US president says his American Jobs Act will appease some concerns raised by the growing “Occupy Wall Street” movement. US President Barack ObamaÂ has said that theÂ “Occupy Wall Street” protests in New York and other US cities reflect “broad-based frustration” among Americans with how the US financial system works. In depth coverage of US financial crisis […]
SAN FRANCISCO — Abdul Fattah Jandali, a young Syrian Muslim immigrant in Wisconsin, never met his son Steve Jobs. When a baby was born to the 23-year-old Jandali — now known as John — and his 23-year-old German-American girlfriend, Joanne Schieble, in 1955, there was no chance he’d be able to grow up with his […]
A sharp rise in China’s yuanÂ currencymight cut the U.S. trade deficit by as much as one third and create enough American jobs to put at least a modest dent in the unemployment rate. Then again, it may also lead to a destabilizing spike in Chinese unemployment and spark a trade war that drags the globalÂ economyÂ back […]
Setelah bertahun-tahun bergulat dengan kanker yang diidapnya, Steve Jobs akhirnya kalah Pendiri Apple Inc, Steve Jobs, meninggal dunia di usia 56 tahun. Mantan CEO Apple yang dikenang sebagai salah satu CEO terbaik Amerika ini meninggal pada Rabu 5 Oktober 2011 setelah bertahun-tahun berperang melawan penyakit kanker dan sejumlah problem kesehatannya. Kematian Jobs diumumkan Apple dalam […]
ALBERTVILLE, Ala- Adela, an undocumented worker hurries back to the chicken processing factory Ala Trade because the lack of workers leaves no time for a break.â€¨â€¨ “Today we were missing six lines,” said Adela, each line represents about 13 to 16 people. In Albertville, a community located 66 miles from Birmingham, the psychological impact of […]
The White House today released a report that outlines the devastating impact the recession has had on schools and students across the country.Â Teacher Jobs at RiskÂ highlights the significant cuts in education spending that have resulted from state budget shortfalls since 2008, including the loss of nearly 300,000 teaching jobs across the country (see chart below). […]
NEW YORK, – Sebuah helikopter jatuh ke East River di New York, Amerika Serikat, Selasa (4/10/2011) sore, tak lama setelah lepas landas dari heliport di tepi sungai tesebut. Satu orang penumpang dinyatakan tewas dan tiga lainnya terluka. Penumpang perempuan yang tewas itu tampaknya terikat terjebak di dalam ketika heli itu tenggelam di tengah arus sungai […]
Block on US sale of F16 Fighting Falcons ruffles feathers amid the island nation’s military On a gloomy, storm-cast morning, Lieutenant Colonel Cheng Kuang Jen looks out over the runway, as two of his squadron’s fighter jets take off on their first patrol of the day. His mood is as sombre as the weather. The […]
Reports that Jack Ma, a former schoolteacher and owner of one of China’s largest on-line portals, has expressed interest inÂ purchasing the Internet giant YahooÂ follow on the heels of earlier statements by Silicon Valley’s Chinese workers that President Obama is ignoring the issue of most concern to them — immigration. According to the Chinese-languageÂ Sing Tao Daily, […]
Ini bukan siput biasa, panjangnya sampai 20 centimeter. Siapa sangka siput bisa memicu kepanikan massal. Inilah yang terjadi di Miami, negara bagian Florida, Amerika Serikat. Warga sedang berjuang mengatasi wabah siput raksasa asal Afrika. Bayangkan, siput yang yang biasanya berukuran kecil, bengkak sampai sepanjang 20 centimeter. Siput ini memakan tanaman, bahkan pleter tembok. Kadang, hewan […]
This morning, Chairman Cliff Stearns, who leads the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, told NPR that “We can’t compete with China to make solar panels and wind turbines.” This comment reflects exactly the sort of counterproductive defeatism that Energy Secretary Steven Chu warned against this weekend when he spoke to a […]
More than three years after the financial crisis struck, theÂ economyÂ remains stuck in a consumer debt trap. It’s a situation that could take years to correct itself. That’s why some economists are calling for a radical step: massive debt relief. Federal policy makers, they suggest, should broker what amounts to an out-of-court settlement between institutional bond […]
Pays tribute to outgoing Chairman Mike Mullen at “Change of Office” Staff Ceremony. This post was submitted by The White House / IM.
By the late 2000s, music-themed games had become gaming’s fastest-growing genre. Smash hits such as “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band” transformed parties, and the face of pop culture, to the tune of $1.7 billion in 2008 alone. Then came the crash. Despite allowing millions of otherwise tone-deaf players to follow in the footsteps of the […]
Los Angeles , September 26 , 2011 / Indonesia Media Mengacu kepada press release KBRI Washington DC , dengan Ini “Indonesia Media” turut menghimbau dan mengundang para wirausahawan dan wirausahawati Â Indonesia di Amerika untuk ikut berkompetisi Â dalam hal gagasan-gagasan bisnis inovatif yang menguntungkan Â melaluiÂ kompetisi Â rencana bisnis bertajuk “INDOPRENEURS USA” yang diselenggarakan oleh MEKAR Entrepreneur […]
President Obama discusses the letters he receives every day asking for action on jobs and calls on Congress to pass the American Jobs Act right away to cut taxes, create jobs and provide a win for the American people This post was submitted by The White House / IM.