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Brisbane Times
China will keep doing its own thinga guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Techno
China will keep doing its own thing
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 hours ago
a guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the All-China Journalists Association. China's official growth rate is 6.9 per cent but an increasing number of economic commentators from outside the... Read more
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WA Today
China will keep doing its own thinga guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Techno
China will keep doing its own thing
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
a guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the All-China Journalists Association. China's official growth rate is 6.9 per cent but an increasing number of economic commentators from outside the... Read more
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The Age
China will keep doing its own thinga guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Techno
China will keep doing its own thing
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
a guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the All-China Journalists Association. China's official growth rate is 6.9 per cent but an increasing number of economic commentators from outside the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China will keep doing its own thinga guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Techno
China will keep doing its own thing
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
a guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the All-China Journalists Association. China's official growth rate is 6.9 per cent but an increasing number of economic commentators from outside the... Read more
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Canberra Times
China will keep doing its own thinga guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Techno
China will keep doing its own thing
Canberra Times / Posted 12 hours ago
a guest of the Australia-China Relations Institute, at the University of Technology, Sydney, and the All-China Journalists Association. China's official growth rate is 6.9 per cent but an increasing number of economic commentators from outside the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Minimum wage implementation a tough balancing act - Labour Depta tough balancing act - Labour Dept Research suggests that a R4,000 minimum sa
Minimum wage implementation a tough balancing act - Labour Dept
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 hours ago
a tough balancing act - Labour Dept Research suggests that a R4,000 minimum salary could stimulate economic growth. Farmworkers process rooibos in the Cederberg region. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN Farmers,National Minimum Wage,farm... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
We should eat more bison to preserve themof the Great Plains, until they were nearly hunted out of existence. Now, with
We should eat more bison to preserve them
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
of the Great Plains, until they were nearly hunted out of existence. Now, with a new designation as the United States’ national mammal, bison ranchers argue that to conserve the species we have to eat them. It’s an idea called “market-based... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Filipino feast calls for music and dancingand Ally Pendon, right, tap the sticks as Brienn Daniel Ayerdi, second from lef
Filipino feast calls for music and dancing
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
and Ally Pendon, right, tap the sticks as Brienn Daniel Ayerdi, second from left, and Lexi Gowan demonstrate Tinikling, the national dance of the Philippines, Monday, June 27, 2016, at Heritage Park. Juliana Gonzalez, left, and Ally Pendon, right,... Read more
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Raw Story
Should Hillary move left? A historian explains how FDR did in 1936 — and won in a landslidenearly 20%. Millions of house owners and renters were expelled from of their ho
Should Hillary move left? A historian explains how FDR did in 1936 — and won in a landslide
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
nearly 20%. Millions of house owners and renters were expelled from of their homes. Homelessness skyrocketed. The Gross National Product plunged 30% in four years. Construction sunk by 75%, manufacturing by 50%, investment by 98%. Thousands of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Aegis CommunityLibrary, which, along with other library branches throughout the county, served
Aegis Community
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Library, which, along with other library branches throughout the county, served as cooling centers. ... The Harford County Farm Fair is set to return for its 29th year, filling the Bel Air Equestrian Center grounds once again with 4-H shows and... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Workers Who Pick Your Summer Berries Are Asking You Not to Buy ThemTarget, Whole Foods and host of other grocery stories. The conflict came to a
The Workers Who Pick Your Summer Berries Are Asking You Not to Buy Them
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Target, Whole Foods and host of other grocery stories. The conflict came to a head last week in Washington state, when farmworkers and their families marched alongside hundreds of supporters on a usually sleepy country road about an hour north... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Workers Who Pick Your Summer Berries Are Asking You Not to Buy ThemTarget, Whole Foods and host of other grocery stories. The conflict came to a
The Workers Who Pick Your Summer Berries Are Asking You Not to Buy Them
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Target, Whole Foods and host of other grocery stories. The conflict came to a head last week in Washington state, when farmworkers and their families marched alongside hundreds of supporters on a usually sleepy country road about an hour north... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Farmers' Co-op In Manchester, Major Supplier Of Livestock Feed, To CloseMANCHESTER — A major supplier of livestock feed to farms in the state and regio
Farmers' Co-op In Manchester, Major Supplier Of Livestock Feed, To Close
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
MANCHESTER — A major supplier of livestock feed to farms in the state and region is to close early next week, victim of a declining agricultural economy, the general manager said. "Financially, it wasn't aligning any longer," Rich Ray of the Central... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential racehave different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominati
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential race
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
have different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominating conventions have many global and national issues on their minds as well. And it's difficult to tell if owners might be swayed, positively or negatively, by... Read more
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The Coast
Before the paradeSaint Mary’s University alumnus Frank Abbott, home from Toronto where he was a
Before the parade
The Coast / Posted 8 days ago
Saint Mary’s University alumnus Frank Abbott, home from Toronto where he was a member of the Community Homophile Association of Toronto. About 14 people attended, most if not all of them male except for Fulton. There was David Gray, owner... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Expect small business talk from Clinton, Trumphave different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominati
Expect small business talk from Clinton, Trump
Finance and Commerce / Posted 9 days ago
have different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominating conventions have many global and national issues on their minds as well. And it’s difficult to tell if owners might be swayed, positively or negatively, by... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential racehave different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominati
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential race
Silicon Valley / Posted 9 days ago
have different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominating conventions have many global and national issues on their minds as well. And it's difficult to tell if owners might be swayed, positively or negatively, by... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential racehave different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominati
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential race
Crain's New York Business / Posted 9 days ago
have different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominating conventions have many global and national issues on their minds as well. And it's difficult to tell if owners might be swayed, positively or negatively, by... Read more
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The Mercury News
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential racehave different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominati
Expect focus on small business to grow in presidential race
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
have different takes on how to help small businesses. Delegates to the nominating conventions have many global and national issues on their minds as well. And it's difficult to tell if owners might be swayed, positively or negatively, by... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Food 53: Celebrating the most influential people in Canadian foodChris Ramsaroop: “Everybody thinks of migrant workers as the property of the em
The Food 53: Celebrating the most influential people in Canadian food
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Chris Ramsaroop: “Everybody thinks of migrant workers as the property of the employer.” Chris Ramsaroop: When food workers are treated like property, they have a friend in himBy Corey Mintz It’s 5 p.m. on an early summer day, and the truck I’m in... Read more
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The Columbian
Designers have millennials in mind when updating office spacesthe latest generation of workspace environments are scrambling to keep up with
Designers have millennials in mind when updating office spaces
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
the latest generation of workspace environments are scrambling to keep up with a changing market. The influx of millennial workers has caused them to toss out familiar floor plans in favor of new offices that will appeal to younger workers. There... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarADULT ACTIVITIES � Oakland County Bar Association judicial candidate forum for
Oakland County community calendar
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
ADULT ACTIVITIES � Oakland County Bar Association judicial candidate forum for 51st District Court, Waterford Township is 7-8:30 p.m. July 18 at Southfield Public Library, Large Conference Room, 26300 Evergreen Rd., Southfield. www.ocba.org. �... Read more
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The Manila Times
Farmers group slams Negros’ illegal land claimJuly 16, 2016 9:52 pm MILITANT farmers’ group Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrik
Farmers group slams Negros’ illegal land claim
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
July 16, 2016 9:52 pm MILITANT farmers’ group Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) accused the governor of Negros Occidental desperately holding on to Hacienda Ilimnan of despite a government... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Farming lobby warns backpacker tax would drive up fruit, vegetable costsBackpacker tax would increase fruit and vegetable prices, NT farming lobby says
Farming lobby warns backpacker tax would drive up fruit, vegetable costs
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
Backpacker tax would increase fruit and vegetable prices, NT farming lobby says The price of fruit and vegetables — especially the summer mango — for Australian consumers is likely to increase if the backpacker tax is not axed, the peak Northern... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesAbout 20 protestors claiming to be workers of Hacienda Illiman in Brgy. Sta. Ro
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 16 days ago
About 20 protestors claiming to be workers of Hacienda Illiman in Brgy. Sta. Rosa, Murcia, staged a protest behind the Negros Occidental Capitol in Bacolod City yesterday afternoon as Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr. was delivering his State of the Province... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Check you're getting the right adviceThere's no substitute for the knowledge farmers and workers have of the land th
Check you're getting the right advice
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 16 days ago
There's no substitute for the knowledge farmers and workers have of the land they work on and its day-to-day operation. If you buy health and safety advice, make sure it's the right advice. Good health and safety practice is not something you can... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Abuses alleged at Kinston’s Sanderson Farms hatcheryFor those unused to interacting with their food while it’s alive, the Sanderson
Abuses alleged at Kinston’s Sanderson Farms hatchery
Kinston Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
For those unused to interacting with their food while it’s alive, the Sanderson Farms hatchery on Hill Farm Road can be an eye-opening, possibly even disturbing look into how the business part of your chicken sandwich comes into existence. A report... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County community calendarADULT ACTIVITIES � Oakland County Bar Association judicial candidate forum for
Oakland County community calendar
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
ADULT ACTIVITIES � Oakland County Bar Association judicial candidate forum for 51st District Court, Waterford � Open Seat is 7-8:15 p.m. July 12 at Waterford Township Hall, 5200 Civic Center Drive, Waterford Township and the 46th District Court,... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim: $Currency of democracyZimbabwe. I have the answer: media freedom and access to information is the nex
Zim: $Currency of democracy
New Zimbabwe / Posted 19 days ago
Zimbabwe. I have the answer: media freedom and access to information is the next revolution that will revolutionarise our national economic management and restore Ubuntu values in political leadership. The Fundamental philosophy Media ownership... Read more
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BBC News
Who will pick our strawberries once we leave the EU?just yank it. There's a special knack: a slight flick of the wrist to snap off
Who will pick our strawberries once we leave the EU?
BBC News / Posted 21 days ago
just yank it. There's a special knack: a slight flick of the wrist to snap off the stem. The pickers at Langdon Manor Farm in Kent are astonishingly quick at it. Their hands dart out, locating the ripe berries, and transfer them to a plastic... Read more
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FOX Business
Despite Hiring Jump, No Construction Jobs Were Added: What Gives?of jobs available if you want one. “Builders we speak to say they are having a
Despite Hiring Jump, No Construction Jobs Were Added: What Gives?
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
of jobs available if you want one. “Builders we speak to say they are having a hard time finding qualified and available workers.” Simonson notes that after Armageddon hit the U.S. real estate sector, many construction professionals left the... Read more
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FOX Business
Despite Hiring Jump, No Construction Jobs Were Added: What Gives?of jobs available if you want one. “Builders we speak to say they are having a
Despite Hiring Jump, No Construction Jobs Were Added: What Gives?
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
of jobs available if you want one. “Builders we speak to say they are having a hard time finding qualified and available workers.” Related Image Simonson notes that after Armageddon hit the U.S. real estate sector, many construction... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Among Worst Labour Rights ViolatorsTHE International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) 2016 Global Rights Index rep
Zimbabwe Among Worst Labour Rights Violators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
THE International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) 2016 Global Rights Index report has ranked Zimbabwe among countries with the worst labour conditions globally, the Financial Gazette can reveal. According to ITUC, Zimbabwe is ranked position 83 out... Read more
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Daily Liberal
NSW Budget 2016: What’s in it for Dubbo?priority regional projects under the NSW Boating Now program and other boating
NSW Budget 2016: What’s in it for Dubbo?
Daily Liberal / Posted 24 days ago
priority regional projects under the NSW Boating Now program and other boating initiatives. 1.02PM Budget reaction NSW Farmers’ Association president Derek Schoen will comment on the NSW 2016 Budget and how it will impact on farmers and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Isolated and lacking labour rights, Myanmar's housemaids toil in silenceTownship in Myanmar's southern Ayeyarwady Region with a younger sister to find
Isolated and lacking labour rights, Myanmar's housemaids toil in silence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
Township in Myanmar's southern Ayeyarwady Region with a younger sister to find work in Yangon to help pay the debts of her farming family. On arrival she took the first job she was offered and began work as a live-in housemaid with a family in... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'We love this country. We should have joined this a long time ago'than 70 other Chinese Americans and their family members who walked with him.
'We love this country. We should have joined this a long time ago'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
than 70 other Chinese Americans and their family members who walked with him. Chen is a co-founder of the Chinese American Association of Central Illinois — the group he was walking with — and excited that some of the younger members came up with... Read more
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Reuters
Isolated and lacking labor rights, Myanmar's housemaids toil in silenceTownship in Myanmar's southern Ayeyarwady Region with a younger sister to find
Isolated and lacking labor rights, Myanmar's housemaids toil in silence
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
Township in Myanmar's southern Ayeyarwady Region with a younger sister to find work in Yangon to help pay the debts of her farming family. On arrival she took the first job she was offered and began work as a live-in housemaid with a family in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
NEA honors Estela Ortega for defending human, civil rightsthat early hardship imparted a tenacity that has served her well. Her “whateve
NEA honors Estela Ortega for defending human, civil rights
The Seattle Times / Posted 26 days ago
that early hardship imparted a tenacity that has served her well. Her “whatever-it-takes” attitude would vault the onetime farmworker into community organizing in the Lone Star state when she was barely out of her teens. Latino advocacy in Seattle... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Marin County’s most intriguing innsand dairy purveyors within a 12-mile radius. The extras: Up the hill from the
Marin County’s most intriguing inns
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
and dairy purveyors within a 12-mile radius. The extras: Up the hill from the cottages sits the Croft, a 2-acre kitchen farm and chicken coop that takes hyper-local cuisine to the next level. Guests can meet the chickens and roam around the... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
#ChangeWeNeed | Nueva Vizcaya village hopes Duterte keeps promise to stop destructive mining – Bulatlat– Samahang Pangkarapatan ng Katutubong Mamamayan at Magsasaka Inc. (Sapakmmi) a
#ChangeWeNeed | Nueva Vizcaya village hopes Duterte keeps promise to stop destructive mining – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 27 days ago
– Samahang Pangkarapatan ng Katutubong Mamamayan at Magsasaka Inc. (Sapakmmi) and Didipio Earth Savers Multi-purpose Association (Desama)– declared a “temporary victory.” “Reassert the economic sovereignty and protect the national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Masari and His Unintelligent Lazy Criticswhen he is absolutely sure of what comes out forth. In his usual rantings two
Masari and His Unintelligent Lazy Critics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
when he is absolutely sure of what comes out forth. In his usual rantings two days ago, the Katsina State Chairman of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Malam AbdulMumin Shehu Sani challenged Governor Masari to "make public all the money... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Side Notes 6/Everyone Gets a Raise! Thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1532, minimum wage
Side Notes 6/
The Source Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
Everyone Gets a Raise! Thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1532, minimum wage workers in Deschutes County will get a raise on July 1, when Oregon's minimum wage increases from the current $9.25 hourly rate to $9.50. Minimum wage workers in Portland... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Things to do in Morgan County June 28, 2016road work. 12-foot width restrictions in both directions for project duration;
Things to do in Morgan County June 28, 2016
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
road work. 12-foot width restrictions in both directions for project duration; speeds reduced; watch for flaggers and workers in close proximity. Info: 970-520-0720. • U.S. Highway 34 eastbound/westbound west of Brush, milemarkers 169.5 to... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Things to do in Morgan County June 28, 2016road work. 12-foot width restrictions in both directions for project duration;
Things to do in Morgan County June 28, 2016
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted a month ago
road work. 12-foot width restrictions in both directions for project duration; speeds reduced; watch for flaggers and workers in close proximity. Info: 970-520-0720. • U.S. Highway 34 eastbound/westbound west of Brush, milemarkers 169.5 to... Read more
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York Daily Record
A private patron: Louis Appell Jr. (Part II)I had that thing I'd be showing that to everybody everyday," said Burton C. Bor
A private patron: Louis Appell Jr. (Part II)
York Daily Record / Posted a month ago
I had that thing I'd be showing that to everybody everyday," said Burton C. Borgelt, chairman of York-based Dentsply International Inc., on whose board Appell served from 1987 until this year. On his frequent trips to England, Appell is known to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Withholding 'Hazardous Information'-Journalism Students Denied Access to Garbage Sitewere Saturday, June 25, 2016 barred from entering the grounds of the Wein Town
Withholding 'Hazardous Information'-Journalism Students Denied Access to Garbage Site
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
were Saturday, June 25, 2016 barred from entering the grounds of the Wein Town Disposal site situated at Bernard Farm, Paynesville, the outskirt of Monrovia. The Wein Town Garbage site holds daily huge portion of the waste in Monrovia... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
If you buy health and safety advice, make sure it’s rightadvice, make sure it’s the right adviceGood health and safety practice is not s
If you buy health and safety advice, make sure it’s right
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 1 months ago
advice, make sure it’s the right adviceGood health and safety practice is not something you can just buy off the shelf, and farmers need to build health and safety into everyday activity on farm.WorkSafe’s Agriculture Programme Manager, Al McCone,... Read more
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The New Yorker
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-ChiefAfter twelve years in power, Karzai and his family walked away with hundreds of
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-Chief
The New Yorker / Posted 1 months ago
After twelve years in power, Karzai and his family walked away with hundreds of millions of dollars from Afghan and international coffers. Ghani’s net worth, according to his declaration of assets, is about four million dollars. It consists... Read more
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Providence Business News
State has the ingredients, but culinary tourism still evolvingor to hotspots throughout Rhode Island, to taste and experience the local food
State has the ingredients, but culinary tourism still evolving
Providence Business News / Posted 1 months ago
or to hotspots throughout Rhode Island, to taste and experience the local food scene that has been repeatedly recognized by national food publications and travel websites as being among the nation's best. "What we've seen is that culinary tourism... Read more
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