Australian government announces $52.5 million financial assistance package for Ford

Friday, May 5, 2006 Australian Prime Minister John Howard and federal industry minister Ian MacDonald today announced that the federal government would be providing Ford Australia with a AU$52.5 million (US$40.4 million) “financial assistance package”. Additional assistance will also be provided by the Victorian state government. According to Mr Howard, the injection will secure Ford’s […]

Common Workers Compensation Insurance Questions For Small Business Owners

Read An Opinion On: Work Termination Policies Australia Employment Termination Australia Common Workers Compensation Insurance Questions for Small Business Owners by Jim Cochran What is workers compensation insurance? Workers’ compensation insurance covers your employees’ medical and disability expenses related to work-related illness and on-the-job injuries. Employers’ liability coverage, which is normally included on a workers […]

Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

Belgian king swears in PM Van Rompuy, cabinet

Sunday, January 4, 2009 The Belgian parliament on Friday approved the new Van Rompuy I Government consisting of the same five political parties that formed the last ruling coalition, temporarily ending the country’s political crisis. Lower house deputies approved the Motion of Confidence by a majority of 88 votes to 45, with no abstentions. “Don’t […]

US carrier Delta Air Lines cuts jobs, sells planes

Wednesday, September 7, 2005 The United States’ third-largest airline operator, Delta Air Lines, will cut 1,000 jobs due to a planned service reduction at their Cincinnati hub. The carrier also announced they will sell 11 of their Boeing 767-200 planes to an air-cargo company, ABX Air Inc., since they are the least fuel-efficient aircraft in […]

Finding The Best Emergency Plumber In Washington, Dc

Read An Opinion On: Sydney Film Acting Classes Sydney byAlma Abell Homeowners rarely think about how they would deal with a plumbing emergency. Since emergencies are uncommon, it is easy to ignore the potential for a serious water leak, sewer backup or water heater failure. When the inevitable happens – and it will – most […]

Kansas School Board has copyright withheld over teaching Intelligent Design

Monday, October 31, 2005 Kansas has been denied permission to use two key documents commonly used in the writing of science education standards for states, the National Science Education Standards (published by the National Research Council) and Pathways to Science Standards (published by the National Science Teacher Association). The respective organizations argued that they could […]

Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

Why Is Awning Maintenance A Must?

Read An Opinion On: Cable Transit Box byadmin Awnings are used to enhance the look of any place or storefront. They are also used for protection against sunlight and rain. They not only help decorate a place but they are also widely used for their great functionality. However, if the awning is not in top […]

Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]