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Amcham supports gov’t plan to enforce S17A of the MACC Act 2009

Amcham supports gov’t plan to enforce S17A of the MACC Act 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: The American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (Amcham) supports the Malaysian Government plan to enforce S17A from June 2020 to bring the level of compliance by Malaysian companies on par with that of the United States and the rest of the developed world. It said, the Malaysian Government introduced corporate liability for companies committing acts of bribery through Section 17A of the ... »

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YOUTH INTELLECTUAL EDUCATION AND SCHOOL WORK

INTELLECTUAL EDUCATION AND SCHOOL WORK The general change and plasticity at puberty—English teaching—Causes of its failure: (1) too much time to other languages, (2) subordination of literary content to form, (3) too early stress on eye and hand instead of ear and mouth, (4) excessive use of concrete words—Children’s interest in words—Their favorites—Slang&mdash... »

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YOUTH FAULTS, LIES, AND CRIMES

Classifications of children’s faults—Peculiar children—Real faults as distinguished from interference with the teacher’s ease—Truancy, its nature and effects—The genesis of crime—The lie, its classes and relations to imagination—Predatory activities—Gangs—Causes of crime—The effects of stories of crime—Temibility—Juvenil... »

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UFC close to securing private island for fights: White

ULTIMATE Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has said the mixed martial arts promotion is close to securing a “private island” to stage bouts for international fighters during the COVID-19 pandemic. The flu-like virus has infected 1.27 million people globally and caused over 70,000 deaths and brought the sports world to a standstill, but the UFC plans to stick to its sched... »

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Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from Covid-19

WASHINGTON: The new coronavirus isn’t biased about who it infects – so why does data emerging from some states suggest that African Americans are bearing the brunt of the pandemic in the US? Experts say blacks are disproportionately impacted by underlying health conditions linked to poverty, face discrimination in medical care, and are more likely to work jobs that require them to leav... »

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Making available free paediatric medicine can accelerate elimination of congenital Chagas disease

The donation of an essential antiparasitic medicine can potentially accelerate the elimination of Chagas disease infection in children. A pediatric presentation of benznidazole with accurate dosage and will soon be made available freely to address a long-standing gap in the treatment of congenital infections of Chagas disease.   The donation, by the Mundo Sano Foundation1 and INSud Pharm... »

Women in the New Age

Women in the New Age

Nothing could be plainer than the effect that the increasing economic security of women is having upon their whole habit of life and mind. The diminishing marriage rate and the even more rapidly diminishing birth rates show which way the wind is blowing. It is common for male statisticians, with characteristic imbecility, to ascribe the fall in the marriage rate to a growing disinclination on the ... »

Woman Suffrage

Woman Suffrage

It is my sincere hope that nothing I have here exhibited will be mistaken by the nobility and gentry for moral indignation. No such feeling, in truth, is in my heart. Moral judgments, as old Friedrich used to say, are foreign to my nature. Setting aside the vast herd which shows no definable character at all, it seems to me that the minority distinguished by what is commonly regarded as an excess ... »

Why Women Fail

Why Women Fail

The trigger thereof, as I say, will not be exterior, however inner. It lies in the identical disconcerting apprehension of the bigger realities, the identical impatience with the paltry and meretricious, the identical disqualification for mechanical routine and empty technic which one finds within the greater styles of males. Even within the pursuits which, by the customized of Christendom, are pa... »