Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Transport sector has released it’s 2017 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Medview Airline Plc (MDVAIR.ng) 2017 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileMed-view Airline Plc is a passenger and cargo air transport service in Nigeria. The airline offers Hajj operations, flight operations, cargo imports and exports, warehousing, ground handling, road feeder service, an inhouse travel agency, procurement, obtaining travel documents, airport protocol services and maintenance and support services. Med-view Airline Plc began its domestic operation in 2012 with two Boeings 737-400 aircraft. The company added a Boeing 737-800 in the same year and plans to add a further two Boeings B737-800 are in the pipeline. Med-view Airline Plc works in partnership with Euro-Atlantic Airways of Lisbon, Portugal in conjunction with a General Sales Agency (GSA) agreement with Saudi Air Cargo; and Pluna Air of Uruguay and Air Atlantic of Iceland. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Medview Airline Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
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Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Spring Break is just a few weeks away, so it’s time to start planning what to do. Going on vacation can get expensive, so we’ve compiled 15 ways you can have a great staycation at home with your family.Set some ground rules – To fight the feeling that you’re just staying at home and not really on vacation, shake things up a bit by setting some rules for things that will bring you out of the norm. Try a day (or the whole week) without emails or app games, no frozen food, no worrying, no fighting are some good ones to start off with.Plan ahead – Just like an away vacation, planning ahead will help make things go smoothly. It’s okay to plan a lot of things. You may not get to all of them, but choose your favorite staycation ideas and roll with it.kids child fingerpaint artTurn off the TV! – While binge-watching Netflix may be fun for the first day or two, it’ll get old quick. TV is good to zone out to and relax, but too much sedentary time will leave you feeling unsatisfied with your stay at home.Be Creative – Try out some of those Pinterest crafts you’ve been saving for a rainy day, or have the kids help you come up with a new game.Camp in the backyard – It may not be the mountains, but this takes you out of the house and into a new environment, plus you get easy access to your own restroom and kitchen.Cook together – Cooking is a wonderful activity to bring the family together. Give small children something easy like breaking eggs or stirring batter and older kids can handle things like chopping onions and vegetables. Food tastes better when prepared together.Makeovers – Let your kids give you a crazy hairstyle and dress up as something ridiculous. Even dad can join in by putting on that old 80s getup and pretending to be a rock star or something similar.Try Geocaching – If you haven’t heard of Geocaching, it’s basically a worldwide scavenger hunt that’s fun for the whole family. It works by someone hiding a small canister with a logbook and posting clues to the Geocaching online database, then anyone can look up the clues and go hunting. Caches are EVERYWHERE. There may even be one in your very own neighborhood. When you’ve made a find, put your username in the logbook and put the canister back where it was found. Geocaching is all about the thrill of the hunt. The only prize is the joy of making a find, which is plenty satisfying. There’s a great Geocaching app for Android called “c:geo” and a one for Apple called “Geo Bucket.” You can also find more information online here.Water fun time – If it’s warm enough outside, pull out the hose and get wet on a backyard slip and slide or with sprinkler mayhem. Get the kids some water guns and release them to play water tag.Board game tournament – Pull out your favorite board games and gather everyone around. Play it tournament style to make it more interesting. You can even make prizes like no chores for a day or extra screen time.Visit a State Park – Just because it’s a staycation doesn’t mean you have to stay inside. March is a great time to fly a kite or take the kids on a hike or bike ride in any one of Florida’s State Parks.Backyard games – Dust off the soccer ball, volleyball net, frisbee, croquet set or other outdoor toys and make your backyard a grassy field of entertainment.Build something – There are plenty of online woodworking guides for building a simple birdhouse, workbench, rolling toy animal or any number of other things you can build together with your kids with a few pieces of wood and glue or nails. If you’re feeling really crafty maybe even work on that tree house you’ve been thinking about.Family film festival – Pick a day to host your own family film festival. Have each family member pick a movie and then take turns rating and discussing after each film to make it more lively and turn it into a bonding experience.RELAX – Don’t spend too much time fretting over what comes next. Sit back in a comfy chair, take a deep breath, read a good book and be glad you’re not fighting tourists for the best spot on the beach or taking on the traffic in Orlando, Daytona Beach, or Ft. Lauderdale. TAGSSpring BreakStaycation Previous articleCollege Soccer in Apopka this weekendNext articleHow to Make Walking Safer Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your name here Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/948373/dai-an-apartment Clipboard Dai An Apartment / H.2 Apartments Year: Architects: H.2 Area Area of this architecture project Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Toto, Kelvin&Lux, Moc Gia Phat, TOA, Trimble Navigation, XinfaDesign Team:Trần Văn Huynh, Nguyễn Thị Xuân Hải, Đỗ Trọng Nhân Kiệt, Shreevardhan Joshi, Châu Minh Tiến, Nguyễn Văn Hóa, Trần Văn HàOwner:Mr DinhIron:Mr. AnText By:Nguyen Thi Xuan HaiCity:Thành phố Vũng TàuCountry:VietnamMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Quang DamRecommended ProductsBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXConcealed Blind System – One-BoxDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame ArcDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesDoorsStudcoAccess Panels – AccessDorText description provided by the architects. The house is spread out through the ground floor, 2 floors and 1 garret. It had been renovated into a rental apartment. The economic problem was to create maximum space and usable area. It also had to be easy to construct, blocky, solid but unique, attractive to young people. It also had to make the most of the green space.Save this picture!© Quang DamSave this picture!Fourth Floor PlanSave this picture!© Quang DamSave this picture!© Quang DamThe proposed solution was using lightweight structures to change the internal space; redistribution of uses: entrances, stairs; and light structures help to save costs in terms of both materials and construction labor. The work was renovated into 9 rooms for rent (studio room), arranged as follows:1st floor: garage, reception and 1 studio.2nd and 3rd floor : Each floor has 03 studios with private toilet, wide open space.Garret floor: renovated into 02 vip apartments with a larger area and dry-cleaning area.Save this picture!© Quang DamThe main materials are iron frame, cement-board plate, iron wall, glass, all of which create flexibility and ease of construction for renovation works. The colorful bungalows rotate in different directions to create a strong movement, which contributes to covering the old concrete columns and structures of the house. The 2nd and 3rd floors have 6 rooms, each with 1 bungalow block, it is the neat integration of the functions into one integrated block: bedroom, wardrobe, kitchen.Save this picture!© Quang DamSave this picture!Third Floor PlanSave this picture!© Quang DamTwo fronts are the advantage of the apartment, so the rooms open to the balcony with 2 fronts. If the lower floors show a youthful dynamism, the 2 garret apartments tend to be rustic and minimalistic. The garret has a traditional tiled roof showing off the structure for the truss, opening to the view of hanging gardens running along the house, bringing the sense of space of a mini penthouse. Standing on 2 garret rooms, you can see the mountain view of Vung Tau city.Save this picture!© Quang DamSave this picture!DiagramSave this picture!© Quang DamThe apartment is completed by wooden furniture, bringing a warm feeling. The painted wall is gray, the base of the facade is accentuated with the steel plate material and is painted in rust to create a strong. These tones contribute to the highlight of the colorful bungalow moving above.Save this picture!© Quang DamProject gallerySee allShow lessCopyright Cloud Headquarter / HDDSelected ProjectsNowon Women’s Education Center / TPL ArchitectsSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Hàm Nghi, phường 9, Tp. Vũng Tàu, Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu, VietnamLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Photographs: Quang Dam Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ArchDaily Projects CopyApartments, Apartment Interiors•Thành phố Vũng Tàu, Vietnam “COPY” Area: 112 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Dai An Apartment / H.2Save this projectSaveDai An Apartment / H.2 2020 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/948373/dai-an-apartment Clipboard Save this picture!© Quang Dam+ 27Curated by Hana Abdel Share “COPY” Photographs Vietnam CopyAbout this office#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsInterior DesignResidential InteriorsApartment InteriorsThành phố Vũng TàuOn FacebookVietnamPublished on September 25, 2020Cite: “Dai An Apartment / H.2” 24 Sep 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.
Johnnie Stevens, speaking, and Ed Figueroa at New York’s City Hall on Sept. 8 to protest mayor’s housing policies.At New York’s City Hall, Johnnie Stevens from the Oscar-Mandela Committee addressed a protest on Sept. 8 aimed against Mayor Bill de Blasio’s housing policies, which are displacing thousands of people. He blasted the mayor’s pro-big-real-estate rezoning plans as “racist to the core.” This was illustrated by a placard depicting both de Blasio and billionaire businessman President Donald Trump.Ed Figueroa of the South Bronx Community Center chaired the rally and introduced speakers, including Yu Qiong of Local 318 of the Restaurant Workers Union and Marina Figueroa of the East Harlem PreservationOrganization. They expressed anger at elected representatives who don’t represent the working class, and particularly, communities of color.When speaking of the displacement of workers and communities of color, Stevens denounced the culprits. “This is Wall Street!” he asserted. And he urged the building of a broad movement to stop millionaire developers and de Blasio.This protest was called by the Citywide Alliance Against Displacement and drew a large delegation from Chinatown. This community has rallied with friends and neighbors from the Lower East Side and the Bronx to save their affordable apartments and neighborhoods from being displaced by highly profitable high-rise condominiums and hotels for the wealthy.A coalition of 60 organizations built the Chinatown Working Group Rezoning Plan to protect their neighborhoods from displacement and real estate moguls’ overdevelopment. But City Council member Margaret Chin and de Blasio blocked their plan.De Blasio is currently under attack by tenants, immigrants and other oppressed communities, as well as housing rights and social justice activists who are fighting racist gentrification around the city. Unsurprisingly, the Real Estate Board of New York, the top luxury developers’ lobby, has hailed the mayor’s policies. But to many New Yorkers, de Blasio is known as “the mayor of displacement, broken windows policing and corruption.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
United States and Chile affected by protests, Brazil crippled by insecurityThe worldwide wave of protests in 2011 also swept through the New World. It dragged the United States (47th) and Chile (80th) down the index, costing them 27 and 47 places respectively. The crackdown on protest movements and the accompanying excesses took their toll on journalists. In the space of two months in the United States, more than 25 were subjected to arrests and beatings at the hands of police who were quick to issue indictments for inappropriate behaviour, public nuisance or even lack of accreditationIn Chile, where student protesters questioned the over-concentration of media ownership, violence against journalists included beatings, cyber-attacks and attacks on editorial staffs. Many of these assaults, often accompanied by heavy-handed arrests and destruction of equipment, were carried out by abusive armed police who were rarely called to account.Neighbouring Argentina (47th) barely moved in the index but two other southern countries registered a marked decline – Brazil (99th, down 41) and Paraguay (80th, down 26). Violence was the dominant factor in these changes. In Brazil’s north and north-east and in Paraguay’s border regions, local corruption, organized crime and environmental damage proved to be dangerous topics for journalists and bloggers alike to tackle. Three were killed in Brazil in 2011. Although the vast country showed it was making efforts to combat impunity, justice was applied unevenly across regions and states and was subjected to powerful political pressures. This was also the case in Paraguay, where one journalist was killed. Paraguay’s media workers bemoaned the lack of a law giving access to public information like the one passed recently in Brazil. The physical danger in Brazil was comparable to that in Peru (115th), where three journalists were also murdered. Peru, notorious for the frequency of attacks on the press, also stood out because of its large number of legal proceedings for defamation. The radio and television journalist Paul Garay Ramírez spent six months in prison, from April until October, for allegedly defaming a prosecutor.In Ecuador (104th) and Bolivia (108th), whose positions changed little, the climate was still characterized by judicial harassment, issues of balance and pluralism, polarization and repeated attacks on the press. This was even more the case in Venezuela (117th), which nonetheless rose 16 places.Colombia (143rd), where one journalist was killed as a direct result of his work, remained far down the list because journalists were repeatedly threatened, forced to stop working or forced to flee abroad (or to another region), particularly journalists operating in areas where there is fighting. Despite improvements in the judicial system, the country has not yet put its years of civil war behind it, nor the grim practices of the former DAS security service such as espionage, sabotage and smear campaigns. January 25, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Americas Americas News News Help by sharing this information Contrasting fortunes in Central AmericaPanama fell 32 places to 113th in the index because of a radio station owner’s murder and the expulsion of two Spanish journalists who supported indigenous groups resisting the mining industry’s attempts to take their land. A bad atmosphere, marked by smear campaigns against individual journalists, prevailed between the government of President Ricardo Martinelli and much of the media.In Guatemala (97th, down 20 places), already ranked low because of violent crime, habitual self-censorship and a lack of pluralism, a journalist was detained without proof in 2011. In the Dominican Republic (95th), a journalist was murdered several weeks after spending six days in detention on a defamation charge . Frequent instances of police abuse were reported.In neighbouring Haiti (52nd), on the slow road to recovery after the 2010 earthquake, rising political tension in the run-up to the swearing-in of President Michel Martelly on 14 May did not reach the point where it affected the safety of journalists. Similarly in Nicaragua (72nd, up 11 places), the political polarization during the run-up to Daniel Ortega’s re-election as president in November turned out to have little effect on the work of journalists or their freedom of movement. Despite instances of serious threats, the country moved up several places, as did El Salvador (37th, up 14) thanks to a fall in the number of assaults. Costa Rica (19th) topped the list of Latin American countries in 2011, a position for which it traditionally vies with Uruguay (32nd). Its ranking is in marked contrast to that of its Central American neighbour, Honduras (135th), which has languished at the bottom of the list since the coup in June 2009. The deaths of five journalists in 2011, two as a direct result of their work, as well as the regular persecution of opposition media and community radio stations, confirmed its notoriety as the hemisphere’s second most dangerous country for the press after Mexico (149th, down 13 places).Mexico continued its decline against the grim backdrop of the federal government’s offensive against drug trafficking, which has cost 50,000 lives in five years. As well as journalists, five of whom were murdered in 2011, netizens who take a stand against the prevailing violence are now also becoming the targets for killings and reprisals.Bringing up the rear in the hemisphere, Cuba (167th) released the last of its jailed dissident journalists on 8 March, the only one still held of those detained during the “Black Spring” of 2003. However, it did not fulfil the hopes this raised of an improvement in civil liberties and human rights. Crackdowns and short-term detentions continued to be a threat for journalists and bloggers outside state control. As well as Canada (10th, up 11 places), which recovered the hemisphere’s top ranking, Jamaica (16th), Surinam (22nd, up 13) and the seven-member Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (25th, up 32) also improved their position in the index thanks to an almost total lack of acts of violence or serious breaches of freedom of information.There was a surprise of a different kind in Trinidad and Tobago (50th, down 20 places) as a result of a scandal involving spying on journalists, as well as moves to boycott radio and television stations and procedural abuses.Conditions in Guyana (58th), where radio broadcasting is still a state monopoly, were similar and its ranking was unchanged. 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May 21, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Cyber-dissident Nguyen Vu Binh enters third week of hunger strike RSF laureates support jailed Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang April 22, 2021 Find out more News RSF_en Reporters Without Borders today voiced deep concern about the health of cyber-dissident Nguyen Vu Binh, who has been on hunger strike since 5 May when an appeal court upheld his seven-year prison sentence and he responded by announcing that “freedom or death” were now the only options left to him.The organisation called on the Vietnamese authorities to provide him with all the medical attention necessary to ensure his survival. It also urged them to let his wife visit him in Ba Sao prison.He was transferred to Ba Sao (in Nam Ha province, 100 km from Hanoi) some time between 15 and 18 May, when his state of health was already deteriorating alarmingly. His wife has not been allowed to visit him and is not even sure if he is still alive.Binh is staging the hunger strike to protest against the iniquity of his sentence of seven years in prison followed by three years under house arrest. The sentence has been upheld amid a growing crackdown on online free expression. Three decrees were recently adopted creating a legal framework for control of the Internet. One of them forces cybercafé owners to ask customers to show ID before they can go online, thereby making it easier for the authorities to identify those who post or send “subversive” messages.Background :A former journalist with the Communist Party newspaper Tap Chi Cong San (Communist Reviews), Binh is a pro-democracy activist and the founder of Democracy and Freedom (an independent group). Since 2001, he has written and posted many messages online calling for political and economic reforms in Vietnam.He was accused of links with “subversive dissidents” such as Le Chi Quang and Pham Hong Son, who are also in prison, and he was alleged to have received 4.5 million Vietnamese dong (about 230 euros) from “a reactionary organisation based abroad.”The authorities objected to his participation in an anti-corruption group and his request in 2000 for permission to create a liberal democratic party. He was also accused of posting “reactionary” articles on the Internet, including an essay entitled “Reflection on the Sino-Vietnamese border accords” in which he criticised the 1999 treaty between China and Vietnam. April 27, 2021 Find out more News VietnamAsia – Pacific Receive email alerts Organisation April 7, 2021 Find out more Three more independent reporters arrested in Vietnam VietnamAsia – Pacific Help by sharing this information Vietnam sentences journalist Tran Thi Tuyet Dieu to eight years in prison Follow the news on Vietnam News News to go further
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Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: Blackstone’s Bet Pays Off With Invitation Homes IPO Next: Distressed Sales Reach Near Decade Low SFR Market Grows as Homeowning Alternative 2017-02-01 Phil Banker February 1, 2017 1,106 Views Subscribe Phil Banker began his career in journalism after graduating from the University of North Texas. He has covered a number of communities across Texas and southern Oklahoma, writing news and sports for publications including the Ardmoreite, Ennis Daily News and the Plano Star-Courier. He is currently a contributor to DS News and The MReport. Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Phil Banker The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / SFR Market Grows as Homeowning Alternative in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, News Related Articles The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Sign up for DS News Daily The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The American single-family rental (SFR) market is alive and well according to two reports released on Wednesday.Morningstar Credit Ratings said strong retention rates and fewer lease expirations helped lower the vacancy rate among single-borrower, single-family rental transactions this month.The rating company said the average vacancy rate among single-borrower, single-family rental transactions declined to 5.1 percent in December from a revised 5.3 percent in November. Memphis, Tennessee led the nation in vacancy rates at 8.4 percent in December.Rents rose 3.4 percent in December according to Morningstar, marking the smallest rent increase of 2016. The only downside to today’s data was a rise in delinquency rates to .9 percent from .6 percent a month prior.The good news isn’t just coming from vacancy rates. Improvement in sponsor’ business models and strategies are benefiting single-family rental transactions, according to a report issued by Moody’s.Sponsors have shifted their business strategies after buying up distressed properties from depressed markets in bulk in ways that are improving the quality of the properties’ backing transactions.“With the US housing market recovering from the financial crisis and the inventory of distressed homes shrinking, sponsors of SFR transactions have been transitioning from the bulk purchase of single-family homes to more strategic purchases in markets with higher rental yield, while also selling low-yielding properties,” says Moody’s analyst Padma Rajagopal. “The quality of their portfolios has improved as a result.”Rajagopal says SFR operators are now increasingly acquiring properties on a one-by-one basis and through multiple listing service sales, as opposed to auctions. Unlike auctions, such sales allow the borrower to assess a home’s condition, resulting in lower future unexpected rehabilitation costs. Where SFR operators spent around $100 million a month on acquisitions in 2013, they now spend $20 million to $30 million a month.Rajagopal also said SFR sponsors are investing more in technology and property management infrastructure, improving their cost management and operating efficiency.“They are increasingly using ‘smart home’ technology to improve the desirability of homes, for example, and are reducing costs through more efficient turn management and by outsourcing certain tasks,” Rajagopal said.Moody’s expects the SFR market to remain healthy in the coming years, though several factors could still test its strength and limit its growth, the rating agency says. The shrinking inventory of distressed single-family homes and yield constraints, for example, could see operators purchasing lower quality, non-distressed properties. And if they move further down the credit spectrum in terms of either home or tenant quality, the credit quality of SFR transactions could suffer.Potential risks to the SFR business, according to Moody’s, include a decline in home prices, the shrinking inventory of distressed single-family homes and yield constraints, and legislative efforts to boost home ownership or more highly regulate the rental market. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago
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