The woman claims that Darmanin pressured her into sex after she asked him for legal help with overturning a suspended prison sentence for blackmail and threats against a former boyfriend. The 37-year-old politician insisted that it was a consensual encounter and sued the woman for slander. … [Read more...] about French PM Stands by New Interior Minister Darmanin Accused of Rape
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The Paycheck Protection Program, run by the U.S. Small Business Administration, was passed by Congress to help all kinds of small employers survive the crushing impact of the coronavirus pandemic, providing $660 billion in loans that charge just 1% interest. Nonprofits, as long as they have fewer than 500 employees, were allowed to apply for the loans as well, just as for-profits with fewer than 500 employees could. The government loans are completely forgivable, including interest, if the majority of the funds is directed toward paying employees. … [Read more...] about Millions in aid from small business relief fund went to “hate groups”
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Vietnamese designers are for the first time heading to a major exhibition in London next month. 'Emotional States', the 2018 London Design Biennale exhibition will be held in the UK from September 4 to 23. The exhibition is co-sponsored by the University of Leicester School of Business (ULSB), NashTech, Vietnam-UK Network, and Vietnam Airlines. It aims to explore big questions and ideas about sustainability, migration, pollution, energy, cities, and social equality. A highlight on the global cultural calendar, the Biennale will see some of the world’s most exciting and ambitious designers, innovators and cultural bodies gather in the UK’s capital to celebrate the universal power of design and explore the role of design in collective futures. The exhibition presents the best examples in the world from established and emerging designers, architects, scientists, writers and artists. More than 40 countries, cities and territories in the … [Read more...] about Vietnamese designers head to London show
industry are thinking about how they can survive and take care of their growth plans in these tough times. Some of the industry's best minds voiced their opinion on the need to band together and tap into collaborations to bring resilience in their operations. In an ETAuto CXO Roundtable in association with Siemens, a battery of industry magnates discussed the potential changes in the ways of collaborating and how partnerships will create a recipe for cost effective success in post-COVID era. OEM should also come forward in supporting the suppliers by helping them in procurement of raw material at a lower priceNitin Seth, COO, Ashok LeylandIn order to develop a sustained collaboration during this turmoil, it is pertinent to adopt a realistic way of forecasting, asserted Nitin Seth COO of Ashok Leyland adding that “this approach will save partnerships and build trust for long-term goals.” Seth further said it is crucial to reduce the number of supply chain partners in order … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Impact: OMEs control in product design to reduce; suppliers role likely to increase
And now industry veterans fear that another legacy studio — Warner Bros. — is being ever so slowly metabolized by HBO Max. Not that Warners will stop making movies, but many believe it will make fewer, in a much narrower range. “Is the new corporate owner [AT&T] going to give Warners the proper resources they need?” asks an executive with significant ties to the studio. “Warner Bros. has long been the gold standard of the industry on a lot of levels. If this were [a lesser studio], you’d be like, ‘Oh, well.’” … [Read more...] about With Warner Bros. and Warner Max, Is AT&T Setting Up a Sibling Rivalry?