Conference Expands Knowledge of Geomatics Industry

first_imgGeography is about more than finding locations on a map. It can have innovative, life-saving and practical uses such as finding civic addresses during emergencies, locating bedrock when drilling for wells and identifying land-ownership records. Geography and its many uses will be the topic of the first GeoNOVA Conference being held Monday, Oct. 3 to Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Dartmouth. More than 120 representatives from the Nova Scotia geomatics community will attend the conference, which will focus on promoting and advancing geographic sciences, improving the collection of geographic information and educating Nova Scotians on how geography can help them every day. Seats are still available for those interested in attending. “This is a great opportunity to bring all levels of government, industry, and academia together to exchange ideas and share knowledge to make geographic information more accessible,” said Barry Barnet, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations. “We need quality geographic data to assist Nova Scotians in their daily lives.” The three-day event will also provide an opportunity for participants to share ideas on improving internet mapping websites, to discuss how geographic information can be used to solve business problems and the importance of privacy issues relating to data access. On the last day of the conference geography experts will reach out to grade 9 and 12 students by holding in-class seminars on geography. The goal of the sessions is to teach Nova Scotia students the importance of geography and spark in them an interest in science that may lead to a future career in geomatics. “The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia is a strong supporter of this important conference because it brings people from different backgrounds together to share issues and ideas regarding geomatics and the geomatics community,” said Jeff Parks, president of the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia. The province’s GeoNOVA program creates, maintains, and distributes geographic information to help Nova Scotians answer important questions for work, school and the community. For more information visit the website at www.GeoNova.ca .last_img read more

Northwestern BC First Nation expects RCMP to enforce injunction

first_imgHOUSTON, B.C. — Members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation in northwestern British Columbia expect RCMP may serve an injunction at a protest camp on a remote forest service road southwest of Houston within hours.The camp was established almost 10 years ago as a checkpoint to manage entry to traditional territories, but an injunction issued late last year ordered removal of gates across the forest service road.A blockade across the road was set up more recently and the injunction was expanded to cover it as well.RCMP enforced that part of the injunction on Monday and arrested 14 people.TransCanada Corp, now officially known as TC Energy, sought the injunction so it could begin work on the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline, part of an approved $40-billion LNG Canada liquefied natural gas project set for Kitimat, B.C.TC Energy says all the elected Wet’suwet’en band councils support the pipeline, but the First Nation’s hereditary chiefs oppose its construction through the 22,000 square kilometres of their traditional territories.New Democrat MP Nathan Cullen, who represents the area, said the conflict has been developing for years — in part because of a failure to recognize the nuances between elected and hereditary Indigenous governments.He said Wet’suwet’en band councils have authority over reserves and services, while hereditary chiefs control activities on their traditional territories.“This is the clash of two forms of government,” he said in an interview Tuesday.Cullen believes the hereditary leadership is looking for guidance from the federal government and expects Ottawa to recognize and accommodate their rights and title.“There is a whole series of Supreme Court (of Canada) decisions that say if there are established rights and title-holders, if you are going to infringe on those rights, then you have to justify and accommodate for it,” he said.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was to visit Kamloops, B.C., on Wednesday and Cullen expected Trudeau would face some pointed questions during a townhall meeting in the evening.“He says there is no more important relationship to him than that with Indigenous peoples and that the (LNG Canada) project, the largest in Canadian history, is his government’s top priority.  So if he isn’t going to engage on something like this, I am not sure what would qualify.” Companies in this story: (TSX:TRP)The Canadian Presslast_img read more

26 of the funniest tweets about ALevel results day

first_imgWhen you read Twitter accounts posting about results day #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/Q5xm28ryKY— ccea NOT (@CCEA_not) August 17, 2016 #Clearing, #alevelresults, I DID IT and I GOT are just some of the hashtags trending as students pick up their results. Despite the dread as students wait to find out how they did, many have remained in good spirits on Twitter.Here are 26 of the funniest tweets1.  #ALevelResults- the one day where 95% of 18 year olds are awake before 9am.— Club Chemistry (@ClubChem) August 18, 2016 Looking at the grade boundaries like #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/mXYYAXxt0D— Jordie (@Irwinfthemm0) August 17, 2016 3. 2.  13.  It’s the dreaded A-Level results day for teenagers up and down the country and many have been sharing their thoughts on Twitter.You can follow all the latest reaction here, as 300,000 sixth form students collect their results, with record numbers accepted onto university courses. 20.  If anyone needs to run away to Paris to let their parents calm down after #alevelresults day, we got you. pic.twitter.com/eNXI9SbQZ3— Air France UK (@AirFranceUK) August 17, 2016 19.  17.  15.  10. 22.  7. Breaking news: Archaeologists discover the very first inspirational #alevelresults message pic.twitter.com/ZnG5AAjizh— Dean Burnett (@garwboy) August 18, 2016 12. 14. When your parents asks what you got #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/MJKPEAWOEt— Moe. (@NoLaughingMata) August 18, 2016 same gordon ramsay same #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/INQnTGIa9L— sekai (@jun_hwe) August 17, 2016 5. 21.  #Clearing is trending before I’ve even failed— Jake. (@BeMy_Moonlight) August 18, 2016 8. 25.  A Level results  A-level students – remember results don’t/won’t define you.In 1999 I got E, N, U for mine. Things haven’t turned out too bad…— Jake Humphrey (@mrjakehumphrey) August 18, 2016 Congrats to the USA 100m hurdlers on their #Olympics 1,2,3 and for getting 5 A* between them #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/sORJSoyIn7— General Boles (@GeneralBoles) August 18, 2016 26. As it’s #ALevelResults Day, here’s a throwback to one of my favourite tweets pic.twitter.com/6c7wPa1hz3— David Wriglesworth (@Wriggy) August 18, 2016 4. Two years ago today I got an E in Computing. Seems to be working out okay! #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/sJ8gXU9kad— James Anderson (@jsa) August 18, 2016 You’re welcome. #ALevelResults pic.twitter.com/D0W6rGdO5Z— Uni Baggage (@Unibaggage) August 17, 2016 Just got a text from my auntie asking for my results. I left sixth form 2 years ago. #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/SDUuxLp0Dh— Alexander Toal (@AlexanderToal) August 18, 2016 (Left-right) Ben Stevenson, Florence Harrison, Taiga Maneus and Joe Hall celebrate their A-level results Credit:PA 24.  18.  16. Me tomorrow #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/lrWc1uh7ti— ellie (@Elliee_987) August 17, 2016 predicted grades vs actual results #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/9cHHegvVS3— ed smoth (@ed_smoth) August 17, 2016 “So what results did you get?” #alevelresults https://t.co/iGe4tRdFjk— Sixth Form Issues (@SixthFormIssues) August 18, 2016 9. RT if you’re still awake in bed, reevaluating your life #Clearing— Sarah (@questphoenix301) August 18, 2016 There appears to be lots of teenagers flying through the air today #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/4EqjVWVHVv— Elliot Wagland (@elliotwagland) August 18, 2016 when everyone starts asking me what a level results I got tomorrow #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/DC2BbwTdf2— . (@Fave1DPics) August 17, 2016 Perfect description? 😂#alevelresults #clearing pic.twitter.com/Cd2plCYyPd— AmeriCamp (@AmeriCamp) August 18, 2016 23.  If your A level results are disappointing, don’t worry. I got a C and two Us, and I’m currently on a superyacht in the Med.— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) August 18, 2016 Going through Clearing? All the university course listings – LIVE. Pretty much my feelings about tomorrow #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/vWyqyekJ8T— Chris Williams (@CJWilliams_98) August 17, 2016 When everyone is getting amazing grades and you’re just desperate for a C #alevelresults pic.twitter.com/KyQk85S7jz— Brady Newstead (@bradynewstead) August 17, 2016 a level 6. 11. When it’s 1am and #clearing is already trending 😂😂— Aa〽️ir (@_AamirD) August 18, 2016 #WorstFirstDates: Here are 13 of the best tweets about first date nightmares. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more

Junior doctors crashing after exhausting hospital night shifts

first_imgJunior doctors are so sleep deprived that more than half have suffered a road accident or near miss while driving home after work, according to new research.Hospital trainees have described falling asleep at the wheel, careering into other vehicles and being stopped by the police after exhausting, caffeine-fuelled night shifts.A study in the journal Anaesthesia found that 1,229 of 2,155 trainee anaesthetists – 57 per cent – had been involved in a road incident, or had come close to having one, on the drive home. Junior doctors took on the Government last year over changes to terms and conditionsCredit:Paul Grover It is believed at least two junior doctors have died in car crashes following night shifts since 2011, including trainee 33-year-old anaesthetist Ronak Patel, who crashed into a lorry after three successive night shifts.An inquest heard he had been singing in an effort to keep himself awake.Dr Laura McClelland, who also conducted the survey, said: “These are very worrying findings.“Junior doctors are putting their lives at risk due to fatigue resulting from their shift work and the lack of rest facilities at their hospitals both during and after shifts,”Last year junior doctors, led by the BMA staged a bitter and prolonged dispute with the Department of Health, including multiple days of strikes, over changes to their terms and conditions.A Department of Health spokeswoman said: “We know how hard our junior doctors work to provide world-leading care and it is absolutely vital they get proper support.“And that’s why their new contract has much stricter safeguards in mandating rest days after consecutive night shifts and reducing the maximum hours worked in any one week.” I have fallen asleep at traffic lights. I once hallucinated on the motorwayJunior doctor’s survey response Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.center_img More than eight out of 10 of respondents said that they had felt too tired to drive home after a night shift, and 90 per cent use caffeine-based drinks in order to stay awake on a night shift.One junior doctor said in the survey: “I have fallen asleep at traffic lights. I once hallucinated on the motorway.”Another recorded: “Previously experienced microsleep/nodding off on the M5. Foot came off the gas pedal and the car slowly drifted into middle lane. Woke up when driver in van came up alongside me and honked continuously.”A junior doctor is medic who has graduated from medical school but is not yet a qualified GP or consultant. Junior doctors picket A night shift typically lasts for 12 and a half hours, and research indicates 17 per cent of medics never succeed in sleeping for at least 30 minutes during this time.last_img read more

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died

first_imgPRESIDENT HUGO CHAVEZ, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against US influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.Vice President Nicolas Maduro, surrounded by other government officials, announced the death in a national television broadcast. He said Chavez died at 4.25 pm local time.A postcard of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez with his daughters; Maria Gabriela, left, and Rosa Virginia, is pinned together with prayer cards to the altar cloth in the military hospital’s chapel, in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)ChallengeDuring more than 14 years in office, Chavez routinely challenged the status quo at home and internationally. He polarised Venezuelans with his confrontational and domineering style, yet was also a masterful communicator and strategist who tapped into Venezuelan nationalism to win broad support, particularly among the poor.Chavez repeatedly proved himself a political survivor. As an army paratroop commander, he led a failed coup in 1992, then was pardoned and elected president in 1998. He survived a coup against his own presidency in 2002 and won re-election two more times.The burly president electrified crowds with his booming voice, often wearing the bright red of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela or the fatigues and red beret of his army days. Before his struggle with cancer, he appeared on television almost daily, talking for hours at a time and often breaking into song of philosophical discourse.Chavez used his country’s vast oil wealth to launch social programs that include state-run food markets, new public housing, free health clinics and education programs. Poverty declined during Chavez’s presidency amid a historic boom in oil earnings, but critics said he failed to use the windfall of hundreds of billions of dollars to develop the country’s economy.Inflation soared and the homicide rate rose to among the highest in the world.A supporter of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez holds photos of Chavez in Bolivar square in Caracas, Venezuela, today. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)Chavez underwent surgery in Cuba in June 2011 to remove what he said was a baseball-size tumour from his pelvic region, and the cancer returned repeatedly over the next 18 months despite more surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments. He kept secret key details of his illness, including the type of cancer and the precise location of the tumours.“El Comandante,” as he was known, stayed in touch with the Venezuelan people during his treatment via Twitter and phone calls broadcast on television, but even those messages dropped off as his health deteriorated.Two months after his last re-election in October, Chavez returned to Cuba again for cancer surgery, blowing a kiss to his country as he boarded the plane. He was never seen again in public.After a 10-week absence marked by opposition protests over the lack of information about the president’s health and growing unease among the president’s “Chavista” supporters, the government released photographs of Chavez on Feb. 15 and three days later announced that the president had returned to Venezuela to be treated at a military hospital in Caracas.Throughout his presidency, Chavez said he hoped to fulfill Bolivar’s unrealized dream of uniting South America.He was also inspired by Cuban leader Fidel Castro and took on the aging revolutionary’s role as Washington’s chief antagonist in the Western Hemisphere after Castro relinquished the presidency to his brother Raul in 2006.Supporters saw Chavez as the latest in a colorful line of revolutionary legends, from Castro to Argentine-born Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Chavez nurtured that cult of personality, and even as he stayed out of sight for long stretches fighting cancer, his out-sized image appeared on buildings and billboard throughout Venezuela. The airwaves boomed with his baritone mantra: “I am a nation.”Supporters carried posters and wore masks of his eyes, chanting, “I am Chavez.”Pedestrians walks past graffiti that reads in Spanish; “Chavez lives and will prevail,” outside the military hospital in Caracas, Venezuela, today. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)Chavez saw himself as a revolutionary and saviour of the poor. His social programs won him enduring support: Poverty rates declined from 50 percent at the beginning of his term in 1999 to 32 percent in the second half of 2011. But he also charmed his audience with sheer charisma and a flair for drama that played well for the cameras.He ordered the sword of South American independence leader Simon Bolivar removed from Argentina’s Central Bank to unsheathe at key moments. On television, he would lambast his opponents as “oligarchs,” announce expropriations of companies and lecture Venezuelans about the glories of socialism. His performances included renditions of folk songs and impromptu odes to Chinese revolutionary Mao Zedong and 19th century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.Chavez carried his in-your-face style to the world stage as well. In a 2006 speech to the UN General Assembly, he called President George W. Bush the devil, saying the podium reeked of sulphur after Bush’s address.Critics saw Chavez as a typical Latin American caudillo, a strongman who ruled through force of personality and showed disdain for democratic rules. Chavez concentrated power in his hands with allies who dominated the congress and justices who controlled the Supreme Court.He insisted all the while that Venezuela remained a vibrant democracy and denied trying to restrict free speech. But some opponents faced criminal charges and were driven into exile.While Chavez trumpeted plans for communes and an egalitarian society, his soaring rhetoric regularly conflicted with reality. Despite government seizures of companies and farmland, the balance between Venezuela’s public and private sectors changed little during his presidency.And even as the poor saw their incomes rise, those gains were blunted while the country’s currency weakened amid economic controls.Nonetheless, Chavez maintained a core of supporters who stayed loyal to their “comandante” until the end.VenezuelaHugo Rafael Chavez Frias was born on July 28, 1954, in the rural town of Sabaneta in Venezuela’s western plains. He was the son of schoolteacher parents and the second of six brothers.Chavez was a fine baseball player and hoped he might one day pitch in the US major leagues. When he joined the military at age 17, he aimed to keep honing his baseball skills in the capital.But the young soldier immersed himself in the history of Bolivar and other Venezuelan heroes who had overthrown Spanish rule, and his political ideas began to take shape.Chavez burst into public view in 1992 as a paratroop commander leading a military rebellion that brought tanks to the presidential palace. When the coup collapsed, Chavez was allowed to make a televised statement in which he declared that his movement had failed “for now.” The speech, and those two defiant words, launched his career, searing his image into the memory of Venezuelans.He and other coup prisoners were released in 1994, and President Rafael Caldera dropped the charges against them.A woman holds a candle along with a poster of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez at a candlelight vigil to pray for his health earlier today. Pic: Ariana Cubillos/AP/Press Association ImagesChavez then organized a new political party and ran for president four years later, vowing to shatter Venezuela’s traditional two-party system. At age 44, he became the country’s youngest president in four decades of democracy with 56 percent of the vote.Chavez was re-elected in 2000 in an election called under a new constitution drafted by his allies. His increasingly confrontational style and close ties to Cuba, however, disenchanted many of the middle-class supporters who had voted for him. The next several years saw bold but failed attempts by opponents to dislodge him from power.In 2002, he survived a short-lived coup, which began after a large anti-Chavez street protest ended in deadly shootings. Dissident military officers detained the president and announced he had resigned. But within two days, he returned to power with the help of military loyalists while his supporters rallied in the streets.Stronger presidentChavez emerged a stronger president. He defeated a subsequent opposition-led strike that paralyzed the country’s oil industry, and he fired thousands of state oil company employees.The coup also turned Chavez more decidedly against the US government, which had swiftly recognized the provisional leader who had briefly replaced him. He created political and trade alliances that excluded the US, and he cozied up to Iran and Syria in large part, it seemed, due to their shared antagonism toward the U.S. government.Despite the souring relationship, Chavez sold the bulk of Venezuela’s oil to the United States.He easily won re-election in 2006, and then said it was his destiny to lead Venezuela until 2021 or even 2031.“I’m still a subversive,” Chavez said in a 2007 interview with The Associated Press. “I think the entire world has to be subverted.”Playing such a larger-than-life public figure ultimately left little time for a personal life.His second marriage, to journalist Marisabel Rodriguez, deteriorated in the early years of his presidency, and they divorced in 2004. In addition to their one daughter, Rosines, Chavez had three children from his first marriage, which ended before Chavez ran for office.He often said he believed Venezuela was on its way down a long road toward socialism, and that there was no turning back. After winning re-election in 2012, he vowed to deepen his push to transform Venezuela.His political movement, however, was mostly a one-man show. Only three days before his final surgery, Chavez named Maduro as his chosen successor.Now, it will be up to Venezuelans to determine whether the Chavismo movement can survive, and how it will evolve, without the leader who inspired it.last_img read more

TRIM support coming to OS X Lion

first_imgApple has done a good job of pushing SSDs out to consumers, including making them standard on the new MacBook Air models, but a fundamental problem still exists: OS X lacks support for TRIM. This isn’t the time to get into a full explanation, but the TRIM command is an important SSD function that helps with SSD maintenance and, eventually, in keeping one operating at the highest possible speeds. Windows 7 has support for this built in, but Snow Leopard does not. The good news is that it’s looking like Lion will.French Apple site Macgeneration must have been digging around in OS X 10.7 (Lion) developer release because they noticed that the new version of the OS is packing support for TRIM. See the image below for their proof–it clearly states “Prise en charge de TRIM: Oui” or roughly, “Support for TRIM: Yes”. Above that line the system confirms that is running an SSD, which is in keeping with the computer description–it’s a MacBook Air.AdChoices广告Macgeneration (French) via Hardmaclast_img read more

3DS gets browser eShop Pokedex 3D on June 6

first_imgWhen the 3Ds was released it had a decent launch line-up of games, but was lacking that other key feature that served the DS so well in its later life: online access and a store for digital games. Come June 6, that wrong is set to be put right when Nintendo launches the first system update for the device.The update is a free download that will unlock three new features on the device. The first is a web browser making it possible to use your 3DS to access your favorite websites. You can even pause a game and load the browser for those moments when you need access to a FAQ or guide.The screen may be small, but as the DS has shown, the browser can work as a mobile surfing device. As the 3DS can display 3D, Nintendo has also implemented a feature that allows a website with 3D content to take advantage of the 3DS screen and show it in 3D as intended.Secondly, and for many the most important part of the update, Nintendo is launching its online store for the 3DS known as the eShop. Not only will this allow access to 3D digital download games, but unlocks the new Virtual Console containing Game Boy and Game Boy Color games.As an added bonus, and a way for Nintendo to get us all using the store, it is offering the Pokedex 3D app for free. All it does is allow you to view the Pokemon caught in Pokemon Black and Pokemon White in 3D along with animations and sound. For Pokemon fans it’s sure to be a hit, especially as there are features allowing you to share information between Pokedex.We are still waiting to hear what content will be offered through the eShop at launch for U.S. gamers. Nintendo has revealed the Japanese eShop line-up, though, which includes six Virtual Console games, two 3D Classics titles, which are classic games re-made for 3D, and two original games. What we do know is Excitebike is being offered for free until July 7 for everyone.U.S. gamers do get the system update first on June 6. European and Japanese gamers have to wait an extra day for their update to appear.Read more at the Nintendo press releaselast_img read more

Sligo County Council looking for firm to supply it with 50 bikes

first_img SLIGO COUNTY COUNCIL (SCC) is setting up its own dockless cycling scheme and wants a company to supply it with 50 bikes for free and to pay it a fee for the project. The council put out a tender looking for a company to supply Sligo town and its environs with a minimum of 50 bikes. According to the tender, the bikes must be multi-geared with a preferred seven-speed gear. They must also be suitable for “the climate and terrain of Sligo”.The tender is part of a scheme by SCC called Urban Cycle Sligo which trialled a successful pilot of the scheme last year. The council now wishes to make it a permanent feature of the town and its surroundings.According to the tender, there is no budget for SCC to implement such a scheme on its own. But it has offered the preferred bidder a concession contract meaning it can make money from the people who are actually using and paying for the bikes. The tender states: “There is no budget available to Sligo County Council to implement a public bicycle share scheme at the present time. The request for tender is being issued on the basis of offering a concession contract, whereby the successful tenderer will be entitled to retain the revenue generated from customers and sponsors over the life-time of the contract, in return for an annual payment to the council.”A Sligo company had successfully ran the initial trial period. Bleeperbike offers dockless bike riding. This means it uses satellite technology and an app to track the bike’s rental. Prices during the trial included an annual subscription fee for €75 and a three-month subscription for €20. Mostly, it costs around 80c per hour of cycling. Sligo council’s walking and cycling strategy involves providing a combination of cycling and walking infrastructure linking the outlying population centres to the main centres of employment, colleges, schools, leisure areas and the town centre.In 2011, just 2% of commuters living within 3km of Sligo town travelled by bicycle to work, school and college. With the provision and upgrading of cycling infrastructure, it is hoped to considerably increase this figure.There have been similar systems set up in Dublin, Galway and Cork. In these cases, companies which set up and supply the bikes can make money by getting firms to sponsor the bikes.  Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article The proposed areas where the bikes will be. Sligo County Council looking for firm to supply it with 50 bikes for free to run dockless rental scheme The council is looking for a firm to supply it with bikes. Feb 26th 2019, 6:06 AM Tuesday 26 Feb 2019, 6:05 AM 13,760 Views Share8 Tweet Email1 center_img The proposed areas where the bikes will be. Image: Sligo County Council https://jrnl.ie/4512210 Short URL Image: Sligo County Council By Garreth MacNamee 24 Comments last_img read more

GCCI Sets Date for 11th International Trade Fair

first_imgBy MUHAMMED S. BAHThe Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Wednesday, 15 February, officially announced April 15th – 30th 2017 as the dates set for the 11th Edition of the International Trade Fair in the GambiaThe occasion, according to officials, will also mark the golden jubilee (50 years) of GCCI and that it will be observed in a unique form.Speaking to journalists at a press conference, Alieu Secka, Chief Executive officer (CEO) of GCCI, underscored the importance of this trade fair, adding that it will be a unique one as Gambians are now in the new era of the ‘New Gambia’.In his statement, Muhammed Jagana, the President of GCCI, said the Chamber will be commemorating its golden jubilee as the Voice of Gambian business and that it prides itself in connecting business and creating opportunities over the years.According to Jagana, GCCI recognises that their success is attributed to the partnership it has built and continues to build primarily with Government and various businesses and organisations both locally and abroad over the 50 years.“GCCI is expected to play its role in more dynamic and efficient way in this changing economic environment, through creating and seeking strategic partnerships for the benefit of the business community,” GCCI President said.He added that high on the Chamber’s agenda for 2017 is rebuilding the Gambia economy. “Whether you are a business owner or an organization, we wish to encourage you to be open to more opportunities to create or join in partnership with GCCI as we continue to work together to build a strong economy through inclusive growth,” he said.Mr. Jagana further said that GCCI believes in competitive and environmentally sustainable industries, adding that enterprises have a crucial role to play in accelerating economic growth, creating employment and reducing poverty in the Gambia.‘’As we provide the necessary linkages that pitch industries and enterprise in the desired business networks, opportunities are derived and we are gradually moving into the era of “entrepreneur   development” therefore, GCCI seeks to encourage job creators rather than job seekers,’’ he remarked.He said they have started consultation with their members and the entire business community and they will continue the dialogue until they have representative.In his launching statement, Bajara Jabbie, on behalf of the GCCI Board of Directors, who also represent the Trade Fair Committee, said the trade fair will operate from 10am to 10pm, Sundays to Thursdays, at the Independence Stadium. He said the theme for this year’s trade fair is “Connecting Businesses, creating Opportunities”.He said trade fair presents an opportune platform for businesses and industry innovators to showcase their products and services and gain access to both domestic and international markets. With majority of export coming from the agribusiness sector, the whole value chain must be exposed and understood.The objective of the trade fair, according to officials, is to present an opportunity platform for businesses and industry innovators to showcase and collaborate. It is also meant to champion the private sector jobs, as well as to promote ‘made in the Gambia products’ among other things.Beatrice Mboge, Director Corporate Services, who chaired the occasion, said GCCI will explore all forms of media to ensure that the Trade fair is known to each and every Gambian and by extension get a name in the world.The meeting which was held at their Kerr Jula office in Bijilo was attended by the GCCI board members and staff, the private sector operators and media.last_img read more

The World Soy Foundations Farmer Leader Feature Jacob Parker

first_imgThis week, we’re excited to bring you our Farmer Leader Feature from Columbia, North Carolina. As a leader in our industry and a World Soy Foundation supporter, Jacob Parker is well-deserving of this spotlight feature. In Columbia, Jacob has been farming on a Century Family Farm since 1974, in addition to his son and his son’s family joining the farm. Jacob says God has blessed him over the years at times it seemed impossible to survive as a farmer yet he could still serve others in some way. Right now, he says he is only at-risk on a few acres, but he spends most of his time as an Agronomist for Black Gold Farms—a large supplier of fresh potatoes for chipping as well as other commodities.You’ve most likely seen Jacob’s name across several local and regional Board lists, including being President of the North Carolina Foundation Seed Producers and North Carolina Soybean Producers Association, Chairman of the Tyrrell County Planning Board, county Farm Bureau Secretary, and serving as a USB Director. Jacob also spent time managing a local seed company as the start-up of “Roundup Ready” seed production began and grew into a large conditioner of seed for the major soybean seed companies.Jacob had a special opportunity to see some of the work of the World Soy Foundation firsthand when he and his deceased wife Arnette took a trip shortly before her death to see four containers of soy flour being loaded at the port in Norfolk, Virginia to be shipped overseas for those in need of soy protein. He is thankful that he and his current wife, Dianna, can continue to be “Acre Challenge Farmers” and support the Foundation. Jacob says,“When the Acre Challenge program was created, I felt it was a good way for soybean farmers to help those in undeveloped markets to see the value of soy in their diet. I would encourage many other farmers to see the value of the Acre Challenge and to participate.” We want to thank YOU, Jacob, for your support of the WSF and your leadership in our industry! To join Jacob and accept the Challenge, simply calculate the value of an acre of soybeans in your operation (yield multiplied by price) and give the gift of protein today!Donate online or send your check to: World Soy Foundation; 12125 Woodcrest Executive Drive, Suite 100; St. Louis, Mo. 63141.Stay Connected!  Visit us at www.worldsoyfoundation.org, or on Twitter (@TheWSF), Facebook and YouTube!last_img read more

Bula Singapore

first_img Fiji Airwaysbook and fly here Bula SingaporeFiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, has announced plans to commence twice weekly direct services from Nadi, Fiji to Singapore starting April 5th, 2016. The flights will operate from Nadi International Airport on Tuesdays and Fridays*, with flight times to suit onward connections to India and South East Asia. The airline also announced a special launch fare from Nadi to Singapore, starting from FJD $999** all-inclusive. This sale starts Monday, November 9th.Making the announcement in the Fijian Capital, Suva today, Fiji Airways Managing Director and CEO Andre Viljoen said the introduction of direct Singapore flights was excellent news for Fiji Airways customers and all Fijians. “We will be flying direct to a destination considered as Asia’s leading hub,” Mr. Viljoen stated. “The attractions of Singapore are numerous, from the world’s best airport, Changi, to world-renowned shopping and entertainment. Fijians will now be able to enjoy the comfort of our A330 aircraft on this 10-hour flight, departing Nadi late night and arriving in Singapore fresh in the morning ready to explore all that this bustling metropolitan city-state has to offer.”He added that onward connection times to other key destinations would make transiting through Singapore extremely convenient.“Changi Airport is served by 100 airlines connecting 300 cities in 80 countries and territories, making it one of the most important air transport hubs in the world. Transit times for most onwards flights to key cities in India, Indonesia and Malaysia are under three hours, which adds to the appeal of flying through Singapore. With this, we’re making good on our promise of taking Fijians to the world.”Changi Airport Group CEO, Mr Lee Seow Hiang said, “This is a significant milestone for Changi Airport, with Fiji Airways’ new service bridging new direct links between Singapore and the South Pacific Islands. For travelers in Singapore as well as other parts of Asia and Europe, this development makes new and exciting holiday destinations in the South Pacific, accessible to them. This certainly adds to Changi’s attractiveness as an air hub. Source = Fiji Airwayslast_img read more

The Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong is now officially rebranded

first_imgDorsett Wanchai Hong KongThe Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong is now officially rebrandedWith a new face unveiling, the Cosmopolitan Hotel Hong Kong is excited to announce it has been rebranded as Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong on 29 October 2016. To celebrate its new name, the hotel has been given a bright new look, complete with a top-to-bottom makeover for all its guestrooms, lobby, and other facilities. With a refreshing new look comes a refreshing new residential experience to deliver what really matters for the discerning traveler be it for business, family, or leisure. Expect to experience the new Dorsett Wanchai that is stylishly playful, beyond thoughtful, and with a taste of the urban.Stylishly Playful454 Newly Renovated, Playfully Designed Rooms and SuitesThe Dorsett Wanchai will continue showing its playful side through its modern and quirky interior design, making staying at the hotel a fun and relaxing experience.The spotlight however continues to shine on the hotel’s one-of-a-kind “signature” rooms. With the revamp, now they are even better. The hotel offers 8 types of stylishly designed rooms and suites ranging up to 48 sq. m. The signature Grand Deluxe Course View Room offers a breathtaking view of the Happy Valley racecourse in front of the hotel, while its award-winning Ocean Park Family Suite, Sony 4K/3D Experience Suite, and OSIM Massage Suite offer guests something they are not able to experience in other Hong Kong hotels.Hotel guests will also be invited to experience the Dorsett Wine Hour every Friday evening where they can enjoy a complimentary range of handpicked New and Old World wines to pair with scrumptious local snacks for an exquisite East Meets West experience right here at Dorsett Wanchai. The hotel hasn’t forgotten the kids either, they can get their sugar hit with an enormous selection of candies at the Dorsett Candy Bar.Beyond ThoughtfulPersonalized Services to Create the Unique Dorsett ExperienceThe next greatest thing following the name change is crafting a unique experience for every traveller through personalizing one’s stay with beyond thoughtful services such as a 24-hour Full Stay, a Guaranteed One-hour Response for in-house guests, and free premium Wi-Fi. Free use of a smart phone that includes unlimited 3G internet, Wi-Fi hotspots, and free local and IDD calls to 10 countries both in and outside of the hotel ensures every guest always stays connected.For a more personalized experience for families with children, the Fantastic 4 Family package ensures all a family’s needs are catered for including the Family Quad Room that can sleep up to 5 people. This room hosts an extensive range of thoughtful amenities such as branded body and haircare products, snack boxes, and in-room “sweet surprises”.As Anita Chan, General Manager of the hotel says:“The name change is more than just an upgrade of the hotel infrastructure. Our new credo comes with a new motto, ‘Delivering What Matters To You’ reflects our commitment to creating an unique experience by giving extra services to meet every individual’s needs while travelling.“We have seen a number of new initiatives rolled out in the past year such as the Dorsett 3 Wishes promotion where guests can pick an additional 3 value-for-money offers from a host of complimentary services such as 3-hour access to Airport Lounge, room upgrade, and a dim sum meal at Tim Ho Wan Michelin-starred restaurant, and the list goes on. Regardless of whether you are travelling with kids in tow, a solo traveler or a busy executive who wants to make the most of their stay, you can be sure to enjoy a unique and individualized experience while staying at our hotel.”A Taste of the UrbanExperience city life with all Hong Kong has to offer.To fully experience the vibrant urban life of Hong Kong, guests can immerse themselves in what the city is famous for: shopping and eating! To this end, the hotel has created an Eat & Shop Like a Local travel guide, where guests can find information on the most up-to-date eateries within a 5-minute walk or a 10-minute drive, as well the latest boutiques, shopping malls, and department stores in and around the hotel. This guide is constantly devised and “road-tested” by hotel staff.Both business and leisure travellers can make the most out of the hotel’s strategic location. Located between Causeway Bay and Wanchai, the urban entertainment hub of Times Square and the shopping hub of Sogo Department Store are just an 8-minute walk away. Local dining and bar areas in Wanchai that provide the perfect blend of the old and the new are also within a 5 or 10-minute walk. The hotel also provides a complimentary shuttle bus service covering 16 major attractions on Hong Kong Island.Dorsett Wanchai Hong KongThe award-winning 4-star Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong is conveniently located between Wanchai and Causeway Bay on Hong Kong Island giving its guests easy access to all business, shopping, and sightseeing destinations in the city. The hotel is a mere 8-minute walk to the MTR stations, Times Square and a 10-minute drive from the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong offers 8 types of rooms and suites ranging up to 48 sq. m. The signature Grand Deluxe Course View Room offers a breathtaking view of the racecourse in front of the hotel. A complimentary shuttle bus service is available to 16 destinations via five routes and all rooms are equipped with 200Mbps high-speed Wi-Fi internet. Other facilities include Dining Place Restaurant that serves the finest Guang-dong and Huaiyang dishes, the 3T Bar, a gym room, and various meeting spaces. Dorsett Hospitality Internationalfor more information, visitSource = Dorsett Wanchai Hong Konglast_img read more

Wilks said Wednesday at the combine that he liked

first_imgWilks said Wednesday at the combine that he liked Mathieu’s skillset and would mesh well with how the coach’s former team, the Carolina Panthers, played as a heavy-blitzing squad.“When you look at the skillset that he has, I think he can do so much,” Wilks told reporters in Indianapolis. Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Arizona Cardinals continue evaluating how their returning players fit in the system employed by first-year head coach Steve Wilks, and that includes determining how 25-year-old defensive back Tyrann Mathieu figures into the team’s future.Cardinals general manager Steve Keim said Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine that he was evaluating the future of all players when he was asked by a reporter if the team was operating as if Mathieu will be on the roster upon the new league year on March 14. 23 Comments   Share   Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellingcenter_img “It’s what we’re doing right now with our coaching staff is looking not only at Tyrann but every player, and see how they fit,” Keim said. “So how do they fit (with) what we’re asking them to do schematically, but where they fit from a salary standpoint — all those things moving forward.“And there’s a lot of moving parts: What we’re potentially going to do in free agency, how that affects our cap situation. And I feel like we have a pretty good grasp on that.”Related LinksNFL.com’s Rosenthal: Cardinals’ Mathieu a trade candidate to watchMathieu seems quite aware that while he’s under contract, the team could potentially move in a different direction. It’s a business 😎 https://t.co/1l5OPGuGOq— Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) February 28, 2018Mathieu signed a five-year contract extension in 2016, but the Cardinals can use the next few weeks to evaluate whether his projected production is worth the price tag.The defensive back will be paid $5.75 million in base salary for 2018 but has $8 million of his 2019 salary guaranteed if he’s on the Cardinals by March 14. He also has a $5 million roster bonus owed on March 16, per Spotrac.com.Mathieu is the fourth-highest cap hit ($14.1 million) on the Cardinals’ roster for 2018, according to Spotrac.com. Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelolast_img read more

Geneva Switzerland – Reported by Elite Traveler

first_imgGeneva, Switzerland – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazineThis spring, Christie’s “Jewels for Hope” charity auction will leave bidders not only looking like but also feeling like a $20 million bucks.Elite constituents at this May 14 event in can get their own taste of 70 stunning jewels collected by Lily Safra, a philanthropist of a gem connoisseur with impeccable style. All proceeds will be donated to 20 hand-picked foundations that benefit an array of causes, ranging from AIDS research to children’s healthcare and education.Of all the diamond, rubies and sapphires up for bid, a stunning group of 18 pieces by the designer JAR is particularly coveted. Created between the 1980s and 2000s, the custom-made sparklers make an exclusive look into the history of the esteemed brand, which produces fewer than 80 one-of-a-kind items a year. Each of these gems can be considered an heirloom by itself—a ruby and diamond brooch in the form of a camellia blossom, amongst others, is valued at over $1,200,000.Viewings for what the jewelry department’s international head dubbed a “landmark sale” will begin three days before the auction itself.www.christies.comlast_img read more

Police hauling in journalists over Loizidous leaked emails

first_imgPOLICE have been questioning reporters from Phileleftheros newspaper over the leaked emails of a senior state attorney who used her personal account to correspond with the Russian attorney-general’s office regarding extradition cases.The email account had apparently been hacked and her correspondence was published by a Russian website and reproduced by daily Politis last November.The published emails showed Eleni Loizidou’s excessive zeal in pursuing extradition requests against Russian nationals, some politically motivated, by the prosecutor-general of the Russian Federation.Loizidou who has since been suspended pending an investigation, sought and was granted an injunction prohibiting the paper from publishing the emails. She also sued Politis claiming that it had violated her privacy.Police have questioned several journalists from Politis, which described the move as an effort to muzzle the paper.The authorities were now questioning Phileleftheros reporters over the matter, prompting its editor-in-chief to pen a front-page op-ed accusing the police of abuse of power.Aristos Michaelides said the paper’s reporters had not published the contents of the emails but only made references to case.“Now, police are summoning journalists one after the other and question them as suspects of violating the law because in their articles they use one or two words or phrases already made public like “Dear Vladimir” or “Really missed you … ”He said it was an abusive interpretation of the law and court orders that did not aim at serving the public interest but to terrorise journalists “and this must stop immediately.”According to Michaelides, police officers also demanded they remove any ‘offending’ articles from the paper’s website when none had revealed the contents of the emails nor did they intercept any private communications.“They are wasting our time and that of the police officers because certain people decided to make a show of their police-state narrowmindedness for no reason.” You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoTotal Battle – Online Strategy GameIf You’re PC User This Strategy Game Is A Must-Have!Total Battle – Online Strategy GameUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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diagnosis or administering a drug This scenario remains largely hypothetical she notes thanks in part to previous Supreme Court decisions on what is patentable (In 2012 the Supreme Court decided in Mayo Collaborative Services v Prometheus Laboratories Inc that the adjustment of drug dosage based on metabolites in a patient’s blood relied fundamentally on a law of nature and thus couldn’t be patented) But as companies try to obtain method patents by making the steps in the method more detailed the Akamai decision may diminish the power of those patents The high bar for patentability will force biotech companies to describe more specific detailed steps in their methods Rai says and competitors could then avoid being sued by outsourcing any one of those steps BIO’s Sauer agrees that this is a primary concern “We don’t think it’s fair to sue a doctor or a patient or a clinical laboratory for the infringement of such a method” he says “but nonetheless maybe it’s fair to sue somebody who masterminds the whole process and sells an infringing product to be used as part of that process” *Correction 4 June 10:15 am: The Supreme Court ruled on 2 June not on 3 June as was previously reportedA1 A2 A3 A4 —the nomenclature for the four accused in that 1996-vintage corruption case which was decided on 14 February 2017 couldn’t be more delicious for those of us with a game theory fetish J Jayalalithaa VK Sasikala (Sasikala Natarajan as far as the court is concerned) J Ilavarasi and Sudhakaran are A1 A2 A3 and A4 respectively Game theory’s most popular chapter in colleges around the world is also its finest and most fun —Prisoner’s Dilemma Two criminals and in this case let’s call them A and B are caught and accused of a crime together Cops separate them and encourage them to rat out the other —called “defection” Zipping your lips is “cooperating” If B rats out both lose big If they stay mum both gain The payoff is like this: A defects B cooperates: A goes free B in jail A cooperates B defects: A gets three years B goes free Both co-operate both gain Both go ballistic both get twoyears VK Sasikala and O Panneerselvam If you look carefully at the four options above and ignore all the other details if both go kicking and screaming away from each other both get away with twoyears which is less than the worst outcome of threeyears Now let’s distort this arrangement just enough to introduce our Mannargudi star cast: Sasikala is A and her MLAs in Golden Bay resort are B That the Supreme Court has convicted Sasikala (or would have) is already factored into this Another assumption is that one or two defections from B to the OPS camp do not skew the nature of B —unless there are so many defections that B is unable to enjoy the support of 117 MLAs This is because 117 is the minimum number that B needs to win control of the state legislature which is the prize they’re playing for Automatically that means MaFoi Pandiarajan cursing OPS and then joining OPS is irrelevant —he does not tip the balance To do that at least 8-10 MLAs must flee from Golden Bay resorts Finally all nephews nieces and off shoots of the Sasikala family tree are deemed to be A The more ED FERA and general assault and cheating cases they have against their names the better Wearing sunglasses Safari suits thick gold chains and roaming in white Land Cruisers gets extra credit in A’s mind when A meditates upon the human condition in Parappana Agrahara Central Jail in Bengaluru Consider what TS Sudhir says on the numbers and loyalty: “The thinning crowds at Panneerselvam’s residence on Greenways Road indicate that Team Panneerselvam has realised it does not have the momentum and is claiming that if the MLAs who are holed up at the resort are set free they will not back Palanisamy but Panneerselvam But the claim is not borne out by facts on the ground Because at the resort the loyalty factor to Sasikala is enormous That is because each of the 124 MLAs supporting Palanisamy is a creation of the Jayalalithaa-Sasikala combine They are aware that they got elected because of Sasikala’s recommendation for a ticket and finances and Jayalalithaa’s campaign for them” So just as in theory “cooperation” in this Golden Bay prisoners’ game has evolved because both A and B have both the conditions necessary to band together —a past and a future together In our game here Sasikala has not suckered B she has helped B by showering them with tickets for the 2016 Assembly Elections she has bestowed favours on them while Jayalalithaa was unwell (and that’s been the case since she came out of jail in October 2014 that she died in 2016 is a mere footnote in this context) Both A and B have developed a code of silence that predates the MLAs dash to Golden Bay resorts and this is crucial for “cooperation” Although OPS has too has a history in politics and has been praised to the skies by Jayalalithaa this is his first “game” —a single round which by its very definition is not a sufficient condition for co-operation when criminals abound In the hard code of game theory A and B don’t get to talk to each other but in our “distorted” example they did which is why the cooperation is even thicker Sasikala went personally to Golden Bay so A and B spoke and both sides hugged tighter That’s why the curious sight of riot police outside and loyalists inside saying no we are not here by force Even if they are they won’t tell because silence is the code via which they signal to other comrades the fruits of obedience over multiple games Way back in 1949 a math phenom called John Nash sent a one pager to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on a concept that was to lay the foundation for his Nobel winning effort in 1994 —where he laid bare his ‘Nash equilibrium’ Shorn of all complexity this is its core idea: The result of people or institutions making rational choices basis their calculation of what others will do In equilibrium no one can improve their situation by changing tack; each one is performing at their peak and that does not guarantee the best outcome for society With elegant math Nash showed us how any game with a limited set of players and finite outcomes to choose from would have at least one equilibrium Sasikala in jail and a bloke called Palanisamy who nobody knows as possible CM and her proxies as chiefs of parallel power structures is the best outcome for Sasikala but not for society it’s the result of multi-games that many criminals have played over many rounds and because they have developed a code of silence that they have found equilibrium For OPS it’s Round One For Tamil Nadu though the result of B not snitching is a zero sum game —shorthand for the idea that the winner’s gains and the loser’s losses is equal in value Sasikala’s brood had no incentive to cooperate with opponents because every MLA ceded to OPS is a possible Cabinet post lost It also reminds us that the wisdom of crowds is counterbalanced by their 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