Posts Tagged ‘City’

Hong Kong emerging as world’s third largest auction center

Hong Kong has garnered the position as the world’s third biggest auction center after New York and London, in large part due to the growing luxury market in mainland China. Just last week, the city was the site for the auction of the fabled “Martian Pink” diamond. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, […]

Population growth fuels conflict

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (IRIN) – Unchecked population growth is fast proving an additional source of conflict in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a country with a history of clan violence and clashes over land, experts say. “Without doubt, rapid population growth is adding to the risk of conflict,” Max Kep, director of the PNG’s […]

Recommendation on Emanuel mayoral candidacy expected Wednesday

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Chicago, IL, United States (AHN) – The first ruling on objections to former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel’s mayoral candidacy is expected on Wednesday. The Chicago Board of Elections Commissioners decides on Thursday to either accept or reject the ruling. Joseph Morris, who presided over hearings last […]

Chicagoans’ top Google searches

Google compiled lists of the hottest search items for individual U.S. cities, ranking searches based on their uniqueness to that city — and education-related Web sites ranked among the most popular Google searches for Chicagoans in 2010. View full post on Business Stories

Poll: Rahm Emanuel Leads Crowded Chicago Mayor Race

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Chicago, IL, United States (AHN) – Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel leads rivals in the race for Chicago mayor by double-digits, according to a new poll released Wednesday, the same day objections were filed challenging Emanuel’s residency in the city. The latest We Ask America poll […]

Mexican Mayors Seek Refuge in U.S. After Another Assassination

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico (AHN) – Another murder of a Mexican mayor on Monday is contributing to the security concerns of officials from towns near the U.S. border, who are now seeking refuge in the United States amid the ongoing drug war. The body of Gustavo Sanchez Cervantes, […]

FSA Fines Goldman Sachs $30 Million

British’s Financial Services Authority fined Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) $30 million (20 million pounds). The penalty was for Goldman’s failure to inform the City regulator that one of the bank’s officers under investigation for fraud in the U.S. was transferred to the U.K. View full post on Banking Stories