Barclays fined £7.7m for serious failings in sales

first_img Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayot’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap whatsapp whatsapp Tuesday 18 January 2011 8:31 pm BARCLAYS has been fined £7.7m for mis-selling two Aviva funds after one in seven of the investors complained to the City regulator.The Financial Services Authority (FSA) yesterday imposed its largest-ever fine for retail sales breaches after identifying “serious failings” in Barclays’ sales practices for two Aviva income funds.The bank raised £692m from 12,331 individuals, most either retired or approaching retirement, between July 2006 and November 2008. More than 1,730 people complained to the FSA, prompting it to investigate the bank. An internal investigation by Barclays has since found more than half of sales of each fund to be questionable. Staff were found to have failed to check the funds were suitable for customers’ needs, failed to explain the risks involved, and of issuing brochures and documents that did not explain the risks clearly. Barclays was also found to have responded slowly when problems came to light. “We view these breaches as particularly serious and fully deserving of what is a very substantial fine,” said Margaret Cole, an FSA managing director.Barclays must also pay £60m in compensation to customers. It has already paid out £17m. Tags: NULL Share Barclays fined £7.7m for serious failings in sales Show Comments ▼ KCS-content last_img read more

Cost cutting helps IGT limit Q3 losses

first_imgQ3 results 2020 Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter As such revenue was down 31.4% compared to Q3 2019, at $412m. This comprised $331m in service revenue, with a further $81m coming from product sales.  Cost cutting helps IGT limit Q3 losses Read the full story on iGB North America. Regions: US Southern Europe Italy International Game Technology (IGT) said efforts to reduce costs in the third quarter helped limit the business’s net loss, while a strong performance from its lottery division helped revenue improve from its novel coronavirus (Covid-19)-hit second quarter. Looking at the new divisions’ performance, IGT’s global lottery unit enjoyed a relatively strong quarter, with revenue up 3.3% to $570m. The supplier said this was driven by double-digit growth in North America same-store sales, helping to offset a decline in product sales to $20m.  Italy remained the business’s second largest market, however, with North America remaining the leader despite revenue falling 17.7% to $443m. Revenue from the rest of the world, meanwhile, was down 42.3% at $123m.  Topics: Casino & games Finance Lottery Sports betting Land-based casino Online casino Product & technology Q3 results 2020 Online lottery Retail lottery Product & technology Sportsbook Email Address The consolidated revenue figure included a $104m contribution from digital betting and gaming revenue, up 40.5%. Looking at revenue by geography across both divisions, IGT’s Italian operations was the only jurisdiction to report year-on-year growth, with its contribution rising 3.5% to $416m.  The supplier’s revenue for the three months to 30 September, reported as two core lottery and gaming divisions for the first time, fell 14.9% year-on-year to $981.5m (£743.8m/€832.8m).  “We continue to monitor the evolution and impact of the pandemic around the world. With a simplified organization firmly in place, we are creating a leaner, stronger IGT.” Global gaming, on the other hand, saw performance weighed down by continued Covid-19 restrictions and venue closures in Q3, despite recovering significantly from a second quarter that covered the first peak of the pandemic. “Strong player demand and a host of compelling new games, systems, and digital solutions led to a sharp, sequential improvement in our most important markets,” IGT chief executive Marco Sala said.  Tags: International Game Technology AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter This comprised $880.1m in services revenue, down 4.5%, followed by a sharper drop in product sales, which fell 56.2% to $101.3m. 12th November 2020 | By Robin Harrisonlast_img read more

Jio Women’s T20 challenge 2020: All you need to know schedule,…

first_img Euro 2020, North Macedonia vs Netherlands: Top 5 players to watch out for in MKD vs NED Match 307-Nov-206:00 PM7:30 PMTrailblazersSupernovasSharjah SportSport News Football Football One week, three teams, four games. The three sides – IPL Supernovas, IPL Velocity and IPL Trailblazers – will play each other once in the group stage with the top two advancing to the final. Should the teams have the same number of points, net run-rate will determine who progresses.Supernovas face Velocity in the tournament opener (Wednesday), before Velocity tackle Trailblazers (Thursday) and Trailblazers meet Supernovas (Saturday). The top two will then face off for the title (Monday, November 9), which was won by Supernovas in 2018 and 2019 after last-ball finishes.How many foreign players are participating this year? 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TimeJio Women’s t20 challenge 2020 matches will start at 7.30 pm IST (6.00pm UAE time) and 3.30 pm IST (3.00pm UAE time),Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020: What are the venues for Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020? – VenueJio Women’s t20 challenge 2020 will be played at Sheikh Zayed StadiumJio Women’s t20 challenge 2020: Which TV channels will broadcast Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020?Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020 will be telecast on the Star Sports Network.Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020: How do I watch live streaming of Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020 matches?The live streaming of the Women’s t20 challenge 2020 match will be available on Disney+ Hotstar. You can also catch the live updates on insidesport.co F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd ATP Tour Football Football Football RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Switzerland to punish hapless Turkey; Follow Live Updates Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Gareth Bale issues warning for Italy ahead of crucial fixture – Follow Live Updatescenter_img Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020: Where will Jio women’s t20 challenge 2020 be held?Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020 will take place in the Sharjah, starting on Nov 4 and the finale being played on November 9. Match 104-Nov-206:00 PM7:30 PMSupernovasVelocitySharjah Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Marco Verratti returns and 7 other changes for Italy, check line-up; Follow Live Updates, Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey: Top 5 players to watch out for in SUI vs TUR Euro 2020 LIVE broadcast in more than 200 countries, check how you can watch Live Streaming of EURO 2020 in your country Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales: 3 key battles to watch out for in ITA vs WAL MatchDateUAE TimeIndia TimeTeam 1Team 2Venue by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeIPL 2020: Bad news for Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Jonny BairstowUndoIPL 2020 : Srikanth and fans slams MS Dhoni, says ‘wasted 15 Cr on Jadhav & Chawla’UndoSuresh Raina issues statement after arrest, says the incident in Mumbai was ‘unintentional’UndoA total of 12 foreign players from England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh, New Zealand and Thailand are playing this term.Supernovas have South Africa’s Ayabonga Khaka, Sri Lankan women’s team captain Chamari Atapattu and her compatriot Shashikala Siriwardene, and West Indies’ Shakera Selman. Khaka is one of the first two South African players, along with Suné Luus, in the Women’s T20 Challenge. The 28-year-old medium pacer is a veteran of 60 ODIs and 29 T20Is, bagging 72 and 28 scalps respectively.Trailblazers have the No. 1 bowler in women’s T20 cricket, England’s Sophie Ecclestone. They have explosive Caribbean batter Deandra Dottin and Bangladesh off-spinner Salma Khatun, along with Thailand’s Natthakan Chantham.Velocity have English opener Danielle Wyatt, South African all-rounder Suné Luus, New Zealand offie Leigh Kasperek and Bangladesh seamer Jahanara Alam. Jio Women’s T20 challenge 2020: All you need to know schedule, date time, Live broadcast, streaming in your country, languageJio Women’s T20 challenge 2020: What is the format ? Jio Women’s T20 challenge 2020: All you need to know schedule, date time, Live broadcast, streaming in your country, language By Kunal Dhyani – November 7, 2020 Football Match 205-Nov-202:00 PM3:30 PMVelocityTrailblazersSharjah Euro 2020: Didier Deschamps offers Ousmane Dembele update ahead of Portugal match Previous articleIndia tour of Australia: Will it be last chance for misfiring Kuldeep Yadav and can he deliver this time?Next articleISL 2020: BYJU’S becomes Kerala Blasters title sponsor Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020: When will Jio Women’s t20 challenge 2020 in Sharjah be Started? – DateJio Women’s t20 challenge 2020 will start from November 4 Formula 1 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Football Match 409-Nov-206:00 PM7:30 PMFINALSharjahlast_img read more

Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) Q12014 Interim Report

first_imgAutomatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Automatic Systems Ltd (ASL.mu)  2014 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileAutomatic Systems Limited operates a totalisator system for horse racing and football betting. The company runs its operations through is two subsidiaries, Supertote which deals with the horse racing bets and Superscore which deals with the football bets. Automatic System Limited organises this betting platform for the horse racing in liaison with the Mauritius Turf Club in Mauritius. The company also runs this betting platform for soccer in Africa. Automatic Systems Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) HY2019 Interim Report

first_imgSwan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Swan Life Ltd (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Ltd) (ANGM.mu)  2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileSwan Life Limited (formerly The Anglo Mauritius Assurance Society Limited) offers services such as life assurance, pensions, actuarial, and investment businesses in Mauritius. The company also provides life, car, home, health, travel, and boat insurance products, education and retirement plans, investment plans, wealth management, and stockbroking services for individuals. Swan Life Limited is headquartered in Port Louis, Mauritius. Swan Life Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Forget the Standard Life share price! I like this FTSE All-Share stock

first_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Kirsteen Mackay | Friday, 31st January, 2020 | More on: PRV SLA Global investment company Standard Life Aberdeen (LSE:SLA), the UK’s largest listed asset manager, has been struggling of late. The popularity of passive funds, rather than active, has shareholders leaving for pastures new.Standard Life’s share price is up 20% from a year ago, but it hasn’t been a worry-free ride and the price has fluctuated considerably over this time.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential… Porvair operates three divisions: aerospace and industrial, metal melt quality, and laboratory. Aerospace and industrial is its best performing, with 13% revenue growth reported at the end of November.It is well placed to benefit from the ESG investing trends that are sweeping the investment industry. Porvair is a global business, so downsides to consider are the US-China trade war, which could continue to suppress growth, as could the Coronavirus outbreak.However, it has shown consistent growth in recent years and has a healthy balance sheet to match. It has been growing through acquisitions and is a market leader in its field. With more stringent environmental regulations being put in place globally, this has a positive effect on demand for Porvair’s products. Despite its high P/E, I continue to like this stock and consider this FTSE All-Share company a ‘buy‘. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Forget the Standard Life share price! I like this FTSE All-Share stock See all posts by Kirsteen Mackay Image source: Getty Images. Enter Your Email Addresscenter_img Kirsteen has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of Porvair. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Recently analysts have been downgrading the firm, and some have predicted that a dividend cut is on the cards. The current dividend yield is 6.9% but it’s only covered 1.3 times by earnings per share. The cash Standard Life is generating is weaker than the earnings it is generating, which is another reason for these predictions.Hurdles and headwindsWhen Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management merged in 2017 it was valued at around £13bn but today that valuation has almost halved to £7bn. Managing the merger has not been a smooth process with escalating costs and obstacles to overcome along the way.Since the merger, the group has seen an improvement in its key asset classes such as Asian equities and emerging markets. So, it’s not all bad news.Its price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) is 7 and earnings per share are 46p. While assets under management are declining, Standard Life also has many stakes in other companies such as FTSE 100 Phoenix Group and India-based HDFC Life Insurance and HDFC Asset Management. This diversification could keep it afloat if UK headwinds continue.The Woodford fallout hasn’t helped the Standard Life Aberdeen share price either. It has cast a shadow over the entire industry.Keith Skeoch, Standard Life CEO, has said we should learn lessons from the Woodford scandal and that it’s time for a shake-up of the governance framework used for UK retail funds. Opting for processes more in line with pension funds and larger investors should increase confidence in the sector.Personally, I think there is too much uncertainty and risk surrounding this share for my liking. I would avoid for now.Environmental market leaderPorvair (LSE:PRV) specialises in filtration and environmental technology, which is a growing necessity in our modern world.The Porvair share price rose over 62% in 2019 and has risen a further 6% year to date. This has pushed up its P/E ratio, which is now on the high side at 32. Earnings per share are 23p, up from 22.1p in 2018 and 19.5p in 2017. It offers a dividend, but it’s very low with a yield of less than 1%.   Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.last_img read more

We are crying out for a rugby video game that doesn’t exist – here’s why

first_img We are crying out for a rugby video game that doesn’t exist – here’s why“The one thing that we have to get is a computer game. I’d love to see a computer game. Jonah Lomu Rugby back in 1995 was excellent…”Ugo Monye spoke for fans across the globe on the Sunday edition of BT Sport’s Rugby Tonight. Football gets three big-budget games per year in FIFA, PES and Football Manager. Cricket is enjoying a digital resurgence thanks to Big Ant Studios’ Don Bradman series. NFL, basketball and ice hockey all feature strong representation on console or PC. Making rugby the forgotten son of sports gaming. Will we ever see a sequel to EA favourite Rugby 08? Gaming writer Ben Wilson explains the current landscape for sports games He has helmed the entire EA Sports division since 2011, and took on the big chair in 2013 – so why hasn’t Wilson seen fit to turn his childhood dreams into a rucking brilliant PS4 and Xbox One game?The answer lies in two quotes from nearly a decade ago, when Wilson was specifically asked about the possibility of EA resuscitating Rugby 08.“We’ve had a focus as a company for the last few years to do fewer things and do them better. We only do games where we know we can deliver high-quality Triple-A experiences,” he told The Guardian in 2011. “When it came to rugby we just felt like we couldn’t deliver that high standard of experience – at least right now.”Wilson reiterated that point in an interview with MCV the following year. “It’s always a challenge to reach cricket and rugby fans specifically,” he said, “but we will continue to try and do so – and we never say never on these things.” (EA axed its cricket series a year before killing off the rugby equivalent. Again, it’s shown zero interest in bringing it back.)Those interviews took place two console generations ago. Since then technology has improved, and gamers’ expectations with it: FIFA 21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X features almost photorealistic visuals. If EA felt it was unable to produce a high standard of rugby experience in 2012, it’s unlikely to U-turn nearly a decade later. Mapping out the AI behaviours of 22 players in real-time is complex enough; 30 is literally a different ball game.Set-piece: Match action from Rugby 08 (EA Sports)Of further consequence is the popularity – and therefore profit – of its current line-up. During the 66-day UK lockdown last year, FIFA 20 made the company £186m, chiefly thanks to gamers buying Panini-style card packs in its Ultimate Team fantasy mode. That’s a staggering £2.8m per day. With those numbers, EA is not going to shift 25 employees away from football to kickstart a rugby game anytime soon. Or so you’d assume.There may, however, be a tiny shred of hope. In December 2020, EA paid $1.2bn to acquire UK-based developer Codemasters. While EA’s in-house attempts at mauls and lineouts were strong, they couldn’t overhaul the daddy of the genre when it came to longstanding fans’ – and Ugo Monye’s – affections.Monye got the year wrong, in that Jonah Lomu Rugby was actually released on PS1 in 1997. But he wasn’t wrong about its excellence. And who was it published by? Codemasters.The biggest name in sports gaming now owns the rights to the best rugby game ever made. Maybe, just maybe, that’ll finally inspire the sim we’ve waited 13 years for. Can’t get to the shops? You can download the digital edition of Rugby World straight to your tablet or subscribe to the print edition to get the magazine delivered to your door.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The very first rugby video game I played was _________#rugby #gaming pic.twitter.com/23BKupC4DH— FAB Rugby (@fab_rugby) January 22, 2021center_img It’s a situation which appears all the more mystifying when you learn that the genre’s most powerful man grew up infatuated with the sport, on the Gold Coast of Australia.That man is current EA CEO Andrew Wilson. As publisher of FIFA, Madden NFL and NHL, his company is a virtual-turf colossus, while his own pedigree harks back to a youth spent either surfing or slinging around an oval ball. After deciding that he wanted to turn a love of gaming into a career, Wilson flew to the USA in order to pitch a rugby sim to EA top brass Larry Probst, John Riccitiello and Don Mattrick.“I thought rugby was going to be the biggest sport in the world when I watched the news,” Wilson told Kotaku. “I thought to myself, ‘Why hadn’t (CEO) Larry Probst heard about it?’ (That’s) when you realise what a big, wonderful world it is out there.”Wilson took over as development manager on EA Rugby, first released in 2001 and then granted four sequels between 2003 and 2007. The last game in that series, Rugby 08, is still widely considered superior to the low-key union and league efforts which emerged in the 2010s. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Best of Rugby 08: In-game match action (EA Sports) last_img read more

Ireland upset South Africa with impressive physicality in Dublin

first_imgSunday Nov 9, 2014 Ireland upset South Africa with impressive physicality in Dublin An inspired Ireland proved to strong for a rusty looking South Africa in Dublin on Saturday. The home side dominated the fierce breakdown battle, and took their points to win 29-15, for the Boks’ first Northern Hemisphere team defeat since 2010. Coming off a win over the All Blacks and success over Ireland in recent years, the Springboks were expected to be far more convincing, especially with dominant scrums and a solid lineout. The Irish forward pack forced errors though, with shaky looking scrumhalf play and missed chances, ill-discipline ultimately cost the tourists, as both sides scored two tries apiece.Jonathan Sexton kicked four penalty goals and two conversions however, as South Africa chose not to kick penalties in the first half, instead opting for the lineout maul.Trailing in the final quarter, a comeback was disrupted by a surprising yellow card decision by referee Romaine Poite, who sinbinned Adriaan Strauss for taking Rob Kearney in the air.“We came right back into the game, started to get some quick ball later on, and then the yellow card,” said Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer. “By then, away from home it’s difficult to defend that, especially against a good quality side when they have a good kicking game, kicking behind us. “We are dissappointed with the way we played – we’re much better than that. All credit to them and they were the better side tonight.”While the yellow card wasn’t the reason for the loss, it halted momentum and a try was scored during that period. Meyer didn’t focus on it too much though, instead praising the impressive Irish.“We’ve got a saying at the Boks that the referee is always right. Willie [Le Roux] also in the first half went up, and… you know, we won’t talk about that one. The ref’s always right and thats the way I see it and it’s not an excuse. You have to be careful. We can use it as an excuse but I don’t want to. “I thought Ireland were the better side, they were brilliant and that probably wouldn’t have made a difference, although I thought we came back into the game, they still tactically outkicked us and outplayed us.“We are sorry that we let our country and our supporters down with that performance,” he added.Ireland coach Joe Schmidt was full of praise for his brave, committed forward pack.“I’m delighted with the performance. I don’t think you could ask too much more from a courage perspective. I think there are a number of players who really stood up physically to what was going to be a really tough assignment.“Paul [O’Connell] and the players put a lot of work into having a clear strategy. That strategy was well delivered by the players but the physicality they delivered allowed us to stay in the game.”South Africa play England next weekend, while Ireland take on Georgia.View the Irish post match press conference belowADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Opposition newspapers find new printer

first_img to go further October 30, 2020 Find out more January 15, 2021 Find out more News RSF_en October 5, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Opposition newspapers find new printer News Help by sharing this information Kazakh reporter accuses police of attacking her Receive email alerts KazakhstanEurope – Central Asia center_img News News Regional newspaper editor harassed after investigating real estate scandal February 5, 2021 Find out more Organisation KazakhstanEurope – Central Asia Five editors of Kazakh opposition newspapers called off their hunger strike on 29 September 2005 after reaching an agreement with new printers, Daouir.The five, who began their fast on 28 September after Vremia Print unilaterally terminated their contract, were: Gulzhan Ergalieva of Svoboda slova, Bakhytzhan Mukushev of Epokha, Akhas Tazhutov of Apta.kz, Bakhitgul Makimbay of Jouma-Times and Kaziz Toguzbaev of Azat.Their staff resumed work on 30 September and the newspapers should reappear within the next few days.————————————————————-28 September 2005Seven independent newspapers silenced two months before presidential electionReporters Without Borders today condemned the action of the Kazakh printing press Vremia Print in unilaterally terminating contracts to print seven opposition newspapers without any explanation on 26 September. The affected newspapers are Svoboda Slova, Epokha, Pravda Kazakhstana, Apta.Kz, Azat, Jouma-Times and Soz (whose pages have included another newspaper, Respublica, ever since it was banned). In practice, they are all now gagged as Vremia was the only press willing to print alternative newspapers.“It is unacceptable that the Kazakh public is being deprived of independent and opposition news in the run-up to the 4 December presidential elections,” the press freedom organisation said. “We call on President Nursultan Nazarbayev to respect press diversity, especially at such a crucial moment in the country’s political life.”The print media have been the only source of independent news as all the TV stations are controlled by Nazarbayev associates. Five of the newspapers’ editors – Gulzhan Ergalieva (Svoboda Slova), Bakhytzhan Mukushev (Epokha), Akhas Tazhutov (Apta.kz), Bakhitgul Makimbay (Jouma-Times) and Kaziz Toguzbaev (Azat) – began a hunger strike today which they said they would continue until Vremia Print announces that it is willing to resume printing.“I called around 20 printing firms in and near Almaty but when I gave my newspaper’s name, everyone was terrified and refused outright,” Jouma-Times editor Makimbay told Reporters Without Borders.Nazarbayev, who has been president for 16 years, is running for another seven-year term in the December election. Follow the news on Kazakhstan Reporters prevented from covering Kazakh parliamentary electionslast_img read more

Printer of book about Sanmenxia Dam also arrested

first_img April 27, 2021 Find out more September 17, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Printer of book about Sanmenxia Dam also arrested to go further Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison Zhao Shun, a printer from the northeastern province of Hebei, was arrested earlier this week by the authorities of Weinan, in the central province of Shaanxi. The reason for his arrest has not been announced, but it was Zhao who printed “The Great Migration,” a book by journalist Xie Chaoping that seems to have been the reason for Xie’s arrest in Weinan on 19 August.“Two men are now being held for writing and printing this book about the human impact of the Sanmenxia Dam, which was built across the Yellow River during Mao’s Great Leap Forward in the 1950s,” Reporters Without Borders said. “When will the Chinese authorities accept that journalists and academics can write about contemporary Chinese history without posing a threat?”The press freedom organisation added: “We appeal to Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to intercede on behalf of Xie and Zhao and obtain their release without delay.”Both Zhao’s family and Xie’s wife confirmed the arrest of Zhao, who printed Xie’s book in the form of a supplement in the newspaper Huohua (The Spark). More information about Xie’s detention: http://en.rsf.org/china-journalist-arrested-for-writing-07-09-2010,38299…Xie’s lawyer said the police forced Xie to name the printer. Colleagues of Zhao have also been interrogated by the police.A Chinese researcher specialising in journalists’ rights said the probable outcome of the arrests would be that those involved in publishing the book would be prosecuted on charges of “illegal commercial practices.” March 12, 2021 Find out more News Follow the news on China June 2, 2021 Find out more Newscenter_img RSF_en Receive email alerts China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures Organisation ChinaAsia – Pacific ChinaAsia – Pacific News News Help by sharing this information last_img read more