Monthly Archives: June 2010

Skilled vacancies fall 0.3% in June

Skilled job vacancies fell 0.3 per cent in June compared to a month earlier, national data shows. The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations skilled vacancies index in June was 45.6 points, 22 per cent higher than in June … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Next generation Tarzan

Agence France-Presse A new children’s book series featuring a “next generation Tarzan” is set to be published beginning in 2011, announced UK trade resource The Bookseller on June 29. Supported by the estate of Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan, … Continue reading

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Playing favourites a life-long game

Toddlers throwing tantrums and adolescent sibling rivalry are the norm when children clamour for their mother’s attention. But when kids hit their 20s and beyond, wondering if they are mum’s favourite still has repercussions that could lead to a visit … Continue reading

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Quotes of The Day

“We were making many decisions based on … what customers wanted us to do.” P.J. Hough (Microsoft VP)

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Marks and Spencer to open 50 stores in India in 3 years

British high street retailer Marks and Spencer is to double its retail presence in India, targeting 50 stores in the next three years. Continue reading

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Three-quarters of SMEs don’t have own website

Almost three quarters of small businesses still don’t have their own website, and 40 per cent don’t use email in their everyday work, a new survey commissioned by Google shows. The survey of 500 businesses with 20 employees or less, … Continue reading

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20,000 Hotel Rooms in Jakarta Are Vacant

By: Venda 20,000 out of 45,000 hotel rooms in Jakarta are vacant due decreasing number of international tourists coming to Jakarta. In other words, Jakarta as a tourism destination is not attractive to tourists. In April 2010, there were 179.343 … Continue reading

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