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2013-12-18 23:26:18

Nikkei BP Cleantech Institute will hold its 4th Smart City Week from October 29 to 31, 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. In October of this year, Smart City Week accrued increased attention from both domestic and international sources and cemented its position as a unique venue for interaction and information exchange among local government, corporate decision makers, experts, researchers and interested individuals. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Addressing Social Issues in Growing Cities...

2013-11-14 23:04:29

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Emerging Markets Logistics 2013. London (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 What makes emerging markets so appealing to the logistics industry? Over 80% of the world’s population resides in what is known as “emerging markets”. This group of countries represents a diverse collection of economies from China to Peru and Ethiopia to Kazakhstan. Combined, emerging markets have witnessed impressive economic growth over the past few...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.