The Effect of Typhoons in Makati Real Estate
In late September of 2009, the country was shaken by an unexpected devastation brought about by typhoon Ondoy (international name Ketsana). A month-and-a half’s amount of rainfall poured all over Central Luzon including Manila, destroying not just people, livestock and plants, but also causing so much damage. The condition of the people including their real estate in Manila was further worsened by a subsequent typhoon by the name of Pepeng (international name Parma). But, Mother Nature isn’t just the one at fault. Man also has some shortcomings.Southwest Native Americans Overview
The Southwestern United States holds a great number of Native American tribes in all Southwestern states. The tribes have a long history in these states and hold their culture to this day.Sovereign Debt Default Scare – Is Dubai Too Big to Fail?
Just a year back, big banks and financial institutions had defaulted big time in many developed nations, especially in the US. Declaring themselves bankrupt overnight, these big financial institutions reported losses in billions of dollars on what we now know as sub prime crisis.Pakistan Army Fighting Back
The news stories from Pakistan have been bad across the board for quite some time now. Recent days have seen the TTP-led forces within 70 km of Islamabad, “peace” deals in Swat and a rising tide of attacks on major cities. However, all is not lost for the Pakistan Army.A Basic Idea of Romanian Money
Romanian money is called “leu”. 100 “bani” make up one unit of leu. The word leu is derived from the Romanian word which means lion. Recently on July 1, 2005, Romania got currency reforms. It switched from the old leu(ROL) to a new leu(RON). 10,000 ROL make up 1 RON. The Maldives have currency named leu too, but it does not have anything to do with the Romanian leu. Since the last two years, Romanian leu has been one of the top five performing currencies in the world.