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Ridings high across the board

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Royal London wins £250m credit mandate from South Yorkshire scheme

first_imgThe UK’s South Yorkshire Pensions Authority has awarded a £250m (€344m) fixed income mandate to Royal London Asset Management.The local authority pension fund had been looking for a manager for a buy-and-maintain portfolio consisting largely of sterling-denominated bonds, according to an EU contract award notice. The mandate could also include bonds from major markets abroad, as long as the currencies are hedged back to sterling and meet the overall aim of the mandate.The search was managed by consultancy Mercer. The portfolio, to be managed on a segregated basis, amounts to around 5% of the pension scheme’s total assets.The pension fund said at the time that the portfolio should have broad exposure across regions, sectors and company size bands, but that this diversification should be within set limits.In all, there were 33 offers as a result of the tender.last_img read more

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Banyo container home attracts interstate interest before auction

first_imgInside, the container and finishes provide an industrial look.He said about 30 groups of people had inspected the home, who loved the finish, layout and orientation.“It catches those nice bay breezes, the way that they’ve incorporated the shipping containers in the living spaces and that it just flows out on to the backyard,” he said.“Also, the third bathroom has been a big point for a lot of buyers.” Interest parties love the open plan design and the indoor/outdoor feel.“It’s quite interesting directly across the road from where we are, riverfront properties are selling for $3 million.“I suppose what we’ve got, even though it’s a beautiful home, it’s nearly entry level for Tennyson.” A shipping container extension on this Banyo home has sparked interest online.He is marketing 40 Jensen Rd, Banyo, which will go to auction at 1.30pm, underwent a shipping container extension, which has sparked interest from across the country. BANYO’S JAW-DROPPING SHIPPING CONTAINER EXTENSION Mr Freeman said in the past five years, Banyo had grown 34 per cent and the second runway that’s planned for the Brisbane Airport in 2020 was a big coo for buyers.“Over the past five years we’ve had a high percentage of buyers in the Banyo, Nudgee, Northgate, Nundah area that have been in that airspace, so pilots, ground crew, ground controllers,” he said.“We’ve had pilots that have wanted to just buy a property local just as their stopping area for fellow pilots to stay there for a couple of days until their next flight.” HAMMER TIME: The container home at 40 Jensen Rd, Banyo is going to auction this Saturday.WITH the spring selling season is just around the corner, almost 80 properties within the greater Brisbane region are geared up for the gavel this Saturday, August 25.Banyo has proven a popular choice with many buyers over the past five years, according to Ray White Nundah sales consultant Scott Freeman. The traditional Queenslander has five bedrooms and three bathrooms.McGrath Bulimba sales agent Paul Shelton will present 50 King Arthur Tce, Tennyson to the market at 10am. Step inside 40 Jensen Rd, Banyo.Space Property property consultant Judi O’Dea said she had taken more than 60 groups of people through her listing at 47 Raleigh Pde, Ashgrove, which will go to auction at 10am.center_img More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus17 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market17 hours agoDespite receiving three offers prior to auction, 47 Raleigh Pde, Ashgrove will go under the gavel this Saturday.“We’ve had strong interest there, I think it’s to do with that land size of 940sq m of land, and also just the charm of the Queenslander overlooking parkland, there is a lot going for it,” Ms O’Dea said.She said there had been three offers put forward in the lead up, but they would go ahead with the auction due to the seller’s circumstances.“My seller has actually taken her entire family to Oxford,” she said.“She’s studying, she’s doing a PHD in international tax law … so we were always going to go to auction, because it was easier for her and her husband to make a decision on auction day, because they are now firmly entrenched.” The home was built in 1920, but has been extensively renovated.With all the hallmarks of a traditional Queenslander home, this five-bedroom, three-bathroom home has a bay window with lead lighting, high ceilings, VJ walls, ornate fretwork and large verandas.The home was built in 1920, according to CoreLogic, but has undergone extensive renovations, keeping in theme with its original charm.The house sits on a 940sq m block of land and is within 7km of Brisbane’s CBD. No. 50 King Arthur Tce is almost entry level for Tennyson.He said he had about 20 groups of people through on inspection, with “solid” interest so far.“It’s obviously a sought after area, Tennyson, at the moment,” Mr Shelton said. The Tennyson property will go to auction at 10am on Saturday.He said interested parties loved the open plan layout with the glass doors opening outside on the lower level.“It’s just that open plan and indoor/outdoor living is what people are really loving.”last_img read more

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Kongsberg to deliver $18M worth of equipment for Awilco newbuild

first_imgKongsberg Maritime, Norwegian technology company within the Kongsberg Group, has been selected to deliver systems valued at $18 million to a new Awilco drilling rig.Awilco newbuild design; Source: KongsbergKongsberg said on Thursday that the global offshore and marine group Keppel Offshore & Marine ordered an extensive and integrated technology set for a new semi-submersible drilling unit.According to the company, the contract for the rig equipment was valued at around $18 million.The new rig, ordered by UK-based drilling contractor Awilco Drilling, was designed for harsh environment use. It will be equipped and certified for drilling on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, including the Barents Sea, in water depths up to 5,000 feet.The Kongsberg technology delivery among others includes dynamic positioning, automation, safety, thruster control, and navigation systems.Also, real-time data support will be provided by the Kongsberg Information Management System (K-IMS). Kongsberg will also provide a complete electro package including a hybrid electric power system with advanced battery technology.Awilco Drilling currently operates a fleet of two 3rd-generation harsh-environment mid-water semi-submersible drilling rigs, the WilPhoenix and the WilHunter, built in the 1980s.The rigs have been extensively refurbished and upgraded by Awilco Drilling since their acquisition in 2010. The two rigs are UK compliant and are predominantly targeted at the UK market.To remind, Awilco announced in February 2018 that it was looking to expand its fleet with a newbuild rig. The rig will be built by KeppelFELS in Singapore at a price of approximately $425 million.Following a letter of intent in February, Keppel FELS secured a contract from Awilco the following month. Also, in March, MHWirth was selected by Awilco for the delivery of the drilling equipment package, with options for further three packages.last_img read more

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OWWA denies violating COVID protocols

first_img*IATF Resolution No. 22-2020 (April 8, 2020): “To carry out the directive underParagraph (F) of IATF Resolution No. 18, series of 2020 of ensuring theunhampered transit of OFWs who have been issued certificates of completion of14-day quarantine, or those who may be required to undergo mandatory 14-dayhome quarantine, all LGUs are enjoined to allow the docking of maritime vesselsin their ports, as well as to allow the disembarkation and transit of theaforementioned OFWs to their ultimate destination in the country.” “Ifwe have been imperfect, then I apologize to Mayor (Jerry) Treñas and the Cityof Iloilo. At the same time, we offer our continuing support and partnership,as there are many more OFWs we could serve during this, perhaps, greatestchallenge of our generation,” according to Cacdac. OnMonday, Treñas accused OWWA of violating protocols when it returned to Iloilothe OFWs in Cebu, thereby compromising the health and safety of 32 citygovernment health workers and staff, six personnel of the city’s Public Safetyand Transportation Management Office, 14 personnel of the Philippine CoastGuard, and 42 crew of shipping line Cokaliong.  Ina statement issued yesterday, Administrator Hans Cacdac stressed OWWA wasguided by two IATF-EID resolutions. These were thefollowing: “Ourpeople on the ground in both Regions 6 and 7 guided the three OFWs and around20 other Ilonggo OFWs that night of April 8 — before, during and after the boattrip from Cebu to Iloilo City. We kept them company and guided them. And wewish to assure them that we shall maintain our assistance, because this is howwe are at OWWA. We treat our dear OFWs as more than family. If they arehealthy, we help them with whatever needs they may have. If they are sick, wehelp them even more,” Cacdac said. Theyleft Cebu with Medical Certificates from the DOH-Bureau of Quarantine or theCebu City Health Department issued on April 2, April 6, and April 8,respectively, stressed Cacdac. Threeof the OFWs from Cebu tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19) in a rapid test, said Treñas, and in the subsequent confirmatorytest, one of them against tested positive. ILOILOCity – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) denied violating theprotocols set by the national government’s Inter–AgencyTask Forceforthe Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) when itfacilitated the return here on April 8 of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)stranded in Cebu. Cacdacinsisted that the names and transport of the OFWs, specifically the three whotested positive in the rapid test, were coordinated with the Office of CivilDefense (Regions 6 and 7), the Cebu City Government, and the Iloilo CityGovernment.center_img *IATF Resolution No. 18-2020 (April 1, 2020): “Local government units (LGUs) arehereby strongly enjoined to allow the unhampered transit of OFWs who have beenissued Department of Health (DOH) or LGU certificate of completion of 14-dayfacility-based quarantine, or those who may be required by the Department ofHealth (DOH) or LGUs to undergo a mandatory 14-day home quarantine.” Ina follow up text message, the city mayor said he wanted this issue closedalready, and move on. Thesecertificates stated that the three OFWs were asymptomatic and had hurdled the14-day quarantine in Cebu, he added. OWWA Administrator Hans Cacdac. RAPPLER Thethree OFWs arrived in Cebu from Dubai via Emirates Airlines on separate datesfrom March 17 to March 19. Inanother statement released yesterday, Treñas insisted, “I was terribly shockedto learn that there was a violation of protocols established by the IATF. Asidefrom OFWs who had finished the 14-day quarantine in Cebu there were threeundocumented persons who were allowed to join the group. It was from the threeundocumented persons that one person turned positive both in the rapid testingand the confirmatory PCR test. We are still awaiting the results of theconfirmatory tests from the laboratory up to now. Protocols established by theIATF are there for a reason and we should adhere to them.” “Weare all imperfect and let us accept each other’s imperfection. Let us all leavethis issue aside and face the many challenges ahead including how we deal withour OFWs. Let us move on and do our outmost to work hand in hand with allgovernment agencies in the spirit of cooperation with mutual respect,” hestated./PNlast_img read more

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Re-nationalization of Negros district hospital sought

first_imgBY DOMINIQUE GABRIEL BAÑAGA Arroyo recently introduced House Bill (HB) No. 6963 for this. She pointed out the re-nationalization of the 25-bed health facility in Isabela town will allow better focus on the provision and improvement of the delivery of health care services and its existing facilities through appropriate funding support from the Department of Health. “Reverting back the Ignacio Lacson Arroyo Sr. Hospital from the local government unit to the national government will pave the way for the development of the hospital in order to continuously provide effective and efficient health care services,” Arroyo said. “Since the decentralization of the health services, ILASMDH has become dependent on the share of the local government units from the 40 percent internal revenue allotment from the national government. It is also worthy to note that the internal revenue allocation of the LGUs is still apportioned to different priority programs of the LGUs,” she said. BACOLOD City – Fifth District Rep. Ma. Lourdes Arroyo of Negros Occidental is pushing to revert to the national government the direct control and supervision of the Ignacio Lacson Arroyo Sr. Medical District Hospital (ILASMDH) currently devolved to the provincial government. “At present, the hospital’s authorized bed capacity and actual hospital bed occupancy rate [are] mismatched,” Arroyo said. She noted that in 1993, the hospital was devolved to the provincial government of Negros Occidental upon the enactment of the Local Government Code aimed at decentralizing essential public services such as health and social services. She lamented that the hospital has only three doctors, and each doctor is being required to go on 24-hour duty nine times a month. “Unfortunately, it has been downgraded from Level 1 to infirmary level and continuous to exceed its standard bed capacity due to the volume of patients,” she said. Arroyo noted that in 2016, ILASMDH served 3,262 indigent patients; 1,183 of them were treated from January to June 2019. HB 6963 seeks to increase ILASMDH’s operating fund, upgrade its medical equipment and facilities, and construct its needed infrastructure. Negros Occidental 5th district Rep. Ma. Lourdes “Marilou” T. Arroyo (Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN) The bill seeks to “adopt an integrated and comprehensive quality health services that will cater patients in the five municipalities and one city in the fifth district of Negros Occidental as well as its neighboring municipalities,” Arroyo said./PNlast_img read more

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Bulldogs Teams Advance On In SEI Tourney

first_imgThe 7th Grade Bulldogs beat Jac-Cen-Del 49 – 22 in the first game of the SEI Tourney.Colt Meyer led the team in scoring with 18 points and Dempsey Bohman added 8. Seth Gausman had a good all around game with 7 points, 5 steals, and 7 assists. Cory Ralston had 6 points, John Thompson and Drew Kiefer 3, and Shane Meer and Jake Cruse finished with 2 each.They will play at South Ripley on Tuesday at 5:30 PM.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Tony Gausman.The BMS 8th grade won their game in the first round of the SEI Tournament over Jac-Cen-Del 35-19.Sam Haskamp led the scoring with 10 points. Trey Heidlage had 8, Devin Scripture had 6, Michael Ripperger and Gavin Morrison each had 4 points, Alex Westerfeld had 2 and Austin Siefert had 1 point.The Dogs will play at South Ripley tonight in the second round.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Terry Giesting.last_img read more

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Man City’s pair test positive for COVID-19

first_img The 2019-20 Premier League season was halted in March because of the pandemic and resumed behind closed doors in mid-June, at which point the league was administering regular testing. However, there has been a rise in positive cases across the sport in recent weeks, with some European borders having opened again. Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain, who are due to begin their domestic campaign on Thursday, last week revealed six positive cases among their squad. The first match of the Ligue 1 season was postponed last month after Marseille confirmed they had multiple coronavirus cases in their squad. Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have both tested positive for coronavirus, Manchester City have confirmed. The Premier League side revealed the duo had contracted COVID-19, though they were displaying no symptoms, and were currently self-isolating. The 2020-21 Premier League season begins on Saturday, September 12, though City’s first fixture in the competition is against Wolves on September 21, in 14 days’ time. A club statement from City read: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for COVID-19. “Both players are currently observing a period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine. Neither is displaying symptoms of the virus. “Everyone at the club wishes Riyad and Aymeric a speedy recovery ahead of their return to training and the new season.” Shortly after City released their statement, winger Mahrez tweeted: “Thank you for all the nice messages, I’m good. Stay safe everyone take care.” Read Also: Anthony Joshua: I’m not afraid of Tyson Fury The current international window has also been affected, with Paul Pogba, Houssem Aouar and Steve Mandanda all unable to play in France’s Nations League matches after contracting the virus. The Czech Republic have also named an entirely new squad – which features just two players with previous caps – for Monday’s encounter with Scotland after an outbreak of the illness. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading… Promoted Content7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthBest Car Manufacturers In The World14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now8 Things You Didn’t Know About CoffeeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Insane 3D Spraying Skills Turn In Incredible Street ArtPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti6 Stunning Bridges You’ll Want To See With Your Own EyesWe’re Getting More Game Of Thrones: Enter House Of The Dragon!10 Risky Jobs Some Women Dolast_img read more

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Darla Lynn Ryker

first_imgDarla Lynn Ryker,48, of Versailles passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020.  Darla was born Sunday, August 1, 1971 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Darrell and Alberta (Green) Inman.  She married Dennis Ryker and he survives.  Darla attended Bridge of Hope Church and was a factory worker.  She loved animals, and enjoyed watching TV shows, especially NCIS, Law and Order, and Seinfeld.Darla is survived by her husband Dennis Ryker of New Paris, Ohio; son Josh Dowers of Cleves, Ohio; parents Darrell and Alberta Inman of Cleves, Ohio; brother Jimmy Doudet of Cincinnati, Ohio; and sister Felicia Watkins of Cleves, Ohio.There are no services planned at this time.  Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, Box 243, Milan, IN 47031, (812) 654-2141.  You may go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.last_img read more

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