Japanese quake costs estimated at £189bn

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GAN benefits from New Jersey success in Q4

first_img FanDuel’s technology partner in New Jersey sees key operator revenue figure double in final quarter of 2018, with gross operator revenue soaring 103.9% to $41.8m. GAN benefits from New Jersey success in Q4 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Finance Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Tags: Online Gamblingcenter_img Email Address 17th January 2019 | By contenteditor Strong growth in New Jersey helped GAN record a positive end to 2018 with gross operator revenue more than doubling for the three months ended December 31st.The online gaming technology supplier said gross operator said revenue for the fourth quarter of 2018 was up 103.9% year-on-year to $41.8m, in a trading update for the period. GAN said the increase in this key performance indicator was driven by strong growth in real money regulated gambling in the US and Europe.Gross operator revenue – derived from its simulated gaming, real money gaming and sports betting partners – was also up 56.4% quarter-over-quarter.Other indicators reported included active player days, which was up 50.6% year-on-year to 4.6m, and average daily revenue per active user, which grew 15.2% to $9.05.GAN chief executive Dermot Smurfit (pictured) identified growth in New Jersey, where it provides its sports betting services to market leader FanDuel through a strategic partnership with SBTech, as key to its growth.He said: “Internet sports betting in New Jersey drove exceptional growth of gross operator revenue in the last quarter of 2018 with a significant positive impact on casino revenues from cross-selling casino games to sports gamblers.”Despite the positive figures, shares in GAN plc were trading down 4.67% at 53.0p per share on Thursday afternoon.Under the terms of its deal with SBTech, GAN integrates its GameSTACK enterprise software platform with SBTech’s sports betting solution.GAN last week announced it had expanded its partnership with FanDuel to also include online casino and player account management solution for online wagering in West Virginia and Pennslyvania.It also powers the newly-opened Ocean Resort Casino’s iGaming offering in New Jersey.In July, GAN announced its partnership with Parx Casino, Pennsylvania’s biggest casino venue, had been expanded to launch real-money gaming alongside its simulated gaming product, once the market opens in 2019.The supplier has also carved out a strong position in Italy, noting that it now services 45% of the regulated online casino market in the country after signing a deal with Goldbet in November 2018. Topics: Financelast_img read more

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Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB.rw) Q32019 Interim Report

first_imgKenya Commercial Bank (KCB.rw) listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB.rw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB.rw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB.rw)  2019 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileKenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Rwanda Limited is a commercial bank offering financial solutions to private individuals and the corporate banking segment in Rwanda. KCB Bank Rwanda is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the KCB Group which is East Africa’s largest commercial bank by asset base. The Bank was established in 2008 after it was licensed by Rwanda’s banking regulator, the National Bank of Rwanda. It has 14 branches located in the main towns and cities of Rwanda as well as an extensive network of KCB Iwacu agents. Kenya Commercial Bank is listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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UK investors who want to invest in Tesla should take a look at FTSE 100-listed Scottish Mortgage Trust

first_imgUK investors who want to invest in Tesla should take a look at FTSE 100-listed Scottish Mortgage Trust James J. McCombie owns shares in Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended Tesla. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. If you buy shares in FTSE 100-listed Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust (LSE: SMT), you can pick up Tesla stock at the same time. Scottish Mortgage is a UK-based investment manager with a tech-focused portfolio that includes a 10% holding in Tesla.Shares in Scottish Mortgage have returned 63% over the last year, comfortably beating the FTSE 100’s return of -18%. Active investment managers aim to beat a benchmark, and in Scottish Mortgage’s case, it’s the FTSE All-World Index. Over five years, the FTSE All-World index has returned 70%, while Scottish Mortgage has grown its holdings by 104%.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…So can Scottish Mortgage continue to beat the benchmarks? Well, that depends on how the stocks in its portfolio do, so let’s dive into that.Hitching a ride on TeslaAs of May this year, Scottish Mortgage held 89 securities in its portfolio. Ten stocks make up over half the portfolio’s value, and all but two of those – Tesla, the largest holding, and Kering – are tech companies. The portfolio is not as heavily reliant on the US as some might say. Four of the top 10 holdings are US-based, and the rest are from China and Europe. However, it would be accurate to say that Scottish Mortgage’s share price and the performance of the global tech sector will move in the same direction. The good news is that tech has done well and is forecasted to continue to do well.Investors in Scottish Mortgage also get a big exposure to non-listed companies: 46 of those 89 companies were unlisted. Now, this might ring alarm bells for regular readers of the Fool UK. After all, wasn’t investing in small and unlisted companies part of the Woodford scandal? Part of the problem with Neil Woodford’s fund was its structure. When investors wanted their money back, the fund had sell shares to raise the cash. That is difficult with small and unlisted companies. Scottish Mortgage shares trade directly on the London Stock Exchange. If investors want out they sell their shares, the fund doesn’t have to do anything. There is also the question of style and expertise. Neil Woodford made his name catering to income-hungry investors, then changed the way he invested. Scottish Mortgage’s manager, James Anderson, has built his portfolio around a belief that the Internet, battery technology and gene sequencing will be the winners over time. Such a thesis requires branching out into unlisted stocks.FTSE 100 tech stockAn investor in Scottish Mortgage needs to be able to hold their shares for at least five years. They should also be comfortable with moderate-high levels of risk because of those unlisted holdings and because the fund can and does use leverage.So long as an investor is comfortable with that, they will be buying a FTSE 100 share that indirectly gets them exposure to a tech-focused international portfolio. If you are an investor focused on UK-listed companies, this should be a diversifying addition to your portfolio. The FTSE 100 is lacking in tech companies and hot growth stocks that have driven other indexes higher and higher. Scottish Mortgage trust shares can give you access to such stocks, including Tesla, from the comfort of the FTSE 100, without the need for dealing with the stress of international share dealing yourself. 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Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Image source: Getty Images center_img Click here to claim your copy of this special investment report — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top Small-Cap Stock… free of charge! Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. 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Six Nations Round Four: Five Things We Learnt

first_img Ben Youngs still has an international future I think Ben Youngs would be the first to admit that his form for England hasn’t been the best since the World Cup. However, an excellent performance in the Six Nations against Wales on Saturday showed that there is still plenty of class left in the scrum-half, who is 30.Excellent box-kicking throughout negated the dangerous Welsh aerial threat – a backfield of Dan Biggar, Liam Williams and Leigh Halfpenny are a frightening set of bomb-defusers – but Youngs’s accuracy led to England retrieving their fair share of ball and denied Wales any clear counter-attacking opportunities.He showed a sniping threat that has been seen less and less in recent seasons, but which is a potent weapon – just look at his performance against the Springboks back in 2017, in which he had current World Men’s Player of the Year Pieter-Steph du Toit on toast.Indeed, it was this running threat that put the Welsh defence on their heels four minutes in, Youngs taking advantage of this to fire the ball inside and the strike move working perfectly as Anthony Watson provided an excellent finish.Unfortunate to now be stranded on 99 England caps after the postponement of their final Six Nations game in Italy, he has expressed a desire to reach the 2023 World Cup. Should he achieve that goal, he will surely become England’s most-capped men’s player.Yes, Eddie Jones did miss out on Nick Tompkins Alex Sanderson revealed this week that Nick Tompkins was told by Eddie Jones he was too small to play international rugby. But would England’s loss be Wales’ gain?There were doubts after his first three matches. Tompkins did impress off the bench against Italy, but then struggled slightly against Ireland. Last time out against France was another promising performance, but one tainted by throwing a crucial interception to Romain Ntamack.However, Tompkins was superb against England, the standout Welsh back. He’s made 296 metres, the most of any player in the championship, including 93 against England.His role in Justin Tipuric’s first try, just after half-time, was crucial. He took the kick-off, traded passes with Josh Navidi, and offloaded to a speeding Tomos Williams moments before being levelled by Manu Tuilagi, with Williams assisting Tipuric for the score.England are of course exceptionally strong at outside-centre, boasting Manu Tuilagi, Henry Slade and Jonathan Joseph in their ranks. But when an England-qualified player performs that well against his country of his birth, Jones’s failure to cap Tompkins is shown in a stark light.Sam Costelow is a future star for Wales An injury-hit Wales staying in the game against England thanks to the form of a brilliant fly-half? A late three-pointer to win the game? No, this is not the 2015 World Cup match between the two sides, but Friday night’s U20 meeting at Kingsholm.Sam Costelow dealt with England’s line speed brilliantly, on two occasions ducking back inside and taking advantage of forwards in the defensive line to make a break. He’d score a try from the first of these himself, brilliantly rounding the full-back, and offload the ball to set up the second for Bradley Roderick. Nine time: Ben Youngs breaks through the Wales defence (Getty Images) England came back into the game in the second half, as Jack van Poortvliet, Costelow’s half-back partner in the Leicester Academy, showed impressive pace to score from range. Yet Costelow would win the game for Wales, his successful drop-goal from 40 metres out sealing a 23-22 victory.Excitingly for Welsh fans, Costelow has agreed to join Scarlets next season, where he will compete with Rhys Patchell and Dan Jones for the starting fly-half shirt. By the looks of Friday night, we’ll be seeing a lot more of him soon enough.France are not yet world champions in waitingFrance’s disappointing performance in their 28-17 loss to Scotland was bound to happen. Obviously there were mitigating circumstances. Romain Ntamack went off injured after seven minutes and Mohamed Haouas’s hare-brained haymaker reduced them to 14 men for the entire second half. But in reality, France were being outgunned long before this moment.This France team is immensely talented, with an outstanding spine beginning to develop in the shape of Marchand/Chat, Alldritt, Dupont, Ntamack, and Bouthier, but no young team will ever sail through a World Cup cycle without losing games.That Scotland match will be an incredibly formative game for their side. Charles Ollivon’s leadership skills were tested like they’ve been in no other game. Matthieu Jalibert was thrust into his first extended foray in the No 10 jersey and showed some impressive flashes.Forwards like Gregory Alldritt and Julien Marchand showed that they were capable of mammoth performances even when the game wasn’t going their way. Antoine Dupont was expected to bear the brunt of the tactical kicking with inexperience outside him… the list goes on.Impressive Hastings making Townsend’s job more difficultPoor Gregor Townsend. There are rumours of a reconciliation between the Scotland coach and Finn Russell following the fallout of that “breach of team protocol”, but Adam Hastings has played so well that dropping him would seem extremely harsh.Hastings ran the show for Scotland on Sunday against France. Up against two prodigious young tens in Romain Ntamack and Matthieu Jalibert, Hastings put in a consummate performance. He kicked excellently, whilst his half-break was the catalyst for Sean Maitland’s vital try at the end of the first half.Four minutes after half-time and he would turn creator again – his flat cut-out pass beating the lurking Antoine Dupont to put Maitland in the corner. Jamie Ritchie was a deserved Man of the Match, but Hastings can’t have been far behind.Kicking on: Scotland fly-half Adam Hastings impressed against France (Getty Images)So what are Townsend’s options? He could jettison Russell completely, viewing the Racing 92 man as too large a distraction, especially with a ready-made replacement in the wings. But to lose such a talented player seems a waste.He could return Hastings to the bench – but performances like Sunday only demonstrate that Hastings has arrived on the international stage and he needs game-time now to keep improving.Or could we see a move to the dual-playmaker system favoured by England and Italy this Six Nations? Scotland’s centres are constantly rotating – could shifting Hastings out to the 12 jersey, where he has performed well for Glasgow when called upon, be a left-field answer?Townsend still needs to mend his relationship with Russell – but Hastings’s performances have shown that he will not give up his starting shirt without a fight. From young guns making an impact to old heads rediscovering their mojo, Jacob Whitehead reflects on the latest championship action The April issue of Rugby World magazine – focusing on a new generation of Six Nations stars – is out now.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.last_img read more

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Western Massachusettes takes bold environmental stand

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VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Tags Advocacy Peace & Justice, Featured Events Rector Tampa, FL Youth Minister Lorton, VA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Press Release Service Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Featured Jobs & Calls Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Belleville, IL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Posted Sep 11, 2014 Rector Albany, NY Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ Submit a Job Listing The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group center_img Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Martinsville, VA Submit an Event Listing [Diocese of Western Massachusetts press release] The Trustees for the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts passed a resolution at their meeting on August 27, 2014, “to reduce fossil fuel exposure and to invest in renewable energy projects as objectives for our portfolio going forward.” The initial reduction of the diocese’s and parishes’ investments in fossil fuels will be immediate [November 12, 2014], and the first step in an ongoing process to align their investments more closely with their Christian faith and values.This resolution is the fruit of an eighteen-month process that was begun in February of 2013 and that was carried out with the full support of the bishop, the Rt. Rev. Douglas Fisher. Under the leadership of Sue Ellen Lovejoy, President, the Trustees engaged in a lengthy period of research, prayer and discussion before voting to make this change to their investment portfolio.They were aided in this dialogue by the Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, Missioner for Creation Care. Deciding to redirect a portion of financial resources to renewable energy projects is a proactive, faith-based move that acknowledges that care of the earth is not an option but a moral imperative. As the resolution states in the opening paragraph, “Scripture tells us that all the world is God’s precious creation, and our place within it is to respect and care for its health.We therefore have a spiritual and moral obligation not to profit from damage inflicted on God’s creation by the production and use of fuels that hurt the environment, and a corresponding obligation to seek out and invest in ways to promote its healing and health.”iMs. Lovejoy stated that the Trustees took on this responsibility in sober appreciation of their fiduciary duty, in full understanding of the responsible leadership expected of their body, and in clear devotion to their Christian role as good stewards of God’s earth.As a diocese committed to social justice, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts is proud to be part of the growing movement of religious groups that have declared their commitment to reduce or eliminate holdings in fossil fuel companies. With the World Council of Churches, the United Church of Christ, the Unitarian Universalist Association, the Anglican Church in New Zealand and Polynesia, the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, and many other regional and local religious groups worldwide, the diocese has made a thoughtful, prayerful decision to re-align its investments and to underscore the urgency of building a sustainable, just, and low-carbon future.Read the full text of the resolution here. 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The Boundaryless / INSPIRATION GROUP

first_imgPhotographs:  Zaohui HuangSave this picture!Facade. Image © Zaohui HuangRecommended ProductsStonesFranken-SchotterFlooring and Wall Tiles – Dietfurt LimestoneDoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalText description provided by the architects. People often say that life is like a voyage. Then, home must be that only island floating on it. It is the place where you treasure the collectibles discovered, and keep all the joys and tears you have experienced during the voyage. You may also bring back a person who is willing to spend the rest of the life with you. Our designer Thomas Xie was invited to lead his team for a renovation of a one-hundred-year-old house in Guangzhou, in order to achieve the finest home-living experience. In the meantime, he wanted to evoke the family’s treasurable memory, as well as to re-narrate the memory in a more lively way. Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangSTORY: Living in a house built 100 years agoThere are 4 residents living in the house to be renovated, Mrs. Feng, her fourth song and his wife, as well as the youngest grandson. Every holiday, Mrs. Feng’s other children (3 to 5 people) will stay for a brief period.The house was built in 1919. Mrs. Feng has lived here since the age of nine, coming back from Malaysia for education. This old house has an abundant of memories between Mrs. Feng and her husband, as well as the growth of her five children.Save this picture!Aerial. Image © Zaohui HuangThis is a three-floored house, located in Guangzhou’s old CBD, and it is a classic townhouse right next to a street, which results in a narrow shape. In addition, because of the inappropriate setting of the windows, neither natural wind nor light can easily enter the house, causing a serious problem of darkness and humidity. Consequently, proliferation of termites becomes an issue. Along with the structural problem due to disrepair of the house, these issues have become troubling for the daily livelihood of the family.Save this picture!Axonometric projectionsBesides the structural issue, changes in the occupants of the house has made the renovation necessary in order to meet their existing living needs. Decades ago, Mrs. Feng and her husband, as well as their 5 children lived in the house, so it was divided into many individual spaces. Nowadays, only 4 people reside here. Those individual spaces are not only empty, but become boundaries of their home.Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangSince the functional spaces are scattered, family members are separated in different rooms everyday. For example, Mrs. Feng enjoys having coffee in the small living room on the second floor, while her fourth son likes to stay in his workshop on the top floor and his wife surfs internet in her bedroom. Family members only interact withone another during meal time.Should we break these boundaries?OPEN: Open the door, remove the boundaries, let the light and people inThis is the third residential house project that Thomas Xie has done renovation for since 2015. He insists on the creation of more space for family members’ interactions and togetherness through his design. His focus has always been on improving family relationships by utilizing spaces.Save this picture!© Zaohui Huang “In addition to the basic functions, maybe we should consider the intimacy of a family.”Based on the structure of the house and the situation of the family, the designer has introduced the concept of ‘the boundaryless’Save this picture!1F planThe house originally consisted of a principal room and an ell, which are separated by a solid wall. Therefore, the designer decided to connect these two sections by removing the load-bearing wall and rebuilding the steel structure, in order to change the entire floor plan.  Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangThe second step is to design a Core Tube, which combines the main movement line of the family (stairs + elevator), and to re-arrange the scattered spaces. The use of Core Tube can make each room in the house interconnected.Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangAfter removing all the nonfunctional boundaries and re-arranging the whole floor plan, residents will be able to walk freely and have interactions with each other in the house. Furthermore, by utilizing the front and backyard, skylight and open space, more sunlight can shine in the house. Ventilation and lighting issues are then solved. Both people and sunlight can interact in the house.Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangLIVING: A forest in city, a home without boundary1. Multi-functional living room without barriersThe first floor was separated by 2 rooms and had no open space. The designer changed the original structure and created a new open space. With the setting of various furniture, the first floor has now gained more functions.Save this picture!2F planThe design of kitchen has combined both Chinese and Western style. By moving the boards hung above, it can be turned into a closed Chinese kitchen, or a open Western kitchen. The kitchen bench can be extended to outdoor garden. When it is sunny, the family can enjoy coffee, looking at the plants without the need to walk outside.2. A memorial room with staggered floorsMrs. Feng’s husband passed away, but he has always been the soul of the family. During the wartime, he decided to come back from overseas for his country. While he held high achievement in Engineering, he was also famous in Canton style of drawing. His spirit has influenced each family member for decades.Save this picture!© Zaohui Huang “More importantly, this house is used to commemorate our father”, Mrs. Feng’s son has expressed this demand to the designer.” Therefore, between the second and the third floor, the designer has created a room with staggered floors specifically for leisure and cultural activities, to commemorate the father, as well as the precious memory and heritage he left for the family.The family members can gather together in this space, to watch their old videos using a projector, to appreciate their father’s paintings and to talk about those interesting old stories.Save this picture!© Zaohui Huang3. Bedrooms that face each otherAll bedrooms are on the second and third floor. After ensuring everyone’s privacy, the designer has created a lot of sighting intersects using cavity, opposite windows and special room door settings. This intention can reduce the feeling of separation in the house. That is, even if the family members are in their own rooms, they can still see others.Save this picture!the study has different functions. Image © Zaohui HuangConsidering that Mrs. Feng’s grandson has reached the age of marriage, there will be a need for space for more family members. His own space is located on the third floor. There are a separate bathroom and a guest bedroom next to his room. Both rooms’ doors can be opened in both directions in order to combine them as one.Save this picture!the grandson’s bedroom on the third floor. Image © Zaohui Huang4. large cavity and small lacunaAs we can see, every space in the house is linked with a large cavity or skylight. Besides the effect that more sunlight shines in the house, as long as people open their curtain, they can see other rooms in the house, which creates more interactions with other family members.The Core Tube combining stairs and elevators is the only linkage among spaces in the house. A number of small lacunas are designed in each hallway, which create a vivid scene that allows residents to find some surprises or to explore the space while they are walking indoor.Save this picture!© Zaohui Huang5. Afforested outdoor garden and workshopThe fourth son’s workshop and a rooftop garden are located on the top floor. The designer has kept the original patterned tiles, old book cabinet and swivel chair from the Republic of China era. Setting them in the workshop creates an interesting contrast between old and new memory for the family.Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangMore areas for plants are designed in the rooftop garden. The old mottled walls and green pots together will provide an interesting view. In this busy city, the family has its own little green world.Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangRENOVATED: Light of old pieces, renovation of ‘grandfather-generation’ furnitureNot only is this house from last century, the furniture within are very precious “grandfather-generation oversees returnees”. They were acquired in the Republic of China era. Some of them are imported overseas. They are the most mentioned and treasured items by Mrs. Feng, as they have recorded so much significant memory of this family.Save this picture!© Zaohui Huang27 pieces were selected and given to experienced furniture masters for handcrafted renovation. By doing this, the designer wishes that these furniture can have a fresh start and spend another century with the family.Save this picture!© Zaohui HuangProject gallerySee allShow lessStudy in Valencia, Porto and Milan and Travel Around the World with the Master in Ar…ArticlesAedas’ Latest Mixed-Use Development Creates a City Inspired by ‘The Cloud’Unbuilt Project Share Photographs “COPY” China Architects: INSPIRATION GROUP Area Area of this architecture project The Boundaryless / INSPIRATION GROUPSave this projectSaveThe Boundaryless / INSPIRATION GROUP ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/890709/the-boundaryless-inspiration-group Clipboard “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/890709/the-boundaryless-inspiration-group Clipboard 2017 Save this picture!© Zaohui Huang+ 35Curated by 韩爽 – HAN Shuang Share Year:  Area:  375 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyHouses, Renovation•Guangzhou, China CopyAbout this officeINSPIRATION GROUPOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationHouseGuangzhouRefurbishmentRenovationINSPIRATION GROUPChinaPublished on March 26, 2018Cite: “The Boundaryless / INSPIRATION GROUP” 25 Mar 2018. 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Wootton George relaunch interim fundraising service

first_imgWootton George relaunch interim fundraising service Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies recession Recruitment / people Howard Lake | 5 February 2009 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Voluntary sector specialists Wootton George Consulting has relaunched its interim fundraising support service Fundraising Placements.First launched six years ago, the updated and rebranded service is designed to help those organisations which are finding it hard to recruit experienced fundraisers and which need interim support to maintain their incomes.Fundraising Placements works by providing successful fundraisers, who average over 15 years experience each, to work in a charity over a period of time, either at management or practitioner level. The service covers a range of fundraising techniques and is tailored to meet the needs of each client. Support is given either to develop new fundraising programmes or to maintain existing income streams.Simon George, Director of Wootton George Consulting, said: “We know that our interim fundraising service has proven very popular in the past, especially with charities that have been unable to recruit the experienced people they need.“In a recession, it is all the more important that charities maintain their fundraising efforts if they are not to see their incomes decline. We are therefore relaunching our rebranded service in order to help more charities raise the funds they need.”www.wgconsulting.co.uk/fundraising-services/interim-support About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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2014 DoGooder Awards open to recognise video for social good

first_img Howard Lake | 30 January 2014 | News 2014 DoGooder Awards open to recognise video for social good  67 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “When we started the awards eight years ago, no one knew why they needed to focus on video. Now, the majority of all bandwidth is video and video messaging has become more important than ever for nonprofit organizations around the world. This year, we are pleased to present the Most Inspiring Youth Media Award, where we can showcase the up-and-coming video makers dedicated to social change.”Who can enter?Only videos submitted from organisations registered in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia are eligible for the contest.Award categoriesThe ImpactX Award: honouring those videos that have demonstrated impact for their causes.The Best Nonprofit Video Award: honouring nonprofit organisations using video to make change.The Funny for Good Award: Recognising effective use of comedy to make people laugh and take action.The Most Inspiring Youth Media Award: For youth who best communicated their thoughts on pressing social issues in a way that inspired others.A shortlist will be drawn up, and then YouTube users will be invited to vote for the best from 28 February to 10 March.Last year over 800 entries were submitted by more than 300 nonprofit organisations. You can see UK Fundraising’s report on the winners of the 2013 DoGooder Awards.Entries are open from 1 February and close on 15 February 2014. The DoGooder Awards are once again open for entries, recognising the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good.Developed by See3Communications, the awards, now in their 8th year, are run in partnership with NTEN, YouTube, The National Alliance for Media and Culture and the National Youth Media Network. They are sponsored by Cisco.PrizesOne winner will receive a cash prize from Cisco. The National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture will also award additional prizes to the winner of the new Youth Media category.The winners will see their videos featured on the prominent YouTube Spotlight Channel.The National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture will present prizes, and contest winners will also receive free registration to the Nonprofit Technology Conference, run by NTEN.Promotional value of winning Do Gooder AwardsNew for 2014This year, the awards include for the first time younger do-gooders aged 12 to 24 “who best communicated their thoughts on pressing social issues in a way that inspired others”.Michael Hoffman, CEO of See3, said: Advertisementcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Awards video YouTube About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Urgent action needed to ensure Regional Air Connectivity

first_img TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostShannon airport Previous articlePat Ryan names Limerick Senior and Junior sides for Saturday’s National League clashesNext articleEason customer in Limerick City wins €1,000,000 on Daily Million game! Meghann Scully Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener BusinessLimerickNewsUrgent action needed to ensure Regional Air ConnectivityBy Meghann Scully – May 22, 2021 181 Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Twitter Facebook Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads center_img A joint statement issued today on behalf of the largest business representative bodies in West, Mid-West and South-West, representing 2,787 member organisations and supporting 199,500 said:“The Chambers regret to hear the announcement by Aer Lingus of its intention to close its base at Shannon and temporarily at Cork. We acknowledge that the aviation sector has been devasted by the pandemic.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “International air connectivity is critical for the overall national economic recovery and of huge importance to our members. It is imperative that Ministers Ryan and Naughton work closely with Aer Lingus and stakeholders to set a clear pathway for resumption of meaningful levels of activity with absolute urgency.“Government has already been presented with business cases and a financial model to enable the speedy restoration of connectivity to Ireland’s regional airports.  The Aer Lingus decision on Shannon and Cork demonstrates the need for immediate implementation of these plans.“Airlines need to be supported through this difficult period to ensure that, when public health guidance allows, they are in place to meet the demand in the regions for services which we are confident will return.“National aviation policy should also require that a portion of all restored and new routes into the country are spread across the regional airports, Cork, Kerry, Knock and Shannon. Returning to a concentration of Dublin receiving 96% of all new passengers coming into Ireland when other airports are under-utilized is not an option for the regions.“We would ask the Ministers to seize the opportunity to reset air access to the country and to ensure that aviation policy aligns with the goals of project Ireland 2040.“The regions outside of Dublin have been worst hit economically by the pandemic because of a greater reliance on tourism and hospitality.  We cannot afford a lag in recovery time. It needs to happen in the regions as well as in Dublin and route connectivity is a critical piece of that recovery.” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email WhatsApp Advertisement Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Linkedin Roisin Upton excited by “hockey talent coming through” in Limericklast_img read more

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