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Daily Archives: January 30, 2018

Know The Labor Market Regulation Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Labor Market Regulation Methodology : Doing Business Claims that it studies the flexibility of regulation of employment, specifically as it relates to the areas of hiring, working hours and redundancy. Doing Business also measures several aspects of job quality such as the availability of maternity leave, paid sick leave and the equal treatment of men and women at the workplace. Doing Business 2018 presents the data …

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Know Doing Business Resolving Insolvency Methodology

New Delhi (ABC Live): Doing Business Resolving Insolvency Methodology : Doing Business Claims that it studies the time, cost and outcome of insolvency proceedings involving domestic entities as well as the strength of the legal framework applicable to judicial liquidation and reorganization proceedings. The data for the resolving insolvency indicators are derived from questionnaire responses by local insolvency practitioners and …

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Know the Weight of Our Cities at World Urban Forum

New Delhi (ABC Live): World Urban Forum : How do we prepare for the doubling of the global urban population by 2050? By dramatically rethinking urbanism and its governance. That means designing cities for people, not cars; allowing everyone access to urban opportunities; investing in resource-efficient buildings, transport, energy, water and waste systems; and enabling cities to experiment and to …

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Asean Cooling Summit Discuss Sustainable Cooling

Bangkok (ABC Live): Asean Cooling Summit :The inaugural Asean Cooling Summit convened today for the first time a diverse group of leaders from business, government, civic society and academia to discuss solutions for sustainable cooling in Southeast Asia. Growing demand for air conditioning in the world’s emerging economies—such as those in the Southeast Asia region—could spur a 64 per cent …

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72 billion Euros European Union FTAs Unutilized: UNCTAD

Geneva (ABC Live): UNCTAD : The full potential of European Union free trade agreements (FTAs) remains untapped to the tune of almost 72 billion euros ($89 billion), UNCTAD and the National Board of Trade Sweden say in a new report. This is the amount that European exporters overpaid because they did not take full advantage of the reduced tariffs offered by the FTAs …

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WSIS Forum 2018 Aims for Technology for Good

Geneva (ABC Live): WSIS Forum 2018 : Tech has been named one of 2018’s top 10 hottest issues within the humanitarian and development sectors. Developing countries are now using tech to leap-frog their development as they strive to bring new social and economic opportunities to their populations. Innovative examples of “Tech for Good” will be featured and explored at this …

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WHO Launches Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System

New Delhi (ABC Live): Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System : Antimicrobials have been a driver of unprecedented medical and societal advances, but their overuse has resulted in antibiotic resistant bacteria, with the World Health Organization (WHO) reporting new surveillance data on Monday which reveals widespread resistance to some of the world’s most common infections, including E. coli and pneumonia. “The report confirms the serious …

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