Small business owners upbeat about companies look to expand

first_imgNEW YORK — Small business owners are upbeat, looking to expand and worrying less about financial concerns like health costs.That’s the finding of a survey of 1,067 owners released last week by Bank of America. The survey shows owners are optimistic about the short and long term. Fifty-seven per cent said they expect their revenue to increase in the next 12 months, and 56 per cent have plans to increase business over the next five years. Two-thirds said they’re planning to expand in the coming year.The survey also shows owners are less worried about health care costs than they were a year ago even as the price of insurance is still an issue for many. Sixty-three per cent called health care a concern, compared to 72 per cent a year ago. Owners were also less concerned about consumer spending, commodities prices, the strength of the dollar and minimum wage increases. But they were slightly more concerned about interest rates, not surprising considering that the Federal Reserve has raised rates four times in the past year.The survey was conducted between late August and mid-September.A separate survey by Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School showed small business demand for outside financing, including equity investments and loans, was down just over 11 per cent from three months earlier. Just 27 per cent of companies tried to raise outside financing in the past three months.The drop in demand is likely due to the fact that companies are overall doing well. Fifty-five per cent said they didn’t seek financing because their cash flow is sufficient. Twenty-nine per cent said they had enough financing in place.Small businesses are becoming more successful in obtaining bank loans, another sign of their increasing health. Nearly 46 per cent said they were successful in getting loans, up from nearly 44 per cent three months earlier.Looking ahead, only 28 per cent of small businesses said they’re planning to raise financing in the next six months, a sign that owners expect to keep doing well. Strong cash flow and sufficient financing were again cited as reasons why owners aren’t seeking more money.The survey questioned 878 business owners during October. The companies had revenue up to $100 million. The survey, which broke out some data according to company size, considers a small business to be one with no more than $5 million in revenue._____For more small business news, insights and inspiration, sign up for our free weekly newsletter here: Joyce Rosenberg at . Her work can be found here: M. Rosenberg, The Associated Presslast_img read more

Oregon hotel apologizes a week after kicking out black man

first_imgPORTLAND, Ore. — Attorneys for a black man who was kicked out of an Oregon hotel last week say they want a public explanation for why he was told to leave.Nearly a week later, the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Portland apologized Friday to Jermaine Massey on Twitter. He has accused the hotel of racially profiling him after a security guard called police to remove him from the lobby, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported .“We sincerely apologize to Mr. Massey for his treatment this past weekend, and deeply regret the experience he endured. It was unacceptable and contrary to our values, beliefs and how we seek to treat all people who visit our hotel,” the tweet said.The hotel also said the employees involved had been placed on leave and an investigation would be done.The security guard told Massey that if he could not provide a room number, he would be asked to leave. The Washington state resident was staying at the hotel and left with an officer, according to a police report.Massey posted a video on social media that shows part of the interaction with the guard.“He’s calling the cops on me because I’m taking a phone call at the DoubleTree hotel,” Massey says in the video. “I have not moved, I have been sitting here the whole time and they’re calling the police on me because I’m taking a phone call in the lobby. Did you ask any of those people walking by what room they were staying in? No.”General manager Paul Peralta said in a statement earlier this week that the hotel reached out to Massey to try to reach a resolution, noting the incident was “likely the result of a misunderstanding between our hotel and guest.”Massey said through his attorneys Thursday that he wasn’t interested in a closed-door discussion.“The hotel has requested a private discussion, but Mr. Massey was publicly humiliated,” attorneys Gregory and Jason Kafoury of the law firm Kafoury and McDougal wrote in a statement.The hotel should publicly answer why security approached and questioned Massey and explain how, as the guard said, Massey was a threat to security, his lawyers said.Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said Friday that it was deeply troubling to hear about Massey’s experience.“No one should be treated this way, and I hope this serves as a catalyst for necessary changes that address the systemic nature of discrimination of all forms,” he wrote on Twitter.It’s the latest high-profile incident in which black people have been removed from businesses.Last month, police in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland helped the owner of a frozen yogurt shop kick out a black man because employees said they felt uncomfortable.Police in Philadelphia in April arrested two black men at a Starbucks coffee shop after a manager called police to say they refused to make a purchase or leave.Police, other city officials and business owners in those incidents later apologized.___Information from: KOPB-, http://www.opb.orgThe Associated Presslast_img read more

Palestinian economy wins boost from online programme for customs – UN

10 August 2009International businesses based in the West Bank are set to benefit from a state of the art web-based system for tracking goods coming in and out of the area, launched today by Palestinian customs in partnership with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). International businesses based in the West Bank are set to benefit from a state of the art web-based system for tracking goods coming in and out of the area, launched today by Palestinian customs in partnership with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).The online system, known as ASYCUDA WORLD, will speed up transactions and lower costs for Palestinian exporters and importers, according to a news release issued by UNCTAD.Palestinian customs clearance agents and private trading companies will be able to process customs declarations and related documents electronically from their own premises without having to visit customs offices.UNCTAD said that the new software, the final stage in upgrading Palestinian customs’ computerized system, is also expected to improve the customs authority’s risk management and post-auditing processes, reduce fraud and smuggling, provide better data to inform public policy and increase customs and tax revenues. The launch ceremony – sponsored by Salam Fayyad, Palestinian Authority Prime Minster and Minister of Finance – was held in Ramallah, and attended by representatives from the European Commission (EC) and UNCTAD, the main partners for the Palestinian customs modernization programme. read more

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne pledges 25billion for fund to help keep companies

TORONTO — Premier Kathleen Wynne is promising to create a $2.5-billion fund aimed at keeping businesses in Ontario.Details are scant, but officials say companies would be able to apply for government grants.They say the applicants would have to meet certain criteria to receive the money, details of which will be in Thursday’s budget.Wynne says she believes in “working actively to help create the conditions for companies to succeed.”She says her government will also create what the Liberals are calling the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan.The minority Liberals need at least one opposition party to support their budget to avoid an election. read more

ESCAP 70 years of UN efforts to advance socioeconomic development in Asia

PreviousNextUN News: Can you tell us about the current socio-economic development snapshot of the region and how this has changed over the past 70 years?Shamshad Akhtar:  Asia-Pacific is a very vibrant and dynamic region. It has come a long way since ESCAP was created in 1947 to assist countries emerging from the devastation of World War II. I have to say that the region has witnessed economic and social achievements beyond expectations – it is the region that led the drive for poverty reduction and is today known for being the driver of the global economic recovery. Asia-Pacific is the region that today accounts for 40 per cent of global trade.UN News: That said, Asia and the Pacific also has its fair share of challenges. Can you elaborate?Shamshad Akhtar:  Of course the region has challenges. Because the region is growing very fast, pollution is a major concern. Greenhouse gas emissions from Asia-Pacific account for over half of the total greenhouse gas emissions around the world [and this is] just based on the performance of few countries.There are about 400 million people still poor in the region. This number rises to 900 million if measured using the multi-dimensional poverty index. So reducing poverty is a major issueSecondly, the region has been at the frontier of export-led development. Now it is time for it to move towards domestic-driven growth. Given its potential and the value-added relationships that it has developed, Asia-Pacific has the potential to further stimulate the regional demand.Another challenge is poverty. There are about 400 million people still poor in the region. This number rises to 900 million if measured using the multi-dimensional poverty index, so reducing poverty is a major issue.Furthermore, some larger economies in the region are undergoing rebalancing from excessive structural surpluses to stimulating more domestic demand-led growth.Also, there is the question on how to absorb the growing workforce because there will be significant demographic changes that the region will face – both in terms of further growth in population as well as in terms of the rise in the aging population. A train snakes its way through Seoul, Republic of Korea. Photo: Kibae Park Sala Santithan, the complex that housed the headquarters of the then ECAFE, in Bangkok, Thailand, prior to the construction of its current offices. Photo: ESCAP archives A shopkeeper at a local grain market in Tachileik, Myanmar. Photo: Kibae Park U Nyun, Executive Secretary of the then ECAFE, delivering an address at the twenty-first session, held in Wellington, New Zealand, in 1965. Photo: ESCAP archives UN News: In light of these challenges, as well as for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, what has ESCAP been doing to assist its members?Shamshad Akhtar:  For the 2030 Agenda, ESCAP’s intergovernmental focus and work programme has been transformed to support the development of a cohesive, coherent and coordinated institutional framework, which is called the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development.Also, our member States have worked with us to develop a regional road-map for implementation of the 2030 Agenda and they have also given mandates to have a regional follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda. We are updating our analysis of regional cooperation and integration to help strengthen the sustainable development agenda. This will in turn, help the region get connected in a much more sustainable mannerWe will carry on this work while continuing to support the implementation of sustainable development through our second core mandate – Regional Cooperation and Integration in Asia and the Pacific. We are also updating our analysis of regional cooperation and integration to help strengthen the sustainable development agenda. This will in turn, help the region get connected in a much more sustainable manner. At the same time, the 2030 Agenda includes a number of transboundary goals so we hope to leverage regional cooperation and integration to fast-track implementation of these particular goals. We are also supporting the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda: We have a track for financing for development in Asia-Pacific where we are raising awareness on the significance of, as well as on the means of, boosting domestic resource mobilization, in particular the tax-to-GDP ratio as well as formulating tax policies that are supportive of the sustainable development agenda.We also continue to work on infrastructure financing and capacity building, and also looking at climate change, financial inclusion, science, technology and innovation, and a range of other issues.UN News: You mentioned the fact that the Asia-Pacific region is very diverse. How are you able to cover the entire region while operating out of Bangkok? Shamshad Akhtar: The ESCAP region covers a lot of countries. It has 53 member countries and nine associate members. Given the diversity of the region, we have subregional offices across the region: one in Suva, Fiji, for the Pacific; in Incheon, Republic of Korea, for North and North-East Asia; in Delhi, India, for South and South-West Asia; and in Almaty, Kazakhstan for North and Central Asia.These offices both maintain relationships with the countries as well as coordinate and conduct core work programmes in their respective subregions. The work programme of the subregional offices and the functional divisions [at ESCAP headquarters in Bangkok] are aligned, making sure that leadership comes from the principal office in Bangkok and support from the subregional offices.UN News: The Commission will be holding its seventy-third session during the week of 14 May. What are the major issues on the agenda?Shamshad Akhtar: The session will be revolving around issues concerning sustainable development as well as the regional cooperation and integration agenda.  We will also be discussing a thematic report on energy efficiency. Having expanded our work programme to include energy, this will help us promote sustainable energy for all, while enhancing energy connectivity in the region and diversifying energy sources to include renewable sources.We will also be discussing the overall economic and social situation in the region in addition to our core mandate of sustainable development and how they mutually support each other. Representatives from the then ECAFE member States attend the sixth session of the Commission (1950). Photo: ESCAP archives A worker at an integrated resource recovery centre aerates organic waste to speed up the composting process. Matale, Sri Lanka. Photo: ESCAP Delegates attend the seventy-second session of the Commission in May 2016. Photo: ESCAP Video: Ms. Akhtar highlighting progress made by the Asia-Pacific region and the challenges before it. As Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Shamshad Akhtar leads an entity with a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the west to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati in the east, and from Russia in the north to New Zealand in the south, and covers a region that is home to 4.1 billion people, or two-thirds of the world’s population.Founded in 1947, as the then Economic Commission for Asia and the Far-East, to assist the region’s countries with economic reconstruction in the devastating aftermath of the Second World War, the Commission’s geographical scope and mandate were expanded in the 1970s to reflect changes on the ground.When ESCAP convenes its 73rd session next week at its headquarters in Bangkok, top government officials will discuss further strengthening the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).In addition, member States will deliberate on regional cooperation for sustainable energy, an issue vital in a region where millions suffer from severe energy insecurity and lack of access. Also on the agenda are exchanges on infrastructure development in least developed, landlocked developing and Pacific island developing countries, applications of space technology for environment and resilience against water-related disasters.UN News spoke to Ms. Akhtar, a Pakistani national and seasoned economist, about development efforts in the region, including ongoing challenges, as well as the work of ESCAP and what is expected during the upcoming session. ESCAP headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand. The UN Conference Centre is in the foreground and the ESCAP secretariat building is in the back. Photo: ESCAP A park in Bangkok, Thailand, where accessibility and assistive features such as detectable guides and warnings have been installed. Photo: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe A student at the Tailulu College in Nukua’lofa, Tonga, where broadband internet connectivity has been installed, transforming the way students access information. Photo: Tom Perry/World Bank PreviousNextUN News: What are the major outcomes expected this year?Shamshad Akhtar: Deliberations at the Commission will provide us with greater understanding on what support the region and the countries need from ESCAP. The Commission will guide us on what we can do for the member States to further support them in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and other mandates that have been assigned to us. But the ultimate test will be how we can match the demand with the supply.UN News: Would you like to add anything else?The regional commissions are a very important arm of the UN. However, because they are not based in New York, they often are not so visibleShamshad Akhtar: One thing I would like to mention is that regional commissions are a very important arm of the United Nations. However, because they are not based in New York, they often are not so visible.The technical work done at the subregional level or at the country level is actually being done by the regional commissions. We play a very important role in connecting the global with the national through the bridge of the regional commissions. We are going to be supporting a lot of knowledge-sharing and all kinds of technical work at the regional level, not for the sake of doing it, but to ensure that these are all consolidated with the discussions at the global level. read more

Gyori Audi ETO KC newold Womens EHF CL winners

Gyori Audi ETO KC Gyori Audi ETO KC celebrating the title of the best club in women’s handball! Another epic match has been seen at Papp Laszlo Arena, where Hungarian champions defended title against same rival ZRK Vardar Skopje 27:26 after extra-time (regular part 20:20). Decisive moment happened five seconds before the end of extra-time, when Kiss saved shot by Canadjija for the title…This is the fourth title for Hungarian team. All of them are won by Spanish coach Ambros Martin who ended his era in Gyor in the best possible way.  ← Previous Story CSM claimed bronze at the EHF Final 4 Next Story → Potaissa Turda with +11 to Athens read more

TMobile CEO 10 Percent of Customers Leave for iPhone

first_imgSo, how much does not carrying the iPhone hurt a service like T-Mobile? Quite a bit, apparently. According to a rather candid T-Mobile CEO Phillip Humm, ten percent of the two percent who leave T-Mobile every month are jumping ship to get their hands on a shiny new iPhone.Sure ten percent of two percent doesn’t seem like a huge number, but that certainly adds up–particularly if the carrier doesn’t plan to join Verizon and AT&T on the list of iPhone-friendly carriers. And from what Humm says, it doesn’t sound like T-Mobile plans to do so any time soon.You see, the reason why Humm mentioned this interesting statistic during an investor call is to highlight the carrier’s plan to get and keep more subscribers: cheap Android phones. T-Mobile will apparently be launching a number of Google-friendly phones that will run less than $100, with data plans under $10.So, what do you think? In the wake of another iPhone snub, can T-Mobile reinvent itself as the budget carrier?last_img read more

Apple quietly upgrades the MacBook Pro line

first_imgUsually Apple updating one of its line of products comes with a mass of media attention, a keynote, and people scrambling to order the new device. That’s not the case with Apple’s latest product refresh, which seems to have been rolled out quietly earlier today or late last night.If you visit the Apple Store you may notice the MacBook Pro options looking slightly different. That’s because Apple has upgraded the internals of each model with new processors, graphics cards, and storage options.First up, even though the internals have been upgraded, the price of each model has stayed the same. Whether you see that as a plus depends on how expensive you think Apple products are to begin with, but at least they haven’t become even more so.The MacBook Pro 13-inch model now has a 2.4GHz Core i5 or a 2.8GHz Core i7 processor, both of which are dual-core chips. The standard hard drive options have also been increased to 500GB and 750GB respectively. So more speed and more storage for the smallest Pro.The 15-inch model now has 2.2GHz and 2.4GHz quad-Core i7 options, plus the 2.4GHz option ships with an AMD Radeon HD 6770M and 1GB RAM. The 17-inch model also sports the 2.4GHz quad-core i7 and 6770M GPU.Of course, you can upgrade each of those laptops to suit your needs, but then it will obviously cost you even more. Prices start at $1,199 as it is, going up to $2,499 for the base 17-inch model. Adding more memory and an SSD can easily take that past $3,000.At those prices you may be drawn to something cheaper, maybe the MacBook Air? I’m sure Apple won’t mind which you buy.More at Apple, via This is my nextlast_img read more

Latest drone duty Delivering lifesaving kidney for successful implant

first_img Sci-Tech Drones Wellness Share your voice Post a comment 0 Enlarge ImageA kidney arrives after taking flight. UMMC video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET A Baltimore woman is now the proud owner of a kidney like no other: it was the first organ to be delivered for transplant via drone and then successfully implanted. The donated kidney, held in a special cooler, was flown via a custom drone with eight rotors from a location in West Baltimore a few miles to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). There, it was implanted in a 44-year-old woman who had spent the previous eight years on dialysis. “This whole thing is amazing,” the patient, who did not disclose her name, said in a statement. “Years ago, this was not something that you would think about.” The flight, which only lasted about 10 minutes, was intended as a demonstration of the custom unmanned aerial system (UAS). Teams from UMMC had previously shown that an organ could be transported via a drone, but this appears to be the first time one has actually been implanted after a flight.”We had to create a new system that was still within the regulatory structure of the FAA, but also capable of carrying the additional weight of the organ, cameras, and organ tracking, communications, and safety systems over an urban, densely populated area,” said Matthew Scassero, director of the University of Maryland’s UAS test site.center_img Tags The project was led by Joseph Scalea, one of the surgeons who performed the transplant. He hopes UAS can help to streamline the system of getting organs to patients who need them quickly.”This is a complicated web of couriers and expensive charter flights, which, in my opinion, could be avoided.”Scalea says using drones to shave up to a few hours off the delivery time of organs could mean that up to 2,500 more such organs become viable for implantation. Nearly 114,000 people were on waiting lists for an organ transplant in 2018, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing, which manages the organ transplant system in the US. Over 36,000 transplants were performed in 2018 in the US.There’s still more research to be done to ensure that flying through the air in a box is a safe mode of transport for all organs, and systems also need to be put in place to manage this whole new class of critical deliveries. But eventually, kidneys and other body parts could be zipping through the air to save lives on a daily basis. That is, so long as vultures and other birds of prey don’t get wise to what’s in those slow-flying containers.  Droneslast_img read more

2020 Ford Escape SE Sport Hybrid debuts to split the difference

first_imgGuys, it comes in green. Ford Ford has been slowly working to change the perception of hybrid and electrified vehicles. Take the forthcoming Lincoln Aviator for example. In its top-spec Grand Touring trim, a plug-in hybrid powertrain is standard with 494 horsepower and 630 pound-feet of torque. Thrifty and sporty, no?Clearly, that ethos has seeped into the 2020 Ford Escape SE Sport Hybrid, which the automaker revealed on Tuesday alongside the compact crossover’s build configurator. We’ve known the SE Sport trim was coming with a standard hybrid powertrain but this is our first look at how Ford plans to draw those looking for racier looks while delivering efficient drives.Digging through the configurator, the SE Sport Hybrid builds upon the standard SE trim but replaces the 1.5-liter turbo-3 engine with a 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle inline-4 and electronically controlled CVT. Ford estimates the powertrain will make 198 hp and the EPA projects drivers will go more than 550 miles on a single tank. With a base price of $29,450, after a hefty $1,195 destination charge, the perky and efficient crossover is pretty well equipped.There’s a standard 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, 10-way power driver’s seat, heated front seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and keyless access with push-button start. The digital instrument cluster and leather-wrapped steering wheel are extras atop the regular SE trim.Outside, the 2020 Escape SE Sport Hybrid gets black 17-inch wheels, trim molding and grille accents to look the part. Honestly, the black accents look good with any color that’s part of the Escape’s palette and you should be delighted to know there’s a green hue available — Dark Persian Green, to be specific. Rapid Red is the only extra-cost color and adds $395 to the SE Sport’s price. All-wheel drive is also optional and costs another $1,500.Overall, the SE Sport seems like a pretty well-packed value with most of the popular options included. For $3,395 more, buyers can also add a Premium Package that bundles fancier 19-inch wheels, a power liftgate, adaptive cruise control and other comforts.Elsewhere, those looking for the least expensive 2020 Escape will be shown an Escape S that will start at $26,080. At the top of the lineup is the Escape Titanium at $34,595. Note, the hybrid powertrain is also standard here, but a 2.0-liter turbo-4 with 250 hp is available for another $2,885. Opting for the more powerful engine also nets AWD standard.We’re eager to get some seat time with the 2020 Escape, but perhaps just as eager to see what Ford has cooking for those who feel the new Escape is too car-like. There’s a “Baby Bronco” coming for that crowd. Tags 83 Photos News • 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid sips its way to EPA-estimated 28 mpg combined 2020 Ford Escape gears up for city living 2 4:27 Now playing: Watch this: 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid: Plugging in for performance Share your voice More about 2020 Ford Explorer Base FWDcenter_img More From Roadshow Ford 2020 Ford Escape is a citified slicker SUV Preview • 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid first drive: A new kind of Explorer Comments Crossovers Hybrids Ford 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid second drive: The best of both worlds 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon: Der überwagenlast_img read more

Alaska News Nightly Monday Sept 28 2015

first_imgShell pulls out of the Arctic, citing lack of resourceJohn Ryan, KUCB – UnalaskaAfter sinking eight years and more than $8 billion into the effort, Shell Oil is pulling out of the Arctic Ocean.Murkowski calls Shell pull-out a ‘kick in the gut’Liz Ruskin, APRN – Washington, D.C.Sen. Lisa Murkowski says news that Shell is pulling out of the Alaskan Arctic hit her hard.Anchorage convenes task force to combat human traffickingZach Hughes, KSKA – AnchorageA new working group in Anchorage is bringing city, state, and federal resources to combat human trafficking across Alaska.Sen. McGuire won’t seek re-election in 2016Rachel Waldholz, APRN – AnchorageSenator Lesil McGuire, a Republican from Anchorage, likely surprised attendees at the Arctic Energy Summit in Fairbanks today when she announced she would not seek re-election next year.Buldir Island a ‘life changer’ for seabird researchersLauren Rosenthal – APRN ContributorImagine spending three months on a windy island at the tip of the Aleutian Chain. There’s no internet, no cell phones, and not much company — besides the millions of seabirds who flock to Buldir Island to build their nests.As ice melts, Arctic opens for cruise shipsEmily Russell, KNOM – NomeAs sea ice melts and temperatures rise, the Arctic is seeing an increase in vessel traffic, but it’s not just icebreakers and research vessels making the journey up north. Cruise ships, mainly European ones, are also taking advantage of the region’s more navigable waters.DEC to spend $4 million on Wrangell junkyard cleanupKatarina Sostaric, KSTK – WrangellThe Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation announced last week it will spend about $4 million to clean up a former Wrangell junkyard site with high levels of lead contamination.With reservoir low, Kodiak asks citizens to conserve waterKayla Desroches, KMXT – KodiakIt’s been a dry summer for Kodiak, which has lowered bodies of water throughout Kodiak Island, including the Monashka Reservoir.EIS forthcoming for proposed Donlin gold mineLakeidra Chavis, KYUK – BethelPermitting for the proposed Donlin Gold mine, which will affect communities along the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta is underway. An official draft of the statement examining the mine’s affects on the environment will be available at the end of November. Stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprn.Download Audiolast_img read more

Texas Troopers Will Be Extra Watchful During Memorial Day Weekend

first_imgPhoto: Flickr.comThe Texas Department of Public Safety will be extra watchful during the Memorial Day weekend and Troopers will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers, as well as for drivers who are going over the speed limit or who are not complying with seat belt and other traffic laws.The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be extra watchful during the Memorial Day weekend and Troopers will be on the lookout for intoxicated drivers, as well as for drivers who are going over the speed limit or who are not complying with seat belt and other traffic laws.“By driving sober, wearing your seat belt, obeying traffic laws and using extra caution, you can help prevent senseless tragedies,” DPS Director Steven McCraw said in a news release.During the 2017 Memorial Day holiday weekend, DPS Troopers issued nearly 60,000 citations and warnings, including more than 1,000 seat belt and child safety restraint tickets.The DPS encourages drivers to drive defensively as holiday travel may present additional challenges and to monitor weather and road conditions.You can visit the website to monitor road conditions in Texas. Sharelast_img read more

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first_img News | PACS | August 09, 2019 Lake Medical Imaging Selects Infinitt for Multi-site RIS/PACS Infinitt North America will be implementing Infinitt RIS (radiology information system)/PACS (picture archiving and… read more Digisonics will exhibit its Enterprise PACS and structured reporting solutions for cardiology, OB/GYN, radiology and general ultrasound studies at this year’s Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual Meeting.The Digisonics system is a vendor-neutral, enterprise-wide image management and structured reporting system with a configurable clinical database, extensive structured reporting tools, and a high-powered PACS for ultimate reliability and workflow efficiency. Digisonics is the only solution that enables users to quickly review and generate structured reports for cardiology, OB/GYN, radiology and general ultrasound studies.  Utilizing the single Digisonics structured reporting solution across all departments reduces enterprise efforts to manage and support multiple disparate systems.Digisonics solutions support a vendor-neutral approach for interfacing with the wide-range of disparate systems spanning many different areas within the IT and clinical domain. Standard and proprietary data elements can be transmitted and received via a selection of industry proven interfacing protocols. Examples include patient demographic and measurement import from ultrasound machines, data import and export of ADT, ORM, ORU and billing messages from IT systems via HL7, and DICOM image import/export.Digisonics Enterprise Structured Reporting Solutions also interface directly with voice recognition software. Users can review images and preliminary reports in PACS, then dictate the summary via their voice recognition software. The summary is then sent to the Digisonics structured reporting system via HL7 for dissemination. The end result is a seamless digital workflow with improved efficiency, accuracy and turnaround times.For more infomation: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPrint分享 News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019 Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that… read more News | PACS | August 08, 2019 NetDirector Launches Cloud-based PDF to DICOM Conversion Service NetDirector, a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has diversified their radiology automation options… read more News | Mammography | August 14, 2019 Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic. The multi-year… read more Technology | Breast Biopsy Systems | July 24, 2019 Fujifilm Releases Tomosynthesis Biopsy Option for Aspire Cristalle Mammography System Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. recently expanded its breast imaging solutions with the launch of its… read more News | Enterprise Imaging | July 29, 2019 Philips Announces 10-year Enterprise Informatics Agreement With Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire de Nancy Philips and Centre Hospitalier Régional Universitaire (CHRU) de Nancy, a leading academic hospital in the Grand Est… read more Technology | May 31, 2013 Digisonics Showcases Enterprise PACS, Structured Reporting Solutions at SIIM 2013 center_img Technology | Mammography Reporting Software | July 25, 2019 Hologic Partners With MagView to Develop Unifi EQUIP Solution Hologic announced a partnership with mammography information solutions provider MagView to develop Unifi EQUIP, an… read more News | Breast Imaging | August 02, 2019 Volpara to Distribute Screenpoint Medical’s Transpara AI Solution Volpara Solutions and ScreenPoint Medical BV signed an agreement under which Volpara will sell ScreenPoint’s Transpara… read more Related Content News | Mammography Reporting Software | July 26, 2019 Ikonopedia Releases Automated Combined Reporting Package at AHRA Ikonopedia showcased its recently released Automated Combined Reporting package and its entire suite of structured… read more Technology | Cybersecurity | August 07, 2019 ScImage Introduces PICOM ModalityGuard for Cybersecurity ScImage Inc. is bridging the gap between security and functionality with the introduction of the PICOM ModalityGuard…. read more Image courtesy of Imago Systemslast_img read more

Park Hotel Group secures first hotel outside Asia

first_imgFrom left to right: Mr Mohd Rafin, Park Hotel Group’s Chief Corporate Officer, Mr Allen Law, Park Hotel Group’s Chief Executive Officer, the Honourable Martin Hamilton-Smith, Minister for Trade and investment, Minister for Defence Industries and Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, South Australia, Mr Raymond Chia, PBM, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of LGB Corporation Pte Ltd, Mr Jonathan Lee, Director of LGB Australia Pty Ltd, Mr Jim Williams, Architect at GHD Woodhead AdelaidePark Hotel Group Secures first hotel outside Asia as an addition to its fast expanding portfolio, this time with a new hotel in Australia. In a hotel management contract with Pirie Investments (AUS) Pty Ltd, the Group will manage Park Hotel Adelaide, its first hotel in Australia. The hotel is scheduled to open in the last quarter of 2018.The signing ceremony, graced by the Hon Martin Hamilton-Smith, Minister for Investment and Trade, Minister for Defence Industries and Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, South Australia was held today in Singapore. It signifies the debut of the Park Hotel brand in the Oceania region as the Group continues its aggressive expansion into key destinations across Asia Pacific.“Park Hotel Adelaide marks a significant milestone for Park Hotel Group. We have been looking to expand into Australia for a while and this collaboration presents an exciting opportunity for us to do just that. Adelaide has seen a massive expansion of convention facilities, the medical precinct and the Riverbank and Adelaide Oval development and represents tremendous growth opportunity. Increased flight connectivity, strong event calendar and continued growth of the Chinese and Asian markets would also drive record visitorship. We are extremely optimistic about Adelaide’s tourism prospects.” said Mr. Allen Law, Chief Executive Officer of Park Hotel Group.Pirie Investments (AUS) Pty Ltd is a fully owned subsidiary of LGB Corporation Pte Ltd (“LGB”); an established real estate developer with a portfolio of development projects in Australia, Vietnam and Singapore. Headquartered in Singapore, LGB’s regional Australian office is based in Adelaide. Mr. Raymond Chia, PBM, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Group, is well known in the development industry and is looking to invest further into Australia, including South Australia.“The Park Hotel brand has always resonated strongly in the Asia Pacific region. We are excited about this partnership, and confident that with Park Hotel Group’s track record and expertise, the new hotel is well-poised to elevate the standards of quality upscale accommodation in Adelaide whilst contributing to the growth of tourism in this dynamic destination.” said Mr Chia. Come September, he will also be leading a delegation of international entrepreneurs to visit South Australia to view the group’s projects there.Commanding a prized location in the heart of Adelaide’s Central Business District, the 250-key new build Park Hotel Adelaide is a short 20 minutes’ drive from Adelaide International Airport. The hotel is also easily accessible via other major transportation with the Adelaide Railway Station and Central Bus Station a stone’s throw away.The hotel will be part of a mixed-use development that also features 280 private residences. Designed by award-winning GHD Woodhead, the project will integrate modern spaces into one of the city’s most iconic heritage landmarks. The building will be a stunning juxtaposition and reflective of what Adelaide represents; a vibrant capital city built upon a tapestry of rich history and colourful culture.In addition to 250 modern guest rooms and suites with views of a magnificent urban skyline, Park Hotel Adelaide offers a concept café and bar as well as recreational facilities including a gymnasium and swimming pool perfect for road warriors. Interspersing the many high-rise offices is an endless choice of dining, shopping, sightseeing and entertainment options in the precinct; the wide array of contemporary restaurants and bars most notably found along Gouger Street, the collection of museums and art galleries at North Terrace, abundance of parks and fresh produce at the historical Adelaide Central Market, one of the world’s largest fresh produce market amongst others.Other noteworthy attractions such as Rundle Mall, Adelaide’s recently-refreshed premier shopping enclave home to more than 700 stores, the Adelaide Zoo, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide Oval and the Adelaide Casino are but less than 10 minutes away.“This is a coup for South Australia – another upscale city hotel will boost our $5 billion tourism industry and support the more than 33,000 people it employs,” The Hon Martin Hamilton-Smith said. “A $175 million development will be a positive addition to our vibrant city and highlights the potential benefits of engaging with international investors.”Construction on the 30-storey development is expected to start early 2017, with the creation of over 200 construction jobs and the hiring of over 40 consultants as a result of the project. A further 100 jobs will be created on completion.“As we seek to extend our brand footprint in strategic destinations across Australia, we shall continue building upon our service philosophy of genuine care and loving hospitality; and extend it to our guests in this part of the world.” Mr Law added.Park Hotel Group is three-time winner of Best Regional Hotel Chain at the TTG Travel Awards which honours the best of the best in the Asia Pacific travel trade. 2015 marks an exciting year for the Group with the opening of Park Hotel Alexandra in Singapore and the launch of its first resort in Bali later this year. The addition of Park Hotel Adelaide will see the Group own and manage 12 properties across five countries and eight cities. Source = Park Hotel Grouplast_img read more

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first_img by ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, The Associated Press Posted Jul 8, 2019 11:35 am PDT Last Updated Jul 9, 2019 at 5:39 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email BOSTON — The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016 asserted his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to testify Monday after being questioned about text messages the defense claims were deleted.The man’s decision not to testify caused the judge to question the viability of the case against the two-time Oscar winner, whose career collapsed in 2017 amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations.Spacey’s accuser was ordered to take the stand after he said he lost a cellphone sought by the defense, which says the man deleted messages that support Spacey’s claims of innocence and provided investigators with manipulated screenshots of conversations.The accuser, speaking publicly for the first time, said he gave police what he had “available” to him “at the time” and did not alter any of the messages.“I have no knowledge of any deletions of messages on my phone,” the man said.The Associated Press does not typically name people who say they are the victims of sexual assault unless they identify themselves publicly. Spacey pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery in January.After being pressed by Spacey’s lawyer about whether he knew that altering evidence used in a prosecution is a crime, the man invoked his right against self-incrimination, and the judge said his testimony Monday would be stricken from the record.Spacey’s lawyer urged the judge to dismiss the case, calling it “completely compromised.”The judge said he would not immediately dismiss the case, but acknowledged prosecutors would have a tough time bringing it to trial if the man won’t testify.“Once exercised, it may be pretty hard to get around this privilege at trial,” Judge Thomas Barrett said. “The matter may well be dismissed for the reasons indicated,” he said.The man’s cellphone has been a key issue in the case against Spacey, who is accused of groping the then 18-year-old at a popular Nantucket bar and restaurant, where the man worked as a busboy. The allegations were first made in 2017 by the man’s mother, former Boston TV anchor Heather Unruh.The accuser’s lawyer, Mitchell Garabedian, said they cannot find the phone, but were able to retrieve a copy of its contents that had been backed up to a computer.But Spacey’s lawyer said that’s not enough.“None of that answers the central question, which is: Where is the actual phone? That’s what we want. That’s what we’re entitled to, and we still don’t have it,” Attorney Alan Jackson said.Unruh told investigators that she deleted items concerning her son’s “frat boy activities” from the phone before giving it to authorities. She acknowledged Monday deleting things that “concerned” her but denied touching text messages or anything else relevant to the case.Spacey was not required to attend Monday’s hearing, and he did not appear.The accuser’s testimony came days after he voluntarily dismissed a lawsuit that he had filed against the actor about a week earlier.There was no settlement, Unruh said Monday. The man’s lawyer said the case was dropped because the accuser is on an “emotional rollercoaster” and wants to focus on the criminal matter.“He only wanted one roller coaster ride at a time. The criminal case is enough,” Garabedian said.The man told police he went over to talk to Spacey after his shift ended at Nantucket’s Club Car bar because he wanted to get a picture with the actor. He said Spacey bought him several drinks and tried to persuade him to come home with him before unzipping the man’s pants and groping him for about three minutes.The accuser told police he tried to move Spacey’s hands, but the groping continued, and he didn’t know what to do because he didn’t want to get in trouble for drinking because he was underage. The man said he fled when Spacey went to the bathroom.Spacey’s lawyer indicated that the defense would file a written motion to dismiss the case in the coming days. The judge set another hearing for July 31. FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district court in Nantucket, Mass. A young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him in a Nantucket bar in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning actor. Mitchell Garabedian, an attorney for the man, announced in an email Friday, July 5, that the suit filed June 26 in Nantucket Superior Court has been voluntarily dismissed.(AP Photo/Steven Senne) center_img Man who says Spacey groped him invokes right not to testifylast_img read more

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