Month: June 2021

Legal process

Slovenian President insists his country has not abandoned liberal democracy as it takes over the rotating EU presidency

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) – The Slovenian president rejected in an interview on Wednesday that the increasingly autocratic policies of the country’s prime minister could hurt his next presidency of the European Union, saying the small Alpine state would stay the course traditional liberal. Slovenia will assume the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU […]

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Portuguese art collector Joe Berardo arrested, more art news – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every day of the week, subscribe to our Breakfast with ARTnews bulletin. Header lines LOS ANGELES PHOTOGRAPHER CATHERINE OPIE has been named chair of the UCLA Art Department, and will not pursue another term on the Board of Directors of UCLA. Museum of Modern Art in town, the […]

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Zimbabwe: AFC bank reduces the ratio of unpaid loans

AFC Commercial Bank, formerly Agribank, reduced its non-performing loan (NPL) ratio to 0.85 percent from 1.38 percent thanks to the increase in the loan portfolio and efficient debt collection. The bank’s bad debt ratio fell below 1%, but remains slightly above the December 2020 industry average of 0.3%, according to the RBZ’s February 2021 monetary […]

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Judge hears arguments in trial to stop La Jolla fireworks display

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – An animal rights group is asking a judge to prevent a possible July 4 fireworks display over La Jolla Cove from happening. In May, the League for the Protection and Rescue of Animals filed a legal complaint in an attempt to prevent Deborah Marengo and her group, the La Jolla Community […]

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Legal notices for the week of June 29

PROJECT HEARING NOTICEGeneral maintenance project Pursuant to Indiana Code § 20-26-7-37, notice is given that the Brown County School Board of Trustees will meet at 6:00 p.m. on July 15, 2021, at Brown County High School, Nashville, Indiana , hold a hearing to discuss and hear objections and support regarding the proposed renovation and improvement […]

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Developer China Evergrande Announces Debt Level Reduced to 570 Billion Yuan

A company logo of China Evergrande is displayed at the entrance of the China Evergrande Center in Hong Kong, China on March 26, 2018. REUTERS / Bobby Yip / Files HONG KONG, June 29 (Reuters) – China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) said on Tuesday that its interest-bearing debt had fallen to about 570 billion yuan ($ […]

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Blackhawks hire law firm to conduct independent review of sexual assault allegations – NBC Chicago

Blackhawks hire company to investigate sexual assault allegations originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Blackhawks have opened an investigation into sexual assault allegations against former video coach Brad Alrich, team CEO Danny Wirtz told staff members on Monday in an internal memo. Law firm Jenner & Block LLP, headed by former federal prosecutor Reid […]

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Chinese film “Streetwise” Un Certain Regard selected by Cercamon

The Cercamon sales agency, based in France and Dubai, has acquired the international rights to the Chinese crime drama “Streetwise”, which will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, in the Un Certain Regard section. Before that, Cercamon released a trailer. The film (aka “Gaey Wa’r”) is the first feature film by Na Jiazuo, a graduate […]

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Timaru District Council hits debt-to-income ceiling

A drop in funding for the Waka Kotahi NZ transport agency and a host of large projects have pushed Timaru District Council to its “self-imposed” debt level for the next fiscal year. The council will adopt its Long-Term Plan (LTP) on Tuesday, with a rate hike for next year set at 11.5%, about 1% more […]

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Minister rejects allegations that flood protection programs are “destructive to the environment”

The flood defense minister rejected claims that the Public Works Bureau’s programs are over-designed and destructive to the environment, as the agency confirmed that a € 20 million program in the Cork City had been delayed by a court challenge. OPW Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan said the agency was “not on a mission to […]

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