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first_imgRelated posts:Tourists pay up to $6,800 each to visit Costa Rica’s Isla del Coco National Park Turrialba Volcano erupts again, raining ash over San José Airbnb v. Uber: Sharing economy gets a mixed reception in Costa Rica VIDEO: Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano launches ash 800 meters into the sky Recent volcanic activity in El Salvador and Guatemala has Central American geologists keeping an eye on the region’s volcanoes, including Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja.While Rincón de la Vieja and other Tico volcanoes have seen increased activity in recent years, geologists don’t foresee any immediate eruptions related to these giants.Smoke and ash spewing from the Chaparrastique Volcano after an “explosive eruption,” according to Celina Kattán, director of the Environmental Observatory, delayed air traffic over El Salvador on Dec. 29, 2013.Salvadoran authorities ordered the evacuation of some 500 residents.Guatemalan authorities reported that the Fuego Volcano erupted on Jan. 7, launching a column of smoke and ash into the air.Days later, on Jan. 11, Guatemala’s Pacaya Volcano erupted, triggering the evacuation of nearby communities. Air traffic control there recommended precautions for aircraft flying nearby.Professor and investigator Eliecer Duarte of the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica noted that Costa Rica, along with its Central American neighbors, lies between the Cocos and Caribbean tectonic plates. But there’s no set “formula” for predicting volcanic activity, even if it takes place between the same plates.“We’re talking about a pretty broad area,” he said, noting the distance between Guatemala and Costa Rica – about 1,200 kilometers capital to capital.Duarte did say, however, that seismic activity elsewhere along plate lines could produce “instability.”Gino González, geologist with the National Seismological Network at the University of Costa Rica (UCR-RVS) agreed.González said that earthquakes along fault lines can trigger increased seismic and volcanic activity across the region, but there’s not necessarily any direct connection between volcanic activity in Guatemala and here.The UCR geologist said that volcanoes in Costa Rica are less likely to ooze lava, the way Guatemala’s Pacaya Volcano does. Rather, Tico volcanoes build up pressure and suddenly erupt, making them “a little more dangerous.”One volcano that volcanologists have had an eye on in recent years is Rincón de la Vieja, a 2-kilometer tall volcano in Costa Rica’s northwestern Guanacaste province.After a decade of calm, the volcano has been increasingly active starting in 2011, according to a Jan. 14 report from UCR-RVS. After the 2012 Sámara earthquake that rocked Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, seismic activity continued to rise in the crater.UCR-RVS volcanologists plan to make more frequent trips to the crater during 2014 to monitor its activity, including hot mudflows, and increased underground magma flows that could warm the volcano’s turquoise-colored acidic lake, according to the report.The last time Costa Rica saw a major eruption was Rincón de la Vieja in 1996, González said.Volcano tourism is one of Costa Rica’s major attractions.Arenal Volcano, a  cone volcano near La Fortuna, Alajuela, was once one of the region’s most active volcanoes, but has been slumbering since 2010. The volcano might not be as dramatic as it once was, but its picturesque peak continues to draw visitors.At least the sleepy giant doesn’t delay anyone’s flight home.AFP contributed to this report Facebook Commentslast_img read more

Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

first_imgRelated posts:Venezuela opposition drops deputies to break deadlock Venezuela pro-government political figure shot dead Venezuelan protests seek Maduro’s ouster Venezuelans fume after Nicolas Maduro filmed dining with celebrity chef ‘Salt Bae’ in Turkey CARACAS, Venezuela—Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.Ahead of a major currency overhaul on Monday, when Caracas will start issuing new banknotes on Monday after slashing five zeroes off the crippled bolivar, Maduro detailed other measures he hopes will pull Venezuela out of crisis.Those measures—revealed in a speech to the nation late Friday—include a massive minimum wage hike, the fifth so far this year.But analysts say the radical overhaul could only serve to make matters worse.“There will be a lot of confusion in the next few days, for consumers and the private sector,” said the director of the Ecoanalitica consultancy, Asdrubal Oliveros.“It’s a chaotic scenario.”The embattled Maduro, a former bus driver and union leader, said the country needed to show “fiscal discipline” and stop the excessive money printing that has been regular in recent years.The new currency, the sovereign bolivar—to distinguish from the current, and ironically named, strong bolivar—will be anchored to the country’s widely discredited cryptocurrency, the petro. Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro presenting fresh currency in the framework of new economic measures, in August 2018. AFP Photo / Venezuelan PresidencyEach petro will be worth about $60, based on the price of a barrel of Venezuela’s oil. In the new currency, that will be 3,600 sovereign bolivars—signaling a massive devaluation.In turn, the minimum wage will be fixed at half a petro (1,800 sovereign bolivars), starting Monday. That is about $28—more than 34 times the previous level of less than a dollar at the prevailing black market rate.Maduro also said the country would have one fluctuating official exchange rate, also anchored to the petro, without saying what the starting level would be.As it stands, the monthly minimum wage—devastated by inflation and the aggressive devaluation of the bolivar—is still not enough to buy a kilo of meat.‘Plots’The International Monetary Fund predicts inflation will hit a staggering one million percent this year in Venezuela—now in a fourth year of recession, hamstrung by shortages of basic goods, and crippled by paralyzed public services.Maduro blames the country’s financial woes on opposition “plots” and American sanctions—but admits that the government will “learn as we go along” when it comes to the currency redenomination.Electronic transactions are set to be suspended from Sunday to facilitate the introduction of the new notes.Oil production accounts for 96 percent of Venezuela’s revenue — but that has slumped to a 30-year low of 1.4 million barrels a day, compared to its record high of 3.2 million 10 years ago. A customer shows Bolivar bills while at a gas station in Caracas where people queuing for petrol on August 17, 2018. AFP Photo / Federico ParraThe fiscal deficit is almost 20 percent of GDP while Venezuela struggles with an external debt of $150 billion.Venezuela launched the petro in a bid for liquidity to try to circumvent US sanctions that have all but stamped out international financing.But there’s a good reason the redenomination hasn’t generated renewed hope or investor confidence: Venezuela has done this before.Maduro’s predecessor Hugo Chavez stripped three zeroes off the bolivar in 2008, but that failed to prevent hyperinflation.Oliveros warned that the new bank notes will crumble “within a few months” if hyperinflation is not brought under control.According to economist Jean Paul Leidenz, Venezuela is trying to emulate Brazil, which replaced its old cruzeiro currency with the real in the 1990s after the former was destroyed by hyperinflation.But he said that will not work because of the government’s lack of fiscal discipline and financing.Cryptocurrency confusion Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro(C) speaks in front of a computer used to mine crypto currency Ethereum at the International Science and Technology Fair (FITEC) in Caracas on December 3, 2017. AFP Photo / Venezuelan PresidencyCryptocurrency rating site ICOindex.com has branded the petro a “scam,” while the US has banned its nationals from trading in it.“Anchoring the bolivar to the petro is anchoring it to nothing,” said economist Luis Vicente Leon, director at polling organization Datanalisis.Right from the outset, it has not been clear how the petro would operate, nor what being backed by oil actually means.Maduro’s government is desperately grasping at straws to try to fix the country’s economic meltdown.Earlier this week, he announced a curb on heavily subsidized fuel in a bid to prevent oil being smuggled to other countries.Subsidies would only be available to citizens registering their vehicles for a “fatherland card” — which the opposition has decried as a mechanism to exert social control over opponents.Fuel subsidies have cost Venezuela $10 billion since 2012, according to oil analyst Luis Oliveros, but without them, most people would not be able to buy fuel. 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Airbnbs record corporate signups for business travel

first_imgAirbnb said more than 1,000 companies have joined its new programme allowing business travellers to use the peer-to-peer-lodging service. Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, recently announced that it signed 500 new companies to its ‘Airbnb for Business’ programme within 24 hours of launching the new global travel management suite.There are now more than 1,000 firms from at least 35 countries who have integrated the programme into their corporate travel plans. Among the companies joining the program are online storage firm Box, which now allows employees to use Airbnb accommodations, available in more than 190 countries. Facebook, Google, Salesforce and Eventbrite are also using Airbnb for corporate travel.“We were particularly impressed that Airbnb’s new Business Travel product suite allows you to uncover unique locations for temporary housing, team offsites and conventions where there is an opportunity to build closer working relationships by sharing accommodations in a casual and friendly environment. Like Box, Airbnb is making it easier for business users on the go and we’re looking forward to trying out the product and expanding our relationship,” said Jeff Mannie, VP, Controller and CAO at Box.“The corporate community’s response to our Business Travel program has been staggering and confirms our findings that business travellers increasingly want to redefine the business trip,” said Marc McCabe, Business Travel Lead, Airbnb. “The average business travel stay on Airbnb is 6.8 days, which shows how customers are looking for a mix of business and leisure, and often adding a weekend to explore a new destination.”Airbnb for Business helps companies of all sizes cater to their employees’ diverse travel needs. The program allows business travellers to directly book Airbnb accommodations and automatically expense them back to their employers. The recently introduced suite of travel management tools provide travel managers with visibility into employee travel itineraries, financial reporting data, and centralised billing to improve the business travel experience for all. The company was launched in 2008 and now has some 40 million users worldwide. Its valuation based on its latest funding round is some USD 25.5 billion.last_img read more

Gig Economy The New Homebuyers

first_img in Daily Dose, Data, Featured, News, Secondary Market Is a new group of potential homebuyers on the horizon? According to Fannie Mae’s Perspectives report released Tuesday—the labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work—known as the gig economy, is increasing.Utilizing Fannie Mae’s Q3 National Housing Survey, authors Tom Seidenstein and Sarah Shahdad, Market Insights Researchers for Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic Research Group, delve into data to grasp an understanding of gig economy workers’ attitudes towards homeownership.According to the survey, an estimated one-fifth of American adults have provided a service through the gig economy—and they generally have a positive perspective about their financial position overall and aspire to own a home. However, gig economy workers who rent have a more negative view than non-gig economy workers who rent when it comes to homeownership goals.The report notes that 44 percent of gig economy workers are between the ages of 18 and 34 years old—or millennials. As an expanding part of the workforce, they are mainly defined as college educated at 66 percent, full-time employed at 83 percent, and simply use gig economy to supplement their income, making about $50,000 or more per year in total. As a result, gig economy workers report increased household incomes.When it comes to views of renting vs. buying, the survey finds that “gig economy workers who rent are about as likely as other renters to prefer homeownership to renting, but they are less likely than other renters to think it is a good time to purchase a home or to say they will buy a home when they next move.”From a financial perspective among current renters, 63 percent of gig economy workers responded that owning a home is sensible, while 34 percent responded that renting makes more sense.The numbers experience a slight change when it comes to homeownership from a lifestyle perspective, as 54 percent of gig economy workers reported owning a home makes more sense, and 44 percent responded that renting is more practical.In terms of now being a good time to purchase a home, gig economy workers are less likely than other renters to become potential homeowners, with 52 percent responding that it’s a bad time to buy, and 40 percent responding it’s a good time to buy.A reflection of these numbers is that most gig economy workers who rent think it would be difficult to get a mortgage—at 68 percent—and attribute this to down payment and credit as the biggest challenges to getting one.“One area for further research is to determine to what extent current underwriting standards sufficiently account for the potential of gig economy income to supplement other full-time income sources,” Seidenstein and Shahdad write. “And the salience of this research question will grow if gig economy participation continues to grow.”To view the full report, click here. Fannie Mae gig economy HOUSING mortgage 2017-12-05 Nicole Casperson Gig Economy: The New Homebuyers?center_img December 5, 2017 781 Views Sharelast_img read more

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first_img by David Friend, The Canadian Press Posted Jun 2, 2019 2:27 pm PDT Follow @dfriend on Twitter.David Friend, The Canadian Press Amazon vies for a larger share of viewers with ‘channels’ service akin to cable AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email TORONTO — Canadian television viewers will soon have another streaming option that looks very similar to a cable package.Amazon says it’s finalizing plans to make Amazon Channels available in Canada for the first time, giving its Prime Video subscribers (who pay $7.99 per month) the option to purchase from a selection of 12 channels of live and on-demand programming. The launch date still hasn’t been confirmed, though the company said it will be “soon.”It marks the first time cord cutters who have ditched traditional cable and satellite companies will have access to several popular channels, including kids’ broadcaster Nickelodeon, and multi-channel movie packages Super Channel and Hollywood Suite.There’s also StackTV, a juiced-up selection of TV channels that’s almost like a mini cable package in itself. For that bundle, subscribers will pay $12.99 per month for access to live and on-demand programs from a roster of 12 networks, including Adult Swim, Food Network, Global, Slice and Showcase, all owned by Corus Entertainment.A selection of existing streaming platforms round out the current lineup, including horror outlet Shudder, indie movie hub Sundance Now, reality TV chest Hayu and LGBTQ-centric OutTV, which can all be added to Amazon for a range of $3.99 to 6.99 per month for each channel.Starz, a new channel offering launched by Bell Media that’s also available on the Crave streaming platform, is $5.99 per month.The concept behind Amazon Channels isn’t much different than an “a la carte” cable bundle, and the company is pitching it as a way to centralize billing and passwords for the TV services you love through one provider. But the selection will be notably sparse when it launches — there’s no partnership with its major competitor Netflix, nor one with Crave, HBO Canada or Showtime.Also missing from the lineup are sports and news channels.Some broadcasters are sitting out the launch entirely, including CBC, Bell Media’s CTV and TSN, as well as Rogers-owned channels, which include Citytv and the OMNI multicultural stations.Greg Hart, vice president of Amazon Prime Video, said he’s hopeful that voids in the offering will be filled over time.“We’d love to have sports available… and we look forward to adding that,” he said in a phone interview.“Sometimes those are a little more complicated to bring off.”He pointed out that the U.S. version of Amazon Channels launched with about 25 channels before growing to a slate of more than 150, which include both traditional live feeds and streaming platforms.But the hurdles in Canada could prove more significant.Canadian broadcasters have spent years griping to the federal regulator about the increasing dominance of U.S. streaming giants, including the threat of Amazon’s colossal presence.In 2016, Mary Ann Turcke, who was Bell Media’s president at the time, expressed concerns over Amazon’s pending arrival as a streaming business. She said it would be more difficult for Canadian companies to acquire rights for the popular titles needed to satisfy subscribers if a giant like Amazon was in the bidding wars.Last November, the broadcasters ratcheted up their sentiment, telling Ottawa that Amazon Channels poses “an existential threat to the regulatory system.”Helene Laurendeau, deputy minister of Canadian Heritage, said in a memo to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission that virtual TV service providers “particularly Amazon Channels, (are) going to be even more disruptive to the Canadian broadcasting system than foreign streaming services.”She said Amazon Channels would effectively make “moot” the concept of “skinny basic” and “pick and pay” packages from TV service providers, and force any potential Canadian competitors with similar virtual TV services out of business.Hart rejected suggestions that Amazon Channels would be a threat to Canadian TV channels.“My point of view is it’s actually a great way for broadcasters to distribute their content,” he said.“It offers another outlet.”last_img read more

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FBI investigated the case"Ronald Johnson abused the trust of his victims only to enrich himself at their expense" Assistant US Attorney Joseph Thompson said in a statement "With today’s sentence which includes prison time restitution and a forfeiture order Johnson is now being held accountable for his crimes"An attorney for Johnson had left the office when a reporter called Monday afternoon He didn’t immediately return an email seeking commentOn Thursday fans began filing into Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks for the opening ceremonies about 45 minutes early some wearing UND green and almost all of them waving American flags handed out by dozens by event staff membersThe opening ceremonies which took place just before puck drop of the USA vs Russia game started as the flags of the 10 competing nations were skated out onto the ice one at a time by Grand Forks youth hockey players each representing a different park in the community The American flag as the host nation and defending gold medalists was skated out last to a huge applauseRELATED:Local youth hockey players start off opening ceremony(video)The staging of the flags was followed by Grand Forks native Brianne Theissen singing “The Star Spangled Banner” the only time any anthem will be sung before a game Throughout the tournament the winning team’s anthem will be played after the gameGrand Forks Mayor Mike Brown addressed the crowd and welcomed visitors of all nations to Grand Forks“We’re so honored to host the IIHF U18 World Championship” Brown said encouraging the crowd to enjoy the tournament as much as possible and frequent both The Ralph and Icon Sports Center “To our guests you are going to find we are home to the best hockey fans in the world We have the best hockey facility and the best hockey town”USA Hockey President Jim Smith said they chose Grand Forks to host this tournament because of its proud hockey heritage“Most notably we chose (Grand Forks) because it is the real hockey country” Smith said much to the delight of the crowdWith a declaration from Frank Gonzalez an IIHF council member and chairperson of the tournament the games were officially declared openTo kick off the festivities the ceremonial first puck was dropped by UND men’s hockey coach Brad Berry fresh off his team’s national championship last weekend And then just 3:44 into the last game of the night Clayton Keller of Team USA put the puck into the net to start the tournament off on the right skateTeam USA would tack on seven more goals to earn a win over the smaller younger Russian squad 8-2Early playScoring was fast and furious in the first game of the tournament with Latvia getting on the board 3:05 into play against SwitzerlandHundreds of students from area elementary schools chanted “Latvia Latvia” and danced along to the tunes of the PA system NHL scouts scribbled notes on their notepads and small contingents from both countries waved their flags proudlyIt didn’t take long for Switzerland to get on the board and change the allegiances of many children in the audiencesPaola Steinmann the mother of Switzerland defenseman Fabian Steinmann cheered her son on from the stands She and about 20 other Swiss nationals had just endured a 24-hour journey to get to The Ralph in time for puck dropPaola Steinmann said the young Swiss team would have to fight throughout the tournament but she felt good about the team’s chances and especially about the arena“In Switzerland we also have nice arenas and this one is very nice” she saidSwitzerland and Latvia would trade goals through three periods and head into a 4-on-4 sudden-death overtime With just 77 seconds left Switzerland wristed a shot into the goal for the win defeating Latvia 5-4Slovakia and Denmark got off to a fast start in the second game with a seven-goal first period Scoring slowed in the second and third periods as goalkeeper changes were made but a small smattering of Danish fans kept the flags waving the entire timeSlovakia prevailed over Denmark 5-4Over at the Icon Sports Center Finland downed the Czech Republic 4-3Lamp Lighter LoungeThroughout the day fans checking out the Lamp Lighter Lounge located in the Olympic Arena had a chance to enjoy the NHL playoffs broadcast on large projector screens including former UND coach Dave Hakstol’s Philadelphia Flyers game against the Washington Capitals The first of a series of Hot Stove League chats in which industry pros discussed the ins and outs of hockey took place before the final matchup of the dayBut it wasn’t until the final horn blew on the USA vs Russia match that the Lamp Lighter Lounge truly came to lifeThe first night of planned live music kicked off with Fargo-based country band 32 Below playing to fans of all ages buzzing after the home-team winTonight will feature another Fargo band Jacked Up at 9 pm The first weekend of action closes out at 9 pm Saturday with Winnipeg-based Dust Rhinos who have been playing a self-described “Butt Kickin’ Celtic 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Fayose said “Obviously the President is more concerned about his reelection in 2019 and his visit to those States that he abandoned during their times of trouble is to seek for votes not to sympathize with the people of the States on their loses” He said the President is like a selfish king who went on making merry while his people were in agony only to show up when the people had already buried their loved ones that were gruesomely murdered gotten over their anguish and moved on with their lives In a statement issued by Monday by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media Lere Olayinka Governor Fayose said it was the height of cruelty that the same Buhari who promised to lead from the front in the fight against Boko Haram could not visit Dapchi Yobe State where 110 schoolgirls were abducted by the insurgents but decided to go on merry making in Kano Fayose said “On January 9 and 12 this year 88 victims of herdsmen attacks were given mass burial in Taraba State Also on January 11 2018 another 73 persons killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Benue State were buried in a mass grave in Makurdi the state capital “Meaning that in Taraba and Benue States alone 161 Nigerians were given mass burial within three days This never caught the attention of our President Rather it was a visit to Nasarawa a neighboring State to Benue that was important to him “To further demonstrate his lack of compassion for Nigerians while the entire nation especially parents of the 110 abducted school girls in Dapchi Yobe State are still in anguish President Buhari went to Kano last Saturday to attend a social function thus sparking negative reactions from Nigerians “Apparently it was the negative reactions of Nigerians especially on Social Media and the effects on the President’s reelection bid that necessitated his hurried visit to Taraba State today and planned visits to Benue Zamfara Yobe and Rivers States “I am sure the people of Taraba State won’t be hoodwinked by the President’s cosmetic sympathy show of concern and crocodile tears which he never bordered to shed when hundreds of indigenes of the State were being killed by suspected herdsmen “Nigerians can no longer be deceived by a President who never cared for them when they needed him most “Therefore no amount of hurriedly organized campaign visits will sway the people who never saw the President to protect them from being killed and console them when they lost their dear ones” The commencement of hearing on alleged misappropriation of funds by former Plateau state governor Senator Jonah Jang and one Yusuf Pam was on Tuesday stalled by the inability of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to present its witnesses in court citing insecurity in the state Hearing was billed to commence today where the anti-graft agency was to produce its witnesses but it could not Counsel to EFCC Henry Ejiga said the security situation in the state could not allow the agency to produce its witnesses He maintained that there are instances when witnesses were gunned down “so my Lord should take the matter of security serious Ejiga said “We also want my Lord to understand that this is not a tactics to delay our prosecution “But for the respect for this court we found it important to come; that’s the reason our lead Counsel Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) is not in court “We urge my Lord for an adjournment” Responding Counsel to the accused Robert Clarke SAN accompanied by Mike Ozekhome SAN said “Criminal trials are enjoined by the law to be speedy because the accused is presumed innocent until proven guilty “My Lord justice delayed is justice denied “We are surprise that the reason being given is because of the security situation in the state “If people like us can come from Lagos and work into Jos freely it is sad for EFCC to use security as an excuse” he lamented “EFCC have arms and ammunition it is a shame for EFCC a custodian of security to be afraid to come “Haven arraigned us why are the witnesses being held in EFCC custody” the defence counsel asked According to Clarke over the years judges are blamed for delaying court cases “I had to come on air to debunk such claims a few months” stressing that “Counsels are culpable and here is an example “However Government is a powerful institution that’s why I reluctantly agree for adjournment “We should have an affirmation that the next adjournment given should not be jettisoned” he stressed In his ruling Justice Daniel Longji said as sword of the law the law will always take its course Longji acknowledged that security matter is important but EFCC should not use that to prolong the matter “Are all your witnesses in your custody” he asked Counsel to EFCC responded by saying no Then the Judge said “you should have brought the others” “Under section 165 if you are not ready the case should be struck out” Justice Longji then adjourned the matter to October 30th 31st and 1st November 2018 for definite hearing It would be recalled that the EFCC had on Monday May 7 2017 preferred a 12-count fraud charge against the immediate past governor of the state and Senator representing Plateau North Jonah Jang for alleged misappropriation of over N63billion two months to the end of his tenure as governor in 2015 According to the charges Jang allegedly embezzled some special funds released to the state by the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN In one of the counts the former governor among other things allegedly pocketed N2 billion released by the CBN for disbursement to small and medium enterprises in the state under the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Funds MSMEDF just a month before the expiration of his tenure in April 2015 Jang is also said to have abused his office as governor by collecting money to the tune of N43 billion from the state coffers through the cashier in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government Mr Yusuf Pam Ayodele Fayose, Mr. with the rest in the new building, "We have been working with MPCA to develop the proper solutions to address water quality standards and we look forward to a resolution that ensures environmental protection and the competitiveness of Minnesota’s iron ore mining industry. 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The siege was also an act of cowardice by those seeking to carry out an illegal impeachment of the leadership of the Senate in flagrant disregard of the law.

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Thunder in December last year 1471 U S dollars to sell its dog search

Beijing time on June 9th, the thunder to submit the listing application documents to the SEC program on the NASDAQ Global Select market listing, the ticker symbol "XNET" plan, financing amount will not exceed $200 million, the lead underwriter JP Morgan and Deutsche bank.

prospectus disclosure, there are still 33 cases of infringement of the thunder has not been sentenced, the total amount of claims is about 21 million 800 thousand yuan ($3 million 400 thousand). Among them, 11 lawsuits related to the video site Thunder KanKan, the lawsuit with the thunder’s 20 dog search related. read more

Rookie network to complete the first round of financing amount of over ten billion yuan

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technology news March 14th at noon news, rookie network announced the introduction of new strategic investors, new investors including the Government Investment Company of Singapore (GIC), Temasek Holdings (Temasek), Malaysia Khazanah company (Khazanah), Chunhua capital and a number of famous domestic and foreign investment institutions. This is the first round of the rookie network since its inception in 2013, foreign financing, although the official did not disclose the specific amount, but informed sources said to Sina Technology, this round of financing amount of over ten billion yuan. read more

Network network ecological field force crushed wine distribution relationship

in the Internet ecosystem "field force", the traditional wine industry distribution relationship is falling apart.

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of the global ecological partner meeting focused on the disclosure of the network network global brand (Groot Gloryt and rose Naynay) partner, American wine brand partners, LETV living museum and LeBar partner recruitment plan. At the same time, network network POP platform equipped with a full set of import trade supply chain solutions also surfaced. It is reported that the platform can provide the global upstream and downstream partners, including brand promotion, three-dimensional marketing, product support, tax, warehousing, customs clearance, such as the entire industry chain service. read more