• China's economic indicators beat expectations 16 Dec 2019 10:32 An employee installs an intelligent pipe winding machine at an industrial park in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, on Nov 27, 2019. [Photo by Geng Yuhe/For China Daily] Major economic indicators performed better than expected in November, showing that …
  • Minister hails govt, NGOs partnerships 16 Dec 2019 10:30 Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Mary Thom Navicha says partnerships between government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are key to promoting national development and gender equality. The minister said this on Friday …
  • Kalkrand families struggle to bury their dead 16 Dec 2019 10:25 LORATO KHOBETSI-SLINGER and TREASURE KAUZUU DIGGING a grave for a deceased loved one is one of the pains faced by many families at Kalkrand who cannot afford the prices for burial services charged by the village council. Bereaved families in the village …
  • Talking Point: Should foreign universities be allowed to set up campuses in India 16 Dec 2019 10:23 Malaysia and China has successfully leveraged this model to improve academic standards Better prospects for researchers Granting permission to foreign universities to set up campuses in India will be beneficial for the education ecosystem. It is similar to …
  • What is making MBA graduates more employable than the engineers 16 Dec 2019 10:21 Women's employability continues its upward swing, moving from 38% in 2017 to 46% in 2018 and 47% this year MBA students have taken over the top slot as the most employable graduates with a 54% score as against the nearly 40% in the last two years. …
  • Self-employed Azerbaijani listed among Int'l Labor Organization's success stories 16 Dec 2019 10:11 16 December 2019 13:51 (UTC+04:00) 147 By Ofeliya Afandiyeva The International Labor Organization (ILO) has listed the success story by a self-employed Azerbaijani among the 10 best success stories in the world, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection …
  • Economy risks slowdown if political crisis persists - Central Bank 16 Dec 2019 10:07 Malta’s economy risks seeing private consumption slow down and investment postponed if the ongoing political crisis persists, the Central Bank of Malta has predicted.  The Central Bank believes that while risks to public finances are low for this year, …
  • Future bleak as national cake shrinks further 16 Dec 2019 10:02 THE third quarter of the year has added another agony to the hopeful, as economic activities shrunk a further 0,8% in real value, making it a fourth consecutive quarter of no growth in the Namibian economy. The 0,8% decline in economic activities is a …
  • Okyenhene expresses disappointment over abortive referendum 16 Dec 2019 09:51 General News of Monday, 16 December 2019 Source: Graphic.com.gh 2019-12-16 Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, The Okyenhene, Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin, has expressed disappointment about the abortion of the referendum which was scheduled for …
  • Solar power manufacturers in Maharashtra seek relaxation in MERC norms 16 Dec 2019 09:48 Aurangabad: An umbrella organization of over 1,000 solar system manufacturers from Maharashtra has sought the help of Centre in relaxing proposed draft regulations of the Maharashtra Energy Regulatory Commission (MERC). Maharashtra Solar Sanghthan, the …
  • MC Tshering Lhaden 16 Dec 2019 09:47 The proprietors of the Bhutan Employment Overseas (BEO), Tenzin Rigden and Jurmey Tshewang were charged for 2,887 counts of forgery in connection to the Learn and Earn programme in Japan.The case was forwarded to the Thimphu dzongkhag court yesterday after …
  • Invest In Self Development, Don Tells Fresh Graduates 16 Dec 2019 09:47 (News Investigators)/ A lecturer at the University of Ibadan, Ayobami Ojebode, has tasked Nigerian graduates to invest in themselves through human capital development and creativity for a better life. Mr. Ojebode, a professor Communication gave the …
  • Chinese Premier Calls on Hong Kong Government to End Chaos, Restore Order in City 16 Dec 2019 09:47 Asia & Pacific 11:23 16.12.2019Get short URL https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/images/107745/32/1077453223.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik https://cdn2.img. …
  • A step forward for ballet academy plan 16 Dec 2019 09:38 The academy, at the Roman Way Industrial Estate, will teach a range of dance styles in classes of up to 15 and will have a maximum of three staff on duty at any one time. Huntingdonshire District Council planners approved a change of use for the empty …
  • Outlook 2020: Global economy 16 Dec 2019 09:30 What is city talk? Info Info. Latest The global economy should perform better in 2020, underpinned by a US-China trade truce and lower interest rates, Schroders’ chief economist Keith Wade explains. We recently upgraded our 2020 global growth forecast to 2 …
  • Grave concerns about Kalkrand cemetery 16 Dec 2019 09:30 KALKRAND – Digging a grave for a deceased family member is one of the pains faced by many families in Kalkrand as they are unable to afford the burial service fees charged by the village council. Bereaved families in the village have resorted to employing …
  • Australia Private Sector Shrinks In December 16 Dec 2019 09:30 Australia private sector fell marginally in December, survey results from IHS Markit and Commonwealth Bank of Australia showed on Monday. The composite output index dropped to 49.4 in December from 49.7 in the preceding month. The latest reading reflected …
  • Conservative leadership gets committed candidate as political heavyweights mull options 16 Dec 2019 09:23 A veteran political organizer and businessman will step into the federal Conservative leadership race to replace Andrew Scheer, CBC News has learned. Bryan Brulotte, the CEO and chair of employment firm MaxSys Staffing and Consulting, said late Sunday he …
  • Why-The-New-Ghana-Cedi-Notes-Ghs200--Ghs100-Introduced-By-Bank-Of-Ghana-Would-Impact-Economic-Growth 16 Dec 2019 09:23 In the past few weeks, the Bank of Ghana issued new currency notes “GHS 200 and GHS 100” with the principal reason to make bulk cash handling easy and aid huge transactions across businesslines.In my opinion, the reasons given to justify the issuance of …
  • Boris Bounce Won’t Save Christmas for British Retailers 16 Dec 2019 09:21 As a result, Britain’s army of shoppers have been choosing more classic colors such as black, navy, gray and camel rather than trendy shades at high-street stalwart Marks & Spencer Group Plc. Families have put off buying new fridges and dishwashers …
  • 19 NPAs yield to gov't authorities in S. Cotabato 16 Dec 2019 09:20 KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Dec. 16 (PIA) - An opportunity to quit a difficult and dangerous life in the revolutionary movement and the promise of a government delivering basic services to the needy sector have prompted 19 members of New Peoples' …
  • Unemployment on the Increase: 4 Million 566 People Unemployed in Turkey 16 Dec 2019 09:15 * Photo: AA Click to read the article in Turkish The Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) released its Labor Force Statistics for September 2019 today (December 16). Accordingly, the number of unemployed people at the age of 15 and older increased by …
  • CAA Bill 16 Dec 2019 09:13 President Ram Nath Kovind last week gave his assent to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 that has now become an Act. Economic Times takes a look at the contentious issues it raises, and whom the Act benefits. 1)What the bill proposes? According to the …
  • Guest Post by Abdul Malik: Let’s not go all NIMBY on public transit — it’s just what Edmonton needs! 16 Dec 2019 09:08 Abdul Malik is a photographer and writer based in Edmonton who covers climate justice, decolonization, and worker organizing in the era of extreme climate change. In this post he argues Edmonton doesn’t just need more public transit, it needs free public …
  • Changes suggested by panel at UALR 16 Dec 2019 09:06 The University of Arkansas at Little Rock should replace adjunct professors with graduate teaching assistants, demolish two campus buildings and consolidate its five academic colleges into three, a committee has recommended to campus leaders. The …
  • Christmas tree, decorations can be source of misery for some 16 Dec 2019 09:00 Justin Teets loves the idea of a live Christmas tree and the satisfying emotions they invoke around the holidays, but his sinuses never jump on board with his emotions. It became apparent at the age of 12 that it was the live Christmas tree that was the …
  • Namatama new Bukalo chairperson 16 Dec 2019 08:59 BUKALO Village Council on Friday elected Candy Namatama as its new chairperson. Namatama will be deputised by Bernard Masangu. The previous chairperson of the council, Charles Siyauya resigned earlier this year, leaving the position vacant for the past six …
  • Beijing Backs Hong Kong Leader Despite Election Setback 16 Dec 2019 08:58 BEIJING — China’s second-highest official strongly backed Chief Executive Carrie Lam of Hong Kong on Monday despite the monthslong protests that have rocked the city and the recent landslide defeat in local elections of political parties aligned with her. …
  • Jamaican Makes History as this Florida City’s First Black Vice-Mayor 16 Dec 2019 08:53 Jamaican Marlon D. Bolton made history on Dec. 11, 2019 when he became the first black vice-mayor of Tamarac, FL and he’s also the first Caribbean-American elected to the position. Bolton was elected by a 5-0 vote and was sworn in by Bishop Anthony T. Pelt …
  • Money Minute Monday 16 December: a busy run up to Christmas 16 Dec 2019 08:50 For more like this, sign up to Money Morning, our free daily email. It’s a relatively busy week in the run up to Christmas. On Tuesday, we get the latest data on UK employment for October. Unemployment in the UK is at multi-decade lows. There have been …
  • Sen. Scott Wilk recognizes High Desert Homeless Services 16 Dec 2019 08:50 The organization that works to get people back on their feet earns the Non-Profit Appreciation Award. VICTORVILLE — State Sen. Scott Wilk visited officials with High Desert Homeless Services on Thursday, presenting them with his Non-Profit Appreciation …
  • Insurers Balk at Defending Sexual Misconduct Claims; Weinstein No Exception 16 Dec 2019 08:44 While Harvey Weinstein’s insurers have reportedly agreed to pay $47 million to settle civil suits against the movie producer, most policyholders should prepare for an epic legal battle just to get their insurers to defend them against accusations of sexual …
  • 'Watchmen' just capped off a perfect season. Where do we go from here? 16 Dec 2019 08:42 Goo goo g'joob, Watchmen fans. HBO's first — and perhaps only! — season of Watchmen is now officially over and wow, what an ending. Jon Osterman, the being known as Doctor Manhattan, is dead? Maybe? Or is that Angela Abar's job now? It's …
  • More than 11,000 people given jobs in Armenia in 2019 16 Dec 2019 08:34 YEREVAN, December 16. /ARKA/. Armenian employment centers have helped  11,000 people find jobs in 2019,   Labor and Social Affairs Minister Zaruhi Batoyan said at a news conference last Friday. She said some 7,794 are women, 3,483 are young people …
  • Chaordix helps world's biggest brands engage with consumers 16 Dec 2019 08:22 More and more strides are being taken by Calgary’s high-tech industry toward helping diversify our economy and increase employment opportunities. Chaordix is a good example, using its innovative technology to revolutionize how brands engage with consumers, …
  • Minister signs off on termination of top health boss 16 Dec 2019 08:21 QUEENSLAND Health Minister Steven Miles has signed off on the dismissal of Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service chief executive Adrian Pennington. The Wide Bay HHS board chair Peta Jamieson sent an email to staff in late September, advising she had …
  • Scale-up funds can make Scottish business a titan of tech - Paddy Graham 16 Dec 2019 08:15 Paddy Graham, head of Central Belt and Northern Ireland at BGF, discusses why the investor is backing technology innovation in companies of all sectors. Every nation in the world is currently trying to work out what the global economy will look like in the …
  • £100k given to help rural companies to grow faster 16 Dec 2019 08:10 New funding has been announced to create “digital communities” among rural firms in Scotland. Under the Smart Villages Scotland pilot scheme, £100,000 of Scottish Government cash will go to networking events and online mentoring, partnering young …
  • Shaping pathways towards tertiary education 16 Dec 2019 08:09 COME Dec 19, results for the Pentaksiran Tingkatan Tiga examination will be announced, ending the suspense for Form Three students nationwide. While some may be overjoyed and others probably less so with the results, the release of the results marks the …
  • Clueless officials are watching as KPL deteriorates further 16 Dec 2019 08:08 By MOSES OJUANG' More by this Author A Mombasa-based miraa dealer whose name I do not care to mention was just a few months ago admitted at the coast Provincial General Hospital with malaria raging through his veins. The medics fitted him with drips …
  • Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia to set mutual business missions 16 Dec 2019 08:04 16 December 2019 12:03 (UTC+04:00) 18 By Abdul Kerimkhanov Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia have discussed the organization of mutual business missions during the 4th meeting of the working group on cooperation between Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia in Riyadh.   …
  • [Monitor] Less men employed 16 Dec 2019 07:35 Although the overall jobs market is showing signs of improvement, the number of men in their 30s, 40s and 50s who have jobs has been on a constant decline, data from Statistics Korea showed. The employment ratio that has reflected the drop in population is …
  • Moon urges special measures to create jobs for those in 40s 16 Dec 2019 07:35 President Moon Jae-in emphasized the urgency Monday of introducing "special measures" to create jobs, in particular, for South Koreans in their 40s, while striking an upbeat note on the overall economic situations here next year. "(The …
  • ‘Far too many are struggling’: are universities failing autistic students? 16 Dec 2019 07:23 Matthew Moffatt, who is autistic, struggled when he started at De Montfort University. “When I saw how busy my lecture theatre was, it was terrifying,” he says. “My sense of panic is through the roof and I’m not very good at controlling it. It just builds …
  • United States builds skills of English teachers from across Sri Lanka 16 Dec 2019 07:13 * United States builds skills of English teachers from across Sri Lanka Mon, Dec 16, 2019, 11:13 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Dec 16, Colombo: the United States Embassy in Colombo hosted 40 teachers from across Sri Lanka for a two-day …
  • Oppedal letter 16 Dec 2019 07:00 I would like to respond to the letter to the SDR Dec 5 edition from Alan Oppedal, Ruthven. He refers to the Trump administration as being like a rogue elephant and that his administration would be a disaster. According to Alan nothing has changed to change …
  • Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign releases hypocritical ‘pride’ merchandise 16 Dec 2019 06:54 Trump's latest "pride hat'. Source: Trump 2020 President Donald Trump’s campaign is sparking criticism after introducing new LGBTQI Pride merchandise through its website. Despite three years of undermining the rights of LGBTQI individuals in …
  • Development to revitalise town centre 16 Dec 2019 06:49 Victoria Court, which consists of 49 apartments and four commercial retail units, is the first privately-funded development of its kind in West Bromwich. It was designed and constructed by local business Detail C, and is seen as a key step in extending …
  • 20 tax-payer friendly Budget ideas for the Finance Minister 16 Dec 2019 06:44 The government is working hard to get the economy back on track. “The worse than expected slowdown in growth calls for urgent measures. We need a big-bang growth Budget,” says V.K. Vijayakumar, Chief Investment Strategist at Geojit Financial Services. …
  • ‘They deserve recognition’: UC lecturers bargain for higher pay, job security 16 Dec 2019 06:38 On Oct. 22, campus lecturer Khalid Kadir was in the process of writing multiple letters of recommendation and had several meetings scheduled with students beyond office hours — none of which would be represented in his paycheck. Lecturers consistently take …
  • KRA wants Sh300m from junior Treasury man paid Sh600m 16 Dec 2019 06:25 Elvine Leware Macager, 38, a former employee at Treasury slapped with Sh313 million tax bill. A former junior employee at the National Treasury who earned Sh16,000 month but made Sh664 million has been slapped with a Sh313 million tax demand by the Kenya …
  • The employment sector bucking the wage stagnation trend 16 Dec 2019 06:22 As our population has aged, demand for health services has risen, leading to skills shortages in key occupations. From large public health organisations to smaller private and not-for-profit service providers, operators in the healthcare and social …
  • Higher Education and 'The Gift of Global Talent’ 16 Dec 2019 06:18 The Gift of Global Talent: How Migration Shapes Business, Economy & Society by William R. Kerr Published in October of 2018. You’ve probably heard the idea that data, not oil, is the most valuable resource of the 21st century.  If you read The Gift of …
  • Cornell announces Drwencke as dairy management specialist 16 Dec 2019 06:07 Alycia Drwencke Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is excited to welcome Alycia Drwencke as the dairy management specialist. Alycia will be working on programming related to heifer and …
  • Designing and creating glass in class of its own worked a treat 16 Dec 2019 06:06 Each week, we ask small businesses some key questions. Here we speak to Brodie Nairn, director of Tain-based companies Glasstorm and North Coast Glass How and why did you start in business? When I left art school, self-employment was the last thing on my …
  • Varsity watchdog softens stand on PhD requirement 16 Dec 2019 06:04 By OUMA WANZALA More by this Author The Commission for University Education (CUE) has softened its stand on lecturers being doctorate degree holders following the quashing of the directive by the Labour Court last week. CUE chairman Chacha Nyaigoti Chacha …
  • Weak household consumption to curb growth: Moody’s 16 Dec 2019 06:00 Strap: Recent stimulus measures to have a limited impact, says the rating agency The pain of a lower growth rate is unlikely to recede soon with global rating agency Moody’s on Monday saying that weak household consumption will curb growth. It also …
  • Nirmala Sitharaman to kickstart pre-Budget consultations today 16 Dec 2019 05:53 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will initiate pre-Budget consultations on Monday, amidst an ongoing slowdown. Starting with members of financial sector and capital markets, she will in due course meet all …
  • FEEL GOOD | Beating the cycle of poverty: Dr Bike’s passion is putting bread on the table 16 Dec 2019 05:48 Unlike a medical doctor who relies on a stethoscope as a tool of trade, Dr Bike uses spanners to fix his sick "patients". Joseph Karrs is popularly known as Dr Bike in parts of Kliptown, Eldorado Park and neighbouring areas in the south of …
  • After PUNCH report, Gombe begins school repairs 16 Dec 2019 05:48 Chima Azubuike, Gombe One month after The PUNCH report of the dilapidating state of the Government Science Secondary School, Kaltungo in South Gombe State was published, the state government has started the rehabilitation of the school. The story with the …
  • Media Prima confirms termination letters sent, promises career counselling, fair compensation 16 Dec 2019 05:32 Media Prima said its next step will include changes to the group’s business model and internal organisation structure. — Picture by Ahmad Zamzahuri KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 16 — Media Prima Bhd said it has issued official notice of termination to all affected …
  • Local Family-Owned Company Announces Merger After Decades of Operation 16 Dec 2019 05:30 Bluffs Sanitary Supply, Inc. and Ideal Linen have announced the merger of their business operations to offer a unified solution to the facility management market. “Ideal has acquired the Bluffs Sanitary Supply assets, employees, and customer contracts, and …
  • Prime Minister visits Sannat, Gozo as part of “farewell tour” 16 Dec 2019 05:29 Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, accompanied by his wife Michelle, was in Sannat this morning as part of his “farewell tour,” where he spoke to Labour supporters. Speaking about Gozo, Dr Muscat thanked the local businesses and families for their support, as …
  • Expect More Lawsuits And Restrictions On H-1B Visas In 2020 16 Dec 2019 05:25 Donald Trump speaks in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on April 18, 2017, prior to signing the Buy American and ... [+] Hire American executive order that directed federal agencies to implement new restrictions on H-1B visas. (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)AFP …
  • Education briefs for 12/15/19 16 Dec 2019 05:20 ESL courses offered  GALESBURG — Carl Sandburg College’s Corporate and Leisure College is offering an English as a Second Language (ESL) course during the 2020 spring semester. The class will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Feb. 3 …
  • Ahmed: Dangote Refinery will Strengthen Nigeria’s Macro-economic Environment 16 Dec 2019 05:18 •Group targets $30bn annual revenue Peter Uzoho The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has stated that the 650, 000 per day Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Plant currently under construction at the Lekki Free Trade …
  • This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: Dec. 15, 2019 16 Dec 2019 05:08 This week on Focus Montreal, Global takes a look at the risks associated with giving gambling gifts to minors, the Quebec government’s priorities for the youth and the rare heart complication called a Ventricular Septal Rupture, also known as a VSR. MUHC …
  • Last Mile Robot Launches Snowy Pilot In Quest To Own Food Delivery Market 16 Dec 2019 05:05 Refraction AI plowing through first snowstorm in pilot launching in Ann Arbor, MichiganRefraction AINeither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. The postal creed dates back to …
  • Students describe confusion, uncertainty in launch of new Foxconn program 16 Dec 2019 05:00 Please enable Javascript to watch this video MOUNT PLEASANT -- A love of numbers and puzzles drew Tammy Hoffman to her accounting major at Gateway Technical College. But her biggest - and most frustrating - puzzle of the semester wasn't in any textbook …
  • B.C. Human Rights Tribunal keeps some adult complainants' names secret in spite of the "open court" principle 16 Dec 2019 04:55 The "open court" principle has long been a hallmark of the Canadian legal system. That's because it encourages judges and juries to behave fairly, according to the McConchie Law Corporation website. "The 'open court' principle …
  • Alabama senator speaks out about work requirement changes for SNAP recipients 16 Dec 2019 04:46 Please enable Javascript to watch this video MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The latest figures from the Department of Agriculture show that 36 million people in the U.S. receive food stamps. Data from August shows that around 700,000  of them are from Alabama.  That…
  • Cormann says the economy, wages and employment are growing as budget heads towards surplus 16 Dec 2019 03:53
  • Crashing economy: Over 0.15m Rawalpindi residents went abroad to work 16 Dec 2019 03:47 A Reuters file photo of passengers at an airport. RAWALPINDI: With the local economy struggling over the past year with high inflation and fewer jobs, as many as 0.15 million people from Rawalpindi sought a better future for themselves with gainful …
  • China maintains highest growth in recent year 16 Dec 2019 03:46 China maintains highest growth in recent year BEIJING: China's economy has defied growing risks and downward pressure this year, with "sustained and sound development" as summed up by a key annual economic meeting held here. It was noted that …
  • Fraudster David Ross to be released on parole in February 16 Dec 2019 03:43 Convicted fraudster David Ross will be freed on parole on February 24. The decision is subject to him securing accommodation for his release. Ross was jailed in 2013 for 10 years and 10 months for his role in a massive $115 million Ponzi-scheme fraud that …
  • Groups, council divided over $1.7m 1770 project 16 Dec 2019 03:37 A PROPOSAL to build an interpretive centre to showcase the history of Seventeen Seventy could be thrown out before it begins due to division between two organisations and Gladstone Regional Council. Discovery Coast Tourism and Commerce's $1.7 million …
  • Cormann says the economy, wages and employment are growing as budget heads towards surplus 16 Dec 2019 03:37 FILE - supplied vision obtained Monday, December 16, 2019 of former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull speaking at the National Smart Energy Summit at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney on December 10, 2019. Mr Turnbull says the inability to legislate the …
  • THE VISA ON ARRIVAL POLICY - THISDAY Newspapers 16 Dec 2019 03:17 President Buhari should engage Nigerians before taking vital decisions that will affect them Under pressure from an estimated population of some 200 million citizens, and without any structure in place, the federal government has decided that visitors from …
  • ATO gets $151m for better storage, security 16 Dec 2019 03:16 The federal government has handed the Australian Taxation Office almost $151 million to improve data storage and IT security. The new funding, revealed in the 2019-20 mid-year economic and fiscal outlook (MYEFO) today, comes after the agency secured $70 …
  • Will sweep panchayat election too: Sachin Pilot 16 Dec 2019 03:15 “We have to be on top of our game. Satta ki charbi nahin chadhni chahiye (power should not make us lazy),” Rajasthan’s deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot told ET as the Congress government completes its first year in office. The Ashok Gehlot-led government …
  • [News Focus] Korea 8th highest in self-employed portion among 38 countries 16 Dec 2019 02:54 SEJONG -- Economic slowdown and a spike in statutory minimum wage in Korea in recent years have dealt a severe blow to the self-employed. A large portion of them have closed their businesses or been saddled with huge debts amid cutthroat competition to …
  • ‘Belonging to minority community on top of being woman makes matters worse’ 16 Dec 2019 02:46 ‘Belonging to minority community on top of being woman makes matters worse’ Discussing the challenges that Pakistani women belonging to the minority communities face, speakers at a session of the Women of the World (WOW) Festival on Sunday said that lack …
  • The Next Election Will Be Decided By the Suburbs 16 Dec 2019 02:30 The fate of the 2020 election, whether for Congress or the White House, will be decided in the suburbs. Neither the pro-Trump countryside nor the intensely anti-Trump urban core have enough voters to put their preferred candidates in office. It’s the …
  • ‘Humiliating’: Surplus cut slammed 16 Dec 2019 02:23 Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s announcement today that the forecast budget surplus would be slashed to $5 billion has been described as “humiliating” by Labor. Australia is on track to achieve a budget surplus in 2019/20 but the forecast has been cut from …
  • Career opportunities: Highest-paying college degrees revealed 16 Dec 2019 01:57 Substantial salary gaps open up between college graduates within years of leaving higher education, according to a Higher Education Authority (HEA) study. The research, which tracked the earnings of tens of thousands of graduates who left third level …
  • Plan to extend visa waiver entries raises immigration worries 16 Dec 2019 01:54 By Lee Suh-yoon The government's plan to extend visa waiver policies to tourists from Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia is raising concerns about a possible influx of undocumented immigrants. The plan ― extending the five-day mainland visa waiver …
  • Frydenberg's long-promised Christmas gift that no-one wants 16 Dec 2019 01:50 Posted December 16, 2019 12:33:32 It's the long-promised Christmas gift hardly anyone now seems to want. But after a decade of disappointments, missteps and broken promises, Josh Frydenberg is determined to deliver a budget surplus this financial year …
  • No rising trend of local PMET retrenchment: MOM rebuts SDP 16 Dec 2019 01:48 SINGAPORE: There has been no "rising trend" of retrenchment for local professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Sunday night (Dec 15) in response to Facebook posts by the Singapore …
  • Treasurer confident on course for surplus 16 Dec 2019 01:23 Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is confident his government will be able to keep its election promise of surpluses over the next four years, despite marked downgrades to the outlook in his last budget update. The mid-year budget review released on Monday …
  • Wanted: Infra-suture! 16 Dec 2019 00:49 Express News Service For politicians and planners in the state, unfortunately, Karnataka is Bengaluru. That is probably because 59% revenue comes from Bengaluru (thanks to IT,industrial and research centres). But it is time the government looked at the …
  • Cards, coffee are money-makers, learning tools for Washington students 16 Dec 2019 00:31 WASHINGTON — It's all in the cards for the students in Washington Community High School's transition program. Christmas cards. Birthday cards. Thank you cards. Get well cards. Graduation cards. The transition students make them all. Producing and …
  • Is employment blurring focus on your vision? 15 Dec 2019 21:50 Sunday, December 15, 2019 22:00 By SERAPHINE RULIGIRWA-KAMARA Employment is a vessel through which we receive part of the fulfilment of our vision. FILE PHOTO | NMG  Most organisations that we work for do value us. Well, maybe not in the way that we would …
  • Most of employment agents exploit employees; trade union 14 Dec 2019 20:26 By Elizabeth Edward @TheCitizenTz [email protected] es Salaam. Tanzania Mines, Energy, Construction and Allied Workers Union (Tamico) has blamed employment agents for poor workers’ welfare at work places and called for government’s actions. …
  • Minnesota DNR holds employment event for veterans 14 Dec 2019 19:54 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting its annual Veteran Employment Information Event on Jan. 9 in St. Paul. Veterans will have the opportunity to talk to DNR staff, including those who work in the areas of fisheries and wildlife, …
  • ‘Review employment policies, strategies’ 14 Dec 2019 17:18 Sharifah Hasidah (centre) launches the Sarawak Socso Employment Insurance System Job Carnival 2019. She is accompanied onstage by Azman (second right), Phillip (right), Amir (second left) and Mohd Sahar. KUCHING: The Human Resource Ministry, including the …
  • Nearly 200 busted this year for running unlicensed foreign employment agencies 14 Dec 2019 12:04 Nearly 200 individuals have been arrested for carrying on foreign employment agencies without a valid license during this year, says the Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment. The Bureau said a total of 1,384 complaints have been received over such …
  • ‘Project Pragati’ aims to generate employment 14 Dec 2019 07:10 Suman Rao, fbb Colors Femina Miss India World 2019, initiated her Beauty with a Purpose Project under the title of ‘Project Pragati’ in September this year. Suman will represent India at Miss World 2019 in London on December 14. Beauty with a Purpose …
  • Technology and the future for self-employment 14 Dec 2019 01:29 BEING self-employed or freelancing might not be the first option for most people, but lately more and more youths are opting for this path instead of nine-to-five jobs. One of the perks of self-employment is you get to pursue your interests and work on …
  • Bird Canada to provide summer employment to disadvantaged youth in Toronto  13 Dec 2019 21:16 The e-scooter company, Bird Canada, will be providing the vulnerable and at-risk youth seeking employment in Toronto with an opportunity to work in operations roles with them.  The company has partnered with Youth Employment Services (YES), an organization …
  • Beeline, Everland launch training and employment platform for disabled people 13 Dec 2019 10:55 Russian mobile operator Beeline said it has supported a project on fostering employment of disabled people, carried out by the social entrepreneurship project Everland. An online platform for training and employment was launched under the project. The …