Spend the Estonian kroon and the Netherlands Antilles guilders

According to the decision of the European Commission, Estonia will enter the eurozone from January 1, 2011. Thus, the Estonian kroon, through which payments in Estonia were carried out from 1928 to 1940 and from 1992 to the present, will cease to exist, replaced by the euro - the official currency of the eurozone countries. The official exchange kroons to euros (the fixed rate of 15.6466 kroons for? 1) began on 1 December 2010 and be completed by January 14, 2011.
Together with Estonia change its currency and the Caribbean islands of Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius, which are special municipalities, the Netherlands. Here waive the Netherlands Antillean
guilder and pass the U.S. dollar.

To adopt a Vietnamese child

Make the stock 100-watt bulbs

From 1 January 2011 this useful household items, in accordance with the law "On energy saving and energy efficiency and on amendments to some legislative acts of the Russian Federation" will completely disappear from the shelves, not only throughout Russia but will be removed from production. And the progress will not stop there. Very soon you will not find any of the usual incandescent bulbs. Since January 1, will extend a ban on the sale of 75-watt bulbs, and from 1 January 2014 is touched, and light bulbs with a capacity of 25 watts.

Wear the burqa and walk around Paris

From 1 January 2011 in Paris, as in the whole of France will be banned from public places in the traditional Muslim women's clothing, which completely hides the face and figure. Outside the law declares the veil, the veil and niqab. The ban does not apply to wearing the hijab, as this scarf hiding her hair and her face is still open.
For appearing in a public place in such attire would have to lay? 150. If a man makes a woman appear in public places in these clothes, he'll have to pay a penalty as early as £ 30 000.
September 14 French Senate with a rare unanimity voted for a law. "For the" made by the 246 senators and cons of just 1. But on Oct. 8, 2010 the law was approved and the Constitutional Court of France.
The ban on the wearing in public places Muslim clothing covering the face, applies not only to French nationals, but all visitors.

Arrange a fishing trip in Israel and in the Aleutian Islands

Complete ban on fishing in the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret) and the upper Jordan River and all its tributaries, enters into force on 1 January 2011. Ministry of Agriculture of Israel, warned about it on November 7 on his website. Prohibited even sport fishing (that is, when caught fish released back into the water).
And in the Western Aleutian Islands with the same time enters into force a ban on fishing of cod and mackerel.

  Spend on your mortgage maternity capital

Paragraph 6.1 of Article 7 of the Federal Law 256-FZ "On Additional Measures of State Support of Families with Children" on 29 December 2006, according to which the mother was allowed to channel funds to the capital repayment mortgage or a loan granted for housing construction, immediately after birth (or adoption) of the second and all subsequent children will cease to have effect from 1 January 2011. True, if the contract for the purchase or construction of housing has been concluded before 31 December 2010, the direction of the parent capital for these purposes may not organic to the child's age.

  Fiat to buy the usual logo

From 1 January 2011, the largest producer of vehicles in Italy, Fiat updates its logo. The first time the new logo, designed by Italian communications agency Robilant Associati, was unveiled in mid-November 2010. And it's not all the innovations that are expected concern Fiat. From 1 January 2011 the company will be divided into two separate companies, and each of them will have its own logo and its name. One of these companies will be named Fiat SpA, and will manufacture trucks, agricultural and road-building machinery. In addition, Fiat SpA will continue to produce cars. The background of the company's logo will be white, and blue letters on it will be written the word Fiat.
Another group of companies will be called the Fiat Industrial SpA, and will take over the production of special vehicles and engines for ships. Logo of the company will be blue with golden words Fiat and Industrial.

  Pay for electricity

According to the decision of Moscow Government № 1112-PP from 1 January 2011 all taxpayers will have to pay a fee for receiving payments for services supply. In doing so, the bank fees are excluded from the cost of electricity, and residents of the Moscow Region will pay for them separately. Until now, energy supplier himself paid the bank rate, including in the cost of a kilowatt-hour. Banking fee has not yet been approved, but it is known that electricity itself is also necessarily more expensive. From 1 January 2011, rates of Mosenergosbyt for apartments, equipped with electric stoves, will grow by 9,9%, while for apartments, equipped with gas-electric cookers on 10,1%, amounting to USD 2.66 per kWh and 3.80 rubles per kWh, respectively. 
Duty-free travel to Rome

By decision of the Rome City Council, starting from 1 January 2011, all tourists staying in Rome, will have to pay the city treasury a special tourism tax. For tourists who stay in the hotel category to three stars, or in the apartments, the tax will be £ 2 per night, and for those living in hotels 4-5 stars, the tax would be even higher - # 3 in one night. The tax will pay for each night spent in Rome (but not more than 10 nights), and tourists will pay for it upon departure from Italy. True, the tax does not apply to those who decided to stay at the hostel, as well as children under the age of two years. The funds thus collected authorities promised to extend development and improved service for the same tourists.

To use cheap labor guest worker

From 1 January 2011 shall come into force new quotas on foreign labor. And for a number of spheres of activity, these quotas are completely zeroed out. Thus, according to the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation on 27 November 2010 "On establishment in 2011 allowed the share of foreign workers employed by business entities operating in the retail and sports in the Russian Federation" labor of foreign workers can not be used in retail trade alcoholic drinks and beer, in retail trade in pharmaceuticals, in retail markets, stalls and outside stores. In the sport of foreign labor force is now also must not be greater than 25% for the entire workforce. Prior to January 1, 2011 all business entities must urgently bring the number of foreign workers attracted to the new rules.
 Drink cheap vodka

Since January 1, 2011, cheap vodka is no longer, as the minimum price for alcoholic drinks, a fortress more than 28 degrees, will rise to 98 rubles per 0.5 liter. And the minimum price at which producers are allowed to sell vodka, rises to 77.7 rubles. Wholesalers can not sell vodka at a price lower than 85.5 rubles. These prices are set in accordance with the requirements of Rosalkogolregulirovaniya.

  Take a tour of the museum "Stationmaster's House"

"Stationmaster's House" - this is the first Russian museum of literary hero. It was opened in the village Vyra Gatchina district of Leningrad region on Oct. 15, 1972.
As reported by the Vesti-Petersburg Museum was the winner in the international project financing of cultural monuments, while receiving 30 million rubles. Now, since 1 January 2011, he rose and stops its work in connection with the capital restoration.

Prepare a dish of deep-frozen chicken

Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Russia, Academician of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Gennady Onishchenko, November 3, 2010 announced that, starting from 1 January 2011, Russia will complete ban on the implementation of deep-frozen poultry meat, as produced in Russia and imported. Processing of such meat would also be prohibited.
On New Year's shops and markets are allowed to sell only chilled poultry meat. It is believed that such a measure would significantly improve the quality of the meat offerings.

Things to be done in the past year.

From 1 January 2011 cease the import of used refrigerators in the West African country Ghana. Will also be completely stopped their implementation in retail chains. Draft of the Act was promulgated as early as 2008. First, the prohibition of imports was scheduled for May 9, 2010, but violent protests by retailers of refrigerators in Ghana make it a little push this event, and give sellers the opportunity to realize their goods from warehouses.
Buy a used refrigerator in Ghana

From 1 January 2011 cease the import of used refrigerators in the West African country Ghana. Will also be completely stopped their implementation in retail chains. Draft of the Act was promulgated as early as 2008. First, the prohibition of imports was scheduled for May 9, 2010, but violent protests by retailers of refrigerators in Ghana make it a little push this event, and give sellers the opportunity to realize their goods from warehouses.

 To drive a used car in Kazakhstan

From 1 January 2011 Kazakhstan prohibits the importation into its territory of cars that do not meet environmental standards Euro-3. The restriction on the use of already imported into the country cars, environmental class is below Euro-3, are planned.
In the European Union, this standard was introduced in 1999, already in 2005 introduced the Euro-4 standard, since 2009 began to operate a standard Euro-5, and by 2015 will be developed by the Euro-6.
Transition to Euro-4 standard in Kazakhstan is expected by January 1, 2014.

Hold debikirovanie birds on British poultry farms and farms

The birds on poultry farms are not traumatized each other, not pecks eggs and fewer dropped food, they tend to spend weeks of age debikirovanie - Remove sharp tip of the beak. For this purpose a special termonozh - debiker. But the trouble is that the tip of the beak birds are extremely sensitive nerve endings in it collected more than the tip of a human finger. Therefore, the operation debikirovaniya for birds is extremely painful. In order to reduce morbidity debikirovaniya were created debikery improved by using laser and infrared technology, but still the level of morbidity remains very high.
Therefore, starting from 1 January 2011 the Ministry of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs UK (DEFRA) requires all industrial poultry breeders in England to renounce the use of conventional termonozhey for debikirovaniya. And from January 1, 2016 is expected to complete the ban on debikirovaniya.

Purchase a plastic bag in Italy and Malaysia

From 1 January 2011 in Italy would be prohibited from production and use of plastic bags. Environment Minister Stefania Prestidzhakomo Italy reported this decision yet on Dec. 4, 2010. This is done to reduce harmful impact on the environment. Only in Italy every year, released almost 20 billion plastic bags. Packages are now in Italy will benefit from cotton, flax and hemp bags.
A similar ban on plastic bags introduced in Penang - Malaysia's most populous state.

Early morning ride to Tel Aviv on the truck

On January 1, 2011 prohibits passage of trucks through Tel Aviv in the morning. This ban is in effect from 6 am to 9 am. As noted by the Israeli Transport Minister Yisrael Katz, this restriction will help reduce traffic jams in the morning, as well as improve the urban environment. In Jerusalem, such a ban already in place and shows good performance. True, in the same Jerusalem, as opposed to Tel Aviv, drivers have the opportunity to take advantage of the many ways to bypass.

 Write SMS-messages not coming off the steering wheel, Kentucky...

From 1 January 2001 traffic police Kentucky will be fined those motorists who, while driving a moving car, busy writing SMS. If a driver violates this prohibition is the first time, he will have to pay $ 25, all subsequent violations will cost him is $ 50. A law banning writing SMS while driving came into force for another 15 July 2010, but so far police have limited verbal warnings. The right to fine violators from the police to appear with the advent of the year. Exception to the universal ban is only for emergency calls and reports of wrongdoing.
Ride in a car with flashing lights, not respecting ethical norms

From 1 January 2011 to drive a car equipped with spetssignalami and flashing light, the driver must first be trained in a special program, which approved the Ministry of Education. This new curriculum includes general education, classes to provide first aid, the theory of security, and a new subject "Ethics of driving with spetssignalami. To receive training on the new program, drivers will have to spend about a half weeks.
 Booze, flying over Scotland

From 1 January 2011 on the aircraft carrier Flybe, which mainly serves Scotland and its main island, passengers will no longer offer free not only strong, but soft drinks. In addition, this increases the cost of airline tickets on its flights.

Profits out of the Belarusians

From 1 January 2011 the Russian export duties on oil for Belarus will be canceled. In this case, the Russian budget were missing nearly $ 2 billion a year. Order of payment of customs duties on petroleum products was discussed by the Presidents of Russia and Belarus on Dec. 9, 2010. As some indemnification Belarus Russia will return full amount of fees that it receives the export of petroleum products.

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