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Rubrika: Net news

27. 4. 2008 | 19:07 

A fallen star

In a surprise move, the chairman of Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, has left the company. Lee has been charged with tax evasion. 

23. 3. 2008 | 14:14 

Diesel, please

Diesel engines used to be noisy and dirty. But better technology, along with the high price of driving a petrol car, means that more and more British motorists are choosing diesel-powered cars. 

17. 3. 2008 | 11:15 

Food for thought

If the food is terrible and the service is slow, restaurant owners have to accept bad reviews. That’s the law in Northern Ireland, at least. 

8. 3. 2008 | 13:35 

Scrabble-crazy

It’s scrabulously addictive. Over 700,000 fans play “Scrabulous” online every day, frustrating both employers and the companies that own rights to the Scrabble board game. 

2. 3. 2008 | 14:27 

Scanflation

Americans depend far too much on imaging scans for checking their health, which is causing medical costs to explode. Medical companies pushing their own products are responsible for the problem. 

24. 2. 2008 | 14:35 

Gold rush

Mexico (21 Feb 2008) The rising price of gold has started a gold rush in Mexico. But unlike the prospectors of the past, the new fortune seekers are... 

17. 2. 2008 | 20:32 

Gloom in the city

The banking crisis has spread to bankers’ pockets. Most European banks pay their “golden thanks” to financial professionals. This year, some bonuses were as much as three quarters down on last year. 

10. 2. 2008 | 21:17 

Betting on the news

A new website allows users to bet on the results of real news stories. Hubdub, started by three colleagues in Edinburgh, Scotland, went online earlier this week. 

2. 2. 2008 | 13:18 

Mice are nice

Beginning this month, Hong Kong Disneyland, which opened in 2005, will become a bit less American and more Chinese. The changes are a response to a 30 per cent drop in visitors last year. 

26. 1. 2008 | 18:18 

This one’s for you!

Drinking on the job? Not such a problem, if your job description is Chief Beer Officer. 

23. 11. 2006 | 14:26 

Studying Abroad is an Adventure

NEW! GEOS Are you looking for Global Educational Opportunities and Services? Then you are searching for GEOS. Today, with over 550 schools in more than 15 countries, GEOS is offering an opportunity for those who want to study abroad. The main objective is to attract students from many countries to contribute to a truly “International classroom”.  

23. 11. 2006 | 14:26 

BRITAIN

A headstart in finance Pupils at a major British public school are studying international finance to help them get jobs in London´s financial district. On completing the course, the 40 pupils at Haileybury College will take examinations accredited by the Securities and Investment Institute.  

12. 10. 2006 | 15:51 

GLOBAL Do-it-yourself food

NEW! GLOBAL Do-it-yourself food IKEA, the international assemble-it-yourself furniture store, is branching out into food. In autumn it plans to start selling IKEA food in shops in America and Asia.  

8. 8. 2006 | 11:04 

UK

UK A call to stop arms Britain almost doubled its sales of arms to Israel last year, according to government figures released on Monday. Interest groups are now calling on the government to stop these arms exports.  

18. 5. 2006 | 08:55 

AFGHANISTAN

After years of isolation through war and oppression by the Taliban, women in Afghanistan are becoming more independent and are starting their own businesses.  

29. 3. 2006 | 19:20 

KENYA

Thousands of cows in Kenya are dying from lack of water - there has been no rain in the northeast of the country for eight months. The drought is also killing hopes of marriage, as village men no longer have cattle to offer a bride’s family.  

7. 3. 2006 | 10:51 

SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA Bottles and blogs A South African wine maker has found an unusual way to promote his new wine. Last May, Nick Dymoke-Marr sent bottles of his Stormhoek Sauvignon Blanc to 150 British internet bloggers.  

9. 2. 2006 | 10:24 

US New look for Barbie?

NEW! US New look for Barbie? She’s still the world’s best-selling doll. But Mattel, the US toy company, says it plans to make "dramatic changes" to Barbie over the next two years.  

24. 1. 2006 | 14:27 

Europe business will never be the same

French business leaders like to make decisions alone. British leaders expect their decisions to be challenged. German leaders value modesty. A new study shows that national stereotypes like these thrive in the boardroom.  

16. 1. 2006 | 12:55 

US A loving company?

US A loving company? American Apparel, a clothing firm based in Los Angeles, is innovative in its philosophy and business structure. Nearly everything, from design to sewing to marketing, is done under one roof. But the company´s reputation may now be at risk.  
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