August 20, 2019

The CIA’s 1971 secret report on the Senkaku Islands dispute

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From Tofugu Tensions have started flaring up again in regards to the Senkaku Islands, though to be honest that’s been going on for a while now. I brought the islands up in my “Where is Japan?” post, quite a while back and John wrote a good overview of the whole situation. But a lot has […]

Britain’s Jaguar Land Rover taps global markets for record sales

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By Tommy Wilkes Reuters From Daily Press LONDON (Reuters) – British luxury car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover sold a record volume of vehicles last year, when rising demand in markets such as Brazil, China, India and the United States helped it boost sales by sales by 19 percent. The strong performance highlights the resurgence of […]

17 examples of gorgeous stained glass windows

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From Designer Daily No need to be an art expert or a religious person to be a stained glass windows enthusiast. The game of light and the complicated designs make it much more spectacular than your average artwork. In this post I try to share some beautiful stained glass windows, the list is not comprehensive […]

China buys more GM cars than US; Best States for 2014 job growth

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From newsmax Headlines (Scroll down for complete stories): 1. U.S. Fertility Rate Hits All-Time Low 2. North Dakota, Arizona Best for Job Growth in ’14 3. Christian Pastor Freed in Iran After Christmas Arrest 4. Israel Naming Anti-Missile Facility for Sen. Inouye 5. U.S. Ranks Low for Traffic Congestion 6. China Buying More GM Cars […]

Appleby’s Insider report reveals continued expansion of CLO market

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Appleby has published its second report on collateralised loan obligations (CLO). The law firm’s CLO Insider report, which provides data, insight and analysis on the CLO market, focused on the second half of 2013. It reveals that the total number of US-based CLO deals in 2013 was up 56 per cent when compared with 2012. […]

China Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival 2014

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The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival was originated from local Harbiner traditional ice lantern show garden party in winter since 1963. It had been interrupted for a number of years during the Cultural Revolution but had been resumed and announced as an annual event at Zhaolin Park on January 5 in 1985. […]

Stocks Gaining Momentum: Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd

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(NASDAQ:FEYE), China Natural Resources Inc (NASDAQ:CHNR), Origin Agritech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SEED) Birmingham, West Midlands — (SBWIRE) — 01/06/2014 — Value Penny Stocks issues special report on Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (NASDAQ:QUNR), FireEye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE), China Natural Resources Inc (NASDAQ:CHNR), Origin Agritech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SEED). Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (NASDAQ:QUNR) jumped 10.65 percent to $29.92, on volume of […]

Qunar mobile air ticket bookings exceed 60,000 in a day

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Company also named top ticket booking app by downloads and usage BEIJING, Jan 03, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Qunar Cayman Islands Limited QUNR +3.92% (“Qunar” or the “Company”), China’s leading search-based travel commerce platform, today announced that it achieved a single-day record for air ticket bookings, with more than 60,000 over the New […]