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MIL-OSI Africa: IMF Staff Completes the Third Review Mission to Seychelles

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Africa, Africa - MIL OSI, Africa,Banking/Finance,Business,Economy,Foreign Policy,Infrastructure,Investment,Oil and Gas,Seychelles,Tourism,Trade,MBC, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, FinTech, Fiscal Updates, fish, Inflation, International Monetary Fund, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reportage, Technology, Tourism, Trade, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Africa: IMF Staff Completes the Third Review Mission to Seychelles

Source: Africa Press Organisation – English – Report: WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, March 20, 2019/APO Group/ — Seychelles’ macroeconomic performance continued to be strong in 2018; economic growth reached 4.1 percent, the 2018 primary fiscal surplus stood at 3.2 percent of GDP; delays in the implementation of Air Seychelles’ restructuring plan could undermine […]

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MIL-Evening Report: The government is right – immigration helps us rather than harms us

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: The government is right – immigration helps us rather than harms us

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Robert Breunig, Professor of Economics and Director, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University Opponents of Australia’s strong immigration program will be disappointed. In announcing a cut in Australia’s migration ceiling from 190,000 to 160,000 per year, federal population minister Alan […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Online hate speech ‘gives green light’ to religion, race attacks

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Hate Speech, Human Rights, KB, Media, Migration, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Online hate, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Racial vilification, Racism, Religion, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Online hate speech ‘gives green light’ to religion, race attacks

By Michael Andrew Religion and race-based attacks will continue as a result of the rise of online hate speech, says a leading New Zealand academic. Professor Paul Spoonley, pro vice-chancellor of Massey University, told Asia Pacific Report that online hate speech “provides an enabling environment which green lights racial and religious vilification”. He was responding […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Gunman arrested ‘within 21 minutes’ and saved lives, says police chief

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Christchurch, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Human Rights, KB, MIL OSI, Mosque attack, Mosque massacre, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific, Security, Shooting, Shootings, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Gunman arrested ‘within 21 minutes’ and saved lives, says police chief

By RNZ Police Commissioner Mike Bush says police knew where the suspect from the Christchurch mosque attacks was going after the New Zealand shootings and intervened. During a media conference today, Bush gave further details of the police response during the attacks that killed 50 people at Al Noor and Linwood mosques last Friday. He […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Nine days and counting: what options does the UK have before the Brexit deadline?

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Nine days and counting: what options does the UK have before the Brexit deadline?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Philomena Murray, Professor, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne There is a song by the Melbourne band Little Heroes, called One Perfect Day, from back in 1982 (though it still attracts a cult following). In it, the lead singer asks his ex-girlfriend in England: […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Aboriginal Australia’s smash hit that went viral

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Aboriginal Australia’s smash hit that went viral

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Myfany Turpin, Associate lecturer, University of Sydney In a time before radio or even gramophones, songs were shared between Aboriginal groups at large social gatherings. Some songs were so popular they spread enormous distances. One such song known as Wanji-wanji has travelled some thousands of kilometres. Incredibly, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: What is a doula and how do they help women giving birth?

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: What is a doula and how do they help women giving birth?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Meghan A. Bohren, Lecturer in Gender and Women’s Health, University of Melbourne Women have traditionally been supported by a companion during childbirth, and there is good evidence this benefits both the woman and the baby. The World Health Organisation recommends continuous support for women during childbirth. Yet […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Death toll from Papuan floods, mudslides rises to 89

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Disasters, DJF, English, Evening Report, Featured, Flash floods, flooding, floods, Indonesia, KB, MIL OSI, Mudslide, Multimedia, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, rescue, West Papua  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Death toll from Papuan floods, mudslides rises to 89

Homes and bridges destroyed in Papua province by landslides triggered by torrential rainfall – the death toll is now 89. Video: Euronews Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The death toll from flash floods and mudslides, triggered by days of torrential downpours in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua province, has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing, reports […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Curious Kids: what makes an echo?

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Academic Analysis, Academic collaboration, Academic freedom, Academic publishing, AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Australasia, Australia, CTF, DJF, English, Evening Report, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Reportage, The Conversation  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Curious Kids: what makes an echo?

Source: The Conversation (Au and NZ) – By Noel Hanna, Leading Education Professional (Physics), UNSW Curious Kids is a series for children. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au You might also like the podcast Imagine This, a co-production between ABC KIDS listen and The Conversation, based […]

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