Looking like a museum piece, a replica of the prototype to determine the exact unit of measurement for a kilogram was displayed under glass at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Tsukuba, Japan.Add your comment!
Japan's central bank has become the first among Group of Seven nations to own assets collectively worth more than the country's entire economy, following a half-decade spending spree designed to accelerate weak price growth.Add your comment!
An England Football Association Representative XI played a Falkland Islands team and a British Forces XI over the weekend. The match against the Falklands' team on Saturday saw the FA side win 3-1 with the team captained by Mitchell Parker. Both matches were played at the Stanley Community School field.Add your comment!
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, once deemed worthy of Amnesty International's highest honour, was stripped the the human rights organization's Ambassador of Conscience Award, which she received in 2009, due to shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for, it was announced Tuesday.Add your comment!
Between 800 and 1,000 Argentine gas stations no longer accept credit cards in protest for the time they must wait before the actual payment is registered in an inflation context, it was reported Tuesday.Add your comment!
Next 5 December for the first time in 36 years the remains of an Argentine combatant buried in the Falkland Islands will be returned to the province of Córdoba where his family lives. Air Force Captain Luis Darío José Castagnari remains lie in a grave at the Argentine military cemetery in Darwin, and in a special ceremony, with members of his family, will be flown back to Argentina.2 comments
Jewish institutions in Argentina have launched a campaign against British singer Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd front-man. Waters’ Us +Them tour has been travelling around Latin America for the last month.Add your comment!
Argentine Security minister Patricia Bullrich rejected the UK's latest report on security in Argentina arguing there are “no reason for a change of the country's status” regarding possible terrorist attacks during the coming G20 leaders summit, scheduled to be hosted at the end of the month in Buenos Aires.3 comments
Standard & Poor's on Monday downgraded Argentina's sovereign long term credit rating from “B+” to “B” and reviewed the country's debt prospects to “stable”, following on the “negative” review from last August.Add your comment!
Joaquim Levy, managing director and World Bank chief financial officer, has been tapped to be the next president of Brazil’s national economic and social development bank BNDES, news advanced to a column in daily O Estado de S. Paulo published on Sunday.3 comments