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Local quarantine bureau adopts a new supervision mode to facilitate cruise ships' food supply

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Local quarantine bureau adopts a new supervision mode to facilitate cruise ships' food supply Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau has recently launched a new supervision mode to facilitate food supply for large cruise ships which have chosen the city as their mother port. The major cruise...

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The Project – Channel Ten Treasury Gardens

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

E & OE GORGI COGHLAN: Welcome back to The Project, Minister. A lot of people at home right now are really disappointed with the NBN. So why have you failed to deliver the speed you promised us? FIFIELD: Well, the good news about the NBN is that it's on track. It's on budget. And it's on time. Yes, with a project of this magnitude, when you're trying to switch 11 million premises to a new network, there will be some teething problems. But we're absolutely committed to, and will deliver, what we promised. Which is that 90 per cent of the NBN fixed-line network would be able to have speeds of at least 50 megabits per second. Absolutely committed to the guaranteed mandate of a minimum of 25...

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Dentsu Announces Its Corporate Venture Capital Fund Dentsu Ventures Investment in FOLIO Co., which Offers a Next-Generation Investment Service Specializing in Thematic Investing

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Dentsu Inc. (Tokyo: 4324; ISIN: JP3551520004; President & CEO: Toshihiro Yamamoto; Head Office: Tokyo; Capital: 74,609.81 million yen) announced today that Dentsu Ventures Global Fund I (hereinafter 'Dentsu Ventures'), the Company's corporate venture capital fund, has made an investment in FOLIO Co. Ltd. (Head Office: Tokyo; CEO: Shinichiro Kai; hereinafter 'FOLIO Co.'), which offers a next-generation online security brokerage service called FOLIO that enables small and theme-based investments. FOLIO Co. is the first independent online brokerage firm dealing with domestic stocks established in ten years. With its mission to make 'investing barrier-free', FOLIO...

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Regulator intensifies checks on insurance companies

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

The country's top insurance regulator released an action plan o Jan 17 to resolve major risks in the industry, vowing to tighten regulation of insurers' shareholders, and to take action against poor corporate governance and risky capital management and investment. The regulator has set a three-year period to accomplish the tasks, including preventing systemic risk,...

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Nanyang becomes a model of 'Beautiful Village' in the city

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Nanyang Village in Xinbang Town has been selected as a model of 'Beautiful Village' in Shanghai recently. Known for its modern agriculture, Nanyang now has altogether 485 hectares of farming land. It has been improving the...

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Gruyere Gold Project Development Update

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

ASX Announcement 18 January 2018 Gruyere Gold Project Development Update CONTACT DETAILS Gold Road Resources Ltd Level 2, 26 Colin St West Perth WA 6005www.goldroad.com.auperth@goldroad.com.au T +61 8 9200 1600 ASX Code GOR Highlights Gold Fields  Construction on schedule and budget - engineering and construction 72% and 32% complete respectively Level 5, 50 Colin St West Perth WA 6005www.goldfields.com  Mining contract awarded to Downer EDI Mining Pty Ltd T +61 8 9211 9203 JSE:GFI NYSE: GFI  Final approval received for construction of gas pipeline  Gruyere main access road open ahead of schedule  Airstrip completed, awaiting CASA certification for 100‐seat aircraft  Process plant...

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Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics retail store opens in Shanghai

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

The city's first official retail store for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics opened in a downtown shopping mall on Tuesday. Licensed products ranging from clothes,...

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Belmonte Races Away with 2017 GEICO PBA Player of the Year Award

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

For the fourth time in the past five seasons, Australia's Jason Belmonte has been selected by the bowling news media and his fellow competitors as the GEICO Chris Schenkel Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year. The PBA's most prized individual achievement award for the 2017 season was announced today by PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark, who also announced that Matt Sanders, an Evansville, Ind., native now living in Indianapolis, is the 2017 Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year; Chris Loschetter of Avon, Ohio, is the Steve Nagy PBA Sportsmanship Award winner, and PBA Hall of Famer Del Ballard Jr. of Keller, Texas, is the recipient of PBA's Tony Reyes Memorial Community Service...

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2018 National Rankings and TBA Sports Registration

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Important information for bowlers wishing to gain Ranking Points in 2018. Players that wish to gain ranking points are required to have their 2018 Silver Sports Registration upgrade paid before the commencement of a Ranked Event. Rankings points will only be recorded for bowlers competing in a ranked event if they have registered for rankings and are financial Silver members before bowling their...

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Activists Demand International Law Regulating Development Projects on Mekong River

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Lawyer Sor Rattanamanee Polkla talks to the media in front of the Administrative Court in Bangkok about the lawsuit against Thai agencies for allowing what residents claim is inadequate public participation in the Pak Beng Dam project. Thai People from Eight Mekong Provinces Networking group met in Chiang Rai's Chiang Khong district yesterday, with participants concluding that the Mekong was under imminent threat of irreversible damage by proposed hydro-power dam projects on the main tributary in China, Laos and Cambodia. The discussion also highlighted that there were still no...

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Man detained for fake story of boy beaten

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

A man has been detained by police after allegedly fabricating a story about an 8-year-old boy being beaten up by a middle-aged man on a bus over a seat dispute. The story was widely spread online and raised public concern, police...

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Expats do their part in fostering blending with local communities

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Expat residents learn how to make Chinese noodles at the Ronghua neighborhood in Changning District as activities are held to get them engaged in community life. Whoever says expatriates in Shanghai don't integrate with locals hasn't met Frenchwoman Coralie Debras. She has been a resident of Yanlord Garden housing estate in Pudong since 2004 and a member of the local neighborhood committee in the two years since a channel was opened for expat participation. About 60 percent of the 1,944 households in the estate are people from offshore. Debras, 47, knows many of them through her work in the community. Shanghai is home to nearly 200,000 foreign workers and students, and city officials are...

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Interim Consolidated Summary Report for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018 (under US GAAP)

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Interim Consolidated Summary Report For the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2018 Date: January 18, 2018 Company name (code number): Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (8306) (URLhttp://www.mufg.jp/) Stock exchange listings: Tokyo, Nagoya, New York Representative: Nobuyuki Hirano, President Group CEO For inquiry: Kazutaka Yoneda, General Manager-Financial Planning Division / Financial Accounting Office (Phone) +81-3-3240-3110 Consolidated financial data for the six months ended September 30, 2017 (1) Operating results (in millions of yen, except per share data) For the six months ended September 30, 2017 2016 Total revenue 2,679,565 2,717,440 Income before income tax expense 1,014,434...

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Call for fathers to be allowed longer paternity leave

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Shanghai Women's Federation is calling for fathers to be given an extra five days of paternity leave so they can be more involved in the family. Currently, new fathers in Shanghai enjoy 10 days of paid leave, compared to the national average of almost 17. Paternity leave varies across China. New fathers in Henan, Gansu and Yunnan provinces top the list at 30 days. Beijing, along with other...

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Tourism firm draws 1,000 complaints

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Over 1,000 complaints have been received by Shanghai Consumer Rights Protection Commission about a local tourism company delaying refunds or failing to provide services. The company, Blatrip, is known for providing flight and...

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Building Utilities and Property Services - Nero Newstead granted individual exemption

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

On 18 December 2017, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) approved an application from Building Utilities and Property Services for an individual exemption from the...

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Pudong's T1 opens faster security check

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Shanghai Airport Authority has opened a faster security check service at Pudong airport for domestic passengers who have registered their ID cards and answered six questions correctly online. The service allows them to go through No.18 'green channel' for security checks and is only...

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Shanghai stocks hit new high as HK breaks record

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Hong Kong stocks hit an all-time high yesterday, breaking a record that had been in place for more than 10 years, while the Shanghai Composite Index ended higher for a second day, refreshing a two-month high and extending the strong performance since late December. But most other major Asia markets fell into the red with energy firms hit by a dive in oil prices. The US dollar rebounded from morning losses to extend Tuesday's recovery though Bitcoin was well down following what one analyst called a 'cryptocalypse' that saw digital currencies take a hammering. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index spent most of the day in negative territory after ending at a record-high close on Tuesday. But late buying...

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Company Secretary Appointment/Resignation

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Bank of Queensland Limited ABN 32 009 656 740 100 Skyring Terrace, Newstead QLD 4006 GPO Box 898, Brisbane QLD 4001 Telephone (07) 3212 3333 Facsimile (07) 3212 3409www.boq.com.au ASX RELEASE 18 January...

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Visa rules eased for outstanding foreign graduates

18 January 2018 02:46:27 WN.com - Asia News

Visa and green card rules will be eased for outstanding graduates from top foreign universities who come to work in Shanghai, police said yesterday. Such graduates, providing they meet the criteria required, will be able to apply for a two-year residence permit in Shanghai within two years after graduation and to apply for a Chinese green card after working in the city for three years. This is one of the new visa policies to be implemented in Shanghai this year aimed at attracting more foreign talent to the city with regard to its ambition of becoming a global technology and innovation hub....

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Johnstone tells Primary Care conference of need to support GP practices in areas of high deprivation

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

Wed 17 Jan, 2018 Additional strategic funding would allow GPs in more deprived areas to hold longer consultations to take account of more complex health needs, enable them to plan ahead as required for their patients, and give them space to work with other public services to make sure their community gets the joined-up support it needs. Alison Johnstone MSP Addressing the Priorities for Primary Care in Scotland conference today (17 Jan), Alison Johnstone, Health spokesperson for the Scottish Greens and MSP for Lothian, will call for further support for...

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SNP Climbdown On Draft Budget Shows Greens Leading The Change

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

Wed 17 Jan, 2018 Labour brought today's debate to highlight concerns about the draft budget but failed to offer their own solutions. Patrick Harvie MSP Following tonight's vote at Holyrood, in which SNP MSPs voted to accept Green changes to the Scottish Budget on public services, workers' pay and low-carbon...

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A celebration of Wales at Cardiff Castle

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

The castle will host a celebration of Welsh culture, sport and heritage - from harpists and choirs to inspirational youngsters, award winning produce and cutting edge performers - providing the Royal couple with a snap shot of modern Wales. The Culture, Tourism and Sport Minister...

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GDP figures mask real priorities, says Harvie

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

Wed 17 Jan, 2018 GDP gives a very limited insight into our economy, when the real figures we should be focusing on are stagnant wages, persistent poverty and the failure to promote low-carbon capital investment. Patrick Harvie...

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Senior MSPs to set out concerns at House of Lords talks on EU Withdrawal Bill

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

Senior MSPs representing three Holyrood Committees will attend House of Lords talks on Thursday on the EU (Withdrawal) Bill and Brexit. The MSPs will set out significant cross-party concerns over Clause 11 of the Bill and the lack of progress from the UK Government on amending the Bill during its Commons passage. In a unanimous report last week from the Finance & Constitution Committee, MSPs made clear that legislative consent to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will not be forthcoming from Holyrood unless Clause 11 is replaced or removed. The talks are intended...

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Councils must meet all assessed care needs, says Ombudsman

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

People who need care should not be asked to choose which of their needs, identified through an assessment, their council should meet, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has said. An investigation by the Ombudsman found a man was placed in this situation, incurring him more than £17,000 in costs, by Northamptonshire County Council. The Ombudsman is now asking the council to accept its faults and put things right, while reminding all councils in England of their duty to meet all service users' eligible needs. The investigation found the council's assessment of a man, who is profoundly deaf, suffers from sleep apnoea, anxiety...

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£5m EU funding boost for Bangor University

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

The funding will help create the Centre for Environmental Biotechnology, which will position the University at the cutting edge of research into how natural materials can be utilised within industrial products and processes. The investment will enable Bangor University to work on major research and development projects with global businesses in sectors including life sciences, pharmaceutical, energy and...

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First MoT test to remain at 3 years to protect road safety

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

Ministers put road safety first as they today (18 January 2017) decided to maintain the period before a car's first test at 3 years. The move comes after a Department for Transport consultation last year to consider changing the wait before the first test to 4 years. Most of those responding to the consultation were against the proposals on safety...

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The mirror in the bathroom between history and design

18 January 2018 02:44:51 WN.com - Europe News

The mirror for its function and its characteristics is an object that has always stimulated the human imagination. Infact it is the protagonist of many fairy tales and legends like Alice, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs or even the myth of Narcissus. How has the mirror evolved in history to become a bathroom design object? The origins of the mirror At the beginning, humanity admired its own image reflected in the water, could be...

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UK to step up French operations in Africa as PM and President Macron meet for UK-France Summit

18 January 2018 02:44:50 WN.com - Europe News

The Prime Minister is expected to make the announcement as part of the UK-France Summit at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, where she will discuss the UK's strong and wide-ranging bilateral relationship with President Macron. The helicopters, which will provide logistic support to French troops, are part of a wider effort to increase stability in the Sahel region of Africa in order to tackle Islamist terrorism. UK and French efforts in the region aim to provide greater stability, reducing the global terrorist threat and stemming the flow of illegal migration to Europe. The UK has been a long-standing supporter of UN, EU and African Union military operations in Mali and has worked with...

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