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Saudi Billionaire Prince Buys Into Twitter
2011-12-19 09:31:47

Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world’s leading investors in some of the biggest companies, has bought a stake in Twitter for $300 million, furthering his reach into the global media industry.

2010-08-03 04:10:00

SHANGHAI, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, today announced the promotion, effective immediately, of Dr.

2009-08-10 18:03:00

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2009-04-08 12:00:00

ABU DHABI, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- - QSAS to be Firstly Applied in Qatar - Global City Real Estate Sponsors Introduce the Latest Comprehensive 'Green' Building Design System - Dr Al-Horr: "The primary objective of QSAS is to create a sustainable built environment that minimizes ecological impact while addressing the specific regional needs and environment of Qatar and the region". - Eng.

2009-04-02 09:03:00

DOHA, Qatar, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dr.

2009-03-16 11:18:43

China's losses on risky bets placed with its foreign reserve funds from 2007 through 2008 may have exceeded $80 billion, a foreign investment economist said. Brad Setser of the Council of Foreign Relations in New York said Chinese losses on roughly 15 percent of its $2 trillion foreign exchange reserve was about 50 percent of its $160 billion investment, the Financial Times reported Monday. China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange only reports its activities to top government...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.