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Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council is the strategic planning agency for the Abu Dhabi, which supports the realisation of Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 through the creation and continuing evolution of an Emirate-wide strategic framework plan. Chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council is responsible for defining the shape of the Emirate, along with the associated land uses, to ensure the development of a professionally designed and well-managed urban environment, which incorporate world-class transport and infrastructure systems and support the implementation of Economic Vision 2030 and Environment Vision 2030. Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council and Abu Dhabi Agriculture & Food Safety Authority were established under UPC to establish the regulations that help UAE in achieving its vison; the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council’s primary purpose is to deliver the vision of His Highness Sh weeikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, ruler of Abu Dhabi for the continued fulfillment of the grand design envisaged by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the ongoing evolution of Abu Dhabi as a global capital city.

The mandate of the UPC is five-fold and Emirate-wide: Develop comprehensive plans for blocks, neighbourhoods and regions, both for the creation of new communities and the revitalisation of existing communities. Assist in the implementation of all plans created by guiding and working with those responsible for implementation. Develop regulations and policies that will help guide planning and development. Review and assess major strategic developments to ensure alignment with Plans Capital 2030, Al Ain 2030, Al Gharbia 2030 and Maritime 2030, in compliance with internal and external plans, policies and guidelines. Ensure Estidama principles of sustainability are embedded – based on Estidama’s four pillars – and are incorporated into the built and natural environment through the mandatory Estidama Pearl Rating System; the UPC has created a clear hierarchy for guiding the activities of the UPC forward. Vision 2030 is articulated through a set of overarching principles; these are based on the four pillars of Estidama, which sits at the core of Vision 2030, to ensure a holistic approach to sustainable development.

The overarching principles were developed to guide the preparation of all of the UPC’s plans, policies and guidelines, which form the remaining layers of the hierarchy. They focus on: Creating a sustainable Emirate that protects resources for current and future generations. Flowing from the overarching principles is a set of key directions that underpin the realisation of Vision 2030 and form the basis for all plans; the first framework plan – ‘Plan Capital 2030’ – was launched in 2007 and was ground-breaking in both scale and approach. Since the UPC has gone on to prepare other regional framework plans – Plan Al Ain 2030 and Plan Al Gharbia 2030 to ensure the continued development of the Emirate as a whole, Plan Maritime 2030 for Abu Dhabi’s coastal areas and waterways; each plan is updated periodically to ensure it remains relevant and effective in delivering Vision 2030. To support the implementation of the plans and fulfil its mandate, the UPC created the Complete Sustainable Communities initiative.

It is a comprehensive suite of policies and manuals, which enables planners to design communities that are flexible enough to meet the diverse needs of both current and future residents and businesses, enhance quality of life by incorporating a range of housing options, community facilities and public spaces that are well-connected and sustainable. While the UPC’s mandate does not incorporate the implementation of the plans it prepares, nor the development of any Projects or Master Plans it approves through its ‘Development Review Streamline’ process, it works collaboratively with each developer to ensure their plans meet the UPC’s requirements, the developer is responsible for their implementation. In simple terms, the UPC will approve plans, the developer will build based on those approved plans. There are two review. A Master Plan is defined as separated multiple buildings, with a road network and community facilities, which must meet certain requirements and standards based on the size of the development.

A Project is defined as a single building with no road network, but can include multiple buildings connected by a podium, requires no community facilities. The UPC is responsible for approving Master Plans and Projects within the Emirate. Early proactive coordination between the applicant and the UPC assists to establish whether a development must proceed through the UPC Development Review Stream or whether the development can proceed directly to Estidama and the local approving municipality – in whose boundaries the development is located. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Estidama Official website

2006 Hart District Council election

The 2006 Hart Council election took place on 4 May 2006 to elect members of Hart District Council in Hampshire, England. One third of the council was up for the council stayed under no overall control. After the election, the composition of the council was Conservative 16 Liberal Democrat 12 Community Campaign 5 Independent 2 The results saw 2 seats change hands with the Community Campaign group winning them both. One gain saw the Conservatives lose the seat of Church Crookham East, which Peter Hutcheson had held for the Conservatives for over 20 years, to the CCH; the other gain saw the CCH win Crondall by 2 votes over the Conservatives, gaining the seat, held by independent Norman Lambert. Lambert had resigned from the Conservative group in 2005 after admitting making false claims for council tax and housing benefit; the changes meant that the Conservatives remained the largest party on the council with 16 seats but were vulnerable to a coalition among the other groups. Overall turnout in the election was 39.35%.

Following the election the Conservative administration of the council, which had run the council for the previous 8 years, was voted out. They were replaced by a new Coalition Political Group, formed by the 12 Liberal Democrats, 5 Community Campaign councillors and 1 of the 2 independents, Denis Gotel; the leader of the Liberal Democrat group on the council, David Neighbour, became leader of the new group and the new leader of the council

Fuda Cancer Hospital-Guangzhou

Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital is a tertiary specialized cancer hospital, affiliated with the Health Department of Guangdong Province in China. It was designated a national key clinical hospital by the National Health and Family Planning Commission in 2011; the same year, Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital was honored with National Trustworthy Private Hospital by the National Institute of Hospital Administration. In 2012, China Hospital Association rated Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital as China Public Confidence Model Hospital, it was accredited by JCI in 2014. Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital has one in Haizhu District; the hospital has so far received more than 15 million RMB of cancer research grant. Regarding patients with medium or advanced cancer as main treating objects, treated as medical difficulty in the world, Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital adopts the international latest anticancer concept in focusing on applying 3C+P treatment model that composed of cryosurgical ablation, cancer microsphere intervention, combined immunotherapy for cancer and personalized treatment, which aims at prolonging and improving patients’ lives in recent 10 years.

Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital remains at the forefront of cryosurgical ablation in treating cancer both in number of treatment and types of tumors. In treating central lung cancer, giant liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, it makes a lot of achievements and obtains domestic and international awards many times. Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital contains Oncology, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, Pediatric Department, Otorhinolaryngology, Dermatology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Palliative Care, Pain Management, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Imaging Department etc. There are several research departments in Fuda Cancer Hospital, including Fuda Cancer Prevention and Rehabilitation Center, Central Laboratory, Union Laboratory, Biotherapy Center. Address: No 2,Tangde Xi Rd, Tianhe District, China, 510665. Address:91, 93 Jude Zhong Rd, Chigang District, China, 510305. Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital practices irreversible electroporation, combined immunotherapy, microvascular intervention, photodynamic therapy, TCM and other therapies in clinical treatments, which has saved lots of lives.

2007 Philippine College for Advancement in Medicine Foundation 2009 Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital was voted "National Best Cancer Hospital" 2010 Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital was rated one of "Growth-type Enterprise -- Ten Enterprises Characterized with Social Responsibility" 2010 Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital won "2010 Innovation Hospital" honorable title 2011 Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital was Titled "National Trustworthy Private Hospital" 2011 Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital became one of the National Key Clinical Cancer Speciality Centres designated by the Chinese Government 2011 Guangzhou Fuda Cancer Hospital Oncology was awarded Key Clinical Cancer Specialty of Guangdong Province by Guangdong Health Department Fuda Cancer Hospital-Guangzhou

Little Jack Horner

"Little Jack Horner" is a popular English language nursery rhyme that has the Roud Folk Song Index number of 13027. First mentioned in the 18th century, it was early associated with acts of opportunism in politics. Moralists rewrote and expanded the poem so as to counter its celebration of greediness; the name of Jack Horner came to be applied to a different and older poem on a folkloric theme. The song’s most common lyrics are: It was first documented in full in the nursery rhyme collection Mother Goose's melody, or, Sonnets for the cradle, which may date from 1765, although the earliest surviving English edition is from 1791; the melody associated with the rhyme was first recorded by the composer and nursery rhyme collector James William Elliott in his National Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Songs. The earliest reference to the well-known verse is in "Namby Pamby", a satire by Henry Carey published in 1725, in which he himself italicised lines dependent on the original: This occurrence has been taken to suggest that the rhyme was well known by the early eighteenth century.

Carey's poem ridicules fellow writer Ambrose Philips, who had written infantile poems for the young children of his aristocratic patrons. Although several other nursery rhymes are mentioned in his poem, the one about Little Jack Horner has been associated with acts of opportunism since. Just six years it figured in another satirical work, Henry Fielding's The Grub Street Opera; that had the prime minister Robert Walpole as its target and ended with all the characters processing off the stage "to the music of Little Jack Horner". The political theme was taken up by Samuel Bishop, one of whose epigrams describes the Civil service bureaucracy and enquires: Soon after, Thomas Love Peacock took up the theme in his satirical novel Melincourt. There five go-getting characters contribute to a song describing how they misuse their trades to fleece the public, it begins with the recitative: Each in turn describes the nature of his sharp practice in his particular profession, followed by the general chorus "And we'll all have a finger, a finger, a finger,/ We'll all have a finger in the CHRISTMAS PIE."Adeline Dutton Train Whitney applied the nursery rhyme to opportunism in American society in Mother Goose for grown folks: a Christmas reading.

The privileged little boy grows up to become "John, Esquire" and goes in search of richer plums, where he is joined in his quest by "female Horners". John Bellenden Ker Gawler charged the mediaeval legal profession with similar interested motives in his Essay on the Archaiology of Popular English Phrases and Nursery Rhymes. Claiming to trace back the rhyme of Little Jack Horner to its "Low Saxon" origin, he ‘translates’ the social criticism he discovers there and adds an anti-clerical commentary of his own; such social criticism was reapplied in earnest to the 20th century in an antiauthoritarian lyric from Danbert Nobacon’s The Unfairy Tale. The schoolboy Jack Horner is put in the corner for resisting the racist and self-regarding interpretation of history given by his teacher, but the children rise up to defend him: Jack Horner’s opportunism made him a target for adult moralists from the start. At a basic level, the nursery rhyme's hearty celebration of appetite seems an endorsement of greediness.

It was not long, before educators of the young began to rewrite the poem in order to recommend an alternative attitude. In The Renowned History of Little Jack Horner, dating from the 1820s, generous Jack gives his pie to a poor woman on his way to school and is rewarded with a newly baked pie on his return home; the poem concludes by reversing the picture presented in the original rhyme: The poem was republished with different illustrations as The Amusing History of Little Jack Horner and again with different illustrations as Park’s Amusing History of Little Jack Horner. And in America the same recommendation to share with friends was made by Fanny E. Lacy in the first of the expanded Juvenile Songs of her composition, yet another collection of rewritten rhymes published in 1830 features a Jack Horner, unable to spell the word ‘pie’. After such an onslaught, it is something of a reformed Jack Horner, harnessed to educational aims, who appears on the Staffordshire Potteries ABC plates of the 1870s and 1880s, as well as on a Mintons tile for the nursery, where the feasting Jack is accompanied by a parental figure carrying keys.

There was an educational aim in the card games. In the American version, originating with the McLoughlin Brothers in 1888, the object was to collect suits in the form of four different varieties of plum in their respective pies. In De La Rue’s Little Jack Horner Snap, thirteen different nursery rhymes form the suits to be collected. Jack Horner’s adventures with his pie have been referenced in humorous and political cartoons on three continents. In an 1862 issue of Punch, Abraham Lincoln pulls the captured New Orleans out of his pie, and in the following century a copy of the Tacoma Times pictured a Japanese Jack pulling a battleship from the Russian pie during the Russo-Japanese war. In other contexts the rhyme was applied to Australian politics in the Melbourne Punch. Other humorous uses of the nursery rhyme include a comic variation in Guy Wetmore Carryl’s Mother Goose for Grown Ups in which Jack

Quek See Ling

Quek, See Ling is a Singaporean poet, Chinese ink painter, independent publisher, instructor of Chinese creative writing. She had been working as an academic editor and tutor of Division of Chinese in Nanyang Technological University ,and she was an invited instructor of Chinese Creative Writing in secondary school. After graduating from Foon Yew Primary School 2 and Foon Yew High School in Johor Bahru, she obtained Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and Master of Arts degrees in Chinese from Nanyang Technological University, her research papers on Chinese Linguistics were published in Soochew University and National Taiwan University. She obtained Certificate of Chinese Painting with Grade A of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 2018, her poems were recommended by renowned Taiwanese poet Hung Hung 鸿鸿 as "taking the nutrient of life directly, without any burden". Her Chinese paintings were recommended by renowned Singaporean artist Chua Poh Leng as "very literate and fearless with a sense of humour and joy, put her audiences in a smile".

She was invited as one of the five International Poets in 2019 Taipei Poetry Festival (2019台北诗歌节). 2020:Booklist of Lianhe Zaobao 2019 (《马来散记(新编注本)》《狮城散记(新编注本)》2019:Poetry “三等老人”(Old People with Three Types of Waiting), 陈大为、钟怡雯主编《华文文学百年选.马华卷2:小说、新诗》, Taipei: 九歌出版社, 2019, pp.395-396.2018:10 poems were selected by Shanghai Literature Magazine《外国文艺》, issue 5.2017:Booklist of Lianhe Zaobao 2016 2016:21 published poems were selected by Taiwan Poetry Magazine《卫生纸》, issue 31 & 33. To the Lovely Grey ISBN 978-981-14-4631-3 Meat Up with You ISBN 978-981-14-0376-7 Gaining While Losing ISBN 978-981-11-2387-0 When Your Muse Is Stuck in Traffic ISBN 978-981-09-8872-2 Bulletproof, Yet How Could We Embrace ISBN 978-981-09-4045-4 Walking Me on Me ISBN 978-981-09-1287-1 《致读者:新加坡书店故事1881-2016》 ISBN 978-981-09-8944-6 Passage of Time: Singapore Bookstore Stories 1881-2016 ISBN 978-981-09-8945-3 Chou Sing Chu, Founder of POPULAR: Portrait of a Book Industry Titan ISBN 978-981-14-3887-5 Untamed Heart: Chinese Paintings by Quek See Ling ISBN 978-981-11-7249-6 鲁白野著,周星衢基金编注《马来散记(新编注本)》 ISBN 978-981-14-0901-1 鲁白野著,周星衢基金编注《狮城散记(新编注本)》 ISBN 978-981-14-0902-8 I Love to Learn 5 ISBN 978-981-14-0899-1 I Love Legends 5 ISBN 978-981-14-0897-7 十〇诗书画印工作室-郭诗玲 Quek See Ling's Blog 十〇诗书画印工作室-郭诗玲 Quek See Ling's Facebook Page Google Scholar-Quek See Ling 郭诗玲 Behance-Paintings by See Ling Quek Wikipedia - 郭诗玲 International Poet of 2019 Taipei Poetry Festival - Quek See Ling