Posts Tagged ‘lease’

Port of Darwin Lease to Chinese Company ‘Unfathomable’: Sen. Abetz

Liberal Senator Eric Abetz has welcomed a review into the Port of Darwin’s 99-year lease to a company with strong ties to Beijing and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), saying it was a “serious mistake that must be rectified.” This comes amid tense relations between Canberra and Beijing, which sharply declined after Australia called for an […]

Ending China’s Port Lease in Northern Australia Possible: Defence Minister

The Port of Darwin lease is one of many deals that have been sewn up with China and one Foreign Minister Marise Payne could consider ending after she tore up Victoria’s the Belt and Road initiative with the Asian giant last week. The Northern Territory government signed a 99-year lease for the Port of Darwin […]

The first ever US oil lease sale in the Arctic is a huge fail

The beginning of 2021 was nerve-racking for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as the Trump administration held its first-ever oil and gas lease sale in the refuge’s coastal plain.  According to The Hill, the money made from this sale would be used to pay for proposed tax cuts for corporations. A lease sale on Wednesday […]

Riga Holocaust Museum at risk of closing over new lease concerns

The Shamir Association, that operates the Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum, expressed concern about a lease offered to them by the Riga City Council, saying it cannot sign the new lease. The association is concerned that that lease contains provisions that enable the council to make changes to the museum and show that the […]

Minister: Iran to lease private hospital in Azerbaijan

News.Az– Iran will lease a private hospital in Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev said at the 12th meeting of Azerbaijan-Iran joint intergovernmental economic commission held in Tehran. ‘Health cooperation between Azerbaijan and Iran continues successfully. Azerbaijan intends to lease out one of private hospitals in Baku. I’m sure it will happen in a […]

Russia extends lease of Khmeinim air base in Syria by 49 years, free of charge

nsnbc : Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Wednesday signed an agreement with Syria that extends Russia’s lease of the base by 49 years. The […]

Net Lease Investment Bounces Back with More Opportunities

Although the April jobs report found investments being better than expected, the triple net lease market saw a decrease in overall activities by the end of April. Top investors are holding back while new investors are exploring the market with smaller investments. The confirmation that wages have continued to trend higher […]

A Brief History of the Phrase, “Fuck the Police”

Using some fictitious examples the Daily Beast comprised some basic law enforcement interactions that would lead people to say “fuck the police” after witnessing, or worse being subjugated to, the injustice yourself. The only problem is the examples given aren’t so much fiction as they are, everyday life for police in America. The original article […]

Bill McKibben Calls Out Fracking & Government Officials Who Pushed It

Print Friendly Above Photo: “If we’re serious about doing anything about climate change, we actually have to get off fossil fuels,” environmentalist Bill McKibben told Common Dreams on Wednesday. (Photo: Elvert Barnes/flickr/cc) Note: In a very important article in The Nation magazine, Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry, Bill McKibben focuses on the deadly impact of fracked […]

Israeli jets strike Gaza in response to rocket fire

In response to rocket launched at southern Israel this morning, IAF targeted a Hamas post in the Gaza Strip. — IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) November 23, 2015 According to reports, Israeli jets targeted a training camp of Hamas’ armed wing in central Gaza, apparently blaming the group for the rocket that landed in southern Israel’s Eshkol Regional […]

The Climate Talks In Paris Will Fail: Why?

Print Friendly Above Photo: From As expectations build for a global consensus to emerge from the United Nations climate conference in Paris, starting on 30 November 2015, that could agree to taking action to limit any rise in global temperature to 2 degrees celsius, I would like to explain why these expectations are misplaced. […]

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