DO YOU ever get sick of people banging on about the evils of alcohol? Health this, irresponsibility that. Let’s just, for once, ignore them and spend a moment recognising the wonderful effects of occasional drinking!
TWO elderly sisters sat opposite each other at their kitchen table, both eyeing up the single shiny orange between them. A silent solution presented itself, and they smiled and simply divided it in two.
IN HOLLYWOOD action movies, the hero often battles a room full of villains, defeating them one at a time before rescuing the girl. However, the world isn’t a movie – on planet Earth, when it comes to getting your way, numbers matter.
THE PROPORTION of people living in the world’s cities passed 50 per cent for the first time in 2008. And just 600 cities accounted for about 60 per cent of economic growth in 2011, according to McKinsey.
SITTING two floors above the main exhibition space, and accessible by invitation only, UK Trade and Investment’s (UKTI) British Business Pavilion at this year’s World Islamic Economic Forum is the centre of Britain’s attempts to gain a tangible tr
Malaysian Prime Minister and World Islamic Economic Forum patron Najib Razak gave the opening address of this year’s Forum, using his speech to raise the issue of female labour participation rates in the Islamic World.
WHILE the serious business of growth and economics will be top of Forum delegates’ minds today, from tomorrow a free festival of the creative industries will showcase how culture, art, and creativity can play a crucial role in economic empowerment
World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation chairman Tun Musa Hitam opened yesterday’s trading session at the London Stock Exchange alongside Alexander Justham,chief executive of London Stock Exchange Plc.
DEMOCRATIC publishing has arrived. Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing allows authors to upload e-books, earn royalties from sales, while bypassing traditional publishing industry gatekeepers. Createspace does the same for physical books.
YEARS ago, my mate Roger went to Twickenham with another teenage boy. They had decent seats, but Roj saw a fancy-looking enclosed area he wished they could weasel into, but that seemed to require a yellow pass.