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Tiger Moms Should Tame Parenting Approach
2012-01-11 04:31:22

The Eastern view of parenting, as defined by best-selling author and self-described “tiger mother” Amy Chua, is that children should be pushed to excel at all costs. Parents needn´t worry about their happiness, she argues, only their success. But now a Michigan State University scholar is refuting that theory. In her research, Desiree Baolian Qin — who, like Chua, is a Chinese mother — found that high-achieving Chinese students were more depressed and...

2010-11-30 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines (AA) and British Airways (BA) today announced the opening of the joint Admirals Club lounge at Denver International Airport. This new club is the airlines' first joint lounge since entering into a joint business agreement to share revenue, coordinate networks and schedules and cooperate commercially on routes between North America and Europe. "The joint lounge in Denver is another way AA and BA are providing more seamless...

2010-11-15 11:04:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- S7 Airlines today became part of oneworld®, adding Russia's leading domestic carrier to the world's premier global airline alliance. Its subsidiary Globus joined at the same time, as an affiliate member of oneworld. They now offer oneworld's full range of services and benefits, joining an alliance of best-in-class airline partners from every region around the world - American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay...

2010-09-23 12:07:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- S7 Airlines, Russia's leading domestic carrier, will become part of oneworld® effective Monday, 15 November, offering the alliance's full range of services and benefits from then and substantially expanding its network throughout Russia and the rest of the Commonwealth of Independent States - in the latest step by oneworld to establish itself as the world's premier alliance in what is turning out to be a breakthrough...

2010-01-14 12:44:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic's President, Sir Richard Branson, has highlighted what he believes to be the hypocritical approach Oneworld is taking over the possible Japan Airlines and Delta alliance compared to the proposed British Airways/American Airlines tie-up. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060927/NYW045LOGO) Oneworld has said a JAL/Delta alliance "would raise intractable competition issues and face severe regulatory opposition in...

2009-12-01 07:15:00

DENVER and MARSHFIELD, Wis., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpine Access, the premier provider of home-based customer service solutions for brand-conscious companies, today announced it has been selected by Figi's Gifts in Good Taste to handle inbound customer service and product orders beginning this month. Figi's selected Alpine Access based on the company's ability to offer 150 customer service professionals with a track record of delivering extremely high quality service with a personal...

2009-11-12 11:42:00

SOUTH NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Atlantic, one of the world's leading long-haul airlines, today asked U.S. regulators in a regulatory filing to act on hypocritical comments made by the head of American Airlines about what constitutes dominance in aviation markets. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/NY35752LOGO ) Commenting on Delta's plans to persuade Japanese airline JAL to switch to SkyTeam, the CEO of American Airlines, Gerard Arpey, told his...

2009-05-03 04:55:00

DUBAI, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Virgin Megastore, Middle East, presented the Virgin Megastore Platinum Award to the Arabic Superstar Ragheb Alama in recognition of the success of his latest Best-Selling album "Ba'sha'ak". Moreover, to acknowledge and highlight Ragheb's prosperous 25-year musical career. Nisreen Shocair, President of Virgin Megastore - Middle East handed Ragheb Alama his award among fans, press members, social and media figures. "Ba'sha'ak"...

2009-01-19 03:00:00

Germany's Largest Government Agency Selects SAP to Manage its Human Resources and Finance Processes More Efficiently NUREMBERG, Germany and WALLDORF, Germany, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the Bundesagentur fur Arbeit, Germany's Federal Employment Agency (BA), has selected SAP to manage its human resources and financial management systems. After a thorough review process, the BA decided to replace its legacy applications with SAP's flagship...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'