Home » Archive

Articles in the In English Category

In English, Избрано »

[10 дек. 2013 | No Comment | ]

Romania finally got out in the street when the politicians wanted to destroy Rosia Montana through a special law. Then we stopped them, together. On Tuesday they will try again. In the Joint Commision the proposal of modification of Mining Law 85/2003 was already discussed and voted. This proposal copies large portions from the text of the Special Law for Rosia Montana, in a new law, much worse, of cyanide mining and expropriation.

In English, Избрано »

[6 дек. 2013 | No Comment | ]

It is clear the end of apartheid (in and of itself stifling to the economy of South Africa) would have ended differently without the moral and political leadership of Nelson Mandela. Wholesale massacre and bloodshed would have occurred. Instead a society where everyone had a place was created. “Truth and Reconciliation” meant that the past was not left to fester. The sins of the past were confronted, reconciliation occurred and the country was free to move forward into the future.
Mandela also understood the importance of leaving a thriving economy in place. This allowed the world to be confident enough to conduct business in South Africa. This is in sharp contrast to Zimbabwe where major industries were nationalized and within a very short time the country fell into a catastrophic economic decline.
So we may hail Nelson Mandela as a great man, a moral giant and a heroic leader of a people and a country. All of that is true. But let us also remember that he exemplified an approach to commerce that created a prosperity and economic future for South Africa that is not true for many post-revolutionary societies. Madiba was a great Entrepreneur for a new and better social order.

In English, Избрано »

[4 дек. 2013 | No Comment | ]

1. Bulgaria is one of the oldest European countries and it is the only one that hasn’t changed its name ever since it was founded.

In English, Авторски страници »

[27 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

On behalf of DANSwithme London, an informal group of Bulgarian citizens living in London, supporting by different activities the anti-government protest movement in Bulgaria, allow us to express our concerns on having Sergei Stanishev give a lecture on the topic of EU Enlargement at the LSE.
We understand now that the lecture has been postponed. Our concerns and the probability of another invitation, however, remain. As you are probably aware, thousands of Bulgarian citizens in Bulgaria and abroad have taken to the streets since 14th June 2013, calling for the resignation of the current government, demanding democracy, accountability, and respect for the rule of law. The current minority government has been formed as a result of last May’s early elections and comprises un uneasy coalition between the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP, coming second in the elections with 26,6%), chaired by Dr. Stanishev, and the Movement of Rights and Freedom (MRF, with 11% of the votes) with the tacit support of the anti-European and xenophobic party ATAKA.

In English »

[24 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

The 2013 American Music Awards kick off live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 24 at 8 p.m.

In English, Избрано »

[24 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

THE $2.2 BILLION NUCLEAR FIASCO Westinghouse’s Philippine power plant is a management nightmare, and it isn’t even running. The Aquino government charges that the company bribed Ferdinand Marcos and did sloppy work. It wants restitution.
September 1, 1986 (FORTUNE Magazine) – THE FIRST NUCLEAR power plant in the Philippines sits on a verdant bluff overlooking the South China Sea, just off the road where U.S. soldiers marched to their death under the bayonets of Japanese captors in 1942. The location on the Bataan peninsula seems sadly appropriate for a project that has become a bitter commercial tragedy.

In English »

[22 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

“The results of this work reveal that seemingly modest changes in the cellular dNTP concentrations can have dramatic consequences for the mutation rate.”1 Eventually, “error catastrophe,” a kind of mutational meltdown, rendered the bacterial genomes useless, like an encyclopedia packed with gibberish.

So many precisely interacting parts do not just come together by chance. No wonder Job wrote, “Who among all these does not know that the hand of the LORD has done this?”2 As in other cases where a precise balance of supplied materials is required, DNA replication reflects purposeful creation through a wise Designer.

In English, Избрано »

[22 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

And now, with the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination finally upon us, here is a snapshot of some of the memorials and tributes taking place across the nation Friday.

In English, Избрано »

[19 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

SPRINGFIELD – Governor Pat Quinn today declared Douglas, Jasper, Pope, Wabash, Wayne and Will counties state disaster areas following violent storms and tornadoes on Sunday that affected several regions of the state. The declaration increases the number of declared counties to 13. On Monday, Governor Quinn declared Champaign, Grundy, LaSalle, Massac, Tazewell, Washington and Woodford counties state disaster areas after a severe storm system ripped across Illinois, spawning at least two EF4 tornadoes.

In English, Авторски страници »

[16 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

The Delegation of the European Union, Embassy of Lithuania, Consulate General of Lithuania in Chicago,
and the American-Lithuanian Business Council cordially invite you to join us for a working breakfast on
“The Benefits of a U.S.-E.U. Free Trade Agreement for Midwest Business”
with participation from His Excellency João Vale de Almeida, Ambassador and Head of the E.U. Delegation to the U.S.
and His Excellency Žygimantas Pavilionis, Ambassador of Lithuania to the U.S.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013; 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Waldorf Astoria Chicago; Hemingway Salon; 11 East Walton St., Chicago, IL

In English »

[13 ное. 2013 | No Comment | ]

Bulgaria’s ruling Socialists vowed on Wednesday to stay in power to pursue reforms despite continued street protests and accused their centre-right rivals of using soccer hooligans to foment anti-government violence.
Hundreds of students tried to blockade parliament on Tuesday, the latest incident in months-long protests aimed at forcing the resignation of Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski’s government, which they accuse of corruption.