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Bridging the educational divide: Making higher education affordable for all

The Jakarta Post 23 Jul 2024
Notable increases in the completion rate for the highest socioeconomic group were also recorded, rising from 96.99 to 98.50 percent for elementary school, from 91.42 to 92.48 percent for junior high ...

Same job, different pay as school bus drivers excluded from government wage increases

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 23 Jul 2024
With their counterparts' hourly rate rising to $35, Queensland school bus drivers won't receive a cent from an industry-wide wage increase which was designed to equalise pay in the sector ... .

Measures to unleash value of data resources

China Daily 23 Jul 2024
... data elements market is projected to rise to 198.9 billion yuan ($27.3 billion) in 2025, with the compound annual growth rate surpassing 25 percent during the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) period.

Opinion: Assassination attempt was about mental illness, not ideology

San Diego Union-Tribune 23 Jul 2024
During our return drive, startling alerts shattered the calm ... Clinicians are underpaid, undervalued and often unqualified, leading to a shortage of qualified psychologists amidst rising rates of depression, suicide and mental illness ... .

Eli Lilly Sees Its Composite Rating Rise To 96

Investors Business Daily 22 Jul 2024
Eli Lilly saw its IBD SmartSelect Composite Rating rise to 96 Monday, up from 93 the day before. ....

Clearwater Analytics Sees Its Composite Rating Rise To 96

Investors Business Daily 22 Jul 2024
Clearwater Analytics saw an improvement in its IBD SmartSelect Composite Rating Monday, from 94 to 96. ....

S&P 500’s 7 shooting stars

Business Line 22 Jul 2024
As the risk-free rate of return rises due to higher interest rates, the expected return on equities rises as it is a riskier asset, commanding greater returns and adding greater downward pressure on ...

It’s becoming harder to get — and keep — a car

CNN 22 Jul 2024
He locked in a low rate, but that was one of the few bright spots ... Credit is increasingly harder to come by and rejection rates are spiking ... More restrictive lending typically equates to approval rates going down and rejection rates rising.

Falling birth rates ought to concern us all

The Irish Times 22 Jul 2024
The effects of decriminalising something will be immediate, with a rise from an apparent rate of zero ... So as to accurately surmise the trend it may be useful to look at birth rates, that is the numbers choosing not to have an abortion.

Deaths from drug overdoses plateaued in L.A. County in 2023 after years of increases

The Los Angeles Times 22 Jul 2024
Death rates from fentanyl dropped for young adults ages 18 to 25 for the second year in a row but continued rising for other age groups, particularly adults ages 26 to 39.

Japan's budget bid to likely exceed $698B

The Manila Times 22 Jul 2024
The demand for the year starting in April 2025, expected to be submitted to the finance ministry by the end of August, could even top a record 114.38 trillion yen sought for the current fiscal year, boosted by rising interest rates.

Bridgewater budget increases township spending by 8.6%. What does it mean for taxpayers?

My Central Jersey 22 Jul 2024
The overall tax rate is estimated to be $1.933 per $100 of assessed value ... That means that even if a tax rate remains stable, the overall tax rate rises if the assessed value of a property rises, especially in a hot real estate market.

Indian economy needs to generate nearly 78.51 lakh jobs annually in the non-farm sector- Economic Survey

Beijing News 22 Jul 2024
It stated, "The female labour force participation rate has been rising for six years, from 23.3 per cent in 2017-18 to 37 per cent in 2022-23, driven mainly by the rising participation of rural ...

Buy-to-let mortgage market has shrunk ‘amid challenges for landlords’

AOL 22 Jul 2024
Rapidly rising interest rates played a major role in this trend, making it harder for those looking to buy a BTL property to pass lenders’ affordability tests, UK Finance said ... fixed-rate basis.

Police should get double inflation pay rise, Starmer told

AOL 22 Jul 2024
Police should get a pay rise of more than double the rate of inflation, ministers have been advised – piling pressure on Rachel Reeves to unleash spending despite squeezed public finances.

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