The current Anglia Square vs the new plans. Photos: Antony Kelly/Weston Homes Antony Kelly/Weston Homes It is one of the most contentious and biggest planning applications Norwich has seen for years - the revamp of Anglia Square - and a decision is just weeks away. How did we get to this point? And what is being planned? Dan Grimmer reports. The current plan, which includes a 20-storey tower in Anglia Square. Photo: Weston HomesMore than 1,200 new homes, a 200-bed hotel, a 600-space car park and a 20-storey tower block.These are the figures Norwich City Council’s planning committee will weigh up on December 6 when they decide whether or not to give the go-ahead to transform Anglia Square. What is planned?The view towards St Augustine's Church in the plans for Anglia Square. Photo: Weston HomesDeveloper Weston Homes, with investment firm Columbia Threadneedle, hopes to demolish Anglia Square shopping centre, along with the neighbouring Sovereign House.The buildings will … [Read more...] about Crunch time for Anglia Square: How did we get here and what happens next?
National action month on gender equality begins Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyễn Thị Hà gives a speech at the opening ceremony of the national action month on gender equality. — Photo Courtesy of the MOLISA The national action month on gender equality, with the theme of preventing violence and abuse against women and girls, was launched on Wednesday in the southern province of Cần Thơ. The opening ceremony was organised by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in coordination with the Cần Thơ City People’s Committee. As many as 800 students and local residents joined the ceremony. The national action month is organised across the country each year. This year, it will run from November 15 to December 15. Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyễn Thị Hà said Việt Nam had been recognised by international organisations … [Read more...] about Social News 17/11
Tony Paul The Detroit News Published 4:23 PM EST Nov 11, 2018 Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera and his former mistress squared off in a Florida courtroom all last week, and there remains no resolution over how much he will be ordered to pay her in child support. The case now heads to extra innings, with the parties scheduled to return to court in December. No specific date has been set. A final decision is expected by year's end. Cabrera and the woman, Belkis Mariella Rodriguez, appeared before Judge Alan S. Apte in a bench trial in the Ninth Circuit Court of Florida in Orlando, Fla. The case was scheduled to play out Monday through Wednesday, but dragged into Thursday and Friday, and now will continue next month. Rodriguez is seeking a steep increase in child support for two children — one boy and one girl — she had with Cabrera. Cabrera for months paid her upward of or more than $15,000 a month, helped her buy a million-dollar home, and spent … [Read more...] about Miguel Cabrera, ex-mistress square off in court; child-support decision expected in December
Car falls into Hanoi's Red River, two killed A four-seater car is pulled out of the Red River in Hà Nội early yesterday after it crashed on the Chương Dương Bridge on Saturday, killing two people inside. — Photo vietnamplus.vn Two people were killed when a four-seater car crashed off the Chương Dương Bridge in Hà Nội into the Red River on Saturday. The Mercedes-Benz vehicle hit the handrail and fell into the river early evening as it was crossing the bridge to get to the city’s centre from Long Biên District. Authorities said the car’s front was crushed and its airbag had exploded when it was taken out of the water early yesterday. The two victims were identified as Nguyễn Thị Thu Hương, 29, from Hà Đông District, and Bùi Kim Chi, 21, a resident of Thanh Xuân District. Hương, the car’s owner, was sitting in the back seat when she was … [Read more...] about Social News 5/11
No Vietnamese citizens onboard crashed Indonesian plane No Vietnamese citizens were marked as onboard the Lion Air passenger plane of Indonesia, which crashed into the sea on the morning of October 29, the country’s Vietnamese embassy confirmed. Indonesia’s Tribunsemsel.com and several other local websites have announced a list of the passengers aboard the plane, on which there are no Vietnamese nationals. The plane lost contact with air traffic control just 13 minutes after takeoff. The jet, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, was en route from Jakarta to Pangkakpinang in Bangka Belitung province off Sumatra island. The plane had requested the air traffic control to return to base before disappearing from radar, stated Bambang Ervan, a spokesperson for the Indonesian Ministry of Transport. According to the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas), the total number of people on the plane was 189, including two pilots and six flight attendants. Indonesia has opened a search and … [Read more...] about Social News 31/10