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2007 November | John Baeyens

From the monthly archives:

November 2007

Duitsers bouwen 1.100 megawat steenkoolcentrale in Antwerpen

November 29, 2007

In 2008 gaat mijn auto weer meer kosten.  In 2007 kon ik die voor 75% afschrijven in mijn vennootschap; in 2008 valt die 75% naart beneden, wegens “CO2 maatregelen”.  Ik rij nochtans met een nieuw modaal dieselmotorke.  En toch, boeten zullen we doen: alles voor de heilig CO2 graal. En binnenkort worden die bordjes weer omgedraaid “SMOG, 90km/h”; mijn […]

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De Belgen zijn pessimistisch over de Belgische economie…

November 20, 2007

en de Nationale bank ziet geen ‘specifieke situatie’ die aan dat pessimisme voorafgaat: “De Nationale Bank merkt op dat het de eerste keer is dat er zich zo’n grote daling voordoet zonder dat er een specifieke politieke of economische situatie aan voorafgaat, zoals de terreuraanslagen van 11 september 2001 of de herstructurering bij Volkswagen Vorst.”  […]

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The Northern hemisphere post-growth area

November 15, 2007

The US GDP growth is sinking to a 1,2% in 2008. Some people think that Hilary will be able to have the US recover to a 2,8% growth in 2009; personally I’m extremely sceptical about this wish. Read this article of Om Malik on the US broadband growth sharply decreasing as an example of why […]

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The Rio files

November 10, 2007

Vincent and Katarina were the last ones to fly in yesterday and I admit, it’s a shame that I haven’t been posting pictures the last dates. We’ll make up for that tonight, so that you can notice that my face is as sunburned as Claudia‘s décolté. Some amazing things have been happening last week. Not […]

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Brasil investment grade

November 6, 2007

Articles like this make Dinheirama stand out; thumbs up, Gustavo Cerbasi.

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Rio graffiti

November 4, 2007

How to make ugly Rio walls beautiful? Have them graffiti-ed to your taste. The Prefeitura knows all about it. Rio has an amazingly rich graffiti scene; hundreds of communidades exist allover town. [youtube]6hqr7GWwEfo[/youtube] I’d pick blindly TOZ as my favorite Rio graffiti artist. The Asian girl in the work below is from him.  If you […]

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How Brazilians perceive Belgians dancing

November 4, 2007

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