These Are The Top Ten Best Investors Ever
One of the best ways to learn the art of investing is to follow the advice of those who have mastered this art. Since the inception of the world’s first stock exchange in Amsterdam over 4 centuries ago, the investing world has seen many heroes. These heroes or investors have not only made a fortune for themselves, but have helped and guided many others to earn similar returns.All these investors differ in their investor approach, for instance some developed new and innovative ways to decide on an investment, while some let their instincts guide their decision. Despite their different approache...
The rise and rise of celebrity culture
The line between fame and infamy can sometimes be blurred, and history has always loved heroes, if sometimes only to eventually knock them off their pedestal.However, since the closing decades of the last century a culture of celebrity has emerged that is quite a departure from, or at least a variation of, what used to be meant by being famous. Fame used to be one of the outcomes of a distinctive achievement or excellence in some field of human activity that would be followed by widespread appreciation and possible admiration. The state of celebrity is fundamentally different. Although it can ...
Frontline heroes fight poverty
By Cheng Yuezhu | China Daily | Updated: 2020-11-18 07:49An ordinary person, with an extraordinary tale. A TV show that courageously puts the central character of each episode behind the scenes with their stories played out by actors. Therein lies the recipe for its success. The much-anticipated meeting of actors and the true-life characters at the denouement creates a full circle for the show and provides engaging entertainment. The show is in fact an odyssey. Like a Greek fable it is a journey that details the triumph of the human spirit.In its first episode, produced by Hunan Satellite TV a...
Yolanda’s unlikely heroes
Before this Leyte provincial capital and regional center of Eastern Visayas was battered by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) seven years ago, many residents had been treating their mangrove forests as just part of the landscape. Girlie Obillo, 43, a resident of San Jose District, said mangroves then were cut either for firewood or to clear the path of a passing vessel, despite the absence of a permit from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).Danilo Elias, 62, said it used to pain him to see how his neighbors would just cut down some of the mangroves he ...
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Fallen heroes of Sinai war remembered
In the 64th year after the launching of the Sinai Campaign, Israel suffered a rocket attack from Gaza in the predawn hours of Sunday morning. It was the very day of the commemoration of the Sinai Campaign.The battle at Sinai was fought primarily in reaction to Egypt’s nationalization of the Suez canal – thereby creating a blockade preventing entry to Eilat – but also to end terrorist incursions by fedayeen into the southern region of the country.The war against Egypt was fought not by Israel alone, but also by British and French forces. Both Britain and France had significant interests in the ...
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Shaul Afek: Last hero of the Night of the Bridges
Shaul Afek, another of the heroes of the founding generation of the state that sabotaged the British Mandate authorities and later fought in the War of Independence died on Tuesday, aged 92.Afek (originally Pinchuk) was born in Ein Harod and who later moved to Kfar Yona, near Netanya.Like so many adolescents of his time, Afek joined the Palmach when he was only 16. A year later, he participated in what is historically known as the “Night of the Bridges,” a Hagana operation aimed at destroying eleven bridges to foil the transport routes of the British Army.Afek was part of a small Palmach group...
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By Li Yingxue | Updated: 2020-11-11 07:48Seoul organization recognizes those who helped fight COVID-19, including international students, Li Yingxue reports.Stressful times can bring out the hero in people. Countries may be designated by borders but the human spirit does not require a passport to be stamped to help those in other countries. In South Korea, they are about to honor and show appreciation to those whose commitment to helping people was based not on medals or commendations but just a sense of common humanity.The Seoul Volunteer Center will make a decision this month concerning 10 g...
Dota 2: The Three Best Heroes For Diretide
Here are some of the best heroes that you can pick for Diretide.After we had to wait so many years, Valve finally decided to release Diretide. This incredible Dota 2 event is loved by people from all over the world and it’s a breath of fresh air for everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is still a huge problem in every country.Even though the event has been out for a few weeks now, some players are still not sure which heroes to go for. That’s why we’ve decided to show you some of the best heroes that you can pick for this event.WindrangerGenerally speaking, Clinkz used to be the strong...
Carpet Museum pays tribute to national heroes
By Laman IsmayilovaNovember 8 has been written in golden letters in the history of Azerbaijan. On this day, the brave Azerbaijani Army liberated Shusha, the heart of Karabakh, an integral part of Azerbaijan.On this occasion, the staff of the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum visited the Alley of Martyrs and paid tribute to national heroes, Azertag reported.During the visit, it was noted that Azerbaijani Army responded to Armenian’s large-scale provocations and liberated the occupied lands.As President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev noted, the heroism of Azerbaijani serv...
CIIE highlights ‘behind-the-scenes heroes’ in COVID-19 fight
A smart unmanned vaccination capsule made by French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi makes its debut on Thursday during the third China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai. When a sudden epidemic or seasonal vaccination period arrives, the rapid deployment of a large number of such chambers can effectively alleviate the huge pressure on the clinic. Photo: Yang Hui/GTAs many countries still struggle to contain the spread of COVID-19, a rare offline world trade event, the third China International Import Expo (CIIE), offered the general public a chance to get closer to the be...