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 Speaker  Chambers Orders ‘Immediate’ Probe Of Lawmakers  Opposing His Leadership

Dr. Bhofal Chambers The House of Representatives has ordered its committee on Rules, Orders and Administration to investigate three lawmakers opposing the leadership of Speaker Bhofal Chambers. Representatives Yekeh Kolubah, Adolph Lawrence and Nagbe Sloh are accused of bringing the House of Representatives to public disrepute. They were also accused of falsely accusing the speaker and some members of the house of corruption, disturbing session and calling the speaker a Togolese. The lower house decision followed a communication from a supporter of the Speaker, Representative Munah Pelham Youngblood. Three Representatives recently accused the Speaker and his team of diverting gasoline for members of the house, budget manipulation and described the speaker of not being fit to lead that building. Plenary also mandate all lawmakers not…

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Oil Price Daily News Update

What’s Behind Oil’s Slow Flash Crash? Low Oil Prices Are Not The Only Problem For The Permian OPEC+ To Hold Extraordinary Meeting On April 17-18 In Vienna Extreme Volatility In U.S. Natural Gas Market Is Here To Stay Energy Minister: Russia Can’t Cut Oil Production Quickly Solar Investment Plunges Amid Panel Glut The Tech Transforming The Energy Industry U.S. Launches Battery Recycling R&D Center To Boost Energy Security Canada’s Oil Trades At Smallest Discount To WTI In A Decade Libya Reopens Oil Ports After Prolonged Halt Chinese Power Play Could Threaten Taiwan’s Energy Industry First Nations Want To Buy Stake In Trans Mountain Pipeline Tesla Starts Test Drives With New Truck Prototype: Report Oil Prices Lag Despite Early OPEC Cuts EIA Sees The U.S. Becoming…

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Weah Executive Order # 94  will Affect LEC and Children Under 18

Monrovia, Liberia – The President of the Republic, Dr. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order 94 exempting the Liberia Electricity Cor poration (LEC) from paying customs duties and General Services Tax (GST) on petroleum products. GST falls in special categories of equipment, materials and vehicles used by the LEC in the conduct of its operations. Specifically, the GST exempt for LEC include 85.04 transformers, 85.44 wires, 73.08 light poles and 90.28.90.00.00 electrical wires. Others in this category of GST are 84.26-84.28 specialized vehicles and 87.02-87.04 operational vehicles. The Executive Order 94 by President Weah recognizes existing imperatives that Government must tackle to give the Liberia Electricity Corporation ample capacity to expand the number of connections to the National Electricity Grid. As a result of its…

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Opposition pondered over Ruling Party(CDC) decision  to make President Weah a   Priest.

UP; Boakai, ANC; Cummings and LP; Brumskine Following report by the executive committee of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) that its political leader and President of Liberia, George Manneh Weah will shortly be made ‘Priest’, members of the opposition political parties held an emergency meeting recently aimed at discussing the current state of affairs including the 2020 special senatorial election. The opposition political parties’ meeting which was attended by three major opposition political parties including leaders of the former ruling Unity Party (UP), the Liberty Party (LP) and the Alternative National Congress (ANC)  was reportedly held behind closed door at the headquarter of the Unity Party in Congo Town order to discuss the way forward for the coming mid-term Special Senatorial scheduled for…

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China’s cross-border e-commerce expands in overseas market

      China’s cross-border e-commerce platforms grew in 2018, playing a more important role in the global consumer market, Economic Daily reported on Jan. 7. Over recent years, AliExpress, Alibaba’s cross-border online retail platform, has maintained steady momentum in Belt and Road countries, gaining a large market in countries like Germany, Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Belarus, Portugal and Lebanon, said General Manager Wang Mingqiang. In September, AliExpress announced that the number of deals had hit 150 million, and the platform attracted over 200 million online visits worldwide each month. AliExpress is now well-received among foreign buyers thanks to its technology and service, as well as the rising number of made-in-China products on the global market. High-quality consumer goods made in China sold well in…

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Chengbatee Village Petitions Rep. Koffa to Replace Sen. Coleman in 2020

Rep. J. Fonati Koffa (with the shovel) is flanked by the Chiefs and citizens at the grounds break of the Chengbatee Elementary School in Chengbatee Village -Delivers 1st Annual Report to Constituents in Buah A rural community that is known as Chengbatee Village (meaning, cutting under my toes village), situated on the outskirts of Barclayville City, has petitioned Grand Kru County District #2 Representative Cllr. Jonathan Fonati Koffa to contest the 2020 Senatorial Elections. Chengbatee is a village to Doeswen Town in Dorbor Statutory District, Electoral District #2. Mr. Alfred Worjloh, an elder and principal of Doeswen Public School and the Secretary General of the Congress of Democratic Change (CDC) in Grand Kru County, read the statement on Saturday, January 5, 2019. At least over 100…

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Oil Price Daily News Update

European Gas Market Braces For Price Slump OPEC Is Losing Its Stranglehold On Oil Prices Russia Lifts Gas Prices For Armenia In 2019 India’s Coal Paradox Iran Bracing For Economic Contraction As Oil Exports Crumble Report: High Output, Not Pipeline Constraints Hurt Canadian Oil Industry Iraq Vows To Stick With OPEC Production Cuts California’s Oil-By-Rail Imports Climb Near Record In 2018 european Gas Market Braces For Price Slump   At the end of last year, Gazprom’s chief executive Alexei Miller said he expected Gazprom’s natural gas deliveries to Europe and Turkey to book another record-breaking year in a row, reaching 201 billion cubic meters. Now, the gas market in Europe is anticipating a price drop for the first time as Gazprom expects to keep exports…

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Government of liberia Drops Petroleum Price

  Monrovia – The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce and industry on Monday, January 7, 2019 announced a reduction in the price of all petroleum products on the Liberian  parallel market.   Last year, the price of petroleum products increased on the international market thus affecting the price on the Liberian market. Speaking to journalists during a press conference at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Minister Wilson Tarpeh said the reduction in the price of petroleum came as a result of a drop in price on the world market. According to the Minister, when petroleum products rise steeply last year, petroleum companies in the country wanted to increase their pump price but the government was able to prevent the increment of the pump…

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Criminal court  “C ” Subpoenaed Andrew Groves and Klaus Piprek But….

Andrew Groves, a British citizen and chief executive of Sable Mining. Will he return to testify in US$950K bribery case ? Several foreign nationals, including Andrew Groves and Klaus Piprek, who were at the forefront of establishing Sable Mining in Liberia that is at the center of a US$950,000 alleged bribery scandal, may likely not appear as requested by lawyers representing Senator Varney Sherman and his co-defendants due to the inability of the government to provide money to have Criminal Court ‘C’ cover the costs of traveling expenses to serve the witnesses with the subpoena. A subpoena is a written order to compel an individual to give testimony on a particular subject, often before a court but sometimes in other proceedings (such as a Congressional…

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George Manneh Weah made “ great strides” within ten months of his ascension to power

Liberia’s Finance Minister Samuel Tweah The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Samuel D. Tweah, says President George Manneh Weah has made “great strides” within ten months of his ascension to power. He outlined road infrastructure, agriculture, education, electricity, health and the fight against corruption as major achievements the government has made so far. Tweah indicated that the President has implemented many road connectivity projects in and outside Montserrado County, noting that about 40 kilometres of roads have been constructed within ten months. According to him, because of the love he has for Liberian students, the President also made registration at the state-run University of Liberia “very easy and simple for students” to avoid long queues to pay school fees. “He did not stop there,…

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