Our View: There’s no reason to abandon a pet

In a world with cataclysmic problems seemingly out of our control, it’s nice when there are problems easily fixed by the simplest solutions. Three times in the past several months in our area, pets have been abandoned, left to fend for themselves in the hopes someone finds and cares for them. The most recent was […]


UPDATE 2-Apple supplier Foxconn beats profit view, “cautious” on Q3

* Q2 net profit T$33.29 bln vs T$31.02 bln market view * Says smartphones and cloud products drove Q2 * Sees flat growth for consumer electronics in Q3 * Sees strong growth for cloud and networking products in Q3 (Adds details of results and outlook) TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Apple Inc supplier Foxconn reported […]


Europe From Above delivers stunning view of continent – unlike anything you’ve seen before

For the fourth series, National Geographic take to the skies above Denmark, Serbia, Scotland, Bulgaria, Belgium and Romania. Using cutting-edge drone technology, viewers will be taken on a visual journey across each country to view not only the natural landscape but learn about their culture. Each episode focuses on one country and the first stop […]


Magnus-spotting: All for the view of a megastar

“Look, Carlsen is here. Carlsen is here.” During the past week in Mahabalipuram, these words have been uttered with a tinge of bewilderment and disbelief umpteen times, mostly in hushed tones, conforming to the decorum expected at a chess venue. It could be a spectator from Bengaluru, a player from Barbados or an official from […]


The Guardian view on the UK car industry: facing a green moment of truth | Editorial

Over recent decades, Britain’s economy has become steadily more service-based. But as the opening ceremony of Birmingham’s Commonwealth Games powerfully illustrated, industry still occupies pride of place in the imagination of regions such as the West Midlands. At the Alexander stadium, Jaguars, Minis and Rovers of various vintages were showcased to the world – the […]


Bank of America’s view on the labour market isn’t actually evil

The Intercept’s Ken Klippenstein has done some sharp reporting on national security, along with many other documents that weren’t meant to reach the public. So we regret that we need to publish this take. But it seems like it would be useful to clarify that there is no real scandal in the so-called private memo […]


One Direction: Louis Tomlinson has surprising view of 1D’s first album

One Direction fans have been yearning for information about some kind of reunion. The band recently celebrated the 12-year anniversary of their formation, but a lot has happened in these years. Louis Tomlinson was recently asked about the band’s past and their first album. And his answer was shocking. Tomlinson recently appeared on a podcast […]


Historically Speaking: Pease-Calkins House open Aug. 13 to view restoration

The house at 232 W. Town St. in Norwich Calkins House, circa 1982. Photo submitted Historic photo of the Pease-Calkins House. Photo submitted In 2020, the Calkins Family Association purchased the Pease-Calkins House at 232 W. Town St. in Norwich. The Pease-Calkins House is one of the few houses remaining in Norwich with connections to […]

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A CMO’s view – The agency relationship – AdNews

Belinda Gruebner. Image: Supplied With an uncertain economic outlook bearing down on us, client-side marketers are reviewing their agency relationships and considering the best partners for the challenge ahead. Could that be an independent agency? CMO Belinda Gruebner explains why she made the switch. The best agency/client relationships are built on collaboration. Rather than the […]


Look up TONIGHT! Best view of Delta Aquariids meteor shower comes with New Moon

The Delta Aquariids — so named because they appear to come from the constellation of Aquarius, near the bright star of Delta Aquarii — is a moderate, annual meteor shower. Visible from July 12–August 23, the shower has its peak on July 30, when lucky viewers should be able to see a steady stream of […]