be applauding. But not necessarily for what it will do to Google itself: rather,…