Iceland Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Iceland: "but people ask why can't I pay my mortgage? Why is my salary not going up?"Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Slugger O'Toole

    Whilst everyone else is focused on the tribulations of Greece, I would heartily recommend that if you don't read anything else today, read this Reykjavik Letter from Peter Geoghegan in today's Irish Times: visions of Iceland as a Nordic Nirvana - burnt bondholders, jailed bankers, a crowd-sourced constitution - often clash with reality here. The Icelandic economy has recovered since the kreppa , the 2008 banking meltdown.

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  2. INSIGHT-Iceland prepares to come in from the financial coldRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Reuters

    The North Atlantic nation, whose spectacular 2008 meltdown came to symbolise the greed and mismanagement of the global financial system, is expected to begin unwinding the bankruptcies of its three main banks and lifting controls on the movement of capital in and out of the island within months. For Iceland, these moves will signal rehabilitation and a return to the international financial community after the collapse of a banking system which at one time held assets worth a staggering ten times the nation's gross domestic product.

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  3. News of the WeirdRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Art Voice

    ... is often gridlocked by recalcitrant ideologues, but at least administrators are not constrained by elves, as in Iceland. After seven years of controversy, the country's Road Administration recently approved a new pathway near Reykjavik that had been ...

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  4. Foreign Workers Needed for Tourism IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Iceland Review

    Thousands of jobs in the growing tourism industry in Iceland will need to be filled by foreign workers, according to Edward H. Huijbens, professor at the University of Akureyri and director of the Icelandic Tourism Research Centre. "It is clear to me that if visitors continue to increase as forecasts suggest, which all predictions indicate, it will be necessary to bring in a considerable amount of workers to meet the demand," he said.

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  5. Wow Air Targets Boston Logan as Low-Fare Europe Service Ramps UpRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | TheStreet.com

    ... previously sent you to complete registration. NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- Icelandic low-fare carrier Wow Air has begun Iceland-Boston Logan flights, an early entry in what seems likely to be an increase in ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic service. ...

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  6. Iceland Hot and Cold: Travelling in a tourist-friendly country shaped by fire and iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | CTV

    Reykjavik skyline: Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik, is shown in this photo taken near the city's docks on Sept. 15, 2014.

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  7. Fishing Quota Sold from Grimsey IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Iceland Review

    Gylfi Gunnarsson, a fishing operator on GrA msey, Iceland's northernmost inhabited island, will be forced to sell the 300-ton fishing quota in his possession away from the island because his company is heavily indebted and he has been unable to reach an agreement with the bank. Gylfi's quota accounts to one third of the quota held by local companies, ruv.is reports.

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  8. B kun Expands Reach and Looks to North America to Continue Dramatic Growth TrajectoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Bottom Line

    ... traveler. " Bokun is great - and so easy to use," states Hronn V. Runolfsd, Online Sales & Marketing Manager at Iceland Travel. "We use Bokun to create commission agreements with our suppliers and get direct access to their inventory and pricing. ...

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  9. Bokun Expands Reach and Looks to North America to Continue...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | PRWeb

    ... every traveler. "Bokun is great - and so easy to use," states Hronn V. Runolfsd, Online Sales & Marketing Manager at Iceland Travel. "We use Bokun to create commission agreements with our suppliers and get direct access to their inventory and ...

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  10. Iceland Photo Adventure extra dates under reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Nikonians News

    Academy Director Mike Hagen's Iceland Summer Birds and Landscapes photo adventure is already sold out, but if you still want to go, then put your name on the waiting list. Mike's partner on this trip is the world-renowned photographer Tim Vollmer who is a native of Iceland and has been running photo tours for years.

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  11. Man's best friendRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Cityview Online

    ... is often gridlocked by recalcitrant ideologues, but at least administrators are not constrained by elves, as in Iceland. After seven years of controversy, the country's Road Administration recently approved a new pathway near Reykjavik that had been ...

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  12. Finance News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Yahoo!

    ... ties to the Asia-Pacific region, a move that could help the country's frozen relations with China thaw. REYKJAVIK, - Iceland's government says it will consider a revolutionary monetary proposal removing the power of commercial banks to create money ...

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  13. Day of Sun to Be Celebrated in IcelandRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Korean News

    An Icelandic preparatory committee for celebrating the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung was inaugurated in Reykjavik on March 25. Jon Arni Halldorsson, general secretary of the Iceland-DPRK Friendship and Cultural Society, was elected chairman of the preparatory committee.

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  14. Editorial: Obama Needs The Courage Of The GipperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Investor's Business Daily

    ... Americans should think back nearly three decades ago to a low-key former British Embassy in northern Reykjavik in Iceland. It was there, in October 1986, that Ronald Reagan picked up his papers and walked out on a U.S.-Soviet summit, not caring a ...

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  15. Fuji Electric Wins Geothermal Power Equipment Contracts In Indonesia And IcelandRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Power Online

    Fuji Electric announced that they have been selected as the supplier of geothermal power equipment for two major projects in Indonesia and Iceland. The power electronics manufacturer will supply two units of geothermal steam turbines and generators - each with a power generation capacity of 20,000kW - to PT Pertamina Geothermal Energy, a subsidiary of Indonesia's oil, gas, renewable and new energy company PT Pertamina.

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  16. Did Antarctica really have its warmest day on record?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Examiner.com

    ... slideshow. To put this in perspective, it would be the equivalent of taking a temperature measurement in Reykjavik, Iceland, and proclaiming that this measurement is indicative of the temperature of the Arctic region, or worse, Tasiilaq ...

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  17. Tempo Introduces Tempo Folio Project and Portfolio Financial...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | PR.com

    ... costs across projects in real-time, rolling up data on the portfolio level. Know where your money goes. Reykjavik, Iceland, March 30, 2015 --( PR.com )-- Tempo, creator of the award winning Tempo Timesheets and Tempo Planner add-ons for Atlassian's ...

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  18. Spring International Film Festival Starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... Mitch, a brassy former surgeon, convinces mild-mannered Colin, his ex-brother-in-law, to holiday with him in Iceland. The pair set off through Reykjavik ice bars, trendy spas, and adventurous restaurants in an attempt to reclaim their youth, but ...

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  19. Cannes Sidebar Sets Jury; BBC Two Orders Pair Of Election-Themed Shows: Global BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Deadline

    ... Robin Wright and Keira Knightley. He is also in development on Viking , a big-budget action adventure inspired by Iceland's epic sagas, as well as eco-disaster film Cascade and an untitled crime thriller based on the events that inspired the ...

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  20. Disney Cruise Line announces summer 2016 itinerariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... visiting new ports in Scotland, Ireland and France. Disney Cruise Line (DCL) will also sail again to Norway and Iceland as part of its European offerings, visiting more than 15 countries, as well as returning to some of Disney's other popular ...

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