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Higher Education Minister Visits Crab Island TVET

Foroyaa 28 Jun 2022
Pierre Gomez, the Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MoHERST), on Friday June 4th 2022, visited the Crab Island Technical and Vocational Education Centre (Crab Island TVET) in Banjul ... He said Crab Island is one of the subvented institutions by the ...

Jamaica improves in cervical cancer prevention and control – Bisasor-McKenzie

Jamaica Observer 28 Jun 2022
She added that two radiotherapy treatment centres were established on the island and that the government has ensured access to essential medications, provided free of cost to public-sector clients through the National Health Fund, were increased ... at health centres island-wide.

Black Sea’s Snake Island emerges as crucial in Russia-Ukraine war

Raw Story 28 Jun 2022
Snake Island, a tiny piece of land in the Black Sea near the Ukrainian port city of Odesa, has taken on symbolic importance for both sides in the conflict. Ukraine said last week that it had won a major military victory on the island, an account Moscow disputes ... Tack studied satellite images of Snake Island after the offensive.

Waikato Expressway gets even more express with 110km/h speed limit

NewstalkZB 28 Jun 2022
From Wednesday July 13 the Waikato Expressway permanent speed limit will increase to 110km/h for a continuous 78km, from Hampton Downs to south of Cambridge ... It is a key transport route for the Waikato region, connecting Auckland to the agricultural and business centres of the central North Island ... This is one of the country's best roads ... .

What the end of the 1970s bear market can teach today’s investors

Moneyweek 28 Jun 2022
Denis Healey vowed to tax the well-off “until the pips squeaked”. © Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images ... How the 1970s bear market ended ... Labour’s chancellor, Denis Healey, had vowed to tax the well-off “until the pips squeaked,” but instead secured the long-term future of the Channel Islands as an offshore financial centre.

New visitor experience opens at Blasket centre in Kerry

RTE 27 Jun 2022
A new €2.9m visitor experience which celebrates the Blasket Islands has been opened in west Kerry ... Manager at the centre Lorcán Ó Cinnéide says the new exhibition has used the latest technology to enhance the portrayal of the Blasket Islands and its people, while also maintaining the integrity of their story.

Island living: How to design a multifunctional kitchen island

Longview News-Journal 27 Jun 2022
Kitchen islands have been a big trend for years, and there’s good reasons why. not only are they a natural gathering area and essentially the centre of the home, but they are also extremely practical in that they can be tailored to all your family’s needs. The most important thing to consider when designing an island is traffic flow in your kitchen.

Chinese aid gives a lift to Pacific island countries

China Daily 27 Jun 2022
China has always been supportive of Pacific island countries, serving as an important development partner for their needs, experts say ... Ying Zhu, director of the Australian Centre for Asian Business at the University of South Australia, said China wants to help Pacific island countries to develop their economies.

RUTH SUNDERLAND: Each and every one of us in this country is subjected to a ...

The Daily Mail 26 Jun 2022
When it comes to fraud, the UK is a centre of excellence – as the investigation by this newspaper has proved. But why? What has turned Britain into Fraud Island? ... When it comes to fraud, the UK is a centre of excellence - as the investigation by this newspaper has proved.
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A migrant woman carries a newborn boy as she disembarks from a coast guard vessel at Mytilene port, on the northeastern Aegean Sea island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

The refugees cast adrift in the Mediterranean

Al Jazeera 26 Jun 2022
But the Greek islands, which have hosted hundreds of thousands of foreigners fleeing war and unrest since the mass migration began in 2015, are at the centre of stories of asylum seekers arriving and then “disappearing” from beaches, only to be picked up later by the Turkish Coast Guard bobbing in orange life rafts.

ATHANASIOS POLYCHRONOPOULOS: Zero waste is more than just lentils in a jar

Business Day 26 Jun 2022
The recent launch of the island of Tilos as the “world’s greatest recycler” is a perfect example of this and sets a precedent for other countries to follow ... The waste is transported to the new Circular Innovation Centre, which replaced the island’s landfill and is equipped with modern machinery and waste solutions.

Why you need a mini greenhouse — and other trends to know

The Times/The Sunday Times 26 Jun 2022
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Exploited in a crisis: why are Sri Lankans getting on boats bound for Australia?

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
The Christmas Island immigration detention centre in 2009 ... Sources on Christmas Island, where asylum seekers are brought in order to be flown out of Australia, say they have already been “screened out” by the time they set foot on Australian soil ... Residents on Christmas Island say ...

Post-Roe abortion battles flare on Long Island

Newsday 25 Jun 2022
Now the controversy rages on in places like Long Island ... abortion-seeking women whose home states ban abortion and will come to places like Long Island to terminate a pregnancy ... Bishop John Barres, head of the Roman Catholic Church on Long Island, said in a statement released by the Diocese of Rockville Centre, which covers the Island.

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