Daiwa and the Tokyo Stock Exchange recently agreed to help the Central Bank of Myanmar establish a stock market by 2015. The enthusiasm is natural as exporters jockey to sell to the long-isolated country, viewed as one of the last untapped Asian markets.
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) - Apr 22, 2012
The proposed overhaul, known as the Central Library Plan, includes selling two midtown branches and moving many of the three million books now housed under the main reading room at 42nd Street to a remote-storage facility in New Jersey.
The Los Angeles riots stunned the nation in 1992, claiming more than 50 lives in that city. As the unrest approached Koreatown, store owner Kee Whan Ha mobilized his fellow business owners to arm themselves and defend their property.
The escalator is out of service. What is merely an occasional headache for commuters has emerged as a potential nightmare for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as it builds a massive new station buried about 15 stories under Grand Central Terminal.