Archive for September, 2013

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German Microbreweries Are Thriving

September 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Germany counts more than 1300 local breweries. Deutsche Welle reports on this thriving business sector.

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Kenya’s Dorobo Hunter-Gatherers

September 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Stunning BBC video narrated by John Hurts of “Human Planet.” “Dorobo” is a derogatory umbrella term for several unrelated hunter-gatherer groups of Kenya and Tanzania.

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A Virtual Visit to Marburg, Germany

September 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The university town of Marburg, Germany as seen by a US tourist. Film by Deutsche Welle.

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Dominican Republic Tackles Climate Change

September 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The Dominican Republic leads by example when it comes to tackling climate change, in creative ways. A film by Kilian Schütze for Deustche Welle.

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Human Planet Mongolia

September 24, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Stunning video of Mongolian horsemen who were ‘born in the saddle’. Narrated by John Hurts, BBC.

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Three French Banks Team up for Internet Payments

September 21, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

BNP Paribas, Société Générale and the Postal Bank announced on Tuesday the launching of a new digital payment service to secure transactions of their clients, both individuals and merchants, France Les Echos reports.

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Are Spain’s Pensions Sustainable?

September 20, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

The problem occurs because we know that the current system will hardly have surpluses in the future. The government has presented its proposal regarding the Sustainability Factor.

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German Companies Take Active Part in Mega Deals

September 19, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Investment bankers are rubbing their hands in excitement as more and more German companies are involved in mergers and acquisitions that amount to billions. But the spectacular deals hide a problem, Germany’s Handelsblatt reports.

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Alsace, a Miniature Europe

September 14, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Between tradition and modernity, this French region generates a lot of curiosity. Its features have contributed to making it one of the most famous and visited French regions in the world.

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