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first_imgAlmost 600,000 Australians lost their jobs as the virus shutdown took hold in April, the steepest monthly drop since records began more than 40 years ago, data showed Thursday.The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said 100,000 people filed for unemployment benefits, while a further 500,000 left the workforce altogether.Prime Minister Scott Morrison called the figures “terribly shocking”, with the ABS reporting the underutilization rate – which combines unemployment and underemployment – reached a record high of 19.9 percent in April. The ABS said 2.7 million people – or one in five Australian workers – either left the workforce or had their work hours reduced as the country recorded an “unprecedented fall” in the workforce participation rate to 63.5 percent. The drop in the participation rate meant unemployment rose one percentage point to 6.1 percent, well short of forecasts of more than eight percent.Just 12.4 million Australians now have jobs after the steepest monthly fall in employment since the ABS began recording monthly data in 1978.Morrison warned Australians to brace for more difficult economic news in the months ahead, adding: “A very tough day. Terribly shocking, although not unanticipated.”We knew there would be hard news as the pandemic wreaks an impact on Australia as it is on countries all around the world.” The Treasury has forecast the unemployment rate will reach 10 percent in the June quarter.Morrison said the number of people now covered by Jobkeeper, a A$1,500-a-fortnight wage subsidy programme paid to staff via their employers, now exceeds six million.Australia has been one of the most successful countries in containing COVID-19, with fewer than 7,000 confirmed cases and 100 deaths out of a population of 25 million.But restrictions on travel, public gatherings and retail businesses have had a devastating impact on the economy, slashing some A$4 billion (US$2.5 billion) per week from economic activity.Parts of the country have begun relaxing the restrictions, with some cafes, pubs and restaurants opening to small groups from Friday.Topics :last_img read more

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first_imgSaliba has been left out of Arsenal’s Premier League squads so far (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta has explained why he has not thrown William Saliba in at the deep end at Arsenal. Saliba has been tipped for big things at the Emirates and has impressed during his time at St Etienne. Arsenal fans were forced to wait an extra year to see him play in English football after signing him as he was immediately loaned back to the Ligue 1 side and they have been left waiting further with Arteta deciding against picking him for their Premier League openers against Fulham and West Ham.Saliba was an unused substitute for the Community Shield win over Liverpool but hasn’t been included in either matchday squad in the Premier League, however, he could be in line to make his debut against leicester City in the Carabao Cup. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAnd Arteta admitted that he was planning to ease Saliba in slowly as he adapts to his new surroundings – something he thinks will take time despite believing the Frenchman will be ‘really important’ to Arsenal’s future.‘I think William is doing really well,’ Arteta said of the 19-year-old ahead of the Leicester clash. Arteta had his say on Saliba (Picture: Arsenal FC via Getty)‘He is adapting to the country, adapting to our club.‘We have to bear in mind that he had a really challenging season last year with the amount of injuries that he had.‘But he is a player that is going to be really important in our future, things sometimes take some time and we have to respect that.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArteta is adamant that both Saliba and fellow new centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes will both learn a lot from teaming up with experienced Arsenal defender David Luiz.‘I think he is a really good role model for them, for who David is as a person and as a player,’ Arteta added.‘With everything he has achieved in the game – I think they are lucky to have him around.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Comment Advertisement Mikel Arteta explains why he’s not been picking William Saliba Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 22 Sep 2020 11:18 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.8kShareslast_img read more

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first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter May 04, 2016 Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today nominated David Sweet to serve as commissioner on the Public Utility Commission.“I am pleased to nominate David Sweet to serve as commissioner on the Public Utility Commission,” said Governor Wolf. “David’s expertise in finance law, his knowledge of state government and economic development, and his depth of work on energy issues makes him an important fit for the PUC. It is imperative for our economy to harness Pennsylvania’s abundance of energy resources and to ensure we have the infrastructure in place to further develop the natural gas and other energy industries. Additionally, David’s government experience will be an asset to the PUC, especially in helping consumers.”Biography:David Sweet joined the Wolf Administration in April 2015, where he served as the senior advisor to Governor Wolf, focusing on energy and economic development issues. Among his many assignments was serving as liaison to the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority. Sweet also served as the governor’s designee on the Banking and Securities Commission.Prior to his time with the Wolf Administration, Sweet was a former partner at two major Pennsylvania law firms. His focus was on administrative and regulatory matters, legislative advocacy and public finance. Sweet has represented clients before state and local agencies, boards and commissions, and in matters before the Pennsylvania General Assembly and the executive branch. His clients included large businesses, emerging new companies, and major universities. David has expertise in public and project finance, where he has served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel, and special counsel in financings totaling over $3 billion. These projects were located in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, and in counties throughout the state, including Bedford, Montgomery, Dauphin, Washington, Huntington, Northumberland, Butler, Greene, and Berks, as well as in New Jersey, Virginia and Maryland.Sweet has also served as bond counsel or special counsel for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority (PEDFA), the Commonwealth Finance Authority (CFA) and the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania.Sweet was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (D., Washington County) from 1977 to 1988. He was chairman of the House Local Government Committee for the 1987-88 legislative session, and through his efforts, major legislation on local tax reform, distressed municipalities and Pennsylvania’s land use and zoning regulations was enacted. In 1993-94, David chaired Pennsylvania Governor Casey’s Commission on Corrections Planning and the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry’s State Government Committee.Sweet earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1970, a M.A. from University of Chicago in 1971, and a J.D. from The Pennsylvania State University — Dickinson School of Law in 1981.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolfcenter_img Governor Wolf Nominates David Sweet to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commissionlast_img read more

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first_imgTess Sellwood is selling the Plant Street property which will head to auction on Tuesday night.TOWNSVILLE’S property market is back on track after a week of closures, pulled auction events and open homes.While the city escaped the wrath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, the impending storm did manage to send Townsville’s property market into a spin as agents and vendors alike prepared for the worst.From cancelled open homes, the removal of signage, packaging up of loaned furniture, cancelling auctions and cyclone proofing homes on the market, Townsville real estate came to a temporary standstill.Keyes & Co principal Damien Keyes said Townsville only marginally escaped what could have been detrimental for an already struggling real estate market. “We are extremely lucky that the cyclone didn’t hit us,” he said.“Even just putting sales aside for a moment, our rental market would have faced issues having to deal with all the damage..“On the sales side, and that’s despite the cyclone missing Townsville, we’ve had people holding off on sales, people who didn’t want to put offers in because they didn’t want to purchase a damaged home.“So yes, the cyclone certainly slowed things down.”More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020Mr Keyes said his firm also rescheduled their auction night to this coming Tuesday. “We still have four properties heading to auction on Tuesday night,” he said.“Hopefully, the extra week will get a few more buyers down on the night.” Among the properties to be auctioned is former House of the Week, 164 Kings Road, Mysterton and 1B Plant Street in West End, a modern-day Queenslander sold by Tess Sellwood (pictured). But while some agents played it on the safe side this week, Tracey Stack and Emma Nancarrow from McGrath Estate Agents decided to power ahead — storm or not. “We decided to forge ahead as the market never sleeps,” she said.“In fact, people would have used the extra days off to look at properties because they had the time to do so.“That was reflected in our open homes which had no less than eight and maximum of 12 potential buyers attend. Those are big numbers in our market and shows that genuine buyers were out and about.”last_img read more

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first_imgChet Morrison Contractors (Morrison) has recently completed EPCIC project for DeNovo Energy on Iguana field offshore Trinidad and Tobago.Work scope for the Iguana field development included facilities for three development wells installed through a Conductor Supported Platform (CSP) and a 45-kilometer, 14-inch diameter subsea natural gas export pipeline connecting the Iguana CSP to a newly-constructed onshore gas processing unit on the Port Lisas Industrial Estate, with commissioning for first gas delivery.The Iguana field remained undeveloped for over 34 years until DeNovo became the operator in 2016, and is the first gas development campaign in the Gulf of Paria. The water depth at the Iguana platform is approximately 27 meters.Morrison said it was able to achieve 80 percent local content and delivered the project with more than 370,000 combined man-hours while achieving zero recordable incidents (0-TRIR). Morrison worked with its joint venture partner, Trinidad Offshore Fabricators Unlimited (TOFCO), in the support of many aspects of this project including the hook up through mechanical completion.Chet Morrison, CEO, commented, “Tailoring the equipment to the specific demands of this milestone project, we provided an optimized solution. Our team also applied rigorous problem-solving techniques to complete a complex and challenging shore approach. Working with a compressed schedule, our flexibility and adaptability enabled us to design and secure Trinidad’s first gas-to-market in an accelerated fashion.”Joel M. C. Pemberton, DeNovo founder and CEO, said, “Partnering with Morrison enabled DeNovo to successfully deliver this first fast-track development in Trinidad and Tobago with technical excellence. The high-risk shore crossing through an environmentally sensitive area was safely managed, exceeding the expectation of the regulatory agencies. Utilizing the TOFCO base in La Brea ensured strong global collaboration while maximizing the local capacity for project execution. Throughout the process, Morrison was versatile and creative in providing a range of solutions to unexpected challenges. The focus on constructability by the Morrison team supported a streamlined, practical approach to project delivery which ultimately maximized overall project efficiency.”last_img read more

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first_imgHealthy Home Economist 18 June 2013On June 14, 2013, Japan’s health ministry raised eyebrows around the world by deciding to formally withdraw its recommendation for HPV vaccination (Gardasil, Cervarix) to protect girls against cervical cancer.The reason? Hundreds of complaints from Japanese citizens about possible side effects such as long-term pain, numbness and even paralysis.In an attempt to avoid completely alienating the World Health Organization, which recommends the HPV vaccine used by many developed nations, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare insisted that it is not suspending the use of the vaccine, but simply instructed local Japanese governments not to promote it until more study is conducted on its safety.Mariko Momoi, vice president of the International University of Health and Welfare, who headed the task force on the matter said:“The decision (not to recommend the vaccination) does not mean that the vaccine itself is problematic from the viewpoint of safety. By implementing investigations, we want to offer information that can make the people feel more at ease.”Blah, blah, blah.  The best government-speak in the world doesn’t drown out this message which is LOUD and clear.  The Japanese health ministry doesn’t trust the HPV vaccines Gardasil or Cervarix.http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/gardasil-shocker-japan-withdraws-support-for-hpv-vaccine/last_img read more

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first_imgNZ Herald 8 September 2014Sports fans planning to streak at games have been warned a no tolerance approach will be taken in the future, following backlash over the decision not to charge a woman who streaked at Saturday’s All Blacks match.The harsher line from police comes after two of New Zealand’s infamous streakers hit out at the decision to let Rose Kupa, 25, off with a warning, saying it was inconsistent and unfair.The 25-year-old delivery driver ran naked across the field in the second half of the Rugby Championship test against Argentina in Napier.The Flaxmere woman escaped with a pre-charge warning by police, and was trespassed from McLean Park for two years.Family First said the decision not to prosecute Ms Kupa “sends a dangerous message to copycats who also want their minute of fame”.A letter would be sent to Police Minister Anne Tolley asking her to review the decision, national director Bob McCoskrie said.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11320772last_img read more

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first_imgRead Also: Video: Ramos fires home wonder free kick against Real Mallorca“We are preparing the best way we can for what is going to be the most difficult season, I think, that Formula 1 and all us have experienced with the difficult times that were facing, and the changes that we have to make in order to operate.”Hamilton needs one more world title to equal the record of seven set by Michael Schumacher.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Lewis Hamilton will begin his bid for a record-equalling seventh Formula One world title, feeling “lonely and uninspired”.Advertisement Loading… The 35-year-old Briton gets the season underway in Austria on July 5 after the world championship endured a pre-coronavirus shutdown false start in Australia in March.However, strict health protocols mean that there will be no fans at the races, a factor that Hamilton understands but won’t particularly enjoy.“Driving past empty stands is going to be not too inspiring, it’s going to be quite lonely,” he said in a video posted online by his Mercedes team. Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopDoors Opening, Strange Noises Coming From The Attiс: Who’s There?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksIs This The Most Delicious Food In The World?Birds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneWhy Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do ThisHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!last_img read more

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first_img Loading… Brazilian legend, Rivaldo, believes it would be interesting if Juventus star Douglas Costa joined Manchester City. Rivaldo thinks Costa is one of the top players in his position and hopes the winger can get a move to the big stage of the Premier League. City are considering the Brazilian, who has 10 goals and 21 assists in 100 appearances for Juventus, as a replacement for Leroy Sane. “Looking at the transfer market, I think Douglas Costa moving from Juventus to Manchester City would be an interesting possibility,” 2002 World Cup winner Rivaldo told Betfair.Advertisement Promoted ContentLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametLorem ipsum dolor sit amet Lorem ipsum dolor sit ametcenter_img “Costa hasn’t played too much at Juve and could find a bigger stage to shine at City as it seems the club is trying to sign him. read also:Rivaldo baffled by  Griezmann problems “A professional career is so short it will be important for him to find a new club where he can play more regularly. “He is a great player, who I really admire.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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first_imgRuth C. Wenning, 92, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville.Born, May 16, 1927 in Greensburg, Indiana, she was the daughter of Frank J. and Clara A. (Veerkamp) Brancamp.Ruth was a hosewife and formerly worked at the Shoe Factory in Osgood and was a state employee at the Muscatatuck Development Center in Butlerville.She was a member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood, the Ladies Auxillary at the church, and the Ladies Auxillary at the VFW.Ruth was married to Carl W. Wenning on October 12, 1946 in Millhousen, Indiana and he preceded her in death on November 3, 2011.Ruth is survived by one son; Frank C. Wenning, Osgood, two daughters; Rosalie J. Calhoun, Osgood, Susan C. (Mike) Youngman, Madison, IN, 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers; Frank H. and Alfred B. Brancamp, 4 sisters; Marian F. Thewes, Hazel F. Lochard, Laura M. Brackney, Ethel A. Redelman, and great grandson; Justin Ricke.Visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2019 at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home in Greensburg with a rosary service at 3:30 p.m. prior to visitation.Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood, In. with Rev. Bill Turner officiating.Interment will be held in the St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery in Napoleon, In.Memorials may be made to St. Jude or St. John’s Catholic Church.Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.com.last_img read more

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