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UAE to introduce new laws to regulate drones

27 September 2016 05:30:43 WN.com - Mideast News

Author: Reuters Tue, 2016-09-27 ID: 1474926442492415800 ABU DHABI: The UAE will finalize laws to more heavily regulate the sale of drones and their operations soon, aiming to minimize risks posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, an official at the aviation regulator said on Monday. Dubai International Airport was closed for more than an hour on June...

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US, UK denounce Russia for barbarity, war crimes in Syria

27 September 2016 05:30:43 WN.com - Mideast News

Author: AFP Tue, 2016-09-27 ID: 1474926442362414900 MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of “barbarism” and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian warplanes continued to bomb rebel-held areas of Aleppo. “We note the overall unacceptable tone and rhetoric of the representatives of the...

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Oman court jails journalists, closes down newspaper

27 September 2016 05:30:43 WN.com - Mideast News

Author: Reuters Tue, 2016-09-27 ID: 1474926442432415200 MUSCAT: A court in Oman on Monday ordered the permanent closure of a newspaper which had reported on alleged corruption within the judiciary, and jailed three of its journalists on charges that included undermining the prestige of the...

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Palestinian sites disabled, Facebook sorry

27 September 2016 05:30:43 WN.com - Mideast News

Author: AFP Tue, 2016-09-27 ID: 1474926442462415500 RAMALLAH: Facebook apologized Monday after temporarily disabling accounts linked to two Palestinian news sites critical of Israel, a move that drew concern over potential online censorship....

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Protest erupts against govt in Jordan over writer’s murder

27 September 2016 05:30:43 WN.com - Mideast News

Author: AFP Tue, 2016-09-27 ID: 1474926442512416100 AMMAN: Protesters called on Monday for Jordan’s government to resign over its failure to prevent the murder of Christian writer Nahed Hattar outside an Amman court. “The people want the fall of the...

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Chinese economist disappointed by lack of progress in cornerstone of Premier Li Keqiang’s ‘Likonomics’

27 September 2016 05:24:18 South China Morning Post - News feed

A leading Chinese economist, who gained fame for coining the term “Likonomics”, is disappointed by the slow progress on deleveraging – one of the cornerstones of Premier Li Keqiang’s economic theory. Huang Yiping, a professor at Peking University, who is also an academic member of the central bank’s monetary policy committee, came up with the term three years ago when he was chief China economist at Barclays. Stand aside Likonomics ... here’s Xiconomics: How...

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Transgender Man Becomes First to Have Baby with Transgender Female

27 September 2016 05:21:34 WN.com - America News

A transgender couple became the first to have their own child when a transgender man gave birth to a baby boy. ......

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Paris climate goals will cost Asia US$300B a year, but rewards are huge, says ADB

27 September 2016 05:18:53 South China Morning Post - News feed

Developing Asia will mean forking out US$300 billion per year until 2050 if governments intend to uphold their 2015 Paris climate summit goals, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) warned in a new report on Tuesday. But as the ADB pointed out, no pain, no gain. “This is a substantial sum but the economic returns from adopting low-carbon policies far outweigh the costs,” Juzhong Zhuang, ADB’s deputy chief economist, said. “The region can generate more than US$2 in gains...

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Decline in Oil Prices Lands on Government Workers as Saudi Arabia Cuts Paychecks

27 September 2016 05:14:32 NYT > World

The reductions affect a wide range of government employees, from ministers, whose pay was cut by 20 percent, to civil servants, whose overtime pay and vacation time will face new limits.

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IRAN DOWN THAILAND IN THRILLING FOUR SETS TO TAKE ON OLD FOES JAPAN IN SEMI-FINALS (AVC - Asian Volleyball Confederation)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: AVC - Asian Volleyball Confederation) Nakhon Pathom, Thailand, September 26, 2016 - Title-hotshots Iran survived a sturdy challenge from Thailand to power past the host side in pulsating four sets 25-22 28-30 25-20 25-16 to book the last semi-final berth at the 'SMM' 5th AVC Cup for Men at the Nakhon Pathom Gymnasium here on Monday. Iran, current world No.7 and the only team from Asia to compete in the Rio Olympic Games where they finished joint fifth place in their debut Olympic effort, fielded a strong line-up led by powerful Alireza Mobasheri, muscular Rahman Davoodi and Reza Ghara, while powerful attacker Jirayu Raksakaew, Kittikun Sri-utthawong and Kitsada Somkane spearheaded...

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18-09-2016 | Hear ye, hear ye: help crowdfund a 3D printed ear for kids born without one (Queensland University of Technology)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Queensland University of Technology) 18 September 2016 An exciting crowdfunding campaign to fast track the development of 3D printed prosthetic ears for children born without an ear kicks off today. The FutureHear crowdfunding campaign is part of a partnership between QUT and Hear and Say, a charity providing hearing, listening and speaking solutions for children, to develop next-generation 3D printed prosthetic ears. Associate Professor Mia Woodruff, from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, said the crowdfunding for FutureHear gave...

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Seminar on government services held in Beijing (Beijing Municipal Government)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Beijing Municipal Government) The first National Seminar on Government Services was held in Beijing on September 24. More than 300 guests from different government departments, academic research institutes, and enterprises took part in the event. The seminar sought to promote 'Internet + government services' with the development of big data, and help different government...

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LIST OF DIRECTORS AND THEIR ROLES AND FUNCTIONS (Da Ming International Holdings Ltd)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Da Ming International Holdings Ltd) DA MING INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LIMITED 大明國際控股有限公司 (incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability) (Stock code: 1090) LIST OF DIRECTORS AND THEIR ROLES AND FUNCTIONS The members of the board of Directors...

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Bulls Masters to mentor Queensland’s best in T20 Challenge (Mackay Regional Council)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Mackay Regional Council) Bulls Masters managing director Jimmy Maher said eight teams would contest the T20 Country Challenge starting at Harrup Park on Friday night, September 30. The top two teams will qualify for the final of the Bulls Masters Country Challenge Cup, which will be played as a curtain-raiser to a Brisbane Heat match at the Gabba this summer. Maher will be one of eight former Bulls legends who will act as mentors for the teams this weekend. The...

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Guizhou Vice Governor Huang Jiapei Investigates and Surveys MCC17’s Luodian Project (Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd) Guizhou Vice Governor Huang Jiapei Investigates and Surveys MCC17's Luodian Project + . - In the morning of September 21st, Guizhou Vice Governor Huang Jiapei and his delegation investigated and surveyed the MCC17 Group's contracted Luodian Jade Culture...

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Work kicks off for new Lathlain sporting redevelopment (Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development - Australian Government)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development - Australian Government) Media Release FN066/2016 20 September 2016 Joint release with: Mia Davies WA Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Recreation Trevor Vaughan Mayor Town of Victoria Park Steve Irons Federal Member for Swan The local community will benefit from the $68 million Lathlain Precinct redevelopment, which will provide a community centre and new...

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Pakistan: Stop execution of prisoner with mental disability (Amnesty International Australia)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Amnesty International Australia) Pakistan's authorities must not execute Imdad Ali, a death row prisoner with a history of mental illness, Amnesty International said today. 'With this warrant to execute Imdad Ali, Pakistan is clearly in breach of international human rights standards that protect people with mental illnesses and ensure that they are never subject to this cruel and irreversible punishment,' said Champa Patel, Amnesty International's South Asia Director. Imdad Ali was convicted of the murder of a religious...

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Council Excels at Engineering Excellence Awards (Wyong Shire Council)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Wyong Shire Council) 23 Sep 2016 Central Coast Council's own Misbah Khan was crowned the Newcastle Professional Engineer of the Year at the recent Engineering Excellence Awards. These Awards, sponsored by Engineering Australia, celebrate and recognise engineering accomplishments of individuals and companies Australia...

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"Princess Bari" by Hwang Sok-yong (Ministry of Culture, Sports And Tourism of the Republic of Korea)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Ministry of Culture, Sports And Tourism of the Republic of Korea) The tale of the Abandoned Princess is re-worked for our times, reflecting the modern refugee crisis, the state of non-registered migrants and citizens of the world flocking to large cities. Along the spectrum between reality and make believe, there is a transition point somewhere in the middle. It lies in between history repeating itself across seven generations, on the one hand, and then flying griffins and magical spells on the other. When does magical realism become fantasy? In that space, between Gabriel Garcia Marquez and J. K. Rowling, sits Hwang Sok-yong with his tale 'Princess Bari.' There are ghosts, shamans,...

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Communication internships strengthen ties between RMIT and Pacific neighbours (RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Five Master of Communication students have already taken up the opportunity to spend a month in Fiji as part of an internship program offered by The University of the South Pacific (USP). Facilitated by Dr Judy Burnside-Lawry, RMIT University and Professor Elisabeth Holland, Director of USP's Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development (PaCE-SD), the internship places students within PaCE-SD's communication team in Suva and non-government...

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Funding Secured for Hunter Innovation Project (HDC - Hunter Development Corporation)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: HDC - Hunter Development Corporation) A $17.8 million innovation project will be delivered in Newcastle, which includes free public Wi-Fi, cutting-edge smart parking and smart street lighting technology and a new innovation hub for researchers, students, industry and entrepreneurs. Premier Mike Baird announced today the NSW Government is investing $9.8 million in...

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Artist uses snow to depict urban plight (Beijing Municipal Government)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Beijing Municipal Government) Some sadness seems to lie beneath the simplicity of Zhang Meng's video works and ink paintings. In many of his 3-D videos, the Tianjin-based artist has created vast scenes of mountains and surrounding areas covered in heavy snow. Born and raised in Tangshan, Hebei province, the 44-year-old says that although snow signifies a sense of belonging to him, he aims to show an anxiety that exists in today's...

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Beijing unveils first bankruptcy tribunal (Beijing Municipal Government)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Beijing Municipal Government) Beijing's first bankruptcy tribunal was unveiled at Beijing No 1 Intermediate People's Court on Monday. The tribunal will specialize in hearing disputes brought by 'zombie' companies and accelerate the capital's economic development, according to a...

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2016 Minister’s Student Achiever Award Winners (Destination NSW)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Destination NSW) Future industry leaders have been recognised in a special ceremony at NSW Parliament House to mark the 2016 Minister's Student Achiever Awards in Tourism and Hospitality. 27 September 2016 NSW Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events Stuart Ayres congratulated 16 students on their academic achievements and acknowledged the importance of professional training to the tourism industry. 'These Awards celebrate the achievements of our State's best students who represent the future of tourism and hospitality,' Mr Ayres said. 'Our tourism industry is all about delivering...

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Our say: Best of the NRL in 2016 Part 1 (NRL - National Rugby League Ltd)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: NRL - National Rugby League Ltd) With the 2016 NRL Telstra Premiership season almost over, we at NRL.com look back at the standout players, teams and coaches of the year. Who's your player of the year? Tony Webeck, Chief Queensland Correspondent: Every time I watched Josh Hodgson play this year I marvelled at his skill. A dummy-half who can do it all, Hodgson's pass selection was sublime, his runs penetrating and his kicking game swung momentum the Raiders' way on countless occasions. And how he played those last two finals games was a medical miracle. Chris Kennedy, National Correspondent: I couldn't go past Raiders rake Josh Hodgson. Some brilliant kicks out of dummy half, matched...

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MCC Convenes 2016 Interim Performance Communication Meeting (Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd) + . - On August 30th and September 6th, MCC convened the 2016 Interim Performance Communication Meeting in Beijing and Hong Kong. MCC Executive Director and President Zhang Zhaoxiang led all the management levels and related department heads to attend the press conference, and conducted face-to-face exchanges with over 80 domestic and overseas investment organizations such as Huatai Securities, Morgan Stanley, Harvest Fund and analysts, as well as over 20 financial and economic media groups such as the China Securities Journal and Hong Kong Economic Times. All the seats at the communication meeting venue were occupied with swarming...

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Li Keqiang Holds Talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China) On the morning of September 22, 2016 local time, Premier Li Keqiang held talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada at the Parliament Building in Ottawa. Li Keqiang noted that China and Canada enjoy time-honored friendship, and bilateral relations have once stood at the forefront of China's relations with western countries for a long time. During this visit, China and Canada officially launched the annual dialogue mechanism between the Chinese Premier and Canadian Prime Minister, bringing new development opportunities to bilateral relations. We are willing to enhance exchanges with...

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See How the Best Gardens on the Central Coast Grow (Wyong Shire Council)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Wyong Shire Council) 16 Sep 2016 If you have always wanted to know the secrets to cultivating a prize winning garden, now is your chance, as this year's Garden Competition recipients generously open their green sanctuaries to the public on Sunday 25 September 2016. The 2016 Garden Competition, run by Central Coast Council, dug up a wealth of talent across the region and the public will have the opportunity to explore eight...

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Rex Expands Cairns to Bamaga Services (REX - Regional Express Holdings Limited)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: REX - Regional Express Holdings Limited) 27 SEPTEMBER 2016 MEDIA RELEASE REX EXPANDS CAIRNS TO BAMAGA SERVICE Regional Express (Rex) and the Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council (NPARC) today announced the expansion of Rex's direct Bamaga - Cairns services to include an additional Sunday non-stop service commencing Sunday October 30. Rex, in partnership with NPARC, introduced the daily week-day service in March 2015...

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Students set to succeed with RMIT’s Entrepreneur in residence (RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)

27 September 2016 05:13:39 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) On September 6 the Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) program launched the Enterprise, Innovation, Creativity Intensive (EIC) in partnership with RMIT Entrepreneur in Residence Marcus Powe. 25 third year students will undertake an intensive four day workshop with Powe on enterprise, innovation and creative thinking for the media industries and also be placed in a start-up as an internship. Powe said the EIC Studio will enable students to identify and open the many doorways that...

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