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Surfing in the Western Province Overcomes Challenges – Solomon Star News

Promoting a sport code that is not common or known in the islands is the catch for Jeremy Baea, co-founder and president of the Western Solomons Surfing Association (WSSA). Hailing from Gizo in the Western Province, Jeremy established WSSA in 2014 with six friends who are interested in that sport. “We sat down and discussed …

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Tax, transfer programs explain why Western Europeans work less than Americans

Lei Fang and Fang Yang Western Europeans work less than Americans, studies have shown. But upon closer inspection, does the result still hold if some of the time spent at home is viewed as household labor rather than purely leisure activity? In such a scenario, households produce home goods that are largely substitutes for market …

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