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Bloomberg’s $10m gift targets Bangladesh drownings

By Fri, Feb 28, 2014 1:38PM UTC Comments Off

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work. Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charity of the billionaire businessman and former mayor, is partnering with the World Health...

China: New York Times hacking allegations ‘groundless’

By Fri, Feb 01, 2013 4:33PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

In 2009, China lodged a protest against a visa application in India that hadn’t even been submitted. The information came from an exchange of emails the applicant had with the Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamshala, India. The Chinese officials had long hacked into the Tibetan government-in-exile’s computers and made were not ashamed to show off Beijing geeks’ mighty...

QSB Holds Title as Top Canadian School in Businessweek’s B-School Ranking

By Thu, Nov 15, 2012 9:17PM UTC Comments Off

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QSB Holds Title as Top Canadian School in Businessweek’s B-School Ranking

KINGSTON, ON, Nov. 15, 2012 – For the sixth consecutive ranking season, Queen’s School of Business’ MBA program holds the number one spot in Canada in Bloomberg Businessweek magazine’s biennial MBA rankings. Queen’s continues to rank within the top five schools for MBA education among international business schools.

“Every year, Queen’s School of Business continues to raise the bar in delivering the next generation of business leaders a world-class MBA experience,” said David Saunders, Dean of Queen’s School of Business. “We’re pleased that for...

Chinese student population in US spikes 20pc to 157,588

By Mon, Nov 14, 2011 2:02PM UTC Comments Off Chinese student population in US spikes 20pc to 157,588

This year, the number of students from China at U.S. colleges and universities has swelled – surging 23 percent from last year to 157,558, representing more than a fifth of all international scholars in the United States. China is now the country that has sent the most number of students to the U.S. for the...

Money trading goes mobile in Indonesia

By Tue, Aug 30, 2011 12:30PM UTC Comments Off Money trading goes mobile in Indonesia

Bloomberg has an interesting article looking at tech in Indonesia suggesting that online stock traders are tapping into mobile to identify new investors among the country’s tech-crazed population. The article looks specifically at how the iPhone, and other leading mobile devices, and social networks – which are hugely popular in the country – are helping...

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