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July home sales down, listings up: REBGV

July home sales down, listings up: REBGV

The benchmark price for detached properties in the area is about $1.612 million, for attached properties $763,700 and for apartments $616,600. "It depends on price, property type, and location", explains REBGV President Jill Oudil. Vancouver, the country's most expensive real estate market, has seen sales slow since the tax was put in place last August amid concern that speculation from overseas buyers was leading to a housing bubble. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea can hit most of United States

North Korea can hit most of United States

A South Korea defence ministry official told Reuters the military was watching the situation in the North closely but did not provide more information because it was classified. "The whole U.S. mainland" is now within reach, state media quoted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as saying. China warned on Saturday that Thaad would disrupt the region's strategic balance. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australian nurse jailed for illegal Cambodian surrogacy — BBCI

Australian nurse jailed for illegal Cambodian surrogacy — BBCI

But Thailand banned the practice in 2015 after a series of high-profile cases and Cambodia followed suit in 2016. Tammy Davis-Charles was arrested in November and was today sentenced to one-and-a-half-years jail and was fined $1200. Two Cambodians said to have worked with her, Samrith Chakriy and Penh Rithy, were also found guilty and jailed over similar charges. Besides commercial surrogacy, Cambodia has also recently banned organ trafficking and the export of breast milk . Consulte Mais Informação

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New Westminster police officer charged in 2005 Victoria sex assault

New Westminster police officer charged in 2005 Victoria sex assault

The alleged incident happened in an off-duty capacity, according to authorities. The Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner was notified early in the investigation. It appears this isn't Dosanjh's first time in trouble. Constable Sukhwinder Dosajnh, also known as Vinnie, faces one count of sexual assault and is scheduled to be in Victoria Provincial Court in the afternoon of August 17. Consulte Mais Informação

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Case of Virginia transgender teen Gavin Grimm put off by appeals court

Case of Virginia transgender teen Gavin Grimm put off by appeals court

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had scheduled arguments for September in Gavin Grimm's case against the Gloucester County School Board. That interpretation, asserted under President Obama, has since been withdrawn by President Donald Trump's administration , leaving many transgender students in legal limbo as their states and schools seek to interpret federal law. Consulte Mais Informação

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