Ubi Boni Tacent Malum Prosperat

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I apologize for the very personal nature of this column. Long ago when I was in high school, I came across this motto at the National Library which was then at the basement of what is now the National Arts Museum. It is Latin, and the English translation is, “Evil prospers where good men are silent.” I have always been an avid reader. I read Rizal’s novels when I was in Grade Five. As a teenager, I already knew what was right and wrong. My core values were taught to me by my mother most of all, and relatives: patience and industry, honesty, humility, respect for elders and compassion. All thes…

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Dealing With Postpartum Depression

Published by Savvy Tokyo Worldwide, postpartum depression is documented to occur in more than 10% of moms, and can affect dads too. Yet, a lack of understanding and the stigma attached to mental health disorders often discourages sufferers from seeking help. Here, we share the story of one foreign mom in Japan whose long journey

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UK urged to oppose Israel’s ban on Palestinian NGOs

Published by Al-Araby A number of unions in the United Kingdom have released a joint statement urging the government to reject a controversial move by Israel to designate six Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organisations. In a statement, TUC, ASLEF, BFAWU, NEU, PCS, RMT, UCU, UNISON and Unite the Union strongly condemned the Israeli

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Yields rise, stocks waver after U.S. jobs data

Published by Reuters By Herbert Lash and Tommy Wilkes NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) – Global equity markets wavered on Friday on a weak U.S. labor market report, and Treasury yields rose as investors still expect the Federal Reserve to begin tapering its massive bond purchases as early as next month. Yields on the benchmark 10-year U.S.

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JICA to invest in venture capital fund to aid Indian DX startups

Published by NNA Business News TOKYO, NNA – The Japan International Cooperation Agency has agreed to invest $4 million in a Japanese venture capital fund for allocation to Indian startups engaged in tackling the country’s social issues through digital transformation. The deal between JICA and the fund’s operator, Rebright Partners Pte. Ltd., is aimed at

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Chronic Lower Back Pain Treatment Market Research Update, Size Estimation, Future Scope, Revenue Opportunities and Regional Forecast to 2028

The Global Chronic Lower Back Pain Treatment Market Size to gain from rapid technological advancements taking place in the market. Recently Fortune Business Insights has published a report, titled Chronic Lower Back Pain Treatment Market. As per the report in 2017 the global Chronic Lower Back Pain Treatment Market was valued at US$ Chronic Lower

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JICA invests $2.5 mil. in fly-based sanitation startup in Nairobi

Published by Kyodo News The Japan International Cooperation Agency has invested $2.5 million in a U.S. startup in Nairobi that uses flies to process biowaste in an initiative to help address the city’s growing sanitation needs and also help farmers across Kenya produce more crops with fertilizer produced as a byproduct. Sanergy Inc. uses a

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