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Top Asian countries paying low tax rates

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February 12, 2016 at 8:43 am

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How much money to burn to send someone to Mars?

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The estimated cost of sending humans to the red planet is roughly… click here to read full article.

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February 5, 2016 at 8:10 am

16 September 1963, Malaysia Day

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16 September 1963, is a sacred date for the Federation of Malaysia in the formation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore as one entity officially.

Originally proposed date of the Malaysia formation day held on June 1, 1963, before it fixed to August 31, in line with the celebration of Independence Day. Alas, there is too many issues has been raised from Indonesia and the Philippines (boundaries issues , etc),until it can only be realize on 16 September. Read the rest of this entry »

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September 6, 2012 at 9:34 am

Verbal & Nonverbal Communication

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Verbal and Nonverbal Communication: Distinguishing Symbolic, Spontaneous, and Pseudo-Spontaneous Nonverbal Behavior.

By Ross Buck and C. Arthur VanLear

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May 8, 2012 at 1:36 am

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Countries of the World: Armed forces & defence budgets

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Click the link below to view the Armed forces & defence budgets data table

Countries of the World: Armed Forces & Defence Budgets

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April 25, 2012 at 3:59 am

What is Republicanism?

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Republicanism is the ideology of governing a nation as a republic with an emphasis on liberty and the civic virtue practiced by citizens. Republicanism always stands in opposition to aristocracy, oligarchy, and dictatorship. More broadly, it refers to a political system that protects liberty, especially by incorporating a rule of law that cannot be arbitrarily ignored by the government. Read the rest of this entry »

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April 11, 2012 at 8:21 am

Nazi salute: Sieg Heil

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People of Cheb salute the German troops entering the town in the Anschluss of the Sudetenland in October 1938. - Source Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive)

Etymology
From German Sieg (“victory”) + Heil (“hail”) Read the rest of this entry »

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March 21, 2012 at 7:44 am

Learn Russian, Anyone?

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You may have a thousand reasons why you should master another languages. I am by no means an unformidable thinker. I always believe curiosity will broaden our horizons and help to make us smarter. All right, I just found one cool site that pretty useful for beginner, or travellers to learn Russian. The site teach you how to read Russian letters, phonetic practises, useful phrases, literature and more.

Enjoy the ride
http://rt.com/learn-russian/online-course-for-beginners/

 

UPDATE:

http://masterrussian.com/blday_greeting.shtml

 

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November 26, 2011 at 4:45 pm

Are you aware that you’re under subpoena?

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The term is from the Middle English suppena and the Latin phrase sub poena meaning “under penalty”. The term may also be spelled “subpena”. Read the rest of this entry »

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October 13, 2011 at 2:31 am

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Good morning starshine, the earth say “hello”

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Where does “good morning starshine, the earth say hello” come from?

A: Originally, it came from the musical “Hair”. It has later been used in other things, but that was what it was written for.

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October 11, 2011 at 1:07 am

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Nuzul Quran’s day

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All those who listen to me shall pass on my words to others and those to others again; and may the last ones understand my words better than those who listen to me directly.- Muhammad

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August 16, 2011 at 5:32 pm

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