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Rubrika: Net news

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 


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 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 


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 


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 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.  

6. 1. 2006 | 15:55 


BRITAIN More people are visiting the UK than ever before - but they are spending less money. Statistics from VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, show that visitor numbers are twice as high as they were 25 years ago. Yet the agency says those visitors have not increased their spending "in any significant way”.  

20. 12. 2005 | 14:49 


NEW ZEALAND Bad Santas About 40 men in Santa suits ran wild in the streets of Auckland on Saturday in what they said was a protest against the commercialization of Christmas. The bad Santas urinated on cars, broke beer bottles, sprayed graffiti and vandalized a Christmas tree in a casino.  

24. 11. 2005 | 16:22 


GM peas no good: Australian scientists have given up a ten-year attempt to create a genetically modified (GM) pea that is resistant to weevils after finding that it caused lung damage in mice. The case has caused a strong reaction in Australia.  

16. 11. 2005 | 17:52 


US PETER DRUCKER DIES: Peter Drucker, widely regarded as the most influential management thinker of the last century, died on Friday 11 November at the age of 95.  

14. 11. 2005 | 14:18 

East Africa

Tourism in East Africa received a blow recently when pirates believed to be working for Somali warlords attacked a cruise ship off the coast of Somalia.  

8. 11. 2005 | 16:29 

Popular criminal

AUSTRALIA Exactly 125 years ago this week, Australian bushranger Ned Kelly was hung for his crimes. Now, the tourism business surrounding Kelly’s legend is booming.  

4. 11. 2005 | 16:01 


SCOTLAND Cheers! Politicians in Scotland now have good reason to drink at work. A Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) insists that whisky should be served at receptions and other official events.  

1. 11. 2005 | 18:45 


Each week, nearly 150 million people listen to the BBC World Service, which provides radio broadcasts in 43 different languages. Next year, the corporation will launch its first global television channel - in Arabic.  

14. 10. 2005 | 16:11 

UK Hanging in there

It´s time for a consumer revolt against companies that use 0870 service numbers, writes Financial Times journalist David Baker.These numbers generally cost more than a normal telephone call, with companies sharing the extra income with the telephone-company.  

8. 9. 2005 | 12:18 

Hurricane Katrina

SPECIAL REPORT: Hurricane Katrina Floodwater, dead bodies, sewage and toxic waste now fill New Orleans. "The Big Easy", once famous for its relaxed way of life and multicultural charm, has a new name: "Venice from Hell".  
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