Speculative Money Drives Record Surge in Wheat Prices
Wheat prices exploded by an unheard of 6.34 percent on Monday, continuing a record surge of 38 percent in July, with even more speculators drawn by gloomy news even though the fundamental situation remains stable. For instance, July was the hottest month in Russia…The Atomic Bombing of Japan
On 6 August 1945 a United States Air Force plane dropped an Atomic Bomb over the city Of Hiroshima. The plane a long range heavy bomber often referred to as the ‘Stratofortress’ dropped the bomb on a preplanned target that had been specifically saved for testing the effects of the Atomic Bomb. It was a gruesome experiment.Singapore During the Second World War
The mere mention of war and many people shudder at the very thought of hearing it. Singapore herself was brought into the war due to the fact that she was a Crown Colony and a rather valuable asset of the glorious British Empire.Measuring Poverty Around the World and in Your Community
Did you know that more than 80% of Africans will die before they reach the age of 55 due to the lack of food, water, and shelter? About 25% Africans will die before they reach the age of 40. This is happening without the US, China, or Japan (the three richest countries in the world) doing anything about it!Bribe and Corruption in Africa
Africa is in an extremely paradoxical: it is indeed the poorest continent of the world as it is also the richest in terms of natural resources and mining. The poverty is prevalent due in large part by the lack of skilled manpower, poor management of existing resources, which leads to poor distribution of wealth.Problems For Chinese Parts Industries
Recently, the trade association would like to organize a number of domestic backbone enterprises in parts industries to visit America. They intend to exchange skills with their U.S. counterparts, visit their factories and look for opportunities for cooperation.ASEAN Surveillance Process
As a result, Japan came forward to solve the problem. In August 1997, Japan proposed the idea of an Asian Monetary Fund (AMF) to provide financial support for Thailand. It targeted to raise US$50 billion to US$60 billion from six ASEAN countries, Korea, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, and another US$50 billion from Japan. It was designed to be independent and would take up some IMF activities.Is China Hording REEs Or Rare Earth Elements?
A good chunk of the rare earth elements on this planet happen to be in China and it shouldn’t surprise anyone considering the very tall mountains, and the incredible forces that it took to push them to those heights. There are obviously lots of minerals, and rare earth elements in that country. And China is a very large country if you consider the number of square miles.Why Asian Girls and Women Are the Color of Asia
It is really easy to find Asian girls on Asian web sites for marriage relationship. Asian girls are the pride of their respective countries because they are serving many relationships together at one time. The happy faces, beautiful eyes, naughtiness in smiles, spice and color of the avian girls have increased their popularity world wide.The People Who Live in Belgium
The people of Belgium are divided into two groups, the Flemish and the Walloons. The Flemish speak a language that is just the same as the Dutch language; some Walloons speak a language which is more like French; but all Belgians speak French. The Walloons are descended from the ancient Belgae, who were the original settlers in this region thousands of years ago.