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13th edition of the Human Capital Forum takes place in Dubai

Flying the flag for the region’s leading organisations and sharing their first-hand experience and best practices the Forum will also welcome Yves Givel, VP HR Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and Kindah Sais, Global Diversity and Inclusion MEA, Boeing International.

Saints stink but Cedric can 'smell' growth

SAINTS have stunk the place out this season but Cedric Soares reckons he can ‘smell’ Mark Hughes’ side growing just in time for their life or death run-in. Premier League It might just well be the stench of old shinpads, but the Portugal international senses the Saints dressing room could still yet....

AP Top International News at 12:01 a.m. EDT Source: AP

Kim Jong Un will walk across border for summit with Moon. Central American asylum seeking caravan reaches US border. Toronto van attack throws spotlight on anti-woman vitriol. Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress. Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate.

Guangzhou’s new airport terminal opens as passenger numbers soar

Guangzhou’s new 17 billion yuan (US$2.7 billion) airport terminal opened on Thursday, designed to handle 100 million passengers a year from southern China’s “Greater Bay Area” by 2025. A subway line connecting the city centre of the Guangdong capital with the new terminal at Baiyun International Airport will also start operating.

Thailand positioned as Top Destination for International Exhibition by MICE operators in Japan

TOKYO, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Japanese MICE operators position Thailand as a top destination for international exhibition. Based on the readiness of exhibition venues and MICE facilities, the operators are interested in organising business events in Bangkok and secondary cities namely Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, Khon Kaen, and Krabi.

Anarchy looms in Nigeria, Fayose warns

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said Nigeria is drifting towards a state of anarchy, calling on the international community to rescue the country from turning into a war zone where mass killings will become usual. Fayose who was reacting to the killing of 17 worshippers and two Catholic....

Reduce interest rates, banks urged

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) was engaging banks to reduce interest rates on loans to stimulate production across various sectors of the economy, Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga has said. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI. Speaking at the official opening of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF)....

Masuku hails business community for supporting Trade Fair

BULAWAYO Metropolitan Affairs minister Angeline Masuku yesterday hailed the local business community for supporting the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) showcase, which she said promoted business in the city. BY SILAS NKALA. Masuku made the remarks during the 12th international business....

Legal director at Equiom Malta

Equiom, the international professional services provider has announced the promotion of Chris Cini to legal director in Malta. Previously having held the role of legal counsel, Dr Cini has now joined the Equiom Malta board of directors, taking on greater responsibility for the overall management of the business.

Spartak get stadium ban for racism, Zenit fined $1,600

The twin penalties deliver a new blow to Russian football international reputation less then two months before the vast country hosts its first World Cup. Fears of racism and hooliganism marring one of sport's most celebrated competitions have been a constant refrain throughout Russia's preparations.

Mighty Jets Feeders banished to Abuja over violence

Heavy hammer from Nationwide League One (NLO) has been slammed on Mighty Jets Feeders FC of Jos over violence recorded in their first game of the new season against Aklosendi International Football club of Lafia played in Jos when the match officers were beaten, despite the game ending 2-1 in the favour of the host team.

VIVOBAREFOOT Makes Giant Strides in Transforming the Footwear Industry

LAS VEGAS April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SUITEWORLD18 -- VIVOBAREFOOT, a global barefoot shoe company, has selected Oracle NetSuite to support its transition to an ecommerce business model and its ambitious plans for international growth that include a goal to reach £100 million within the next five years.

How tech is helping firms manage logistics, compliance risk

The transportation and logistics industry is heavily regulated, with myriad federal, state, local, and international laws on the books whose terms are directly reflected in the contracts that exist between companies in this space and their suppliers, employees, and customers.

Is United 2026 Downplaying Religious Discrimination to Avoid Disqualification?

Rabat – As the 2026 World Cup bid vote draws near, the practical concerns and deeper safety implications of Islamophobia in the US could jeopardize prior to the June 13 vote. Despite FIFA ’s claims that the World Cup focus on football, rather than “geopolitics,” international concerns surrounding....

Toronto van attack victims include grandmother, avid volunteer, two South Koreans

ANNE MARIE D'AMICO. D'Amico, 30, worked at Invesco, an investment management firm near the attack. Toronto City Councilor Cesar Palacio, who knows D'Amico's family, identified her as a victim. D'Amico volunteered at Canada-based international humanitarian charity Live Different.

The breaking point, all played out

If you are an artist who wants to showcase your talent among like-minded local and international people, in an environment that supports difference and expressions that speak about what is happening right now, then the Buffer Fringe Performing Arts Festival open call should have you googly eyed.

Opening remarks by the UK High Commissioner to Kenya during the 5th annual devolution conference

LONDON, United Kingdom, April 25, 2018/APO Group/ -- Remarks by the UK High Commissioner to Kenya Nic Hailey, chair of the devolution donor working group, during the 5th annual devolution conference Kakamega county: It’s a great honour to be here this morning and to offer opening remarks on behalf of the International Community.

Doctors describe horror after Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen wedding

Details have been released of the horror faced by doctors in a rural Yemeni hospital after air strikes killed scores of civilians attending a wedding. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has warned that the attacks, launched by a Western-backed military coalition of Arab nations are a “serious violation of international humanitarian law.

Matt Kenseth returning to NASCAR next month

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2012, file photo, driver Matt Kenseth, left, and car owner Jack Roush celebrate in victory lane after Kenseth won the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)( By The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C.

Envoy says West unconcerned by destiny of people in Aleppo, Eastern Ghouta

BRUSSELS, April 25. /TASS/. Western countries lost interest in the destiny of residents of Aleppo and Eastern Ghouta after terrorists had been driven out of both localities, the Russian Ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov said on Wednesday as he took the floor at the 2nd International Conference titled ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’.

Caster Semenya facing daily pills or more miles as IAAF reinstates hormone limit

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will have to take medication to lower her testosterone levels or move up to longer distances as a result of new rules which will be announced on Thursday, it's understood. The International Association of Athletics Federations revealed in March that....

Cosmonauts aboard space station replace water heater where yellow admixtures were found

MOSCOW, April 25. /TASS/. Russian cosmonauts working aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have replaced a water-heating unit with the expired service life, in which yellow admixtures caused by limescale crust were earlier found, the press office of Russia’s Energia Rocket and Space Corporation told TASS on Wednesday.

Woman bust with R350k worth cocaine at Cape Town airport

A woman was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport with cocaine with an estimated street value of R350 000, police said. Picture Henk Kruger/ANA/African News Agency. Johannesburg - A 38-year-old woman was arrested at Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday with cocaine with an estimated....

Gov’t denies Sean Matthew involvement with HIA redevelopment

Whilst the Labour Party tries to tarnish Mr. Matthew’s reputation here some information about Mr.Sean Matthew: Sean Matthew is a Saint Lucian executive with over 20 years experience in both the local and international business environment. He has an in‐depth understanding of finance, marketing and....

Victoria firm linked to Facebook data scandal defends its political work

OTTAWA — The co-founders of a Canadian company at the centre of the international scandal over the alleged inappropriate use of Facebook data are defending their work in support of political campaigns around the globe. Speaking to a parliamentary committee, Jeff Silvester of the Victoria-based....

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Atmosphere, Vol. 9, Pages 163: Using Shortwave Radiation to Evaluate the HARMONIE-AROME Weather Model

Abstract Evaluation of global shortwave irradiance forecasts from the HARMONIE-AROME weather prediction model is presented in this paper. We give examples of ho...

A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Audit Committee Consultation

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a consultation report inviting input to a possible Good Practices Report on how i...

USCIS New Policy Shuts Down STEM OPT Training at Third Party Sites

The extension of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for international students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STE...

A small plane has made a dramatic emergency landing on a Canadian highway

A light aircraft has made an emergency landing on a highway, shocking passing motorists and passengers on a train. The twin-engine plane was on its way to Calga...

Being Jeff Bezos Means Never Apologizing About Profits

Amazon has a reputation for spending as much money as it can get its hands on, and that reputation is deserved. The company has poured money into building up it...

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

Britain's U.N. ambassador, Karen Pierce, said the most important thing is that the body charged with maintaining international peace and security "can see for i...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...