No Genetically Modified alfalfa please!

No Genetically Modified alfalfa please!

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 20, 2011

The organic community worldwide must be rejoicing with organic food brand Nutiva® pledging $25,000 in support of the Center for Food Safety’s effort to halt Monsanto’s

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After Singapore, Spain’s turn to get a Las Vegas style Strip.

After Singapore, Spain’s turn to get a Las Vegas style Strip.

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 19, 2011

Spurred on by the already hugely popular Marina Bay Sands property in Singapore, Las Vegas Sands, the US casino resort operator, has announced intentions of building a Las Vegas St

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Fashion set to become dearer as Cotton Prices hit record

Fashion set to become dearer as Cotton Prices hit record

By Richard Meryn - Feb 18, 2011

If you’re planning to revamp your wardrobe, now’s the time to do it. Before the effects of the cotton price rise set in that is… Shooting past the $2 a pound level for the fi

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Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

Abu Dhabi takes over Cepsa from Total

By Carrie Ann - Feb 17, 2011

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned petroleum holding company International Petroleum Investment Co (Ipic), is all set to take full ownership of Spain’s second-biggest oil company, Ce

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Homes in the U.K go the Zero Carbon Way

Homes in the U.K go the Zero Carbon Way

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 17, 2011

While efforts are in full-swing to identify the most feasible way of addressing the housing shortage in the U.K, housing alternatives are being explored further in Britain….

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Sanofi to acquire Genzyme for $20.1 Billion

Sanofi to acquire Genzyme for $20.1 Billion

By Richard Meryn - Feb 16, 2011

Nine months of relentless pursuit seems to have paid off, with the French pharmaceutical giant, Sanofi-Aventis, being just hours away to finally acquiring U.S. contemporary Genzyme

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The Rise of Titanic Exchanges!

The Rise of Titanic Exchanges!

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 16, 2011

Some of the world’s most powerful stock markets merge to grow stronger. Last week we reported plans of a merger between the veteran LSE and the energy sector’s favourite TMX. T

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Arizona Space Centre Goes Solar

Arizona Space Centre Goes Solar

By Carrie Ann - Feb 15, 2011

The Challenger Space Centre in Arizona, popular for offering tourists the experience of being in outer space, has started taking concrete steps towards being more energy-wise. The

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Credit Suisse goes the CoCo way; UBS reluctant.

Credit Suisse goes the CoCo way; UBS reluctant.

By Anna Domanska - Feb 15, 2011

Credit Suisse’s assertive move of issuing 6 billion Swiss francs (USD 6.2 billion) of so-called CoCo bonds has significantly contributed to the bank regaining investor confidence

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