Archive for November, 2012

Obama Appeals to Public About ‘Fiscal Cliff’

November 30, 2012

— President Barack Obama is campaigning again, this time for his plan to deal with a potential fiscal crisis. Obama took his campaign to a toy factory near Philadelphia on Friday, asking middle-class workers and business leaders to press Republican lawmakers to pass his tax plan. “And if we could just get a few House Republicans on board, we can pass the bill in the House, it will land on …click to read more…

Congo Rebel Pullout Runs Into Delays

November 30, 2012

Plans for rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo to withdraw from the eastern city of Goma have been hampered by a dispute over supplies. The M23 rebels had said they would move to a position 20 kilometers outside the strategic provincial capital by the end of the day Friday, while leaving about 100 soldiers at the airport. As the withdrawal showed signs of getting under way, a dispute erupted …click to read more…

Leadis Technology To Hold Conference Call To Review Status Of… 

November 30, 2012

SUNNYVALE, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Leadis Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: LDIS) today announced that it plans to hold a conference call for stockholders of the company on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) to review the status of its liquidation. Stockholders may access the conference call using the following information: Conference Call Details Date: December 6, 2012 Time: 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time / …click to read more…

Vidant Chowan Hospital Collects Healthy Food for Pantry

November 30, 2012

PRLog (Press Release) – Nov 30, 2012 – Vidant Chowan Hospital Transitional Care recently collected 220 pounds of healthy non-perishable food for the Edenton-Chowan Food Pantry.  Donations of food and money were collected from employees and visitors at Vidant Chowan Hospital during the month of November.  Unlike normal food drives, the transitional care team asked for food with low sodium, less sugar and items that were low in fat.  These …click to read more…

Free E-Waste Recycling Event in Pleasant Hill

November 30, 2012

PRLog (Press Release) – Nov 30, 2012 – Electronic Waste Management 26545 Corporate Ave. Hayward, CA 94545 (866) 335-3373 Toll Free (510) 351-7511 Office (510) 732-6570 Fax E-mail:  info@noewaste.com Website:  http://www.noewaste.com/ (http://www.noewaste.com/) December 2012 WHO:          Electronic Waste Management WHAT:        FREE Public Collection Event for Electronic Waste (e-waste) WHEN:       Saturday, December 8th  from 9:00am- 4:00pm WHERE:       Pleasant Hill …click to read more…

Dial An Exchange South Africa Begins Resort Outreach Effort

November 30, 2012

PRLog (Press Release) – Nov 30, 2012 – Executives from timeshare exchange provider Dial An Exchange (DAE) have launched a new educational outreach program in South Africa designed to inform timeshare resort managers and resort Boards of Directors about the extensive exchange options available to owners. DAE executives recently attended the Annual General Meetings for the Crystal Springs, Ngwenya Lodge, Manzi Monate, Sandy Place, Mabalingwe, Monateng Safari Lodge, Kagga Kamma …click to read more…

Preserving Internet Freedom

November 30, 2012

In the coming week, a delegation of leaders from government, industry, and civil society will represent the United States at the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai. At that meeting, they will underscore the President’s commitment to the multi-stakeholder, bottom-up, and decentralized governance structure that has been at the core of the Internet’s success and continues to be the bedrock of U.S. global Internet policy. In the lead-up to …click to read more…

Locally designed, low emissions car launched in Qatar

November 30, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012  Qatari non-profit organization Gulf Organization for Research and Development (GORD) launched a low emissions car at the 2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 18) in Doha. The car was designed and developed in Qatar. Revealed during a press conference at the Qatar National Convention Centre, the car in addition to an internal combustion engine, includes an automotive thermoelectric generator designed to capture waste heat to …click to read more…

A Muslim Divide in China

November 30, 2012

China says its laws provide equal religious freedom for Uyghurs and the country’s other main Muslim group, the Hui, but Uyghurs face stricter controls on religious education and worship and how they dress because of Islam’s links to their political identity, analysts say. Islam flourishes in China’s Ningxia and Gansu provinces, home to many of the country’s 10 million Hui Muslims, where mosque-based schools offer religious teachings to adults and …click to read more…

Speaking Out to Combat Trafficking

November 30, 2012

RANGOON—This is the tale of two young Burmese women, Aye Aye and Cho Cho, both sold to farmers in China as brides-to-be, both beaten after they got there, both back in Burma now after daring escapes. Both were victims of human trafficking:  “brokers” luring impoverished Burmese women with the promise of good jobs, then selling them in China, Thailand, Malaysia, and elsewhere as brides, laborers, even sex workers. Ohnmar Chaw, …click to read more…