Clearing Houses

Linklaters advises Futures Industry Association and its members on consultation submission in support of China’s new Futures Bill

Linklaters advised the Futures Industry Association (FIA) and its members, comprising international banks, international exchanges, Chinese banks and futures exchanges, on their submission to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) on the project consultation on the recently published Futures Law. The proposed Futures Law represents an important …

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Opinion: Accurate patient data is essential to reduce health disparities and improve care

June 1, 2021 To transform the future of health care, we must understand current care. This is especially true when it comes to tackling the multiple socio-economic and other factors that drive health disparities, which the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified. Right now, our ability to reduce these inequalities and improve …

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Is my house at risk of flooding? How to know this hurricane season

Streams, streams and rivers crisscross the northern part of the state. This topography, along with clay soils that absorb water slowly, increase the risk of flooding in an area that has experienced rapid development over the past decade. Cobblestone surfaces and roofs act as water accelerators, said Cal Sawyer, associate …

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CDA confident to complete dredging of Nullahs, banks cement themselves before monsoon

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – May 30, 2021): The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has cleaned and stone the banks of several natural water drainage canals (Nullahs) that run through various parts of the city , as part of its continued action to prevent the discharge of sewage and …

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Grocers helped build Black Wall Street in Tulsa. A century ago a white mob razed it, the food companies and everything.

In 1920, there were plenty of places to stay, eat and drink within 35 blocks of the neighborhood. Lawyer Jean-Baptiste (JB) Stradford had arrived in town after graduating from law school in 1906, and like his sometimes partner Gurley, he knew how to turn a dollar. On June 1, 1918, …

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Tata Power: TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited takes proactive measures to prevent major damage and ensure fast food service in Odisha

Amid the ongoing pandemic, tropical cyclone ‘YAAS’ devastated the country’s eastern coasts on Wednesday 26.05.21, dumping heavy rains, damaging homes, farmland and the power grid. TPCODL prepared the Disaster Management Plan (DMP) well in advance to mitigate risks based on lessons learned from previous experiences. Within this framework, a structured …

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New forest clearing in a protected area in Brazil linked to mining

Extensive clearing of primary forest has been detected in the Tapajós Environmental Protection Zone in the Brazilian Amazon, possibly due to illegal mining activities. Planet satellite images confirm that deforestation, which covers about 1,250 hectares (3,090 acres), an area the size of a major international airport, occurred between January and …

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Rescue and clean-up operations underway in cyclone-stricken Odisha, West Bengal

NEW DELHI: RESCUE operations are underway in Odisha and West Bengal and teams are clearing scores of utility poles and uprooted trees to keep roads open in those states that were hit by Cyclone Yaas on Wednesday, said an official from the National Disaster Response Force. The cyclone finished landing …

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Cyclone “Yaas” ravages Bengal, Odisha while more than 20 lakh have been evacuated; four dead »News Live TV» India

Balasore / Kolkata / Ranchi: Cyclone “Yaas”, winds blowing up to 130-145 km / h, lashed the eastern coasts of the country on Wednesday, dumping heavy rains, damaging houses and farmland, and causing at least four dead – three in Odisha and one in Bengal – officials said. Thick layers …

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