Latest News for: Port funding


China introduces financial measures to strengthen opening up in Hainan

People Daily 10 Apr 2021
To increase RMB convertibility, the guideline supports overseas investors to invest in asset management products in the port, including wealth management products, private equity management products, public offering securities investment funds and insurance asset management products.

Cairo riverport project regional 'game-changer'

The Paducah Sun 10 Apr 2021
Preliminary engineering is underway with the state of Illinois releasing $4 million of $40 million set aside in Rebuild Illinois capital project funds for the Alexander-Cairo Port at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers ... Port District last summer included, from left.

Lootah Global Capital and Heritage Amanah International to advice on Indonesian tech company's Gulf IPO

The National 10 Apr 2021
The agreement comes after the UAE invested $10 billion with the Indonesia Investment Authority, or INA, the country’s sovereign wealth fund ... UAE-funded project brings solar light to more than 20,000 people in Indonesia.

Tokyo Gas to install 19 offshore wind turbines in carbon-free push

Kyodo 10 Apr 2021
Tokyo Gas Co ... The project's start date has yet to be decided ... (Kyodo). The 680-hectare wind farm, to be built close to the coast up to 1.6 kilometers from Kashima Port, is also funded by Wind Power Group Co., based in Ibaraki Prefecture, and Vena Energy Holdings Ltd., a renewable energy company in Singapore ... ....

Joni Ernst says ‘zero’ chance she will run for president in 2024

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 10 Apr 2021
Ernst and city leaders also discussed plans to reconstruct the Interstate 80 bridge and six-lane the interstate from the Mississippi River to Iowa City, as well as funding upgrades to area lock and dam systems ... public transit, ports, airports and electric vehicle development.

Elderly warned against new bank scam

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
Cape Town - The elderly are being targeted in the latest bank fraud scam. “Several cases reported since January this year. The value involved is over R700 000. In a few cases, the bank was able to freeze the account so that the funds didn’t get released. The victims are elderly persons,” said Port Alfred police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender ... .

Pampanga entrepreneur outruns largest PH telcos

Manila Standard Today 10 Apr 2021
Uy ... In 2019, the company raised a $225-million investment from New York-based Warburg Pincus to fund the expansion of its full-fiber optics network ... The rest will fund the increase in fiber-to-the-home ports to deepen our network and other expenses such as further digitalization to support our customer experience team,” says Uy ... .

Singapore to revise port dues rate over two phases from Jan 1, 2022

Malaysian National News Agency 09 Apr 2021
SINGAPORE, April 8 -- Singapore will revise its port dues rates to fund the increased costs of operating and maintaining the Port of Singapore, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) ... “Port dues fund the maintenance of Singapore's fairways, ...

North Port commission to discuss Warm Mineral Springs improvement plan funding

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 09 Apr 2021
NORTH PORT – The North Port City Commission will view the 90% construction documents for Phase I of the Warm Mineral Springs Improvement plan at its regular meeting Tuesday, and pick a funding source for the project, which includes restoration of the three historic buildings there ... North Port ... Shift of North Port sales tax funds.

Senator: Lawmakers left out of loop on Leatherman’s $550M bond proposal

Index-Journal 09 Apr 2021
The resolution was amended before it passed the Senate to require the Ports Authority to use a portion of shipping container fees to reimburse the state’s general fund $150 million in principal. The Ports Authority is a state-created agency, though it does not receive state general funds for basic operations.

State outlines $103 million in road work beginning soon in Northeastern Minnesota

Duluth News Tribune 09 Apr 2021
The $343 million Twin Ports Interchange reconstruction project will keep travelers in two states on their toes for the next three years ... The local MnDOT office is concentrating more of its resources on projects around the region than it has on the Twin Ports Interchange ... “I just don’t foresee coming up with the funding.” ... TWIN PORTS INTERCHANGE.

Key committee approves permanent Oregon predator control districts

Capital Press 09 Apr 2021
Lawmakers initially approved self-funding predator control districts in 2015, responding to declining county funding for USDA’s Wildlife Services, but the law is scheduled to sunset next year ... David Brock-Smith, R-Port Orford, questioned why this additional step was necessary since the districts are self-funding.

Ernst says 'zero' chance she runs for president; criticizes Biden infrastructure plan

Dispatch Argus 09 Apr 2021
Ernst and city leaders also discussed plans to reconstruct the Interstate-80 bridge and six-lane the interstate from the Mississippi River to Iowa City, as well as funding upgrades to area lock and dam systems ... public transit, ports, airports and electric vehicle development.

SC coronavirus live updates: USC former president warns against COVID-19 spikes, strains

The Post and Courier 09 Apr 2021
"Get everybody in those communities that are spiking vaccinated," he said ... 1.30 p.m ... +3 ... Dr ... economy,” Powell said during the virtual spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank ... An agitated Carnival again cancels cruises from Charleston, other ports. Charleston seeks county greenbelt funding for 26.5-acre city park on Johns Island.