Caladenia ambusta known as the Boranup spider orchid, is a plant in the orchid family Orchidaceae and is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia. It has a single erect, linear leaf and a single creamy-coloured flower on a stem 27–35 cm high, it is only known from a small area south-west of Margaret River growing in deep sand in shrubland and woodland and only flowering profusely after fire. Caladenia ambusta is a terrestrial, deciduous, herb with an underground tuber and a single erect, linear-shaped, hairy leaf 12–17 cm long and 4–9 mm wide; the leaf is pale green and blotched with reddish-purple on its lower end. The single flower is borne on a stem 27–35 cm tall and is creamy-yellow to creamy-red and 5–6 cm wide; the dorsal sepal is erect, 4–6 cm long, about 2 mm wide and ends in a swollen gland, 12–15 mm long and covered with glandular hairs. The lateral sepals are 4.5–6 cm long, about 3–4 mm wide and end with a gland similar to the one on the dorsal sepal. The petals are 3–4 cm long, about 2 mm wide and glabrous.
The petals and lateral sepals are linear to lance-shaped near their bases and spread more or less horizontally, but the outer 2/3 is abruptly narrower, yellow-brown in colour and hangs threadlike. The labellum is white with red spots and blotches, 16–22 mm long and 9–11 mm wide. There are white to deep red calli along the edges of the labellum and four to six rows of calli shaped like hockey sticks in its central part. Flowering occurs from late October to mid-November and is stimulated by bushfire in the previous summer. Caladenia ambusta was first formally described by Andrew Brown and Garry Brockman in 2015 from a specimen collected near Boranup and the description was published in Nuytsia; the specific epithet is a Latin word meaning "a burn", referring to the species' prolific flowering after fire. Boranup spider orchid occurs in a small area south west of the township of Margaret River in the Warren biogeographic region where it grows in deep sand in shrubland and woodland. Caladenia ambusta is classified as "Priority Two" by the Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife, meaning that it is poorly known and known from only one or a few locations
Phyllida Ann Law is a Scottish actress, known for her numerous roles in film and television. Law was born in the daughter of Megsie "Meg" and William Law, a journalist, she was married to actor Eric Thompson from 1957 until his death in 1982. Their daughters and Sophie Thompson, are both actresses. Law has worked extensively in television, including appearances in Dixon of Dock Green, Rumpole of the Bailey and the 1972 adaptation of the Lord Peter Wimsey tale The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, she appeared in films such as Peter's Friends, Much Ado About The Winter Guest. She was in the original London cast of La Cage aux Folles at the London Palladium in 1986, playing the role of Jacqueline. In 2004 she guest-starred in the Rosemary & Thyme episode entitled "Orpheus in the Undergrowth" as May Beauchamp. In 2007 she guest-starred in two Doctor Who spin-off adventures: as Bea Nelson-Stanley in The Sarah Jane Adventures story "Eye of the Gorgon" and as Beldonia in the audio drama Doctor Who: The Bride of Peladon.
In 2007 she played Aunt Auriel in the drama Kingdom starring Stephen Fry. In 2008 she appeared as a guest star in Foyle's War. In November 2009 Law published her first book. Notes to my Mother-In-Law concerns the 17 years Law's mother-in-law lived with the family from the mid-1960s until her death. In January 2010 she appeared with Tony Slattery on Ready Steady Cook, she starred alongside John Hurt in a short film entitled Love at First Sight, shortlisted for an Oscar in 2012. In 2013 Law received an Honorary Doctorate from Glasgow Caledonian University and an Honorary Doctor of Letters from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to drama and for charitable services. Play School Otley The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club A Picture of Katherine Mansfield Hitler: The Last Ten Days Come Back Lucy The Barchester Chronicles Rumpole of the Bailey That's Love The House of Eliott Peter's Friends Much Ado About Nothing Taggart Before the Rain The Blue Boy Junior Hamish Macbeth Emma Anna Karenina The Winter Guest The Magical Legend of the Leprechauns Mad Cows Midsomer Murders Saving Grace The Time Machine Brush with Fate I’ll Be There Rosemary & Thyme Nanny McPhee Danny the Dog Mee-Shee: The Water Giant Afterlife Miss Potter Kingdom The Sarah Jane Adventures The Waiting Room Miss Austen Regrets Foyle's War Hallowe'en Party Ways to Live Forever Love at First Sight Doc Martin Arrietty Midsomer Murders Albert Nobbs as Mrs. Cavendish New Tricks Law, Phyllida.
ST Engineering is an integrated engineering group in the aerospace, land systems and marine sectors. Headquartered in Singapore, the Group reported revenue of $6.34b in FY2015, ranks among the largest companies listed on the Singapore Exchange, is one of Asia’s largest defence and engineering groups. It is a component stock of the FTSE Straits Times Index, MSCI Singapore and the SGX Sustainability Leaders Index. ST Engineering has about 23,000 employees worldwide, over 100 subsidiaries and associated companies in 46 cities across 24 countries. ST Engineering's history began with its precursor, the Chartered Industries of Singapore, established in 1967 by the newly-independent Singaporean government as an ammunition manufacturer. Businesses related to aerospace and shipbuilding were created and put under the ST umbrella; the ST group of companies went commercial in 1990, setting up its first commercial airframe manufacturing and overhaul facilities in Singapore and the United States. ST Engineering was created in December 1997 as a merger of four listed companies: ST Aerospace, ST Electronics, ST Kinetics and ST Marine.
Its shares debuted on the Singapore Exchange on 8 December 1997. Since ST Engineering has grown to become one of Asia's largest defence and engineering groups for commercial and defence organisations across multiple industries. In Mar 2007, ST Engineering was ranked 19th in the aerospace & defence industry and 1,661th of 2,000 of the world's largest public companies by Forbes. ST Engineering is a major player in military industries, it was ranked Number 53 in the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute's list of the world's top 100 defence manufacturers in 2015. Outside of Singapore, it has sold defence products to over 100 countries, including United States, United Kingdom, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Sweden, India and Finland. ST Engineering has a network of over 100 subsidiaries and associated companies in 46 cities spanning 24 countries in the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. ST Engineering expanded to the United States in 2001, locating its U. S. headquarters in Herndon, Virginia.
It oversees affiliates throughout the continental US and in Canada. It was known as VT Systems until July 1, 2019, when VTS was disbanded to streamline company operations. China is an important market for the Singapore Technologies Engineering group, where it has presence in the aerospace and land systems sectors and plans to further expand its businesses there, including the marine sector; the group's key operations in China comprise an aircraft MRO facility in Shanghai. The group has representative offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Chengdu; the group has representative offices in India and Kazakhstan. As of March 3, 2014, Capital Group Companies has a 5.5166% shares in ST Engineering. ST Engineering offers numerous services and products through its four strategic business areas in aerospace, land systems and marine transport. ST Engineering Aerospace provides "total aviation support" to commercial airlines, airfreight operators and military operators, it is the world’s largest airframe maintenance and operations company, one of the few with in-house engineering design and development capabilities.
According to ST Engineering, the core capabilities of ST Engineering Aerospace in the aerospace sector include aircraft maintenance and modification, component total support, engine total support and training services, aerospace engineering and manufacturing. ST Engineering Electronics is the electronics arm of ST Engineering. According to ST Engineering, the core capabilities of ST Engineering Electronics in the electronics sector include communications and sensor systems, large-scale systems and software systems. ST Engineering Land Systems handles land systems and specialty vehicles such as the Agrab Mk2 mobile mortar system; these have been used in Al Hudaydah by UAE-allied militias ST Engineering Marine provides turnkey shipbuilding, ship conversion and ship-repair services. According to ST Engineering, the core capabilities of ST Engineering Marine include project management, in-house ship design, ship maintenance and repair, environmental solutions. Set up as a weapons supplier for the Singapore Armed Forces, ST Engineering was one of the few companies in the world that continued to manufacture anti-personnel land mines and has been excluded from the Norway State Pension Fund, the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, the Netherlands' ABP for the "production of weapons that through their normal use may violate fundamental humanitarian principles".
As of 2015, ST Engineering is no longer in the business of designing and selling of anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions or any related key components. In 2014, ST Engineering and its subsidiaries ST Engineering Marine and ST Engineering Aerospace were hit by one of the largest corruption scandals in Singapore history following investigations by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau. In December 2014, former ST Engineering Marine and ST Engineering Aerospace president, Chang Cheow Teck, was charged with conspiring with two subordinates to offer bribes in return for ship-repair contracts between 2004 and 2010; the corruption charges were withdrawn and in January 2017, Chang pleaded guilty to "failing to use reasonable diligence i
The 1974 New Zealand rugby union tour of Ireland and England was a series of eight matches played by the New Zealand national rugby union team in November 1974. The tour formed part of the celebrations of the centenary of the Irish Rugby Football Union and six of the eight matches were played in Ireland, culminating in the international against the Ireland national rugby union team; the tourists moved to Wales to play a team designated'A Welsh XV' but, in fact a full-strength Wales team. Although neither Wales nor New Zealand awarded caps for the match it was a full international in all but name and attracted a crowd of 50,000 to Cardiff Arms Park for a midweek afternoon match; the final fixture was against the Barbarians who selected the entire pack of forwards who had played in the test matches on that year's 1974 British Lions tour to South Africa. The Barbarians held the All Blacks to a 13–13 draw and prevented them from completing a clean sweep by winning all eight matches on tour; this was the first time.
On each of the seven previous All Black tours the tourists had played at least fifteen fixtures and at least four full international matches. Scores and results list New Zealand's points tally first. Http://stats.allblacks.com/asp/tourbreak.asp? IDID=71 Vivian Jenkins, ed.. Rothmans Rugby Yearbook 1975–76. Queen Anne Press. Pp. 36–41. ISBN 0362002215
Byblos Club is a multi sports club based in Byblos, Lebanon. The franchise was established in 1981, such notable stars played as Jay Youngblood, Michael Fraser, Bassel Bawji, Ali Mahmoud, Rodrigue Akl, Ratko Varda, Steven Burtt, Joseph Vogel, Ziad Abbas, William Pharis, Ndudi Ebi, Ekenechukwu Ibekwe have played for the club throughout its young history. In 2017, Byblos won the Lebanese basketball Division 2 and qualified for the Division 1. In the following year, Byblos won the Division 2 championship and qualified for the first time for the Lebanese Basketball League as part of the 2010–11 Lebanese Basketball League Division 1. During the 2014-16 FLB Div. A season Byblos Club was named UBA since Amchit Club's basketball team was part of Byblos Club during that season for obligatory financial reasons; the season saw the resigning of Jay Youngblood. UBA finished the season with 0 losses, finishing the league in third. During the playoffs they faced the struggling Tadamon Zouk in a 3-0 swipe, in semi-finals they faced the Lebanese powerhouse Sagesse Beirut, during the playoffs UBA signed Ratko Varda, UBA shocked the Lebanese basketball by swiping Sagesse 4-0 and face Riyadi Beirut in the finals for the first time in their history.
The series ended 4-1 to Riyadi Beirut. The 2015-16 season saw Amchit Basketball club parted ways with Byblos and they were relegated to division 4. Byblos resigned coach Nenad Vucinic and Jay Youngblood, Ali Barada, Ali Kenaan and added Steven Burtt, Sherwood Brown, Bassel Bawji. Byblos and Sagesse faced each other in the cup final, just like they met a week ago in the Henri Chalhoub Tournament Final where Byblos won the game, Byblos defeated Sagesse for the cup and they faced Al Riyadi for super cup against the Lebanese champions. Byblos won the game. Byblos finished the season 8–7, they entered the playoffs for the sixth straight year. However, they were defeated 3–2 in the quarterfinals of the playoffs by Mouttahed Tripoli, led by Omar Ayoubi. 2016-17 season Byblos finished the season strong with a 13–5 record. In the playoffs, Byblos beat Tadamon Zouk in the quarterfinals of the playoffs and they faced the defending champions, the Riyadi, who were eliminated 3-1. Lebanese Basketball Second Division 2:2009-2010 Lebanese Cup Winner:2016 Lebanese SuperCup Winner:2016 Henri Chalhoub Tournament:2015, 2016