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first_imgTags: China Share Thursday, October 12, 2017 Travelweek HEBEI, CHINA – Well, here’s a heart attack waiting to happen.A bridge in Hebei, China is making the rounds on social media not for the fact that it hangs 3,871 feet above sea level, but because it shatters beneath your feet as you walk across it.This past weekend, a video of a tour guide walking on the glass bridge went viral in China. In it, he is seen falling to his knees in fear as glass panels appear to crack under his weight.The scene is extra terrifying considering that in 2015, another glass bridge in China – the Yuntai glass pathway in Henan – reportedly cracked beneath the weight of pedestrians just a few days after opening.But apparently, this latest bridge mishap wasn’t real. The Hebei bridge simply simulates the shattering of glass in a bizarre attempt to shock visitors. After the video went viral, the East Taihang district administration sent out an official apology on WeChat, explaining that the splintering glass was simply an “effect” in order to be “provocative”.More news:  Honolulu authorities investigate arsons at 3 Waikiki hotels; no injuries reportedDespite people expressing their outrage on Weibo (China’s social media site), many concerned about the risk of resulting heart attacks, the administration does not intend to replace the special-effect panels with regular ones because it hopes “people will want to come and experience them”.As for the tour guide? Reports say he was just hamming it up for the camera and knew all along that the bridge doesn’t actually shatter. Give that man an Oscar! Watch this bridge in China shatter beneath people’s feet << Previous PostNext Post >> Posted by About Latest Posts Travelweek Latest posts by Travelweek (see all) Another win for The Travel Agent Next Door: RCI Partner of the Year, Canada – March 28, 2019 You’re not imagining it, that waterfall really is coming out of a sksyscraper – July 26, 2018 Israel tourism numbers jumped 25% in 2017 – January 4, 2018last_img read more

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Overseas Investors Flocked to Real Estate in Q2

first_img Agents & Brokers Investment Investors Lenders & Servicers Mortgage Rates Processing Service Providers 2012-07-27 Tory Barringer in Data, Origination, Servicing As global investor activity picked up in the second quarter, a number of U.S. cities saw more than half a billion dollars each in foreign real estate investment.[IMAGE]””Jones Lang LaSalle””:http://www.us.am.joneslanglasalle.com/unitedstates/en-us/Pages/Home.aspx revealed in its most recent Global Capital Flows Report that global transactional volumes rose to $108 billion in Q2 2012, up 24 percent from a worrying dip in activity in Q1. The Americas posted the most activity, contributing $47 billion to the second quarter’s overall total.While the increase in transactional volumes was heralded as a positive sign in the face of global economic uncertainty, activity levels in Q2 still fell 1 percent from the same period in 2011, and the first half of 2012 showed a 7 percent drop from the same time last year. Jones Lang LaSalle predicted that rising prices in core locations may create investment opportunities in secondary markets, providing a boost in activity to the year’s second half. Based on this, the company retained its $400 billion full-year volumes forecast.[COLUMN_BREAK]The United States showed quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year gains, working its way up closer to the $40 billion transactions mark. Approximately 35 percent of its deals involved cross-border parties.Meanwhile, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. (in that order) continued to top the list of U.S. cities most targeted by foreign investors. The list of the top 10 U.S. markets most involved in cross-border purchases also includes several newcomers, including Miami, Minneapolis, and Phoenix.””Core U.S. real estate throughout primary and many secondary cities remained very attractive to both domestic and foreign investors, based on absolute initial yields on offer, and their spread over record-low Treasury rates,”” said Josh Gelormini, VP of Americas Research, Jones Lang LaSalle. “”The U.S. is also benefitting from a safe haven strategy, as other global markets appear on shakier ground, particularly given the ongoing Eurozone crisis.”” In addition, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles made the list of the top 10 most active global cities, with New York reaching third place and Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco (in that order) rounding out the bottom three spots.A release from Jones Lang LaSalle pointed out that demand in U.S. real estate is likely increasing because it is the safest bet in the current global economy.””Although U.S. growth appears relatively weak, compared with most other fully mature economies, growth is stronger, and investment into real, tangible assets in the country is attractive as a defensive strategy in volatile, challenging economic and market conditions in developed and emerging countries alike,”” said the company. July 27, 2012 419 Views center_img Overseas Investors Flocked to Real Estate in Q2 Sharelast_img read more

Companies Collaborate for Residential Asset Monitoring Module

first_img “”Smithfield & Wainwright””:https://smithfieldwainwright.com/ is teaming up with “”Marshall & Swift/Boeckh””:http://www.marshallswift.com/ to launch a new, automated solution for evaluating properties and resulting portfolios of mortgage loans. Releasing the Residential Asset Monitoring (RAM) module, the companies’ initiative will give banks and lenders a more comprehensive, “”forward-looking”” method for assessing the value of residential real estate and, ultimately, their portfolio health and compliance procedures.[IMAGE] Taking an intensive approach to researching and developing the program, S & W spent four years working with Florida State University and other universities to test and validate the RAM solution. [COLUMN_BREAK]Lenders tapping into the RAM tool will gain a fully automated service which allows for the entry of individual or batched properties in order to generate valuation reports for each address via S & W’s proprietary LPV system.In an official statement, S & W noted that the RAM process uses the “”three accepted appraisal valuation approaches–sales comparable, cost, and income”” to help companies “”monitor and value their mortgage loan portfolios.”” Elaborating on the RAM solution, S & W’s chairman and CEO, “”Big”” Hogan E. Copeland II, stated, “”The RAM solution allows for an objective view of valuation and provides a standardized valuation approach for dealing with Tier 1 Capital requirements and capital impairment. The ability to provide a concise view of assets provides assurance that the institutions holding real estate portfolio assets provide a transparent picture not only for regulators but also for rating agencies and shareholders. This paradigm of the RAM solution will help stabilize the U.S. real estate markets.”” Adding his commentary, MSB’s VP of real estate-government business, Todd Eyler, noted, “”We’re pleased that MSB’s trusted re-construction cost data is an important part of the RAM solution. Our collaboration with Smithfield & Wainwright provides a solution to help banks value residential mortgage collateral using multiple forward looking approaches to value.”” Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies Company News Investors Lenders & Servicers Processing Service Providers Valuation 2012-11-26 Abby Gregory in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing, Technology November 26, 2012 444 Views center_img Companies Collaborate for Residential Asset Monitoring Module Sharelast_img read more

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first_img California-headquartered avocado company Mission Produce says it is going to continue to develop and innovative the category this year, amid expectations of substantial growth from one of its key supply regions and an unusual situation expected in the U.S. market.Denise Junqueiro, director of marketing, told FreshFruitPortal.com that with the various marketing programs launched over the last couple of years as well as recently announced trials this year with a shelf-life-boosting technology, the company is confident of fulfilling the needs of its customers and avocado consumers and helping to further grow the rapidly expanding category.”In 2019 you’re going to continue to see us stretching the category, developing and innovating, just as you’ve seen before,” she said.Denise Junqueiro, director of marketing at Mission ProduceAt the beginning of March Mission launched a new ripening and merchandising program called Ready, giving consumers the choice to buy avocados that are ready to eat now or in a few days’ time. Customers who have trialed the program have seen double-digit growth, Junqueiro said.Ready complements another program launched one year ago called Emeralds in the Rough – two- and three-pound bags of grade 2 fruit – and the Minis program involving small-sized fruit launched in 2017.”Emeralds in the Rough has been going well, we actually just started to launch it in Europe. It was showcased this year at Fruit Logistica and the European team got quite a bit of interest from that market,” she said.”A lot of our programs have been about utilizing the whole tree and really trying to create some solutions to various situations that our customers have had. So there’s been a tremendous amount of effort to become a lot more sustainable and reduce waste, and you’ll see that through the other programs that we’re developing.”Earlier this year Mission also announced that it had partnered with Hazel Technologies, which has developed a shelf life extension product. The company has been testing it over the last couple of years and is now ramping up more trials with its customers and has received positive results.”We’ve partnered with Hazel because through all the research we’ve done we’ve seen its 1-MCP packet as one of the most sustainable ways to extend the shelf life of the fruit,” she said. “So far in the trials it’s really low in terms of the demand it puts on your whole supply chain. It also helps to extend the internal quality of the fruit, which has been a really positive outcome from our test trials with it”We’re running a lot of tests with various customers. I think you’re going to see more about this later on in the year – we’ve got some things up our sleeve.”She added that Mission continues to look at consumer behavior to better understand what they are looking for and why they buy. “With a lot of these programs that we’re developing, not only are we able to utilize more of that tree and service more of our growers, but we’re also servicing our consumers and retail or wholesale partners, because the programs provide the consumer with exactly what they want for their meal planning, for their lifestyle, and for how they engage in life using avocados,” she said.”So we’re going to continue to stay on that trend, we’re going to continue to push the envelope, to continue to look to what’s that innovative piece, we’re going to continue to ask questions from consumers and our partners across the board, and we’re going to try and find solutions to that.” March 25 , 2019 This story is exclusive to Fresh Fruit Portal. If you would like to reproduce any elements of it on other sites or publications, please make a request to our editorial team at news@freshfruitportal.com Investments in South AmericaAlong with its programs, Mission is also focusing a lot of attention on building its global sourcing footprint in order to offer consistent, multi-source, year-round supplies – not just exploring but also “pushing the boundaries”, according to Junqueiro.As part of this strategy, one region where the company has been investing heavily is Peru, where it now owns around 2,500 hectares of avocado orchards – a figure that continues to rise – and the largest avocado packhouse in the world.One of Mission Produce’s Peruvian avocado orchards”Peru has definitely been a game-changer for the company,” she said. “We see Peru as a source that can really assist in keeping up with the growing demand continue to be able to supply the world with avocados. Just looking at supply and demand of avocados over the next 10 to 20 years, there’s going to have to be a lot of supply to meet that demand.”Mission has also been investing in Colombia through its partnership with Cartama. Even though production is still relatively limited compared to more mature supplying regions, Junqueiro said strong growth was expected over the coming years.”Colombia has a complementing season to Mexico where it’s pretty much a year-round production. So as Colombia matures and grows as a source I think we’re going to continue to mature and grow with it, just as we’ve done with Peru,” she said.Junqueiro also anticipated there would be continued growth out of Mexico and the Dominican Republic, while Guatemala – which does not yet have access to the U.S. – looked set to increase volumes too.California avocado seasonThe situation in Mission’s local supply region, California, is an interesting one this year. Volumes in the state are forecast to be down by half year-on-year at 175 million pounds (79,000 metric tons), which would be their lowest level in a decade. Junqueiro anticipated a lot of the harvest would stay toward the West Coast, with some exports taking place but less than in previous years.”We’re hoping to stay as steady as possible. You’re not going to see any types of heavy promotions, but you’re actually going to see different types of promotions just around it being California and what California means,” she said.Volumes would likely ramp up around April and May, she said, hopefully with steady volumes through July, but that would be weather- and market-dependent.As for conditions in the U.S. market, Junqueiro said the outlook was unclear.”But I think that what we are going to see going on in the market – especially through the summer – is Mexico is having more volume. So I think you’re going to see some of Mexico’s volume offset what’s going on with California, which you haven’t seen in the past,” she said.”Usually you’ll see the Mexico promotions kind of go dark during the California season but since it is down this year and Mexico does have more harvest you’re going to see a little more of Mexico than you normally would do in those months.” Mexican avocado exports to U.S. surge 25% in Cinco … Peruvian avocados: Export value grew to record US$ … Avocados in Charts: Market jumps US$5 in one week … U.S.: Avocado price spike ‘largely the result of u … You might also be interested inlast_img read more

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" he said, Malta is an island and people can be inward looking there” he tells TIME “EU membership and the increased tourism that came with it has changed this” However while Malta has been recognized for its more progressive policies on gay rights in some respects it is still very conservative HIV treatment provisions are well behind other European countries Sammut says and abortion remains a taboo “It’s too controversial Governments put it on the back-burner and don’t want to discuss it” he adds Moreover some feel the city’s acceptance only goes so far Lauren Salerno a 53-year-old transgender woman who moved to Malta from the UK roughly six months ago due to what she calls “severe transphobia” there does not think the island where her parents grew up is as supportive and open towards trans rights as it is towards gay rights “On the surface Malta is more accepting and there’s a lot less direct discrimination here” she tells TIME “But when I tried finding work I was basically told that I didn’t look right even for things like waitressing or shop jobs I had a weekend trial in a restaurant but customers complained – not about my service but about me being trans” Salerno has been in transition since 2009 and a trans-activist for around 15 years Three decades ago aged 22 she enrolled on a Christian rehabilitation program in the UK not unlike the conversion therapies that have recently been outlawed in Malta but with a focus on drugs and alcohol “It was my decision [to enrol] because I was brought up believing being trans was wrong and evil and I loathed myself because of it” she says “I was an extremely vulnerable person at the time; I’d had two breakdowns and lost both my parents During the program I had psychological and psychiatric counselling demons cast out of me and I was basically told to get married and have lots of sex which would cure me” Hearing that Malta has outlawed such therapies pleases Salerno but she is frustrated that despite recommendations from the Commissioner for Human Rights treatment still isn’t free for Maltese trans people Her own treatment has been on hold since moving because she says doctors will not prescribe her hormones “I’m glad this ban is in place and trans rights certainly have been hugely advanced in Malta But for me it seems like a lot of the peripheral issues like changing a name or conversion therapy have progressed while this fundamental human right to be treated for our gender dysphoria is on the back-burner” In Salerno’s experience the most progressive Maltese citizens are those who have studied outside Malta or like Salerno have lived off the island for many years before returning “There is such a Catholic-based conservatism underlining Maltese thinking and it’s problematic” she says voicing fears that if the EU were to collapse then this kind of thinking might prevail “The EU is the only national external body in Malta that is liberal If that were removed you’d have no progressive voice no liberal voice which would be hugely frightening” Write to Kate Samuelson at katesamuelson@timecom however,com/Jv9YBmmuxB Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) June 20. read more

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We will see how we can expedite it, he added The concept is nearly seven years old and had been discussed in detail by state urban planning agencies and the private sector alike in meetings of the empowered committee In terms of the kind of projects that MMRDA will executeMadan said his focus will be on projects surrounding transport infrastructure and housingas well as large social infrastructure projects where coordination is required between two or three urban local bodies The metropolitan commissioner said there will be zero tolerance for construction-related accidents Roadblock cleared for SCLR Clearing the last regulatory hurdle for the much-delayed Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR)the Commissioner of Railway Safety has verbally approved the launching scheme for the road to be taken over the Central Railways suburban main line MMRDA is likely to get the approval in writing within the next couple of dayssaid SVR Srinivasadditional metropolitan commissioner The development authority has been in talks with the railway for the past five years for securing approvals to take the road over the main line and harbour line The roadwhich has been under construction for almost 10 years nowis expected to be complete by the end of this year For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by MK VENU | Published: June 30 2011 1:09 am Related News Regulatory institutions evolve in a capitalist system necessarily through a robust interface between the state and market forces Twenty years of economic reforms in India have seen some fascinating see-saw battles between the state and market forcesscripting a fascinating journey for various regulatory institutions Since regulators do not exist in a vacuumtheir conduct also reflects the spirit of the timesespecially the imperatives of the political economy For instancethe Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) can also be broadly seen as performing a regulatory function examining the terms on which government resources are handed over to the private sectoreither through auctions or through public private partnerships In the pastthe CAG would come out with scathing criticisms of public sector asset sales but its reports would hardly be noticed even by the media But today every word of the CAG is lapped up by the media and opposition alikeeven when the former gets into uncharted territoryadvising the government on policy matters A decade agowhen the consensus was to push economic reforms vigorouslythe general discourse in policy-making circles was that public sector units must be insulated from the CAGs petty accounting interpretations so that they could function more autonomously in the marketplace Todaygiven the combative political climate built around the issue of corruptionnobody dares to question the CAGeven when its findings are prima facie exaggerated A decade agothe government would have ignored the CAG and moved on Not any more So are the regulators striking back In the pastthe chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) had to keep the powerful corporate houses and brokers of Mumbai in good humour Otherwisethese well-connected businessmen would constantly give negative feedback about Sebis top brass to the finance ministry But Sebi members seem to have come into their own Recentlyone member of its board wrote to the prime minister directly requesting that anonymous complaints against Sebi from corporate houses be filtered through the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) before the finance ministry decides to send them to the market regulator for an inquiry It would have been difficult to imagine a Sebi board member writing directly to the PM some years ago In recent timesSebi has also passed bold punitive orders against politically well-connected business housesthe latest one being against the Sahara Group The Competition Commission of India (CCI)which was a toothless body until a few years agois now fully empowered to consider cases of abuse of dominance by monopoly businesses They can also examine with a fine-toothed comb mergers and acquisitions which may be detrimental to the development of the market The CCI has come a long way in its struggle to get these powers Around 2001-02the top economic policy-makers firmly believed that it was too premature to have a fully empowered CCI to check the rise of monopoliesbecause Indian businesses were too small compared with the size of big global companies It was then argued that keeping low import duties was enough of a check on domestic businesses trying to abuse dominance The consumer could simply import from abroad Howeverthis discourse has also changed as Indian businesses have built scale rapidly over the past decade Besideslow import duties have not prevented an oligopoly-like situation in many sectors Many of these regulatory bodies had to wage intense strugglesespecially in the initial years of reformsto wrest much needed autonomy from the neta-babu complex Experience showed the bureaucrat-politician combination would try to undermine the regulator by encouraging the public sector units to lodge complaints of favouritism to private players This happened particularly with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) which was initially seen as forcing PSU behemoths like VSNL and MTNL to compete on a level playing field with private players This led to ugly battles between the government and the regulatorswith the entire Trai board being replaced summarily on one occasion In due coursethe government made some peace with the regulators by creating another tier of appellate authority where judicial appeals could be made against the regulators orders This was a successful modeland implemented with most regulatorsincluding the CCI Interestinglythe Indian Administrative Service (IAS) initially saw the regulatory authorities in various sectors as a threat to its own existence But the IASs cockroach-like survival instinct eventually converted into an opportunity the proliferation of regulatory authorities in various sectors Todaythese regulatory bodies are largely populated with the IAS lot The debate over the autonomy of the regulator is by no means over Some time agoFinance Minister Pranab Mukherjee made a provocative statement that regulators do not fall from heaven The FM was suggesting that the regulators are no special creatures and must stay within the limits set by Parliament which returns elected representatives Indeedit is Parliament which enacts regulatory laws giving quasi-judicial powers to a regulatorlike in the case of Sebi Though many regulatory institutions in India have evolved and matured over the yearsthey still have to deftly manage the politicians and bureaucrats who wield the power to appoint them Yetwithin these constraintsIndia has evolved a reasonably strong regulatory culture over the past 20 years There are certainly many shortcomings still; the glass can be seen as half-full or half-empty For exampleon the negative sidethe government has still not resolved the owner-as-regulator syndrome in some critical sectors Classicallythe regulator should be seen as developing the larger industry or market by providing a level playing field to public and private sector players Howeverin the upstream oil sectorthe director-general for hydrocarbonsan important regulatory functionaryremains a part of government This anomaly has landed the DGs office in all sorts of problems He is seen as adopting a different standard for ONGCa government oil companyas opposed to the private oil companies The owner-as-regulator also afflicts the oldest financial regulatorthe Reserve Bank of India It feels obliged to protect the public sector banks in various ways in the name of maintaining overall financial stability PSU banks still have over 75 per cent market share in bank assets ClearlyIndian regulatory institutions have come a long waybut they are still a work in progress The writer is managing editor? 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