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  • Value investing has had a record month. This cheap share is up 32%, but I’d buy now

    first_img Cliff D’Arcy | Sunday, 29th November, 2020 | More on: MNG Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. With November almost over, what a month it’s been for UK shareholders. News of Joe Biden’s US election victory gave cheap shares an early boost. Then news of three effective Covid-19 vaccines lit the fuse and shares skyrocketed like fireworks. So far in November, the FTSE 100 index has soared by 790 points since Halloween, up over 14% in four weeks in a record-breaking comeback. It’s a similar tale across the Atlantic, with the S&P 500, NASDAQ and Dow Jones Industrial Index all setting record highs in the past week.The FTSE 100 has had a rough yearAlthough this month has seen a record-breaking rebound, the FTSE 100 has had a poor 2020. It’s down nearly 16%) this calendar year, even after November’s fireworks. With few big tech stocks and heavy weightings in banks, oil & gas, and miners, the Footsie has fallen out of favour among global investors. Nevertheless, it’s been an amazing month for value investors, as the cheap shares soared in November’s relief rally.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…In fact, this month’s sudden switch from growth stocks into value shares was the ‘most violent’ on record, according to analysts. The arrival and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in 2021 is expected to reignite global growth and boost corporate earnings. Even so, US growth stocks today trade at an average of 38 times earnings, according to Citigroup. Meanwhile, value stocks trade at an average of 17 times earnings. To me, this suggests a strong potential for higher returns over the next decade from cheap shares than from racy, popular stocks.These cheap shares are up 32%, but still a bargainSince the global financial crisis of 2007-09, growth/momentum investing has thrashed value investing, which has endured its worst slump in nearly 200 years. However, as the economy recovers, I see cheap shares in quality companies returning to favour, thanks to their low valuations and high dividends. For example, I’ve long argued that shares in well-known investment manager M&G (LSE: MNG) were too low-priced. Indeed, M&G’s stock was repeatedly among the cheapest FTSE 100 shares this year.M&G was part of the giant Prudential, until it was spun off from its parent in October 2019. Now it’s a FTSE 100 company in its own right. Before the Covid-19 market crash, M&G shares hit an all-time high of 251.4p on 19 February. By 18 March, they had crashed to 84.12p, down two-thirds in a month. Yikes. By mid-August, these cheap shares had recovered to above 182p, but then nosedived again, hitting 146.65p on 30 October.The FTSE 100 may be up over 14% this month, but M&G shares have more than doubled this bounce. On Friday, they closed at 193.45p, up 46.8p (31.9%) since Halloween. Even after gaining nearly a third in four weeks, I still see these cheap shares as worth buying. Today, M&G is worth a mere £5bn — an appetising snack easily gobbled up by a vastly larger rival. After all, its shares trade on a price-to-earnings ratio of around 4.6 and an earnings yield of 20.5%.Lastly, M&G’s greatest attraction must be its delicious dividend yield of 6.2% a year, almost double the FTSE 100’s 3.2%. That’s why I’d happily buy these cheap shares today, ideally inside an ISA. Then I could enjoy years of tax-free dividends and future capital gains! Image source: Getty Images. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Enter Your Email Addresscenter_img Cliffdarcy has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Value investing has had a record month. This cheap share is up 32%, but I’d buy now I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. See all posts by Cliff D’Arcylast_img read more

  • RIP: Wes Wubbenhorst, Maryland priest and man of ‘joy, love…

    first_imgRIP: Wes Wubbenhorst, Maryland priest and man of ‘joy, love and healing’ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Knoxville, TN Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Belleville, IL Rector Pittsburgh, PA People Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Martinsville, VA Comments are closed. Rector Tampa, FL Rector Hopkinsville, KY Barbara High says: March 23, 2016 at 11:18 am I went to high school with Wes and played football with him. His energy, his enthusiasm and leadership was evident even then. Even at the times when his enthusiasm overwhelmed his intelligence, you couldn’t fault him as he was so intense and so sincere in all that he did. I know many of us who knew him when he was younger, knew then that we were better for the experience. I can only imagine the positive impact that he made on so many lives since. My prayers and condolences go out to his family and his congregation. Bill Brennan, King School ’70 Tags Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Submit an Event Listing The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Featured Events Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Youth Minister Lorton, VA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Comments (3) Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Obituary, April 21, 2016 at 11:05 pm I was on Wes’ seminarian lay committee at St. George’s Episcopal Church in Arlington, VA in the late 1980’s. He was a wonderful and inspirational spiritual leader and great with kids, even back then. He and Vivienne were such great role models for my husband and me, as we were newlyweds at the time. I always wondered where he ended up. Then one day in February 2016, my son called from Seattle, Washington to update us about his conservation job he had just started out there. He mentioned that the only person in his organization who was from anywhere near our home in Arlington, VA was a person near his age, early 20’s, named Michael Wubbenhorst. I thought to myself, there can’t be that many Wubbenhorsts. I wonder if he’s related to our old seminarian, Wes? I asked my son, Michael, to ask Michael Wubbenhorst if he knew a Wes. Michael called back the very next day to say that yes, in fact Michael Wubbenhorst is Wes’ son. Wow, what a small world! So around March, I was all excited to reach out to Wes and Vivienne and tell them of this wonderful coincidence that our two sons had been thrown together by fate or the divine for this conservation work out in Seattle. About that time, my Michael called me to tell me he had sad news from his friend Michael that his dad, Wes, had just died of cancer. Michael W. hadn’t had a chance to share with any of his new friends that his dad was sick, so my son didn’t know until Michael had to return home for the funeral. I was very saddened to hear this news and wish that I had gotten the chance to reconnect with him. He was one of the most memorable seminarians we had, whose gentle spirit, inclusive ministry, and enthusiasm for accessible worship (especially for children) still permeate our worship experience to this day. Rest in peace, my friend, and may God sustain your family with your wonderful memory during this difficult time. Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR [Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Wes Wubbenhorst, an Episcopal priest, died March 15 after a year-long battle with lymphoma. He was 62.Wubbenhorst died at his home in Annapolis, Maryland. He was in the care of his wife Vivienne, his mother Arvilla and many other family and friends. A Requiem Eucharist is set for Saturday, March 19, at 1 p.m. at Cathedral of the Incarnation, Baltimore. (The service will be livestreamed on the internet. The video link will be available at www.episcopalmaryland.org).The Rev. Allen Spicer, chaplain to clergy and their families in the Diocese of Maryland, visited Wubbenhorst on the afternoon of his death. Those gathered sang hymns at his bedside. Wubbenhorst was unable to speak but as the words, “I will raise him up” from “I am the Bread of Life,” were sung, he raised both arms high. He was raised to new life only hours later.Wubbenhorst was the diocesan youth minister in Maryland for 10 years. He also served at St. Margaret’s, Annapolis, as well as parishes in the dioceses of Newark and Connecticut. His ministry with young people flourished when he was chaplain and assistant director of the Episcopal Camp and Conference Center at Ivoryton, Connecticut from 1990 to 1994. He also served on the support staff of the Episcopal Church Foundation in New York City after his ordination in 1989.His last call was to be interim rector at Christ Church, Port Republic, Maryland, described by many as “a match made in heaven. It was a time of joy and growth for both priest and people. They loved Wes through the chemotherapy treatments and were blessed by his joy and enthusiasm for life.”Wubbenhorst and his wife spent time in Honduras as Peace Corps volunteers after college. It was there he heard a voice calling him to the priesthood. For several summers Wubbenhorst took hundreds of young people from Maryland on mission trips to El Hogar de Amor y Esperanza, The Home of Love and Hope, orphanage in Tegucigalpa. Those trips changed many lives.“More than being one of the most effective leaders in youth ministry in the larger Church, my friend Wes Wubbenhorst was a joy-filled human being who had an infectious faith in Jesus,” said Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton of Maryland. “Once when I asked a group of high schoolers what they wanted to do after graduation, I heard this from several of them: ‘I want to work in a ministry that focuses on youth in a diocese or a church – just like Wes!’ Those words put a lump in my throat, and a joy in my heart.”“I’m one of those youth who said I wanted to do what he did, and he made it so,” said Kate Riley. “I will forever be grateful for his gifts to the world, but mostly just that fact that I got to know him as a dear friend and father figure. He is one of a kind and now it is our ministry to carry on that joy for Jesus.” Kate succeeded Wubbenhorst as youth missioner a year ago. She called him “a man who could never be forgotten. He has been the inspiration for hundreds of people to seek a relationship with Jesus Christ and to serve in our church to bring the Kingdom of joyful noise to Earth!”Wubbenhorst had several ministries. He was passionate about working with Latino immigrants, helped develop workshops for prevention of domestic violence and led safe church trainings.Wubbenhorst wrote a last sermon that friends and family posted on Facebook six days before his death to raise money for El Hogar. “Honduras and its people were God’s way of communicating a plan, a path, and lifelong love to me,” he wrote. “Amazing trips, LOVE & HOPE shared in God’s name! Nothing is better than God’s Love. (WOW!)”Wubbenhorst was known for his whistling, his verbal clicks of the tongue and audible punctuation with words like, “ta-dah” or “Wow!”During the summer mission trip of 2009 there was a military coup in Honduras, recalled the Rt. Rev. John Rabb, retired bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Maryland. “Nervous parents called the (diocesan) center and it was not a problem to assure them that I would want no one other than Wes because Wes, for all of his creative energy (translated “loosey goosey”) had full control when the situation got difficult,” said Rabb. “It did not matter if it was discipline, health, safety or in this case a political crisis; Wes knew exactly what to do and did it. The youth mission trip returned and all were well and the parents, especially, saw how well cared for their youth were.”Wubbenhorst also had a heart for the poor in Baltimore. One day he showed up at the office with a handful of brown bag lunches. He had driven from his home in Annapolis but did not encounter the usual homeless men and women — many of whom he knew by name — along his route. He put the lunches in the refrigerator for the return trip.“Wes was a person of unique and extraordinary gifts who conveyed the deep love and joy of God to everyone he met: old and young, poor and rich, weak and strong,” said the Rt. Rev. Mary Glasspool, bishop suffragan in the Diocese of Los Angeles. “He did this with his very being, which was light-hearted, quick to laugh, humble in nature and profound in faith. His special love for young people has effected thousands and I believe he has left a legacy of ‘joy and wonder in all God’s works’ that inspires us all into the future,” she said. Glasspool was rector at St. Margaret’s, Annapolis, when Wubbenhorst was associate rector.Wubbenhorst was also a doodler. His goodbye gift for each diocesan staff member was their own personal doodle of their name. On the reverse of each was a recipe for his infamous oatmeal cookies which he often brought to the office. (They didn’t last long). But he explained the doodle on the front with this: “As you may or may not know Jesus was an amazing doodle. He found that they were ways of sending JOY, LOVE, HEALING, and Blessings. So Naturally all doodles begin with God’s creation, YOU Yeah!!” [sic]He ended the recipe with, “p.s. This was Jesus’ favorite cookie.”center_img Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Collierville, TN Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Mary Thomasson Yuhas says: Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Albany, NY Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Submit a Press Release Rector Shreveport, LA Submit a Job Listing Featured Jobs & Calls Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Smithfield, NC Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI July 23, 2016 at 10:46 am Just now discovered that Wes , a long time friend had passed away…..My condolences to his wife Vivienne , another good friend ….Barbara High Posted Mar 17, 2016 Bill Brennan says: Rector Bath, NC Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Press Release Service Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Associate Rector Columbus, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Washington, DC Director of Music Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ last_img read more

  • Little Christian Wade’s big carry knocks Jonny May out cold

    first_imgFriday Mar 30, 2018 Little Christian Wade’s big carry knocks Jonny May out cold Jonny May was knocked out cold by Christian Wade last weekend, as he fended with the ball carrying forearm or elbow, getting the best of a brutal collission. May, however, is expected to be okay for their next match against Bath.May was injured in the same minute that centre Manu Tuilagi suffered a pectoral injury. Nicholas Malouf came on as a replacement, and shortly afterwards he made that high and dangerous tackle on Wade. As a result, he was suspended for three weeks following a citing and disciplinary process. May had to leave the field after a lengthy treatment, but managed to walk off himself. His recovery is being closely monitored, ahead of their next match on April 7th. “Jonny got a bang on the head and it’s a straightforward H.I.A return to play protocol,” explained Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O’Connor. “He will continue on as per usual and, barring any hiccup through the protocols, he should be right for Bath.” Tuilagi’s injury caused concern for fans, but O’Connor is confident that it might be okay, and is patiently waiting for a better assessment. “There is no rush. The longer you wait, the better clarity you get from a scan perspective so we are quite optimistic. Our medics certainly think it is not serious. It is not the same pec he injured a couple of seasons ago, which is really positive. It should be a minor issue, hopefully.”This knockout wasn’t pleasant to see but some of you had mentioned it so here it is as a bit of a discussion point, regarding the ball carrying bump off and May’s tackling technique. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

  • The Cave / COTAPAREDES Arquitectos

    first_imgArchDaily Save this picture!© César BéjarThe best way to get to know an architect is to know their projects, they speak for us, unmask us when the work is honest, they exist as a mirror of who we are. There is something behind the cave that speaks of who I am, that form of an enclosed cube that seeks to be hidden from the world, while showing openings that exhibit a contradiction, perhaps I do not want to remain apart from the world, as a proof these narrow cracks show a characteristic from mankind, The longing of being known and loved.Save this picture!© César BéjarRecommended ProductsDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame ArcDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalThe land is located within the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, in one of many private condominiums delimited by large walls, as a result of increased insecurity in Mexico. It is this duality among a chaotic city and the search for isolation and shelter, what generates Introspective Architecture.Save this picture!© César BéjarAn Architecture that seeks to give a fundamental importance to the user’s privacy, generating an atmosphere that combines the correct management of light and the fluidity of spaces.Save this picture!© César BéjarThe project was born from listening the client’s needs: within the list of dependencies, a space seemed fundamental, a multipurpose room located on the basement was needed where the client´s family would spend a lot of quality time. We thought of ​​introducing a double height patio that would provide natural lighting and ventilation to the basement.Save this picture!Section AThis gave us the perfect excuse to plant a tree that would bring character to the space.Save this picture!© César BéjarOn the ground floor, the crown of the tree rises, filling the void generated by the double heights, extending its branches throughout the surrounding spaces. This void acts as an articulator, causing an indirect spatial relationship between the entrance on both levels and the dining room, the spaces can be seen but not touched.Save this picture!© César BéjarWhen you enter the house, whether by the basement or the ground floor, the tree welcomes you, as a host who opens its arms to salute you.Save this picture!Ground Floor PlanOriented towards the back of the plot the dining room is located on a space with a double height, it communicates with the void of the patio on the basement, and generates a segmented triple height that causes astonishment to the viewer once it is discovered. Facing south, a large window bathes in light the space of both concatenated double heights.Save this picture!© César BéjarOn the second level where the rooms of the children are located. A staircase with a solid handrail brings a sculptural approach to the space, which in turn let us discover another double height that relates with the last level of the house where the main room is illuminated through a patio. A window that captures the light of the east, lets the warm air of the house escape.Save this picture!© César BéjarThe outer form: a cube that sits on a stone base, seeks to be as closed as possible but opening the grooves necessary to provoke in the viewer an interest in knowing what goes on inside.Save this picture!© César BéjarProject gallerySee allShow less44 Maps Reveal New Yorkers’ Thoughts About Rats, Parks, Bike Safety And Other Urban …Architecture NewsA Curated Guide to the Modern Architecture of São PauloArticles Share Area:  390 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: COTAPAREDES Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Photographs 2017 “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/874912/the-cave-abraham-cota-paredes-arquitectos Clipboard CopyHouses•Zapopan, Mexico Mexico The Cave / COTAPAREDES Arquitectoscenter_img “COPY” Houses Manufacturers: Cocinas María Hueso, Construlita, Eurovent, Glass Vita, Helvex, Indeko, Marmoletti /Collaborator:Sergio Iván Chávez PadillaCity:ZapopanCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess Specs Photographs:  César Béjar Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project The Cave / COTAPAREDES ArquitectosSave this projectSaveThe Cave / COTAPAREDES ArquitectosSave this picture!© César Béjar+ 37 Share Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/874912/the-cave-abraham-cota-paredes-arquitectos Clipboard Projects CopyAbout this officeCOTAPAREDES ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesZapopanMexicoPublished on July 04, 2017Cite: “The Cave / COTAPAREDES Arquitectos” 04 Jul 2017. 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  • U Win Tin begins his 18th year in prison

    first_img to go further May 31, 2021 Find out more MyanmarAsia – Pacific May 26, 2021 Find out more MyanmarAsia – Pacific Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar News Organisation News On the eve of the 17th anniversary of the arrest of prominent journalist dissident U Win Tin, Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association are calling on Burmese Prime Minister, General Soe Win, to immediately release him.In protest at his continued detention – Win Tin is serving 20 years on a charge of “anti-government propaganda” – the two press freedom organisations are mounting a fax offensive on 4 July 2006, targeting major Burmese embassies throughout the world.An appeal for his release and scores of pages of petitions signed by more than 5,000 people will be faxed throughout the day. The two organisations are also calling on others to mark the day with peaceful demonstrations by faxing or phoning and calling for the journalist’s release.”The courage of U Win Tin in refusing to give way to the blackmail of the military authorities, has never faltered in his 17 years in prison. His stance in support of freedom of expression and democracy cannot allow us to forget the criminal attitude of the military junta, who is keeping in prison a sick and elderly man of 76,” the two organisations said.Since his arrest in Rangoon, on 4 July 1989, U Win Tin has been deprived of his fundamental rights, in particular those of receiving appropriate medical treatment and being allowed to write. According to the latest information, U Win Tin has to have treatment for heart and blood pressure problems and for an inflamed prostate.Although a doctor comes to his cell to given him a twice-monthly medical check-up, U Win Tin has to rely on help from his family who regularly bring him medicine and food. After 17 years in prison, his health has considerably weakened. He has suffered two heart attacks.Moreover it is now a year since the Burmese authorities announced, on 6 July 2005, that he was being released, but then failed to act on it. Under Burmese law, the journalist has been eligible for release for good behaviour since July 2005.Until almost a year ago and for the past six years he had been receiving visits from representatives of the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC). But the Geneva-based organisation suspended such visits after members of the pro-government UDSA party insisted on being present at the meetings.Win Tin is allowed to receive a 20-25 minute visit from a family member twice a month. This visitor is allowed to bring medicine, food and magazines but a censorship bureau set up within the prison checks all written matter brought in to him.Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association urge sympathisers to go to www.rsf.org to continue to sign the international petition for Win Tin’s release.Over 16 years ago, Reporters without Borders created its “Sponsorship Programme” and called upon the international media to select and support an imprisoned journalist. More than two hundreds news staffs around the globe are thus sponsoring colleagues by regularly petitioning authorities for their release and by publicising their situations sothat their cases will not be forgotten.Currently, Win Tin is sponsored by more than 50 media in France, Spain, Canada, Sweeden and Belgium. Receive email alerts July 3, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 U Win Tin begins his 18th year in prison News Follow the news on Myanmar Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association called for the immediate release of renowned Burmese journalist U Win Tin who was arrested in Rangoon on 4 July 1989 and sentenced to 20 years in prison for “anti-government propaganda”. Win Tin, aged 76, has suffered two heart attacks in prison. RSF_en US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture Help by sharing this information RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylum News May 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

  • Deputy McConalogue: Governments A5 commitment hollow

    first_img Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ By News Highland – November 12, 2011 Facebook Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Pinterest Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue is accusing the government of making promises it can’t keep in respect of the A5.Deputy Mc Conalogue was speaking after Taoiseach Enda Kenny offered £50 million over the next four years, with the possibility of providing the balance of the £400 million after 2016.However, Deputy Mc Conalogue says there may have been a change of government by then, with elections due in 2016, and he’s questioning how the Taoiseach expects the Stormont Executive to accept the government’s bona fides.[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/charlsat.mp3[/podcast] Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Previous articleCoroner rules out human combustion in Donegal fire deathNext articleTrial continues of Donegal Town man accused of hammer murder News Highland Twittercenter_img Newsx Adverts WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Twitter Pinterest Deputy McConalogue: Governments A5 commitment hollow RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector publishedlast_img read more

  • HSE accused of downgrading NowDOC service in West Donegal

    first_img WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleRegional Science Park could creat 280 jobs in Derry and DonegalNext articleFather of missing Lifford man wants dived search to resume News Highland The IMPACT trade union is accusing the H.S.E. of dismantling the NowDOC service in Donegal by stealth.If follows confirmation that HSE plans to compulsory redeploy 16 Reception/Call Handler staff based in four outlying centres in Derrybeg, Carndonagh, Mountcharles and Carrick on Shannon to other HSE facilities.IMPACT says the move seems to be part of the ongoing review to reduce the number of GP Out of Hours Services in the West from 3 to 1.Spokesperson Richie Curruthers says this is an attack on the vital services to the people living in rural communities:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/ricky1pmnowdoc.mp3[/podcast] HSE accused of downgrading NowDOC service in West Donegal Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Pinterest Google+ Google+ Facebook Twittercenter_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week WhatsApp Newsx Adverts Facebook Twitter By News Highland – July 27, 2011 Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Pinterest PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report last_img read more

  • [Online Gambling] Delhi HC Directs UOI & State Govt To Treat PIL Filed Against Online Gambling As A Representation [Read Order]

    first_imgNews Updates[Online Gambling] Delhi HC Directs UOI & State Govt To Treat PIL Filed Against Online Gambling As A Representation [Read Order] Sparsh Upadhyay18 Oct 2020 9:16 PMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court on Thursday (08th October) directed the Union Of India & Delhi Government to treat a petition filed against online gambling, as a representation and decide the grievances ventilated in the petition, as narrated in detail in the writ petition.The Bench of Chief Justice D. N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan directed the respondents (UOI & Delhi High Court) to decide…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Delhi High Court on Thursday (08th October) directed the Union Of India & Delhi Government to treat a petition filed against online gambling, as a representation and decide the grievances ventilated in the petition, as narrated in detail in the writ petition.The Bench of Chief Justice D. N Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan directed the respondents (UOI & Delhi High Court) to decide the representation in accordance with law, rules, regulations and government policies applicable to the facts of the case, as early as possible and practicable.Case of the PetitionerA petition was moved by Tarun Chandiok in the nature of public interest litigation with the following prayers:-A. issue a direction, order or writ, including a writ in the nature of mandamus against the Respondents thereby, enjoining them to interdict access of internet content involving websites and mobile application (“apps”) facilitating proscribed “gaming”, whether in the name of online fantasy gaming or skill monetization or game of skill, within the meaning of the Public Gambling Act, 1867 and the Delhi Public Gambling Act, 1955; andB. issue a direction, order or writ, including a writ in the nature of mandamus against the Respondents thereby directing them to restrain broadcasters, television channels, radio, internet companies, etc. from running advertisements, campaigns, endorsements, promotional features, etc. apropos of such illegally run gaming websites and/or mobile applications insofar as it offends the provisions of the Public Gambling Act, 1867 and the Delhi Public Gambling Act, 1955; andC. issue a direction, order or writ, including a writ in the nature of mandamus against the Respondents thereby, directing them to initiate apposite penal action consistent with offences envisaged under the provisions of the Public Gambling Act, 1867 and the Delhi Public Gambling Act, 1955 against the violators/offenders; andD. Issue a direction, order or writ, including a writ in the nature of mandamus against the Respondents thereby, directing them to formulate a policy and constitute a Gaming Commission as much in order to comprehensively regulate and redress the grievances of online players as to guard the interests of minor children and impressionable youth up to a certain age from the long shadow such engagement is well known to cast;and/orE. Pass such further and/or other order(s) as this Court deems fit and expedient in the facts and circumstances of the captioned case.Court’s DirectionHaving heard the counsel for both the sides and looking to the facts and circumstances of the case and also considering the fact that earlier the High Court had disposed of a petition of similar nature, i.e. W.P.(C) No.5661/2019 vide its order dated 28.11.2019, the Court directed the respondents to treat this petition as a representation and decide the grievances ventilated in this petition, as narrated in detail in this writ petition.According to a report by Press Trust of India (PTI), the Petitioner submitted before the Court that a representation was made to the Centre and Delhi government in September and the latter had responded by saying that the matter had been forwarded to Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot who also holds the Information and Technology portfolio.Thereafter, no information was received, it was submitted.Some of the mobile gaming apps, which allegedly facilitate online gambling, that have been referred to in the petition are — Adda52 Poker, PokerStars, Zynga Poker, Teen Patti Gold, Poker Rummy and Texas Hold ’em Poker.The petitioner had contended that these are games of chance and involve no skill and therefore, ought to be prohibited in accordance with the anti-gambling laws.However, the bench observed, “There is some amount of skill involved in every game.”Recently, the Gujarat High Court has observed that the present legal framework in reference to gambling should be regulated to include virtual/ online/ Cyberspace gambling.The Bench of Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice JB Pardiwala has directed the State Government to consider a PIL, seeking regulation of online gambling, as a representation, and do the needful in the “larger public interest”.”We direct the State of Gujarat to consider this writ application as a representation. If online games involve gambling and if they are being played in the State of Gujarat, then it is expected of the State to deal with the same appropriately as gaming is a subject matter of List II of the Schedule VII of the Constitution of India,” the Bench observed.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Next Storylast_img read more

  • Ten years on: A review of the first global conservation horizon scan

    first_imgOur first horizon scan, conducted in 2009, aimed to identify novel but poorly known issues with potentially significant effects on global conservation of biological diversity. Following completion of the tenth annual scan, we reviewed the 15 topics identified a decade ago and assessed their development in the scientific literature and news media. Five topics, including microplastic pollution, synthetic meat, and environmental applications of mobile-sensingtechnology, appeared to have had widespread salience and effects. The effects of six topics were moderate, three have not emerged, and the effects of one topic were low. The awareness of, and involvement in, these issues by 12conservation organisations has increased for most issues since 2009.last_img read more

  • Snow Football Player Tryout Coming Up

    first_img Brad James Tags: Paul Peterson/Snow Football/Tryout Camp May 2, 2018 /Sports News – Local Snow Football Player Tryout Coming Up Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailEPHRAIM, Utah-Per an announcement from Snow College football head coach Paul Peterson on his Twitter account, Badger Football tryout day will be later this month.Peterson confirmed the date is May 26 at Badger Stadium-Stoddard Field in Ephraim with registration from 8:00-10:00 am MDT.The camp will run from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and no helmets or shoulder pads are required.This camp costs $40 and payment will be accepted on the day of registration. Furthermore, all participants will be required to download the registration and medical/insurance release forms which can be found here: http://www.snowbadgers.com/news/2018/1/30/badger-football-announces-player-tryout-date.aspxAdditionally, all prospective participants must bring these forms with them to the camp, as well as a copy of their insurance card.This is a great chance for Peterson and his assistants to meet all prospective student-athletes and evaluate their on-field skills.last_img read more