Alibaba heads remarks spark debate over China working hours

first_imgBeijing: Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work 12-hour days, six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a public debate over work-life balance in the country. Jack Ma is one of China’s richest men and his comments last week brought both condemnation and support as China’s more mature economy enters a period of slower growth. Newspaper People’s Daily, the ruling Communist Party’s mouthpiece, issued an editorial, saying mandatory overtime reflects managerial arrogance and was also impractical and unfair to workers. Online complaints included blaming long work hours for a lower birth rate in the country. Ma has responded to the criticism by saying work should be a joy and also include time for study, reflection and self-improvement. (AP)last_img read more

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Moroccos English Proficiency Very Low English Proficiency Index

Rabat – Morocco English proficiency has dropped drastically. Falling from the 35th position to the 60th, the 2017 English Proficiency Index said that the mastery of the English in Morocco is “very low.”At the continental level, the country performed mediocrely, ranking below South Africa, Nigeria, and Tunisia respectively but ahead of Egypt, Angola, Cameroon, Algeria and Libya.“Despite the tremendous progress made over the last 20 years to increase equal access to education throughout Africa, access to preschool and secondary education remains scarce in many parts of the continent,” said the index. The findings of the index seem to contend with a study by the World Economic Forum (WEF), which revealed that Morocco has the best proficiency in English as a second language in the MENA region.The region, however, scored very poorly compared to other regions. The study, which was published on November 15, showed that the “poorest performing region is the Middle East and North Africa where all but two nations – Morocco and the United Arab Emirates are rated very low.”The Proficiency Index found that Moroccan women outscored men by 1.82 points, mimicking the trend in Africa.“Girls are more likely to finish lower secondary education in these two countries. Indeed, the gender gap in English proficiency is more pronounced in Africa than in any other region, and women far outnumber men,” found the index.The previous Minister of Education and Vocational Training in Morocco, Rachid Belmokhtar, said in 2016 that the ministry had taken serious measures to expand and improve the use of the English language among students in the kingdom.The aim of this initiative was “to improve the level of pupils in the country’s newly adopted second foreign language of English.”The minister also proudly pointed out the “good” level of English exhibited by students who participated in COP22 in Marrakech. read more

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Its a zoo out there

Norfolk County is looking for accountability when it comes to wild animals and their potential impact on local residents.Delhi Coun. Mike Columbus raised the issue this week after he was asked to deal with an animal complaint recently near the dividing line between Delhi-area Ward 3 and Waterford-area Ward 7.“I wish I could’ve pushed it across the borderline,” Columbus told council Tuesday. “It involved a skunk.”Columbus noted that a void has been created now that the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has stopped investigating animal abuse and neglect complaints.With the OSPCA on the sidelines, Columbus feels it is only a matter of time before the public starts asking the municipality to intervene.“These things are falling through the cracks,” Columbus said. “It’s the same with raccoons.”Residents often call police or canine control when they see a wild animal behaving erratically in their neighbourhood.The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit tracks instances of rabies and other serious diseases that can be transmitted to humans but does not offer front-line assistance where wildlife is concerned.Columbus contacted the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry about the skunk. He received instructions to secure the animal and send its brain away for testing if possible.The Norfolk OPP will intervene when wild animals pose an immediate threat to public safety. Otherwise, police defer to other agencies.Waterford Coun. Kim Huffman, a council representative to Norfolk’s Police Services Board, said the Norfolk OPP responded to nearly 300 complaints in this area last year.However, Huffman added that “The OPP are really not equipped to deal with raccoons wandering through neighbourhoods. It’s not part of their mandate.”Port Dover Coun. Amy Martin would like a reliable mechanism in place to deal with animal complaints. Coyote incursions into Port Dover have become increasingly frequent in recent years.“This is a concern for a lot of residents who feel they’re getting the run-around,” Martin said.Wildlife rescues in the Norfolk area and beyond have received numerous calls in recent months about raccoons in distress or behaving strangely.In a recent interview, Denise Boniface, manager of BryDen’s Den Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Port Ryerse, said she is not equipped or trained to deal with diseased animals.Boniface says the large number of sick raccoons is due to an epidemic of distemper sweeping through the population. When wildlife populations reach the peak of their reproductive cycle, disease thins their numbers because they are in such frequent contact with each other.Council referred the matter to Marlene Miranda, acting CAO and Norfolk and Haldimand’s general manager of health and social services, as an “action item.” Miranda will look into potential responses and report back.“It would be wonderful to have this conversation before our summer break,” said Simcoe Coun. Ian Rabbitts.MSonnenberg@postmedia.com read more

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At global UN consultation health leaders underline need for action on migrant

The ‘Colombo Statement,’ adopted yesterday at the second Global Consultation on Migrant Health, aims to address the health challenges of increasingly mobile populations, now numbering about one billion – one in seven people on the planet.“Protecting the health of mobile populations is a public health and human rights imperative,” said the South-East Asia Regional Director at the UN World Health Organization (WHO), Poonam Khetrapal Singh. Highlighting the importance of the issue, Davide Mosca, the Director of Migration Health Division at the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM), added: “This can only be realized through the implementation of well-managed and coordinated migration policies, which include financial risk protection and equal access to quality health services.” The Colombo Statement also calls for mainstreaming migrant health into key national, regional and international agendas and promotes international solidarity for equitable migrant health policies, a shared research agenda and the development of global frameworks to ensure migrant health is protected. Furthermore, ensuring the highest standard of health for all, including for migrants and refugees are also a key component of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pledge to leave no one behind. SEE ALSO: World leaders at UN summit adopt ‘bold’ plan to enhance protections for refugees and migrantsThis health issue most directly linked to targets 10.7 on facilitating safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people; and 3.8 on achieving universal health coverage under Goals 10 and 3, respectively. There is also an anticipation that the momentum generated by the Global Consultation will carry into the World Health Assembly – WHO’s governing body – where its member States will deliberate, among other health issues, priority actions to protect migrants’ right to health. The Global Consultation was organized in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo, by IOM, WHO and the Government of Sri Lanka. read more

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Kinect et Windows Phone 7 des lancements chiffrés à 1 milliard de

first_imgKinect et Windows Phone 7 : des lancements chiffrés à 1 milliard de dollarsÉtats-Unis – Kinect et Windows Phone 7 sont les deux produits phares de Microsoft en cette fin d’année. Le géant de Redmond n’aurait donc pas hésité à injecter un milliard de dollars pour assurer la réussite de leur commercialisation.Microsoft a tenu à faire de ces deux lancements les événements technologiques de la fin d’année 2010. Windows Phone 7 et Kinect arrivent sur le marché et l’éditeur de logiciels a tenu à soigner sa communication autour de ces produits. Les deux campagnes bénéficieront d’un budget de 500.000 dollars chacune et, en prime, Steven Spielberg est intervenu autour du lancement du Kinect. De plus, le géant américain a conclu plusieurs partenariats avec de grandes entités comme YouTube, Disney, ABC, Fox ou encore Pepsi et Kellog’s. Grâce à Microsoft, les fêtes de fin d’année s’annoncent agitées sur la scène high-tech.Le 19 octobre 2010 à 11:51 • Emmanuel Perrin read more

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11/2 WWE RAW remains among the top 25 shows on cable

first_imgFacebook WWE RAW Results – 9/9/19 (Steve Austin moderates, KOTR Semifinal, Women’s Tag Match) Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey Launching ‘Office’ Podcast Rachel Bloom announces pregnancy following Emmy win WhatsApp Chad Gable advances to the finals of the King of the Ring to be held on this Monday’s RAW Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Jason Namako RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Kim Kardashian ‘Got in Trouble’ With Kanye For Daughter North Wearing Makeup RuPaul plans to continue hosting Drag Race ‘indefinitely’ Pinterestcenter_img Now Playing Up Next Videos Articles Now Playing Up Next Now Playing Up Next Exclusive Interviews – Oscars buzz is rising at the Toronto Film Fest Kanye West Google+ WWE RAW Preview: King of the Ring Final Match, Fallout from WWE Clash of Champions Last week’s 11/2 edition of WWE RAW saw all three hours remain among the top 25 shows on cable for the week ending 11/8/15. The hours all placed tied at No. 12. The show drew a 2.32 rating with an average audience of 3.25 million viewers.Source: TVbythenumbers.comRecommended videosPowered by AnyClipKim Kardashian ‘Got in Trouble’ With Kanye For Daughter North Wearing MakeupVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPauseUnmuteDuration 0:31/Current Time 0:03Loaded: 100.00%0:04Remaining Time -0:28 FullscreenUp NextThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Replay the list Twitterlast_img read more

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Dragons blaze across the water

first_imgPaddle for Life: paddleforlife.orgDisabled Veterans Water Sports Program: dvwsp.orgDouble Fifth Dragon Boating: doublefifth.comVANCOUVER LAKE — Melissa Kilgore said she had a mere five days to put together her dragon boat team of veterans with disabilities to compete in Sunday’s Paddle for Life competition.It worked out.“We took first and second of the novice teams, ” she said.The 11 members of Kilgore’s Vets represent four branches of the Armed Services. Kilgore, 42, of Portland served in the Army from 2002 to 2006, including 14 months in Iraq. She suffered neck, back and foot injuries, and post-traumatic stress disorder.Proceeds from Sunday’s 18-team event go to the Disabled Veterans Water Sports Program, which offers water sports on Vancouver Lake.“What I love about (dragon boat racing) is the team camaraderie,” Kilgore said. “You have to keep your mind in the game. It’s a lot of fun. It’s a lot of laughing and splashing.”La Center’s Tony Davis, another of Kilgore’s Vets, was a Navy helicopter rescue swimmer.Tiffany Jones, 18, of Team Fusion walked ashore looking exhilarated. And drenched. “You didn’t happen to bring extra pants, did you?” she asked her stepmom.Of dragon boat racing, Jones, a Mt. Hood Community College student, said, “I’ve been doing it for four years. I like the adrenaline rush.”last_img read more

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Wilmington DPW Announces Summer Yardwaste Dropoff Program

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — The Town’s Yardwaste Center, located on Old Main Street, off of Main Street at the Woburn line, will be open on six dates during the summer season:Wednesday, July 11: 8am to 2pmSaturday, July 14: 9am to 4pmWednesday, August 8: 8am to 2pmSaturday, August 11: 9am to 4pmWednesday, September 5: 8am to 2pmSaturday, September 8: 9am to 4pmResidents will need to purchase a punch-card for $15 in order to enter the yardwaste center. Punch-cards will be available for purchase through the Collector’s Office at Town Hall and will allow up to 5 vehicle trips to the Yardwaste Center per card. NO GRASS CLIPPINGS OR STUMPS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Commercial vehicles will not be allowed. Make sure to bring photo identification to show you are a Wilmington resident.For a complete schedule of the Town’s 2018 Yard Waste Program and other information on waste disposal and recycling, please call the Department of Public Works at 978-658-4481 or refer to the department’s website HERE.(NOTE: The above announcement is from the July-September Town Topics Newsletter.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWilmington Yardwaste Center Will Be Open Twice This SeptemberIn “Community”Wilmington DPW Announces Summer Yardwaste Dropoff ProgramIn “Government”Wilmington Yardwaste Center Open This Week — August 7 & 10In “Government”last_img read more

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Disputed June incident heightens sexual harassment concerns

first_imgState Sen. David Wilson, R-Wasilla, addresses his colleagues in the Senate on June 16. A disputed incident outside of the House speaker’s chambers that involved Wilson has heightened concerns about sexual harassment in the Capitol. (Photo by Jeremy Hsieh/KTOO)The Legislative Council voted Tuesday to allow Sen. David Wilson to view a video of a June incident that’s heightened concerns about sexual harassment in the Capitol. The video won’t be made public, and it’s not clear whether Alaskans will ever know exactly what happened.While the incident occurred in June, a controversy about it has emerged in recent weeks.  At the time of the incident, the House was debating the state budget. Members of the House majority were meeting in Dillingham Democratic Speaker Bryce Edgmon’s chambers when Wilson, a Wasilla Republican, walked up to the closed door.Listen nowJuneau Empire reporter James Brooks recalled what happened next.“What I remember is he had his ear up against the door as if he was listening in,” Brooks said. “A staffer came up and said. ‘You can’t do that, you need to get away.’”Then, Brooks said Wilson moved his cellphone.“To get the cellphone closer to the door, he put it between the staffer’s legs, and the staffer was wearing a skirt,” Brooks said. “Everyone in the vicinity who saw it was like, ‘Did that just happen? Did you see what I saw?’ And it was very strange and very sudden and abrupt and it didn’t last more than a few seconds and (I) really didn’t know what to make of it.”Wilson remembered it differently: “That never occurred.”Wilson has declined to give a detailed account of the incident. He said before Tuesday’s council meeting that he wanted to view security camera footage of the incident before giving his account.“Before I give my official statement or comment upon these matters, I just want to make sure that I can always tell the truth, 100 percent the truth, as I … try not to mislead folks,” Wilson said. “I want to make sure that my statement can be as factual and accurate as possible before I make a statement upon that, because (in) no way, shape or form did I do what I was accused of, in terms of any type of sexual harassment.”A second news reporter, KTVA’s Liz Raines, wrote in a statement that the staff member was visibly shaken as Wilson refused to move away from the door after she repeatedly asked him to. Raines said Wilson then placed the phone between the female staffer’s legs. Raines said she heard the staffer tell Wilson that the action was inappropriate. Raines said she she told him that her photographer would film what he was doing. Wilson left. Raines said the staff member was visibly shaking.Wilson said Raines’ account is inaccurate.The staff member did not file a report alleging harassment.The incident wasn’t publicly reported until Anchorage resident Jeff Landfield discussed it in late October in one of the first posts of his political blog, the Alaska Landmine.Landfield said the incident involving Wilson “was interesting, because while this (harassment), I think, is a bigger problem in the Capitol and has been for a long time, his situation happened to just be in public in front of several people – reporters – and also caught on camera.”Revived interest in the incident led Anchorage Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux to reconsider the Legislature’s policy on sexual harassment and other workplace harassment. LeDoux is a Republican member of the mostly Democratic House majority.“There have been rumors in this building about an incident which occurred, oh, I think it was in June, involving David Wilson, Sen. Wilson, you’ll remember Sen. Wilson – the same gentleman who slapped the reporter,” LeDoux said on Nov. 9.LeDoux was referring to an earlier May incident in which Anchorage Daily News reporter Nathaniel Herz said Wilson slapped him. Herz reported it to police; Wilson has said the interaction was playful.LeDoux said the Senate could have taken formal action in response to the cellphone incident.“They haven’t bothered to do anything when one of their own members, apparently, acted inappropriately,” LeDoux said.Senate leaders also have supported revising the harassment policy, but haven’t publicly commented on the June incident.Landfield requested access to the security camera footage. His request was denied. The Legislature’s policy bars public access to security video.Wilson also requested access to the footage. The Legislative Council spent five hours in a meeting on Tuesday that was closed to the public, discussing Wilson’s request and other matters. Wilson attended.The council voted to allow Wilson to view the video, as well as to authorize an internal investigation by the Legislature’s human resources manager.Wilson immediately viewed the video, but declined on Tuesday to discuss what he saw. He said he would say more in the future, and expressed hope that he would be absolved of allegations of inappropriate behavior.Landfield said the policy to bar the public from viewing the video is wrong.“So, it’s a total situation where the fox is guarding the hen house,” Landfield said. “They don’t want embarrassing things to come out, because Democrat or Republican – it doesn’t matter – it makes them all look bad if something is recording that’s really bad within the Capitol. It’s a public building. It’s our building. It’s not their building.”It’s not clear whether there will be a public report on the incident. Council members emphasized Tuesday that they wouldn’t comment on personnel matters. Juneau Democratic Rep. Sam Kito III chairs the council. Kito announced a new subcommittee to examine the harassment policy and report back to the council by early in the next legislative session, which begins in January.last_img read more

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Elevated expressway works recommenced Bhumana Karunakar Reddy

first_imgTirupati: The State government gave a nod for recommencement of 6.7-km long elevated expressway works. Tirupati MLA Bhumana Karunakar Reddy has recommenced works by breaking a coconut here on Saturday. It may be noted here that the YSRCP government, two months ago, had imposed ban on all ongoing contract works across the State including Garuda Varadhi. The Tirupati MLA impressed upon the government to allow the resumption of works in the interest of pilgrims and city residents. Also Read – AP Cabinet to meet on September 4 Advertise With Us On the request of the Municipal Corporation of Tirupati (MCT) Commissioner PS Girisha and MLA, the government appointed a 3-member expert committee to probe if any irregularities in the ongoing expressway works took place. The previous government gave permission for Garuda Varadhi works after TTD and MCT entered into an agreement to bear the total cost of Rs 684 crore. Based on the recommendation of expert panel, the government agreed for recommencement of works. City MLA and TUDA Chairman Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy have recommenced the Garuda Varadhi works at Lakshmipuram Circle here and switched on the pillar digging machine. Civic body chief PS Girisha, YSRCP youth wing leader Bhumana Abhinay Reddy and other local leaders were present.last_img read more

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SGX brokers struggle to survive as trading volumes fall sharply

first_imgBrokers on Singapore Exchange (SGX) are finding it tough to survive amid falling trading volumes, reflected in the SGX’s drop in revenues and profit for the first quarter, the results of which were declared last week. The inability for traders to recover costs amid low trading activity has even prompted some of them to quit the business altogether.”It is just not worth it. My clients are not interested to trade. Business hasn’t been worse in the past 20 years and I have been through several market crises. Better to call it a day,” an SGX stockbroker told a columnist working for Singapore’s The Straits Times.Another stockbroker rued the S$1-billion threshold that is crucial to recovering costs and making money at the SGX. “Any time when the daily volume falls below $1 billion, I lose money because I can’t cover my fixed costs like rental and salaries for backroom staff. And hitting $1 billion in stock market turnover is now becoming the exception rather than the rule,” he told the columnist.The situation in Singapore is in sharp contrast to Indian stock markets that are witnessing a boom in initial public offerings (IPOs) and listings, in addition to a thriving debt market. Fundraising via IPOs crossed $2.9 billion early this month with more in the pipeline, taking the money raised via public issue to a six-year high.The Singapore Exchange (SGX) posted a 16 percent fall in net profit to S$83 million for the first quarter in FY2017, year-on-year, reflecting lower levels of market activity. The 16-year-old stock exchange had reported a net profit of S$93 million in the corresponding quarter last fiscal.Revenues dropped 13 percent to S$190.8 million from S$219.6 million in the year-ago period, while operating profit came 17 percent lower at S$97.2 million.”Our first quarter performance this year reflects lower levels of market activities, compared with a more volatile market a year earlier,” SGX CEO Loh Boon Chye said in a statement and warned of low trading volumes ahead.”Participants reacting and adjusting to slowing global economic growth, political uncertainties and implications of Brexit on the European economy could result in a period of relatively subdued trading volumes,” he added.last_img read more

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Venice Once Paid Prostitutes To Expose Themselves On The Bridge Of Breasts

first_imgRegarded as one of the most romantic locations on the planet, the Italian city of Venice draws in millions of visitors each and every year. It’s famous for its winding waterways, beautiful architecture, storied past, hundreds of bridges, and unique landmarks. The city is especially popular as a honeymoon destination, but when we delve back into history, some aspects of life in Venice start to seem a whole lot less romantic.Venice, ItalyEach of the 400 or so bridges have been given their own names, with examples including the Ponte dell’Accademia, the Ponte dei Tre Archi, the Ponte dei Sospiri, and the Ponte dei Bareteri.Then, there’s the Ponte delle Tette, which more or less translates to “Bridge of Breasts”. Located in the parish of San Cassiano in the sestiere of San Polo, this bridge seems relatively simple and unassuming at first glance, lacking any real distinguishing features or ornate carvings. However, it has a very fascinating story attached to it.AdChoices广告inRead invented by TeadsPonte delle Tette on rio di san Canciano. Photo by Didier Descouens CC BY-SA 4.0Venice is known in the modern era for its romantic aura, but in the Middle Ages and Renaissance periods, it was more famous for its prostitutes.Back in those times, the authorities weren’t particularly pleased about the presence of prostitutes, but, as reported by io9, it was generally agreed that prostitution was at least a way for poor women to earn a living and for drunk young men to keep themselves busy without causing any trouble. Prostitutes also paid taxes, and the reputation of the city’s courtesans really started to develop over time.Ponte delle Tette, Venice. Photo by Abxbay CC BY-SA 4.0People would come to Venice from far and wide in search of the city’s prostitutes, and so, in the early 15th century, La Serenissima (The Republic of Venice) decided to implement an official decree restricting the areas where prostitutes could operate.Once this decree was put into place, prostitutes were only allowed to work in certain areas and at certain times. They also had to wear a yellow scarf to distinguish themselves from other women, and could be punished quite severely for breaking any of the rules or curfews in place.It was commonly known at the time that not all of the prostitutes were women, and not all of the men heading to Venice were searching for female company.At the time, however, the “sin” of homosexuality was punishable by death. In order to try and combat what they saw as a problem, the authorities came up with a very original, inventive, and unusual “solution”; they allowed prostitutes to expose their breasts on and around the Ponte delle Tette — and even paid them for doing so.Engraving of a ‘lady of the night’ – signature RolandThe idea was that any homosexuals potentially passing through the area might actually be dissuaded out of their own sexuality by the presence of so many alluring and exposed women.The authorities believed that gay men could be lured in by these women and “cured” of their homosexual nature. It was good news for the female prostitutes, as it boosted their business.Photo by Abxbay CC BY-SA 4.0The system also meant that any male prostitutes dressing up as women would lose out on work as they wouldn’t be able to expose themselves.Read another story from us: Clever Marketing: Ancient Greek prostitutes wore sandals that printed a message in the ground reading, “Follow me”In reality, knowing what we know about sexuality in these modern times, the scheme seems foolishly ridiculous, but it carried on for quite a while. It was only in the 18th century, when prostitutes were once again allowed to work elsewhere around the city of Venice, that the Bridge of Breasts lost its unique status.last_img read more

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Sri Lanka Tourism unveils its broad strategic plan for 2016

first_imgThe tourism industry of Sri Lanka is poised for growth to achieve sustainable development phase within the next few years, based on the strategic direction determined by the new government. Sri Lanka Tourism has formulated a broad Strategic Marketing Plan for year 2016, with the participation of private and public sector stakeholders addressing long standing needs of the industry and the future expectations of the country as a tourism destination.In 2015, up to the month of November, Sri Lanka Tourism recorded 18.1% growth on arrivals with 1.5 million arrivals. The total tourism revenue generated was $2.2 billion. At this backdrop, the tourism promotional plan of year 2016 has been formulated based on five key strategic objectives. Attracting a target number of 2.2 million visitors with 26% annual growth, increasing average daily expenditure of a tourist up to $200 and average stay, contributing to generate total tourism revenue up to $2.75 billion will be the key performance measures. Uplifting Sri Lanka’s brand value up to $80 million through tactical marketing campaigns focusing on main product offerings of the county will serve as the overall goal of the promotional strategy devised for 2016.The core destination promotional tools will be enhanced such as advertising and PR to implement a global advertising campaign and global PR initiative to stay ahead of the major competitors to Sri Lanka. The advertising campaign will be implemented in line with the Nation Branding Campaign initiated by the government of Sri Lanka thus by choosing leading service providers following the government procurement guidelines.Most of the traditional marketing tools have been outdated with the introduction of web based booking engines, tour planning, e-marketing and other real time services available to frequent travellers online. Considering these developments, Sri Lanka Tourism has opted to implement a fully-fledged online and digital marketing campaign for year 2016. The campaign will create language specific web sites for all main markets and will promote the destination on focused online and social media platforms identified in each country.  Special prominence has been given to attract travel bloggers with high reputation who will act as brand ambassadors generating credibility providing first-hand publicity for Sri Lanka based on experience gathered by visiting the country.The trade familiarisation tours and media familiarisation tours would continue to be a major component of year 2016 marketing plan. Overall 300 travel agents and 200 travel media would be facilitated from the countries around the world under the familiarisation tours hosted by Sri Lanka Tourism. Familiarisation tours would attract prominent print and electronic media to Sri Lanka to produce and generate articles on the destination and its tourism products.The traditional promotional activities such as participating for travel fairs, conducting roadshows and outdoor promotions will also be carried out in each country. However this will be focused and implemented based on the need analysis. In 2016, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) will participate at 46 travel fairs and road shows in 20 key countries.Sri Lanka Tourism hopes to enter into strategic partnerships with Sri Lankan Airlines and new Airlines connecting the regions, capitalising on the ‘Open Sky’ policy of the government of Sri Lanka. It is planned to develop strategic partnerships with all existing key airlines and work with new airlines like Austrian Air and Malindo Air and Air China who will have new operations to Sri Lanka. The tourism strategy has allocated budgets for working with airlines and strategic partnerships along with attracting charter flights.Positioning Sri Lanka as a venue for international and domestic events would be a key component of the 2016 marketing strategy. Sri Lanka Tourism hopes to stage internationally acclaimed tourism related events in Sri Lanka during next year such as Arugam Bay Pro- Surf, Kiteathelon, Adventure Tourism events etc.Steps will be taken to improve the quality of tourism products by investing on the infrastructure developments. Tourism information centres will be strengthened for better serving the travellers. Local media campaigns, new product developments, niche segments development, working with provincial councils for domestic tourism development are part of the strategy formulated for 2016.During 2016, Sri Lanka will host the largest ever French travel agent’s congress SNAV, by attracting 600 travel agents from France to the country.  The congress will provide huge exposure for the destination in Europe, especially in French speaking countries. Sri Lanka Tourism hopes to promote the country as a destination for MICE travel and leisure travellers by proving its capacity to host events of this capacity. Sri Lanka has also won the host country status for PATA 2017 which provide similar exposure to the destination. The bidding process will continue to attract more congresses, incentive travellers and events with the objective of making Sri Lanka the MICE hub of Asia. The government of Sri Lanka has provided special concessions to MICE travel development which is an encouraging factor to invest in this sector.The new tourism strategic marketing plan of 2016 will focus on the long term result oriented approach to develop tourism industry in Sri Lanka than serving short term goals. Supported by the strong presence of the newly appointed Tourism Advisory Committee, Prime Minister, Board of Directors ,Chairman, Tourism Minister & Deputy Minister and the Ministry Secretary, it is aimed at laying the foundation for a far sighted tourism development strategy based on the industry inputs garnered from decades of experience, analysing research findings and country’s competitive position while being attuned to constant challenges faced by soci-political and cultural environment in the world tourism landscape.last_img read more

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Raffles Hotels Resorts believe that indulgence i

first_imgRaffles Hotels & Resorts believe that indulgence is the key to celebrating the festive season this year. From exquisite dining experiences to handcrafted festive hamper gifts, sipping cocktails in the Belvedere Vodka winter garden in Paris or ringing in the new year with the legendary New Year’s Eve Gala Ball in Singapore, guests will be spoilt for choice with the array of experiences on offer to share in the magic of Christmas.Raffles SingaporeCommence celebrations in the Tiffin Room with the signature Afternoon Tea, crafted with a Christmas spin, where guests can expect impeccably curated Christmas delights such as Christmas Fruit Cake, Christmas Cookies and Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce among the myriad of pastries.Gather friends and family to revel in the festivities of Christmas at the storied Bar & Billiard Room, dining on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day on delectable selections at the Carving and Live Stations like the Australian Grain Fed Prime Rib on the Bone and Roasted Stuffed Christmas Turkey with Gravy and Cranberry Sauce, complete with an extensive spread of appetisers, fresh seafood, artisanal festive breads and charcuterie, gourmet cheeses and tantalising desserts and accompanied by Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve and Billecart-Salmon Rosé.At the renowned Raffles’ Christmas Day Brunch, bask in the charms of the Bar & Billiard Room and partake in a tantalising spread of delicious appetisers, beautifully crafted desserts and live stations that include a variety of festive carvings as well as sea urchin and Alaskan king crab with scrambled eggs and langoustine ravioli with whisked lemon butter, green cabbage and black truffle.For an elegant alternative, toast to good cheer at the Raffles Grill where the masterchefs will present an extravagant five-course Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Lunch, featuring contemporary French creations like light smoked foie gras terrine with brussel sprouts and beet caramel and maine lobster with romaine leves, “sot ly laisse” and black truffle.Raffles ParisThe Enchanted ForestFrom the moment guests enter Le Royal Monceau, a Palace Hotel, they’ll discover sublime natural Christmas trees by florist Baptiste Pitou.Imagined by Daum, the installation reflects 250 hanging snowflakes made of pâte de verre. In the heart of the lobby, guests are offered a glimpse of the universe of the Daum Crystal House, where the magic of Christmas operates according to tradition: the moon is purple, roses sprinkle and teddy bears play between the Christmas trees.Winter GardenLe Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris has also introduced a Belvedere Vodka Winter Garden for the festive season. Located across the enclosed swimming pool in the courtyard, four to six guests can hunker down in this unique installation with Belvedere signature cocktails paired with finger food from the hotel’s Matsuhisa restaurant, created by renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa.This hanging garden is surrounded by gardens as well as a virtual green oasis: a hologram of snowy forest to create even more magic in the City of Lights.Under the Christmas treeThe art bookstore has imagined 10 original boxes, each one containing the perfect gift. This gift box includes a dinner at Matsuhisa Paris for two people (including beverages), Nobu Cookbook signed by Nobu, and the teddy Sushi Yummy.Raffles IstanbulRaffles Istanbul is preparing for the cheerful, magical and delicious days of Christmas with a wide selection of offers throughout the month of December.Guests can decide between the amazing Gala Dinner at Rocca Brasserie on New Year’s Eve; the New Year Party at the Legendary Long Bar which will rock the city; or the famous Raffles Brunch on the first day of 2017.Raffles Istanbul also has the children covered so can revel in the party, with fun activities, special entertainment and a sleeping room. A camera system will be placed at the children’s playground area to allow parents to check in on them throughout the night on their mobile phones whilst enjoying Raffles Gala dinner celebrations.Surprise and pamper loved ones with Raffles Istanbul’s exclusive gift, the Raffles Istanbul Hamper, including:Brunch for twoRaffles ChocolateRaffles MacaronRaffles MagnetRaffles New Year Teddy Bearİstanbul Lokum Candleİstanbul Lokum mystic Eau de CologneBeymen Turkish Coffee Cup SetHaremlique Turkish CoffeeHaremlique Chocolate Almond with Turkish CoffeePalais Des Thes TeaRaffles MakatiThe music of Christmas is the song of the season at Raffles Makati. In partnership with the Manila Symphony Orchestra, the hotel’s halls will be filled with melodies of cheerful song. In the spirit of giving, Raffles Makati has made a commitment to the Manila Symphony Orchestra to support their mission in having a permanent home by setting aside proceeds from the holiday promotions to be donated to the organisation.As the hotel celebrates the most wonderful time of the year, enjoy a medley of gastronomic affairs, pampering sessions and luxurious getaways waiting to be discovered. To start off the holiday’s festive offers, enjoy a tete-a-tete over a music-themed afternoon tea at the Writers Bar. Delight in a choice of tea paired with freshly-baked scones, holiday pastries, and delicate teacup sandwiches at PHP1200 (AU $32) for two. Enjoy this tea-time with special performances by the Manila Symphony Orchestra’s quartet, taking place every Saturday of December.At the Long Bar, get into the holiday spirit with friends over its Cool Yule Jazz Nights on Wednesdays. From 5pm to 8pm, kick back to a Happy Hour filled with Christmas jazz songs inspired by Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, and Bing Crosby. Guests indulging in Jazz Nights during Happy Hour can enjoy free-flowing local and imported beers, selected cocktails, and house spirits accompanied by a Chef’s sample of tapas at PHP695 (AU $19) per person.On 9 December, feast on traditional Christmas delights such as eggnog, mince pies, and mulled wine while listening to Renaissance-style music by the Manila Symphony Orchestra in Ye Olde Christmas Concert with melodies played on lutes, fiddles, and harps at PHP1200 (AU $32) per person from 6pm. to 8pm.Raffles DubaiRaffles Dubai has unveiled its Christmas calendar, brimming with holiday events that will bring a sparkle to the festive season. Beginning with opening the Advent Calendar and lighting the Christmas Tree, right up until ringing in of 2017 with spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations, there are a host of special occasions at Raffles Dubai to celebrate the magic of Christmas with friends and family.Tree lighting ceremonyNothing will get you in the holiday spirit quite like the magical tree lighting ceremony at Raffles Dubai on Tuesday 6 December, as the Christmas tree is gloriously lit up with hundreds of twinkling lights. Starting at 6pm there will be traditional tunes, festive treats and a special appearance from Santa Claus. A festive gingerbread village will be on display in the Raffles lobby, this edible extravaganza created by Raffles’ talented pastry chefs will measure six square metres and feature replica alpine houses and a working miniature train.Turkey-to-GoWhat could be a better present than handing over Christmas cooking duties to the expert chefs at Raffles Dubai? Available to pre-order from now until the end of December, Raffles Dubai has a menu of takeaway gourmet dishes to impress your guests, including a turkey feast with all the trimmings ready to carve at your Christmas table, wagyu beef wellington, foie gras and black truffle terrine, and hazelnut yule log. Let the Raffles culinary team take care of the cooking so you can enjoy the luxury of a stress-free Christmas with no washing up!Christmas Afternoon Tea and Raffles Advent CalendarRaffles Dubai will be counting down to Christmas with a hand-painted, wall-sized advent calendar in the beautiful Raffles Salon, where guests can indulge in a yuletide twist to afternoon tea, available daily throughout December. The Collection Afternoon Tea/Christmas Edition features bite-sized festive delicacies including smoked salmon terrine blinis with caviar and gold leaf, cranberry flapjacks with edible holly leaves and snow-dusted Stollen served with a glass of mulled grape. Every day, guests enjoying afternoon tea at 4pm will have a chance to win the incredible prizes hidden within the calendar.Christmas Market at The Garden BrunchThe Garden Brunch at Raffles receives a sprinkling of festive magic on Friday 16 December as the scenic Raffles Garden transforms into an outdoor Christmas Market, with live cooking stations serving traditional festive delicacies including mince pies, roasted chestnuts, and a twist on a UAE favourite – turkey shawarma, as well as  mulled grape, sure to keep diners merry until Christmas. All of this will be available alongside the Raffles Brunch, a mouth-watering buffet menu featuring the famous Raffles Roast with all the trimmings. Live music from Stereo Sound will echo throughout the market and gift stalls will offer homemade crafts for sale – handy for those that need to purchase those last minute presents.last_img read more

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Donald Trump in the end has the power to decide whether he remains the Republican nominee He has been publicly condemned over the last 24 hours by party’s chairman the Speaker of the House and the Senate Majority leader and hundreds of other elected officials But the ball remains in his court Under Republican Party rules the Republican National Committee is empowered to fill vacancies that occur “by reason of death declination or otherwise” with the 168 members of the committee voting for a replacement There is no established procedure to remove a nominee unwillingly The meeting to replace the nominee would need to be called with at least five days notice and each state’s delegation would cast the same number of votes it was allotted at the convention in July for the replacement nominee Trump’s running-mate Indiana Gov Mike Pence would be the obvious replacement but others could also throw their hat into the ring The Democratic Party has done this before A few months before the 1972 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counsel to Hillary Clinton’s campaign In Colorado for example nominees names must be submitted to the state elected officials sixty days before election day or on September 9 In Iowa its 81 days before the electionthat was August 19 In Ohio its a full 90 days ahead of election day Historically there has been some leeway in the way the limits are applied The New Jersey nominee for the US Senate in 2002 Sen Robert Torricelli was accused of ethics violations and withdrew from the race 36 days before election day15 days past the statutory deadline Republicans objected to replacing him with another Democrat Frank Lautenberg but the New Jersey courts approved Lautenbergs name on the ticket In 1990 a Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate was replaced on his states ballot little more than a week before election day "This would be a gray area and there could be litigation" said Kay Stimson director of communications at the National Association of Secretaries of State For states where the 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