Archive for February, 2012

        India     Sachin Tendulkar Cricket     Born in Bombay, now Mumbai, in 1973, Sachin Tendulkar was given his first...

Roger Waters recreation of ‘The Wall’ that I saw last night in Brisbane, is categorically the most technically sophisticated and visually arresting rock concert I...

          Losing Santa   The Christmas I stopped believing in Santa Claus, my grandfather laughed at me.  He said I looked...

      Behind Barbed Wire Hello To Our Friends If There Are Any Left Chapter Six   This article was an act of spite...

    By Sophie Dvorkin 11 years of age             Christmas Russian Style     I sometimes wonder how Americans...

    UNITED KINGDOM Sir Mervyn King Bank of England Governor     Sir Mervyn King, who was knighted in the Queen’s birthday Honors list...

    The maiden voyage of Queen Mary 2, arriving in San Francisco under the Golden Gate Bridge, greeted by a Union Jack.

  She Was Definitely Unique   The IMDB described Susan Tyrell as “a bizarre, gloriously one-of-a-kind Hollywood gypsy and self-affirmed outcast” which is pretty close...

    He Put Mayberry on the Map   He probably will remain in the public memory as Sheriff Andy Taylor of Mayberry, but Andy...

            Taiwan     Yani Tseng Golf     Yani Tseng, the most dominant golfer in the world, was born...

Once upon a time, not too long ago, a dear friend, Peter Sangiorgio and his business partner, Sandro Macri, were about to celebrate an enormous...

                                     

    SOUTH AFRICA Maria Ramos Absa Bank Limited Group Chief Executive   Maria Ramos, viewed as one of the of the new and improved...

    CHINA Zhou Xiaochuan People/s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan, a member of the 17th Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, was named Governor...

  SWEDEN Stefan Ingves Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves has been Governor of Sveriges Riksbank since 2006, and has been appointed for an additional term...

Complex institutions are hard to fix, especially when they interconnect with other complex institutions to make a system. Canada’s effort to obtain population stability is...

    The Superfluities 2   Firstly, abandon hope all ye who enter here and demand intellectual, thought-provoking, character driven, sophisticated films with a powerful narrative...