Is the UK in the Eye of a Jobless Hurricane?
The Office for National Statistics said the number of people claiming unemployment benefit fell by 3,700 in October confounding expectations for a rise of 5,000. There was also a downward revision to September’s rise in the claimant count — to 1,300 from the 5,300 initially reported. Could this be fraudsters making an early exit?Redefining The African Image
The international news on Africa all too often reads, “U.N. Reports Gang Rapes on Congo Border”, “Somalia: The most corrupt nation in the world”, and “Cholera kills 1,555 in Nigeria”. Our media and educational system constantly feed our minds with this type of negative attention on Africa. As a consequence, the average American has a very narrow-minded image; filled with lions, malnourished children, corrupted officials, and rebels. We rarely see or hear anything different, therefore, see this image as the truth. After being cared for and embraced by the African people for the last seven months, I have inherited a deeper and more powerful understanding of the African world. When I close my eyes and reflect on the seven months I spent on the African continent I remember the people of Africa as warm, tolerant, respectful, hospitable, community-oriented, heterogeneous, altruistic, and united.Local Information For Living In Greece
So after careful consideration you have decided you want to start a new life in the sun living in Greece. What springs to mind next is where exactly do you want to live, Greece is a very large country with many Islands to choose from.Thailand, A Safe Place For Immigrants In Asia
Thailand has always been a preferred destination for transnational migration in Asia. Its geographic central position in South-East Asia and its open economy have paved the way for Thailand to be considered a safe haven for immigrants, including individuals seeking political asylum.Pakistan Flood Victims and The Future Considered
The floods in Pakistan were so intense that the number of displaced individuals is almost unbelievable. Worse, the aftermath could get worse. Not long ago, I was having a conversation with someone who had family in Pakistan and he told of the challenges there.