China criticises US dollar

first_img China criticises US dollar More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.com KCS-content whatsapp Share Show Comments ▼ whatsappcenter_img CHINESE President Hu Jintao yesterday called the US-dollar-dominated international currency system a “product of the past”. He added that it would be a “fairly long process” to make China’s own currency an international one.He also said “the liquidity of the US dollar should be kept at a reasonable and stable level”. China has argued that the Federal Reserve’s November decision to buy $600bn (£378m) in US government bonds would undermine the greenback’s value and lead to competitive currency devaluations by other countries. China is the largest holder of US debt.The Chinese president responded to complaints that China does not always treat foreign companies registered in China fairly. “Their innovation, production and business operations in China enjoy the same treatment as Chinese enterprises,” he said. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailThe Sports DropForgotten College Basketball Stars: Where Are They Now?The Sports DropOpulent ExpressHer Quadruplets Were Born Without A Hitch. Then Doctors Realized SomethingOpulent Expressautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldFamilyMindedThe Most Common Astrology Questions People AskFamilyMindedmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comJournalistateCanal Drained For First Time And They Find ThisJournalistateStadium TalkBest Basketball Player Ever From Every StateStadium Talk Sunday 16 January 2011 11:04 pm Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Apple dodges calls to reveal Jobs’ successor

first_img whatsapp Apple dodges calls to reveal Jobs’ successor APPLE shareholders yesterday voted down demands for a succession plan for chief executive Steve Jobs.Investors decided not to back a call from the Labourers’ International Union, which would have forced the firm to reveal whether and how it will eventually replace Jobs, who is currently on medical leave and did not attend the meeting in San Francisco. But shareholders did pass a measure requiring directors to win a majority vote before they join the board, which was put forward by Calpers, America’s biggest pension fund, according to preliminary voting results produced last night.Apple asked its shareholders to vote down the request for details of its succession plan, arguing that the information would give an unfair advantage to competitorsChief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer told shareholders that the company was retaining its $60bn (£37bn) cash pile to pursue “future opportunities”.Tim Cook, Jobs’ top lieutenant, did not answer questions about Jobs’ undisclosed medical condition that has led to him taking charge of operations at Apple for the third time in seven years. Share KCS-content whatsappcenter_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’Definition Read This NextNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap Show Comments ▼ Wednesday 23 February 2011 9:08 pm Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Japanese food chain Wagamama to be sold for more than £200m

first_img JAPANESE noodle chain Wagamama is expected to be sold to private equity firm Duke Street Capital within the next two weeks, in a deal worth over £200m.The chain’s current owner, Lion Capital, is currently in talks with the firm with a view to striking a deal.Lion had looked to sell Wagamama earlier last year, after it appointed investment bank Rothschild to advise on the process.The private equity firm had previously considered an initial public offering for the firm in 2007, yet aborted its efforts due to choppy stockmarket conditions.Wagamama has expanded rapidly in recent years. It now operates more than 60 restaurants in the UK and almost 40 overseas, including in Australia and the US.The group’s eateries in London have been known to turn over 12 sittings a day.Founded in 1992 in London by entrepreneur Alan Yau, the firm made more than £15m in pre-tax profits in the year to April 2010.Yau sold out to Graphite Capital and entrepreneur Rory McCarthy in 1998, before Lion bought a majority stake from Graphite for £103m in 2005. whatsapp Japanese food chain Wagamama to be sold for more than £200m whatsapp Tuesday 8 March 2011 9:14 pm Share Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrapcenter_img Show Comments ▼ KCS-content Tags: NULL by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comlast_img read more

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How I’d invest £10k in 2021 to make £1m

first_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! 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. If I had a lump sum of £10,000, I would invest it in the stock market. And with that in mind, today I’m going to explain how I’d invest in 2021 to build a £1m nest egg. How I’d invest £10kA lump sum of £10k is a great starting point to build a sizeable financial nest egg. It’s large enough to create a diversified portfolio without taking on too much risk. Owning just one or two stocks or funds in an investment portfolio, for example, can expose one to a great deal of risk. If only one of these investments starts to struggle, it can have a disproportionate impact on overall performance. 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…As such, I think it’s better to own at least five individual funds or a similar amount of stocks in different sectors and industries. I reckon this approach offers the best trade-off between risk and diversification. There are a couple of trusts I’d invest in for a portfolio. These include RIT Capital Partners, the Scottish Mortgage investment trust and the Scottish American Investment Company. Each of these investment trusts provides something different. RIT is focused on delivering positive returns for investors in all market environments. To this end, the investment trust owns a portfolio of alternative assets such as hedge funds, private equity funds, private businesses and real estate. In comparison, Scottish Mortgage prides itself on its ability to find growth companies. It has a tremendous track record of finding growth stocks and riding them to profit.And finally, Scottish American is focused on finding income and growth stocks. To that end, its portfolio is a bit more conservative than that of Scottish Mortgage, and it offers more in the way of income with a dividend yield of 2.6%. The road to £1mAccording to my calculations, over the past five years, an equally weighted portfolio of these three investment trusts has produced an annual return of around 20% for investors. To make up the balance of the five funds, I’d also invest in two index tracker funds. The FTSE All-Share, which tracks the performance of the largest 600 listed UK corporations. And the S&P 500, which tracks the performance of the 500 largest listed companies in the United States. My figures show a portfolio of all the investments listed above would have produced a mid-teens annualised return for investors over the past five years.At this rate, I reckon it would take just 31 years to turn an investment of £10,000 into £1m. With additional contributions of £200 a month along the way, it may be possible to hit this target in just 25 years, according to my calculations. So that’s how I’d invest £10,000 in 2021. Of course, this isn’t the only strategy available. 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Episcopal Relief & Development offers 2012 Lenten meditations

first_imgEpiscopal Relief & Development offers 2012 Lenten meditations Submit a Job Listing Featured Jobs & Calls [Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce that both the print and electronic versions of its 2012 Lenten Meditations will be available in English and Spanish.  Co-authored by a group of Episcopal Church leaders from a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, this year’s devotional booklet focuses on how Christians can work to promote health and fight disease while preparing their own lives for healing during the Lenten season.“We are grateful to everyone who contributed to the 2012 Lenten Meditations,” said Brian Sellers-Petersen, Director of Church Engagement at Episcopal Relief & Development. “Each meditation provides a new and engaging way to think about health and healing in the context of Scripture and the season of Lent.”The English and Spanish devotional booklets, as well as additional Lenten materials such as prayer cards and hope chests, will be shipped from the Episcopal Media Center.  Orders should be placed by visiting www.EpiscopalMarketplace.org, calling 1.866.937.2772 or emailing [email protected]  In order to ensure delivery within the US by Ash Wednesday, February 26, all requests for items should be made by Friday, February 10.  For overseas orders, please allow extra time for your shipment to arrive.Downloadable Spanish and English versions of the meditations are available at Episcopal Relief & Development’s Lenten Resources web page at www.er-d.org/Lent/.  Readers can also sign up to receive them by email.  Each email will include both the English and Spanish text for that day.In 2009, Lent was officially designated as a time to encourage dioceses, congregations and individuals to remember and support Episcopal Relief & Development’s life-saving work. All Episcopalians are invited to join together on Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday, February 26, and throughout the Lenten season to pray for those who are impacted by poverty and disease worldwide.  Congregations may also consider dedicating a special offering toward the organization’s mission.“Since our Lenten theme is health and healing, we are encouraging churches to focus on how they can help promote health and fight disease on Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday and throughout the season,” Sellers-Petersen said. “One particular way they can do this is by joining the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund campaign and inviting members to educate themselves about malaria and take action to prevent it.  By purchasing a $12 mosquito net, a single individual can help protect up to three people from this deadly disease, but a congregation working together could protect a whole community!”Complementary resources for Lent and Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday, including a bulletin insert, sermon notes and special prayers, are available at www.er-d.org/Lent/.To support Episcopal Relief & Development’s work, please visit www.er-d.org or call 1.855.312.HEAL (4325). Gifts can be mailed to Episcopal Relief & Development, PO Box 7058, Merrifield, VA 22116-7058.Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of the Episcopal Church and an independent 501(c)(3) organization. The agency takes its mandate from Jesus’ words found in Matthew 25.  Its programs work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Episcopal Relief & Development works closely with the worldwide Church and ecumenical partners to help rebuild after disasters and to empower local communities to find lasting solutions that fight poverty, hunger and disease, including HIV/AIDS and malaria. 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UK churches strive for an environmentally ‘green’ Christmas

first_img Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Cathedral Dean Boise, ID [Ecumenical News International] As the concept of “going green” continues to gain traction among consumers and businesses, churches in the United Kingdom are using the Christmas season to highlight their role in improving the environment.In early December, St. Luke’s, a Catholic church in the London suburb of Pinner, switched on its solar panels, while the Anglican dioceses of Gloucester, Exeter, Bath, and Wells launched an ambitious project to provide “green” electricity for most of their 300 churches, 200 schools, and other institutions.“We want to take God’s gift of energy and offer it back in a way that does not damage the environment,” said Canon Adrian Slade of the Diocese of Gloucester.A number of other green initiatives were implemented by churches this Christmas season.“Don’t Stop at the Lights,” an Anglican handbook, provided material to help church leaders plan a year of environmental change in their communities, and offered themes that could be linked to services, as well as study materials on Biblical texts dealing with environmental concerns.Practical suggestions for Christmas mentioned in the handbook included decorating churches by using greenery from gardens rather than florists, creating home-made decorations and gifts, and lighting candles instead of using electric lights.The ecumenical campaign Operation Noah ran a “Reclaim Christmas” campaign advocating “putting the waiting back into wanting” throughout Advent, and urging people to buy less.An Operation Noah statement says “Advent was traditionally a period of penitence and quiet anticipation. But now it seems no more than four weeks of frenzied consumption in which stress, needless debt, and damage to God’s creation have become its defining hallmarks…Countless unwanted ‘gifts’ will end up, at best in the charity shops, and at worst, in the landfill. If Jesus returned at Christmas, what would he make of us doing all of this in His name?”The Climate Justice group at Our Lady Help of Christians in Kentish Town, north London, sold a book of vegetarian recipes collected from parishioners. “It’s much better for the environment not to eat meat, and the proceeds are going to support a community in Kenya who are being badly affected by climate change,” said member Bernadine Bishop.Church leaders also emphasized the green message this year. On Dec. 8, Pope Benedict turned on solar-powered lights adorning the world’s largest Christmas tree in a ceremony near Assisi, birthplace of St. Francis, the patron saint of environmentalists.“It is now clear that humankind has no productive future on earth if we do not educate everyone to be responsible for the creation,” said Benedict before the ceremony.Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams would seem to agree. In a statement referring to the Church of England’s environmental campaign, he said: “For the Church of the 21st century, good ecology is not an optional extra, but a matter of justice. It is therefore central to what it means to be a Christian.” Rector Belleville, IL Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET By Jo SiedleckaPosted Dec 28, 2011 Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Tampa, FL Environment & Climate Change Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Featured Events Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Submit an Event Listing Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Washington, DC Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Curate Diocese of Nebraska Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Hopkinsville, KY Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Martinsville, VA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Press Release Service Rector Albany, NY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Bath, NC center_img Associate Rector Columbus, GA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Anglican Communion, Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Director of Music Morristown, NJ New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit a Press Release Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Pittsburgh, PA UK churches strive for an environmentally ‘green’ Christmas An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Submit a Job Listing Rector Shreveport, LA Advocacy Peace & Justice, Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Tags Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Collierville, TN Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Jobs & Calls Youth Minister Lorton, VAlast_img read more

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Diocesan convention vote puts Connecticut congregation under direct authority of…

first_img Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Washington, DC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Belleville, IL Rector Bath, NC Course Director Jerusalem, Israel In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Featured Events Youth Minister Lorton, VA Submit a Press Release Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Albany, NY Rector Tampa, FL Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Posted Oct 29, 2018 Press Release Service Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem [Episcopal Church in Connecticut] On Oct. 26, the highest governing body of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT) — its Annual Convention — changed the internal governance of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Darien putting the church directly under the authority of the Rt. Rev. Ian T. Douglas, Bishop diocesan.  This action was taken as a result of the refusal of its elected lay leaders to participate in reconciliation efforts with its rector, the Rev. George Kovoor.The action changed St. Paul’s status in ECCT from a “Parish” to a “Worshiping Community,” which puts it now under the exclusive supervision, direction, and control of Bishop Douglas. While the change in status does not affect the worship life or the property of St. Paul’s, the change ended the authority of the previous lay leaders of the church, the Vestry and Wardens, whose job it had been to oversee the property and business affairs of St. Paul’s.St. Paul’s is one of more than 165 Episcopal parishes and worshiping communities in ECCT, spread across the state. The life of all ECCT parishes and worshiping communities, as well as church-related actions by the bishops, priests, deacons, and elected lay leaders, are governed by church laws known as “Canons.”  The Canons require that “Every Parish . . . live within a system of support and accountability that links its life and ministry to that of the Bishops and with those of other Parishes in the Diocese.” The Canons also require that lay leaders of a Parish comply with a godly judgment of the Bishop, and authorize changing a Parish to a Worshiping Community if the leaders refuse.In 2016, the Vestry of St. Paul’s elected Koovor as new rector and entered into an employment Letter of Agreement with Kovoor and Douglas on behalf of St. Paul’s. In October 2017, the Vestry soured on their choice and, in violation of the three-way Letter of Agreement and the Canons, unilaterally tried to fire Kovoor.Douglas responded by carefully evaluating the relationship between Kovoor and St. Paul’s. With help from clergy and lay leaders in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut, Douglas worked to reconcile the Vestry of St. Paul’s and Canon Kovoor. Ultimately, after prayerful deliberation and consultation with leaders of ECCT, Douglas announced that he would fulfill his canonical responsibilities and issue a godly judgment about whether Kovoor would remain the rector of St. Paul’s. Without waiting to hear the bishop’s godly judgment, however, the Vestry again attempted to fire Kovoor and tried to lock him out of St. Paul’s in violation of the Letter of Agreement and the Canons.Douglas’s godly judgment, delivered in person at St. Paul’s on June 14, determined that Kovoor would continue as rector of St. Paul’s, and identified specific steps that Kovoor and the vestry were to take to continue to seek reconciliation. While Kovoor faithfully and completely undertook those steps, the vestry refused to cooperate with the godly judgment. Rather, the vestry cut off Kovoor’s salary, tried to evict him from his home which St. Paul’s owns, and filed a lawsuit against him accusing him of fraud and seeking to nullify the Letter of Agreement.In light of the vestry’s misconduct and to return St. Paul’s to the common life of ECCT, the 600 delegates of Convention considered on Oct. 26 a resolution placing St. Paul’s under Douglas’ direct and exclusive supervision and control by changing St. Paul’s to a worshiping community. The Convention unanimously adopted the resolution, which put the change into effect immediately. As a next step Douglas has appointed the Kovoor to serve as St. Paul’s priest-in-charge.Reflecting on the Convention decision and the events leading up to it, Douglas said: “I am thankful to the Annual Convention of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut for its vote to support my efforts to reconcile the difficult circumstances at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Darien.  I am also deeply appreciate of the leadership and ministry of the Rev. Canon George Kovoor who has faithfully and diligently stood with me and the Episcopal Church in Connecticut as we attempted to achieve reconciliation with the former Vestry of St. Paul’s.  I pray that this new chapter in the life of St. Paul’s will bring healing, restoration, and new life.”In his new role directly in charge of St. Paul’s, Douglas visited the congregation on Oct. 28, to preach, preside at the Eucharist, discuss the vote and status of the church and listen to and pray with the faithful at St. Paul’s. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Martinsville, VA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Submit a Job Listing Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Submit an Event Listing The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Hopkinsville, KY Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Knoxville, TN Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Smithfield, NC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Shreveport, LA Diocesan convention vote puts Connecticut congregation under direct authority of bishop Rector Collierville, TN Associate Rector Columbus, GA last_img read more

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Monday Madness – Kiwi butchers the Aussie anthem

first_imgMonday Aug 18, 2008 Monday Madness – Kiwi butchers the Aussie anthem Thomas Stowers. Anyone remember that name? I didn’t think so, and despite admittedly knowing nothing about the guy, I’m willing to bet that this performance of his at a 2001 Bledisloe Cup match didn’t do his career any favours.Australia won the match against New Zealand 23-15 at Carisbrook, despite Stowers stuttering through the anthem and basically making a mockery of the honour and opportunity handed to him.With the Tri Nations in full swing in 2008 and a possible decider between the two sides on the cards, we thought this would provide a bit of a chuckle. His ‘performance’ is so bad that it’s laughable, and I bet quite annoying if you’re an Australian.So while on the subject, why do the anthem singers at the beginning of a match always look so out of place, looking like they’ve been chosen by having their names pulled from a hat?This past weekend we watched as the South African Bala Brothers performed a really good rendition of God Defend New Zealand, including the Maori version, but then we saw three Afrikaans guys singing the South African anthem.Where is the logic. Why not just have one group or individual sing both? If you’re good enough to sing another countries anthem, surely you’re good enough to sing your own? It may just be a pet hate of mine, but I find it’s often a shambles before kickoff. Katherine Jenkinson the other hand, is a great example of Wales getting it right. She’s pleasing on the eye, and certainly knows how to sing, unlike a certain Mr Stowers, who’s minute of shame has been dug up again for all to see. 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Rue Pierre Rebiere / Nicolas Laisné & Christophe Rousselle

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/216615/rue-pierre-rebiere-nicolas-laisne-christophe-rousselle Clipboard Photographs Photographs:  Philippe Ruault    Save this picture!© Philippe RuaultRecommended ProductsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesPorcelain StonewareGrespaniaPorcelain Tiles- CoverlamPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – BackPorcelain StonewareCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Chromica CollectionTwo buildings housing 22 apartments close to the Porte de Clichy situated in the north-west of Paris. Rue Pierre-Rebière is a straight road measuring 600 metres in length and 25 metres in width. It is bounded by the Batignolles Cemetery and the grounds of the Honoré-de-Balzac High School. This narrow and once neglected street will be transformed by a host of new structures. Save this picture!© Philippe RuaultDifferent yet complementary, the two buildings create a dialogue and give a staccato-like rhythm to the street. The first building projects horizontal lines, while the second is resolutely vertical and seems to reach to the treetops. Should passersby care to look, they will be able to glimpse the trees of the cemetery through the space left between the buildings. The apartments in both buildings have generous balconies and the planting creates a living link between the street and the greenery of the cemetery. The apartments face the street and the gardens and are protected from any noise originating on the cemetery side. The homes on the ground floor all have access to well-oriented private gardens (south – south west – south east), which act as a filter in terms of the street. Each building has its own entrance and residents cross a small planted area to reach the entrance halls. Save this picture!© Philippe RuaultTop floor living for all In the horizontal building, each floor houses two or three apartments, which are accessed by a lift or by naturally-lit staircase. These apartments have dual or triple aspects. The corner south-facing living rooms look out onto the street. The bedrooms face west or east. Despite the proximity of the cemetery, the kitchens and bathrooms benefit from small, high ventilation openings. In this way the homes are protected from the noise originating from the ring road and views over the cemetery (no windows look straight out onto the cemetery). Save this picture!© Philippe RuaultThese apartments have generous terraces and balconies that occupy the entire façade of the apartment with access from the living rooms and the bedrooms. They different floors seem to have been slid one on top of another giving magnificent views of the sky and giving their residents the feeling that they are living on the top floor – whatever floor their home is actually on. Save this picture!© Philippe RuaultInterwoven homes Save this picture!section 01In the wooden building, all the apartments have either a garden (on the ground floor) or large balconies. On the ground floor, the living rooms and bedrooms look out onto the gardens on the street and cemetery sides. In the middle floors, small volumes project out giving the impression of a smaller volume in terms of the street. The duplex apartments have dual-aspect living rooms benefiting from balconies at both ends. On the top floors, the apartments benefit from having lower level roofs with very generous dimensions. Save this picture!section 03The black building is a succession of slightly staggered plateaux clad in reflective stainless steel. Their different orientations reflect their environment and from the street the cemetery and its greenery can be glimpsed. This brilliant cladding reflects the sunlight and sends shafts of light onto the soffits of the balconies. These plateaux are separated by black concrete walls;sliding wooden shutters form a continuous controlled band. The living rooms all benefit from a corner position and open out onto generous balconies. Save this picture!elevation 01The wooden building is narrow and hugs the edge of the plot. This volume is completed by small extensions, which house the ground floor bedrooms and form the balconies of the upper floors. The façades are clad in large wooden laths. The building is clad on all four sides so that even when viewed from the cemetery side, the building does not appear impoverished in any way. Openings have been introduced on all sides of the building and all the living rooms have dual aspects giving views of the street and the Honoré-de-Balzac High School. From the other side, the views are of the trees in the cemetery and out beyond the city limits.Project gallerySee allShow lessHong Kong Alternative Car Park Tower / Chris Y. H. Chan + Stephanie M. L. TanArticlesWarming Huts v.2012 Proposal / Mjölk ArchitectsArticles Share “COPY” 2012 Year:  Architects: Nicolas Laisné & Christophe Rousselle Area Area of this architecture project France Rue Pierre Rebiere / Nicolas Laisné & Christophe Rousselle CopyAbout this officeNicolas Laisné & Christophe RousselleOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousingSaint-AstierFrancePublished on March 14, 2012Cite: “Rue Pierre Rebiere / Nicolas Laisné & Christophe Rousselle” 14 Mar 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Save this picture!© Philippe Ruault+ 19 Share Area:  980 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Rue Pierre Rebiere / Nicolas Laisné & Christophe RousselleSave this projectSaveRue Pierre Rebiere / Nicolas Laisné & Christophe Rousselle Projects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/216615/rue-pierre-rebiere-nicolas-laisne-christophe-rousselle Clipboard Houses CopyHouses•Saint-Astier, Francelast_img read more

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Soy Growers Benefit from Record Year for Meat and Poultry Exports

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Soy Growers Benefit from Record Year for Meat and Poultry Exports Soy Growers Benefit from Record Year for Meat and Poultry Exports By Andy Eubank – Jan 13, 2014 SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter Export record yearChallenges like the struggling global economy and trade barriers did not slow down U.S. meat exports in 2012. It was a record year for U.S. poultry and livestock exports helping keep domestic demand for U.S. soy strong, according to Illinois farmer and United Soybean Board Director David Hartke.“Every time we export meat we’re exporting soybean meal through the meat product itself. In Illinois for an example we’ve got a higher basis on our crops because the livestock is throwing that demand out there for the soybeans, the soybean meal and corn, and high waters raise all boats.”U.S. poultry, egg and pork shipments exceeded previous highs for value and volume set in 2011. International beef sales dipped slightly in volume but broke the previous value record.Soy meal constitutes a significant portion of animal feeds. Domestic animal agriculture uses about 97 percent of the domestic supply of U.S. soy meal, making it the U.S. soy industry’s No. 1 customer.Poultry and hogs remain the biggest users of U.S. soy meal. Statistics show poultry consumption is roughly 12.9 million metric tons annually, the meal from 601 million bushels of soybeans. And hogs account for 6.8 million metric tons of U.S. soy meal, the meal from 318 million bushels of soybeans. The soy checkoff partners with organizations like the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) and USA Poultry and Egg Export Council to market U.S. meat and poultry abroad. The checkoff and USMEF are having success too. They helped increase consumption of pork back ribs in Japan from zero to 4.5 million pounds over the last three years.The U.S. meat and poultry export figures for 2012 include:Pork exports nearly reached 2.3 million metric tons, valued at over $6.3 billion.Broiler meat exports, excluding chicken paws, reached 3.3 million metric tons, valued at nearly $4.2 billion.Beef exports reached 1.1 million metric tons, valued at $5.5 billion.Turkey exports reached 361,597 metric tons, valued at $678 million.Chicken paw exports reached 363,974 metric tons, valued at $450.1 million.Egg exports, table eggs and processed egg products in shell equivalents reached 274.1 million dozen, valued at $263.7 million. Facebook Twitter Previous articleIndiana Farm Bureau To Propose Policy on Farm DataNext articleIndiana Pork Hosts Regional Meetings for Producers Andy Eubanklast_img read more

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