The Free Trade Area of Americas
The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) was an attempt to create a multilateral institution with the objective of reducing and eliminating the many trade barriers that existed between all American countries. It was also an attempt to emulate…How to Ship Household Goods to Thailand For Retirement
Whenever importing household goods for your retirement in Thailand, always remember that only second-hand or used merchandises may be shipped in without paying the required taxes and duties. Thus, under Thailand law, brand new household goods shipped inside the country will definitely be subjected to the necessary taxes and tariff provided by Thai law. In order to be exempt from said taxes, the Thai law requires that said used household items being transported from another country and into Thailand was used by the importers themselves at their former country of residence.Political Unrest and Turmoil
It is obvious and evident that the unrest and turmoil generated by corrupt and selfish groups (otherwise pose as well wisher), political parties and candidates are those who lost their political battle.These people who are taking help of the notorious groups, parties and countries are digging their own grave and will have a disastrous end both materially, politically and spiritually.Offshore Disaster and Inferno at Sea
One man’s wrong decision has caused 3.3 billion dollars of loss besides 24 people have lost their life. A few have sustained injuries and permanent scars.Tsunami Victim Help
Due to a world full of fantastic people who have all been contributing to the help of the Samoan people that were affected by the Tsunami on September 29, package after package of cloths, cooking items and money have been received and delivered to the people in need. All efforts have been done to deliver everything as soon as possible after it came in.The Fair Trade Movement Bringing Equity Around the World
For too long people living in poverty have worked long and hard for unfair wages and in deplorable working conditions. This article discusses how those involved in the Fair Trade movement are striving to bring honor, dignity and proper compensation to workers around the world.The Hanseatic League
The Hanseatic League (the “Hanse”) was a regional alliance of North German cities and towns that operated to control trade along the Baltic and North Seas and thrived during the late Middle Ages. Historians point to the Hanse as an early example of regional integration within Europe.Are You Allergic to Reality?
While there are much going on in the economy as of late, it will shock you when you find out what people really want to know about online in this crazy world of ours. In a way its like many people in society have a bad allergic reaction to the thing we call ‘Reality!’The 20 Richest People in Australia
Every year Forbes publishes the list of the richest people in Australia. 2009 showed a drop in the number of billionaires (we’re down to 9) but despite the changes in the economy these entrepreneurs proved that fortunes can still be made.Global Market is Fluctuating Due to Economic Instability
As we move into 2009, we remain cautious as we expect growth to slow down further and earnings to disappoint as slowing external demand feeds through to export-intensive Asia. Of the two, earnings disappointment poses the greatest risk. Although there have been a raft of revision downgrades in the year to date, consensus expectations are still far too optimistic and we would not be surprised to see a further leg down – particularly towards manufacturing companies as high input costs squeeze margins and as sluggish sales bite. Corporate earnings growth could very likely turn negative.Social Significance of Chinese New Year Symbols
The Chinese culture has a lot to do with the phenomenon of symbolism. The occasion of Chinese New Year is one of the numerous aspects of the Chinese culture that is involved in the process of symbolism.