Rebuilt 19 years after 9/11, New York’s World Trade Center threatened anew by coronavirus

“The problem with the World Trade Center is that it never really was that good,” said Carl Weisbrod, a former city planning official who worked on the redevelopment of the new site. “What’s emerged is a central business district that is now a model for the 21st Century as opposed to a sort of a […]


According to Director of the provincial Department of Planning and Investment Tran Van Hung, to provide effective support for businesses Quang Ninh has fostered public administrative reform and established multiple channels for dialogue between local administrations and companies. It has also prioritised allocating funding to the development of technical and social infrastructure, Hung said.

33-unit Auckland apartment opens – but not a single car park

Because the car park-less Daisy appealed to a smaller market, Todd said it took longer than usual to find residents. He said they were ”very clear about what the building offers” to make sure people knew they wouldn’t have a car park with their apartment.

Amazing photos of a ‘hidden paradise’

With not a file on his desk, he is happy to chat with a visitor from Delhi. Yes, the Tibetans did come, and were kept by ITBP for about a month, he tells us. They must have been collecting yartsa gunbu, the magical plant that grows in high mountain pastures, transforming into a caterpillar in […]

Nursing Home Workers Were Underpaid, Overworked, and Denied PPE. And Then COVID Hit.

One CNA told me she regularly has to choose between making sure a resident gets fed, another gets cleaned up, and getting to a serious “fall risk” who’s wandered into the hallway. So she goes to help the fall risk, who is trying to get to the bathroom by herself because she couldn’t wait. She […]

Plans to make it easier to get onto the property ladder using shared ownership revealed – here’s how it works

The Local Government Association’s housing spokesman David Renard added: “With more than 1million households on council housing waiting lists, it is vital that we build more housing for social rent and we look forward to seeing more clarity around how this will be delivered.”

What are Help to Buy and shared ownership and are there other government schemes to help you buy your first home?

If you want to buy a home worth more than £450,000 with your LISA, 20 per cent of what you withdraw is taken off You can only use a LISA for a property if you have NEVER owned a property before (including a share of a property that was inherited, or a home overseas) If […]

How the Rolling Stones Launched a Retail Store Amid a Pandemic

“The pandemic isn’t long term,” Vlasic says, confirming that the current circumstances mean the band won’t be present for the store’s launch nor will they do any events there this year. “We have a long term view of this. This isn’t a pop-up shop. This isn’t for three months. We have an extensive lease. It […]

Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Electric to debut in New York

The Clarity Electric will be the first affordable, midsize, five-passenger battery electric vehicle (BEV). The third vehicle in the Clarity series, the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, will launch in all 50 states and will be the volume leader in the series, combining an all-electric driving range rating in excess of 40 miles with a hyper-efficient gasoline-hybrid […]

Honda Clarity PHEV Debuts With 42 Miles Of EV Range

That range is from a 17-kWh battery, and is ‘based on Honda internal testing.’ It’s the hot new trend in the green car world: offer one model with multiple eco-friendly powertrians. The Hyundai Ioniq triplets come in full electric, plug-in hybrid, and gas-electric hybrid versions. Even the old stalwart Toyota Prius can have a plug […]