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Heritage Malta to issue RfP for monument dedicated to Oliver Friggieri

Prime Minister Robert Abela has instructed Heritage Malta to build a monument dedicated to author Oliver Friggieri, who died on Saturday. Professor Friggieri was laid to rest today in a funeral organised by the state. PM Abela said that Heritage Malta will next week issue a call for proposals for artists to take part in this initiative. “His name will ...

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France Seeks Drone-Mounted Device to Intercept Battlefield Radio Communications

France Seeks Drone-Mounted Device to Intercept Battlefield Radio Communications France is seeking a drone-mounted electronic warfare device to detect, locate, and possibly jam radio communication transmitters. In its request for proposals (RFP), the country’s Defense Innovation Agency calls for the device to be small enough to be carried by Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), weigh less than 25 kilograms (55 pounds), and to ...

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Pixel Companyz Incorporated casino consortium eyeing Nagasaki Prefecture

Japanese conglomerate Pixel Companyz Incorporated has reportedly announced that it will be joining the race to bring an integrated casino resort to a site adjacent to the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Tokyo-listed behemoth used an official filing to detail that it now intends to participate in the request for proposal (RFP) ...

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Next Generation Lotteries wins Norsk Tipping’s eInstant RFP

Next Generation Lotteries (NGL) is pleased to announce that it has won Norsk Tipping’s e-Instant RFP. Under the new agreement, signed following a highly competitive tender process, NGL will provide both innovative original content and develop bespoke games for Norsk Tipping’s “Flax” and “Yezz” brands. “We are thrilled to continue our successful collaboration with Norsk Tipping” – said Hans Vigmostad, ...

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After Rafale Jets, India Quietly Working With France To Acquire Stealth Submarines In A Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

The bilateral ties between India and France have seen a major boost in recent years. Following the landmark Rafale deal, New Delhi is now set to acquire new submarines from the French shipbuilder Naval Group. Citing a source, a Nikkei Asia report said that the French shipbuilder will make an offer in line with the ‘Make in India’ initiative for a proposal ...

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Government lambasted over the third cancellation of call for promised fast ferry service

The government has once again been caught on the wrong foot with regards to a lucrative ferry concession as the Public Contracts Review Board (PCRB) has ordered that a controversial Request for Proposals (RFP) be withdrawn – for the third time. Following objections filed by Virtu Ferries claiming “serious illegalities” and disregard of EU law, the PCRB ordered Transport Malta ...

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Online only auctions in Wales and Ireland as virus ‘fire breaks’ begin

Auction houses in Wales, Ireland, and Northern Ireland are adjusting their sales calendars to accommodate the latest set of Covid-19 restrictions. Prime minister Boris Johnson announced a three-tier coronavirus lockdown system for England while other regions have different restrictions and measures in place. A coronavirus ‘firebreak’ will run in Wales, set to end on November 9. A Welsh Government spokesperson ...

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Boost for Digital India with the adoption of oneM2M global standard for Internet of Things development

Sophia Antipolis, France: The development of smart cities in India has been given a boost after the decision of the national government’s Telecommunication Engineering Centre (TEC) in making the oneM2M specifications a national standard. It will enable greater collaboration between the Internet of Things (IoT) solution developers which will reduce the time to bring innovation to the market. The standard, developed by a ...

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Questions and Answers on the first emission of EU SURE social bonds

How exactly did the issuance work? What was the role of the investment banks in it? On Tuesday, 20 October 2020, the European Commission carried out the inaugural SURE issuance on behalf of the European Union, via a syndicated transaction. The banks for syndicated issuance were selected through a formal “Request for Proposal” (RFP) procedure, which is market standard. Under ...

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Controversial Dutch Language Contract Moved to 2021 as Linguists Form New Body

Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security, the Netherlands The release date of the controversial Dutch language tenders, as covered by Slator in May 2020, has been moved to the first quarter of 2021. Originally scheduled by the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security for release from October 2020, the (approximately) 20 interpretation and translation RFPs will be published beginning February ...

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RFP Software Market may see a big move by 2026 | PandaDoc, Loopio, Huddle, Paperless Proposal, CallidusCloud

“RFP Software Market forecast to 2026 The Global RFP Software Market report provides information about the Global industry, including valuable facts and figures. This research study explores the Global Market in detail such as industry chain structures, raw material suppliers, with manufacturing The RFP Software Sales market examines the primary segments of the scale of the market. This intelligent study ...

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Adjudication committee members unaware of government-Vitals MOU

Two members of the evaluation committee that selected Vitals Global Healthcare as the preferred bidder to run three public hospitals were unware of the MoU signed by the government with the company before the concession was adjudicated, they told a court. Robert Borg, managing director at Reanda Malta Ltd, and Manuel Castagna, partner at Nexia BT, were testifying in the lawsuit filed ...

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Key Steps to Becoming a Virtual-Platform Sourcing Expert

A KPMG meeting professional offers her best advice for finding the right vendors for online meetings. This is quite a time for event planners and the event-tech movement. There are so many vendors capitalizing on this new area of the industry, and each provides something different. But which ones really have the knowledge and experience to successfully take on your events portfolio? ...

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LSE picks Euronext as preferred bidder for Borsa Italiana

LONDON/MILAN/PARIS – London Stock Exchange entered exclusive talks to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext on Friday, with the French operator seeing off Deutsche Boerse and Switzerland’s Six as it bids to add another bourse to its pan-European network. The logo of stock market operator Euronext is seen on a building in the financial district of la Defense in Courbevoie, near ...

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Neutral Servers: The Future of Data Sharing

The connected car operation relies mainly on the collection of data set from different sources and then processing it to extract meaningful information. The increasing ability of cars to exchange data with the outside world has great potential to revolutionize the driving experience but to benefit from this, companies and government should work collaboratively towards strengthen the connectivity infrastructure, secure ...

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Fuel Quality Sensor: The Unmet Need in Fuel Controlled Autos

There is a need to build a solution for fuel quality sensors which can diminish pollutant discharge from a wide range of vehicles while shielding motors from contrasts in fuel properties. As indicated by the International Energy Agency report, the absolute number of vehicles on the planet is anticipated to double by 2040. Electric Vehicles have failed to make the expected impact, ...

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Fast ferry tender: TM says RfP process respects all European laws

Transport Malta that a Request for Proposals for the provision of a fast ferry service between Malta and Gozo respects all European laws. The process was halted again after one of the bidders, Virtu Ferries Ltd, claimed that the process was “highly illegal.” The company said the process was “ill-conceived and fraught with a great number of patent, manifest and serious ...

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Call for ferry services concession suspended again following claims of ‘serious illegalities’

Objections submitted by Virtu Ferries state the Request for Proposals is in breach of EU law. Transport Malta has again been constrained to put on hold the call for an exclusive 15-year concession for sea passenger ferry services following objections submitted by Virtu Ferries, claiming “serious illegalities” and disregard of EU law. Virtu Ferries, a pioneer in fast ferry services ...

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RFP-029NGA20-Hygiene Promotion Training Consultancy.

Organization  DRC  Posted  8 Sep 2020  Closing date  21 Sep 2020 Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has received a grant from OFDA for the implementation of the humanitarian aid operation entitled in northeast Nigeria. Part of this operation is the Service of Consultancy for Hygiene Promotion Training. Therefore, the DRC requests you to submit price bid(s) for the supply of the ...

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2020 Wind Energy Auctions Database

Evwind, News Menu, OpEd, System Operator, Uncategorized, Wind Energy, wind energy The Global Wind Energy Council has released its quarterly update on the global wind auctions database, a key tool for the wind industry to stay updated on all the latest developments and business opportunities for markets around the world. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted wind auctions globally, many countries have shown resilience in the ...

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Auction details government bonds

Auction date September 9, 2020                  Maturity dateLoanISIN codeCouponIssue volume, SEK million2029-11-121061SE00112819220.75% 3,5002022-06-011054SE00037844613.50%1,500 Settlement date September 11, 2020 Bids have to be entered by 11.00 on September 9, 2020 Bid only through dealers approved by the Swedish National Debt Office For more information, please contact:  The funding desk+ 46 8 613 4780FO@riksgalden.se Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/auction-details-government-bonds-142000028.html

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CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK BID PROCEDURES SEK GOVERNMENT BONDS

Sveriges Riksbank Bid procedure details Government Bonds, 2020-09-04 Maturity dateLoanISIN codeCouponVolume, SEK million2029-11-121061SE00112819220.75 %1,0002031-05-121062SE00139353190.125 %1,000 Settlement date 2020-09-08 Bids have to be entered by 10.00 on SEPT 4, 2020 Highest permitted bid volume: 1 000 SEK million in issue SGB 1061 and 1 000 SEK million in issue SGB 1062 Lowest permitted bid volume: 50 SEK million Bids only through counterparties approved by the Riksbank RESULT OF AUCTION WILL ...

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Request for Proposal for Organizing Online Life-skills Training for the ALS learners in Palo, Leyte

UNESCO is inviting written proposals from Individual Specialist or Institution for the work assignment as described in attachment A. To enable you to prepare a proposal for this assignment, please find attached the following documents:(a) Terms of Reference and Concept Note (see attachment A and B);(b) UNESCO’s contract for Individual Consultants and Contract for Services, the contracting modality used for ...

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Vitals project bypassed Projects Malta, former Executive Chairman tells public inquiry

The Vitals Global Healthcare project came “out of the blue” and bypassed Projects Malta completely, Projects Malta’s former Executive Chairman Adrian Said told the public inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder on Wednesday. Testifying, Said explained that he had felt side-lined because the hospitals project came out of the blue and had bypassed Projects Malta and was directly subcontracted through ...

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Former Projects Malta officials cast doubt on Finance Minister’s claim

Two former Projects Malta chairpersons contradicted Finance Minister Edward Scicluna’s claim that he was kept in the dark over major projects carried out by that entity which were linked to large scale corruption scandals. Adrian Said and William Wait told the public inquiry into Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination that the permanent secretary to the Ministry of Finance, Alfred Camilleri, had ...

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Tender Floated for 50 MW of Solar Projects in Greece

The last date for the submission of bids is September 30, 2020 PPC Renewables S.A., a Greece-based renewable energy company, has floated a tender for 50 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The last date for the submission of bids is September 30, 2020. According to the tender document, the estimated value of the project is €30.72 million (~$36.36 million). ...

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Concession for ferry service modified following objections

A Request for Proposals (RfP) issued by Transport Malta last month inviting bids for an exclusive concession of a new passenger ferry service between Malta and Gozo has been modified following objections by possible contenders. A request for a review of the call issued by Transport Malta was filed by one of the bidders before the final deadline for submissions, ...

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CONDITIONS FOR RIKSBANK BID PROCEDURES SEK GOVERNMENT BONDS

Sveriges Riksbank Bid procedure details Government Bonds, 2020-08-28 Maturity dateLoanISIN codeCouponVolume, SEK million2029-11-121061SE00112819220.75 %1,000 +/- 2502031-05-121062SE00139353190.125 %1,000 +/- 250 Settlement date 2020-09-01 Bids have to be entered by 10.00 on AUG 28, 2020 Highest permitted bid volume: 1,000 SEK million in issue SGB 1061 and 1,000 SEK million in issue SGB 1062 Lowest permitted bid volume: 50 SEK million Bids only through counterparties approved by the Riksbank RESULT ...

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Malta-Gozo ‘fast’ ferry tender is stalled… yet again

Two interested parties file complaints of discrimination The conditions in the tender for a ferry service between Malta and Gozo can only be satisfied by two operators, namely Gozo Channel and Captain Morgan, according to an interested party.  The government’s third attempt to award a multi-million-euro contract for a ferry service between Malta and Gozo has been suspended after two ...

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Saab Offers Gripen To Canada | Turkey Deploys Combat Choppers To Azerbaijan | DoS Approves FMS To Philippines

Americas Swedish company Saab submitted  its proposal for the Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) to Canada. The proposal comprises 88 Gripen E fighter aircraft, with a comprehensive support and training package and an industrial and technological benefits program. The submission is a formal response to the Request for Proposal (RFP) issued by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) on July 23, 2019. Saab is ...

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