Wikinews investigates disappearance of Indonesian cargo ship Namse Bangdzod

Thursday, January 10, 2019 In late December, Indonesian cargo ship MV Namse Bangdzod vanished in local waters. The tanker, gross tonnage around 1,150 and loaded with crude palm oil, had over ten crewmembers. Wikinews examined data and contacted experts and local authorities in an effort to establish further details. The exact date of disappearance is […]

Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Local caterers get ready for big business, as almost three thousand fans converge on the David L. Lawrence Convention Center over the Independence Day weekend for the world’s largest ever furry convention, Anthrocon 2007. Many hope to renew acquaintances, or meet new friends. Others look to buy from […]

Air Pacific re-brands as Fiji Airways

Saturday, June 29, 2013 Fiji’s national airline Air Pacific has now officially returned to its original name: Fiji Airways. Fiji Airways adopted the Air Pacific name in 1971, slightly prior to its first international flight on June 3, 1973. The re-brand was described by interim CEO Aubrey Swift as allowing the airline to align itself […]

Sweden’s Crown Princess marries long-time boyfriend

Monday, June 21, 2010 Sweden’s first royal wedding since 1976 took place Saturday when Crown Princess Victoria, 32, married her long-time boyfriend and former personal trainer, Daniel Westling, 36. The ceremony took place at Stockholm Cathedral. Over 1,200 guests, including many rulers, politicians, royals and other dignitaries from across the world, attended the wedding, which […]

US stock markets tumble on ‘Black Monday’ anniversary

Saturday, October 20, 2007 This article features in a News Brief from Audio Wikinews: Some say history tends to repeat itself. Today marked a day in history, when 20 years ago, the United States Dow Jones Industrial Average market crashed, on what is known as ‘Black Monday‘. The crash sent the market tumbling down 508 […]

20 tons of cocaine seized by US Coast Guard

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has seized 20 tons or nearly 40,000 pounds of cocaine with a street value of over US$500 million in what authorities call one of the largest cocaine busts in history. Three busts in total were made in a period of nearly one month. The first […]

Television actors acknowledged by SAG Awards nominations

Thursday, January 4, 2007 The Actor® Statuette is awarded to each year’s SAG Award winners. Mark Hill/Screen Actors Guild ©1995 Introduced by Alan Rosenberg, current President of the Screen Actors Guild, Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh and Bobby, Happy Feet actor Elijah Wood announced nominees for “the Actors”. The award ballots will be mailed to […]

Minimizing Bias In Organizational Surveys: Guidance For The Practical Researcher

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Accounting Firms Brisbane By David Weisser ‘Human capital management’ is corporate-speak for an organization’s collective effort to manage its people’s activities. Survey research plays an important role in today’s human capital management. This article is focused on bias in organizational research, and how to avoid it. Most successful […]