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Philippines to Host Nuclear Energy Conference

(Taguig City). As part of its commitment in exploring all alternative energy resources to ensure supply security and stability, the Philippine government will host the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) Conference on the prospects of nuclear power in the Asia-Pacific region from 30 August to 1 September 2016 at the Diamond Hotel in Manila. 202 more words

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Consumer Rights and Obligations under the Magna Carta for Residential Electricity Consumers

Basic Rights

  • To have quality, reliable, affordable, safe, and regular supply of electric power;
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Ask real economists - Trump isn’t even second best

Professional economists have such low regard for the Republican presidential candidate that a survey found Donald Trump wasn’t even considered the second best candidate in the race.

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Cities, companies, and innovation - The crucial interplay

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been pondering over the observations of Geoffrey West and his team. In their cross-disciplinary research on complex adaptive systems, they looked for… 1,239 more words

Innovation

Retail Slump? Not for College-Bound Families

The government’s recent economic data showed “sluggish” retail sales in July.  This data describes consumer spending in brick-and-mortar retail stores and restaurants.  Although online spending increased slightly, traditional spending was down for the first time in three months.  330 more words

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Think tanks are seen as independent, but their scholars often push donors’ agendas, amplifying a culture of corporate influence in Washington.

WASHINGTON — As Lennar Corporation, one of the nation’s largest home builders, pushed ahead with an $8 billion plan to revitalize a barren swath of San Francisco, it found a trusted voice to vouch for its work: the Brookings Institution, the… 147 more words

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Lopez eyes enterprise development program for IPs

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez is eyeing the prospect of providing financial support for indigenous peoples (IPs) who wish to set up their own businesses.

 

Lopez said she plans to establish an enterprise development program for IPs using the resources of the state-owned Natural Resources Development Corp. 382 more words

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