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30 Minutes with… Sale Shark Josh Charnley

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Shark attack: Sale’s Josh Charnley tests the Saracens defence. Photo: Getty Images Yeah, I like the pain, I find it soothing. I’ve got a swallow on my hand for my granddad, rosary beads for my nan. The biggest one is a ram’s head on my belly that took six hours.This article first appeared in the February 2017 edition of Rugby World. For the latest subscription offers, click here. What’s been the hardest thing to learn going from league to union?The ruck – both the rules and how to do it. I’ve been watching clips but I try to stay out of rucks!Who’s the biggest joker at Sale?Sam Tuitupou. And Ross Harrison.Any practical jokes you can share?Micky Mac (Mcilorum) at Wigan was always up to stuff. He’d wrap cars in cling film or put fish in air vents.Do you have any phobias?I’m scared of heights. If I go up a tall building you won’t catch me looking over the edge.Warriors spirit: Wigan’s Dan Sarginson and Josh Charnley celebrate winning the Super League final. Photo: Getty ImagesGot any superstitions?When I scored a try for Wigan, I’d tap my foot outside the line and tap the corner flag, then step on the pitch. It helped me focus for the restart.What about bugbears?Messy people. I’m quite OCD about that.What’s your most embarrassing moment?Against Wakefield, I tried to trap a pass under my foot. It rolled straight underneath.Who would you like to be stuck in a lift with?Richard Branson. He seems a good bloke and I’d like to know how he goes about things.What’s the silliest thing you’ve bought?A fake pair of breasts. It was for a fancy-dress party and I was going to go as a woman, but in the end I went as something else. TAGS: Sale Sharks Sale Sharks wing Josh Charnley talks rucks, Robinson and his ram’s head tattoo Stage show: Jennifer Lopez performs in Singapore. Photo: Getty ImagesWho would be your three dream dinner party guests?Jennifer Lopez, because I fancy her. Steve Jobs, to find out about his role. And Arnie Schwarzenegger for his films.What’s your guilty pleasure?Watching Keeping up with the Kardashians. My missus watches it.What would be your specialist subject on Mastermind?I’m not that clever! Probably fishing. I once caught a huge pike. Me and an ex-Wigan team-mate had it on the scales on the bank but it kicked and slipped back in the river. So I don’t know its weight but it was over 20lb.What would represent success for you in union?To prove people wrong. When I signed for Sale I had a lot of, not hate mail but people being negative against me. Mainly rugby league fans. We can all be brave behind a keyboard.That was some tackle you did to stop Sarries’ Richard Wigglesworth scoring against you…You have to put your body on the line. Wiggy has been to a few Wigan games and I stay in touch with him and Owen Farrell.Running man: Jason Robinson in action during the 2003 World Cup final. Photo: Getty ImagesWho was your hero growing up?Jason Robinson. He was in the same position as me at Wigan. I spoke to him recently at a do for Mark Cueto.What would you do if you weren’t a pro rugby player?I’m a qualified bricklayer. I did a three-year apprenticeship and worked for a company in Chorley called GW Groundwork. But I had to pack it in when I got in Wigan’s first team.We’ve noticed you’re not averse to the odd tattoo…last_img read more

Housing at the Old City Wall Berlin / Sohrab Zafari

first_imgSave this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel Avdar+ 29 Share 2014 Architects: Sohrab Zafari Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Housing at the Old City Wall Berlin / Sohrab Zafari Photographs “COPY” CopyHouses•Berlin, Germany “COPY” Photographs:  Christian Dammert, Aviel Avdar Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Houses Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/522111/housing-at-the-old-city-wall-berlin-sohrab-zafari Clipboard Housing at the Old City Wall Berlin / Sohrab ZafariSave this projectSaveHousing at the Old City Wall Berlin / Sohrab Zafari ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/522111/housing-at-the-old-city-wall-berlin-sohrab-zafari Clipboard Manufacturers: StoSave this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel Avdarbetween    Osaka and Cadiz    Yazd and Santorini old Berlin and new Berlin between    lost and bygone    existence and identity    longing and hope    present and future between    fragments and blocks    simple and complex    abstract and concrete    open and closed    inside and outside between    space and structure    air and light    light and shadow    heaven and earth … … this house has been created. It tries to be understood primarily as a complex spatial structure and as a cultural fusion building, as a labyrinth of light, as a new, fresh wind that brushes gently over this place. Save this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel AvdarThat greets, enriches and brings the new. That turns disadvantages into advantages. Atypical but nevertheless revitalizing and integrating.Here in Berlin Mitte, in Waisenstrasse opposite the old city walls , where a few isolated medieval structures are still to be found, was the 520 square meter plot . Its development potential and light situation proved to be a particular challenge, not only because of the complicated plot geometry but also the six -to seven- story tall buildings that border it.Save this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel AvdarAdditional challenges were given by building code requirements, the perceptions of the Landesdenkmalamt (landmark building commission) as well as the desire of the owner and investor for maximum utilization of space with high architectural and spatial quality .Save this picture!SectionHow can the density and individuality, security, and naturally grown fragmentation of the medieval structure with courtyards and alleys, as they once were, be transformed into a different , contemporary language ?At this place, where time left so many scars, shouldn’t there be a house that’s been developed not only to fill voids but also to leave voids?Save this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel AvdarHow can I, as a German architect with Persian roots, make a meaningful contribution?How can you find architecture that is on one hand connected to the place, on the other hand, divorced from it? Which is foreign, yet familiar? Which can make you experience the place, but also look beyond it? – Into the world and into the future of a cosmopolitan city.Save this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel AvdarThe result is an individually from the inside out developed building complex with a mountain village like structure whose parts individually stretch to the light, for air and into the space, yet withdraw into hidden privacy.The interaction of introversion and extroversion, looking in and looking out, interior and exterior spaces, light and shadow play, create their own complex cosmos.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe construction leaves interstitial space and places that offer retreat and relaxation to the over stimulated big city life, as well as shelter or a meeting room, if you like.The house lives with the light and changes due to the light at any given day time or season.Save this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel AvdarIt is constructed with light in mind and that is always noticeable.The white, fine-grained and seamlessly plastered walls (ETICS) abandon the boundaries between interior and exterior spaces and let the individual buildings seem basic, abstract and sculptural by the way of the sharp edges of the building corners (waterproof Sto boards as a cover).They reinforce the effect of light and provide an ideal reflective surface.Save this picture!Floor PlanPatios and terraces, pool and water surfaces change at any time of day or season specific areas of the house and thereby contribute significantly to the increase in living quality . This will not only allow joy and fun but also strengthen the awareness and the senses.Save this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel AvdarThe six-storey front building houses a parking garage in the basement, above five apartments two of which are organized as maisonettes . Two townhouses, five and three floors , designed as independent vertical units additionally accessed via a courtyard on the 1st floor. All apartments have been designed and customized individually. They differ fundamentally from each other yet form a unity .Save this picture!© Christian Dammert, Aviel AvdarOriginally started as a investors project, the home increasingly became a project of dedication by power of persuasion. This is due to the openness and the courage of the project developer and owner as well as the cooperation of the city planning and Landesdenkmalamt (landmark building commission) Berlin.Project gallerySee allShow lessCommunity Centre for Evangelical Reformed Church in Würenlos / Menzi Bürgler Archite…Selected Projects”Casa Futebol” Proposes a Different Olympic Legacy For Brazil’s StadiumsMisc Share Germany ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeSohrab ZafariOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBerlinGermanyPublished on July 12, 2014Cite: “Housing at the Old City Wall Berlin / Sohrab Zafari” 12 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in SkyPodsShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma EDoorsC.R. LaurenceMonterey Bi-Folding Glass Wall SystemTable LampsLouis PoulsenLamps – Panthella PortableBeams / PillarsLunawoodThermowood Frames and BearersSealantsEffisusMetal Roof Flashing – Stopper MRDropped CeilingsPure + FreeFormLinear Clip-Strip Ceiling SystemUrban ShadingPunto DesignPavilion – CUBEVentilated / Double Skin FacadeULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Nokia LibraryLouversAccoyaAccoya® Wood for Shutters and LouvresSpa / WellnessKlafsGyms & Relaxation RoomsMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Golondrinas 34 House / estudio AM arquitectos

first_img Santiago Martín del Campo, Gerala Ángeles Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Projects Mexico CopyAbout this officeestudio AM arquitectosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesCancúnOn FacebookMexicoPublished on January 20, 2020Cite: “Golondrinas 34 House / estudio AM arquitectos” [Casa Golondrinas 34 / estudio AM arquitectos] 19 Jan 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemWindowsMitrexSolar WindowMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialMetal PanelsDri-DesignMetal Panels – CopperIn architectureSikaBuilding Envelope SystemsExterior DeckingLunawoodThermowood DeckingMembranesEffisusFaçade Protection – Breather+Metal PanelsPure + FreeFormCustom Metal Cladding – Legacy Fund 1 BuildingWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodWood Fiber Partition Walls – ValchromatDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile FILO 10 Vertical Pivot Door | BrezzaSkylightsFAKROEnergy-efficient roof window FTT ThermoToilets / BidetsBritexToilets – Accessible Centurion PanMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream CopyHouses•Cancún, Mexico Golondrinas 34 House / estudio AM arquitectosSave this projectSaveGolondrinas 34 House / estudio AM arquitectos Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/932109/golondrinas-34-house-estudio-am-arquitectos Clipboard Lead Architect: Architects: estudio AM arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Products used in this ProjectRenders / 3D AnimationEnscape3D Real-Time Rendering SoftwareDesign Team:Jonatan Torres VargasCity:CancúnCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Santiago HeyserText description provided by the architects. The Golondrinas 34 house was designed with the intention of incorporating the interior public areas with the gardens that provide lighting, cross-ventilation and visuals. The sobriety of colours and the use of few materials reflect a refined design, characterizing the project while letting the users and the vegetation give life to the house.Save this picture!© Santiago HeyserSave this picture!Ground FloorSave this picture!© Santiago HeyserA rock that functions as the head of the pool can be seen from the access through the lobby. Covered with moss and ferns it gives the garden a feeling of humidity, having a character of a unique element that has been there from before the construction of everything that surrounds it. The kitchen as a social area is integrated with the living room and the terrace in such a way that it promotes the general coexistence of the users of the house in a single space formed by areas of different dynamics.Save this picture!© Santiago HeyserSave this picture!© Santiago HeyserThe exterior lighting highlights the depth of the lot and specific elements of the vegetation. On the main facade, the beam of light is projected towards two stone elements, accentuating the shadows it generates due to its texture. These elements hold the balcony of a bedroom in cantilever. Upstairs as part of the optimization of the surfaces is a TV room, which also functions as an access lobby to three bedrooms, in order not to have unnecessary circulation areas. Each room enjoys the integration and warmth of wood thanks to their dressing rooms.Save this picture!© Santiago HeyserSave this picture!Section 1Save this picture!© Santiago HeyserProject gallerySee allShow lessConexidade Installation / Estúdio ChãoSelected ProjectsSteinsdalsfossen Waterfall / JVASelected Projects Share 2018 “COPY” Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Enscape, American Blinds, Cuprum, Dimadec, Grupo Tenerife, Hampton Bay, Helvex, Interceramic, Teka Golondrinas 34 House / estudio AM arquitectos ArchDaily Save this picture!© Santiago Heyser+ 23Curated by Clara Ott Share Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/932109/golondrinas-34-house-estudio-am-arquitectos Clipboard Area:  384 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY”last_img read more

Burmese journalists continue to be arrested, foreign journalists still unwelcome

first_img Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Myanmar MyanmarAsia – Pacific May 26, 2021 Find out more News News News Receive email alerts to go further News MyanmarAsia – Pacific center_img Organisation RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylum US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture RSF_en Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association are outraged by a wave of arrests of Burmese journalists, some just for helping the victims of Cyclone Nargis, and call for their release. They also call for press visas to be issued to foreign journalists.“The international community, including the United Nations, has succeeded in persuading the military government to open the country to humanitarian aid,” the two organisations said. “It is now essential to get the junta to stop preventing civil society, including the press, from participating in the relief effort.”They added: “By preventing journalists from working, the junta is trying to make people forget its disastrous management of the crisis. It has partially succeeded, as international public opinion has lost interest in the fate of the hundreds of thousands of Burmese who were hit by the cyclone because of the lack of TV footage and news reports.”Myanmar Tribune editor Aung Kyaw San has been arrested and his magazine closed because of his humanitarian work in cyclone-hit areas. He was arrested on 15 June along with sixteen other people for burying the bodies of victims near Bogale. According to friends, this team of volunteers buried more than 400 bodies in accordance with Red Cross procedures.They were arrested while returning to Rangoon to pick up new sacks for burying victims. Five of them, including Aung Kyaw San, are still being held in Insein prison. Journalist Zaw Thet Htwe and a blogger known as Zarganar are also being held for helping Cyclone Nargis victims. Zarganar was arrested after giving an interview to a BBC reporter (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-txhu7N8A58).Ma Ein Khine Oo, a 23-year-old journalist working for Ecovision Journal, was arrested on 10 June while covering a demonstration by cyclone victims outside the UNDP compound in Rangoon. She is still being held at the Tamwe police station pending trial. She was charged today under article 505 (b), which makes “comments that mislead the public” punishable by imprisonment.At least 10 journalists and a blogger are currently detained in Burma – three of them for providing assistance to cyclone victims.South Korean journalist Lee Yu Kyong was deported on 22 June after going to the headquarters of the National League for Democracy, the opposition party led by Aung San Suu Kyi. Lee told the Burmese exile Mizzima News that police officers came to her hotel and told her she had to leave the country at once. The police confiscated CDs containing photos of cyclone-hit areas. Officials at the airport stamped “Deported” in her passport.Around 10 foreign journalists have been banned from entering Burma or deported since Cyclone Nargis hit the country at the start of May. The authorities are still refusing to grant press visas and military checkpoints have been installed on several roads into the delta region, the worst-hit area. Burmese have been questioned or arrested for helping foreign journalists to travel to cyclone-hit areas. May 31, 2021 Find out more June 25, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Burmese journalists continue to be arrested, foreign journalists still unwelcome Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar May 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

‘Eyesore’ social housing estate in West Limerick to be completed by…

first_imgby Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Limerick City and County Council’s director of housing, Caroline CurleyAN unfinished €2.6 million social housing development in Abbeyfeale, without public lighting or a footpath, has been deemed an “unholy mess” by local councillors.Fine Gael councillor Liam Galvin told the council executive at a special housing meeting in Newcastle West this week that the 12-unit Cois na Feile site is a concern to residents in the locality. There are another 12 empty units, privately owned on site.“This was a private development. Cluid Housing Association came and purchased the property and we sanctioned it and since then it has caused huge problems,” Cllr Galvin claimed.“It has been nothing but a disaster with the lack of infrastructure, sewerage, public lighting and footpaths. We’ve been left with this mess. The housing development was due to come on stream in June and then we were told November and now it won’t be November. We need to get up off our backsides and start moving forward,” he said.Fianna Fail councillor Francis Foley deemed the Abbeyfeale development a “disaster from the very first day”.“It’s an unholy mess. This eyesore needs to be sorted out,” he said.Cllr John Sheahan told the council executive that it needed to take full control of social housing builds so as not to end up in this situation again.“As a council we are left with egg on our face. There is a loss to the taxpayer and we could have done a lot with that money,” said Cllr Sheahan.Limerick City and County Council’s director of housing, Caroline Curley explained that work on the €2.631m development had been delayed by issues out of their control, citing delays in departmental approval, complex legalities and the procurement process as examples. Work on the site would take nine months to complete, she told local councillors, and anticipated that work would commence this June and be key ready for tenants by March 2016.Cllr Jerome Scanlan described the entire debacle as “septic”. He pointed out to council management that it would have purchased units for social housing for much less than what this development is costing.“We are stuck out in the middle of the Atlantic and we need to decide whether we keep rowing forward or turn back,” he said.“New York is in sight,” Ms Curley assured him.Sinn Fein councillor Seamus Browne said that each unit in Cois na Feile had previously been estimated to be worth €180,000. He believes they are not worth a fraction of this price. However, Ms Curley informed the Sinn Fein politician that the unit cost for each house in Cois na Feile is now €219,000.“There is nothing to justify this figure for social housing. It might be different if it were a retirement village or housing for people with disabilities. House prices are not that high in Abbeyfeale and this is taxpayers money,” Cllr Browne commented. Abbeyfeale water supply gets the all clear WhatsApp Print Facebook €1.5 million boost for five County Limerick towns from Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Abbeyfeale company getting back to work Linkedin Twitter Abbeyfeale’s Munster Football success can inspire any team RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR New role for Cllr John Sheahan Previous articleChip-tastic chip chatter on menu for Culture and ChipsNext articlePipe-bomb trial halted over transcript delays Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Email NewsLocal News‘Eyesore’ social housing estate in West Limerick to be completed by next MarchBy Alan Jacques – May 22, 2015 1044 Homelessness is a real worry in Abbeyfeale TAGSAbbeyfealeCllr Francis FoleyCllr Jerome ScanlanCllr John SheahanCllr Liam GalvinCllr Seamus BrowneCluid Housing AssociationCois na FeileFianna FáilFine GaellimerickLimerick City and County CouncilNewcastle West municipal districtSinn Fein last_img read more

Featuring Top 5 Vendors in the Global Academic E-learning Market Report | Competitive Landscape…

first_imgLocal NewsBusiness Featuring Top 5 Vendors in the Global Academic E-learning Market Report | Competitive Landscape and Key Product Offerings | Technavio Pinterest Pinterest LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 3, 2021– The global academic e-learning market has the potential to grow by USD 72.41 billion during 2020-2024, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. The report highlights key products offered by the top five vendors and their contribution to the overall growth of the market. Download a Free Sample Report Instantly for a More Detailed Analysis This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005493/en/ Technavio has announced its latest market research report Academic E-Learning Market by End-user and Geography – Forecast and Analysis 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire) The launch of new online degrees will be crucial in driving the growth of the global academic e-learning market during the forecast period. The increasing acceptance of online courses has been encouraging academic institutions across the world to offer online degrees. For instance, in 2017, Aston University in the UK partnered with Keypath Education, an online education services company in the US to expand its online degree offering. The university now offers online master’s degrees in accounting, finance, and management to local and international students. The launch of such online degrees will increase the number of degree enrolments, thereby driving the demand for academic e-learning. “The increasing adoption of paid open-source LMS has been a prominent factor in boosting the market growth. Also, the availability of subject proficiency assessments and certifications will positively impact the market as well as the education services industry in the forthcoming years”, says an analyst at Technavio. Develop Smart Strategies for Your Business: Grab an Exclusive Free Sample Report Now! Academic E-learning Market: Competitive Vendor Landscape The market is fragmented due to the presence of many players. Ambow Education Holding Ltd., D2L Corp., Instructure Inc., MPS Ltd., and New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. are some of the major market participants. To help clients improve their market position, this academic e-learning market report provides a detailed analysis of the market leaders and offers information on the competencies and capacities of these companies. The report also covers details on the market’s competitive landscape and offers information on the products offered by various companies. Gain Instant Access To 17,000+ Market Research Reports and Connect with Expert Analysts Technavio’s SUBSCRIPTION platform Top Five Vendors in the Global Academic E-learning Market: Ambow Education Holding Ltd. Ambow Education Holding Ltd. operates its business through segments such as Better Schools, Better Jobs, and Others. The company offers online school education services, tutoring services, and international education programs for academics. D2L Corp. D2L Corp. operates its business through segments such as Schools, Higher education, and Corporate learning. Brightspace Core is one of the LMS offered by the company to schools and institutes of higher education. Instructure Inc. Instructure Inc. operates its business through segments such as Subscription and support and Professional services and other. The company offers academic e-learning programs through its e-learning platforms such as Canvas Assessment and Bridge. Some of these include Bridge Learn and Bridge Practice. MPS Ltd. MPS Ltd. operates its business through segments such as Content solutions and Platform solutions. The company offers academic courses through its platforms such as DigiCore and MPSTrak. New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. operates its business through segments such as Educational programs and services and Books and other services. The company offers a wide range of academic e-learning courses including math, Chinese, geography, physics, and chemistry. Related Reports on Consumer Discretionary Include: Global Self-paced E-learning Market – Global self-paced e-learning market is segmented by product (packaged content and services) and geography (North America, APAC, Europe, South America, and MEA). Click Here to Get an Exclusive Free Sample Report Global E-learning Courses Market – Global e-learning courses market is segmented by end-user (higher education sector, corporate sector, and K-12 sector) and geography (APAC, Europe, MEA, North America, and South America). Click Here to Get an Exclusive Free Sample Report To learn more about the global trends impacting the future of market research, Download a Free Sample Report About Technavio Technavio is a leading global technology research and advisory company. Their research and analysis focuses on emerging market trends and provides actionable insights to help businesses identify market opportunities and develop effective strategies to optimize their market positions. With over 500 specialized analysts, Technavio’s report library consists of more than 17,000 reports and counting, covering 800 technologies, spanning across 50 countries. Their client base consists of enterprises of all sizes, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. This growing client base relies on Technavio’s comprehensive coverage, extensive research, and actionable market insights to identify opportunities in existing and potential markets and assess their competitive positions within changing market scenarios. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210203005493/en/ CONTACT: Technavio Research Jesse Maida Media & Marketing Executive US: +1 844 364 1100 UK: +44 203 893 3200 Email:[email protected] Website:www.technavio.com/ KEYWORD: INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY INTERNET OTHER EDUCATION SOURCE: Technavio Research Copyright Business Wire 2021. 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KKR Income Opportunities Fund to Hold Investor Call for the Fourth Quarter 2020

first_img Pinterest KKR Income Opportunities Fund to Hold Investor Call for the Fourth Quarter 2020 TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – February 8, 2021 Previous articleBayer to Present Data that Reinforce Established Prostate Cancer Portfolio at 2021 ASCO GU Cancers SymposiumNext articleInformation Intelligence and Compliance SaaS Provider RecordPoint Announces New Sales and Product Leadership Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Facebook NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 8, 2021– KKR Income Opportunities Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: KIO) today announced that it will hold an investor update call on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 at 1:00pm ET. Jeremiah Lane and Aaron Dalrymple will host the call and provide market color and portfolio updates for the fourth quarter of 2020. Jeremiah Lane is a Partner and a Portfolio Manager for KKR’s traded credit funds and Aaron Dalrymple is a Director in KKR’s Client and Partner Group. The call may be accessed by dialing 800-289-0462 passcode: 991186. A replay of the call will be available approximately 72 hours after the call on the Fund website: https://www.kkrfunds.com/kio/. The Fund is a diversified, closed-end fund. Investors should consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Please see below for additional important information and disclaimers. About KKR Income Opportunities Fund KKR Income Opportunities Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company managed by KKR Credit Advisors (US) LLC (“KKR Credit”), an indirect subsidiary of KKR & Co. Inc. (“KKR”). The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek a high level of current income with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in first- and second-lien secured loans, unsecured loans and high yield corporate debt instruments. It expects to employ a dynamic strategy of investing in a targeted portfolio of loans and fixed-income instruments of U.S. and non-U.S. issuers and implementing hedging strategies in order to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns. Please visit www.kkrfunds.com/kio for additional information. About KKR Credit Launched by KKR in 2004, KKR Credit invests on behalf of its managed funds, clients and accounts across the corporate credit spectrum, including secured credit, bank loans and high yield securities and alternative assets such as mezzanine financing, special situations investing and structured finance. With over 300 employees, including approximately 130 investment professionals, KKR Credit’s investment teams are closely aligned with KKR’s wealth of private equity investment and industry resources. About KKR KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions.  KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people and supporting growth in its portfolio companies and communities. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR’s insurance subsidiaries offer retirement, life and reinsurance products under the management of The Global Atlantic Financial Group. References to KKR’s investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds and insurance subsidiaries. For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit KKR’s website at  www.kkr.com  and on Twitter @KKR—Co. Forward Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements that may include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are “forward-looking statements.” The forward-looking statements are based on the Fund’s and KKR’s beliefs, assumptions and expectations of its future performance, taking into account all information currently available to it. These beliefs, assumptions and expectations can change as a result of many possible events or factors, not all of which are known to the Fund or KKR or are within their control. The Fund and KKR do not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date on which such statements were made except as required by law. Fund Disclaimer This press release is not an offer to sell securities and is not soliciting an offer to buy securities in any jurisdiction where the offer or sale is not permitted. Investors should consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus, which contains this and other important information about the Fund, should be read carefully before investing. A copy of the prospectus can be obtained on the Fund’s website. An investment in the Fund should not constitute a complete investment program. The investment return, price, distribution rate, market value and net asset value (“NAV”) of a fund’s shares will fluctuate with market conditions. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their NAV, which may increase an investor’s risk of loss. There is no assurance that the Fund will meet its investment objective. The Fund’s distribution rate may be affected by numerous factors, including changes in realized and projected market returns, Fund performance, and other factors. There can be no assurance that a change in market conditions or other factors will not result in a change in a Fund distribution rate at a future time. An investment in the Fund is not appropriate for all investors and is not intended to be a complete investment program. An investment in the Fund involves risks, including the risk that you may receive little or no return on your investment or that you may lose part or even all of your investment. Therefore, prospective investors should consider carefully the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses and should consult with a tax, legal or financial advisor before making any investment decision. The market price and the NAV of the Fund’s shares will fluctuate, and it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund. 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As a result, leverage may cause greater changes in the Fund’s NAV, which will be borne entirely by the Fund’s Common Shareholders. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210208005804/en/ CONTACT: Investor Relations: (855) 330-3927 [email protected] Contacts Kristi Huller, Cara Major or Miles Radcliffe-Trenner 212.750.8300 [email protected] KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK INDUSTRY KEYWORD: FINANCE CONSULTING BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OTHER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SOURCE: KKR Income Opportunities Fund Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/08/2021 05:00 PM/DISC: 02/08/2021 05:01 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210208005804/encenter_img WhatsApp Local NewsBusiness WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

“Precious Life Shouldn’t Be Lost Due To Deficiencies In Matter Of Oxygen Supply”: Bombay High Court Directs Centre To Supply Allotted Oxygen Quota To Goa

first_imgNews Updates”Precious Life Shouldn’t Be Lost Due To Deficiencies In Matter Of Oxygen Supply”: Bombay High Court Directs Centre To Supply Allotted Oxygen Quota To Goa Sparsh Upadhyay13 May 2021 5:01 AMShare This – xNoting that there were almost 40 Covid related casualties at the Goa Medical College the previous day, the Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court today directed the Central Government to ensure that the allotted quota is made available to the State at the earliest. The Bench of of Justice M. S. Sonak & Justice N. W. Sambre expressed its anguish that some logistical gave rise to serious consequences to the Covid victims. The Court was informed that there were logistical issues involved in maneuvering the tractor which carries the trolleys of oxygen and in connecting the cylinders to the manifold and that during this process there was some interruption, which resulted in fall of pressure in the supply lines of oxygen to the patients. Noting thus, the Court remarked: “We expect the State Administration to find out ways and means to overcome these logistical issues, so that, precious life is not lost on account of any deficiencies in the matter of supply of oxygen to the patients” Oxygen supply The Court was assured by the Advocate General as well as the Health Secretary that there was no dearth as such of oxygen and they pointed out that the Central Government had now increased the quota for Goa, having regard to the overwhelming number of Covid victims in the State of Goa. They also assured the Court that they were continuously following up the matters with the Central Government, so that, such quota is actually received in the State of Goa at the earliest. The Health Secretary made the following statements before the Court: Dura Cylinders will be positively installed and made operational at the Goa Medical College today itself. Dura Cylinders, to some extent, will assist in tiding over the difficulties which invariably arise at the time when one set of cylinders/trolleys is replaced by another;Efforts are already being made to engage services of expert drivers to drive and maneuver the tractors for transportation of trolleys from the plant at Corlim to the Goa Medical College. Almost 323 oxygen concentrators are being flown into the State and will be available for use at the Goa Medical College by today itself. Oxygen supply position as on 12th May 2021 will also continue on 13th May 2021 as well as for the next few days. He stated that efforts will be made to augment this supply position as well The submissions made by the Advocate General: The issue of filling up of empty cylinders, particularly by NGOs like Red Cross, Rotary Club and other individuals will be sorted out by this evening. In respect of genuine cases, arrangements will be made to issue the necessary NOCs so that there is no serious difficulty in having these cylinders filled up. The authorities who are to issue such NOCs will be available to such parties, so that there is no delay in the issuance of NOC in genuine and deserving cases. Some system will be put in place so that there are no difficulties on this score. Lastly, the Court directed the Health Secretary to file a status report tomorrow by 6.00 p.m. by e-mail. The Court also stated that if it would be satisfied with the status report, it will hold further proceedings on 17th May 2021, however, if the report wouldn’t be found satisfactory, then the Court will hold the proceedings on 15th May 2021, even though it is a Saturday. Accordingly, all concerned, were directed to remain prepared for the proceedings that may be held either on 15th May 2021 or 17th May 2021. Click Here To Download OrderRead OrderTagsBombay HC bombay high court Oxygen Quota Goa Goa bench Oxygen Supply Justice M. S. Sonak Justice N. W. Sambre Next Storylast_img read more

Sea views could see you paying big prices for a house

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Pinterest Facebook Wanting to live somewhere with a sea view could see you paying up to a third more for a house.New research from DAFT-dot-ie shows a full sea view adds an average of 11 thousand euro to the value of a property.The findings are based on half a million listings over the last decade.Martin Clancy from DAFT says living near beaches and cliffs also have an impact on the value:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/dfgfhgfhgfaft.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Previous articleMore opposition to plans to cut Donegal Garda Station opening hoursNext articleFoyle International Cycle welcomes bumper entry News Highland Pinterest By News Highland – July 31, 2018 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Sea views could see you paying big prices for a house News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th last_img read more