Hiraks Nasser Zefzafi Boycotts His Appeal Hearings

Rabat – The jailed Hirak Rif leader Nasser Zefzafi abstained from attending an appeal hearing on Monday at the Casablanca Court of Appeals, due to what he calls the “absence of fair trial conditions.”Zefzafi’s father, Ahmed Zefzafi, shared his son’s statement on Facebook yesterday, announcing that his boycott is irrevocable.As quoted by his father, Zefzafi said that the trial “is but a stage play by the judicial institution … Therefore, I declare to the local, national and international public that I am boycotting this trial, in which the most basic conditions of fairness do not exist.” The appeal hearing of Hirak detainees was initially scheduled for January 7 but the court postponed it to Monday, January 14. The court did not report the reasons for the delay.Eight days after being sentenced to 20 years in June 2018, Zefzafi refused to appeal his sentences.Read Also: Morocco’s Nasser Zefzafi, Hirak Leader, Not Awarded Sakharov PrizeAlong with other detained Hirak activists, Zefzafi started a series of hunger strikes to protest alleged torture and harassment, and ask, according to his father, “for the rights that other prisoners enjoy: that he be taken out of isolation in a solitary cell and put him in a dignified cell where he can see and talk.”Eventually, Zefzafi decided to appeal in July.The court handed down sentences varying from 1 to 20 years to 54 Hirak activists for participating in the “unauthorized” Hirak protests.The Hirak movement began in October 2016 after the death of Mohcine Fikri, an Al Hoceima fishmonger who was crushed to death in a garbage truck while trying to save his goods that had been confiscated by authorities.The incident angered many, causing protests across the country, especially in Al Hoceima province, which condemned Fikri’s death and social disparities in Morocco.Police arrested an estimated 400 activists and protesters involved in the protests in 2016 and 2017.Read Also: Morocco Rejects Amnesty’s Report on Hirak Activists’ Sentences read more

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UN seeks 64 million for humanitarian aid to Liberia

“Despite some improvements in political, security and the socio-economic conditions of Liberians, humanitarian needs do still remain,” said UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Liberia Jordan Ryan. The appeal covers water and sanitation, health and agriculture. Donors have already provided some $46 million to the 2007 Common Humanitarian Action Plan, which was launched in February of this year. The humanitarian community determined that a total of $110 million will be required to help meet the basic social services of the Liberian people, who have suffered from years of civil strife. In another development, nearly 300 young boys and girls in Charlesville – some 100 kilometres northwest of Monrovia – are benefiting from improvements to their school made by Pakistani troops serving with the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). The blue helmets provided fresh paint and a new roof, and fully furnished the classrooms. At a ceremony marking the hand-over of the school to the local authorities, Mr. Ryan expressed appreciation to the contingent for their contribution to the children’s and Liberia’s development, stressing that “education is vital for the future of Liberia.” He emphasized the crucial importance of giving equal educational opportunities to both girls and boys, and urged parents to make good use of the newly renovated facility so that their children grow up in a safe, clean and healthy environment. By “adopting” the school, the Pakistani contingent has committed itself not only to the rehabilitation and maintenance of the school’s premises, but also to additional support, including providing regular medical services for the children and distributing stationary and uniforms, UNMIL said. Meanwhile, the top United Nations envoy in Liberia today paid tribute to three crew members who died when a UN helicopter crashed last week. A probe on the cause is continuing but the mission has said there is no evidence to indicate that any foul play was involved. Pilot in Command Vitali Drozdov, Co-Pilot Sergey Kolosov and Flight Engineer Nikolai Zhorikov, all Russian nationals, lost their lives when the MI-8 cargo helicopter crashed on last Friday near Ganta in north-eastern Liberia. “We all feel touched by this tragedy because we fly with you day in day out,” UNMIL chief Alan Doss, told senior staff of UTAir at a meeting at the Mission’s headquarters in Monrovia, conveying condolences and offering the UN’s assistance in the arrangements being made for the repatriation of the three bodies to the Russian Federation. Extensive investigations into the crash are continuing under the leadership of the Liberian Civil Aviation Authority (LCAA) with the full support and cooperation of UNMIL’s Aviation Safety Unit. In addition, international aviation experts from the UN and the Russian Federation, including the Senior Management team of UTAir plus representatives of the Russian Civil Aviation Authority, are expected in Liberia tomorrow to assist with the investigations. 6 November 2007The United Nations and its partners in Liberia today appealed for $64 million to meet urgent humanitarian needs in the country for the remainder of this year and the first half of 2008. read more

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DR of Congo Annan pledges UN support in wake of volcano eruption

“The Secretary-General has learned with deep concern of the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo, near Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo,” his spokesman, Fred Eckhard, told reporters in New York. “He notes that this severe natural disaster is occurring in an area that has already suffered from years of conflict.” Mr. Annan assured the Governments of the DRC and Rwanda, which also experienced lava flows, that he would put the UN’s assets to “full use” in helping them to mitigate the disaster’s consequences, the spokesman said. As part of that effort, the Secretary-General dispatched Ross Mountain, the Assistant Emergency Relief Coordinator to oversee the UN response. In addition, a flight from the UN Mission in the DRC (MONUC) will leave Kinshasa for Kigali, carrying 28 metric tonnes of emergency supplies to meet the immediate needs of some 300,000 people who have been displaced by the disaster. Briefing reporters in New York, Steven Johnson, acting chief of the Humanitarian Emergency Branch of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said 3 or 4 lava flows from the volcano had caused some 100,000 people to flee into villages in the DRC, while some 200,000-300,000 had fled just over the border into Rwanda. “Goma town has been split completely in half, and one half totally destroyed – burned,” he said. read more

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UNsupported initiative helps vaccinate 105 million children against hepatitis

According to the progress report of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), there is clear evidence that a public-private alliance, along with significant financial backing from the Alliance’s financing branch, known as the Vaccine Fund, can create a new interest in vaccines for the poorest countries. Partners in the Alliance include public institutions such as the UN World Health Organization (WHO), UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Bank; bilateral aid and non-governmental agencies; the vaccine industry; new partners such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and developing country governments. “Our times require new solutions, including new partnerships – with private industry, developing country governments, and new ways of financing. The Alliance has helped us to deliver more and faster than if any of the partners had gone it alone,” said Dr. Tore Godal, Executive Secretary of GAVI. The report, released today in Dakar, Senegal, at a gathering of global health leaders from more than 60 countries, including more than 30 health and finance ministers, says that since the program started, 130 million vaccine doses have been delivered to countries. Meanwhile, preliminary estimates by WHO say those vaccines have already saved more than 100,000 lives. The report notes, however, that war, political turmoil, failing economies and natural disaster have impeded the transfer of GAVI/Vaccine Fund assets to local governments in some countries, while in others, the introduction of a complex new vaccine has over-stressed fragile health systems. read more

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CAE profit up 13 per cent to 677 million in fourth quarter

CAE profit up 13 per cent to $67.7 million in fourth quarter on record revenues MONTREAL – Flight simulator and training company CAE Inc says its profits soared 13 per cent to $67.7 million in its fourth quarter on record revenue.The Montreal-based company earned 24 cents per share for the three months ended March 31, one cent higher than a year earlier when it earned $59.9 million.Revenue increased 9.7 per cent to $631.6 million.For the full year, it earned $204.7 million or 76 cents per share, up from $191.1 million of 73 cents per share in the prior year as revenue rose eight per cent to a record $2.25 billion.In addition to record annual revenues, CAE (TSX:CAE) set a new high for operating income of $332.8 million and order backlog of $5.36 billion as the civil and defence aviation and health-care segments all posted gains. by The Canadian Press Posted May 26, 2015 8:02 am MDT Last Updated May 26, 2015 at 11:02 am MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

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Physics Registrars Office create their own student awards

When it comes to examples of departments that dig deep for student awards, you need look no further than Physics and the Registrar’s Office.Edward SterninFaculty in the Physics department have created a graduate award – the Chancellor Chair’s Graduate Scholarship in Physics. And staff in the Registrar’s Office have created the Office of the Registrar Award for undergraduates. Both are examples of the work of the annual Family Campaign.“Our financial contributions were made as a vote of confidence and a celebration of the opportunities presented by our new PhD program in Physics,” said Edward Sternin, Physics department chair. “The Department of Physics is proud of our graduate students’ success and we support their commitment to our discipline and to research excellence.”The Family Campaign is designed to support students who will become future leaders. From Sept. 12 to Oct. 7, faculty and staff will be asked to contribute to a fundraising effort that raises money for undergraduate and graduate student awards, student support initiatives such as Mentorship Plus, and projects such as the Cairns Family Health and Bioscience Research Complex and the downtown Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts.Campaign co-chair Marilyn Cottrell, an Economics lecturer, said the students are what motivated her to get involved.“As a lecturer, Brock University students have been my inspiration through their cultural and geographic diversity,” she said. “My concern is that some of them require financial and emotional assistance. Housing, food, books, entertainment – all part of a university student’s life – are a challenge for some students. Through financial support, we encourage the struggling student who has a feeling of fear and isolation.”Related stories:• Volunteers needed for Family Campaign | The Brock News read more

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Eva copper feasibility study demonstrates the quality and size of the asset

first_imgCopper Mountain Mining Corp has reported positive results from its feasibility study on its 100% owned Eva copper project in Queensland, Australia. Highlights from the study are summarised in the table.  All costs and values use bank consensus metal prices with long-term metal prices of $3.08/lb of copper and $1,310/oz of gold. The Australian Dollar to U.S. Dollar exchange rates used for years 1 to 3 are 1.40:1 (spot), 1.38:1 and 1.36:1, followed by 1.35:1 long term.  All dollars are in US dollars unless otherwise indicated. Plant capacity Average copper feed grade (full years 1-9) Annual copper production (full years 1-9) 28% Total copper production (klbs) Annual copper equivalent (CuEq) production first two full years(1) $350M 117,041 Total ore processed (kt) Average copper recovery 117,041 Waste to ore strip ratio “The results of the Eva feasibility study clearly demonstrate the quality and size of this asset,” commented Gil Clausen, Copper Mountain’s President and CEO. “Eva has the potential to add significant cashflow to our operating base, at one of the lowest capital intensities for near-term greenfield projects anywhere, in the best mining jurisdiction in the world.”Clausen added, “Our intention is to finance the capital spend in a non-dilutive manner through restructuring our current debt and internal cash flow.  We are currently in advanced discussions on debt options and are evaluating the best alternative for shareholders. Until we have a definitive full funding solution in place, which we expect in the coming months, we will not commence construction nor incur large project costs. Our objective is to provide low risk, high value development options to our shareholders and we will be conservative in financing our growth plans.  The organic growth pipeline at Copper Mountain is impressive, and we believe it will be largely financed internally.“In addition, this study assumes no benefit from resources in the oxide cap which are treated as waste material. The company believes that the oxide copper at Eva may be recoverable economically based on preliminary leaching test work.  A metallurgical test work program is currently underway and we expect to complete our evaluation in early 2019.”The Eva project is designed as a moderate sized truck/shovel copper-gold open pit mining operation.  The pit designs for the five deposits that comprise the Eva copper project, Little Eva, Turkey Creek, Bedford, Lady Clayre and Ivy Ann, were based on a Lerchs-Grossmann optimization at $2.75/lb copper price, generated using Measured and Indicated Mineral Resources only.  Mining costs are based on a first-principles model based on locally-sourced costs for major inputs.  Little Eva is comprised of six pushback phases while Turkey Creek and Bedford are each based on two phases.  Lady Clayre and Ivy Ann are each single-phase pit developments.  Pit designs followed geotechnical constraints, with haul road design widths sufficient for the proposed haulage equipment.  The Little Eva pit is mined during the project’s nine-year active mining plan, with Turkey Creek and the smaller satellite pits mining being distributed into the schedule concurrently.  The Little Eva and Turkey Creek pits represent approximately 91% of the project’s Mineral Reserves.   Mid- and low- grade stockpiles are processed during the last three years of the mine life.The mine plan includes production of 334 Mt of ore and waste from five deposits over a minimum mine life of 12 years. Total ore mined is expected to be 117 Mt and total waste is expected to be 217 Mt, for a waste to ore strip ratio of 1.86 to 1.  With an overall sulphide copper recovery of 93% and gold recovery of 78%, the project’s average annual production is expected to be about 90 Mlb of copper and 19,000 oz of gold, which is equal to 98 Mlb copper equivalent, based on base case metal prices and estimated recoveries. Total copper produced is estimated to be 959 Mlb. Ore will be mined using conventional earth-moving equipment and will be transported to a processing plant via haulage roads.The process plan calls for an average throughput of 28,000 t/d) for the first five years and 25,500 t/d for the remaining life of mine based on the hardness variability incorporated into the geo-metallurgical model of the deposit. The processing plant and tailings management facility will be constructed on site. The flowsheet consists of primary crushing, primary and secondary grinding using a SAG-ball mill circuit (as the schematic), followed by flotation to recover copper and gold in concentrate form. Flotation concentrate will be thickened, filtered and stockpiled for shipping to the Mt Isa smelter. Full transportation, smelting and refining costs were based on the company’s existing long-term contract with Glencore’s Mt. Isa Smelter, which is located approximately 195 km west of Eva.The project is near existing infrastructure with power available through a 220 kV powerline. Water for the operations will be supplied through a well field located near the processing facility, pit dewatering and from water reclaimed from the tailings storage facility located on company property. The well field has been drilled, pump tested and verified by independent hydrologists as sufficient for the project’s water consumption needs.A summary of mining and production parameters is provided below. $1.74 98M lbs 0.45% 217,161 12 years Total gold production (oz) Initial capital cost 129M lbs After-tax Net Present Value (NPV) (8%) $256M Average gold feed grade (full years 1-9)center_img 1.86:1 Annual copper production (full years 1-9) (klbs) 93% Total ore mined (kt) Annual copper equivalent (CuEq) production (1) (full years 1-9) C1 cash cost (per lb of copper produced)(1,2) Annual copper production first two years 959,263 12 years 203,000 28,000 tpd 90M lbs 18,800 After-tax Internal Rate of Return (IRR) Annual gold production (full years 1-9) (oz) Average gold recovery Mine life Total waste (including 14,074 kt of oxide material) (kt) 90,400 Mine life 0.08 g/t 78% 121M lbslast_img read more

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Alaska News Nightly October 8 2014

first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprnDownload Audio:Retired Colonel Implicated In Guard ScandalLori Townsend and Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN – AnchorageA recent federal investigation documented a whole host of abuses in the Alaska National Guard, ranging from mishandling of sexual assault to embezzlement. While the report largely focused on structural problems and took a broad look at the crisis of confidence in Guard leadership, it made a few references to some particularly egregious examples. Now, some of the alleged perpetrators of those abuses are being called out.Troopers Investigate 2 Deaths in ShagelukDaysha Eaton, KYUK – BethelThe Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Bethel has deployed health care workers to the village of Shageluk where Alaska State Troopers are investigating two deaths.KSKA DJ Shot, Killed In Home; 16-Year-Old Foster Son Charged With MurderAnne Hillman, KSKA – AnchorageLongtime KSKA DJ Marvell Johnson was shot and killed on Tuesday. His foster son has admitted to the crime and is being charged with murder.Parnell, Walker Spar At Soldotna Gubernatorial DebateShaylon Cochran, KDLL – DillinghamFour gubernatorial candidates took questions at a Chamber of Commerce forum Wednesday in Soldotna. It quickly turned into a debate between the two bigger names on the ballot, Governor Sean Parnell and Bill Walker.It’s Cold Out, But Bethel Shelter Won’t Open Until DecemberCharles Enoch, KYUK – BethelThe Bethel Winter House, a non-profit homeless shelter, won’t open its doors again until December. But winter’s come early this year and that leaves the community’s homeless population, out in the cold.Ordinance to Add Prayer In Ketchikan Schools Passes First VoteLeila Kheiry, KRBD – KetchikanAn ordinance that would add a prayer to the regular Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meeting agenda passed in first reading Monday night. The vote was split 4-3, with some on the Assembly expressing concern about inadvertently excluding some people with different beliefs.UAF Exhibit to Feature Work from Autistic ArtistThe Associated PressUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks officials say a new art exhibit opening next week will feature the work of an artist with autism.New Exhibit Puts An Alaska Twist on A Familiar Building BlockZach Hughes, KSKA – AnchorageLegos—the small, colorful plastic blocks—have grown into the most common place toy in the world, with more than 5.2 million manufactured every hour. And they are not purely for toy-stores and playroom carpets anymore. A new exhibit at the Anchorage Museum focuses on Lego fine arts, and how the building blocks fit in with Alaska’s own artistic traditions.last_img read more

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Portugal bus crash kills 29 German tourists

first_imgA video grab obtained from drone footage shows the wreckage of a tourist bus that crashed on 17 April 2019 in Canico, on the Portuguese island of Madeira. At least 28 people were killed when a tourist bus crashed on the Portuguese island of Madeira, the local mayor told local media. The regional protection service did not confirm the toll when questioned by AFP. Photo: AFPTwenty-nine German tourists were killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house on the Portuguese island of Madeira.Drone footage of the aftermath of the accident showed the badly mangled wreckage of the bus resting precariously on its side against a building on a hillside, the vehicle’s roof partially crushed and front window smashed.Rescue workers attended to injured passengers among the undergrowth where the bus came to rest, some of them bearing bloodied head bandages and bloodstained clothes, others appearing to be more seriously hurt.Local authorities said most of the dead were in their 40s and 50s.They were among the more than one million tourists who visit the Atlantic islands off the coast of Morocco each year, attracted by its subtropical climate and rugged volcanic terrain.”Horrible news comes to us from Madeira,” a German government spokesman tweeted after the crash.”Our deep sorrow goes to all those who lost their lives in the bus accident, our thoughts are with the injured,” he added.German holidaymakers were the second largest group after British tourists to visit the islands — known as the Pearl of the Atlantic and the Floating Garden in the Atlantic — in 2017, according to Madeira’s tourism office.The islands are home to just 270,000 inhabitants.Filipe Sousa, mayor of Santa Cruz where the accident happened, said 17 women and 11 men were killed in the crash, with another 21 injured.A doctor told reporters another woman died of her injuries in hospital.”I express the sorrow and solidarity of all the Portuguese people in this tragic moment, and especially for the families of the victims who I have been told were all German,” president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa told Portuguese television.He said he would travel to Madeira overnight.’Profound sadness’ Portuguese prime minister Antonio Costa added on Twitter that he had contacted German chancellor Angela Merkel to convey his condolences”It is with profound sadness that I heard of the accident on Madeira,” he wrote on the government’s Twitter page.”I took the occasion to convey my sadness to Chancellor Angela Merkel at this difficult time,” he added.The regional protection service in Madeira confirmed 28 deaths in the accident that happened at 6:30 pm (1730 GMT) Wednesday, while hospital authorities said another woman later died of her injuries.The bus had been carrying around 50 passengers.Regional government vice president Pedro Calado said it was “premature” to speculate on the cause of the crash, adding that the vehicle was five years old and that “everything had apparently been going well”.Judicial authorities had opened an investigation into the circumstances of the accident, the Madeira public prosecutor’s office told the Lusa news agency.Medical teams were being sent from Lisbon to help local staff carry out post-mortems on the dead.last_img read more

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Govt police agree upon putting end to commission system in buses

first_imgKolkata: In a bid to check bus accidents, the state government and the police have proposed to do away with the commission system in bus services.The matter was discussed in a meeting held on Tuesday. State Transport minister Suvendu Adhikari, Additional Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, other concerned officials of the Transport department and senior police officers held the meeting, with representatives of bus owners’ associations.Sources said that the Transport department and the police have proposed to put an end to the commission system. Under the existing system, drivers and conductors get a commission from the fare collected from passengers. As a result, buses of same routes race among themselves to get more passengers, which leads to accidents. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsIt may be mentioned that doing away with the commission system is an old issue and it crops up whenever there is any major bus accident. The Left Front government had remained indifferent to the issue. Now, the Mamata Banerjee government is trying to put an end to it, by removing the commission system for good.There are private buses in which there are two conductors. In such cases, the two conductors and the driver of the bus get 24 percent of the total amount of the bus fare they collect in a day. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedThere are some buses, mainly the mini-buses, in which there is one conductor and a helper. In such cases, the driver gets 14 percent and conductor gets 9 percent of the total fare collected, while Rs 250 is given to the helper per day.The commission system is in place only in five districts, namely Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly and North and South 24-Parganas. In all other districts, the driver and conductor get salaries at the beginning of every month from bus owners.Representatives of the bus owners’ associations have urged the state Transport department to frame a guideline in this connection.last_img read more

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Port Douglas hotel takes top accommodation honours

first_imgSource = Peninsula Boutique Hotel Peninsula Boutique Hotel has capped off a stellar year after being recognised as one ofnorth Queensland’s best at the recent Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards. The 34 room property, overlooking Four Mile Beach and the Coral Sea in Port Douglas, was honoured at thetourism awards in the coveted category of Best Deluxe Accommodation. It is the second time in 12 months that the hotel has been recognised for its industry leading product, with itreceiving Gold Honours at the National Accommodation Industry Awards for Exc /lsfke’o;kfd njellence in2011. For the hotel’s owners, Phil and Sheryn Blundstone, to win both awards was testament to the loyal team theyhave at Peninsula and reward for all of their hard work, dedication and passion. “Winning awards of this calibre recognises the quality product we deliver within the Port Douglas region.“It reflects on the service and the hospitality that we extend to our guests, which in a lot of cases can only beachieved in a smaller property like ours that offers true individualised service and attention to detail,” Sherynsaid. In the five years the couple has owned Peninsula Boutique Hotel, they have transformed the property intoone of the regions most sought after, deluxe accommodation, catering to the 16 plus age market. She said it was the small touches such as walking guests to their room, greeting them with a coolaromatherapy refresher towel and welcome drink on arrival as well as providing return airport transfers fromthe airport that made all the difference. “We want people to really enjoy their time with us in Port Douglas. It is the little things that go a long way. Welike to also provide power adapters for international guests, a complimentary DVD and book library, guestlaundry and daily full hot buffet breakfast for every guest to name just a few.”last_img read more

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Chinese spending the most in Australia

first_imgChinese Visa cardholders are leading spending growth in Australia, with an 11.6 percent increase in spending last year compared to 2011.According to VisaVue Travel data, in total Visa holders spent AU$4.8 billion while visiting Australia, a 0.3 percent year on year increase.In total, the Asian market contributed AU$1.2 billion, a 26 percent increase compared to 2011.The report found growth from the Chinese market helped offset a spending decline in tradition markets, including the UK.Despite the dip, travellers from the UK remained Australia’s number one inbound source market followed by the United States, New Zealand and then China.“In 2012 we saw an increase in spending by Visa account holders from the United States (+4.85%) and New Zealand (+4.7%) but the growth from China far outshines other markets,” Visa Australia country manager Vipin Kalra said.Source = e-Travel Blackboard: NJ Visa account holders spent AU$4.8 billion in Aus.last_img read more

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Sold out Alcoholfree Schoolies trip

first_img“Alcohol-free is here to stay and, if 2013 is anything to go by, we will again experience triple-digit growth in 2014,” Mr Lynas said. The provider of overseas school-leaver experiences, Unleashed Travel built its first alcohol-free holiday package based on demands from both students and parents and is, this year, making Hideaway Island in Vanuatu, Schoolies Only – but with a difference. Source = ETB News: M.H. According to Unleashed Travel chief executive Jot Lynas, the package’s success is indicative of the evolution of today’s youth. Chosen for its separation from the Mainland, Hideaway Island allows Unleashed Travel supervisors and security to keep an eye on the comings and goings of everyone who arrives by boat.center_img Last year, Unleashed Travel sold the same package minus the alcohol-ban, but only sold less than half of the bookings received this year. “We’ve already had maximum bookings and many more enquiries for our alcohol-free packages, even though we’re one year out of next year’s celebrations.” The idea of an alcohol-free Schoolies seems an oxymoron, but for Unleashed Travel, the concept has proven successful.last_img read more

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Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Top Stories Former Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici will return to the program as an offensive graduate assistant, the team announced Thursday.Bercovici most recently had been playing in the now-defunct Alliance of American Football league for the San Diego Fleet and was the Sun Devils’ quarterback from 2012 to 2015. He joins a staff led by Herm Edwards, who was not with the program when Bercovici played.“I spoke with Herm and (offensive coordinator) Rob Likens back in January when I was still doing the new league and it seemed like an opportunity that I could not pass up,” Bercovici said in a release. “I’m obviously super passionate about this school and I could not be more excited to be here and have the opportunity to work with the quarterbacks and teach them everything I have learned up to this point in my career.” 6 Comments   Share   Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo In his college career, Bercovici threw for 5,333 yards, 42 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. His 30 touchdown passes in 2015 are tied for the most in a single season.Related LinksFormer ASU QB Wilkins to sign as undrafted FA with PackersASU-UA Territorial Cup football game to be moved back 1 day in 2019The quarterback’s famous “Jael Mary” pass to current Cleveland Browns wideout Jalen Strong put him at the forefront of one of the most iconic moments in program history and lifted ASU to a 38-34 road upset over No. 16 USC in 2015.Between his stint in the AAF and finishing up at ASU, Bercovici spent time with both the Chargers and the Cardinals organizations in the NFL. He did not appear in a regular season NFL game. Quarterback Mike Bercovici #2 of the Arizona State Sun Devils waits for the snap during the second half of the college football game against the Colorado Buffaloes at Sun Devil Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images) Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more

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Defence minister visits USS aircraft carrier Harry Truman

first_imgAt the invitation of the US Navy and the US Embassy in Nicosia, Defence Minister Savvas Angelides, accompanied by US Ambassador Kathleen Doherty, visited the aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman offshore, the American embassy announced on Friday.The Chief of the National Guard Lieutenant General Ilias Leontaris, ministry of defence and foreign affairs officials, and US Embassy officials also participated.  Commanding Officer, Captain Nicholas J. Dienna, USN, led the tour and briefed the guests on the history and operations of the ship, named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman.Welcoming Angelides and his associates on board, Ambassador Doherty said: “This visit is another important example of the very good relations and cooperation between Washington and Nicosia in the field of security and defence.” You May LikeSmart SecurityCheapest Way to Protect your HomeSmart SecurityUndoDirect HealthyThis Vintage Car Is What Conan O’Brien DrivesDirect HealthyUndoCampusPal9 College Majors That Have Big Gender GapsCampusPalUndo Greece to overturn law that made universities no-go zone for policeUndoLED-lighting the way by 2020UndoLicences for ENI and Total to explore block sevenUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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