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Business News Archive - January 07, 2010

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) today announced the appointment of Pedro Parente to the newly created position of President and CEO, Bunge Brazil, effective January 11, 2010. In his new role, Mr.

LONDON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Although emissions from new vehicles have decreased by 13 per cent in the last decade, old cars continue to be heavy polluters.

BEIJING, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Sino Gas International Holdings, Inc.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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