A Growing Arab Middle Class Makes a Home in Jewish Cities

A Growing Arab Middle Class Makes a Home in Jewish Cities
This is what's happening in Afula, for example, where 43 Arab families won a tender from the Israel Land Authority to build houses, provoking objections by city residents. Some 16,000 Arabs are estimated to be living in 16 cities not officially defined …
Read more on Haaretz

Goldcorp's El Sauzal Mine Achieves Cyanide Code Decertification
It was developed under the United Nations Environment Programme with the goal of safeguarding human health and the environment by promoting responsible management of cyanide used in gold mining. … mineral reserves and resources and metallurgical …
Read more on MarketWatch

HRDF comes in for severe criticism in Shoura
RIYADH: Members of the Shoura Council launched a scathing criticism of the Human Resources Development Fund, claiming the fund has spent hundreds of millions of riyals on studies and regulations pertaining to the fight against unemployment and …
Read more on Arab News

In Print: Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

In Print: Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
Ecodesign practitioners see cities and their hinterlands as opportunities to integrate environmental soundness with human health and well-being. Their aim … They imagine future urban areas that are not just carbon neutral but “net positive,” adding …
Read more on Urban Land

Fixing a nation
Nobel laureate North Douglas and others in 'Violence and Social Order: A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History' (2009) have listed three doorstep conditions for evolving into a modern, open access economy: rule of law for elites …
Read more on Kathmandu Post

Dark Excuses for America's Failure to Defeat ISIS
This has also been elaborated extensively by Vladimir Putin who has recently provided several examples of photo evidence on the Turkey (NATO member)-ISIS connections following the recent downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces. While the US …
Read more on Center for Research on Globalization

Smart Cities projectFrom France to US, a rush to offer assistance, funds

Smart Cities projectFrom France to US, a rush to offer assistance, funds
“The Building and Construction Authority of Singapore is looking at platforms for our companies to explore opportunities to participate in India's Smart Cities initiative,” said Koh Lin Ji, Group Director (International Development) of the authority …
Read more on The Indian Express

Honors and officers (July 11, 2015)
Christenson is the vice president of human resources at Sanford Health, Kommer is the chief administrative officer/general counsel at Western State Bank, and Nisbet is the principal manager for Xcel Energy. … chapter of the trail and was instrumental …
Read more on INFORUM

Help make city smart: Pravin
Making of a smart city requires a great deal of citizen participation and the administration is under stress to meet the rising expectations of the people, according to Pravin Kumar, Commissioner of Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation. Speaking …
Read more on The Hindu

India, Pakistan to join security group led by Russia, China
(Host photo agency/RIA Novosti Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Ufa, Russia, Friday, July 10, 2015. …. AP …
Read more on NewsWest9.com