Archive for January, 2014

The Canadian Green Light: A bilateral FTA with Turkey

The Canadian Green Light: A bilateral FTA with Turkey

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Almost four years after Turkey first indicated its interest in pursuing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Canada, in October 2009, it is now up to the Canadian Cabinet to allow the Trade Ministry to start formal negotiation rounds with its Turkish counterpart. The last deliberate intention for an FTA between the two countries came […]

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin

| January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Giorgio Buttironi Having attracting praise and criticism in equal measure, Bitcoin represents a genuine revolution in the field of financial transactions. Key figures in both public and private sectors, ranging from private entrepreneurs and financial analysts to governmental institutions, have released contrasting judgement on the digital currency. Features of Bitcoin Bitcoin has a double […]

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Obama’s Syria Debacle

Obama’s Syria Debacle

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

For more than 30 months the Obama administration watched with equanimity the systematic slaughter of the Syrian people, who rose up only because they wanted to be free, enjoy basic human rights and have hope for a better future. By Prof Alon Ben-Meir* I am not a war monger; I know the meaning of war, […]

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Difficult Market-entry Paid off for Turkish Airlines

Difficult Market-entry Paid off for Turkish Airlines

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Turkish Airlines (THY) CEO Temel Kotil has said the secret behind being Europe’s best aviation company is carefully analyzing the shortcomings of their competitors and implementing strategies according to these deficiencies. After numerous successful years, Turkish Airlines increases presence in Canadian Market, starting direct flight routes from Montreal to Istanbul. TORONTO- Upon its arrival into […]

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The China Plan Economics of a Superpower

The China Plan Economics of a Superpower

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Connor Stevens China’s standing in the global economy has increased greatly in the past years; it is now responsible for 13% of global economic activity compared to just 5% in 2006, highlighting the rapid levels of growth witnessed recently, and how important the Chinese economy has become for the health of the global economy. […]

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Churchill’s Cigar Shop

Churchill’s Cigar Shop

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cigars could be easily regarded as a luxury these days, but across the last centuries they have also become a symbol. Who does not remember Churchill and his inseparable cigars, while he was leading a country that had been left alone to fight a war in Europe against Hitler’s Third Reich? In short, cigars have […]

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The mess that can’t be cleaned up: litter in the worlds oceans?

The mess that can’t be cleaned up: litter in the worlds oceans?

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

We as a race have been using and manipulating the earths resources to our advantage since the beginning of our archaic history. From cavemen with spears and mallets constructed of flint, to the modern man extracting oil and using it to construct petrol and plastics. We now live in the plastic era, with an approximate […]

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