Tax Neutrality

FBR removes all tax incentives available for the PF sector – Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has removed all tax incentives available to the private fund (PF) industry that provide it with a level playing field with other pooled investment asset classes like funds mutual funds and the Real Estate Investment Trust. According to a latest report by the …

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NEFIN Group Enters Singapore Aiming to Invest S$100 Million Over Next 5 Years | Taiwan News

The partnership with Tuas Power Supply is the first step in realizing the long-term commitment in Singapore. Other strategic partnerships are underway this year. SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 11 August 2022 – NEFIN Group (“NEFIN”), Asia’s leading Independent Green Power Producer (IPP), has officially launched its brand new APAC …

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Ranil questions the CSE as a platform for the privatization of public companies

Despite a good record of privatizations or restructuring of public companies via the Colombo stock exchange in the past, the new president Ranil Wickremesinghe ruffled many feathers on Friday by questioning the neutrality and the beneficiaries of the CSE. Speaking at the Advocata Forum on Reforms, the President, after …

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GATES INDUSTRIAL CORP PLC: Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (Form 10-Q)

The following discussion should be read in conjunction with the condensed consolidated financial statements and related notes thereto included elsewhere in this quarterly report. In addition to historical information, this discussion contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from management's …

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Vietnam soon wants to become the center of the global value chain (PM)

Vietnam’s top priority right now is controlling inflation, stabilizing the macroeconomy, fighting recession and reviving the economy, Chinh said during a meeting on Saturday with South Korean companies in Hanoi. He said he hoped South Korean companies would prioritize expanding investment in Vietnam, especially in high-tech, and create favorable conditions …

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Kazakhstan has potential to attract new business, says President of Foreign Investors Council Association of Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – Despite an economic downturn caused by the global pandemic and recent geopolitical events in Central Asia and Russia, Kazakhstan remains firm in its aim to provide a favorable investment climate and attract more investors. The role of the Foreign Investors Council (FIC), the Kazakh investment advice and consultation …

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Shobhaa From | Will Dishy Rishi end up as India’s damaad at No.10?

Even if Dishy Rishi goes to 10 Downing Street, please remember… technically he’s not one of us! Calm down, my friends… even if Dishy Rishi arrives at 10 Downing Street, please remember… technically, he’s not one of us! He’s a Brit! As much as we would like to own it, …

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ITC AGM: Managing Director Sanjiv Puri highlights future plans, export potential and areas for growth | India is blooming

ITC, the hotel conglomerate at FMCG, convened its annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday where Chief Executive Officer Sanjiv Puri highlighted the company’s next strategy in key segments, the potential for export, new products and future technology ventures. Puri said the opportunities arising from India’s growth have also encouraged the …

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Further | Longer tables: when food becomes hope

Because the world is too much with us, today we choose to celebrate the humanitarian, hero, mensch and chef José Andrés, who, with his extraordinary World Central Kitchen, served more than 100 million meals to besieged Ukrainians – in bunkers, at the border, in their houses often isolated and strewn …

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Poll of Conservative voters puts Rishi Sunak clear

Nearly half of Tory voters think Rishi Sunak would make a good prime minister, according to a poll that puts Penny Mordaunt behind Liz Truss and the former chancellor. © Charlotte Graham for The Telegraph/ Rishi Sunak during a visit to Teeside Freeport on Saturday – Charlotte Graham for The …

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CEMEX B de C: joins forces to clean up the Nile in Egypt

CEMEX joins efforts to clean up the Nile in Egypt July 14, 2022 CEMEX has signed a three-year agreement with VeryNile to help remove waste from the Nile. CEMEX will use part of the collected waste as an alternative to fossil fuels in its Assiut cement plant. CEMEX, SAB de …

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Reduced penalty for Oregon bakers who refuse to serve a couple

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon has reduced financial penalties for a baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple nearly 10 years ago. In line with a state appeals court ruling earlier this year, state labor commissioner Val Hoyle said Tuesday the Bureau …

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Why Are Cryptocurrency Miners Like Riot Blockchain, Marathon Digital Holdings Moving?

Since Friday morning, cryptocurrency miners such as Marathon Digital Holdings Inc. MARA and Blockchain Riot Inc RIOT rose 16% and 5.4% respectively, moving in a positive direction away from recent lows. New York Legislation Update: New York lawmakers are now waiting Governor Kathy Hochul decision to sign or veto the …

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EasyJet’s chief operating officer resigns amid travel chaos

gHello. It looks like the cost of living crisis still has a long way to go, as a record number of UK businesses are forecasting imminent price increases. Almost two-thirds of businesses plan to raise prices over the next three months, according to the UK Chambers of Commerce. This rises …

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Seattle protests Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. wade

by Ronnie Estoque On June 24, protesters filled the streets of downtown Seattle in response to the United States Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, which had protected abortions at the federal level. Before marching, protesters gathered outside the federal building for a rally organized by the Puget …

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5 things to look for when a wine claims to be “sustainable”

Agroforestry at Château Anthonic Nathalie Coupel It’s a word consumers hear all the time: sustainable. The concept contains an element of responsibility and commitment – to the environment, to the community, to the people at work. When people hear the word sustainability they think of efforts to do more good …

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FOREST PRODUCTS WORKERS VISIT CAPITOL HILL TO DISCUSS POLICIES AFFECTING MANUFACTURING JOBS AND THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE COMMEMORATING THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PULP AND PAPER RESOURCE COUNCIL

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — More than 70 U.S. workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry have descended washington d.c., this week and conducted about 365 visits with members of Congress. Their objective: to make elected officials aware of the impact of legislative and regulatory decisions on the …

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Prioritize sweeping clean energy legislation – pv magazine USA

Passing the Build Back Better climate jobs and clean energy provisions is our best chance of achieving the necessary reductions and averting climate catastrophe; we just can’t wait any longer. June 23, 2022 Kevin Johnson and Odette Mucha With each passing day, the planet is warming and the window to …

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SoftBank eyes additional London listing for Arm’s IPO

SoftBank considered listing Arm in New York, but the UK government is continuing efforts to get the company to list the semiconductor maker in London. From Nvidia [NVDA] dropped plans to acquire Arm after coming under pressure from UK and European regulators, chip designer owner SoftBank [9984.TYO]pondered the IPO in …

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Our challenge is to honor and preserve Olmsted’s legacy

Advocacy needed for Public Lands Preservation Act With the pandemic, climate crisis and deepening political divisions, we have never needed our parks and forests more for respite, carbon capture and storage and common ground, as we are reminded. Malcolm Gay’s story of the legacy of Frederick Law Olmsted (“A Green …

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As coal mines close, miners in Silesia face an uncertain future

In Silesia, Poland, the largest mining region in Europe, mine closures are looming. The European Green Deal aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 and achieve climate neutrality by 2050. But for this energy transition to be just, the decarbonisation process must guarantee the rights and means of …

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Huawei and Informa Tech Hosted the Africa Green ICT 2022 Webinar to Light Up a Sustainable Africa

As the world works towards carbon neutrality, many African countries have accelerated the energy transition by integrating renewable energy targets into their national energy plans and adopting innovative energy solutions. ICT innovation plays a key role in green growth by Africa. As a leader in ICT innovations, Huawei focuses on …

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Why the Internet Needs Crawl Neutrality

Today, a single company, Google, controls nearly all of the world’s access to information on the Internet. Their monopoly in search means for billions of people, their gateway to knowledge, to products, and to their exploration of the Web is in the hands of a single company. Most agree that …

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Cabral on Jail Calls Amendment, Budget Wins for New Bedford

One of the most discussed issues during this year’s budget debate in Beacon Hill was how the Legislature would respond to the recent Supreme Court Judicial decision that reaffirmed the ability of county sheriff’s departments to generate income by collecting charges for prison appeals. This authority, though granted by state …

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Live UK policy updates: Johnson’s vote result revealed at 9pm as opposition to PM mounts

Nadine Dorries at the Platinum Pageant in London on Sunday. Britain’s Culture Secretary has accused former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt of trying to ‘destabilize’ the country ©Getty Images UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has turned on former Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt after calling on fellow Tories to impeach the Prime …

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EU energy policy official says reliance on Russian oil has left Europe open to ‘blackmail’

The EU’s energy policy official said reliance on Russian oil has left Europe open to “blackmail”. Kadri Simson, EU Energy Commissioner, appeared before a panel of the Oireachtas to answer questions amid the energy crisis sparked by war in Ukraine. This week the EU forged a compromise that will see …

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World Economic Forum 2022: World leaders pledge to green their economies

As Davos hosted the World Economic Forum after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, a time that forced a shift to profitable hybrid working models, it was imperative that world leaders and businesses reflect to the crucial issue of sustainability. The ongoing war in Ukraine has added …

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The challenges of the next Colombian president

Centrist candidate Federico Gutierrez (right) speaks next to leftist candidate Gustavo Petro (left) in Bogota on May 23, 2022, during the last presidential debate before Colombians start voting to elect their next leader. (Guillermo Legaria Schweizer/Getty Images) Colombia’s next president will face challenges including widespread calls for systemic change, a …

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IntelliCentrics Innovations Help Dallas Hospital and Advanced Clinics’ Mission to Provide Cutting-Edge Medicine and Personalized Patient Care

DALLAS, May 25, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IntelliCentrics (6819.HK), the innovator of SEC³URE Ethos, SEC³URE Passport, Link & GO!, BioBytes™ and BioBytes™ Visitor, today announced that Advanced Dallas Hospital & Clinics has joins IntelliCentrics’ SEC³URE Ethos, the largest trust-based healthcare community. IntelliCentrics provides medical personnel credentials for its short-term acute care hospital physicians …

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Solar cooperative cuts costs through collective bargaining | Local

Coconino County and the cities of Flagstaff and Sedona have partnered with the nonprofit Solar United Neighbors (SUN) to launch a second solar cooperative in northern Arizona. The cooperative is a free, no-obligation collective that educates members on residential solar installation and uses group leverage to purchase individual solar systems …

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Montana Secretary of State Celebrates Decision on Voting Laws

Montana Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen told KGVO News this week that she and her staff celebrated Tuesday’s decision by the Montana Supreme Court to uphold two of the election laws passed by the 2021 legislature. “It’s been a great week for elections in our state,” Secretary Jacobsen began. “I …

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Vella lays out Abela’s priorities on the road to climate neutrality and equality

The President of the Republic of Malta officially inaugurated the country’s 14th legislature since 1964, as outgoing and new MPs took their seats today. George Vella addressed the House, which also welcomed 12 additional female MPs co-opted under a gender quota system, outlining the Abela administration’s priorities for the next …

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New Jersey single-use plastic bag ban begins May 4

It will be much easier than you think. It won’t matter, we can all survive without a plastic bag. Although it may take some getting used to, banning plastic bags is a good idea. Before you get angry, listen to me… Why is banning plastic bags a good idea? This …

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Florida rating agency wary as DeSantis signs Disney Bill, put on negative watch Action News Jax

TALLAHASEE, Fla. — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill to dissolve Disney’s tax district, which granted Walt Disney World unique self-governing powers for 55 years, even as a ratings agency leading bondholder warned investors against the proposed changes. . Bill SB 4-C is designed to target the Reedy Creek …

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This week at the General Assembly

Monday, April 25, 2022 12 p.m.; State House Library THE REPUBLICAN PARTY OF RHODE ISLAND TO HOLD A PRESS CONFERENCE WITH RIGOP PRESIDENT SUE CIENKI AND SENATE MINORITY WHIP JESSICA DE LA CRUZ On Monday, April 25, the Rhode Island Republican Party (RIGOP) will hold a press conference with Jessica …

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Energy and Environment – Biden Officials Target Transportation Emissions

A new federal program is spending more than $6 billion on reducing transportation emissions, the EPA plans to reduce gas plant emissions, and the General Services Administration announces an emissions milestone. It’s the night of energy and the environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment …

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Tesla asks judge to delay race discrimination trial

“This is do not in regards to the economy. It is for the moral Well“, Musk said. But that sentiment has critics — and those include Twitter employees. Musk first sparked concern when he revealed he had acquired a large stake in Twitter, and then again when he was about …

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Irish people bend over backwards to welcome refugees despite cost of living crisis

Most of the volunteers welcoming new arrivals at Palyanytsya Gate fled Ukraine after the invasion. Alina Krytska, 29, a tax official from Kyiv, volunteers every day to distract herself from worrying about her family and her boyfriend back home. She arrived from Poland only on March 9, after a three-day …

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Macron goes green to attract red voters – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Emmanuel Macron hopes a green kingpin will help him secure a second term as French president by rounding up environmentally-conscious voters who backed left-wing candidates in the first round of elections. It’s a sign of his spotty record in power that the candidate …

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Discusses Digitization of U.S. Economy; US digital asset regulation should be ‘tech neutral’ | Troutman pepper

On April 7, in front of American University’s Kogod School of Business Center for Innovation, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen addressed the Biden administration’s upcoming legislative approach to digital assets, as we discussed here, as well as the digitalization of the US economy, which Yellen assessed through the prism of five …

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Petronas de M’sia and TNB keen to produce carbon credits

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) and other listed Malaysian companies have expressed interest in producing credits for a Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). THE STAR Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) and other listed Malaysian companies (PLC) have expressed interest in producing credits for the planned Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). …

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Building a Stronger Flagstaff – Flagstaff Business News

Our path forward is one that will create an even more prosperous and thriving community. Flagstaff has faced many challenges in 2021. Through it all, residents have come together to meet them head on. When wildfires raged near town, our community raked backyard needles, cleared debris for our elderly and …

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Porsche invests RM316.1 million in synthetic eFuel production – to run nearly CO2-neutral ICE cars

Porsche is investing US$75 million (RM316.1 million) in carbon-neutral fuels producer HIF Global for a long-term stake in the holding company, which is internationally active in fueling facility development projects. eFuel production. Porsche has launched production of synthetic fuels, or eFuels with HIF Global, with partners including Siemens Energy and …

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Honda and GM plan to build electric vehicles together by 2027

(This story has been updated with additional information gleaned from a press conference, including the type of vehicle that could be produced, its capabilities and costs, etc.) Honda and General Motors today unveiled a plan to jointly develop a “series” of electric vehicles based on GM’s Ultium battery technology, with …

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What Viktor Orban’s victory in the Hungarian elections means for Putin

HThose forces may be bogged down in Ukraine, but Vladimir Putin got a boost on Sunday. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, the Russian president’s closest friend in the EU and NATO, is on course to win a fourth consecutive term, with more than 80% of the vote counted. Vote counting …

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Vancouver Mayor McEnerny-Ogle details ‘upside potential’ in his State of the City address

The past few years have been marked by economic strains, social unrest and obstacles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. On a hopeful note, Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle highlighted the city’s recovery and plans for future resilience during the annual State of the City Address. The speech premiered on Clark/Vancouver Television …

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Joe Biden Unveils Details of ‘Historic’ $5.8 Billion Budget – Politics Live | American News

The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021, uprising on the United States Capitol by extremist supporters of then-President Donald Trump plans to request an interview with Virginia ThomasUnited States Supreme Court Justice’s wife Clarence Thomasaccording to a new report. Vlarence Thomas and his wife Ginni at a Heritage …

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Russia-Ukraine War News: Live Updates

War in Ukraine: what you need to know The last: President Biden landed in Europe for urgent talks starting Thursday with NATO, the Group of Seven and the European Council. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine reached a month, President Zelensky called for a global protest, urging people around the world …

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OECD publishes commentary on GloBE Pillar 2 rules – observations on selected topics

Global Tax Reform Alert The OECD has published its long-awaited Technical Commentary, accompanied by illustrative examples, explaining the application and practical implementation of the Global Model Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) Rules under the second pillar, published in December 2021. In the same press release dated March 14, 2022, the OECD launched …

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Gender neutral is the future of product marketing, experts say

Many of us have been taught since we were kids that some things are for girls and some things are for boys. But it wasn’t always so: boys in blue and girls in pink were only gender signifiers just before World War I, and Elizabeth V. Sweet, an assistant professor …

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US and China aides will meet as tensions rise over Russia

WASHINGTON – The United States and China are sending high-level aides to meet in Rome on Monday amid growing tensions between the two countries over the Russian-Ukrainian war and as a US official reports that Russia has asked for the latter days to China military equipment to help support its …

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Prime Minister could ease some of the pain at the pump, says MP Clovechok – Kimberley Daily Bulletin

Columbia River Revelstoke MPP Doug Clovechok says he’s been getting call after call from constituents about the rising price of everything, including gas. And he’s frustrated because he says Prime Minister John Horgan could provide relief to consumers at the pumps, but chooses to do nothing. Petrol prices jumped to …

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Green synergy

SHI YU/CHINA DAILY Four months after former US President Richard Nixon’s historic visit to China in 1972, the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm, marking the emergence of environmental issues on the cooperation agenda. Chinese-American. China and the United States sent delegations to the conference …

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Sanctions against neutrality: the Swiss response to Russia

GENEVA – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has tested Switzerland’s vaunted neutrality – and with it, the country’s traditional role as an international broker and reputation as a haven for the assets of richest and most powerful in Russia. The Swiss executive refrained from announcing unilateral sanctions against Russian interests after …

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The shift of environmental, social, and governance issues in medical device companies

GlobalData believes that prioritizing ESG-focused strategic plans is vital when building a new virtuous cycle. Credit: Deemerwha studio / Shutterstock.com Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues in a post-pandemic world will drive corporate strategies and operational decisions. For example, companies will need to address issues such as social inequality, climate …

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Snapshot: Growth of Private Equity and Alternatives in Guernsey – Commentary

Statistics released from the latest edition of the Guernsey Fund Report by Monterey Insight show that private equity and venture capital funds remain the most popular product of managed funds, together outpacing asset allocations with $388.4 billion. dollars at the end of June 2021, followed by alternative investment, with asset …

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Soaring energy prices pose an existential threat to German businesses

Nearly a quarter of medium-sized German companies fear they will not survive soaring energy prices, a survey by the Federation of German Industries, BDI, revealed on Monday. Industries across Europe have been suffering from soaring energy prices since autumn 2021, when the natural gas crisis sent benchmark European gas prices …

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IOC slammed for letting China play politics at Beijing Games as athletes muzzled

Olympic leaders tried to distance themselves from a Chinese official’s claim that reports of massive human rights abuses in Xinjiang province were just ‘lies’, but said nothing that could really offend their hosts at the Beijing Winter Games. A Chinese foreign ministry official serving as Beijing 2022 spokeswoman, Yan Jiarong, …

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Burgum touts North Dakota’s economic prowess, highlights labor shortage in state of the state address – InForum

FARGO — In his annual State of the State Address, Governor Doug Burgum described North Dakota as a business winner and quality of life leader that has proven resilient to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 and a historic drought. During the nearly two-hour speech at the Fargo Theater …

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Pakistan will not belong to either side; will maintain relations with all: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during an interaction with former ambassadors and representatives of think tanks in Islamabad, February 13, 2022. — RadioPakistan “The strategic direction of my government is very clear,” Prime Minister Imran said. Several problems arose after the 18th Amendment, the premier said. The prime minister said …

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BP’s record $7.6 billion profit renews calls for windfall tax

BP today followed its hydrocarbon ‘sister’ Shell last week in posting record profits, renewing calls from politicians for a reluctant Chancellor to impose a windfall tax to benefit consumers who will soon face slumps skyrocketing energy bills. The oil giant posted profits for calendar year 2021 of $7.6 billion, a …

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The Fed and climate change

A recent article of Sarah Bloom Raskin, who was recently appointed as the Fed’s chief banking regulator, made these claims: “As its confirmation is seen as a referendum on central bank involvement in climate-related risks, there may be a lot of controversy surrounding it,” said Richard Berner, director of …

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Inflation spike, Wall Street rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of prices that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 5.8% last year, the biggest increase since 1982, as buoyant consumer spending collided with tight supply chains to drive up costs for food, furniture, appliances and other goods. Friday’s Commerce Department report also said …

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Illegal dumping is a growing problem north of Pasco-Basin City

In the near future, more Franklin County Sheriff’s Department patrols will need to be used for northern Franklin County, west of Mesa, due to the illegal dumping. SHERIFF DEPARTMENT RELEASES PHOTOS OF LATEST OFFENDERS These photos are from a location near West Klamath and Glade Road North. Other locations include …

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Regulator supporting green development

China’s top industry regulator will further support the development of new energy vehicles with a series of measures, as part of the national effort to achieve peak carbon emissions by 2030 and carbon neutrality in China. 2060. Measures include formulating a roadmap for the green development of the automotive industry …

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Filipino Bishop Rebukes Marcos Supporters

The head of the Episcopal Conference of the Philippines has condemned recent claims by supporters of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos that his imposition of martial law was a “golden era” in the country’s history. The claims were made in social media posts as part of a campaign to boost …

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Letters to the Editor: January 15: “There is a cost to the health care system…and it is precisely the unvaccinated who should bear that cost. Taxing the unvaccinated? More other letters to the editor

Quebec Premier François Legault, right, and Quebec Public Health Director Horacio Arruda leave a press conference in Montreal, December 30, 2021.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press Keep your opinions sharp and informed. Receive the Opinion newsletter. Register today. The unvaccinated Should Unvaxxed be taxed? (Editorial, January 13): “Charging a fee to stay …

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Hanwha Solutions: PV Sector and Industry Conditions Look Optimistic

The author is a KB Securities analyst. He can be contacted at [email protected] – Ed. Maintain BUY, target price of KRW57,000 We maintain BUY and TP of KRW57,000 on Hanwha Solutions. Our investment points are (1) the improvement in photovoltaic results supported by the drop in wafer prices in 2022 …

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It is possible to have a just energy transition | My opinion

Our state finds itself in an unprecedented leadership position in the race to transition to clean energy. We have the opportunity to unveil a model that combines climate justice and economic justice. We can show the rest of the country: This is how we adapt and fight together, with affordable …

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Greenpeace sets up ‘last booth’ in South Korea to highlight climate crisis

1/8 A Greenpeace Korea activist holds a placard Thursday calling for stronger climate policies, including a total phase-out of coal-fired power plants by 2030. Photo by Thomas Maresca / UPI SEOUL, January 6 (UPI) – Greenpeace Korea on Thursday unveiled what it called the “last booth” in downtown Seoul as …

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E-commerce product releases: January 2, 2022

Here is a list of product releases and updates for the end of December from companies that offer services to online merchants. There are updates on next day and zero emissions deliveries, in-app referrals, video content creation, early stage funding, and non-fungible tokens. Got an ecommerce product version? Send an …

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Carbon Capture Dominates Energy Developments in North Dakota in 2021 | State and regional

2021 should be dubbed the Year of Carbon Capture in North Dakota. The technology took a step forward this year when state regulators cleared the state’s first project to capture carbon dioxide from an industrial facility and store emissions underground in the state. Many other projects are underway. The effort …

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COVID and climate change worsen Germany’s financial outlook

One of the first official acts of the new German finance minister, Christian Lindner, was something of a turnaround. Five days after being sworn in, Lindner – the chairman of the neoliberal Free Democrats (FDP) – presented a supplementary budget bill to parliament that a few months earlier, while still …

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The future of work is about people, not technology

A World Economic Forum survey indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for greater adoption and integration of digital technology among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). However, they face many barriers to adopting the technology at a critical time. While 97% of global companies have accelerated technology adoption to …

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TransAlta (TAC) to build 300 MW wind power plant, targets 2 GW target

This story originally appeared on Zacks TransAlta Company TAC has signed two long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the offtake of 100% of power produced from the 300 MW (megawatt) White Rock wind power project in Caddo County. With this project, TAC is moving closer to its clean electricity growth …

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(Korea Herald EDITORIAL December 23)

Bias assistance-Although Moon has sworn political neutrality, the government supports Lee with policies- The Moon administration is actively responding to demands from Lee Jae-myung, the presidential candidate for the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, while pushing politicians to curry favor with voters. On the surface, the administration says it makes …

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Omicron now accounts for 73% of COVID-19 cases in the United States

NEW YORK (AP) – Omicron has moved ahead of other variants and is now the dominant version of the coronavirus in the United States Federal health officials said on Monday that omicron accounted for about 73% of new infections last week. Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Who was missing at COP26 and why it’s a problem

Winner of Sustainable Cities: Net-zero Transition Photobioreactor, by Simone Tramonte, taken in Reykjanesbær, Iceland. A photobioreactor at Algalif’s facility in Reykjanesbaer, Iceland, produces sustainable astaxanthin using clean geothermal energy. Presented at the New York Times Climate Hub, Glasgow (2021). by Layla MartinMonday, December 13, 2021 I attended the United Nations …

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Businesses and Republicans Help Shape NC Renewable Energy Policy

The Clean Energy Champions event, held virtually on Tuesday, paid tribute to the work done by GOP companies and lawmakers this year to advance renewable energy in North Carolina. Here, solar panels are featured on the rooftop of 750 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at Chapel Hill. Town of Chapel …

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Government, companies to invest 94 trillion won in carbon neutrality: The DONG-A ILBO

The Korean government and private companies have said they will invest 94 trillion won (approximately US $ 79.5 billion) in carbon neutrality in the energy sector by 2025. The government will designate areas that are expected to face a crisis due to carbon neutrality as “special just transition districts” and …

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Kawasaki Heavy aims for domestic carbon neutrality in 2030 with hydrogen, Auto News, ET Auto

Kawasaki aims to transport 225,000 tonnes of liquefied hydrogen from overseas to Japan in 2030 and use 45,000 tonnes in the new hydrogen power plant planned to supply electricity to its domestic sites. TOKYO: Japan-based Kawasaki Heavy Industries on Thursday announced its goal of achieving carbon neutrality at its factories …

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“Dobbs” and the conservative legal movement | Catholic National Register

Anytime former Attorney General Edwin Meese says something about the conservative legal movement in America, it’s time to sit down and listen. One reason is that Meese, who served as Attorney General to President Ronald Reagan from 1985 to 1988, founded this movement four decades ago, with Antonin Scalia, Robert …

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Stasis and rebirth of retreats – Journal

Private pensions are stagnant. There are three simple remedies: a professional body to represent employer sponsored funds (EFs), a national regulator, and a no-liability income solution. The delay in the reform of public pensions should not slow down the reform of private pensions. The two main categories of private pensions …

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PGW emails show involvement in drafting anti-climate targets bill

What the Senate bill would do The City of Philadelphia opposes any pre-emption legislation or efforts to limit its ability to govern. The city council passed a resolution opposing SB 275 in April, and city officials made it clear to PGW that it should not push for the bill. But …

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New financial tool unveiled to help China’s low-carbon development

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) – China has deployed a new financial tool to support the clean and efficient use of coal as part of efforts to advance green and low-carbon development. The country will introduce a targeted loan program with a quota of 200 billion yuan …

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US nuclear industry gets $ 6 billion bailout

The US nuclear power industry has been trying to overcome negative stereotypes since the Three Mile Island plant in Pennsylvania suffered a partial collapse in 1979, but has only fallen out of favor for more than 40 years. This week, it is finally beaming with positivity: In the fine print …

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Russian mobile operator MTS plans to sell tower assets, CEO told Kommersant, Telecom News, ET Telecom

MOSCOW: Russia’s largest mobile operator MTS could sell its tower assets, chief executive Vyacheslav Nikolaev told the Kommersant daily published on Tuesday, following an industry-wide trend of telecom companies to shoot profit from the lucrative power of masts. “The process of separating the assets from the towers into a separate …

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Opinion: Honda exec: Democrats play favorites with their new EV proposal

Of course, some initiatives will be more successful than others in reducing carbon emissions. At Honda, we were delighted to see the Biden administration’s recent proposals for new federal vehicle emissions standards and more electric vehicles (EVs), which he called for in a recently issued executive order. But now Congress …

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Viewpoint: India needs to strengthen its tax administration, while ensuring it receives a larger share of the global tax base

India has joined pressure from administration Joe Biden for a global corporate tax framework – since endorsed by G20 leaders in Rome last weekend – while getting a better deal than some previous members . It has been spared conditionalities on how it should dismantle its digital tax, the equalization …

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