News Today - Latest Breaking News and Updates - Part 1391

Aussie NGO selects Iloilo City as model site for adolescent services ...

A non-government organization (NGO) based in Melbourne, Australia is working closely with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in the Philippines to develop demonstration sites for health service delivery models for adolescent key populations in five cities in the country. The selected pilot sites are Iloilo City, Cebu, Zamboaga, Davao and Quezon City with partner NGO,…

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Increasing exports superior to expanding domestic absorption ...

BASIC economic theory is neat and straightforward: when the rest-of-the-world (ROW) account collapses, expand domestic absorption. And vice versa. In practice, expanding domestic absorption to compensate for the loss in the ROW account is never successful. The ROW account is always more powerful in stimulating economic growth than the domestic accounts of consumption, government expenditures and…

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Students learn a lesson on married life (China Daily)

Tying the knot as an undergraduate has been legal for 10 years in China, but this has brought a series of challenges, report Zhao Xinying in Beijing and Tan Yingzi in Chongqing Fan Jingyu, a junior student at Xi'an International Studies University in Shaanxi province, married her boyfriend in 2013. Just eight years earlier, it would…

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Asean biodiversity photo tilt winners awarded (Business Mirror ...

ENTRIES from Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam bagged the top three prizes in the recently concluded Third Asean Zooming in on Biodiversity Photo Contest. The Asean Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) announced the winners during the celebration of ACB's 10th anniversary on October 2 at the Mount Makiling Asean Heritage Park in Laguna. The winners are: Hans Tangmanpoowadol…

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Rural development: Planned approach is a must (The Financial Express ...

It has been a stark reality that in this 21st century, the rural regions are facing major challenges which arise mainly from globalisation, demographic change and the rural migration of young, well-trained people. Policies for rural areas desperately call for recognising and making use of strengths and opportunities. At the very outset it may be mentioned…

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