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Selangor Industrial Ride 2.0

THROUGH the cooperation with Kelab Rekreasi Invest Selangor (KRIS), Invest Selangor Berhad organised a soft launch of the Selangor Industrial Ride 2.0, a programme that targets to increase awareness about the environment and health. A generally accessible form of exercise, especially one without heavy impact on one’s knees, cycling has long contributed to recreational and social activities. Invest Selangor Berhad expects the cycling event to strengthen the relationship between the Selangor government and the community through this healthy competition. Now…

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NAN MD tasks NPC on new population census to resolve conflicting data Newsdiaryonline

Mr Bayo Onanuga, Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has urged the National Population Commission (NPC) to conduct a new population census to resolve conflicting data on Nigeria’s population. Onanuga gave the advice during an advocacy visit by a delegation from the NPC to the agency on Wednesday in Abuja ahead of this year’s World Population Day (WPD). The managing director tasked the commission to provide the accurate figure of Nigeria’s population, noting that there were conflicting figures of the country’s population emanating from…

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The importance of Corporate Social Responsibility in manufacturing : News from EU Automation

If you find plastic in your food at a restaurant, you might want to send it back. But instead, should we be asking about where it came from and our part in it getting there? Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at obsolete industrial parts supplier EU Automation, explains the role of manufacturing in reducing plastic waste. New research by scientists at NUI Galway found that deep water fish living at depths of up to 600 metres in the northwest…

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Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation finds bidder to revive Kengeri Lake- The New Indian Express

Express News Service BENGALURU:The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) has finally found a bidder to help it revive the 32-acre Kengeri Lake. This followed three rounds of issuance of tenders and an extension period given during the third round.  Both Kengeri Lake and the Veerasandra Lake in Electronics City are being developed by BMRCL as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility activities. The Kengeri Metro station of Phase-II will be located opposite the lake. Speaking to Express, BMRCL Chief Public…

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Water for Flint, not for Nestlé

Flint is still dealing with the lead poisoning of residents’ drinking water. Residents of Detroit are once again experiencing water shutoffs. Ontario has the highest number of Drinking Water Advisories in First Nations out of all the provinces in Canada. All the while Nestlé is allowed to pump millions of litres of water from Ontario and Michigan every day to bottle and sell for profit.  I went to Detroit this past weekend to meet with the Water Is Life coalition…

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First Haj flight to leave for Saudi Arabia on July 16 | Islamabad | thenews.com.pk

First Haj flight to leave for Saudi Arabia on July 16 Islamabad : The first Haj flight of Government Haj Scheme is likelyto leave for Saudi Arabia on July 16, said official of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony. According to Haj Policy 2018, 179,210 Pakistanis would perform Haj this year. Out of which 119,473 would perform Haj under Government Haj Scheme, while 59,737 Pakistanis would perform Haj through private Haj scheme. He said the government has enhanced facilities…

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NIPCO raises awareness on LPG usage – Punch Newspapers

NIPCO Plc has stepped up its campaign to raise public awareness on the benefits of switching to the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas for cooking in order to reduce the negative environmental impact of using kerosene and firewood. The firm, in a statement, said it presented LPG gas accessories to the overall best school at a special event in Lagos organised by the Federal Ministry of Environment to mark World Environment Day as part of its resolve to drive LPG use.…

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Real Estate Shopping on Someone Else’s Land

שער המוצב על כביש ליד ההתנחלות דולב וחוסם את דרכם של כלי-רכב פלסטיניים מהכפר הסמוך עין קינייא לכביש הראשי.  © Human Rights Watch 2017 At an informational session in the Israeli settlement of Alfei Menashe in the West Bank, a real estate agent engages in sales patter with house hunters for a new development of penthouses and 3- and 4-bedroom apartments: “breathtaking views,” “the highest standards of construction,” and “just minutes” from major Israeli cities. Two potential home-buyers, Israeli men…

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SEB holds briefing, workshop on Baleh HEP local content participation – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News

Briefing and workshop organisers with participants in a group photo. SIBU: Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) continues to engage residents of Kapit and Baleh to build capacity and ensure the community is well-informed and ready to take advantage of opportunities brought about by the Baleh Hydroelectric Project, scheduled for completion in 2026. According to a publicity release, over 60 participants from 45 companies attended a one-day briefing and workshop on local content opportunities for the project here yesterday. Organised by SEB,…

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Able Device and Taiwan Mobile to Demo SIMbae™ in GSMA Innovation City During Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2018

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 13, 2018–Able Device, a pioneer in SIM-based IoT/M2M application technology, and Taiwan Mobile, a leading and innovative mobile IoT operator from Taiwan, have been selected to participate in GSMA’s Innovation City during this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai. The joint demonstration will showcase enhanced IoT security using the SIM, the only standard component in all bespoke built mobile IoT devices, creating an extremely secure, standards-based IoT device architecture. During MWC Shanghai, Able Device will demonstrate SIMbae…

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Fifth Third Bank and Employees Provide More Than 1.7 Million Meals to Fight Hunger Across 10 states

CINCINNATI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 13, 2018–Fifth Third Bank’s annual “Feeding Our Communities” initiative provided more than 1.7 meals in May to fight hunger, surpassing the Bank’s goal for the second straight year. The monthlong effort included more than 4,000 hours volunteered by employees to support individuals and communities across the Bank’s 10-state footprint. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180613005778/en/ Kurt Rieber, president and CEO, Freestore Foodbank; Bridget Patton, director of community affairs, office of Mayor John Cranley;…

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Chinese Business Council, ERC spread happiness

Dubai: The Chinese Business Council in UAE, in cooperation with the Emirates Red Crescent, have originated a Ramadan Iftar for around 2,000 workers in the UAE Red Crescent tent in Rashidiya area, with the support of Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai, and around 14 Chinese companies in UAE. Sultan Mohammed Al Shehhi, Director of “Keeping the Grace” (Hefez El-Ne’ma) Project in the UAE Red Crescent Authority, assured on his happiness for this initiative…

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OPINION: REX NELSON: Heifer plugs on

At the United Nations headquarters in New York City last week, an event known as the Global Solutions Summit was held a day before the UN’s Science, Technology and Innovation Forum convened. One of the issues discussed was a sustainable business model for small farmers, and among the organizations featured was Little Rock-based Heifer International. This nonprofit organization, which dates back to 1944 and began its first Arkansas project in 1949, continues its historic mission of helping communities eradicate poverty…

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OPINION Heifer plugs on | NWADG

At the United Nations headquarters in New York City last week, an event known as the Global Solutions Summit was held a day before the UN’s Science, Technology and Innovation Forum convened. One of the issues discussed was a sustainable business model for small farmers, and among the organizations featured was Little Rock-based Heifer International. This nonprofit organization, which dates back to 1944 and began its first Arkansas project in 1949, continues its historic mission of helping communities eradicate poverty…

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Belemaoil Trains 33 Fire Fighters …Acquires State-Of-The-Art Fire Fighting Equipment

Management staff of Belemaoil, with fire fighting trainees, during a graduation cermeony at its corporate headquarters in Port Harcourt, recently. In a bid to reduce the effect of fire disaster and safeguard lives and property in Rivers State, indigenous oil giant, Belemaoil Producing Ltd has acquired a state-of-the-art fire fighting facility. This is as the company trained and certified 30 personnel, drawn from its host communities on various fire fighting skills to render rescue services to the public.Speaking at the…

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Prudential Thailand highlighted the weekend with Cha-Ching Family Day by

Bangkok–13 Jun–Prudential Life Assurance Prudential Life Assurance (Thailand) Public Company Limited and Prudence Foundation, Prudential’s charitable arm in Asia, together host the Cha-Ching Family Day by Prudence Foundation. The event aims to instill knowledge and skills around smart money management in Thai children. It’s based around four basic money concepts; earning, saving, spending and donating, which are demonstrated through fun, games and engaging activities, accompanied by six Cha-Ching music band members. The event is held in the Fashion Hall on…

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