Submarine cable plans to import green electricity from Indonesia to S’pore, SP partners with EDF in France, Environment News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – An undersea cable will be developed to import renewable energy from Indonesia to Singapore. Power grid operator SP Group has partnered with French energy company EDF Group to develop infrastructure that will include a 1,000 megawatt peak (MWp) photovoltaic solar power plant project, the companies said in a …

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“Weaving a Basket of Hope”: Multnomah County Honors Indigenous Peoples Day

October 11, 2021 “Every day is Indigenous Peoples Day. This is how Brianna Bragg, (Ihanktonwan, French and Norwegian), describes the connection of the Indigenous community to its history and future. But the official declaration of Indigenous Peoples Day is yet another day to remember, Bragg said, as it represents generations …

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US Treasury hampered by Cruz’s appointment holds, officials say

US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, October 6, 2021. Photo taken on October 6, 2021. REUTERS / Evelyn Hockstein / File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct.11 (Reuters) – The US Treasury is held hostage by Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s efforts to …

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Blackrock Community Group Proposes ‘Very Feasible’ Seaside Place Project

A seaside berth has been proposed for Dublin’s southern suburb of Blackrock as part of a plan developed within the local community. The substantial project would see an elevated, terraced plaza built over Bath Place, a large public space next to Blackrock Dart station which is currently a car park …

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How the Nations League triumph can put France back on track to defend the World Cup title in Qatar

France are 2021 UEFA Nations League champions after an entertaining 2-1 win over Spain in the San Siro final in Italy on Sunday that came to life in the final half hour before another late French masterclass. Mikel Oyarzabal had put La Roja ahead with 26 minutes to go, but …

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Seychelles Ministry of Culture seeks to lure island nation’s youth through vanilla market

Hoping to inspire young Seychellois to revive the island nation’s vanilla industry, the Ministry of Culture recently hosted a conference on the history of the plant in commemoration of the 155th anniversary of its introduction to the Seychelles. . Introduced in 1866, vanilla was one of the island nation’s earliest …

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Businessman cans plans for liquor store after community opposition

SCOTT HAMMOND / STUFF The property was, for a time, The Next Door Cafe, before it was a South American restaurant. Before that it was a bar called The Old Bank. (File photo) Naveen Dutta has scrapped plans for a liquor store for a suburb of Blenheim after the proposal …

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Karl Namnganda urges CAR to ‘dream of the impossible’ after beating Nigeria

The Central African Republic beat Nigeria in Lagos but will face the Super Eagles again on Sunday Karl Namnganda says the Central African Republic must “dream of the impossible” after their shock victory over Nigeria in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. The 25-year-old scored his first-ever international goal in …

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CHR President Chito Gascon succumbs to Covid-19

GOODBYE. The president of the Human Rights Commission (CHR), José Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon, died at the age of 57 after his fight against Covid-19, his family announced on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Gascon was appointed president of the CHR in 2015. (Photo by Chito Gascon Facebook) MANILA – The …

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