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Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) Q32013 Interim Report

first_imgCompagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Financial sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu)  2013 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileCompagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee rents out investment properties, plant and equipment to Holiday Villages Management Services Mauritius Limited, which operates the Club Med Hotel at La Pointe au Cannoniers in Mauritius. The company is a subsidiary of MCB Group Limited. Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

A House Hidden in the Landscape / Bender Freiberg Arquitectos

first_img Lead Architect: Projects 2018 “COPY” Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/934958/a-house-hidden-in-the-landscape-bender-freiberg-arquitectos Clipboard Save this picture!© Gonzalo Viramonte+ 28Curated by Clara Ott Share A House Hidden in the Landscape / Bender Freiberg ArquitectosSave this projectSaveA House Hidden in the Landscape / Bender Freiberg Arquitectos Alejandro Bender, Laura Freiberg ArchDaily CopyHouses•Córdoba, Argentina Area:  300 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/934958/a-house-hidden-in-the-landscape-bender-freiberg-arquitectos Clipboard Houses Architects: Bender Freiberg Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Argentina Manufacturers: Decca, Hormigones Terra Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project A House Hidden in the Landscape / Bender Freiberg Arquitectos “COPY” Construction:Alejandro Bender, Laura FreibergStructural Calculation:Eduardo RodriguezDesign Team:Alejandro Bender, Laura FreibergCity:CórdobaCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteRecommended ProductsCeramicsApariciPorcelain Tiles – TangoCeramicsApavisaTiles – JewelsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorText description provided by the architects. On the outskirts of the city of Córdoba, on a lot with a downward slope facing northwest, the house opens towards the Sierras Chicas hills. The fundamental premise of the project is to achieve a horizontal plane intervening as little as possible in the natural topography of the hillside.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteOnly the landscape can be seen from the street while the house remains hidden. Its walls emerge from the ground joined to the soil, with the roof being the protagonist. An exterior staircase acts as the main entrance and descends to a central courtyard that organizes the arrival to the interior. The pool, overflowing towards the horizon, is at the end of the access axis.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteThe main volume is projected In the perpendicular direction, housing a fundamental part of the program including both housing and working spaces. Another volume that functions as a study and a barbeque area is located on the opposite side of the lot. Both volumes protect the courtyard from the wind, creating a particular microclimate while incorporating the exterior space into family life.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteThe windows of the facade, with the possibility of being completely opened, allow a connection between the interior and the exterior through the courtyard, generating the concept of a gallery-house.A vehicular level entry, comfortable enough in relation to the slope, blocks the south facade from the most intense rains.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteSave this picture!Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteThe social floor, consisting of a single environment of 7m x 23m, is located one level below the main street, favouring a more intimate life from all angles. The bedrooms are arranged on the lower floor, which is accessed through a staircase from the social floor, almost as an “access to a cave”, in the words of the authors. The lower level generates a comfortable climate.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteStructurally, there is a succession of inverted overhangs. The wall was treated as a large beam in the south over the gallery of the lower floor and to the north, between the living room and the pool, freeing the area from columns and allowing better visuals.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteIn terms of materiality, bare concrete was used in the walls, porphyry in the floors and ceilings and wood in the living room sector, in order to achieve warmth in the interior and minimum maintenance in the exterior spaces.Save this picture!© Gonzalo ViramonteProject gallerySee allShow lessAlley Cat Backyard Home / SHED Architecture & DesignSelected ProjectsCanaux’s Circular Shade House / WAOSelected Projects Share CopyAbout this officeBender Freiberg ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesCordobaOn FacebookArgentinaPublished on March 06, 2020Cite: “A House Hidden in the Landscape / Bender Freiberg Arquitectos” [Casa Escondida en el paisaje / Bender Freiberg Arquitectos] 06 Mar 2020. 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Respected journalist gunned down in Balochistan

first_imgNews News News April 21, 2021 Find out more PakistanAsia – Pacific Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information PakistanAsia – Pacific December 15, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Respected journalist gunned down in Balochistan Follow the news on Pakistan Reporters Without Borders is deeply shocked by journalist Muhammad Khan Sasoli’s murder yesterday in Khuzdar, a town in the southwestern province of Balochistan that sees frequent clashes between government security forces and armed Balochi nationalists. The correspondent of Royal TV and the INP news agency and president of the town’s press club, he was gunned down outside his home.Reporters Without Borders urges the local and federal authorities to carry out an exhaustive investigation into the murders of Sasoli and the three other journalists killed this year in Balochistan. Only by arresting and punishing their murderers will the authorities be able to put a stop to the violence against Pakistani journalists, which has reached an unprecedented level in 2010.It is deplorable that since US reporter Daniel Pearl’s murder in 2002, no one has been brought to trial for the murder of a journalist in Pakistan. A total of 12 journalists have been killed in Pakistan this year alone.Aged 36, Sasoli was a “serious and professional journalist,” colleagues told Reporters Without Borders. He was shot four times in the head and chest by two men on motorcycle waiting outside his house and died instantly.No group has so far claimed the killing. Khuzdar Press Club vice-president Riaz Mengal said Sasoli was not a member of any nationalist party or group. “We are being targeted and the government is not taking any measures to protect journalists in this province,” he said.Balochistan, especially the Khuzdar district, is extremely dangerous for journalists because of the “dirty war” being waged between the security forces and Balochi nationalists.Three other journalists have been killed in the district this year. They are Abdul Hameed Hayatan, who was killed on 18 November, Ejaz Raisini, killed on 3 September, and Faiz Muhammad Sasoli, killed on 27 June. center_img RSF_en Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire Organisation January 28, 2021 Find out more News June 2, 2021 Find out more to go further Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalistslast_img read more

North Korea

first_img to go further March 12, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 North Korea Organisation Campaigns July 6, 2020 Find out more News News News North KoreaAsia – Pacific As doubt persists on North Korea’s “zero” coronavirus cases, RSF urges for transparency RSF_en North KoreaAsia – Pacific April 1, 2020 Find out more Journalists face archaic sanction of capital punishment in some parts of the world Help by sharing this information “Without independent journalism, this would be the news” – RSF’s new ad Follow the news on North Korea Receive email alerts Kim Jong-iI’s death showed the full extent of the regime’s tight grip on the media and information inside the country inasmuch as the news was only announced on North Korean state-controlled television after it had been kept secret for two days. North Korea online: the digital “self-reliance” theoryRecently, North Korea officially entered the World Wide Web to wage a propaganda war against South Korea and the United States. The regime equipped itself with an army of hackers instructed to destroy websites and practice espionage. Most were trained at Mirim College, an authentic ultra-secure, and clandestine hacker training center. The regime has simultaneously been keeping the great majority of the population away from the Web, even the very limited and ultra-censored national intranet (see the North Korea chapter of the 2011 “Enemies of the Internet” report).The development of new technologies was one objective of the latest “New Year Editorial,” which set the priorities for the coming months, in keeping with the country’s ”self-reliance” theory, the juche. On the blog NorthKoreaTech.org, Martyn Williams discussed the publication in the official media, of a staged photo of workers inspecting computers in a factory. Mere propaganda? Yet more and more North Korean media are launching their own Internet websites, such as Voice of Korea. The newspaper of the Workers’ Party, Rodong Shinmun, appears to be adapting to new technologies by sending news to its subscribers’ mobile phones. Transmissions are being made via MMS to compensate for the lack of smartphones.The popularity of cell phonesCould economic factors be fueling the current telecommunications boom? In January 2011, Kim Jong-il’s warm reception of Orascom Telecom’s Chairman, Egyptian businessman Naguib Sawiris, who set up the country’s 3G mobile phone network via Koryolink, was interpreted by the elites and general public as a sign that the security services would approve an expanded use of the networks – provided, of course, that doing so would not prove a threat to the regime. North Korea is allegedly planning to allow access to the Internet and mobile phones in the Mount Kumgang Special Tourist District, which had previously been the subject of a development agreement with Hyundai.The explosion in the number of mobile phones – one million 3G subscribers as of early February 2012 out of a population of 24 million inhabitants – may constitute a factor in the opening of this market. However, the network only functions within the country and is still subject to close surveillance. The government, now incapable of monitoring everything, is setting a few examples to keep other users in line. In addition to the official network, North Koreans living within a radius of about 12 miles of the Chinese border have the (illegal) option of connecting to the Chinese mobile network. The authorities have intensified the crackdowns and fines for simply making an international call, which can run as high as 1 million wons (about $1,100) along with one week of detention. In addition to jamming telephone networks, the North Korean regime has established a surveillance system for calls placed from North Korea. Moreover, the high cost of calls for a portion of the population, and geographical constraints, have limited the use of mobile phones among the rest of the population.News smuggling along the Chinese borderNews smuggling along the Chinese border creates a hard-to-eradicate situation, yet several special units, such as “Group 109,”have been set up – some by Kim Jong-un himself before assuming leadership of the country – to thwart these clandestine activities. The government is also monitoring citizens who travel to China. Any person who criticizes the regime or engages in reprehensible activities such as using the Chinese Internet – which is by no means free – can be denounced.Despite harsher crackdowns and the illegal nature of such markets, they are extremely active and their use is spreading. They are the place of transit for Korean and U.S. series DVDs and CDs, as well as USB flash drives. Korean associations also distribute, through other channels, stealth USBs containing news about democracy and human rights, and designed to appeal to the country’s dissidents, students and intellectual elites.Many questions concerning the country’s future and its communications system remain unanswered. Will Kim Jong-un be a more open-minded successor? Or just a front for a regime actually led by a military junta? His past experience as head of a unit responsible for using terror tactics to control the smuggling of “impure” media is raising concern. Yet one thing is certain: the development of an underground economy and the permeability of the Sino-Korean border, combined with an expansion of regime-approved mobile telephony, are key factors for the prospect of a gradual opening up of North Korea. The world’s most closed country’s absolute control over the media became evident during the events surrounding the death of Kim Jong-il and the meticulous staging of his succession. Yet official and unofficial telecom markets have been booming. The new leader Kim Jong-un’s policy regarding basic freedoms appears to be a continuation of his father’s, which understandably worries the international community. November 18, 2019 Find out morelast_img read more

Shannon airport exhibition cleared for take-off

first_imgNo vaccines in Limerick yet RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin TAGSBob Hopefeaturedfull-imageGene KellyMarilyn MunroeNiall MaloneyShannon airportShannon Group First Irish death from Coronavirus Twitter WhatsApp Advertisement Email Facebookcenter_img Previous articlePet dog puts homeless man out in the cold in LimerickNext articleLimerick city’s antisocial behaviour problem is raised with Taoiseach Editor Print Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Pictured at the Shannon airport exhibition are Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes and Shannon Airport Operations Director Niall Maloney.MARILYN Monroe and Bob Hope will be among the faces that will greet passengers flying out of Shannon from now on.The Hollywood stars are among a sea of famous faces who have passed through the airport since the first commercial flight set down 70 years ago.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up And the Shannon Group is now set to clear a collection of memorabilia for take-off in the transit lounge.The collection is one of the initiatives to mark the 70th anniversary later this year of the first commercial flight to land at Shannon.  It will be the first step towards developing a wider celebration of Ireland’s most historic airport.Among the items in the collection, which is already open for viewing,  will be various guest visitors’ books signed by global leaders and other VIPs who flew in and out of Shannon over the decades.It will also include an array of model aircraft, including those from the early days of commercial aviation when Shannon was the first European gateway to the United States.The collection will also include photographs and video footage taken of some of the world’s most famous people over the last century as they flew in and out of Shannon, among them stars of silver screen including Gene Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Hope and some of the world’s best known political and religious leaders.The items will be drawn from the airport’s own archive collection, while members of the public, including former staff and their families who may also have suitable items for inclusion in the gallery, are being invited to donate/loan them to the gallery.Airport Operations Director Niall Maloney said, “Shannon Airport’s significance in the world of aviation is unrivalled for an airport of its size and it’s only right that we would begin developing a collection that captures this.  When you think of all the firsts that came out of Shannon, from being the original transatlantic gateway between Europe and the US to the home of duty free, there’s incredible history here and this initiative will help recognise that.”Anyone with items they wish to have included in the collection such as photographs, autographs, posters and souvenirs purchased at the airport, should contact Dorothy Quinn, Terminal Operations, Shannon Airport. Tel. 061 712218 or email [email protected] Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April NewsShannon airport exhibition cleared for take-offBy Editor – April 2, 2015 1465 last_img read more

Maxine Waters Voices Concerns With Community Reinvestment Act

first_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Maxine Waters Voices Concerns With Community Reinvestment Act About Author: Mike Albanese The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago January 16, 2020 2,287 Views Mike Albanese is a reporter for DS News and MReport. He is a University of Alabama graduate with a degree in journalism and a minor in communications. He has worked for publications—both print and online—covering numerous beats. A Connecticut native, Albanese currently resides in Lewisville. Community Reinvestment Act House Financial Services Committee Opportunity Zones 2020-01-16 Mike Albanese Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, sent letters to the Comptroller of the Currency and the Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, requesting information on the systems and policies for the Community Reinvestment Act rulemaking process. “The Committee is concerned by reports alleging that certain special interest groups have submitted comments in other rulemakings while posing as consumers, small business owners, and other stakeholders,” Water wrote. “These fraudulent comments undermine legitimate debate on proposed rules by creating the false appearance that a position has widespread, grassroot support. …Given the critical importance of CRA to low- and moderate-income communities, the Committee is interested in ensuring any amendments to the CRA are made with full and accurate input from all interested parties.”The House Financial Services Committee said as the OCC and the FDIC have advanced proposals has the Community Reinvestment Act is implemented. The release states Waters and Committee Democrats have worked to ensure that the implementation of the law is not weakened. The Committee is concerned by reports alleging that certain special interest groups have submitted comments in other rulemakings while posing as consumers, small business owners, and other stakeholders,” Waters said in her letter. “These fraudulent comments undermine legitimate debate on proposed rules by creating the false appearance that a position has widespread, grassroots support. Such misrepresentations have been increasing in frequency and complexity in recent years.” Waters said in late 2019 that the Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton quoted comments that were submitted under “suspicious circumstances” in a recent rulemaking. “In 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s efforts to receive comments regarding its payday lending rule were frustrated by an influx of over a million comments, many of which were allegedly created by trade groups to appear as if they came from concerned consumers,” she said. The Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on January 29 titled, “The Community Reinvestment Act: Is the OCC Undermining the Law’s Purpose and Intent?”On December 19, 2019, the IRS published final regulations on Opportunity Zones. In a commentary on Bloomberg Tax, Forest David Milder partner in the law firm Nixon Peabody, LLP, discusses the highlights of the 544-page regulation publication.Key details Milder notes include the 180-day investing period, the “100% Substantial Improvement Rule,” and tax consequences of sales after 10 years, which Milder notes is the “biggest challenge of all.” Previous: FHFA: PACE Loans a Threat to GSEs? Next: HUD Releases $8.2B in Aid to Puerto Rico Maxine Waters Voices Concerns With Community Reinvestment Act The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agocenter_img  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save Related Articles Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Subscribe The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Tagged with: Community Reinvestment Act House Financial Services Committee Opportunity Zoneslast_img read more

Emergency services attending crash on Letterkenny to Derry road

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – September 12, 2018 WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Previous articleDisappointment as distillery plans for Sliabh Liag pulledNext article26 people awaiting admission to LUH News Highland Twitter Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebookcenter_img Emergency services are currently attending the scene of a two vehicle collision on the main Letterkenny to Derry road.The crash between a car and a lorry happened at around 8.30am this morning at Burt.The extent of injuries is not yet known however it’s understood that one person is currently trapped in the car.Gardai are urging motorists traveling on the N13 this morning to expect severe delays and allow extra time for your journey. Google+ Homepage BannerNews Emergency services attending crash on Letterkenny to Derry road News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

Snow Basketball Roundup: 3/11

first_img Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailMen’s BasketballTAYLORSVILLE, Utah-Matt Norman posted 20 points and 5 assists  on 7-11 from the field as the Snow Badgers overpowered Salt Lake Community College 90-76 Thursday in SWAC men’s basketball action. Travis Wagstaff netted 19 points and 7 rebounds in the win for the Badgers. Quincy McGriff’s 20 points led the Bruins in defeat. The Badgers improved to 10-5 and 5-3 in SWAC play. The Bruins dropped to 14-2 and 7-2 in defeat for Salt Lake Community College.Women’s BasketballTAYLORSVILLE, Utah-Japrix Weaver had 20 points on 9-15 from the field and the Snow Badgers edged Salt Lake Community College 68-67 in SWAC women’s basketball action Thursday. Amanata Diakite had 21 points and 8 rebounds on 9-17 from the field. The Badgers improved to 11-3 and 6-2 in SWAC play with the win. The Bruins fell to 11-3  and 6-3 in SWAC play with the defeat. Written bycenter_img March 12, 2021 /Sports News – Local Snow Basketball Roundup: 3/11last_img read more

KBR awarded first commercial license for Vinyl Acetate Monomer Technology

first_imgThe KBR-SDK VAM technology is backed by more than 40 years of know-how accumulated through the safe and stable operation of SDK’s ethylene based VAM unit KBR has been awarded a contract for Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM) technology by Shenghong Refining Petrochemical (Lian Yun Gang) . This is the first commercial VAM technology license secured under an alliance agreement between KBR and Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) to commercialize SDK’s VAM technology.Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide License and Basic Engineering Design for a 300 KTA VAM unit to be constructed in Lianyungang, China, as part of an integrated refinery and petrochemical complex.The KBR-SDK VAM technology is backed by more than 40 years of know-how accumulated through the safe and stable operation of SDK’s ethylene based VAM unit at the Oita Petrochemical Complex in Japan.“We are excited that Shenghong has selected KBR-SDK’s VAM technology,” said Doug Kelly, President, KBR Technology Solutions. “This award consolidates KBR’s position as a licensor of specialty chemicals technologies and strengthens our relationship with a key partner in Shenghong.”KBR also provided its phenol/acetone technology to Shenghong in 2019.KBR has more than 50 years of experience in providing technologies, flexible solutions and expertise that petrochemicals operators rely on to produce ethylene, propylene, acetyls, phenolics, vinyls and other specialty products from a variety of feedstocks, safely and efficiently. Source: Company Press Releaselast_img read more

Former NFL running back Ahman Green and SNY anchor Larry Ridley…

first_img× BAYONNE – Green Bay Packers running back Ahaman Green and SNY-TV anchor and voice of the video game, Madden NFL ’18, will host a meet and greet autograph signing on Saturday, February 24 from 2 to 3 p.m., at Luxe Auto, 724 Broadway, and from noon to 2 p.m. at Philly Pretzel Factory, at 713 Broadway between 32nd and 33rd streets.The event is free and open to the public. The first five fans will receive a free signed football.Signed portraits of Ahman Green and signed Luxe Auto t-shirts will be available.Fans can also enter to win a free signed copy of Madden ’18.last_img