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egov.eletsonline.com: August 27, 2015- The poverty rate has reduced dramatically in rural households from 27.1 per cent in 2012 to 13.2 per cent in 2014. More>
S. Korea: Economic Growth Lies in Investing in New Tech - President
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Japan: Ministry Requests ¥36.6 Billion to Deal with Child Poverty
the-japan-news.com: August 26,2015- The welfare ministry presented its budget request for fiscal 2016. More >
China Passes Law to Control Air Pollution
The Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana seeks submissions to its journal, the International Journal of Civil Service Reform and Practice. The journal has successfully published two issues, and seeks to publish manuscripts of interest to participants of the Regional Hub. The Regional Hub was established in 2013. The Hub was initiated through a joint project between the United Nations Development Programme and the Agency for Civil Service Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Hub has over 30 participating countries and 5 international organizations.
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