China makes leap in gender equality at workplace In Asia, women working in China are most likely to share an equal footing with men, according to a gender diversity study by non-profit organization Community Business.
| By: See Kit Tang
Thai youth fear junta's school reforms will dim job prospects BANGKOK, Oct 30- Sixteen years old and studying 13 hours a day, high school pupil Worapot doesn't have time to waste matching up to a military-led government's idea of what makes a good Thai. "Now the system might get even worse," said Worapot, as he sat on the steps of a language school in a bustling Bangkok shopping district where he is taking extra lessons in English.
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The gender gap is narrowing: WEF Saadia Zahidi, head of the gender parity program at the World Economic Forum, tells CNBC the gender gap is narrowing, but lots more remains to be done.
India slides, US gains in gender equality ranking The annual Gender Gap Index by the Geneva- based World Economic Forum showed India falling to 114th place, after being ranked 101st out of 136 countries surveyed last year. That puts India below other fast-developing nations including South Africa, ranked 18th, China at 87 and Brazil at 71.. Nordic nations led the world in promoting equality of the sexes, as they...
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MD Insider Adds World-Class Board Members to its Board of Directors SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- MD Insider, a big data healthcare innovator that significantly reduces healthcare costs for employers, announced today that Michael Fertik, founder and CEO of Reputation.com, and Jared Carney, CEO of Lightdale, LLC, have joined the company's Board of Directors. Fertik, recently named Entrepreneur of the Year by...
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Atlas Copco Recognized by UN Global Compact Index Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, was again included in the annual United Nations Global Compact 100 stock index. Earlier this month, Atlas Copco was again included in the FTS4Good stock index, which includes world-leading companies that score well on social, governance and environmental practices.
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