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LeipGlo Job Fair: Your feedback is in!

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LeipGlo Job Fair on stage, after TK Startup Pitch Contest. Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
LeipGlo Job Fair on stage, after TK Startup Pitch Contest. Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

With about 600 visitors and 28 exhibiting companies, the very first LeipGlo Job Fair was able to bring local employers and global talent closer. Read more for lots of statistics and all the love, and tough love, of visitors and exhibitors. #BeABiggerDot

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New Leipzig magazine seeks contributors

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Neu in Leipzig story cover. (Public domain photo)

The German-language publication “will tackle head-on the many obstacles to integration, by teaming up newcomers who have experience as writers, photographers, journalists or documentary film-makers, with native German tandem partners.” Benefit comedy show & information evening on Tue 4 Dec, at Leipzig’s Telegraph.

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When bike trails meet new lakes, old mines

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Remainders of coal mining at Leipzig's sparkling lakes. (Photo: public domain)
Remainders of coal mining at Leipzig's sparkling lakes. (Photo: public domain)

It may become easier to cycle in nature, as a European network plans to help improve such infrastructure in Leipzig’s rural surroundings. But how do we make sure we prevent the development of the lake region from completely erasing its (mining) past?

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United Nations of Chungking Mansions

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Chungking Mansions life. (Photo © Mariusz Bogacki)
Chungking Mansions life. (Photo © Mariusz Bogacki)

“Today, the Hong Kong building’s inhabitants and visitors vary from budget travelers to tourists; businessmen to traders; sex workers to drug dealers; asylum seekers to economic migrants; charity workers to ordinary punters.”

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Our children won’t save the (green) world

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Children and nature. (Photo by Evan McDougall on Unsplash)
Children and nature. (Photo by Evan McDougall on Unsplash)

“No one will protect what they don’t care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” – David Attenborough

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Bridges of (Com)passion: hair & heart

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Hair & heart at Mevlounge. (Public domain photo)
Hair & heart at Mevlounge. (Public domain photo)

“We choose a hairdresser with the same meticulousness as we choose a GP or a therapist – a quest as thorough as it is intimate. It took me ten years of life in Leipzig to find such a sorceress.”

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