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Cayman shareholders of Focus can vote at EGM

Focus Media Holding Limited Announces Extraordinary General Meeting Of Shareholders SHANGHAI, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Focus Media Holding Limited (the “Company” or “Focus Media”) (Nasdaq: FMCN) announced today that it has called an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the…

UCCI Business Practicum Students Head to Trinidad

A mix of lectures and international travel is the latest innovation at the University College of the Cayman Islands, and an increasing number of students are expressing interest, says UCCI’s Business Studies Chair Robert Weishan. This momentum, says Dr. Weishan,…

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Cayman using Xetra Trading System

Deutsche Boerse AG : Deutsche Boerse : Cayman Islands Exchange Uses Xetra Trading System Deutsche Boerse AG (DB1.XE) Monday said the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange is now using the German exchange operator’s Xetra electronic trading system for its electronic securities…

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Cyprus defends bailout deal amid recession fears

BBC The government of Cyprus has defended a 10bn-euro bailout deal to save its banks from collapse, amid warnings the island faces deep recession. Laiki (Popular) Bank, the country’s second largest, will be wound up, but small savers will be…

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CAYMAN GOSPEL BEST – Step Up To The Mic, Grand Finale – April 6, 2013

The grand finale for Cayman Gospel Best (Season 1) –  “Step Up To The Mike”  is on Saturday April 6, 2013 at the Mary Miller Hall, Red Bay @ 7pm; the tickets cost $10 pre-sold and $15 at the gate….

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Boom: China Flash PMI beats expectations

Sam Ro, Business Insider China just released its HSBC Flash Manufacturing PMI report, a preliminary reading of manufacturing activity in the world’s second largest economy. The March reading jumped to a two-month high of 51.7 from 50.4 in February. Economists…

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A Point of View: Chess and 18th Century artificial intelligence

BBC Magazine An 18th Century automaton that could beat human chess opponents seemingly marked the arrival of artificial intelligence. But what turned out to be an elaborate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik. Lately I’ve been…

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Historic Meeting Between New Pope And Old

From UK Sky News The new Pontiff has been to see his predecessor Benedict XV1 at the papal residence of Castel Gandolfo. Pope Francis has visited his predecessor Benedict XVI in what was an historic meeting between the two men….

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Human organs can be sold for cash says Miller. Scotland says no they can’t

Speaking at a press conference last Thursday (21), North Side MLA EzzardMiller said he was denied an opportunity to express his concerns in the Legislative Assembly (LA) because of changes to the order paper. Miller was speaking about the drafting…

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Rich Britons with money in the Cayman Islands set to be hit with big tax bills

By Alex Hawkes, Financial Mail On Sunday Wealthy UK citizens with cash in the Cayman Islands are set to be hit with big tax bills after a landmark agreement between Britain and the Caribbean territory. The deal emerged after the…