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How to Get a Job in the Federal Government
With more than 1.7 million jobs and over 400 occupational specialties (excluding postal service and military workers), the Federal Government offers more choices than any other single employer in the... More > United States. Whatever your interest and back-ground,you can probably find a Government career to match.
People get jobs in the Federal Government in the same way that they get most jobs in the private sector: by finding openings and submitting a resume or application. But searching for a Federal job can be more complicated than other job searches. That’s because of regulations designed to keep the hiring process fair. Job titles are standardized. Resumes are more detailed. And job qualifications are more specific.< Less
A nation of over 67 million, the Kingdom of Thailand is steeped in history. Its people’s sense of identity is closely linked to Buddhism and the institution of monarchy which dates back more... More > than 700 years. While proud of its independence, rich heritage and tradition, the country has adapted to and embraced the rapid change brought about by globalization.
Despite recent political challenges, Thailand has demonstrated its commitment to participatory and multi-party democracy and has emerged stronger after the general elections held in July 2011. Today, Thailand is ready to move forward toward a better and brighter future.< Less
Where to Write for Vital Records
As part of its mission to provide access to data and information relating to the health of the Nation, the National Center for Health Statistics produces a number of publications containing reference... More > and statistical materials. The purpose of this publication is solely to provide information about individual vital records maintained only on file in State or local vital statistics offices.
An official certificate of every birth, death, marriage, and divorce should be on file in the locality where the event occurred. The Federal Government does not maintain files or indexes of these records. These records are filed permanently either in a State vital statistics office or in a city, county, or other local office.
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Heating and Cooling Guide
The average household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, with nearly half of this going to heating and cooling costs. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can help you make... More > smart decisions about your home’s heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system that can help save on energy costs, improve your overall comfort at home, and help fight global warming.
ENERGY STAR is the government-backed program that helps us all save money and protect our environment with energy-efficient products and practices. Whether you are looking for recommendations about energy-efficient equipment, getting a quality installation, HVAC maintenance, or ways to make your heating and cooling system operate more efficiently, EPA’s ENERGY STAR program can help.< Less
The Constitution of India ((Modified: 1st December 2007))
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Constitution is a living document, an instrument which makes the government system work. Its flexibility lies in its amendments. In this edition, the text of the Constitution of India has been... More > brought up-to-date by incorporating therein all amendments made by Parliament up to and including the Constitution (Ninety-fourth Amendment) Act, 2006. The footnotes below the text indicate the Constitution Amendment Acts by which such amendments have been made. The Constitution applies to the State of Jammu and Kashmir with certain exceptions and modifications as provided in article 370 and the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954. This Order has been included in Appendix I for facility of reference. Appendix II contains a re-statement of the exceptions and modifications.< Less
Lop Buri has been a town of cultural diversity and continuity for more than 3,000 years since the pre-historic period. It is a place where a lot of historical evidence has been discovered. During the... More > Dvaravati period (the 6th - 11th century), Lop Buri had been under the control of the Mons and Khmers until the 14th century when the Thai possessed more power in this land. During the reign of King U Thong, the first king of Ayutthaya, Lop Buri was the Mueang Luk Luang - the prince’s town.
King U Thong appointed Phra Ramesuan, his eldest son to rule Lop Buri in 1350. When King U Thong passed away in 1369, the prince had to give the throne to his uncle who ascended to the throne with the royal name of “Phra Borom Rachathirat I”. The prince still governed Lop Buri afterwards. In 1388, Phra Borom Rachathirat I passed away and Phra Ramesuan went to the throne in Ayutthaya for the second time.< Less
The Book of Rules
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The rules of the Utopian State of Ulantis.
Thailand: Kitchen To The World
Thailand is known as the food basket of Asia, since rice is grown abundantly in all parts of the country. Rice therefore makes up the daily diet of the Thai people complemented by dishes called kap... More > khao, "rice add-ons," so to speak. At the same time, "rice" in the Thai concept means more than rice grains, as people often refer to taking a meal when they greet others with the question, "kin khao rue yang? - Have you eaten rice yet?" With the answer "kin laeo - Yes, I have," the respondent likewise refers to a meal he or she has taken, with or without rice.
Discover the history of Thai food and the subtle nuances of the different regions.
Prepare the most popular Thai food using the authentic recipes included.
Serious Thai food enthusiasts will also find information about Thai cooking schools in Thailand.
All the material in this book is in the Public Domain and may be found online.< Less