ACT under pressure to ‘catch politics’ of energy warranty, minister states

The ACT’s climate change minister, Shane Rattenbury, says the territory is under intense pressure to “succumb to the politics” of reaching agreement on the national energy guarantee, even though it doubts the change is in the national interest. In a candid assessment of the backroom dynamics of the energy deal, Rattenbury said the territory continued…

The best ways to conserve loan if you’re under 26 in Sweden

This post is readily available to Members of The Local. Learn more This deal makes this generally costly travel option practically as inexpensive as taking public transportation, which needs a lot longer journey consisting of a change. Several local and regional transportation networks offer discounts to young people too, so it deserves checking if you’re…

German union celebrations concur tougher policy on migration

German coalition celebrations concur harder policy on migration 6 July 2018 08:53 CEST +02:00 Union partners Angela Merkel (r) of the CDU and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (l) of the CSU have actually clashed on migration policy. Image: Omer Messinger/AFP. The three celebrations in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s unstable coalition federal government on Thursday rallied around…

European Investment Bank casts doubt on EU plan to salvage nuclear deal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Investment Bank would put its global operations at risk by investing in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, calling into question an EU plan to help save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned. FILE PHOTO: European Investment Bank President Werner Hoyer speaks during a joint news conference…

An Immigrant Legal Help Group Simply Turned Down A $250,000 Donation From Salesforce

An Immigrant Legal Help Group Simply Declined A $250,000 Contribution From Salesforce The group, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), stated it wouldn’t accept the cash unless Salesforce canceled its contract with Customizeds and Border Protection, which Salesforce states it won’t do. Last upgraded on July 19, 2018, at 1:14 p.m….

Victoria’s environmental regulator goes cloud-first to capitalise on IoT

Image: Supplied Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has begun a large-scale project it hopes will totally change the method it manages information and as a result the environment.The digital improvement follows an inquiry the Victorian government held into the EPA. As part of the government’s reaction to a resulting report and recommendations, the federal government…

Pakistan’s Senate Calls for Stronger Emphasis on Domestic R&D

On 16 July, the Pakistani Senate’s Standing Committee on Defence Production, chaired by Senator Lt. Gen (retired) Abdul Qayyum, approved recommendations for Pakistan’s state-owned defence industry entities aimed at improving the latter’s research and development (R&D) capacities. According to a Senate news release, the Committee called for each defence industry entity to staff its R&D…

The DWP manager was just eliminated in the most scathing takedown of her conduct yet

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) boss Esther McVey has stinging criticism of her conduct. It wasn’t from advocates or the Labour Party, however. It was from an appreciated, centrist think-tank. The DWP employer: under fire The Institute for Government, chaired by the “at McVey, stating it has seen “no proof” to support McVey’s…