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Smart launches ‘Kaalam’ app – Cebu Daily News

Atty. Maria Jane Paredes, AVP/Center Head of Smart Public Affairs Vis-Min (Center) led the turnover of 10 tablets to Argao town to Mayor Stanley Caminero (2nd from right). Also in the photo are Stephanie V. Orlino, Smart public affairs senior manager and head of education programs; Dr. Juanita Pinote, CTU Argao campus director; and Dr. Juliet Jeruta, DepEd-7 regional director. /CDN photo/Doris C. Bongcac Learning the mother tongue is made fun and easy for Cebuano pupils Reading and writing in…

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Huawei donates 157 tablets to MPs

CHINA’S Huawei donated 157 Huawei MediaPad M3 Lite tablets to Namibian members of Parliament to the tune of N$700 000, minister of information and communication technology, Stanley Simataa has disclosed. Responding to questions sent by Nampa on Friday, Simataa said the donation was part of Huawei’s corporate social responsibility to the information and communication technology (ICT) sector. Members of both houses, the National Assembly and National Council, each received a brand-new tablet. Additionally, the staff offices in both the NC…

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Dhiraagu dedicates its Eid celebrations to children

Telecom company, Dhiraagu has held special activities, dedicating its Eid al-Fitr celebrations towards children. Dhiraagu began by distributing gifts to children on the morning of the Eid. The activity, which is run each year in Male’ City, was simultaneously also run in islands Dhiraagu has regional operation centers in, this year. The company noted that the exchange of gifts during Eid is an age old Maldivian custom, and said such customs will strengthen unity and include everyone in joyful Eid…

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Judicial Department Staff And Families Clean Golden Age Home, Donate Gifts

Lautoka Court House staff and their families cleaning up the compound for the Golden Age Home at Natabua, Lautoka. Photo: Naomi Virivirisai Workers from the Judicial Department in the Western Division have sacrificed their time and energy to take part in a worthy cause. Along with their families the  Lautoka Court House staff members donated gifts and cleaned the Golden Age Home compound at Natabua yesterday. Deputy Registrar (West), Jeremaia Kotovulalima said the Judicial Department (Western Division) had dedicated…

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Ambassadors of the environment – Education

Drastic climate change and the extinction of various species help youths to be aware of the need to conserve mother nature. StarEducate flew to Kota Kinabalu to check out schools that are actively involved in environmental activities. MALAYSIA’s adorable giant panda pair Xing Xing and Liang Liang broke the world record for having a second baby within four years via natural reproduction. Born at just 150gm in January, the second cub that has not yet been named, has already garnered…

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Ethical consumerism may simply mean shopping less

By Erin O’Brien Updated June 17, 2018 06:29:44 Photo: In more recent times, consumer choice has become one of the most common ways for citizens to engage in political activism. (ABC News: Nic MacBean) How many slaves work for you? This is the implicit question behind awareness campaigns that link consumer behaviour to modern slavery, urging citizens to use their consumer power to demand an end to labour exploitation. But the push for more ethical consumerism does not necessarily mean…

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Column: Five ways to effectively reach millennials – Opinion – Gaston Gazette

Discussions about what millennials want are everywhere these days – plastered across media websites, scrolling across television screens, garnering hundreds of comments on blogs and social media. Why is this group such big news? Because, according to the Pew Research Center and the U.S. Census Bureau, millennials have surpassed baby boomers as the largest living generation. As a result, their influence is growing. Since many of them are now of an age where they’re buying houses, getting married and having…

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Chinese firm presents teaching, learning items to Dzorwulu JHS

General News of Saturday, 16 June 2018 Source: Graphic.com.gh 2018-06-16 Zhang Xueli after presenting laptops to Irene Yankson Neequaye A Chinese construction and engineering company, China International Water and Electric Corporation (CWE), has presented information and communications technology (ICT) equipment and furniture to the Dzorwulu Junior High School (JHS) in Accra. The items included 50 tables and chairs, 30 boxes of whiteboard markers, 10 sets of desktop computers, a projector, a microscope, school laboratory equipment and other items. They…

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Making healthcare affordable for masses

Having spent over 10 years as an owner and operator of multiple physiotherapy clinics in various countries, Shainoor Khoja, managing director and chief impact officer, Right Health, has a strong business background. As a trained physiotherapist, Shainoor gained vital experience in her field by taking the initiative to start a range of practices and clinics in the UK, Canada, Pakistan and Poland. In 2005, as the managing director, she led the Roshan Clinic team in Afghanistan to design the first…

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How PepsiCo turns green strategies to profit

Dubai: When PepsiCo’s then-CEO Indra Nooyi in 2006 introduced Performance With Purpose — an effort to put sustainability at the heart of the firm’s ethos — there was some scepticism from both investors and environmentalists. Twelve years on, it’s hard to find a critic. Nooyi — now chairman as well as CEO — has overseen consistent growth. The firm’s annual net revenues in 2017 were $63.5 billion. Environmental non-profit organisation Ceres highlighted the firm’s efforts in sustainability in its Turning…

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Hundreds of young J’cans to be exposed to tertiary training – Programme embodies PCJ’s corporate social responsibility policy | News

Hundreds of young Jamaicans are being exposed to tertiary training this summer through an internship programme at the University of Technology (UTech). The programme is being carried out through a partnership between UTech and the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica, which was developed to enable the interns between 18 and 35 years of age to get a pre-university experience in a college setting. Approximately 1,000 under-served young people from across the island’s 63 constituencies will be engaged over four separate three-week…

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In France, harnessing the (renewable) energy of citizens

When an artist and a farmer in Brittany, Michel Leclercq and Jean-Bernard Mabilais, decided in 2002 that it would be a good idea to produce energy locally from renewable sources, they started knocking on doors and trying to get their neighbors involved. The response was quasi-unanimous: “Are you crazy?” Perhaps, but 12 years and 12 million euros (USD 14.2 million) later, the two Frenchmen realized their dream through a citizens’ project called Bégawatts. This germ of an idea for a…

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MTN Partners Smart Star Ghana

MTN Ghana Limited has partnered One Smart Star Ghana Limited to launch Star Phone Service, a global service, allowing companies and institutions to keep all communications links in one place. This is aimed at making communications with signed-up businesses and institutions easier for users and clients as solutions to customers having to deal with several phone numbers when the need arises. Launching the service, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister for Communications, in a speech read on her behalf said she…

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DESOPADEC ’ll do more with resource control — Ezechi, DESOPADEC Commissioner :: Bestnaira.com

  Sat Jun 16th, 2018 – Delta   The Commissioner representing Ndokwa on the board of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Mr. Nnamdi Ezechi, discusses the efforts the commission is making at delivering on its mandate. There are insinuations that DESOPADEC has not really lived up to expectation. Would you say that the commission has performed well in this dispensation? •Nnamdi Ezechi DESOPADEC was established by law in 2008 to manage 50 percent of the 13 percent…

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Kogi community puts culture on display

At 5 o’clock this morning, the slitdrum (ogidigbo) sounded at the palace of the Ologidi of Ogidi, a sleepy community of about 15,000 people in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State. Simultaneously, the gong (agogo) also pealed in the community’s ancient market square. These two occurrences could only signal two things to the people of this largely agrarian community: it was either there was an emergency or some traditional festivity was at hand. Today, the pealing of the gong…

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Central funds will help in managing waste: Kiran Bedi

Puducherry: Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi visited the dump yard in Bahour area which caught fire on Thursday night. The Lt Governor who visited the place along with Chief Secretary Ashwani Kumar said efforts will be made to decentralise solid waste management to village levels as the site (Bahour dump yard) is hazardous. On Thursday night the dump yard caught fire triggering panic among residents. The dump yard was situated near a petrol pump and INOX air separation plant which…

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