New York (AFP) - As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smartphone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing to push back against the likes of Uber.
BEIJING — Even as the cost of his quarry pulled away from the $100 million mark, Liu Yiqian remained calm.
“I was on the phone with a girl from Christie’s Hong Kong who was bidding on my behalf, and she kept dropping the phone because she was so nervous,” Liu recalled in his Beijing hotel room on Friday. “I told her, ‘Why are you so nervous? I’m the one paying, and I’m not even nervous. Just buy it.’ ”
Our employment and skills study also revealed 63 per cent of employers rate a positive attitude to work as the key requirement, with around half noting the importance of basic skills. This is why we celebrated the Chancellor’s Spending Review in June which saw more money being made available to fund another 20 Studio schools across the country.
You finally got that interview you've been hoping to land. Don't blow it by making a bad first impression. Expect your interviewer to begin sizing you up the minute you step foot on the company's property.
On Tuesday, semi-retired Toronto psychiatrist and veteran dog breeder Richard Meen appeared at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City to judge its all-important Best in Show category. Meen picked as top dog a three-year-old German shorthaired pointer named CJ. He later spoke to the National Post’s Brian Hutchinson about his secret appointment, the winning canine, and the darker side of dog show contests.
Q: You’re only the third Canadian to have judged Best in Show at the big Westminster Kennel Club event, I understand.
In a country that's getting fatter, older, and needs more medical care, there's a huge opportunity for companies to really disrupt the American health care system. Rattle the dust off those old bones if you will.
Sheff Station submits:The American Neurological Association [ANA] is one of the top meetings each year for educating neurologists and physicians as well as increasing knowledge and enhancing treatment of diseases of the nervous system. The other top meeting in that group is the American Academy of Neurologists [AAN]. The AAN meeting already took place in April 2010. The 2010 ANA meeting is scheduled to kick off from Sept 12th-15th in San Francisco, CA.