Don Bauder 4:30 p.m., Dec. 9
- Pentagon Budget now $763.2E9/yr. Ref: The Wall Street Journal, 12/17/09 pageA6
- More on Dhabi and Citigroup with Adia. Ref: The Wall Street Journal, 12/17/09 pageC2 3.Roy E. Disney, nephew of Walt Disney died Dec. 16,09, son of Roy O. Disney's brother. A sad day in the World of make-believe. Ref: The Wall Street Journal, 12/17/09 page A22 4.Mark Rutland is now Oral Roberts University President which he took from from Richard Robert son of Oral.
- Stanley Ho's SJM Holdings Ltd built a no-frills casino called "Oceanus" in just over a year at $190E6 in Macau.The casino is just one-hour from Hong Kong by ferry. Hey Mable, you can even go to this place on your lunch break. The development in Macau has created the building of a bridge linking Hong Kong and Macau.The six-lane Y-shaped bridge will include the building of several artificial islands over the Pearl River delta. Ref; The Wall Street Journal, 12/16/09 page B2
- LG Electronics will have 3-D TV sets next year. Ref: The Wall Street Journal,12/16/09 page B3
- New planets!. And even almost like Earth. Ref: Star Tribune, 12/17/09 page A7
- Is a catfish a catfish or a duck with gills. Ref: The Wall street Journal,12/23/09 page A19
- Trying to get a handle on the $600E12 derivatives market has lost it's steam. These socialists can buy the government 200 times over, so why should the government want to regulate them?. Ref: The Wall Street Journal,12/26/09 page B1 & B3
- Pope Benedict XVI and President Triet met and talked about the Vietname Catholic Church to host the Jubilee Year 2010, in So Kien, Ha Nam province.
- "Fund for the Poor" launched in 2000. The Vietnam Fatherland Front, VFF, mobilized over VND550E9, VND315.7E9 comes from localities. The money was used to build 115,972 houses for the poor across the country. VFF Central Commitee, Ha Thi Lien anounced a "Circle of Unity" programme on 12/31/09.