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With a deep tech talent pool, Toronto could hit Amazon's 'sweet spot' with bid for new HQ - Toronto - CBC News


With a deep tech talent pool, Toronto could hit Amazon's 'sweet spot' with bid for new HQ Toronto faces stiff competition from other North American cities on Amazon's short list CBC News Posted: Jan 21, 2018 2:04 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 21, 2018 4:08 PM ET Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has placed a premium on long-term growth and sustainability, meaning the company is focused on tapping diverse talent pipelines, like those in the GTA. (Reuters) Related Stories Amazon says it received 238 bids for its second headquarters, HQ2 Toronto faces stiff competition in its bid to court Amazon, but some Canadian,

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The Telegraph


The Telegraph The Telegraph RSS feed. Select stocks in demand Investors on Monday shopped for specific stocks with around 80 shares hitting their 52-week highs even as the benchmark Sensex remained choppy. IEX makes a weak debut Shares of Indian Energy Exchange (IEX) made a tepid debut on the bourses on Monday. The stock was listed at a discount of 9 per cent to the issue price of Rs 1,650 and subsequently closed one per cent lower. GST sops for small units The GST Council's law committee at its meeting later this week may take up a proposal by a group of ministers to allow small businesses un,

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What has happened to each of Donald Trump's campaign pledges?


What has happened to each of Donald Trump's campaign pledges? Rozina Sabur , Washington 21 January 2018 • 3:43pm Donald Trump was elected on a pledge to "make America great again"  - a feat, he said, he would achieve by boosting the economy; taking a tough stance against foreign allies and cutting immigration.  On his first anniversary of entering into office, what has happened to each of President Trump's campaign promises? Build a border wall  Mr Trump insists his border wall with Mexico is still happening, but has accepted it will not all be made up of a physical barrier. While illega,

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Democracies will fail if they don’t deal with the fallout of globalisation | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian


Share on Messenger Close Donald Trump on the campaign trail in the rust belt: Ambridge, Pennsylvania, 2016. ‘The current mode of trade globalisation opened the door to demagogues like Mr Trump.’ Photograph: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images The rich, as F Scott Fitzgerald noted, “ are different from you and me ”. Their wealth, he wrote, makes them “cynical where we are trustful” and their affluence makes them think they are “better than we are”. These words ring truest among the billionaires and corporate executives flocking to the Swiss ski resort of Davos this week. The highs recorded by stockmarket,

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Labour warns of 'conflict of interest risk' with supplier oversight | Business | The Guardian


Labour warns of 'conflict of interest risk' with supplier oversight Research finds those policing public sector contractors such as Carillion often sit on company boards Sun 21 Jan 2018 13.18 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 15.19 EST Share on Messenger Close Carillion offices in Sheffield. Its collapse has raised fears of domino effect on the UK economy. Photograph: Gary Calton for the Observer Labour has warned that the crown representatives who are supposed to police public sector suppliers such as the failed construction company Carillion face potential conflicts of interest, as its ow,

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Long live India Post Payments Bank - Livemint


Tamal Bandyopadhyay India Post has been providing deposit services to a large number of small customers across the country; it also has a limited remittance service. Photo: Bloomberg A June 2016 report in Mint described India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) as the “hottest game in town”. Some 50 entities, including International Finance Corp., Barclays Plc., Deutsche Bank AG, Citibank NA and several state-owned banks were jostling to form different kinds of partnerships with the department of posts, or DoP, the promoter of the payments bank. Apparently, commercial banks, insurance firms and asset ma,

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Palace: Boracay drainage improvement seen completed by 2020 | ABS-CBN News


Palace: Boracay drainage improvement seen completed by 2020 Palace: Boracay drainage improvement seen completed by 2020 ABS-CBN News Posted at Jan 21 2018 05:31 PM Share LinkedIn MANILA - The second phase of the Boracay Drainage Improvement Project, which is expected to resolve flooding problems in the tourism hotspot, is set to begin this month, Malacañang said. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said that the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority approved the implementation of the project that will be completed by 2020. "This project consists of the construction of a pipeli,

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Africa’s first elected female leader steps down - The Manila Times Online


You are at: Home » News » World » At a Glance »Africa’s first elected female leader steps down Africa’s first elected female leader steps down At a Glance MONROVIA: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women’s rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa’s first elected female president in Liberia. Taking the reins of a nation that had just emerged from a civil war leaving an estimated 250,000 dead, Sirleaf will be remembered for maintaining peace and attracting massive donor funding as she rebuilt her country from scratch over 12 years in po,

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Economy likely slowed in 2017 – analysts - The Manila Times Online


You are at: Home » Business »Economy likely slowed in 2017 – analysts Economy likely slowed in 2017 – analysts Business The economy likely slowed as the year ended, analysts polled by The Manila Times said, capping full-year growth to below the 6.9 percent recorded in 2016. Estimates for the October-December quarter ranged from 6.4 to 7.1 percent with a 6.6 percent average, unchanged compared to the same period last year and below the third quarter’s revised 7-percent expansion. Full-year estimates, meanwhile, ranged from 6.6-6.8 percent. The 6.6 percent average falls just above the lower end ,

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Senators: Budget reform, laws can replace federalism | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


Headlines Skinning Left, pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Headlines ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Senators: Budget reform, laws can replace federalism By Paolo Romero  (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 12:00am Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto and Sen. Panfilo Lacson disputed the arguments of House of Representatives leaders and federalism advocates who believe that a change in the form of government would greatly improve the lot of LGUs outside Metro Manila. File MANILA, Philippines — The government can raise incomes and economic opportunities for poo,

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Stalemate looms in Congress | Opinion, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


Opinion Skinning Left, pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Opinion ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Stalemate looms in Congress INTROSPECTIVE By Tony F. Katigbak  (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 12:00am In a recent column I wrote that I believed that federalism is not the answer to our nation’s government woes. In fact, this might just give way to a whole new beast and whole new set of problems. At the end of the day, with so much already wrong with our government it’s important we focus on fixing the problems we have and not just sweeping them under the rug in ,

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LGU collects P17.6 million from SAG extraction | Nation, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


Nation Skinning Left, pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 Nation ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 LGU collects P17.6 million from SAG extraction By Lalaine Jimenea  (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 12:00am Mayor Richard Gomez talks to sand and gravel concessionaires during an inspection of rivers in Ormoc in a December 2016 photo. Lalaine Jimenea   ORMOC CITY  , Philippines  —  Being one of the best sources for sand and gravel in the Visayas, this city’s environment and natural resources division (ENRD) saw 2017 as its banner year after collecting P17.6 million in,

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DOF-Landbank move surprises PSE-PDS | Business, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com


Business Skinning Left, pagematch: , sectionmatch: 1 Business ( Leaderboard Top ), pagematch: , sectionmatch: 1 DOF-Landbank move surprises PSE-PDS By Iris Gonzales  (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 22, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), operator of the local bourse, was caught by surprise on Friday after the Land Bank of the Philippines announced it was buying a controlling stake in the Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corp. (PDSHC), which operates the country’s fixed income exchange. In what may be a major blow to the PSE’s plan to merge the tw,

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Bawana factory fire: The making of a tinderbox | The Indian Express


Bawana factory fire: The making of a tinderbox Bawana factory fire: The making of a tinderbox A factory owner procures a licence to make a particular product. Except, he doesn’t — he gives different parts of the factory on rent to people who make what they want, with scant regard for safety norms or labour laws. Welcome to Bawana, where each day is a tragedy waiting to happen Written by Kaunain Sheriff M , Alok Singh | New Delhi | Updated: January 22, 2018 1:45 am Even in the case of Bawana unit, Manoj Jain, arrested by Delhi Police in the wake of the fire, got the factory on rent from his fri,

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Update: REM contracts will be awarded by year’s end, Caisse says | Montreal Gazette


More from Jason Magder, Montreal Gazette Published on: November 10, 2017 | Last Updated: November 10, 2017 5:09 PM EST Artist's rendition of part of the proposed REM network, a 67-kilometre electric, driverless train system linking Montreal's Gare Central to the West Island, Trudeau Airport, the North Shore and South Shore. The $5.5-billion project by CDPQ Infra, a subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, would run 20 hours a day, seven days a week and would link to Montreal's métro system at several points. - Share Adjust Comment Print Quebec’s Caisse de dépôt says it still ,

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What does Montreal want to be and how does it get there?


What does Montreal want to be and how does it get there? René Bruemmer, Montreal Gazette  What should Montreal focus on as it looks to the future? Dario Ayala / The Gazette Share Adjust Comment Print Note: This is a corrected version of an earlier story. Correction appended below. It is the blueprint for how the island of Montreal will be remodelled to improve the quality of life of its 1.9 million inhabitants. Which métro lines will be extended. How and where to build more housing when 94 per cent of the land is already developed. Which highways will be improved or rebuilt to allev,

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Obama rejects TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline


Obama rejects TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline Josh Lederman, National Post Wire Services, Financial Post  11.07.2015 U.S. President Barack Obama rejects TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, watched by Vice President Joe Biden, Friday at the White House in Washington. / Financial Post FP1106_KEYSTONE_Aqifer_C_JR / Financial Post FP1106_KEYSTONE_Aqifer_C_JR / Financial Post Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a lot on October 14, 2014 outside Gascoyne, North Dakota. / Financial Post Share Adjust Comment Print WASHINGTON — U.S,

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Editorial: With this budget, Quebec starts putting its house in order


Editorial: With this budget, Quebec starts putting its house in order The Gazette  06.05.2014 “Quebec is open for business,” Finance Minister Carlos Leitão declared on Wednesday upon presenting his budget. Jacques Boissinot / The Canadian Press Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitão tables 'serious' budget MONTREAL — Finance Minister Carlos Leitão’s first budget reads like a business plan for reviving Quebec’s moribund economy, with tax cuts for small enterprises, infrastructure investment, a relaunch of the Liberals’ Plan Nord, planned equity stakes in natural resource compa,

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Jaitley urged to address farm crisis in budget | Nagpur News - Times of India


Times of India Jaitley urged to address farm crisis in budget Jaitley urged to address farm crisis in budget tnn | Updated: Jan 20, 2018, 20:54 IST Nagpur: Farm activist and Vasantrao Naik Shetkari Swavalamban Mission chairman Kishore Tiwari has urged finance minister Arun Jaitliy to address the main issues of adequacy, timeliness of institutional farm credit and remunerative prices for the produce. "The National Commission on Farmers (NCF) headed by MS Swaminathan had recommended agriculture pricing factoring in a 50% profit to the cultivators over the input costs. Time has come for such a fu,

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With a deep tech talent pool, Toronto could hit Amazon's 'sweet spot' with bid for new HQ - Business - CBC News


With a deep tech talent pool, Toronto could hit Amazon's 'sweet spot' with bid for new HQ Toronto faces stiff competition from other North American cities among Amazon's short list CBC News Posted: Jan 21, 2018 2:04 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 21, 2018 2:04 PM ET Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has placed a premium on long-term growth and sustainability, meaning the company is focused on tapping diverse talent pipelines, like those in the GTA. (Reuters) Related Stories Amazon says it received 238 bids for its second headquarters, HQ2 Toronto faces stiff competition in its bid to court Amazon, but some Canad,

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Majority in new poll don’t support expanding Calgary’s bike lanes | Calgary Herald


Share Adjust Comment Print While most Calgarians are opposed to expanding dedicated bicycle lanes, according to a recent poll, the front-running candidates for mayor are willing to give them a chance — for now. Mayoral contender Bill Smith says he would review, but not rip out the downtown bicycle track network if elected, but he questions if it makes sense to build future lanes for year-round bike travel.   Andre Chabot, the sitting Ward 10 councillor, agrees there are some issues with certain parts of the downtown network, while Mayor Naheed Nenshi, who is seeking re-election, said better bi,

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Coast guard to scope out Arctic shipping lanes


Coast guard to scope out Arctic shipping lanes   By Lee Berthiaume, Postmedia News January 21, 2014       The Canadian Coast Guard ship Louis S. St. Laurent, undertakes oceanographic survey work in the Canada Basin of the Arctic Ocean, northwest of Banks Island, in 2007. A coast guard project to identify which marine corridors will be most heavily used in Canada's Far North is expected to generate recommendations to government by this fall. Photograph by: Fisheries and Oceans Canada/File , Postmedia News OTTAWA — The Canadian Coast Guard is set to launch a major exercise ,

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Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power


Anger, dejection grows as only half of Puerto Rico has power   By Danica Coto, The Associated Press December 30, 2017       FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2017 filw photo, barrio Patron resident Karina Santiago Gonzalez works on a small power plant in Morovis, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico authorities said on Friday Dec. 29, that nearly half of power customers in the U.S. territory still lack electricity more than three months after Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti, File) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The revelation that more than 660,000 power customers across Puerto Rico still lack electricity m,

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Federal surplus gives Harper a boost as debate on economy looms


Federal surplus gives Harper a boost as debate on economy looms Jason Fekete, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Citizen  09.14.2015 Conservative Leader Stephen Harper speaks to supporters Monday, September 14, 2015 in Kamloops, B.C.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan RemiorzRyan Remiorz / Ottawa Citizen Conservative leader Stephen Harper makes a campaign stop in Fredricton, New Brunswick on Monday, August 17, 2015.Sean Kilpatrick / Ottawa Citizen TORONTO, ONTARIO: July 8 2015 - Minister of Finance Joe Oliver delivers the keynote speech at the Canada-China Finance Summit in Toronto, Wednesday J,

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Wonsan, long a popular destination of North Korean vacationers, becomes focus of tourism push


Wonsan, long a popular destination of North Korean vacationers, becomes focus of tourism push Eric Talmadge, The Associated Press  08.07.2014 North Korean girls in similar bathing suits stand under a shower at the Songdowon International Children's Camp in Wonsan, North Korea. The camp, which has been operating for nearly 30 years, was originally intended mainly to deepen relations with friendly countries in the Communist or non-aligned world. But officials say they are willing to accept youth from anywhere - even the United States. Wong Maye-E / The Associated Press Temple stays are ,

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Dressage is home to some of the last large lots in Calgary


Dressage is home to some of the last large lots in Calgary Alex Frazer-Harrison, Calgary Herald  11.20.2014 Mimoza, Donjeta and Figgy Gashi are three of five siblings who are moving into a new home by Augusta Fine Homes with their parents in Dressage at Silverado.Michelle Hofer Photography / Calgary Herald Michelle Hofer/For the Calgary Herald Exterior of the Ellis show home in Dressage by Augusta Fine Homes. Claire Young / Calgary Herald The kitchen in the Renata show home by Baywest Homes in Dressage. Courtesy Andrea Cox The wet bar in the rec room in the Ellis show home by Augusta,

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'Weirder, wilder and wackier than ever' | North Bay Nugget


Report an error There will be winners and losers in the changing climate and those who adapt best will survive, says a leading climatologist. David Phillips, senior climatologist with Environment and Climate Change Canada, says the more uncertain and extreme local weather is evidence that climate change is having an impact. “It’s true, you can look out the window and you can’t necessarily see climate, you see the weather and we are much more hard-wired to weather than we are to climate but you can’t change one without the other,” Phillips says. “What we have seen in recent years is more and mo,

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2019 Polls: Daura youth to purchase nomination forms for Buhari, Masari


0 Daura Emirate Youth Progressive Movement (DEYPM), an NGO, on Sunday said it would purchase nominations forms for President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State to enable them recontest in the 2019 general elections. Malam Abdulkadir Lawal, the chairman of the movement, disclosed this in Daura at a rally, which was attended by thousands of youths from the five local governments areas under Daura Emirate. The five local governments areas under of the emirate include Daura, Baure, Zango, Mai’adua and Sandamu. “We will purchase the forms as part of our contribution to support ,

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Mixed metaphors: Arms and the (nomadic) herdsman – Punch Newspapers


+1 Sonala Olumhense It was so hard last week to watch the Markurdi video of trailer-loads of caskets bearing the bodies of the over 70 persons killed by suspected cattle herdsmen in Benue State.  Imagine the awful scene: rows and rows of caskets of lives suddenly and needlessly terminated in just one theatre of violence, being transported to a mass burial, watched or accompanied by a despondent and weeping crowd. The Federal Government has set up a committee, led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, allegedly to address what is described as the “menace of farmers/herders” clashes in the country. C,

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Harper earmarks $5.8B for federal infrastructure, including parks, museums


Harper earmarks $5.8B for federal infrastructure, including parks, museums Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press  11.25.2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an infrastructure investment announcement at The Collider Centre at Western University's Advanced Manufacturing Park, in London, Ont., Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave Chidley Share Adjust Comment Print LONDON, Ont. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled a $5.8-billion menu of federal infrastructure improvements Monday in an announcement one political rival immediately described as a batch of recycled promises. The funding, ,

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Live coverage: Calgary council debates the size of your property tax hike


Live coverage: Calgary council debates the size of your property tax hike Amanda Stephenson, Calgary Herald  11.24.2014 Councillors say it is becoming more difficult than ever to hold the line on taxes while maintaining city services.Ted Rhodes / Calgary Herald Calgary City Hall Council ChambersGavin Young / Calgary Herald Five key numbers to watch as council debates the Calgary budget Calgary city councillors are debating whether to reduce or perthaps even increase the annual 4.7 per cent property tax hikes contained in the city's draft spending plan for the next four years,

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indian economy: India to become fastest growing large economy in 2018: Report - Times of India


Times of India Pre-tax sales drive buying frenzy India to become fastest growing large economy in 2018: Report "India will become the fastest growing large economy in the world, eclipsing China. Indian equity market will jump to become the fifth largest in the world," the report noted. PTI | Updated: Jan 21, 2018, 19:25 IST Highlights "India will become the fastest growing large economy in the world, eclipsing China. Indian equity market will jump to become the fifth largest in the world," the report noted. At a time when developed economies are cheering 2-3 per cent growth, India is focused o,

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Authorship trends in The Lancet Global Health - The Lancet Global Health


The Lancet Global Health Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) Permitted Redistribute or republish the final article Text & data mine Reuse portions or extracts from the article in other works Sell or re-use for commercial purposes Contributing authors and coverage from LMICs in The Lancet Global Health LMICs=low-income and middle-income countries. MENA=Middle East and north Africa. Hide Pane View all Images/Data Expand allCollapse all One of The Lancet Global Health's stated purposes is to represent “disadvantaged populations” in health-related scenarios around the world. To analyse to wha,

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Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias - The Washington Post


Middle East Turkey says its troops have entered Syria in fight against Kurdish militias Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters next to his wife Emine Erdogan during a rally in Bursa, Turkey, January 21, 2018. (Handout/Reuters) By Erin Cunningham and Louisa Loveluck By Erin Cunningham and Louisa Loveluck January 21 at 12:10 PM Follow @erinmcunningham Follow leloveluck ISTANBUL — Turkey on Sunday opened a new front in its assault on Kurdish militias in northern Syria, launching a ground offensive with allied Syrian rebels and injecting new uncertainty into an already volatile ,

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Turkey starts ground incursion into Kurdish-controlled Afrin in Syria | World news | The Guardian


Turkey starts ground incursion into Kurdish-controlled Afrin in Syria Move follows intense aerial bombardment of enclave, with Kurdish militias shelling Turkish border province in response Sun 21 Jan 2018 06.20 EST Last modified on Sun 21 Jan 2018 12.06 EST Share on Messenger Close Turkish soldiers in a tank are transported as part of Operation Olive Branch, after dozens of airstrikes hit more than 150 targets in Afrin, Syria. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkey said it had begun a ground incursion into the Kurdish enclave in Syria known as Afrin a day after intense aerial bombardme,

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World Economic Forum President Borge Brende on key themes at Davos, Europe News & Top Stories - The Straits Times


The Straits Times http://str.sg/o3tL Copy DAVOS, Switzerland - Ahead of the opening of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting, I spoke with WEF President Borge Brende to get his take on the big themes that are likely to feature in the week-long conference. WF: Why did WEF frame this year's conference on the theme of a "share future in a fractured world"? Brende: We are facing many common challenges globally, but we are currently not always seeing the necessary cooperation to deal with these. We are seeing increased geopolitical competition. We are seeing a global economy that is again ,

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New business district in Punggol to chart Govt's focus on digital economy, will create 28,000 jobs - Channel NewsAsia


New business district in Punggol to chart Govt's focus on digital economy, will create 28,000 jobs Toggle share menu Advertisement Advertisement New business district in Punggol to chart Govt's focus on digital economy, will create 28,000 jobs close breaking news Advertisement Singapore New business district in Punggol to chart Govt's focus on digital economy, will create 28,000 jobs 02:11 The opening of a new business and education hub in Punggol from 2023 will create 28,000 jobs in fields such as cybersecurity and data analytics, creating job opportunities “close to home”.  2 related media a,

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Next 50 years of ASEAN tourism | TTG Asia


Next 50 years of ASEAN tourism / Posted on 19 January, 2018 0:01 What’s needed is the reverse: convincing governments of the need to protect their country from tourism... Raini Hamdi When I think of the next 50 years of ASEAN tourism, I shudder. Perhaps it’s because I’m writing this at the end of the year, when throngs of tourists are queueing to get through Thai immigration in Bangkok. Thailand’s 34 millionth visitor was decorated on December 22; and the kingdom will, without a doubt, achieve their tourism earnings target – US$50 billion – for 2017. ASEAN, not just Thailand, is doing extremel,

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China to invest 1.2 trillion yuan in information infrastructure - China.org.cn


China to invest 1.2 trillion yuan in information infrastructure E-mail Xinhua, January 12, 2017 Adjust font size: China will invest big in information infrastructure in the next three years as a way to help develop the new economy and foster growth momentum. About 1.2 trillion yuan (around 170 billion U.S. dollars) will be channeled into Internet projects, mainly broadband and mobile network improvement, according to guidelines released Thursday by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The document sets a number of goals. By 20,

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Slower but sustainable growth for Chinese economy in 2018 | Shanghai Daily


Slower but sustainable growth for Chinese economy in 2018 Source: Xinhua | 00:01 UTC+8 January 22, 2018 | Print Edition CHINA’S economic performance beat market expectations in 2017, but will the bullish momentum continue into the new year? A moderation in GDP growth is the popular view among global investors given a high comparison base, while a more balanced and sustainable economy is expected to take shape faster. China’s economy totaled 82.7 trillion yuan (US$13 trillion) in 2017, expanding 6.9 percent as it ,

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The coming green power tide - China.org.cn


The coming green power tide E-mail China Daily, November 27, 2017 Adjust font size: Millions of residents in northern Chinese cities will literally breathe easy this winter as the air will likely be a lot cleaner, and smog a lot thinner, given that natural gas will increasingly replace dirtier coal as power plant fuel in the region. An LNG container ship docks at Dalian port, Liaoning province. China is importing more natural gas to satisfy the rising demand for cleaner fuel. [Photo/Xinhua] Natural gas sales are expected to rise more than 20 percent to 13.9 billion yuan ($2.1 billion) this ye,

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Museveni To Grace Skilling Forum On Oil


Museveni to grace skilling forum on oil Museveni to grace skilling forum on oil By Vision Reporter Added 21st January 2018 04:06 PM More than $10 billion (about sh36 trillion) is expected to be invested in Uganda even before a single barrel of oil is drilled from the ground. PIC: Workers undertake the first flaring test at the Waraga 1 well in Kaiso-Tonya in Hoima district in 2006. Uganda is close to producing her first oil. (File/Reuters) ECONOMY | OIL KAMPALA - The Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum (UCMP) will hold a forum aimed at skilling Ugandans and developing local content capacity ,

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OUR MARAWI: Reining in the local oligarchy: antidote for sustained rebuilding of Marawi | MindaNews


OUR MARAWI: Reining in the local oligarchy: antidote for sustained rebuilding of... OUR MARAWI: Reining in the local oligarchy: antidote for sustained rebuilding of Marawi By January 21, 2018 Want create site? With Free visual composer you can do it easy. MARAWI CITY (MindaNews / 21 January) — The last few weeks saw encouraging signs the rebuilding of Marawi City is gaining momentum, principally the completion of several hundreds of transitional shelters for families displaced by the five-month long war against Islamic State-inspired militants. As a Marawi resident, it is my hope that the rebu,

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Blanchiment d’argent : l’ancien Premier ministre Kengo inculpé à Bruxelles | Le Soft international


Blanchiment d’argent : l’ancien Premier ministre Kengo inculpé à Bruxelles mer, 25/06/2003 - 10:25 Le triple ancien Premier ministre de Mobutu, Léon Lobicth Kengo wa Dondo, a été inculpé à Bruxelles pour blanchiment d’argent, rapporte un article en première page du journal belge «la Libre Belgique» dans son édition datée du 25 juin. «Le juge d'instruction Michel Claise a décidé d'inculper M. Kengo Wa Dondo pour blanchiment d'argent», a confirmé une porte-parole du parquet de Bruxelles, Estelle Arpigny. «La Libre Belgique», très introduite dans les milieux congolais de Bruxelles, a obtenu confi,

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