Tag archive for ‘the United Nations’
Lily Bethlehem On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Graffiti Artist Sues Toll Brothers for Copying Elephant Mural

Graffiti artists are increasingly demanding rights, recognition and in some cases, financial compensation if their work is destroyed or copied. There have been several lawsuits regarding graffiti, most More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

President of the International Crisis Group, Jean-Marie Guéhenno: Fanatics, Charlatans, and Economists

Throughout the world, it seems, crisis is gripping national politics. In election after election, voter turnout has hit historic lows. Politicians are universally reviled. Mainstream parties, desperate More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Environment: The Adaptation Imperative

By Achim Steiner In the run-up to the recent United Nations meeting on climate change in Lima, Peru, much of the world’s attention focused on how strongly countries would commit to a framework for cutting More...

Noam Meir On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Chaim Miller Buys Manhattan’s Beekman Tower for $137.5 Million

Chaim Miller has purchased Silver Suites Residences at Beekman Tower located at 3 Mitchell Place in Manhattan for $137.5 million from Silverstein Properties, Fisher Brothers and Capstone Equities, according More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 29th, 2014

‘Taxi King’ Simon Garber Selling Two Apartments for over $30 Million Combined

  Simon Garber, known as the “Taxi King” of New York, recently listed his TriBeCa penthouse at 101 Warren Street for $27 million. Now the New York Post has reported that the controversial businessman More...

Reuters On Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Indian ONGC Videsh eyes stake in Leviathan – report

– Indian newspaper “The Financial Express, “ says state-owned ONGC Videsh would like to participate in the Leviathan gas field. – Indian financial newspaper “The Financial Express” More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Michael Bloomberg, Hilary Clinton, Working Together

  Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg wrote on CNN.com about how cities drive innovation. He has also been cozying up to former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton. They say that politics makes strange More...

Reuters On Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Jordan to present Palestine resolution in days: Arab League

–   Jordan, an Arab member of the U.N. Security Council, will formally present “in the next few days” a draft resolution setting a timeframe for the creation of a Palestinian state, More...

Jewish Business News Service On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Ushering in the Age of Sustainable Development Economics

– Two schools of thought tend to dominate today’s economic debates. According to free-market economists, governments should cut taxes, reduce regulations, reform labor laws, and then get out of More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Emissions Reduction by the Numbers

– Discussions in Beijing between US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping – the leaders of the world’s two largest carbon-emitting countries –produced an unexpected, groundbreaking bilateral More...

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