Dirty politics mars the PCCI

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Philippine Star

THE CORNER ORACLE – Andrew J. Masigan – The Philippine Star January 19, 2022 | 12:00am The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) is the country’s biggest business organization with some 1,900 members across the archipelago. Its members are comprised of small, medium and large corporations, the majority of whom represent the key industries of the country. So influential is the PCCI that it is referred to by government when contemplating new laws and/or shifts in policies. Among business organizations, the PCCI wields the most gravitas as far as policy formation is concerned. Former… Read More “Dirty politics mars the PCCI”

Tips and Tricks to Prevent Home Invasion Year-Round

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Grit Daily Newswire

There has been an increased focus on cyber-safety since the pandemic caused more and more of us to work remotely; connect with friends online; and fulfill chores, like grocery shopping, online—but how often have we considered the security of our homes or businesses? Even though many of us stayed at home for the majority of the last two years, and countless companies pivoted their in-store experiences to focus online, physical security was still a real issue. In 2020 and 2021, home burglary remained an issue even though people were (for the most part) present. While this might seem unexpected, … Read More “Tips and Tricks to Prevent Home Invasion Year-Round”

Older workers in N.J. have new protections to help them find a job, get promoted | Opinion

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NJ.com

By Joshua L. Weiner In response to an increasingly older workforce and retirement ages, on Oct. 4, 2021, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill expanding the scope of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) by eliminating decades-old provisions that permitted employers to make age-based employment decisions in certain circumstances. This legislation seeks to serve the laudatory goal of protecting older workers against workplace discrimination in the Garden State. For private-sector employers, this legislation amends the law to extend protections to older workers by eliminating a provision in… Read More “Older workers in N.J. have new protections to help them find a job, get promoted | Opinion”

The US Markets As Of Today – Commentary

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ValueWalk

Below are some comments by Mr. Kunal Sawhney, CEO, Kalkine Group on US markets as of today. Q4 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Comments On The US Markets____ US stocks are expected to start the week with a mixed tone on Tuesday, continuing with last week’s trends. US markets remained closed on Monday due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On Tuesday, the 10-year Treasury bond yields hit a two-year high of 1.834% from 1.771% on Friday. It means investors might continue to rotate stocks appropriate for a low-interest rate regime. It also means technology stocks would continue to waver … Read More “The US Markets As Of Today – Commentary”

‘Call Her Daddy’ Host Alexandra Cooper Trashed Over Jamie Lynn Spears Interview, Accused Of Not Supporting FreeBritney Movement & Being Followed By Singer’s Archenemy Lou Taylor

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Radar Online

Jamie Lynn Spears left everyone wondering why she made a pitstop by Alexandra Cooper’s Call Her Daddy podcast during her whirlwind book tour, but it might not have been a random drop-by at all. Internet sleuths invested in the Jamie Lynn vs. Britney Spears’ saga used their time to take a deep dive into Cooper’s ties, if any, to the pop icon’s past. One TikToker, in particular, connected the dots with wild claims about why Jamie Lynn may have chosen Cooper’s raunchy podcast to tease an alleged text sent to her by her older sister that “cleared her name.” Spoiler alert — the alleged text is old … Read More “‘Call Her Daddy’ Host Alexandra Cooper Trashed Over Jamie Lynn Spears Interview, Accused Of Not Supporting FreeBritney Movement & Being Followed By Singer’s Archenemy Lou Taylor”

Azerbaijan shares data on prices of various food products for 12M2021

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Azer News

By Trend Azerbaijan records price fluctuations in several food products in December 2021, the Azerbaijani State Statistics Committee told Trend. The consumer price index for non-food products amounted to 100.7 percent in Azerbaijan in December 2021 compared to the previous month while compared to December 2020 – 107.7 percent. According to the State Statistics Committee, the prices for buckwheat, bread, flour, pasta, rice, chicken, beef and lamb, fresh and frozen fish, condensed and raw milk, cheese, curd, yogurt, sour cream, chicken eggs, butter and sunflower oil, margarine, pomegranates, ban… Read More “Azerbaijan shares data on prices of various food products for 12M2021”

The 7 Best Travel Destinations for Spring 2022, According to Hotel Expert Brandon Berkson

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InsideHook

By Lindsay Rogers Whether it harkens back to grade school and the promise of a weeklong sojourn on your parents’ dime or it’s just the prospect of a reprieve — however brief — from colder weather, nothing matches the anticipation of a springtime trip. And while the pandemic has put a bit of a damper on things, spring breakers still flocked to the airport in 2021, and — as evidenced by an Expedia report suggesting that that 37 percent of Americans feel comfortable traveling in spite of the new variants — it likely won’t this year either. Brandon Berkson knows a thing or two about travel. After … Read More “The 7 Best Travel Destinations for Spring 2022, According to Hotel Expert Brandon Berkson”

UK sees record job creation but inflation squeezes wages

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Reuters UK

By David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) -British employers hired a record number of staff last month and labour shortages deepened, increasing the chance that the Bank of England will raise interest rates again next month, but pay was squeezed by rapidly rising inflation. Tuesday’s data suggests the surge in cases of the Omicron variant of coronavirus in December did little to dent the resilience of Britain’s job market. The figures were also unlikely to ease the BoE’s concern that a rising inflation tide will be slow to ebb. Concern about possible labour shortages and pay pressures over the medium… Read More “UK sees record job creation but inflation squeezes wages”

Terence Crawford Suing Top Rank’s Bob Arum, Alleges ‘Revolting Racist Bias’

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uSports.org

The business relationship between WBO Welterweight Champion Terence Crawford and Top Rank’s Bob Arum ended with a TKO. Now things are getting litigious. Crawford is suing Arum and Top Rank for nearly $10 million, alleging “revolting racist bias” that resulted in him losing millions by failing to secure big-time fights. In the lawsuit, Crawford, 34, claims breach of contract and fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation. Crawford, who signed with Top Rank in 2011 but had a difficulty producing fights against top competitors in his division, also mentioned comments made by Arum against him, as … Read More “Terence Crawford Suing Top Rank’s Bob Arum, Alleges ‘Revolting Racist Bias’”

Guild Esports signs £4.5m partnership with crypto exchange Bitstamp

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Esports Insider

British esports organisation Guild Esports has announced a three-year partnership with cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp in a deal worth £4.5m. According to the release, Bitstamp branding will be featured on Guild Esports’ jerseys and across digital content with the organisation’s content creators and players. Bitstamp’s logo will also be integrated into the Guild London headquarters, which is due to open in early 2022. RELATED: Guild Esports begins trading on OTCQB Venture Market Moreover, both entities will collaborate to develop a number of projects aimed at ‘enhancing Guild’s fanbase and Bi… Read More “Guild Esports signs £4.5m partnership with crypto exchange Bitstamp”