IT skills in demand

For readers who are in the IT industry, Zdnet Australia has recently ran an article regarding the the most in-demand skills in Australia, which computing languages are the hottest at the moment, where the jobs are and how much they pay. Click here to read the entire article.

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Promoting the Philippines in Oz Libraries

The Philippine government is set to promote the Philippines in Australia through the Read Philippines Project in Australia. The project aims to “encourage interest and awareness of Philippine cultural heritage by enhancing the existing collection of books and audio-visual materials on the Philippines in Australian libraries,” according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Unfortunately, it seems like the DFA is only targeting the Blacktown City Libraries in New South Wales at the moment. It would be great if the project extends to public libraries here in Melbourne.

Read the whole article here.

Published in: on March 28, 2006 at 12:40 pm  Leave a Comment  

New Walkway Along the Yarra River

For some time now, we’ve noticed this big metal bridge that spans over the Yarra River under construction. During its construction, to me, it looked like a large train tunnel made of steel positioned above the river. As it turned out, it was actually a walkway-type bridge.

We only noticed it last Friday on the walk back to the city from our dinner at the Enlightened Cuisine restaurant near Crown Casino. Since we were there and we had our cameras along, we decided to take some photos.
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