The Wilmington Insider For May 29 2018

first_imgWILMINGTON, MA — Below is a round-up of what’s going on in Wilmington on Tuesday, May 29, 2018:Happening Today:Weather: Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.Municipal Meetings: The Wilmington Board of Selectmen meets at 7pm in Town Hall’s Room 9. An Executive Sessions precedes the meeting at 6:15pm. Read the agenda HERE.In The Community: The Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive from 1pm to 7pm at the Wilmington Friendship (Masonic Lodge) (32 Church Street). Walk-ins welcomed.In The Community: The Tewksbury/Wilmington Elks holds bingo — open to the public — every Tuesday. Doors open at 5pm. Pizza, hot dog and pastries are sold. Free coffee.In The Community: Angels In Motion meets every Tuesday, from 9:30am to 2:30pm, at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus Hall (112 Middlesex Avenue).  The club provides a great opportunity for seniors to meet new friends or reacquaint with old ones. A luncheon is served as noon.  Free. Handicapped accessible.Live Music: Larry Gilbert performs at Rocco’s Restaurant & Bar (193 Main Street) beginning at 6pm.At The Library: No Public Programs.At The Senior Center: Computer at 9am. Zumba at 9am. Aerobics at 10:30am. Mah Jong at 1pm. Gentle Yoga at 2:30pm. [Learn more HERE.]At The Town Museum: The Town Museum (430 Salem Street) is open from 10am to 2pm.Go Wildcats!: No Games. See the schedule HERE.(NOTE: What did I miss? Let me know by commenting below, commenting on the Facebook page, or emailing I may be able to update this post.)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 this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Related5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Tuesday, September 3, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Tuesday, July 23, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”5 Things To Do In Wilmington On Tuesday, July 16, 2019In “5 Things To Do Today”last_img read more

After Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Kareena Kapoor to Endorse Jewellery Brand PHOTO

first_imgJewellery brands in India have always signed top Bollywood actresses like Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Hema Malini, Sonam Kapoor and many others to represent them.The latest celebrity to join the league of endorsing a jewellery brand is Bollywood diva Kareena Kapoor Khan. Malabar Gold & Diamonds have signed in Kareena as the new brand ambassador of the group.”The epitome of beauty and style, the symbol of contemporary India and emerging youth, we are happy to announce Kareena Kapoor as the new Brand Ambassador of Malabar Gold & Diamonds. Her presence in our communication will enhance our brand equity and will help us to move seamlessly into the northern Indian market which is our focus for the coming years,” MP Ahammed, Chairman of Malabar Group, said.Malabar Gold & Diamonds is opening around 40 showrooms across the country in the coming months. The group will open its first showroom in Mumbai on 7 April.The next showroom will be opened in Rajkot, Gujarat, on 14 April. By mid-year, the group will open outlets in three other cities – Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Gurgaon.The company is planning to open a total of 100 showrooms across the country this year.   Kareena is apparently very fond of the brand and is very happy to be associated with it.”It is my pleasure to be the face of such a prestigious brand that has become synonymous with style, design, beauty and trust. I am immensely happy to be associated with Malabar Gold & Diamonds,” the actress said.Bollywood Dream Girl Hema Malini was the brand ambassador of the group for two years.last_img read more

Argos launches sameday delivery across UK in bid to woo Christmas shoppers

first_img Argos has launched a same-day delivery service across the UK seven days a week. It is the first British retailer to do so, as it bids to entice customers to its service ahead of the busy Christmas period.Rolling out its Fast Track Delivery and Fast Track Collection services, Argos states that 20,000 products will be available for same-day home delivery to customers from within their local area. For a flat fee of £3.95, customers will have four time slots each day in which to order their item, with any purchase ordered by 6pm promised to be delivered by 10pm the same day.Andy Brown, central operations director at Argos told IBTimes UK that the service was a unique offering in the UK and it would be offered beyond the Christmas shopping season.Argos is unique in that, rather than working from a central warehouse, were picking from the store thats local to you. The product is held locally which means we can pick it very quickly and can deliver it to the door from the store, he said.We think this service is particularly relevant at Christmas when youre shopping online and you want the certainty of knowing exactly when youre product is coming. However, for us it isnt just a Christmas offer. Were going to be launching this as a standard service, seven days a week, all year, added Brown.The announcement comes with 80 days to go until Christmas, a vital time for retailers to attract festive shoppers to use their services. Whilst Argos is not the fastest delivery service, with Amazon offering one-hour delivery in London and Birmingham to subscribers of its Prime service, they are the first major retailer to offer same-day delivery to any customers across all parts of the UK.In the financial year to February 2015, Argos sales were £4.1 bn ($6.27bn, €5.58bn) with the company employing some 29,000 people across the business. Closelast_img read more

Uncovered Remains At Forgotten Sugar Land Grave Site Tell Their Own Texas

first_img X 00:00 /00:57 Listen To embed this piece of audio in your site, please use this code:center_img Archaeologists continue to learn more about who was buried in a forgotten cemetery in Sugar Land. They are currently exhuming and testing the 94 identified grave sites, which were first discovered in February 2018 during the construction of a Fort Bend ISD building. The graves have turned out to be quite the find, according to bio-archaeologist Catrina Banks Whitley, who is working at the Sugar Land site. “It really is just a very rare opportunity to learn about people, and learn about people that their life story is never really told,” said Banks Whitley. From testing done so far, experts say they believe the people buried were convicts that were forced to work the sugar cane fields in the area while they were serving time. Regional sugar cane production is how Sugar Land earned its name. Sugar cane was first produced through slave labor. After the Civil War, prison laborers were leased out to work the fields in lieu of slaves. Banks Whitley said the remains tested so far are all African-American males, except one, and some of their remains show musculoskeletal stress.“As you continue to do heavy labor over and over and over again, it will change the structure of the bones, but it will also change the attachments. So, we’re able to see how they were using the muscles and the type of labor they were doing,” said Banks Whitley. – / 3Fort Bend ISD is overseeing the work at the site and was granted permission to exhume the remains June 4th. Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Dr. Charles Dupre said the discovery has somewhat impacted the construction of the district’s James Reese Career and Technical Center. “At this point we do plan to open in one year, as on schedule,” said Dupre.Though the building’s dimensions have been affected. “We’re going to finish it a few feet shorter than as planned. If we tried to finish it it would intrude significantly upon the grave sites.”   Sharelast_img read more

Kuchipudi dancer set to dazzle Delhiites

first_imgNaureen Mehra, a dynamic and promising disciple of Dr(s) Raja, Radha and Kaushalya Reddy will be having her ‘Rangapravesham’ on November 21 at Kamani Auditorium.In the event tilted ‘Rangapravesham: A solo Kuchipudi dance recital’, she will enthrall the audience with her graceful and intricate dance moves during her first solo performance. The evening will start with an invocation of Lord Venkateshwara in the form of ‘Shree Venkateshwara Stothram’. This will be followed by ‘Dashavtara’ – a dance item which depicts the ten different avatars of Vishnu, the god of preservation. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfThe evening will preceed with ‘Tarana’, a Hindustani musical item, and a composition of the sitar maestro Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar. Raja and Radha Reddy have choreographed this item in Kuchipudi classical dance style. The dancer is depicted as a sculpture that comes to life and dances merrily at the temple’s celebration and in the end, feeling sad again freezes back into sculpture. The dancer’s ‘abhinaya’ skills will come to the fore in her performance on the popular sufi song ‘Chaap Tilak’ – a poem composed by Amir Khusro, a 14th century Sufi mystic. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveComing towards the end, the dancer will give a vibrant performnce of ‘Tarangam’, one of the most popular items from the Kuchipudi repertoire. In this performance, she will showcase her rhythmic footwork patterns by dancing on the rim of a brass plate, depicting famous stories from Lord Krishna’s childhood. Naureen has been training under her world renowned gurus since the tender age of seven years. The contributions of the legendary Kuchipudi dancing couple Padmabhushan Dr Raja Radha Reddy and Dr Kaushalya Reddy to the rich and vibrant cultural landscape of Delhi are immense. They are credited with training hundreds of students under their watchful eyes, so that they carry forward the rich heritage of Kuchipudi and one such student is Naureen Mehra.last_img read more

Django 30 is going async

first_imgLast year, Andrew Godwin, a Django contributor, formulated a roadmap to bring async functionality into Django. After a lot of discussion and amendments, the Django Technical Board approved his DEP 0009: Async-capable Django yesterday. Godwin wrote in a Google group, “After a long and involved vote, I can announce that the Technical Board has voted in favour of DEP 0009 (Async Django), and so the DEP has been moved to the “accepted” state.” The reason why Godwin thinks that this is the right time to bring async-native support in Django is that starting from version 2.1, it supports Python 3.5 and up. These Python versions have async def and similar native support for coroutines. Also, the web is now slowly shifting to use cases that prefer high concurrency workloads and large parallelizable queries. The motivation behind Async in Django The Django Enhancement Proposal (DEP) 0009 aims to address one of the core flaws in Python: inefficient threading. Python is not considered to be a perfect asynchronous language. Its ‘asyncio’ library for writing concurrent code suffers from some core design flaws. There are alternative async frameworks for Python but are incompatible. Django Channels brought some async support to Django but they primarily focus on WebSocket handling. Explaining the motivation, the DEP says, “At the same time, it’s important we have a plan that delivers our users immediate benefits, rather than attempting to write a whole new Django-size framework that is natively asynchronous from the start.” Additionally, most developers are unacquainted with developing Python applications that have async support. There is also a lack of proper documentation, tutorials, and tooling to help them. Godwin believes that Django can become a “good catalyst” to help in creating guidance documentation. Goals this DEP outlines to achieve The DEP proposes to bring support for asynchronous Python into Django while maintaining synchronous Python support as well in a backward-compatible way. Here are its end goals, that Godwin listed in his roadmap: Making the blocking parts in Django such as sessions, auth, the ORM, and handlers asynchronous natively with a synchronous wrapper exposed on top where needed to ensure backward compatibility. Keeping familiar models/views/templates/middleware layout intact with very few changes. Ensuring that these updates do not compromise speed and cause significant performance regressions at any stage of this plan. Enabling developers to write fully-async websites if they want to, but not enforcing this as the default way of writing websites. Welcoming new talent into the Djang team to help out on large-scale features. Timeline to achieve these goals Godwin in his “A Django Async Roadmap” shared the following timeline: Django Version Updates 2.1 Current in-progress release. No async work 2.2 Initial work to add async ORM and view capability, but everything defaults to sync by default, and async support is mostly threadpool-based. 3.0 Rewrite the internal request handling stack to be entirely asynchronous, add async middleware, forms, caching, sessions, auth. Start the deprecation process for any APIs that are becoming async-only. 3.1 Continue improving async support, potential async templating changes 3.2 Finish deprecation process and have a mostly-async Django. Godwin posted a summary of the discussion he had with the Django Technical Board in the Google Group. Some of the queries they raised were how the team plans to distinguish async versions of functions/method from sync ones, how this implementation will ensure that there is no performance hit if the user opts out of async mode, and more. In addition to these technical queries, the board also raised a non-technical concern, “The Django project has lost many contributors over the years, is essentially in a maintenance mode, and we likely do not have the people to staff a project like this.” Godwin sees a massive opportunity to lurking in this fundamental challenge – namely to revive the Django project. He adds, “I agree with the observation that things have substantially slowed down, but I personally believe that a project like async is exactly what Django needs to get going again. There’s now a large amount of fertile ground to change and update things that aren’t just fixing five-year-old bugs.” Read the DEP 0009: Async-capable Django to know more in detail. Read Next Which Python framework is best for building RESTful APIs? Django or Flask? Django 2.2 is now out with classes for custom database constraintslast_img read more

Costa Rica dengue epidemic sets alltime record for calendar year

first_imgCosta Rica broke its all-time record for dengue cases after the Health Ministry announced that as of Sep. 21, the number of dengue cases had reached 38,497.The Health Ministry made the announcement at a Friday press conference, noting that the most recent week’s numbers, coupled with additional cases backdated to previous weeks added 1,658 instances of the disease. The year 2007 held the previous high, with 37,798 cases according to the Health Ministry.Despite the high number of cases, mortalities remain low, with at most 13 suspected deaths from the virus in Costa Rica – a mortality rate of 0.03 percent.The ministry also reported 111 cases of severe dengue, which the World Health Organization (WHO) classified as including severe bleeding, plasma leaking, respiratory distress and organ failure.At Friday’s press conference, María Trejos, from the Health Ministry, said that cases have started dropping from historic weekly highs, despite being in the middle of the mosquito-loving rainy season, even in the worst regions such as the Pacific Northwest.“Regions such as Nicoya, where they are working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week have seen a drop in the number of cases of the disease,” Trejos said.Previous weekly tallies had peaked at 2,300 cases in July and August. In each of the past three weeks reports have fallen below 2,000 cases.Though the official numbers do break 2007’s record, the ministry urged caution in interpreting the figures. Health officials said they are not testing every instance of dengue. Many of the reported dengue cases are merely suspected instances of the disease.Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus found in tropical regions from Asia to Latin America. It was first recognized in the 1950s in the Phillipines and Thailand, according to WHO. The virus often causes severe flu-like symptoms, including fevers, vomiting, weakness and headaches.The Health Ministry has reported that the high rate of infection this year is due to the presence of three strains in the country. As with most viral infections, the human body develops an immunity after surviving an attack. In the case of dengue, immunity to one strain does not provide immunity to the other strains.Though weekly incidence rates remain high, the ministry credited a broad education campaign with helping to lower those numbers during the peak of rainy season. Costa Rica’s government has held the position that community involvement in removing mosquito nurseries –small pools of standing water – as the primary tool in combating the epidemic. The government has advertisements in all media, a program with the Health Ministry, and has adopted elements of popular culture such as creating a “Dengue Merengue” and using the popular song from the band Calypso Limón, “Zancudo con dengue, ¡No me piques más!,” which means “Dengue mosquito, don’t bite me anymore.” The Culture Ministry held a contest for a video on dengue using the song, and here is the winner:Zancudo con dengueThe Health Ministry estimated it has spent $464,000 in 2013 on dengue advertisements. The overall message is to clean gutters, remove tires and manage any other receptacle or area where water might accumulate.Costa Rica is not alone in facing a dengue crisis in 2013. Honduras declared a state of emergency on dengue in July. The New York Times reported that millions could have the virus in India. Facebook Comments Related posts:Panama will use genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue Mosquito-borne dengue targeted by antibody with hope for vaccine Zika alert: Costa Rica increases surveillance of travelers entering the country Costa Rica’s inclusion in Zika travel warning has tourism leaders worriedlast_img read more

Egypt Owner of belly dancing TV station arrested

first_img Top Stories The difference between men and women when it comes to pain (Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) How men can have a healthy 2019 Still, mothers and grandmothers traditionally teach young girls belly dancing at home, particularly by watching old black-and-white movies that made earlier generations of belly dancers household names in Egypt.Early Thursday, Egyptian vice police raided an apartment in central Cairo where the station’s owner, Baligh Hamdy, had been running the operations and recording most of the videos, the security official said. Police confiscated tapes and video equipment and arrested Hamdy.The official said Hamdy would record the videos and send them over the Internet to his partners in Bahrain and Jordan, who would in turn broadcast them on the station’s satellite TV, making it accessible in Egypt and elsewhere.The raid was prompted by complaints from viewers, the official said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief the media.Besides the belly dancing, the station also carries advertisements for sexual enhancement products and matchmaking messages.Hamdy is accused of airing ads that offend public decency, the official said.While Egypt has grown increasingly conservative over the years, many rights groups fear an Islamist political class growing in influence may push for more censorship and use laws that vaguely define offending public decency to clamp down on the arts and freedom of expression. Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help Comments   Share   Associated PressCAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s vice police on Thursday arrested the owner of a belly dancing TV station on suspicion of operating without a license, inciting licentiousness and facilitating prostitution, a security official said.The station, ElTet, broadcasts videos 24 hours a day of scantily clad belly dancers giving sultry performances to live in-studio music. Available on satellite TV for more than a year, the station has gained a dedicated following, in part because it shows a quintessentially Egyptian art form that has grown increasingly inaccessible for many people in the country, having been largely relegated to expensive clubs and hotels as the country has grown more conservative in recent few decades. Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Sponsored Stories last_img read more

Retiring Aussies heading to Malaysia

first_imgSource = e-Travel Blackboard: A.N Retiring is a step in life that we either look forward to or dread, but the idea of getting old just got better with Malaysia being ranked the third best country to retire in.Based on such factors as health facilities, overall cost of living and benefits for retirees, gave Malaysia bronze (Ecuador came in first and Panama second), with those surveyed making special mentions for the country’s great restaurants, tropical climate and entertainment value.Those who have already set up their homes in Malaysia said that English being widely spoken made it easier for them to become accustomed to their new lives as well as make friends. Moreover, the excellence of medical services, as well as their reduced price tags, made Malaysia an even bigger draw card for those wanting to relax and perhaps rehabilitate.To help make Malaysia an easier choice for people to retire in, a program named ‘Malaysia My Second Home’ has been set up which allows travellers a renewable 10-year Social Visit Pass, making eternal sunshine and laksa just a few clicks away.last_img read more

Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts fast tracks Asia expansion

first_imgMovenpick Hotels & Resorts www.movenpick.comMövenpick Hotels and Resorts fast tracks Asia expansionMövenpick Hotels & Resorts is consolidating its expansion campaign in South-East Asia with two new properties announced for Malaysia and Vietnam, both of which will open in 2018.Mövenpick Hotel Kota Bharu in MalaysiaStrengthening its development plans in Malaysia, the Swiss hospitality firm has signed a deal to manage the 30-storey Mövenpick Hotel Kota Bharu, a 453-key five-star resort in Kelantan, a state under rapid transformation on the country’s east coast. This takes the group’s portfolio in Malaysia to three properties strong, with an upcoming hotel in Kuala Lumpur and a beachfront resort in Terengganu.In the same year, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will open Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh Bay, an integrated beachfront resort located in Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam, spanning some 20 hectares and featuring 250 rooms, 100 residences and 100 villas. This will be the fourth Mövenpick hotel in Vietnam. The brand currently has presence in Hanoi, with new openings scheduled for Phu Quoc and Quy Nhon in the next two years.The two new management deals come as Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts prepares to unveil its fifth property in Thailand, with Mövenpick Siam Hotel Pattaya’s opening next month (January).Debuts in the Philippines and Indonesia will follow hot off their heels, as Mövenpick Resort Boracay and Mövenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran in the south of Bali are both on track for a 2016 opening.“We are rapidly cementing a solid presence in South-East Asia, where we have identified strong growth opportunities for the upscale hospitality concepts Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts delivers,” said Andrew Langdon, Senior Vice President Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.“With the new properties signed for Vietnam and Malaysia, we see our cluster strategies for these exciting markets start to be realised, while our debuts in new countries mark another milestone in our strategy to be a major player in a region where we plan to open at least 15 new properties by 2020.”Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh Bay, a mixed-use resort situated along the pristine white beaches of Vietnam’s Cam Ranh BayHighlights of Mövenpick Hotel Kota Bharu in Malaysia, a certified “green building” featuring the latest environment-friendly technology to save energy and reduce wastage, will include the 815-sqm Emperor Suite, which will occupy the top three floors of the hotel, a helipad, an expansive banquet hall for 1,000 guests, a restaurant and café, stylish boutiques and retail outlets, male and female swimming pools, spa and gym, club lounge and business centre.Meanwhile, stand-out features of Mövenpick Resort Cam Ranh Bay, a mixed-use resort situated along the pristine white beaches of Vietnam’s Cam Ranh Bay, will include an amphitheatre, a cooking school for guests, themed retail village, water park, spa, adventure zone for family activities and team-building retreats, and an exclusive kids’ zone featuring miniature famous buildings and landmarks from around the world. Source = Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Mövenpick Hotels & Resortsdiscover more herelast_img read more

Taxi strike over

first_imgWebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite More taxi-related protests expected this morningShots fired to move protestersCars come to a standstill in Newcastle RoadPolice survive ambush by mobTaxi fare increase, rumours of strikeWorkers go on strike Cars come to a standstill in Newcastle Road The taxi tariff strike has come to an end. Two meetings were held over the weekend between protesters and taxi owners to find a solution to the situation. The second meeting, on Sunday (yesterday), saw taxi owners agreeing to lower the taxi tariff from R6.50 to R6.20.This has appeased residents and the protest action is over, at least for the time being. The protest saw Steadville residents blocking roads into the township in the early hours of Tuesday morning last week. This continued all week until Friday.Taxis are expected to be running by tomorrow (Tuesday).Related storieslast_img read more

Hawaii Tourism Authority announces new President and CEO

first_imgGeorge Szigeti has been selected by the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state’s tourism agency as its next President and CEO. Szigeti is currently the President and CEO of the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, a position he has held since 2012.“Following a thorough and extensive search by the HTA’s CEO Investigative Search Committee, we are pleased that George has accepted the challenge to serve as the next President and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority,” said Aaron Sala, HTA Board Chair. “George’s experience in and understanding of the visitor industry, and his extensive business background, all make for an ideal candidate to lead the HTA and ensure a sustainable future for our visitor industry moving forward.”“I am honoured to be selected by the HTA Board of Directors and appreciate their show of confidence in me to serve our community and industry as the next head of the Hawaii Tourism Authority,” said Szigeti. “I look forward to working collaboratively with them, the HTA staff, international marketing contractors, visitor industry, lawmakers and stakeholders as we continue positioning Hawaii for future growth, while honouring Hawaiian culture and perpetuating its legacy, traditions and values, especially for our younger generations of visitors and kamaaina.”“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to extend tremendous aloha to Ron Williams for his dedication and hard-work leading the HTA during this transitional period as we searched for a permanent CEO. Ron’s commitment to the HTA board and staff, Hawaii’s visitor industry, and his service to our community are all indicative of his steadfast love for Hawaii. We very much appreciate him,” added Aaron Sala.last_img read more

Andy Buh to be Marylands defensive coordinator

first_imgBuh coached previously in the Big Ten, spending the 2012 season as Wisconsin’s linebackers coach.As always, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Sponsored By Connatix Just two days after Scott Shafer’s departure, D.J. Durkin has his replacement.FootballScoop has confirmed reports from Scout and Fox Sports that Durkin has hired Andy Buh to become the Terps’ defensive coordinator. Buh spent the 2015 season as Kentucky’s outside linebackers coach, and prior to that deposited one season as California’s defensive coordinator.Most significantly, Buh spent three seasons as linebackers coach (the final two as co-defensive coordinator) working alongside D.J. Durkin on Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Stanford.last_img read more

Malamala introduces half day pass

first_imgMalamala Beach Club is introducing a half day pass from 3 April 2019, which will depart Port Denarau at 12.00pm from Wednesdays to Sundays.Guests will still have the option to return to the mainland on either the 4.15pm or 5.15pm vessel along with those visiting the island on a full day pass.Located 25 minutes from Port Denarau, Malamala Beach Club combines a day club atmosphere with food and beverage, resort-style infinity-edge pool, white sand beaches and beachside cabanas with private butler service.The new pass is priced at F$149 per person and includes return coach transfers from select Nadi and Denarau hotels and resorts, return vessel transfers, access to Malamala Beach Club and complimentary wifi, towel service and non-motorised watersports equipment.The new pass is ideal for people who want to have a sleep in before heading to the island and is being introduced as a result of customer feedback.The post Malamala introduces half day pass appeared first on Discover the South Pacific.Source: Bloglast_img read more

Amana Contracting Group to build Red Sea Project management hotel

first_imgOlderAer Lingus takes delivery of first Airbus A321LR NewerBritish Airways welcomes first Airbus A350 to Heathrow The Red Sea Development Company has contracted Saudi Amana Contracting, a subsidiary of UAE-based Amana Contracting Group, to design and build a management hotel at the project site.  The manufacturing of the hotel will be sub-contracted to DuBox Precast Products Industrial based in the UAE, another subsidiary of the Amana Contracting Group.The contract award, which followed a competitive tender process, is part of a wider Coastal Village initiative to provide accommodation, office space and supporting civil amenities to around 40,000 workers and staff who will work at the Red Sea Project during and after development.“As we progress with construction of the first phase of the Red Sea Project, we are not losing sight of the need to provide a high standard of living for the workers and employees who will deliver and work at the destination,” said John Pagano, chief executive of the Red Sea Development Company.“We selected Amana Contracting with DuBox based on their innovation and proven track record in delivering pre-finished modular units to a very high standard of quality. ADVERTISEMENT“These capabilities will allow us to provide our workers and employees with a stand-out residential hotel while maintaining our commitment to protecting the environment.”The 150-room hotel is due for completion within 12 months and will be owned and operated by TRSDC.The hotel is intended to provide accommodation for staff and third parties visiting the site during delivery of the first phase of the development. As the destination develops, the hotel may be opened to serve guests who visit the destination’s employees.During the first phase of the project, the Coastal Village will house around 14,000 people who will be employed in roles at the destination as well as temporarily house 25,000 workers who will be building the development assets.The Red Sea Project is on track for completion by the end of 2022, including 14 luxury hotels offering 3,000 rooms across five islands and two inland resorts.It will also include a yachting marina, entertainment facilities, an airport, and the necessary supporting logistics and utilities infrastructure.last_img read more

Doctors to make final decision on strike by Monday

first_imgBy Evie AndreouState doctors’ union PASYKI will decide on Monday whether they will proceed with their announced strike on Wednesday, the union’s deputy Dr Lia Vounou said on Friday.If the union, which has been threatening to strike and then postponing measures all through last year, accepts Health Minister Philippos Patsalis’ proposals however, they will have to forego any new strike measures until July under the deal.The union announced last week their intention to go on a 24-hour strike on Wednesday because their demands concerning overtime pay, unfreezing of hospital administrator posts and better working conditions for contract doctors, were not met before the end of 2014, as promised by Patsalis.Patsalis, who met with them on Friday offered solutions to their problems but said as a precondition that they must refrain from announcing further strike measures for the foreseeable future.“A precondition for the application of the proposal is the suspension of all strike measures the state doctors have announced for next Wednesday or new measures from PASYKI until the … hospital autonomy is effected in July 2015” the ministry announced after the meeting.PASYKI, said later in the day that the minster’s proposals had only arrived after union working hours so they would put off a final decision until Monday.According to Patsalis’ proposals his ministry will agree to the immediate implementation of the new system for state doctors’ overtime pay drawn by Deloitte, the review of the contracts of newly-hired doctors and for the inclusion of provisions that will secure better working conditions, as well as for the support of the motion to unfreeze 56 hospital administrator posts.The ministry is to discuss the unfreezing with the House budget committee on Monday. “The proposal gives solution to the specific problems of state doctors until permanent solutions are given with the restructuring and autonomy of hospitals,” the ministry said.You May LikeLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsThese SUVs Are The Cream Of The Crop. Search For 2019 Luxury Crossover SUV DealsLuxury Crossover SUV I Search AdsUndoGundry MD ProPlant Complete Shake SupplementCalling All Carnivores! There Is One Protein That Can Restart Your Body’s Fat Burner, And No, It’s Not FishGundry MD ProPlant Complete Shake SupplementUndoProstaGenix SupplementHow To: Boost Prostate Health (Do This Daily)ProstaGenix SupplementUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoIsraeli rape suspects freed, woman who alleged assault arrested (Updated)Undoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

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