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Quarter century for AmCham Latvia :: The Baltic Course

To commemorate the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the American Chamber of Commerce in Latvia (AmCham), a special black tie dinner was held last Saturday, April 21. Keynote remarks were delivered by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economics, Arvils Ašeradens, U.S. Ambassador to Latvia, Nancy Bikoff Pettit, and AmCham President, Arnis Kākulis. Highlights of the 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner included: The launch of the video “What value AmCham brings to members and partners”; …

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Rs118.30/dollar: SBP warns speculators as rupee hits all-time low in open market | Business | thenews.com.pk

Rs118.30/dollar: SBP warns speculators as rupee hits all-time low in open market KARACHI: The central bank on Monday warned dealers against betting on depreciation of rupee, asking them to strengthen the embattled local currency as ample liquidity is available in the open market to meet foreign exchange demand. Executive Director Banking Policy at the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Syed Irfan Ali advised people “to refrain from the speculations/rumours and to avoid the unnecessary purchasing of US dollar otherwise they…

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Emulate athletes in financial life says Kochie

WE LOVE sport. We’ll watch anything that is played well. So watching the Commonwealth Games was two weeks of sporting heaven. While we were enjoying some remarkable sporting achievements from the stands, we also marvelled at the focus, training and performance of the athletes. How they had prepared for success. It had us wondering whether some of those same techniques the athletes use could be adapted to managing and investing our finances better. Interestingly quite a few cross over. Their…

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Tigers being bred in Gauteng backyards for petting and bone export

South Africa is one the world’s biggest exporters of endangered tigers, almost all of which end up as floor mats, wall hangings or skeletons submerged in vats of Asian tiger-bone wine. The trade is so lucrative that city householders in Gauteng are breeding them in their backyards.   Because they’re not an indigenous species, trade in tigers is unregulated and flying below the radar of the DEA (Department of Environmental Affairs). When asked about it by Ban Animal Trading and…

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Europe probe into Apple acquisition of Shazam

The European Commission has opened an investigation into Apple’s proposed acquisition of music recognition applications maker Shazam, saying it is concerned “that the merger could reduce choice for users of music streaming services”. The deal would combine two big players who are active in complementary areas, the EC said in a statement. The community’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said: “The way people listen to music has changed significantly in recent years, with more and more Europeans using music streaming services.…

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Nigeria tops remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa with $22bn- World Bank :: Bestnaira.com

    By Elizabeth Adegbesan The World Bank, yesterday, said that Nigerians living abroad (Diaspora) sent home $22 billion in 2017, the highest in the Sub-Saharan region, and the fifth highest in the world. This represents 10 percent increase when compared to the $19.64 billion sent home in 2016. The amount sent home by Nigerians in Diaspora represents the highest in the Sub-Saharan Africa region followed by Senegal and Ghana with $2.2 billion each for the year. The World Bank…

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Judge allows foreclosure in Wyndham Garden bankruptcy case – KFDA

Source: KFDA AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - A creditor of the now-closed Wyndham Garden Hotel in Amarillo has been given permission to foreclose on the property. The bankruptcy judge overseeing the case of the former Amarillo hotel granted the creditor’s request to foreclose to settle a debt of more than $13 million. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your phone! Apple | Android Property taxes of around $81 thousand must be paid before the property can be sold. According to creditors, the property has suffered deterioration and…

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Latin American Herald Tribune – Korean Air Head: Daughters Quit Posts amid Uproar over Temper Tantrums

SEOUL – The head of Korean Air Lines said his two daughters had resigned from their positions at the company after an uproar over allegations that they had abused their subordinates. The move by Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Hanjin Group and of Korean Air, was an example of one of South Korea’s sprawling family-run conglomerates responding to growing public anger. On Sunday Cho, the father of Cho Hyun-min, known as Emily, issued an apology for his daughter’s “immature conduct.” Cho…

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Latin American Herald Tribune – HRW Criticizes Gender Discrimination in Chinese Job Advertisements

HONG KONG – International NGO Human Rights Watch criticized China’s government and private sector companies on Monday for alleged gender discrimination against women in job advertising and employment. According to a HRW report released in Hong Kong on Monday, in 2018 one in every five ads for public jobs in China was looking for “men only,” or said “men preferred,” while in 2017, 13 percent of the job postings were aimed at male candidates, even in well-known private companies. “We…

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Japan Finance Minister Aso says he’s not considering resigning

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday he was not considering resigning over recent scandals involving his ministry, including alleged sexual harassment by a top official and document alterations related to a controversial sale of public land. FILE PHOTO: Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso arrives at G-20 plenary during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas Aso was speaking to reporters after a regular cabinet meeting.…

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How Mobile Apps Can Turn GDPR into a Competitive Advantage

The following is a guest contributed post from Samir Addamine, Founder and Chairman of FollowAnalytics. Starting on May 25th, the EU will be enforcing its General Data Protection Regulation, otherwise known as GDPR. The regulations apply to any business that has access to or collects information from EU citizens, even if that business is located in a country outside of the Union. Companies who don’t comply face heavy fines: up to €20 million, or 4% of their annual revenue worldwide,…

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Teens: What is Generation Z Spending On?

What is Generation Z spending on? By Rieva Lesonsky One of my favorite things—the Piper Jaffray Taking Stock With Teens® survey from investment bank Piper Jaffray—is out with its 35th semi-annual report. Since millennials have essentially aged out of the teen demo, this is a report about Generation Z. The spring survey shows teens are spending once again—overall spending is up 6% from last fall’s survey and 2% from spring 2017. Most of their money is going towards buying food, beauty products and video games. In fact,…

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Think You’re Cut Out for Creating an Online Course? (Better Read This First!)

These days, it seems like everyone is selling an online course (or maybe they just secretly want to sell one). And, I suspect that you might want to do the same. Or – maybe you already have an online course, but you want to make it stellar – taking the wisdom from your head and laying it out in such a way that your students can use it to improve their lives or businesses in some massive way.But, how many…

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Using email to drive revenue for your small business

Email marketing has been around for decades. With the recent explosion of marketing channels, why does email continue to be the best tool for driving sales and revenue for businesses? And how exactly do you get started? Read on to discover the steps you need to take and how to ensure your campaigns are a success. Why should you use email marketing? ROI When your business launches a new product or service, announces a promotion or engages current customers, email…

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5 Business Credit Cards With 0% APR Promotional Financing

Advertiser & Editorial Disclosure It can be a challenge to finance your business at interest rates that you can afford. You might have taken out a merchant cash advance or some other type of high-interest loan, only to find the interest charges have been consuming your profits and even your operating budget. Thankfully, there are several small business credit cards that can offer interest-free promotional financing on new purchases, or zero percent APR on balance transfers, or even both. In…

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