Op-Ed: Virtual Real Estate – Capitalize Fiction, Adult Minecraft, More Hype or Maybe Something Way Better?

“Everydays” – a unique virtual work by American artist Beeple – sold for $69.3 million at auction – © AFP The metaverse capitalizes very well, thanks for asking. Virtual real estate is worth very big, very real money. People are investing physical millions for what are actually fictional properties. The …

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Returning OFWs face tight job market at PHL

Repatriated Filipino workers arrive at Pasay City airport on May 26, 2020. – REUTERS / ELOISA LOPEZ RETURNEES Filipino workers faced a tight labor market in the Philippines and losses in savings, revealing gaps in government reintegration programs, according to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Thousands of …

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Latest news in brief from around the Pacific

Fiji records eight more Covid deaths; Kiribati extends curfew; American Samoa health officials find some historic covid infections; Vanuatu to resume repatriation flights this weekend; Nauru receives vaccine aid through UNICEF and likely charges Samoa staff who broke quarantine protocols Fiji records eight more Covid deaths Eight other people have …

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Ontario police warn of investment scam offering bookkeeping and income tax services

Police have found five recent victims who have lost a total of around $800,000 – and they believe the suspect may be targeting more people Ontario police are warning people about an investment scam that is costing investors tens of thousands of dollars. In June 2021, the Ontario Provincial Police …

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NuMiner Announces Next Generation NM440 Bitcoin Miners and Global Launch of NuMiner

NuMiner Introduces New NM440 Bitcoin Miner Using Groundbreaking Proprietary Technology The NM440 sets a new industry standard as the fastest and most energy-efficient bitcoin miner Hash rate of 440 terahash per second (“TH/s”) Energy efficiency ratio of 20.2 joules per terahash represents approximately a 75% reduction in energy consumption compared …

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US Bank Altitude Go Secure Card Review – Forbes Advisor

US Bank Altitude® Go Visa® Secure Card* compared to the Discover it® secure credit card The Discover it® secure credit card earns you 3% cash back in the category of your choice: gas, online shopping, restaurants, travel, pharmacies or renovation/furnishing; 2% cash back at grocery stores and wholesale clubs; unlimited …

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Rivers: Court today hears alleged $130 million fraud case against Saipem

Ibunge Blessing in Port Harcourt The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has adjourned until today the start of the hearing into the alleged $130 million fraud filed against Saipem Nigeria Contracting Limited by the State Government of Rivers. The parties to the case registered in lawsuit No.: …

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Review: Lexus ES300h Limited impresses with improved efficiency, creative design and luxurious craftsmanship

There’s also a sensor that detects cabin humidity and cabin/windshield temperature to ensure the windshield doesn’t fog up and an updated nanoe X system, helping to inhibit viruses and bacteria, reduce odor and hydrate hair and skin – how’s that for luxury! Now, about this engine – or is it …

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US Returns 4,000-Year-Old Cuneiform Tablet and Prism to Iraq | Smart News

Earlier this month, US officials agreed to return two cuneiform artifacts seized from the Iraqi consulate in Los Angeles. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Federal agents have returned two stone artifacts to Iraq, reports Matthew Ormseth for the Los Angeles Times. Experts say the objects – a fragment of …

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Intesa Sanpaolo S p A: organizes 12 meetings with small and medium enterprises on the latest features of tax credits for the construction industry

PRESS RELEASE INTESA SANPAOLO ORGANIZES 12 MEETINGS WITH SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES ON THE LATEST FEATURES OF TAX CREDITS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 12 territorial steps to illustrate to SMEs the opportunities of concessions and facilitate the allocation of tax credits. Thanks to the platform managed with Deloitte, Intesa Sanpaolo …

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Finland returns thousands of artifacts to Sami homeland in Lapland

An exhibition in Finland celebrates the repatriation of artefacts to the Sami homeland. Omar El Mrabt, National Board of Antiquities via the National Museum of Finland The National Museum of Finland in Helsinki recently repatriated to the Same Siida Museum in Inari, Sápmi. The two museums, together with representatives of …

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City of Hays Partners with KSU for Community Poster Contest

By Hailey Chapman Hays Daily News The Town of Hays is partnering with KSU Smoky Hill River Watersheds Water Conservation and Water Quality for a poster contest, highlighting their “Make Every Drop Count” theme. The contest is open to City of Hays K-12 students, FHSU students, NCK Tech students, and …

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New automated tax system, TaxPro Max increased FIRS revenue to N6.4 trillion in FY 2021

With the advent of the new automated tax system, TaxPro Max, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said its revenue increased to 6.4 trillion naira in fiscal year 2021 (FY). Investors King recalls that the TaxPro Max was introduced in June 2021 to facilitate the payment of taxes and modernize …

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PDMA releases 18.8 million rupees for IDPs

PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has released funds of Rs 18.8 million for people affected by Operation “Zarb-e-Azb” in North Waziristan. Of the total funds, 11.2 million rupees have been earmarked for cash assistance and the remaining 7.5 million rupees for the monthly ration, said a press …

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‘It’s not my fault’ no apology for attorney’s failure to disclose malpractice claim

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Law firms Related documents The names of companies and law firms listed above are auto-generated based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta. We appreciate feedback, …

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Colombia: Climate Action Law – Discover the measures that will be taken for carbon neutrality and environmental resilience; and the role of actors in the economy (benefits and obligations)

In short The Climate Action Act defines a catalog of government actions which involve all the actors of the Colombian economy. He describes the compliance program with the international commitments acquired by the Paris Agreement for achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. In this alert, we identify the opportunities and obligations …

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DFA: fewer OFWs repatriated in 2021 in the midst of a pandemic

MANILA— The number of Filipinos who were repatriated last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic was lower than the previous year, the Foreign Ministry (FDFA) said. Senior Special Assistant Jose Cabrera of the DFA’s Office of the Undersecretary for Migrant Workers’ Affairs said that from 16,023 migrant workers in 2020, …

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MRA’s ICC Center is part of a major development plan in the airport area, says Prime Minister

Download logo The Integrated Customs Clearance Center (ICCC), a state-of-the-art Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) building housing several border agencies under one roof, was inaugurated today by the Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Home Affairs and external communications, the Minister of Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr. Pravind Kumar …

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Nvidia RTX 3050 vs Nvidia GTX 1660 Ti: How do they compare?

Nvidia recently launched the RTX 3050, offering 1080p gaming, laser trace support and DLSS at a budget price. But, how does it compare to the Nvidia GTX 1660Ti? The company unveiled the RTX 3050 at CES this year, touting it as the most affordable choice in its Ampere lineup with …

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US companies urge Biden and Congress to be cautious on Russia sanctions

U.S. President Joe Biden holds a meeting with his national security team on the Russia-Ukraine crisis, at Camp David, Maryland, U.S. January 22, 2022. The White House/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden has threatened to …

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Wiyot stays ‘come home’ to tribe – Times-Standard

Nearly 162 years after a brutal massacre on Tuluwat left up to 250 Wiyot tribesmen dead, many of them women and children, the suspicious remains of 20 people and 136 artifacts were recently repatriated to the Wiyot tribe in Humboldt County. The remains – which were repatriated by the San …

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RICOH THETA unveils a new 360-degree camera model: THETA X

The most innovative feature of the RICOH THETA X is the 2.25-inch color touchscreen, which makes using the stand-alone camera much easier by reducing the need to connect to a remote control or app for smartphones. Other first-time feature additions include an interchangeable battery and an external memory card for …

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Letter to the editor: There’s more to the carbon pricing story

The following letter is in response to a Corporate Knights article published on January 17, 2022, Canada’s biggest emitters pay the lowest carbon tax rate. I would like to thank Corporate Knights for providing a public forum to examine issues surrounding pollution pricing in Canada, particularly as they relate to …

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Economic, energy and environmental transition 2021 end-of-year review: what does the law on infrastructure investment and employment contain? – Environment

United States: Economic, energy and environmental transition 2021 end-of-year review: what does the law on infrastructure investment and employment contain? January 24, 2022 Arnold & Porter To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. At the end of the year, Arnold …

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Nigeria’s migration policy will soon be overhauled, says Sulaiman-Ibrahim

The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Hon. Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim revealed that the country’s migration policy is about to be reviewed. Highlighting the importance of the review, she said that migrants are a remarkable engine of growth as they represent more than 250 million people …

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From war reporter to USAID chief: Samantha Power returns to Bosnia | Bosnia and Herzegovina

SAmantha Power, who covered the Bosnian war as a journalist in her twenties, returned to the country this week as head of the US Agency for International Development (USAid), offering US support to freelance journalists. Power is the most senior US official to visit Bosnia since Joe Biden in 2009, …

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New efficiency record for solar cell technology – ScienceDaily

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has set a new record in the power conversion efficiency of solar cells made from perovskite and organic materials. This technological breakthrough paves the way for flexible, lightweight, inexpensive and ultra-thin photovoltaic cells ideal for powering vehicles, boats, awnings …

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Main tax deductions for the self-employed

Self-employment comes with freedom, responsibility and lots of expense. While most self-employed people celebrate the first two, they shrink from the second, especially at tax time. They may not be aware of certain tax deductions to which they are entitled. Get every dollar you deserve with unlimited tax advice from …

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United States calls on Bosnian leaders to end divisive rhetoric and actions

SARAJEVO, Jan 21 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday called on rival ethnic Bosnian leaders to set aside divisive rhetoric that threatens the volatile country’s economy and future, saying Washington was ready to impose more sanctions on those who impede stability. “Talking about war makes it incredibly difficult…to attract …

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TOMRA Mining | Industry Outlook

Old industry, new methods Technology is at the forefront of investments in the mining industry. Corné de Jager, Area Sales Manager for Diamonds at TOMRA Mining, discusses the company’s latest developments in the sector Screenwriter: Marcus Kaapa Mining is an industry as old as civilization itself. Whether miners mined copper …

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GGRAsia – Proposed dissolution of Macau concession is problematic: experts

Proposed dissolution of Macao concession poses problem: experts January 21, 2022 news desk Breaking News, Macau, Top of the Bridge   An article in Macau draft new gaming law, creating a mechanism to dissolve an existing gaming concession in the event that it is not granted a new license after …

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Samoa rethinks repatriation flights after positive covid cases

Samoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa has said the government may cancel regular repatriation flights from Australia after 10 positive cases arrived among 73 passengers from Brisbane on Wednesday afternoon. She said a repatriation flight scheduled for Saturday from New Zealand had already been postponed. Fiame has also confirmed that …

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CEFC commits $37 million to new solar farm

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has disclosed a $37 million commitment to Blue Grass Solar Farm, on behalf of the federal government. The pledge is CEFC’s 32nd solar farm investment since its inception, supporting the latest solar technology to further strengthen the country’s renewable energy grid while providing vital …

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Supreme Court grants reprieve to software developer who was ‘stalked’ by his employer – Read the judgment

The Supreme Court has granted a reprieve to a software developer ‘hounded’ by her employer who sued for money spent on her ‘deputy abroad’ after she resigned from the company. The Court affirmed that “a delegation involves a tripartite consensual agreement between the lending employer, the borrowing employer and the …

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13 endangered snake-necked turtles repatriated to Indonesia

SINGAPORE – Thirteen critically endangered Roti Island snake-necked turtles were successfully repatriated from Singapore to their home country of Indonesia last September. The turtles – experts believe they may be extinct in the wild – were originally sent to Singapore Zoo in 2015 from breeding programs in the United States …

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Turkey’s Erdogan says he will discuss Bosnian crisis with Serbian Vucic

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media after a cabinet meeting in Ankara, Turkey, December 20, 2021. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/PPO/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ANKARA, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would discuss the crisis in Bosnia with his …

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Samsung announces Exynos 2200 with ‘Xclipse’ GPU

After an unexplained delay last week, Samsung Electronics announced the Exynos 2200 on Wednesday. The most important aspect of this high-end mobile processor is the AMD RDNA 2-based Xclipse GPU. The Exynos 2200 has a 1+3+4 configuration that starts with a “flagship” Arm Cortex X2 core. This is followed by …

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Special committee examines repatriation treaty between Pakistan and UK

The special ministerial committee set up by the federal cabinet met on Monday on the extradition treaty between Pakistan and the United Kingdom. It was decided at the meeting that an agreement between Pakistan and the UK for the repatriation of criminals would be signed in the best interest of …

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UK Company Registration – Is Ltd. or Sole Trader is better?

An entrepreneur who registers a business in the UK can become a sole trader or a director of a private limited company. Which structure is best in terms of taxation and liability? Find out in our short guide to making business registration easier in 2022. Any UK resident or non-resident …

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The most expensive machine used in Curse of Oak Island

The 18-ton CAT D6N bulldozer that the public sees on “The Curse of Oak Island” is one of the most expensive pieces of equipment used by the Laginas and their crew to dig large sites across the island. According to Kompareit.com, this massive machine can cost between $350,000 and $500,000 …

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PH allows entry of qualified passengers from Red List countries

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced on Saturday that the country will now allow entry of qualified travelers from Red List countries, in accordance with updated guidelines from the national government. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente announced it after the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging …

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Novak Djokovic live updates: World No. 1 faces new Australian visa hearing

Martina Navratilova tells Djokovic to ‘suck’ and ‘go home’ Novak Djokovic made another appeal after Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke canceled his visa on Friday. The men’s world number 1, who is unvaccinated but has claimed an exemption from Australia’s strict rules on visitors being vaccinated against Covid-19 due to …

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UN concerned about hate speech in Bosnia and Serbia | Conflict News

The UN is “deeply concerned” by incidents which have seen individuals “glorifying atrocities and convicting war criminals”. The United Nations has expressed concern over recent incidents of hate speech and incitement to violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, fearing that inflammatory acts could intensify ahead of this year’s elections. …

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Tonga changes repatriation rules to allow over 300 people into MIQ next week

By Eleanor Gee Tonga is lifting a restriction to allow the repatriation of more than 300 passengers from New Zealand and Vanuatu next week. Changes to the protocols for repatriating stranded passengers to Tonga were outlined by the new Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Saia Piukala this morning, January 14, …

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Amid Omicron crash, Quebec to crack down on unvaccinated people with new health tax – Red Deer Advocate

As infections fueled by the Omicron variant threaten to overwhelm Canada’s health care system, the Quebec government on Tuesday took unprecedented action by promising to tax adult residents who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Premier François Legault made the announcement as the province reported another daily record of virus-related …

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The United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) share price rose 5.35% today. That’s why it happened. The United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) share price rose 5.35% today. Investors appear to be reacting positively to US Steel’s announcement that its highly sustainable and technologically advanced next-generation steel plant will be …

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Iran urges US to repatriate all Achaemenid tablets

Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations said the United States must return the Achaemenid clay tablets to the country without any exceptions or excuses. According to Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the United States has repeatedly used excuses to delay the repatriation of the tablets to Iran. “About 90 years …

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Comparison of cross-border tax systems in Europe, 2021

Today’s map examines the ranking of European OECD countries in cross-border tax rules and is the last in our series examining each of the five components of our International tax competitiveness index (ITCI). Cross-border tax rules define how income earned abroad and by foreign entities is taxed domestically, making it …

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Udaan revenue increased 6X to 5,919 Cr in fiscal year 21

B2B e-commerce platform Udaan remains the leader in the wholesale sourcing space among startups and recently raised another $ 250 million to fuel its growth story. It looks like travel constraints and disruption to traditional supply chains from Covid 19 created a whole new world of opportunity for the Lightspeed-backed …

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Other Filipino Students Call on Government to Prioritize Repatriation – SIBC | Voice of the Nation

Anxiety and depression are wreaking havoc on the mental health of the remaining local students who have been stuck in quarantine in a hotel in the Philippines for almost a year now. Regal Residence Hotel in Quezon City, Metro Manila, where five local students have been in quarantine since March …

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Bosnian Serbs Hold Nationalist Celebration Despite Ban and Sanctions | News

The Bosnian Constitutional Court declared the holiday illegal because it discriminates against Bosnian Muslim and Croatian Catholic communities. The Bosnian Serbs staged public celebrations to mark the national day of their Autonomous Serbian Republic, defying a supreme tribunal’s ban on commemoration and US sanctions imposed on their leader Milorad Dodik …

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In this clip from Motley Fool Live, recorded on December 9Motley Fool contributors Matt Frankel, Jason Hall and Marc Rapport analyze how the experiential brick-and-mortar element of a cannabis business gives it a huge advantage. Matt Frankel: The hogfather says on Planet 13 (OTC: PLNH.F), “Do you think it’s a …

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The Supreme Court authorized the start of the counseling process for NEET-PGs and NEET-UGs for 2021-22 admissions on Friday based on the existing quota of 27% for other backward classes (OBCs) and a reservation 10% for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the whole India quota. The Court confirmed the constitutionality …

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Kidnapped Nkayi boy to be repatriated from Kenya

The herald Criminal reporter Authorities in Zimbabwe and Kenya are working on paperwork to repatriate a seven-year-old boy from Nkayi who was kidnapped and taken to Kenya in 2016 in a human trafficking case. The boy, Awakhiwe Ackim Ncube, was kidnapped while playing with other children in the Nkayi neighborhood …

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US imposes new sanctions on Bosnian Serb leader, calling him threat to Balkan “territorial integrity”

The US Treasury Department said on Wednesday it was imposing additional sanctions against Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik and a media company he would control, Reuters reports. A Treasury Department statement accused Dodik of “corrupt activities and persistent threats to the stability and territorial integrity” of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Last …

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Supports up to 8,800 lbs. maximum payload, the P7 platform packs up to 35% more packages than comparable commercial vehicles or equivalent and can comfortably carry up to 30 passengers, making it the optimal platform for markets targets such as owners of delivery and logistics fleets, transport authorities, school buses …

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9th Cir. Cancels rejection of EFTA’s claim for unauthorized charges, maintains privacy notice created without substantive rights

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently overturned the dismissal of a consumer’s allegation that a bank violated federal electronic funds transfer law by failing to reimburse it in full for losses suffered at the result of fraudulent transfers from his account. In that decision, the …

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Lithuania returns nearly 100 migrants to Iraq

The Lithuanian government said it repatriated 98 people to Iraq over the weekend. It was the first chartered flight to repatriate migrants from Belarus. Lithuania’s interior ministry said a plane carrying 98 Iraqi nationals took off from Vilnius on Sunday (January 2) for the capital Baghdad and the city of …

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International tax affairs to watch in 2022

By Natalie Olivo (Jan 3, 2022, 12:02 p.m. EST) – Courts will continue to wrestle this year with high-stakes cases brought by large U.S. multinationals that have accused federal tax authorities of overriding, with disputes, including including FedEx’s challenge to repatriation regulations and Facebook’s fight against multibillion-dollar adjustments to its …

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New Ottawa research unit seeks to adjust attitudes to climate choices

“The choices of Canadians and businesses will play an important role in the fight against climate change” Ottawa wants to know what it would take to convince Canadians to switch to electric vehicles and take other climate-friendly action. To find out, the government designed a behavioral science and climate change …

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Container ship saves 19 people in southern Florida Keys

Image courtesy of USCG Posted on Jan 2, 2022 4:26 PM by The maritime executive Friday, the boxship Methoni rescued 19 Cuban migrants about 30 nm southeast of Alligator Reef Lighthouse, near Islamorada, Florida. At around 1:40 p.m. Friday, the crew of the Methoni contacted the Coast Guard sector in …

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NCAAW: key WNBA prospect Destanni Henderson for South Carolina

The South Carolina Gamecocks (12-1) are perhaps the best team in college girls’ basketball, and they are certainly one of the strongest programs in the country. Head coach Dawn Staley has made South Carolina a national superpower, regularly landing some of basketball’s top rookies, such as center Aliyah Boston and …

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New laws will come into force in Canada in 2022

With 2021 behind us, a number of new rules and regulations are expected to come into effect this year. Some of the changes include increases in the minimum wage, bans on plastic bags and taxes on soft drinks. Below are some of the new rules and regulations that will come …

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Pakistan inscribed on the list of “yellow” countries

MANILA, Philippines – The government’s pandemic task force reclassified Pakistan to its “yellow list,” or country at moderate risk for COVID-19, from January 1 to 15. Pakistan was initially supposed to be on the “green list”, or those at low risk of COVID-19, according to acting presidential spokesman Karlo Nograles. …

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Purdue Pharma seeks to appeal US ruling that overturned its opioid regulations

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Government of Canada launches demands for expanded Canada Containment Benefit

OTTAWA, ON, December 30, 2021 / CNW / – The government of Canada is committed to supporting Canadian workers, businesses and service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. At 22 December 2021, the government of Canada announced it would expand eligibility for the Canada Worker Containment Benefit (CWLB) to better support …

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Oregon Tax Court rejects Oregon Department of Revenue position on sales impact of 2017 alleged repatriation – Tax

United States: Oregon Tax Court rejects Oregon Department of Revenue position on sales impact of alleged 2017 repatriation December 30, 2021 Lane powell To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Oracle Corporation v. Dept. of Rev., TC 5340 (Or Tax, October 6, 2021) concerns, in part, the …

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The education sector must face 2022 with more optimism in anticipation of the end of the pandemic, coupled with the hard lessons learned through it, and guided by the collective vision of a matatag, maginhawa, in panatag na buhay (strongly rooted, comfortable and secure life) in 2040. The deeply rooted …

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Saudi irrigation agency signs agreement with UN for 2 projects

DJEDDAH: Hemaya, a Saudi information security association, aims to be a leader in the community by raising awareness about the safe use of technology. The association, which is the first nonprofit of its kind in Saudi Arabia, is enlisting cybersecurity experts to help raise awareness about information security. Its services …

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Appeal calls for £ 23,000 to be raised for the Strood family to bring back the body of their ‘incredible’ daughter Ashleigh Wallis from Taiwan

A fundraising appeal to repatriate the body of a young woman who died while working abroad has exceeded its target. Ashleigh Wallis, 22, from Strood, was pursuing her dream job of working abroad as an English teacher in Taiwan. Ashleigh Wallis’ family say they can now take her home. Photo: …

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Nevada vs Western Michigan LIVE: Score Updates (17-38) | 12/27/2021

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OFW noon, Ngayon business leader! Coca-Cola and partners help change the lives of returnee Filipinos

Manelene Gernale Handig has spent thousands of kilometers away from her family for 12 years as a breadwinner. As a hotel receptionist in Dubai, she worked hours to provide for her loved ones in Bulan, Sorsogon province. In 2020, however, Manelene was among more than 800,000 Filipino Workers Abroad (OFW) …

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Doctors in Oman Use Augmented Reality to Perform Critical Spine Surgery

Technology is expected to play an important role in enabling surgeons to perform complex operations. Muscat: An Omani medical team from Al Khoud Armed Forces Hospital successfully performed a spinal stabilization operation using augmented reality technology on a 52-year-old citizen. The Defense Ministry said: “The operation was carried out by …

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UN plans $ 8 billion in aid for Afghanistan

KABUL: The UN is seeking $ 8 billion in aid to address the humanitarian and economic crisis in Afghanistan in 2022, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing UN officials. According to UN officials, the latest plan would go beyond the current UN humanitarian mission and include a broader effort, ranging …

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Howard Levitt: Lessons from the top cases that defined driving at work in 2021

It wouldn’t be the end of December without my overview of the most important developments of the year in labor law. Here are the main cases that defined driving at work in 2021. 1. Mandatory vaccinations Despite the plethora of lawsuits against employers for dismissal for cause or unpaid leave …

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Samsung PM1743 SSD Improves Energy Efficiency in Business Servers

Samsung Electronics announced that it has developed the PM1743 SSD for enterprise servers, integrating the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 5.0 interface with Samsung’s advanced sixth generation V-NAND. “For more than a decade, Samsung has provided SATA, SAS and PCIe SSDs recognized for their exceptional performance and reliability by major …

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Ireland plans to switch to a territorial tax system – MNE Tax

By Doug Connolly, Multinational Corporate Taxation The Irish Department of Finance opened a public consultation on 22 December seeking comment on a possible transition to a territorial tax regime for companies. Such a system “could be simpler and offer greater security to businesses – but should also be accompanied by …

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Malaysia prepares for taxation of foreign source income

As of January 1, 2022, the current exemption from income tax on foreign source income (FSI) received in Malaysia by Malaysian residents will be removed. This article highlights the impact and practical considerations that businesses and individuals should consider when preparing for the impending tax on the ISP. The content …

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