Edwards board meets to try to salvage planned flotation

first_imgThursday 7 April 2011 7:52 pm Share Show Comments ▼ Edwards board meets to try to salvage planned flotation whatsapp KCS-content center_img Tags: NULL by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediaZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldBetterBeDrones Capture Images No One Was Suppose to SeeBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldDaily Finance StoriesChrissy Metz, 40, Shows Off Massive Weight Loss In Fierce New PhotoDaily Finance Stories THE LISTING plans of British vacuum technology group Edwards were in danger of collapse last night, over fears a lack of subscription and a low pricing could put off its private equity backers from selling out now.The board held an eleventh hour meeting last night to discuss the quality of investors signed up for the initial public offering (IPO), and to hold lengthy talks with bankers.Investors had been guided by the bankers to buy shares at the bottom end of expectations before a 3pm deadline, as joint bookrunners UBS, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Cazenove and Morgan Stanley scrambled to cover the firm’s order book.The firm had been looking to price its IPO at between 200p and 270p per share, selling 35 per cent of the firm.Yet at 200p per share, Edwards’ private equity backers – CCMP Capital and Unitas Capital – will raise just £356m, giving the firm a market capitalisation of about £1bn.The firm had been valued at £1.5bn last year, whilst CCMP bought into the firm in a deal valued at £460m in 2007 – with an agreement to pay a further £45m should it successfully develop the business and subsequently exit its investment. Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’Sportsnaut’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrap whatsapplast_img read more

Swedish match-fixing investigation extended to cover money laundering

first_imgBranscheforenigen för Onlinespel (BOS) also claimed that all major Swedish banks have stopped offering their services to gambling operators, citing concerns about money laundering. “It is therefore important that the investigator has enough time to develop well-elaborated proposals.” Tags: Ardalan Shekarabi Minister for social protection Ardalan Shekarabi said: “The current investigation will propose solutions to enable effective supervision of illegal gambling and strengthen the work against match-fixing. These issues are of great importance for a sustainable gaming market.  1st June 2021 | By Nosa Omoigui In addition to tackling those issues, the new extended investigation will also take into consideration the need for harsher penalties concerning violations of money laundering and terrorist financing. Led by director general of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Gunnar Larsson, the investigation into match-fixing and unlicensed gaming began in December 2020 and has been extended until September 2021. Originally, it was set to close in June. A recent report from the Swedish Financial Police found there were over 700 reports of money laundering in the country during 2020. The police’s National Risk Assessment of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing report also suggested that gambling is at the ‘highest threat level’ of money laundering. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwittercenter_img Legal & compliance Regions: Europe Nordics Sweden An investigation into match-fixing and unlicensed gaming by Sweden’s Ministry of Finance has been extended, and will now also consider stronger penalties for violations of the country’s Money Laundering Act. Swedish match-fixing investigation extended to cover money laundering Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Legal & compliance Social responsibility Legal Regulation Email Addresslast_img read more

‘Spotlight’ headlines Netflix new titles for June

first_img Please enter your comment! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014  Academy Award winning movie Spotlight heads an impressive list of new arrivals on Netflix for June. Scandal (Season 5 on June 11), The League (Season 7 on June 14) and Netflix original Orange is the New Black (Season 4 on June 17th) are the feature series arriving as well. Spotlight arrives on June 22. Enjoy a full lineup in June Netflix bingers.June 1“7 Chinese Brothers” (2015)“72 Cutest Animals” (Season 1)“72 Dangerous Places” (Season 1)“A Walk to Remember” (2002)“Big Stone Gap” (2014)“Bob Ross: Beauty is Everywhere” (1990)“Breaking the Magician’s Code” (Season 1-2)“Cold in July” (2014)“Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land On The Moon?” (2001)Orange is the New Black – A Netflix original series – returns for Season 4 on June 17th.“Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution” (2015)“(Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies” (2015)“El Libro de Piedra” (1969)“Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007)“Extraordinary Tales” (2015)“The Fear of 13” (2015)“Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez” (2015)“Gentlemen and Gangsters” (Season 1)“The Good Witch” (Season 1)“The Great Alone” (2015)“Hadwin’s Judgement” (2015)“J. Edgar” (2011)“Jaco” (2015)“Janis: Little Girl Blue” (2015)“Jurassic Park” (1993)“Jurassic Park III” (2001)“Lion Heart” (2013)“The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997)“Meadowland” (2015)“The Odd Couple II” (1998)“Off Camera” (Series 1)“Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages” (2015)“Pokémon: XY: Kalos Quest” (Season 2)“Portrait of a Serial Monogamist” (2015)“The Resurrection of Jake the Snake” (2015)“Rock the Kasbah” (2015)“Sam Klemke’s Time Machine” (2015)“Second Coming” (2014)“Tab Hunter Confidential” (2015)“UFOs: The Best Evidence Ever (Caught on Tape)” (1997)“Underdogs” (2013)“What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy” (2015)“Wildlike” (2014)June 2“Beauty & the Beast” (Season 3)“Hibana: Spark” (Netflix Original)“Pretty Little Liars” (Season 6)June 3“Bo Burnham: Make Happy” (Netflix Original)June 6“Darkweb” (2015)June 7“Every Thing Will Be Fine” (2015)“Jarhead 3: The Seige” (2016)June 10“LEGO Friends: The Power of Friendship” (Season 2, Netflix Original)“Voltron: Legendary Defender” (Season 1, Netflix Original)June 11“Me Him Her” (2016)“Scandal” (Season 5)Scandal Season 5 , June 11thJune 12“Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong” (2015)June 14“The League” (Season 7)June 15“After The Spill” (2015)“Boom Bust Boom” (2016)“The Giver” (2014)“In the Shadow of the Moon” (2007)“Naz & Maalik” (2015)“Night Owls” (2015)“Poverty, Inc.” (2014)“Top Spin” (2015)“TransFatty Lives” (2015)June 16“Being Mary Jane” (Season 3)“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (Season 3)“The Unborn” (2009)June 17“All Hail King Julien” (Season 3, Netflix Original)“Orange is the New Black” (Season 4, Netflix Original)The League Season 7, June 14thJune 18“Cedar Cove” (Season 3)“Grey’s Anatomy” (Season 12)June 19“Bunk’d” (Season 1)“I Am Thor” (2015)June 20“Life Story” (Series 1)“The Making of Life Story”June 21“Best Friends Whenever” Season 1Spotlight premieres  June 24thJune 22“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” (2014)“Spotlight” (2015)June 24“Dragons: Race to the Edge” (Season 3, Netflix Original)“The Fundamentals of Caring” (2016, Netflix Original)“Justin Time GO!” (Netflix Original)June 27“Cronies” (2015)June 29“Life” (2015)June 30“A Very Secret Service” (Season 1, Netflix Original)“Palio” (2015)“(T)Error” (2015) Please enter your name here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here TAGSJunenetflixOrange is the New BlackScandalSpotlightThe League Previous articleA Memorial Day Grilling FeastNext articleZellwood Memorial Day Service Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.last_img read more

Ray’s house / Chris Briffa Architects

first_img Houses Save this picture!© Chris Briffa+ 19Curated by Julio Effa Share Projects Area:  600 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Malta “COPY” Architects: Chris Briffa Architects Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeChris Briffa ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationVallettaMaltaPublished on July 17, 2018Cite: “Ray’s house / Chris Briffa Architects” 17 Jul 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalSinkshansgroheBasin FaucetsPaintSTAC BONDComposite Panel Finishes – MetallicsConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight FE PassivhausLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 70 ADUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Hinged Door | AlbaWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT BlockGreen FacadesSempergreenLiving Wall – SemperGreenwallMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?雷宅 / Chris Briffa 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 Manufacturers: Focus, Ceadesign, FlosSave this picture!© Chris BriffaRecommended ProductsDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesGlassSolarluxGlass Canopy – SDL AcubisDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaText description provided by the architects. A few years ago, an Englishman called Ray came to Malta and fell in love with Valletta. He scouted the entire island looking for a holiday home, but when he discovered Valletta his search was over. He found out about our studio after visiting a restaurant we had designed in town, and a few days later he came to my office and asked me to go see a property he was about to put a deposit on.Save this picture!© Chris BriffaIt was a unique house by Valletta standards. Not only were the rooms extremely spacious, but it also enjoyed a garden in the basement with all the main rooms overlooking it. In this sense, the house was fully introverted – an attribute that well suited Ray’s desire for privacy. But apart from limestone, there was little which spoke of Valletta.Save this picture!© Chris BriffaThere were no windows onto the street, and nowhere inside the house could one catch a glimpse of a Maltese balcony or a Valletta streetscape; until we walked up to the roof. There, just as we walked out on the roof trough a small doorway after the garigor, was the dome of the iconic Carmelite Basilica. I told Ray we have to somehow capture this view and exploit it. He said he wanted to build a penthouse suite up here; since it was surrounded by higher party walls everywhere and his privacy issues once again came into the picture.Save this picture!© Chris BriffaThis became the turning point and the main design challenge of the initial design. Building an introverted penthouse suite abutting the surrounding roof walls, while still catching a glimpse of the most famous dome in Valletta. The problem was that the dome was only visible from this one particular doorframe, since as one walked out onto the roof, the dome slowly disappeared from view. So we took a site plan of the neighborhood, traced two lines from this point and projected them over to the dome. We had to convince Ray that the resultant triangular void would be left unbuilt, and the penthouse had to be designed around this void to secure the dome view, and frame it upon climbing to the penthouse via the garigor.Save this picture!© Chris BriffaA few meetings later, Ray confessed that he owned a weekend house in London, designed by the world-famous minimalist, John Pawson. As much as he loved spending time in this house, he complained that it was too much of a white sculpture in its own right, and whenever he wanted to put up a work of art from his growing collection – it simply didn’t feel right.Save this picture!© Chris BriffaRay’s Valletta house would need to provide what his Pawson house could not – a friendly space for artworks of all sorts; paintings, sculptures, eclectic furniture and large objects … with the masterpiece sitting on top of them – the Valletta dome duly framed on top of his house-cum-art gallery.Save this picture!© Chris BriffaThis is one of the most beautiful houses we have built in Valletta. Ray turned out to be a tremendously insightful client. Not only did he understand the importance of framing the iconic dome, but he was also keenly responsive in dealing with the delicate balance between old and new – with the use of traditional materials such as lime and contemporary concrete.Save this picture!DiagramRay has been coming to Malta over the past four years, and he rarely left Valletta. Now that his house is complete, he visits Valletta more often than ever, and confesses that he rarely leaves the building.Project gallerySee allShow lessNUA studio / NUA ArquitecturesSelected ProjectsTägern / Urben Seyboth AGSelected Projects Share CopyHouses, Renovation•Valletta, Malta Ray’s house / Chris Briffa ArchitectsSave this projectSaveRay’s house / Chris Briffa Architectscenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Year:  2014 Ray’s house / Chris Briffa Architects ArchDaily Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Photographs:  Chris Briffa Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY”last_img read more

How much do UK charities receive from Amazon Smile?

first_imgSEE ALSO: How to add your charity’s Amazon Wish List to your web site (3 February 2006) Howard Lake | 29 June 2020 | News Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis17  3,040 total views,  5 views today British Red Cross£8,365.63 in the past quarter£68,861.50 to date Tagged with: affiliate marketing Amazon Research / statistics Kelly Hewson-Fisher has generated £42 so far to Lincolnshire Rural Help.Just received a quarterly update from @amazonsmile, by using @amazonsmile I have donated £42 to @Lincsruralhelp #easy #supportlocalcharities— Kelly Hewson-Fisher (@KellyHewsonF) June 29, 2020 How much have charities received in the past quarter?Remember, this quarter has been the period of lockdown in the UK. A time of financial worry for many, but also a time in which online shopping has increased substantially, if only because most non-essential shops were closed. So, the below figures are possibly unusual, given this context.Here are charities’ and individuals’ responses.UN Women National Committee UK£1,611.59 in the past quarter£16,040.09 to date. Not going to ring the bell for the £1.18 we received this quarter… 0.0000006% of our quarterly income.— Damian Chapman (@damianchapmanuk) June 29, 2020 Why use Amazon Smile?Here is Amazon’s explanation of how it works (as of July 2020): Amazon Smile is part of Amazon’s charitable giving activity, where it donates a small percentage (0.5%) of each eligible purchase made to the buyer’s selected charity.UK Fundraising covered its launch in November 2017, and its expansion to benefit any UK charity in February 2018.Given the scale of Amazon and its use by consumers in the UK, especially given the past three months of lockdown in response to coronavirus, what income does this service generate for UK charities? The Macular Society£115.22 in the past quarter£582.38 to date Ellen Macarthur Cancer Trust£29.20 in the past quarter£224.75 to dateWe’ve got some work to do!— @frankfletcher (@frankfletcher) June 29, 2020 Little People UK£29.64 in the past quarter£123.56 to date Amazon has today been reporting back to consumers who use the service, highlighting how much their selected charity has received in the past quarter, and the total amount raised to date to UK charities. So we asked charities and donors how much their charity had received. Amazon Smile goes mobileAmazon Smile is now available on iPhone and Android devices via the Google Shopping app. CLIC Sargent have reminded us to update that app and switch on the AmazonSmile option.Don’t forget AmazonSmile is now available on your smartphone! Update your app to donate a percentage of the money you spend to CLIC Sargent. Just follow these instructions— CLIC Sargent (@CLIC_Sargent) July 8, 2020 Other charities report very low totals too: Scottish SPCA£1,087.07 in the past quarter£5,963.59 to date  3,041 total views,  6 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis17 How to raise funds via Amazon Smile?To be clear, only purchases made through will generate a donation for charity under the Amazon Smile programme.You can find out how much you have raised for your charity. (This standard link works for anyone – it takes you to your AmazonSmile Impact page, once you have logged in to Amazon). There are other ways of using Amazon to raise funds for charity, including the Amazon Wish List in which you list items on sale on Amazon that your charity needs. Supporters can then buy them and have them shipped to the charity. Here is Marwell Zoo’s wish list, and here is Over The Wall’s list. How Amazon Smile benefits charities (July 2020). Image: 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. Individual supportersIndividuals have shared how much they have raised for their chosen charity.Beth Granter’s 37 orders had raised £8.71 to date for her local RSPCA branch.Yes that works, thanks! I picked an RSPCA branch local to my hometown.— Beth Granter (@bethgranter) June 29, 2020 How much do UK charities receive from Amazon Smile?last_img read more

Residual Weed Control, New Options for 2016

first_img Facebook Twitter Residual Weed Control, New Options for 2016The Roundup Ready Plus system provides residual weed control in a wide variety of weather conditions. Chris Reat, with Monsanto, says as growers saw in 2015 that you need to have a weed control program that is flexible to adapt to unexpected weather conditions, “You have to be able to roll with the punches. If it is too wet or too dry, you need to alter your application timing and have a post-residual control as well.”For 2016, Reat says the Roundup Ready Plus system is offering some new tools for Indiana growers, “For Indiana, I would like to see a product like Warrant® Ultra be used. It makes a real nice complement  to a true residual program.” Warrant Ultra Herbicide  is the only premix on the market to formulate microencapsulated acetochlor with fomesafen, and will provide two mechanisms of action (MOA) for residual weed control. Additionally, fomesafen provides an additional postemergence MOA.Warrant® Ultra has quickly become a favorite among soybean and cotton growers for its outstanding residual weed control, including control of glyphosate-resistant and tough-to-control weeds as well as for its crop safety due to its unique microencapsulated formulation.  With the focus on input costs, Reat says the Roundup Ready Plus system is a good cost-saving option. SHARE SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Residual Weed Control, New Options for 2016 By Gary Truitt – Dec 9, 2015 Residual Weed Control, New Options for 2016 Facebook Twitter Previous articleStudy shows Veterinary Medicine Has Big Economic Impact in IndianaNext articleIndiana Corn and Soybean Dedicate $4 Million for Purdue Plant Phenotyping Gary Truittlast_img read more

Hu Jia’s wife, Zeng Jinyan, threatened with eviction

first_img News June 2, 2021 Find out more China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison April 27, 2021 Find out more Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes News to go further Help by sharing this information ChinaAsia – Pacific Receive email alerts Follow the news on Chinacenter_img Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the Chinese government’s utterly unacceptable persecution of Zeng Jinyan, the wife of the jailed cyber-dissident Hu Jia and herself a blogger who defends human rights. Zeng, who is bringing up their 3-year-old daughter alone, reported on Twitter yesterday that the authorities are pressuring the owner of her rented apartment in the southern city of Shenzhen to evict her. She has been under close surveillance ever since her husband’s arrest in December 2007.“We are outraged by the government’s harassment of Zeng Jinyan, an emblematic figure in the struggle for human rights in China,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Jean-François Julliard said. “By treating the 2008 Sakharov laureate’s wife and daughter in such a despicable manner, the Chinese government is showing its contempt for the European Union and the values it defends.”Julliard added: “We support the condemnation expressed by Jerzy Buzek, the president of the European Parliament, and we urge the European Commission and its vice-president, Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs, to do the same. We demand that the Chinese authorities put a stop to this policy of hounding Zeng.”Zeng is threatened with eviction from the Shenzhen home to which she moved with her daughter in April, following permanent harassment and surveillance by the police who were stationed outside her apartment in Beijing. The move was motivated in part by the desire to avoid the possibility of house arrest after her husband’s release, which is due to take place on 26 June.Referring to the eviction threats, Zeng wrote on her Twitter account on 8 June: “The landlords had been forced to end a rental contract. I’ve received physical threats. How many times will we have to move? I know this won’t be the last time.”In another post the same day, she referred to the other forms of harassment to which she is subjected: “If I try to find a job, they threaten my boss. If I try to work with someone, they threaten my partner.”In early December 2007, Reporters Without Borders awarded a special “China” prize to Hu and Zeng for the way they way they were managing – despite being under house arrest – to inform the world about the negative impact that preparations for the 2008 Beijing Olympics were having on the Chinese population.A campaigner on behalf of AIDS sufferers, the environment and free speech, Hu was arrested three weeks later and was sentenced on 3 April 2008 to three and a half years in prison on a charge of inciting subversion of state authority. Zeng and her then four-month-old daughter were meanwhile place under residential surveillance.The European Parliament awarded its Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Hu in October 2008. News ChinaAsia – Pacific News Organisation China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures RSF_en June 9, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Hu Jia’s wife, Zeng Jinyan, threatened with eviction March 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Former Playboy editor freed after eight months in prison on indecency charge

first_img to go further News Red alert for green journalism – 10 environmental reporters killed in five years June 24, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Former Playboy editor freed after eight months in prison on indecency charge On eve of the G20 Riyadh summit, RSF calls for public support to secure the release of jailed journalists in Saudi Arabia Melanesia: Facebook algorithms censor article about press freedom in West Papua RSF_en News News August 21, 2020 Find out more Reporters Without Borders hails today’s release of Erwin Arnada, the former editor of the Indonesian version of Playboy magazine, after the supreme court accepted his appeal against a two-year jail sentence on a charge of indecency, overturning its own decision. He began serving the sentence last October.“Now it is proved, I am not guilty, journalism is not a crime,” Arnada said in his first Tweet after being freed from Cipinang high-security prison in Jakarta, where he spent eight months. He was jailed as a result of pressure from Front Pembela Islam (Front of Islamic Defenders), which objected to photos of a bikini-clad model.“Despite our satisfaction faction at Arnada’s release and the overturning of his conviction, we will continue to monitor developments closely,” Reporters Without Borders said. “His case has already been the object of several judicial U-turns. After being acquitted by a district court and the Jakarta high court, he was convicted by the supreme court in August 2010, when it was asked to review the case. The judicial system must remain independent and not yield to pressure from a radical group known for its violence.”Although it never published photos of nude women, the Indonesian version of Playboy had been the target of hostile demonstrations by Islamist groups ever since its launch in 2006 by the Velvet Silver Media group in 2006. After violent attacks on its offices, the magazine moved its headquarters to the island of Bali before closing for good in 2007.Regarded as the world’s most populous Muslim country with an estimated 212 million followers (nearly 90 per cent of the population), Indonesia is ranked 117th out of 178 countries in the 2010 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. center_img Help by sharing this information November 19, 2020 Find out more IndonesiaAsia – Pacific Follow the news on Indonesia News Organisation Receive email alerts IndonesiaAsia – Pacific August 12, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Redesigned “Visit Pasadena” Website Offers Interactive Tour of City’s Cultural, Historic and Entertainment Attractions

first_img Community News Business News Herbeauty15 Countries Where Men Have Difficulties Finding A WifeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty11 Signs Your Perfectionism Has Gotten Out Of ControlHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty15 Beauty Secrets Only Indian Women KnowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFollow This Summer Most Popular Celeb Beauty TrendHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHere Is What Scientists Say Will Happen When You Eat AvocadosHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNerdy Movie Kids Who Look Unrecognizable TodayHerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Make a comment Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday More Cool Stuff Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Subscribecenter_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  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. 5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Redesigned “Visit Pasadena” Website Offers Interactive Tour of City’s Cultural, Historic and Entertainment Attractions From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 | 7:40 pm Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy, the consummate Internet guide to “all things Pasadena,” has a new look and a plethora of new features designed to give meeting and event planners, visitors and Web browsers an intimate and up-close tour of the city’s eclectic mix of restaurants, nightlife, museums, architecture, music, theatre, galleries, sports, recreation and countless other attractions.Incorporating cutting-edge technology and responsive features, The Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the newly redesigned website last month with a new sleek and visually impactful design to show off Pasadena’s authenticity, culture, class and unique lifestyle.Designed in collaboration with Lion Associates, the site makeover is “designed to optimize the mobile and tablet experience,” said Christine Susa, Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau director of marketing and communications. “Travelers, event planners and even our own local residents will find everything they need for their visit to Pasadena at their fingertips.”The new site strategically focuses on what makes Pasadena unique. Visitors can browse through’s robust event calendar and restaurant listings, or refer to the site’s itinerary suggestions to plan their trip and build their schedule to experience what Pasadena has to offer. Exciting video features and crisp new photographs, illustrations and maps provide a “sneak peek” at the allure and charm visitors can expect while they’re in the city.The site provides links for visitors and travel agents to complete their hotel accommodations, purchase event tickets or plan full vacation packages. There also is a comprehensive toolkit for event and meeting planners looking to hold their event in Pasadena.For more information, contact Christine Susa at (626) 395-0211 or [email protected], or contact the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 307-7977.last_img read more

Navigating Safe Harbors and HOAs

first_imgEditor’s note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now.The Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals (Fourth DCA) recently affirmed the extension of safe harbor protection provided to homeowner’s associations under §720.3085(2)(c), Florida Statute, to a nonmortgagee/non-mortgage holder. The statute addresses property assessments imposed by Florida homeowners’ associations. Under the pertinent provisions of this statute, if the associations’ governing documents allow for assessments, a parcel owner is liable for all assessments that come due while it is the parcel owner. Additionally, if the parcel owner sells or transfers its ownership interest, it is “jointly and severally liable with the [new] parcel owner for all unpaid assessments that came due up to the time of transfer of title.”The statute provides certain limitations on the amounts that can be assessed against an owner where the owner is “a first mortgagee or its successor or assignee” that acquired title to a parcel by foreclosure or by deed in lieu of foreclosure. Under this provision, the amount a mortgagee or mortgage holder owes to an association are limited to the lessor of 12 months of assessments that became due immediately preceding the acquisition of title or 1 percent of the original mortgage debt.In Villas of Windmill Point, CitiMortgage held a first mortgage on real property that was subject to unpaid association assessments. CitiMortgage successfully foreclosed its mortgage and named the property owner’s association, Villas of Windmill Point II, in its foreclosure action. At the foreclosure sale, CitiMortgage placed the successful bid and became the title owner of the property. After taking title, CitiMortgage deeded the property to Fannie Mae. The Villas’ association and Fannie Mae disagreed on “whether Fannie Mae was entitled to the protection of the safe harbor provision … ” of the statute, to limit the amount of unpaid assessments. Fannie Mae’s servicer, Nationstar, sued the association on behalf of Fannie Mae to compel the association’s compliance with the safe harbor provision of section 720.3085(2)(c), Fla. Stat. The association argued Fannie Mae “was not a first mortgagee (or its successor or assignee) that acquired title to the parcel by foreclosure or by deed in lieu of foreclosure.”The trial court ruled in favor of Nationstar and limited Fannie Mae’s liability to the association to 1 percent of the original mortgage, plus monthly assessments that accrued after CitiMortgage took title. The association appealed that ruling. The Fourth DCA agreed with the lower court, finding that Fannie Mae, although not a first mortgagee or a subsequent mortgage holder, still “indirectly” benefited from the safe harbor provision of § 720.3085(2)(c) because of the joint and several liability clause in that statute. The Fourth DCA pointed out that the association incorrectly read the statute “in isolation” and overlooked that Fannie Mae’s liability was “coextensive with that of CitiMortgage for all unpaid assessments that were due up to the time of the transfer of title.” The court noted the parties did not dispute the fact CitiMortgage was entitled to the safe harbor provision.The court explained: “… CitiMortgage’s entitlement to the safe harbor protection of section 720.3085(2)(c) is relevant to determining the amount of Fannie Mae’s ‘joint and several liability’ with CitiMortgage.” The court concluded: “[W]hen Fannie Mae acquired title to the property from CitiMortgage, it became jointly and severally liable with CitiMortgage for all unpaid assessments owed by CitiMortgage at the time of transfer of title, that is, 1 percent of the original mortgage amount, or $1,036.00.”The Fourth DCA’s holding in Villas of Windmill Point is well reasoned and should expedite the REO process on units that are subject to unpaid association assessments. Practitioners should be aware of the rationale applied by the court in evaluating the relationship between the GSEs and the servicing entities responsible for servicing GSE loans. To the extent association statutes extend protection to mortgagees, those protections should extend to the underlying investor. 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