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EARL Opens in Kakaako

Earl Sandwich opened in Kaimuki in 2014, and somehow managed to build a loyal following despite being tucked away behind Big City Diner and underneath Himalayan Kitchen. Tomorrow, its second location in the heart of Kakaako has its grand opening, and my coworker Michelle (with a far more evolved palate) joined me for the preview lunch for friends, family, local media and social media people. As a non-townie, non-hipster, middle-aged dad, I...
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Vector must pay $3.5m for too many power cuts after Commerce Commission action

Vector has been ordered to pay $3.5 million for historic ''excessive levels'' of power cuts and could face further penalties for more recent breaches.The High Court has found the lines and gas company didn't adhere to good industry... [Author: [email protected]]


Glencore suspends Australian zinc mine as cyclone nears

Commodity giant Glencore on Friday said it had suspended operations at its McArthur River zinc mine in northern Australia as a cyclone approaches.
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South Korea's Asiana Airlines share trading halted after auditor's qualified opinion

The Korea Exchange on Thursday halted trading in shares of South Korea's Asiana Airlines Inc through Monday after an auditor submitted a report pointing out a lack of evidence to judge the stock value of the airline.
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China plans subsidies to help disease-hit pig farms restock -agriculture ministry

China is urging rural governments to offer temporary subsidies to pig breeding farms and large-scale producers to help stabilise hog production, as the worst disease outbreak in years threatens to slash pork supplies.
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Bad hygiene or part of the experience? Complaints over 'grubby' Napier hostel spark debate

Hygenie complaints at a Napier hostel have sparked a debate about whether it is unacceptable, or simply a part of the budget accommodation experience.Several people who have stayed at the Criterion Art Deco Backpackers, housed in... [Author: [email protected]]


Gold slips as equities gain on robust U.S. data

Gold extended losses on Friday, moving further away from a three-week peak hit in the previous session, as appetite for riskier assets improved on upbeat U.S. economic data, while the metal was still on path for a third straight weekly gain.
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Global Markets: Asian shares hit 6-1/2-month high on tech hopes, U.S. data

Asian shares hit 6-1/2-month highs on Friday after upbeat U.S. data and optimism in the tech sector lifted Wall Street stocks, helping calm some of the jitters sparked by the Federal Reserve's cautious outlook on the world's biggest economy.
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Capital Campaign and Development Director

Fort Worden is the kind of destination that stays with you for a lifetime. Amidst the magnificent natural park setting and the influence of its military past, Fort Worden is home to inspiration, education and personal transformation. People gather here to participate in arts and music events, woodworking classes, conferences, camping, recreation, family reunions, weddings, and much more. Originally designed as a military base to protect Puget Sound, Fort Worden evolved into an iconic and c...
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Easy Ways to Cut down on your Small Business Expenses

This article is contributed by Jason Dirkham. If you want to cut small business expenses, then you’ll be glad to know that this is very easy to do. Sometimes a few simple changes are all you need to make in order to reap the benefits and when you do, you will find that your business has way more financial freedom. Reduce Supply Costs Believe it or not, it is more than possible for you to save money on office supplies. You can do this by contacting any vendors that you work with and by letting th...
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Tesla's Musk tells employees vehicle deliveries 'primary priority' near end of first quarter

Tesla Inc's vehicle deliveries scheduled across Europe, China and North America should be a "primary priority" for all employees during the last 10 days of the first quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said in an email to employees on Thursday.
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U.S. fund Elliott suffers crushing defeat in Hyundai proxy vote

Investors in Hyundai Motor Group companies rejected on Friday Elliott Management's demands for a massive special dividend and board seats, dealing a blow to the U.S. hedge fund's campaign to shake up South Korea's second-biggest family-run conglomerate.
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Caleres Inc (CAL) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

CAL earnings call for the period ending February 2, 2019.
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North Korea, seeking food aid, links sanctions to shortages

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Kumkhop Trading Co. President Ri Jong Ho sweeps his hand over a table full of foods produced at his factory. There’s a bowl of assorted candies and rice cakes, a plate of sausages and ham, slices of a French baguette and Russian dark bread. “We are doing fine,” he says […]
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Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

BEIJING (AP) — The local government reports the death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured. Thursday’s blast at the Tianjiayi Chemical plant in the city of Yancheng is China’s worst industrial accident in years, with nearly 1,000 area residents moved […]
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HUD Budget Shows Positivity for Reverse Mortgage Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) annual budget proposal for fiscal year 2020, released this week by the Trump Administration, shows positivity in the agency’s reverse mortgage book of business. The FY 2020 Budget appendix scored the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program with a negative credit subsidy equal to -.08 percent, which translates to a projection for the program to generate a sufficient amount of revenue to offset losses for the 2020 fiscal year’s book...
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Hawke's Bay Airport hires back Arrow contractors to complete $20m airport expansion

Work on the Hawke's Bay Airport expansion is back up and running, three weeks after the company running the project went into voluntary administration. Arrow International went into voluntary administration during late February... [Author: [email protected]]


U.S. warns China meddling in Hong Kong hurting business confidence

The United States warned in a report on Friday that increased meddling from China in Hong Kong had adversely impacted the city, straining international business confidence in the Asian financial hub.
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Oil prices near 2019 highs amid OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions

Oil prices on Friday hovered close to 2019 peaks reached the previous day, propped up by supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and by U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.
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Hyundai Motor shareholders vote against Elliott dividend proposal

Hyundai Motor shareholders voted on Friday against Elliott Management's proposals for dividend payouts.
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Global Markets - Asian shares firm after solid U.S. data, tech sector hopes

Asian shares advanced on Friday after upbeat data and optimism in the tech sector lifted Wall Street stocks, helping calm some of the jitters sparked by the Federal Reserve's cautious outlook on the world's biggest economy.
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Hyundai Mobis shareholders vote against Elliott dividend proposal

Hyundai Mobis shareholders voted on Friday against Elliott Management's proposal for dividend payouts.
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Shares of Japan's Eisai swamped with sell orders after ending Alzheimer trials

Eisai Co Ltd's shares were untraded on Friday, hit with a glut of sell orders after the Japanese drugmaker and its partner Biogen Inc said they are ending two drug trials of their experimental Alzheimer's disease drug aducanumab.
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Nintendo Labo: VR Kit has a ton of games you can play with starting April 12

Nintendo Labo: VR Kit has a plethora of games to play after you're done building the Toy-Cons. From an on-rails alien shooter to a deep sea photography adventure, here's what you can play with Labo: VR Kit. You can even make your own games. The post Nintendo Labo: VR Kit has a ton of games you can play with starting April 12 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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After $71 billion merger, new owner Disney begins layoffs of Fox executive ranks

The day after closing its deal to take , The Walt Disney Company began laying off executives at the Century City studio, according to multiple reports Thursday. Among those receiving as 60-day notice was Fox’s Domestic Distribution president Chris Aronson, who issued the following statement: “I am extremely grateful for my time at Twentieth Century Fox under the leadership of Tom, Jim, and Stacey,” Aronson’s statement said, referring to former Fox studio chiefs. “It has been an honor and a priv...
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Tips and tricks to get you started with your new Fitbit Inspire HR

The Inspire HR may be an entry-level fitness tracker in Fitbit's lineup, but the device still has plenty of features to explore. These are our favorite tips and tricks to help you use the Inspire HR to its fullest potential. The post Tips and tricks to get you started with your new Fitbit Inspire HR appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Vector fined $3.5m for power outages

Auckland electricity lines company Vector has been ordered by the Auckland High Court to pay a multi-million dollar penalty.The $3.575 million fine has been imposed because the organisation breached its network quality standard... [Author: [email protected]]


Energy regulation, climate change policy, is impacting local firms, LA County business leaders say

Energy experts and business leaders gathered at OUE Skyspace above downtown Los Angeles Thursday to discuss the impact of California energy policy on the state’s economy and businesses. Panel members at the forum, held by the Los Angeles County Business Federation, framed the discussion as balancing the need for affordable and reliable energy and the push to meet California’s ambitions climate goals. Related links Los Angeles to close 3 power plants in aggressive move toward green energy G...
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Someone is selling a Silicon Valley investor 'starter kit' as a joke about how venture capitalists all dress the same

Silicon Valley investors are known for their business savvy, but not necessarily their fashion sense. A new site, called VC Starter Kit, lampoons what's seen as the tech investor uniform: You can buy a Patagonia sweater, Allbirds sneakers, and a handful of other stereotypically VC accessories like a Tesla keychain, all in a bundle.  The website says all profits from starter kit purchases will be donated to AllRaise, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing more diversity into startup founders and inv...


Portage Licensing Trust chief hopes ex-Ray White agent Paul Davie will resign on Monday

The head of a powerful Auckland licensing trust hopes an ex-Ray White real estate agent Paul Davie will stand down on Monday, after racist social media posts.Ross Clow, Portage Licensing Trust president, was today commenting on... [Author: [email protected]]



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