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Online Recruitment
People Force International acquires UK Staffing LtdAfter the recent purchase of Elizabeth Arnold Associates which has now fully in
People Force International acquires UK Staffing Ltd
Online Recruitment / Posted 2 hours ago
After the recent purchase of Elizabeth Arnold Associates which has now fully integrated into People Force International’s Recruitment Division with predominant focus on permanent placements, the acquisition of UK Staffing Ltd takes the company into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Preparing for a Post-2020 NigeriaYear 2020 is forty-four months away. According to the 2009 perspective planning
Preparing for a Post-2020 Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Year 2020 is forty-four months away. According to the 2009 perspective planning of the National Planning Commission, the Vision 20:2020, the country's GDP is projected to reach $900 billion by 2020. That would rank Nigeria as one of the top 20... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Amnesty International welcomes efforts to protect civiliansThursday, 5 May 2016, 4:19 pmPress Release: Amnesty International 5 May 2016Amn
Amnesty International welcomes efforts to protect civilians
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 hours ago
Thursday, 5 May 2016, 4:19 pmPress Release: Amnesty International 5 May 2016Amnesty International welcomes New Zealand’s efforts to protect civilians as crucial resolution is adopted by UN... Read more
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Medical News Today
Medical error 'causes more than 250,000 deaths in the U.S. annually'Each year, more than 250,000 deaths in the United States occur as a result of m
Medical error 'causes more than 250,000 deaths in the U.S. annually'
Medical News Today / Posted 17 hours ago
Each year, more than 250,000 deaths in the United States occur as a result of medical error, making it the third leading cause of death in the country. This is the conclusion of a new study published in The BMJ. Researchers say medical error is the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As the Health Minister's 10,000 PHC Transformation Agenda Starts, We Urge Him to Keep Primary Health Care Under One RoofWe are in May. Later this month we will mark one year into the tenure of the Bu
As the Health Minister's 10,000 PHC Transformation Agenda Starts, We Urge Him to Keep Primary Health Care Under One Roof
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
We are in May. Later this month we will mark one year into the tenure of the Buhari administration, a quarter of its four-year mandate. Also in May, we anticipate the kick-off of the Minister's promised "one newly functional" primary health centre... Read more
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Business Wire
Owens & Minor Reports 1st Quarter 2016 Financial ResultsRICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE-OMI) today reported f
Owens & Minor Reports 1st Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE-OMI) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016, including consolidated revenues of $2.46 billion, an increase of 2.7% when compared to revenues of $2.39... Read more
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The Hill
Inversion rule: latest example of government overreachOver the last eight years, the Obama Administration has been bent on beating up
Inversion rule: latest example of government overreach
The Hill / Posted yesterday
Over the last eight years, the Obama Administration has been bent on beating up on business through rafts of new regulations. The Administration’s move to prevent companies from merging with corporations based in lower-tax countries, called... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Vision 2030 - an Overdue Trash or a Well-Thought-Out ScamThe most appreciable fundamental of life is not to copy what other people do if
Liberia's Vision 2030 - an Overdue Trash or a Well-Thought-Out Scam
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The most appreciable fundamental of life is not to copy what other people do if you don't understand why they do it, why they want to do it, or how they are doing it. The reason is if these basics are not grasped the possibilities for the most... Read more
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Medical News Today
Personalized breast cancer treatment steps closer with gene discoveryPersonalized treatment for breast cancer could be in sight, after researchers u
Personalized breast cancer treatment steps closer with gene discovery
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
Personalized treatment for breast cancer could be in sight, after researchers uncovered what they say is the most detailed picture to date of which genetic variations contribute to development of the disease. The new study may bring us closer to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
2016 Budget: How Queensland faredQueensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – an
2016 Budget: How Queensland fared
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Queensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – and its expectations were met. Immediately disqualified from the $5 billion asset recycling fund Joe Hockey and Tony Abbott set up in 2014 – because it was elected on a... Read more
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The Age
2016 Budget: How Queensland faredQueensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – an
2016 Budget: How Queensland fared
The Age / Posted yesterday
Queensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – and its expectations were met. Queensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – and its expectations were met. Immediately disqualified from... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
2016 Budget: How Queensland faredQueensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – an
2016 Budget: How Queensland fared
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Queensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – and its expectations were met. Queensland didn't expect a lot from the Turnbull Government's first budget – and its expectations were met. Immediately disqualified from... Read more
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Business Wire
Tenet Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) reported Adjus
Tenet Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) reported Adjusted EBITDA of $613 million for the first quarter of 2016, an increase of $84 million, or 15.9 percent, compared to $529 million in the first quarter of 2015. “I am... Read more
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Business Wire
Sunrise Senior Living Donates $75,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association®“We recognize the impact Alzheimer’s disease has on both the individuals living
Sunrise Senior Living Donates $75,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association®
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
“We recognize the impact Alzheimer’s disease has on both the individuals living with it and their caregivers. We are proud to continue our support and donate to the Alzheimer’s Association in the hopes of finding a cure and put an end to this... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why is Macca’s buying up tablets?McDonald’s customers in Shenzhen, China. Picture: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg I WAS
Why is Macca’s buying up tablets?
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
McDonald’s customers in Shenzhen, China. Picture: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg I WAS at a conference last week, discussing the impact of a $US15 per hour minimum wage on small businesses, particularly retailers and restaurants. “What will these businesses... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why is Macca’s buying up tablets?McDonald’s buys tables for ‘games’, but will they be used for self-service orde
Why is Macca’s buying up tablets?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
McDonald’s buys tables for ‘games’, but will they be used for self-service orders? | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website McDonald’s customers in Shenzhen, China.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sally Mack, longtime social worker who created innovative programs, dies at 82As a social worker, Ms. Mack helped create innovative programs at Greater Bosto
Sally Mack, longtime social worker who created innovative programs, dies at 82
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
As a social worker, Ms. Mack helped create innovative programs at Greater Boston hospitals. In June 1986, Sally Mack traveled from her Brookline home to Nevada, where she, her husband, and their three sons joined nearly 150 others to protest the... Read more
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Salon.com
Death, carnage and chaos: How NATO became one of the most destructive forces on the planetThis article originally appeared on In May 2012, in the warm Chicago sunshine,
Death, carnage and chaos: How NATO became one of the most destructive forces on the planet
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
This article originally appeared on In May 2012, in the warm Chicago sunshine, I sat with journalist Jim Foley who had just returned from Syria. Jim and I had come for a large demonstration against a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Aid group works to bring medical imaging to impoverished areas of the worldMammograms for women at risk for breast cancer, ultrasounds for expectant mothe
Aid group works to bring medical imaging to impoverished areas of the world
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Mammograms for women at risk for breast cancer, ultrasounds for expectant mothers and X-rays for injured and sick children. These diagnostic procedures are standard in U.S. hospitals and the basis for much of the medical care people receive, yet half... Read more
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Medical News Today
Daily chocolate intake linked to lower risk of diabetes, heart diseaseCould a doctor's visit one day result in a prescription for chocolate? Accordin
Daily chocolate intake linked to lower risk of diabetes, heart disease
Medical News Today / Posted 5 days ago
Could a doctor's visit one day result in a prescription for chocolate? According to a new study, it is possible. Researchers suggest that consuming a small amount of chocolate every day may lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Eating... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Comments from Signers of the Petition for the New York Primary to be Done Over With Safeguards[image selected is the Official Seal of the Attorney General of New York to who
Comments from Signers of the Petition for the New York Primary to be Done Over With Safeguards
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
[image selected is the Official Seal of the Attorney General of New York to whom this petition is directed] Comments from Some of the 1422 signers of the Petition for the New York Primary to be Done Over With Safeguards to Prevent Manipulation,... Read more
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Business Wire
Steve Bollinger, Co-Inventor of The Stork OTC, Featured on “Good Day Sacramento” to Talk Common Conception Myths and How The Stork OTC Can Help With Getting PregnantPITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rinovum Women’s Health announced today that CEO, S
Steve Bollinger, Co-Inventor of The Stork OTC, Featured on “Good Day Sacramento” to Talk Common Conception Myths and How The Stork OTC Can Help With Getting Pregnant
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rinovum Women’s Health announced today that CEO, Stephen Bollinger, will be interviewed live on “Good Day Sacramento”, Friday, April 29th, to discuss common conception myths and how The Stork OTC can help those trying to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World's Poorest Face Large Ongoing Health BillsThe researchers say that low-income countries only spend around 3 US cents on h
World's Poorest Face Large Ongoing Health Bills
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The researchers say that low-income countries only spend around 3 US cents on health for each dollar that rich countries spend. This is unlikely to change in the next 25 years despite growing wealth, according to the paper. This means people living... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Diagnosing heart attacks in 1 hour: an interview with Dr Richard BodyInterview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Why has the observati
Diagnosing heart attacks in 1 hour: an interview with Dr Richard Body
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Why has the observation time to rule-in or rule-out a heart attack traditionally been around 6-12 hours? Cardiac troponin is a highly sensitive and specific biomarker for myocardial injury... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Based Foundation Donates Shoes to 500 Pupils in OwerriAbuja — A United States-based Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), When in Need
Based Foundation Donates Shoes to 500 Pupils in Owerri
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Abuja — A United States-based Non-governmental Organisation (NGO), When in Need Foundation (WIN) has donated shoes to 500 pupils of Sam Njemanze Primary School, Owerri, Imo State, as part of its global outreach programme tagged 'Mission of Mercy'... Read more
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Newsmax
The Health Savings Account: The Best Retirement Investment Tool You've Never Heard OfTriple tax savings as HSA contributions are tax-free; interest on HSA balances
The Health Savings Account: The Best Retirement Investment Tool You've Never Heard Of
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
Triple tax savings as HSA contributions are tax-free; interest on HSA balances accrue tax-free; and, withdrawals are tax-free, as long as HSA funds are used for eligible healthcare expenses; You can invest your HSA dollars once you reach a minimum... Read more
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Business Wire
WPP Quarterly Trading UpdateNEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY) today reported its 2016
WPP Quarterly Trading Update
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY) today reported its 2016 First Quarter Trading Update. Quarter 1 highlights Revenue growth of 10.5%, with constant currency growth of 9.0%, like-for-like growth of 5.1%, 3.9% growth from... Read more
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SciDev.net
World’s poorest face large ongoing health bills“We have seen an overall stagnation in donor funding for global health,” says D
World’s poorest face large ongoing health bills
SciDev.net / Posted 7 days ago
“We have seen an overall stagnation in donor funding for global health,” says Dieleman, a researcher at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in the United States. “The slowdown comes just after the global financial crisis that impacted... Read more
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Business Wire
Ipsen’s First Quarter 2016 SalesIpsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today reported its sales for the first quarte
Ipsen’s First Quarter 2016 Sales
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) today reported its sales for the first quarter 2016. * Drug-related sales (active ingredients and raw materials) are recorded within Primary care sales. Commenting on the first quarter 2016 performance, Marc de... Read more
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Reuters
Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oilA gas flame is seen in the desert near the Khurais oilfield, about 160 km (99 m
Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oil
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
A gas flame is seen in the desert near the Khurais oilfield, about 160 km (99 miles) from Riyadh, June 23, 2008. State oil giant Saudi Aramco is adamant the biggest new field in its plan to raise oil capacity will arrive bang on schedule in June next... Read more
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Medical News Today
Morning flu shot might be more effective than afternoonInfluenza is still a significant threat to public health and ways to minimize i
Morning flu shot might be more effective than afternoon
Medical News Today / Posted 8 days ago
Influenza is still a significant threat to public health and ways to minimize its impact are constantly being investigated. The results of a study carried out at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, implies that the time of day that a... Read more
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Investopedia
3 Ways Tax Haven Governments Make MoneyIn recent years, the issue of comprehensive tax reform has caused quite a heate
3 Ways Tax Haven Governments Make Money
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
In recent years, the issue of comprehensive tax reform has caused quite a heated debate among politicians and members of different economic classes throughout several developed nations such as the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. In... Read more
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Aljazeera
Saudi Arabia: Reform comes with social responsibilityOn April 25, the Saudi government will unveil its "Vision for the Kingdom of Sa
Saudi Arabia: Reform comes with social responsibility
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
On April 25, the Saudi government will unveil its "Vision for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia", a sweeping package of economic reforms that includes the widely-reported "National Transformation Programme" as well as the privatisation of oil giant Saudi... Read more
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Rappler
Budget itinerary: A week in London for P50,000A fan of British spy novels, or BBC's recent TV adaptation of the Night Manager
Budget itinerary: A week in London for P50,000
Rappler / Posted 11 days ago
A fan of British spy novels, or BBC's recent TV adaptation of the Night Manager, might recognize that building across the river (MI6). All photos provided by Ligaya Solera "P50,000? That won't even pay for the hotel," said one reader skeptically, in... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING WEX Health Announces Winners of Its Annual Partner Excellence AwardsFARGO, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first bullet in the Innovator section of rele
CORRECTING and REPLACING WEX Health Announces Winners of Its Annual Partner Excellence Awards
Business Wire / Posted 12 days ago
FARGO, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The first bullet in the Innovator section of release dated April 18, 2016, should read Array Health (instead of Array Services Group). The corrected release reads: WEX HEALTH ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ITS ANNUAL PARTNER... Read more
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PR.com
Fahad Al Tamimi to Host a Special Dinner in Support of Research Into Radiation Therapy Fahad Al Tamimi will welcome high profile guests in London next week to suppo
Fahad Al Tamimi to Host a Special Dinner in Support of Research Into Radiation Therapy
PR.com / Posted 12 days ago
Fahad Al Tamimi will welcome high profile guests in London next week to support further research into the area of radiation therapy. London, United Kingdom,... Read more
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Breitbart
WATCH: Why Americans Should Back Brexit In 90 SecondsUK Independence Party (UKIP) Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Jonathan A
WATCH: Why Americans Should Back Brexit In 90 Seconds
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
UK Independence Party (UKIP) Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Jonathan Arnott has released a new video explaining how the European Union is strangling Britain. Using the example of the United States receiving a new flag, anthem, and being... Read more
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Business Wire
Baxalta Supports Research to Raise Awareness of Treatment Burden on Patients during the Sixth Annual World Primary Immunodeficiency WeekBANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE:BXLT), a global
Baxalta Supports Research to Raise Awareness of Treatment Burden on Patients during the Sixth Annual World Primary Immunodeficiency Week
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
BANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE:BXLT), a global biopharmaceutical leader dedicated to delivering transformative therapies to patients with orphan diseases and underserved conditions, today celebrates progress and... Read more
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PR NewsChannel
GD Biosciences expands PULS Cardiac Test availability to seven additional countriesIrvine, California-based Global Discovery Biosciences (GD Biosciences), a biote
GD Biosciences expands PULS Cardiac Test availability to seven additional countries
PR NewsChannel / Posted 14 days ago
Irvine, California-based Global Discovery Biosciences (GD Biosciences), a biotechnology company dedicated in research and development of innovative technology to conquer some of the biggest challenges in healthcare, announced that it will expand... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's Services Sector grew 10% a year in 2015-16: CII ReportIndia's services sector contributed about 61 per cent to India's Gross Domestic
India's Services Sector grew 10% a year in 2015-16: CII Report
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
India's services sector contributed about 61 per cent to India's Gross Domestic Product, growing strongly at approximately 10 per cent per annum in 2015-16, a report launched on Wednesday at the second Global Exhibition on Services. The report,... Read more
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Business Wire
Ameresco Appoints New VP of UK OperationsAn expert in business growth, client development and retention, Ms. MacIntosh i
Ameresco Appoints New VP of UK Operations
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
An expert in business growth, client development and retention, Ms. MacIntosh is a qualified Mechanical Engineer and Licensed Professional Engineer. She has more than 25 years of experience within the energy services sector and will be responsible... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt aims to showcase services trade potential through global exhibitionWith the 2015-16 financial year witnessing dismal merchandise trade, the govern
Govt aims to showcase services trade potential through global exhibition
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
With the 2015-16 financial year witnessing dismal merchandise trade, the government is betting big on services trade, sources in the ministry said. Weak global conditions like a crash in commodity prices, sluggish Chinese economy and tepid demand has... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
North American Universities: At the forefront of Computer Science studiesEach year, tens of thousands of Asian students give up the security and familia
North American Universities: At the forefront of Computer Science studies
Asian Correspondent / Posted 15 days ago
Each year, tens of thousands of Asian students give up the security and familiarity of home to seek a Computer Science education at a top North American university. A long history of technological innovation and universities that continue to blaze a... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
From the outside looking in: International students not entirely surprised by U.S. presidential electionThe 2016 United States presidential election cycle — with both parties featurin
From the outside looking in: International students not entirely surprised by U.S. presidential election
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 16 days ago
The 2016 United States presidential election cycle — with both parties featuring unorthodox political contenders and extensive global media coverage — has been an unprecedented surprise for the American electorate and, perhaps more so, for... Read more
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Press Release Network
Hong Kong Electronics Fair and ICT Expo Welcome Close to 93,000 Buyers The 13th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and
Hong Kong Electronics Fair and ICT Expo Welcome Close to 93,000 Buyers
Press Release Network / Posted 16 days ago
The 13th edition of the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and the concurrent HKTDC International ICT Expo concluded on Saturday. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade... Read more
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The Star
Healthcare expenditure seen rising in four countriesPETALING JAYA: Healthcare expenditure is expected to rise in this region due to
Healthcare expenditure seen rising in four countries
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Healthcare expenditure is expected to rise in this region due to the expanding middle class and income growth, according to RAM Ratings. Rising healthcare awareness is also expected to be one of the key drivers of private healthcare... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Is More Than Just Jacob Zuma's Ex-WifeShe's the first woman to lead the Africa Union Commission and one of the most e
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Is More Than Just Jacob Zuma's Ex-Wife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
She's the first woman to lead the Africa Union Commission and one of the most experienced public servants in the country. But as anticipation of her return from the African Union mounts, and rumours of leadership struggles within the ANC emerge, she... Read more
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Sun Star
Dole wants more healthcare workers hired in JapanTHE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) is looking at further improving t
Dole wants more healthcare workers hired in Japan
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) is looking at further improving the capabilities of Filipinos to get hired in Japan, despite already sending eight batches of nurses and caregivers under the Philippine-Japan Economic Partnership... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurgency - UK Gives Nigeria £32 Million Aid for North East DevtThe United Kingdom has announced a further £32 million over the next three year
Insurgency - UK Gives Nigeria £32 Million Aid for North East Devt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
The United Kingdom has announced a further £32 million over the next three years to help deliver basic, life-saving assistance and protection to some of the estimated 7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance due to the conflict in north... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
That CNN's Video of Chibok GirlsInternational broadcaster, CNN certainly wowed its global audience with the vid
That CNN's Video of Chibok Girls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
International broadcaster, CNN certainly wowed its global audience with the video it exclusively obtained of Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls that were abducted my Boko Haram terrorists on April 14, 2014 to the consternation of the entire world. As... Read more
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