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Reality bites - global report reveals new food price pressures and sector ...
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Jim Menzies, Grant Thornton LLP's Toronto-based global food and beverage industry leader, is available for commentary and analysis. Notes to editors The Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) provides insight into the views and expectations ...
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LexisNexis: Global Study Finds Law Firms Use Social Media -- But Not as Well...
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, Dec 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com ), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced results from its latest study on law firm engagement in social media methods. The report, 'Global Social ...
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Climate change conference: Durban deal gives the world a chance
Telegraph.co.uk
Climate change negotiators confounded sceptics as a new global alliance was formed, reports Geoffrey Lean. By Geoffrey Lean Perhaps it was Yogi Berra, the great baseball player, who best summed up the results of the latest fraught round of climate ...
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Record global wheat stocks tipped
Weekly Times Now
The latest crop forecast released by the US Department of Agriculture on Friday has tipped the world to end the season with record wheat stocks. According to the USDA's World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report, global ending stocks of ...
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Heineken® - making responsible consumption aspirational
Reuters (press release)
Amsterdam, 12 December 2011 - HEINEKEN today launched the latest phase in its global approach to encourage the responsible consumption of its brands. The new theme, titled 'Sunrise belongs to moderate drinkers' continues to use Heineken®, the world's ...
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Downtown Phoenix Hotel Joins Marriott International Portfolio
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
... Arizona, Renaissance Hotels is proud to announce the latest addition to the Marriott International brand. Renaissance Hotels announced today the addition of the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel (www.marriott.com/phxbd) to its globalcollection of ...
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Unemployment is world's fastest-rising fear - survey
BBC News
Corruption and poverty emerge as hardy perennials of global debate. All three annual surveys carried out so far have shown these topics to be near the top of the list. But the latest results show considerable differences between countries in the issues ...
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BBC News
Great Britain can rise again as a world power with the European Union in decline
Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
By Nile Gardiner World Last updated: December 12th, 2011 David Cameron showed grit in standing up to Germany and France last week in defence of British sovereignty. London's decision to stand alone as the rest of Europe opts for a disastrous fiscal ...
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Fiat Enters ASPI Eurozone Index
Auto Remarketing
By Auto Remarketing Staff Fiat SpA learned late last week it is now a member of the ASPI Eurozone Index, following recent confirmation of its inclusion in the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indices in addition to the Global 500 Carbon ...
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The European Union Agreement: Too Little, Too Late?
The New American
AP Reports: CIA "Black Site" Prison in Romania Identified As reported by Annika Breidthardt for RealClearMarkets.com, the latest European crisis summit that ended last weekend resulted in “a historic agreement to draft a new treaty” which she then ...
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Quality matters in global markets
gulfnews.com
The UAE is a globally and regionally competitive country, as shown by its overall ranking in the World Bank Report on Doing Business 2012 (33) and the GlobalCompetitiveness Report 2012 (27). But, as the UAE is acutely aware, in theglobal economy, ...
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American Owners Look to Turn AS Roma Into a Global Soccer Brand
New York Times
In August, the new ownership group completed the purchase of 60 percent of a club valued at about $400 million, according to published reports. DiBenedetto and his partners are only the latest American moneymen to buy into soccer, a group that includes ...
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CFOs Less Optimistic About Economy, Growth, in Annual Bank of America Merrill...
MarketWatch (press release)
Of the 600 executives at US companies who were surveyed in the annual report, only 38 percent said they expect the US economy to expand in 2012, down from 56 percent in last year's survey and 66 percent the previous year. Regarding the current economy, ...
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Rich economies eye deal outside Doha
Financial Times
WTO staff have estimated that updating the procurement agreement could add $100bn to the world economy – less than 0.2 per cent of global gross domestic product but more than half of the estimated gains of the entire Doha round, which envisaged ...
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Russia knocks down world food prices
The Voice of Russia
A good grain harvest in Russia and some Asian countries in 2011, as well as excellent prospects for 2012 caused the fall of food prices by 1% compared with last November, the FAO report reads. Grain is the basis of the world food basket, analyst of the ...
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The Voice of Russia
Commentary: Worldwatch wisdom
Pork Magazine
Its latest publication, part of an ambitious project titled, “State of the World 2011: Innovations That Nourish the Planet,” is a perfect example of the group's globalvision. The project involved some 30-plus scientists and researchers with ...
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Intel's woes expose a rickety new world order
Salon
We witnessed this on a huge scale when the Fukushima earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster disrupted all kinds of supply chains and slowed global economic growth. Thailand is just thelatest case study. But there's another story here about climate change ...
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Salon
Greece in talks on eurozone bailout, debt rollover
AFP
Venizelos was then scheduled at 1200 GMT to meet Institute ofInternational Finance chief Charles Dallara, who represents globalbanks on the writedown, or so-called "haircut", talks. The minister has warned of "a hard battle ahead" under "very ...
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AFP
Foreign firms use local cash
Xinhua
... by the world's biggest central banks to lower borrowing costs and boost theglobal economy amid the eurozone's worsening sovereign-debt crisis has failed to dispel growing concerns of a worldwide credit squeeze. The latest reports of a pullback by ...
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Manufacturers Enhance Reporting of Cell Phone Features to Aid Those With ...
School Transportation News
Transportation and communication equipment have been adapted in recentdecades to meet the needs of people with physical, cognitive or behavior disabilities. Now cell phones will, too. On Dec. 5, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, ...
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GE Brings Green Lights to Life
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
(Check out the January Consumer Reports issue on new efficient light bulbs). Anyone who still wonders if the threat is real should check out new figures released for greenhouse gas emissions; they jumped to record levels last year during a global ...
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Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
US CATTLE: Futures Open Lower On Sliding Demand, Global Selloff
Wall Street Journal
"Nothing particularly positive developed anywhere in the world over the weekend," said David Hales, publisher of Hales Cattle Letter. Cash markets were lower for the duration of last week, and estimates for profit margins at meat packers pointed to...
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Atlas Copco Recognized for Innovation and Sustainability
AftermarketNews.com (AMN)
By aftermarketNews staff STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco reports that it is being recognized for its innovative and sustainable business practices. The latest honors include listings in Newsweek's Green Rankings and Thomson Reuters' Top 100Global Innovators. ...
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Pearson to sell FTSE stake for £450m
The Guardian
"FTSE is a bellwether of global financial markets and a world-class business," said Marjorie Scardino, chief executive of Pearson. "We have enjoyed supporting the company's excellent and highly professional team to build the business. ...
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The Guardian
ASSIA Wins Red Herring 100 Global Award for 2011
MarketWatch (press release)
Frost & Sullivan 2011 Global Customer Value Enhancement Award in High-speed DSL Optimization. -- ASSIA CEO John Cioffi was profiled as one of seven living legends in Network World's 25th anniversary issue, "Celebrating the NetworkedWorld. ...
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The Tiffen Company Heads to CES 2012
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
"The International CES exhibition provides exhibitors a high-profile, global stage to present their latest innovations for consumers. No other exhibition carries the same level of media attention and networking opportunities," comments Steve Tiffen, ...
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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup | Watts Up With That?
By Anthony Watts
No doubt the agreement is welcome news to the oligarchy (borrowing a term from Roger Pielke, Sr.) that controls the reports of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which attempt to prove, unsuccessfully, that carbon dioxide emissions ... Argumentum ad hominem: No international conference ofglobal warming advocates, such as COP-17, is complete without personal attacks on global warming skeptics who Senator Barbara Boxer declared endanger humanity. ...
Watts Up With That?
Game-changing smart grid solutions will shape global energy future ...
Recently, SAP was named the 2010 Smart Grid Integrator of the Year by the readers of the New Economy - World News Media. Furthermore, SAP is undertaking significant research and development in smart grids and related innovative ...
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World News - Greenland rose faster as 100 billion tons of ice melted ...
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Global News : Cape Town to host 2012 JWC | Live Rugby News ...
The International Rugby Board has confirmed that Cape Town and Stellenbosch will host the 2012 Junior World Championships between June 4 and 22. In a move fromrecent Championships, the 2012 event will feature just two venues with ...
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Thai Airways Wins Best Airline to Southeast ... - Travel World News
By Travel World News Editor
Dec - 12 | By: Travel World News Editor. Thai Airways International (THAI) accepted the award as the Best Airline in Southeast Asia at Global Traveler Magazine's 2011 GT Tested Awards. For the eighth consecutive year, GlobalTraveler ...
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IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency » Blog Archive » The First 50 ...
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“Since the invention of the telegraph, global news agencies have oriented – and conditioned – our own vision of the world, and their vision was a reflection of the interests of the powerful nations,” said Roberto Savio. “Following the Second WorldWar in fact, 94 per cent of the stories on foreign affairs came from four sources only: Associated Press, United Press International, Agence France Presse and Reuters. Their coverage was mainly limited to the Cold War dualism, with no ...
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December SAFN News - Anthropology News
By mbooker
Public-private partnerships associated with development and nutritional welfare are surely not a new phenomenon, but a recent partnership between PepsiCo, theWorld Food Programme (WFP), and the United States Agency for InternationalDevelopment (USAID) is unique in the way it is being touted as a trailblazer in the future of agricultural and nutritional development (see www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/business-sustainable-global-famine-solution). This new ...
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iRadioLIVE.com - U.S.A. News, Politics & Talk (Los Angeles ...
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iRadioLIVE - L.A., U.S.A. & Global NEWS for 12/12/11 (by 2013 L.A. Mayoral Candidate "Zuma Dogg" - L.A.'s Most Recongized Political Icon) ... about 9 hours ago; GLOBAL ECONOMY: Rest of world going thru what L.A. already did. ...Hedge funds report -9% loss. Euro-talks DID NOT PAN OUT. BOTTOM WILL FALL OUT/WORSE. LA pension money AT RISK! about 10 hours ago; LAST WEEK, Zuma Dogg called for City Hall to have LACERS give an UPDATE=if PROBLEMS, we need ...
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WHO | Unparalleled global progress in HIV response but sustained ...
Media centre · News ... The latest report by the WHO, UNICEF and UNAIDSReport on the global HIV/AIDS ... "It has taken the world ten years to achieve this level of momentum," says Gottfried Hirnschall, Director of WHO's HIV Department. ...
www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2011/.../index.html
UN reports 'extraordinary progress' in global fight against AIDS ...
By Kate Kelland LONDON - The international community has made ... Latestfigures in Wednesday's report and from a UNAIDS global study last week show the ...
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Poll: Republicans Coming Around on Global Warming - US News ...
Moderate Republicans are more likely to believe global warming is real, according to a new poll. ... US News & World Report Politics. Home · Politics & Policy ...
www.usnews.com/.../poll-republicans-coming-around-on-glob...
Global news roundup
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy. ... A weekly roundup of the latest research reports available on just- style. ...
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University World News - CHILE: Student protest movement goes ...
Special Global Edition ... See the News and Commentary sections. ... In a Special Report, South African academics write about the radical higher education... The Chilean student protests have grabbed attention across the world, partly ...In the last year, the UK has seen the largest student mobilisations for many years,...
www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story...
Politics this week | The Economist
After widespread reports of voting irregularities Moscow saw its biggest political protests in years. ... After a world-record 541 days, Belgium finally formed a government, under .... Subscribe to The Economist and get the week's most relevant news and analysis. ... Subscribe to The Economist's latest article postings on Twitter ...
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Chinese state TV unveils global expansion plan | World news | The ...
It was last modified at 00.08 GMT on Friday 9 December 2011 . ... Chinese language and culture, and spent a reported £4bn on expanding state media. ...One challenge has been delivery: Xinhua's CNC World news channel was originally ...
www.guardian.co.uk/.../china-state-television-global-expansio...
Food prices remain steady during November, UN agency reports
Global food prices in November were virtually unchanged from October, and 10 per... UN Logo UN News Centre logo and link back to News Centre home ... to thelatest issue of FAO's quarterly Crop Prospects and Food Situation reportpublished today. The report confirmed a record level of world cereal production of 2323 ...
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=40659&Cr...
BBC News - New Icelandic volcano eruption could have global impact
... Entertainment · Video. 1 December 2011 Last updated at 21:16 ET ... haveglobal impact. By Jane O'Brien BBC News, Reykjavik ... Of course, volcanoes are erupting around the world continuously. Scientists are ... More Europe stories · RSS ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-15995845
FinancialForce.com Named Red Herring Global 100 ... - EIN News
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