PUBLISHED: 01:27 06 March 2019 | UPDATED: 01:38 06 March 2019 Steve Russell ‘Her wonderful personality imprinted itself on people’ says Sean Robinson of ex-colleague Julie McCreadie Picture: COURTESY BOB CROWLEY Archant Ipswich Town fan Julie McCreadie became the UK’s youngest female newspaper editor. She was a livewire who proposed in public on the London train, too Julie McCreadie. ‘She was an incredible saleswoman as well as a talented and gifted journalist’ Picture: COURTESY BOB CROWLEYSally Burch knows. “I first came across Julie when I worked at the East Anglian Daily Times and she was editor of the Suffolk Mercury series,” she says.“Our paths didn’t cross much but she remembered me and when I moved to work in London she hunted me out, together with other former colleagues, and convinced us that our paths would be paved in gold if we joined her in South Kensington to launch a free … [Read more...] about Julie: She proposed on the Ipswich-to-London train
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Jamey Keaten, Associated Press Updated 3:45 pm CST, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 An installation depicting migrants is placed at the entrance of the UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Tuesday, Dec.11, 2018. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries. less An installation depicting migrants is placed at the entrance of the UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Tuesday, Dec.11, 2018. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are ... more Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy, AP Photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Image 1 … [Read more...] about Unfinished business: UN migrant pact inked, but foes remain
Fayfay.com announces strategic partnership with Ho Chi Minh City tourism Hong Kong-based Fayfay.com on December 6 announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Promotion Centre to promote tourism in Vietnam, with a special focus on the city. The MoU was signed by Tran Ngoc Dong Quan, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Promotion Centre, along with Kingston Lai and Kelvin Wu, the co-founders of Fayfay.com, at Bep Nha Luc Tinh Restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City, in the presence of industry experts and members of the media. “Ho Chi Minh City is an important destination on Fayfay.com and we look forward to partnering with the Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Promotion Centre to showcase the city’s vibrant architecture, rich culinary scene, and authentic local experiences,” said Lai. “We believe strategic joint promotional activities with the Tourism Promotion Centre will enable us to leverage our online platform and … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 10/12
Online Friday kicks off with 5,000 promotional products Online Friday 2018 officially kicked off on December 7, with 5,000 products at promotional prices of 0 VND or with prices reduced by 80 to 90 percent, according to event organiser the Vietnam E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency (IDEA) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. Around 3,000 businesses registered to join the programme. Around 120,000 buyers can access the website onlinefriday.vn or the Online Friday app at the same time. Many big brands participate such as Samsung, Jetstar, Vinamilk, Lazada, Shopee, Tiki, Lotte, Adayroi, The gioi di dong (Mobile World), Yes24, FPTshop and ViettelStore. Delivery businesses such as VnPost, Nijavan, Lalamove and Snailship would support firms by reducing delivery costs for the event. Twenty banks will join in cash-back programmes to help customers use card payments. To ensure product and service quality, the organiser told firms to provide certificates of origin. The organiser … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 9/12
Allie Gross Detroit Free Press Published 3:23 PM EST Dec 4, 2018 On a near daily basis, chunks of plaster fall from the walls and ceilings of Michigan Central Station. It's not exactly surprising for a 100-year-old building that's been vacant for 30 years. But there is surprising detail here. If you look closely at the plaster, a non-architect or historian may be amused by what they could see: tiny pieces of hair. When the building was constructed in 1913, according to Ron Staley, the senior vice president of Christman Brinker, the construction firm tapped by Ford to bring the building back to life, horse hair was a commonly used binder. Facts like this were dispensed Tuesday as representatives from Ford Land, Christman Brinker and architectural firm Quinn Evans gave the media a tour of the iconic station, which Ford purchased for $90 million in May from longtime owner Manuel Moroun. The tour was scheduled around the beginning of what the trio is … [Read more...] about Detroit train station revamp: What happens in Phase 1?