Mountain Lakes Planning Board Changes to Virtual Meeting
MOUNTAIN LAKES — Please take notice the Special Meeting of the Planning Board of the Borough of Mountain Lakes will be held on October 29, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. as a remote meeting. Formal action may be taken. The public will be able to participate in the meeting via computer or telephone.To Participate via computer click here.The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the conceptual plan includes a Home2 Suites by Hilton, a three-story hotel with 112 suites, and a Wawa Gas Station with a convenience store. According to the conceptual plan, there will be an entrance and exit on both Route 46 and Fo...
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China to fix drawbacks COVID-19 exposed in new five-year plan
A community public health services center in Jiaxing, East China's Zhejiang Province. Photo: Yang Hui/GTIn the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, health institutes in China are committed to refining their health systems, such as enhancing surveillance and warning systems of contagious disease, and improving the quality of medical staff, which will prepare China's health system for future pandemics.As China makes plans for social and economic development in the next five years, officials at the National Health Commission (NHC) on Wednesday looked back on China's achievements in the public health se...
German minister has multibillion-euro plan to compensate lost revenue
German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz plans to compensate businesses for revenue lost due to closures proposed for November to stem coronavirus infections, government sources tell dpa.Under the plan, small businesses would be able to claim up to 75 per cent of the revenue they generated in the corresponding month last year, and larger firms would get up to 70 per cent.The proposed aid, which is still being discussed in the German Cabinet, would cost 7-10 billion euros (8-12 billion dollars) over a four-week period.
Iranian Foreign Minister: Iran to declare its plan to sides on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
By TrendIran will declare its plan to Azerbaijan, Russia, and Armenia for a permanent solution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on the basis of respect for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif told journalists, Trend reports citing IRINN.According to the minister, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi will visit Baku, Moscow, and Yerevan in this regard.Zarif added that Iran believes that the conflict will be resolved peacefully on the basis of the principle of inviolability of international borders.The Iranian Foreign Minist...
Illinois launches statewide plan to boost monarch butterfly population: 'If enough people get on board, we can turn this thing around'
CHICAGO — Monarch butterflies have flown south for the winter, but efforts to protect them in Illinois are sticking around.As butterflies east of the Rocky Mountains migrated thousands of miles toward Mexico, a group of stakeholders representing farms, cities, roadsides and natural areas signed on to the Illinois Monarch Action Plan, the state’s all-hands-on-deck effort to ensure the survival of that unmistakable orange-winged butterfly.The plan is part of an effort to add regionally 1.3 billion stems of milkweed, which monarchs depend upon. Illinois aims to add 150 million stems of the state ...
Hong Kong gov’t studying voting in China plan, as minister casts doubt on public survey
Hong Kong’s Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang has said the government is “proactively studying” recommendations to enhance the city’s electoral arrangements, including allowing Hongkongers living in mainland China to vote in local elections.At a Legislative Council (LegCo) meeting on Wednesday, Tsang responded to questions submitted by Civic Party leader and lawmaker Alvin Yeung, regarding media reports that the government has plans to introduce external voting for eligible voters residing across the border.The mainland affairs minister said there had been calls in ...
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China plans further clampdown on carbon in new 5-year plan
Five-year plan Photo:VCGWhile the Trump administration has been turning back the clock on climate and environment issues, China has seen great progress and development in environment management and is expected to continue adopting vigorous measures in its 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25), a key to realizing the country's carbon neutrality goal, and take the responsibility as a big country in global climate governance.The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its fifth plenary session in Beijing on Monday, during which a notable topic is how the country will draw the...
Five-year plan to prioritize tech innovation
A sightseeing bus is seen in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, Oct. 22, 2020. Shenzhen on Thursday launched three sightseeing bus lines for tourists, which respectively showcase the culture, technology and night view of the city. Photo:XinhuaAs the world is paying close attention to how China, the world's second-largest economy, will shape its development plan for the next five years, technological innovation is in the spotlight, as it is a key driver of the "dual circulation" development model.Marking the first five years of China's new journey toward building a modern socialist cou...
China holds meeting of top brass to lay out new 5-year economic plan
China's top brass began Monday a four-day gathering to lay out a new five-year economic plan, state-run media reported, as the world's second-biggest economy has shown signs of recuperating from the novel coronavirus pandemic.The next plan, covering between 2021 and 2025, is the first to be crafted by the ruling Communist Party since the Chinese economy has been hit by the virus outbreak, first detected late last year in the central city of Wuhan, a major business and transportation hub.Long-term goals through 2035 are also expected to be discussed at the key meeting, with speculation mounting...
Mountain Lakes Planning Board Meeting to Discuss Wawa and Homes2 Suites
MOUNTAIN LAKES — The Mountain Lakes Planning Board will hold an in-person meeting on Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mansion, 90 Route 46.The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the conceptual plan includes a Home2 Suites by Hilton, a three-story hotel with 112 suites, and a Wawa Gas Station with a convenience store. According to the conceptual plan, there will be an entrance and exit on both Route 46 and Fox Hill Road. The Home2 Suites would occupy 22,870 square feet. There will be no restaurants within the hotel.Click here to read the previous article.Click here to download the age...
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