39 English Sunday To Thursday ALANBAA Monday, 18 April, 2011 Finance Living More perils ahead Gourmet coffee finally for Global economy comes to Paris (AFP) - It's famous for fee machine behind the its sun-kissed sidewalk ca- counter. Barack fes, but Paris has lagged well behind New York, The result is often a thin- ner, less flavourful brew London and Sydney as a which, coffee aficionados Obama Mecca for connoisseurs of say, leaves something to Meet Barack Obama’s younger sister Maya fine coffee -- until now. be desired. who made her First Major Public Interview Gourmet coffee bars and "Most of it tastes like President Barack Obama’s maternal half- small-batch roasteries are cat piss," said barista and sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, talked to “Extra” popping up in the French art student Britney Bach- about their late mother, Ann Dunham, Don- capital, introducing locals mann, from Canada. ald Trump, and revealed an ironic family to thick rich espressos, David Flynn, an Ameri- moment, on extratv.warnerbros.com artful lattes and the idea can who honed his barista that a cup of Joe can be sa- skills in Washington, attri- William Allison: I voured like fine wine. butes this state of affairs say is Donald Trump wishes to run more "Coffee is a big part of the culture" in Paris, It is a living in Melbourne before his return home. in part to the fact that, in Paris, a cup of coffee en- power to him. I will vote for him. I don’t said Tom Clark, co-own- er of the Coutume Cafe, product... "Before I went to Aus- tralia, I was drinking cof- titles customers to linger at a cafe for as long as (AFP) - Global finance chiefs have rector Dominique Strauss-Kahn said it care what people say. William Clinton which recently became the city's newest coffee has to be fee with no idea how it was made," said French they wish. If the Parisian coffee warned that rising food prices, unan- swered joblessness, Mideast turmoil and was not a time for complacency, that multiple ailments remained, and new won twice and said he would not win the bar and specialty roaster when it opened its doors handled with bartender-turned-barista Thomas Lehoux, who now revolution has a birth- place, fans agree it is the weak finances in advanced economies could still derail economic recovery. ones -- like overheating in the emerg- ing economies -- were coming. 1st time. on the Left Bank. "It's just that it's not care mans the coffee machine at Eggs&Co, a hip Left Cafeotheque, a cozy hole- in-the-wall by the River "We are one shock away from a full- "Recovery is underway, but unem- William Allison: Not been respected... Bank brunch spot. Seine, founded two years blown crisis," said World Bank presi- ployment in most countries still is too his full sister. Is his It is a living product. "Most French peo- ago by Gloria Montene- dent Robert Zoellick yesterday about high," he said at the close of the Wash- maternal half-sister. It has to be handled ple don't have any idea gro de Chirouze, a former the surge in basic food prices. ington meetings. Have same mother with care." Driving the that coffee can be like Guatemalan ambassador "The financial crisis taught us that "A lot of repair is still needed" in different father. trend is an entrepreneur- wine." Take an espresso, to France. prevention is better than cure. We can- the finance sectors of advanced econ- ial network of young ex- for instance. Patrons weave their way not afford to forget that lesson," he said omies, he said. pats like Clark, an Austra- Unlike the Italian origi- past a shining brass roast- at the close of the annual spring meet- "On emerging economies, (it is) more lian living in France for nal, "un petit cafe" is typ- ing machine and stacks ings of the World Bank and Interna- a question of overheating," he said, cit- three years who grew up ically made with cheap- of burlap bags full of ar- tional Monetary Fund. ing speeding growth and the impact of on artisanal coffee, and er, lower-grade Robusta omatic beans from Afri- The Bank also warned that a wors- rising food and fuel prices. well-travelled French con- beans that are not always ca, Central America and ening of conditions in the Middle East But a jobless recovery, he said, was temporaries like his busi- fresh or perfectly roasted, South America to reach and North Africa "could derail glob- one of the main things many of the ness partner Antoine Ne- and with little if any at- the tasting bar and salon al growth." world's finance chiefs fretted over. tien, a champion roaster tention given to the cof- at the rear. "If oil prices were to rise sharply and "Growth is not enough, because the durably... global growth could slow by old pattern, following which if you had between 0.3 and 1.2 percentage points in growth, the rest would follow, doesn't Catherine 2011 and 2012, respectively," the devel- work any more." Soothsayer William in Australia opment lender added in a statement. Strauss-Kahn reassured that the IMF Zeta-Jones Zoellick called for quick Bank ac- was supporting debt-laden Greece, Ire- tion to support Middle East reforms land and Portugal, though he warned Why is it that the mental health problem of and help shape new social contracts. that European banks need more capi- Catherine Zeta-Jones is causing so much "Waiting for the situation to stabilize tal, and that the world's most powerfule buzz in the media?? Isn’t it normal that after will mean lost opportunities. In revolu- banks needed more supervision. standing strong by husband Michael Doug- tionary moments, the status quo is not There was still much concern in the las through his battle with throat cancer, a winning hand." meetings about the most "systemically Catherine Zeta-Jones decide to seek men- The world's economic technocrats significant" country -- the United States tal health treatment for herself?? And so, breathed a group sigh of relief during -- which the IMF criticized Monday for now it’s Michael’s turn to support his wife of the week after two years battling severe its yawning budget deficit. 11 years?? stress on the global financial network, But Strauss-Kahn Thursday said the sparked by the US housing and bank- budget-cutting, tax-raising plan of Presi- Nickia Slaughter: ing breakdown of 2008-2009. dent Barack Obama was a good step on Well obviously But, repeatedly, IMF managing di- the path to fiscal sustainability. it’s not “private “ anymore..... Erma Jo Kirk Shows Hewett: My prayers are with Automakers unveil new models Catherine. We have family and friends with this disorder. at Shanghai auto show She needs lots of prayers. The octopus Iker predicted correctly the result of the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona yesterday which ended in a 1-1 draw. (Reuters) Showbiz Paris Hilton ready to show Courteney Cox Actress Courteney Cox’s recent trip to St. real self in new TV show Barths with “Cougar Town” co-star Josh (Reuters) - You've ly spent three weeks in a Hopkins caught the paparazzi’s attention, seen her on the red car- Los Angeles jail for vio- along with her amazing bikini. Courte- pet, famously walking lating her probation on a ney said, “Wow, Dave, that’s not pixelated out of jail, and working reckless driving convic- or anything!” on a farm in "The Sim- tion, and last year she was ple Life". convicted of cocaine pos- Loretta Bridges: But now Paris Hilton session in Las Vegas. When these people says she is showing a In between, she (AP) -- Global automakers are rebound from the loss of components sell a book, movie or side of herself on televi- launched internation- bringing their flashiest SUVs, luxu- caused by Japan’s March 11 earth- TV show you loose sion that fans have never al lines of fashion, hair, ry sedans and electric concept cars to quake and tsunami, which killed some interest because seen before -- the down fragrance and shoes that Auto Shanghai, China’s biggest auto 25,000 people, caused power shortag- over overkill. to earth, funny, relatable she either helps design show of the year, as the industry reels es and forced factories to shut down. girl who nevertheless has or endorses. from disruptions caused by the mas- Shortages of crucial parts have forced Steve Whichard: a multimillion business Paris Hilton with her mother Executive producer sive earthquake and tsunami in Japan automakers to temporarily idle some I’m never surprised based on being famous Arthur Smith said the last month. production lines or cut back output at at what Dave does. for being famous. ing to Paris" debuts on new TV show was "an The show has become one of the in- factories in Europe and the U.S. That is why we love "On 'The Simple the U.S. all access look at Paris." dustry’s most important as automakers China’s auto industry had a ban- him.:) Life', I was playing a cable channel Oxygen "There has been so much look to booming China to drive prof- ner year in 2010, with 13.7 million character. in June, and follows Hil- written about Paris over its. China overtook the United States passengers vehicles sold, up a third Now people will get ton, her mother Kathy the years. in 2009 as the biggest auto market from 2009. to see my real world, my Hilton, and friends in- This was a great oppor- and growth stayed strong through the It’s unlikely such robust performance friends, my house, my cluding Brooke Muel- tunity to get to know the global crisis. will be repeated this year, as tax incen- business," Hilton said ler, the third ex-wife of real Paris," he said. Illustrating China’s rise in the auto tives for some vehicle purchases ex- on Friday. actor Charlie Sheen. Smith said his view of world, French automaker Peugeot will pire and cities renew efforts to bring "I would never have Hilton, 30, the great- Hilton had completely show off its SXC, which was conceived traffic under control. done a show like this five, granddaughter of Hilton changed from his precon- at its Shanghai design studio. The fu- So far this year, car sales have grown ten years ago. I wasn't re- hotels founder Conrad ceptions before starting turistic concept car features a conven- much slower than the monthly double ally comfortable with my- Hilton, has rarely been work on the series. tional gasoline engine driving the front wheels and an electric motor power- digit percentage increases seen last year. Sales rose 5.4 percent in March The Telegraph self. I have been through so much. out of the headlines in the last 10 years. "She really is so down to earth. ing the rear, sleek narrow headlights over a year ago to 1.8 million vehicles, What are your tips for happiness? Share I have nothing to She got her hands dirty She goes through things and rear-hinged doors. up from 4.6 percent in February. them with others so that everybody can feel hide. with friend Nicole Richie that every woman goes The 14th Shanghai International Automakers in Shanghai will give the same way you do!! It's like, what else can in "The Simple Life" from through so many relat- Automobile Industry Exhibition opens buyers a first glimpse of new models happen? I was ready to 2003-2007, and searched able things. Tuesday to reporters and to the public that will be sold around the globe, a Rick Chafey: Eating show myself," she told for a best friend in a 2008 She is also really funny on Thursday. sign of how the balance of power in the healthful foods. TV journalists. reality TV series. and likes to have a good The global industry is struggling to auto industry has shifted eastward. "The World Accord- In 2007, she famous- time," Smith said.
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