Delegation arrives in Osaka (The Charleston Gazette) OSAKA, Japan Balmy mid-80 degree weather greeted Gov. Joe Manchin and a group of West Virginia business leaders, ambassadors, members of the press and a state trooper at Osaka s Kansai International Airport on Saturday...
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AP - China on Monday scrapped concessions meant to avert a trade war with the United States and Europe, withdrawing a plan to sharply increase export duties on Chinese-made textiles that are flooding foreign markets.
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From Jeff Jarvis: "Yesterday, at a press conference to announce a new initiative to improve journalism education, Hodding Carter, head of the Knight Foundation, said: The great dirty secret in journalism...
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President McAleese left Dublin this morning on an eight-day visit to three north American cities.
Mrs McAleese will visit Philadelphia, where she will be conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws by Villanova University.
She will spend three days in Seattle before...
President Mary McAleese is to visit a charity set up by Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates in Seattle today as part of her official visit to the US and Canada.
She is visiting the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which funds HIV/Aids programmes, before being guest of...
From Barney Pell:The final day of the 2005 All Things Digital Conference began with a two-part panel session on Blogging and the Mainstream Media.
The first panel comprised a set of well known bloggers. The...
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I was shocked when I learned this morning (I was flying yesterday) about Monday's announcement that the New York Times is placing all of its op-ed columnists behind a $50-a-year pay firewall starting in September. Shocked probably isn't too strong a term.
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Stocks tumbled sharply Thursday as a second-quarter profit warning from Wal-Mart Stores overshadowed strong economic news and a sharp drop in oil prices. The Dow Jones industrial average suffered a triple-digit loss for the second time this week.
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MONTREAL (CP) - Air Canada, having downsized and restructured, has reported its best-ever December load factor, with 75.2 per cent of its seats filled with paying passengers.More related news >> Copyright:...
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H.E. Mary McAleese, President of
Ireland will be traveling to
part of a Trade Mission May 26 – 27, 2005. The BC TIA is is hosting a business breakfast to be held Friday, May 27 at 7:30
AM, at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver.
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MONTREAL (CP) - Rona Inc., a building-supplies retail chain, wants to vacuum up the last of the available Canadian independent retailers before turning its attention to the United States, chief executive Robert Dutton said Tuesday.
Every spring, thousands of annual general meetings take place across America. Many of these are banal affairs where CEOs use their big day to unveil their latest product, announce record profits, or otherwise make a media splash and get their votes of confidence from the...
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canada should concentrate on expanding Vancouver's port to put it on the same scale as the world's biggest facilities, not "dilute" the opportunity with major investments in another West Coast port, the head of the country's No. 2...
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