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The U.S. Mission to Bangladesh: Inviting applications for ‘Public Diplomacy Programs’.

Funding brief: Federal Assistance Awards, hereafter referred to as grants, under this notice are intended for local representatives of civil society, including U.S. or overseas-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private institutions of post-secondary and higher education. 277 more words


Null-Accepting Semi-Join


Null-Accepting semi-join is a new enhancement brought to the CBO by the 12cR1 release. It extends the semi-join algorithm to qualify rows from the table in the left hand side that have a null value in the join column.It kicks in for queries like the following one: … 1,253 more words


Dear Republicans in the US Congress, stop the lies. It is bad enough that we have come to expect this from your standard bearer, President Donald Trump whom you help catapult into the White House but seeing you follow in his foot steps, is demeaning to the honor you have been blessed with by those taxpayers who voted for you and who deserve better. 1,876 more words


The Republican Tax Plan - Is it a Tax Cut Too Far?

I noted recently that economist cannot agree on the good, bad or ugliness of the medium to long term impact of near-zero interest rates or quantitive easing (QE). 360 more words

Conservative thinking David Stockman was the Republican U.S. Representative from the state of Michigan (1977–1981) and then he served as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (1981–1985) under President Ronald Reagan, and is known as the  2,490 more words


Stop TB Partnership: Inviting applications for ‘Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS)’ to support innovative community responses to fight tuberculosis (TB).

Funding brief: Stop TB Partnership, with the support of USAID and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launched the call for proposals for the eighth round of the Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS). 603 more words