Tariff Protection

NERC: 8.1 million of Nigeria’s 12.8 million electricity customers are still unmetered

.The figure represents 64% of the total meter deficit.Ibadan, Abuja, Ikeja Discos lead measurement efforts By Emmanuel Addeh After decades of efforts to provide meters to electricity consumers in Nigeria, the device has yet to reach at least 8.1 million of the country’s current 12.8 million customers, according to new …

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Brits on board for expanding Vietnamese partnerships

The UK and Vietnam have a strong and growing bilateral trade relationship and share a strategic commitment to global trade and the free flow of capital and investment. In defiance of the raging global health crisis affecting trade and investment flows, a bilateral free trade agreement between Vietnam and the …

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Reduced carbon emissions, new waste and energy charges and more ‘clean energy’ public transport included in the government’s 2021-2025 environmental protection plan

Carbon emission reductions, new energy and waste charges and a big increase in the number of sustainable energy vehicles are proposed in the five-year Macao SAR environmental protection plan for 2021-2025 published today (Wednesday) by the Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA). Macao SAR’s second five-year economic and social development plan for …

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Man arrested after discharging a gun in his apartment

A Rome man is facing numerous charges following a ‘shots fired’ incident on East Bloomfield Street. The Rome Police Department said André Ferrier, 30, negligently discharged a firearm inside his apartment, with the bullet passing through walls into another apartment. Fortunately, they say no one was hurt. According to police, …

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US President set to sign Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

The compromise version of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (HR 6256) (“Act”) was recently passed by both houses of Congress, and the legislation is now approved for President Biden’s signature. President Biden is expected to sign the legislation soon. With strong bipartisan support, earlier versions of this legislation had …

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Face of a killer – how a Corby boy who ‘never got in trouble’ was convicted of murder

A photo Draca posted of himself on social media The face of a teenage killer may be revealed for the first time after his conviction for the murder of Rayon Pennycook. A court order had been in effect prohibiting the boy from being named at his trial. But after turning …

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The bill proposed by the Democrats in the State House violates the cover-up laws?

A bill proposed by 35 members of the Democratic House in Washington state at first glance appears to be a moot point. DEMS WANT TO BAN OPEN TRANSPORTATION IN ELECTORAL OFFICES At the start of the 2022 legislative session, House Democrats introduced a curious bill. HB1618 (domestic bill) would ban …

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‘Pathetic’ exports prompt Nepal to review trade strategy

The government is revising Nepal’s trade integration strategy for the third time after failing to boost exports in a changing global trade landscape. Nepal developed and adopted the Nepal Trade Integration Strategy (NTIS) 2010 as an updated version of the 2004 Nepal Trade and Competitiveness Study which focused on the …

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BOC-NAIA stops illegal trade in bearded dragon and tegu lizards declared as children’s toys – UNTV News

Manila, Philippines – The Customs Office (BOC) has recorded levies amounting to £ 3 billion from pigmeat imports under a reduced tariff system, the Department of Finance (DOF) said. In a statement, the DOF said the BOC reported 197 million kilograms (kg) of pork imports from April 7 to November …

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Key consumption invoices for 19th Congress listed

A CONSUMERS group is calling on the next group of lawmakers to prioritize measures that will improve consumer protection and better regulate the prices of key commodities such as fuel and petroleum. Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) President Victorio Mario A. Dimagiba cited in a recent statement several initiatives that the …

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