China’s Boeing Wannabe Could Land in U.S. Government Crosshairs

(Bloomberg) — China put on a spectacular military parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule last year, and President Xi Jinping wasn’t the only star of that show.

As Xi and other leaders watched from a Tiananmen Square grandstand, a squadron of fighter jets, attack helicopters, troop transports and surveillance planes roared overhead in a display orchestrated to impress TV viewers at home and warn potential aggressors abroad. The company that made those aircraft: Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC), a state-owned conglomerate with 100-plus subsidiaries and 450,000-plus employees — more than Boeing Co. and Airbus SE combined.

Being China’s premier military aerospace contractor and a pillar of Xi’s strategy to become an industrial superpower are enough by themselves to warrant attention from the U.S. government. But AVIC builds more than war machines, running a civilian business that makes airliners and private jets — some built

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Ogun discounts 50% on land use charges paid online

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Dapo Abiodun

By Juliet Umeh

The Ogun State Government has said it is offering up to 50 percent discount to property owners and residents of the state, who are willing to make online payments on land use charges.

The state government said it has made payment of the Land Use and Amenities Charges very convenient, with its payment online portal or the REMITA platform at government’s stipulated channels or at any commercial bank nationwide.

The state confessed to have deliberately put all demand notices online with unique payment codes, required to effect online payment on its portal or at any commercial bank nationwide.

Official statement from the state, read in part: “We are encouraging our residents and property owners to embrace online payment. All demand notices for Amenity and land use charges are now online    The demand notices also have QR Codes for validation of the bill from the Ogun

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Joe Biden Says if Amy Coney Barrett Overturns Roe v. Wade, He’ll Make It ‘The Law of the Land’

Former Vice President Joe Biden has said he’ll move to protect abortion rights if the Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade, the historic decision that protected a woman’s right to have an abortion.



a person wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: Wearing a face mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden waves to journalists as he enters The Queen performance venue October 03, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden is participating in a live video 'town hall' campaign event. Biden has said he will preserve abortion rights.


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Wearing a face mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden waves to journalists as he enters The Queen performance venue October 03, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden is participating in a live video ‘town hall’ campaign event. Biden has said he will preserve abortion rights.

The Democratic presidential nominee told an NBC News town hall in Miami on Monday that if the historic ruling on abortion is overturned, his “only response to that is pass legislation making Roe the law of the land. That’s what I would do.”

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Private society surrenders land to LDA Avenue-I – Newspaper

LAHORE: A private housing society has agreed to surrender its land to the Lahore Development Authority’s LDA Avenue-I scheme on Raiwind Road.

The society (Chiniot Housing Scheme) accepted the offer and would get 30 per cent of developed plots in return, according to officials.

According to proposal, the Chiniot housing society will surrender 1,555 kanals for merging it into the LDA Avenue-I housing scheme area. The LDA, in return according to an agreed formula, will give 30 percent developed plots of the total land to the society. This will enable the LDA to accommodate 613 plot holders of Avenue-1 scheme. “The decision will help resolve the 17-year-old issue,”said the official.

He said a philanthropist would bear the cost of construction of two mosques, one each in Jubilee Town and Avenue One. These mosques will be managed and maintained by the LDA. These mosques will have nothing to do with any

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Land Grants From the US Government

You will find very little information about getting a land grant from the United States government. This has historically been reserved for schools or universities to better educate the masses. Finding information on the subject proves to be very difficult. They are extremely difficult to come by unless you have a worthy cause.

The best way to secure a United States government land grant would be by creating some sort of school or university. It must be within the objectives of the government before it would ever be considered. If your ambitions are industrial or commercial in nature, you will have a much more difficult time getting through the door.

One of the most approved proposals if you do decide to go the land grant route are schools that are unique or cater to a segment of the population that is under served. For example, many land grants were created … Read More