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UAE ranks first globally in accredited health facilities

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DUBAI / WAM The UAE, with its more than 213 health facilities, has been ranked number one in the number of internationally accredited facilities by the Joint Commission International (JCI), once again highlighting its series of achievements and indices geared towards accomplishing the aspirations of the UAE Vision 2021 in ...

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Google faces England’s first ‘right to be forgotten’ trial

epa06052393 (FILE) - The Google logo during the opening of the new Google office in Zurich, Switzerland, 17 January 2017 (reissued 27 June 2017). The European Commission on 27 June 2017 said it would fine the Google with 2.4 billion euros for abusing its dominance as a search engine.  EPA/WALTER BIERI

Bloomberg Google Inc. is set for its first battle in a London court over the so-called “right to be forgotten” in two cases that will test the boundaries between personal privacy and public interest. Two anonymous people, who describe themselves in court filings as businessmen, want the search engine to ...

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US Chamber pushes to ‘jump-start’ public works plan

epa05925809 The president of the US Chamber of Commerce, Thomas J. Donohue, speaks during a conference at the Club de Industriales in Mexico City, Mexico, on 24 April 2017. Donohue called for a modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), as long as there are no barriers that endanger the millions of jobs that depend on the agreement.  EPA/Jorge Núñez

Bloomberg The federal gas tax should be increased to help modernise US roads, bridges and other public works, and Congress must expand funding and financing options for projects, US Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue said. The chamber is calling on Congress and the Trump administration to raise federal fuel ...

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