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WONDER where PNG would stand in such statistics!! Australians are living longer, are healthier and better educated than a decade ago, according to a snapshot released by the bureau of statistics. The report is broken up into four areas: society, economy, governance and environment. It has found a nation in good shape in most areas. In the 10 years to 2011, life expectancy at birth has improved by 2.7 years for males and 1.8 years for females.
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RESEARCHERS are hoping to stave off one of the greatest pitfalls of aging – loss of brain function – with vitamin D. Studies have recently discovered vitamin D improves memory in mice, and researchers are hoping it will translate into humans. The world-first study is looking at how the vitamin can improve brain function in older people.
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UNITED Nauro-Gor Inc., a community-based organization that works to promote peace, unity and sustainable development in Nauro Gor, Simbu province has become the first civil society organisation from Papua New Guinea to join a global civil-society network of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) – the GEF-CSO Network.
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THE GEF-CSO Network is a network of more than 500 organisations across the globe who work on environment and sustainable development. United Nauro-Gor Inc has become the first accredited member organisation from Papua New Guinea to the global network, thus increasing the number of Pacific organisations to the total of eight (8) organisations.
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CLICK fraud is a type of Internet crime that occurs when a person or computer program imitates a legitimate user clicking on a pay-per-click online advertisement. It is done to generate a per-click charge without having an interested consumer view the ad’s link. In 2004, authorities in California made what was believed to be the first click fraud arrest, detaining a man who had attempted to blackmail Google with a click fraud program he created.
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ROCK Hudson was an American actor who worked at odd jobs before making his film debut in 1948. His wholesome good looks made him a popular star in Douglas Sirk melodramas, and his comedic talents were displayed in a series of romantic comedies costarring Doris Day. He appeared in over 70 films and TV shows during the course of his career. His death from AIDS in 1985 greatly increased awareness of the disease.
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QUOTE of the day: The Tin Woodman knew very well he had no heart, and therefore he took great care never to be cruel or unkind to anything. – L. Frank Baum (1856-1919)
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