Archive for January, 2016

Trevor Chappell’s infamous underarm ball

NRL: Manly forwards Jamie Buhrer and Brenton Lawrence are set to return from long injury layoffs in the Auckland Nines. NRL: Russell Packer is ready to repay the faith shown in him by the St George Illawarra Dragons, after it appeared his footballing …

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Best Three: Coles cuts the cheese

NRL: Manly forwards Jamie Buhrer and Brenton Lawrence are set to return from long injury layoffs in the Auckland Nines. NRL: Russell Packer is ready to repay the faith shown in him by the St George Illawarra Dragons, after it appeared his footballing …

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China announcing 400,000 steelworker job cuts

The stock prices of China’s coal producers also rose on the news of the layoffs. According to the World Steel Association, China’s steel production in 2014 amounted to 822.7 million tons, or 49.4 percent of the world output of steel. Japan is the …

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Shares in Sony surge after swing to profit

The once-iconic Japanese firm has been working to claw back to profitability under a painful restructuring that has included layoffs and asset sales, including its Manhattan headquarters and laptop division. Sony, along with rivals Panasonic and Sharp …

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‘Unacceptable’ if Liberals back down on CBC budget promise: Mulcair

Since then, the broadcaster has been hit by layoffs and program cancellations. In 2014, the CBC eliminated more than 650 jobs, and then said it would cut an additional 1,000 to 1,500 jobs by 2020. At that time, it had 7,500 employees. During last year’s …

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Analysis: Health care, colleges threatened with cuts again

The college budget cut proposals were equally bleak. Higher education leaders said the cuts would force widespread layoffs, summer school cancellations, class eliminations, decreased student services and degree-program closures. Some campuses said they …

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