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  • Friday news roundup March 29, 2019

    Finnish prisoners are training AI algorithms and robots are picking apples in New Zealand. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Finnish prisoners are training AI algorithms and robots are picking apples in New Zealand. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • March 28, 2019

    EasyJet’s pay gap widens despite increasing number of female pilots

    Although last year has seen EasyJet Plc hiring more female pilots, women were also added in lower-earning flight attendant positions and that has triggered a widening in the company’s gender pay gap.
    Although last year has seen EasyJet Plc hiring more female pilots, women were also added in lower-earning flight attendant positions and that has triggered a widening in the company’s gender pay gap.
  • March 26, 2019

    Corporate Australia needs better directors, according to Graeme Samuel

    Graeme Samuel, former competition watchdog chairman, has raised concerns about the quality of directors in corporate Australia.
    Graeme Samuel, former competition watchdog chairman, has raised concerns about the quality of directors in corporate Australia.
  • March 25, 2019

    What are the economic benefits for the UK of attracting international students?

    International students contribute £3.2 billion in taxes to the UK economy.
    International students contribute £3.2 billion in taxes to the UK economy.
  • March 22, 2019

    Friday news roundup March 22, 2019

    Cyclone Idai could be the worst disaster the southern hemisphere has ever seen. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Cyclone Idai could be the worst disaster the southern hemisphere has ever seen. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • March 21, 2019
    CNN

    2019's happiest country

    The World Happiness Report ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be and in 2019, for the second year in a row, Finland has come out on top as the world’s happiest country.
    The World Happiness Report ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be and in 2019, for the second year in a row, Finland has come out on top as the world’s happiest country.
  • March 19, 2019

    Rail easing congestion and enabling economic growth in Southeast Asia

    The Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is a rapid transit system in the capital of Indonesia which is set to begin operating in late March.
    The Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) is a rapid transit system in the capital of Indonesia which is set to begin operating in late March.
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