Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, Prime Minister tells crisis-hit nation

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Sri Lanka’s new prime minister said on Monday the crisis-hit nation was down to its last day of petrol, as the country’s power minister told citizens not to join the lengthy fuel queues that have galvanized weeks of anti-government protests.

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Litigation Minute: Navigating Government Inquiries After a Data Security Incident

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN A MINUTE OR LESS A government inquiry in the context of data security typically arises in one of two ways: either a data security incident involving a threat actor occurs, or a government agency is alerted to the possibility that a company is engaging […]

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K&L Gates Named a Standout Among Top-Performing Lobbying Firms in 2021

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K&L Gates has been recognized as a standout firm in Bloomberg Government’s 2021 Top-Performing Lobbying Firms report. The report identifies top-performing firms that reported $1 million or more in lobbying revenue in 2021, measured by critical business performance metrics that include short- and long-term customer retention rates and revenue growth. […]

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World a ‘virtual tinderbox’ for catastrophic levels of severe malnutrition in children

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Countries: Chad, Mauritania, Niger, World Source: UN Children’s Fund At least 10 million severely wasted children do not have access to the most effective treatment. UNICEF warns a combination of shocks is creating conditions for a stark increase in global levels of wasting.

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Call to Invest ‘Serious Resources’ in Education, to Stem Tide of Child Labour

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Significant investments from the international community will be needed to get free quality education for every child. Credit: Cecilia Russell/IPS By Cecilia RussellDurban, May 17 2022 (IPS) “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to eliminate child labour.” So said Dennis Sinyolo, Director of Education International’s African Regional […]

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Sustainable investing can help save the planet

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Photo: Pixabay/Tumisu Now more than ever, it is essential to focus on sustainability and companies that prioritize this show everyone around them how vital saving the planet is and encourage change. People are looking to invest in such businesses making progressive impacts on the climate. Sustainable investing is when investors […]

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China tensions loom as Japan’s Okinawa marks 50 years since US handover

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The Japanese island chain of Okinawa marked the 50th anniversary on Sunday of the end of US occupation and its return to Japan with ceremonies and celebrations amid growing worry about its proximity to an increasingly assertive China.

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Judge Connolly Issues Three New Orders Impacting Patent Cases

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I.    Background The Honorable Colm F. Connolly, of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, recently issued a series of three standing orders that affect patent cases filed in the District. The orders include: (i) changes to the Form Scheduling Order for Non-Hatch Waxman Patent Cases (Form […]

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Religions meet in Riyadh as faith groups step up on climate

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Faith-based groups are becoming more visible in their concern over the climate, and last week’s Muslim World League conference in Saudi Arabia provides the latest example of how leaders from various traditions are working together to call for action. The Muslim World League, the largest Islamic NGO, hosted the event […]

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Undocumented Migration Puts Pressure on New Chilean Government for Solutions

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Lacombe (right), from Haiti, and Ricaela, a Dominican who recently arrived in Chile, pose at the stall where they work for a Chilean entrepreneur at a popular outdoor Sunday market in Arrieta, in Peñalolén, in eastern Santiago. CREDIT: Orlando Milesi/IPS By Orlando MilesiSANTIAGO, May 16 2022 (IPS) The pressure of […]

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