President Trump on Thursday defended his decision to hold a political rally in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael ripped across southeast U.S., saying he could not disappoint his many fans.“We had thousands of people standing on line,” Trump said in a telephone interview with “Fox & Friends.” “It’s a great thing that’s happening. It’s a great movement in our country. I go make a speech in a 12,000-seat auditorium, and people start lining up two days early. I mean, literally, they bring tents.”The actual capacity of Erie Insurance Arena is 9,000. According to Erie News Now, the line outside the arena began forming on Wednesday morning, about 12 hours before the event.“We had thousands of people lined up by the time I had to make a decision,” the president continued. “So my decision was, do I want to tell people that were waiting 10 and 12 hours already that I’m not coming? And I just thought it would be … [Read more...] about Trump on holding rally during hurricane: I couldn’t disappoint my fans
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HCMC to see soaring office demand in next four years As Southeast Asian economies expand, office demand, particularly from technology, e-commerce, and co-working space companies, is expected to rise by an estimated 6 per cent annually between 2018 and 2021, with Ho Chi Minh City seeing a rate of 10 per cent in the period, according to JLL Vietnam. As at the end of the second quarter of 2018, total stock in Ho Chi Minh City’s office market increased to 1,945,000 sq m, with overall Grade A and B occupancy rates standing at a high of above 95 per cent. The overall rental rate is expected to continue its upwards trend with support from healthy demand and increased quality in future supply. A large volume of high-quality Grade B supply is also projected to be completed by 2020 and will likely put pressure on Grade A in the future, especially long-standing Grade A projects with deteriorating construction quality. In Hanoi, demand for Grade A and B office space in 2018-2019 … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 28/9
Video PUBLISHED: 09:00 19 July 2018 Sophie Wyllie Chris Sargisson, chief executive Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, supporting Norfolk Day at the Eastern Daily Press and Radio Norfolk launch in Dereham's Market Place. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY Archant Norfolk Day has gripped the county and businesses, big and small, are getting behind the major celebration. Reporter Sophie Wyllie reports on the variety of events being put on across the county and why businesses are backing the big day. A cake sale will be held at the Virging Money Lounge on Norfolk Day. Ruth Kettle from Time Norfolk with Joseph Betts Virgin, Money Lounge Host and Lesley Bradfield from Time Norfolk. Picture: Nick Butcher Competitions, discounts, family-friendly activities and sporting challenges. Norfolk Day Logo These are just some of the many events taking place across the county for the first-ever Norfolk Day on Friday, July 27. NBK Trade getting into the Norfolk Day spirit. Operations director, Sally Porter … [Read more...] about Big business support for Norfolk Day
THE Duke of Cambridge has a packed schedule ahead of him as he becomes the first British royal to make an official visit to Israel and Palestine. His visit is strictly "non political" - but the wording of his itinerary has already caused controversy. Here's what we know... When is Prince William's Israel visit? Prince William's tour runs from Sunday, June 24 to Thursday, June 28, and will take him through Jordan, Israel and Palestine. The 35-year-old father - who leaves his three children and wife Kate at home - will travel first to Jordan. Will he meet PM Benjamin Netanyahu? His Royal Highness is set to spend several hours in the company of the Israeli PM. According to his tour schedule, he'll be travelling to Benjamin Netanyahu's home on Tuesday, June 26. It is unknown whether he will dine with the PM and his wife Sara. His wife has been charged with misuse of public funds over allegations she ordered $96,000 worth of gourmet meals using state funds - which she completely … [Read more...] about When is Prince William’s Israel visit, will he meet PM Benjamin Netanyahu and what is the schedule?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markel meet wellwishers as they visit Reprezent 107.3FM on January 9, in London. The public has warmed to this refreshingly real royal-to-be, who seems to be having a positive influence on Harry. Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty World On a sunny day this April, teenage girls from a local school were having a picnic in a park. I was on a bench near them, reading a book, until the noise got too much. The students were in uniform, easy with one another and bursting with adolescent enthusiasm. They reflected London’s infinite class, race and ethnic variety. Some had clustered around a lovely, mixed-race girl and were weaving wild flowers around her curly hair: “Straighten your hair,” one said. “You’ll look just like Meghan!” They took selfies, squealed over sites for bridal gowns and pored over celeb mags with pictures of Meghan Markle. Idolized and envied by them, she was the luckiest woman in the world. The girl with the … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle And Prince Harry: Can the Royal Wedding Change Centuries of Racism and Classism in Britain?