Society and Culture

Nobel Peace Prize goes to US President Obama

Congratulations to Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America, who has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2009 “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”. Here’s what President Obama had to say: Related articles by Zemanta “Breaking: President Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize” and related posts ( …

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Cash Flows from China’s Water

Jean-Francois Tremblay, C&EN Hong Kong (Chemical & Engineering News Digital Edition – May 11, 2009) writes: “In this highly populated, rapidly industrializing country, water purification is becoming big business. ……. Between 200 million and 300 million people throughout the Chinese Countryside do not have access to a safe source of water.” In this picture, do-it-yourself …

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Congratulations to AIDSfreeAFRICA

Image via Wikipedia AIDSfreeAFRICA celebrated its third birthday on April 19, 2009. AIDSfreeAFRICA was founded by Dr. Rolande Hodel and is developing pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities in Africa, to be owned and operated by local people. See Rolande’s amazing story here. This blog post is part of Zemanta’s “Blogging For a Cause” campaign to raise awareness …

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