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Channel NewsAsia
savvy Thai monks wage PR war to defend scandal-hit abbotrise comes as mainstream monasteries in Thailand struggle to stay relevant to y
savvy Thai monks wage PR war to defend scandal-hit abbot
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 minutes ago
rise comes as mainstream monasteries in Thailand struggle to stay relevant to younger generations swept up in the rapid economic development that has frayed traditional community networks and ways of life. They have also been rocked by a series... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS, once untouchable, to see changesstudents to be cut from TOPS and that he previously has opposed Donahue’s ceili
TOPS, once untouchable, to see changes
The Advocate / Posted 19 minutes ago
students to be cut from TOPS and that he previously has opposed Donahue’s ceiling. “It’s my belief that TOPS is the best economic development program that we have,” he said. Asked if there was any room left to change TOPS, he said, “What is... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Reconstruction set for part of M-59 in Macomb Countyshut down, Kotsonis said. He said the project will be about 1.75 miles each way
Reconstruction set for part of M-59 in Macomb County
Detroit Free Press / Posted 30 minutes ago
shut down, Kotsonis said. He said the project will be about 1.75 miles each way. John Paul Rea, the county's planning and economic development director, said local officials have been working with MDOT on the project — which includes mast arms for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tinubu, Fashola Inaugurate Multi-Billion Naira ProjectsDeputy Governor of Lagos state, Mr Olufemi Pedro, said:"Roads attract developme
Tinubu, Fashola Inaugurate Multi-Billion Naira Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Mr Olufemi Pedro, said:"Roads attract development because they help to improve the socio-economic development of the rural communities. "Therefore, we have strong hope that these projects will change the lives of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Threats to Life From Diseases No Longer Local, Says WHOthis Change Agenda, Nigeria has also recognized the potential of the health sec
Threats to Life From Diseases No Longer Local, Says WHO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
this Change Agenda, Nigeria has also recognized the potential of the health sector to reduce poverty, promote rapid socio-economic development and shared prosperity with its catalytic effect on individual productivity and that relevant process to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stand Up for a Free Internet, Whether or Not You Work OnlineThe internet is no longer a luxury, nice-to-have utility. It's a crucial enable
Stand Up for a Free Internet, Whether or Not You Work Online
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 minutes ago
The internet is no longer a luxury, nice-to-have utility. It's a crucial enabler of economic development. That is why we should all be internet advocates, of advancing internet access across the country, making it affordable and keeping it open,... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Annual Fit for Life event brings large crowd-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime r
Annual Fit for Life event brings large crowd
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 39 minutes ago
-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic developmentCrime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic development With a major festival kicking off... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Cadets from Civil Air Patrol hold open house-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime r
Cadets from Civil Air Patrol hold open house
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 39 minutes ago
-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic developmentCrime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic development With a major festival kicking off... Read more
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The Advocate
Union Tank Car laying off 224 workers at Alexandria plantcompany failed to reach the payroll requirements and had to return $1.8 million
Union Tank Car laying off 224 workers at Alexandria plant
The Advocate / Posted an hour ago
company failed to reach the payroll requirements and had to return $1.8 million to the state, according to the Louisiana Economic Development department. But the company recovered along with the economy. The latest figures the company reported... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS, once untouchable, to see changesstudents to be cut from TOPS and that he previously has opposed Donahue’s ceili
TOPS, once untouchable, to see changes
The Advocate / Posted an hour ago
students to be cut from TOPS and that he previously has opposed Donahue’s ceiling. “It’s my belief that TOPS is the best economic development program that we have,” he said. Asked if there was any room left to change TOPS, he said, “What is... Read more
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The Advocate
Behind the failed promises of development incentivesLouisiana Economic Development has long been the favorite son among state gover
Behind the failed promises of development incentives
The Advocate / Posted an hour ago
Louisiana Economic Development has long been the favorite son among state government agencies. For at least the past decade, legislators have patted LED secretaries on the head, praised them and opened their wallets wide. But that may be... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Emergency officials prepare for hurricane season-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime r
Emergency officials prepare for hurricane season
KTBS Shreveport / Posted an hour ago
-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic developmentCrime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic development With a major festival kicking off... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(3rd LD) Park warns of advancements in N. Korea's nuclear programcooperation, said Kim. Also Saturday, Park told the Korean representatives tha
(3rd LD) Park warns of advancements in N. Korea's nuclear program
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 2 hours ago
cooperation, said Kim. Also Saturday, Park told the Korean representatives that South Korea will continue to help Uganda’s economic development through Seoul’s "Saemaeul Movement," or new community movement that is credited with helping modernize... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
U.S. Senate Democratic candidates talk issuesIowa. "I think people are tired of Senator Grassley," said Hogg. Other points
U.S. Senate Democratic candidates talk issues
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 hours ago
Iowa. "I think people are tired of Senator Grassley," said Hogg. Other points of concern included decriminalization and economic development. While some agreed it starts with education. "Invest in education, training, youth employment," said... Read more
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TribLIVE
Taking trepidation out of technologyasking me when I'm going to buy a car, but I don't know about all that new stuf
Taking trepidation out of technology
TribLIVE / Posted 2 hours ago
asking me when I'm going to buy a car, but I don't know about all that new stuff,” said Garcia, chairwoman of LaSed, an economic development organization in southwest Detroit. “Me, I just want to get in and get to my location.” Rachel Churches... Read more
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The Star
‘No port, no life’ at Sime’s Weifangthe pack. Its operation became profitable in the first year. For the past 10 y
‘No port, no life’ at Sime’s Weifang
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
the pack. Its operation became profitable in the first year. For the past 10 years, business expanded along with the rapid economic development of China and Weifang, an industrial and farming town. Lee: ‘Weifang Port prides itself for having... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Neighbors react to death of 2-old boy-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime r
Neighbors react to death of 2-old boy
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 3 hours ago
-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic developmentCrime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic development With a major festival kicking off... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Jackson to sign sister pact with Senegal cityand Senior Counselor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fode’ Seck. A sister c
Jackson to sign sister pact with Senegal city
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 hours ago
and Senior Counselor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fode’ Seck. A sister city relationship is designed to further economic development and open avenues for educational and cultural exchanges. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Volunteer fire departments are opportunity for real changeWest Virginia Public Service Commissioner. He is also a special project consult
Volunteer fire departments are opportunity for real change
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
West Virginia Public Service Commissioner. He is also a special project consultant to The State Journal on business and economic development issues. His comments herein are his alone. West Virginia’s volunteer fire departments are in a state of... Read more
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The Advocate
Trickle-down impact of tourismour power-crazy parish czar has stripped (not cut but completely stripped) tour
Trickle-down impact of tourism
The Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
our power-crazy parish czar has stripped (not cut but completely stripped) tourism funding from the proposed budget of the economic development board, which has been stacked with uninformed yes-men (with some memorable exceptions). Why is he so... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Book on McComb family back in printthem for good reasons, such as a devotion to the arts ... or other forms of vol
Book on McComb family back in print
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 hours ago
them for good reasons, such as a devotion to the arts ... or other forms of volunteerism, as well as efforts at community economic development." Brown added, and I strongly disagree on this, that "Red Heffner and his family had not quite moved... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
On The Movereal estate, corporate and commercial lending, including SBA loan closings and
On The Move
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 hours ago
real estate, corporate and commercial lending, including SBA loan closings and secured transactions designed to cultivate economic development, create and preserve job opportunities and stimulate business growth. Peter M. Damin was promoted to... Read more
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York Daily Record
Wagner: I won't be 'bullied' into dropping support for bill banning LGBT discriminationThe Spring Garden Township Republican said it's a matter of fairness and econom
Wagner: I won't be 'bullied' into dropping support for bill banning LGBT discrimination
York Daily Record / Posted 5 hours ago
The Spring Garden Township Republican said it's a matter of fairness and economic development. State Sen. Scott Wagner isn't backing away from his support for a state bill that would bar discrimination against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Hair today and gone tomorrowNews. Some results suggested they had fallen asleep among goats. Following the
Hair today and gone tomorrow
Terrace Standard / Posted 6 hours ago
News. Some results suggested they had fallen asleep among goats. Following the town’s story on national news, the town’s economic development officer fielded a flood of phone calls and emails from news media and interested applicants from around... Read more
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WALB Albany
Community block party gathers design insightchoose how they want the area to look near the Broad Avenue Bridge. The plan a
Community block party gathers design insight
WALB Albany / Posted 7 hours ago
choose how they want the area to look near the Broad Avenue Bridge. The plan aims to promote healthy lifestyles and boost economic development. "We've done things like put in fake cross walks and extended bike lanes. So, people can get a feel for... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Buzz: Baton Rouge zoo critic tries to derail BREC awardof his love for Baton Rouge and thanked Mayor-President Kip Holden, his staff a
Metro Buzz: Baton Rouge zoo critic tries to derail BREC award
The Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
of his love for Baton Rouge and thanked Mayor-President Kip Holden, his staff and the Metro Council for their commitment to economic development. “Continue your focus on economic development; we’ve seen some of the biggest wins in the history of... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Sarah Strommen seeking re-election as Ramsey mayorCouncil outlined a strategic plan to focus our efforts and investments in key a
Sarah Strommen seeking re-election as Ramsey mayor
ABC Newspapers / Posted 7 hours ago
Council outlined a strategic plan to focus our efforts and investments in key areas. That focus has brought significant economic development and transportation achievements to Ramsey.”In the past year alone, according to Strommen, Ramsey has... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
On the trailDemocratic State Senate Candidate Adam Hinds has unveiled his economic developm
On the trail
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 hours ago
Democratic State Senate Candidate Adam Hinds has unveiled his economic development platform as part of a tour of a recent tour of the businesses in the Berkshire-Hampshire-Franklin-Hampden Senate district. Hinds has laid out the priorities as... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's your chance to buy that empty prison1.6 million square feet aren't likely to fall from the sky by August, when AT&T
Here's your chance to buy that empty prison
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 hours ago
1.6 million square feet aren't likely to fall from the sky by August, when AT&T's lease expires. Kevin Kramer, director of economic development at the village of Hoffman Estates, says the property needs some creative thinking and a redevelopment... Read more
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Sunday Observer
More facilities for MPs in development workrequired facilities to MPs involved in development activities. "Even during th
More facilities for MPs in development work
Sunday Observer / Posted 8 hours ago
required facilities to MPs involved in development activities. "Even during the tenure of the former government, then Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa provided a vehicle to each UPFA MP who helped to carry out development work",... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Rapid implementation of Comprehensive Partnership:provide 38 billion yen (Around Rs 50 billion) as Official Development Assistanc
Rapid implementation of Comprehensive Partnership:
Sunday Observer / Posted 8 hours ago
provide 38 billion yen (Around Rs 50 billion) as Official Development Assistance (ODA) loans to Sri Lanka to promote socio- economic development in Sri Lanka, when he met President Maithripala Sirisena in Nagoya, Japan following the Outreach Meeting... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Events to mark Memorial Day Monday-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime r
Events to mark Memorial Day Monday
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 8 hours ago
-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic developmentCrime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic development With a major festival kicking off... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
LSU’s Mike VI taken for radiation treatment preparation-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime r
LSU’s Mike VI taken for radiation treatment preparation
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 9 hours ago
-- and nowhere is that more common than with the hit musical Hamilton. Crime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic developmentCrime rates , quality of life play vital role in economic development With a major festival kicking off... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Inside the BDC, questions about Port Covingtonmeetings that were closed to the public. The release came after the state Open
Inside the BDC, questions about Port Covington
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
meetings that were closed to the public. The release came after the state Open Meetings Compliance Board said the city's economic development body improperly barred the public and reporters. The advisory opinion came after a complaint filed by... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Asia seen driving growth of global insurance marketglobal life insurance market. “The outlook for the insurance sector for the ne
Asia seen driving growth of global insurance market
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 hours ago
global life insurance market. “The outlook for the insurance sector for the next two years has brightened, despite weaker economic development in some regions. In the medium term, many emerging markets will continue to drive growth in the... Read more
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Island Packet
South Korean president visits Uganda to talk businessas well as advanced technological expertise. I hope the know-how Korea has accu
South Korean president visits Uganda to talk business
Island Packet / Posted 11 hours ago
as well as advanced technological expertise. I hope the know-how Korea has accumulated so far will be able to contribute to economic development in Uganda." Park is expected to meet Sunday with the recently re-elected Museveni, who frequently... Read more
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New Kerala
Guinea-Bissau: Ban urges all political stakeholders to avoid escalation after outbreak of protests - newkerala.com #69366in Guinea-Bissau is gravely affecting the functioning of the countrys instituti
Guinea-Bissau: Ban urges all political stakeholders to avoid escalation after outbreak of protests - newkerala.com #69366
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
in Guinea-Bissau is gravely affecting the functioning of the countrys institutions and undermining prospects for socio-economic development. He calls on all political stakeholders to urgently bring the ongoing impasse to an end in the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
South Korean president visits Uganda to talk businessas well as advanced technological expertise. I hope the know-how Korea has accu
South Korean president visits Uganda to talk business
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
as well as advanced technological expertise. I hope the know-how Korea has accumulated so far will be able to contribute to economic development in Uganda." Park is expected to meet Sunday with the recently re-elected Museveni, who frequently... Read more
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Boston Herald
South Korean president visits Uganda to talk businessas well as advanced technological expertise. I hope the know-how Korea has accu
South Korean president visits Uganda to talk business
Boston Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
as well as advanced technological expertise. I hope the know-how Korea has accumulated so far will be able to contribute to economic development in Uganda." Park is expected to meet Sunday with the recently re-elected Museveni, who frequently... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Central District’s shrinking black community wonders what’s nextbuilt by his great-grandfather, where various struggling family members have li
Central District’s shrinking black community wonders what’s next
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 hours ago
built by his great-grandfather, where various struggling family members have lived over the years. He talks about an economic “disconnect” between his generation and his parents’. Spac3man says that while he was growing up off and on in the... Read more
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The Star
Promoting our beautyalso benefitted North Carolina’s park system, according to Locke.Monetary impac
Promoting our beauty
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
also benefitted North Carolina’s park system, according to Locke.Monetary impact of tourismIn addition to its ties with economic development, tourism in North Carolina has its own major monetary impact on the state. A study from TNS Travels... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Promoting our beautyalso benefitted North Carolina’s park system, according to Locke. Monetary imp
Promoting our beauty
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 hours ago
also benefitted North Carolina’s park system, according to Locke. Monetary impact of tourism In addition to its ties with economic development, tourism in North Carolina has its own major monetary impact on the state. A study from TNS Travels... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testingvehicles in 2011. Michigan’s Department of Transportation worked with legislat
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 hours ago
vehicles in 2011. Michigan’s Department of Transportation worked with legislators to develop the bills, which also have support from the state’s economic development officials. Gov. Rick Snyder is “very supportive” of the concept, a spokesman... Read more
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Salon.com
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testingMight Also Like Michigan’s DOT worked with legislators to develop the bills, w
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing
Salon.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Might Also Like Michigan’s DOT worked with legislators to develop the bills, which also have support from the state’s economic development officials. Gov. Rick Snyder is “very supportive” of the concept, a spokesman said. “We’re working with... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testingas a precaution. Michigan's DOT worked with legislators to develop the bills,
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 hours ago
as a precaution. Michigan's DOT worked with legislators to develop the bills, which also have support from the state's economic development officials. Gov. Rick Snyder is "very supportive" of the concept, a spokesman said. "We're working with... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testingDepartment of Transportation worked with legislators to develop the bills, whic
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 13 hours ago
Department of Transportation worked with legislators to develop the bills, which also have support from the state's economic development officials. Gov. Rick Snyder is "very supportive" of the concept, a spokesman says. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testingas a precaution. Michigan's DOT worked with legislators to develop the bills,
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 hours ago
as a precaution. Michigan's DOT worked with legislators to develop the bills, which also have support from the state's economic development officials. Gov. Rick Snyder is "very supportive" of the concept, a spokesman said. "We're working with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High Tariffs, Taxes Killing African Airlinesserve the leisure of the rich, noting that until government and its agencies be
High Tariffs, Taxes Killing African Airlines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
serve the leisure of the rich, noting that until government and its agencies begin to see air transport as a catalyst to economic development and create possibilities that would enable ordinary people to also travel by air, African states may not... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Chabahar port beneficial for China: MediaEast Asia, Southeast Asia and Central Asia, India can promote infrastructure de
Chabahar port beneficial for China: Media
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 hours ago
East Asia, Southeast Asia and Central Asia, India can promote infrastructure development that will be conducive to economic development in the entire region, it said. India’s government has called for efforts to make the country a... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testingDepartment of Transportation worked with legislators to develop the bills, whic
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 hours ago
Department of Transportation worked with legislators to develop the bills, which also have support from the state's economic development officials. Gov. Rick Snyder is "very supportive" of the concept, a spokesman says. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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