Race to save Chilean miners trapped underground from spiralling into depression continues

Thursday, September 2, 2010 It has emerged that the 33 Chilean miners trapped underground after the mine they were working in collapsed could be brought to the surface in a shorter time than was initially feared. While officials publicly announced that the men would not be brought to the surface until Christmas, sources inside technical …

California employees owe state US$13.3 million in unpaid loans

Sunday, April 24, 2011 The California Controller’s office reports that eleven state agencies have given US$13.3 million in pay and travel advances that have not been collected. Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order to recover uncollected loans by the agencies. A press release from the governor’s office states, “The Governor’s Executive Order seeks to …

Death sentences in 2008 Chinese tainted milk scandal

Monday, January 26, 2009 On Thursday, the municipal intermediate people’s court in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China pronounced sentences for 21 defendants implicated in the 2008 Chinese milk scandal which killed at least six infants and sickened nearly 300,000 others. In the local court’s decision, 17 accused were indicted for the crimes of “producing, adding melamine-laced …

Ex-Thai PM Thaksin’s assets are frozen

Monday, June 11, 2007 Ousted Thai prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra had about US$1.5 billion in cash assets in Thailand seized today by the Assets Examination Committee. Calling Thaksin “unusually rich,” the committee said Thaksin had obtained the money through corrupt means. Thaksin’s spokesman and lawyer Noppadol Pattama issued a statement, saying Thaksin would “fight until …

Possible bodies, wreckage from Air France Flight 447 found

Saturday, June 6, 2009 The Brazilian Air Force has located bodies and wreckage of Air France Flight 447 in the Atlantic Ocean. At least two bodies have been recovered so far. Brazilian Air Force Colonel Jorge Amaral confirmed that search teams had recovered 2 male bodies and wreckage including a seat, briefcase, oxygen mask, laptop …

Decide What Your Intention Is Before Deciding On Trade Show Booths

Click Here To Know More About: Scaffold Newcastle By Adrianna Noton There is a vast range of possibilities for the design of trade show booths, from the most simple and cost effective to custom designs that can be the ultimate showcase of a brand. For any design to be effective is not always dependent on …