Saturday, April 11, 2009

News for April 11 - International Snippets

Aso's stimulus plan may spur economy at "massive" future cost (Bloomberg)
Oh you are not kidding, Mr. Prime Minister? But look at the figure. $153 billion. Though Japan's record, doesn't that look puny compared to what we (or some of us) have passed here?

Thai protesters force ASEAN summit cancellation (Reuters)
Boy they are fiery people.

Somali pirates seize Italian tugboat, 16 crews
They are on a roll.