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  • Tesco names Alan Stewart as new CFO

    Alan StewartJuly 29, 2014, London, United Kingdom - Tesco plc announced that Alan Stewart will join the board as chief financial officer, effective December 1, 2014.
  • Richard Rose new director at Premier Oil

    Premier OilJuly 29, 2014, London, United Kingdom - Premier Oil plc, an oil company, announced that Richard Rose will join the board as finance director on September 8, 2014.
  • Herbalife appoints EVP, global corporate affairs

    Alan L. HoffmanJuly 29, 2014, Los Angeles, Ca., USA - Herbalife Ltd. announced that it has appointed Alan L. Hoffman to the newly established role of executive vice president of global corporate affairs, effective August 25, 2014.

Politics ...

South Asia to form Saarc Development Bank
Tuesday 29 July 2014 14:50 CEST
SaarcSouth Asian nations have agreed to establish a Saarc Development Bank. The bank is expected to finance infrastructure development in the region, which is grappling with poor infrastructure.

Business ...

South Korea posts largest current account surplus
Tuesday 29 July 2014 16:00 CEST
Alan StewartSouth Korea posted the largest-ever current account surplus in the first half of this year, keeping its monthly surplus trend in June for 28 months in a row, central bank data showed.

Companies ...

Dutch airline KLM resumes flights to Colombia
Tuesday 29 July 2014 18:26 CEST
KLMKLM will again offer flights between Colombia and the Netherlands after a 20-year hiatus, Colombia's El Tiempo reported. The new routes will be from Amsterdam to Bogota and Cali, Colombia.

Earnings ...

UBS profit before tax CHF 1.2 billion
Tuesday 29 July 2014 18:45 CEST
UBSAll UBS's business divisions and regions delivered strong second-quarter operating performances enabling the firm to achieve an adjusted profit before tax of CHF 1.2 billion despite muted client activity.

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Quote of the Moment

Lee Iacocca"I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way."

Lee Iacocca

Travel ...

Postcard from Brum, the heart of England
Sunday 6 July 2014 00:01 CEST
BirminghamThis British city has no royal history, numerous palaces, fortresses and attractions like London Eye. But, if something wasn't developed, produced or innovated there, most probably wasn't innovated anywhere else in the world. Say hello to Birmingham, known as "the first manufacturing town in the world".

Gadgets ...

With Mi4 Xiaomi is attacking all other manufacturers
Sunday 27 July 2014 00:01 CEST
Xiaomi Mi4Xiaomi unveiled it's new flagship smartphone, the Mi4, packed with the latest and speediest technologies and with an affordable price. This is a device that will take a significant market share from other manufacturers.

Design ...

Lie down on that piece of art
Saturday 26 July 2014 00:01 CEST
outdoor_furnitureIt's amazing how designers can surprise us over and over again with new ideas about old, usual things. We found some very interesting outdoor furniture pieces for you, take a look.


Zillow announces acquisition of Trulia for $3.5 billion
Tuesday 29 July 2014 10:45 CEST
Zillow TruliaZillow announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Trulia for $3.5 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction. The boards of directors of both companies have approved the transaction, which is expected to close in 2015.

Health ...

Atlas misalignment
Saturday 5 July 2014 00:01 CEST
Atlas misalignmentAtlas subluxation is a condition that can be solved with a simple slight pressure and with that procedure dozens of health conditions can be improved. Dozens. If you think that's too good to be true, you are right: It is not true. And it is dangerous.

Meantime ...

New variety of Indian mango named after Russia
Tuesday 29 July 2014 18:39 CEST
MangoInternational Mango Festival takes place every July in India and gathers mango plantation owners together. This is the last in the series of holidays dedicated to the "King of all Fruit" in India.

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