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Australia orders ‘world first’ sexual harassment inquiry

Australia will conduct a national inquiry into sexual harassment in workplaces in what it is billing as a “world first” response to allegations of sexual misconduct highlighted by the #MeToo movement.  The year-long independent inquiry by the Australian Human Rights Commission will investigate the drivers of harassment, the economic impact of the behaviour and how the existing legal framework can be improved. It comes as a new survey shows there has been an increase in reports of sexual harassment in…

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‘Aloof and academic’ Blackwell’s comes off campus as book sales surge | Business

For many Britons Blackwell’s is a high-street name forever associated with studentdom and campus stores laden with weighty academic tomes. But, like the students who are currently awaiting exam results, the 139-year-old retailer is keen to graduate from university with honours. Earlier this month, Blackwell’s chief executive David Prescott hosted the famous bookshop’s first conference aimed at mainstream publishers for more than a decade, a gathering designed to trumpet a sleeper success story in the Amazon age. In the Georgian…

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McDonald’s Citic Capital partner may protect it in China – Cahill

Like many American consumer marketing companies seeking growth in global markets, McDonald’s has plenty to lose from a U.S.-China trade war. Unlike others, McDonald’s also has given China’s government a financial interest in its Chinese growth strategy, which might keep it out of the crossfire. Government-controlled investment firm Citic Capital last year acquired a 52 percent stake in a joint venture that paid $2 billion for McDonald’s company-owned restaurants in China. The deal advanced a broader McDonald’s strategy of transferring…

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Big Media Firms Pay CEOs More for Less

Updated June 23, 2018 2:22 p.m. ET It pays to be a media titan. Chief executives in the media and telecom industries made twice as much as their peers in the S&P 500 even though the group’s performance came up short. The median pay for industry CEOs was $28.7 million in 2017, more than double the overall median of $12.1 million for the heads of all S&P 500 companies, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of pay data from…

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Trade policy slaps Central Mass. companies with price hikes – News – telegram.com

WORCESTER — The letter from Canada brought unwelcome news. ArcelorMittal, a steel manufacturer, announced it was hiking the price of steel it sells to Riverdale Mills Corp. of Northbridge by 25 percent starting June 1 to cover the cost of a new U.S. tariff. “As a result of this situation and in accordance with the contractual terms we have with your organization, ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada is implementing an automatic transfer of these imposed duties on the product(s) provided to you…

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Business And Advertising Are Connected In Many Ways

We all as business owners want to have more and more customers in our contacts for encountering a huge profit in exchange of the services and products offered by us. But not all customers come to the business just by wandering around, they have to be called and attracted by the products. This is when advertising plays its role by making sure that the product reaches the hands of the person who needs it. Advertising is the marketing communication that…

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Fox spirits and demons: China’s tech giants splash out in cartoon arms race

HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Growing up in the Chinese port city of Dalian in the 1990s, Zhang Hongchang spent hours immersed in Japanese cartoons like Dragon Ball and Naruto. People walk past a booth of NetEase Comics at the China International Cartoon and Game (CCG) Expo in Shanghai, China July 6, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer China’s home-grown cartoons paled in comparison to the Japanese anime series on television and in comic books that captured the imaginations of Zhang and his generation. Today,…

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Newcastle will drive a hard bargain on Aleksandar Mitrovic after World Cup exploits

Newcastle United are in no hurry to sell Aleksandar Mitrovic with club bosses hopeful of extracting maximum value if Rafa Benitez still wants to sell. The Magpies – who have yet to make any serious efforts at bringing players in this summer – are prepared to drive a hard bargain having found themselves quoted big prices when enquiries have been made. Benitez loaned the Serbia striker last season because he didn’t feel he was compatible with the way he wants…

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Commentary: Detention centers are no place for children, even with their families

After facing intense pressure from the American Academy of Pediatrics and many other healthcare organizations, faith leaders, business leaders and the public to stop the practice of forcibly separating immigrant children from their parents at the southern border, President Donald Trump last week issued an executive order that seeks to end his administration’s harmful policy. Unfortunately, his vow to maintain the “zero tolerance” policy will put more children in detention facilities, an environment that is no place for a child,…

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China steelmakers shift focus to south-east Asia

Emily Feng in Beijing June 24, 2018 Print this page Chinese companies have invested billions of dollars in planned steel and coal projects as they chase new markets by shifting production to south-east Asia. In the past four years, Chinese steel companies have funded 32m tonnes of annual capacity in new steel projects in Indonesia and Malaysia, according to a Financial Times calculation, equivalent to more than 40 per cent of steel consumption in 2016 by the 10 Association of…

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Living in a woodland wonderland: The rise of the tree house

Image copyright Tom Chudleigh Image caption Many treehouses provide the opportunity to observe nature up close Freedom, fun and adventure. That is what tree houses have been about for generations of kids. Increasingly however, adults are being lured into spending a night or two among the branches. Vancouver Island in Canada is home to a rather unusual resort called Free Spirit Spheres. Founded in 1998 by Tom Chudleigh, it offers guests the opportunity to stay in one of three yellow…

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Horses are running again at Balmoral Park in Crete – In Other News

The south suburbs were devastated three years ago when the owners of the troubled Balmoral Park harness track in far south suburban Crete abruptly closed it. Horses had been running there since the mid-1920s, and with mostly empty farmland surrounding the track, it was hard to imagine any way of reviving its fortunes. Now, horses are back at Balmoral, though they aren’t hitched to sulky carts. An upstate New York firm called Hits acquired the 200-acre track and surrounding barns…

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First baby: How her future NZ might look

It’s tough to picture precisely what growing up in tomorrow’s New Zealand will be like for children born today – let alone the child of a prime minister. But projections tell us one thing’s clear; it will be a much different to the one we know now. By the time Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford’s daughter begins her first day at school, global research agency Quantumrun predicts artificial intelligence (AI) will be transforming society, and censuses will be using big…

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 24/6 – News VietNamNet

Wood exports continue expanding in first months of 2018 An upturn has been seen in exports of wood and wooden products, with export value in the first five months of 2018 reaching 3.3 billion USD, up 8.2 percent from the same period last year. The top four markets were the US, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK), together accounting for 78.1 percent of total export revenue. Strong growth was seen in the RoK and the US markets, with…

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