Amir attends the main session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

(MENAFN – La Péninsule) Doha: The Emir SA Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani participated in the main session of the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2021), which took place today at noon in Saint -Petersburg in Russia with the participation of the President of the Russian Federation HE Vladimir …

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Early crop protection pays off in Snowtown | North Queensland Registry

The emphasis on protecting the crop in its vulnerable stages just after germination is paying off in north-central South Australia. Snowtown grain growers Simon and Nick McCormack make sure they apply their seed treatments to control both insect and disease pressure and said it made a difference in getting good …

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Opportunity in Asia but Australia’s trade competitiveness is a challenge

Support businesses, develop trade By Shayne Elliott, CEO of ANZ This fifth national trade report is particularly timely, carried out during one of the most unpredictable times for global trade and against a backdrop of COVID-19 that has hampered trade and business growth. As Australia’s bank with the largest international …

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Know what you’re getting into before you jump on the big U.S. MLP returns

In February, I bought 150 shares of Enterprise Products, a US oil and gas infrastructure company, in my registered retirement income fund. I expected a dividend yield of around 7.6 percent. However, I was surprised to see that the quarterly dividend of US 45 cents per share was reduced by …

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Two Fronts to Lower the Prices of Goods and Electricity – Manila Bulletin

The advocacy for consumer empowerment continues, and in this column I will discuss two important updates on our efforts to promote consumer welfare. First, as Chairman of Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI), I wrote to Senator Aquilino Pimentel III, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade and Entrepreneurship; Congressman John Rey …

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Center Coast Brookfield MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund Announces Quarterly Distribution

NEW YORK, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Coast Brookfield MLP Center & Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: CEN) (the “Fund”) today announced the June 2021 quarterly distribution amount. Based on the recommendation of Brookfield Public Securities Group LLC (“PSG”), the adviser to the Fund, and its portfolio management team, the …

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NH Senate adopts $ 13.5 billion budget

CONCORD (Reuters) – The Republican-led New Hampshire Senate on Thursday approved a two-year $ 13.5 billion state budget after rejecting Democrats’ attempts to scrap tax cuts on corporations, restrictions on abortion, and a thorny provision on race and education. The Senate, where Republicans hold a 14-10 majority, voted along party …

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Low alcohol wine, rewards, reopening the gym and more

Reopened: EmBark Circuit Training which opened briefly in early 2020, only to close shortly thereafter due to the pandemic, has reopened and is accepting members for walk-in workouts, starting June 1. EmBark is located in the former Curves area, and is open 24 hours a day for training. Massages and …

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July-May: the customs region of the FBR (North) collects 21,036 million rupees in 11 months

ISLAMABAD: Despite the closure of the Pak-China border, the customs region (North) of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) collected an amount of Rs21,036 million in customs duties during the first 11 months (July-May) of 2020-21 against the assigned target of 15,970 million rupees, an increase of 5,066 million rupees …

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