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AllAfrica.com
Azeez Alatoye - Pioneer Status Incentive to Indigenous, Marginal Field Operators Is in the Right DirectionProfessional Services before leading Ascension. Over the years, Azeez has acqu
Azeez Alatoye - Pioneer Status Incentive to Indigenous, Marginal Field Operators Is in the Right Direction
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Professional Services before leading Ascension. Over the years, Azeez has acquired proven experience in tax and regulatory advisory, compliance, defense and litigation support. Azeez is a paper presenter both home and abroad. Within a span of three... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-Mindsthe appointments of Pastor and Engineer Babachir David Lawal, popularly known a
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-Minds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
the appointments of Pastor and Engineer Babachir David Lawal, popularly known as BD Lawal, as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation; Alhaji Abba Kyari as the new Chief of Staff, Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali as the new Customs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Kenyan Law to Regulate Oil, Gas Explorationestablish an independent upstream regulatory authority and a sovereign wealth f
New Kenyan Law to Regulate Oil, Gas Exploration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
establish an independent upstream regulatory authority and a sovereign wealth fund. If the law is passed, the national government will retain 75 per cent of the profit from commercial oil and gas produced, with the county governments hosting... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'Illegal' Malaysian protests call for PM Najib Razak’s resignationfor the resignation of the prime minister, Najib Razak, who is battling the fal
'Illegal' Malaysian protests call for PM Najib Razak’s resignation
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
for the resignation of the prime minister, Najib Razak, who is battling the fallout from a damning financial scandal. The government was quick to condemn the weekend-long rallies, calling them illegal and blocking the website of the organisers, a... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
City election campaigning heats up after quiet summer1, 2 and 4 are on the ballot, as is the presiding municipal judge position. All
City election campaigning heats up after quiet summer
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 2 days ago
1, 2 and 4 are on the ballot, as is the presiding municipal judge position. All of the seats are four-year terms. Also, local political organizations are gearing up to vet candidates. Last week, Mayor Ken Miyagishima, a Democrat and an... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Paul Volcker Fast FactsPrinceton University, B.A., 1949; Harvard University Graduate School of Public
Paul Volcker Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
Princeton University, B.A., 1949; Harvard University Graduate School of Public Administration, M.A., Political Economy and Government, 1951; Attended the London School of Economics, 1951-1952 Other Facts: Graduated summa cum laude from Princeton... Read more
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WestportNow
Malloy Picks Landon for State CommitteeSchools Superintendent Elliott Landon, who is retiring after 17 years at the en
Malloy Picks Landon for State Committee
WestportNow / Posted 4 days ago
Schools Superintendent Elliott Landon, who is retiring after 17 years at the end of the 2015-16 academic year, to the state Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (ACIR), Landon learned in a letter today. His term runs though August... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list
Prospect Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and peerages lists for 2015. Here are the names in full: The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify Her intention of conferring the following Honours upon the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here,
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 4 days ago
This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government. They've turned around struggling rural schools (Daisy Duerr), helped prisoners successfully re-enter society... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Walk this way: In Buenos Aires, pedestrian streets are the way of the futurein the past five years, with another 20 blocks to follow by the end of the year
Walk this way: In Buenos Aires, pedestrian streets are the way of the future
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
in the past five years, with another 20 blocks to follow by the end of the year. But there’s a catch: One lane of strictly local traffic is permitted, with a speed limit of 10 kilometres per hour. More importantly, the pedestrianized blocks –... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Mayor sees planning session as eyeopenerabout what we need to be doing right now." Marilyn Crotty, the director of the
Mayor sees planning session as eyeopener
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
about what we need to be doing right now." Marilyn Crotty, the director of the John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government, facilitated the session. At day's end, Town officials created a set of organizational values, guiding principles... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gathermany others have not – at least not voluntarily. At the last UN conference on
Hot air levels rise when Green faithful gather
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
many others have not – at least not voluntarily. At the last UN conference on climate change held in Lima, Peru, our own government spent taxpayers’ money sending 80 government delegates to attend, 76 of them flying in from South Africa. The... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Speech for the Release of the 2015-2020 National Drug PolicyWednesday, 26 August 2015, 4:49 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Pete
Speech for the Release of the 2015-2020 National Drug Policy
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 4:49 pmPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentHon Peter DunneAssociate Minister of HealthGood afternoon... Read more
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Kincardine News
DGR opposition goes internationalKINCARDINE -- If they haven’t been able to rile up much public support locally,
DGR opposition goes international
Kincardine News / Posted 6 days ago
KINCARDINE -- If they haven’t been able to rile up much public support locally, opponents to Ontario Power Generations’ proposal to bury low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste in underground vaults at the Bruce Nuclear site are finding more... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
DGR opposition goes internationalKINCARDINE -- If they haven’t been able to rile up much public support locally,
DGR opposition goes international
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 6 days ago
KINCARDINE -- If they haven’t been able to rile up much public support locally, opponents to Ontario Power Generations’ proposal to bury low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste in underground vaults at the Bruce Nuclear site are finding more... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fica update: where to from here?figures in its annual report for 2013/14 to show the successes in catching mone
Fica update: where to from here?
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
figures in its annual report for 2013/14 to show the successes in catching money launderers and fraudsters. The centre is a government body, the custodian of the Act and the regulator. According to the annual report, suspected criminal activities... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governor Fashola's Travails - the Issues, the IntriguesBabatunde Fashola (file photo). Barely three months after exiting government,
Governor Fashola's Travails - the Issues, the Intrigues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Babatunde Fashola (file photo). Barely three months after exiting government, former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has, recently, come under severe attacks from some groups, notably BudgIT, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Lack of transparency dents credibility of Najib-led government – Saleena Saleem and David Han Guo Xiong Published: 25 August 2015 9:20 AM The Malaysian government, led by Prime Min
Lack of transparency dents credibility of Najib-led government – Saleena Saleem and David Han Guo Xiong
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Published: 25 August 2015 9:20 AM The Malaysian government, led by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, has a difficult job managing public... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Officials critical of water, sewer oversightthe Water Board is good business. Meanwhile, the mayor wants the city to have
Officials critical of water, sewer oversight
The Leader-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
the Water Board is good business. Meanwhile, the mayor wants the city to have a greater role in the operation of the local sewer plant, which is operated by Gloversville and Johnstown and overseen by a sewer board. He also supports a state... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Choosing Care for the Agingand weigh all options as early as possible. The following are several care sou
Choosing Care for the Aging
ABC Newspapers / Posted 10 days ago
and weigh all options as early as possible. The following are several care sources you can explore: Remember: The federal government doesn’t regulate or define assisted-living residences; states handle the licensing. Do your research on state and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Right Reverend Ronald Gordon1982 he was chairman of a General Synod committee that proposed the ordination
The Right Reverend Ronald Gordon
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
1982 he was chairman of a General Synod committee that proposed the ordination of women as well as men to an order of local permanent deacons, and in his own diocese he established a training course for candidates to this office. In 1992 he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Movement for Democratic Change - Policy for Urban and Local Authorities in Zimbabwedemocracy, justice, freedom and solidarity, this policy document states how it
Movement for Democratic Change - Policy for Urban and Local Authorities in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
democracy, justice, freedom and solidarity, this policy document states how it will revive service delivery by empowering local authorities, addressing human resources, land and housing, manage revenue collection and partner with private sector,... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Fearing Overdevelopment, Southwest D.C. Resists Shakespeare Theatre Company's Planned Headquartersfrom the theater company, which closed on the site with the developer a few wee
Fearing Overdevelopment, Southwest D.C. Resists Shakespeare Theatre Company's Planned Headquarters
Washington City Paper / Posted 12 days ago
from the theater company, which closed on the site with the developer a few weeks later. “SWNA did not consult all the local residents,” says Josh Hurwitz, the president of Townhouse Management 1, which represents homeowners on 6th Street SW,... Read more
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MLive.com
Attorney calls Saginaw County-run shelter a 'death camp' for animalscamp" and is calling on county leaders to take action. The attorney, Stephen S
Attorney calls Saginaw County-run shelter a 'death camp' for animals
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
camp" and is calling on county leaders to take action. The attorney, Stephen Seman, spoke to the Saginaw County Board of Commissioners at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18. The board oversees animal control operations and the Saginaw County Animal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Of Local Investors and the Nigerian BourseEromosele Abiodun writes that local investors should take the advice by stakeho
Of Local Investors and the Nigerian Bourse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Eromosele Abiodun writes that local investors should take the advice by stakeholders in the capital market and enjoy the wealth being created by listed companies Since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis that led to stock market crash around the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sagay's Call to Confession of the Sinfully Corrupttheir hands are deep red with guilt." Sagay made this "altar" call as chairman
Sagay's Call to Confession of the Sinfully Corrupt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
their hands are deep red with guilt." Sagay made this "altar" call as chairman of the recently constituted Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC). A Christian he is, and a gentleman, too, but he does not suffer criminals... Read more
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Anwar Ibrahim Blog
Escaping Najib’s Malaysia, investors also flee currency, stock market « Demi Rakyatthe benchmark stock index lost 9.4% and sovereign bond risk jumped to a four-ye
Escaping Najib’s Malaysia, investors also flee currency, stock market « Demi Rakyat
Anwar Ibrahim Blog / Posted 12 days ago
the benchmark stock index lost 9.4% and sovereign bond risk jumped to a four-year high since the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission on August 3 said Najib had received RM2.6 billion from donors and not state investment company 1Malaysia... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Escaping Najib’s Malaysia, investors also flee currency, stock marketthe benchmark stock index lost 9.4% and sovereign bond risk jumped to a four-ye
Escaping Najib’s Malaysia, investors also flee currency, stock market
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
the benchmark stock index lost 9.4% and sovereign bond risk jumped to a four-year high since the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission on August 3 said Najib had received RM2.6 billion from donors and not state investment company 1Malaysia... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Millers to Launch Maize Import SchemeA PRIVATE sector initiative to import 700 000 metric tonnes of maize to complim
Millers to Launch Maize Import Scheme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A PRIVATE sector initiative to import 700 000 metric tonnes of maize to compliment Government efforts in mitigating grain shortages will be launched this Friday at the Bulawayo edition of the Zimbabwe Food Conference and Expo. The Grain Millers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take the Leadwho voted him into office. Today, the consequential effect of the downturn in
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take the Lead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
who voted him into office. Today, the consequential effect of the downturn in the oil sector has made it imperative for government at all levels to review several issues hindering development and proffer solutions on how best to service the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PCIJ finds same patterns of pork misuse under PNoy gov'tPork à la PNoy – ‘Unconscionable’ First of a Series “KAHINDIK-HINDIK” or horr
PCIJ finds same patterns of pork misuse under PNoy gov't
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 14 days ago
Pork à la PNoy – ‘Unconscionable’ First of a Series “KAHINDIK-HINDIK” or horrible in English, was how then Commission on Audit (COA) Chairperson Maria Gracia Pulido-Tan described the corruption in pork that her team of 18 COA... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of events4 p.m. For more, (706) 546-7721, ext. 18248, or email jimenezan@clarke.k12.ga.u
Weekly calendar of events
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
4 p.m. For more, (706) 546-7721, ext. 18248, or email jimenezan@clarke.k12.ga.us. Clarke County School District Parent Advisory Board (PAB) meeting: 6-7:30 p.m. For more, (706) 546-7721, ext. 18248, or email jimenezan@clarke.k12.ga.us. TUESDAY... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take Center Stagethe consequential effect of the downturn in the oil sector on the nation's econ
In Enugu, Accountability, Fiscal Discipline Take Center Stage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
the consequential effect of the downturn in the oil sector on the nation's economy has made it imperative for government at all levels to review several issues hindering development and proffer solutions on how best to service the... Read more
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MLive.com
Zachary Ackerman is first U-M student elected to Ann Arbor City Council in 23 yearsin 1981. The long-haired Yale graduate had lived in Ann Arbor less than two yea
Zachary Ackerman is first U-M student elected to Ann Arbor City Council in 23 years
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
in 1981. The long-haired Yale graduate had lived in Ann Arbor less than two years and hoped to reawaken student interest in local politics and rebuild the Democratic Party as a progressive party. A decade before Peterson, there was the Human Rights... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Change has been a constant for TV Middletownit focused on being “Positively Middletown,” providing gavel to gavel coverage
Change has been a constant for TV Middletown
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 16 days ago
it focused on being “Positively Middletown,” providing gavel to gavel coverage of City Council, school board and other governmental meetings and highlighting community and school events, including sports coverage of the Middletown Middies and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Samson Takes Over the Reins At Air Namibiaher contract expires in 2017, or until she starts a new job. Tjihenuna added t
Samson Takes Over the Reins At Air Namibia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
her contract expires in 2017, or until she starts a new job. Tjihenuna added that the airline would start advertising in local media for the position of MD by the end of this week. Meanwhile, Samson's very impressive curriculum vitae includes a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2015signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of t
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2015
The Houma Courier / Posted 19 days ago
signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of the Lafourche Parish Community Action Advisory Board and Head Start Policy Council to be reimbursed for travel expenses. Action: Approved requesting the Lafourche... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2015signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of t
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2015
The Daily Comet / Posted 19 days ago
signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of the Lafourche Parish Community Action Advisory Board and Head Start Policy Council to be reimbursed for travel expenses. Action: Approved requesting the Lafourche... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Bluffton Town Council tables proposed Shell Hall expansionso Pinecrest residents would be able to access the parkway through Shell Hall.
Bluffton Town Council tables proposed Shell Hall expansion
Bluffton Today / Posted 19 days ago
so Pinecrest residents would be able to access the parkway through Shell Hall. However, the realignment is projected by local government leaders to be costly and remains uncertain due to funding issues, Councilwoman Karen Lavery noted. “There... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Debt, donations, deceptions and denials – K. Haridasto saying that the debt repayment advanced by Ananda Krishnan to 1MDB was out o
Debt, donations, deceptions and denials – K. Haridas
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 19 days ago
to saying that the debt repayment advanced by Ananda Krishnan to 1MDB was out of love and affection for the chairman of the advisory board of 1MDB. Surely there is a quid pro quo that will be collected at an appropriate time, or an understanding... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2105signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of t
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2105
The Daily Comet / Posted 19 days ago
signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of the Lafourche Parish Community Action Advisory Board and Head Start Policy Council to be reimbursed for travel expenses. Action: Approved requesting the Lafourche... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2105signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of t
In other Lafourche Parish Council action: Aug. 11, 2105
The Houma Courier / Posted 19 days ago
signs on West 161st Street in Galliano. Action: Approved allowing members of the Lafourche Parish Community Action Advisory Board and Head Start Policy Council to be reimbursed for travel expenses. Action: Approved requesting the Lafourche... Read more
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Independent
Labour leadership contest: From tax to taking on Isis, here is where the candidates stand on the major issueseconomy. Would abolish the youth rate of the National Minimum Wage, currently £
Labour leadership contest: From tax to taking on Isis, here is where the candidates stand on the major issues
Independent / Posted 20 days ago
economy. Would abolish the youth rate of the National Minimum Wage, currently £5.13 per hour. Believes deficit under Labour Government was too high before the 2007 financial crisis. Says that Labour needs to regain people’s trust. But does not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Corruption Hit Civil Service - Asioduespecially the elite, to patronise made-in-Nigeria goods, said the furniture (w
How Corruption Hit Civil Service - Asiodu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
especially the elite, to patronise made-in-Nigeria goods, said the furniture (which are still very strong) were all sourced locally. Asiodu was to note that imported furniture, which many elite are crazy for, don't last as the ones made by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hold Governors, Ministers, Others Responsible for Naira Depreciation - Gbagiman that General Muhammadu Buhari won the election. We had reached the end of t
Hold Governors, Ministers, Others Responsible for Naira Depreciation - Gbagi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
man that General Muhammadu Buhari won the election. We had reached the end of the road under him. That we had a change of government, itself, has given us a breather. What the breather means is that we have a better hope than before. A lot of... Read more
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Business Wire
Towers Watson Reports Record-Breaking Year and Strong Fourth Quarter Earningshad high-single digit constant currency revenue growth, due to an increase in n
Towers Watson Reports Record-Breaking Year and Strong Fourth Quarter Earnings
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
had high-single digit constant currency revenue growth, due to an increase in new plan management clients and general advisory demand. Technology and Administration Solutions had constant currency revenue growth in the mid-single digits, due... Read more
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Anwar Ibrahim Blog
Rough ride for Najib Razak « Demi Rakyatbank accounts in Kuala Lumpur in 2013. Graphic details of the flow of millions
Rough ride for Najib Razak « Demi Rakyat
Anwar Ibrahim Blog / Posted 20 days ago
bank accounts in Kuala Lumpur in 2013. Graphic details of the flow of millions of Ringgit through banks, companies and government agencies, linked to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), to Najib’s private account also came to light. Neither... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Milone to run for Utility Board, Group 5Tom Milone, who twice tried to oust City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley, filed pape
Milone to run for Utility Board, Group 5
Key West Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
Tom Milone, who twice tried to oust City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley, filed paperwork Monday to run for the Utility Board Group 5 seat that Charlie Bradford has held since 2006. Milone ran against Bradford in 2007, losing as the newly appointed... Read more
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Balita
P-Noy administration is first to put forward social protection and welfare of kasambahay —Baldozwere staying in the household of their employers. “The administration of Presi
P-Noy administration is first to put forward social protection and welfare of kasambahay —Baldoz
Balita / Posted 21 days ago
were staying in the household of their employers. “The administration of President Aquino paid close attention to our local domestic workers or kasambahay because they are considered vulnerable workers,” said Baldoz. To promote welfare and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Venus Theatre On the Mendfor assistance from well-wishers. So again, like many times before, on behalf o
Venus Theatre On the Mend
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
for assistance from well-wishers. So again, like many times before, on behalf of Venus Theatre, I appeal to the various local and international corporate bodies to come to the aid of the club. With giant corporate firms like Dangote Cement,... Read more
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