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SEC Overturns Regulatory Sanction – Guru

SAN DIEGO, Calif./ACCESSWIRE/June 22, 2022/ Plandai Biotechnology Inc. (OTC PINK: PLPL) (the “Company”) today announced that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has waived civil penalties and interest totaling approximately $200,000 related to the the Commission in 2018 against the Company and its former Chairman and CEO, Mr. Roger Duffield. Tad Mailander, CEO and […]

4 things to consider if you’re sending m

Sending money abroad doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. Sponsored by HSBC. Easily transfer money abroad using our daily global account. Proud winners of the Finder Award for Best Transaction Account 2021. In an increasingly globalized world, it is easier than ever to forget that international borders exist. Workforce is often spread across multiple […]

With tea and beer, there’s no time to sl

IF YOU SLEEPED MONDAY NIGHT, just know that you were the only one. In fact, how could you? Who knew the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) would keep us in meeting rooms during the day and on the streets at night? Well, clearly, the delegates didn’t forget to pack their dancing shoes for the […]

NACD’S ANNUAL SURVEY OF STATE-OWNED COMP

Competition for talent tops the list of concerns, followed by rising inflation, uncertain pace of economic recovery, increasing pace of digital transformation and evolving cybersecurity threats WASHINGTON, June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the authority on board practices representing more than 23,000 board members, has released the findings of […]

Hong Kong’s Jumbo floating restaurant si

Breadcrumb Links World New The tragic fate of such a well-known attraction, even one that was losing money, taps into the depressed mood of the city Author of the article: Bloomberg News Hayley Wong and K. Oanh Ha The Jumbo Floating Restaurant being towed out of Aberdeen Harbor on June 14. Photographer: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images […]

Choosing health insurance for your new l...

The UAE has become an increasingly attractive place for expats to live and work, with the expat population currently totaling over 8.9 million. This number is expected to increase further in the coming years, following the government’s launch of a series of visa programs to attract and retain top international talent. One of them, the […]

MEDICURE ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF – GuruFocu

WINNIPEG, MB, June 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – (June 20, 2022) Medicine Inc. (“Medicine“or the”Company“) (TSXV: MPH) (OTC: MCUJF), a company focused on the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical and healthcare products for patients and prescribers in United States market, is pleased to announce that the following persons were elected directors at its annual general meeting […]

Young Estonians abroad have the opportun...

A youth exchange entitled “Back to our roots” brings together 30 young people aged 18 to 30 of Estonian origin: 20 living abroad and 10 from Estonia; the program is to take place from September 11 to 22, 2022, the application the deadline is July 3. The youth exchange is organized by the organization called […]

Your pain speaks… are you listening? at

Shalini Yamdagni tells her PCEC audience how tapping into certain points while focusing on a negative thought, emotion or experience can relieve chronic pain; thus eliminating the underlying cause of the chronic pain. This was the topic of Shalini Joshi Yamdagni, a recognized authority on holistic pain relief, on Wednesday, June 15.e meeting of the […]

As I See It: Bandon’s Old Town Hall | B

The first story I’m sharing this week came out of the Western world in April 1926 and concerns the organization of a volunteer fire department, which was granted the use of Old City Hall (first photo at west end of First Street) as a fire station and volunteer department headquarters. Between 50 and 60 people […]

Best time to send funds: The Indian and ...

Dubai-based forex analysts assess that the two currencies are likely to remain at the current level against the US Dollar and the UAE Dirham in the coming days. The weakness in the value of the rupee against the US dollar will automatically be reflected in its exchange rate with the UAE dirham, as the currency […]

Luby’s, Inc. Announces Date of Fo

– May 27, 2022 is expected to be the last day the company’s stock will trade on the NYSE – – Company shares to be canceled and shareholders receiving shares in the liquidation trust – HOUSTON, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Luby’s, Inc. (NYSE: LUB) (“Luby’s” or the “Company”) today announced that, pursuant to the […]

Czech Culture This Week: Summer Music Fe...

VISIT Art installations across the city The landscape festival begins on June 21 with lectures and then on June 22 in Krenovka on Příběnická street there is an opening performance. The festival itself consists of installations across the city until October 2. The 1928 silent film “The Passion of Joan of Arc” was reworked by […]

Financial analyst Pinoy in Dubai wins AE...

DUBAI – A Filipino financial analyst was among the latest prize to be won in Mahzooz’s weekly draw here, pocketing AED 100,000 or 1.44 million pesos, part of which he said will be invested in shares at the House. Norman Vitto, 44, who arrived in the city four years ago, said he was overwhelmed with […]

Review of the week: Dinner closed; talk...

Longtime Killeen Restaurant closes; the future of the restaurant uncertain Economic pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with rising food costs led the owner of a beloved Killeen restaurant to close last weekend after nearly 40 years in business. Hallmark Restaurant, 4402 E. Central Texas Expressway, closed last week — a shock to many Killeen […]

Why India-GCC relations will not be affe...

By Aditi Bhaduri New Delhi, June 18 (IANS): The uproar in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states over alleged “blasphemy” in India has died down as suddenly as it began. It’s not surprising. Those who express alarmist views do so from an incomplete understanding of India’s relationship with the Gulf. Certainly, the Gulf […]

Library board director lifts mask requir...

At the June 16 meeting of the Pine Bluff Jefferson County Library Board of Trustees, Director Ricky Williams effectively lifted the mask mandate inside the library system for at least the next 90 days. The mask mandate will be voluntary in each particular branch, but Williams warned that if covid-19 cases continue to rise the […]

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Olive Press makes big i...

An Olive Press campaign to get resident Britons without Spanish licenses back on the road is gaining momentum. A pair of expatriate advisers have joined hundreds of supporters in our U-Turn campaign, we launched the latest issue. We have been overwhelmed with support for our campaign from all walks of life, no pun intended. And […]

In Loka Kerala Sabha, an open forum on i...

The venue for the open forum on ‘Immigration: Expectations and Challenges’ held on Friday as part of the third edition of Loka Kerala Sabha showcased the two sides of expatriate life. NRI businessman MA Yousuf Ali, who inaugurated the session, said the country would prosper through immigration, but at the same time Keralites who reached […]

A broader discussion about school safety...

Deliberations on the future of school resource officers in Cedar Rapids public schools progress in a narrow narrative. SROs work in high schools, but how do they work in colleges? Although the majority view seems to be that ORS helps make schools safer, what about students of color who feel very different? On Monday, the […]

US teacher, 60, jailed for 14 years in R...

An American teacher and former diplomat in his 60s has been sentenced to 14 years in a Russian penal colony after airport workers found a half ounce (17 grams) of medical marijuana in his luggage. Marc Fogel, an English teacher at the $34,000 Anglo-American School in Moscow, was arrested at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport in August […]

TransAlta Corporation Announcement – Gur

CALGARY, Alta., June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Further to TransAlta Corporation’s (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) press release dated May 31, 2022the Company announced today that 1,044,299 of its 11,000,000 Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series C (the “Series C Shares”) have been tendered for conversion, on a for one, […]

How to plan a long internship abroad

Planning a trip abroad is hard enough (but also fun!). But planning a longer period abroad is a whole different animal. There’s a lot to think about, like finding a house, getting a job (potentially), moving all your stuff overseas. Here are 12 tips to help you plan your sabbatical abroad more easily. Assuming your […]

Kerala sets role models for others: Khan

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said Kerala’s initiatives in various fields have always reflected the spirit and mood of the nation, often setting models for others to emulate. He was speaking after inaugurating the third edition of the Loka Kerala Sabha (LKS) here on Thursday. Mr Khan said the lives and contributions of non-resident Keralites had […]

County Council Approves Solar Farm Ordin...

ESCANABA — After much discussion — and more than one last-minute change — the Delta County Board of Commissioners has approved an ordinance that allows large-scale solar developments across much of Delta County. Changes to the draft ordinance submitted to council by the county planning commission earlier this month were significant, with perhaps […]

Australian roasted coffee in demand in C...

By Peter Robert Austrade’s trade and investment commissioner in China, Lauren Gilbert, has flagged another manufacturing opportunity in the Middle Kingdom, driven by Australians’ obsession with morning coffee. Gilbert took to social media to say: ‘As a coffee addict, one of the first things I did when Shanghai’s lockdown started to lift was grab a […]

State to host third edition of ‘Loka Ker

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Non-resident Keralites from 65 countries, representing all continents, and all 21 Indian states will participate in the three-day Loka Kerala Sabha 2022 which kicks off in the state capital on June 16. Experts from diverse backgrounds from around the world have also been invited to participate in the deliberations of […]

BRT Apartments Corp. announcement – Gur

GREAT NECK, NY, June 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BRT Apartments Corp. (:BRT) today announced that its shareholders will have the opportunity to participate in its dividend reinvestment plan (the “Plan”). BRT’s board of directors adopted the plan to provide shareholders of record on the applicable record date with the ability to designate some or […]

Chinese expatriates in Nigeria face heig...

Chinese manufacturing investment in Africa is said to be the continent’s best hope “to industrialise in this generation”. But in Nigeria, growing insecurity could threaten that prospect. The strong diplomatic relations and economic ties between China and Nigeria, which date until at least the 1970s, contributed significantly to the migration of people in both countries. […]

Growing middle class offers opportunitie...

As the world slowly returns to a “new normal” and Papua New Guinea’s population grows, opportunities abound for Papua New Guinea manufacturers. If the challenges can be met, they say, the future could be even brighter. Gallip Nuts PNG Nihal Shah of Pacific Foam According to Nihal Shah, president of the Pacific Foam Group, Papua […]

Luxury CEO rewarded by EY Entrepre

Deluxe President and CEO Barry McCarthy has been named one of 10 winners of EY’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Heartland region, announced June 9 in downtown Minneapolis . EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the most competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. Winners of this prestigious […]

The current situation of public hospital...

What makes you the great specialist in the training of doctors in France? (And by the way, I have family members who are nurses and doctors, so I have at least a passing knowledge of the system.) Female doctors, male doctors, yeah, that would change things. But that is why the whole matter must be […]

Why the Gulf Nation is Expelling Protest...

In an economy fueled by oil, Kuwait soon realized that it did not need foreign capital but foreign labor for its development goals. The very formula she used to chart her growth is now coming back to haunt the small, but wealthy, Gulf nation. Kuwait has decided to arrest and deport an unknown number of […]

The discussion continues on the grievanc...

RETIREES – During Monday’s meeting of the Hancock County School Board, retirees from the school system were recognized, with presentations of certificates and gifts. The school system will have 26 retirees this year, representing 325 years of experience. Those present at Monday’s board meeting were, left to right, Warner “Skip” Haught, Linda […]

Belt and Road Intelligence Investor Week...

This week’s issue highlights the pent-up news that China’s outbound investment is now the highest in the world when compared to other economies, while we offer strategic assistance to Western and Russian companies seeking a way out of the Ukrainian conflict and Western sanctions. Elsewhere, it’s all about the Far East when we look at […]

The West River Education District (WRED)...

TOWNSHEND, Vermont – After several months of listening to board members, school staff, and community members through online surveys/feedback panels and in-person meetings, the District School Board West River School has identified key themes for lasting change in its district. Since February 2022, the entire Board of Directors participates in monthly meetings dedicated solely to […]

Prophet Row: International hackers launc...

Following suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s recent remarks about the Prophet Muhammad, Malaysia-based hacktivist group DragonForce has launched a series of cyberattacks against the Indian government. Sharma made some remarks about the Prophet Muhammad during a panel discussion on the Gyanvapi Mosque investigation hosted by a TV news channel, which offended many around the world. […]

A Journey to National Unity – Mega Story

More than 40 expatriates returning from 17 countries around the world visit Truong Sa, platform DK1 (Photo: VNA) The nearly 1,000 nautical mile journey to Truong Sa and the DK1 platform had a huge impact on the more than 40 expatriates returning from 17 countries around the world. The trip to the Truong Sa archipelago […]

How the Weakening Rupee Affects the Indi...

The weakening Indian rupee has become a headache for Harsh Shah, who owns a business in India that imports and sells kitchenware. Mr. Shah closely monitors currency movements as the exchange rate affects the price of the goods he imports. “The depreciation of the rupee is a significant setback for us,” says Mr. Shah, founder […]

Was it Elton John or Tim Hedges at the P...

Tim Hedges talks about his beginnings as an artist, his taste for jazz music, his career as a jazz pianist and his tribute show to Elton John. Periodically, the PCEC invites artists to share their story and their music for a Words & Music presentation. The PCEC meeting on Wednesday June 8 was such an […]

Racist high school yearbook entry shows ...

A West Island secondary school has confiscated more than 900 yearbooks after a pupil slipped racist language into his biography. The books will be returned after the passage is removed, and the Lester B. Pearson School Board says the two students involved will face disciplinary action. But diversity advocates like Akilah Newton say the main […]

Israel builds innovation bridges with Fi...

(Left to right) Ron Hose, founder of coins.ph; Jhaze Asuncion of MAPUA TBI; Butch Meily, President of Ideaspace Foundation Inc.; Israeli Ambassador Ilan Fluss; Chris Arnuco, Director of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Export Marketing Office; Alwyn Rosel of Ideaspace/Qbo; and Tomer Heyvi, head of Israel’s economic mission. The Embassy of Israel in […]

W’bago EDA looks at ways to promote | N

With three members absent, the board of directors of the Winnebago Economic Development Authority (EDA) has just gathered a quorum to hold its meeting on Wednesday, June 8th. A comprehensive program focused primarily on exploring the marketing initiatives of local businesses and Winnebago itself. Seeing a need to streamline Winnebago EDA’s online presence, […]

Adopt green habits: recycle smarter

Through this column, I share with you my approach to adopting green habits and a sustainable lifestyle by taking small steps. This time, let’s look at the fourth of the 5 Rs (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot) and how we can recycle smarter – especially in Denmark. I hope this column will help new […]

Summary of the weekly meeting – The pres

Green Bay City CouncilCouncil approved fence for police parking lotThe Green Bay Police Department parking lot will soon have additional security. The City Council approved the use of $148,100 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars to install a fence around the unsecured parking lot, located at 307 S. Adams St. in downtown Green Bay, […]

Emirati artists take part in crafts and ...

MOVIES The major blockbuster in the Marvel Cinematic Universe this summer is “Thor: Love and Thunder” (July 8). Taika Waititi is back behind the camera for a direct sequel to 2017’s “Thor: Ragnarok.” Thor faces off against a new adversary, Goor the God Butcher – played by Christian Bale; a character who seems to have […]

Valley Health System Welcomes New Direct...

The Valley Health System Board of Directors welcomed three new members, appointed new officers and recognized two outgoing directors for their long and dedicated tenure. The Board of Directors, which now has 16 members, includes three professionals who bring a variety of expertise to the service of Valley Health: Jeff Boehm is president of Howard […]

LuLu Exchange opens 84th branch in the U...

The opening also marks the 249th global branch of LuLu Financial Group, of which LuLu Exchange is a part. Speaking about the company’s strategy for continued growth, Ahamed said, “The UAE is our most interconnected market and today’s opening reinforces our commitment to bringing our services closer to the people of this country. We are […]

Discussion of CAM-PLEX horse stabling on...

GILLETTE – The Campbell County Public Lands Board and CAM-PLEX staff launched a discussion June 9 on whether CAM-PLEX should adjust the stall rental fee structure to deal with the frequency at which the stalls are left dirty. Laura Chapman, a member of the Campbell County Public Lands Board, said she requested that a blocking […]

This Weekend in Prague: Summer Edition o...

Visit an alternative to the night of museums and a “mobile” exhibition Move: Intimacy and Resistance and Museum Night The exhibition Movement: Intimacy as Resistance takes place at Veletržní palác from June 10 to October 9. The show is an outgrowth of one that started at the Center Pompidou in Paris and is in Prague […]

Hong Kong is again the most expensive ci...

Asian cities topped the list of the ten most expensive cities in the world; New York and Geneva take second and third place. A cup of coffee at 5.21 US$, a liter of gasoline at 3.04 US$ and a kilo of tomato at 11.51 US$. Not surprising, hong kong was again appointed the most expensive […]

Government urged to lift import ban on g...

TOKYO: Stakeholders have urged the government to exclude from the import ban vehicles returned home by expatriates under donation and residency transfer schemes, arguing that no dollars leave the country at the following these imports. “Pakistan earns millions of dollars in tariffs on importing the vehicles under the special regimes,” officials from the Pak-Japan Business […]

Oil-Dri raises dividends for – GuruFocus

CHICAGO, June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE:ODC) today declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.28 per share of the company’s common stock. and $0.21 per share of the Company’s Class B Share, an increase of approximately 4% for both classes of shares. Dividends declared will be […]

After being kicked out of work in her 50...

A few weeks ago I had a delightful experience appearing on the “Redefining Retirement” episode of “The Big Middle” podcast moderated by British journalist Susan Flory. Best part: Listening to Flory’s other guest, Deborah Gale, an Apple corporate treasury manager turned gerontology researcher who now helps retirees find purpose at a UK-based social enterprise called […]

school board president pleads for change...

A minute’s silence was observed Tuesday at a meeting of the Jamestown Public School Board for the victims and their families of the shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Photo PJ by Eric Tichy Jamestown School Board President Paul Abbott has called for a moment of silence for the victims and their families […]

Sarwar launches the “Grand Overseas Club

DUBAI: Former Punjab governor Chaudhry Mohammed Sarwar has announced the establishment of the “Grand Overseas Club” to address the grievances of Pakistani expatriates away from their homeland via “One Window – Overseas Smart App”. Sarwar was addressing the Grand Overseas Club-UAE Inaugural Introductory Ceremony in Dubai along with prominent Pakistani businessmen and newly elected Grand […]

The Day – City of Preston Schools Budget

Preston – The budget table to be presented to residents at a town meeting on Thursday shows inflation-linked cost increases to the school and town budgets, but rising revenues and the base city ​​tax, and the proposed use of $850,000 in city surplus to maintain the tax increase at 1.05 mills. The Finance Council will […]

The story of a Pakistani Jew and his his...

This is the rarest case of the rare. A Jew from Pakistan fought against the odds to visit the Western Wall, the Jewish community’s holiest site. He was accompanied by a group of Pakistani-Americans and now the visit has created an uproar in the Muslim nation Pakistani Jew Fishel BenKhald recently traveled to Israel with […]

I arrived in Mindanao and now back in th...

I’m of the opinion that just getting out of RDU and I-40 traffic would be a blessing, but the layover in Germany is not tolerable and there’s only one food vendor in that section of this airport, so clue, get German marks at JFK. in terminal 1, just take the sky train. Singapore Airlines check-in […]

Save! High prices could be on the horiz...

If you wanted to book flights to Dubai or want to return from there to India, your plane ticket could become more expensive in the coming months. Here’s why. Air fares may soon increase between flights from Dubai and those from India, according to industry experts. Indeed, demand for the road is expected to increase […]

The Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach Hotel cel...

The Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach Hotel has spent the past five years celebrating the people, history and richness of its Seminyak area since its opening on June 16. Now the hotel is ready to enter its next phase of glory with a series of celebrations of the five senses with the Fantastic 5 Festival, which […]

ZBA Decision Concerns Pomfret City Counc...

The Pomfret City Council appeared unhappy last month with the actions of the city’s zoning appeals board with a dog daycare. The ZBA approved Julie McFarland’s business venture on Christy Road, but did so with conditions. She did not accept the conditions and wrote a letter to the municipal authorities to withdraw her […]

Commemoration of Imam Khomeini | The Ma...

To commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the death of the leader of the Islamic revolution Imam Khomeini, the cultural section of the Iranian Embassy, ​​the Church of the Risen Lord of the University of the Philippines, the ecumenical community of the Church of Manila and the Diocese of Metro Manila, Iglesia Filipina Independiente jointly organized […]

Hong Kong expats gather in the UK and Au...

On the 33rd anniversary of June 4, many Hong Kongers who had emigrated overseas gathered in the UK and Australia for a candlelight vigil in memory of pro-democracy activists killed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Hong Kong’s traditional memorial site, Vitoria Park, has been closed by the Hong Kong […]

India saw 42% of Deutsche Bank’s global

Namrata Singh and Mayur Shetty | TNN Mumbai: Over 40% of Deutsche Bank’s (DB) €25.4 billion hires globally this year have been in India. Elaborating on the importance of India – which currently accounts for 17% of its nearly 83,000 employees worldwide – Michael Ilgner, senior group director and global head of human resources and […]

This Week in Czech Culture: A Rare Gothi...

VISIT New exhibition on the role of photography in the age of social media A new exhibition at the House of Photography Divination from a Night Sky Partially Obscured by Clouds examines the role of photography in the age of social media through September 18. Klara Korbelova called U Jeden tabulky (At a table) at […]

Former Director General of UNESCO: AlUla...

MAKKAH: A new documentary highlights the success stories of Saudi women, who speak of their empowerment, opportunities and ambitions under the leadership of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “Ala Hadden Sawa”, from the Ministry of Media, features women from major Saudi cities and rural areas. In it, they share the details of […]

Nampa School Board to discuss disputed b...

At the May 9 board meeting, three of five board members voted to remove 22 books from district libraries “forever,” citing concerns about “pornography.” NAMPA, Idaho- This article originally appeared in the Idaho Press. A Monday Nampa School Board business session will include a discussion of the process for disputed books in the district. The […]

A Look at Bismarck School Board Candidat...

BISMARCK, ND (KFYR) – We continue our series on local election candidates in Bismarck-Mandan. The Bismack School Board has five members, and three of those seats are in contention this year. For these three seats, ten candidates are in the running. Here is an overview of each of them. Amanda Davis has two children in […]

United Arab Emirates: What makes Filipin...

A glimpse into life in the country’s third largest expat community Published: Fri, June 3, 2022, 11:19 PM Last update: Fri, June 3, 2022, 11:50 PM Have you ever wondered why the Filipino community in the UAE is so cheerful and accommodating? Award-winning Filipino educator and author Dr. Rommel Sergio has a plausible explanation. “It’s […]

Youth unemployment at 30%, says Labor Mi...

Created: June 3, 2022 08:00 Jason Hayward, Minister of Economy and Labor (Photograph by Blaire Simmons) Nearly one in three young Bermudian adults are unemployed, the government admitted yesterday. However, in launching the National Youth Jobs Strategy, which aims to tackle the problem, Jason Hayward, Minister of Economy and Labour, dismissed suggestions that the figure […]

The Recorder – Greenfield ZBA approves f

GREENFIELD — The Zoning Appeal Board has approved the site plan and special permit with conditions for the new fire hall, to be built on Main Street near Coombs Avenue. These conditions include the planting of low-growing green shrubs along the parking area on the Coombs Avenue side of the development; adding a barrier around […]

This weekend in Prague: the streets come...

live music Prague live music The seventh edition Praha žije hudbou festival brings live music to the streets and squares of the city on June 3 and 4. Among the well-known names you can find Aneta Langerová, Lenka Dusilová, Mucha and Circus Brothers. There are also many undiscovered talents to be discovered. Learn more here […]

US Citizen Outreach: Social Security Adm...

U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines United States Consular Agency in Cebu, Philippines April 29, 2022 Message for U.S. Citizens: Social Security Administration Awareness of Consular Agency Cebu from June 6 to 9, 2022​ U.S. Embassy officials from the Social Security Administration (SSA) will be hosting an outreach event at the consular agency in Cebu from Monday, […]

Kuwaiti MP wants to stop expats changing...

BEIRUT: In northern Syria, residents are preparing for a new fight. As the world’s attention focuses on the war in Ukraine, the Turkish leader has said he is planning a major military operation to push back Syrian Kurdish fighters and create a long-sought buffer zone in the border area.Tensions are high. Hardly a day goes […]

No moratorium exceptions? | News, Spor...

LAKE PLACID — The Village of Lake Placid Board of Directors discussed on Tuesday two requests from landlords seeking an exception to the village’s active moratorium on issuing new short-term vacation rental permits. The discussion comes as the board prepares to approve or deny nominations this month. The majority of council members seem […]

Bringing out the bunting: British expats...

British expats in the UAE have released the bunting, Union Jack memorabilia and even a life-size replica of their precious monarch to mark Queen Elizabeth 11’s Platinum Jubilee. Ahead of UK celebrations on Sunday June 5, expats are giving a nod to the British monarch on his 70-year reign and many are telling Al Arabiya […]

Centuries Old Yunnan Orchestra Find new ...

After first coming to China in the year 2000, French musician Djang San has cultivated all of the following with his brand of ‘folk rock’. He mixes elements of traditional Chinese music with his own personal rock and electro influences. His pioneering electrical use of Chinese instruments, such as pipa, Guzheng and zhongruanmade the Bordelais […]

A rare visit by Pakistanis to Israel cau...

JERUSALEM — “THIS PASSPORT IS VALID FOR ALL COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD EXCEPT ISRAEL,” reads each Pakistani passport. But there was Fishel BenKhald, one of Pakistan’s few Jews, clutching that passport in front of the Western Wall, the revered Jewish place of worship in Jerusalem – “the land where my heart and soul are connected,” […]

Orlando Expat and Full Sail Graduate Kae...

For a relatively quiet town in Central Florida, the music coming out of Lakeland caught my eye a disproportionate number of times. The last example is the young producer Kaelin Ellis, an Orlando expat and Full Sail grad who just released a new album titled Funk will prevail. Besides his own music, he has built […]

List and schedule of meetings | Westpor...

NOTICE AND AGENDA OF THE FINANCE BOARD MEETING SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING PROCEDURES FOR THIS MEETING: This meeting will be held IN PERSON IN THE WESTPORT CITY HALL AUDITORIUM. Access to the town hall will be via the front of the building. The meeting will also be streamed live on the city’s website westportct.gov (on the […]

‘I’m still alive but shit’s getting wild

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> part three At dawn the following morning, Thursday March 25, Max Dyck watched the Battle of Palma unfold on a row of screens in Langebaan, a tourist town known for oysters, whale watching and kitesurfing, at 2,000 miles away on the South African Atlantic. coast. There was no nameplate on the door of the […]

New application developed to encourage t...

The town hall of SAN FULGENCIO has launched a smartphone application to promote the city not only to visitors, but also to its own inhabitants! Comprised of the popular La Marina urbanisation, the municipality is one of the most densely populated British expat areas in Spain. The app offers information on the city’s history and […]