It was a normal morning for Janet.
Until she got into her car!
You want more fries with that, Mr. Kim? How about a hot dog, Miss
Once condemned as evil "U. S. imperialist" fare, Western-style fast
food is now available in North Korea thanks to a Singaporean entrepreneur who is
already drawing up expansion plans just months after opening his first
Obama, who was born and spent part of his childhood in Hawaii, has said he
remembers stories about Damien caring for people suffering from leprosy, also
known as Hansen's disease, and its stigma.
Sima Samar, women's rights activist in Afghanistan
Ingrid Betancourt, French-Colombian ex-hostage held for six years
Dr. Denis Mukwege, doctor, founder and head of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Handicap International and Cluster Munition Coalition
Hu Jia, a human rights activist and an outspoken critic of the Chinese government
Wei Jingsheng, who spent 17 years in Chinese prisons for urging reforms of China's communist system
"The Koreans work year round with two days off per year," he told me. "All the other days are working days no matter what the weather conditions, they always work.
City workers, even the unskilled kind, make a considerable hourly wage. Janitors make at least $19.56/hour, litter pickers $21.11/hour, garbage collectors $24.14/hour, meter readers $26.58/hour, bus and subway drivers $26.58/hour and bylaw enforcement officers $28.67/hour, to cite a few examples.