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Fire in Rio de Janeiro "Two hundred years lost": the Brazilian national museum is burned

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The Brazilian National Museum in Rio de Janeiro has fallen victim to a painful fire The Brazilian National Museum in Rio de Janeiro has fallen victim to a painful fire

The Brazilian National Museum in Rio de Janeiro has fallen victim to a painful fire

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The Museu Nacional do Brasil housed treasures of Roman, Egyptian and Brazilian art. A great fire destroyed many of the artifacts. "Two hundred years of work and knowledge are lost," President Temer said.

isThe National Museum in the Brazilian metropolis of Rio de Janeiro was hit by a devastating conflagration. Sunday night late, the 200-year-old building in the north of the city was completely on fire, as shown in the photos. Firefighters tried to control the fire and save the artifacts. The museum has housed objects from Egypt, from Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils discovered in Brazil.

In a statement, the Museu Nacional do Brasil stated that the fire broke out at 8:30 in the evening. The injured people had not been reported for the moment; the flames would have captured the building after opening hours. Initially, nothing was known about the cause of the fire.

A fire brigade spokesman, Roberto Robadey, said 80 forces are fighting the flames. Some historical objects may have been brought to safety: "With the help of museum staff we managed to put away many items," he told Globo News.

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In the beginning, extinction work progressed very slowly because two hydrants near the museum would not work. Instead, trucks should bring water from a nearby lake. Brazilian President Michel Temer said this was a sad day for all Brazilians. "Two hundred years of work, investigation and knowledge are lost."

"Rebuild from the ashes"

The museum's deputy director, Luiz Fernando Dias Duarte, told Globo News that the museum was chronically underfunded. "Everyone wants to show support now, we've never had proper support." Brazil has been struggling to find its worst recession for decades. The state of Rio de Janeiro is hit particularly hard, due to the fall in oil prices, poor management and massive corruption.

The museum belongs to the University of Rio de Janeiro. The collection claims to include thousands of objects related to the history of Brazil and other countries. Many were apparently from the royal family of Brazil.

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The mayor of Rio, Marcelo Crivella, has invited the entire country to rebuild the museum. "It is a national obligation to rebuild it from the ashes, to restore every immortal detail in images and photographs, even if they are not original, they remind us of the independence that the royal family gave us, the colonial empire (Portuguese) and the first constitution and national unity ".

On the financial weight of public institutions, also the presidential candidate Marina Silva received. Because of the financial problems of the last three years that the University of Rio and other colleges have had, a tragedy like this was unfortunately predictable, he tweeted.

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Meibry Viloria's dream debut with Kansas City Royals

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It was a dreamy debut that yesterday had received the Colombian Meibry Viloria with the Kansas City Royals, who beat the Orioles 9-1.

The Cartagena player played like a "veteran", he never got discouraged, and instead took the caste. There is no doubt that he will be a star in the Major Leagues.

Yesterday went 3-1, with a double, two pushed shots and one scored. His batting average is .333.

The double occurred in the eighth episode when he had two teammates around. It was a long journey to the right field that almost became quadrangular.
In the first two rounds, Viloria arrived on a grounder at the first base.

At the time of the double, the Venezuelan receiver Salvador Perez, who is recovering from an injury and was on the bench, asked that Viloria be handed the ball to be his first success in the Majors.

The Puerto Rican starter Javy Lopez worked seven solid episodes and from the top of the mound brought the Kansas City Royals to victory.

Lopez (1-3) threw seven innings, allowed five hits and one race did not give away the passports and withdrew one through the punch.

Meanwhile, Julio Tehran made no decisions in the 5-1 victory of the Braves against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Teheran launched seven innings masterfully by taking four shots, one run, two walks and prescribing five strikeouts.

Its effectiveness is 4.05 with nine wins and seven losses. The winner of the game was the reliever Jonny Venters, who launched a third.

Always marked by his failed last season, Clermont remains calm

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The Auvergne club, which still has its last catastrophic year in mind, has a modest taste of success against Racing.

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Clermont wrote the story on Sunday, becoming the first team to win in the Arena Racing (17-40). A true show of strength. Powerful forward, inspired behind, the Jaunards have completely overtaken Racingmen. Yet, in the corridors of the high-sequinian enclosure, everyone was measured. Quiet, your feet on the ground. "Why should we catch fire? There is no reason," says manager Franck Azéma. The same joy contained in Arthur Iturria, second line replaced Sunday in place of flanker: "For a rugby player, it's the best, but you say to yourself right away: next week, I'll have to try doing the same thing again. it's never the same … We'll be back at work on Tuesday. "

"Honestly, I have not seen a huge volume, something transcendent in terms of play, construction"

Franck Azéma

The Auvergnats, after their great inaugural success against Agen (67-23), however, hit a blow. "Honestly, I have not seen a huge volume, something transcendent in terms of gameplay, construction … On the other hand, I've seen something brave and supportive, it's pretty good," says Franck Azéma. And he explains: "I wanted to see against a team like Racing if we were able to keep the same level (compared to the USA) in the speed of execution, but also in the sharpness of the fight." It was interesting. "For Arthur Iturria," It's never at the top Even when we were French champions, it was not at the top … "

Last year, the ASM was absolutely "not at the top". Shocked by injuries, she ended up in a ninth-ninth place and lost the championship finals for the first time since 2006. A capital failure that has strongly marked the group and has increased the motivation for this season tenfold. Search for redemption "Last season, we will drag it throughout the season," admits the manager of Clermont, who also evokes the beatings suffered in the same place at the beginning of the year (58-6): "It was a difficult match.Of course, marks the spirits. "" Here, we loaded last year.We were bad, we have not responded in any sector, "recalls Iturria.

This thirst for revenge is perceptible. "Last year, it was catastrophic, we took three times almost 60 points, the second international line continues, but we do not think about it any more We want to rebuild our season and hang on the top 6. And then have fun, have fun together. We start from a distance, rebuild ourselves and go back to the outside, this is the main thing. "Wesley Fofana claims that ASM" wanted to start the season in front of what we did in the year In terms of content and results, it's going well for now. "

"I make a hat-trick to our great guys who did an extraordinary match"

Wesley Fofana

People in Clermont know that things are going very fast in one direction, as in the other. Prudence is logically appropriate. "What's good is that I feel the measure in the locker room.The guys are happy, but we also know that we have a short week to prepare the Stade Français, which is in good dynamics," says Franck Azéma, head of a team that he physically impressed. Rarely, the Racingmen were so dominated in ruck and closed mixtures. "I make a hat-trick to our great guys who have played an extraordinary match, we owe them a big part of our victory," says Wesley Fofana. The long break then the intense preparation of the ASM, used to play the extended seasons, partly explains its excellent start to the season. "Having this seven-week break made us feel good mentally, we were physically prepared for eight weeks behind, we could work our physics, our rugby will necessarily come out, it must help," Azema agrees.

The manager of Auvergne regularly insists on the "character" who wants to print on his team. There he finds a hungry group. "It's something that can not be bought, that's in your stomach and you have to try to get fat and grow, it's also related to what happened last season, it's like the embers that have to be maintained regularly, without consuming everything," he says . Arthur Iturria admits that "we were not in our heads last year": "There's power and then what's going on in the head." Today we were better in the head. physical level we are today in. We wanted to hurt them, we were brave to the end, even if we relax a bit at the end. It's during the whole season that our physical condition will help us. "

He now positions himself at the Stade Français, another undefeated team with full confidence. "We play the Parisians twice in a row," smiles Arthur Iturria. They are fit, they have rebuilt their team. A little like us. We are both clubs in the reconstruction. Promises a good match. "Sunday's blow would be useless if it were followed by a home defeat." It's encouraging for the rest of the season, "he says," I'll stay calm. "Especially after two days of championship …

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Anastasia Volochkova has punished the journalists while greeting Kobzon

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The dancer refused a couple of hot words about the deceased for the media.

Anastasia Volochkova punished the journalists while greeting Kobzon, saying "I'm surprised" – and this despite the fact that other stars were happy to describe their colleague with warm words. The dancer is sure that the journalists want to do a show from the funeral, so she has not abandoned them to this.

By the way, the farewell to Kobzon took place in the concert hall of Tchaikovsky on September 2nd. To say goodbye to the USSR, the artist arrived with many Russian show business stars, who personally knew Joseph Davydovich, Volochkova was among them. Colleagues Kobzon reminded him as a true "titan" variety, which is no longer.

Remember, Kobzon died of a long battle with cancer. For all years he has tolerated the disease, referring to all types of specialists, but this summer his condition has reached a critical level. He died on August 30th.

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Racing 92: the thesis of the accident

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After the first defeat of their history at the Arena of Nanterre, the Parisians promise to "recompose the blue warmer" to start over.

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Last March, in the mid-range of a Parisian derby badly marched for racing against the French stadium, President Jacky Lorenzetti had shaken the walls of his Arena's dressing room. A horn hit by the television, which had gone around the social networks but (surely) has prevented the defeat of his. On Sunday, after stopping him against Clermont (17-40), the first of his team after seven victorious outings in his enclosure, the leader of the Ile-de-France pushed a new joke? "No, he had kind words in the locker room," says Laurent Travers, the head coach, "It's important that he was able to express his feelings." He was very well perceived, rather paternalistic than anything else. "

However, Racing has made spectacular strides for the first game of the season at home. The Ciel et Blanc, after their first concert in Toulon (9-21), were unrecognizable at home. "We were unbeaten, we wanted to stay as long as possible, it was nine months, everything is done to have an end, it was tonight, but this is not an end for the season, we lost a match because we found ourselves better than us. "ASM has physically dominated Racing, in proportions rarely seen in recent seasons. Especially the Parisians have multiplied the faults, collected the penalties, including the closed scrums, one of their traditional strengths. "We take sixteen penalties and a free kick," said Laurent Travers. I think we get five and the free kick. If we take this disappointment, we are ten, between eight and twelve, which is the average. Perhaps we have had less focused and less prepared this sector. The rest of the game follows … "

The trainer of Racing, the former prostitute Brive, knows the importance of the melee in this game. "We often say" no melee, no win "(no scrum, no win), so it was, we must not forget that we won the games thanks to this, everything must not be thrown away, he explains. it did not work to make it better in the weeks to come. "Sunday, it is also – and above all – in the aggression that the Racingmen have been defective. "We were caught in the rucks, confirms the second Irish line Donnacha Ryan.The Clermontois were more aggressive than us, more present in this area.And their confidence has increased throughout the game.We were too penalized.Although we could return to the & # 39; Beginning of the second half … "And the former Munster player said," Then we did things we're not used to doing, things got out of hand, everything went badly chained. " coach evokes "some pebbles on the bottom of the shoe that make us end up in trouble".

One thing is certain, the envy was on the side of the Auvergnat. Laurent Travers agrees: "We were facing people who were very hungry and we, perhaps, a little less." From there, they do not forgive, they deserve their victory, they did what it took to win. " Surprisingly, this great move comes just after the good start of the first day on the Mayol meadow in Toulon. Were the players too good after this successful introduction? "We did not rest on our laurels after the game of Toulon," said Donnacha Ryan. We knew that there were things to improve. There, things did not go well for us and we lost the thread of the match ".

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Laurent Travers tries to extinguish the beginning of the fire. "We only played 2 games, there are 24 of them … Last week, I said loudly, we were not the world champions, but we're not the non-nothing-tonight, there are 24 deadlines. We have taken a lesson on self-sacrifice, on aggression, on the static phases – it is out of the question to hide – it's an image, but if we cry tonight, it's up to us to do what we need to laugh at the end of the season. "However, Racing ended up under pressure. "When there is a turbulence on the boat, you have to make sure you get calm again and do everything to make it better", co-trainer Ile insists.

Corse, who is trying to organize a more offensive rugby, has met more players than him. The opener Finn Russell, decisive against the RCT, was transparent against the ASM. Difficult for an open play when his team comes back. While the lights were green after the resumption of the Top 14, these same indicators have just begun to flash red. "We did not see the defeat coming in. If we had suspected, we would have sounded the alarm, it will save for the future, we are safe from nothing," says Laurent Travers.

The arrival of Agen – beaten by the ASM (67-23) on the first day – will serve as a redemption, at the end of the week, in the same Arena. "We are inevitably shot down after this heavy defeat, especially at home, and will have to evacuate quickly and get back to work," says Donnacha Ryan. And do everything so that this stop is a simple accident, of course. Laurent Travers, surely upset by the fact that his attackers were shaken in this way, warns: "It will have to put the blue warm-up, but it also goes through more concentration." It could be a bad thing for a good. "

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A huge fire explodes at the old Littlewoods building – updates

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The firefighters are continuing to face a huge fire that shattered the famous Littlewoods Building in Liverpool on Sunday.

At least nine fire engines were sent to the scene as firefighting teams fought the vast fire.

Today the rescue and rescue service in Merseyside has confirmed that Monday morning will remain in place.

The road closures were fine. The police have now reopened the Lane Lane roadway in Liverpool.

Numerous photos sent by ECHO readers show a dense smoke coming from the area.

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An Argentine scientist was awarded for his revolutionary cancer research

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"My research is not focused on any particular type of cancer, I study only the magnetic relaxation of the nanoparticles and I see how the interactions can achieve greater warming in a future cancer treatment."

The words are by Daniela Paola Valds graduated last year in Physical Sciences at the Balseiro Institute and she is currently studying the Master in Physical Sciences at the same institute, under the National Atomic Energy Commission (CNEA) and the 39; National University of Cuyo (UNCuyo).

The young scientist of Mar del Plata, had the initiative last May to contact three other colleagues to propose them to devise an innovative project together: combining two experimental treatments against cancer.

The project is called "Combined magnetic therapy: a new approach without drugs for the treatment of cancer" and aims to design and test the combined application of two experimental treatments against cancer: one is called hyperthermia and the other it is magneto-mechanical destruction.

The revolutionary idea of ​​Valds and his three colleagues, the Spanish Irati Rodrigo, of the University of the Basque Country, the English Emma Welbourne and the American Michael Stanton, of the University of Cambridge, was presented in June during a magnetism training in San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador, organized by IEEE, the world's largest electrotechnical association.

The project was the winner and won a $ 5,000 prize. Both Valds and his Spanish colleague, Irati Rodrigo, work in the field of research on hyperthermia of magnetic fluids. This experimental treatment consists of injecting and locating the magnetic nanoparticles in the tumor area. Thus, an oscillating magnetic field is applied.

"The particles take part in the energy stored in the field and therefore they can release it as heat, if the temperature of the area has increased sufficiently, above 40 ° C, the cancer cells can be killed", explains Valds.

For their part, the other two co-equipers of this international project, Emma Welbourne and Michael Stanton, work at the University of Cambridge in the experimental treatment of magneto-mechanical destruction. It consists in locating the magnetic particles in the shape of the disks in the tumor area and applying a low frequency alternating magnetic field.

"This generates an oscillating movement of the discs, which transmits a mechanical force to the cell, which can break down the cell membrane, thus causing the death of the cancer cells to" stick "with the discs," says the young woman. physics.

Valds says that the biological culture in which the combination of experimental therapies will be tested will consist of colon cancer cells. Before applying the treatments, this culture will be "nourished" with nanoparticles and magnetic disks.

"To do this, we first have to" synthesize "or, in other words, form those particles with a nanometric dimension, that is very small," says the young woman and claims to have synthesized nanoparticles in the magnetic resonance laboratory of Bariloche, with the researcher Enio Lima Jr. as a mentor. Meanwhile, in Cambridge, their co-crews were responsible for generating the discs that will be used in the magneto-mechanical destruction.

"My colleague Irati, in Spain, to make the most biological part, that is, give the particles to the cell culture to see how they react, once all this is done, we will be able to apply the treatments," says Valds. This test will be carried out at the beginning of October, in Leioa, Spain. The team's expectations suggest that cells that do not die from hyperthermia can be destroyed mechanically. "We hope that by combining two existing treatments we can achieve a more effective one," he adds.

Before the question about the subject of his teacher thesis, which is being developed in Balseiro, in the Magnetic resonance laboratory with a CNEA scholarship, the young physicist tells that his research topic includes nanoparticle array simulations for the use in magnetic hyperthermia.

And he adds that in this way he continues his thesis topic: he studies the interactions between the nanoparticles when they are arranged in the form of chains and observes how these interactions influence the warming that could be achieved in a hyperthermia treatment. His thesis director is dr. Emilio De Biasi, CONICET researcher who creates models and simulations in different areas of magnetism.

What are the next steps of the award-winning international project?

Valds travels in mid-September to England to meet the rest of the team. All will perform microscopy studies in the laboratories of the University of Cambridge. They will use a confocal microscope and another that allows to apply a magnetic field. "We will use them to see if the different particles are incorporated or not by the cells, if they are grouped or arranged, among other aspects," he explains.

In October, the group of young researchers went to Spain to continue with the final phase of the work: "In Leioa we will apply both treatments to an in vitro cell culture of colon cancer, there is a team to do experiments of hyperthermia, by my colleague Irati Rodrigo. "And in January 2019, they plan to present the results at the" 2019 Joint MMM-Intermag "conference to be held in Washington DC, in the United States.

-Cule are currently the great challenges of hyperthermia, which is the field in which you are investigating in Bariloche?

-The great challenge is to transfer the results of treatments in water or phantoms (experimental arrangements that simulate certain tissues or organelles) to treatments in living beings (eg rats), where the demand becomes even more complicated. To do this, we must return to the physical bases of hyperthermia and conduct a systematic study of the problem and all its variables. The topic of interactions is very important because it has been seen that particles inside the cells intertwine.

-What is the connection between the above international project and your teacher's thesis?

-The project for which I have been awarded should not do directly with my teacher because we are not going to do simulations or work specifically with a series of nanoparticle chains, but can integrate the theoretical-computational vision of my teacher's thesis with the experimental part of hyperthermia. That is to say, the idea is not to combine them, but it is very good to have the opportunity to do something experimental on hyperthermia, not to be left alone with the simulations.

-How are you living this gift?

I am fully grateful to public education, which allowed me to learn from excellent teachers and professors, to work on what I am passionate about today. Public education opens its doors.

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The US-China Cold War is now playing in Pakistan

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On September 1, days before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, General Joseph Dunford, arrived in Islamabad, a Pentagon spokesman announced that the Defense Department intended to permanently cut $ 300 million from funds allocated to support Pakistan in the fight against the enemies of America in Afghanistan.

So this means that America and Pakistan are finally to leave?

The short answer is no. Although both states are fed up with one another, they remain too co-dependent to simply leave.

What we are seeing instead is a hard and protracted renegotiation on the terms of the relationship. The question of Pakistan's role in Afghanistan is not necessarily the most difficult issue; there could also be convergence given the greater realism in Washington, Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

The much bigger question hanging over the Pompeo-Dunford visit is what will be the role of India and Pakistan in the emerging cold war between the United States and China. Despite Pakistani hopes, China is not yet willing or able to spend what it takes to completely replace America as Pakistan's main strategic partner. The US economic and financial charts remain difficult to match and the result, for the time being, is probably a series of compromises that are inconvenient and unsatisfactory for all parties.

The US government has begun to pay Pakistan, which it calls "Coalition Support Fund" (CSF) in 2002, shortly after the start of military operations against the Taliban. In theory, the CSF compensates Pakistan for the specific costs incurred in deploying tens of thousands of additional troops to the Afghan border and for the use of Pakistani airports, ports and roads to supply American forces to Afghanistan.

In fact, Americans have treated the funds as a reward for consolidating a long-term commitment to their cause from the Pakistani army in the face of deep and broad popular opposition to the violations of Pakistani national sovereignty and significant civilian casualties.

Not only has it become more difficult to get those carrots, but the carrots have become much, much smaller.

The Pakistani government became heavily dependent on these funds: a report by the Congressional research service in 2015 estimated that the $ 13 billion from CSF funds had paid 20% of Pakistan's military spending (especially food and ammunition). The Americans were willing to overlook what they suspected was the creative accounting of the bills until Pakistan achieved results.

In the last decade, the outcome metric has shifted to trust in the Pakistani army inside the Pentagon, the Congress, and three successive White House administrations have collapsed. This change accelerated after the "drawdown" of US forces in Afghanistan in 2014, which led to repeated bloody offenses by the Taliban and Haqqani, exposing and embarrassing Republicans, Democrats and non-partisan professionals alike.

The Pentagon, with the support of the Congress, has rallied with strong decreases in allocated military aid (at least 73%), as well as the conditional retention of the QC "reimbursements" foreseen by Obama in 2016. In July 2017, under Trump, all CSF payments were frozen and in January 2018 the allocation was reduced by $ 700 million.

In other words, the more Pakistan resists American criticism, not only has it become harder to get those carrots, but carrots have become much, much smaller.

Pakistan has not yet reacted by tightening the supply lines of the United States to Afghanistan, but has not reduced its secret support to the haqqani or the Afghan Taliban. However, this cycle of denial and punishment could have an end in sight. Captured between converging American and Chinese interests in a peaceful and stable Afghan endgame, the Pakistani armed forces seem to be more open to an agreement with which Washington DC can coexist.

Moreover, the United States has begun to negotiate peacefully with the Taliban without any of the previous preconditions. All this is likely to be an important element of Pompey's meetings with the new government of Imran Khan and the discussions of General Dunford with the head of the general army Qamar Javed Bajwa.

There is no doubt that many in New Delhi are worried that the outcome could be an agreement that allows the Taliban to keep arms is gain a share of the national government, while remaining tied to Rawalpindi. This draws attention to the wider truth that US-Pakistan relations (and even US-India relations) are inextricably influenced by the state of US-China relations than ever before.

Pakistan's urgent need to save up to $ 12 billion from its looming balance-of-payments crisis threatens the issue of military aid and is the strongest source of American influence. Given the Trump administration's determination to use all available persuasion, it is particularly significant that the United States did not link the bailout to Afghanistan's questions or terrorism, but rather to China's role in Pakistan.

Just over a month ago, Secretary Pompeo asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to reject Pakistan's bailout on the grounds that it was not necessary for US taxpayers to reimburse presumed Beijing's predatory loans by signing the China Economic Corridor. -Pakistan (CPEC).

Pompey's statements must be understood in the context of the US National Security Survey which last year labeled China as a "strategic competitor" engaged in "economic aggression". One result was the rapid rise of the multimillion-dollar commercial war that could harm both countries, the World Trade Organization and the global economy.

Another result is the pressure on the CPEC, the largest single component to date in the "Belt and Road Initiative" (BRI) of President Xi Jinping, aimed at linking Eurasia to the Chinese economy, securing its role global that sets the agenda.

The status quo would be limping, but the result will be even greater Chinese influence in Pakistan.

Pakistan hopes that China and Saudi Arabia can offer financial support that would provide an alternative to the IMF and American pressure. Although this is not the type of role that China wants, an IMF bailout would lead to the disclosure of the highly secret terms of the CPEC operations, leading to renegotiation or even cancellation and undermine Beijing's geo-economic goals.

This is an important moment for the Chinese leadership as it decides what its BIS plans are and what Pakistan is worth for those plans. The compromise between the two options is also possible; a limited form of further Chinese assistance would reduce what was needed by the Saudis and the International Monetary Fund, reducing American leverage on a number of issues. The status quo would be limping, but the result will be even greater Chinese influence in Pakistan.

As the winds between Washington and Beijing are escalating, and observers are wondering who will win, Pakistan's historical role as the wind vane of the region looks set to continue.

We welcome your comments on ideas.india@qz.com.

Salaries: Executive compensation increased by 2.7% at the beginning of 2018

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It is in the BTP that executive salaries increase more, on average. – PHILIPPE HUGUEN / AFP

This is already good news this season, at least for some. Wages of
executives grew by 2.7% in the first half of 2018 compared to the same period of the previous year and recorded the largest increase in six years according to the barometer published Monday by Expectra, a subsidiary of the Randstad group.

In 2016 and 2017, executive salaries rose more slowly by 1.7% in current euro, according to the 16th edition of this survey based on real wages, taken from over 77,000 paychecks. This was the eighth consecutive year of growth, although the increases were much more modest in 2013, 2014 and 2015: + 0.5%, + 0.9% and + 1.2%.

"War of Talents" on digital profiles

For the CEO of Expectra, Christophe Bougeard, this leap in 2018 can be explained by the "sustained dynamism of the French economy" of the previous year. The head of the temporary employment and employment company also notes a "strong tendency of companies to favor individual salary increases" and notes a "war of talents", in particular around the digital "profiles".

In detail, four operations show an increase of more than 8% in the sample studied: "webmarketing project manager" (+ 9.5%), "study manager" (+ 8.6%), "construction engineer" ( + 8.5%) and "maintenance technician" (+ 8.1%).

An average salary of 44,720 euros

At the sector level, the increase is "very homogeneous", says the synthesis of the survey, "around 2.6%". With the exception of construction, which stands out with the highest average increase in 2018: + 4.2%. This is the "biggest change in the last five years," he said. In all sectors, the average annual gross salary of managers (the limit at which half earns more, the other less) is 44,720 euros in 2018 for the sample studied.

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They are father and son and have traveled by motorcycle in the United States

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"The experience is on course, not where you get", could summarize the sense of adventure that they have undertaken together. It's that "there Vicentes" – father and son have the same name – they are gone Tucumán in late January in the United States to make one of the longest trips of their life on a motorcycle. They did it on board a Harley
Davison
Street
king. It is a story that also speaks of overcoming.

Vicente Trapani "son" is 29 years old. And he spent most of his life fighting leukemia. Now that the disease has been left behind, together with his father, they decided to write a new story: that of an unforgettable journey. In dialogue with Clarín, Vicente "father", better known as Tucho, how life has led them to travel more than 28 thousand kilometers together. "The story of this journey began in a meeting of Harley in Paraguay. A Brazilian friend, who has seen us travel a lot, proposes us to go to a big motorcycle rally that takes place on the beaches of Daytona, which is done in March, "he said in an interview that was held in Milwaukee, United States

The motorbike " Vicentes"He was the only one with an Argentinean patent in that city during the celebrations for the 115th anniversary of the motorcycle company, even though they are not the only ones compratiotas who was in the celebrations, the others traveled by plane to the United States and rented the vehicles there.

"It's been four years since I took the bike, I've had it for about 10 years," he said. Tucho. "He started living only 10 years ago," he said in relation to Vicente, his youngest son and the only male. "Because of leukemia, he spent all his teenage years in bed," he added.

With regard to travel, he recalled that: "We started with the local motorcycle meetings and then we became a bit more encouraging and went to Peru, so we had to change the bike to get a bigger and more comfortable car to travel. ". On this occasion, they traveled in to Street
king,
in Tucumán, The mother of Vicente and her two brothers are waiting for them. "My mother says," While you're having fun, I'm happy, I like them at a distance ", says the young man, who arrived with his father in March in the United States. More precisely, a Daytona. So, they faced Los Angeles.
However, Tucho had to take a return flight to Argentina due to problems related to citricola who owns with his family in Tucumán and although it is already "retired". Vicente, on the other hand, remained there, in the house of relatives, to study and work. "I stayed here until my father went looking for me in July, we came back on the route and we turned the west coast," he said.

Tucho, after his part, stresses that "I was born a Tafi Ancient national capital of lemon. In fact, it's what I've done for a lifetime. Not now, now I'm cycling. "And he adds, on the road to travel, that" with two changes of clothes for everyone is enough "." That's how you travel, "sums up his son.

It is on Street
king, stresses that: "It is indestructible, the only thing we had to do is change the battery after four months of rest before resuming the journey". "In the world Harley there is a brotherhood, a way of communicating, of supporting oneself; an idea of ​​solidarity along the way. To someone who enters Harley He likes someone else who comes in Harley"he observes Tucho.

"I did not know much about the history of the brand or what this event meant, I'm discovering it here, and the most impressive thing is that we're meeting people who gave us a hand on our journey … Colombia, Bolivia, Peru … here! ", Celebrate. He also underlines that: "We are already preparing our next adventure for next year". They will go to Europe. They plan to send the vehicle to Portugal and from there travel the Mediterranean coast to Italy. They even dream of going further. "And if we give the skin we will go to northern Europe," says Vicente. "I would like to get to St. Petersburg," he confesses.

"I have the feeling of doing something for my son and for me of incalculable value." The experience is on the road, not where it is ", summarizes. Tucho, who will go to Miami with Vicente and from there, will send the bike to Argentina. The return journey will be, this time, air.

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