Bank credit fell 5% in April

Bank credit fell 5% in April


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LOAN by the big banks in April contracted by its fastest pace since 2004, reflthe impact of tighter lockdowns on lenders and borrowers.

Large banks’ outstanding loans fell 5% to 8.998 billion pesos in April from 9.474 billion pesos a year ago, based on preliminary data released by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Monday.

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Bolsonaro’s troubled legacy for science, health and the environment

Four years ago, scientists in Brazil feared the worst when Jair Bolsonaro was elected the country’s next president. Bolsonaro had promised, for example, to pull Brazil out of the Paris climate accord, dismantle the environment ministry and reduce the extent of protected areas if he won. Despite failing to deliver …

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The lighthouse emergency shelter will close this week

Breadcrumb Links Local News The Saskatoon Tribal Council said it would try to “take over” and open a second shelter. No details are available on a transition plan for Lighthouse services. Publication date : Sep 26, 2022 • 56 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation A …

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‘Non-partisan’ health policy group advances Democrats’ equity agenda

Democrats National Academy for State Health Policy says states should mandate anti-racism training and promote race-based hiring Getty Images Patrick Hauf • September 26, 2022 04:56 Influential health care political group that claims to be non-partisan is pushing state governments to ‘advance health equity’ – a controversial Democratic policy agenda …

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Majority of recent police cars made with federal money

Privacy settings This site uses functional cookies and external scripts to improve your experience. The cookies and scripts used and their impact on your visit are specified on the left. You can change your settings at any time. Your choices will have no impact on your visit. REMARK: These settings …

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Kerala University emerges from a government-governor battleground; university plans twin strategy – The New Indian Express

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With Chief Minister alleging ‘Sangh Parivar agenda’ behind Governor Arif Mohammed Khan’s decision to go ahead with appointment of new Vice-Chancellor at Kerala University, LDF government will certainly put everything to thwart the decision of Raj Bhavan. Outgoing Vice Chancellor VP Mahadevan Pillai’s term ends …

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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Alaska

WASHINGTON – FEMA today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the State of Alaska to supplement recovery efforts by states, tribes and local communities in areas affected by a violent storm, floods and landslides from September 15 to 20. The President’s action makes federal funding available …

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Air Serbia seeks additional US destinations

Next year, Air Serbia plans to launch service to Chicago, but is already considering other destinations in the United States. American expansion Air Serbia CEO Jiri Marek shared with Aero Telegraph an overview of the airlines’ expansion plans in the United States, “We are considering other destinations in the United …

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Federal funds through grant help further secure B’nai Shalom Temple, a vibrant church in eastern Brunswick

EASTERN BRUNSWICK — Federal funds through the Security Grants for Nonprofits Program will help further secure the facility shared by Temple B’nai Shalom and Vibrant Church. “The first clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution protects our legal right to freely practice our religious faith, but we must ensure …

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Department of Justice grants will aid tribal law enforcement and aid Indigenous victims of crime

Different colored kuspuks displayed at a tribal consultation meeting in Anchorage on Sept. 21 represent Indigenous victims of violence. From left to right, the colors are red for missing and murdered indigenous women, orange for boarding school victims, baby kuspuk for children who will never be born, purple for victims …

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Senior US official visits Sri Lanka to strengthen strategic ties

Earlier this month, the head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Samantha Power, paid a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka, allegedly to provide humanitarian aid to farmers and other people seriously affected by the worsening economic crisis in the country. The real purpose of his visit, …

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Comment: Indonesia will struggle to stay the course on rising fuel prices

Unions from another coalition, called Gebrak, also demonstrated on September 13 and are planning further demonstrations. The main union in this coalition of workers, students and civil society groups is the Allied Indonesian Trade Union Congress (KASBI), which is not affiliated with the Labor Party. The Gebrak alliance, which includes …

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Spain grants personal status to the Mar Menor lagoon

MADRID (AP) — Spain on Wednesday granted personhood status to a large saltwater lagoon that has suffered mass mortality of marine life, a new law that comes after a citizen push to better protect the threatened ecosystem. . The initiative backed by more than 600,000 citizens will become law after …

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Slidell woman pleads guilty to theft of public funds | USAO-EDLA

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that LINDA REED HILL (“HILL”), 75, of Slidell, Louisiana, pleaded guilty today to theft of public funds in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 641. From or about May 1, 2004 until or about February 28, 2021, HILL knowingly …

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Ecuadorian president seeks ‘balance’ between US and China

Ecuador’s interests are best served by “balanced” relations with the world’s two superpowers, President Guillermo Lasso told Axios in a wide-ranging interview Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Rollback: A year ago, Lasso’s ambassador to Washington told Axios that US indifference was forcing Ecuador and other …

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Oregon man pleads guilty to destruction of Planned Parenthood property | Takeover bid

An Oregon man pleaded guilty today to twice smashing windows and destroying property at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Grants Pass, Oregon because the clinic provides reproductive health services. Devin Friedrick Kruse, 27, pleaded guilty to two counts of violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act. “The …

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The Albanian government should cut spending more aggressively or the RBA may be forced to continue raising rates

“It can be inflationary.” Inflation was 6.1% in the June quarter and is expected to reach nearly 8% by the end of this year, due to a combination of high global oil prices, supply chain disruptions and huge central bank and government stimulus in response to the pandemic. The RBA …

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With $968m in loans, India overtakes China to become Sri Lanka’s top lender

Overtaking China, India has become the largest bilateral lender to Sri Lanka by disbursing a total of $968 million in loans in four months of 2022, according to a media report. Notably, with its predatory lending policy, China has maintained its position as the largest bilateral lender to Sri Lanka …

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Lebanese fear more hardship after lifting fuel subsidies

BEIRUT – Lebanon’s Central Bank lifted its remaining fuel subsidies and said on September 16 that it would no longer provide US dollars for gasoline imports, a move that will force Lebanese to procure fuel at a volatile market rate. Until recently, the central bank guaranteed 40% of fuel import …

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Over 1,600 Berbice fishermen to receive cash grant – Guyana newsroom

More than 1,600 anglers in Region Six (East Berbice – Corentyne) are expected to benefit from the $150,000 Angler Cash Grant. Hundreds of fishermen showed up at Port Mourant Center Ground and Skeldon Community Center Ground on Friday to receive their cash grants following the recent end of the verification …

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Weekend Readings: This Could Cause The Next Financial Crisis

The Federal Reserve invigorated the economy before and during the coronavirus pandemic by buying Treasuries. The central bank was the main buyer of newly issued US debt and created trillions of new dollars in the process. The Fed is now allowing its securities portfolio to deplete as bonds mature as …

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BYD Board Secretary Responds to U.S. Chinese Battery Ban Rumors

On the evening of September 14, a rumor that the United States government’s recently passed Inflation Reduction Act would ban Chinese batteries after 2024 spread on Chinese social media. The potential policy was later rejected by the board secretary of BYD, a Shenzhen-based electric vehicle and battery giant. According to …

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$1.7 Million Grant Aims to Increase Internet Access | News, Sports, Jobs

WASHINGTON — A $1 million federal grant to increase internet connectivity is coming to an Elkins agency. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced that the department’s Economic Development Administration is providing a $1.7 million grant to Woodlands Development Group, Inc., of Elkins, to support the growth of businesses …

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Residents will benefit from 3 months of BVIEC fuel supplement subsidies

in All News / By: BVI News Sep 13, 2022 8:05 AM / Kye Rymer Public Works and Utilities Minister Kye Rymer said the national unity government had listened to the cries of the people over rising electricity costs. In this regard, the Minister announced that the government will provide …

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Rainwater System Repair Begins: Additional Charges Will Appear in October | News, Sports, Jobs

Go to almost any street corner in downtown Williamsport and peek inside the sump pit or entrance. Many times while doing so, leaves or muddy debris can be seen covering the opening, or a few feet down, plant life popping up next to cups, trash, and …

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Gold Lending Interest Rates in September 2022 – Forbes Advisor INDIA

Gold is a popular choice for people looking to borrow a secured loan and have capital against it. Public and private sector banks in India offer loans against gold as collateral and charge interest on the principal amount. Interest rates on gold loans vary from bank to bank depending on …

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Salem-Keizer Schools to Select Equity Advisory Committee

The Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Elementary School in Salem. Members of the public will not be allowed to attend in person due to growing security concerns. People can watch the meeting online at youtube.com/watch?v=lxdOmTdIjFs or on Capital Community Television 21. …

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How to avoid government grant scams

by: Better Business Bureau Job : Sep 10, 2022 / 5:00 PM CDT Updated: Sep 10, 2022 / 5:00 PM CDT Free money from the government that you will never have to pay back? If it sounds too good to be true, that’s because it’s the hook for a common …

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SpaceX appeals US FCC rejection of rural broadband subsidies

An exterior of SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – SpaceX on Friday challenged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to deny the space company’s satellite internet unit $885.5 million in broadband …

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Senator Collins announces more than $77…

washington d.c.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced that the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) has received a total of $77.1 million for road improvements in Aroostook and Washington counties. The projects will complete the bypass to divert large tractor-trailer trucks from the main …

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Protests erupt in Indonesia over rising fuel prices – The Diplomat

Beat ASEAN | Economy | South East Asia Student groups and unions have pledged to step up protests against the government’s cut in a fuel subsidy. Student activists wave flags as they burn a tire during a rally against steep fuel price hikes, in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 8, 2022. Credit: …

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Deer Impact Emergency Loans

Thursday, September 8, 2022 By press release HDOA press release The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) will open an emergency loan program to help farmers with costs associated with axis deer overpopulation on Maui, Molokai and Lanai). At an August 23 meeting, the Hawaii Board of Agriculture (Board) approved the …

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Governor Ricketts Highlights “Connect Nebraska” Broadband Initiative

Media contacts: Alex Reuss, 402-471-1970 Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967 Press release : Governor Ricketts Highlights “Connect Nebraska” Broadband Initiative From left to right: ASL interpreter Kelly Brakenhoff; Dan Watermeier, chairman of the Nebraska Public Service Commission; Governor Ricketts (podium); and Patrick Redmond, National Broadband Coordinator LINCOLN– Today, Governor Pete Ricketts held …

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Challenging Heights calls on government to release capitation grants before schools reopen

Challenging Heights, a child-focused NGO, is calling on the government to release all outstanding capitation grant arrears to state basic schools before they reopen. According to the organization, this will alleviate the frustrations currently faced by principals of fundamental schools. Challenging Heights President James Kofi Annan explained that basic public …

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Indonesia. Protests launched against rising fuel prices | News | DW

Thousands of protesters gathered in cities across Indonesia on Tuesday to demand an end to fuel price hikes. Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced over the weekend that the government would cut fuel subsidies and let prices rise by 30%. This is the first price increase in eight years, and comes …

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State offers $4.5 million grant to tech-focused small businesses

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – State leaders hope to keep your children in Alabama after they graduate from college. Their plan is to give millions of dollars in grants to small businesses. This benefits local business owners who commercialize modern technologies as well as the state’s regional and national economic footprint. …

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Government wants to hear EU plans before agreeing business subsidies | New

Isamaa chairman Helir-Valdor Seeder told ERR the issue was discussed by politicians on Monday. The coalition discussed the party’s proposals to help struggling businesses, but also agreed to look at how other EU countries have acted. “We haven’t made a decision today, but next Monday we will discuss it further. …

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It’s time to admit the injustice towards farmers

Several decades ago, the Agricultural Costs and Prices Commission (ACCP) in its Kharif Crop Pricing Policy Report gave us an insight into how it determines cotton prices for farmers. . If I remember correctly, the report mentioned very clearly that prices for cotton producers were kept at a low level …

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Payday Loan Scams Consumers Should Be Aware Of: Fake Loans, Stolen Information, Fraud

Payday loans in the US are a hugely predatory industry, and now the landscape is getting worse as scammers pose as popular lenders try to scam people. A new Better Business Bureau report on these scammers has shed light on the story of Shirleywho “received a call from a woman …

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Top official ponders rejection of federal funds as districts worry about loss of revenue | New

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s education secretary says it’s time for Oklahomans to have a “robust” discussion about the role federal funds play in local schools and whether the “conditions attached by Washington, DC, politicians are worth it, even as school advocates warn that the gutting of federal funding will devastate …

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Indonesia raises fuel prices by 30% and cuts energy subsidies

Jakarta, Indonesia — Fuel prices rose around 30% across Indonesia on Saturday after the government cut some of the costly subsidies that have kept inflation in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy among the lowest in the world. world. Indonesians have been worried for weeks about an impending increase in the price …

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Angry Australian Customer Calls Cigno Loans

It looks like payday loan company Cigno has another angry customer. “There’s nothing I can do about it, I just have to watch my accounts get taken out,” client Blaise Giuliani said. A topical matter. “I was going through financial issues. My partner and I had just moved to another …

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CHIPS Act Allocates $52 Billion in Subsidies to Revitalize Semiconductor Manufacturing | Coie Perkins

There has been a global shortage of semiconductors throughout the COVID-19 pandemic which has severely disrupted supply chains in many sectors, underscoring, more than ever, that semiconductors are an essential of contemporary life. The Semiconductor and Science Production Incentives Creation Act (the CHIPS Act), which President Biden signed into law …

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$550,000 awarded to Roanoke organizations to fight gun violence | Crime News

Three Roanoke organizations have received combined grants of $550,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice to address the impacts of gun violence in the city. Carilion Clinic, Family Service of Roanoke Valley and Total Action for Progress have each received federal grants, the city announced Thursday. Mayor Sherman Lea said …

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Common Good Vermont Launches Nonprofit Survey of Government Grants and Contracts

Vermont Business Magazine Common Good Vermont announces the launch of a survey of government grants and contracts for Vermont Nonprofits to better understand the experience of nonprofits that contract with or receive state or federal grants. The survey will be open September 1-23 and is open to all 501(c)(3) organizations …

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Pakistan considers options for IMF emergency flood loan

ISLAMABAD: After Pakistan secured the revival of the major bailout deal through a staff-level deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Islamabad is now weighing options to apply for an emergency loan from the financial institution for relief and rescue measures amid the devastating floods that caused damage estimated at …

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Medicaid, CHIP enrollment to streamline under HHS proposed rule

The US Department of Health and Human Services aims to make enrollment in government health care programs easier for low-income children, people with disabilities, and seniors by cutting red tape., according to a proposal announced on Wednesday. The proposed rule, provided first to USA TODAY, takes steps to reduce the …

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NY announces $3.8 million for water and wastewater projects

New York State officials announced $3,852,680 in federal grants for six water and wastewater infrastructure projects in the state’s northern border region. The approved funding for water and wastewater projects was part of $5.8 million the state announced for 12 economic and community development projects. This year, 55 final applications …

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Two tools to track the local and national impacts of the US bailout

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, specifically the flex dollars it made available to states and local governments through the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF), has marked a generational experience of fiscal federalism. It has not been since the late 1980s that Washington has engaged in …

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Who will struggling households turn to after Britain’s crackdown on payday lenders? | Payday loans

South African entrepreneurs Errol Damelin and Jonty Hurwitz could not have foreseen the impact they would have when they set out to disrupt the 120-year-old payday loan market in 2006. Wonga’s founders set up the company to serve cash-strapped borrowers as the UK headed for economic collapse during the 2008 …

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The New York City housing grant program is dead. What should a relaunched version look like?

Remember “the gate of the poor,” the unofficial name for the separate entrance for the non-rich to an Upper West Side luxury resort? Have you heard of so-called 80/20 projects? Do you know anyone who has scored an apartment through the New York Real Estate Lottery? These are all better-known …

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The Delaware River Watershed Coalition Celebrates $14 Million in Grants to Improve the Health of the Delaware River Watershed

Beneficiaries of the Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund (DWCF) (Photo provided). Community Submitted Content Advertising The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced on August 26, 2022 that 36 Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund grants total $14 million, including $4.9 million in funds made available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act. Grantees have committed …

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City awaits strategic plan to allocate additional ARPA funds | Government

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic …

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First Person: Sharing Indigenous Knowledge with Tourists |

Indigenous entrepreneur Celestina Ábalos runs a tourism business at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Quebrada de Humahuaca in Jujuy Province, northern Argentina, sharing her community’s culture and knowledge of medicinal herbs. “I am a child of Pachamama, Mother Earth. The Earth is everything to us. That’s life. We cannot …

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UIS TRIO McNair Fellowship Program Wins $1.3M Grant

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – The TRIO McNair Scholars Program at Idaho State University has received a five-year, $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support TRIO McNair Scholars at ISU while that they prepare to continue their studies by moving on to doctoral programs. The TRIO McNair …

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9/11 victims barred from seizing Afghan central bank assets, US judge says

A US judge has recommended that victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks not be allowed to seize billions of dollars in assets belonging to the Afghan central bank to satisfy judgments they obtained against the Taliban. Key points: Washington froze Afghan government funds after Taliban military takeover Four creditor …

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Why Ukraine’s Debt Relief Doesn’t Match Financing Needs

Comment this story Comment Since Russia’s invasion in February, Ukraine has had to radically rethink its finances and ask private creditors for debt relief. As Europe’s largest ground conflict since World War II drags on, destroying vital infrastructure and shutting down swaths of the country’s economy, the Kyiv government remains …

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Reviews | Taxing tech companies for the failure of the information industry is simply unfair

Few of us want the commercial tide to take the news industry to the depths. Nor do many of us have much sympathy for overly rich, oligopolistic tech giants. And no one thinks Google and Facebook will miss out much on the $2 billion that one reporter estimates the two …

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Public funds for disaster relief are a disgrace

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 5:24 p.m.Press release: Social Credit Party The government must take seriously the financial support it is providing to areas of the country hard hit by last week’s storms. The support he provided to those affected by the floods in Ashburton was abysmal, especially compared to the …

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Senior Treasury official takes control of Stormont money after UK legislative move

A senior finance ministry official has taken control of Stormont’s finances after the UK government in Westminster triggered legislation under the Northern Ireland Act. eil Gibson at the department will act until a new budget is in place, but he will not have the power to distribute more than the …

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Former Massachusetts resident to plead guilty to $2.5 million in PPP loan fraud

A man who lived in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to filing fraudulent claims to receive $2.5 million in COVID-19 relief funds through the Paycheck Protection Program, federal prosecutors say. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said 34-year-old Vinicius Santana, of Boca Raton, Fla., has been charged with one count of …

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California mulls broadband subsidy limits for low-income people – Capitol Weekly | weekly capitol

Opinion A person uses a laptop to go online and search for accommodation. (Photo: Tada Images, via Shutterstock) by KEVIN HARBOR job 23.08.2022 Expanding broadband access is essential to advancing equity in our increasingly digital society. So why are California regulators taking action to restrict the use of federal and …

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Inmate education assistance works. Yet it is politically precarious.

Comment this story Comment A new proposal from the Ministry of Education approved the extension of the federal government Eligibility for Pell Grants for Prisoners from 2023. The proposal to codify Pell Grant eligibility came from many studies and experiences over the past decade indicating that inmates who receive degrees …

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Liz Truss ‘has sewage on her hands’ from Environment Agency cuts | Liz Truss

Tory leadership favorite Liz Truss was responsible for cutting millions of pounds of funding to tackle water pollution during her time as environment secretary, the Guardian can reveal. Truss, who was in charge at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) between 2014 and 2016, oversaw ‘efficiency’ plans …

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India hands over 21,000 tons of urea to Sri Lanka in crisis

India on Monday handed over 21,000 tonnes of fertilizer to Sri Lanka under a special support program that will help farmers there and help boost bilateral food security cooperation, the second this guy in recent months to the island nation in crisis. “Adding to the flavor of friendship and cooperation. …

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Grants and trips to America, at another Governors Summit

In the meantime, this Monday, There will be a limited “preview” of this conference, with the meeting also in Jujuy Land of the Lithium Board, consisting of Morales, Gustavo Sainz from Salta and Ral Jalil from Catamarca. Energy Secretary, Salta. A few days before the announcement of the tariff distribution …

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The political bias towards $828 million industry grants signed by Morrison

The Australian National Audit Office has named the Modern Manufacturing Initiative as one of its potential audits for this exercise. The MMI program, set up in October 2020, offered $1.3 billion in grants in three streams, called translation, collaboration, and integration. Unlike other grant programs, the guidelines for the collaboration …

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Blame it on Praful: Brand India suffers as AIFF plot thickens

New Delhi: The All India football saga, and subsequent ban by world body FIFA, is very much like Shakespearean theatre. It has power, greed, rebellion, betrayal and tragedy. The most damaging residue of this saga is the damage to Brand India’s image, coupled with the impending ban by FIFA and …

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NBS Bank launches payday loan from K30,000 – Malawi 24

Advertising NBS Bank has introduced a payday loan allowing customers to borrow at least K30,000 and up to 40% of their net salary without interest. The payday loan requirements are that users of the service must have a national ID, a payday account with NBS, and a clean CRB report. …

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Government deliberates on subsidized fuel prices: Vice President Amin

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Vice President Ma’ruf Amin said the government is currently deliberating whether to maintain or revise the current price of subsidized automotive fuel. “(The issue) is currently under consideration and is still under deliberation: increase (the price of subsidized fuel) or not,” Amin said after attending the commemoration …

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The French right under fire from the claims of poor parents who waste money on school equipment | France

Right-wing opposition MPs in France have been accused of stigmatizing poorer people by suggesting that low-income families are fraudulently using a school supply allowance. Government spokesman Olivier Véran said allegations that some families were spending money on TV and alcohol were “discrimination” and “an old chestnut”. He rejected suggestions that …

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Letter: Charities need the same access to loans as small businesses

This month, the British government’s lifesaving program offering state-guaranteed loans to small businesses is operational for two more years (Big Read, August 9). This is very good news and will make a big difference in getting funding to communities across the UK that are struggling to get it. It is …

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Details on ‘fresh start’ for defaulted borrowers released

The Department of Education released its first set of guidelines on the so-called Fresh Start program that will get 7.5 million defaulting borrowers back into good standing on their federal student loans. For most federal loans, borrowers are in default if they have not made payment within 270 days. Defaulting …

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Monica Cannon-Grant wants unemployment aid as she fights federal fraud charges

Monica Cannon-Grant, whose charity Violence in Boston was shut down last month as a federal fraud case against her and her husband unravels in court, now wants to apply for unemployment assistance. The terms of her release were set during her first court appearance in March after the 18-count federal …

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Wisconsin DOJ joins coalition to protect student borrowers

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) recognizes the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) for its continued efforts to address the student loan crisis and to push for new changes to help students and taxpayers, he explained Tuesday afternoon. In Tuesday’s statement, the DOJ commended the DOE …

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Reviews | Climate bill subsidies keep oil and gas alive

The technology called carbon capture and storage is aptly named. It’s supposed to capture carbon dioxide emissions from industrial sources and pump them deep underground. It was a big winner in the climate provisions of the Cut Inflation Act passed by Congress last week. What the technology, known as CCS, …

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$2 million in recycling grants open to Victorian businesses

Grant applications are open for the $2 million funded by the federal and Victorian governments Victorian Circular Economy Recycling Modernization Fund, covering recycling and refurbishment of plastic, paper, cardboard and tyres. The third cycle of the program is open to businesses and councils to help invest in new facilities or …

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Pittsburgh’s Hill District braces for $11 million infrastructure injection

By Jamie Wiggan PITTSBURGH— Pittsburgh’s Hill District is set to receive an $11.3 million injection into its aging infrastructure systems, which officials say will improve accessibility for residents and help connect lower, middle subsections and superior of the district. The neighborhood is one of 166 communities across the country selected …

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New bank loans in China fall more than expected amid housing jitters

Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in a counting machine as a clerk counts them at a branch of a commercial bank in Beijing, China. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo BEIJING — New bank lending in China fell more than expected in July, while overall credit growth slowed as further COVID surges, …

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Cut Inflation Act Could Save Fossil Fuel Industries

The Inflation Reduction Act was quickly passed by Congress, passing the Senate last week and the House on Friday, leaving little time to understand the importance of tax credits for fuel companies fossils. The bill includes changes to the federal 45Q Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Sequestration (CCUS) tax credit program …

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Five Questions to…Stark County EMA Director Tim Warstler

Tim Warstler was the director of Stark County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) since 2004. He joined the agency in 2001. Over the past 21+ years, during his tenure at Stark EMA, he has been involved in the management of three federally declared disasters and numerous local emergency declarations. Warstler has …

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Rushdie attack: Today’s resounding silence echoes Parliament’s mute stance over the years on banning Satanic Verses

At a time when any question aroused a loud and partisan resentment, the attack on writer Salman Rushdie saw a rare consensus in the political establishment: an evasive silence. Apart from a few voices, the the political class has largely refrained from condemning the serious aggression. Addressing a press conference …

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Key Ukrainian adviser says new $5bn IMF loan would reassure other creditors

A participant stands near an IMF logo at the International Monetary Fund – World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Securing a new $5 billion loan from …

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Ditch Fossil Fuels – The New York Times

By the end of the day, Congress will likely have passed the biggest climate bill in US history. This newsletter has already covered the main objectives of the bill and the history of its development. Today I want to go into more detail and explain how this will help people …

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Tulsa receives $26 million in federal grants to improve roads and trails

Tulsa received $26 million in transportation grants, which will pay for improvements to 51st Street in West Tulsa and build infrastructure needed to support a future low-water dam in Jenks. The US Department of Transportation award was announced Thursday. Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum said, “This is pretty much the best …

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We told you: the coalition has sounded again on regional subsidies

The Coalition has left the benches of government, but its misdeeds and corruption are still exposed, writes Jommy t-shirt. The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) released another manifesto of bad administration from the former Morrison government last week. In his quiet way, the Auditor General applied the blowtorch and excoriated …

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Correctional Officer Charged With Paycheck Protection Program Fraud | USAO-NDGA

ATLANTA — Harrescia Hopkins, a correctional officer employed at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, has been indicted on federal wire fraud charges for fraudulently obtaining two Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans . Hopkins was indicted by a federal grand jury on August 9, 2022. “Hopkins was employed in a …

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China calls US semiconductor bill anti-competitive

Chinese trade associations have described the US government’s semiconductor bill as an obstacle to global innovation and economic recovery. They further urge the business community to take steps to protect their interests and mitigate the impact of the new bill. Enacted on Tuesday, the US Chip and Science Act aims …

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City Council Approves ARP Funds with $9 Million for Water Service | New

ANDERSON — Anderson City Council passed two ordinances that outline how the city will use the $23.1 million in U.S. federal bailout funds. The council on Tuesday passed 5-4 an order that would provide $14.1 million to local nonprofits and small businesses with one significant change. The council also withdrew …

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Government funds help shooting survivor prevent more

Pamela Johnson said she was 22 when someone shot her at a rally in the West Bergen neighborhood of Jersey City. The 48-year-old mother of a then four-year-old girl said the bullet hit her chest. Although she has recovered physically, Johnson – who now considers herself an activist – said …

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Marshall and Moran vote against Democrats’ economic legislation after marathon debate

TOPEKA — Republican U.S. Senators Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall rejected the Democrats’ economic package approved when Vice President Kamala Harris voted to break the tie. The two Kansas senators criticized the projected cost of the bill, disputed claims that the package would have a significant impact on inflation, insisted …

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Push underway for $50 million grant to remodel West End neighborhoods and social housing

The city of Eston wants to apply for between $30 million and $50 million in federal funds to remodel public housing and neighborhood life in his struggling west neighborhood. The Choice Neighborhoods Grant would be Easton’s biggest public housing initiative since the city set up a $20 million grant to …

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$6.4 million paid in emergency grants to Taranaki accommodation providers

ANDY MACDONALD/Stuff Pihms at Bell Block received approximately $2 million in emergency housing grants from the Department of Social Development between March 2020 and July 2022. A Taranaki Hospitality has gained a $2 million economic lifeline from its decision to offer some of its rooms as emergency accommodation at the …

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Cost of living crisis: four things the government could do to help | UK cost of living crisis

The cost of living crisis affecting millions of households is about to get worse. Gas is the foundation of electricity generation in the UK, directly powering millions of homes and accounting for around 45% of electricity supply. Its price has skyrocketed, up 400% in the last year and 1,000% since …

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Ernst Effort eliminates subsidies, inc…

WASHINGTON — Building on her successful efforts to ban the Pentagon from purchasing electric vehicle (EV) components from any entity that uses child or slave labor, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) is proposing an amendment to the Democrats’ tax and spending bill that will prevent taxpayer subsidies for luxury electric …

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New Funding to Remove Chewing Gum Stains from Our Main Streets

New government action to crack down on litter on our high streets was announced today (6 August), with more than 40 councils across the UK awarding grants of up to £70,000 to eliminate littering chewing gum stains. Exeter, Birmingham, Sunderland, Swansea, Glasgow and Belfast are among the first recipients of …

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Are you waiting for news about the cancellation of student loans? 5 things you can do now

President Joe Biden has promised to make his decision on canceling student loans “by the end of August”. This means that tens of millions of Americans could know the future of their debt in days or weeks. Here are five things borrowers can do while you wait for more news, …

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Will the billions in green energy subsidies change anything?

In July, President Joe Biden delivered a speech at a disused coal-fired power plant in Somerset, Massachusettsfollowing record heat waves in the United States and Europe. In his address, he said that “climate change is a emergency” and one clear and present danger in the USA.” It was not the …

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Rowan part of rural broadband efforts set at $4m – Salisbury Post

RALEIGH — Sen. Carl Ford announced that Rowan County’s share of state grants to expand high-speed Internet access is $4 million. More than 1,000 households and businesses are expected to receive high-speed internet access through funding from the Growing Rural Economics with Access to Technology (GREAT) grant program. The General …

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Botolan sells rice below P20

BOTOLAN, Zambales: Residents of this town now buy rice for less than 20 pesos per kilo under a rice subsidy program launched by the local government unit (LGU). Botolan Mayor Jun Omar Ebdane said the grant scheme was launched by his administration on July 12 and will run until September …

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Senate bill calls for deferral of student loans in public and private schools in case of emergency

PHILSTAR A bill introduced in the Senate aims to defer payment of student loans in public and private schools during similar disasters and emergencies, including the coronavirus pandemic. Senate Bill 975 proposes to provide a moratorium on the collection of all fees, charges, and costs related to student loan programs …

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Pelosi meeting with TSMC in Taiwan

Comment this story Comment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) will meet the chairman of Taiwan’s largest semiconductor maker during her visit to the island, a sign of the importance of computer chips to the economy and the national security of the United States. Pelosi and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) …

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Exchange Club donates “fun bags” to 75 children

Exchange Club offers “fun bags” to 75 children FREMONT — The Fremont Exchange Club distributed “Summer Fun Bags” on July 19 to 75 Village House children. Items in the fun bags included sunglasses, water bottles, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, beach towels, sunscreen, drink mix, jump ropes, books of children’s kitchen and …

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Shaheen, Hassan and Kuster applaud over $500,000 towards Nashua Fire Department

August 01, 2022 (Washington, DC) – Today, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committeealongside Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Rep. Annie Kuster, applauded the announcement of $569,036 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FEMA’s Firefighter Assistance Program (AFG) for the city of …

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What do the first quarter figures tell us about the Indian economy?

The central government budget deficit for the first quarter of the April-June period came in at 21.2% of the annual target of 16.6 trillion rupees. This is less than expected due to higher tax collection and lower grant spending. The deficit for the corresponding period last year was 18.2% of …

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DOJ Partisan Shell Game Raises Ethical Questions About Pamela Karlan

Comment As a tenured law professor at Stanford University, Pamela Karlan earned $1 million a year. We now know that she remained on Stanford’s payroll, at that same impressive salary, for the entire 17 months she served as the Justice Department’s senior assistant deputy attorney general for civil rights. Karlan …

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United Samaritans, We Care receives CDBG funds from the city

Turlock City Council has awarded five local agencies a combined grant of $75,000 to address affordable housing, homelessness and other needs through the federal Community Development Block Grant program. This annual program allows the city to allocate up to 15% of its annual allocation to utilities, plus an additional 15% …

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US designates 4 drought-stricken northern Arkansas counties as natural disaster areas

Four counties in northern Arkansas have been designated as natural disaster areas by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced on Twitter on Friday. In a letter sent to the governor, Vilsack said all four counties — Baxter, Fulton, Randolph and Sharp — suffered a drought intensity rating …

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Experts denounce the American chip subsidy plan

As the world’s largest chip market, the Chinese mainland is an indispensable part of the global semiconductor industry chain. [Photo/Sipa] ‘Fear of China’, secret desire to counter its rise in high technology, behind the movement The US government’s $280 billion plan to subsidize its domestic semiconductor manufacturing and fund science …

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Local Suppliers Rise to 988 Lifeline’s Challenges, Says Manager

WASHINGTON — Local outpatient psychiatric providers are doing well in the face of increased demand for the new nationwide “988” Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, despite fear they are not readyaccording to a senior administration official. “States and call centers across the country have absolutely ramped up the increased volume that …

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23 States and FCT secure N24 billion from conditional grant schemes

Twenty-three states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) received N24,450,000,000.00 from the conditional grant programs as an incentive to invest more of their resources in areas of national development priorities and goals. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) / Sustainable Development Goals. The President’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on …

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Foreign subsidies

As it concerns both notification-based toolsthe parties must notify ex ante financial contributions received from non-EU public authorities before the conclusion of a concentration or a public procurement procedure exceeding the applicable thresholds. The Commission can also request ad hoc notifications for small mergers and public procurement procedures if it …

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Wi-Fi to cover USVI, official says

Stephan Adams, president and CEO of viNGN, told senators that Wi-Fi will be everywhere. (Photo: Screenshot of the VI Legislature live stream) If Stephan Adams is successful, there won’t be a square inch of the US Virgin Islands without a wireless internet signal. Using an alphabetical soup of government funding …

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Despite $37 Million in Homeownership Programs, Low Rates for Blacks and Hispanics Persist

Milwaukee had the worst racial disparity in homeownership rates among nearly a dozen peer cities in 2020, with 26 percentage points separating the combined rate of black and Hispanic homeowners and the rate of white homeowners. That’s just one of the findings of a Wisconsin Policy Forum report by authors …

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How did Sri Lanka run out of money? 5 graphs that explain its economic crisis

Sri Lanka is facing the worst economic crisis in its modern history. Its population of 22 million is grappling with huge increases in the prices of food, electricity, medicine and other basic necessities. That’s if they can get them, with private motorists spending hours queuing for their fuel quota. This …

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As extreme heat grips the globe, access to air conditioning is an urgent public health issue

Cities around the world are running out of steam The heat of summer. Last week, the UK, known for its cool and rainy climate, exceeded its record temperature registration, peaking at 104.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, American cities are scrambling to protect their residents and physical infrastructure from the dangers of …

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New name for El Paso’s 3rd largest credit union reflects broad membership

The 86-year-old El Paso-area Federal Teachers’ Credit Union has served more than just teachers in recent years, but its name has made it difficult to get that message across. Even after it rebranded itself just over a decade ago as TFCU, many people, even some of its members, continued to …

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Pakistan cabinet approves order to sell government assets to repay loans

On July 21, in what is seen as a desperate move, Pakistan’s cabinet under Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif approved an order titled Governmental Commercial Transactions Ordinance 2022 to circumvent all procedures for selling government assets to foreign countries. The measure was taken to prevent the country from defaulting on its …

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This time, the wishes of the UN Secretary General could come true!

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres recently issued a kind of prescription for mitigating climate change by accelerating the critical energy transition underway. Predictably, it is about dramatically increasing the deployment of renewable energy (RE) technology, but it goes further by setting out broad pillars on a global scale for policy …

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Children’s advocacy group CT receives $142,000 in grants for New Haven, Waterbury efforts

Connecticut children’s advocacy group CASA recently received more than $142,000 in grants to further its mission “to advance the best interests of children who have experienced abuse or neglect,” the group said in a statement. . CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates – received $72,223 through a Federal Victims of …

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Housing crisis: Chinese banking regulator extends loans as mortgage boycott grows

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) reiterated on Thursday that it will provide “active credit support” to property developers, so that they can complete delayed or stalled projects as soon as possible. He also urged banks to provide more mortgages to qualified buyers to sustain demand and support …

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