Onboard Facilities – Timor Sea Justice http://timorseajustice.org/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:25:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://timorseajustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-7-1.png Onboard Facilities – Timor Sea Justice http://timorseajustice.org/ 32 32 Best Pianos and Digital Keyboards in 2023 https://timorseajustice.org/best-pianos-and-digital-keyboards-in-2023/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 13:57:33 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/best-pianos-and-digital-keyboards-in-2023/ PHILADELPHIA CREAM – There are several factors to consider when selecting the best piano or digital keyboard. First of all, you should consider what kind of game you are doing. There are several options, including Yamaha Clavinova CSP150 and Roland RD-300NX. Some people also consider the price of the digital piano or keyboard. […]]]>

PHILADELPHIA CREAM – There are several factors to consider when selecting the best piano or digital keyboard. First of all, you should consider what kind of game you are doing. There are several options, including Yamaha Clavinova CSP150 and Roland RD-300NX. Some people also consider the price of the digital piano or keyboard.


Yamaha Clavinova CSP150

The Yamaha Clavinova CSP150 digital piano features binaural sampling, a method of capturing sound location that creates a three-dimensional sound effect. This technology allows the piano to produce the sound of a Yamaha CFX concert grand piano, which has been hand-tuned by a professional piano tuner. The sounds of this piano have been recorded with great detail and sensitivity.


This digital piano includes a full 5-year factory warranty. This piano has a proven track record of durability, and you can download updates to make it compatible with new software releases. The piano also comes with stereo headphones for easy listening.

Roland RD-300NX

The Roland RD-300NX digital piano is the latest in digital piano technology, with a V-Piano powered masterpiece and state-of-the-art features. This digital piano and keyboard is an amazing choice for pianists and musicians. This instrument has an incredibly realistic keyboard and can produce high quality sound.

The RD-300NX features Roland’s “Innovative Sound Focus” technology to create detailed, crystal-clear sound. With this feature, you’ll never get lost in the mix, even in a crowded concert hall. This is a real plus for performing artists.


Korg LP-380

The Korg LP-380 is a great option for those looking to expand their musical capabilities. With nine distinct piano voices, a variety of genres can be played. The instrument’s unique features include pitch shifting in 0.5Hz increments. It also has a built-in metronome, which lets you set the tempo and time signature for any song. You can even adjust the keyboard bell sound to add accents or make the music more dramatic.

The Korg LP-380 is also well made, thanks to its manufacturing facilities in Kyoto, Japan. The company does not mass-produce its products, so each model is unique. The company manufactures its products using the cell production process, which makes them more efficient. The LP380 also features MIDI connectivity, which you would expect from a Korg product.

North stage 3

The Nord Stage 3 digital piano and keyboard have 2 GB of user memory and are very intuitive. It also has many built-in sounds, including the Nord Piano Library, with over 150 sounds ranging from harpsichords to electric grand pianos. There is also a seamless transitions feature, which lets you switch between sounds seamlessly.

The Nord Stage 3 is an ideal instrument for live performance and music production. It has a wide range of options, including the ability to connect pedals from other brands. It also has MIDI and USB connectivity, making it easy to import and export music files.

Casio II’s Three-Sensor Hammer Action Keyboard

Casio’s Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II uses three separate sensors under each hammer to provide authentic piano touch. The technology improves touch sensitivity and ensures a more precise response to your playing.

The Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action Keyboard II features hammer action keys and a highly sophisticated acoustic sound system. The resulting sound is rich, detailed and natural. It also features unique sound timing.

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Volvo Trucks will begin customer testing of fuel cell trucks in 2025 https://timorseajustice.org/volvo-trucks-will-begin-customer-testing-of-fuel-cell-trucks-in-2025/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 20:35:04 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/volvo-trucks-will-begin-customer-testing-of-fuel-cell-trucks-in-2025/ Volvo Trucks is testing fuel cell electric trucks that emit only water vapor and have a range comparable to diesel trucks, up to 1,000 km. A second pilot phase will follow in a few years and will see customer trials on public roads. Trials of fuel cell electric trucks in commercial traffic will begin in […]]]>

Volvo Trucks is testing fuel cell electric trucks that emit only water vapor and have a range comparable to diesel trucks, up to 1,000 km. A second pilot phase will follow in a few years and will see customer trials on public roads.

Trials of fuel cell electric trucks in commercial traffic will begin in 2025 with selected customers in Northern Europe, followed by additional trucks in other countries over the coming years.

Hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks will be particularly suitable for long-haul and heavy-duty fuel-intensive missions. They might also be an option in countries where battery charging possibilities are limited.

Jessica SandstromSvP Global Product Management at Volvo Trucks.

I think the pilot tests will highlight the potential of fuel cell electric trucks.

“The tests will take place in a demanding and rigorous climate and this will also give us an excellent opportunity to drive with heavy loads up to 65 tonnes”,

The focus of the pilot tests will be to examine all different aspects of the truck’s operation, including functional components, handling and driver experience.

A fuel cell generates its own electricity from on-board hydrogen instead of being charged from an external source. The only by-product emitted is water vapour. Volvo’s electric trucks will use two fuel cells with a generating capacity of 300 kW and have a refueling time of less than 15 minutes.

Fuel cell technology is still in its early stages of development, and while there are many benefits, some challenges remain, including the large-scale supply of green hydrogen* and the need to develop a refueling infrastructure. To overcome the lack of hydrogen available during the execution of the pilots, the refueling of green hydrogen from renewable sources will be done at the home-depot.

“We expect the supply of green hydrogen to increase significantly over the next two years as many industries will depend on it to reduce CO2 emissions. Fuel cell trucks will be important for longer hauls and heavier in a few years,” says Jessica Sandström.

The fuel cells will be supplied by cellcentric, the joint venture between the Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG. Cellcentric will build one of Europe’s largest series production facilities for fuel cells, specially developed for heavy vehicles.

Volvo Trucks will begin customer trials of fuel cell trucks in 2025, September 20, 2022

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Buddhist Train Tour: An experiential journey through the legacy of Lord Buddha https://timorseajustice.org/buddhist-train-tour-an-experiential-journey-through-the-legacy-of-lord-buddha/ Sun, 18 Sep 2022 11:09:03 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/buddhist-train-tour-an-experiential-journey-through-the-legacy-of-lord-buddha/ Buddhist circuit train: Peace, serenity, tranquility, are often associated with Buddhism. Spirituality and Buddhism go hand in hand as this practice is not only widely practiced, but also among the oldest in the world. From Nalanda, Bodh Gaya, Varanasi to Agra, the relics and vestiges of Buddhism extend throughout India.Also Read – Rann Utsav 2022: […]]]>

Buddhist circuit train: Peace, serenity, tranquility, are often associated with Buddhism. Spirituality and Buddhism go hand in hand as this practice is not only widely practiced, but also among the oldest in the world. From Nalanda, Bodh Gaya, Varanasi to Agra, the relics and vestiges of Buddhism extend throughout India.Also Read – Rann Utsav 2022: IRCTC Rolls Out Special Package For This White Desert Festival In Gujarat | Details here

But how do you experience maximum serenity in minimum time? Well, Indian Railways has a solution. They have a special luxury train which will transport passengers through different places and cover the Buddhist circuit.

Bodh Gaya)Image: Bihar Tourism)

Here is the route according to Incredible India which will pass through some peaceful destinations of Buddhism.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Depart Delhi (Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station in the afternoon) for Gaya. Dinner on board.

Day 2: Breakfast on board. Arrival in Gaya in the morning and continuation to Bodhgaya. Installation at the hotel. After lunch, free day to explore the surroundings. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 3:
Breakfast. Departure from Gaya to Rajgir & Nalanda, Lunch, Visit. Depart for Varanasi in the evening. Dinner on board.

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The famous UNESCO recognized site, Rajgir, Nalanda (Image: UNESCO.org)

Day 4: Arrival in Varanasi in the morning. After breakfast, visit Sarnath, lunch. Visit the Ganges for the Aarti evening. Depart for Gorakhpur in the evening. Dinner is served on board.

Day 5: Arrive in Gorakhpur in the morning. After breakfast at the hotel, continuation to Lumbini in Nepal. Lunch is served in a hotel, after lunch visit the Mayadevi Temple. Dinner and night at the hotel in Lumbini.

Day 6: Breakfast at the hotel, continuation to Kushinagar to visit Mahaparnirvan and other temples. After lunch and sightseeing in Kushinagar, proceed to Gorakhpur Railway Station. Depart Gorakhpur for Gonda in the evening. Dinner on board.

Day 7:
Arrival in Gonda in the morning, breakfast. Visit of Sravasti, lunch. Depart Gonda for Agra in the evening. Dinner on board.

Day 8:
Breakfast on board. Arrival in Agra in the morning. Continue to visit the Taj Mahal. Depart Agra for Delhi in the afternoon. Lunch is served on board. Arrive in Delhi (Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station) in the evening

What makes this trip special?



• Exclusive train for the Buddhist circuit: The Buddhist Tour Special Train is an exclusive air-conditioned train for the Buddhist Tour destinations and does not carry passengers other than the tourist booked with IRCTC for this special tour.

• Safety on board: Private security guards on each coach for constant and close supervision to ensure the safety of passengers and their belongings. Additionally, CCTV is provided on the train.

• Installation of hygienic kitchen cars and dining cars on board: Passengers can choose from an assortment of sumptuous hot meals (vegetarian/non-vegetarian) and snacks. Packaged drinking water, tea and coffee are available for passengers free of charge.

• Clean and hygienic toilets and showers on board: For the comfort of passengers, clean and hygienic toilets and showers with hot and cold water are available.

• Accommodation in comfortable hotels on the Buddhist Circuit: IRCTC offers accommodation in the best hotels available on the circuit for stay as well as wash and change.

• Insurance cover: All passengers are provided with travel insurance coverage for the duration of the trip.

• Medical facility: In case of emergency, medical assistance can be provided through an extensive network of Indian Railways medical facilities.

Visit the official irctc website to get all the latest updates on this luxury train and make your reservation accordingly.

What are you waiting for? Book your tickets and embark on an experiential journey of tranquility.

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Powerful Vikrant to rule the seas https://timorseajustice.org/powerful-vikrant-to-rule-the-seas/ Fri, 16 Sep 2022 04:52:23 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/powerful-vikrant-to-rule-the-seas/ 02 September 2022 marked the historic milestone of understanding for the Indian Navy. A memorable date with the commissioning of the first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) “Vikrant”. The enthronement of the mighty Vikrant was also a testament to the nation’s commitment to ‘Aatmanirbharta’. The construction of IAC has indeed been the most prestigious warship construction […]]]>

02 September 2022 marked the historic milestone of understanding for the Indian Navy. A memorable date with the commissioning of the first indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) “Vikrant”.

The enthronement of the mighty Vikrant was also a testament to the nation’s commitment to ‘Aatmanirbharta’. The construction of IAC has indeed been the most prestigious warship construction project in India’s maritime history, so far.

The Vikrant is the largest warship ever built in India. It is also the first locally designed and built aircraft carrier for the Indian Navy. It is also very significant that this is the first attempt by the Indian Navy Warship Design Bureau (formerly Naval Design Directorate) to embark on this journey, along with Cochin Shipyard Limited, which was also building a warship for the first time is coming – Vikrant.

The Vikrant is named after its illustrious predecessor, India’s first aircraft carrier, which played a vital role in the 1971 War of Liberation.

It was reported that Prime Minister Modi was the main guest at the commissioning ceremony on September 02 in Cochin.

Vikrant, meaning victorious and valiant, the foundation of the prestigious IAC was firmly established in April 2005 by the ceremonial cutting of steel. In order to push the drive to manufacture indigenous products, the warship grade steel needed to build the IAC was successfully fabricated by Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) in conjunction with the Defense Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL) and the Indian Navy. Hull fabrication progressed thereafter and the vessel’s keel was laid in February 2009. The first phase of the vessel’s construction was completed with the vessel’s successful launch in August 2013, as noted.

The 262m long and 62m wide Vikrant displaces approximately 43,000T when fully loaded with arsenal and warheads, having a designed maximum speed of 28 knots with an endurance of 7,500 nautical miles. The ship has approximately 2,200 compartments, designed for a crew of approximately 1,600, which include specialized cabins to accommodate female officers and sailors.

The carrier is designed with a very high degree of automation for machine operations, ship navigation and survivability. The carrier is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art equipment and systems. (The ship has a fully-fledged state-of-the-art medical complex with the latest medical equipment facilities which includes a major modular OT, an emergency modular OT, a physiotherapy clinic, an intensive care unit, laboratories, a CT scanner, X-ray machines, dental complex, isolation ward and telemedicine facilities, etc.)

Cohesive, quiet and combat-ready, the ship will house its operational air wing of 30 fighter aircraft comprising MiG-29K fighter jets, Kamov-31, MH-60R multi-role helicopters, in addition to advanced light helicopters locally made. (ALH) and Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) (Navy). Utilizing a new mode of aircraft operation known as Short Take Off But Arrested Recovery (STOBAR), the IAC is equipped with a ski jump for launching aircraft and a set of three ‘ stop wires” for their recovery on board.

Despite the uncertainties and restrictions related to Covid, negatively affecting OEM and supply chain availability, the readiness of the vessel’s propulsion and power generation equipment/systems in port was tested in part of the basin trials November 20. ‘Vikrant’ has successfully completed several phases of sea trials from August 21 to date, where the vessel’s performance, including the vessel’s hull response to various d operations, maneuvering trials, main propulsion, power generation and distribution (PGD), vessel navigation and communication systems, propulsion machinery endurance trials, electrical and electronic suites , deck machinery, lifesaving appliances, integrated testing of majority of equipment/systems and testing of other ancillary equipment have been checked and proven to the satisfaction of the team. trials of the Indian Navy and the ship’s crew.

In accordance with established practices followed by other advanced countries with experience in aircraft carrier construction, the fixed-wing aircraft deck integration trials and operation of the aviation facility complex will be carried out after the Commissioning of the ship when operational command and control of the ship, including flight safety, rests with the Navy.

“Vikrant” has a large number of indigenous equipment and machinery, involving major industrial houses in the country like BEL, BHEL, GRSE, Keltron, Kirloskar, L&T, Wartsila India to name a few, as well as more of 100 MSMEs.

The efforts have also led to the development of ancillary industries, in addition to the creation of employment opportunities for 2,000 CSL employees and approximately 13,000 employees in ancillary industries, furthering the ripple effect on the national economy. A major spinoff of building an indigenous aircraft carrier is the development and production of indigenous warship-grade steel for the ship through a partnership between the Navy, DRDO and SAIL, which has seen the country become self-sufficient in warship steel.

In a nutshell, the native content of the project is approx. At 76%, with the commissioning of ‘Vikrant’ on September 2, 2022, India has joined the select group of nations with the niche capability to locally design and build an aircraft carrier, which will be a veritable testament to the Make in India push by the Government of India.

Expressing his sense of gratitude, VCNS, Indian Navy – Vice Admiral Satish N Ghormade said, “I would like to acknowledge the contribution of the crew of ex-Vikrant, the illustrious predecessor…who had played a monumental role during the 1971 war to liberate Bangladesh. .”

The commissioning of “Vikrant” was a moment of pride and history showcasing the country’s zeal and fervor in pursuing capacity building for enhanced maritime security in the ocean region. Indian. The enthronement and reincarnation of “Vikrant” is therefore not only another step towards strengthening our defense preparedness, but also our humble tribute to the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters for the independence of the nation and our brave soldiers during the 1971 war. Shano Varuna.



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Leading space innovators join forces to create the world’s first satellite with both SAR and optical payloads to revolutionize geospatial imagery https://timorseajustice.org/leading-space-innovators-join-forces-to-create-the-worlds-first-satellite-with-both-sar-and-optical-payloads-to-revolutionize-geospatial-imagery/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 14:29:04 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/leading-space-innovators-join-forces-to-create-the-worlds-first-satellite-with-both-sar-and-optical-payloads-to-revolutionize-geospatial-imagery/ Antaris, the space software platform provider, and GalaxEye, an imaging satellite operator, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to create the world’s first satellite equipped with both of SAR and optical sensors on a single satellite. The MoU highlights a unique engagement between three Indian space leaders – GalaxEye, Ananth Technologies and […]]]>

Antaris, the space software platform provider, and GalaxEye, an imaging satellite operator, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to create the world’s first satellite equipped with both of SAR and optical sensors on a single satellite. The MoU highlights a unique engagement between three Indian space leaders – GalaxEye, Ananth Technologies and XDLINX Labs – and US satellite software provider Antaris.

The four companies intend to solve a thorny challenge for consumers of remote sensing data. Typically, satellite constellation operators have deployed specialized satellites to capture specific types of data. Each image or data point is captured at a unique time from a single location, making it difficult to correlate data from separate satellites. The new multi-sensor satellite developed under the MOU will capture, for the first time in history, both SAR and optical data from the same satellite, improving the ability to correlate the data and their analytical utility. The resulting datasets will have tremendous value for environmental, insurance and defense applications.

“The Antaris software platform was specifically designed as an end-to-end solution to help dramatically simplify the design, construction and management of satellites,” said Tom Barton, co-founder and CEO of Antaris. “The opportunity to join forces with our friends at Ananth Technologies, GalaxEye and XDLINX to deliver a breakthrough solution for a multi-payload satellite imagery constellation is a great example of what our flexible platform was conceived.

“We are delighted to partner with Ananth, Antaris and XDLINX,” said Suyash Singh, CEO of GalaxEye. “We strongly believe that our combined expertise will result in a successful GalaxEye satellite mission that will provide superior geospatial imagery to our customers. This is a unique start-up collaboration in the space sector in India and will be further enhanced with support from ISRO and IN-SPACe. This MOU will be marked as the first step.

Under the terms of the agreement, Antaris will provide the SaaS technology platform needed to design, simulate, build and manage GalaxEye’s Earth observation satellite and its embedded sensor Drishti. Ananth Technologies will provide AIT (assembly, integration and test) services and manufacturing capabilities. XDLINX Labs, a valued member of Antaris Marketplace, will be responsible for space bus design and supply chain integration services.

“XDLINX is very pleased to partner with Ananth Technologies and Antaris to realize the bus platform to support this unique mission for GalaxEye,” said Rupesh Gandupalli, CEO of XDLINX.

“Ananth is truly excited to enable the vision of GalaxEye through Ananth’s Mission-as-a-Service (MaaS) offering,” said Dr. Subba Rao Pavuluri, CEO of Ananth Technologies. “Our MaaS platform is the result of Ananth’s synergistic collaboration with key partners, Antaris Inc and XDLINX Labs. Beyond the launch, Ananth also sees opportunities to collaborate with GalaxEye to offer advanced geospatial services to existing and new Ananth GIS customers.

The satellite is expected to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2023.

About Antaris

Antaris, the space software platform provider, exists to make space easy. We dramatically simplify the design, simulation, manufacture and operation of satellites, providing customers with the flexibility and security needed to ensure mission success. Antaris brings New Space thinking to an Old Space world, solving the most pressing challenges for our industry to improve time to orbit and reduce costs. Learn more at www.antaris.space

About GalaxEye

GalaxEye is a new spatial entity incubated at IIT Madras, Chennai, India. The space startup is working to deploy a constellation of satellites with a first-of-its-kind sensor based on data fusion to provide the most comprehensive imagery dataset from space. GalaxEye operates on a data-as-a-service model, helping businesses and governments make data-driven decisions based on insights from satellite imagery. Learn more at https://galaxeye.space

About Ananth

Ananth is an internationally certified Master Aerospace Systems Integrator (MSI). It has a deep space legacy of supporting numerous spacecraft and launch vehicle platforms over the past two decades. In addition, Ananth also offers high added value geospatial services for its customers. Ananth has extensive design, manufacturing and AIT facilities across India, and has been a key member of India’s space program. Learn more at www.ananthtech.com

About XDLINX:
XDLINX offers an end-to-end New Product Innovation (NPI) satellite as a service for all mission requirements – from design, supply chain, build, integration and space qualification to mission operations. Learn more at www.xdlinx.com

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Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been filed… | New https://timorseajustice.org/bragar-eagel-squire-pc-reminds-investors-that-class-action-lawsuits-have-been-filed-new/ Mon, 12 Sep 2022 01:02:47 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/bragar-eagel-squire-pc-reminds-investors-that-class-action-lawsuits-have-been-filed-new/ NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC, a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of shareholders of Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRBP), Tuya, Inc. (NYSE: TUYA), LifeStance Health Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFST) and MINISO Group Holding Limited (NYSE: […]]]>

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC, a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, reminds investors that class action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of shareholders of Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRBP), Tuya, Inc. (NYSE: TUYA), LifeStance Health Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFST) and MINISO Group Holding Limited (NYSE: MNSO). Shareholders have until the deadlines below to ask the court to serve as lead plaintiff. Additional information on each case can be found at the link provided.

Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRBP)

Class Period: June 25, 2021 through August 13, 2021 or pursuant to the Company’s IPO on July 2, 2021

Lead Applicant Deadline: October 4, 2022

The complaint alleges that the offering documents did not disclose that the FDA had, prior to the filing of the registration statement and prospectus, imposed a clinical hold and, in fact, contained statements indicating that it would not l had not done. As the Offering closed on July 2, 2021, more than thirty (30) days after the Company submitted IND applications for its two immunotherapy product candidates, investors have been assured that no suspension clinical trial had been issued and clinical trials would begin. The Company had, however, received communications from the FDA on June 16 and 17, 2021, informing it that the FDA was placing the IND applications for its two product candidates on clinical hold. The offering documents did not disclose this information, instead stating that clinical trials were scheduled to take place in the third quarter of 2021. The clinical trials did not take place in the third quarter of 2021, and it likely did not. been given the imposition of a clinical hold by the FDA.

For more information on the Kiromic class action, please visit: https://bespc.com/cases/KRBP

Tuya, Inc. (NYSE: TUYA)

Class Period: In accordance with the Company’s IPO on March 18, 2021

Lead Applicant Deadline: October 11, 2022

According to the complaint, the company made false and misleading statements to the market. Tuya’s China-based customers engaged in a scheme to manipulate reviews and product listings on Amazon, in violation of the commerce platform’s terms of service. A consumer survey that took place before the IPO revealed fake scams organized by the company’s customers, which included 200,000 fake Amazon accounts that posted 13 million fake reviews. The company faced significant business difficulties if its customer base was banned from selling on the Amazon platform. Based on these facts, the Company’s public statements were false and materially misleading throughout the IPO period. When the market learned the truth about Tuya, investors suffered damage.

For more information on the Tuya class action, please visit: https://bespc.com/cases/TUYA

LifeStance Health Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFST)

Recourse period: in accordance with the company’s initial public offering on June 11, 2021

Lead Applicant Deadline: October 11, 2022

On or about June 11, 2021, LifeStance completed its IPO, issuing 46 million shares at $18 per share.

On August 11, 2021, LifeStance announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2021, which ended just days after the IPO. The company reported a net loss of $70 million and also disclosed that its operating expenses more than tripled in the second quarter. LifeStance said it experienced a “recent and significant shift in clinician retention levels.”

On this news, the Company’s share price fell $10.16, or 46%, to close at $11.71 per share on August 12, 2021, hurting investors.

Then, on November 8, 2021, LifeStance released its third quarter 2021 financial results, revealing that “[c]retention of linicians [had] stabilized at around 80% annualized in the third quarter” and that the company needed to increase spending on “improving clinician engagement and continued support for workplace and work life flexibility “.

As a result of this news, the company’s stock price fell $3.10, or 24%, to close at $9.73 per share on November 9, 2021, further hurting investors.

Then, on March 10, 2022, LifeStance released its fiscal year 2021 results, indicating that a recent study had shown that three-quarters of mental health patients preferred in-person services and that through 2021, telehealth tended to decline. Additionally, the Company said it will reduce the number of brick-and-mortar facilities it builds in the immediate future in order to increase its profitability.

At the time the lawsuit was filed, LifeStance common stock was trading up to 73% below the IPO price.

The complaint filed in this class action alleges that the defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, and failed to disclose material adverse facts regarding the company’s business, operations and prospects. Specifically, the defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the number of virtual visits clients undertook using LifeStance declined as COVID-19 related lockdowns were lifted, capping outpatient revenue growth /virtuals of the company; (2) that the percentage of in-person visits customers were undertaking using LifeStance increased as COVID-19 lockdowns were lifted, resulting in a substantial increase in the Company’s operating expenses; (3) that LifeStance had lost a large number of physicians to burnout and as a result its physician retention rate had fallen significantly below the 87% stated in the registration statement and the company had engaged additional costs to integrate new physicians who were less productive than the outgoing physicians they replaced; and (4) as a result, defendants’ positive statements about the company’s business, operations and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked reasonable basis at all relevant times.

For more information on the LifeStance class action, go to: https://bespc.com/cases/LFST

MINISO Group Holding Limited (NYSE: MNSO)

Recourse period: in accordance with the company’s initial public offering on October 15, 2020

Lead Applicant Deadline: October 17, 2022

MINISO claims to be a fast-growing global value retailer serving consumers primarily through its extensive network of MINISO stores. On October 15, 2020, the defendants completed the IPO, issuing approximately 30.4 million American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) to the investing public at $20.00 per ADS, pursuant to the registration statement .

On July 26, 2022, market researcher Blue Orca Capital released a report on MINISO which alleged several issues with MINISO, including that “unlike [MINISO]many MINISO stores are secretly owned by [MINISO] officers or insiders closely related to the President” and “[u]Ultimately, we believe there is overwhelming evidence that MINISO is misleading the market about its core business. As Blue Orca explained, “[o]Our suspicion is that MINISO realized early in the pre-IPO process that a brick-and-mortar retailer would be far less attractive to investors than an asset-light franchise business, so we believe that [MINISO] just lied about these stores. Blue Orca added that “Documents filed by the Chinese companies also indicate, in our view, that the President diverted hundreds of millions from the public company through secrecy jurisdictions in the Caribbean as an intermediary in a crooked headquarters agreement. “. Blue Orca further concluded that “[i]Independent evidence, including archived disclosures on MINISO’s Chinese website, reports in Chinese media and interviews with former employees, indicates that MINISO is a brand in grave peril,” noting that “MINISO has reduced its franchise fees by 63% over the past two years in a desperate effort to attract franchisees. At this news, the price of MINISO’s ADS fell by nearly 15%.

As of July 27, 2022, MINISO ADSs closed at $5.66 per ADS, representing a decline of more than 70% from the IPO price of $20.00.

The MINISO the class action alleges that the IPO’s registration statement was false and/or misleading and/or failed to disclose that: (i) the undisclosed defendants and other related parties owned and controlled a significantly greater number of MINISO stores as previously indicated; (ii) as a result, MINISO concealed its true costs; (iii) MINISO did not represent its true business model; (iv) the defendants, including MINISO and its president, engaged in unusual and unclear planned transactions; (v) as a result of at least one of these transactions, MINISO risks breaking contracts with the authorities of the PRC; and (vi) MINISO would imminently and drastically reduce its franchise fees.

For more information on the MINISO class action, go to: https://bespc.com/cases/MNSO

About Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC:

Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC is a nationally recognized law firm with offices in New York, California and South Carolina. The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivatives and other complex litigation before state and federal courts across the country. For more company information, please visit www.bespc.com. Lawyer advertisement. Prior results do not guarantee similar results.

Contact information:

Bragar Eagel & Squire, CP

Brandon Walker, Esq.

Melissa Fortunato, Esq.

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investigations@bespc.com

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Sailing the South Pacific with Paul Gauguin https://timorseajustice.org/sailing-the-south-pacific-with-paul-gauguin/ Fri, 09 Sep 2022 20:01:53 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/sailing-the-south-pacific-with-paul-gauguin/ French Polynesia is the ultimate destination to turn a vacation into an adventure. The desire to explore the South Seas on the m/s Paul Gauguin was at the top of my bucket list, but my only hesitation heading to French Polynesia was whether the 15-hour flight time from New York in Papeete, Tahiti, would reduce […]]]>

French Polynesia is the ultimate destination to turn a vacation into an adventure.

The desire to explore the South Seas on the m/s Paul Gauguin was at the top of my bucket list, but my only hesitation heading to French Polynesia was whether the 15-hour flight time from New York in Papeete, Tahiti, would reduce my enjoyment. Having experienced many tropical islands such as Nevis and St. Lucia, I had no idea if the South Seas was going to live up to all the hype.

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The flight from Newark was incredibly smooth with only a short layover in San Francisco, where I relaxed and recharged at the Polaris Club before boarding my next flight to Tahiti. I arrived the day before the ship left and took a room at the Tahiti Intercontinental. I highly recommend this pre-cruise night to your clients so they can acclimatize to the six-hour jet lag before boarding the ship. All pre and post cruise arrangements can be booked as a package through Paul Gauguin Cruises.

The destination is, of course, the draw, but how you choose to experience French Polynesia makes all the difference in the world. Choosing to sail the islands aboard the luxurious all-inclusive m/s Paul Gauguin, passengers are immersed in the warm and friendly culture of the locals while exploring the exquisite islands of French Polynesia.


The Gauguin sailing in Moorea. (photo courtesy of Paul Gauguin Cruises)

My seven-day cruise to Tahiti and the Society Islands included stops at two private islands as well as the picturesque ports of Bora Bora, Moorea, Huahine and Taha’a, some of the most beautiful islands in the exotic chain of 118 islands and motus. (small islands).

My cruise on the beautifully renovated m/s Paul Gauguin was brilliant. It is the only ship of its type, custom built to navigate the shallow waters of the South Pacific. The ship is small enough to access amazing, quiet ports that are unavailable to larger cruise ships. The m/s Paul Gauguin offers many of the amenities of a large luxury ship but without the crowds, making it a dream come true for someone like me, a small ship lover. I knew the moment I boarded that the long flight was well worth the incredible experience.

I was amazed that in my seven days on board, I did not endure a long queue or wait for a tender, activity or food order. Even boarding and check-in was done in record time. I was in my cabin with my luggage barely 20 minutes after my arrival at the Papeete pier.

In 2019, French cruise line Ponant took ownership of Paul Gauguin Cruises and its flagship m/s Paul Gauguin, which underwent a major $7 million refit in 2021. The refit gave the ship a warm look , welcoming and elegant with a Polynesian touch. . The makeover includes luxurious upgrades to the ship’s 165 graceful and spacious staterooms with ocean views, three restaurants, a piano bar, spa, fitness center and all other public areas.

What makes this cruise so special is that the ship exudes an intimate and relaxing atmosphere in a very laid back and luxurious setting. I can still imagine myself relaxing on a lounge chair while admiring the beautiful scenery of Bora Bora as the staff happily treats me to the delicious drink of the day.

The long time crew were so fantastic and meticulous in every detail of the presentation. Friendly and warm staff greeted me by my first name just hours after setting sail. The service was the best I have ever experienced on a ship. Paul Gauguin boasts a 1.5 to 1 passenger to crew ratio, one of the best in the industry. The staff includes a fantastic group of local Polynesian hosts who immersed passengers in their local culture and heritage through crafts, storytelling and entertainment.

It was a luxury cruise without formality. The dress code was as casual as the atmosphere – no tie required, only smart resort attire was required for dinner, and casual dress was perfect during the day.


MS Paul Gauguin;  Tahiti;  Polynesian cruise;  Bora Bora
Wave Runner in Bora Bora. (Photo via Maura Lee-Byrne)

Adventure seekers will never be bored on the m/s Paul Gauguin. The ship’s retractable water sports platform allows passengers to enter the ship’s water to paddleboard, windsurf, kayak, snorkel and scuba dive with a PADI accredited program. This is a great place for your customers to learn to dive if they are interested.

If your clients are already certified but their last dive was a few years ago, they can even take a PADI refresher course online so they can dive once on the boat.

Other activities on the ship included an endless list of shore excursions. I chose three exciting activities: a two-hour high-speed WaveRunner tour around the island of Bora Bora; a superb guided ATV tour of Moorea through rugged mountains and pineapple fields; and finally, a memorable swim with sharks and rays in the crystal clear waters off Moorea.


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Restaurant La Veranda of the MS Paul Gauguin. (Photo via Maura Lee-Byrne)

The food also exceeded my expectations. The dining experience on board the ship was superb with various options even for someone like me who has to work around food allergies. All three restaurants offered plenty of options, although La Veranda was my favourite, a reservations-only place that was never crowded and to which I was drawn like a magnet to satisfy my endless craving for creme brulee.

So who are the ideal clients to recommend the m/s Paul Gauguin experience? It’s not for your 20 or 30 year old customers looking for a wild party scene – the average passenger age is over 50. Although you may find a few honeymooners and multi-generational family vacationers, this is a cruise to be recommended for cruise passengers who will appreciate the calm ambiance surrounding this ship.

I would also not recommend this vessel for guests wishing to take young children. Paul Gauguin offers a special marine experience program for your guests with children aged 9 to 17, but the ship does not offer activities or facilities for toddlers.

The ship is owned by a French company, but your customers don’t have to worry about speaking French. All ship announcements and safety drills are conducted in both French and English, so your English-speaking customers will feel right at home on board. Even the restaurant staff spoke fluent English.

The m/s Paul Gauguin is the perfect recommendation for your affluent, sophisticated and well-traveled clients who seek an all-inclusive luxury cruise experience. The Paul Gauguin will not only allow them to explore exotic French Polynesia but will immerse them in the local culture, creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

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Saudi Stock Markets Slide on Lower Oil Prices: Closing Bell https://timorseajustice.org/saudi-stock-markets-slide-on-lower-oil-prices-closing-bell/ Thu, 08 Sep 2022 14:18:44 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/saudi-stock-markets-slide-on-lower-oil-prices-closing-bell/ RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s ultra-luxury development project AMAALA, developed by The Red Sea Development Co., has so far signed more than 300 contracts worth more than SR6.62 billion (1.7 billion), according to a press release. TRSDC revealed that more than 98% of the total contracts were awarded to Saudi companies, indicating the company’s commitment to strengthening […]]]>

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s ultra-luxury development project AMAALA, developed by The Red Sea Development Co., has so far signed more than 300 contracts worth more than SR6.62 billion (1.7 billion), according to a press release.

TRSDC revealed that more than 98% of the total contracts were awarded to Saudi companies, indicating the company’s commitment to strengthening the local economy.

The press release noted that contracts worth an additional SR6.1 billion are currently out of tender for 54 proposals.

“Surpassing 300 contract awards underscores the scale of this project and the significant progress being made as we continue our activities on the ground to bring our destination to life,” said John Pagano, Group CEO TRSDC.

He added: “As we turn our regenerative commitments into concrete actions, the destination will undoubtedly be an important stepping stone to redefining tourism in the region and beyond.”

AMAALA is one of the most ambitious projects in Saudi Arabia spanning over 4,155 km2. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed in 2024, with eight hotels and 1,200 hotel keys.

When completed in 2027, it will offer approximately 3,000 rooms across 25 hotels as well as high-end retail establishments, gourmet restaurants, wellness and leisure facilities.

The AMAALA project is also expected to create 50,000 new direct, indirect and induced jobs for Saudis, as well as contribute more than SR11 billion to the country’s gross domestic product when fully operational.

Earlier in June, during an exclusive interaction with Arab News, Ahmad Darwish, Administrative Director of TRSDC and AMAALA, said that Red Sea Project and AMAALA are year-round tourist destinations.

“Summer, winter, spring or fall, you name it; it will be a year-round destination,” Darwish said.

He also said that TRSDC and AMAALA are now spearheading a journey beginning from sustainability to reach regenerative tourism.

“We are moving away from sustainable development towards regenerative tourism. It’s not just about keeping things as they are. This improves the situation. We are trying to do better for the environment and the habitats,” Darwish told Arab News.

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How this instrument from India’s first solar space mission will advance solar science https://timorseajustice.org/how-this-instrument-from-indias-first-solar-space-mission-will-advance-solar-science/ Sun, 04 Sep 2022 13:11:10 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/how-this-instrument-from-indias-first-solar-space-mission-will-advance-solar-science/ What does SUIT open up to us, after Aditya leaves for its new home, hopefully early next year, in terms of better understanding our Sun? SUIT will observe the Sun in the 200-400 nm wavelength range. It provides observations of the Sun’s Photosphere and Chromosphere in the UV. This has not been done from space […]]]>

What does SUIT open up to us, after Aditya leaves for its new home, hopefully early next year, in terms of better understanding our Sun?

SUIT will observe the Sun in the 200-400 nm wavelength range. It provides observations of the Sun’s Photosphere and Chromosphere in the UV. This has not been done from space until now. There have been a few attempts in the past, but the wavelength range was limited and only a very small area of ​​the solar disk was studied. SUIT will study the entire disk. The beauty of SUIT is that it kills two birds with one arrow.

It also provides crucial data for understanding the dynamic coupling of the magnetized solar atmosphere. It offers a new window to study mass and energy fluxes in the solar atmosphere. It will help us measure and monitor spatially resolved solar spectral irradiance in the NUV (near ultraviolet), which is essential for understanding the relationship between the Sun and climate on Earth.

Are there other solar probes that would combine well with SUIT to broaden the picture for us?

Indeed, there are several missions of this type; for example, the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA) and Heliospheric Magnetic Imager (HMI) aboard NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), the Interface Regions Imaging Spectrometer (IRIS), and the Solar Orbiter. SUIT will provide data in the wavelength range not fully covered by these probes.

How do we plan to open SUIT data to potential collaborators around the world to diversify expertise and investigation?

There is a data policy document that ISRO is finalizing. However, collaboration with any scientist is still possible through Principal Investigators.

Does SUIT benefit from launching into the solar neighborhood near the peak of solar cycle 25? Or is it a phase-independent cycle?

Of course, that would be helpful. As mentioned earlier, one of the goals is to monitor the spatially resolved solar spectral irradiance of the Sun. Therefore, it is important that we can monitor at least half of the cycle.

You went to IAUGA 2022 in Busan, Korea and delivered two guest lectures – could you briefly highlight the takeaways or overall message from the lectures?

Yes, I gave a talk at the UAI symposium on “The Age of Multi-Messenger Solar Physics” and another on the day of the Solar and Heliospheric Physics Division. These discussions covered all of the science of the Aditya-L1 mission and not just SUIT.

Both conferences were well received. There were issues related to timelines for reporting data to the international community and so on. The questions revealed that the international community is very interested in the data and information that the payloads of the Aditya-L1 mission will provide.

You said the talks “created enormous interest”. What piqued the interest of the global solar community?

The uniqueness of the set of observations that Aditya-L1 will provide. The unprecedented combination of spectral and temporal coverage and observation rate offered by SUIT will create truly new science in the dynamics of solar atmospheric energy.

So SUIT looks good for Aditya-L1 launch in 2023?

In fact, so far so good. Still, keep in mind that this is a very difficult payload to build, but we have assembled a very talented team to deliver it.

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Where and when did the trend start? https://timorseajustice.org/where-and-when-did-the-trend-start/ Fri, 02 Sep 2022 21:30:00 +0000 https://timorseajustice.org/where-and-when-did-the-trend-start/ The flat bed in long-haul and first-class business cabins is now taken for granted. Most airlines have offered it for some time. Layout and quality differ, of course, but the ability to lay flat (or nearly flat in some cases) is certainly now standard. This wasn’t always the case, and the current trend only really […]]]>

The flat bed in long-haul and first-class business cabins is now taken for granted. Most airlines have offered it for some time. Layout and quality differ, of course, but the ability to lay flat (or nearly flat in some cases) is certainly now standard. This wasn’t always the case, and the current trend only really started around the year 2000.

First luxury on board

It is often cited that British Airways was the first airline to introduce a flat bed on board aircraft. This is only partially true. It was the first major airline to introduce a regular extended seat product with wide availability. There are, however, much older examples of beds and sleeping arrangements on board.

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Dating back to the beginnings of aviation before World War II, flying boats are a good example of this early luxury. The Boeing 314 seaplane, for example, operated Pan American World Airways Clipper services. This had armchair-style seating in several compartments, which could be converted into beds for overnight services.

Clipper services featured many luxuries, including dining rooms and sleeping quarters. Photo: Getty Images

The Douglas DC-3 is another early example. While most airlines operated it with around 28 seats on daytime services, there was an early version with sleeper seats. The Douglas Sleeper Transport (or DST) was launched in 1935 with American Airlines. The DST’s seats were converted to 14 berths and it was used with several stops on US transcontinental services.


The DC-3 was widely used, from the start for sleeper services in the United States as well. Photo: Getty Images

The increase in passenger numbers and the shift to landplanes after the war led to changes in facilities and space on board. The concept of economy class took off and the increase in the number of passengers changed the economics of flying.

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A separate first class section soon appeared with many airlines. TWA was one of the first airlines to offer this, installing separate first and economy class cabins in 1955. This differentiation offered more space and better service, but not usually the lounges, beds and other luxuries that we saw before. Regulated air fares in the United States at that time certainly did not help the development of the class.

With larger jets and more frequent flyers, this differentiation has increased. The Boeing 747 really started to allow airlines to offer more in the 1970s. We saw the return of onboard lounge space (such as the excellent Qantas Captain Cook upper deck lounge).

Qantas Upper Deck 747 lounge. Photo: Qantas

Airlines have used the extra space for bars, restaurants, tables and even pianos. However, we still haven’t seen flat beds – passengers weren’t expecting that either!

With bigger planes and more passengers, the premium cabins have gotten better – it’s BOAC’s premier class on the 747. Photo: Getty Images

There have been some experimentations, however. On the Boeing 747, Singapore Airlines had lounge seats that could be converted into beds for nighttime use. There were also flat beds on the 1960s Soviet Tupolev Tu-114. Aeroflot configured the aircraft with first-class cabins that offered bunk beds for night flights.

British Airways and the flatbed

Although there were earlier examples, British Airways was the first major airline to introduce an extended seat (as we know it today) in a fixed cabin. He did it in first class initially. The airline had been experimenting with a new first-class product, known as the “SleeperSeat” since the 1980s. It was a standard seat, but with much more recline (not yet a true elongated product). It introduced the fully reclining seat in first class in 1995. Other airlines followed, but the products remained an exclusive first class experience.

Original British Airways first class product. Photo: Getty Images

It was once again British Airways that took the concept further, introducing stretched seats in the business class cabin in 2000, along with a new Club World-branded business class service. It was revolutionary at the time, with a new design that allowed for a larger cabin capacity while remaining economical. It did so with a stretched seat laid out 2-4-2 across the cabin in a fore/aft “yin-yang” layout.

This cabin layout remains with British Airways today, although now much outdated compared to other seats. British Airways launched the new Club Suite to replace it, but the old style will remain on some aircraft for many years.

Suite Club with British Airways today. Photo: Justin Hayward/Simple Flight

Many differences, but also similarities in commercial products

Of course, the availability of business and first class flatbeds has exploded over the past 20 years. There are few airlines now that would try to offer a wide-body long-haul business cabin without it (although there are plenty of medium-haul cabins without it, and ever-increasing flight lengths) .

British Airways seats may have really stood out 20 years ago, but it’s harder to tell the difference now. Service levels differ, but many seats feel similar. This is not surprising, since most airlines buy the same seat products from a few manufacturers. They can, however, make some minor changes and mark the seat differently.

For example, British Airways’ new Club Suite seat is Collins Aerospace’s Super Diamond seat, modified to include a suite door. Qatar Airways uses the same seat on its Airbus A350 and Boeing 787. In Asia, Hong Kong Airlines, Hainan Airlines, China Airlines and Air China also use the Super Diamond.

The BA Club Suite seat is a modified Super Diamond product. Photo: Justin Hayward/Simple Flight

The Cirrus seat is another popular product from the manufacturer Zodiac (since acquired by Safran Seats). The seat is laid out in a 1-2-1 reclined design, with some airlines using them all forward-facing and others opting for an alternating fore/aft design (known as reverse chevron). This is used by many airlines – including American Airlines for its business product on the Boeing 777 and First Class on domestic A321T service, Virgin Atlantic for the new A350 Upper Class product, Air France, Finnair and KLM.

The Cirrus Headquarters with Virgin Atlantic. Photo: Virgin Atlantic

It is surprising to think that just over 20 years ago, elongated products were relatively rare. British Airways must be credited with introducing them to the mainline service, but of course they are now extremely widespread. Feel free to discuss your favorite current seats in more detail in the comments or share your memories of past products.

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