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PhysOrg
Tiny diatoms boast enormous strengthDiatoms are single-celled algae organisms, around 30 to 100 millionths of a met
Tiny diatoms boast enormous strength
PhysOrg / Posted 11 hours ago
Diatoms are single-celled algae organisms, around 30 to 100 millionths of a meter in diameter, that are ubiquitous throughout the oceans. These creatures are encased within a hard shell shaped like a wide, flattened cylinder—like a tambourine—that is... Read more
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Daily Mail
Early humans had weak 'glass jaws' that meant they couldn't eat nutsEarly humans had 'glass jaws' that could have cracked from biting nuts: Fossils
Early humans had weak 'glass jaws' that meant they couldn't eat nuts
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
Early humans had 'glass jaws' that could have cracked from biting nuts: Fossils dispute claims a 2 million-year-old species ate hard seeds and tree bark Experts tested a computer model of a skull from Australopithecus sediba It was based on a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School NotesBlue Ridge Senior Jade Viruet was presented with Scholastic Art Awards’ Silver
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
Blue Ridge Senior Jade Viruet was presented with Scholastic Art Awards’ Silver Key Award for her sculpture, “New Life.” Jade received the award at Marywood University, and her sculpture was showcased. She also won a district-wide contest for... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneBlue Ridge Senior Jade Viruet was presented with Scholastic Art Awards’ Silver
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Blue Ridge Senior Jade Viruet was presented with Scholastic Art Awards’ Silver Key Award for her sculpture, “New Life.” Jade received the award at Marywood University, and her sculpture was showcased. She also won a district-wide contest for... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Electric racing cars to be built and designed by Nottingham studentsStudents at a city school are driving their education forward by designing and
Electric racing cars to be built and designed by Nottingham students
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Students at a city school are driving their education forward by designing and building a racing car. A team of 10 from Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology have entered the Greenpower Formula 24+ challenge – which sees schools... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How To Practice Mindfulness When You Don't Have The TimeAs I write this, I'm sitting by myself, watching the blanket of white snow cove
How To Practice Mindfulness When You Don't Have The Time
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
As I write this, I'm sitting by myself, watching the blanket of white snow covering everything outside my window. I’m not really thinking about anything specific. Millions of people around the world are doing the same thing, right at this very... Read more
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Science Daily
Dogs accelerate the advance of new cancer treatments for both pets and people: National review shows studying cancer in dogs offers 'a unique opportunity' for helping patients, saving time and decreasing costsThe review, conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academ
Dogs accelerate the advance of new cancer treatments for both pets and people: National review shows studying cancer in dogs offers 'a unique opportunity' for helping patients, saving time and decreasing costs
Science Daily / Posted 2 days ago
The review, conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Science, including faculty at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), hopes to close the gap between human and canine cancer research, and accelerate... Read more
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FOX News
'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash killed in turnpike crashThe Princeton math genius whose life story was the subject of the film “A Beaut
'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash killed in turnpike crash
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
The Princeton math genius whose life story was the subject of the film “A Beautiful Mind” died Saturday in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. John Forbes Nash Jr. was killed in the 4:30 p.m. crash, along with his wife of nearly 60 years, state... Read more
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examiner.com
ESTCNA Sustainable Tourism ConferenceThe International Ecotourism Society’s inaugural Ecotourism and Sustainable Tou
ESTCNA Sustainable Tourism Conference
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
The International Ecotourism Society’s inaugural Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference North America took place January 25-27 at the University of South Florida Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS) which is a LEED Gold certified... Read more
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Mashable
Hundreds of climate scientists to lose jobs in AustraliaAustralian science body the CSIRO is expected to slash hundreds of jobs, accord
Hundreds of climate scientists to lose jobs in Australia
Mashable / Posted 4 days ago
Australian science body the CSIRO is expected to slash hundreds of jobs, according to multiple reports. The departments bearing the brunt of the cuts are the Oceans and Atmosphere division and the Land and Water division, Fairfax Media reported. It... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
From the archives: DeKalb County's brush with particle physicsIn the mid-1980s, Fermilab in Batavia was competing to be the site for what wou
From the archives: DeKalb County's brush with particle physics
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
In the mid-1980s, Fermilab in Batavia was competing to be the site for what would have been the world’s largest particle accelerator. The National Academy of Science had identified Fermilab as one of six sites for building the Superconducting Super... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Secretary Balisacan to head Philippine Competition CommissionEconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan resi
Secretary Balisacan to head Philippine Competition Commission
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 5 days ago
Economic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Arsenio M. Balisacan resigned effective January 31, 2016 to head the newly-formed Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). “Taking on the job as the first chairperson of the PCC for me, is a very... Read more
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Balita
Junking of Bt talong by SC may hamper food security — DOST January 29, 2016 7:37 am By Rhaydz B. Barcia LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) —
Junking of Bt talong by SC may hamper food security — DOST
Balita / Posted 5 days ago
January 29, 2016 7:37 am By Rhaydz B. Barcia LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) — The Supreme Court's decision to totally halt the Bt talong (eggpant) field-testing propagation and... Read more
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iol.co.za
GM crops could help save lives: researcherGenetically modifying crops to withstand drought may help save lives – UCT rese
GM crops could help save lives: researcher
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Genetically modifying crops to withstand drought may help save lives – UCT researcher 16:50 / 3 FEB 2016 CAPE TOWN, February 3 (ANA) – Modifying plants to be drought tolerant may help secure South Africa’s future of food production, a leading... Read more
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Daily Mail
Putin's eldest daughter 'pictured' - and she's a fan of Little BritainPictured for the first time: Putin's mystery daughter, medical student whose pe
Putin's eldest daughter 'pictured' - and she's a fan of Little Britain
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Pictured for the first time: Putin's mystery daughter, medical student whose penthouse overlooks the US embassy in Moscow Putin's eldest daughter pictured for the first time, claims Russian magazine Maria, 30, is believed to also have a daughter -... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prof. Murenzi Named On UN Technology TeamThe United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has appointed Rwandan Profes
Prof. Murenzi Named On UN Technology Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has appointed Rwandan Professor Romain Murenzi on the team of ten people to support the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM). The team consists of representatives of civil society, the private... Read more
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redOrbit
5 reasons why you may want to avoid fluorideFebruary 1, 2016 by Mari-Chris Savage, MS, RD, LD, ACE​​ My husband and I hav
5 reasons why you may want to avoid fluoride
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
February 1, 2016 by Mari-Chris Savage, MS, RD, LD, ACE​​ My husband and I have a continuing battle that wages war every morning and night. What are the grounds for fighting, you ask? It’s over toothpaste.... Read more
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MLive.com
30 Michigan schools no longer among state's lowest performersThirty Michigan schools will be removed from the state's list of lowest perform
30 Michigan schools no longer among state's lowest performers
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
Thirty Michigan schools will be removed from the state's list of lowest performing schools after making academic strides, Gov. Rick Snyder's office announced Tuesday. In addition, Snyder's office announced that a chief executive officer will be... Read more
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Nodaway News Leader
Northwest Regents approves curriculum changes, graduate assistants’ policies The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents, during its regular
Northwest Regents approves curriculum changes, graduate assistants’ policies
Nodaway News Leader / Posted 6 days ago
 The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents, during its regular session January 27, approved a series of curriculum proposals, revisions to the graduate assistants handbook as well as a new pet policy for residents of its Forest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kukoyi Lecture - Stakeholders Call for Rebuilding of Public InstitutionsAgainst the backdrop of myriad of challenges confronting Nigeria as a nation su
Kukoyi Lecture - Stakeholders Call for Rebuilding of Public Institutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Against the backdrop of myriad of challenges confronting Nigeria as a nation such as national identity and integration, sustenance of democratic rule, corruption, poverty and ignorance, job creation, economic backwardness, social and physical... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Grimes boys hoops beats SASJust once in this renaissance winter had the Bishop Grimes boys basketball team
Grimes boys hoops beats SAS
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Just once in this renaissance winter had the Bishop Grimes boys basketball team tasted defeat, at home in a loss to Syracuse Academy of Science on Jan. 17. Less than two weeks later, the Cobras paid a visit to SAS, looking to get even, and did so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anya Harps On Merit, Strong InstitutionsTHE Centre For Value In Leadership (CVL), Lagos, in its 31st Leadership Tribute
Anya Harps On Merit, Strong Institutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
THE Centre For Value In Leadership (CVL), Lagos, in its 31st Leadership Tribute Colloquium, held during the week, honoured Prof. Anya O. Anya, the former president of Nigeria Academy of Science and Pro Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of... Read more
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The Columbian
Family planning benefits societyA landmark study mentioned in the Jan. 16 story “State-backed Parenting Classes
Family planning benefits society
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
A landmark study mentioned in the Jan. 16 story “State-backed Parenting Classes?” found that nurturing a baby is as influential as nature in forming its brain. The more a baby is cuddled and talked to, according to the report by the National Academy... Read more
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Canberra Times
Lawyers, doctors and public servants in firing line from rise of the machinesProfessor Hugh Durrant-Whyte has said 40 per cent of today's jobs will be gone
Lawyers, doctors and public servants in firing line from rise of the machines
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte has said 40 per cent of today's jobs will be gone in 10 years. Photo: Damian Bennett Machines will end about 40 per cent of today's Australian jobs within two decades and they're coming for middle class occupations, one... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Meeting gives chance to talk over closingIn November, Penn State announced it plans to discontinue the offering of credi
Meeting gives chance to talk over closing
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
In November, Penn State announced it plans to discontinue the offering of credit courses at the Lewistown location. Since this decision was announced, questions arose from the Planning Commission as to why the decision was made and how this would... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Video claims to show white UFO flying across San Antonio skiesA sticker declares the existence of flying saucers from the window of a car par
Video claims to show white UFO flying across San Antonio skies
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
A sticker declares the existence of flying saucers from the window of a car parked on property near Jamul, CA, October 15, 2000, purchased by the Unarius Academy of Science to serve as a future landing site for "space brothers" from other planets.... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CosmosID announces $6M in Series B funding roundCosmosID, the leading genomic big data company focused on microbiome research,
CosmosID announces $6M in Series B funding round
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 days ago
CosmosID, the leading genomic big data company focused on microbiome research, outbreak investigations, and infectious disease diagnostics, using next-generation DNA sequencing, announced $6M in Series B funding. The company will expand its... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Video claims to show white UFO flying across San Antonio skiesA sticker declares the existence of flying saucers from the window of a car par
Video claims to show white UFO flying across San Antonio skies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
A sticker declares the existence of flying saucers from the window of a car parked on property near Jamul, CA, October 15, 2000, purchased by the Unarius Academy of Science to serve as a future landing site for "space brothers" from other planets.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Space junk could trigger a WORLD WARSpace junk isn't just dangerous to astronauts, it could trigger a WORLD WAR: Co
Space junk could trigger a WORLD WAR
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Space junk isn't just dangerous to astronauts, it could trigger a WORLD WAR: Collisions between satellites and debris 'risk sparking conflicts between nations' Russian scientists warn that space junk poses a 'special political danger' This could... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Academy to Advise On Science IssuesGaborone — The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science a
Academy to Advise On Science Issues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Gaborone — The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Dikagiso Mokotedi says the Botswana Academy of Science will act as a mouth piece of the government and the nation within the research, science and... Read more
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WKTV Utica
January 26, 2016Davey Moffet scored 27 points, while Ryan Palmer chipped in 17 as the V-V-S Red
January 26, 2016
WKTV Utica / Posted 13 days ago
Davey Moffet scored 27 points, while Ryan Palmer chipped in 17 as the V-V-S Red Devils defeated RFA on the hardwood in an overtime thriller, Tuesday. With the win, V-V-S improves to 13-4 on the season. All the scores, from all the sports. Here are... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Czech outcry as president mulls shooting PMPRAGUE - Czech politicians of all stripes joined forces Tuesday to slam the cou
Czech outcry as president mulls shooting PM
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
PRAGUE - Czech politicians of all stripes joined forces Tuesday to slam the country's outspoken president after he publicly mulled using a Kalashnikov machine gun to get rid of the prime minister, a political rival. Asked at a public debate on... Read more
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Rappler
Czech outcry as president mulls shooting PMMILOS ZEMAN. A picture dated 02 December 2015 shows Czech President Milos Zeman
Czech outcry as president mulls shooting PM
Rappler / Posted 13 days ago
MILOS ZEMAN. A picture dated 02 December 2015 shows Czech President Milos Zeman at the Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic. File Photo by Filip Singer/EPA PRAGUE, Czech Republic – Czech politicians of all stripes joined forces Tuesday, January... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Metering - Neiti Accuses IOCs of Defrauding NigeriaAbuja — The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has a
Metering - Neiti Accuses IOCs of Defrauding Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Abuja — The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has accused international oil companies, IOCs, of capitalising on the lack of adequate metering facilities at the production and export terminals to defraud Nigeria of billions... Read more
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Perth Now
The people most suited to life on MarsIf you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a
The people most suited to life on Mars
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
If you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a person that believes in getting up early to seize the day, it is likely you will never be selected to colonise Mars. This is based off new research into the impact a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
The people most suited to life on MarsIf you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a
The people most suited to life on Mars
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
If you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a person that believes in getting up early to seize the day, it is likely you will never be selected to colonise Mars. This is based off new research into the impact a... Read more
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Herald Sun
The people most suited to life on MarsIf you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a
The people most suited to life on Mars
Herald Sun / Posted 14 days ago
If you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a person that believes in getting up early to seize the day, it is likely you will never be selected to colonise Mars. This is based off new research into the impact a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The people most suited to life on MarsMars: Colonise 2030 sleep cycle | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search
The people most suited to life on Mars
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Mars: Colonise 2030 sleep cycle | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website If you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a person that... Read more
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News.com.au
Mars needs people who sleep lateIf you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a
Mars needs people who sleep late
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
If you wake up early, this could be the closest you get to Mars. IF YOU are a person that believes in getting up early to seize the day, it is likely you will never be selected to colonise Mars. This is based off new research into the impact a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why early risers could be banned from travelling to MarsThe researchers released animals with 24 hour or 20 hour clocks into outdoor pe
Why early risers could be banned from travelling to Mars
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
The researchers released animals with 24 hour or 20 hour clocks into outdoor pens, with free access to food, and studied how the proportion of animals with fast clocks changed in the population over a period of 14 months. Mice with fast-running... Read more
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Pilipino Star
NEDA chief resignsMANILA, Philippines - Economic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Dev
NEDA chief resigns
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Economic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) director general Arsenio Balisacan will assume the top post in the newly formed Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) effective Feb. 1. Deputy... Read more
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The Manila Times
Balisacan quits NEDA postJanuary 25, 2016 10:15 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, REPORTER Socioeconomic Pl
Balisacan quits NEDA post
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
January 25, 2016 10:15 pm by MAYVELIN U. CARABALLO, REPORTER Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan has resigned as director general of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to lead the newly... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NEDA chief Balisacan resigning Jan. 31 to assume plum post at PCC The Aquino administration’s economic planning chief Arsenio M. Balisacan is r
NEDA chief Balisacan resigning Jan. 31 to assume plum post at PCC
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
The Aquino administration’s economic planning chief Arsenio M. Balisacan is resigning effective end of this month to head the newly formed Philippine Competition Commission... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Grimes boys bounce back, top ITCDealt its first small bit of adversity this winter, the Bishop Grimes boys bask
Grimes boys bounce back, top ITC
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Dealt its first small bit of adversity this winter, the Bishop Grimes boys basketball team responded the way a championship squad would do. The Cobras won three straight games in the week that followed its Jan. 17 defeat to Syracuse Academy of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
School NotesCarbondale Area This May, Christina Carachilo will attend the Hugh O’Brian You
School Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Carbondale Area This May, Christina Carachilo will attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar. The HOBY seminar provides an opportunity for high school sophomores to recognize potential talents to help them become effective, ethical future... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-TribuneCarbondale Area This May, Christina Carachilo will attend the Hugh O’Brian You
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Carbondale Area This May, Christina Carachilo will attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar. The HOBY seminar provides an opportunity for high school sophomores to recognize potential talents to help them become effective, ethical future... Read more
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The Manila Times
Balisacan resigns as NEDA chiefJanuary 25, 2016 4:54 pm Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan ha
Balisacan resigns as NEDA chief
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
January 25, 2016 4:54 pm Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan has resigned as director general of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to lead the newly created Philippine Competition... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
NEDA chief Balisacan resignsThe Aquino administration’s economic planning chief Arsenio M. Balisacan is res
NEDA chief Balisacan resigns
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
The Aquino administration’s economic planning chief Arsenio M. Balisacan is resigning effective end of this month to head the newly-formed Philippine Competition Commission (PCC). Balisacan, a former dean of the University of the Philippines School... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Indonesia’s small acts of defiance can be big blow for Isis – Harry Febrian Published: 25 January 2016 7:04 AM Everybody was shocked by the attack in Ja
Indonesia’s small acts of defiance can be big blow for Isis – Harry Febrian
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 25 January 2016 7:04 AM Everybody was shocked by the attack in Jakarta on January 14 that resulted in the deaths of eight people, including the alleged... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
What to do with agriculture in 2016 and beyond Continuing Investments in Rural Institutions and Infrastructure Our lack of
What to do with agriculture in 2016 and beyond
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
Continuing Investments in Rural Institutions and Infrastructure Our lack of progress in the attainment of urgent national economic and social development goals to a large extent can be traced to the... Read more
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