Third English Covid-19 lockdown forces gambling venues to close again

first_img Email Address Tags: Covid-19 Lockdown The Prime Minister did not set an exact date as to when these restrictions will remain in place, but he did say it was the government’s intention to review the measures in mid-February, potentially during the school half-term week of 15-19 February. However, after the period of lockdown expired, some areas remained in tier 3 and, as such, gambling venues had to remained closed throughout the festive season. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Initial lockdown measures were in place from 23 March to the start of June, with betting shops reopening on 15 June, followed by bingo halls from 4 July and then casinos in mid-August. As such, non-essential retail, restaurants and indoor entertainment venues must close from today, while all schools, colleges and nurseries must also close their doors and again switch to remote learning. This came despite pressure from the Betting and Gaming Council for venues to remain open in tier 3, with the industry group having set out the steps that these facilities had taken to ensure the safety of players and staff. However, after fans were permitted to attend sports events in limited numbers in tiers 1 and 2 towards the end of last year, this will now be halted for the duration of the new lockdown. The lockdown will also see gyms, indoor and outdoor sports facilities close, but elite sports will be permitted to continue, having been halted during the first lockdown last year. The second national lockdown in November also meant all gambling venues had to close between 5 November and 2 December. Casinos, betting shops and bingo halls have faced major operational challenges in the past nine months since the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced in March 2020.center_img Regions: UK & Ireland However, the land-based gambling sector was hit by further disruption upon the introduction of the tiered system in the autumn, with venues located in tier 3, and later tier 4, being forced to close. Speaking last night (4 January), the Prime Minister said the lockdown measures will be similar to those in the first Covid-19 lockdown in March last year, with people now ordered to stay at home and only leave for permitted reasons. Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Land-based casino Similar lockdown rules have also been introduced in Scotland until the end of January, while Northern Ireland and Wales already have in place lockdown restrictions. Casinos, betting shops and bingo halls in England have again been forced to close after Prime Minister Boris Johnson placed the country into its third national lockdown to slow further spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Casino & games Third English Covid-19 lockdown forces gambling venues to close again Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter 5th January 2021 | By Robert Fletcherlast_img read more

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National Breweries Plc (NATBRW.zm) HY2021 Interim Report

first_imgNational Breweries Plc (NATBRW.zm) listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2021 interim results for the half year.For more information about National Breweries Plc (NATBRW.zm) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the National Breweries Plc (NATBRW.zm) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: National Breweries Plc (NATBRW.zm)  2021 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileNational Breweries Plc produces, packages and markets traditional sorghum beer products in Zambia. Popular variants of its opaque beer are Chibuku Shake-Shake and Chibuku Super. The Chibuku beer brands are packaged in cartons and returnable plastic bottles and distributed through a nationwide network. The world-leading brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, has a 70% majority shareholding in National Breweries but the company is considering sharing a controlling stake to Delta Corporation which is one of the largest holding companies in Zimbabwe by market value. National Breweries is a subsidiary of Zambia Breweries Plc which was previously majority-owned by SAB Miller. National Breweries Plc is listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Here’s my plan to create a passive income from £200 a month

first_img See all posts by Andy Ross Passive income ironically takes work to achieve. It requires investment now so that it can grow and bloom and provide simple rewards further down the line. But I don’t have to have a big starting sum to get going. I’m happy to start with just £200 a month, which I’ll invest in the stock market so it can grow. Then I can be paid dividends by blue-chip companies.  Investing for a stream of growing passive incomeWith the objective in mind of creating a passive income from shares, I’d go about achieving this by focusing on buying quality companies. To create this, I think it’s best to look for companies that can continuously and reliably post sales growth, that have high returns on capital employed (known as ROCE), and that have strong margins.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…This tends to lead me towards blue-chip and often consumer goods companies such as Diageo, Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser. The former may have had some of its shine taken off by the pandemic. But most years, and in most economic cycles, it and the others perform well for investors. Especially those taking a long-term view of things.That makes them ideal for those looking to build a passive income from investing in the stock market.Investing for dividend yield and capital growthIt’s worth remembering the dividend yield isn’t everything. Often if the yield is very high it means other investors are worried. It also puts the dividend at greater risk of being cut. Furthermore, if a company prioritises the dividend, it might not be investing for growth back into the business.I feel that the large fast-moving consumer goods companies can provide a growing dividend that’s also sustainable, alongside share price growth. This combination for me is the ideal way to approach creating a passive income from investing £200 per month.But if dividend yield is more of a consideration, then AJ Bell has rounded up some of the FTSE 100 shares that should be among the biggest dividend payers this year. M&G, Imperial Brands, Polymetal, British American Tobacco and Evraz are the highest-yielding FTSE 100 shares.Looking back at my plan, it’s all about three core components: patience, consistency and choosing the right high-quality, established stocks. By focusing on dividend-paying shares with the potential for steady share price growth, I think any investor can create a passive income that could snowball in value. The more patient and more consistent, the bigger the snowball.The key is to remember that compounding will do a lot of the work for us if we stay invested, stay focused on the goal and allow time to do a lot of the work for us. Then we can sit back and watch the income pour in. Image source: Getty Images. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Click here to claim your free copy of this special investing report now! Markets around the world are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic…And with so many great companies trading at what look to be ‘discount-bin’ prices, now could be the time for savvy investors to snap up some potential bargains.But whether you’re a newbie investor or a seasoned pro, deciding which stocks to add to your shopping list can be daunting prospect during such unprecedented times.Fortunately, The Motley Fool is here to help: our UK Chief Investment Officer and his analyst team have short-listed five companies that they believe STILL boast significant long-term growth prospects despite the global lock-down…You see, here at The Motley Fool we don’t believe “over-trading” is the right path to financial freedom in retirement; instead, we advocate buying and holding (for AT LEAST three to five years) 15 or more quality companies, with shareholder-focused management teams at the helm.That’s why we’re sharing the names of all five of these companies in a special investing report that you can download today for FREE. If you’re 50 or over, we believe these stocks could be a great fit for any well-diversified portfolio, and that you can consider building a position in all five right away. Andy Ross | Sunday, 10th January, 2021 center_img 5 Stocks For Trying To Build Wealth After 50 Andy Ross owns shares in Diageo and Reckitt Benckiser. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Diageo, Imperial Brands, and Unilever. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Here’s my plan to create a passive income from £200 a month Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.last_img read more

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Will Seat #1 be the swing vote in the budget debates?

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Smith moved to Apopka in 1964 with his family and graduated from Apopka High School. He is a recently retired educator after being employed by Orange County Public Schools. After retirement, he became the Associate Pastor at New Life Missionary Baptist Church in Apopka. Like Knight, he would like to see more participation by the Apopka citizens in the process.“It’s not about me,” he said. “Everyone has their agenda. I hear people in the audience at City Council meetings whispering to each other ‘what about what the people think?’ I want to be the people’s voice on City Council. My goal is to represent all of Apopka. As one person I cannot do it all myself. I would like to see more interest and better attendance at City Council meetings and community events.”He also supports a 25% reserve but stops short of calling for budget cuts or millage rate increases. “I would support a 25% reserve to occur over the next 5 years,” he said. “It is the right thing to do. With the outlook for growth and development planned for the city of Apopka, this can be achieved without cutting services or raising taxes. Staff should be directed to develop a plan to accomplish the reserve and present to the Mayor and City Council for approval.” TAGSThe Budget Debates Previous articleVelazquez defines her role on City Council as building unity, and communityNext articleKilsheimer and Nelson differ on the budget debate Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Apopka City Hall Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Please enter your name here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014   “The current discussion over what percent of expenditures should be held in reserves is a worthy exercise, but one that must be based on facts. Only through serious research and analysis of actual risks faced by the City, risks that reserves are intended to mitigate, can we arrive at a number that is right for Apopka. Without this step, it would be imprudent to simply propose some arbitrary percentage figure, hoping we hit the right mark. Such an analysis would be an important first step.”Alexander Smith  Mott proposed a gradual increase in the general fund reserves.“The City’s general fund reserves are not too high, nor too low,” said Mott. And yes, a two-month operating expense baseline is fine. In fact, The Government Finance OfficersTheresa MottAssociation’s (GFOA) standard for reserves is 16% and we are charting 18%. It’s Council’s responsibility to be great stewards of taxpayers’ finances. The 2018-19 budget workshops were in excess of 20 hours, which yielded an in-depth and transparent budgeting process. The 2018 budget is $124,672,709 for all funds, which represents an increase of $20,589,193 or 19.8% over the 2017 budget.  I am extremely concerned about our financial sustainability, because of yearly budget increases. This leads me to aspire for 20% reserves over the next three years through budget cuts and re-appropriation of funds.” In Part Four of The Budget Debates, The Apopka Voice focuses on the two candidates running for Mayor of Apopka – Joe Kilsheimer and Bryan Nelson. Their agendas will drive the budget debates, and their opinions are polar opposites. Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in The Apopka Voice as part of “The Budget Debates” series.By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka VoiceThe Budget Debates: Part Three – An open seat attracts four diverse candidates to replace Billie Dean. Will their vote tip the balance?“I propose that the City Council develop a strategic plan to obtain a 25% fund in the next five years. We must protect the fiscal integrity of the city.”Those were the words of six-term Commissioner Billie Dean at the October 18th City Council meeting that rekindled a debate about reserves in the City’s general fund. It’s not the first time Dean has been the catalyst of discussions on the Council, but with his retirement in 2018, his voice will not be a part of the next budget process.So who will take his place? And do they share his opinions?There are four candidates running for Seat #1 – Gene Knight, Suzanne Kidd, Theresa Mott, and Alexander Smith. Their views on the budget are almost as diverse as their backgrounds.Gene KnightKnight is the founder of the popular local Facebook page “Apopka Then and Now”, and a longtime Apopka resident. Through the years, he has had his run-ins with the City and wants to make the City Council more accessible to the people of Apopka.“I’ve had to fight to get things done like lighting, sidewalks, and trees taken down in certain areas,” he told The Apopka Voice at the beginning of his campaign in March. “You shouldn’t have to push the issues to get someone to take care of it. I want it to be that everyone matters and everyone’s voice matters. They (the City Council) are listening to us talk, but they’re not hearing us.”He was present at the budget debate and says he favored Commissioner Doug Bankson’s approach.“Commissioner Bankson ’s plan for the 25% reserve proposal is on the right track,” he said. “It’s something that the city needs, but it will take a few more workshops to work out the details. The reserve should be used for emergency purposes and not used for functions that the city can not afford or to meet in the budget.” Kidd is a 16-year resident of Apopka and former 30-year public school teacher and has been an active participant in her homeowners’ association and Apopka civic affairs. She attends nearly every City Council meeting, Planning Commission meetings,  budget workshops, and has served on numerous City committees, most recently chairing the City’s Visioning Steering Committee. She currently works with Habitat for Humanity to help provide more affordable housing to Apopka residents and teaches interior design to Habitat homeowners. She too was present at the budget debates but holds a contrasting opinion to Knight.Suzanne Kidd “The purpose of reserves is to cover the City’s expenses in the event of some unforeseen catastrophic event,” she wrote to The Apopka Voice. “The Government Finance Officers Association in their “Best Practices”, recommends that cities set aside at least 16% of their General Operating Fund budget to cover at least two months’ expenses. Currently, Apopka has 20% in reserves, clearly above the standard. Through prudent spending by staff, and not spending all monies budgeted, the City adds unspent money back into reserves at the end of each fiscal year. Following this year’s audit, we will again be adding to the reserves balance.” Kidd, like Commissioners Kyle Becker and Diane Velazquez, believes more details need to be presented before agreeing to a higher reserve.last_img read more

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Bulls vs Stormers Super 14 final preview

first_imgFriday May 28, 2010 Bulls vs Stormers Super 14 final preview The Bulls and the Stormers of South Africa meet tomorrow in what is the first ever Super 14 rugby final to be held in the black township of Soweto, a highly significant moment for the country. Its not only an achievement to have both sides in the final, but politically its a massive step forward.The match being held in Orlando Stadium has been hailed by Archbishop Desmond Tutu as ‘the most important development in South African rugby since the World Cup in 1995.’The sport has once again proved to be a nation-builder, as fans of all races converge on the streets around the stadium to celebrate rugby as one, and watch what should be a titanic battle as the traditional powerhouses of SA rugby go head to head.The match is being held three, as was the semi final, because the Bulls homeground in Pretoria is under going final preparations ahead of the FIFA World Cup.“It is one of those special South African moments that proves we are better off for having one another, and that despite the challenges we face, our society is on the right track,” said Nobel Peace Prize winner Tutu in a statement.The Stormers will be playing in their first Super Rugby final, while the Bulls, defending champions, will be looking to pick up their third trophy in four years.“If you win the battle there, you will be remembered for a long time. We have to embrace this opportunity to play in Soweto and be part of this bit of history in our country,” said Stormers coach Allister Coetzee.“Soweto has been perceived as a soccer-playing community, so it’s not rocket science why there is such excitement. It shows how far our country has moved along,” he added.The 40 000 seater stadium, considered not big enough to host FIFA World Cup matches, was sold out earlier in the week. Its set to be a massive physical battle with Springbok kingpins going up against each other ahead of the international season. Time: 03:23 Credit: Thanks to SupersportADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. 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Watch: Reforging the Steelers | Episode 2 | RugbyPass Original Documentary In Episode 2 of Reforging the Steelers, we follow the team through rounds two to four as they try to get their season on track after an opening loss to competition powerhouses Tasman. Shock result: Crusaders left to rue costly errors with win over Rebels not enough for final guarantee In a shock result, the Crusaders have failed to record the requisite winning margin needed over the Rebels to book themselves a spot in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final and are now reliant on the Blues dropping the ball against the Force. ‘I deliberately haven’t mentioned it too much this week’: Tim Sampson keeping mum ahead of Blues battle The Western Force aim to play the role of party poopers on Saturday when they take on the ladder-leading Blues at a venue that shall not be named. Highlanders player ratings vs Brumbies | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman The Highlanders have given themselves a decent shout at playing in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final. Who were the top dogs in what was effectively a semi-final showdown with the Brumbies? Hurricanes player ratings vs Reds | Super Rugby Trans-Tasman How did the Hurricanes rate in their final game of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman, their 43-14 victory over the Reds? 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Germann House / Marte.Marte Architects

first_img Houses ArchDaily CopyHouses•Feldkirch, Austria Austria Germann House / Marte.Marte ArchitectsSave this projectSaveGermann House / Marte.Marte Architects CopyAbout this officeMarte.Marte ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesFeldkirchAustriaPublished on March 12, 2010Cite: “Germann House / Marte.Marte Architects” 12 Mar 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Talis SVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Solid ColorPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesDining tablesZeitraumWood Table – TautBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USARoll Towel Dispenser – Electronic TouchlessWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesAluminium CompositesSculptformClick-on Battens in Victoria GardensMetal PanelsLongboard®Metal Ceilings – DauntlessWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsPerforated Facade PanelFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Rainscreen Cladding Panels for Lightweight Facades in Apartment BlockBricksAcme BrickModular Size BrickMore 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 Save this picture!© Bruno Helbling+ 50 Share “COPY” “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/52393/germann-house-marte-marte-architekten Clipboard Photographs:  Bruno HelblingText description provided by the architects. Swiss photographer Bruno Helbling shared with us this concrete house designed by marte.marte Architekten Feldkirch, Austria. Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingRecommended ProductsMetallicsTECU®Copper Surface – Classic CoatedDoorsLonghiDoor – HeadlineDoorsSolarluxBi-Folding Doors – EcolineMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsApproaching the house, it seems monolithic, almost hermetic. Two incisions divide the building, which sits prominently on a relatively level hill, guide guests to a small entrance niche and offer a view of the introverted courtyard to the north. The hard shell opens up towards the valley and the south side, and the extensive glazing reveals the scenery and mountain panorama. The terrace faces the pond and small integrated stream, which blend in with their natural surroundings, lends the courtyard a sense of an open air living room and connects the entrance floor to the grounds via a ramp.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingThe main functional areas are arranged in flowing spatial transitions from the garage to the master bedroom, and from the studio style kitchen to the living/dining room. Due to the diagonals and axes, the visual relationships amaze and suggest size and expanse. On the lower level, the rooms are compact and more defined. Children’s rooms, a study, a utility room, a bathroom, a sauna and a music room round off the range of rooms.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingMaterialisation and detail reveal elegant restraint. The smooth exposed concrete surfaces find their counterpart in the interior in the tactile and optical softness of the white pine floors, built-in furniture and walls. The character of the house turns out to be bright, inviting and almost homey. Windows and doors in white aluminium bring robustness into play and add to the powerful appearance of the concrete.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingThe structure with its notches and recesses sits on the hill like a meteor that has just landed. The adjacent litter meadow embraces the natural bathing pond and brings the cultivated green zone right up to the house. An unpretentious bathhouse built on the foundation of a small barn is an additional atmospheric and useful link to the surrounding agricultural land.Save this picture!© Bruno HelblingProject gallerySee allShow lessCapture the Rain / H3ARArticlesAD Round Up: Green Roof Part IIIArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/52393/germann-house-marte-marte-architekten Clipboard Architects: Marte.Marte Architects Photographs Germann House / Marte.Marte Architects Projectslast_img read more

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Thang House / VTN Architects

first_imgArchDaily Projects Houses Thang House / VTN ArchitectsSave this projectSaveThang House / VTN Architects 2019 Year:  Save this picture!© Hiroyuki Oki+ 51Curated by Hana Abdel Share CopyHouses•Da Nang, Vietnam Architects: VTN Architects Area Area of this architecture project Photographs Vietnam “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/942826/thang-house-vtn-architects Clipboard Area:  250 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Photographs:  Hiroyuki OkiArchitect In Charge:Vo Trong NghiaDesign Team:Le Phuong Uyen, Kosuke NishijimaContractor:ThangCity:Da NangCountry:VietnamMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiRecommended ProductsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXConcealed Blind System – One-BoxWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoWindowsSky-FrameRetractable Insect Screen – Sky-Frame FlyText description provided by the architects. Inspired by his childhood imagination of a country house full of rich tropical greenery, grasslands and fresh air, the owner always had a desire to own a similar house which is located right in the heart of Danang City, Vietnam. Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiSave this picture!Section 01Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiThe design team had to propose a solution in limited area of land (250 sqm). The strategy was to create a green lung for the house to breathe by dividing the land into two parallel parts: one for the garden with a huge green wall alongside; other for the living space which has majority of its windows & doors facing towards the green lung with the purpose of bringing natural light, fresh air and the aroma of grass and flowers to every single corner of the house.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiThe green area lost due to construction work was compensated by a fruit garden on roof top that gets sunlight and shelters the building. The roof garden included 9 tree boxes interspersed with gaps provide more greenery view under natural day & night light. This has not only contributed to the greening of the city but also creates space for urban agriculture to serve daily fresh vegetable and fruit for family. The perfect combination of farming with a panorama view of an emerging costal city would surely relieve a person from the burden of a hectic city life.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiSave this picture!Concept DiagramSave this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiTo help the house operate more sustainably and economically, an automatic watering system recycles and circulates water from fish pond to the roof garden and vice versa, solar water heating and solar panel system installed on top produce energy for a family sized home. The design aims to make the building self-sufficient in green food production and to minimize energy consumption.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiThe house comprises of four main boxes – one big volume under the roof and three smaller inside the big one. These are extended and hanged over the garden to make space for bedrooms and living room. While the big box is covered by grey stone for a deep and charming feeling of the common space, the small ones are covered by white brick for an enlightening and warm feeling of living space. People can travel through different spatial in-house atmosphere. The narrow roof gaps allow the entry of natural light subtly and sufficiently for interior space. It creates an effect playing with light through the void between three levels.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiSave this picture!First Floor PlanSave this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiThis house is mainly made of local building materials which are available from nearby sources, such as the grey stone from Hoa Son rockery mine and brick from Quang Nam Province. In addition, the exposed concrete is an efficient material for low-tech construction in Vietnam and is durable under harsh local climate.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiUnder rapid urbanization, the lack of greenery in Vietnam cities generates various urban problems: increasing air pollution without purification, the city’s inability to retain rainwater, insufficient amount of space to cool the street, and people become inactive overtime. Thang House is one of the buildings under the “House for Trees” series and it pledges to contribute in greening of the urban landscape and improving the habitat by providing sustainable and environmentally friendly architecture. Thang House is yearly covered by tropical fruit trees which creates a tranquil, peaceful space for every family member and simultaneously preserves a green corner in the middle of this rapidly developing city.Save this picture!© Hiroyuki OkiProject gallerySee allShow lessOpen Call: Transformation & Rebirth—Exterior Renovation Project of Kaohsiung Museum …Built Projects & MasterplansRonald Lu & Partners Completes Phase One of China’s First Transit-Oriented DevelopmentArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/942826/thang-house-vtn-architects Clipboard Thang House / VTN Architects CopyAbout this officeVTN ArchitectsOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesDa NangOn InstagramOn FacebookVietnamPublished on July 02, 2020Cite: “Thang House / VTN Architects” 02 Jul 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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Irish corporate philanthropy award opens for nominations

first_img Advertisement Tagged with: Awards corporate fundraising Giving/Philanthropy Ireland  73 total views,  1 views today 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The Community Foundation for Ireland is calling for nominations for the 2019 Corporate Philanthropist of the Year.Individuals, organisations and charities can nominate a business which has shown a strong commitment to philanthropy and are deserving of becoming the next Corporate Philanthropist of the Year. Previous winners have included AppleGreen, Xilnix and Bord Gais which raised over €1.2 million for Focus Ireland for their work with homeless families.Last year Norah Casey was named National Philanthropist of the Year for her significant support for a number of charities including Irish Hospice Foundation, Women’s Aid and Make A Wish Ireland.In relation to the awards, the Community Foundation for Ireland explains what the distinctive characteristics of philanthropy are:•  Philanthropy is planned, strategic giving;•  Philanthropy focuses on the cause of a problem rather than easing the symptoms;•  Philanthropy provides financial capital to non profit organisations, not just expertise, time and engagement;•  Philanthropy focuses on outcomes and is focused on the longer term and on sustainability.The nominations can be made by any individual, charity or community group operating in Ireland. All nominations must be submitted on the official nomination form. The awards will take place early in 2019.Nominations forms should be returned by email before 5pm on Wednesday 28 November to Hazel Hill. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 6 November 2018 | News  74 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Irish corporate philanthropy award opens for nominationslast_img read more

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Government filtering makes two websites inaccessible

first_img News News News Organisation November 9, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Government filtering makes two websites inaccessible to go further Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists IranMiddle East – North Africa IranMiddle East – North Africa February 25, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information June 9, 2021 Find out more March 18, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts News Follow the news on Iran RSF_en Reporters Without Borders today criticised the Iranian government for blocking access to two independent websites on 7 November, www.tik.ir and meydaan.com. No official reason was given but the tik.ir website reportedly said the orders to filter Entekhab came from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s office. Iran is on the Reporters Without Borders list of 13 Internet enemies.“These measures suggest the Iranian authorities are taking a harder ideological line in their desire to control the Internet,” the press freedom organisation said. “Online surveillance and censorship is constantly been stepped up for Iranian bloggers. The 4,420 votes against Iran during our 24-hour protest against online censorship are evidence of the worrying situation for the Internet in this country.”tik.ir has published several articles in recent weeks criticising the Ahmadinejad clan and its spiritual guide, Ayatollah Mesbah. This site was previously filtered on 18 January after referred to the president’s attempt to imposed Mesbah as Ali Khamenei’s successor. The filtering comes at a time of continuing rivalry between factions within the conservative camp.The other site, meydaan.com, which was created three months ago, has been targeted by the Iranian government for publishing articles calling for an end to the stoning of women. Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalists ————-Create your blog with Reporters without borders: www.rsfblog.org last_img read more

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Man charged with assaulting girlfriend, endangering child

first_img Facebook Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Previous articleSheriff’s deputies searching for inmate accidentally releasedNext articleCOLLEGE BASKETBALL: Odessa College closes out homestand against New Mexico Military Institute admin Domonick McGee A man was charged by police Saturday after he reportedly assaulted his girlfriend and swung around a car seat carrying their 3-month-old child.Police were called about the disturbance at about 9:44 p.m. Saturday at Fairgreen Apartments, 4675 Oakwood Dr., an Odessa Police Department news release said.Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 19-year-old woman and her boyfriend, 20-year-old Domonick McGee, the release stated.After both subjects got into an argument, the release detailed, McGee reportedly prevented his girlfriend from leaving by grabbing the car seat carrying their child from her and swung it around.McGee’s girlfriend ran to an apartment nearby and asked them to call the police after McGee attempted to choke her, the release said.As she was waiting for police to arrive, McGee struck her in the back of the head with a closed fist, the release stated, and then used a knife to scratch her vehicle and attempted to stab the tires.Police charged McGee with endangering a child, a state jail felony, assault causing bodily injury and criminal mischief, class A misdemeanors.Jail records show McGee was taken to the Ector County Detention Center Sunday and has three bonds totaling $15,000. Pinterest By admin – February 7, 2018 Man charged with assaulting girlfriend, endangering child Pinterest WhatsApp Local NewsCrime Twitterlast_img read more

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