Chinese company sends staff back to Turkey for thermal power plant construction

HEFEI, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — A total of 238 construction personnel from China Energy Engineering Group have returned to Turkey to resume construction of the Hunutlu Thermal Power Plant in the country’s southern province of Adana, sources with the company said Monday.

Maserati Ghibli Trofeo And Quattroporte Trofeo Get Ferrari V8 Power

While the unique signature of every Maserati is the sound of its engine, now the Trofeo collection will be even more unmistakable in looks, thanks to special stylistic touches that characterise these r high performance models. These include the front grille with twin vertical bars in Black Piano finish, and the introduction of carbon fibre […]

Channel migrants: More boats follow busiest day on record

“We need stronger enforcement measures, including interceptions at sea and direct return of boats and the French have heard that directly from the home secretary,” he said.

Biden vows reversal as Trump eyes mining near Grand Canyon, Bristol Bay

The project “would not be expected to have a measurable effect on fish numbers and result in long-term changes to the health of the commercial fisheries in Bristol Bay,” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrote in a July environmental assessment, paving the way to resume the controversial project.

Why Do Solar Farms Kill Birds? Call in the AI Bird Watcher

Only a few regions in the US have regulations that require solar operators to report avian deaths at their facilities; most of America’s large-scale solar farms don’t bother with this time-consuming and morbid calculus. Those that do are limited in their ability to collect quality data and may only send surveyors to count bird carcasses […]

PetroVietnam posts profit of over $430 million despite twin crises

According to Hung, positive production and business results during January-July resulted in sound financial outcomes, despite the average price of oil falling to $44 per barrel in the period, equal to just 73 per cent of the planned price of $60 assigned for 2020. — VNS

In a twist of fate, naturalist joins piling workers to eke out a living

That is the story in long and short of Vaikom native Shyam Kumar, who has joined the largely migrant workforce who are engaged in piling to install high-power transmission towers at Thalayolaparambu to source electricity from Kudankulam Power Plant in Tamil Nadu. “The gruelling work to pile up to a depth of 40 metres begins […]

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Negotiators signal relief bill stuck, not dead

On Sunday, Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Sunday shows – Trump coronavirus executive orders reverberate Pelosi: ‘Of course there’s room for compromise’ on 0-per-week unemployment benefit MORE (D-Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinWhite House officials, Democrats spar over legality, substance of executive orders Sunday […]

Chipper Trump plays to boisterous crowd at million-dollar fundraiser in honor of his late friend Stanley Chera – whose son reveals Trump called EVERY day when he was dying from covid

The president also announced he was suspending the payroll tax cut, going retroactively from August 1 through the end of 2020. But all his order does is defer the tax payment, it doesn’t erase it. Trump did say if he’s re-elected he will extend the suspension and defer the repayments. 

A lost summer: How Trump fell short in confronting the virus

Health officials said they have been dismayed that there is no consistent message from the White House advising what people should be doing to help stem the tide of coronavirus infections, such as wearing masks and social distancing. Some internal administration models suggest that full adherence to those measures could yield the same result as […]