HSBC pledges to stay in London

first_img whatsapp Top executives at HSBC Holdings Plc said there are no plans to move the bank’s headquarters from London, as they gathered for their regular board meeting amid a surprise shake-up in the corporate suite of Europe’s largest bank.“We haven’t reached a decision on whether to move the headquarters or not. If we ever come to that decision, that’s the point at which we will evaluate,” said incoming Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver, in reference to speculation sparked by the bank’s decision to move senior management to Hong Kong earlier this year.The move by outgoing CEO Michael Geoghegan and his team to Hong Kong was a smooth and widely covered transition, reflecting the bank’s rising focus on Asia and fuelling beliefs that the bank would one day move its home base back to Greater China.But when Chairman Stephen Green made his surprise announcement this month that he’d leave the company earlier than expected, his exit set off a scramble among top executives.The normally staid bank seized headlines last week as it appointed a new chairman, chief executive and finance director after reports of internal bickering over the new roles.Geoghegan and board director John Thorton were passed over for the chairman’s role. Geoghegan, who media reports said threatened to quit if he didn’t get the chairman job, has called HSBC’s new leadership team “awesome.”“I am looking forward to moving back to Hong Kong,” Gulliver, 51, said as he arrived at the bank’s China headquarters for the meeting. “My appointment to group CEO does not change the mix of businesses within the HSBC Group,” he said.Green, who is to become Britain’s trade and investment minister in January, said the bank was committed to building its China business, and lamented the leaking of news about the management shakeup, which made global headlines last week before the bank finally made an official announcement.Green also echoed Gulliver’s sentiments that there are no plans to move headquarters to Hong Kong.Under the reshuffle, Green will be replaced as chairman by Douglas Flint, currently finance director, in addition to Gulliver’s ascendance to CEO.“Leakages are always a shame, but we have a very orderly process,” said Green. “We have announced several appointments that are extremely good for the company. I am a shareholder and I will continued to be a shareholder.” by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.com Tags: NULL John Dunne Wednesday 29 September 2010 2:42 amcenter_img whatsapp Share Show Comments ▼ HSBC pledges to stay in London More From Our Partners Biden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orglast_img read more

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iGaming Dashboard – June 2018

first_img29th May 2018 | By Stephen Carter Email Address Tags: Online Gambling Updated to include April 2018 IMF GDP forecasts, extension of date range to 2023 and US sports betting Finance H2 Gambling Capital and iGaming Business are pleased to bring you the June 2018 iGaming Dashboard.The iGaming Dashboard is your monthly overview of the igaming sector in numbers and enables you to follow the evolution of the igaming sector.This is month’s edition has updated to include April 2018 IMF GDP forecasts, extension of date range to 2023 and US sports betting.We have recently added the pre-match vs. in-play split for global sports betting GGR.Click on the different years to see how total global gambling gross win for igaming will evolve between now and 2022, geographical breakdowns provide you with an overview of revenue levels for key regions around the world, while the vertical breakdown shows how much different product segments generate and the levels they are set to grow to.The term “white market” is used to describe taxed or fully legitimate markets, including the UK and any other that is in transition.We have removed all unconfirmed forecast igaming activity — mostly five to six US states, including the poker market in California — from our projections due to uncertainty over the timing of future market developments.H2 Gambling Capital is the gambling industry’s leading consulting, market intelligence and data team. The company has a track record of 15 years focused on the global gambling industry, its projections have been influential in shaping legislators’  and investors’ views of the gambling sector across the globe.center_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Topics: Finance Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter iGaming Dashboard – June 2018last_img read more

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Want to make a million after the market crash? I’d avoid Bitcoin and buy cheap UK shares

first_img Enter Your Email Address Want to make a million after the market crash? I’d avoid Bitcoin and buy cheap UK shares Peter Stephens | Monday, 5th October, 2020 “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Image source: Getty Images. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. The stock market crash has led to an abundance of cheap UK shares. However, at the same time, many investors are moving away from FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 buying opportunities in favour of other assets such as Bitcoin.Certainly, the virtual currency has produced impressive gains in recent months. For example, it has risen almost 50% this year while the FTSE 100 has moved 20% lower.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…However, in the long run undervalued shares could offer superior returns than the cryptocurrency. Their low valuations could even help you to make a million.Cheap UK shares with recovery potentialThe track record of the stock market shows that buying cheap UK shares can be a profitable long-term strategy. Indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 have experienced a number of downturns over recent decades. While they have caused paper losses for investors in the short run, they have also presented buying opportunities because the stock market has always recovered from bear markets to experience bull markets.Therefore, today’s low stock market valuations are unlikely to remain in place in the long run. Ultimately, the economic outlook is likely to improve. This could cause stronger financial performances from listed companies that helps to encourage greater risk-taking from investors. The end result could be a rising stock market that produces impressive capital gains for investors who purchased a diverse range of stocks while they traded at low prices.Focusing on high-quality companiesOf course, some of today’s cheap UK shares may not recover from their present challenges. For example, they may have weak financial positions that do not allow them to take part in a likely economic recovery. Or they may lack the right business model to adapt to changing consumer sentiment.Therefore, it is important to identify undervalued stocks trading at prices that do not fully reflect their financial positions and outlooks. This may involve investors buying companies with strong balance sheets and a clear path to growth as the economy recovers. Doing so may enable you to outperform the stock market in the long run. However, even if you achieve the same return as the wider index, you could still obtain a portfolio valued at over £1m within your lifetime.For example, the FTSE 100 has returned around 8% per annum on a total return basis since its inception in 1984. Assuming that rate of return on a £500 monthly investment could produce a portfolio valued at over £1m within 35 years. However, by purchasing cheap UK shares now, you could obtain a higher rate of return that helps to produce a seven-figure portfolio at a faster pace.Avoiding Bitcoin to buy undervalued stocksWith many cheap UK shares currently available, there appear to be better buying opportunities than Bitcoin. The virtual currency may have risen recently, but its lack of fundamentals and regulatory threats mean that its overall risks may be higher than some investors are anticipating. Therefore, building a diverse portfolio of undervalued shares could be a more logical means of improving your financial position in the coming years. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. 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How you can get rich with shares by investing £15 a day

first_imgHow you can get rich with shares by investing £15 a day Kevin Godbold | Monday, 12th October, 2020 I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Sharescenter_img See all posts by Kevin Godbold Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Enter Your Email Address People really do get rich with shares. The growing army of UK Stocks and Shares ISA millionaires proves that.But how can you do it? And if you attempt to build wealth with shares, does it mean sacrificing your lifestyle now and saving every penny you can get your hands on? The answers to those questions may surprise you. Indeed, the process of getting rich with shares may prove to be easier than you think.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…How £15 a day can help you get rich with sharesIf you can commit to investing £15 per day, you could be on course to make a million from shares. The reason I’m so sure is that the long-term performance of shares overall has historically delivered annualised returns somewhere close to 7%. I think shares will likely go on out-performing other major classes of asset and keep on delivering annualised returns close to 7%.We can use one of the many online compound interest calculators to see how long it would take to accumulate a million. Investing £15 a day works out at just over £456 per month. And a monthly payment into a Stocks and Shares ISA, or Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP), would be a good practical way to proceed.You can arrange an automatic transfer from your bank, for example, perhaps set up to leave just after your wages arrive. The calculator tells me that investing £456 each month and earning a 7% annualised return would take 39 years to accumulate just over a million pounds.And a long-term investing strategy is perhaps the easiest way to get the magic of compounding working for you. For example, the calculator tells me that you’d have invested £213,408 over those 39 years. But the returns you’d have earned would be £840,534. It’s amazing how well compounding can work over long periods of time.Aiming for higher returnsBut a fair criticism is that 39 years is a long time. However, small increases in the annualised return you achieve can make big differences in shortening the amount of time it takes to get to a million. If you earn an annualised 10% return, for example, you’ll have just over a million after 31 years. And after 39 years you’ll be sitting on a pot worth a little over £2.3m.So, seeking higher annualised returns can give you a big payoff. That’s why many investors aim for bigger returns by carefully selecting the shares of individual companies. And, with some investing experience under your belt, you could do the same. But to begin with, many start by investing in collective, passive investment vehicles, such as managed funds and trackers. Held within an ISA or a SIPP, those investments could help you get the compounding process going.Indeed, with funds and trackers, you get instant diversification across many underlying companies’ shares. The trading costs are often low, and you can start investing with as little as £25, in many cases, which would be ideal for your regular monthly investments. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Kevin Godbold has no position in any share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.last_img read more

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Forest House / NORM Architects

first_imgCopyAbout this officeNORM ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesCopenhagenHousesDenmarkPublished on September 27, 2014Cite: “Forest House / NORM Architects” 27 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodSiding Façade SystemPlasticsMitrexSolar SidingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BronzeArmchairsAndreu WorldGrand Raglan – Lounge ChairSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesPlantingSikaGreen RoofsStonesCosentinoSilestone Surfaces – Ethereal CollectionMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 8″Panels / Prefabricated AssembliesFranken-SchotterFacade Panels – Dietfurt LimestoneWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusWoodGustafsWood Cladding in St. Erik Eye HospitalLightsKKDCLighting – Groove FLEXMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/548933/forest-house-norm-architects Clipboard Houses Projects Forest House / NORM Architects 2010 Year:  “COPY” Denmark ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/548933/forest-house-norm-architects Clipboard “COPY” CopyHouses•Copenhagen, Denmark ArchDaily Save this picture!© Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen+ 26 Share 2010 photographs:  Jonas Bjerre-PoulsenPhotographs:  Jonas Bjerre-PoulsenSave this picture!© Jonas Bjerre-PoulsenRecommended ProductsWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingPorcelain StonewareCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Chromica CollectionText description provided by the architects. This private villa is situated on a sloping forest lot in North of Copenhagen. The original structure was a very closed and dark building that did not interact with the beautiful surrounds at all. The task was therefore to completely redo the house and give it an open and airy Scandinavian atmosphere that in choice of materials and architecture engaged with the nature surrounding it.Save this picture!© Jonas Bjerre-PoulsenThe idea was therefore to open up the house as much as possible and let the scenery of the forest be the sole decoration of the interior by framing certain views of the forest and to create an open plan that allowed the different functions of the house to melt together in one continuous flow on the two levels by eliminating the barriers between the different spaces of the house. Only the bathroom has a change in surfaces.Save this picture!© Jonas Bjerre-PoulsenWe wanted to create a combination of utility, purity and a quiet beauty. Motivated by Japanese Sabi values, we used natural materials and earthy colours to add soul and history to shape interestingness rather than a polished and decorated beauty. Combined with the pure white walls, the Scandinavian simplicity of the furniture and the poetry of the Nordic scenery, the house aims to be a sensuous spatial experience.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe facade of the house that comes out of the sloping property, with its white walls and thin black window frames that rhythmically breaks the exteriors is inspired by the Wittgenstein House and is a clear and central focal point on the property.Save this picture!© Jonas Bjerre-PoulsenProject gallerySee allShow lessAntonio Derka School / Obranegra ArquitectosSelected ProjectsVantan Design Institute Osak / eleven nine inteiror design officeSelected Projects Share Photographs Forest House / NORM ArchitectsSave this projectSaveForest House / NORM Architects Year:  Architects: NORM Architects Area Area of this architecture project Area:  215 m² Area:  215 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project last_img read more

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McKinney Optimistic on Ag Trade Despite Trade War Rhetoric

first_img Facebook Twitter McKinney Optimistic on Ag Trade Despite Trade War Rhetoric McKinney Optimistic on Ag Trade Despite Trade War RhetoricUSDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney examines Northwest seafood at the USA Pavilion at FOODEX Japan. (Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Tokyo)While U.S. agriculture prepares for possible retaliation against U.S. tariffs, a top USDA official remains confident on the future of U.S. ag trade. Undersecretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Affairs Ted McKinney was in Japan last week when the U.S. tariffs were announced.  He told reporters on Monday that, in his talks with Japanese leaders, there was no discussion of a trade war with the U.S., “Rather it was ‘We like doing business with the U.S. We like to do business with you’. It was a reminder that there is a preference for business to be done with the U.S.”McKinney said there was a good deal of discussion about finding a way forward for a trade agreement that would lower import tariffs on U.S. ag exports into Asia, “Whether we pursue a bilaterial agreement which is the request of the President or, at some point, rejoining the TPP11 to make the TPP12, that is a decision that the President and others need to make. Certainly we heard that they want us to come back into the fold.” He added that Japan would prefer a multilaterial agreement, but all sides recognize there may need to be some changes made and that a cooling off period is needed.USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney visits the USA Pavilion at FOODEX Japan. (Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Tokyo)While McKInney admitted the new America First approach on trade is challenging, in the end he feels it will be successful in getting U.S. farmers better trade agreements. “We are going through an interesting time here when we are trying to right the ship, as it were, and  talking about and facing for years, no only in agriculture but as a nation as a whole,” he stated. “That is those sanitary and phytosanitary trade barriers. We may have some bumps on the road, but I hope as we emerge from this we are going to see a brighter and better day that will provide for a greater day for U.S. farmers in the long term.”  He added that, while big markets like China and the EU are difficult, progress is being made with many smaller markets in bringing down trade barriers. He cited as an example his recent trip to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. SHARE Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News McKinney Optimistic on Ag Trade Despite Trade War Rhetoric By Gary Truitt – Mar 13, 2018 Previous articleUSDA to Host Roundtables on Rural Opioid MisuseNext articleRyan Martin’s Indiana Ag Forecast for March 13, 2018 Gary Truitt SHARElast_img read more

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Secure safe passage for all media workers wishing to leave Aleppo

first_imgNews to go further Follow the news on Syria Damascus TV presenter arrested under cyber-crime law RSF_en SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Protecting journalists Armed conflicts Organisation News Throughout the conflict, Syria’s media workers and other news providers have directly and deliberately been targeted by multiple parties in the conflict. Despite the risks, those media workers chose to stay reporting directly from the streets of the besieged city and informing the outside world of atrocities committed by all sides.The undersigned organisations recognise and respect that the Syrian civil society and media have chosen not to accept any special safety assurances and arrangements regarding their evacuation. This further underlines the urgency for the United Nations to facilitate immediate evacuation of all civilians to areas outside regime control.The undersigned organisations therefore call on all parties to ensure the safe passage of civilians, including media workers and show respect for the work and the physical integrity of media personnel, who are ensuring that the outside world and citizens within Syria are being kept informed of developments and can make informed decisions on the basis of this.The United Nations has reported that civilians in Aleppo have gone missing as they have tried to seek safety by crossing territories held by opposing sides. For this reason, the undersigned organisations also remind all parties to the conflict that media workers and other news providers are to be protected alongside civilians as stated in the Geneva Convention.Names and identities of Aleppo’s media workers are known to international media assistance and press freedom organisations and any harm to their personal safety will be considered a breach of international conventions put in place to ensure the safety of journalists and must be independently investigated.Jesper Højberg, Director of International Media SupportAyman Mhanna, Executive Director of Global Forum for Media DevelopmentCyprien Ndikumana, Directeur Général de l’Institut Panos Grands LacsCourtney Radsch, Advocacy Director for the Committee to Protect JournalistsOwais Aslam Ali, Chairman of Pakistan Press FoundationSteve Buckley, Managing Director of Community Media SolutionsGisèle Khoury, President of Samir Kassir Foundation – SKeyes Center for Media & Cultural FreedomRemzi Lani, Executive Director of Albanian Media InstituteJohan Romare, Director, Fojo Media InstituteLucie Morillon, Programme Director of Reporters Without BordersTihomir Loza, Executive Director of The South Etienne Fiatte, General Manager of CFIPetra Berner, Head Strategy and Consulting Service, Deutche WelleJeanne Bourgault, President and CEO, InternewsLeon Willems, Director of Free Press UnlimitedKateryna Myasnikova, Executive Director, Independent Association of BroadcastersArmand Hurault, Executive Director, Media LibreJoyce Barnathan, President of International Center for JournalismTihomir Loza, Executive Director of the South East European Network for Profession­alization of MediaTina Carr, Director of Rory Peck Trust March 8, 2021 Find out more March 12, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Wave of Kurdish arrests of Syrian journalists SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Protecting journalists Armed conflicts News News February 3, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts As forces loyal to the Syrian government are taking over territories within the city of Aleppo, International Media Support (IMS) and other international media assistance NGOs and press freedom organisations call on all parties of the conflict to ensure that steps are taken to safeguard the lives of all civilians, including media workers living and working in Aleppo and those media workers choosing to leave the city. Toll of ten years of civil war on journalists in Syria December 13, 2016 – Updated on December 14, 2016 Secure safe passage for all media workers wishing to leave Aleppolast_img read more

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La Cañada Presbyterian Church Parent Ed Donates to Hope Garden/Union Rescue Mission

first_img Community News Top of the News Community News Director, Anne Bierling, and son, Grant Bierling, deliver a donation to Hope Gardens Program Director, Fonda Whitehead, and Youth Program Manager, Geoff Millican, on behalf of LCPC Parent Education. Credit: MyangellEvery year, LCPC Parent Education tithes back 10% of their fundraising proceeds to a charity that benefits children and families. This past summer, they selected HOPE GARDENS FAMILY CENTER (located just 20 minutes from La Canada) as their annual recipient. Their gift, which was doubled by another donor, allowed Hope Gardens to upgrade their computer labs and AV equipment to support online distance learning and school accommodation for the children and youth (through age 18) who live on campus.Hope Gardens Family Center is a ministry of Union Rescue Mission, a transitional residential facility located on 77 acres in Sylmar, for mothers and their children formerly experiencing homelessness. Hope Gardens provides a sanctuary for these families who have been living on the streets due to economic hardships, illness, abuse, or other unfortunate circumstances. This oasis of hope helps women and their children transition from homelessness to independence over three years by offering services, training, counseling, educational opportunities, and spiritual care. As one of the staff so lovingly cited: “Here at Hope Gardens, our mission is not just transition but transformation.”Parent Education Director, Anne Bierling, who toured Hope Gardens with her son Grant said: “While the pandemic has limited all of our lives, it also reminds us of the obstacles that many endure constantly. And so, the faith, persistence, and grit of those who consistently ‘do life’ amidst limited options has inspired us to LEARN from their powerful examples and LEAN into all the needs around us.”For more information about how you can support this important ministry, go to www.urm.org/donate (specify Hope Gardens). Tutoring, donations, and in-kind gifts (listed below) are needed and appreciated at this time. Contact Volunteer Coordinator, Shirley Rayburn at 213-347- 6308 or email at [email protected] needs can be dropped off at Hope Gardens @ 12249 Lopez Canyon Road, Sylmar, CA 91342. Items currently needed include: Incentive items for our children and youth point system: books, puzzles, school supplies, video games, electronics (including DVDs), sports items (balls and equipment), cameras, Legos, Disney items, gift cards, dolls, and educational workbooks. Clothing for women, children, babies (new and gently used) are always welcome. Art supplies for women, senior citizens, and youth–as well we mattresses are greatly appreciated.La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s (LCPC) Parent Education has recently launched a customized mix of IN-PERON outdoor classes and VIRTUAL classes! Due to Covid, Parent Ed has customized each class to ensure participants will still receive the same quality education they have come to expect from LCPC Parent Education. The hope is to return to more in-person class as soon as it is safely possible. Parent Education classes meet weekly September through May and attract over 600 parents and children from 22 different cities.Due to new ZOOM options, parents can now join our classes long distance–even from other states! Registration is still open. To learn more about classes or to register, go to www.lacanadapc.org/parented. Scholarships and payment plans are available online. La Canada Presbyterian Church is located at 626 Foothill in La Canada. 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Calls to retain Ulster Bank services in Croom

first_imgby Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Deputy Dan NevilleFINE Gael parliamentary party chairman Dan Neville has called on Ulster Bank to retain its ATM services in Croom, ahead of a protest meeting on this Friday morning.The closure of local Ulster Bank branch is due to take place on March 13 and follows the departure of AIB just over a year ago.Deputy Neville insists it is imperative that the ATM machine is maintained as the nearest access to another one after this is 14 kilometres away. Around €7 million passes through the machine each year.“The removal of an ATM machine can have a knock-on effect, as people will have to retain large amounts of money in their homes and obviously, in the present climate, this is not advisable,” he warned.A public meeting to protest the closure of the branch will be held this Friday, January 16 on the main street at 11am.Proprietor of the local Spar supermarket, Padraig Broderick, believes the closure of the Ulster Bank branch will leave Croom at a serious disadvantage and have a knock-on effect on efforts to attract new business and employment to the locality.“The removal of the ATM will affect everyone in some way, whether you are going to work, shopping or socialising. Lack of access to your money will make life more difficult so we are calling on Ulster Bank to at least sit down with us and find some way to keep this vital facility in Croom’, he said. NewsLocal NewsCalls to retain Ulster Bank services in CroomBy Alan Jacques – January 15, 2015 731 Linkedin Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Email WhatsApp Previous articleCouncil passes budget after marathon meetingNext articleSomething for the weekend – TV Listings Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisement TAGSCroomDan Neville TDFine GaellimerickUlster Bank Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livecenter_img Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Twitter Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Printlast_img read more

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Former Housing Secretary Eyes Presidential Run

first_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Former Housing Secretary Eyes Presidential Run About Author: Radhika Ojha Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. In 2016, U.S. HUD Secretary Julián Castro, met with Ed Delgado, President and CEO of The Five Star Institute to discuss housing and the U.S. residential mortgage market.Julián Castro served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) during the Obama administration. Now, he’s likely to run for President of the United States in 2020, according to an interview published by Rolling Stone recently.The 44-years-old former Mayor of San Antonio said in the interview that he was “likely to do it.”“I’ll make a final decision after November, but I’m inclined to do it,” he said in the interview. This is a far cry from 2016 when Castro was rumored to be a frontrunner for Vice-President. At that time, when asked by DS News in a February interview if he would consider a higher political position if offered the opportunity, Castro had said, “Oh, I doubt it. . . I fully expect to be back in Texas a year from now.”At that time, he had also met with Five Star Institute President and CEO Ed Delgado who had asked Castro to consider issuing a mortgagee letter to set the definition and criteria for identifying vacant and abandoned properties and then accelerating those properties to foreclosure.The problem of so-called “zombie properties,” or those that have been vacated but have not completed the foreclosure process, has become an “issue of national concern,” according to Delgado.“I have a decent perspective on what you’re talking about because I used to be a city councilman and then the mayor (of San Antonio),” Castro told Delgado. “So we saw it not just from an individual perspective, but from the perspective that concerns neighborhood associations and community associations and folks that have to deal with the impact of vacant houses on their block, and what it does to everyone and not just the individual.”As Secretary of HUD, Castro had focused his efforts on stabilizing the post-Great Recession market; helping homeowners who lost their properties in Hurricane Sandy, floods, and other natural disasters; and giving public housing residents access to high-speed internet through the ConnectHome program.During Castro’s tenure, HUD also worked with the Department of Justice and 49 state attorneys general to protect homeowners from mortgage fraud during the financial crisis. The result was a $25 billion agreement in 2012 with the country’s five largest lenders, providing relief to millions of homeowners across the country.Towards the end of his tenure, Castro was also investigated for Hatch Act Violation with an investigative report being sent by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel to President Obama. The House Committee had also asked him to answer their questions about the effect of the changes to HUD’s delinquent loan sales program on taxpayers that included principal reduction and capital arrearage forgiveness, payment shock protection, prohibiting buyers of the loans from abandoning lower-value properties, and alternative bidding for non-profit buyers.Read more about Castro’s initiatives at HUD:Five Star’s Delgado Asks Castro to Address Vacant and Abandoned Properties IssueCastro Defends Proposed HUD Budget Increase for FY2017Castro: Housing is a ‘Platform for Opportunity’House Committee Chairman Wants Answers from Castro Sign up for DS News Daily in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Tagged with: Castro HOUSING HUD mortgage Recession Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago October 17, 2018 1,401 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Former Housing Secretary Eyes Presidential Runcenter_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: How are Owners Using Their Home Equity? 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