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Philippines Eyeing Aid Windfall From Diplomacy Shift

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TAIPEI � Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is rebalancing his foreign policy away from old ally the United States to former U.S. Cold War foes China and Russia, in a move that may generate a windfall of aid for the developing Southeast Asian country.

Duterte said last month his country would reject U.S. military aid in patrolling the contested South China Sea and fighting a violent Muslim rebel group in his... Read More

The long-term impact of international migration on economic decision-making : evidence from a migration lottery and lab-in-the-field experiments (English)

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This paper studies how migration from a poor to a rich country affects key economic beliefs, preference parameters, and transnational household decision-making efficiency. The setting is the migration of Tongans to New Zealand through a migration lotte... Read More

Govt considers expanding screening for diabetic eye condition

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The authorities are mulling over plans to make eye screening more convenient so that diabetic retinopathy, the top cause of blindness among working-age adults in Singapore, can be nipped in the bud as part of the national war against diabetes.This come... Read More

Commencement of working visit of the Leader of the Nation to Vose’ district of Khatlon Province

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Today, the Founder of Peace and National Unity � Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon visited Vose' district following the completion of his working visit to Muminobod district.

Leader of the Nation Emomali Rahmon commissioned the first section of the road connecting Vose' with Khovaling district.

A total length of this road is 88 kilometers and 600 million somoni has been spent for... Read More

Nearly 385 million children living in extreme poverty, says joint World Bank Group – UNICEF study

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Children are more than twice as likely as adults to live in extreme poverty, according to a new analysis from the World Bank Group and UNICEF. Ending Extreme Poverty: A Focus on Children finds that in 2013 19.5 per cent of children in developing countries were living in households that survived on an average of US$1.90 a day or less per person, compared to just 9.2 per cent of... Read More

840,000 households to receive October utilities rebate

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About 840,000 households living in Housing Development Board (HDB) flats will receive the next instalment of the GST Voucher-Utilities-Save (U-Save) rebate in October to offset their utilities bills, said the Ministry of Finance in a media release on S... Read More

Kyrgyzstan Detains Wife Of Tajik Opposition Activist

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Kyrgyz authorities have detained the wife of Tajik opposition activist Sobir Valiev, her family and human rights activists say.The head of the Kyrgyz human rights organization Kylym Shamy, Aziza Abdirasulova, told RFE/RL on October 2 that Janet Khamzae... Read More

Theft in the store

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The DMIA in Khujand city received a complaint about theft from 31-year-old female, local resident, that on the night of 27th to September 28, 2016, approximately at 01:20 the night an unknown person penetrated into her store on the territory of the par... Read More

Leader of the Nation Emomali Rahmon receives CSTO Secretary General Nikolay Bordyuzha

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Today, in the Palace of the Nation, the Founder of Peace and National Unity � Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon received the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Nikolay Bordyuzha.

The two sides discussed the process of implementation of the decisions previously adopted by the CSTO Council of Heads of State, preparation to the forthcoming session of the Collective... Read More