A recent corporate training video from a Chinese bank has gone viral and even spread to Western media outlets, though its not generating the kind of publicity that the company or country would want. The video captures a company training session gone bad when a consultant deliberately spanks several employees for ‘poor performance.’ Apart from leaving a slightly painful mark on China’s reputation, the video is also sure to renew debates over Eastern and Western

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From Denver South Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Mike Fitzgerald Colorado has an unusually fast-paced economy. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, our state’s economy has recently been growing consistently at about twice the rate of the rest of the nation[1][2]. That’s great news for us in the Denver South economic region — but it means we face some unusual challenges too, like making sure that our employment pipeline is full. Because the different sectors

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DENVER, Colorado – August 2, 2016 – Bye Aerospace and Conductive Composites announced a joint effort to develop and market electromagnetically hardened solar-electric aircraft. Bye Aerospace has developed a number of UAS platforms such as “Silent Falcon” and “StratoAirNet.” StratoAirNet was recently successfully demonstrated in the Advanced Concepts Event, 2015 (ACE15), at the Air Force Research Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Such High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) platforms are desirable for intelligence, surveillance

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Denver, July 29, 2016 — Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.silvergatepharma.com), leader in the development and commercialization of innovative and safe medicines for children, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Qbrelis™ (Lisinopril) Oral Solution, the first and only FDA-approved Lisinopril oral solution. Qbrelis™ is indicated for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) in adult patients and pediatric patients 6 years of age and older, adjunct therapy for heart failure, and

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DENVER – Weds., July 20, 2016 – The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) today announced that Colorado once again set all-time records for total visitors, visitor spending and tax generation in 2015, welcoming 77.7 million visitors who spent $19.1 billion and generated $1.13 billion in state and local tax revenue. This is the fifth consecutive year the CTO has seen record-setting growth. The state has posted a 31 percent increase in visitation, nearly double the 16

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DENVER – July 14, 2016 – A proposed 2,500-foot setback for new oil and gas wells in Colorado could result in the loss of up to 54,000 jobs over the first five years and up to 104,000 jobs over 15 years, according to a new study released today. The initiative could also lower Colorado’s gross domestic product by an average of $7.1 billion in the first five years and $14.5 billion between 2017 and 2031.

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Chris McDonald is the Senior Vice President of External Affairs for Comcast Cable’s West Division in Denver, Colorado. In this role, Chris oversees all government affairs, public policy, local franchising, state legislative matters, external communications, and community investment for the six Comcast regions across the western United States.   Q: How many employees do you have in the Denver South region? A: Colorado holds Comcast’s second highest population of employees—outside of the company’s headquarters in

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The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative has awarded the Arapahoe Community College Foundation more than $850,000 to fund scholarships for students in Arapahoe County and Douglas County. A grant of $741,633 was awarded on behalf of Arapahoe County, and the ACC Foundation is partnering with the Community College of Aurora (CCA) Foundation for part of this campaign. The CCA Foundation has committed to raising $350,000 in matching dollars for students in Arapahoe County. In addition, a

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Arriving by flight to Hong Kong before 1998 would have involved a carefully charted landing route that gave passengers a direct view into the high-rise apartment buildings that stood alongside the runway. These tightly-bunched, concrete towers were only allowed to be built to a height of 13 or 14 floors because of their proximity to the airport. The descent has been described by many-a-passenger as truly unique: having to land the plane in between the

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Economic indicators in the Denver South region improved through the first quarter of the year with rising employment, falling unemployment rates, and an improving commercial real estate market. Employment in the Denver South region increased 3.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared with the prior year, representing 7,150 additional jobs. Employment in 11 of the 13 supersectors increased over-the-year, with the construction sector reporting the largest over-the-year increase (+9.2 percent) and the mining

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