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  • A Chinese Silicon Valley? Not So Fast - Los Angeles Review of Books 09 Dec 2019 04:19 Beijing News DECEMBER 6, 2019 1. The Formula “THE THREE INVENTORS won the Nobel Prize for their efforts, but only one of them, Dr. Shockley, was determined to capitalize on the transistor commercially. In him lies the genesis of the San Francisco silicon story.” So …
  • Will Alberto Fernndez be able to fix Argentinas economic woes? 08 Dec 2019 12:43 Buenos Aires News Argentina’s president-elect, Alberto Fernández, has been holding his cards close to his chest, leaving many scratching their heads as to the type of policies he plans to implement to tackle the country’s many interconnected problems.  Unless Fernández and …
  • AIChE Honors Societal Good Works Of Merck, P&G 06 Dec 2019 05:04 Chemical Processing Environmental Health & Safety By Chemical Processing Staff Dec 06, 2019 The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) honored Merck & Co., Inc. and the Procter & Gamble Company along with those companies’ leaders for exemplifying the …
  • Queen & Slim | On the run 05 Dec 2019 12:58 Jamaica Gleaner Slim and Queen’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer’s gun and shoots him in self-defence. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and …
  • Cafe Society: The art of coffee at Drawing Room Coffee Stand & Gallery 27 Nov 2019 03:45 Phuket News A new addition to the already eclectic Old Town neighbourhood, Drawing Room Coffee Stand & Gallery is located on Phang Nga Road. While the coffee stand is the new kid on the block, the Drawing Room Gallery has been established for a number of years.Wit …
  • Tollesby shops, West Lane Hospital and Tees AMP: Andy McDonald is seeking re-election 24 Nov 2019 17:17 Evening Gazette Andy McDonald has served as Middlesbrough's Labour MP since he was first elected to Parliment in 2012. Now, with the most important election in a generation fast approaching, the 61-year-old incumbent and Shadow Transport Secretary in Jeremy Corbyn…
  • Zimbabwes anti-sanctions march- Much ado about nothing? 22 Nov 2019 23:06 Zimbabwe News - The writer obtained his MA degree in International Relations. He is now an independent researcher living in Belgium.  BRUSSELS  Zimbabwe has been under European Union (EU) and United States (U.S.) sanctions since 2002 and 2003 respectively, for “ …
  • In 2019, Can Democracy Flourish Without Internet Access? - PCMag AU 22 Nov 2019 23:06 Zimbabwe News (iStock / Getty Images Plus) What are the hallmarks of a modern, vibrant democracy? Free and fair elections, of course, but what about internet access? Bad actors have long used the internet to silence critics and spread disinformation, according to …
  • BBC - Whats left of New Yorks Dutch past? 22 Nov 2019 02:13 Amsterdam News When his children were at preschool in Hackensack, New Jersey, building restorer and historian Tim Adriance taught them a simple nursery rhyme. Although it has a Dutch name – Trip a Trop a Tronjes (“The Father’s Knee is a Throne”) – the song can be sung in …
  • Contemporary Chinese Buddhist Trends, Part One- What is Up With Fo-Xi? 22 Nov 2019 02:12 Beijing News Between an increasingly irrepressible thirst for spirituality and a gradual alignment of religious policy with party ideology, how does the situation of Buddhism look in Mainland China? Xuan Fang is Associate Professor at the Department of Religious …
  • Corporate Citizenship & Giving Guide: Getty 20 Nov 2019 03:28 Los Angeles Business Journal Genesis Motor America and Getty leadership partner to launch Getty Unshuttered, a multi-year initiative building a positive community for teen artists to raise their voices for social good, inspire each other, and grow as artists. Getty 1200 Getty Center …
  • will.i.am Accuses Qantas Airways Staff of Racism 18 Nov 2019 03:39 Papermag Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am has recently shared a terrible in-flight experience via Twitter. On Friday, the artist was flying from Brisbane to Sydney, and a flight attendant called the police on him because he wasn't able to put his laptop away. …
  • The Reader: Building Belmont will not solve A&E problems 15 Nov 2019 14:00 Evening Standard I read your front-page article about A&E waiting lists [“Worst NHS waits ever for A&E patients spark row ”, November 14]: I am sure patients in south London can be reassured. After all the Tories are spending millions on a brand new hospital in …
  • Doctors warn of NHS winter meltdown as figures show worst A&E figures on record 14 Nov 2019 15:47 Evening Standard Doctors warned of an NHS winter meltdown today as official figures showed the worst A&E figures on record. One in six patients waited longer than four hours in A&E in England during October — the worst-ever performance since a target was introduced …
  • Manipur's Identity & it's Political Ingenuity :: YFPHR 11 Nov 2019 02:31 E-Pao.net Manipur's Identity and it's Political Ingenuity YFPHR * The political trend in concealing the actualities that relate to decision making conduct of the government lead to lack of transparency and in effect curtails the right of the so called …
  • Advocates concerned Alberta conscience rights bill could put trans people at risk 10 Nov 2019 13:03 CBC Advocates say a bill before the Alberta legislature, purported to defend the conscience rights of health-care professionals, could effectively legalize discrimination against transgender people. Critics say the bill strips the requirement for health-care …
  • Ask a professor- What are you reading? - Pipe Dream 08 Nov 2019 23:09 Argentina News If you have ever taken a college course, you know that professors have a love for learning, especially about the things they teach. Moreover, they usually have a love for reading about their specializations and interests. Have you ever wondered what …
  • Is it time for a fireworks ban? 07 Nov 2019 06:52 New Zealand News EDITORIAL: You may not have heard of the Tūpuna Maunga Authority, but it co-governs 14 of Auckland's iconic maunga, or volcanic cones, including such civic and even national landmarks as Maungawhau/Mt Eden, Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill and  …
  • Can South Africa avoid being the next Argentina or Zimbabwe? 07 Nov 2019 06:20 Buenos Aires News South Africa has three months to get its fiscal house in order or risk losing its investment-grade rating. Following a review of South Africa, Moody’s Investors Service on Friday revised the country’s outlook from stable to negative, citing a slow pace of …
  • Final Indo-Naga Peace Accord & beyond :: LB Singh 07 Nov 2019 03:58 E-Pao.net Final Indo-Naga Peace Accord and beyond LB Singh * In Nagaland the Government, NSCN (IM), NNPGs, Naga Hoho, NSF etc. are complementing each other for the breakthrough in the Peace Talk. In Manipur, the atmosphere is quite tense with the deployment of …
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