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French Public Sector Adds to Anti-Macron Protests
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 06:41

French leader Emmanuel Macron’s truce with his country’s unions is showing signs of unraveling less than six months into his presidency, as public...

World Cup 2018: Panama declares public holiday after qualifying
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:06

The president gives the entire country the day off after an "historic" football qualification. BBC News - World

French public sector workers strike against Macron's reforms
  • Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:36

More than 200,000 French public sector workers angered by President Emmanuel Macron's plans to freeze their pay and slash jobs went on strike Tuesday,...

Macron's public sector reforms spark nationwide strikes
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:33

Schools and transport services are hit by protests over plans to cut 120,000 public sector jobs. BBC News - Europe

France: Public workers stage nationwide strike against Macron's labor reforms
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:37

Nine public sector unions have called the one-day strike for Tuesday to protests Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms. Schools, hospitals and transport wil...

France's public sector strike: How it will affect you
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:34

For the first time in ten years on Tuesday, nine unions representing France’s public service workers are jointly calling on employees to strike agai...

Despite steep drop in ratings, public still 'loves' Duterte, says Palace
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:17

MANILA, Philippines — Despite double-digit drops in President Rodrigo Duterte's trust and satisfaction ratings, Malacañang believes that the public...

MSPs want end to 'hefty' payouts to failed public sector bosses
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:30

Holyrood's public audit committee said "hefty" payouts for bosses who leave under a cloud are essentially "rewarding failure". BBC News - Scotland

Iran's ex-president Khatami banned from public ceremonies
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 07:19

TEHRAN — Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency is reporting that the country's authorities have banned former reformist President Mohammad Khatami f...

Hong Kong’s high-speed cross-border trains unveiled to public amid checkpoint concerns
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 06:47

Hong Kong’s rail service provider, MTR Corp, is pressing ahead with tests of its first batch of high-speed trains amid an ongoing controversy to...

Organized crime a 'viable threat to public safety' in B.C. casinos: 2017 gov't report
  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 03:38

… coffers through its take from casinos, suspicious currency transactions accounted for … B.C. casino gamblers. A July 2015 “Cash in ...

Interpreting hurricane forecast displays can be difficult for general public
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 16:09

The 2017 hurricane season has highlighted the critical need to communicate a storm's impact path and intensity accurately, but new research shows sign...

U.K.'s Theresa May Grapples With Public Split in Party
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 01:37

The British leader’s shaky hold on power was underlined Friday as a senior lawmaker said he has been sounding out colleagues about unseating her. ...

Female employees account for 28% of S. Korea's public institutions
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 08:21

SEJONG -- Female employees accounted for less than 28 percent of the workers at South Korea's state-funded firms and ins 코리아헤럴드

Pro-SSM public servant threatens to sue over 'extremist' headline
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 06:40

The Coalition for Marriage is threatened with defamation action unless it apologises to a public servant whose image was shown beside a headline label...

The press, branded the 'enemy' by Trump, increasingly trusted by the public: Reuters/Ipsos poll
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:33

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans are increasingly confident in the news media and less so in President Donald Trump's administration after a tumultuous ...

MSPs: Public sector 'must learn from Oxgangs wall collapse'
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 15:19

MSPs say the collapse of a wall at Oxgangs Primary was "an embarrassment for the construction industry". BBC News - Scotland

Russia Continues To Use Social Media To Influence Public Opinion In The U.S.
  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 07:44

Congressional investigators are continuing to talk with social media companies about what is known about the role Russian bots played in last November...

More public transit still needed on Highway of Tears, community members say
  • Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:24

Joe Scheck, 60, of Houston, B.C., moves his bike after a bus driver removed it from the front of a B.C. Transit bus upon arrival in Smithers, B.C., on...

Austrian ban on full-face veil in public places comes into force
  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 17:11

The government says the law, which comes ahead of elections, is designed to protect Austrian values. BBC News - World

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