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Volkswagen plans $2.1 billion investment in China

By Wed, Apr 28, 2010 5:25PM UTC

Volkswagen AG, Europe’s biggest automaker, says it will expand its planned investments in China by 1.6 billion euros ($2.1 billion) and build two new factories to take advantage of booming Chinese sales. VW along with General Motors Co. is the most popular auto brand in China and the country is

Cooking up a storm with the HTA

By Wed, Apr 28, 2010 12:04PM UTC Cooking up a storm with the HTA

  The Hospitality Training Association Inc (HTA) has been working in the southeast Queensland hospitality and management industry for 28 years, training the chefs, kitchen staff, housekeeping and hotel management staff of the future both in Australia and around the world. Students seeking a firm grasp of the industry with

Hungry rats eat ungraded university exams

By Tue, Apr 27, 2010 9:05AM UTC Hungry rats eat ungraded university exams

Proctoring and grading exams is serious business, no matter where in the world you reside. It’s such a crucial affair in Nepal, in fact, that police officers are sometimes hired to safeguard them. Sounds simple enough, right? Tell that to the officers of Kirtipur, who accidentally let a recent batch

Maoist strike closes thousands of schools in Nepal

By Mon, Apr 26, 2010 3:18PM UTC

A strike called by former communist rebels shut down more than 8,000 private schools across this Himalayan nation over demands that school authorities reverse a decision to increase fees. The student wing of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the former communist rebels, warned the schools to stay closed or

South Carolina marine science links to Chinese academy

By Mon, Apr 26, 2010 2:47AM UTC

Dr. Ronald Benner, Marine Science Program, University of South Carolina has been named an Einstein Professor by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The Einstein Professorship Program is a key initiative of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to strengthen science and technology links, cooperation and exchange between CAS scientists and

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