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This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...
What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage?
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: NOV 2014 (Month's Supply: 6.3 Months)
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
Oct 2014 Queens NY Market Update  Queens home sales are down for the third month in a row from August – October. Home sales are also remaining significantly below last year’s levels, according to t...
Forest Hills Food Crawl
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Cr...

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Law Offices Of Roman Aminov Know Your Rights: Can My Spouse Disinherit Me by roman
December 18, 2013 04:59 PM | 14383 views | 0 0 comments | 536 536 recommendations | email to a friend
The Question: Can my spouse disinherit me? Can I disinherit my spouse? I have been disinherited, do I have any rights? As a New York estate attorney, I frequently hear these and other related quest...
BIAU_Stephen_D._Hans_photo.JPG Warning: Your social media policies may get you in trouble with the NLRB by cindy
May 31, 2013 03:58 PM | 12013 views | 0 0 comments | 1082 1082 recommendations | email to a friend
As social media becomes the norm in everyday life, federal regulators are getting touchy about employers creating policies that limit what employees can say online. In the past, employers have disc...
Why the EEOC Handled More Claims in 2011 than in Any Year in Its History by cindy
January 16, 2013 03:02 PM | 15315 views | 1 1 comments | 1018 1018 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. “Queens NY Employment Defense Attorneys” At the end of the September 30, 2011 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release ...
How Perform Lawyer Evaluate an Individual Injuries Situation? by sydney
April 16, 2012 09:14 AM | 1469 views | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Precisely what an Attorney Will Search For Liability The first factor lawyer should manage to determine could be a liable party. Just in case your injuries claim will in several probability be intr...
Tips for Writing Law Essays for Admission to Law Schools by Karen
October 21, 2010 11:22 PM | 35163 views | 8 8 comments | 1116 1116 recommendations | email to a friend
When you graduate from an undergraduate degree and decided to study in a law school, some of the things you should do is prepare a law school admission essay. In the United States and some other co...
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In this photo taken on Nov. 7, 2014, Aye Pu, mother of May Aye Nwe, 20, who was lost at sea during the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004, wipes her tears during an interview at her home in Seint Paing, Myanmar. An Associated Press investigation helped track down two families with loved ones at the Tsunami Victims' Cemetery in southern Thailand, including Maye Aye Nwe’s mother. As the 10th anniversary of the disaster approaches, Aye Pu, now a 55-year-old widow, says her healing process can finally begin. (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)SEINT PAING, Myanmar (AP) — Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004.


2014-12-22 09:35:03 -0500

File photo of a woman standing in flood waters in front of her shop in JakartaThe same is true for the rest of the half-dozen sewage-choked rivers that wind though central Jakarta. The reason these conduits are necessary is that Greater Jakarta, an agglomeration of 28 million people, sits on a swampy plain that has sunk 13 feet (4 meters) over the past three decades. “Jakarta is a bowl, and the bowl is sinking,” said Fook Chuan Eng, senior water and sanitation specialist with the World Bank, who oversees a $189 million flood mitigation project for the city. The entire sprawl of Jakarta’s north coast - fishing ports, boatyards, markets, warehouses, fish farms, crowded slums and exclusive gated communities - it’s all sinking.


2014-12-22 09:33:16 -0500
By Bill Tarrant JAKARTA(Reuters) - Two weeks after his narrow win in Indonesia’s presidential election in July, Joko Widodo, though still months away from taking office, jump-started an effort to save Jakarta from drowning. Minutes of a July 25 meeting with city officials and ministers from the outgoing administration show that Widodo endorsed the most ambitious feature of a plan that had been on the drawing boards for nearly two years: a "Great Sea Wall" in the shape of Indonesia’s national symbol, the Garuda bird of Hindu mythology. The private sector would be "the main actor" in financing the Great Sea Wall, whose total cost could rise to $40 billion over three decades. Outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, wanting a signature achievement to burnish the legacy of his administration, obliged him.
2014-12-22 09:32:40 -0500