ABC announces recipients of its first songwriters commission

The ABC has announced the recipients of its inaugural Songwriters Commissions Fund, with 15 grants totaling $ 90,000. The commissions will support a wide range of voices and themes, including female, indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse, and LGBTQI + composers. Eric Avery. Photograph © Matthew Lorenzon / ABC Classic The …

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Japan donates water supply systems in Upi, Maguindanao

Japanese Embassy charge d’affaires Nakata Masahiro provided separate video messages during the handover ceremony of two level 2 water supply systems at Barangays Looy and Rifao in Upi Maguindanao on the 21st and 22nd June. Participants in the event were BARMM Senior Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Energy Abdulraof …

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Remove unnecessary regulations

Planning Minister MA Mannan urged the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Bida) and all other relevant government agencies to get rid of unnecessary rules that are not favorable to investment. The minister was speaking as the main guest at a webinar on “Attracting Foreign Investment to Bangladesh and Promoting Bangladesh”, jointly …

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G7 leaders unveil major infrastructure project designed to counter China’s Belt and Road initiative – World Peace Organization

On Saturday, June 12, the Group of Seven (G7) countries unveiled their plans for a major infrastructure program for low-income countries. This program, dubbed the ‘Building a Better World’ (B3W) initiative, is clearly designed as a West-aligned alternative to Beijing’s Belt and Road (BRI) infrastructure initiative, which some commentators see …

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Main lessons from major public transport projects

It would be a truism to assert that large public transport projects that are freshly conceptualized and cover large tracts of land are likely to have several difficult problems to solve. This article examines four high-speed rail (LGV) projects that have been launched in four different countries over four different …

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AHF Indonesia urges Germany, Japan and Australia to relinquish patent on COVID-19 vaccine – Informial

Information (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Sun, July 4, 2021 2021-07-04 9:00 a.m. 1 6281d9f905b49edfeb97b8e90319a55c 4 Informative Release The AHF ‘Vaccinate Our World’ Global Call to Action urges Germany, Japan and Australia to ‘VOW’ to protect humanity by supporting the call to waive intellectual property protections on all COVID-19 vaccines …

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The Theory and Practice of Marxism in Japan

The JCP has changed dramatically for two reasons. First of all, from the mid-1930s and the real fascist transition in Japan – without going deep into the debates around the historiography of world fascism, whether Japan is called fascist, etc. – the JCP was not only outlawed: it was tracked …

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Japanese teachers are fed up with staying after school

A bureaucrat from the Department of Education had a brilliant idea. Education is at a crossroads. The dizzyingly rapid change causes a squeaky mechanism to adapt or die. Schools struggle to stay relevant. Digitization is advancing, but not at a rapid pace. Content review is in progress but stops. Teaching, …

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CAA sends notice to five foreign airlines

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued advisories to five foreign airlines for causing inconvenience to passengers by canceling flights to Pakistan, FYR News reported on Friday. Foreign airlines include Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways and flydubai. Foreign air carriers operating in Pakistan have been given a …

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Travel advisory for July 4, 2021

More than 4.4 million people are expected to fly or drive at the start of the summer travel season July 2, 2021 The New York and New Jersey Port Authority urges air, rail and road travelers to allow more time and patience this July 4 holiday weekend when more than …

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A Brief History of UFOs in Japan – The Diplomat

Publicity On June 24, the International UFO Laboratory was established in the UFO Interactive Hall in the Iinomachi District of Fukushima Prefecture, in commemoration of World UFO Day. The lab is Japan’s first and only research institute dedicated to unidentified flying objects (UFOs), and the interactive room exhibits some 3,000 …

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Unique ways to celebrate World Chocolate Day

A warm, indulgent cup of rich cocoa on a drizzle of winter’s evening, a deliciously decadent dessert at your favorite restaurant, or a cheeky bite of your favorite chocolate bar secreted from your stash – no matter how you get your dose of chocolate goodness, you don’t need to justify …

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Chicago Airports Prepare for Busy and Safe Vacation Travel

CHICAGO – The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is looking forward to welcoming large numbers of travelers back to O’Hare and Midway International Airports this holiday weekend. Travel numbers will hit their highest level since the pandemic began last year, with O’Hare International Airport expected to handle more than one …

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the ¡° Real Jeju¡ ± campaign targets Japan

Although overseas travel has been suspended due to COVID-19, Japanese interest in Korea continues to increase. In a survey of Gen Z trends in Japan, Korean food and cosmetics products ranked number one. An online event (On: tact) to boost Jeju tourism hype is planned to expand communications with Japanese …

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N-type solar development – pv magazine International

N-type capacity Orders for n-type products remain low. Manufacturers are mainly preparing for n-type technology this year, with capacity significantly higher than production. After expanding, mono PERC is now seeing signs of declining profitability. Several manufacturers have revealed that they will stop adding PERC capacity because it is already excess. …

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The rise of Kazuki Himeno

As he embarks on a Super Rugby final with the Highlanders, we study the Japanese superstar The rise of Kazuki Himeno A buoy in the torrent of gold, you would never believe that this was the debut of the 22-year-old’s Test. But as the Australian dots multiplied and rapidly in …

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Japan brings together super team of aircraft component makers to build supersonic passenger plane • The Register

Japan has brought together a supergroup of aeronautical, industrial and space organizations to build a supersonic airliner. The new organization, Japan Supersonic Research (JSR), quietly signed on March 31. Yesterday, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that it is a member, alongside the Japan Aircraft Development Association, the Japan …

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Kyodo News Digest: June 17, 2021

Myanmar national team substitute goalkeeper Pyae Lyan Aung who raised a three-fingered salute in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in late May, puts his hands together after arriving at the airport International Kansai International in Osaka Prefecture, Japan on June 16, 2021. (Kyodo) The following is the latest list of …

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Burmese footballer to seek asylum in Japan: reports

Published on: 06/17/2021 – 02:32 Tokyo (AFP) A Myanmar national team goalkeeper who gave an anti-kick salute during an away game in Tokyo has refused to return home and will seek asylum in Japan, local media reported. Myanmar has been in turmoil since a coup in February toppled the elected …

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Visualize 40 years of booming exports

China has the second highest GDP in the world and it exports 15% of all the goods in the world. But how did this happen? Just 40 years ago, the Chinese economy was in a totally different situation, accounting for less than 1% of world exports and still in the …

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ASIC sues short-term lenders

The watchdog has initiated proceedings in Federal Court against two payday lenders for alleged unauthorized credit activity. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has initiated proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Cigno Pty Ltd and BHF Solutions Pty Ltd for alleged breaches of the National Consumer Credit …

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The regulatory future of payday loans

Payday and short-term loans are a controversial topic in the United States, especially when it comes to their regulation. Loans, usually for small amounts and on a short-term basis, are hailed by proponents as necessary tools for consumers facing a financial burden, such as an unexpected car repair, with few …

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