Drive to stamp out doping in South African sport

first_imgSAIDS has launched a campaign to rootout doping among South Africa’s athletes.(Image: Sports and Recreation) SAIDS’ Shuaib Manjra and sports ministerFikile Mbalula launched the campaign. SAIDS urged professional athletesto sign the campaign’s pledge.(Images: Bongani Nkosi)MEDIA CONTACTS• Khalid GalantCEO, Institute for Drug Free Sport+27 21 761 8034Bongani NkosiThe South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) has launched a major campaign to raise awareness about illegal performance-enhancing substances and curb doping among local athletes.SAIDS introduced its “I Play Fair, Say No to Doping” campaign at a media conference in Johannesburg on 14 June 2011.“The core of our campaign is ‘I Play Fair’, let’s bring ethics back into sport,” said Shuaib Manjra, SAIDS chairperson.The drive, targeting professional and amateur athletes across the country, will provide education on banned substances and run actual doping tests. The campaign’s pillars are deterring, detection and prosecution, said Manjra.SAIDS’s latest statistics show that there has been a 100% increase in positive tests for doping over the last two years. The number jumped from 19 in 2009/10 to 50 in recent months. More than 2 000 athletes were tested in each year.Doping is an unacceptable practice that needs to be rooted out for the benefit of the country, said the Cape Town-based institute. The problem of doping is compounded by lack of broad knowledge on banned supplements in local athletics. Manjra conceded that some sports people were inadvertently taking the drugs.The Department of Sports and Recreation has thrown its weight behind the new campaign. “We support the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport in this regard to aggressively attack the use of drugs in sports,” said its minister, Fikile Mbalula.Mbalula will attend the Super Rugby match between the Bulls and Sharks at Loftus stadium in Pretoria on 18 June to raise awareness about the drive. His deputy, Gert Oosthuizen, will do the same at the clash between the Cheetahs and Stormers in Bloemfontein, also on 18 June.The government would like to see the campaign reaching out even to the “far-flung areas of our country”, said Mbalula. “It must be brought to the attention of everybody … that using drugs is cheating”.I Play Fair will also enter the realm of social media to reach its targets and campaign road shows are planned for the country’s rural areas.The South African Rugby Union became the first sports association to support SAIDS’s campaign. “We hope that more sports federations will endorse the initiative,” said Manjra.Bryan Habana, a Springbok wing, became the campaign’s first ambassador after signing its pledge.Schools’ permission neededSAIDS appealed to schools to give it permission to conduct doping tests among adolescents, as part of the campaign. The agency is to sign memoranda of understanding with academic institutions. “We’re willing to work with schools. All they have to do is come forward,” said Manjra.Parents are also urged to endorse testing in schools. “We have to intensify our awareness efforts, working with parents and young people,” said Mbalula.SAIDS’s initiative also has the backing of the World Anti-Doping Agency. Doping is a huge threat to sports all over the world and it’s critical that federations promote campaigns that deter the trend, the world body’s director general David Howman said in a statement.Regulating supplements sectorThe supplements manufacturing and distribution sector remains largely unregulated, according to SAIDS, and new legislation needs to be introduced.Lack of regulation is to blame for the general accessibility of supplements that contain banned drugs, like anabolic and prohormones stimulants.“This is an industry which is jeopardising the future of many of our athletes and we need to regulate it,” Manjra pointed out.SAIDS has launched its intelligence unit to uncover manufacturers and traffickers of illegal sports drugs. It alleges that these individuals are targeting unsuspecting athletes across the country.“We believe that every athlete who leaves the shores of the country to represent us is an ambassador of the country,” Manjra said.“We want a pledge from our athletes for clean play.”last_img read more

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Even Messenger Wants To Get Away From Facebook

first_imgadriana lee The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos Facebook, the social network people either love to use or just love to hate, doesn’t want to stand in the way of Messenger’s success—so it’s stepping aside, letting people without Facebook accounts sign up for the messaging service with just a phone number.See also: Why Facebook Messenger Is A Platform—And WhatsApp Isn’tMessenger doesn’t lack for users—it already has 700 million signed on—and yet the company apparently thinks that’s not enough. (Messenger trounces rival WeChat and its 500 million monthly active users, and its not far behind Facebook’s other messaging app, WhatsApp, whose ubiquity on even older wireless networks earned it 800 million monthly active users worldwide.) Why the new user recruitment tactic? Because the more users Messenger has, the more it can entice developers into the fold—and the larger its revenue potential becomes. About FaceExamples of how apps can tie into Messenger, from Facebook’s F8 developer conferenceFacebook apparently wants to expand Messenger’s audience by going after the people who have yet to hear the social network’s siren call—or resisted it. There are 1.44 billion people on Facebook, but many more who have mobile phones.See also: Facebook Messenger Wants To Claim E-Commerce … And Fist Bump GIFsThat’s where things start to get murky for developers.If Messenger has any hope of making money, it rests with a large and growing user base, and a developer community rallied around it. Facebook’s Messenger team has been trying to attack both sides of that equation. Let’s Chat About MoneyKPCB analyst Mary Meeker speaking to to the bosses of WhatsApp, Instagram and MessengerThough the social network itself has already tried appealing to app makers, hoping they’d see the social network as a platform for games and other apps (as well as, of course, ads), Facebook Inc. used its recent F8 developer conference primarily to shine a spotlight on Messenger. The company unleashed a bevy of tools last March covering embedded videos, embedded posts, app linking and more.For mobile app makers specifically, the announcements presented some obvious benefits: By letting people access their iOS or Android apps directly from within Messenger, they could drive attention and usage to them. Facebook’s Messenger chief, David Marcus, explained at F8 that he wants to give developers the “opportunity to build on these platforms”—not just once, he said, but often. App integrations may ensure people stick with Messenger, as a single access point for playing games and sending videos, selfies, and even money to friends. The company may wonder if they’d even be willing to pay for that convenience—though the chances of Messenger subscriptions seem slim. Facebook doesn’t charge people to use its apps, and it’s currently in the midst of making Messenger more accessible, not less. If the company won’t charge users, then it may consider pointing its cash register in another direction: by charging developers. It has plenty of advertising experience that could come in handy there, though probably not for straight ads. Even Facebook likely knows that foisting ads in a messaging app would be a fast ticket to a user backlash. However, the advertising world’s pay-per-click model could play out for app downloads. And if Messenger enables paid app downloads or in-app purchases, it could grab a slice of that for itself too. Other chat apps make money in a host of ways. The Wall Street Journal notes that China’s WeChat app rakes in the revenue by taking a cut of transactions that happen through its app, everything from hailing taxis to purchasing apparel. According to the article, apps like WeChat and South Korea’s Line, which makes money by selling stickers, may give Marcus a reference point, but he thinks Messenger “need[s] to leapfrog what happened in Asia,” he said. Interesting choice of words, and they could be interpreted a lot of different ways. Chances are, if Facebook hopes to strike Messenger gold, it’s sifting through all of them. Photos by Adriana Lee for ReadWrite Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verificationcenter_img Related Posts Tags:#App install ads#Chat Apps#David Marcus#Facebook#Facebook Messenger#Identity#messaging apps#messenger A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Auditlast_img read more

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How To Slash Your Burn Rate In 2016

first_imgTags:#Guest Posts#spending#startups#yec How OKR’s Completely Transformed Our Culture scott gerber Related Posts Top 25 Black Friday Deals for Techies in 2019center_img Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council.Cutting out unnecessary spending is always a good idea, whether you’re running a profitable business or trying to lengthen your runway at a startup. But how do you decide what is necessary and what is waste as you examine your business expenditures?To help you figure it out, I polled 12 entrepreneurs from YEC on how they’ve applied leaner thinking to less-obvious areas of their businesses. Their best answers are below. Look Into Other Options for EverythingAsk yourself a few questions. Would one higher-paid employee be more effective than two adequate employees? Would an electronic project management list eliminate daunting progress-report meetings? Are full-time employees as effective as outside specialized consultants? Look into other options for everything. —Brooke Bergman, Allied Business NetworkRemember That Fees Can Kill YouWe’ve been working with a credit-card processor since we started. When I ended up looking at what they were charging, I felt I could get something better. I searched around and found two different processors who are currently getting me almost half a percent lower than I was getting. Talk about saving money! This is something we changed without cutting staff, making cutbacks or changing anything in our business. It’s saving us thousands each month. If you haven’t looked into what fees you’re paying and shopped around, stop what you’re doing now and start saving money. —Peter Daisyme, HostingTell Your Team What You’re DoingTell your team, “Hey, we’re doing just fine—we’re not in trouble or anything—but I think we’re spending a lot more money than we should.” Then ask them for their help in making the company more frugal, even in the small purchasing decisions. We did this recently and the results have been fascinating to watch. Our team is starting to take pride in finding bargains and making smarter choices, and it’s helping us become financially leaner without having to cut anything significant. —Jesse Lear, V.I.P. Waste ServicesLook Into Tax SavingsIf you’re making a profit, you might want to get a second opinion on what else you can save in taxes. There are so many potential programs that can help reduce your tax burden, but not every accountant is familiar with them. For example, we make charity contributions, but our state refunds a large portion of the donations to schools in tax savings. So it’s a great way to give back to the community and save taxes. —Wei-Shin Lai., AcousticSheepMaintain FocusDecide on the problem you want to solve and what you need to get there. Then re-evaluate anything that doesn’t align. Having a clear end goal and maintaining focus is the key to staying lean. —Joseph Walla, HelloSignThink About Your Meeting LocationsEncourage employees to have client meetings in your offices. You lose time and resources in their travel to an outside location—the cost to park (in an urban area especially) or to Uber to and fro. In addition, your company will likely pick up the tab at whatever restaurant the client picked if they decide to meet during a meal time. This easily turns what could have been a 30-minute office beverage chit-chat into a $150 or more excursion. Multiply that by however many of these out-of-office adventures happen per week, month, and year. Provide a room with a good vibe or an office booth space with a nice coffee machine and fresh juices. You can still provide a generative environment for discussion without the wasteful out-of-office variables. —Faithe Parker, Marbaloo MarketingCompare Metrics Among StaffWithin similar departments, I love to track productivity metrics. For those team members that produce more or finish faster, we sit down with them and gather best practices and then often have them train others to learn about some of these faster methods. They love the recognition, and other team members appreciate the advice on how to improve their work. —Tamara Nall, The Leading NicheConsider Office CostsOffice cost is one area where businesses tend not to be fully informed about the best ways to spend their money. Consider the total monthly cost of your office, and then factor in office conditions that may be contributing to ineffective work. For example, having slow Internet may be cheap, but it’ll cost you in the long run. —Aron Susman, TheSquareFootLook at Your Shipping BillIf you are an e-commerce business or one that makes physical products, shipping costs can often take a toll. Don’t just look at what you’re paying FedEx or UPS—consider the materials required to properly package your goods, too. It’s always good to keep an eye out on different services, platforms, and packages to help cut down costs in any way early on so you can use this small boost in profit back towards your business. —Kumar Arora, AroridexImagine a Killer CompetitorWe often get stuck in our thinking because we’re too focused on our own business. Shift this focus by imaging what it would take to build a formidable competitor. Which resources would they need and which would be considered wasteful if they peeked inside your operation? Start with your team because salaries, wages, and benefits are likely your single biggest expense. Is your team optimally organized or would a competitor structure it differently? Move on to your advertising. Would your hypothetical competitor also be spending $25,000 attending trade shows or $2,500 sending out gift baskets? Now, let’s explore all those filing cabinets, printers and the ink you buy. Can you become a paperless office? Imagine how competitors would exploit your weaknesses and turn those into opportunities. —David Ciccarelli, Voices.comStop Subscribing to Every Software Service On The PlanetEvery person I speak with has a software subscription of some sort that they do not use. It’s crazy! They feel that they will use it at one time or another but never end up doing so. Once charges are automatic, it’s difficult to take the time to cancel them. —Raymond Kishk, Interstate Air Conditioning & Heating Look at Your Business Through a Customer’s LensPut yourself on the customer’s side of the situation, rather than the side of the business owner. Doing so can not only open your eyes to areas that can be improved but help you maximize value and reduce waste. By doing this, I realized I need to step out of the day-to-day and give my employees more power so I can focus on growth—which will ultimately mean better results for my customers. —Alfredo Atanacio, Uassist.MEPhoto by aisletwentytwo Aramco, Holder of the Largest IPO in History is… Will Development Eventually Make Itself Obsolete?last_img read more

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Just In: Dream Chasers Meek Mill & NBA Cavaliers Dion Waiters Announce Summit In Philly

first_img Big things are in the works for Philadelphia native and MMG signee, Meek Mill. Mill is teaming up with NBA Cleveland Cavaliers player Dion Waiters for the Dream Chasers Sports and Entertainment Summit. Dream Chasers Sports is presenting the summit on August 30 in Philadelphia. They are bringing in some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment to Temple University’s Center of the Performing Arts. The main theme surrounding the event is “Dream Chasing” of course! The goal is to help students, fans, and those trying to break into entertainment and sports bring their dreams into fruition. Content will span across the entertainment spectrum and will speak to multiple generations. Attendees are in for a treat as this conference boasts more interactive experiences with panelists. Both Mill and Waiters want to give attendees real life glimpses into what goes on behind the scenes in the conquest to success. Across generations the hope is to encourage all that attend that no matter what the goal, there is a way to achieve it. Panelists will include Mill, Waiters, Master P, Lou Williams, Thaddeaus Young, Bernard Hopkins, Sean Garrett The Pen, Danny Garcia, Stephen A Smith, Q Deezy, Lenny S, Evan Osborn, and many more! The summit will announce ticket sales on Wednesday, July 31 via dreamchaserssummit.com. More participants will be announced on the weekly basis. Be sure to follow both @meekmill and @dionwaiters3 as there will be contests and experiences provided through social media!  Event Details Dream Chasers Sports and Entertainment Summit Friday, August 30 Noon – 7 p.m. Temple University’s Center of the Performing Arts 1837 N. Broad Street Meek Mill at Made in America(M. Edlow for GPTMC)last_img read more

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January Must-Hit List: A$AP Ferg, Sam Smith, Red Bull Thre3style & More

first_img Featured Events Motown The Musical — Through Sunday, January 18 Motown The Musical hits Philadelphia’s world famous Avenue of the Arts for a can’t-miss run at The Academy of Music. Chronicling the epic story of Motown founder Berry Gordy, this unstoppable productions tells the story of the legendary artists, including Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, and many more, who would shattered barriers and write the songs that would make the entire world move to the same beat. Sam Smith — Tuesday, January 13 Still riding high off the release of his platinum-selling hit “Stay With Me,” UK singer/songwriter Sam Smith performs in Philly later this month. Headlining his first North American tour, Smith will bring his arena-rocking sound to The Liacouras Center in support of his debut studio album, In The Lonely Hour. Art After 5 with DJ Rob Base — Friday, January 16 Kick off your weekend right with the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s popular Friday night mixer, Art After 5. Inspired by Represent: 200 Years of African American Art, Sound Reformation, led by Darryl Yokley, will perform a set of jazz music they’ve coined as Pictures at an African American Exhibition. Later in the evening, the vibe switches to a dance party with celebrity guest DJ Rob Base. Who Got Jazz | Nina Simone Tribute — Thursday, January 22 Check out the new face of Philly jazz as Veteran Freshman and Flygirrl return with the next edition of Who Got The Jazz. This classic Philly music showcase features a lineup of young, emerging jazz musicians laying down some serious sounds at popular Philly soul food joint, Warmdaddy’s. This month’s showcase honors legendary jazz great Nina Simone and includes featured performances by Brianna Cash, Roi Lush, Parris Love, Shotty G and more. A$AP Ferg & YG — Saturday, January 17 A founding member of the breakout rap group A$AP Mob, A$AP Ferg lands in Philadelphia on January 17 to perform at the Electric Factory. Also on the bill for that evening will be Def Jam recording artist YG, who is currently touring to promote his 2014 release My Krazy Life, which includes guest appearances by an impressive lineup of talents, including Drake, Rich Homie Quan, and ScHoolboy Q. Get Lifted — Friday, January 23 Philly, this month Flygirrl and GL Productions return with another dope concept. On January 23, all roads leads to Trilogy Nightclub for the inaugural edition of Get Lifted with DJs Rich Medina, Mike Nyce and Cosmo Baker. The trio of Philly turntable phenoms will spin everything from hip-hop and classics to funk, afrobeat, soul and more. Trust us—this is 100% a can’t-miss affair. Red Bull Thre3Style — Philadelphia Qualifier – Friday, January 30 After sifting through applications from some of the top DJs in the nation, an expert panel of judges like Philly’s own DJ Jazzy Jeff has selected 60+ participants to compete across 12 regional qualifiers leading up to the 2015 Red Bull Thre3style USA Championships. For the Philadelphia regional qualifier, five DJs — Dj Impulse, Patrice McBride, FingerSmith, Reed Streets, Royale — will battle it out to advance to the USA and world championships. We definitely think Philly has this one in the bag. Let’s go! Philly 360° Spotlights Represent: 200 Years of African American Art This winter, the Philadelphia Museum of Art opens a groundbreaking exhibition highlighting its exception collection of work by African American artists. Reflecting a broad spectrum of styles, subjects and traditions, Represent will include over 75 works by more than 50 artists including Horace Pippin, Kara Walker, Henry Tanner, Jacob Lawrence and more. The 2015 Must-Hit List It’s official—the new year is here and it is already shaping up to be an epic year in Philadelphia. Roots Picnic, BlackStar Film Festival, Forbes Under 30 Summit and more—there are plenty of dope events on the horizon. So, check out our list of 10 must-hit events going down in Philly this year. Rewind: 20/20 Experience After Party Last month, two of the industry’s most in-demand musical directors, Adam Blackstone and Darryl Robinson, joined forces to throw the official Philadelphia after party for Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour. Philly fans came out in record number to show their love for JT and these two hometown heroes. And, of course Philly 360° was there to capture it all. Watch out recap video now. Ivben Taqiy Presents Green Winter Philly-based creative Ivben Taqiy is one of the dopest, and busiest, visual artists on the city’s booming art scene. This week, Taqiy opens his latest exhibit, Green Winter, featuring over a dozen portraits of the notable personalities and performers who have inspired our generation. Red Bull Thre3Style(© Jeremy Deputat/Red Bull Media House)last_img read more

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How our Data Centers Evolved as We Enabled High Density Computing

first_imgThe density of our data centers has increased since 2004 as we expanded our rate of virtualization, proactively refreshed our servers and storage with the latest generation of Xeon processors, and consolidated the number of data centers.  As a result we had to innovate and optimize the efficiency and reliability of our data center facilities to accommodate the increasing cabinet sizes from 15kW to 22.5kW and to 30kW currently.  We focused on 4 key areas to optimize: Air and Thermal management, Architecture, Electrical, and Harvesting Stranded Capacity.  Read this data center facilities paper to learn and see (in 3D color) how our facilities changed as we increased the density of our data centers.For low-density cabinets up to 15kW, we use traditional computer room air conditioning (CRAC) units in the return airstream without any air segragation as illustrated below:For 22.5 kW cabinets, we use hot aisle enclosure (HAE) with the CRAC unit in the return airstream as illustrated below:For 30 kW cabinets, we use flooded supply air design and passive chimneys as well as HAEs as shown below:For some facilities with a raised metal floor (RMF) we still use a flooded air design by raising the room air handlers’ supply path above the RMF as shown below:Follow me on twitter at @ajayc47.last_img read more

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Parents Urged to Keep Close Tabs on Children

first_img The Government has increased the budgetary allocation of the CDA and OCR. Parents should keep close tabs on what their children are doing in a bid to shield and protect them. Pornography websites are the number one most visited internet sites worldwide and they are easily accessible to children Story Highlights Minister of Youth and Culture, Hon. Lisa Hanna, is urging parents to be vigilant in monitoring their children and know what they are doing on social media.“Know who your child’s friends are. Know what they are doing on Facebook, know what they are doing on BB, know what they are doing on Skype, know what they are doing on Whatsapp,” she advised, noting that this does not only apply to the teenagers, but the “six, seven, eight, nine and 10 year old” children as well.She noted that pornography websites are the number one most visited internet sites worldwide and they are easily accessible to children, so parents should keep close tabs on what their children are doing in a bid to shield and protect them.The Minister was addressing parents at a Child Development Agency (CDA)-organised community forum held on September 25, at the Allman Town Primary School under the theme: ‘Parenting for Positive Change in Jamaica’.She said that the Ministry and the CDA, fell it is important to hold the sessions around the country to reinforce good values “but also to motivate you on how best to become better parents.”She informed that the Office of the Children’s Registry has been reporting increased incidents of child abuse, with 3,000 cases recorded between January and May this year.She noted that the Government has increased the budgetary allocation of the CDA and OCR, because of its commitment in ensuring “that the work we do on behalf of children is sound.”The Youth Minister urged the parents to love, hug and laugh with their children. “Hugging your child is important because if you don’t hug them they are going to go in someone else’s arms to find that love and sometimes, they are the wrong arms. It is the arms of a don, it is the arms of another man, and believe me, the boys are also seeking to find the arms of another man as well,” the Minister said.She further advised the parents to listen to their children and do not shut them down, no matter how hurt they might feel by what the child is saying. She also urged the parents to put ego aside in dealing with their children and recognise that they are their number one responsibility.The Minister pointed out that children live what they learn so parents need to set positive examples for them. She said that children must be given a chance to live their lives. “Give them the sensitivity to feel, to be a child… It’s so important for them to be children,” she said.The expo and public forum is the sixth since last year. The CDA has held five major community meetings in Kingston and St. Andrew; St. James; Westmoreland; Manchester and St. Elizabeth.Among the other agencies participating in the event were the National Parenting Support Commission; the OCR; Centre for Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse(CISOCA); HEART Trust/NTA; National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA); Office of the Children’s Advocate; and the Programme for Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH).last_img read more

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Trump protectionism has EU looking to Canada says agriculture minister

first_imgOTTAWA – The protectionist approach of U.S. President Donald Trump means European companies are looking to “exploit” new opportunities in Canada, the European Union’s agriculture minister says.That’s one reason why Phil Hogan, the EU’s commissioner for agriculture and rural development, is leading a trade mission of 60 mainly European food and drink companies to a major industry event Tuesday in Toronto.That European business delegation stayed home while Hogan was in Washington last week for talks with U.S. officials, he told The Canadian Press in an interview Monday.“We see Mr. Trump’s declaration of being more protectionist as an opportunity for the European Union to be able to pivot to other parts of the world and other regions in order to exploit the potential that is there,” Hogan said.Hogan’s visit comes after Canada’s Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne pushed the same trade diversification message on a trade mission to China last week where he had Canadian softwood lumber representatives in tow. As yet another softwood skirmish — the fifth in 35 years — was breaking out with the U.S., Champagne was stressing the need to find new markets for Canadian forestry products.Hogan met Monday with Champagne and Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay before heading to Toronto, where he and his entourage of European companies from 23 EU countries will attend an international food and beverage trade show.Hogan said he’s confident Parliament will ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) before the summer break, which would mean more than 90 per cent of it would take effect under what is called provisional application.The European Parliament ratified the deal in February.Negotiations towards a similar EU-U.S. trade deal are not officially dead, but Hogan said that with Trump in the White House, they are currently on hold.Trump’s anti-trade policies represent an opportunity for Canada and the EU to build on trade links with each other and with other non-U.S. partners, said Hogan.“We want to take the opportunity that this CETA agreement gives us now to have a win-win scenario for Canadian and European Union exports at a time when there is uncertainty in relation to trade in the United States.”The ongoing work on the world’s post-Trump trade agenda continues Tuesday in Toronto when Canada hosts another round of talks of countries that used to be part of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which would have encompassed 40 per cent of the global economy.Unlike the U.S.-EU trade talks, which remain in limbo, Trump effectively declared the TPP dead when he pulled the U.S. out of the deal after his inauguration in January. The U.S. withdrawal amounted to a deal killing veto of the TPP because it was the largest of the Pacific Rim countries in the pact.Canada joined the first round of post-TPP talks in Chile in March and agreed to host this week’s round of talks, Champagne told reporters Monday in Ottawa.Champagne said Canada wants to show that it “wants to be front and centre when it comes to open, principled trade in the Asia-Pacific region.”last_img read more

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Woman and child found unconscious in Kew Town this morning

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, December 9, 2016 – An investigation is now launched by Police into the mysterious case of a woman and child found this morning, shortly after 7am, unconscious and unresponsive.After an onsite examination, the baby was declared dead and it’s mother is in hospital.  Police Press Liaison officer, Kevin Clarke confirmed that it is a Haitian family in this heart wrenching situation.There are no responses on a motive, nor on whether there were visible signs of death of the baby, the sex of the baby or the current condition of the mother.  Those details are expected though.Mother and baby were discovered in Dock Yard early this morning and an autopsy will be commissioned to determine exactly how that baby died. Related Items:last_img read more

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