- Fuseworks via Yahoo! New Zealand NewsOct 05 07:51 PM
The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network welcomes today’s announcement by Government to give almost all New Zealanders, regardless of where they live or work, access to broadband at peak speeds of at least 50 Mbps by 2025.
- The Indian Express via Yahoo! India NewsOct 06 04:24 PM
A World Bank report released this week has proposed a new way to measure poverty (See Meaning), which suggests that India may have been overestimating the number of its poor. According to a separate set of figures and analysis endorsed by the Ministry of Rural Development, however, nearly 7 per cent of the country’s rural population is still living in “extreme poverty”.
- BBC NewsOct 06 10:08 AM
The doctor who ran the country's most rural surgery before it closed is being investigated over allegations of fraud, the BBC learns.
- Fuseworks via Yahoo! New Zealand NewsOct 05 09:48 PM
The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the new rural connectivity target announced by the Government today.
- CBC via Yahoo Canada NewsOct 05 01:45 PM
Some people in rural Yukon are "ticked" to find out they'll have to drive a ways down the highway to vote in the upcoming federal election. Two polling stations, in Destruction Bay and Champagne, are closed this time around. "I'm not impressed," said Marsha Flumerfelt, who lives in Destruction Bay.
- Marlborough ExpressOct 05 08:49 PM
Rural health care in Marlborough will get a boost next year through a new funding pool.
- Market Realist via Yahoo! FinanceOct 01 02:07 PM
The number of Internet users in China reached 668 million in June 2015—48.8% of the total population. The internet penetration rate in rural China is 30%.
- The HinduOct 07 10:24 AM
Rural Agri Ventures, a business incubation firm, announced the launch ‘My Way’, a light-emitting diode (LED) product, which the company says is affordable and built with energy efficient an...
- Market Realist via Yahoo! FinanceOct 02 03:06 PM
JD.com delivers product packages via its own warehouses and local delivery stations. These packages are delivered to "brand promoters" in villages.
- Farming LifeOct 04 01:29 AM
Rural and farming charity, Rural Support, along with CSR partner, Simple Power, recently launched the inaugural ‘Rural Support Roadshow – Call to Action’ at Enniskillen Town Hall, the first in a series of roadshows planned across Northern Ireland to promote the charity and the work that it does in local council areas.