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188 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
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"Philippine Congress A House official has sought the passage of a measure that would prohibit and penalize employers for discriminating job seekers on the basis of age. Deputy Speaker and Nueva Vizcaya Lone District Rep. Carlos M. Padilla filed Hou..."

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245 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
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"The ‘sachet mentality’ of Filipinos even in purchasing petroleum products is seen as a dangerous play with fire incidents, as warned by the Department of Energy (DOE). In the oil industry, one anarchic act of purchasing gasoline and diesel products i..."

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218 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
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"Thomson Reuters Facebook will begin prohibiting users from coordinating private sales of firearms on the online social network, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday. The move comes as the United States debates the issue of access to guns after a stri..."
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"After an investigation by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a long list of online retailers that sold authentic-looking toy guns through Amazon.com have now agreed to stop peddling the toys to state residents. The AGs office says 30 retail..."
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114 words • intermediate • 2 years, 4 months ago
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"Joining the blogging world can be overwhelming at first. Everywhere you turn there are "experts" wanting to give you guidance for a pretty penny. The truth is, there is no right or wrong way to do it. "The person who follows the crowd will usually g..."

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92 words • advanced • 2 years, 2 months ago
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"Cover-More makes $138m US acquisition Date: September 27 2016 Travel insurance group Cover-More is acquiring US-based Travelex Insurance Services for $138 million, giving it a strong presence in North America. The company will fund the purchase th..."

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355 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
agriculture
"In some states, as violent as he likes. Farmers, for the most part, are merely expected to abide by industry standards—that is, to treat their livestock as other farmers do. Lifelong confinement in small cages and using a hot blade to trim a chicke..."

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100 words • advanced • 2 years, 3 months ago
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"Oil price slump hits Oil Search first-half Date: August 23 2016 PNG-focused oil producer Oil Search's first-half profit has slumped 89 per cent plunge to $US25.6 million ($A33.5 million) after falling global oil prices hit revenue despite a lift in..."

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474 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Advertising is a marketing tool used by businesses to promote their products and services. Advertisements may take many forms, such as printed adverts in newspapers and magazines, television or radio adverts or signs in shops. Consumers may also be t..."

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524 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
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"Telecom operators are struggling with the ambiguity on differential pricing of data services offered via closed electronic communication networks (CECN). Companies in India cannot charge differential prices on data, according to the Telecom Regulator..."
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154 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
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"Summary Wild Ride: oil reacting to speculators. Spare capacity is lower now than in 1986. Expect more volatility. Oil has rallied over 25% in the last 3 days. The biggest 3 day gain in about 25 years. Why is this important and will it last? MaryAnn ..."

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1455 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
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"By Brooke T. Iley and Stephanie Gantman Kaplan Employer policies and agreements have recently come under fire. From governmental agency guidance and enforcement lawsuits, to state and local laws mandating employer action, employers now more than ever..."
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152 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
oilgas
"Landa’s new Nano-Metallography technology offers zero-waste metallization, reducing costs by more than half compared to foil. Landa’s quicker and simpler process will streamline the production of metallized print and improve customer profitabilit..."

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130 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
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"Low oil prices hit Woodside revenue Date: July 21 2016 Woodside Petroleum's second quarter sales revenue and production have fallen, due to lower oil prices and an earlier refurbishment at its North West Shelf gas facility. Woodside's production f..."

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261 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
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"Legislators NEED to hear from you. Tell them to say NO TO NEW TAXES ON THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY!   Legislators are about to vote on several bills that are costly and detrimental to Louisiana’s business community and the oil and gas industry. Whi..."
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335 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
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"YouTube/ChevroletDo you ever see your boss do something and think, "That doesn't seem right," or "That can't be legal!"? Maybe it is. Maybe it isn't. To help you figure outwhether some of your employer's sketchy, annoying, or unethical actions are le..."
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308 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"A top Senate Democrat is set to unveil legislation Wednesday that would allow a small portion of Americans’ student debt to be discharged through bankruptcy proceedings, a measure that would likely hit the profits of private lenders. The bankruptcy o..."
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"The U.S. just issued a new sanctions against a flurry of Russian firms in response to Russia's offensive in Ukraine. Among the firms targeted is Kalashnikov Concern, the company that makes AK-47s. The Treasury has published an in-depth QA about the n..."
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295 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"Vietnams real estate sector currently depends heavily on loans from banks and funds from customers. Photo: Diep Duc Minh/Thanh Nien Vietnams central bank has announced new restrictions on real estate lending in an attempt to prevent bubble risks in t..."
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367 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
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"REUTERS/Toru HanaiThe Bank of Japan is ostensibly prohibited from underwriting Japanese Government Bonds (JGBs), which is why many investors might be surprised to learn that the BOJ actually can and has been doing so. Article 5 of the Public Finance ..."

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