• Diaspora Affairs: The reality of antisemitism in France 18 Jul 2019 20:34 Antisemitism in France is rife: There is no doubt about it. But what is the day-to-day reality on the ground? While on a visit to Paris with the Jewish Agency and a delegation of journalists, I noticed that the amount of antisemitism Jews are exposed to on …
  • ‘Teachin’ It’ 18 Jul 2019 19:47 Success rates for community college students lag those at other institutions. Why? Many factors are at work. Many community college students come from high schools where they received lousy teaching. A new book, Teachin' It: Breakout Moves That Break …
  • Judge rebuffs Jeffrey Epstein’s astronomical bail proposal 18 Jul 2019 19:12 A Manhattan federal judge has denied the pricey bail package Jeffrey Epstein, the financier and philanthropist accused of sex trafficking underage girls, put forward. Southern District Judge Richard Berman’s ruling Thursday morning means Epstein will …
  • Op-ed: Health inequities in management of kidney diseases in Ghana 18 Jul 2019 18:28 According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Equity is the absence of avoidable, unfair, or remediable differences among groups of people, whether those groups are defined socially, economically, demographically or geographically or by other means of …
  • Suburban “Blowback” Feared On Magnets 18 Jul 2019 16:58 The last time New Haven tried to charge tuition for its inter-district magnet schools, state lawmakers told the city, “Nice try.” This time, school officials are treading cautiously about trying again to send suburbs a bill, fearing another backlash. The …
  • Haiti: Report of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti (E/2019/80) 18 Jul 2019 16:07 2019 session 26 July 2018–24 July 2019 Agenda item 12 (d) Coordination, programme and other questions: long-term programme of support for Haiti Summary The present report is submitted pursuant to Economic and Social Council resolution 2018/19, by which …
  • CFES Brilliant Pathways raises over $450,000 to support rural schools in Vermont and NY 18 Jul 2019 16:02 Vermont Business Magazine Since CFES Brilliant Pathways was founded in 1991, rural America has experienced declines in population and jobs as well as lower aspirations among youth. On Saturday July 13, CFES reinforced its commitment to rebuild rural …
  • Young men 'benefit' in later years when teen pregnancy ends in abortion 18 Jul 2019 14:23 When young women use abortion services, the adolescent men who avoid becoming teenaged fathers go on to have better educational and financial futures than peers who do become teen fathers, a U.S. study suggests. Young men who were involved in a pregnancy …
  • Inside ‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Unlikely Journey to... 18 Jul 2019 13:15 Photo: Robert Maxwell For Variety Photo: Robert Maxwell For Variety Photo: Robert Maxwell For Variety Inside ‘Orange Is the New Black’s’ Unlikely Journey to Become Netflix’s Most-Watched Original Before “Netflix and chill” entered the cultural lexicon, …
  • ‘Return Finsbury Park to law abiding citizens’: Islington’s police chief pledges to deal with violent crime wave 18 Jul 2019 12:24 PUBLISHED: 13:11 18 July 2019 Lucas Cumiskey Islington's highest ranking police officer is "acutely conscious" of the violent crime wave gripping Finsbury Park and has pledged do something about it. Ch Supt Raj Kohli, who leads the central …
  • Pan-African Parliament calls for increased domestic resources for HIV and health in Africa - World - Reliefweb 18 Jul 2019 12:02 A communiqué adopted at the High-Level Pan African Summit on HIV and Health Financing has called for parliamentarians to ensure the right to health for all and for stronger advocacy to increase domestic resources for HIV and health. “There is an urgent …
  • ‘A zero-sum game’: Community revives fight for Philippine studies program at UC Berkeley 18 Jul 2019 11:30 There are days when Filipino language lecturer Cynthia “Chat” Aban finishes her lesson with a strum of a guitar. In this particular class, the students have lined up at the front of the classroom, papers in hand, cracking jokes and singing, “Sumulong ka …
  • All the ways student debt is exacerbating racial inequality — ‘it’s like landing in quick sand,’ one black student says 18 Jul 2019 09:26 Student debt is often thought of as a generational issue, plaguing 20- and 30-somethings as they make their way into adulthood. And while it’s true that young adults are coping with levels of student debt rarely experienced by their parents and even older …
  • How neighborhood environments contribute to the health of black men 18 Jul 2019 06:21 It is well understood that urban black males are at a disproportionately high risk of poor health outcomes. But little is known about how the neighborhood environments where these men live contribute to their health. In a first-of-its-kind study, …
  • Minority populations and mental health: more risk factors, less treatment 18 Jul 2019 06:12 Mental illness is more common than people realize and it does not discriminate. Approximately one in five people – 20 percent – will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, and those affected by mental illness include people of all socioeconomic …
  • [ANALYSIS] The poor quality of economic growth under Duterte 18 Jul 2019 06:06 Published 1:44 PM, July 18, 2019 Updated 1:44 PM, July 18, 2019 One of the high points of my college days was taking a course under “Mareng Winnie” Monsod called Development Economics. I learned there that economic growth is not the be-all and end-all of …
  • Letters - Amber Guyger, sick leave in Dallas, John Cornyn, asylum protections 18 Jul 2019 06:05 Acquittal would mean violence Re: "Change of venue debated - Moving trial to nearby county likely to draw white, conservative jury," Monday 1-A Analysis. Of course Amber Guyger's chance of acquittal is better if a change of venue is granted. …
  • Neighborhood Environment and Health 18 Jul 2019 05:33 Newswise — PHILADELPHIA (July 17, 2019) – It is well understood that urban black males are at a disproportionately high risk of poor health outcomes. But little is known about how the neighborhood environments where these men live contribute to their …
  • Strategic alliance will improve health of patients suffering from autoimmune disease by providing greater access to resources in the exam room. 18 Jul 2019 05:14 Strategic alliance will improve health of patients suffering from autoimmune disease by providing greater access to resources in the exam room. Newswise — July 17, 2019 - Eastpointe, Michigan / Toronto, Ontario- The American Autoimmune Related Diseases …
  • Too much month, too little money – survey reveals “shocking” statistics 18 Jul 2019 04:41 By Anees Teladia Many South Africans can relate to one common financial problem – there’s simply too much month with too little money. Students, young professionals and experienced workers all fall victim to the trap of spending too much too soon, at some …
  • Child blindness, a treatable, preventable condition 18 Jul 2019 03:40 No child deserves to be needlessly blind. However, lack of adequate eye health services, ignorance and traditional practices have cost many children their sight from conditions and diseases that could be treated. REGINA OTOKPA explores the causes, possible …
  • Protected area designation effective in reducing, but not preventing, land cover changes - Science Daily 18 Jul 2019 03:36 The designation of protected areas in Europe has been effective in reducing, but not completely preventing, land cover changes associated with human activity, according to a study published July 17 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Niels Hellwig of …
  • Intellect and action 18 Jul 2019 03:26 Intellect and action Never blindly believe in stories coming from a distant land or very distant persons until you see them happening yourself is one of the simple principles at work while authenticating the truth behind what is told to us. Stories are not …
  • Dzodze chiefs honour Volta Regional Minister 18 Jul 2019 01:19 By Ethel Nkansah/Dzidzor Joycelyn Ameko, GNA     Ho, July 17, GNA - The chiefs and queens of Dzodze Traditional area in the Ketu North Constituency of the Volta region have honoured Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister for spearheading …
  • Japan supports Ghana with $1.38 million for human resource development 18 Jul 2019 01:16 By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, July 17, GNA - Japan has supported Ghana with a grant of $1.38 dollars (149 billion Japanese Yen) for human resource development scholarship. The signing of the agreement for the fourth batch of the second Phase of the Japanese …
  • Take 'Soul Train' for holiday romp 17 Jul 2019 23:26 Hattiloo Theatre's "Take the Soul Train to Christmas" Life can be unpredictable (2016, for example), but one thing remains constant: Performing arts organizations know their reliable holiday productions will bring in audiences and money. …
  • Gov. Sununu veto protects parental rights 17 Jul 2019 23:18 Wednesday Jul 17, 2019 at 5:01 PM Jul 17, 2019 at 5:01 PM July 15 To the Editor: We should thank Gov. Chris Sununu for vetoing SB 196 and upholding parental rights in New Hampshire. School administrators will need consent from parents or guardians before …
  • 'Literacy is healthy': County officials partner to show power of reading 17 Jul 2019 22:34 There are several factors that impact one's overall health — environment, exercise, eating right, health services — but one that many might not consider is in the palm of their hands. Kern County Public Health Services, Kern County Superintendent of …
  • Alberta addictions minister’s tweet about supervised consumption sites draws concern 17 Jul 2019 22:12 Alberta’s associate minister of mental health and addictions is being criticized for a message he wrote on Twitter about supervised consumption sites. The United Conservative government has said community concerns and a rapidly growing addictions crisis is …
  • Trump’s ‘Love It Or Leave It’ Jingoism Was Predictable All Along 17 Jul 2019 21:14 Love it or leave it! Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images One of the odder phenomena in the fraught recent history of American conservatism has been the strong overlap on the political right of the pre-2016 intellectual movement known as “ …
  • New tuberculosis tests pave way for cow vaccination programs 17 Jul 2019 18:07 Skin tests that can distinguish between cattle that are infected with tuberculosis (TB) and those that have been vaccinated against the disease have been created by an international team of scientists. The traditional TB tuberculin skin test shows a …
  • Protected area designation effective in reducing, but not preventing, land cover changes 17 Jul 2019 18:07 The designation of protected areas in Europe has been effective in reducing, but not completely preventing, land cover changes associated with human activity, according to a study published July 17 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Niels Hellwig of …
  • Working 9 to 5 May Protect Women From Memory Loss 17 Jul 2019 17:46 Elizabeth Rose Mayeda, PhD LOS ANGELES — Working women experience a slower rate of age-related memory loss than their nonworking counterparts, new research shows.   Results of a large longitudinal study show that memory decline later in life occurred twice …
  • Book review: Thinking of suburbs as radical 17 Jul 2019 17:09 Milwaukee suburbs.. (photo credit: FLICKR) Wide lawns and narrow minds. That is how suburbs often are depicted in popular culture: places of repressed, putty-colored respectability where the population is white, the houses cookie-cutter and the housewives …
  • Why women who work are less likely to develop dementia 17 Jul 2019 14:49 A new study has suggested that engaging in paid work may protect women against cognitive decline and reduce their risk of dementia. The research, although preliminary and not published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, was presented at the Alzheimer’s …
  • This is a 'Manifesto' I can get behind 17 Jul 2019 14:41 Last winter, on a particularly icy day, I decided to take a hiking pole with me as a safety measure. I'd been happy to use it to traverse glaciers in Iceland, so why not use it to traverse snow fields in Toronto? But when I got on the streetcar, I was …
  • Liberia: ‘Unregulated’ Artisan Mining In Several Counties Robbing Gov’t of Revenue - Front Page Africa 17 Jul 2019 14:20 Monrovia – Liberia’s revenue is “seriously being drained” due to rampant illicit mining by individuals suspected to be foreigners, some Liberians residing in artisanal mining communities have told FrontPageAfrica amid increasing concerns about the Ministry …
  • Square Panda™ Literacy Playset Now Available in Select Apple Stores 17 Jul 2019 13:58 SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2019-- Square Panda, the award-winning edtech literacy platform, will now be sold at apple.com and select Apple stores. Square Panda’s multisensory playset interacts with tablets to create a learning playground …
  • History as a Vehicle for National Development 17 Jul 2019 12:28 From the excitement elicited so far, it will not be an overstatement to characterize as historic; the recent statement by Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja, that the …
  • Brexit: wisdom of crowds proves effective predictor of Britain's chaotic EU departure 17 Jul 2019 11:21 (MENAFN - The Conversation) Winston Churchillonce described Russiaas 'a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma'. Many feel the same about Brexit. Achieving Brexit is a fiendishly complex task. And when the process is led by a government with …
  • Voice for the Reduction of Poverty gains support from Mayoral and At-Large candidates |Opinion 17 Jul 2019 11:15 Nashville mayoral candidates state their affordable housing solutions during a televised debate June 25 at Belmont University. Tennessean and Channel 5, Nashville Tennessean Voice for the Reduction of Poverty purposed a Community Covenant to Candidates of …
  • Study finds correlation between lower economic status and emotional eating 17 Jul 2019 08:43 Low-income people are more likely to engage in emotional eating and become obese due to psychological distress, a study published by a group of researchers from the University of Liverpool suggested. The study analyzed the diets and psychological issues of …
  • ASEAN’s Indo-Pacific Concept and the Great Power Challenge 17 Jul 2019 07:50 Rising tensions between the U.S. and China complicate ASEAN’s vision for the region. By Mie Oba for The Diplomat July 17, 2019 Indonesia has often spoken of its vision for an “ASEAN-style Indo-Pacific.” That term is now official, at least according to the …
  • [OPINION] Whose city is it anyway: On Isko Moreno's cleanup of Manila 17 Jul 2019 07:04 Watching videos of the clearing of the underpass and Divisoria, I can't help but see the violence folded into the act Published 1:40 PM, July 17, 2019 Updated 1:40 PM, July 17, 2019 Books from Underground and all other stalls at the Manila City Hall …
  • IRSD receives 3 state grants 17 Jul 2019 05:57 Indian River School District received three grants from the Delaware totaling more than $2.2 million, to provide funding for professional learning activities for teachers and for programs to improve the academic performance of English language learners and …
  • Robredo, Sotto enjoy approval, trust of more Filipinos – Pulse Asia 17 Jul 2019 05:29 Former Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo remained the least appreciated and trusted top Philippine official in her final week as a public official, according to a Pulse Asia survey Published 12:00 PM, July 17, 2019 Updated 12:38 PM, July 17, 2019 STILL …
  • BREAKTHROUGH FORT WORTH OPENS NEW MOBILE LIBRARY AT FORT WORTH COUNTRY DAY 17 Jul 2019 03:51  July 15, 2019 Speedway Children’rary-on-wheels made possible by $10,000 grant from Speedway Children’s Charities Texass Charity Executive Director Marissa Chaney, Assistant to the Executive Director Taylor Wilson, Board President and City of Roanoke Mayor …
  • It's getting hot in here 17 Jul 2019 03:50 Right now, it's 90 degrees in Rochester, but it feels like 92 degrees, according to the National Weather service. And later this week, temperatures are supposed to rise to about 95 degrees, with humidity levels that will make it feel close to 110 …
  • To Help Smokers Quit, Pay Them 17 Jul 2019 02:32 Paying people to stop smoking is a very effective method of getting them to quit, a large review of studies has found. The meta-analysis, in the Cochrane Reviews, covered 33 trials and included more than 21,000 people. The studies were carried out in …
  • Researchers claim testosterone cap won't fix trans athletes' 'unfair advantage' 17 Jul 2019 02:22 New Zealand researchers say trans athletes have an "unfair" advantage over other women and sport needs to fix binary gender categories. The advantages trans athletes have over female competitors were considerably large and sport needed to look …
  • United Nations: Manipur Experience #3 :: Babloo Loitongbam 17 Jul 2019 01:24 United Nations Human Rights : The Manipur Experience - Part 3 - Babloo Loitongbam * (This write up is the speech delivered by Babloo Loitongbam at the 14th Arambam Somorendra Memorial Lecture organised by The Aramam Somorendra Trust held at Lamyanba …
  • The dark reality of Bollywood’s arbitrary portrayal of communities in India 17 Jul 2019 00:41 Last week, I went to visit a friend of mine in her affluent apartment building in my city, Mumbai, and was met with an experience that was an old friend to me. I was stopped by the watchman stationed outside the building elevators and rudely asked if I was …
  • Otago University researchers call for radical change in sport saying gender binary has had it's day 17 Jul 2019 00:06 Otago University researchers are calling for gender binary divisions in elite sports to be scrapped, after finding it unfair for transwomen to compete against other women. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) guidelines that allow male-to-female …
  • Displaced Villagers in Laos Still Waiting for Railway Compensation 16 Jul 2019 23:58 Many Lao villagers who were forced to relocate for construction on the Laos-China railway are still waiting for compensation from the government, while others who have received payments say the payments are much lower than they had expected. The railway …
  • 'Intolerable unfairness': Transgender women have sporting advantage against other women - researchers 16 Jul 2019 23:58 Gender binary sporting divisions should be "abandoned" as it's unfair for transgender women to compete against other women, according to Kiwi researchers. They say a third division for transgender women and intersex women could be introduced. …
  • Park City housing location criticized: ‘Accidents, honking, irritation and frustration’ 16 Jul 2019 23:05 A group of Park City residents that appeared heavily weighted toward people who live in the southern reaches of Old Town on Monday night criticized the prospects of City Hall developing a workforce or otherwise affordable housing project in the …
  • Society heading towards ‘net energy cliff’ without rapid shift to renewables 16 Jul 2019 22:56 New research published in the journal Nature Energy has warned that society may be heading towards a ‘net energy cliff’ unless it undertakes a rapid shift to renewables, as fossil fuels become increasingly harder to access. As reserves are depleted, fossil …
  • Attractive Young Females May Have Justice Edge 16 Jul 2019 19:48 Eight years ago, the jury in the trial of Casey Anthony announced their verdict. "As to the charge of first-degree murder, verdict as to count one, we the jury find the defendant not guilty."  Anthony had been charged with murdering her two-year- …
  • Egypt’s GDP growth shifting from historical consumption drivers to investment, net exports: WB 16 Jul 2019 19:37 Drivers of GDP growth in Egypt are shifting from the historical factors such as consumption toward investment and net exports, according to a World Bank (WB) report which was released on Tuesday, entitled “Egypt Economic Monitor: From Floating to Thriving …
  • CIMG raises concern over proliferation of award schemes 16 Jul 2019 19:12 The Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) has expressed concerns about the proliferation of awards schemes in the country, arguing that “the eventual outcomes of some awards leave much to be desired”. According to the institute, the proliferation …
  • Australians are living longer than ever. But how does our cause of death vary depending on our age? 16 Jul 2019 19:01 The median age for women who died was 85, while for men it was 78. Heart disease remains our biggest killer overall, followed by dementia and Alzheimer's, which was the main underlying cause of death among women. Strokes, lung cancer, lung disease and …
  • Otago researchers say gender binary division in sports has had its day 16 Jul 2019 18:51 Otago University researchers are calling for elite sports to abandon gender binary divisions, saying it's unfair for trans women to compete with other women. Since 2015, the International Olympic Committe has allowed male-to-female transgender athletes …
  • How Many Children Live in Poverty in Your State 16 Jul 2019 17:37 By Evan Comen July 16, 2019 12:51 pm EDT Throughout the United States, 18.4% of Americans under age 18 — a total of 13.4 million children — live in poverty, one of the highest child poverty rates of any developed nation. Children born into poverty are …
  • Gina Torres Steps Into Spotlight With 'Pearson' 16 Jul 2019 17:32 With USA’s long-time legal drama “Suits” entering its final season, fans of the show will have to start looking for a new program to fill their entertainment gap. But the good news is, they may not have to look very far. Returning to the screen after …
  • Palmietkuilen nears final approval, company liaising with community 16 Jul 2019 17:23 JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Exploration and mining company Canyon Coal’s proposed Palmietkuilen openpit coal mine, in Springs, Gauteng, is in the final stages of regulatory approval and the company hopes to begin mining before the end of the year. …
  • Who owns the public space? 16 Jul 2019 16:33 This question nags at me periodically. It first came to me during the discussions held after the OPRF High School production of Crossing Austin. Since then it has reappeared during discussions of education, housing, business loss, immigration, taxes and, …
  • Communist Party of Armenia: Europeans forced our authorities to act as we proposed 16 Jul 2019 16:33 YEREVAN. – The Venice Commission has made it clear—with open text—to our authorities that it is necessary to abandon the idea of massive vetting of judges, as well as an obvious criticism was made aimed at the blocking of the courts in May, and the …
  • Ebola Just 'A Plane Ride Away' 16 Jul 2019 15:11 Ebola is once again ravaging the vulnerable and less privileged parts of the world. The most recent outbreak of the virus was declared on August 1, 2018, in the very heart of Africa—the North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo ( …
  • Inside Trump's Feud With Paul Ryan - POLITICO 16 Jul 2019 14:12 Tim Alberta is chief political correspondent at Politico Magazine. It was barely two o'clock in the afternoon and Paul Ryan was offering me a beer. We stood in a cramped break room — microwave, sink, refrigerator stocked with Miller Lite — on the third …
  • Numsa meeting with auto employers for second round of wage talks 16 Jul 2019 13:20 The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said on Tuesday that they were preparing to meet with auto employers for the second round of wage talks after an agreement couldn't be met at their previous meeting. "The wage agreement in …
  • Must Reads: Destruction from sea level rise in California could exceed worst wildfires and earthquakes, new research shows 16 Jul 2019 13:18 In the most extensive study to date on sea level rise in California, researchers say damage by the end of the century could be far more devastating than the worst earthquakes and wildfires in state history. A team of U.S. Geological Survey scientists …
  • UK Pupils studying foreign languages fall by almost ‘20%’ in last five years as British Council report blames ‘Brexit’ 16 Jul 2019 12:59 PUPILS studying foreign languages have fallen by 19% in the last five years, according to the British Council. The latest Language Trends report blamed ‘Brexit’ as a key factor in the drop in number. “Brexit threatens to broaden the socioeconomic and …
  • Connection to country impacts mental health 16 Jul 2019 12:56 Whether you feel a strong attachment to New Zealand's Māori culture, majestic landscapes, or the All Blacks, an Otago study has found a sense of belonging to the country is positively related to mental health. The authors believe the work, published in …
  • Bedouin education effort provides example for global development 16 Jul 2019 12:46 Bedouin participants in Social Finance Israel's "Momentum" program. (photo credit: PR) A unique Israeli initiative to improve education among Bedouin high school students is now aiming to serve as an example for other disadvantaged and under- …
  • Fedusa, Untu to shut down commuter train services nationwide on July 26 16 Jul 2019 12:42 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) and its commuter rail transport affiliate, the United National Transport Union (Untu), plan to shut down Metrorail’s commuter train operations across the country on July 26. Fedusa says the shutdown is part …
  • LanDynamix helps Bigen leverage the power of VoIP 16 Jul 2019 12:14 LanDynamix has implemented a voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) solution for Bigen Group’s Bloemfontein office. The new installation is expected to reduce telephone costs by up to 50%. However, cost savings cannot come at the expense of quality, says Mark …
  • BBC welcomes financial support for Black Industrialists Programme 16 Jul 2019 11:38 The Black Business Council (BBC) has welcomed the announcement that R40-billion in financial support will be made available for the Black Industrialists Programme over five years. “To enhance the growth of black industrialists, we will combine the efforts …
  • OP-ED: The threat to democracy, Part Two: The EFF 16 Jul 2019 11:23 Professor Raymond Suttner at his home in Johannesburg. Photograph by Madelene Cronjé/New Frame This article first appeared on Creamer Media’s website: polity.org.za Read Part One Last week the EFF crossed a threshold in the violation of constitutional …
  • La Liga Kicks Off Football Tournament in Zaatari Camp 16 Jul 2019 11:16 On Sunday morning, La Liga inaugurated a football tournament in Zaatari camp to celebrate the launch of its socioeconomic program. La Liga is the men’s top football division in the Spanish football league system. Over the course of the last year and in …
  • The Virtues and Vices of Nationalism 16 Jul 2019 10:34 When Donald Trump’s old-guard-Republican critics lament what he’s done to American conservatism, they often complain specifically about the abandonment of the idea of American exceptionalism. Once Republicans were optimists about their country; under Trump …
  • 4 ways to turn your passions into retirement income 16 Jul 2019 09:04 This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of the America’s Entrepreneurs Special Report. In 2016, Mike Liff, now 73, relocated with his wife from San Francisco to Portland, Maine to be closer to family. The retirees explored …
  • Dubai to Organise Global Investment in Aviation Summit in January 2020 16 Jul 2019 07:29 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2019-- The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of UAE has announced that the second edition of Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS) 2020, themed ‘Enabling Global Aviation Growth through Fund …
  • Jordan- KOICA alumni hold stress management workshop 16 Jul 2019 06:28 (MENAFN - Jordan Times) AMMAN — The Korea International Cooperation Agency's (KOICA) Alumni Association of Jordan has recently held a stress management workshop at Queen Rania Hospital in Petra for 25 underprivileged women. The workshop, for women aged …
  • Sleep Characteristics and Cognitive Function and Decline 16 Jul 2019 05:07 Abstract and Introduction Abstract Sleep laboratory studies find that restricted sleep duration leads to worse short-term cognition, especially memory. Observational studies find associations between self-reported sleep duration or quality and cognitive …
  • Thousands of Undocumented Haitian Immigrants in New York to Receive Access to ‘Guaranteed’ Health Care 16 Jul 2019 02:40 The mayor’s initiative promises to provide access to all New Yorkers regardless of immigration or socioeconomic status Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans to provide quality health care to all New York City residents regardless of income and immigrant status …
  • Cost of Mindanao Railway Phase 1 jumps by 130% to P82.9 billion 16 Jul 2019 02:34 Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia previously told reporters that the project would be funded by China, but there is no deal yet Published 7:50 AM, July 16, 2019 Updated 7:50 AM, July 16, 2019 Image from build.gov.ph MANILA, Philippines – The …
  • 'Heartland' Author Sarah Smarsh Kicks Off The Mercantile Library's Memoir Lecture Series 16 Jul 2019 01:58 Sarah SmarshAaron LindbergJournalist and author Sarah Smarsh will speak at the Mercantile Library on July 18 about her book, Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth. Smarsh is the debut author in the library’s …
  • FPCCI assures support to govt 16 Jul 2019 01:37 FPCCI assures support to govt KARACHI: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has announced support to new government initiative to document the economy and expanding tax net that will definitely boost socioeconomic …
  • FDI falls 50pc to hit five-year low in FY19 16 Jul 2019 01:36 FDI falls 50pc to hit five-year low in FY19 KARACHI: Foreign direct investment (FDI) dropped 50 percent to $1.737 billion in July-June 2018/19 hitting five-year low, as currency depreciation, uncertainty about the finalisation of the IMF’s programme, …
  • Job Opportunity: Public Policy Organizer with YWCA 16 Jul 2019 01:28 Public Policy Organizer Summary This position is a support role for YWCA Public Policy Committee, Chief Program Officer, Executive Director for Snohomish County, CEO and requires knowledge of local, state and national public policy in order to advance the  …
  • Oyetola urges focus on technical education 16 Jul 2019 01:27 Oluwatobi Akindele The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has called for improved technical and vocational education system that can equip students to compete in the 21st century knowledge-and-technology-driven world. He implored stakeholders in the …
  • Stabbing death of Amanda Dabrowski highlights dating violence risks 16 Jul 2019 00:44 WORCESTER — Amanda Dabrowski, the 31-year-old Webster native who was fatally stabbed at O’Connor’s Restaurant & Bar July 3, allegedly by a man she had dated briefly, had done everything right. She had gone in April to police in Ayer, where she was …
  • Buttigieg: White Americans "can't be defensive" when talking about race 16 Jul 2019 00:20 Mayor Pete Buttigieg, one of the two-dozen Democrats running for president, believes hesitation by some white Americans to speak frankly and openly about race and socioeconomic privilege is a major roadblock in elusive efforts to enact comprehensive …
  • The challenge of staying healthy as we age 15 Jul 2019 23:31 We have an aging global population, and the Philippines is no exception. Thanks to modern medicine, the average life span is now 10 to 25 years longer than it was 50 years ago.   That’s the boon of modern science. We have specialists who focus on every …
  • Making you safe at home? 15 Jul 2019 23:29 Smokers became indignant when the 2019 Family Development and Protection Act made headlines last month. According to various media outlets, reports were made saying that the new law, which will take effect next month, prohibits smoking at home. Smokers …
  • Modern Slavery Act is having unintended consequences for women's freedom in Sri Lanka 15 Jul 2019 23:24 The Modern Slavery Act was seen as a big achievement for combating the issue of forced labor. But since it was passed by the UK government in 2015, many have pointed out its shortcomings. In particular, how the legislation helps cover up serious forced …
  • Research Team Presents Preliminary Information About Socioeconomic Impacts of Casino 11 Jul 2019 20:19 SPRINGFIELD — Nine months after MGM Springfield’s opening, the UMass research team gathered at the UMass Center at Springfield to present preliminary information about the social and economic impacts of the casino. In 2013, the Massachusetts Gaming …
  • Teen males who avoid parenthood through abortion have better socioeconomic future, study says 11 Jul 2019 01:52 Please enable Javascript to watch this video SALT LAKE CITY – A new study from the University of Utah is taking a first of its kind look at the impact of abortion on teenage boys, suggesting teenage males, whose partners have chosen to have an abortion, …
  • China reiterates commitment to help Liberia achieve socioeconomic agenda - Journalducameroun.com - English 08 Jul 2019 15:49 Published on 08.07.2019 at 14h21 by APA News Chana has pledged its continued support to the Liberian Government and its five-year strategic plan, the Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD).As expressed by the President Xi Jinping, Foreign …
  • How the socioeconomic gains of China's Cultural Revolution fueled their 1980s boom (6/8) 06 Jul 2019 14:02 Republised from the Saker blog There are almost too many socioeconomic gains for me to list" and yet the idea that China's Cultural Revolution (CR) represented not gains but regression is dominant in the West. The Chinese know better, and that…