I read somewhere that some monks in Lhasa Tibet have cellphones. I could picture that some monks are distracted by the use of cellphones so they cannot practice meditation. 487 more words
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Emerging-market stocks hit a four-month high Tuesday even as the International Monetary Fund warned that they continue to pose one of the biggest risks to the global economy this year. 406 more words
According to data from the World Bank, Indonesia’s exports of goods and services were about 24% of its GDP in 2012, and its main exports are coal briquettes, petroleum gas, palm oil, rubber, and crude petroleum. 22 more words
Global finance is getting snippy: The head of Europe’s Central Bank, Mario Draghi, is tired of backseat driving from the International Monetary Fund.
“I think the IMF has been of recent extremely generous in its suggestions on what we should do or not do,” he… 315 more words
Published time: April 03, 2014 09:43
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde gestures as she speaks about the global economy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington April 2, 2014. 591 more words