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AllAfrica.com
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign InvestmentAttracting foreign direct investment to Nigeria has been a major challenge for
Govt Must Urgently Design Rules and Laws to Encourage Foreign Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
Attracting foreign direct investment to Nigeria has been a major challenge for successive administrations in the past. This is partly due to the perception that Nigeria's legal system is slow and government policies inconsistent and unreliable. Mrs.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Export Earnings From Oil, Gas Drop By 50 Per CentOWING to a further slide in prices and additional shut-in of about 35,000bpd in
Export Earnings From Oil, Gas Drop By 50 Per Cent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 minutes ago
OWING to a further slide in prices and additional shut-in of about 35,000bpd in Usan and Yoho Terminals, Nigeria's export earnings in 2015 from the sale of crude oil declined by 50 per cent. Other factors responsible for the shortfall in earnings,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Happenings, March 11Conyngham ■A Charismatic Mass and Healing Service will be held March 24 at 7 p
Happenings, March 11
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 hours ago
Conyngham ■A Charismatic Mass and Healing Service will be held March 24 at 7 p.m. at St. John Bosco Church. Those attending should note the new time. The Rev. Johnson will preside. Praise music will begin at 6:45 p.m. Light refreshments will be... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, February 8, 2016 Article failed to present factual information about Western Slope Hillary cam
Email letters, February 8, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
Article failed to present factual information about Western Slope Hillary campaign My name is Michele Duncan and I am a volunteer with Hillary for Colorado in Grand Junction. Myself and others have been calling our... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons? Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant dis
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 hours ago
Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant distress of raging bushfires around our country. (Dave Hancock: User submitted) If you think bushfires are becoming both... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures, Global Stocks Tumble As Europe Bank, Periphery Carnage UnfoldsThe biggest event of the weekend, if not the month, was China's FX reserve outf
Futures, Global Stocks Tumble As Europe Bank, Periphery Carnage Unfolds
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 hours ago
The biggest event of the weekend, if not the month, was China's FX reserve outflow update, which at $100BN was slightly better than the $120BN expected (it pushed China's reserves to the lowest in nearly 4 years) but it was in the "no man's land"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mall of Zim Gets Ema, Council NodThe Environmental Management Authority has given Augur Investments the green li
Mall of Zim Gets Ema, Council Nod
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The Environmental Management Authority has given Augur Investments the green light to go ahead with their developments in the upmarket Harare suburbs of Borrowdale and Gunhill, including the flagship Mall of Zimbabwe,following the approval of its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: IswaranSINGAPORE: The “lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile” qualities of the
Singapore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: Iswaran
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The “lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile” qualities of the monkey are precisely 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,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singpore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: IswaranSINGAPORE: The “lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile” qualities of the
Singpore economy projected to grow at modest pace of 1-3% in 2016: Iswaran
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: The “lively, flexible, quick-witted and versatile” qualities of the monkey are precisely 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,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar presidentMyanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives roses from a supporter duri
Reports hint Suu Kyi could become Myanmar president
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi receives roses from a supporter during a campaign rally for the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Kawhmu on the outskirts of Yangon on October 24, 2015. AFP NAYPYITAW, Myanmar—Two pro-government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sustainable Rural Electricity for Nigeria - Way ForwardThe Power Sector Reform Roadmap launched by Government of ex-President Goodluck
Sustainable Rural Electricity for Nigeria - Way Forward
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Power Sector Reform Roadmap launched by Government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan focused on setting-up the structures that will ensure sustainable electricity supply to urban and peri-urban areas of Nigeria. However, the Roadmap did not... Read more
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Literary Minded
Les MacFarlane of Moroak: Cattleman, politician and racist? –John Lesley (“Les”) Stuart MacFarlane was born in Sydney in 1919 and educated a
Les MacFarlane of Moroak: Cattleman, politician and racist? –
Literary Minded / Posted 2 days ago
John Lesley (“Les”) Stuart MacFarlane was born in Sydney in 1919 and educated at the Kings School at Parramatta. Little is known of the intervening years but in 1951 he and his family took up the pastoral leasehold at Moroak Station, recently carved... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Mr. Tomato, TV and hecklers : A week on the HillBefore the Oct. 19 election, he was known in his riding as Mr. Tomato. But as o
Mr. Tomato, TV and hecklers : A week on the Hill
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Before the Oct. 19 election, he was known in his riding as Mr. Tomato. But as of last week, Pat Finnigan is now Mr. Chairman -- chairman of the Commons agriculture standing committee. As a result, he will be expected to be one of the champions for... Read more
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Zawya
Dubai to be world's friendliest place for the disabledHealthcareDubai to be world's friendliest place for the disabled In This Article Dubai,
Dubai to be world's friendliest place for the disabledHealthcare
Zawya / Posted 3 days ago
Dubai to be world's friendliest place for the disabled In This Article Dubai, 5th February, 2016 (WAM) - Government bodies in Dubai are stepping into a new era of making Dubai the world's friendliest place for the disabled by increasing their... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Still a dangerous place – BulatlatThe facts simply do not support Malacañang’s contention that “since the triumph
Still a dangerous place – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 3 days ago
The facts simply do not support Malacañang’s contention that “since the triumph of the EDSA People Power revolution, the Philippines has become anew a bastion of freedom of expression and of the press.” This grand declaration was part of a statement... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adapt A well-resourced CSIRO is crucial if we're going to adapt to climate change.
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adapt
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
A well-resourced CSIRO is crucial if we're going to adapt to climate change. But instead, the rug has been pulled out from beneath it, writes Tom Quinn. The cuts to climate science... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Job growth not super, won’t bowl over FedJob growth failed to meet economist's expectations, but workers saw stronger wa
Job growth not super, won’t bowl over Fed
Bankrate.com / Posted 3 days ago
Job growth failed to meet economist's expectations, but workers saw stronger wage growth in January as the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since 2008. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Released on the eve of Super Bowl weekend, the government's... Read more
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The Daily Record
Greater Baltimore Committee to hold annual Legislative Forum Monday The Greater Baltimore Committee will present its 2016 Maryland General Assemb
Greater Baltimore Committee to hold annual Legislative Forum Monday
The Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
The Greater Baltimore Committee will present its 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Forum Monday at 8 a.m. at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards, 110 S.... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP Councillor and aide to deputy leader quits after 'racist texts' scandalThe suspended SNP member, who represents the Maryfield ward and is Dundee’s env
SNP Councillor and aide to deputy leader quits after 'racist texts' scandal
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
The suspended SNP member, who represents the Maryfield ward and is Dundee’s environment convener, said “pressures” of the “deeply distressing” claims had forced him to resign. Melville with former First Minister Alex Salmond It’s alleged he sent a... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Yates County Chamber of Commerce – ANNUAL REPORT 2015 Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM • Vice-Chair
Yates County Chamber of Commerce – ANNUAL REPORT 2015
The Chronicle Express / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 3:54 PM • Vice-Chair - Josh Trombley, Keuka Restaurant 21st Century Vision To promote and enhance the economic, social, and cultural... Read more
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The Tyee
'Enough Hot Air': Critics Knock Delays on BC Climate ActionLatest consultation 'designed to kick the problem of climate change down the ro
'Enough Hot Air': Critics Knock Delays on BC Climate Action
The Tyee / Posted 4 days ago
Latest consultation 'designed to kick the problem of climate change down the road,' charges NDP environment critic Spencer Chandra Herbert. Photo: Facebook. A second round of consultation that the British Columbia government opened last week on how... Read more
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The Star
More dengue deaths as Zika loomsKAJANG: Barely over a month into the new year, fighting dengue remains a priori
More dengue deaths as Zika looms
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
KAJANG: Barely over a month into the new year, fighting dengue remains a priority for the country with an alarming rate of 37 deaths so far. The desperation is further driven by the looming Zika epidemic. The number of deaths is only slightly lower... Read more
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The Hill
HealthcareThe football-themed recommendations focus on food preparation. Lawmakers press
Healthcare
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The football-themed recommendations focus on food preparation. Lawmakers press VA to allow medical marijuana for veterans Currently, VA doctors are prohibited from recommending medical marijuana to patients. Senate Dem to block Obama's FDA... Read more
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The Indian Express
Elections in Tamil Nadu close, Centre revokes ban on JallikattuJallikattu is a popular bull-taming sport especially in the southern districts
Elections in Tamil Nadu close, Centre revokes ban on Jallikattu
The Indian Express / Posted 4 days ago
Jallikattu is a popular bull-taming sport especially in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu A notification issued Thursday evening by the Environment Ministry modifies its own 2011 order that included bulls in the list of animals that “shall not be... Read more
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BC Local News
Uplands residents reject individual pumps as sewer separation solutionNearly 400 pumps moving effluent doesn’t make sense, say some Uplands residents
Uplands residents reject individual pumps as sewer separation solution
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
Nearly 400 pumps moving effluent doesn’t make sense, say some Uplands residents. They made their feelings clear during a large Oak Bay committee of the whole meeting dedicated to the Uplands sewer separation project Tuesday (Feb. 2) at Monterey... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Uplands residents reject individual pumps as sewer separation solutionNearly 400 pumps moving effluent doesn’t make sense, say some Uplands residents
Uplands residents reject individual pumps as sewer separation solution
Oak Bay News / Posted 4 days ago
Nearly 400 pumps moving effluent doesn’t make sense, say some Uplands residents. They made their feelings clear during a large Oak Bay committee of the whole meeting dedicated to the Uplands sewer separation project Tuesday (Feb. 2) at Monterey... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Cadence Design Systems' Term Loan 'BBB+'CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings rates has assigned a 'BBB+' rating to C
Fitch Rates Cadence Design Systems' Term Loan 'BBB+'
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings rates has assigned a 'BBB+' rating to Cadence Design Systems, Inc.'s (Cadence) $300 million 3-year term loan A. Cadence's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) is 'BBB+'/Stable Outlook. Pro forma for the term... Read more
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National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial PostFourth Quarter 2015 highlights Full Year 2015 highlights VANCOUVER, British C
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted 4 days ago
Fourth Quarter 2015 highlights Full Year 2015 highlights VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) today reported results for its fourth quarter and full year, ending December 31, 2015. All results... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
European lawmakers back limited reduction in car emissions European lawmakers on Wednesday (3 February) backed a compromise deal to redu
European lawmakers back limited reduction in car emissions
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 4 days ago
European lawmakers on Wednesday (3 February) backed a compromise deal to reduce car emissions that will still allow vehicles to exceed official pollution limits, defying calls for more... Read more
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Crosscut
Should Washington get tougher on oil shipping?A tanker on Puget Sound (2009): A significant amount of oil shipping has moved
Should Washington get tougher on oil shipping?
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
A tanker on Puget Sound (2009): A significant amount of oil shipping has moved to barges. Credit: Des Runyan/Flickr Citing increasing use of what they call risky practices when boats haul oil across Puget Sound, environmentalists are making a bid... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10742S. No. 2401 H. No. 6043 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippi
Republic Act No. 10742
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 5 days ago
S. No. 2401 H. No. 6043 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen. AN ACT ESTABLISHING... Read more
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Philly.com
U.S. Soccer Federation sues women's national team over CBAExactly a week before the start of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament for this
U.S. Soccer Federation sues women's national team over CBA
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Exactly a week before the start of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament for this summer's Olympics, a labor dispute between the U.S. Soccer Federation and the women's national team has exploded into the public domain. U.S. Soccer has sued the women's... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Tawfik Ismail ostracised by G25 amid members’ discomfort Published: 4 February 2016 9:00 AM Tawfik Ismail says he no longer get invit
Tawfik Ismail ostracised by G25 amid members’ discomfort
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 4 February 2016 9:00 AM Tawfik Ismail says he no longer get invited to G25 meetings after members got disappointed with his interviews to the press last year. – The Malaysian... Read more
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asianage
National Green Tribunal summons Uttar Pradesh, Haryana officialsThe National Green Tribunal has summoned officials of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana
National Green Tribunal summons Uttar Pradesh, Haryana officials
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
The National Green Tribunal has summoned officials of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana government for their failure to curb illegal sand mining on the floodplains of river Yamuna, already banned by the green panel. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSan Francisco Chronicle on regulating California's natural gas supply: At oppo
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
San Francisco Chronicle on regulating California's natural gas supply: At opposite ends of California, nervous residents are experiencing different problems with a common thread. This state's regulatory rules aren't up to the job of protecting the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Former vet jailed for torturing gay online lover to death now struck offA former vet who is serving 10 years in jail for torturing an online lover to d
Former vet jailed for torturing gay online lover to death now struck off
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
A former vet who is serving 10 years in jail for torturing an online lover to death during a drug-fueled S&M session has now been struck off. Mr Kochs died of severe internal injuries caused after an electric toothbrush and metal bar were forcibly... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sub-committee that aims to strengthen Singapore's competitiveness meetsSINGAPORE: With the aim of helping Singapore-based companies seize opportunitie
Sub-committee that aims to strengthen Singapore's competitiveness meets
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: With the aim of helping Singapore-based companies seize opportunities in the global market, a sub-committee of the Committee on Future Economy had its first meeting on Wednesday (Feb 3), the Ministry of Trade and Industry announced in a... Read more
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Hospitality Net
PolyU to Host 10th International Forum on China Hotel Brand Development cum Asia-Europe Forum for World Hospitality and Tourism Education Co-organised by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Guizhou
PolyU to Host 10th International Forum on China Hotel Brand Development cum Asia-Europe Forum for World Hospitality and Tourism Education
Hospitality Net / Posted 5 days ago
Co-organised by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Guizhou Provincial Government, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining for Economic GrowthThe new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into effect on 1st January 20
Mining for Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came into effect on 1st January 2016 with 17 goals and 169 targets which Nigeria adopted along with several other nations at the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York in September... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
LMC teacher leads charge for more diverse hiringEver since Martin Luther King Jr. asked the question -- and for decades before
LMC teacher leads charge for more diverse hiring
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
Ever since Martin Luther King Jr. asked the question -- and for decades before his 1965 "How Long, Not Long" speech celebrated a protest march and indicted a nation -- people have wondered if equal rights for all Americans in the workplace, education... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland lawmakers seek to force rebidding of BWI contractBaltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport would be forced to
Maryland lawmakers seek to force rebidding of BWI contract
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport would be forced to reopen its main concession contract next year under an unusual bill backed by Democratic lawmakers in the General Assembly. The legislation, sponsored by more than 50... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
New York advances online poker billIn a 9-0 vote that was taken before the proceedings began via the live stream,
New York advances online poker bill
Rolling Good Times / Posted 6 days ago
In a 9-0 vote that was taken before the proceedings began via the live stream, Sen. John Bonacic’s S5302-B online poker bill, which was introduced in May 2015, is now in the hands of the Senate Finance committee, which has yet to set a hearing date.... Read more
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Business Insider
STOCKS GET CRUSHED, OIL TUMBLESAfter oil and stocks diverged on Monday — stocks did nothing and oil sank — bot
STOCKS GET CRUSHED, OIL TUMBLES
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
After oil and stocks diverged on Monday — stocks did nothing and oil sank — both oil and stocks fell in tandem on Tuesday. First, the scoreboard: The oil giant — which was at one time the largest publicly-traded company in the world — reported... Read more
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ABC News
Zika Outbreak Is Concern for Brazil-Bound Olympic AthletesWith the Olympic games scheduled for later this year in Brazil, athletes and na
Zika Outbreak Is Concern for Brazil-Bound Olympic Athletes
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
With the Olympic games scheduled for later this year in Brazil, athletes and national Olympic committees across the globe are expressing concern about the Zika virus, which is spread by mosquitoes. George Boville, an Olympic bronze medalist swimmer... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
House passes bill institutionalizing PPP scheme Measure accords sovereign guarantee to proponents The private-public partner
House passes bill institutionalizing PPP scheme
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Measure accords sovereign guarantee to proponents The private-public partnerships (PPPs), a centerpiece program on infrastructure development and other services of the Aquino administration, will... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hillary Clinton, Senator“I made a lot of mistakes,” Clinton said of her years in the White House. “I le
Hillary Clinton, Senator
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
“I made a lot of mistakes,” Clinton said of her years in the White House. “I learned from those mistakes. At least, I hope I did”Credit Photograph by Richard Avedon On January 26, 1993, six days after becoming First Lady, Hillary Rodham Clinton paid... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No sense of history?January was an eventful month for Philippine sports. Just look at all that tran
No sense of history?
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
January was an eventful month for Philippine sports. Just look at all that transpired: the Philippine Olympic Committee Hall of Fame Awards, the Philippine Basketball Association Finals, the start of the Pacquiao-Bradley promotional tour in the US,... Read more
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The Manila Times
SAF 44 massacre saved nation from dismembermentHAS ARMM ALLOWED THE MILF TO FLOURISH? January 31, 2016 10:35 pm The horrific
SAF 44 massacre saved nation from dismemberment
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
HAS ARMM ALLOWED THE MILF TO FLOURISH? January 31, 2016 10:35 pm The horrific massacre of Special Action Force (SAF) troops last year in Mamasapano stopped dead the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Water treatment systems installed at Ubin food stallsSINGAPORE: Three of the seven licensed food stalls at Pulau Ubin will no longer
Water treatment systems installed at Ubin food stalls
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: Three of the seven licensed food stalls at Pulau Ubin will no longer have to boil well water before using it to cook, after water treatment systems were installed at their premises by the National Environment Agency (NEA). The systems,... Read more
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The Hindu
European Union positive on free trade talks with India, says DamboisBoth India and the EU have strong interest in strengthening cooperation in the
European Union positive on free trade talks with India, says Dambois
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Both India and the EU have strong interest in strengthening cooperation in the pharmaceutical sector and are working closely in this direction Issues related to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and the pharmaceutical sector have been sensitive in... Read more
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