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Vietnam tries former oil executives in widened crackdown

Vietnam tries former oil executives in widened crackdown

Former Politburo member Dinh La Thang, 57, also was formerly the chairman of state energy giant PetroVietnam and is accused of "deliberately violating state economic management regulations, causing serious consequences" for his role in awarding PetroVietnam's Construction Joint Stock Company, or PVC, a contract to build a thermoelectric plant without a proper bidding process. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rocha Loures nega ter atuado para Temer no Decreto dos Portos

Rocha Loures nega ter atuado para Temer no Decreto dos Portos

Loures disse ainda que "não agiu a pedido ou intermediando qualquer tratativa de temer nesta área", sendo que não solicitou nem recebeu qualquer valor indevido do setor privado para que atuasse durante a tramitação do decreto. No áudio gravado entre ele e o subchefe de assuntos jurídicos da Casa Civil Gustavo Rocha, Loures disse desconhecer as expressões "já conseguiram coisas demais nesse decreto" e "é uma exposição muito grande para o presidente" que foram ditas por Rocha na conversa entre ... Consulte Mais Informação

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California burn areas brace for rain, possible mudslides

California burn areas brace for rain, possible mudslides

A yearslong drought eased in California last spring, but Northern California had a dry start to winter and hardly any measurable rain has fallen in the south over the past six months. The hillside communities were evacuated last month as the massive Thomas Fire raged. "Creeks that normally would be dry would turn into raging rivers of mud and debris and large rocks and trees", Lewin said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Collection of natural Christmas trees to start Tuesday

Collection of natural Christmas trees to start Tuesday

Leaving Christmas trees on the pavement in contravention of the above advice is fly-tipping. From there, the trees are collected, then shredded and made into compost which is great for the garden. Remaining trees will be collected as regular household waste. Lisa Looker, brand director at Haskins Garden Centres, said: "A large proportion of real trees end up in landfill year on year, so we're encouraging our customers to do the planet a favour and recycle their tree". Consulte Mais Informação

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Giant Eagle customer wins $1 million on Pennsylvania Lottery Millionaire Raffle ticket

Giant Eagle customer wins $1 million on Pennsylvania Lottery Millionaire Raffle ticket

The player had purchased a EuroMillions ticket for the draw on Friday, October 27 while on a weekend break in the picturesque town of Carrick-on-Shannon in Co Leitrim. He said the plan is to continue with life as normal as possible. For every Lotto line played, players automatically receive a Lotto Millionaire Raffle code printed on their ticket for a chance to win. Consulte Mais Informação

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Podolski opens kebab restaurant

Podolski opens kebab restaurant

Not yet exhausted of wowing fans with his goals, the 32-year-old returned from his current club Vissel Kobe in Japan to his home city of Cologne at the weekend to open his own kebab shop, and he had the net - or bellies - bulging. Furthermore, numerous fans even managed to get an autograph of the World Cup victor, who reportedly fell in love with the late night snack while his time in Turkey. Consulte Mais Informação

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No free pass for MA pot businesses from feds

No free pass for MA pot businesses from feds

Attorney Andrew Lelling said Monday he can not and will not rule out prosecuting state-sanctioned marijuana businesses. The statement came hours after the sponsors of last year's marijuana legalization initiative called on Lelling to clarify his intentions, following a recent change in federal policy that granted the prosecutor broad powers to crack down on the state's emerging cannabis industry. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nacho Novo's illness left Rangers Legends team-mates in shock, says Derek Ferguson

Nacho Novo's illness left Rangers Legends team-mates in shock, says Derek Ferguson

Del went on: "John Brown, who was in charge of our team, went to the hospital". A few of us sat together, I couldn't stop thinking about Nacho and we were all just sitting waiting on news. He was admitted to hospital and is in a stable condition. He entered the Rangers hall of fame in 2014 for his achievements at the club between 2004 and 2010 and went on to play for a host of sides, including Sporting Gijon, Carlisle, and Irish side Glentoran. Consulte Mais Informação

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