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Top ten golf courses worldwide

Top ten golf courses worldwide

Top ten golf courses worldwide

Golf is a sport that slowly conquered the world. Its origins are very unclear and sports with similarities were played all over the world since ancient times. Although in United States, which is considered the country of golf, the number of active player is decreasing, worldwide the player’s community is in fact increasing very fast. The best example is China where in just 10 years more than 600 golf courses were opened and it’s expected that in just five years 1,400 new golf courses to be opened. (more…)

Top ten largest stadiums in the world

Top ten largest stadiums in the world

Top ten largest stadiums in the world

1. Rungnado May Day Stadium, 150,000 seats: located in Pyongyang, North Korea, the stadium was opened in 1989. It is used for football matches, athletic competitions and huge artistic performances also known as “mass games”

2. Yuva Bharati Krirangan (also known as “Salt Lake Stadium” 120,000 seats: opened 1984, the multi-purpose stadium is located in West Bengal, India.

3. Michigan Stadium 109,901 seats: located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Michigan Stadium is the American football stadium for the University of Michigan. It was opened in 1927 with an original capacity of 72,000 seats. (more…)

Top ten poorest countries in the world

Top ten poorest countries in the world

Top ten poorest countries in the world

The recent global economic crises that shook up the whole world made us value the money much more than before.  Know we all know how important is to live in a rich country that is more stabile and safe.

While Americans and Europeans start to recovery from the financial crises, there are some people fighting to survive another day. They had the misfortune to be born in poor countries, with practically no chance to live a decent life. (more…)

Top ten female politicians

Top ten female politicians

Top ten female politicians

Margaret Thatcher: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1979-1990. She was the first woman head of state to one of the top seven industrialized nations plus Russia (G8).  She also was the first woman to chair the G8.

Angela Merkel: is Germany’s Chancellor since November 2005. She is the first woman head of government in Germany. She is the second woman to lead the G8 summit.

Benazir Bhutto: was Prime Minister of Pakistan in office for the first time in 1988 at the age of 35, but was removed from office 20 months later. She was reelected in 1993 and was in office till 1996. (more…)

Forex market

Forex market

Forex market

The foreign exchange market (also known as forex) is one of the largest markets in the world. With a daily turnover of $4 million is easy to see that. Products traded on forex include currencies, currencies future, currency swap and forex swap. The daily turnover is mostly based on foreign exchange swaps (around $1.8 million daily) and on spot transactions (about $1 million daily). (more…)