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  • September 30, 2019

    How can India's rapidly growing labor force be upskilled?

    The Indian Economic Summit calls for increased private sector involvement, emigration of skilled workers to countries with aging populations, and increased female labor force participation.
    The Indian Economic Summit calls for increased private sector involvement, emigration of skilled workers to countries with aging populations, and increased female labor force participation.
  • Friday news roundup September 27, 2019

    The number of refugees coming to the US is slashed by almost half and more than one in four secondary school pupils have private tuition. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
     
    The number of refugees coming to the US is slashed by almost half and more than one in four secondary school pupils have private tuition. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
     
  • September 26, 2019

    Saudi Arabia hackathon for agricultural technology aims to develop entrepreneurs

    More than 150 people from Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and the Middle East have registered for the hackathon.
    More than 150 people from Saudi Arabia, the Gulf and the Middle East have registered for the hackathon.
  • September 25, 2019

    Worries about financial stability in retirement driving Japanese toward private pensions

    Japanese households are investing more in private retirement products after a government report indicated that the national pension system will not be enough to support them in old age.
    Japanese households are investing more in private retirement products after a government report indicated that the national pension system will not be enough to support them in old age.
  • September 24, 2019

    Draft migration deal is agreed upon by five EU interior ministers

    According to French interior minister Christopher Castaner, the plan will be presented to other EU interior ministers on October 8.
    According to French interior minister Christopher Castaner, the plan will be presented to other EU interior ministers on October 8.
  • Friday news roundup September 20, 2019

    Swedes are choosing trains over planes in the battle against climate change and the UK is failing to invest in automation for the fourth industrial revolution. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
    Swedes are choosing trains over planes in the battle against climate change and the UK is failing to invest in automation for the fourth industrial revolution. Here's a snapshot of some of the news stories you may have missed this week.
  • September 19, 2019

    Spain will hold a general election in November, Prime Minister Sanchez announced

    Spaniards are set to vote for the fourth time in four years.
    Spaniards are set to vote for the fourth time in four years.
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