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Manila Bulletin
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympicsuproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 minutes ago
uproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of plagiarism allegations. And the organizing committee has not disclosed an official estimate of costs, saying it’s still trying to figure it out and did not know when... Read more
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Salon.com
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympicsuproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics
Salon.com / Posted 55 minutes ago
uproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of plagiarism allegations. And the organizing committee has not disclosed an official estimate of costs, saying it’s still trying to figure it out and did not know when... Read more
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Daily Herald
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympicsuproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics
Daily Herald / Posted an hour ago
uproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of plagiarism allegations. And the organizing committee has not disclosed an official estimate of costs, saying it's still trying to figure it out and did not know when... Read more
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ABC News
Japan Worried About 2020 Problem, or Life After the Olympicsuproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of
Japan Worried About 2020 Problem, or Life After the Olympics
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
uproar over its cost. The Tokyo Olympics emblem is being redesigned because of plagiarism allegations. And the organizing committee has not disclosed an official estimate of costs, saying it's still trying to figure it out and did not know when... Read more
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Boston Globe
Drug industry’s image problem isn’t just about Martin Shkreliboy for sky-high drug prices, once again captured the public imagination as he
Drug industry’s image problem isn’t just about Martin Shkreli
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
boy for sky-high drug prices, once again captured the public imagination as he appeared last week before a congressional committee. The former hedge fund manager smirked his way through the hearing, where he asserted his Fifth Amendment right not... Read more
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The Economic Times
World Communication Forum to take place in March, India key focusfor Strategic Communications at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Rom
World Communication Forum to take place in March, India key focus
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
for Strategic Communications at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Roman Vassilenko, Chairman - Committee for International Information at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Kazakhstan and Scott Fahlman, Research Professor... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Lawmakers take aim at Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing companies in competing billsand other ride-sharing companies in Florida comes down to insurance for their d
Lawmakers take aim at Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing companies in competing bills
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
and other ride-sharing companies in Florida comes down to insurance for their drivers. On Tuesday the Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss SB 1118 by Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, that would require drivers working for... Read more
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Island Packet
Many cities at risk of lead in drinking waterJeffrey K. Griffiths, a professor of public health at Tufts University and a fo
Many cities at risk of lead in drinking water
Island Packet / Posted 5 hours ago
Jeffrey K. Griffiths, a professor of public health at Tufts University and a former chairman of the EPA’s Drinking Water Committee The Environmental Protection Agency says streams tapped by water utilities serving a third of the population are... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Cybersecurity: Obama budget seeks to boost cyber spendingbiggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect th
Overnight Cybersecurity: Obama budget seeks to boost cyber spending
The Hill / Posted 6 hours ago
biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Study slams Arkansas poultry processing plants for low wages, lack of sick leaveWe missed this last week: The Northwest Arkansas Workers’ Justice Center releas
Study slams Arkansas poultry processing plants for low wages, lack of sick leave
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 hours ago
We missed this last week: The Northwest Arkansas Workers’ Justice Center released a study of wages and working conditions in Arkansas poultry plants after conducting surveys of some 500 workers on the processing line. Researchers at the University... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Family who lost child in zip-line accident 'shocked' by state reportCounty said their daughter would still be alive had the course been inspected a
Family who lost child in zip-line accident 'shocked' by state report
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 hours ago
County said their daughter would still be alive had the course been inspected and regulated properly. The family is working with state Rep. Ted Davis Jr., R-New Hanover, to initiate safety regulations on zip-lines to prevent further injuries... Read more
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Investopedia
Obama Wants to Double Wall Street Regulationto $1.8 billion in 2017 and a 32% increase for the CFTC to $330 million, Bloomb
Obama Wants to Double Wall Street Regulation
Investopedia / Posted 7 hours ago
to $1.8 billion in 2017 and a 32% increase for the CFTC to $330 million, Bloomberg reported. “The president will continue working to make sure that the financial system works for everyone,” Zients wrote. “As the financial services industry... Read more
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Salon.com
Business HighlightsPress story that found nearly a third of panelists at a December meeting of the
Business Highlights
Salon.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Press story that found nearly a third of panelists at a December meeting of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee had apparent financial ties to painkiller manufacturers, including the maker of OxyContin. After big loss, Credit... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Energy: Lawmakers keep watch on Flint crisisin Flint, Mich. returns to lawmakers' agendas this week. House Democrats annou
Overnight Energy: Lawmakers keep watch on Flint crisis
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
in Flint, Mich. returns to lawmakers' agendas this week. House Democrats announced Monday that they will hold a Steering Committee hearing on the matter this week. The group, a partisan committee, invited Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) to testify,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Sen. Markey asks FAA to provide more details about efforts to prevent drone-plane collisionsanswered publicly before by the FAA, Markey sought more specific and more compr
Sen. Markey asks FAA to provide more details about efforts to prevent drone-plane collisions
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
answered publicly before by the FAA, Markey sought more specific and more comprehensive answers. Markey is a member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, which oversees, among other things, aviation operations and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MainPower announces new leadership teamand adapt to new technologies while also having a level of agility to rapidly r
MainPower announces new leadership team
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 hours ago
and adapt to new technologies while also having a level of agility to rapidly respond to change. “The electricity industry is facing a fundamental change driven largely by emerging technologies and advancements in energy storage. Combined... Read more
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The Hill
GOP pushes to prohibit states from requiring paid trucker breaksthe House this week. The Federal Aviation Administration measure unveiled by t
GOP pushes to prohibit states from requiring paid trucker breaks
The Hill / Posted 10 hours ago
the House this week. The Federal Aviation Administration measure unveiled by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee last week including language that would prohibit states from enacting or enforcing a "law, regulation, or other... Read more
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Orange County Register
Regulatory gaps leave unsafe lead levels in water nationwideJeffrey K. Griffiths, a professor of public health at Tufts University and a fo
Regulatory gaps leave unsafe lead levels in water nationwide
Orange County Register / Posted 11 hours ago
Jeffrey K. Griffiths, a professor of public health at Tufts University and a former chairman of the EPA’s Drinking Water Committee. “And we have lots of really good professionals in the water industry who see themselves as protecting the public... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Library gearing up for Downtown DocFest returndocumentary focuses on R&B queen, Miss Sharon Jones. Jones, who fronts her band
Library gearing up for Downtown DocFest return
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 12 hours ago
documentary focuses on R&B queen, Miss Sharon Jones. Jones, who fronts her band the Dap-Kings, retells being told by music-industry executives that she was “too fat, too black, too short, too old” to be a star. Nonetheless, she continued to sing... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Lenox All Boards meeting to explore broad zoning changesat the annual town meeting in May. A formidable list of topics for discussion
Lenox All Boards meeting to explore broad zoning changes
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 13 hours ago
at the annual town meeting in May. A formidable list of topics for discussion on Tuesday has been drawn up by a small working group, including Miller, Town Manager Christopher Ketchen, the Planning and Zoning boards and the Building... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Harry Harpham, MPHarpham established himself as a popular and hard-working MP. He was a member o
Harry Harpham, MP
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
Harpham established himself as a popular and hard-working MP. He was a member of the environment, food and rural affairs select committee, and PPS to the shadow energy secretary Lisa Nandy. Diagnosed with cancer after last September’s party... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Official details storm's lasting effects on dairy industrytake months to tally the true costs of a winter storm that killed an untold num
Official details storm's lasting effects on dairy industry
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 13 hours ago
take months to tally the true costs of a winter storm that killed an untold number of livestock and derailed the dairy industry. Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte testified Monday before the House agriculture committee. He said producers have... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Official details storm's lasting effects on dairy industrytake months to tally the true costs of a winter storm that killed an untold num
Official details storm's lasting effects on dairy industry
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 13 hours ago
take months to tally the true costs of a winter storm that killed an untold number of livestock and derailed the dairy industry. Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte testified Monday before the House agriculture committee. He said producers have... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Official details storm's lasting effects on dairy industrytake months to tally the true costs of a winter storm that killed an untold num
Official details storm's lasting effects on dairy industry
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 13 hours ago
take months to tally the true costs of a winter storm that killed an untold number of livestock and derailed the dairy industry. Agriculture Secretary Jeff Witte testified Monday before the House agriculture committee. He said producers have... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Pro bono spotight: Attorneys help human trafficking survivorsor forced labor. After drug dealing, trafficking of humans is tied with arms d
Pro bono spotight: Attorneys help human trafficking survivors
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 13 hours ago
or forced labor. After drug dealing, trafficking of humans is tied with arms dealing as the second largest criminal industry in the world � and it is the fastest growing. Many victims of human trafficking are forced to work in prostitution... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
50 years on, Bernie Sanders still champions values of his Israeli kibbutzand were opening a factory for solar water heaters. The kibbutz also boasts a f
50 years on, Bernie Sanders still champions values of his Israeli kibbutz
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 14 hours ago
and were opening a factory for solar water heaters. The kibbutz also boasts a flour mill. But as much as agriculture or industry, ideology drove Shaar Haamakim in the ’60s. The kibbutz belonged to the Israeli political party Mapam, which in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Can Zuma build bridges with business?leaders have repeatedly accused the government of implementing inappropriate po
Can Zuma build bridges with business?
iol.co.za / Posted 15 hours ago
leaders have repeatedly accused the government of implementing inappropriate policies and undermining private industry. Disgruntlement with Zuma’s management of Africa’s most-industrialised economy peaked in December when he shocked... Read more
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International Business Times
Philip Hampton: UK government defends appointment of second man as Women on Boards chair The UK government has defended its decision to appoint another male executive t
Philip Hampton: UK government defends appointment of second man as Women on Boards chair
International Business Times / Posted 15 hours ago
The UK government has defended its decision to appoint another male executive to chair the Women on Boards committee. The department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has appointed GlaxoSmithKline chairman Philip Hampton to lead the movement... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Poultry farmers 'using more antibiotics linked to resistant food poisoning bugs'spread of potentially deadly bacteria in humans are being used in significantly
Poultry farmers 'using more antibiotics linked to resistant food poisoning bugs'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
spread of potentially deadly bacteria in humans are being used in significantly increased quantities by the British poultry industry, an investigation has revealed. Industry figures obtained by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism show that UK... Read more
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WA Today
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdownProfessor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was c
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdown
WA Today / Posted 16 hours ago
Professor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee between 2001 and 2012. Under the current system the benefit for a device is fixed and cannot be undercut by a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Anger as diamond benefits elusiveand are surviving on wild fruits like baobab, Mutsago said. Amid frequent drou
Anger as diamond benefits elusive
New Zimbabwe / Posted 16 hours ago
and are surviving on wild fruits like baobab, Mutsago said. Amid frequent drought, people in Marange had hoped the diamond industry would invest in reviving irrigation schemes. National law requires mining companies to help local communities... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulationcompanies like Lyft and Uber in competing House and Senate versions being consi
Insurance differences stall progress on ride-hail regulation
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
companies like Lyft and Uber in competing House and Senate versions being considered. On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss SB 1118 by Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, that would require drivers working for... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?extraordinary intensity of the terrible 2009 "Black Saturday" fires in Victoria
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
extraordinary intensity of the terrible 2009 "Black Saturday" fires in Victoria, that the Australian Emergency Management Committee created two new categories for the national fire danger ratings - "Extreme" and "Catastrophic/Code Red". According... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdownProfessor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was c
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdown
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Professor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee between 2001 and 2012. Under the current system the benefit for a device is fixed and cannot be undercut by a... Read more
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The Age
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdownProfessor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was c
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdown
The Age / Posted 17 hours ago
Professor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee between 2001 and 2012. Under the current system the benefit for a device is fixed and cannot be undercut by a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdownProfessor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was c
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdown
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
Professor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee between 2001 and 2012. Under the current system the benefit for a device is fixed and cannot be undercut by a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdownProfessor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was c
Professor Lloyd Sansom to head prosthetics crackdown
Canberra Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Professor Sansom helped develop Australia's National Medicines Policy and was chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee between 2001 and 2012. Under the current system the benefit for a device is fixed and cannot be undercut by a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aligbe - Airlines Suffer the Most in Economic DownturnsIndustry consultant and CEO of Belujane Konsult, Chris Aligbe says government h
Aligbe - Airlines Suffer the Most in Economic Downturns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Industry consultant and CEO of Belujane Konsult, Chris Aligbe says government has to take urgent steps to revive the aviation industry, improve landing aids, and resuscitate the airlines, which are greatly affected by the current economic slowdown.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ogboru, Emerhor Didn't Really Campaign for Governorship - Okowabecause we need a lot of this in Nigeria so that we will be able to train our p
Ogboru, Emerhor Didn't Really Campaign for Governorship - Okowa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
because we need a lot of this in Nigeria so that we will be able to train our people in various aspects of the maritime industry. We are already talking with Okerenkoko community. I received a delegation from them and I am expecting a letter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TSA, Accountability and Remitareceipt as a way to curtail fake presentation of receipts in government busines
TSA, Accountability and Remita
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
receipt as a way to curtail fake presentation of receipts in government business transactions. In collaboration with other industry players, Remita allows payers to walk into any bank, including the growing micro finance banks in Nigeria, make... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Zuma seeks advice of chief execs to avoid junk statusleaders have repeatedly accused the government of implementing inappropriate po
Zuma seeks advice of chief execs to avoid junk status
Mail & Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
leaders have repeatedly accused the government of implementing inappropriate policies and undermining private industry. Disgruntlement with Zuma’s management of Africa’s most-industrialised economy peaked in December when he shocked... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Guest column: The Bernie Sanders Phenomenonin either major party drawing attention to serious issues such as income and we
Guest column: The Bernie Sanders Phenomenon
The Daily Cougar / Posted 20 hours ago
in either major party drawing attention to serious issues such as income and wealth inequality, regulation of the financial industry, expanding healthcare access via universal healthcare, and addressing deep issues of racial and economic justice. He... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Battle against censor in a progressive state: Kamal HaasanBoston: Actor Kamal Haasan, who is part of the reform committee of Central Boar
Battle against censor in a progressive state: Kamal Haasan
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
Boston: Actor Kamal Haasan, who is part of the reform committee of Central Board of Film Certification, said he was opposed to censorship but had no issues with certification, which should be there like a "statutory warning". Haasan, 61, in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial Inclusion Lessons From Davosmachines, usage leaves a digital footprint.As such, they will naturally tend to
Financial Inclusion Lessons From Davos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
machines, usage leaves a digital footprint.As such, they will naturally tend to experience an expanded access to credit for working capital (when they approach micro finance institutions or banks), which they could not do before the partnership.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Our Girls Can Be Found, Chibok Community Tells Obasanjowill, presence of various uncoordinated initiatives and poorly targeted benefic
Our Girls Can Be Found, Chibok Community Tells Obasanjo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
will, presence of various uncoordinated initiatives and poorly targeted beneficiaries among other factors, and was working to avoid the pitfalls. The senior special assistant said for the Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT, where one million... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Miners switch from coal to codingworks for Bit Source now, a Pikeville, Ky., startup that's out to prove there's
Miners switch from coal to coding
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
works for Bit Source now, a Pikeville, Ky., startup that's out to prove there's life after coal for the thousands of industry veterans who've lost their jobs in an unprecedented rout that has already forced five major producers into... Read more
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Reuters
Coolheaded algos holding on amid global energy price slideresearch programs and so on ... it's a friendly environment that we think it's
Coolheaded algos holding on amid global energy price slide
Reuters / Posted 23 hours ago
research programs and so on ... it's a friendly environment that we think it's important to offer." It seems to be working. Five hundred people applied for a recent job advert to join Lynx's team spread across four floors of a modern... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: Iswaranwhat Singapore need to navigate what is shaping up to be a challenging year of
Singapore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: Iswaran
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
what Singapore need to navigate what is shaping up to be a challenging year of the Fire Monkey, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran, said on Monday (Feb 8). In a speech at the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singpore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: Iswaranwhat Singapore need to navigate what is shaping up to be a challenging year of
Singpore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: Iswaran
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
what Singapore need to navigate what is shaping up to be a challenging year of the Fire Monkey, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran, said on Monday (Feb 8). In a speech at the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Implement Recommendations On National Carrier - Sirikaof a new national carrier. Sirika gave the assurance on Friday evening in Abuj
FG to Implement Recommendations On National Carrier - Sirika
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
of a new national carrier. Sirika gave the assurance on Friday evening in Abuja at the inauguration of the Ministerial Committee on Assessment of Security Situation in Nigeria's Airports. The minister said that President Muhammadu Buhari... Read more
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