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Waste management, bane of life for Tehraners

“Speaking on waste management, Kalantari noted that 25 percent of the waste produced in the metropolis of Tehran is recyclable and 70 percent can be converted to compost” reports tehrantimes.com. TEHRAN — Waste management has set alarm bells ringing for the residents of the Iranian capital, Tehran, the head of Tehran province’s department of environment said on Friday.There are 21 bodies responsible in waste management sector, Kalantari said, adding, there are serious shortcomings in this sector, especially waste segregation at source, which need to be addressed. Source: tehrantimes.com Share This:

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China Huarong confirms chairman departs after probe, shares tumble

“Huarong said in a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange late on Thursday that Lai’s departure “will not cause any adverse impact to the business.”” reports businessinsider.com. Huarong Investment Stock Corp Ltd and Huarong International Financial Holdings Ltd – which also earlier suspended trading of their shares – both dropped over 10 percent in late trade on Friday.FILE PHOTO – China Huarong Asset Management Co Chairman Lai Xiaomin listens to a question from a reporter during the debut of the company at the Hong Kong Exchanges in Hong Kong…

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Credit Suisse gets license for wealth management business in Philippines

“HONG KONG (Reuters) – Credit Suisse Group AG said on Thursday it has received regulatory approval to launch its wealth management business in the Philippines, allowing the Swiss bank to tap the growing onshore wealth in the Southeast Asian country” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. In the Philippines, Credit Suisse’s existing services include advisory on capital raising, liability management, M&A, and structured finance.Credit Suisse has received a license from the Securities and Exchange Commission and approval from the central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, to set up a representative…

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The Luxe at Pepper Pike includes spacious rental units

“Luxe apartments are pet-friendly, and there is a shared fitness center in a club house” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. PEPPER PIKE, Ohio – Sometimes, apartments can get a bad reputation for being a little tight on space, but that’s certainly not the case at The Luxe at Pepper Pike.Luxe apartments take advantage of the space they have, with in-unit washers and dryers, large windows and a large, stylish staircase.One, two and three-bedroom apartments at Luxe are available. Source: cleveland.com Share This:

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GTreasury Acquires Visual Risk For Corporate Treasury Compliance

“Treasury management system provider GTreasury announced it reached a deal to acquire risk management and compliance software company Visual Risk, reports in Mondo Visione said Tuesday (April 17)” reports pymnts.com. GTreasury will acquire Visual Risk, based in Australia, and integrate its solutions into its own offering to bolster its existing treasury and cash management tool.The companies will combine their risk analytics and hedge accounting software as well, they said. “We are excited about the value the integrated solution will bring to treasury departments around the world,” said GTreasury CEO Orazio…

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Investor urges Facebook to set up risk oversight committee

“Trillium Asset Management, which owns about 73,000 shares of Facebook Inc , said existing risk oversight structures at Facebook appeared to lack a “dedicated focus.”” reports businessinsider.com. “We believe that our board and committees have sufficient time and resources to address risk oversight matters along with their other responsibilities,” Facebook had said.”The sheer volume, magnitude, and frequency of Facebook’s controversies strongly suggests that the company’s whack-a-mole approach is insufficient – Facebook needs to institutionalize stronger risk oversight mechanisms,” Trillium said in a letter https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/884541/000121465918002848/d417181px14a6g.htm to fellow Facebook shareholders.Figurines are seen…

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New accounting rule raises revenue for big banks, but not all are highlighting the change

“In first-quarter earnings, Citi said its equity underwriting revenues fell 14% to $216 million, while debt underwriting revenues fell 8% to $699 million” writes Francine Mckenna for marketwatch.com. The bank said it expects the 2018 full-year impact on revenue to be positive by about $1.2 billion.However, it is not clear how much of this decline is related to adoption of the new standard, since the underwriting expenses were not detailed in the press release.JPM said that it expected the new standard to increase revenue and expense for full-year 2018 by…

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Exclusive: Investor Gatemore pushes for break-up of logistics firm Wincanton

“Gatemore is familiar with the British logistics market, having built a 24 percent stake in courier and logistics business DX Group, overhauled its board, and helped the firm with financing” reports businessinsider.com. Gatemore believes the company, which has a market capitalization of about 284 million pounds ($406 million), is “a sleeping giant whose intrinsic value is underestimated by the market,” according to the investor letter seen by Reuters.The asset management firm, which often pursues activist campaigns at companies where it has bought shares, said in the letter it had built…

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Microsoft launches Windows Admin Center out of beta

“Microsoft launched a new management tool for Windows Server and Windows 10 management out of beta as part of a push to simplify work for IT administrators” writes Blair Hanley Frank for venturebeat.com. That way, customers will be able to tailor Windows Admin Center for the quirks of their environment.In the future, Microsoft will connect Windows Admin Center to its cloud platform so customers can use it to manage services like Azure Site Recovery. Source: venturebeat.com Share This:

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Why doctors don’t use alternatives to opioids

“But the problem in American medicine is not a lack of alternatives to opioids, but the minimal utilization of the many non-opioid treatments for pain that already exist” writes Keith Humphreys Is for washingtonpost.com. Over 200 medications other than opioids have evidence of benefit in at least some pain conditions.Yet most physicians are not aware how many medications other than opioids have strong evidence of relieving pain. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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