first_img CITY VIEWS: IS INFLATION HITTING THE BANK OF ENGLAND’S CREDIBILITY? Show Comments ▼ KCS-content Tuesday 15 February 2011 7:55 pm whatsapp Share Read This Next’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap4 ideal Zion Williamson trade scenarios from the New Orleans PelicansSportsnautRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapRick Leventhal to Exit Fox News Just as His Wife Kelly Leaves ‘RealThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap’In the Heights’ Underwhelms at Box Office With $11.4 Million DebutThe WrapJason Whitlock, Former ESPN and Fox Sports Reporter, Resurfaces at BlazeThe WrapFox News’ Mark Levin Says Capitol Riot Suspects ‘Would Be Treated Better’The Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe Wrap Save or Borrow peer to peer at Customer Phoneline: 08442490115GRANT CLEMENCE| QBE INSURANCE“No, changing interest rates wouldn’t have any impact. It’s driven by commodity prices.”JAMES COOPER| LONDON METAL EXCHANGE“Yes, they’ve set these targets but aren’t being seen to do anything about it.”JOHN FILTNESS | RFIB“They are doing their best to control it. Interest rates need to be low for now.” whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img read more

UACN Property Development Plc ( 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgUACN Property Development Plc ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about UACN Property Development Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the UACN Property Development Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: UACN Property Development Plc (  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileUACN Property Development Plc is a property investment company in Nigeria that buys, develops, sells, leases and manages commercial and residential accommodation and retail space. The company offers accommodation options in the luxury, premium and classic sectors of the real estate market. UACN Property Development Plc also owns and operates a hotel in Lagos which includes conferencing and banquet facilities. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. UACN Property Development Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

House in Raizan-Forest / Rhythmdesign

first_img Main Contractor: Year:  Lighting Consultant: Architect In Charge:Kenichiro IdeDesign Team:Kenichiro Ide, Yuta KinaiCity:ItoshimaCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Koichi TorimuraText description provided by the architects. The project is located in resort house area which is 30 minutes drive towards west from center of Fukuoka city, Japan. The site has over 14meters difference of elevation, and is the only one which remains original terrain. The house was built as if stairs bridge over the hill. We aimed to keep original landscape of the site as much as we could.Save this picture!© Koichi TorimuraAnd by creating undulation, we could create various places not only inside of the house, but also on the house and under the house. Because the site is located in hot spring area, the site is humid.Save this picture!© Koichi TorimuraAnd also the site is frozen and covered by snow in winter. By lifting up the house above the ground keeps the house dry and away from snow. The minimum attachment to the ground keeps the building floating and made it affordable.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessB-AND-BEE Introduces Honeycomb Campsites for FestivalsArchitecture NewsHeydar Aliyev International Airport Baku / AutobanSelected Projects Share House in Raizan-Forest / Rhythmdesign House in Raizan-Forest / RhythmdesignSave this projectSaveHouse in Raizan-Forest / Rhythmdesign “COPY” Architects: Rhythmdesign Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Itoshima, Japan Area:  118 m² Area:  118 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses CopyAbout this officeRhythmdesignOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesItoshimaHousesJapanPublished on August 06, 2014Cite: “House in Raizan-Forest / Rhythmdesign” 06 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in SkyPodsShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma EDoorsC.R. LaurenceMonterey Bi-Folding Glass Wall SystemTable LampsLouis PoulsenLamps – Panthella PortableBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersSealantsEffisusMetal Roof Flashing – Stopper MRDropped CeilingsPure + FreeFormLinear Clip-Strip Ceiling SystemUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryLouversAccoyaAccoya® Wood for Shutters and LouvresSpa / WellnessKlafsGyms & Relaxation RoomsMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Kuroiwa Structural Engineers Save this picture!© Koichi Torimura+ 28 Share USHIO SPAX FUKUOKAcenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard ArchDaily Japan HIROICHI corporation 2012 Year:  photographs:  Koichi TorimuraPhotographs:  Koichi Torimura Structural Engineers: “COPY” 2012 Projects Photographslast_img read more

House 13² / B2A

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects Houses Year:  House 13² / B2ASave this projectSaveHouse 13² / B2A City:DijonCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Maxime VerretRecommended ProductsWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20Text description provided by the architects. The intervention strives to work with what is already there, keeping the actual qualities of the existing house. The setting on the plot preserves a large opening from the street towards the park, the extension being a real opportunity to redefine the relation between construction and nature. The project offers a new façade widely open on the garden. The position on the site topography and the structure create a continuity between the street level and the park level. Around the building, the landscape layout sets up the ground elevation in a softer way.Save this picture!© Maxime VerretThe plan is organised around a central core, setting crosswise views and facilitating natural ventilation. The project compactness limits the façade length, hence the need for material and energy while the structure is put off at the edge of the construction, producing an open plan with flexible spaces.Save this picture!© Maxime VerretSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Maxime VerretThis central unit hosts bathrooms and technical elements in connection with the existing network. The link-up between the old house and the extension forms a slit of light and a visual opening through the building. This line at the encounter of the two roofs guides rainwater to a collecting tank under the terrasse, which is used to irrigate the garden.Save this picture!© Maxime VerretProject gallerySee allShow lessDeploy – Emergency Shelters that ScaleIdeasCall for Entries: Innovation Hub design ChallengeIdeas Share Photographs Architects: B2A Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Area:  230 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeB2AOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDijonOn FacebookFrancePublished on February 05, 2021Cite: “House 13² / B2A” 05 Feb 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ArchDailycenter_img CopyHouses•Dijon, France House 13² / B2A Save this picture!© Maxime Verret+ 18Curated by Paula Pintos Share France Photographs:  Maxime Verret “COPY” Paule Design 2020 Interior Design: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardlast_img read more

Letter on Korea: ‘Don’t kill for Trump and the Pentagon!’

first_imgChester Arthur, the Donald Trump of 1882.To the Editor:Why does north Korea want nukes? It’s pretty simple, and totally unreported in the corporate media. The U.S. Air Force flattened practically every building and structure there during the Korean War in the 1950s.It’s not “paranoia” (as we are told again and again and again, using the method of Herr Goebbels that worked so well in Nazi Germany). It’s a rational decision based on the Koreans’ terrifying previous experiences with bombing by the U.S. and their knowledge of U.S. bombing of others, major examples being the Vietnamese and the Iraqis.The Koreans are Asians, and so the unnecessary, totally racist nuking of Japan — twice, when for all practical purposes WWII was over — must weigh heavily on the minds of Korean military leaders. The recent Korean rocket launches are small compared to the huge, year-after-year military exercise mobilizations the U.S. has been leading since the 1950s. But there is more, much more.Korea was one of the first countries the U.S. military put in its gunsights to institute and enforce the “blessings” of free enterprise, “or else.” In 1866, trying to “open” Korea as a market for U.S. goods, former U.S. gunship General Sherman, then a commercial vessel but still equipped for war, sailed up the Daedong River, where it was destroyed by Korean defenders.That was followed by more attempts. U.S. President Chester Arthur sent Navy gunboats to Korea in the 1880s that blasted their way into a forced opening of trade with U.S. businesses.Chester Arthur was a “good old boy” who knew a thing or two about the benefits of trade and being a middleman. Before becoming president, the well-heeled Arthur had the highest-paying job in the federal government. As head of the New York City Customs House, he received all tariff collections.His position included the huge perk of appointing about a thousand sycophants as fee collectors, and in turn seeing to all the kickbacks the collectors were required to pay to the Republican Party. His reported income of over $50,000 annually was more than the salary of the president!Donald Trump was born too late. His corrupt dealings would have raised no issue back in Arthur’s time. Having been born and raised in New York high society, Trump perceives his class privileges and war powers much like fellow New Yorker Chester Arthur did over a century ago.Remember the Maine? Remember the USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy (ships involved in the trumped-up Tonkin Gulf incident)? Remember that only one senator had a child serving in Iraq? As with Iraq Oil War II, who would benefit from Korean War II? It would be Trump, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson and their rich pals, not us!Tell the children. Don’t let them be bamboozled by patriotic blather into killing for Trump and the Pentagon.Daniel Kermit LeibenspergerFormer lead steward, UFCW Local 1994; Safety Committee chair, Newspaper Guild Local 35; active member of Sparrows Point Steelworkers Locals 2609 and 2610; secretary of the Keep Apartheid Steel out of the Baltimore Subway Coalition; chief steward, Steelworkers Local 7936; active member/organizer Ironworkers Local 7; grandson of UMW coal miner Daniel Leibensperger, who always walked out when the “Union Man” waved the shirt.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Many news websites unblocked, but 17 journalists and three netizens still held

first_imgNews September 20, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Many news websites unblocked, but 17 journalists and three netizens still held Reporters Without Borders has confirmed that access to a number of previously banned foreign news websites including Youtube, BBC, Reuters, The Bangkok Post, Straits Times, Radio Free Asia, Irrawaddy, Democratic Voice of Burma, and the Burmese version of Voice of America has been unblocked. Internet connections nonetheless continue to be very slow.“The unblocking of websites just a few months after Internet café regulations were tightened is curious,” Reporters Without Borders said. “If censorship is being partially lifted, the authorities should say so publicly and should undertake to open up the Burmese Internet even more. And they should acknowledge that allowing the public to have access to previously blocked websites does not pose a threat and does not result in any public order disturbance, as they long maintained in order to justify the censorship.”Since the websites of Democratic Voice of Burma and Irrawaddy, two leading Burmese exile news media, are now accessible, Reporters Without Borders calls for the release of all their imprisoned reporters including Sithu Zeya, sentenced to 18 years in prison, Ngwe Soe Lin, sentenced to 13 years, U Zeya, sentenced to 13 years, Win Maw, sentenced to 18 years, and Hla Hla Win, sentenced to 27 years.Reporters Without Borders also welcomes the government’s announcement on 6 September that it is creating a National Human Rights Commission to which Burmese citizens can submit complaints if they believe they have been the victims of abuses. The press freedom organization hopes that everyone, including imprisoned journalists and bloggers, will be guaranteed access to this commission. The unblocking of websites, which coincided with International Day of Democracy on 15 September and followed a recent visit by the UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, seems to be part of series of conciliatory gestures. The local media now carry frequent stories about opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The government has addressed several appeals for peace to Burma’s armed separatist movements. And several state-owned media have stopped their regular attacks on the western media. In his inauguration address last March, President Thein Sein said the role of the media should be respected.Many local news media nonetheless continue to be censored or controlled by the government. And TV stations, books and cartoons continue to be closely supervised. But, noting the recent trend in the government’s decisions and statements, Reporters Without Borders urges the authorities to allow the media to express themselves with complete independence and to stop persecuting bloggers and journalists.See the Free Burma VJ campaign, supported by Reporters Without Borders May 26, 2021 Find out more RSF_en News May 12, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Follow the news on Myanmar MyanmarAsia – Pacific Newscenter_img Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar MyanmarAsia – Pacific May 31, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylum Organisation to go further US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture Newslast_img read more

Countdown on to one of Limerick’s most high-powered business conferences

first_img Previous articleLimerick people urged to help make cruelty to animals historyNext articleLimerick business women in hunt for coveted awards Staff Reporter LEADING business journalist, broadcaster and author Richard Curran is set to add further weight to one of Limerick’s most significant business conferences to date as he chairs next week’s International Cluster Conference at the Strand Hotel.The annual conference – titled ‘Clusters as Drivers of Competitiveness’ – will be held outside Switzerland for the first time when it takes place at the Strand Hotel on Wednesday and Thursday next (September 30 and October 1).Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up It will give key stakeholders, from public and semi-state sector representatives to academics, an understanding of the benefits that formal business clusters are delivering globally and what’s required to establish them here in Ireland.Among the key speakers at the event will be one of the world’s leading authorities on clusters, Dr Christian Ketels, of Harvard Business School as well as a host of other leading European and Irish experts on clusters and competitiveness.Speaking ahead of the event, Dr Pat Daly, Head of Economic Development and Planning at Limerick City and County Council said that the gathering will be a think tank around how Ireland can develop clusters and, in doing so, help drive competitiveness and innovation for companies involved in the clusters.“Formal clusters exist across the world but are particularly strong in the likes of Germany, Switzerland and the US and the hosting of this international conference here next week is very much going to put developing clusters here on the agenda. There’s a lot we need to do but what we do already know is that regions with clusters outperform those that don’t.“Having Richard Curran on board to Chair the event is a great fit also. His RTE documentary, the Battle for Rural Ireland, kick started a debate on balanced regional development and international experience is that clusters can help address regional imbalances by driving growth, competitiveness and innovation.” Email Print Twitter Advertisementcenter_img WhatsApp Linkedin BusinessNewsCountdown on to one of Limerick’s most high-powered business conferencesBy Staff Reporter – September 23, 2015 631 Facebooklast_img read more

Sliabh Sneacht search ends after body is found

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applications WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Sliabh Sneacht search ends after body is found By News Highland – August 14, 2017 center_img A body has recovered in the search for a man on Sliabh Sneacht.The alarm had been raised when the man, an experienced walker did not return to his car which was parked near Lough Barra. He was from England, but was a regular visitor to West Donegal.It is reported that the man, had spoken with family members and locals on Thursday ahead of his planned walk in the Slieve Snacht area. Google+ Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleLooks like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt may not be getting that divorce after allNext articlePush to tackle illegal dumping in Derry’s Rosemount News Highland Twitter Pinterestlast_img read more

Manhunt underway for suspect in shooting of sheriff’s deputy at hotel in Rockford, Ill.

first_imgbmcent1/iStock(ROCKFORD, Ill.) — A manhunt for a suspect in the shooting of a sheriff’s deputy Thursday at a hotel in Rockford, Ill., led to a wild high-speed police chase on an interstate — with the fleeing fugitive reportedly pointing a gun out his window at officers, according to police and media reports.The shooting occurred at 9:15 a.m. local time as the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force was attempting to arrest suspect Floyd E. Brown, 39, at an Extended Stay America hotel, Rockford Police Lt. Andre Brass said a news briefing outside the hotel.“They attempted to arrest the suspect in one of the rooms. They were fired upon by the suspect,” Brass said.He said one of the members of the task force was hit.“His status right now is unknown,” he added.Authorities initially said Brown was 45 years old, and that the victim was a U.S. Marshal.Brass said Brown, who is from the Springfield area, fled the room and was the subject of a massive manhunt involving officers from at least seven law enforcement agencies.“The suspect is at large right now,” Brass said. “Of course, Mr. Brown is considered armed and dangerous.”He said Brown is believed to be driving a silver or light-blue Mercury Grand Marquis with either the Illinois license plate BF13112 or a temporary plate of 4850256.Brown’s car was spotted headed south on Interstate 55 and police were chasing him toward Lincoln, WLS-TV reported. The chase reached speeds of 100 miles per hour and the driver was pointing a gun outside his vehicle window at police pursuing him, WLS-TV reported.The car reportedly spun off the road and into a ditch near Lincoln, some 160 miles from Rockford, according to WLS-TV. It was not immediately clear if Brown was injured or under arrest.Brown was wanted for an armed robbery and several burglaries that occurred in December in Bloomington, WLS-TV reported.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

US Park Police names first Black female chief in 230-year history

first_imgNPSBy MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Pamela A. Smith has been named as the first Black woman to lead the U.S. Park Police in the agency’s 230-year history.Smith, a 23-year veteran of the Park Police, officially takes over on Sunday.The appointment comes as the nation has seen a racial reckoning unfold over the past year and massive protests decrying racism and police brutality against people of color.“I have dedicated my career to the professionalism of law enforcement, and it is my highest honor and privilege to serve as Chief of Police,” Smith said in a statement. “Today’s officers face many challenges, and I firmly believe challenges present opportunities. I look forward to leading this exemplary team as we carry out our mission with honesty and integrity.”She has already announced that within 90 days she’ll start a program where Park Police officers will have to wear body cameras, starting at the agency’s field office in San Francisco. Officers across the country will be wearing them by the end of the year, she added.“This is one of the many steps we must take to continue to build trust and credibility with the public we have been entrusted to serve,” Smith said.However, she didn’t commit to releasing camera footage to the public.“In order to obtain any footage, a request for a recording can be made through the Freedom of Information act and will be processed in accordance with applicable laws and policies, including the Privacy Act,” Smith told ABC Washington, D.C., affiliate WJLA-TV.U.S. Park Police officers have been involved in two high-profile incidents in recent years.In 2017, the agency came under fire for the shooting death of Bijan Ghaisar in Virginia.“During the time of the incident I served as a commander of the New York field office, and therefore I have not yet had the opportunity to be briefed [on the Ghaisar case], but that will be my first priority,” Smith said per WJLA.In June, the agency once again came under scrutiny after officers, along with D.C. National Guard troops, violently cleared out protesters from Lafayette Square near the White House so Donald Trump could walk to St. John’s Church for a photo-op where he held up a Bible.At the time, Park Police said it and other agencies used smoke canisters and pepper balls to disperse the crowd.Smith has served as a patrol officer, field training officer, executive lieutenant to the chief of police, and was the first woman to lead the New York Field Office.Smith’s “commitment to policing as public service and her willingness to listen and collaborate make her the right person to lead the U.S. Park Police at this pivotal moment in our country,” Shawn Benge, deputy director exercising the delegated authority of the National Park Service director, said in a statement.The Park Police — the country’s oldest federal law enforcement agency, established in 1791 and run by the NPS — includes about 560 employees who protect parks and landmarks in San Francisco, New York and Washington, D.C.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more