May 2012

New Innovative eLearning Programs Available to Employers

Atlanta and San Antonio, U.S.A. — Fisher & Phillips and Inspired eLearning, have joined together to produce a new series of web-based compliance training courses for supervisors and employees. They have announced the initial release of an updated workplace harassment training… Continue Reading →

New Strain of Swine Flu Detected

At least 154 cases of a new strain of swine flu were detected across several states. The number of victims had been 29 one week ago, but the five time increase has officials concerned about another mass outbreak. The original… Continue Reading →

Offshore Tax Havens Are a Global Fiscal Menace

Recently Costa Rica and the Cayman Islands have agreed with the United States to share information about offshore accounts of American citizens with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). As part of an effort to tighten the noose around tax evasion and… Continue Reading →

Euro 2012: Portugal Resurrect Chances With Last Minute Winner

The second round of matches in Group B got underway with an enticing tie between Denmark and Portugal at Ukrajina Stadium in Lviv, Ukraine. Denmark, buoyed on by their impressive draw against the Netherlands in their opening match, started brightly… Continue Reading →

Detroit Bankruptcy Could Threaten DIA

The Detroit Institute of Arts, one of America′s leading art museums, could be forced to sell parts of its world-famous collection in order to help balance the City of Detroit′s books. The DIA boasts a truly encyclopedic collection that includes… Continue Reading →

Settlement Reached in Job Discrimination Suit

Denver, U.S.A. — On July 19, 2012, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced it reached a settlement with Leprino Foods on a discrimination suit. The dispute involved the company’s practice of using ability tests to assess candidates’ skills in applied mathematics,… Continue Reading →

Obama Sends Syrian Ambassador Back to Damascus

The U.S. is going to send its top ambassador back to Damascus, Syria, a senior Obama administration official said. They came to this decision after recalling him on October 22 because of burgeoning violence. Ambassador Robert Ford returned on Tuesday,… Continue Reading →

Tiny Pump Can Help Babies with Heart Failure: Study

Houston, U.S.A. – A tiny heart pump that maintains blood flow in babies and small children with serious heart failure proved effective and life-saving in a pioneering study involving 17 institutions led by Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine… Continue Reading →

Why Pay for Undergrad When A Master′s Is Free

The average cost of an undergraduate education at an American four-year institution is a little under $100,000. Back in the day, when a movie was fifteen cents and you could survive off minimum wage, there was a joke among those paying… Continue Reading →

Motorola Foundation Supports Missing or Exploited Children Centre

Alexandria, U.S.A. — The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC), announced it has received $130,000 as part of the Motorola Solutions Foundation’s Public Safety and Security Institute on December 11. The Motorola Solutions Foundation is the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions. Through the grant,… Continue Reading →

Romney Opens Lead Over Obama but Faces Enthusiasm Gap

Likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney has opened a six-point lead (46%-40%) over President Barack Obama in Virginia, according to The Roanoke College Poll. The two were statistically tied in the College’s February poll. Republican George Allen maintains an eight-point lead… Continue Reading →

Galeri Petronas: Homebrewed Malaysian contemporary art

From now until the 16th of September, there is an exhibition called MERDEKA: A Work in Progress featuring works by Haslin Ismail and Samsudin Wahab, artfully curated by Badrolhisham M Tahir. It intends to showcase how far Malaysia has come since she… Continue Reading →

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