Famous French Quotes and Their American Counterparts
The relationship between France and the United States has often been strained, with one side often criticizing the other over some perceived cultural deficiency. In recent history, certain popular elements in the United States have taken to labelling France as a nation of wimps as a result of France not backing the U.S.Children Forced to Work in Sweatshops
The International Labor Organization (ILO) believes at least 250 million children, between the ages of fourteen and five, work in developing countries. 32% in Africa, 61% in Asia and 7% in Latin America. Some are confined and beaten and used as slave labour.The Largest Tax-Free Storage Area in the World
As Swiss and other private banks are increasingly moving asset protection and wealth management functions to Singapore subsidiaries, another interesting news item recently was the opening of Singapore FreePort. Singapore FreePort is a state-of-the-art secure storage facility that operates in its own duty-free zone adjacent to Singapore’s Changi Airport.Highly Skilled Migrant Programme Has Been Replaced by Tier 1 (General) Visa
HSMP also known as Highly Skilled Migrant Program now has been converted into Tier 1 visa of new points-based system for immigration of United Kingdom. New points-based immigration system is divided into five different categories and Tier 1 is among them.Globalisation, an Investigation by Looking at Its Origins and Effects
In this article globalisation is investigated from an economic, technological and socio-political perspective. Secondly we will look at the origins of globalisation and the impact globalisation has had upon the individual and society. We will then look at the advantages and disadvantages globalisation has had.