[Photo/VCG] China has seen a steady decline in drug-related criminal cases since 2015, indicating that such offenses have been effectively controlled under the country’s intensified drug crackdown and tough penalties for those found with it, said said China’s top court. Last year, Chinese courts concluded 56,000 drug-related criminal cases, downRead More →

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili on Wednesday vetoed a ruling party bill that expands the scope and deadlines for secret investigations, surveillance and wiretapping by state authorities, citing concerns over of human rights in its decision. Approved by parliament several weeks ago, the now vetoed bill will likely still be approvedRead More →

More spaces are to be created for circus acts, buskers, “living statues” and bands appearing in Fringe shows for the festival’s 75th anniversary season in August. An official Fringe walking route will also be created between the Royal Mile and the St James area, via The Mound, Princes Street GardensRead More →

The CHILDREN of Speyside will be part of an extensive rural conservation and land management education programme. Learn more about power. Pupils from primary and secondary schools in Angus Glens, Grampian, Southern Uplands, Tayside, Strathdearn and Speyside will benefit from five consecutive weeks of moorland education sessions, as part ofRead More →

Express press service COIMBATORE: Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (CCMC) has issued a tender for the purchase, installation and maintenance of SCADA systems and mass flow meters in the additional areas of the city. CCMC Assistant Commissioner Dr M Sharmila said the smart water supply systems including SCADA and bulk flowRead More →

It is now ancient history that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, had chosen the incumbent Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, as his running mate for the place of Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike (NEW), the Governor of Rivers State. Atiku had announced the choice of Okowa afterRead More →

“I still get goosebumps thinking back to that day,” says Palmyre Manivet, associate director of art restorers Simon Gillespie Studio, recalling the moment in 2018 when a colleague discovered the 17th-century artist’s signature Artemisia Gentileschi on a painting of David and Goliath. . The thrill Manivet felt reverberated through theRead More →

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s lead over challenger Beto O’Rourke has narrowed significantly, according to a new Quinnipiac Unversity poll released Wednesday. Poll results showed that 48% of Texas voters supported Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and 43% backed Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke. In Quinnipiac’s December race poll, AbbottRead More →

AAlmost ten years to the day after the World Bank withdrew funding from the Padma River Bridge in Bangladesh in 2012, citing “credible evidence” of corruption, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invites the Bank’s President as well as opposition leader Khaleda Zia, Nobel laureate Mohammed Yunus and other figures whoRead More →

An electric boat charging system has been developed for the offshore wind industry that reduces carbon emissions associated with turbine maintenance. Developed by MJR Power, the offshore wind vessel charging system uses energy generated by the turbines themselves to power electrified shipping vehicles. The cables and foundations that support theRead More →

JACKSON BEACH, Fla., June 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SalesLeads today announced the May 2022 results for the new report on planned capital expenditures for the industrial manufacturing industry. The company tracks planned industrial capital project activity in North America; including plant expansions, construction of new plants and major equipmentRead More →

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lightfoot discusses mental health care during an event at Access Community Health Network in Back of the Yards. (Chicago Mayor’s Office) Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday that her strategy to address “significant gaps” in Chicago’s mental health care system she inherited by increasing city funding for nonprofitsRead More →

A violent mob of Trump supporters attacked the US Capitol building on January 6, 2021, intending to disrupt a joint session of Congress that was meeting to count electoral votes and declare Democrat Joe Biden the winner of the presidential election of 2020. They failed to prevent Biden’s certification asRead More →

June 12 (THEWILL) – Before the main political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), held the conventions that produced their flag bearers for the presidential election of the next year, I was right to write about the great responsibility that party delegates oweRead More →

The St. Tammany Parish School Board said goodbye Thursday to a longtime district administrator and welcomed another to take his place. Pete Jabbia attended his last school board meeting as a trustee on Thursday, after nearly 54 years in public schools. Jabbia, 76, will continue to serve as associate superintendentRead More →

It’s a sad day for NFT meme lovers as popular NFT influencer sartoshi is giving the NFT space a permanent ‘gn’ with the end of sartoshi. Rather than providing a reasoning behind the move, the anonymous character instead explained what the future of the mfers NFT collection will look likeRead More →

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size When it comes to watching television, we are no longer spoiled for choice, we are simply overwhelmed. There are more options now than we’ve ever had in the history of the medium. It’s the TV peak. But the consolation is that youRead More →

RWE is to acquire the “Magnum” gas-fired power station in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, in the province of Groningen from Vattenfall. The two companies have signed an agreement to this effect. The plant, which has been in operation since 2013, is one of the most modern power plants of its kindRead More →

The statement of the European People’s Party on Georgia shows the agenda of the opposition United National Movement party and part of the opposition “absolutely diverges” from the country’s interests, Shalva Papuashvili, speaker of the Georgian parliament, said on Wednesday. Papuashvili was responding to an EPP statement, suggested by theRead More →

KARACHI: Federal Finance and Revenue Minister Miftah Ismail said on Tuesday that the 5-year deadline granted by the Federal Shariah Court (FSC) for the conversion of the current mix between Islamic banking and conventional banking based on interests in a fully-fledged Islamic bank without Riba banking system is too “ambitious”Read More →