India vs Australia: Finch happy to play in front of fans…

first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales: 3 key battles to watch out for in ITA vs WAL Football India vs Australia: After gaining an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against India, Australia white-ball skipper Aaron Finch on Monday said that it is a great feeling to be able to win a series in front of the home crowd.Australia had defeated India by 51 runs in the second ODI of the three-match series on Sunday to take the series. “Great series win, so good to be back on home soil playing in front of fans again,” Finch wrote on Instagram. Euro 2020 LIVE broadcast in more than 200 countries, check how you can watch Live Streaming of EURO 2020 in your country Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Gareth Bale and Co face do-or-die clash; Italy eye third consecutive win; Follow Live Updates, TAGSAustralia beats IndiaInd Vs AusIndia Vs AustraliaIndia vs Australia 3rd ODI SHARE India vs Australia: Finch happy to play in front of fans and win ODI series Previous articleLPL 2020 DV vs JS Dream11 Prediction: Dambulla Viikings vs Jaffna Stallions Probable XI, Fantasy Playing Tips, Live Streaming – DV vs JS LIVE at 3:30 PM IST Monday Nov 30 on InsidesportNext articleSachin Tendulkar’s Master Act : Tendulkar helps in treatment of underprivileged kids across six states Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Football Cricket Formula 1 Cricket WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: Start delayed due to wet outfield, SA lead by 149 runs – Follow Live Updates by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeE! OnlineCNN’s Christiane Amanpour Undergoes Surgery After Cancer DiagnosisE! OnlineUndocio.comUnlocking the Success of Digital Transformation with Active Intelligencecio.comUndoMicrosoftBring your desktop to life with Bing WallpaperMicrosoftUndoOn the other hand, Indian players who will be seen in action in the four-match Test series, were seen sweating it out in the gym on Monday to prepare for the high-voltage series which gets underway at the Adelaide Oval from December 17.Wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant on Monday shared a picture alongside Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammad Siraj and he captioned the post as: “Gym buddies”.Earlier on Monday, Cricket Australia confirmed that David Warner and pace spearhead Pat Cummins will miss the rest of limited-overs fixtures against India. Batsman D’Arcy Short, who last played a T20I in February 2019, has replaced injured Warner in the T20I squad.Warner had suffered a groin injury during the second ODI of the three-match series. He had sustained the injury while diving to make a save early in India’s chase. While Short will replace Warner, no direct replacement has been named for Cummins at this stage.Australia defeated India by 51 runs in the second ODI of the three-match series on Sunday. The Indian bowlers were once again made to toil hard and as a result, the hosts posted a big total of 389/4. Steve Smith played a knock of 104 runs while Warner hit 83 runs. Glenn Maxwell and Marnus Labuschagne also got among the runs for Australia. WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Latham, Conway resumes NZ innings after Tea break; NZ 36/0 (21 ovs)- Follow Live Updates Football Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Switzerland to punish hapless Turkey; Follow Live Updates Queens Club Final: Matteo Berrettini beats Cameron Norrie in final to win title F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd Football CricketIndia tour of Australia 2020-21SportSport News Football Facebook Twitter By Kunal Dhyani – November 30, 2020 Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey: Top 5 players to watch out for in SUI vs TUR YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past Factory|SponsoredSponsoredUndo Cricket ATP Tour BCCI to form committee to take call on compensating domestic cricketers last_img read more

Presiding Bishop postpones bishop ordination and consecration in Diocese of…

first_img An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Belleville, IL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Bishop Elections, Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Job Listing Featured Events Submit an Event Listing In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Back to Press Releases Episcopal Office of Public Affairs, Rector Collierville, TN This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Martinsville, VA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Press Release Service Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Tags Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Albany, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Featured Jobs & Calls Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Tampa, FL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Submit a Press Release Haiti, Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Bath, NC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate Diocese of Nebraska Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued the following statement:As of this date, Dec. 5, 2018, a majority of bishops with jurisdiction in the Episcopal Church have not yet consented to the ordination and consecration of the Venerable Joseph Kerwin Delicat as the bishop coadjutor of Haiti. In order to help those across the Church in making travel and other plans, please know that I am postponing the previously scheduled ordination and consecration to a date to be determined. The consent process concludes on Jan. 3, 2019.Please continue to hold all of our brothers and sisters of the Diocese of Haiti in your prayers.The Most Reverend Michael B. CurryPresiding Bishop and PrimateThe Episcopal Church Youth Minister Lorton, VA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Shreveport, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Washington, DC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Rector Knoxville, TN Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Presiding Bishop postpones previously scheduled ordination and consecration in the Diocese of Haiti Rector Hopkinsville, KY TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Smithfield, NC Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Episcopal Church Office of Public AffairsPosted Dec 5, 2018 Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AKlast_img read more

House in Chiharada / Studio Velocity

first_img “COPY” Projects Houses Architects: Studio Velocity Area Area of this architecture project ArchDaily House in Chiharada / Studio Velocity ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard House in Chiharada / Studio VelocitySave this projectSaveHouse in Chiharada / Studio Velocity “COPY”center_img CopyHouses, Extension•Okazaki-shi, Japan photographs:  Kentaro KuriharaPhotographs:  Kentaro KuriharaSite Area:144.93m2Total Floor Area:110.56m2City:Okazaki-shiCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Kentaro KuriharaRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesRodecaRound Facade at Omnisport Arena ApeldoornCeramicsGrespaniaWall Tiles – Wabi SabiEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – Larcore“Deconstruction of a multi-floored architecture”: A site with a two-storied main house is split in half and a new house for a young couple is going to be built on the vacant area.Save this picture!© Kentaro KuriharaAlthough there is enough space within the surrounding environment and there are no approximate buildings, it is inevitable that the new house be built rather close to the main house. In addition, a multi-floor living space was needed due to the limitation of the site area.Save this picture!Floor PlanTherefore, to avoid facing each other, a round shaped volume was chosen against the corner of the square shaped volume of the main house. It was arranged so as to create a valley-like space in between the two buildings spreading open towards the outside. The round shape is set on an irregular shaped site, creating various shaped gardens around it that can be shared with the main house. Each room on the first floor in the round shaped building has a door that opens to the gardens.Save this picture!© Kentaro KuriharaA number of small rooms and a bathroom are located on the first floor, and a single large hall where everyone can gather is arranged on the second floor. Downstairs and upstairs are relatively close by lowering the height of the slab (the upstairs floor) that lies between the two floors, and therefore, the garden grounds can be seen even from the center of the second floor through the enclosed staircases and downstairs rooms.Save this picture!Floor PlanEntering through the entrance on the second floor, enclosed staircases are arranged within the living room that is filled with natural light from a high ceiling; the enclosed staircases look like slender structures of various heights. The space seems like being on a street in a town, and makes you feel it is on the ground level although it is on the upstairs of the multi-floor building.Save this picture!© Kentaro KuriharaEach of the four enclosed staircases connects to an individual room on the first floor. When you look up at the open ceilings from the children’s room or the bedroom (inside of the enclosed staircases) that almost reach the roof, the sky can be seen and natural light pours down from skylights above the openings in the enclosed staircases. It was intended with this house that a person be able to feel the ground and sky throughout, though it is a multi-floored building.Save this picture!SectionElimination of the discontinuity between multi-floor stairs that usually exists might result in the unfolding of a united and continuous new living environment. By interrelating with each area, including the outside, and by intersecting the living space from exterior to interior and from upstairs to downstairs, the hierarchy between the first floor and the second floor disappears and individual functions and sceneries mix together.Save this picture!© Kentaro KuriharaProject gallerySee allShow lessEFFEKT Wins Contest to Redevelop Abandoned Train Shed in Esbjerg with StreetmekkaUnbuilt ProjectThe 9 Most Controversial Buildings of All TimeArticles Share Japan CopyAbout this officeStudio VelocityOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentExtensionOkazaki-shiHousesRefurbishmentJapanPublished on November 30, 2014Cite: “House in Chiharada / Studio Velocity” 30 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen Mixers – Aquno Select M81Vinyl Walls3MVinyl Finishes in HealthPartners Regions HospitalPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsCoffee tablesBoConceptMadrid Coffee Table AD19SkylightsLAMILUXFlat Roof Exit Comfort DuoMetallicsTrimoMetal Panels for Roofs – Trimoterm SNVSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Atelier Zimmerlistrasse OfficeStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Iron Moss – Iron CollectionCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Facade in Manchester HospitalWoodBlumer LehmannConsulting and Engineering in Wood ProjectsGlassBendheimLuminous Mirrored GlassWire MeshTwentinoxMetal Mesh – Golf Romeo 7More 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 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Save this picture!© Kentaro Kurihara+ 18 Share Area:  55 m² Area:  55 m² Photographslast_img read more

Fluxa House / Gianserra + Lima arquitectos

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Manufacturers: Grupo Anacleto, Guanzetti SA, Hormicova, Lograsso, Ventex Fluxa House / Gianserra + Lima arquitectosSave this projectSaveFluxa House / Gianserra + Lima arquitectos Lead Architects: Architects: Gianserra + Lima arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Photographs “COPY” Fluxa House / Gianserra + Lima arquitectos Save this picture!© Luis Barandiarán+ 25Curated by Clara Ott Share “COPY” 2017 Projects Year:  CopyAbout this officeGianserra + Lima arquitectosOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesInterior DesignResidential InteriorsHouse InteriorsLa PlataArgentinaPublished on February 11, 2019Cite: “Fluxa House / Gianserra + Lima arquitectos” [Casa Fluxa / Gianserra + Lima arquitectos] 11 Feb 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsCabinetsFlorenseCabinet – FloAirWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagStair Railing – CELLON®LightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAHigh Speed Hand Dryers – Aerix+BoardsForestOneLaminate – EGGER laminatesAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Metal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightAccolade Wall Light at River Dental OfficeBricksStröherClinker Brick Slips – StiltreuMore 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 Area:  400 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Fernando Gianserra, Luis Gonzalo Lima Photographs:  Luis Barandiarán Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Argentina Save this picture!© Luis BarandiaránRecommended ProductsWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedText description provided by the architects. Located in a neighborhood on the outskirts of the city of La Plata, this detached house is built on a corner lot of 20 meters x 60 meters at the intersection of 23rd and 510th streets. The Urban Planning Code requires, for this area , withdrawals both from the dividing axes and from the municipal lines of both streets.Save this picture!© Luis BarandiaránSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Luis BarandiaránThe program aimed at a 4-bedroom house developed on 2 floors, with special emphasis on the flexibility of using the public spaces covered (living room – kitchen) and open spaces (central patio and gallery) and its relationship with outdoor spaces.Save this picture!© Luis BarandiaránWith these project premises, a “U” ground floor was developed around a central patio, allowing visual cross-over transparencies throughout the property, where the social sectors are developed; and a compact high floor plan as a container for the private area of the house.Save this picture!© Luis BarandiaránThe materiality is defined with by different concrete textures, white walls, PVC exterior carpentry and fixed and mobile parasols as elements of solar control and enclosure.Save this picture!© Luis BarandiaránSave this picture!Upper floor planSave this picture!© Luis BarandiaránIn this house there are certain project guidelines such as interior-exterior spatial flexibility through large glazed panels and large galleries; the structural-constructive resolution as the axis of the design; and the exhaustive development of the executive project as a fundamental element of the design process.Save this picture!© Luis BarandiaránSave this picture!Cross SectionSave this picture!© Luis BarandiaránIn this house we try to synthesize different principles that define our architectural action: simple and pure volumetry lines, the development of the detail, keeping correlation between the whole and the parts; and the careful selection and use of materials, colors and textures.Save this picture!© Luis BarandiaránProject gallerySee allShow lessOMA’s Stacked RAI Nhow Hotel Tops Out in AmsterdamArchitecture NewsWhat Urbanism Needs to Learn from DubaiArticles Share CopyHouses, Houses Interiors•La Plata, Argentinalast_img read more

Final round of the Tampon Tax Fund opens

first_imgThe government is particularly encouraging applications from specialist women’s networks whose projects include making onward grants to other women’s’ charitable organisations. This will make use of the expertise in the charitable sector, ensure this round of funding reaches as many disadvantaged women and girls as possible and help the country to build back better following the pandemic. Minister for Civil Society and Youth, Baroness Barran, said: Tagged with: Funding women No further funding will be made because the tax ended on 1 January 2021 when the UK left the EU. Applications are now open for grants from the final round of the Tampon Tax Fund, worth a total of £11.25 million. Charities can apply for up to £350,000 in funding to support projects helping thousands of women and girls across the UK. “The support provided through this final round will ensure specialist charities who receive grants can support women and girls in need, and help to become more sustainable and plan for the future. The Tampon Tax Fund was introduced in 2015 in response to VAT being imposed on sanitary products by the European Union. By the end of this round more than £90 million will have been granted to support charities helping women and girls. Lower grant threshold By encouraging applications from specialist women’s networks whose projects include making onward grants to other women’s’ charitable organisations, the government is hoping to make use of the expertise in the charitable sector, and thereby ensure this round of funding reaches as many disadvantaged women and girls as possible. Advertisement In previous rounds of the Tampon Tax Fund grants had been available up to £1 million. The lower threshold for this round is designed to increase the number of projects that can benefit from it. Priority will be given to bids for work to end violence against women and girls, as well as organisations that support a network of charities.  The deadline for applications to the Tampon Tax Fund is Sunday 4 July 2021.  AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Grants may be for 12 or 18-month projects, and all activities must be concluded and funds spent by 31 March 2023.   702 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Final round of the Tampon Tax Fund opens “We remain as committed as ever to ending violence against women and girls which is why this category is a priority for this round of funding, and we will continue to tackle the issue as a priority.” Howard Lake | 21 May 2021 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Producer Optimism About the Future Wanes

first_imgThe Ag Economy Barometer, Index of Current Conditions and Index of Future Expectations are available on the Bloomberg Terminal under the following ticker symbols: AGECBARO, AGECCURC and AGECFTEX.  Producer Optimism About the Future Wanes Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News  Producer Optimism About the Future Wanes SHARE Producers’ optimism about the future of the agricultural economy fell in September, according to the Index of Future Expectations, a sub-index of the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The overall barometer held steady from August to September with a reading of 132 as its two sub-indices – the Index of Future Expectations and the Index of Current Conditions – shifted in opposite directions. The Index of Future Expectations fell seven points to 130 in September, while the Index of Current Conditions climbed from 122 in August to 135 in September. The Ag Economy Barometer is based on a monthly survey of 400 U.S. agricultural producers.“Although the decline in the Index of Future Expectations was modest, it could be an indication that some of the optimism that surfaced among producers in late 2016 and early 2017 is eroding,” said Jim Mintert, director of Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture and principal investigator for the barometer. “One of the drivers of the jump in producer sentiment after the 2016 U.S. presidential election was a sharp increase in expectations about the U.S. economy. But the last two times the barometer survey has posed questions about the overall economy, respondents were noticeably less optimistic.”For example, on the September survey, just 40 percent of the respondents said the U.S. economy was likely to expand, a decline of almost one-third from March when nearly 60 percent said they expected expansion.Another topic on the September survey was trade agreements and negotiations, specifically the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The survey asked respondents whether NAFTA has been good or bad for the U.S. economy and, separately, for U.S. farmers and ranchers. In both cases, more producers than not reported that the agreement had been good. In the case of the U.S. economy, 52 percent of respondents said they thought NAFTA had been good. Fifty-nine percent reported that they thought the agreement had been good for U.S. farmers and ranchers.In contrast, back in February, 93 percent of respondents said trade was important to the U.S. agricultural economy and 80 percent of producers said trade was important to their farms.The differences among the responses to the more general trade questions and those that focused specifically on NAFTA suggest there is some uncertainty among producers about the impact of NAFTA, Mintert said. Moreover, Mintert said, just looking at the percentage of favorable responses regarding the impact of NAFTA might not tell the whole story. “An unusually large percentage of survey participants – 24 percent in the case of the U.S. economy and 20 percent in the case of farmers and ranchers – opted not to answer these two questions,” he said. “Although we can’t say for sure why producers opted not to respond to these two questions, it might also reflect a relatively high degree of uncertainty regarding NAFTA’s impact.”The full September report includes more information about producers’ sentiment toward NAFTA, their expectations for the stock market in 12 months, and what they think might happen with the U.S. economy in the next year. Read the full report at By Gary Truitt – Oct 3, 2017 Previous articleUSDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation PaymentsNext articleFive Ways to Optimize Your Farm Operating Credit Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter Source: Purdue SHARElast_img read more

Reporters Without Borders calls for end to blocking of news website

first_img United Arab EmiratesMiddle East – North Africa The website’s editorial managers said the Emirates’ authorities were censoring the site because of an investigation that was posted at the beginning of July that exposed a prostitution ring involving girls recruited in Armenia.It added, “The censorship of our publication proves once again that the Emirates’ government does not accept freedom of expression and prefers to conceal the truth from its people”. to go further Follow the news on United Arab Emirates Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders has called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to stop blocking an Armenian-based news website, that has been censored since 8 July, apparently because it posted a report on Armenian women being trafficked into the Emirates.“This website appears to have been blocked because it publishes investigations that displease the government”, the worldwide press freedom organisation said.“This kind of administrative censorship, outside all judicial control, is utterly unacceptable. We remind you that an online news publication should enjoy the same legal protection as a newspaper, radio or television”, it added.When Internet-users in the Emirates try to get onto the website, they see the following message: “Sorry, the site you are trying to connect to has been blocked because of content which infringes religious, political, cultural and moral values in the United Arab Emirates”. December 5, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Reporters Without Borders calls for end to blocking of news website April 28, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Help by sharing this information United Arab EmiratesMiddle East – North Africa News RSF joins other NGOs in amicus brief in WhatsApp suit against NSO Group News RSF joins Middle East and North Africa coalition to combat digital surveillance News Organisation News NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say June 8, 2021 Find out more December 23, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Vietnamese bloggers under close watch during Trump-Kim meet in Hanoi

first_img RSF laureates support jailed Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang March 1, 2019 – Updated on August 23, 2019 Vietnamese bloggers under close watch during Trump-Kim meet in Hanoi Two bloggers, Le Van Dung and Cat Linh, were arrested as they photographed and filmed the US delegation travelling through the centre of Hanoi on 27 February. The police released them in the evening after holding them for several hours.The bloggers placed under surveillance included Nguyen Lan Thang, who is known for his outspoken posts and contributions to Radio Free Asia. He said he was closely watched at his Hanoi home.Nguyen Tuong Thuy, a blogger known for his opinion pieces, received a visit at his home on 24 February from three police officers, who questioned him about his planned movements and told him not to “welcome Trump and Kim.” The blogger Dung Voa’s wife said the authorities were afraid that dissidents would accept invitations to conferences organized by embassies.“There is no justification for the arrests or surveillance of these bloggers aside from the Vietnamese regime’s obvious desire for total news control,” RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk said. “Although Hanoi used the summit to declare itself the ‘capital of peace,’ the event allowed the world to see the authoritarian excesses of a regime that is terrified of dissidents making their voice heard.”Bloggers and citizen-journalists are the constant targets of increasingly harsh persecution and a total of 29 are currently detained. Vietnam is ranked 175th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index. Vietnam authorities reinforces surveillance against the few remaining dissident voices during the Trump-Kim meet in Hanoi. (photo : Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP) News VietnamAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Citizen-journalistsFreedom of expression Receive email alerts Vietnam sentences journalist Tran Thi Tuyet Dieu to eight years in prison Several Vietnamese bloggers were arrested or placed under close surveillance during this week’s talks in Hanoi between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns this latest harassment of Vietnam’s few remaining dissident voices. VietnamAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Citizen-journalistsFreedom of expression April 27, 2021 Find out more Newscenter_img Help by sharing this information to go further Three more independent reporters arrested in Vietnam News RSF_en Organisation April 22, 2021 Find out more News Follow the news on Vietnam April 7, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Pasadena City Council Adopts Zero Waste Strategic Plan

first_imgGovernment Pasadena City Council Adopts Zero Waste Strategic Plan Published on Thursday, November 6, 2014 | 12:20 pm The Pasadena City Council continues to be a leader in environmental stewardship. On Oct. 20, 214, the Council adopted a Zero Waste Strategic Plan, which sets the goal of achieving Zero Waste to area landfills by 2040 through the implementation of a series of initiatives and programs that will be developed collaboratively with community stakeholders.At a minimum, the plan calls for Pasadena to achieve no less than an 87-percent waste diversion rate by 2040. The Zero Waste Strategic Plan was developed with extensive community input and is a framework of initiatives and programs designed to move the community toward Zero Waste.Meeting the goal of Zero Waste will be a community-wide effort. Residents, businesses, and other community stakeholders will be invited to participate in upcoming Zero Waste initiative and program development by helping to help create the best possible programs to maximize diversion and minimize waste generation in Pasadena.Examples of Zero Waste initiatives and programs that the City and its community partners will be exploring include diversion programs for food scraps, compostable materials and other organic items, as well as possible product and disposal bans.Visit to read the Zero Waste Strategic Plan and for announcements on how to get involved in Zero Waste initiative and program development.Stay connected to the City of Pasadena! Visit us online at; follow the city on Twitter @PasadenaGov,, and like us on Facebook at Or call the Citizen Service Center, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at (626) 744-7311. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena More Cool Stuff Subscribe Community Newscenter_img HerbeautyThese Lipsticks Are Designed To Make Your Teeth Appear Whiter!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Most Influential Women In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeauty Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week Business News Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News last_img read more

San Francisco Fed Examines Regulatory Changes Aimed at Making Banks More Resilient

first_img Tagged with: Big Banks Dodd-Frank Act Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Stress Tests U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago San Francisco Fed Examines Regulatory Changes Aimed at Making Banks More Resilient in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. 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The regulators have introduced macroeconomic supervisory stress tests for banks with total consolidated assets of more than $50 billion to ensure banks have adequate capital to continue operations in such an event; one of those, the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) is administered annually by the Fed. Banks with more than $50 billion in total consolidated assets are required to submit resolution plans to the Fed and the FDIC.Another key effort is the Fed’s launch of the Comprehensive Liquidity Assessment and Review (CLAR) in 2012 as an annual assessment to give supervisors of financial firms a regular opportunity to respond to evolving liquidity risks. The Fed also enhanced the rules creating enhanced risk management standards for larger U.S. banks in addition to the rules in place for capital planning, liquidity risk management, and stress testing.Regulators implemented stronger capital requirements for financial institutions of all sizes to strengthen the safety and soundness of the institutions, ensuring they will be able to absorb the shock of an economic downturn. The sixth initiative undertaken by regulators to strengthen the banking system is enhancing large bank supervisory processes through the Large Institution Supervision Coordinating Committee, which is comprised of representatives from the Federal Reserve banks and the central bank. The Committee sets supervisory policies for the 16 largest, most systemically important financial institutions in the country.The seventh initiative taken by the Fed is the supervision of systemically important nonbanks designated as such by the Financial Stability Oversight Council, as required by Section 113 of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Council has determined that financial stress at four institutions – American International Group, General Electric Capital Corporation, Prudential Financial, and MetLife – would pose a threat to U.S. financial stability and therefore require Fed supervision.For the eighth initiative as part of the effort to strengthen the banking system, the Fed is increasing its reliance on forward-looking supervision and data analytics. The ninth effort is the Volcker Rule, which was approved by the Fed and four other federal agencies in December 2013 as a common final rule to implement Section 619 of Dodd-Frank. The Volcker Rule, named for former Fed chair Paul Volcker, was intended to help firms and regulators monitor and identify proprietary trading and high-risk trading strategies that are prohibited.The 10th effort the Fed has taken to strengthen the banking system is distinguishing between risks posts by large, systemically important financial firms and risks posed by community banks.”Of course, the Federal Reserve distinguishes big banks whose weakness can shake the entire economy from small banks,” the San Francisco Fed said on its webpage. “Community banks, for example, would face an undue burden by having to meet many of the same regulatory requirements as large banks. So, regulators fashion more basic supervisory expectations for smaller, less complex banks, identifying which provisions of new regulations are relevant.”To view the entire list of 10 regulatory efforts to instill more resiliency in the nation’s banks, read the full article How Is Banking Safer Following the Financial Crisis? To see how the Fed has stepped up supervision of the entire financial system, read What is the Federal Reserve doing to help decrease the likelihood of another financial crisis?last_img read more