Month: June 2022

UAE launches national authority for scientific research

Wednesday, March 19, 2008 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced its first national authority for scientific research (NASR) to coordinate and fund scientific research in the country. The national authority for scientific research was announced on March 7 by Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE minister for higher education and scientific research. NASR […]

Wikinews interviews Eric Saussine, director of the James Bond fan film Shamelady

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 The James Bond film series is one of the most popular and successful, having grossed over US$4 billion worldwide. The suave, sophisticated secret agent has secured his place in popular culture as the definitive action hero that has appeared in twenty-three films between 1954 and 2006. Daniel Craig was announced as […]

US adds 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate drops to seven year low

Monday, September 7, 2015 The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. The unemployment rate fell from 5.3 to 5.1 percent, the lowest since April 2008. Although August job gains were lower than most economists forecast, job growth numbers for June and July were revised upwards by […]

5 Tips For Making Currency In Path Of Exile

See More About: Dianne Phuong Nguyen If you have problems earning money in Path of Exile, you’re almost on the right track with these tips. The currency system in Path of Exile is one of the most fundamental gameplay changes in ARPGs. Instead of acquiring gold coins or standard currency items to kill enemies, players […]

Explosives pass security checks in Slovakia, arrive in Ireland in failed test

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 A failed test of security at Slovakia’s Poprad airport resulted in a 49 year-old man unknowingly carrying plastic explosives from Slovakia to Dublin, Ireland. The explosives were concealed so well that the man did not find them when he unpacked his bag at his apartment. On Saturday, Slovak authorities planted contraband […]

International row after Spielberg quits 2008 Beijing Olympics

Friday, February 15, 2008 On Wednesday, United States film director Steven Spielberg withdrew from his position as artistic adviser to the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. “Conscience will not allow me to continue with business as usual,” he said. “Sudan’s government bears the bulk of the responsibility for these ongoing crimes but the international […]

Five Tips For A Successful Small Business

See More About: Fixed Assets In Quickbooks Online Asset Guru By Roy Fisher, CPA Small business owners the world over are constantly searching for the secret to success. Unfortunately, the only way to become truly successful is to put in a lot of hard work, demonstrate a great deal of patience, and ensure you have […]

A portrait of Scotland: Gallery reopens after £17.6 million renovation

Thursday, December 1, 2011 Today saw Edinburgh’s Scottish National Portrait Gallery reopen following a two-and-a-half-year, £17.6m (US$27.4m) refurbishment. Conversion of office and storage areas sees 60% more space available for displays, and the world’s first purpose-built portrait space is redefining what a portrait gallery should contain; amongst the displays are photographs of the Scottish landscape—portraits […]

Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Liberal candidate Kate Holloway, Trinity-Spadina

Monday, October 1, 2007 Kate Holloway is running for the Ontario Liberal Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Trinity-Spadina riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, […]