Volcker was appointed Fed chairman by a Democratic president, Jimmy Carter, and then reappointed by a Republican, Ronald Reagan. He was only a few months into the job when on Oct. 6, 1979, he announced a 1-point rise in the discount interest rate to an all-time high of 12 percent.
Volcanic vents and lava flows have destroyed 36 structures since Kilauea erupted on Thursday and all 1,700 residents of Leilani Estates residential area, of which Lanipuna Gardens is a part, have been told to get out of their homes in the semi-rural area.
Visitors look at a robot developed by ZTE Corp during an industry expo in Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province. [Photo by Cui Xiao/For China Daily]
Vittana founder Kushal Chakrabarti — a former Amazon.com employee — said that the organization is operating in “hyper-growth mode right now” with hundreds of students getting Vittana loans every month across four continents.
Volumes affected during this event are continuing to re-mirror (which we expect will continue through the remainder of the day). While this process continues, customers may notice increased volume IO latency.
Villagers pick goji at a plantation in Tongxin county. CHEN ZEBING/ CHINA DAILY
Visitors signal "takeoff" on the deck of China's first aircraft carrier, the CNS Liaoning, on Sunday, the last day of the open house of the carrier's flotilla in Hong Kong.Roy Liu / China Daily
Virginia, the so-called state for lovers, had only one city make the top 20: Alexandria. The DC suburb took back first place in 2016, knocking last year’s champ, Knoxville, Tenn, down to third place.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump and the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-un, are scheduled to meet at 9:00 am Singapore time on June 12, the White House said on Monday.
Virtual reality technology makes an impression at the DuPont exhibition booth during the China International Import Expo. [Photo by Wang Zhuangfei/China Daily]