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FluentIQ Develops Automated Tool To Minimize Recruiting Prejudice

Ensuring a diverse workforce requires effective elimination of bias in the hiring process. Conscious bias practices can be dealt with directly, but unconscious bias is a far more difficult issue to fight. FluentIQ, a New Zealand technology company, just introduced a solution it believes can address this second kind of bias.

East Asia's Real Lessons

International recognition of East Asia’s rapid economic growth, structural change and industrialization grew from the 1980s. In Western media and academia, this was seen as a regional phenomenon, associated with some commonality, real or imagined, such as a supposed ‘yen bloc’.

Tunisia Signs Contract for A New Gas-Fired Power Plant in Rades

Societe Tunisienne de l'Electricite et du Gaz (STEG) has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with suppliers Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. and Sumitomo Corporation, both of Japan, for a gas-fired combined cycle power plant with a generation capacity of 450 MW in Rades, in Ben Arous Governorate, the Tunisian Republic.

Oman Signs DAMAC International To Transform Port Sultan Qaboos

The Government of Oman has chosen UAE-based DAMAC International, a major developer of luxury properties, to develop its Port Sultan Qaboos into a world-class, waterfront mix use destination through a joint venture with Omran, the government's investment, growth and development arm.

New Maputo Departure Lounge Soon to Open

Maputo International Airport in Mozambique is getting a new departure lounge. It will be operated by First National Bank (FNB) ( and Kuwait-based National Aviation Services (NAS) (

East Asia Myth Making

Even before the term ‘Washington Consensus’ (WC) was popularized, it was already coming under great criticism despite the ‘counter-revolutions’ against ‘development economics’ and Keynesian economics associated with Thatcherism and Reaganomics.

APEC Tourism Industry Manages Digital Disruption in the Industry

Tourism continues to be a strong growth industry among the APEC member economies, with a 6.1 percent year-on-year growth rate. With digital innovations in this arena are creating major disruptive effects for all, senior tourism officials within APEC have agreed to increase cooperation with the private sector to help coordinate that better.

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