House of Representatives Speaker Puan Maharani claimed on Tuesday that lawmakers maintained transparency when deliberating bills, amid criticism questioning the legislative branch’s transparency in the deliberation of some bills.”Being transparent, accepting criticism and input are our commitments so that we are able to have quality legislation products,” Puan said in her speech during a plenary session at the legislative complex in Senayan, Central Jakarta.The ruling Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politician said the House had tried to maintain that commitment despite the COVID-19 pandemic, adding it had 248 bills in the 2020-2024 National Legislation Program (Prolegnas) and 37 on the priority list. “Six bills have been passed into law, 10 bills are in the deliberation process and 19 bills are being drafted,” she said without specifying the titles.The House, however, has repeatedly found itself in hot water, with critics lambasting it for lack of transparency in deliberating some bills.Civil society groups have called on the House to repeal problematic articles in the revision to the 2011 Constitutional Court Law, arguing that they contained conflicts of interest that could compromise the court’s independence and impartiality.Read also: House set to endorse revision of Constitutional Court Law They criticized the swift deliberation of the bill, which was conducted behind closed doors between the House and the government during the ongoing pandemic. They also raised suspicions that the bill was being used as a “political swapping” tool, as many new controversial laws were being challenged at the court, such as the State Spending and Financial Relief Law, the Mining Law and the omnibus bill on job creation.The Indonesian Parliament Watch (Formappi) described the House’s performance during the sitting period as the same as during the New Order Era, as it had rushed some bills’ deliberations and dismissed public participation.Formappi researcher Lucius Karus said the House did not carry out the checks and balances function properly, adding that the legislative body seemed to only act merely as a “rubber stamp” and a “tool of legitimacy” for the government.”The House now looks almost the same as it did in the New Order Era, acting merely as a tool of legitimacy for the government,” he said.“Many bills were made through speedy deliberations.”Topics :
71 Daydream Circuit, Burdell.During the marketing of the home there were about 35 separate groups through to inspect it over five and a half months.Mr Micola said while there had been a lot of people through the home, its unique style meant they had to wait for exactly the right buyer to come along.“There was only ever going to be one buyer for this property,’’ he said.The former owners designed and built the home about four years ago.The first wing of the four-bedroom property, housed the main bedroom, an ensuite, walk-in robe, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area. 71 Daydream Circuit, Burdell.“Basically the vendors did a fantastic job on the outdoor entertaining area,’’ he said.“ They (the buyers) really loved the polished concrete and the grey block feature walls in the home. It was a different design, it was designed with two wings with everything opening towards the entertainment area out the back.’’The buyers were from the Townsville area and were moving off an acreage property.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020Mr Micola said they wanted a house that was different from anything else on offer and they also wanted something where they could put a shed in and have backyard vehicle access. 71 Daydream Circuit, Burdell.The second wing had a double lock-up garage, laundry, two bedrooms, bathroom and toilet, and a room which could be a fourth bedroom, or was large enough for use as a rumpus room.There were multiple glass sliding doors to the outdoor area where there was a timber deck.The home had an Arteor Home Automation System – all the fans and lights are controlled from one control panel with the opportunity to add in air conditioning and music. 71 Daydream Circuit, Burdell.A BURDELL home has sold for $560,000, achieving the highest house sale price in the suburb this year.The home at 71 Daydream Circuit was marketed by Gavin Micola of Northern Realty Pty Ltd – West End.Mr Micola said the median house price for the suburb was $410,000, but this house was “above average’’ and therefore had achieved the outstanding result.
MORE NEWS: Floating penthouses attract international interest 16 Constance Esplanade, Runaway Bay. 22-24 Wagawn St, Tugun. 7 Chairlift Ave East, Mermaid Beach. Leon Williamson and her late husband John paid $14,500 in 1968 for the five-bedroom Mermaid Beach property at 7 Chairlift Ave East.The residence has three bedrooms on the second floor as well as a kitchen, bathroom and living areas.A self-contained living area and two more bedrooms are on the ground floor.“It will be a sad day for Leon when the house is sold as she enjoyed Nobbys so much,” her daughter Robin O’Neill said.The property will be offered to the market at 11.30am through Ron London of London Estate Agents. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa14 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago22-24 Wagawn St, Tugun. 7 Chairlift Ave East, Mermaid Beach. 22-24 Wagawn St, Tugun. Further south and another 1950s beach house is going under the hammer.No other property on the market compares to 22-24 Wagawn St, Tugun, according to Ray White Mermaid Beach sales agent Troy Dowker.The house, on a 810sq m double block, is metres from the ocean, beachfront parkland, Tugun Village, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and the weekly Village Markets.Mr Dowker said the large block, which is going to auction at 10am, offered scope to capitalise with an array of redevelopment options to explore, subject to council approval.“Beachside Tugun is tightly held and has had little sales activity in the second quarter and first two months of the third quarter,” Mr Dowker said.“Buyers are now discovering the special part of this coast and are attracted to Tugun for its laid-back vibe and charm.” MORE NEWS: Gold Coast Monopoly launches Also on the Gold Coast is the 2.30pm auction of a modern family home on a private cul-de-sac with some impressive water views.The large 990sq m block with sprawling four-bedroom home at 16 Constance Esplanade, Runaway Bay is on the market for the first time since it was renovated by the vendors who are now relocating interstate.“The views are stunning and it’s an active view as you can watch the boats go past,” Ray White Sovereign Island’s Desiree Shaw said.“There are multiple living areas, a separate executive office, library, cocktail bar and pool cabana used as a teenager’s retreat.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59 16 Constance Esplanade, Runaway Bay. 7 Chairlift Ave East, Mermaid Beach is going under the hammer on Saturday at 11.30am.A BEACH house that gives house hunters a glimpse into life on the Gold Coast in the 1950s is expected to attract a huge crowd when it goes under the hammer on Saturday.It is the first time the property has hit the market in 50 years and is expected to attract plenty of interest when it goes under the hammer this month.
The front of the house is more traditional, with VJ walls and decorative fretwork.The house also sold considerably above the median house sale price for the suburb, which according to CoreLogic data is $806,075.Wooloowin has experienced a 4.3 per cent increase in the median sale price over the 12 months to August.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45 The kitchen has stainless steel benches.The house was built 110 years ago, and is currently a combination of old and modern.The front of the house presents as a quaint Queensland cottage, while the rear is a contemporary open plan kitchen, living and dining space, which opens out to a large pool. The rear of the house is contemporary, with soaring windows.Mr Horsley said the house sold to a female buyer for $1,150,000.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours ago“She liked the quietness, the open space, the swimming pool the greenery and the position.” he said.The house sold for almost double what it did when it last changed hands in 2005, when it was sold for $580,000. The house at 26 Lisson Grove, Wooloowin, sold at auction for $1,150,000.FIVE registered bidders fought it out at auction for a three-bedroom house at Wooloowin earlier this month.A crowd gathered to watch the auction at 26 Lisson Grove, and Ray White Ascot agent Guy Horsley said bidding was “fast and furious”.
SAM-NZ Coalition Media Release 30 June 2020New Zealand’s Vote No campaign is rubbishing claims that the Vote NO campaign is being bankrolled by or controlled by US organisations.“An alliance of community organisations and leaders (including ex-addicts, educators, ex-police, addiction counsellors, health professionals and community workers) have joined together to form Smart Approaches To Marijuana NZ (SAM-NZ), and will work together to oppose any attempt to legalise cannabis in New Zealand in the upcoming referendum. We’re pleased to have such a wide-ranging group of organisations and experts from all areas of society to come together to argue against legalising the recreational use of cannabis, based on reputable science and sound principles of public health and safety,” says spokesperson Aaron Ironside.“Yes, the coalition is drawing on research and resources from prominent US group SAM which is led by Dr Kevin Sabet, a former advisor to three U.S. presidential administrations (Clinton, Bush and Obama Administrations) – the only drug policy staffer to have ever served as a political appointee in a Democrat and Republican administration.”“SAM’s Staff and Science Advisory Board is composed of world-recognised experts in research, addiction, and treatment who work tirelessly to advance public health and safety, and stand up to a powerful marijuana industry.”“However, we reiterate that SAM in the US are not telling our coalition how to run our campaign, and have not contributed one cent to it.”“What we are doing is drawing on the expertise and experience of a group that has watched the outcomes of legalisation in many US states. This is no different to groups like the Drug Foundation inviting people like Deborah Small, executive director of Break the Chains (USA), and US activist & author asha bandele (shown right) – both who attended a symposium attended by Andrew Little and Chlose Swarbrick in the Parliament buildings.”SAM-NZ(Smart Approaches To Marijuana NZ) Aaron Ironside Spokesperson: SAM-NZPat Buckley Amped4Life TrustShk Shaakir Ismail New Zealand Muslim AssociationPat Walsh Secondary School Principal, former head of a Principal’s Ass’nRev Pane Kawhia Anglican Minister, RuatoriaChristine Rankin Transforming Justice FoundationDr Ate Moala PACYFIC TrustVic Tamati Community WorkerMo McLeary Drug Free AmbassadorsDr Andreas Leinfellner Paediatrician.Kirk Hardy The Drug Detection AgencyAlli Axford Drug Free WorldMazin Al-Salim Working Together Group (WTG)Sully Pa’ea Community Worker – South AucklandMaureen MacDonald Drug-ARM WellingtonWayne Mulqueen Focus on the Family NZJess McVicar Sensible Sentencing TrustDave Pizzini Ex-Police (Detective Senior Sergeant)Bob McCoskrie Family First NZDarryl Wesley Health ProfessionalStuart Caldwell Get Smart (Tauranga)Brendon Warne Anti-P MinistriesAlan Vink LeadershipWorxDale Kirk MethconStuart Lange NZ Christian NetworkNick Tuitasi QSM Pacific WaveJohn Subritzky Promise KeepersRob Nordstrom Rubicon Alcohol & Other DrugGaylene Fraser Drug Free WorldKarrin Coates Sensible Sentencing Group TrustGreer Keane Te Ata Rangi RangatahiGlenn Dobson International Board Member – National Drug and AlcoholScreening Association (NDASA)Gayann Phillips NZ Christian NetworkChristina Stroud World Federation Against DrugsIsmail Waja Working Together Group (WTG)Bruce Couper Ex-PolicePhil Paikea Community WorkerTrevor Turner Drug Free WorldImraan Ali New Zealand Muslim AssociationRonji Tanielu Community WorkerAllan Va’a Community Worker – South AucklandBev Adair-Beets Youth AdvocatePiripi Rakete Drug Free WorldDr Kevin Sabet SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana)Luke Niforatos SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana)
A total of 650 Members of Parliament(MPs) will be chosen under the first-past-the-post system used for generalelections, in which the candidate who secures the most votes in each individualconstituency is elected. The results are due to be announced inthe early hours of Friday morning.(BBC) The contest, the first to be held inDecember in nearly 100 years, follows those in 2015 and 2017. UNITED KINGDOM – Voters here were setfor the polls on Thursday for the country’s third general election in less thanfive years. Elections in the UK traditionally takeplace every four or five years. But, in October, MPs voted for the second snappoll. It is the first winter election since 1974 and the first to take place inDecember since 1923. Voters in the United Kingdom are set for the polls on Thursday for the country’s third general election in less than five years. EPA Polling stations in 650 constituenciesacross England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland open at 7:00 GMT.
Loading… Tottenham ace Harry Kane was delighted with victory at Southampton. Kane created all four of Heung-min Son’s goals and scored himself in the 5-2 triumph. He said, “We spoke before the game that there would be space in behind. There was one pass [to Heung-min Son] where I didn’t even look. “It was just about putting the ball in the spaces.”Advertisement On his partnership with Son, Kane added: “It’s a connection we’ve been building for some time now, I’m proud of him.” read also:Mourinho: Osimhen ‘afraid’ of Kane competition And asked about Tottenham signing Sergio Reguilon and Gareth Bale, he concluded: “It’s great to have Sergio and Gareth with us. It’s a busy schedule over the next couple of months. “Everyone knows Gareth, the goals and assists he gets. We have great competition for places and I’m sure he’ll be excited to get back out and play for Spurs.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth6 Extreme Facts About Hurricanes7 Mysterious Discoveries From All Around The WorldThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black HolesThe Best Cars Of All Time10 Awesome TV Series That Got Cancelled Way Too Soon7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your MindA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?
A miserly defence complemented by exciting attacking options have made them one of the stories of the season and summer signing Mane believes they can maintain this fine form. “I hope and I am confident that we can hold this pace and level of playing football,” the winger told www.fifa.com “Obviously, in the Premier League there are always the three, four or five big teams which can be found at the top of the table, but I am glad that so far, there are some teams up there that could be called a little surprise, including us. “However, we have to stay realistic. It will be hard to remain where we are today. We will give our best to defend this place, and I have no doubt we have the potential and will.” Southampton is the latest stop on the Senegal international’s European tour, following spells with French club Metz and Red Bull Salzburg of Austria. Saints forked out in the region of £10million to sign the pacey winger, who is glad to have turned down other offers in favour of a move to St Mary’s. “Southampton is a big Premier League team with a long football tradition,” Mane said. “I always dreamed of playing in the Premier League, and I had a very good feeling about Southampton from the first contact. “The entire philosophy, the smart way they progressively improved the team with dedicated transfers, the entire club environment and last but not least the highly professional and experienced coach, Ronald Koeman – that’s why I chose Southampton as my next big challenge.” Many expected this to be a season of struggle and strife on the south coast given several stars of the last campaign left the club over the summer. However, Ronald Koeman’s side have confounded the naysayers and in some style, with Saints second in the Premier League after their best-ever start to a top-flight campaign. Sadio Mane believes Southampton can continue their astonishing start to the season and qualify for the Champions League. Press Association
Florida health officials say approximately 31 percent, or one-third of children in Florida tested for COVID-19 were exposed to virus.State data indicates that out of 54,022 Florida children tested, 31.1 percent have returned positive results on average. This is higher than the statewide positivity rate, which reads in at about 11 percent. Alina Alonso, the health department director of Palm Beach County, reportedly told county commissioners on Tuesday that the long-term consequences of coronavirus in children are unknown. But, she fears the virus can cause potential lifelong damage in children“They are seeing there is damage to the lungs in these asymptomatic children. … We don’t know how that is going to manifest a year from now or two years from now,” Alonso told reporters. “Is that child going to have chronic pulmonary problems or not?”This comes as states determine whether in-person education will resume in the fall.Outside of potentially hazardous consequences of a coronavirus infection to children, asymptomatic carriers pose a threat to teachers and other staff, who are demographically more likely to have a severe infection. Both DeSantis and other government officials, such as Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran, said public school districts have to “open brick and mortar schools at least five days per week for all students.”This plan has received pushback from teachers’ unions, who believe that reopening too soon will risk the health of teachers, children and parents. The American Academy of Pediatrics weighed in on the issue, issuing a statement along with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), National Education Association (NEA) and AASA, The School Superintendents Association.“Returning to school is important for the healthy development and well-being of children, but we must pursue re-opening in a way that is safe for all students, teachers and staff. Science should drive decision-making on safely reopening schools. Public health agencies must make recommendations based on evidence, not politics. We should leave it to health experts to tell us when the time is best to open up school buildings, and listen to educators and administrators to shape how we do it.”
The Hungarian authorities require fans arriving for the traditional European season opener to have a certified negative result from a recent test for the virus before they are allowed into the country.The club says 3,000 Bayern fans with tickets for the game can be tested on Sept. 21 and 22 at a parking lot next to the stadium.Bayern won the Champions League and will play Europa League winner Sevilla in the Super Cup on Sept. 24.UEFA is using the game as a test event for allowing fans back into stadiums for its club and national team competitions.___ Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Bayern Munich has offered free coronavirus tests to fans with tickets for next week’s Super Cup in Hungary. More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports September 14, 2020 The Latest: Bayern Munich offers free virus tests to fans