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Federal and NSW governments withdraw Snowy Hydro shares

Friday, June 2, 2006 The Australian federal and New South Wales governments will not be selling their shares in Snowy Hydro Limited (the owner and operator of the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme). Snowy Hydro Limited’s major shareholder is the NSW government with a 58 percent shareholding. The Victorian government owns 29 percent and the federal government has a 13 percent stake. NSW Premier Morris Iemma announced in December 2005 that he wished to sell the…

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Supporters of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi mark detained leader’s 62nd birthday

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained leader of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar marked her 62nd birthday today, still under house arrest, where she has spent most of the past 17 years. About 250 supporters met at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon, not far from Suu Kyi’s home, and held a rally calling for her release. Doves and balloons were released into the air, under…

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Fence Companies In Louisville, Ky And Protecting Your Business From Criminals

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Binnari byAlma Abell How did you feel when you received the call that your warehouse had been burglarized? You may have drove to the warehouse and saw first-hand all the products that were taken from you. You may also have seen that some of your property was left. However, a great deal of it could have been destroyed. This type of loss could be the reason that you…

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Golfer sues law firm over Wikipedia article defacement

Monday, February 26, 2007 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Golfer Fuzzy Zoeller wants to sue the anonymous person who vandalised his article in the Wikipedia encyclopedia, a website resource almost anyone can edit. An IP address from Josef Silny & Associates, a Miami education consulting firm, wrote a biased paragraph about him creating uproar from the golfer.…

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Comic Relief funds allegedly invested in arms, alcohol and tobacco firms

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Major British charity Comic Relief has invested money in arms, alcohol and tobacco firms, according to a BBC Panorama investigation to be broadcast this evening. The probe discovered evidence of hundreds of thousands of pounds going towards shares in weapons firms like BAE Systems and alcohol company Diageo. It is also alleged to have pledged upwards of £3 million into tobacco firms. Ethical fund manager Helen Wildsmith told Panorama: “If people…

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Pull Technology: Using 2 D (Mobile) Barcodes}

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Buy Cashmere Cardigans Cashmere Cardigans Submitted by: Pat Munro Mobile (or 2D) barcodes are the latest tool for businesses in this new millennium. Developed back in the 1990s as 2D or Matrix codes, patterns are formed by black and white squares arranged on a grid which can encode thousands of alphanumeric and other characters in any language. There are no restrictions in size and capacity for these 2D…

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Apple unveils iPhone 4, iOS 4 at Worldwide Developers Conference 2010

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 Yesterday, at this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), company CEO Steve Jobs unveiled iPhone 4, along with the new iOS 4 operating system for Apple mobile devices. The announcement was long-awaited but not a very big surprise. In April, the technology blog Gizmodo obtained a prototype of the new phone and published details of it online. While introducing iPhone 4, at the annual conference, Jobs started by hinting at the…

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Indonesia’s president visits victims of tsunami

Friday, July 21, 2006 Indonesia’s President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, visited the area worst hit by the tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Java Monday afternoon. Mr Yudhoyono toured the small town of Pangandaran meeting people who were staying in a temporary camp. Many of them are too scared to return home after the huge wave killed nearly 550 people. The tsunami was produced by an underwater earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 on the…

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Areas To Consider To Adopt Remote Working For Long Term

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Industrial Relations Policies Adopt Remote Work,adopt Remote working for Long term Adopting remote work for long term Coronavirus has impacted our work culture almost instantaneously by the forced introduction of remote working to millions of in-office employees. What could have been a long-term plan for organizations to plan and execute, this pandemic made it possible in the flick of mere days. Needless to consider the additives of this…

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2008 Taipei AMPA: IT industry will pulse the growth of automotive industry

Sunday, April 13, 2008 2008 Taipei AMPA, not only showcased automotive parts and accessories, but there were also several seminars in progress at the TWTC Nangang. In addition, the “Taiwan IT Solution Pavilion”, organized by IT industry including Industrial Technology Research Institute and the other 14 companies, showcased not only solutions for automotive industry including manufacturing, e-commerce, and logistic managament, but also industrial applications like RFID, Barcode, and ERP. According to some statistics by TAITRA,…

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