Pursue overseas markets – CARIFESTA participants encouraged

first_imgNineteen countries confirmed for CARIFESTA XIVWith five months to go to CARIFESTA XIV, 19 countries have confirmed their attendance at this premier festival of the arts from 16 – 25 August 2019, in Trinidad and Tobago. Sixteen Caribbean Member States and Associate Members have responded to the official invitation to participate in the Festival which…March 25, 2019In “Associate Member States”11 countries confirmed for CARIFESTA XIV before February 14 registration deadlineWith seven months to go until CARIFESTA XIV, carded for August 16-25, 2019, in Trinidad and Tobago, 11 Caribbean Member States and five Associate Members, of 19 invited have already registered. This is considered by many to be unprecedented in recent years. An official invitation to participate in the Festival…January 17, 2019In “Anguilla”CARIFESTA XIII ends in true Regional integration styleThe Region’s cultural performers transformed the Kensington Oval in Barbados into a sea of Regional integration as they brought the curtains down on CARIFESTA XIII, Sunday night.  The Closing Ceremony for the ten-day festival featured performances from some of the region’s top music and dance groups, steel bands, and individual…August 28, 2017In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp Caribbean Leaders Urged to Diversify Creative Economy… CARIFESTA XV in Antigua and Barbuda postponed to 2022 Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… Antigua and Barbuda Still Committed to Hosting CARIFESTA in… Patrons to the Caribbean Festival of Arts (CARIFESTA XIII) now underway in Barbados are confident that there are opportunities for participants to earn a living in markets outside of the Caribbean. They’re being told to grab them, but more importantly, to follow them up as well. CBC’s Lisa Brome has more. Market Region as Safe Haven – Business Leader center_img Jul 13, 2020 Jun 4, 2020 Oct 9, 2020 Jul 28, 2020 You may be interested in…last_img read more

China Longyuan Power Announces Q3 Results

first_imgPress release, November 4, 2013; Image: clypg On October 31, China Longyuan Power announced the unaudited consolidated results for the first three quarters of 2013.On the evening of the announcement of results, Jia Nansong, Board Secretary of China Longyuan Power held the videophone conference of global investors, and a total of 96 internationally renowned institutional investors and analysts from Hong Kong, Singapore, America, Europe and Australia, etc. attended the conference.Under the correct leadership of China Guodian Corporation and the board of directors, China Longyuan Power tightly focused on annual objectives, made solid progress in various aspects, and maintained a sound momentum in production and operation as a whole. By September 30, the operating revenues amounted to RMB 14,108 million, representing an increase of 12.5% year on year. In particular, the operating revenues of wind power reached RMB 7,450 million, representing an increase of 33.58% year on year. Net profits attributable to the parent company amounted to RMB 1,952 million, representing an increase of 13.55% year on year.According to the caliber of consolidated statements, the generating capacity reached 24,740 GWh, representing an increase of 19.23% year on year, of which, wind power generation capacity accounted for 15,858 GWh, representing an increase of 34.56%. The holding installed capacity reached 10,660,800 kW, representing an increase of 17.88%.The videophone conference conducted a timely and sufficient communication concerning the business achievements in the first three quarters with the analysts and investors. Capital markets generally recognized the company’s steady business growth, and held that the business growth lived up to market expectation. They also showed high expectations for the company’s development prospect in the future.last_img read more

Aldgate vs Unibar: Damage caused by fire

first_imgGet your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGIN Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Subscribe now for unlimited accesslast_img read more

Combi Lift inks shipyard contract

first_imgThe ship sections, which weigh up to 1,000 tonnes each with the dimensions 40 m x 25 m x 25 m, will be transported on board Combi Lift’s specialised vessel Papenburg, which features an integrated pontoon that can be floated out.Combi Lift, which is part of the Harren & Partner Group, is a member of the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Germany. www.combi-lift.netwww.cargoequipmentexperts.comlast_img

CSR to open Malaysian rolling stock plant

first_imgMALAYSIA: The Ministry of Transport and CSR Zhuzhou have signed a memorandum agreeing to establish a rolling stock plant at Batu Gajah in Perak.Prime Minister Najib Razak attended the signing ceremony on September 24. He said the facility would strengthen Malaysia’s position as a player in the rail industry, with the possibility of exporting rolling stock across southeast Asia and undertaking maintenance and repair work. The first phase of the CSR Rolling Stock Centre (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd plant is to be completed by 2014. It will be operated by CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive and have the capacity to manufacture 100 to 150 new vehicles a year, and refurbish around 150. The plant is expected to create 800 jobs, and cost 400m ringgit. ‘I am hopeful that it will be a pivotal nerve centre in providing technical know-how and transfer of technology, while also generating jobs and business opportunities for the local community’, said Najib.last_img read more

Uganda’s expelled Asian natives return home for fresh start

first_imgFollowing the radical expulsion of about 40,000 Asians by President Idi Amin saying God had told him to transform Uganda into “a black man’s country”. Sameena’s family fled Uganda and resettled in Canada.The family was among more than 7,000 Ugandan Asians airlifted out. Although Sameena’s parents had to take whatever jobs they could find to survive they managed to settle in the foreign country.“This country gave me the opportunity to do whatever I wanted – all I had to do was make the commitment and do the work,” Sameena Merchant said.She is now married with two children and her house has become a meeting point where three generations converge.Though several thousand Asians have since returned home, to Uganda, some Ugandans resent them because of their domination of many businesseshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNbrZKRpYbslast_img read more

First time offender reprimanded

first_img 14 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Gilbert Florent of Bataca, Kalinago Territory who pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine after his arrest on December 2012, escaped with a small fine and a stern warning at the Magistrate’s court shortly after mid-day on Tuesday 11th December. On December 10th 2012, a search warrant was executed at Florent’s residence in which a small quantity of cocaine and cash amounting to $409.00 were found in his possession. During the search, a small enamel plate containing a wrapped substance was retrieved.Upon being questioned, Florent admitted that the substance found was cocaine. “A fella that pass there last night and give me that,” he indicated to police officers.Florent was subsequently arrested and charged for possession of the illegal drug and was informed that the cash found was believed to be from the sale of the drug. In his defense, Attorney at Law, Darius Jones explained to the court that Florent was remorseful for his actions and decided not to waste the court’s time.“He stands here and can’t seem to look at his partner because he is ashamed, he is fully aware of his offense”.Jones further explained that his client is a family man and pleaded with Magistrate Candia Carette-George to exercise mercy. “We would not like to waste any more of the court’s time,” he pleaded.“What goes to your credit is that you pleaded guilty and did not waste the court’s time,” explained Candia- George.“Stay away from cocaine, it’s not going to help you, you say you are a family man, then stay away from the drug,” she cautioned sternly. Florent who is a first- time offender was given a $500 fine.Of that fine, $409.00 had to be paid forthwith but he was given up to 31st January, 2013 to pay the $91.00 balance.Dominica Vibes News Share Sharecenter_img LocalNews First time offender reprimanded by: – December 12, 2012 Tweet Sharelast_img read more

Two primary schools dominate World Water Day competition

first_img Sharing is caring! The Savanne Paille Primary School and the Salisbury Primary School have emerged winners in the Dominica Water and Sewerage Company Limited’s (DOWASCO) essay and poster competition respectively.The top three winners in the essay competition were:1. Savanne Paille Primary School2. St. John’s Academy in Portsmouth3. Colihaut Primary SchoolThe Salisbury Primary School won both the first and second place in the poster competition while the Colihaut Primary School placed third.The competition formed part of activities to commemorate World Water Day 2013 for primary school students living in communities between Salisbury and Capuchin, where the West Coast Water Project is being undertaken. “What we attempted to do was to get the students who live within the project area to sort of tell us and to express to us in drawing what they understood about the project,” DOWASCO’s public relations officer, Edward Registe said.The competition Mr. Registe noted was based on “what the young people thought the benefits of the water supply project would be to their communities and the west coast on a whole”.The Savanne Paille Primary received a special trophy by the Royal Bank of Canada. All the participants were awarded $125.00 gift vouchers from Jay’s Bookstore as well as vouchers from Perky’s Pizza through First Domestic Insurance at a special ceremony on Monday.The West Coast Water Supply Project currently being undertaken is funded by the European Union and the Dominica Government at a cost of EC$30 million.DOWASCO is also organizing a debate competition between the Portsmouth Seventh Day Adventist Secondary School and the Portsmouth Secondary later this year.This will also form part of activities to raise awareness on the ongoing project as well as the importance of clean, portable water.World Water Day was observed on Friday, March 22nd.Dominica Vibes News Share 1051 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img Tweet Share EducationLocalNewsPrimary Two primary schools dominate World Water Day competition by: – March 25, 2013last_img read more

Run-Negros-Run revival pushed

first_imgBut the tournament fizzled out and had not been staged for several years.The revived version is being proposed to be named “Negros First Gov. Alfredo Marañon Jr., Run-Negros-Run”.The inclusion of Negros Oriental towns and cities in the event will dramatize the proposed One Island Negros Region, a sports enthusiast said.Tentative dates of the Run-Negros-Run are November 8 to 9 in three stages or legs from Dumaguete City to Bacolod City for about 200 kilometers.Angel “Nonong” Verdeflor, Negros Occidental provincial sports coordinator, will present a plan to Gov. Marañon for the budget.Verdeflor expects about 30 to 35 teams to join the famous Negros Occidental relay marathon./PN BY CYRUS M. GARDEBACOLOD City – Support for the proposed revival of the Run-Negros- Run marathon is growing.There are calls, too, to involve the Oriental side of Negros Island in the tournament.Run-Negros-Run was conceptualized 35 years ago and through the years produced some of the best marathoners in the region.last_img read more

PBA suspends PH Cup games

first_imgPrior to PBA’s suspension, the UAAPcancelled its women’s and men’s volleyball matches until March 17, while theNCAA also is considering to terminate its remaining events in Season 95./PN Commissioner Willie Marcial said thedecision to postpone the matches indefinitely was reached during an emergencymeeting by the league of governors on Tuesday night. The league will assess the effects ofCOVID-19 on a day-to-day basis guided by the parameters set by the Departmentof Health (DOH) and World Health Organization (WHO) and will remain committedto conduct its games and activities in a safe and responsible manner for allits stakeholders, he added. MANILA – With the number of confirmedcases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) rising, the PBA has decided topostpone the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup matches. “Considering the present situationsurrounding COVID-19 and the presidential declaration of public healthemergency, it is our paramount duty and responsibility to ensure the health andsafety of our fans, players, teams, officials, and staff,” said Marcial. San Miguel Beermen’s Alex Cabagnot looks to pass the ball after being bothered by the defense of Magnolia Hotshots during their 2020 PBA Philippine Cup game on Sunday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. PBA PHOTO Also postponed are the ongoing PBAD-League Aspirants Cup and the upcoming PBA 3×3 tournament.last_img read more