- The Borneo PostAug 29 09:52 AM
KUCHING: The state government is supportive of agencies that help the rural poor by improving their livelihood through acquired skills. Assistant Minister of Public Health, Datuk Dr Jerip Susil said our rural poor can be equipped with skills that can bring extra income for their families. “Our chief minister has a vision to develop rural […]
- North Queensland RegisterAug 29 10:57 AM
WAGGA Wagga will soon play host to leaders dedicated to strengthening rural, regional and remote Australia.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsAug 26 12:35 PM
By Amanda Becker ANKENY, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said she would bolster rural economies by encouraging investment, boosting family farms' profitability, increasing clean energy production and improving access to education and healthcare. Clinton's first stop in the early-voting state of Iowa on Wednesday was at the Des Moines Area Community...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsAug 26 08:05 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing more money for programs that help new farmers and she wants to increase access to fresh food as part of a rural agenda for her Democratic presidential campaign.
- CBS NewsAug 26 09:30 AM
Hillary Clinton's four-part plan encourages increased focus on rural communities
- Washington PostAug 26 11:40 AM
Clinton pledges to invest in rural business and infrastructure, including expanding tax credits and grants available to those communities.
- Wired NewsAug 28 04:25 AM
Rural areas have the slowest—or in some cases, nonexistent—Internet connections. The post Telemedicine Can’t Help the People Who Need It the Most appeared first on WIRED .
- New Straits Times via Yahoo! Singapore NewsAug 28 11:53 PM
PAPAR: Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has proposed that a joint committee with Sabah state government to be set up exclusively to monitor the ministry's projects in Sabah rural. Speaking at the Papar division Umno delegates meeting here, he said he has mentioned his intention to Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman and would be returning to the state to ...
- Marlborough ExpressAug 26 09:05 PM
A new rural advisory group will not be used to throw rocks at the Marlborough District Council, its proposer says. Rural councillor and sheep farmer Geoff Evans said it was an opportunity for better communication between rural dwellers and council on everything from rates to rural broadband.
- TheJournal.ie via Yahoo UK & Ireland NewsAug 29 01:10 AM
We need to decentralise control of the purse strings, rather than government departments, writes Aaron McKenna.