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Answering the question: should South Korea accept refugees?

A Yemeni asylum seeker shows a South Korean visa in his passport in Jeju (Photo: Ed Jones via Getty)

13-Dec 21:29
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ThousandEyes Expands Global Presence into Ireland, Addresses EMEA Demand for Network Intelligence to Accelerate Cloud Adoption

ThousandEyes Also Names Senior Director of Inside Sales to Deliver on Next Phase of Growth in the Region.

13-Dec 20:15
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CIH, RIBA, LGA and RTPI launch programme to support place-making at local level

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH), Local Government Association (LGA) and Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) have today launched Future Place: a joint two-phase initiative to recognise, reward and encourage high quality place-making in England.

13-Dec 20:05
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Attunity Replicate Named a 2019 Trend-setting Product by Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) for Fifth Consecutive Year

The list, “DBTA Trend-Setting Products for 2019,” recognizes products in the marketplace that are both innovative and effective in helping customers address evolving data challenges and opportunities. In all, 100 products are highlighted in the special December edition of Database Trends and Applications magazine and on the DBTA website.

13-Dec 20:04
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Parents sue to stop New Yorks attempted discrimination against Asian-American students

New York City; December 13, 2018: A federal lawsuit filed today targets New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s thinly veiled attempt to racially balance specialized high school enrollment. Right now, the city’s Discovery program admits a small number of students to these world-class public high schools. The mayor plans to expand the program in a way that would shut out hundreds of eligible Asian-American students—intentionally.

13-Dec 20:03
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Hark! UW talents on page and disc for the good Dawgs on your holiday shopping list

An architect argues to stay the wrecking ball and reuse older buildings, a historian recalls Martin Luther King Jr.’s timeless economic message, a master storyteller brings a new set of tales, an engineer conjures a children’s book with a robot’s-eye view of the deep ocean …

13-Dec 20:01
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has been named a Leader in Everest Groups annual Application Services in Global Banking PEAK Matrix

TM[1] for 2018, with high level recognition for its scope of services as well as vision and strategy. In particular, Capgemini was recognized for its skill in enterprise applications, core banking, and open banking.

13-Dec 19:49
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Grant awarded to Birmingham for research into shipping emissions

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have been awarded £1.6M by the Natural Environment Research Council to lead a project investigating shipping emissions in the Arctic and North Atlantic atmosphere.

13-Dec 19:49
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Fighting climate change with fossil fuel free zones

A new report released today by The Australia Institute explores how Fossil Fuel Free Zones (FFFZs) could contribute to action on climate change.

13-Dec 19:42
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Schnitzer Steel Releases Fiscal 2017-2018 Sustainability Report

Now available [], the report highlights the sustainability value that the Company delivers as one of North America’s largest recyclers of ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, including end-of-life vehicles, and as a manufacturer of finished steel products from recycled scrap metal.

13-Dec 19:38
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Neighborhoods on Houstons east side highly susceptible to gentrification

Virtually all of the neighborhoods on the east side of Houston inside the Interstate 610 loop — including Old Spanish Trail/South Union, Fifth Ward, Denver Harbor, Kashmere Gardens, Eastex/Jensen, Near Northside, Second Ward and Pleasantville — are susceptible to gentrification in the future, according to a new report from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

13-Dec 19:35
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Scientists Say Gene-Edited Babies Claim Is 'Wake-Up Call' For World

Review: The Gene Machine: How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids—and the Kids We Have.

13-Dec 19:28
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Westpac confirmed as banker to NSW Government

Westpac Institutional Bank today confirmed it has been appointed by the New South Wales Government to provide banking services for at least the next three years.

13-Dec 19:26
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Chinese research partners meet at Birmingham on environmental issues

University of Birmingham China Institute Director Professor Jon Frampton with Nankai University President Professor Cao Xuetao.

13-Dec 19:24
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Underwater sensors for monitoring sea life (and where to find them)

Paul Gibbs, a mechanical engineer at the UW’s Applied Physics Laboratory, inspects the newest Adaptable Monitoring Package, or AMP, before a test in a saltwater pool. AMPs host a series of sensors that allow researchers to continuously monitor animals underwater.Kiyomi Taguchi/University of Washington.

13-Dec 19:21
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National Cyber Security Cluster Cyber Ireland announced by IDA Ireland and Cork Institute of Technology

Dónal Travers, Head of Enterprise Technology Group, IDA Ireland, Dr Eoin Byrne, Senior Researcher in CIT, Victoria MacKechnie, Technology Group Manager, IDA Ireland.

13-Dec 19:20
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UNM Bookstores offer Last Minute Holiday Sale

Winter break is almost here and if you still need to fill some stockings stop by the UNM Bookstores including Main Campus and North Campus locations – Dec.

13-Dec 19:19
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IBM and Kronos Explore the Next Frontier of AI in the Workplace on Workforce Institute Radio

What: , executive director of The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, welcomes guests Aarti Borkar, vice president of product management and design for IBM Watson Talent, and Mike May, senior director of the Workforce Dimensions Technology Partner Program at Kronos, on The Workforce Institute Radio podcast to discuss how IBM and Kronos have collaborated to unlock the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify the daily lives of managers and employees, especially in the hourly workforce.

13-Dec 19:17
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Two generations embracing higher education

When Alea White wears her cap and gown for commencement this Friday, collecting dual Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degrees – one in Journalism & Mass Communication and one in Psychology – from The University of New Mexico, she’ll be joined by an unusual schoolmate: her mother Lori White, who is earning her Master of Health Administration (MHA) through UNM’s School of Public Administration.

13-Dec 19:12
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Response to Federal ICAC Announcement by Government

In particular the inability to take public complaints and make its own referrals; the lack of public hearings; the limited jurisdiction and insufficient funding means today’s announcement is not enough.”

13-Dec 19:11
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Digital Single Market: EU negotiators agree to facilitate access to online TV and radio content across borders

The negotiators of the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council, have today reached a political agreement on the proposed copyright legislation on TV and radio programmes.

13-Dec 19:10
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Intention and Impact Fall Class of 2018

Nearly 2,000 students will earn their degrees from The University of New Mexico as part of the Fall Class of 2018 – each one with an inspirational story sure to inspire others. Their commencement celebration is the culmination of many years of hard work, perseverance and dedication to their studies, their university and their desire to better themselves.

13-Dec 19:02
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Octroi de mer: Businesses in French outermost regions of the EU to benefit from updated rules for tax reductions on local products

New rules proposed by the Commission today would allow more local products to benefit from tax exemptions or reductions in the EU outermost regions of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique and La Réunion.

13-Dec 18:57
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Feld Entertainments Disney On Ice, Hawaiian Airlines Partner in West Coast Sponsorship

NEW YORK – December 13, 2018 - Feld Entertainment, the global leader in live family entertainment, and Hawaiian Airlines, Hawai‘i’s biggest and longest-serving airline, are partnering on 80 performances of Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream in eight West Coast cities including Anaheim, Las Vegas, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego and San Jose.

13-Dec 18:53
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Marie-Mai earns two SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards

On Dec. 13, 2018, the SOCAN Montréal office enjoyed the pleasure of hosting Marie-Mai, who received two SOCAN No. 1 Song Awards, for her hits “Empire” and “Je décolle,” which both were No. 1 on the BDS and ADISQ Correspondants charts over the past few months.

13-Dec 18:52
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