Day: February 15, 2012

This Is The Cheapest City In The World

Asian and Middle Eastern cities dominate the list of the world’s ten cheapest cities, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s bi-annual cost of living report. It’s an interesting result, especially considering that half of the world’s ten most expensive cities are also in the Asia Pacific region—Tokyo and Singapore, for example. Read […]

A bank loan ….

A sardarji walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. He says he is going to Europe on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000. The bank officer says the bank will need some kind of security for such a loan, so […]

Euro Zone Economy Shrank in Fourth Quarter of 2011 — Five members of the euro zone, including Italy, fell into recession in the final quarter of 2011, official data showed Wednesday, as the sovereign debt crisis and the imposition of austerity measures discouraged consumers from spending and businesses from investing. But the zone’s two largest economies, France and […]

Netherlands under fire thanks to Wilders

When a country threatens to ban Dutch tulips, you know something is wrong. That’s just what’s happening now, as Poland and other Eastern European countries express their anger about a Dutch website. Geert Wilders’ Freedom Party has set up a website calling for Dutch people to anonymously register their complaints […]