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  • From hunting to hiking: biggest threats to protected... 22 Jan 2018 08:13 Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 02:21 EST, 22 January 2018 | Updated: 02:21 EST, 22 January 2018 By Michael Taylor KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hunting wild animals for food and recreational sports like hiking and mountain biking pose the two …
  • Observatory celebrates 100 years of watching the skies 22 Jan 2018 08:10 Times Colonist This is one of a series of columns by specialists at the Royal B.C. Museum that explore the human and natural worlds of the province. My research looks at the origins of “big science” in British Columbia. Resolving the fundamental questions of science …
  • Newcomers among top local stocks 22 Jan 2018 08:04 Milwaukee Biz Times Economic Trends by Andrew Weiland January 22, 2018, 2:00 AM https://www.biztimes.com/2018/industries/banking-finance/newcomers-among-top-local-stocks/ Two manufacturing firms that moved their corporate headquarters to Milwaukee …
  • Capital continues to seek acquisitions in Milwaukee 22 Jan 2018 08:04 Milwaukee Biz Times Economic Trends by Molly Dill January 22, 2018, 2:00 AM https://www.biztimes.com/2018/industries/banking-finance/capital-continues-to-seek-acquisitions-in-milwaukee/ Southeastern Wisconsin merger and acquisition activity has …
  • Population pressure adds to stink of Kenya’s garbage problem 22 Jan 2018 07:56 Business Daily This perhaps explains why there is litter dotting every inch of the city. The same applies to Mombasa, which according to the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) generates 2,200 tonnes of solid waste everyday with only 65 per cent collected. …
  • trans man and HRC advisor Taine Polkinghorne 22 Jan 2018 07:55 The New Zeland Herald When I came out at the end of 2011, it was usual practice for trans people to receive a mental health diagnosis from a medical professional, counsellor or therapist to start their medical transition. After the first appointment with my psychotherapist, he …
  • Maharashtra government tells e-seva centres to sell Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali products 22 Jan 2018 07:53 Free Press Journal Mumbai: In the latest development regarding Baba Ramdev’s firm Patanjali’s products, the state government’s e-seva centres, set up to provide services such as income and domicile certificates, PAN Card, Aadhaar, and passport related documents to citizens …
  • Seoul eyes ban on digital signature certificates 22 Jan 2018 07:47 Korea Herald The South Korean government on Monday decided to push for the abolishment of the uniformly used digital signature certificates system and switch to other authentication methods to create a more user-friendly internet environment. The abolition of the …
  • ADB Releases Asia-Pacific Energy Outlook Report 22 Jan 2018 07:46 Pacific Islands Development Program Pacific Islands Development Program, East-West Center With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i News Release Asian Development Bank Daegu, Republic of Korea Monday, October 14, 2013 Cross-border power exchanges can play a …
  • Young women avoiding smear tests over body embarrassment 22 Jan 2018 07:45 Scotsman Many young women are not attending smear tests because they are embarrassed about their bodies, a cancer charity has warned. Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust said it was concerned that body image issues could be putting women’s lives in ­danger. One in four …
  • Immigration is a Sisyphean task 22 Jan 2018 07:25 Lawrence Journal-World Washington — In 1790, the finest mind in the First Congress, and of his generation, addressed in the House of Representatives the immigration issue: “It is no doubt very desirable that we should hold out as many inducements as possible for the worthy part …
  • The big dig: how the high cost of land is forcing Hong Kong into caverns 22 Jan 2018 07:24 The Guardian With the highest house prices in the world, and most of its land unbuildable, the city has found a new way to expand – by moving facilities into caves in the mountains A sewage tunnel under construction in Hong Kong. Photograph: Bloomberg/Getty Images …
  • From hunting to hiking: biggest threats to protected areas identified 22 Jan 2018 07:23 Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hunting wild animals for food and recreational sports like hiking and mountain biking pose the two biggest threats to the world’s protected areas, a new study shows. Ten researchers studied data …
  • California Looks to Asia and Away from Washington 22 Jan 2018 07:23 Asia Sentinel Today US President Donald Trump achieves a significant milestone. He is the first president since Dwight Eisenhower, who left office in 1961, to skip a trip to California within his first 12 months in office. Even then, Ike did get there in 13 months …
  • Chinese cities move to ease residency curbs, fuel property demand 22 Jan 2018 07:22 The Express Tribune Author­ities in cities say main aim is to lure talent to make their labor pools more attrac­tive to compan­ies Buildings under construction are pictured in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China. PHOTO: REUTERS BEIJING: China’s provincial capitals have …
  • Opportunities for optimism do exist if you can grab them 22 Jan 2018 07:21 PrintWeek In the last issue of PrintWeek we posed the following question: ‘How optimistic are you about your business prospects in 2018?’ At the time of writing, more than 40% of respondents had answered ‘not very optimistic’ while the combined total of those …
  • 'Transgender rights are not special rights' 22 Jan 2018 07:20 Northern Advocate When I came out at the end of 2011, it was usual practice for trans people to receive a mental health diagnosis from a medical professional, counsellor or therapist to start their medical transition. After the first appointment with my psychotherapist, he …
  • Minister defies Coalition naysayers on electric cars 22 Jan 2018 07:14 The Age Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has defied Coalition critics on electric cars, vowing the Turnbull government will support the fledgling technology and insisting it is better for the environment than traditional cars. Mr Frydenberg this month kickstarted …
  • Exploring The "Dollar Crash" Thesis 22 Jan 2018 07:11 Investing.com People have been predicting a crash in the US dollar for something like forever. Let's investigate another crash thesis. ZeroHedge reports the "World's Most Bearish Hedge Fund" has a "Stunning" Theory What Happens Next to the …
  • Kantar, Qualtrics partner in new strategic alliance 22 Jan 2018 07:08 iTWire Global research agency Kantar TNS has joined forces with experience management provider Qualtrics in a strategic alliance they say is designed to provide clients with holistic customer experience capability, delivered through integrated technology, to …