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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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