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UC Regents Commit to Audit Recommendations, Praise Napolitano

UC Regents Commit to Audit Recommendations, Praise Napolitano

The UC Board of Regents has vowed to implement recommendations to make the budgeting practices of the president's office more transparent following a stinging state audit. "I was delighted when I found out we had the possibility of Janet Napolitano as our president. I'm still delighted. She has a record of being someone of great character who is visionary and gets things done", said Regent Norman J.


Why WannaCry ransomware attack is a win-win for Microsoft

Why WannaCry ransomware attack is a win-win for Microsoft

All banks in the country have been ordered to keep their ATMs closed until the machines are protected from the WannaCry ransomware. "Software updates and security patches are pushed to us as needed so that we are using the most current approved versions of software on our computers".


Alberta aims to speed up orphan well cleanup with $235-million loan

Alberta aims to speed up orphan well cleanup with $235-million loan

Lexin Resources Ltd., a Calgary natural gas producer, is among the failed companies that are driving up the inventory of wells in need of cleanup, after the Alberta Energy Regulator forced Lexin into receivership earlier this year. "We're proud to work with industry to get orphaned wells cleaned up - it's good for our environment, good for landowners and the jobs created will help make life better for Albertans".


Overseas visit to strengthen old ties, seek new partners

Overseas visit to strengthen old ties, seek new partners

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said Thursday that US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia will reinforce the partnership between the two countries in combatting militancy and in bolstering trade and commercial agreements.


Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5M at New York auction

The auction, held at Sotheby's in NY on Wednesday, drew gasps from the crowd as the price "sailed past" the expected $US60 million mark. A Sotheby's official speaks about 'Untitled , ' a 1982 painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat during a media preview at Sotheby's in New York May 5, 2017.


Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Editor selections from the past week in Asia

While Moon may try to soothe Chinese anger over the THAAD deployment, many observers say it appears too late to call for its withdrawal, which would greatly undermine South Korea's relationship with Washington, its most important ally. South Korea is highly appreciative of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, and expects it to bring prosperity to countries and regions along its routes, including South Korea and China , Moon said.