The council has put in a bid for government funding to help rejuvenate high streets.Medway was one of 51 local authorities in the country shortlisted for the government’s Future High Streets Fund.This means it could be in with the chance of obtaining £14 million out of a total of £657 million to invest in Chatham High Street.The council now has to draw up detailed proposals based on its initial plans.Leader of Medway Council, Cllr Alan Jarrett (Con), said: “We are delighted that we are just one of a few councils across the country which has successfully made it through to the next phase of bidding.“Chatham already has a lot to offer and we are committed to providing Medway residents and businesses with more opportunities.“If successful, this funding will further support Chatham’s ongoing transformation works and make the area an even better place to live, work, learn and visit.“It will also help us work towards our ambition of Chatham … [Read more...] about Council’s £14 million high street hope
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on July 19 sent his greetings to Belgium’s King Philippe I on the occasion of the Belgian National Day (July 21) (Photo: baoquocte.vn) The same day, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent greetings to his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel. On the special occasion, Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also did the same to Deputy PM and Foreign Minister of Belgium Didier Reynders. Since Vietnam and Belgium set up diplomatic ties in 1973, bilateral partnership has continued to grow. The two countries have held high-level meetings and visits regularly, while also supporting each other at international forums. Economic and trade cooperation has played a key role in bilateral ties. Two-way trade hit 2.8 billion EUR (3.1 billion USD) in 2018 while Belgian investors have poured more than 900 million USD in Vietnam. Many Belgian firms have contributed to Vietnam’s sustainable development via building green … [Read more...] about Greetings sent to Belgian leaders on National Day
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........DEVELOPING... Story will be updated as new information can be verified. Updated 3 times AlertMe WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is marking the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts. The group includes Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong. They are being briefed on the Trump administration’s plans to send astronauts back to the moon and onto Mars. Trump told them Friday, “we are bringing the glamour back” to the space program. Armstrong, who died in 2012, and Aldrin made history when they landed on the moon 50 years ago Saturday, as Collins orbited overhead in their command module. Vice President Mike Pence is set to mark the anniversary … [Read more...] about Trump marks Apollo 11 anniversary by meeting its astronauts
The Lao PM asked the two Government Offices to continue working hand in hand in experience sharing and personnel training in order to provide good consultancy for their Governments and Prime Ministers. He said he hopes that Vietnam will share with his nation its experience in developing e-Government and suggested the Government Offices work together in building a project regarding the field. Dung, for his part, suggested the two offices should work closely with ministries and localities in their respective countries with a major focus on cooperation to support the Governments and Prime Ministers in steering work. After reviewing their organization of the implementation of agreements of the two countries’ leaders as well as cooperative projects, they consented to maintain meetings and relations between the offices’ leaders to improve their consultancy service. Minister Mai Tien Dung and his Lao counterpart Phet Phomphiphak signed the minutes on cooperation plan for 2020-2021 … [Read more...] about Vietnamese and Lao Government Offices seek stronger cooperation
By James Leggate Published July 19, 2019 Government And Institutions FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia as labor secretary On Thursday, President Trump announced that he will nominate Eugene Scalia, son of late Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the next labor secretary. Eugene Scalia is President Trump’s pick for the next secretary of labor after Alex Acosta resigned last week. Continue Reading Below Scalia, 55, is a veteran attorney who has represented large corporations and worked for the federal government. He’s also the son of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in 2016. He’s currently a partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. His work has included a number of major administrative law and labor cases. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM TRUMP TO NOMINATE EUGENE SCALIA FOR LABOR SECRETARY HOW METLIFE TRUMPED THE US … [Read more...] about Who is Eugene Scalia, Trump’s labor secretary pick?