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 total Chinese exports reached US$1.2 trillion, above Germany’s forecast $1.17 trillion. Huang Guohua, a statistics

Public Speaking Tips: A Simple Approach To Organizing Ideas

More On This Topic: Effective Communication Skills Course Public Speaking Tips: A Simple Approach to Organizing Ideas by Tamar Peters One way of connecting with your audience is organizing ideas in appealing ways. In fact, organization, including the overall ordering of ideas in your message, is very important to success in public speaking. Although there are several organizational techniques, a simple approach can be used in most cases. This article

Fußball-Bundesliga 2008–09: Borussia Dortmund name Klopp as Head Coach

Friday, May 23, 2008 Borussia Dortmund have hired Jürgen Klopp as their new Head Coach after Thomas Doll resignation after their worst league position in 20 years. Klopp’s contract will run until the June 30, 2010. Klopp was the Head Coach for FSV Mainz since 2001 before leaving for Dortmund. “I am delighted to be here. I am honoured”, said Klopp. “Now I want to help bring the club back

Germany legalises medical use of cannabis

Friday, January 20, 2017 Yesterday, the German Bundestag passed a law to legalise cannabis drug for medicinal purposes. The law is to come under effect in March. “Seriously ill people must be treated in the best ways possible” ((de))German language: ?Schwerkranke Menschen müssen bestmöglich versorgt werden., German health minister Hermann Gröhe tweeted. Doctors can prescribe marijuana — cannabis — for patients suffering from multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, or loss of

Looted, possibly contaminated body parts transplanted into USA, Canadian patients

Monday, March 20, 2006 Fears of contaminated bone and skin grafts are being felt by unsuspecting patients following the revelation that funeral homes may have been looting corpses. Janet Evans of Marion, Ohio was told by her surgeon, “The bone grafts you got might have been contaminated”. She reacted with shock, “I was flabbergasted because I didn’t even know what he was talking about. I didn’t know I got a

Benefits Of Learning An Instrument

More On This Topic: Kids Ballet Dance Classes Benefits of Learning an Instrument by Key Player One of the best ways to introduce your children into extra curricular activities is by enrolling them in music lessons. It’s a fantastic way to enable your children to meet new friends, it helps their cognitive development and hopefully it will turn out to be something that they are truly interested in. For children

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green Party candidate Brett McKenzie, London North Centre

Saturday, October 6, 2007 Brett McKenzie is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the London North Centre riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, New Democratic Party members, Ontario Greens, as well as members

Online Osha Safety Training Gets Heavenly On Safety With The 10 Commandments Of Great Safety Habits!

More On This Topic: Workplace Massage Melbourne Submitted by: Swapnil Brainofast Have you noticed that in almost everything that you have done in the past either in your personal life or business life that you have discovered a trick in which the entire process goes smoother and quicker each and every time? And have you also noticed that as you practiced these tricks of the trade, especially in your work

Meat Loaf calls off European tour

Friday, November 9, 2007 American musician Meat Loaf has canceled the remaining dates of his 2007 European tour on Tuesday. This decision was announced less than a week after the performer prematurely ended a concert in Newcastle upon Tyne. Earlier reports attributed Meat Loaf’s medical problems at Newcastle to a sore throat. This week’s announcements indicate that the rocker sustained a vocal cord cyst that requires weeks of treatment and

Gulf Air launches direct flights to the Middle East from Dublin

Sunday, July 17, 2005 Middle Eastern carrier Gulf Air has announced it is to provide direct flights from Dublin, Ireland to its hub in Manama, Bahrain from December three times a week. This is the first ever scheduled long haul route from Ireland not to North America. Gulf Air, which is owned jointly by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Sultanate of Oman and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, will commence