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La historia del Grupo Sailor y su tema La Cumbia

Sailor es un grupo británico de rock pop/glam mejor conocido en los años 70 por sus éxitos "A Glass of champagne" y "Girls, Girls, Girls", escritos por el líder del grupo Georg Kajanus Años 70 El lider del grupo Georg Kajanus, había escrito previmaente "Flying Machine" para Cliff Richard en 1971, aunque fue el primer single británico de Richard que falló en alcanzar el top 30. Sailor desarrollo desde Kajanus Pickett, un compositor y cantante, duo que había formado cuando Phil Pickett y ...
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Week 14: What was the population of Paris in 1921?

100 years ago this week: Week 14In April 1921, the first population census of Paris and its surrounding towns for a decade was published. Although I accept this probably fascinates me much more than it might you, I encourage you to dive into the data with me. The numbers reveal a city on the cusp of major changes, and a very different Paris from the one we know today.Come and mingle with the [Author: Adam]
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#Saudi cement firm postpones capital reduction plan amid private sector push | Reuters

Saudi cement firm postpones capital reduction plan amid private sector push | ReutersSaudi Arabia’s Yanbu Cement Co said on Monday it was postponing a recommendation to decrease its capital to support Saudi government plans requiring the private sector to invest in the local economy.Yanbu Cement, listed on the Saudi stock exchange Tadawul, had said in January its board had recommended a capital reduction to 1 billion riyals ($266.65 million) from 1.575 billion riyals as the capital exceeded the ...
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What COVID-induced changes in hospitality are here to stay? | By Soenke Weiss

The pandemic has fast‐forwarded guest technology plans as hotels across the world have taken steps to minimize all possible touchpoints. The go‐to guest apps have been those that enable online or contactless checking in, menu lookups or digitally executing guest in‐room requests. The Little National Hotel in Sydney, Australia, reports that they have operated on a completely cashless basis since the crisis began. As well as reducing touchpoints, this approach has streamlined their operatio...
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Vaccine passport coming to Hawaii, coronavirus surge could take Honolulu back to Tier 2, Maui to begin vaccinating 16-year-olds and up, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Hawaii travel ©2021 All Hawaii NewsNew CDC Guidance Paves The Way For Hawaii To Implement ‘Vaccine Passports’. Guidance issued Friday by the CDC gives Hawaii the green light to modify the program that lets arriving travelers avoid a 10-day quarantine by showing proof of full vaccination, the program’s author said. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KITV4.Hawaii Parents Say ‘So Far, So Good’ As Schools Push Toward Full Reopening. Schools had to get creative to accommodate more in-person studen...
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Na Ala Hele: Exceptional Hawaii hiking

The Na Ala Hele Trail & Access Program was begun by Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry & Wildlife in 1998. The program monitors and maintains a network of hiking trails, many of them ancient and predating Western contact in the Hawaiian Islands. We’ll list some of our favorites below. Concern […] The post Na Ala Hele: Exceptional Hawaii hiking appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Mass hysteria continues unabated, and if anyone thinks otherwise, have a look at these

Unless we actively engage with the 80% of the population that is living in a state of panic and fear, expect the worst. Totalitarian control by the state is coming. Today I lost 3 friends. They went on the attack because I had a different opinion to them, they think it’s ok for people to […]
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Westwood Pizza, Newtown

At Westwood pizza in Newtown, the pizzas are made with Australian flour from Gunnedah and toppings may include smoked eel, potato and rosemary or nduja and ricotta or their most popular fermented garlic honey. But before you go, I have a little piece of advice for you...
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The 5 best travel mugs in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky We put a dozen travel mugs to the test for temperature retention, leak resistance, and ease of use. The Zojirushi SM-SE Travel Mug kept coffee hot and ice frozen for the longest of any mug we tested. Plus, its locking lid ensures its contents stay safe inside. If you're frequently on the go, and you need your caffeine fix close at hand, a good travel mug likely features prominently in your daily routine.Any mug with a lid that you can carry from place to p...
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Oil Drops With Virus Risks in Europe Dimming the Demand Outlook - Bloomberg

Oil Drops With Virus Risks in Europe Dimming the Demand Outlook - Bloomberg West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery fell $3.54 to $57.91 a barrel at 12:52 p.m. in New York Brent for June settlement lost $3.32 to $61.54 a barrel Oil accelerated its decline after Britain warned it may continue limiting foreign travel, dampening hopes for a summer travel boom.Futures in New York fell as much as 5.9% on Monday, sending prices markedly below their 50-day moving average. The U.K. may delay ...
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Maui seeking to pilot “vaccine passport” program + add mandatory post arrival test

Maui County, which is comprised of Maui, Lanai and Molokai, is seeking to take part in a pilot “vaccine passport” program that would allow travelers to bypass pre-testing and quarantine with proof of full vaccination with a minimum of two weeks since receiving the final vaccine dose. This pilot program is proposed to begin  with inter-island travel as soon as April 15. Eventually the vaccine passport program could be opened up for trans-Pacific travelers, but no timeline has been given on that ...
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Himiway Electric Bike: All Terrain Model Review

A large bike box containing the 72-pound Himiway all terrain electric cruiser bike showed up on my doorstep recently. It had taken three weeks to make it to Calgary from California via UPS ground, but it arrived in one piece with all bits inside carefully wrapped up – and everything in its place. Important parts like derailleurs were taped with protective layers. And there was a box holding all the accessories which made it way easier to assemble. I already have a mountain bike and a hybrid bi...
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Norwegian Cruise Line Asks CDC for July Restart With Vaccinated Guests and Crew

On Monday, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings sent a request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to begin sailing in July.  The cruising restart would apply to all three cruise lines in the NCLH family; Norwegian Cruise Line,... Read More The post Norwegian Cruise Line Asks CDC for July Restart With Vaccinated Guests and Crew appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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#AbuDhabi index gains for seventh day, blue-chip losses hit Egypt | Reuters

Abu Dhabi index gains for seventh day, blue-chip losses hit Egypt | ReutersThe Abu Dhabi stock market rose 1% on Monday to notch its seventh straight session of gains, as aquaculture firm International Holdings surged over 12% after divesting a unit.Outside the Gulf, Egypt’s blue-chip index finished 1.5% lower, with Commercial International Bank losing 3.2%.On Sunday, Abu Dhabi’s International Holdings said it planned to divest all its shares in defence supplier Trust International Holding for 3...
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Marriott International Continues to Deliver on Consumer Desire for Enhanced Contactless Technology

Marriott International, Inc. today announced the debut of a pilot program for contactless arrival kiosks at several select-service hotels, as well as the launch of a proof-of-concept for contactless grab-and-go marketplaces at two Fairfield by Marriott hotels. Both concepts build upon ongoing measures to boost traveler confidence while reinforcing the company's Commitment to Clean initiative. Marriott's contactless experience continues to evolve, further enhancing features such as mobile ...
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Hyperconnected Hotels: Technological services most valued by guests | By Magno Fugisawa

As a consequence of the pandemic caused by COVID19, the tourism sector suffered huge impacts due to low occupancy rates. Considering the situation, some chains undertook a series of infrastructure, design and even construction projects in order to improve their services for once this global emergency has passed.
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#AbuDhabi Stock Exchange lists MDJH-GMTN's bonds worth $1.29bln | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange lists MDJH-GMTN's bonds worth $1.29bln | ZAWYA MENA EditionThe Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange (ADSE) said it has listed €1.1 billion ($1.29 billion) in bonds issued by MDJH-GMTN (RSC) Ltd., owned by Mubadala Treasury Holding Company, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mamoura Diversified Global Holding.In a statement Monday the exchange said the first six-year tranche comes with a value of €600 million with a fixed interest rate of 0.375 percent. The second is for 13 years ...
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People who've had COVID-19 need just one shot, research suggests

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Research suggest people who've already had COVID-19 only need one shot;What you can and can't do once vaccinated;Alloy joins a wave of biotech startups that are doing more than just developing one drug.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips, or want to catch up? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Now, let's get to it... A woman receiv...
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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Apollo Global Leads Group for $10 Billion #SaudiArabia's Aramco Pipeline Deal - Bloomberg

Apollo Global Leads Group for $10 Billion Saudi Arabia's Aramco Pipeline Deal - BloombergApollo Global Management Inc. is leading a group of investors aiming to buy a roughly $10 billion stake in Saudi Aramco’s oil pipelines, people familiar with the matter said.The buyout firm’s consortium will include U.S. and Chinese investors and has been shortlisted to make a final offer, the people said, asking not to be identified as the matter is private. Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s state energy company, has ...
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#SaudiArabia News: Bechtel, Others Seek Billions of Unpaid Riyadh Metro Bills - Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia News: Bechtel, Others Seek Billions of Unpaid Riyadh Metro Bills - BloombergU.S.-based Bechtel Corp. and other international firms are pursuing billions of dollars in unpaid bills from Saudi Arabia’s government for work done on the Riyadh metro project, according to five people familiar with the matter.Bechtel is owed around $1 billion for the transport system, a cornerstone of the government’s efforts to upgrade the traffic-clogged Saudi capital, according to four of the people. Co...
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Builders and Vaccines Power #UAE Business Growth Near 2-Year High - Bloomberg

Builders and Vaccines Power UAE Business Growth Near 2-Year High - BloombergBusiness conditions in the United Arab Emirates improved at the fastest pace in 20 months, taking a sharp turn for the better with the vaccine rollout and an upswing in construction work.Non-oil private sector activity grew for a fourth month in March, the longest run of expansion since late 2019, according to IHS Markit. Its UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index rose to 52.6 from 50.6 in February.By contrast, Saudi Arabia’s re...
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Oil Declines After OPEC+ Wagers Market Can Absorb Extra Barrels - Bloomberg

Oil Declines After OPEC+ Wagers Market Can Absorb Extra Barrels - BloombergOil retreated after OPEC+ decided to ramp up output over the three months to July and figures showed coronavirus infections in India hit a record, highlighting risks to energy demand in one of Asia’s main importers.West Texas Intermediate fell 0.9%, paring the 3.9% gain seen on Thursday, when the alliance agreed to loosen its supply curbs gradually. The grouping will raise production by more 1 million barrels a day in sta...
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Arabtec: Creditors await #Dubai Court’s next move in getting back their Dh10b plus | Property – Gulf News

Arabtec: Creditors await Dubai Court’s next move in getting back their Dh10b plus | Property – Gulf NewsCreditors to Arabtec, the UAE construction giant that has filed for bankruptcy, will have to wait for a Dubai court’s next judgement to see how - or whether - they can recover their dues, estimated to be in the billions of dirhams.First, the court-appointed panel of experts will have to come up with their findings on whether Arabtec should proceed with the liquidation or whether there are othe...
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NCB and Samba complete merger deal to create #SaudiArabia's biggest lender | The National

NCB and Samba complete merger deal to create Saudi Arabia's biggest lender | The NationalThe deal to merge Saudi Arabia’s biggest retail lender National Commercial Bank and it smaller rival Samba Financial Group is now complete, with Samba shareholders receiving new shares in the merged entity.Saudi National Bank, the merged banking institution that formally began operations on April 1, said in a statement the shares issued to former Samba shareholders are now listed on the Saudi stock exchange....
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Oil slips to $64 as rising OPEC+, Iranian output weighs | Reuters

Oil slips to $64 as rising OPEC+, Iranian output weighs | ReutersOil slipped to around $64 a barrel on Monday as rising supply from OPEC+ and higher Iranian output countered signs of a strong economic rebound in the United States and hopes for a wider demand recovery in 2021.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies, known as OPEC+, agreed on Thursday to monthly production hikes from May to July. Iran is also boosting supply. [OPEC/O]Brent crude for June fell 96 cents, or ...
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#Dubai Mercantile Exchange launches Mideast crude trading platform | Reuters

Dubai Mercantile Exchange launches Mideast crude trading platform | ReutersThe Dubai Mercantile Exchange launched a bilateral trading platform on Monday for companies to trade multiple Middle East crude grades priced against DME’s Oman crude futures.The seven grades are: Dubai, Upper Zakum and Murban from the United Arab Emirates, Basra Light and Basra Heavy from Iraq, Qatar’s al-Shaheen and Oman crude, it said in a statement.The platform, called the Alternative Crude Ecosystem (ACE), is aimed a...
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#Israel's Delek in talks to sell Tamar gas field stake, Calcalist reports | Reuters

Israel's Delek in talks to sell Tamar gas field stake, Calcalist reports | ReutersIsrael’s Delek Drilling is in talks to sell its stake in the offshore natural gas field for up to $1.1 billion, financial news website Calcalist reported on Monday.Delek owns a 22% stake in Tamar, one of Israel’s main energy sources, which it is required to sell by the end of the year under a government framework to open the sector to competition. The company holds a stake of about 45% of the nearby Leviathan gas f...
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Emirates Development Bank to allocate $8 bln for vital companies | Reuters

Emirates Development Bank to allocate $8 bln for vital companies | ReutersThe state-run Emirates Development Bank plans to allocate 30 billion dirhams ($8.17 billion) in the coming years to support companies in sectors considered as priority for the economy, the United Arab Emirates’ prime minister said on Monday.“The target is to fund 13,500 new companies,” Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum said on Twitter [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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