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Lookers on the up in profit surge

first_img Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little‘The Love Boat’ captain Gavin MacLeod dies at 90nypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and Tags: NULL Share Lookers on the up in profit surge whatsappcenter_img KCS-content whatsapp Wednesday 18 August 2010 7:31 pm CAR dealer Lookers yesterday reported a “record trading performance” as profit surged by a third. First-half pre-tax profit was £22.7m – 29 per cent up on the £17.6m it made in the same period a year earlier. Sales were £988.3m, compared with £870.4m.New car sales increased by a quarter despite fears over consumer confidence and government cuts. The parts division will help the firm weather these conditions, it added.Chief executive Peter Jones said: “We have delivered a record trading performance in the first six months of 2010 and we are very encouraged by this result.’He added: “The strong performance from both the parts and motor divisions, a reduced cost base together with significant positive operational cashflow which has strengthened the balance sheet, gives us confidence that we can continue to grow the business.”Lookers operates 120 retail outlets covering 32 brands.Earlier this month, industry figures showed monthly car sales fell in July for the first time in a year.Much of that decline was put down to the end of the vehicle scrappage scheme in which consumers were encouraged via incentives to scrap their old vehicle to replace witha new car from the showroom, in a bid to boost the ailing industry. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmHero WarsBig Boss of internet games!Hero Warsmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.cominvesting.comCanceled TV Shows Announced: Full Updated Listinvesting.comthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comWorld LifestyleCouple Has No Idea Why Photo Goes Viral, Then They Notice This In The CornerWorld Lifestylelast_img read more

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HF Group Limited ( 2010 Abridged Report

first_imgHF Group Limited ( listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2010 abridged results.For more information about HF Group Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the HF Group Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: HF Group Limited (  2010 abridged results.Company ProfileHF Group Limited formerly (Housing Finance Limited) is a financial services group with interests in mortgage lending, corporate and retail banking, property development and a bancassurance business. Its product and service offering ranges from transactional banking products to financial services for micro-enterprises, group banking, agricultural and small-to-medium enterprises. HF Group offers asset finance services, micro-credit loans and loans for anything from solar water heating systems to mortgage finance. The company also has interests in developing and selling residential houses and offers insurance agency services. Formerly known as HF Group Limited, the company changed its name to HF Group Plc in 2017. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. HF Group Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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Owen Farrell dump tackle sparks fiery confrontation with Teimana Harrison

first_imgMonday Oct 16, 2017 Owen Farrell dump tackle sparks fiery confrontation with Teimana Harrison While Saracens’ 57-13 away victory over Northampton Saints in the opening round of the European Champions Cup got their campaign under way in emphatic fashion, this incident with Owen Farrell sparked a lot of discussion. Number eight Teimana Harrison took exception to a solid Farrell dump tackle on Ben Foden, causing a bit of scuffle that included Farrell striking (pushing?) Harrison in the face with his elbow.The tackle itself was a throwback to years gone by, before the days of over-analysing the position of the legs to see if a card – and usually a suspension – should follow.Foden’s legs did indeed go slightly past the horizontal, but upon review, referee Pascal Gaüzère ruled that the tackle was okay. He did end up penalising Farrell for the use of the elbow though. “I was just trying to get him off me,” said the England back, who clearly brought a smile to coach Eddie Jones’ face as he watched on from the stands.Sarcens director of rugby Mark McCall was a bit concerned about how Farrell handled things.“I thought the tackle was fine. His reaction when himself and Teimana Harrison were at each other worried me a little bit,” McCall said.Farrell was booed by the Saints’ faithful, but it mattered little as he helped his side to a eight-try victory, as Saracens go in search of their third successive European Cup title.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Residence Ödberg / Project A01

first_imgArchDaily Projects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Austria Residence Ödberg / Project A01Save this projectSaveResidence Ödberg / Project A01 Year:  CopyHouses•Klosterneuburg, Austria CopyAbout this officeProject A01OfficeFollowProductsGlassStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKlosterneuburgHousesAustriaPublished on September 11, 2012Cite: “Residence Ödberg / Project A01” 11 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Metropol ClassicVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldWhere to Increase Flexibility in SchoolsMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – Painted AluminumStonesCosentinoDekton® Surfaces – Chicago 444Exterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingWoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – CPXPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsHexapent Facade PanelDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Folding Door System – Rabel 3710 Super ThermalWall / Ceiling LightsLuminisCeiling Surface Lights – HollowcoreBenches / TablesUrbaStyleConcrete Bench – BoomerangMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Ödberg住宅 / Project A01 Architects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 2010 Houses Residence Ödberg / Project A01 Architects: Project A01 Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Photographs:  Philip KreidlText description provided by the architects. The idea to build a residence with a central courtyard, following the perception of the well-known case study houses, was the initial approach for the project. The living area gathers around this open space and the pool frames the landscape, thereby enclosing the courtyard. Controlled outlooks and space-interacting structures open up the building towards the surrounding nature and at the same time give form to the self-contained building with its central element. The sloping terrain is raised up to a constructed platform, simultaneously extending the garden area.Save this picture!© Philip KreidlThe spatial connection between the low building to the South and the pool house in the North is construction by a Pergola, which reminiscent of the California “case study houses” of the 1950s come up can be made. Here, the Court defined in this way becomes the Central living room with a special atmosphere.Save this picture!© Philip KreidlThe referring to the road part of the upper floor cantilever 5 meters beyond the kitchen on the ground floor up through the access in the basement. The nursery located in this part has an unobstructed view of the Klosterneuburg ´s hills on three sides.Save this picture!SectionProject gallerySee allShow lessSan Francisco 2012 Architecture and the City FestivalArticlesAl Hilal Bank Commercial Tower / Goettsch PartnersArticles Share Save this picture!© Philip Kreidl+ 31 Share Area:  211 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardlast_img read more

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House Brotero / phdd arquitectos

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Projects House Brotero / phdd arquitectosSave this projectSaveHouse Brotero / phdd arquitectosSave this picture!© Francisco Nogueira+ 26Curated by Pedro Vada Share Area:  400 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project House Brotero / phdd arquitectos Year:  “COPY” “COPY” Photographs 2017 Houses ArchDaily Architects: phdd arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard CopyHouses•Lisbon, Portugal Manufacturers: JUNG, Cortizo, Kerion, Primus Vitória, Water EvolutionCollaborators:Pedro Serra, Ana Luísa RosaCity:LisbonCountry:PortugalMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Francisco NogueiraRecommended ProductsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WoodBruagBalcony BalustradesWindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemWindowsSky-FrameRetractable Insect Screen – Sky-Frame FlyText description provided by the architects. In a neighbourhood of small buildings this project was always developed with the intention of a careful integration of the house in the local context. For the street the house is revealed like a small traditional volume, with roof tiles and typical sized windows with local stone, setting the relationship with the scale of the neighbourhood.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraThis volume is attached to another one exposed as a big wall, without any openings, where the main social areas of the house open to the garden in the back. On the connection between the two different volumes is the house circulation around a patio that brings light to the centre of the building.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraTo the back and the interior of the block, the house is totally opened with big windows with a close connection to the exterior garden. The big Jacarandá influences the views and offer privacy to the inside areas at the same level from the treetop. In the first volume, by the street, there are the technical areas of the house, leaving to the back, near the garden, the social areas like the kitchen and the living and dining rooms.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanSave this picture!© Francisco NogueiraIn the first floor are the private areas. The main suits over the garden and the rooms to the street at east. The patio that goes through all the floors brings light to the interior corridor. In the last floor is the multifunctional terrace of the house. An exterior space partially covered where the main references are the sky and the Jacarandá. An area where light and shadow create different atmospheres during the day.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraProject gallerySee allShow lessCall for Applications: International Urban Design Competition for the Regeneration o…Built Projects & MasterplansArimon House / García-Durán & EquipoSelected Projects Share Portugal Photographs:  Francisco Nogueira Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officephdd arquitectosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLisbonPortugalPublished on April 17, 2018Cite: “House Brotero / phdd arquitectos” [Casa Brotero / phdd arquitectos] 17 Apr 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ StoneShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma SelectDoorsRaynorGarage Door – Advantage SeriesConcreteSika3D Concrete PrintingSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Bre-ClassSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Atelier Zimmerlistrasse OfficeWindowsswissFineLineSliding Windows in Villa LakesideSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Smart CeilingsGlassDip-TechDigital Ceramic Printing in Roofs & CanopiesSound BoothsFrameryMeeting Pod – Framery Q – Flip n’ FoldWall / Ceiling LightsAsaf WeinbroomLighting – Linestra 110 BrassMore 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 streamlast_img read more

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Newspaper & radio Christmas appeals 2019

first_img Melanie May | 11 December 2019 | News The TelegraphThis year the Telegraph is supporting Silver Line, Leukaemia Care, and Wooden Spoon. Last year it raised in excess of £442,000 for the three mental health charities it supported, with £85,000 raised on its charity phone-in day alone. Tagged with: christmas newspaper radio AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via The Sun on SundayThe Sun On Sunday has launched its Xmas Quids For Kids campaign, calling on the public to dig out some of the £1bn of spare change lost in UK homes to give sick children a Christmas treat. The money will go to three children’s hospital charities: Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, Great North Children’s Hospital Foundation and University Hospitals Birmingham Charity, which together have 600 beds for children. Eagle RadioFor the last 23 years, Eagle Radio and its listeners have been collecting toys to give to less fortunate children across Surrey and Hampshire at Christmas time. This year it is again asking for donations of new, unwrapped toys, which can be left at local drop off points to be collected by a local charity and given to a child before Christmas.  BBC Radio 4BBC Radio 4 has launched its annual Christmas appeal for London’s St Martins-in-the-Fields, which supports the homeless – now in its 93rd year. Sunday TimesThe Sunday Times Christmas Appeal 2019 is asking people to help children from Britain’s most deprived areas enjoy a safe and happy festive season by donating to the Education Endowment Foundation. Here is a round up of some of the newspaper and radio Christmas charity appeals for this year, from BBC Radio 4’s 93rd year of supporting St Martin-in-the-Fields, to the Guardian and Observer’s focus on trees and the environment.  Sunday Mirror The Sunday Mirror has teamed up with CLIC Sargent to launch its Home From Home Christmas Appeal, in association with their campaign to Stop Cancer Cancelling Christmas. The funds raised will go towards the charity’s work with children suffering from cancer and their families. Magic Radio Magic Radio has launched Mission Christmas, asking people to donate new gifts for disadvantaged children and to drop them off at Mission Donate boxes in Benson for Beds and Harveys furniture stores. The TimesThe Times is supporting three charities this Christmas: War Child, The Reading Agency, and Possible, focusing on supporting children in areas of conflict, reading, and environmental projects. A record number of more than 430 charities applied to be considered for the appeal.  216 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 The Guardian & ObserverThe focus for this year’s Guardian and Observer Christmas appeal is the climate emergency, with its support going to charities whose work is essential for the renewal of nature and the planet: planting new trees, protecting and restoring existing forest, woodland and other natural habitats both in the UK and in the Amazon basin of South America. They are partnering with four charities: Global Greengrants Fund UK, Woodland Trust, Trees for Life, and Trees for Cities. Newspaper & radio Christmas appeals 2019 Financial TimesThe FT has chosen ZSL as this year’s partner, and over December is reporting on how ZSL works to fight organised poaching across the world, and to support the communities affected by it. Donations before 31 December will be matched by the UK government up to £2m. Evening StandardThis year, the Evening Standard is working with 23 London homeless charities to raise funds to help homeless women start fresh lives. Through its new Homeless Fund, it wants to create the first 24/7 women’s only homeless refuge in central London, supporting vital services, particularly those focusing on mental health and protection from domestic violence. Earlier this month, it announced that Deliveroo was backing the campaign and had donated £50,000 to the Fund. Sunday PeopleSunday People is supporting Battersea this Christmas, with its Help a Dog this Christmas appeal, backed by Paul O’Grady. It is being run in association with the charity’s own In From The Cold campaign. Each will provide funds to ensure all the dogs it takes in are cared for this Christmas and beyond.last_img read more

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Keeping Panera in Perspective

first_imgRecently, the leader of a livestock organization told me, “The amount of energy that is spent within agriculture fighting back the activists is completely disproportional to what the real concern of the general public is.”   We need to focus more on winning the war and not winning every battle. Keeping Panera in Perspective Panera Bread is just the latest food retailer to take cheap shots at American farmers. The restaurant chain launched a marketing campaign that puts forth the notion that farmers who employ the use of antibiotics are taking the “easy” and less ethical path to raising healthy food.  In addition, the campaign implied that food bought at other restaurants was not as healthy and perhaps not even safe.  Panera, of course, claims its food is all natural, antibiotic free, and better to eat.  While these kinds of claims about food produced with certain production systems is not new, what set the ag community on edge was the implication that farmers who use methods Panera does not approve of are “lazy.”  The ag advocate community went into action and began blasting Panera in blogs and social media channels.  Some even called on farmers to drive their tractors to Panera in protest.  But, before you fire up the John Deere and go in search of a Panera, you may want to sit back and get some perspective. SHARE By Gary Truitt – Aug 4, 2013 Facebook Twitter by Gary Truitt Home Commentary Keeping Panera in Perspective Let’s not let our egos get too easily bruised by people who are only trying to further their own causes at agriculture’s expense. We must stand ready to counter false claims keep but our perspective.  Write your blog posts, sign your facebook petitions, cut up your Panera loyalty cards, but let us not be distracted from the ultimate goal of protecting and maintaining livestock production with safe and approved technology. First of all, we should not be surprised by this kind of stuff. It is not the first time a large retail chain that caters to food elitists has launched this kind of campaign.  The Chipotle chain created an anti-farmer television commercial a year ago that caused a similar uproar. Second, we need to consider the source. Is this a mainstream, well-known brand that suddenly turns on American agriculture, or it is a niche franchise, marketing their products to a particular segment of society in a specific geographic region?  Panera is only located in urban areas populated by higher level, working professionals, who have the money and desire to pay for highly specialized food products.  You won’t find Panera stores in low income neighborhoods or small towns.  In other words, Panera does not really care what farmers think of them or if they don’t buy their food. Previous articleState Fair Off To A Great StartNext articleWhy I Farm: Bryon Coffman Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter SHARE Next we should consider: are their claims true? Of course they are not true. Farmers are not lazy, and the use of antibiotics in livestock production is legal and is acceptable to most consumers.  There is no credible proof that meat produced with these methods is any less safe, nutritious, or healthy.  So we can rest assured the charges are baseless.  Thus, we can assume that the reason for the charge was to falsely inflate the image of the food products.  Let’s face it, when you bite into a Panera chicken sandwich, you cannot tell if that chicken ever had a shot of penicillin. So Panera’s claims are nothing more than an attempt to justify the exorbitant prices it charges for food that is no better than you can buy at the sub shop down the street. So, is it worth mounting a national campaign to punish Panera for its transgression? Probably not.  It is not likely to change Panera’s mind and, in fact, may even help its cause.   I am not suggesting that we ignore such egregious insults, but let’s choose our battles.  Let us take on those issues we stand a chance of winning and those situations where a significant portion of the food consuming population is involved.last_img read more

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Veterans Services starts new ‘Vet Talk’ program for feedback

first_imgQ&A: Meet the new director of diversity and inclusion program Mackinley Bullock Mackinley Bullock Mackinley Bullock Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Mackinley Bullock + posts Facebook ReddIt “Denim Day” supports survivors of sexual assault Mackinley Bullock printTCU’s Veterans Services is working to open communication between students, faculty and staff with a new event called “Vet Talk.” The talk was organized by Mark Kamimura-Jimenez, the assistant vice chancellor, who oversees veterans and intercultural and international services along with the quality enhancement of Student Affairs. “The ‘Vet Talk’ was set up to provide a conversation between our student veterans and myself,” said Jimenez.The Veterans Services role on campus is to be a resource for military and veteran students with their admission, enrollment and financial aid. Veterans Services also provides academic advising and disability assistance to veteran programming, benefits information and counseling.“My grandfather and many of my immediate family are all veterans – this is an extraordinarily important community to me both personally and professionally,” Jimenez said.Jimenez said that the veteran student population at TCU is comprised of 388 students and is continually growing as new students come in. There are 252 student veterans and 136 dependents who use a financial aid – such as the G.I. Bill. Since Jimenez is a new employee at TCU, he created this “Vet Talk” to gain a better understanding of the veteran community.“It is important to me to learn about our student veterans’ experiences at TCU and how I can support their success on campus,” said Jimenez.The goals of the Vet Talk are very similar to those of the Student Veterans of America organization. The organization, The Student Veterans of America, has over 1500 chapters around the world that serve thousands of student veterans and alumni veterans.The organization’s mission is to provide student veterans with “resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.”  TCU partners with this organization to help provide services and support for our students.“The first event had a great dialogue about many important topics and we hope to continue that next week,” said April Brown, director of veterans services, in the bi-weekly newsletter.  World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution center_img TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Linkedin Greek council members discuss what it truly means to be Greek Faculty and staff learn more about suicide prevention with QPR training ReddIt Twitter Mackinley is a strategic communication major minoring in journalism at TCU. She has a passion for traveling and trying new foods and has visited many countries all over the world. She loves to explore Fort Worth, binge an occasional Netflix series and spend quality time with her friends and family. Twitter TAGSveterans Photo by: Mark Kamimura-Jiminez Previous articleNew organization on campus looks to bridge advising gap for Neeley studentsNext articleSigma Kappa to host 4th annual carnival to raise money for Alzheimer’s Association Mackinley Bullock RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebooklast_img read more

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Lawyer for several journalists and cyberdissidents harassed and facing a professional ban

first_img China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison News to go further News China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures March 12, 2021 Find out more Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes RSF_en ChinaAsia – Pacific April 27, 2021 Find out more June 2, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on China A few days before he received notice of the ban, Justice Department officials in Shanghai, eastern China, searched his offices, on 23 February 2005, and seized his computer and lawyer’s licence.”This case shows very well that the Chinese government has no desire to respect the rule of law. By banning Guo Guoting from following his profession, the authorities are also denying journalists and cyberdissidents of their fundamental right to be defended,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said in a letter to Justice Minister, Zhang Fusen.The lawyer told Reporters Without Borders that the seizing of his computer and his licence was a form of “theft”. He had been warned that the ban would last one year. A hearing will take place in Shanghai on 4 March to confirm the ban.He said the decision followed pressure from Beijing to prevent him from defending journalist Shi Tao, whose trial in Changsha for “illegally divulging state secrets abroad” is to be held behind closed doors on 7 March. Despite this, Guo Guoting was still planning to attend court with a colleague. ChinaAsia – Pacific Reporters Without Borders expressed outrage at the treatment of a brave lawyer, who defends journalists and dissidents facing heavy prison sentences, after the Justice department in Shanghai, eastern China, searched Guo Guoding’s office on 23 February and seized his computer and lawyer’s licence. A few days later he was banned from practising his profession. Guo Guoting, also known as Thomas Guo, said the Shi Tao case was based on a poorly defined law on state secrets. The interpretation of and concept of so-called secrets was very vague so it was easy for the authorities to apply this law to journalists expressing themselves too freely.Guo Guoting is one of very few Chinese lawyers prepared to defend journalists and cyberdissidents. He recently took on the cases of dissident journalist Yang Tianshui, just released after a month in prison in Hangzhou in the southeast, and of cyberdissident Huang Jinqiu, sentenced to 12 years in prison in 2004. Guo Guoding recently brought to international attention the fact that Huang Jinqiu was tortured to prevent him from bringing an appeal before the supreme court. Reporters Without Borders expressed outrage after courageous lawyer Guo Guoting, who has defended several journalists and cyberdissidents facing harsh prison sentences, was warned he is to be banned from practising law. Help by sharing this information News Organisation News March 1, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Lawyer for several journalists and cyberdissidents harassed and facing a professional ban Receive email alertslast_img read more

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Two men arrested linked to bogus charity collection in Limerick

first_imgAdvertisement Linkedin Previous articleLimerick campaign to reverse VAT on health food supplementsNext articleLisa Marie will not seek re-election Staff Reporter Facebook Twitter Printcenter_img Gardaí have arrested 2 men in their 30s and 40s following reports of people distributing leaflets for a suspected fraudulent charity in the Annacotty area of Co. Limerick on the 7th February 2019.Gardaí received a report of a possible bogus charity collection where people were calling to houses in the Annacotty area alleging they were raising money by collecting clothing. Gardaí carried out a patrol of the area and 2 men were arrested, brought to Mayorstone Park Garda Station and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984. They have since been released and a file will be prepared for the DPP.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Speaking at Henry Street Garda Station, Sgt Ber Leetch said ‘The community in Annacotty should be commended for this. Someone obviously didn’t think this was a genuine charity and phoned it in, which is exactly what we want to see. No genuine business or charity will mind you carrying out your own enquiries or calling An Garda Síochána.  If a person calls to your door offering you professional trade services, selling goods or collecting for a charity and you are worried they are not bona fide, tell the caller that you never deal with people who ‘cold call’ to your door. Ask for a brochure or documentation so you can carry out checks and verify their credibility. We always want to hear if there are people in the area who may be offering goods or services that are not genuine so don’t be afraid to pick up the phone and call us ’ NewsCrime & CourtTwo men arrested linked to bogus charity collection in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – February 8, 2019 2262 Email WhatsApplast_img read more

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