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2009-05-18 07:00:00

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A worldwide green global portal, www.EcoSeed.org, was officially launched today by Global Content & Research Ltd. after a short beta launch period. The website is dedicated solely to serve the worldwide evolving "green" community and will provide worldwide access to global green news, green business, green finance and many other important green subjects. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/NY17098LOGO ) In making the announcement, Mr. S....

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2009-05-05 21:00:00

Dutch diplomats in Washington denied Tuesday that the Netherlands is a low-tax country, saying its corporate taxes are moderate. Floris van Hovell, a spokeswoman for the embassy, said the fully transparent corporate rate is 25.5 percent, in the medium-tax rate category, Politico reported. She added the Dutch ambassador to the United States, Renee Jones-Bos, has conveyed this message to the White House, the Treasury Department and the Department of State. The diplomatic correction was a...

2009-04-16 12:06:00

Green Seal - The Original Green Seal of Approval Since 1989 WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The generation gap is closing according to a new study commissioned by Green Seal and EnviroMedia Social Marketing and conducted by Opinion Research Corporation. The study reveals peoples' opinions and behaviors about products that claim to be environmentally friendly. As Green Seal Inc. releases timely research on 18- to 34-year-olds - how they think, what they believe and how...

2008-10-08 09:00:24

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: GBLE) , a leading provider of environmental technology solutions today announced the appointment of Julio Ferreira to its board of directors. Julio Ferreira is an accomplished environmentalist and business professional with nearly two decades of experience as a negotiator and consultant for projects focused on ecological marketing. He has extensive expertise in full-service...

2008-08-25 12:01:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Network and charitable partner, Share Our Strength(R), will unveil a new original platform called Good Food Gardens on August 28 in San Francisco at Slow Food Nation (http://www.slowfoodnation.org/), the largest celebration of American food. The launch of Good Food Gardens delivers on one of the core goals of the relationship -- to create a completely original, Food Network-specific platform that will continue the mission to raise awareness for...

2006-07-17 07:15:43

By Caren Bohan and David Clarke ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders on Monday inched toward a breakthrough over global trade on Monday, Britain said, at the end of a big-power summit strained by divisions over the Middle East crisis. After G8 leaders met key developing countries at the summit British Prime Minister Tony Blair said there were signs of willingness to make the compromises needed to rescue a troubled world trade pact. "Before we had our lunch...

2006-07-17 04:45:12

By Caren Bohan and David Clarke ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Group of Eight leaders met key developing countries on Monday to give a push to world trade talks at a big-power summit strained by divisions over the Middle East. The United States and its G8 partners, in a final session of their summit, were locked in talks with global trade players including Brazil, India and China, who are pushing for a better deal for the world's poorer nations. Meanwhile, the United States...

2006-07-09 23:14:43

By Gilbert Le Gras WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global trade talks are on the cusp of collapse and leaders of the world's most powerful industrialized and developing countries must break the impasse at a summit in Russia next week, World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz wrote in a letter to each leader. "With time running out, our collective efforts can make the difference," he said in a letter sent on Friday to leaders of the Group of Eight rich industrialized nations and five major...

2006-01-24 14:05:38

Please read in third paragraph ... Porto Alegre ... instead of ... Port Alegre A corrected story follows. By Patrick Markey CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of international activists gathered in Caracas on Tuesday for the World Social Forum to protest U.S. imperialism and debate topics from fair trade to indigenous rights. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a self-styled socialist revolutionary, has become a regional standard-bearer for left-wing, anti-U.S....

2005-07-08 11:29:44

By Andrew Quinn JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa welcomed the Group of Eight's $25 billion boost in annual aid on Friday, but worried the rich world's latest promise may fizzle in the face of Africa's desperate needs. "Intentions and actualisation are not the same thing," said Kenyan Finance Minister David Mwiraria. "We would like to see a situation where there is money now." The Group of Eight (G8) ended its Gleneagles summit in Scotland announcing members would more than double aid to...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'