China to address needs of poor
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao vowed Friday to ease
rules denying public welfare services to millions of migrant workers
as he pledged to meet the social security needs of the nation’s huge
Iraqi politicians woo voters
Iraq’s politicians, fearing that voters have
wearied of speech-making that often proves to be little more than
hot air, have hired a slew of singers to woo them.
US banks report giant profits
The US administration’s bail out money injected
into major banks during the worldwide financial crisis, resulted in
giant profits in 2009 for those institutions, said Brian Williams of
NBC Nightly News.