China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter


Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. Over the whole of 2009 […]

Thabo Mbeki visits Zimbabwe amid rising violence


Friday, May 9, 2008 South African president Thabo Mbeki has arrived in Harare today to talk with Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe about the upcoming presidential run-off election. This comes amid claims that violence has risen in the country over the last few days. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights claim there has been […]

University of Wales to close down after 120 years


Saturday, October 22, 2011 120 years after it was founded, the University of Wales (UoW) will shut down. Already comprised of several institutions, two will merge fully while two more will become independent universities. With a charter from 1893 and the Prince of Wales as its chancellor, problems began at UoW last year after concerns […]

How To Stop A Dog Digging


Read An Opinion On: All Natural Dog Treats How to Stop a Dog Digging According to some surveys, around 80% of dogs dig holes. This is probably not surprising as digging is a natural adaptive behavior from the wild. However, since dogs now live in homes, this behavior can mess up your garden. This article […]

Brazilian Vote Buying parliamentary commission present first joint preliminary report


Wikipedia has more about this subject: Brazilian vote-for-cash scandal Monday, September 5, 2005 Brazil —The Post Office and Vote Buying parliamentary commissions of investigation unanimously approved on Thursday (1) their first joint preliminary report of activities. The text was prepared by their redactors, Osmar Serraglio (PMDB) and Ibrahim Abi-Ackel (PP), from Post Office and Vote […]

Is A Motorized Wheel Chair Scooter An Option For You?


Read An Opinion On: Safety And Mobility Website By Frank Strider There are many types of wheelchairs available and some of them are motorized. It is possible that a motorized wheel chair scooter is just the thing you are looking for. in this article we will let you find out if you have thought about […]

Controversial medical center demolished in Buffalo, New York


Saturday, May 26, 2007 A medical center, once the site of intense controversy over abortion in the 1990s, which has been vacant for nearly 10 years, was imploded in Buffalo, New York at 6:00 a.m. [eastern time] today. Several streets in about a 2 block radius were shut down until the implosion occurred and the […]