South Africa has won an extraordinary victory in space science, with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) being selected by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to become the designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace.
China has warned that a change in the United States’ adherence to the “One China” policy and in favor of the official recognition of Taiwan will harm bilateral ties between Beijing and Washington and “seriously” damage peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.
More than 80 percent of companies use award programs like ‘Employee of the Month’ and ‘Top Sales Club’ to motivate employees and increase performance. While the conventional wisdom is that such awards are cheap and can provide a subtle way to motivate employees, these programs might be reducing firms' overall productivity, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of California, Riverside.
Qeshm Geopark in the southeastern province of Hormuzgan was removed from the Global Geopark Network (GGN) list about three years ago because of mismanagement of environmental and national parks as well as failure to comply with regulations governing geoparks.
France's ruling Socialist party wants parliament to recognize a Palestinian state, parliamentary sources said, following similar moves by Sweden and Britain that are meant to overcome an impasse in peacemaking but which have angered Israel.