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Rappler
DSWD holds dialogue with Bukidnon farmers affected by El Niñothe campaign season, El Niño catapulted the plight of farmers into the national
DSWD holds dialogue with Bukidnon farmers affected by El Niño
Rappler / Posted an hour ago
the campaign season, El Niño catapulted the plight of farmers into the national election agenda as it made life for Mindanao farmers a daily waiting game. This year's El Niño, which was reported to be the strongest in modern history,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ political scientist to join UN scientific Climate Changestrategic advice to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the
NZ political scientist to join UN scientific Climate Change
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
strategic advice to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on the needs of poor communities and sustainable development as well as global greenhouse gas emission pathways.Associate Professor Hayward was nominated to the team leading... Read more
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Sun Star
Curb drugs or face case: DILGagain emphasized the need to curb illegal drugs in his first State of the Natio
Curb drugs or face case: DILG
Sun Star / Posted an hour ago
again emphasized the need to curb illegal drugs in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). Like the president, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) chief decided not to divulge the names of mayors who are allegedly... Read more
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New Kerala
FEATURE: 'We all have to do what we can' to prevent - newkerala.com #96217Her role is to work across the UN systems many offices, departments and agencie
FEATURE: 'We all have to do what we can' to prevent - newkerala.com #96217
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
Her role is to work across the UN systems many offices, departments and agencies to strengthen the UN response to sexual exploitation and abuse, wherever it may occur, from headquarters locations to the most remote field bases. In her first... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Gov’t budget balance back in deficit in first-semesterdigits from a year ago, data from the Bureau of the Treasury (Btr) showed. Bas
Gov’t budget balance back in deficit in first-semester
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 hours ago
digits from a year ago, data from the Bureau of the Treasury (Btr) showed. Based on the BTr’s report submitted to the Department of Finance (DOF), the national government incurred a budget deficit of P120.3 billion in January to June this... Read more
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The Herald News
With 111 open teaching positions, Fall River school district launches recruitment effort FALL RIVER — If you click on the employment link on the Fall River Public Sch
With 111 open teaching positions, Fall River school district launches recruitment effort
The Herald News / Posted 3 hours ago
FALL RIVER — If you click on the employment link on the Fall River Public Schools' website, you’ll see there are 182 positions advertised as open across the... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson area foster children and their families receive help from local volunteersVolunteers get ready to divide up supplies during a school supply packing event
Anderson area foster children and their families receive help from local volunteers
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Volunteers get ready to divide up supplies during a school supply packing event at Calvary Home for Children in Anderson. Roberta Trotter (right) of The Carpenter's House church in Powdersville picks folders during a school supply packing event at... Read more
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Daily Mail
CHARLES SALE: West Ham stalwart Tony Carr to receive £14k redundancyGlen Johnson, Michael Carrick and Joe Cole, graduates of the West Ham academy
CHARLES SALE: West Ham stalwart Tony Carr to receive £14k redundancy
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
Glen Johnson, Michael Carrick and Joe Cole, graduates of the West Ham academy Carr also played a significant role in the development of Rio Ferdinand, who went on to captain England RELATED ARTICLES West Ham midfielder Manuel Lanzini to miss... Read more
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Sun Star
World Day Against Trafficking slated on July 30TALIKALA Davao, a non-governmental organization campaigning against human traff
World Day Against Trafficking slated on July 30
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
TALIKALA Davao, a non-governmental organization campaigning against human trafficking, is gearing up for the "World Day Against Trafficking in Persons," slated on July 30, Saturday. The United Nations (UN) declared July 30 as the global campaign day... Read more
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Sun Star
Cuarb drugs or face case: DILGagain emphasized the need to curb illegal drugs in his first State of the Natio
Cuarb drugs or face case: DILG
Sun Star / Posted 4 hours ago
again emphasized the need to curb illegal drugs in his first State of the Nation Address (SONA). Like the president, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) chief decided not to divulge the names of mayors who are allegedly... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
Strathmore Council discusses FCSS NeedsShe explained that community consultations included an open house, agency works
Strathmore Council discusses FCSS Needs
Strathmore Standard / Posted 7 hours ago
She explained that community consultations included an open house, agency workshops, council workshops and a lot of social media, community and agency surveys and individual interviews. “Following that we did community and best practice... Read more
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iol.co.za
KZN pupils taught in wet, exposed classroomA dispute between the Independent Development Trust (IDT) and the contractor ea
KZN pupils taught in wet, exposed classroom
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
A dispute between the Independent Development Trust (IDT) and the contractor earlier this year stopped the work. The trust manages social development projects on behalf of the government, reporting to the Department of Public Works. The Department... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Energy Department Releases New Hydropower Vision Report and $9.8 Million in Funding to Support the Future of Hydropower in the United StatesWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released a new report lo
Energy Department Releases New Hydropower Vision Report and $9.8 Million in Funding to Support the Future of Hydropower in the United States
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 7 hours ago
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released a new report looking at the future of hydropower through 2050. The report, Hydropower Vision: A New Chapter for America’s First Renewable Electricity Source, finds that with continued... Read more
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iol.co.za
57 kids rescued from traffickers' clutchesTshwane Training Academy on Tuesday. He said 18 of the children were female, w
57 kids rescued from traffickers' clutches
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
Tshwane Training Academy on Tuesday. He said 18 of the children were female, while 39 were male. Phahlane said when police forcefully opened the truck’s cabin, two of the children fell out. The only ventilation for the children inside the cabin was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Paedophile sees nothing wrong about working with kidsre-offended after setting up a youth facility in Hanover Park. Shofer, who cla
Paedophile sees nothing wrong about working with kids
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
re-offended after setting up a youth facility in Hanover Park. Shofer, who claims to be rehabilitated, began advertising for private tuition in 2012, two years after he was released from jail. He has said he paid his debt to society and did not... Read more
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The Hill
What we must learn from Munich?latest instance of violence will impact how police respond to such incidents.
What we must learn from Munich?
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
latest instance of violence will impact how police respond to such incidents. The 1999 Columbine High School shooting transformed established strategies by Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams. Until that incident, SWAT responses routinely... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
Hydropower Vision: New Report Highlights Future Pathways for U.S. Hydropowerall energy storage in the United States, offering the flexibility and reliabili
Hydropower Vision: New Report Highlights Future Pathways for U.S. Hydropower
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 8 hours ago
all energy storage in the United States, offering the flexibility and reliability the electricity grid needs to deliver affordable clean energy to American homes and businesses. So what does the future of hydropower look like? To answer that... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Police rescue 57 children trafficked from Malawithat these children were being transported as if they were goats. "They are we
Police rescue 57 children trafficked from Malawi
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 hours ago
that these children were being transported as if they were goats. "They are well looked after by under the auspices of the Department of Social Development in the North West Province [as] these centres provide support and care in line with the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
After brief rally, farmers get rice aidA FARMER cooks rice for his fellow protesters during a camp-out outside the Dep
After brief rally, farmers get rice aid
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 hours ago
A FARMER cooks rice for his fellow protesters during a camp-out outside the Department of Social Welfare and Development Office in Cagayan de Oro. The farmers held a brief volley to demand food aid. JIGGER J. JERUSALEM/INQUIRER MINDANAO CAGAYAN DE... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brookside program aims to close the ‘excellence gap’have thought she was smart. A lanky girl with big brown eyes and dark skin, Ma
Brookside program aims to close the ‘excellence gap’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 hours ago
have thought she was smart. A lanky girl with big brown eyes and dark skin, Mackenzie Jackson was not necessarily picked for this summer program for displaying conventional academic achievement. She was picked, though, for her leadership and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Malawian children rescued in Rustenburg under care of social development departmentthat these children were being transported as if they were goats. "They are we
Malawian children rescued in Rustenburg under care of social development department
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 hours ago
that these children were being transported as if they were goats. "They are well looked after by under the auspices of the Department of Social Development in the North West Province [as] these centres provide support and care in line with the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Competition held to select Kemas kids to represent P196 Stampinday of learning P196 Stampin Kemas Kindergarten Students’ Potential Day 2016.
Competition held to select Kemas kids to represent P196 Stampin
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
day of learning P196 Stampin Kemas Kindergarten Students’ Potential Day 2016. KUCHING: Children from some 30 Community Development Department (Kemas) kindergartens had a fun-filled day of creativity, learning and healthy competition during the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ministry to create awareness on amendments to Child ActKUCHING: The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development would be condu
Ministry to create awareness on amendments to Child Act
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
KUCHING: The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development would be conducting awareness campaigns nationwide to inform the public on the Child Act (Amendment) 2016 before it is enforced. Its Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Albert Fritz Conducts Oversight Visits to Old Age HomesVisiting Rutgers Professor joins MEC Fritz on oversight visits The Western Cap
MEC Albert Fritz Conducts Oversight Visits to Old Age Homes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Visiting Rutgers Professor joins MEC Fritz on oversight visits The Western Cape MEC of Social Development, Adv. Albert Fritz, today conducted oversight visits to old age homes and the Rocklands Youth Café in Mitchells Plain. The MEC was accompanied... Read more
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Eye Witness News
57 children rescued from suspected human traffickersin the North West province near Rustenburg yesterday. While the suspects are i
57 children rescued from suspected human traffickers
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
in the North West province near Rustenburg yesterday. While the suspects are in custody, the children are now being cared for at a place of safety by the social development department in North West. Lieutenant General Phahlane says officers on... Read more
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The Hindu
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Lok Sabha passes the Child Labour Amendment BillThe Rajya Sabha was forced to adjourn on the issue of granting special status t
Monsoon Session of Parliament - Lok Sabha passes the Child Labour Amendment Bill
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
The Rajya Sabha was forced to adjourn on the issue of granting special status to Andhra Pradesh. The issue that led to the adjournment of Rajya Sabha on Monday, special status to Andhra Pradesh, stalled Rajya Sabha again as Congress pressed for the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Knesset Committee Discovers Significant Drop in Immigrant Youth Crimefrom 23% of all minors involved in crime in 2001, to only 6% in 2013, this acco
Knesset Committee Discovers Significant Drop in Immigrant Youth Crime
The Jewish Press / Posted 12 hours ago
from 23% of all minors involved in crime in 2001, to only 6% in 2013, this according to a study commissioned by the Yedidim social services organization. These figures were revealed during Monday’s meeting of the Committee for Immigration,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rethink what you thought you knew about Indian food price inflationBy Siddharth Verma The monsoon season is a much-vaunted fixture of the Indian s
Rethink what you thought you knew about Indian food price inflation
The Economic Times / Posted 12 hours ago
By Siddharth Verma The monsoon season is a much-vaunted fixture of the Indian social calendar unleashing celebrations as the rainfall brings relief from the summer heat. It's also seen as a key fixture in the economic calendar. Mercifully, the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Tougher than the anti-drugs warfirst State of the Nation Address on Monday was one of the longest. What was re
Tougher than the anti-drugs war
The Manila Times / Posted 12 hours ago
first State of the Nation Address on Monday was one of the longest. What was reportedly intended to last 38 minutes went on for 92 minutes after so many ad libs. No one wept as Communication Secretary Martin Andanar said he did when he first read... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Mesa making strides in fight against chronic veteran homelessnesssaid, Paz de Cristo Director Arlen Westling changed his life, and ended his 10-
Mesa making strides in fight against chronic veteran homelessness
The Arizona Republic / Posted 13 hours ago
said, Paz de Cristo Director Arlen Westling changed his life, and ended his 10-month stretch of homelessness. If it weren’t for Westling, Crowder said, he’d likely still be on the streets. 'We're taking a holistic view' Many other homeless... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cars ramp up the economyconfirmed that the auto industry remained fundamentally important to South Afri
Cars ramp up the economy
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
confirmed that the auto industry remained fundamentally important to South Africa's socio-economic prosperity, growth and development. Commenting on the current difficult domestic trading environment confronting the automotive industry, NAAMSA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Defining and Re-Defining a Nationcomes through deliberate, institutional preferences; at other times, it is acci
Defining and Re-Defining a Nation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
comes through deliberate, institutional preferences; at other times, it is accidental or imposed by extraneous forces. For example, an intra- national war, or a profound political conflict or the abolition of a monarchy or the scourge... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
The 2016 State of the Nation Address[Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2016] Tha
The 2016 State of the Nation Address
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 14 hours ago
[Delivered at the Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2016] Thank you. Please allow me little bit of informality outset. You would realize that the three guys in the elevated portion of Congress are from Mindanao. So, wala... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop a
Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 14 hours ago
Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I've been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while simultaneously building a marketing agency I can operate from... Read more
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Crosscut
Reminder: Puget Sound has a ton of nuclear weaponsto our survival. Or did the era never end? The ad — sponsored by activists fro
Reminder: Puget Sound has a ton of nuclear weapons
Crosscut / Posted 14 hours ago
to our survival. Or did the era never end? The ad — sponsored by activists from the Poulsbo-based Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action — reads: “20 miles west of Seattle is the largest concentration of deployed nuclear weapons in the... Read more
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Rappler
SONA 2016: Mixed reactions to Duterte's environmental plansRodrigo Duterte's first State of the Nation Address (SONA) drew mixed reactions
SONA 2016: Mixed reactions to Duterte's environmental plans
Rappler / Posted 15 hours ago
Rodrigo Duterte's first State of the Nation Address (SONA) drew mixed reactions from green groups who have been waiting for more concrete environmental plans from the President since he assumed office. Aside from his special mention of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Community Celebrates As Iron Mine Plan ShelvedMining is a massive eviction project, not development, says activist Ululation
Community Celebrates As Iron Mine Plan Shelved
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Mining is a massive eviction project, not development, says activist Ululation, songs and slogans set the tone at Makhasaneni near Melmoth in KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday when scores of community members gathered to celebrate the decision by Indian... Read more
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Miami New Times
Developers, Historians, and Activists War Over the Future of Little Haitipassionate. It reminded me of the old days when we used to have huge demonstrat
Developers, Historians, and Activists War Over the Future of Little Haiti
Miami New Times / Posted 15 hours ago
passionate. It reminded me of the old days when we used to have huge demonstrations on the street." As anticipation built for the vote, speakers were met with stifled cheers in a hall that prohibits applause. Speakers lined up "from all social... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sustaining Local Capacity in Oil and Gas SectorEjiofor Alike writes on the need for the administration to sustain the signific
Sustaining Local Capacity in Oil and Gas Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Ejiofor Alike writes on the need for the administration to sustain the significant growth in capacity building witnessed in the last few years in Nigeria's oil and gas industry. Despite the plethora of challenges facing Nigeria's oil and gas sector,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Analysis: Deconstructing Duterte’s clamor for radical changeto build peace with the armed Communist movement and Moro separatists; and shif
Analysis: Deconstructing Duterte’s clamor for radical change
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
to build peace with the armed Communist movement and Moro separatists; and shift the country to a federal-parliamentary form of government. Impressively, 91 percent of the Filipino people trust that he will deliver based on the Pulse Asia survey... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzanian Volunteer Awarded for Leadershipthan obstacles earned me an international recognition and lasting friendships a
Tanzanian Volunteer Awarded for Leadership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
than obstacles earned me an international recognition and lasting friendships among my peers in different international platforms," says Seleman Kitenge, the Tanzanian winner of Crans Montana Forum Award 2016. The 27-year- old, sociologist and... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Special taxis for the infirmSocial development MEC Nancy Sihlwayi yesterday handed over eight “specialised”
Special taxis for the infirm
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
Social development MEC Nancy Sihlwayi yesterday handed over eight “specialised” minibus taxis to six district municipalities and two metros to transport disabled people during times of need. The taxis will be used by department offices and each... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pupils stay away from rain-lashed school in KwaDukuzawhile work on new buildings has halted at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Secondary Schoo
Pupils stay away from rain-lashed school in KwaDukuza
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
while work on new buildings has halted at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Secondary School. A dispute between the Independent Development Trust (IDT) and the contractor earlier this year stopped the work. The trust manages social development projects... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#oromoprotests - the "Oromo Street" and Africa's Counter-Protest State - Part IIIn the first part of this series, I explored in historic perspectives (particul
#oromoprotests - the "Oromo Street" and Africa's Counter-Protest State - Part II
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
In the first part of this series, I explored in historic perspectives (particularly with developments in Oromia regional state) the Ethiopian government's road to becoming a counter-protest state, and proceeded to discuss the systematic ways in which... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More mining firms to undergo review over alleged violationsinterview with The STAR, Lopez said the Lumads revealed eight mining firms that
More mining firms to undergo review over alleged violations
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 hours ago
interview with The STAR, Lopez said the Lumads revealed eight mining firms that are allegedly committing environmental and social violations. One of which is Canadian-owned TVI Resource Development Philippines Inc. in Zamboanga del Norte which is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Floods warnings issued for most of the country Hailstorms were reported in a number of areas in Gauteng with reports of floo
Floods warnings issued for most of the country
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 hours ago
Hailstorms were reported in a number of areas in Gauteng with reports of flooding in and around Durban. FILE: Flooding on the N3 highway in Bedfordview. Picture: Supplied. heavy rains,Floods,Cold... Read more
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Times of Malta
The new Land Authorityor Nationalist. Although it is the Opposition’s duty to keep the government in
The new Land Authority
Times of Malta / Posted 22 hours ago
or Nationalist. Although it is the Opposition’s duty to keep the government in constant check, the problems with the Land Department have been accumulating over the last 30 years. For some reason, the previous administration did not feel the need... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Simple, non-invasive test may help screen young children for hearing deficits linked to autismwhich were published in the journal Autism Research, could ultimately be used a
Simple, non-invasive test may help screen young children for hearing deficits linked to autism
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 hours ago
which were published in the journal Autism Research, could ultimately be used as a way to identify children at risk for the disorder at an early age. "This study identifies a simple, safe, and non-invasive method to screen young children... Read more
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Sun Star
DSWD admits lack of support to PWD athletesDisabilities do not only suffer from lack of equal opportunity on employment an
DSWD admits lack of support to PWD athletes
Sun Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Disabilities do not only suffer from lack of equal opportunity on employment and accessibility, but also a lack of support for sporting skills to flourish. Rhojelia Claur, focal person of the Regional Committee on Disabilities Affairs (RCDA) led... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address has brought renew
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 22 hours ago
President Rodrigo Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address has brought renewed hope for constituents of , who believe that the man is sincere and genuine in his desire to serve the country and its people. “For now, we are happy and... Read more
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