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PleaseBeInformed says:

Sadly, RNLI is competing for donations with wall to wall T.V. advertising characterised by re-purposed voice over artists who usually sell insurance policies or funeral plans for pensioners and are now guilt-tripping an entire population by repeatedly showing e.g. images of a baby with tubes taped to its face to pay administrators salaries in the multi hundreds of thousands. There are dozens pleading for them and only the RNLI pointing out that its crews are volunteers and face death every time they go out. When you give this Christmas, choose carefully and don't be manipulated by sophisticated marketing.


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Lost and Found: the new album from James Yang (Yang Yong Cong)

"Where did she get the money?" asked the Magistrate. "I am suspicious of these sudden fortunes..."

Said the astute banker "it is not the custom of our bank to make enquiries into the previous history of its customers."

From "For the Term of his Natural Life, Marcus Clarke, 1872 (serialised in The Australian Journal) and 1874 (novel)

Remarks by His Majesty King Abdullah II At the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony, November 2018

If Najib wanted a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow he missed it with TRX, the flagship project of Najib's 1MBD scheme.

Don't use jargon: this is the entire (readable) relevant content of an e-mail from the UK's Economic and Social Research Council which presumes everyone knows their internal terminology

"Je-S system unavailable 23-26 November. The Je-S system will be unavailable from 21:00 on 23 November to 08:00 on 26 November. This is due to essential maintenance taking place."

What is Je-S? If we don't know that, we don't know whether we care.

Source: fearlessmotivation.com / Simon Sinek (speaker)

If you can see this, our move to new servers / host has worked. Sorry if your connection to us has been a bit flaky over the past few days. It's us, not you.

#BurtReynolds #thelastmoviestar #StrangerFriends #YetToCome

Great film, great song. Yet To Come by Stranger Friends from The Last Movie Star (Burt Reynolds does character acting).

We want to have our supervisory officers physically inside [the top for banks plus AMP] by the end of this month.
-- James Shipton, chairman ASIC, 7 August 2018

The New Zealand Financial Markets Authority warns that the period for filing annual counter-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing (they call it AML/CTF) reports expired on 31 August.

See https://fma.govt.nz/compliance... for more information.




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