Sunday, September 26, 2010


News Links, September 27, 2010

-- Global economic meltdown --
Trashing the dollar to save the economy
What More Fed Easing Means For Markets: 'America On Sale'
Dubai may have to knock down buildings constructed during boom
Japan Incubator Bank refund applications reach ¥45 billion
Chinese white collar suffering 'job burnout'
Chinese Property Bust Is Morphing Into a Slow Leak: Commentary by Andy Xie
China Bars Developers With Idle Land From Buying More, Business Daily Says
Fiat Worker's Seven Cars a Year Pushes Europe Below U.S. in Capacity Use

-- Fault lines/flashpoints/military --
The Changing Face of China's Labor Force
Captain's Release Sparks Furor in Japan
Man held after throwing flare at Chinese consulate general in Nagasaki
Japan PM rejects China's demand for apology
China's Asian Charm Offensive in `Shambles' Over Disputes With Neighbors
Medvedev calls for Russia-China friendship
North Korean elite secretly jostle for the reins of power
N. Korea to Conduct Large-Scale Military Parade
Georgia is replacing Russian with English as the country's second language
Iran's Option In Case of Attack On Its Nuclear Facilities
NATO helicopters entered Pakistan to kill insurgents
Work begins on extension to Tibet railway

-- Energy/resources --
What the world needs now: coal, sweet coal
Indian Coal Demand May Triple in Next Two Decades, Minister Says
Ethiopia Claims High Ground In Right-To-Nile Debate
Coal Fired CCS Projects Facing Funding Challenges
"Across Europe, there is likely to be private sector finance for only two demonstration projects, rather than the 12 hoped for."
The race is on for Greenland's Arctic oilfields
Electricity bills to rise in Abu Dhabi
Inuit plan Arctic-wide oil, gas, mineral summit
China may face natural gas shortage in winter - report
Shale gas revolution could lead to higher global gas prices: study

-- Got food? --
Food prices rise as Asia projects lag
Yard to skillet: A bloody lesson for backyard chicken enthusiasts
Supply disruptions push food inflation to 15.46% (India)

-- Environment/health --
Alberta unveils plan to study oil sands' impact on water quality
Waging war on bedbugs

-- Intelligence/security/internet --
Is user data safe in the cloud?
Stuxnet computer code designed to infect industrial plants created by well-funded hackers
Twitter feeds and blogs tell hidden story of Mexico's drug wars
Air Force launches surveillance satellite from California
Pentagon destroys thousands of copies of Army officer's memoir
Censorship of the Internet Takes Center Stage in "Online Infringement" Bill (US)
UAE offers armed escorts for tankers

-- UK --
The Thanet wind farm will milk us of billions

-- US --
Cold Hard Reality Hits Oregon, Treasurer Calls for Halt in State Borrowing
Job Loss Looms as Part of Stimulus Act Expires
Bank fee Whac-a-Mole: New charges hit accounts

And finally... UN to appoint ambassador to greet space aliens

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?