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  • October 31, 2014

    Are UK visas deterring foreign students?

    UK employers have criticized student visa regulations, but government officials argue that concerns are based on "myths and misconceptions."

    UK employers have criticized student visa regulations, but government officials argue that concerns are based on "myths and misconceptions."

  • October 30, 2014

    Development projects in Tanzania threatened by aid cuts

    Tanzania may have to postpone some of its development program following a decision by foreign donors to withhold aid.

    Tanzania may have to postpone some of its development program following a decision by foreign donors to withhold aid.

  • October 29, 2014

    EU immigration debate continues

    Immigration continues to be a hot political topic within the EU.

    Immigration continues to be a hot political topic within the EU.

  • October 28, 2014

    McDonald's makes further moves towards automated labor

    McDonald’s has announced moves to automate its meal-ordering system to reduce worker costs.

    McDonald’s has announced moves to automate its meal-ordering system to reduce worker costs.

  • October 27, 2014

    China’s overseas investment to increase 10% a year

    China has announced that its foreign direct investment is projected to rise by 10% a year for the next five years, following a relaxation in its trade regulations.

    China has announced that its foreign direct investment is projected to rise by 10% a year for the next five years, following a relaxation in its trade regulations.

  • October 24, 2014

    Can better data collection in developing countries improve prospects for disabled?

    Developing countries are being encouraged to streamline data collection methods to improve prospects for people with disabilities.

    Developing countries are being encouraged to streamline data collection methods to improve prospects for people with disabilities.

  • October 23, 2014

    Older unemployment costing UK billions

    People in the UK over the age of 50 are being pushed out of work at the expense of the country's economy, a new report has claimed.

    People in the UK over the age of 50 are being pushed out of work at the expense of the country's economy, a new report has claimed.

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