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  • Hundreds of Canadians bought fake degrees from Axact, CBC investigation reveals

    An in-depth investigation carried out by the national broadcaster of Canada over the course of several months has revealed that hundreds of people working as professionals in diverse fields across Canada possess bogus degrees issued by Pakistan-based IT company Axact...

    See: The spectacular crash of Shoaib Shaikh's digital empireA counsellor, a university professor and a deputy clerk working for the city of Regina are among the more...

  • Tens of thousands of Canadians flee forest fires

    MONTREAL: Almost 40,000 Canadians have fled their homes under threat of huge wild fires, with British Columbia facing its largest emergency evacuation ever, officials said on Monday...

    Southern and central British Columbia have been hit by scorching weather that has left the forested province on high alert for the past 10 days...

  • Liberals lead as Canadians head to polls

    OTTAWA: Canadians voted on Monday in general elections marked by a strong desire for change with the liberal son of a former prime minister well placed to end nine years of Tory rule...

    He is hoping for a repeat of the “Trudeaumania” that swept his late father to power in 1968, replacing the plodding management style of the old guard with a bullish vision and flare that Canadians were craving...

  • Trump has opened his arms to immigrants, but only if they’re white Canadians

    “Is it ever OK to coerce or use violence against an individual … who disagrees with your views?” “Do you realise that to have a good life in Canada, you will need to work hard to provide for yourself and your family, that you can’t expect to have things you want given to you?”This tosh is, of course, doubly racist...

    Tory leadership contender Kellie Leitch’s set of “Canadian Values” were released on the very day that Oklahoma...

  • Almost half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported

    WINNIPEG: Nearly half of Canadians want to deport people who are illegally crossing into Canada from the United States, and a similar number disapprove of how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is handling the influx, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Monday...

    A significant minority, four out of 10 respondents, said the border crossers could make Canada “less safe”, underlining the potential political risk for...

  • Canadians petition for removal of racist symbols

    OTTAWA: Canadians have joined a global push to strip public spaces of racist and colonial symbols, calling this week for a statue of Canada’s first prime minister to be taken down and the renaming of a Toronto street...

    “It is time for Canadians too to revise the meanings of our own public monuments, and their effect on the legacy we wish to correct,” one of the petitions states...

  • Qatar offers visa-free entry to 80 nationalities

    DOHA: Qatar, isolated by its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis, on Wednesday introduced a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism...

    “The visa exemption sch­eme will make Qatar the most open country in the region,” tourism department official Hassan al-Ibrahim told a news conference in Doha...

  • Qatar easing of exit visa system comes into force

    Long-awaited reform of Qatar's controversial exit visa system, which requires foreign workers to obtain their bosses' permission to leave the country, came into force on Sunday, the government said...

    Qatar announced in September it had approved legislation to scrap the visa system — a lynchpin of the country's “kafala”, or sponsorship, system which many liken to modern-day slavery...

  • Reformed exit visa system comes into force in Qatar

    DOHA: Long-awaited reform of Qatar’s controversial exit visa system, which requires foreign workers to obtain their bosses’ permission to leave the country, came into force on Sunday, the government said...

    Qatar announced in September it had approved legislation to scrap the visa system — a lynchpin of the country’s “kafala”, or sponsorship, system wh­ich many liken to modern-day slavery...

  • Iran to waive visa fees for World Cup fans in Qatar

    TEHRAN: Iran announced Wednesday that it will waive visa fees for spectators of the 2022 World Cup finals, as it hopes to attract some of the football fans flocking to nearby Qatar...

    “The cabinet agreed to make visas free for spectators of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar who wish to visit Iran,” tweeted the spokesman of the Iranian government, Ali Bahadori-Jahromi...

  • China unveils incentives to boost employment

    BEIJING: China’s cabinet unveiled new measures on Friday to boost employment, offering more flexible tax breaks to companies to hire the jobless, preferential loans and incentives for farmers and new graduates...

    The State Council, or cabinet, said that companies will get tax breaks for employing people who have been out of work for more than six months, rather than more than one year as was previously the case...

  • Employment data

    THE confusion over employment data presented in the Economic Survey persists and needs to be cleared up by the government...

    Some debate around the employment numbers broke out around the Economic Survey announcement, when different figures were circulating regarding this crucial statistic...

  • From unemployment to self-employment

    But the statement does need a qualifying clause: it is dark and dreary for a few who are not enterprising enough to explore the options available in the modern economy...

    Unemployment is leading to self-employment and it is working wonders for many a household in urban Pakistan...

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