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Project Runway Asia

Project Runway Asia will be coming soon on STAR World. Casting calls were held in eight countries, listed below. Contestants were encouraged to apply for the competition online if they were unable to make an appearance at the live auditions, but the first casting was cancelled; the second casting will be held on Early 2017. This year was called:"Project Runway Asia casting online" will be held at Jakarta, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur & Manila from January 3 to March 31, 2017. From over 18 years old. Own Franchises Hong Kong South Korea Malaysia Philippines Taiwan Vietnam With no Franchises Bangladesh Brunei Cambodia China India Indonesia Japan Mongolia Myanmar Singapore Sri Lanka Thailand Laos

Rowell Laboratories

Rowell Laboratories, Inc. is a pharmaceutical manufacturing company. The company was founded in 1929 located in Baudette and included facilities in Marietta and Orlando, Florida. Rowell Laboratories, Inc. was incorporated again in 2008 in Florida and manufactures and sells the NatureCare brand of skin care products. In 1920, Joseph C. N. Rowell had settled with his family on the shores of Lake of the Woods in northern Minnesota to fish commercially. Joseph C. N. Rowell was the grandson of John Samuel Rowell, a noted Wisconsin farm implement inventor and industrialist, he had returned from France as a 1st Lieutenant in the US Army, being in charge of an aircraft maintenance facility during World War I. Joe had become knowledgeable about commercial fishing and wholesale distribution business from his experience in a previous venture, the Chetlo Harbor Packing Company, a commercial salmon fishing and canning operation Joe founded in 1912 located at Chetlo Harbor, Washington. Joe founded the Rowell Fishery on Lake of the Woods, although the enterprise was a successful commercial fishing business, the nets were filled with a rough fish called a burbot, the only fresh water relative of the salt water Cod fish.

The burbot had no commercial value, was an aggressive predator of young walleyes and northern pike. Joe Rowell founded another venture with a Doctor Osborne from International Falls, the Northern Blue Fox Farm, which commercially raised blue foxes for the fur industry, a lucrative business at the time. Joe had been in the practice of feeding the foxes with the burbot that filled his nets, resulting in healthy foxes. At annual fur buying time, the fur buyers who came around each year during fur buying season would comment on the superiority of the Rowell foxs' coats, stating that these were the finest pelts they had seen. On May 24, 1930, the Baudette Region reported that about 100 fox pups had been born in the past week with another 50 to 60 more expected. Several mother cats were rounded up to help nurse many of the pups. One mother fox had given birth to 16 babies - thought to be a record. At this time, market price for blue fox furs was $290 per pelt; this led Joe and son Theodore H. Rowell to believe that the burbot was the reason for the rich pelts, suspected that oil from the burbot contained something of great value to modern medicine.

Ted had just finished pharmacy school at the University of Minnesota and opened a drug store in nearby Baudette. On Christmas Eve, 1929, a devastating fire destroyed the drug store. Immediate rebuilding was impossible. After the fire, Ted Rowell devoted full-time for a year to researching the ugly eel-like fish, his studies demonstrated that burbot liver oil was exceptionally high in vitamin A and D – 6 to 8 times more potent than Cod liver oil, in wide use at the time. Ted's assays on the vitamin content were done for him by the Eli Lilly companies. Furthermore, Ted developed a method to extract pure oil from the burbot's liver, worked on dosage forms and dosage amounts, packaging and marketing and distribution channels. Most of the marketing was sending out samples. A large early order was from the Pepsodent Company for 36 million bottles of Burbot Liver Oil, an order impossible for Ted to fill at that time. In 1935, Joe and son Ted incorporated the company as the Burbot Liver Products Company, with Joe as President and Ted as Secretary, with a capitalization of $10,000.

By 1937, Rowell Burbot Liver Oil was accepted by the American Medical Association. Burbot liver oil was available only in 8 oz. bottles, but due to its potency, it became available in a dropper bottle. This was significant because with Cod liver oil, you needed to take it by the spoonful, but because of Burbot Liver Oil's high A&D potency, you only needed a few drops. Burbot Liver Products Company began developing salves, offered the oil in soft gel capsules filled under contract by the R. P. Scherer Company in Sarasota, Florida. Product volume continued to increase so by 1940-41, Burbot Liver Products Company purchased 500,000 lb of burbot livers annually. Rowell was buying burbot livers from all 30 commercial fisherman on Lake of the Woods, from other fisherman throughout northern Minnesota. With the start of World War II, the supply of Cod liver oil in the U. S. had been reduced when Germany invaded Norway, this resulted in a strong boost in Burbot Liver Oil sales. Throughout the 1940s, starting with a calcium supplement Vio-Cal, the company began manufacturing and selling its own line of multi-vitamins and multi-minerals, further expanding its sales and distribution network throughout the mid-west manufacturing as many as 200 different products, including prescription drugs.

In 1949, the name of the company was changed to Rowell Laboratories, Inc. to better represent the company after focus was moved away from Burbot liver-based products. In the 1960s, the company began to specialize in gastro-enterology products; the company grew to sales of about $1.2 million in 1962, the year Theodore H. Rowell Jr. became president. When Ted Rowell Sr. retired from Rowell Laboratories in 1965, the business had revenues of $1.5 million. He had spent most of his life building the company, so with the early days of struggling behind them, the company's future promising, Ted Sr. decided to retire. With Ted Rowell Jr. a new style of management was introduced to Inc.. His father, company founder, Ted Sr. managed through a "classic entrepreneurial" style of managem

7th Military Division (Vichy France)

The 7th Military Division was a division sized unit of the Vichy France army. The division was formed in late 1940 and demobilized in late 1942, it was under the control of the 1st Military Corps and controlled units in East France notably on the Swiss border. The 7th Military Division was organized in September 1940 under Major General Pierre Robert de Saint-Vincent. In November of 1942 the division was de-mobilised; the division was under the command of the I Group of Military Divisions known as the I Military Corps. It was headquartered in Bagon in Southern France. In addition to the division controlling military units it supervised the areas of the 1st Military District and 2nd Military District in addition to a security squadron and training grounds. Structure of the division in 1941: Deputy Commander, 7th Military Division Infantry Commander, 7th Military Division 4th Infantry Demi-Brigade 1er Bataillon de Chasseurs à Pied - 2e Bataillon de Chasseurs à Pied - 10e Bataillon de Chasseurs à Pied - 65e Régiment d'Infanterie - 151e Régiment d'Infanterie - 61e Régiment d'Artillerie - 5e Régiment de Dragons - 10e Bataillon du Génie - 8/7e Groupe de Transmissions - 7e Compagnie de Supply - Military Command of the Departments Military Command in Department of Saône-et-Loire Military Command in Department of Ain Military Command in Department of Jura Military District Command Command of Military District in Saint-Claude Command of Military District in Louhans Command of Military District in Charolles Command of Military District in South Lons-le-Saunier Command of Military District in North Lons-le-Saunier Valbonne Training Grounds 4th Squadron, 1st Legion Guard

1956 French legislative election

French legislative elections to elect the third National Assembly of the Fourth Republic took place on 2 January 1956 using party-list proportional representation. The elections had been scheduled for June 1956; the previous legislative elections in 1951 had been won by the Third Force, a coalition of center-left and center-right parties, but it was divided about denominational schools question and, when faced with the colonial problem, the governments had moved towards the right. A part of the Rally of the French People, the Gaullist party, joined the majority in opposing the leadership of Charles de Gaulle, who retired; the defeat in the Battle of Dien Bien Phu in May 1954 caused a political crisis. The Radical Pierre Mendès-France ended the First Indochina War, he began the process of independence for Morocco and Tunisia, but from November 1954 on, France was confronted by the Algerian War. In February 1955, Mendès-France was replaced, at the head of the cabinet, by his rival in the Radical Party, Edgar Faure.

This one led a more repressive policy in Algeria. The far-right, led by Pierre Poujade, re-appeared at about the same time, he was a critic of "fiscalism", leader of a shopkeepers and craftsmen's movement. Many voters seemed tired of the political system's numerous ministerial crises, he had much support in the rural areas, which were in decline; the anticipated legislative elections took place. Though the French Communist Party re-emerged as the country's most popular party, it did not join the government. A coalition was formed behind Mendès-France and advocated a peaceful resolution of the Algerian conflict; this Republican Front was composed of the French Section of the Workers' International of Guy Mollet, the Radical Party of Pierre Mendès-France, the Democratic and Socialist Union of the Resistance of François Mitterrand and the National Centre of Social Republicans of Jacques Chaban-Delmas. Faure was excluded from the Radical Party – in response he transformed the Rally of the Republican Lefts into a party that he led, he campaigned with the center-right parties.

The French Communist Party remained the largest party and the Republican Front obtained a relative majority in order to end the Algerian War. The Poujadists won representation in Parliament, were considered by the press to hold the balance of power. Media reception was mixed, with the result welcomed by communist supporters and condemned by papers such as The Times and the French Le Figaro; the coalition cabinet was led by the Socialist leader Guy Mollet. At the beginning he was supported by the Communists, but pressure from the pieds-noir in Algeria incited him into leading a repressive policy against the Algerian nationalists; this policy was criticized by Vice-Prime Minister Mendès-France and other members of the cabinet, who resigned, thus splitting the Republican Front. Mollet and his successors floundered in the conflict until May 1958

Better Than a Stick in the Eye

Better Than a Stick in the Eye is the third album by Canadian punk rock band SNFU. The album was released in 1988 by Cargo Records, it marked a return to a direct and unadorned sound following its comparatively experimental predecessor, If You Swear, You'll Catch No Fish. It would be the group's last studio album for five years, as they disbanded months after the record's release before again reforming in 1991. SNFU released their first two albums on the American hardcore punk imprint BYO Records, they first worked with Cargo Records, a Canadian label established by their longtime acquaintance Randy Boyd, when Cargo helped distribute their 1986 self-released EP She's Not on the Menu. Impressed with the sales of the EP, Cargo signed SNFU to a two-record deal in 1988. For SNFU, this was a move to a larger label with greater distribution; the group had wanted to work with producer Cecil English – whose recent work with NoMeansNo they admired – since meeting him on tour in March 1987. They chose English's Profile Studios in Vancouver to record their third album, began work in June 1988.

They tracked the album live with few studio effects. Aside from an assault on guitarist Brent Belke while skateboarding en route to the recording studio, the sessions were uneventful and productive; the album was the band's first full-length release with their new rhythm section, bassist Curtis Creager and drummer Ted Simm. Much of the material on the album had been written with former bassist Dave Bacon; the album's lead track, "Time To Buy a Futon", was co-written by Bacon and released in a previous version on Thrasher Skate Rock 5: Born to Skate, a compilation issued by Thrasher magazine. Three outtakes from the sessions were included on the 1991 compilation album The Last of the Big Time Suspenders; the album was released in December 1988. SNFU spent the next several months touring in support of the new album, but disbanded the following September due to exhaustion and disagreements among members; the record was received well and appreciated for its return to a rawer punk sound. In a retrospective review, AllMusic's Vincent Jefferies awarded the album four out of five stars and wrote that the album "captures the best hardcore qualities of SNFU with its diverse musical exchanges and imaginative accounts of the contrarian, ironic punk lifestyle."

Writing for Noisey, Jason Schreurs called the record his longtime favorite SNFU album, although Schreurs admits that it was eclipsed by their debut... And No One Else Wanted to Play. All songs written by SNFU. Mr. Chi Pig - vocals Muc - guitar Brent Bununsk - guitar Curt - bass Ted Simm - drums