Ethnic minority delegates pose for a photo outside the Great ...
Mar 5th, 2012
(Reuters) - Ethnic minority delegates pose for a photo outside the Great Hall of the People after the opening ceremony of the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing March 5, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY) -
is considering a stock market listing of a minority stake in its Russian unit to help fund its expansion, the company said on Tuesday, confirming an earlier Reuters story. "Metro Cash & Carry Russia is one of the most remarkable success stories in the history of the group," he said. (Source: Reuters)... [Full Article]
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he intends to propose National Security Agency reforms to reassure Americans that their privacy is not being violated by the agency. "Part of what we're trying to do over the next month or so is, having done an independent review and brought a whole bunch of folks, civil libertarians and lawyers and... [Full Article]
GREEN BANK, W.Va. (AP) - In these parts, a pay phone is a visitor's best option for reaching the rest of the world. A cell phone signal is an hour away by car. Wifi is forbidden. The radio plays nothing but static. And other than the occasional passing pickup truck whose driver offers a wave, it's dead silent. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would introduce self-serve ads for small- and medium-sized businesses in three countries outside the United States, marking one of its first moves to expand revenue as a publicly listed company. Businesses in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada will be able to buy "prom... [Full Article]