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Young people take stand anew vs. corruption

By Mon, Nov 15, 2010 11:00AM UTC

BANGKOK – The recently-concluded 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference held here in the capital city of Thailand was also an occasion for scores of young people to come together, study the issues and make proposals how to address this growing global malady. Youth delegates adopted a statement that encapsulizes their message,

Corporal punishment being replaced by ‘self-reflection rooms’

By Thu, Nov 11, 2010 1:08PM UTC

Original article in Korean is here. Hat tip to Ask a Korean!. At high school “A” in Seoul on the 1st, a student who was scolded for acting up replied, “there’s no corporal punishment starting today, right? We have cellphones.” The student continued, “you can’t make me kneel down either,

As more false qualifications emerge, is it time to ditch job CVs?

By Tue, Nov 09, 2010 7:00AM UTC

An advice I often hear from career advisors is that employers only spend a few seconds to scan an applicant’s resume. If a CV fails to attract his or her attention, the applicant could kiss the job opportunity goodbye. But what if there is a reason behind that quick scanning

Brazil medical students press for release of Morong 43

By Sun, Nov 07, 2010 8:26PM UTC

The 43 health workers who continue to be jailed in the Philippines have found new advocates in medical students in Brazil, with their national organization writing President Aquino to press for their release. The one-page letter of the International Federation of Medical Students Associations-Brazil to President Aquino was signed by Caio

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