UnityUK and LinkUK Integration Underway
OCLC PICA and The Combined Regions (TCR) are pleased to announce that the process to integrate the UnityUK service with the LinkUK service has successfully begun.
The groundwork for the project to bring together over 100 UnityUK libraries and 78 LinkUK libraries is well under way. Five librarie(Added: Thu Oct 12 2006)
What Will Happen If Violent Groups Gain Power?
What Will Happen If Violent Groups Gain Power?
If the Violent groups gain complete power, the subsequent history of this beautiful World is likely to follow the history of many other countries that adopted violence, terrorism or Arms groups for a while, only to reject them later, a(Added: Thu Oct 12 2006)
9/11 Politics Turns Bizarre
The Governor of Wisconsin, Jim Doyle, and his GOP rival, Mark Green, both want to fire a controversial instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for holding views about 9/11 they don’t like. Kevin Barrett, a member of Scholars for 9/11 Truth, is discussing 9/11 and its impact on relations be(Added: Thu Oct 12 2006)
Labour Leadership Challenger Speaks in Hackney
Labour Leadership Challenger Speaks in Hackney
The Labour leadership challenger John McDonnell MP will be heading the platform of a public meeting being hosted by the Hackney Trades Union Council and the Labour Party Leabridge Branch.
Janine Booth President Hackney Trade(Added: Mon Oct 09 2006)
In-Demand IT Professionals Troop to Australia for Better Work Opportunities
HAWTHORN, Australia, 7 October 2006--- The onslaught of Internet-based projects have prodded the Australian government to add IT professions to its Migration Occupations in Demand List. Various large-scale IT projects, both private and of the government are experiencing serious delays due to the co(Added: Sat Oct 07 2006)
Reality TV Invades Australian Immigration
Perth, Australia 7 October 2007---Skilled migrants from all over the world continue to flock to Australia in response to the country's chronic skill shortage. Now, though, a British-produced reality TV show tags along.
Better job opportunities, high standards but affordable costs of living, low (Added: Sat Oct 07 2006)
Beverly Hills Businesswoman Endorses Imperato For President 2008
Los Angeles – October 6, 2006 - Today Beverly Hills Businesswoman, Elizabeth J. Sampson CFP, endorsed Daniel Imperato for his United States presidential bid in 2008.
Sampson has extensive experience in the areas of corporate advisory, wealth management, and healthcare solutions, and has built(Added: Fri Oct 06 2006)
Kenyan Youth-Focused Madaraka Party Finally Registered
Nairobi, Kenya---October 5, 2006—Madaraka Party of Kenya has finally got the registrar’s nod. Interim officials say they have received the certificate of registration. “We are now a bona fide political party and the voiceless youth now have a chance to compete with the elite in the 2007 elections”, (Added: Thu Oct 05 2006)
Australia Warns Skilled Migrants Against Exploiters
Hawthorn, Australia 5 October 2006 --- The Australian government warns skilled migrants against recruiters who charge for finding them employment in Australia. This is in light of recent cases where some Chinese overseas workers were blatantly charged from up to $27,000.
Australia's ch(Added: Thu Oct 05 2006)
Australia Reports a Surge of Skilled Migrants From India
Indians have become the fastest-growing group of immigrants to Australia. The number of Indians arriving now surpasses the Chinese and the Vietnamese as well as the Italians and Greeks - a major shift in Australian immigration. Skilled Indian workers are vital to the Australian economy, which suffer(Added: Thu Oct 05 2006)
Changes to the MODL.
Nine new professions have been added to the Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL) as part of the Australian Government’s commitment to ensuring the Migration Programme meets the skills needs of business and industry, Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Amanda Vanstone and Minist(Added: Tue Oct 03 2006)
Australian Immigration Now Strictly Requires Knowledge of the English Language
Victoria, Australia, 2 October 2006--- It seems as if people migrating to Australia will have to hone more of their English-speaking skills. Prime Minister John Howard remains firm about the proposed changes in migration policies.
In the past, the Australian government had been lenient o(Added: Mon Oct 02 2006)
New Australian Immigration Policies Set to Operate Before the Elections
Victoria, Australia, 2 October 2006---This might sound a bit of a bad news for young people wishing to migrate to Australia. Prime Minister John Howard is still bent on imposing the proposed new changes in immigration policies before election time, adding that the government had made citizenship "a(Added: Mon Oct 02 2006)
Im-Perot, the US Independent Presidential Candidate 2008???
Washington DC – September 29, 2006 - Could it be Imperato for President 2008 or Im-Perot for President 2008? Rumor has it that Imperato has been seen with Russell Varney, previous Campaign Manager for Ross Perot at a Sarasota Beach resort.
The two met for several hours at the resort with on-l(Added: Fri Sep 29 2006)
Australia's Partner Migration Visa Reunites Lovers of the World
Australia is the new lover's paradise.
In this world of love and convergence, Australia's unique Partner Migration Visa lets couples in solid and genuine relationships reunite and live the permanent good life in the Land Down Under.
Getting a Partner Visa is simply a matter of proving to the A(Added: Fri Sep 29 2006)
Massive leap in trades behind '457 visas' growth
THE explosion in the number of skilled temporary migrants on the controversial 457 visas has been among traditional trades: slaughtermen, welders and metal fabricators, with the bulk coming from China and the Philippines.
Figures obtained by The Age show a massive increase in trades migration ha(Added: Fri Sep 29 2006)
Monaco Prince Makes World Impression In First Year
Making waves with world leaders, Prince Albert is preparing to mark the first year of his succession to the Principality of Monaco, and a local destination guide http://www.yourmonaco.com suggests that the second smallest country in the world is in safe hands and can look forward to years of progres(Added: Wed Sep 27 2006)
'Text-Connect'™ text service helps MP save hospital with campaign updates.
NEWS RELEASE 19-September-2006 - Edgmond, Shropshire, UK.
REVOLUTIONARY 'Text-Connect'™ text service helps MP save hospital with campaign updates.
A Midlands Conservative MP, Mark Pritchard, has selected text-connect™ as a new communications tool in his fight to save local hospital service(Added: Mon Sep 25 2006)
Record numbers of UK Councils champion Direct Debit
News from BACS - the company behind Direct Debit - indicates UK councils are paying heed to an Audit Commission report which revealed local authorities could save millions of pounds by encouraging the increased uptake of Direct Debit.
According to BACS, a record number of local authorities have ent(Added: Wed Sep 20 2006)
'How to increase public sector funding without costing the taxpayer a penny'
In today’s world we all rightly demand better education, a good health service, cleaner streets and crime to be dealt with. As the costs of providing these services continue to soar whilst the public purse tightens, maybe we need to find a new approach to public sector funding.
Central governmen(Added: Wed Sep 20 2006)
Torture Of Prisoners Is An Obvious Sin Which No Christian Should Ever Support
( EMAILWIRE.COM, September 17, 2006 ) Alexandria, VA -- I am speaking now as an Internet Christian minister, to all those American voters and elected officials who consider themselves to be Christians. In particular, I am speaking to those Conservative Protestant Christians who have in the past be(Added: Sun Sep 17 2006)
Young People Asked, Could You Be Our First Northumberland Young Leader?
Do you have an opinion on the problems in your town, and how you could put them right? These are some of the questions Northumberland County Council is throwing out to young people in the County.
Budding politicians in Northumberland are to get an opportunity to cut their teeth in Big Brother st(Added: Wed Sep 13 2006)
Recycle, or pay the consequences
The UK is facing a massive challenge to increase recycling rates in order to meet strict EU regulations on reducing landfill and escape fines of up to £180 million a year*.
The UK currently recycles around 23 per cent of waste, but this will need to almost double to achieve the European Union’s 2(Added: Wed Sep 13 2006)
Afghanistan’s Opium Harvest at Record Levels, Imperato Proves Right Again
West Palm Beach, FL – September 12, 2006 – According to a September 3, 2006 New York Times article, Afghanistan’s opium harvest has reached record levels. In January 2006, Independent Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato predicted this growing crisis.
In Imperato’s January release, he poi(Added: Tue Sep 12 2006)
What Bush Did Wrong On 9-11
He redefined terrorism from criminality to war, and transformed the criminal Islamist extremists into Holy Warriors For God.
( EMAILWIRE.COM, September 11, 2006 ) Alexandria, VA -- Five years ago today, I was working at my computer, just as I am now, when I noticed an item on Google News, sayin(Added: Tue Sep 12 2006)