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BAA passenger numbers rise


first_img whatsapp Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’Sportsnaut Friday 11 February 2011 3:37 am Share John Dunne whatsapp Airports operator BAA said 3.8 per cent more people used its airports in January compared with the year before.A total of 7.5m people went through BAA airports, with strong growth at Heathrow. BAA saw a rise in passengers at five of its six UK airports, with only Stansted recording a fall last month.BAA said Heathrow, criticised for its performance during the winter weather, had its best January since 2006.Colin Matthews, chief executive, said the figures reflected an “improving economic environment”.Heathrow recorded an increase of 4.6 per cent to 5.05m passengers, although services in January 2010 were disrupted by bad weather.BAA said in a statement that Heathrow had had it strongest long-haul performance in the airport’s history, supported by growth on Chinese and Indian routes.Air cargo, a reflection of international trade, remained strong, BAA said, with an 8.5 per cent overall increase at its airports and a 9.3 per cent rise at Heathrow. BAA passenger numbers rise Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULLlast_img read more


Pay likely to rise as firms court talent


first_img Tags: NULL FOUR in ten chief financial officers in the finance industry plan to increase bonuses over the next six months, according to a survey by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and recruiter Robert Half.Forty-three per cent of those planning bonus rises for their staff are looking to increase them by around five to six per cent – just above inflation, while 29 per cent will beat inflation with a seven to ten per cent pay rise.However, just over half of those surveyed said they expected bonuses to stay the same, with zero respondents expecting a decrease. The trend reflects the fact that firms face growing competition for staff from a limited talent pool.Robert Half director Neil Owen says: “Many organisations are finding that they currently do not have the resources to manage emerging initiatives and are therefore engaging senior-level financial professionals on an interim basis.” The research also includes a survey of 513 associate chartered accountants, which reveals that the median bonus is £16,000, much lower than public perceptions would suggest, with only nine per cent of respondents saying they receive a bonus of over £100,000.The survey queried 280 chief financial officers about their pay plans. KCS-content Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediaUndoPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndo whatsapp Sharecenter_img More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.com whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Pay likely to rise as firms court talent Tuesday 29 March 2011 8:42 pmlast_img read more


Betfair receives five-year Colombian igaming licence


first_imgIt also said that with the approval of the seventeenth authorised gambling website in the jurisdiction, the gaming sector in Colombia has proven itself to be an attractive opportunity for national and international businesses. Tags: Betfair Coljuegos Betfair receives five-year Colombian igaming licence Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Valencia Galiano emphasised the importance of gambling with regulated operators in order to ensure security, the proper handling of personal and financial information and the availability of responsible gambling resources. Topics: Casino & games Sports betting Online casino Licensing Online sports betting Sportsbook The operator is expected to contribute COP$23bn (£4.8m/€5.4m/$6.5m) to the Colombian economy, the regulator said. Regions: Colombia Colombia’s gambling regulator, Coljuegos, has awarded an igaming licence to sports betting exchange Betfair, valid in the jurisdiction for the next five years. Betfair formed a partnership with sportsbook supplier BtoBet in October last year, to facilitate its entry into the Colombian market. The deal saw the operator combine its proprietary trading and risk management capabilities with BtoBet’s Neuron 3 platform. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Licensing “The portals authorised by Coljuegos guarantee the delivery of the prizes, the protection of data and the proper functioning of the platforms,” he said. 4th February 2021 | By Conor Mulheir Coljuegos president César Augusto Valencia Galiano indicated that the licence allows Betfair to operate betting on real sporting and non-sporting events, online slots, roulette and blackjack. “We must remind all Colombians that operating unauthorised platforms leads to committing a crime for which penalties ranging from six to eight years in prison and fines of approximately COP$272m for each establishment can be incurred; point of sale, outlet or vendor.” Growth in the industry is evidenced by the 3.8m player accounts now registered in the jurisdiction, it said, pointing out that online gaming has been live for close to 5 years having launched in May 2016. Results published by Coljuegos in November showed that it had collected over COP$2.8tn in gaming taxes since 2015. Gaming taxes collected in the jurisdiction are used to support Colombia’s public healthcare system. Email Addresslast_img read more


Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) 2007 Abridged Report


first_imgOando Plc (OANDO.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2007 abridged results.For more information about Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Oando Plc (OANDO.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Oando Plc (OANDO.ng)  2007 abridged results.Company ProfileOando Plc is the largest integrated energy solutions provider in Nigeria and internationally. The company has onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration operations throughout Africa and trades in crude refined and unrefined petroleum products. Separate operations are responsible for storing, hauling and distributing petroleum and gas products; providing logistics and other services; and managing aviation activities. Oando Trading supplies and trades crude oil and petroleum products which includes naphtha, gasoline, fuel oil, gas oil, kerosene and bitumen. Oando Financial Trading & Hedging offers a highly centralised and financial risk management framework and is active in most financial energy markets worldwide. Oando Shipping & Chartering has access to a global pool of shipping brokers and vessel owners which means it is able to offer highly competitive rates for shipping and chartering services. Established in 1956 and formerly known as Unipetrol Nigeria Plc, the company changed its name to Oando Plc in 2003. Oando Plc is a subsidiary of Ocean and Oil Development Partners Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Oando Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more


These 2 FTSE 100 shares look cheap to me. I’d buy them in this market crash


first_img With dividends now looking increasingly precarious during this market crash as companies suspend their payouts and issue profit warnings, investors may wish to focus on shares that are cheap but reliable.Keep on buildingFTSE 100-listed housebuilder Barratt Developments (LSE: BDEV), like other listed companies in its sector, shows signs of its shares being very good value. The P/E is below six following the recent market sell-off. The shares have fallen by over 50% in just the last month.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…The reasons for this, I think, are more about panic than a fundamental change in the housing market. Yes, for a while there will be less house-buying because people won’t be attending viewings and probably won’t want to take on mortgages when their jobs are potentially insecure.Overall though, the housing market has a demand that outstrips supply. This is good for the shareholders of housebuilding companies. Before coronavirus, the government wanted to level up the country, and one way to do that is to build. Once coronavirus passes, even if that takes a year or longer to occur, housebuilders will be primed to benefit.Investing in builder shares at these great values, especially in Barratt Developments, to me seems like a prudent move for any long-term investor.Demand for medicines will persistNo matter what happens in the economy, there will be a need for vital medicines. This is why, especially at the most challenging time for shares, those of GlaxoSmithKline (LSE: GSK) should hold up particularly well. Indeed from the whole FTSE 100 over the last month, GSK is the 12th best performer. That can also be seen with its industry peer AstraZeneca, which has performed just a little better (or maybe that should that be less badly!)GSK’s shares have still lost value, but 99 of the 100 shares on the elite index have over the course of the last month. The point is GSK’s are losing less value because they are defensive.At a time when there’s a real risk that indebted companies and those with no customers might go to the wall, GSK isn’t going to be one of them. Its customers will keep buying its products and it can keep spending on research and development to create new blockbuster drugs that will help drive future sales.With a PE of 11, I think the shares look cheap. And the dividend, which has been held flat for consecutive years, is more likely than most to avoid a cut or suspension. Last year’s dividend cover was 1.55x and it has been growing year-on-year.Overall, GSK is likely to be one of only a handful of companies that will be less affected by coronavirus and with the shares now much cheaper, they look good value to me. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Enter Your Email Address 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. 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. 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.center_img Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Andy Ross | Wednesday, 25th March, 2020 | More on: BDEV GSK These 2 FTSE 100 shares look cheap to me. I’d buy them in this market crash Andy Ross owns shares in AstraZeneca. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of and has recommended GlaxoSmithKline. The Motley Fool UK has recommended AstraZeneca. 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. See all posts by Andy Ross “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997”last_img read more


Le Magazine Anglican | Émission de juin


first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Hopkinsville, KY Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Tampa, FL Posted Jun 20, 2016 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Belleville, IL Rector Smithfield, NC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Press Release Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Washington, DC Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Press Release Service À l’aube de sa 64e année de règne, la reine Elizabeth II est certainement la plus connue des anglicanes. Et cela dans le monde entier qu’elle a parcouru, tout au long de son règne, pour se rendre dans les 53 pays du Commonwealth.À l’occasion de la célébration officielle de ses 90 ans, le Magazine Anglican lui rend hommage et évoque huit autres anglicans / épiscopaliens célèbres, de Londres à Hollywood.À travers les témoignages de sept paroissiens de la Cathédrale de la Sainte Trinité, le Magazine Anglican retrace la carrière et l’engagement religieux de Sir Laurence Olivier, Lewis Caroll, John Steinbeck, Cecil. B. DeMille, Judy Garland et Fred Astaire puis Sam Waterston et Robin Williams.Glamour et émotions à partager pour faire mieux connaître un aspect inédit de nos églises anglicanes /épiscopales.Cliquer sur le lien ci-dessous, puis sur la flèche bleue pour télécharger l’émission du 11/06/2016 ou sur la flèche dans un rond pour l’écouter.Fréquence ProtestanteLe Magazine Anglican est diffusé, le 2e samedi du mois, à l’antenne parisienne de Fréquence Protestante. Via la radio numérique, chaque émission est accessible pendant six mois, aux auditeurs francophones d’Europe, d’Amérique, d’Afrique et d’Océanie.Animé depuis 2012, par Laurence Moachon, paroissienne de la Cathédrale de la Sainte Trinité à Paris, le Magazine Anglican a pour objectif de mieux faire connaître la tradition anglicane / épiscopale. Rector Pittsburgh, PA Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Collierville, TN Associate Rector Columbus, GA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Knoxville, TN The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Martinsville, VA Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Shreveport, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Submit a Job Listing Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Albany, NY Rector Bath, NC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Featured Events Le Magazine Anglican | Émission de juin CÉLÉBRITÉS ANGLICANES : de Londres à Hollywood Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Submit an Event Listing Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI last_img read more


New site offers UK charities percentage of giftware sales


About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis £20 on a leather briefcase from R.L.S. (Leather Goods)£30 on a 20 piece dinner set from Churchill’s£40 on a set of luxury luggage from USB International£55 on Sherratt & Simpson’s ‘cheetah & cubs’ resin figure£120 on a 50 piece cutlery set from Doulton Everyday£125 on a hand crafted mahogany ‘Woodford’ clock.£150 on a 44 piece canteen from Royal Doulton Cutlery£400 on a 44 piece set from Arthur Price of EnglandCook told UK Fundraising that “because no discounting is involved, manufacturers also like the service because it does not unfairly disadvantage their regular customers who have to continue to compete despite the higher overheads of traditional retailing.”With an initial service up and trading, development is now shifting to cloning the home page to provide a custom-designed service for those charities willing to provide a hyperlink from their own web pages. By routing their visitors directly to ‘yehi.com’ they are ensured of a donation of the profits on all sales made on that referral.Cook also plans to allocate shares in the company to participating charities. Then, should the company eventually become tradeable in its own right, “the charities benefit yet again”, said Cook. Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Digital Trading Howard Lake | 3 April 1999 | News Yehi.com is a new Solihull-based site that offers to donate up to 50% of sales of UK giftware merchandise to participating charities. Read UK Fundraising’s report. US charities have been benefiting from affinity programmes with online shops since 1997. Now UK charities can benefit from a new UK-focused site. Solihull-based Yehi.com sells giftware items such as brief cases, travel baggage, cutlery, crockery, clocks, ornaments and barometers, from established UK manufacturers. When fully operational, Brian Cook, developer of yehi.com, anticipates that 50% of the value of purchases will benefit the nominated charities – with the cost of running and developing the service funded entirely by advertising revenue. “Even the current start-up system diverts 40-45% of sales to charity” said Cook, “with costs met through a small levy on sales (eventually to be replaced by advertising income).”Current items on the site cost anything from £20 to over £1000. Typical examples of the donation element of purchases are: Advertisement New site offers UK charities percentage of giftware sales  40 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis read more


Leonard Cheshire-backed recruitment site for disabled people wins award


first_imgLeonard Cheshire-backed recruitment site for disabled people wins award Andrew Anderson of Leonard Cheshire, said: “Jobability.com has been hugely successful and so we and our partners, totaljobs.com and Microsoft UK, are extremely pleased to once again get European recognition for its achievements. Disabled people have a wide range of skills and yet many findthat it is hard to be noticed when it comes to finding a job.”  19 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Jobability.com, a Web service enabling disabled people to break employment barriers by finding jobs online, has received European recognition by winning an award for the second year in a row and becoming a finalist in The Stockholm Challenge.The project, an initiative by leading disability charity Leonard Cheshire, totaljobs.com, and Microsoft in the UK, won an e-award in Brussels for the best use of technology to bring about inclusion as well as being a finalist in the education category in Stockholm.Disabled people who log on to jobability.com can apply for jobs that are advertised by employers committed to employing disabled people. They can be sure of an interview provided they meet the job specification. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 5 November 2002 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more


Comic Relief uses Google+ Hangouts for online comedy events


first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Comic Relief is using Google+ Hangouts to broadcast comedy shows, making it one of the first UK charities to exploit this interactive video broadcasting channel.The Hangout Comedy Show will feature “some of the UK’s funniest comedians”. Viewers can even interact with the comedians if they wish, although the impact of a virtual heckle is yet to be established. Comic Relief uses Google+ Hangouts for online comedy events Howard Lake | 9 August 2013 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Advertisement  24 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis There is no charge to watch the Hangout Comedy Club, but you do have to register for free first.Using the ‘Laughometer’ to determine how much fun the audience is having, Comic Relief will then make suggestions of how much they should donate.last_img read more


Young Laotian blogger gets five years in prison


first_imgNews Receive email alerts Muay Littlepig (left) had notably posted videos about the failure to adequately address the widespread damage in the southern province of Attapeu resulting from the collapse of a dam in July 2018 (photos: Houayheuang Xayabouly / Facebook – Nhac Nguyen / AFP). “By acting as the voice of her fellow citizens with great courage, Muay Littlepig served the public interest in a country where the news media are completely ossified,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “Her harsh sentence is a grim warning to the entire Laotian population. As the charges lacked any substance, we call for her immediate and unconditional release.” Help by sharing this information June 23, 2006 Find out more Radio – last bulwark of media freedom and independence February 13, 2017 Find out more RSF_en She had previously posted videos about cases of corruption and the failure to adequately address the widespread damage in the southern province of Attapeu resulting from the collapse of a dam in July 2018. News Laos is a news and information black hole in which the state apparatus has complete control over the media and relatively few people have Internet connections. A decree by the prime minister in January 2016 allowed foreign media outlets to set up office in Laos on condition that they submit content to the ruling Lao People’s Revolutionary Party before publication. As a result, only the Chinese news agency Xinhua and the Vietnamese news agency Nhan Dan have opened bureaux in Vientiane. Laos is ranked 171st out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index, one place lower than in 2018. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Houayheuang Xayabouly, a Laotian blogger known as Muay Littlepig, who was sentenced to five years in prison last month for telling her fellow citizens about the government’s poor response to flooding in the south of the country. ASEAN Summit – Foreign press urged to expose lack of free expression in Laos and plight of jailed local guides News LaosAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesOnline freedoms CorruptionImprisonedEnvironmentInternetCitizen-journalistsFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment Aged 30 and based in Pakse, the capital of the southern province of Champasak, Muay Littlepig was arrested on 12 September for posting a video on Facebook drawing attention to the government’s negligence during the deadly flooding in Champasak and the neighbouring province of Salavan in late August and early September.  Her video was viewed more than 170,000 times. Follow the news on Laos to go further Convicted on charges of “spreading propaganda against the Lao People’s Democratic Republic” and “trying to overthrow the Party, state and government” under article 117 of the Penal Code, she was given the maximum jail sentence and a fine of 20 million kip (2,000 euros). November 26, 2004 Find out more LaosAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesOnline freedoms CorruptionImprisonedEnvironmentInternetCitizen-journalistsFreedom of expressionJudicial harassment Open letter to President Choummaly Sayasone News December 10, 2019 Young Laotian blogger gets five years in prison Organisation last_img read more