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List of English-language poets

This is a list of English-language poets, who have written much of their poetry in English. Main country of residence as a poet: A = Australia, B = Barbados, Bo = Bosnia, C = Canada, Ch = Chile, Cu = Cuba, D = Dominica, De = Denmark, E = England, F = France, G = Germany, Ga = Gambia, Gd = Grenada, Gh = Ghana/Gold Coast, Gr = Greece, Gu = Guyana/British Guiana, HK = Hong Kong, In = India, IoM = Isle of Man, Is = Israel, Ir = Ireland, It = Italy, J = Jamaica, Je = Jersey, Jp = Japan, K = Kenya, L = Lebanon, M = Malta, Me = Mexico, Mo = Montserrat, Ne = Nepal, Nf = Newfoundland, Ni = Nigeria, NI = Northern Ireland, Nt = Netherlands, NZ = New Zealand, P = Pakistan, Pa = Palestine, Ph = Philippines, PI = Pitcairn Islands, RE = Russian Empire, S = Scotland, SA = South Africa, Se = Serbia, SL = Saint Lucia, SLe = Sierra Leone, SLk = Sri Lanka, So = Somalia, Sw = Sweden, T = Trinidad and Tobago, US = United States/preceding colonies, W = Wales, Z = Zimbabwe/Rhodesia List of Australian poets List of Canadian poets List of Irish poets List of English poets from India List of Nigerian poets List of South African poets List of poets from the United States English poetry List of poets List of women poets

Heinrich von Frauendorfer

Heinrich von Frauendorfer was a German politician and Transport Minister in the Kingdom of Bavaria and the Munich Soviet Republic. He was the son of his wife Franziska, née Bauer. Fraundorfer married on October 1893 Helene Fraundorfer-Mühlthaler, they had one son. After his abitur in 1874 Frauendorfer studied Jurisprudence at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. After graduation, he joined the Royal Bavarian State Railways. Here he worked until August 1, 1899, most as General Council. Fraundorfer became an Oberregierungsrat in the Bavarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Transport Department. On August 1, 1900 he was promoted to Ministerialrat. Fraundorfer was awarded on October 1901 the Knight's Cross of the Merit of the Bavarian Crown; this encumbered him in the German Aristocracy to personal nobility. After entry in the Matricula he therefore was allowed to be called Ritter von Frauendorfer, he officiated from January 1, 1904 until his retirement on February 12, 1912 as Minister of the newly established Ministry of Transport Affairs in Bavaria and was decisive involved in the electrification of the railways in Bavaria.

For his merits Fraundorfer was meanwhile on 14 September 1908 raised by Prince Regent Luitpold to the hereditary peerage. Since 1905 he was freeman of the town Landshut. 1916 Fraundorfer and Edgar Jaffé founded the European economic newspaper. This was followed by his appointment as Secretary of State and head of the Department Bayern in the Ministry of Transportation. Fraundorfer was a member of the Corps Makaria Munich Teutonia Halle, he became engaged to the daughter of his corp brother Albert Wild. She died before the marriage. Introduced by Wild in the Numismatics, Fraundorfer was chairman of the Bavarian Numismatic Society; when he was accused of forgery of numerous ancient coins, he took 1921 his life. Staatsminister v. Frauendorfer. In: Zeitung des Vereins Deutscher Eisenbahnverwaltungen, 52. Jahrgang, Nr. 15, S. 243–246. Exzellenz von Frauendorfer †. In: Zeitung des Vereins Deutscher Eisenbahnverwaltungen, 61. Jahrgang, Nr. 30, S. 575–576. Max Spindler, Walter Schärl: Die Zusammensetzung der Bayerischen Beamtenschaft von 1806 bis 1918.

Verlag Michael Lassleben. Kallmütz/Opf. 1955. S. 93. Newspaper clippings about Heinrich von Frauendorfer in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW

Afghanistan national under-19 cricket team

The Afghanistan Under-19 cricket team represents the country of Afghanistan in U-19 international cricket. Afghanistan finished second in the 2009 Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier, held in Canada; the team gained victories over Sierra Leone, Hong Kong, the United States, the Netherlands, Papua New Guinea. The team lost just two matches to Canada. Afghanistan have finished fourth in 2011 Under-19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier which gained them qualification to 2012 Under-19 Cricket World Cup; the team played in the 2010 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand. Afghanistan were drawn in Group A, where they played Hong Kong and India. Afghanistan got an wooden spoon in this World Cup. Afghanistan played in the 2012 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, they played against New Zealand and Scotland. Afghanistan had qualified for 2014 Under-19 Cricket World Cup, they were drawn against Australia, Bangladesh & Namibia in group B who they beat, qualifying for Super league, where they lost to South Africa. They finished tournament well by securing 7th position.

The team made it to the semifinals of the 2016 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup, losing out to India by 77 runs. In the league stages of the tournament Afghanistan lost their first match, being defeated by Bangladesh. However, they won their next two matches against Singapore, they advanced to the semifinals on the basis of NRR. Afghanistan won the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup, defeating Pakistan in the final by a huge margin of 185 runs. In the league stages, Afghanistan lost to Sri Lanka, they faced Nepal in the semifinals. The Afghanistan U-19 Cricket squad selected for 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup: Afghanistan at Cricinfo 2010 Under-19 Cricket World Cup squads ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier, 2012

Malaysia Law Reform Committee

The Malaysia Law Reform Committee is a body, set up in Malaysia in 2009 to consider whether the law needed reform. The Malaysia Law Reform Committee was set up in December 2009, its primary purpose was to re-study all the laws for their relevance and influence on the daily lives and activities of Malaysians with a view to making the necessary recommendations to the government for reform. The revision of the country's laws would be considered on such criteria as their relevance to everyday life and their discernible benefits to the public and the communities who reside and work in the country; the Malaysia Law Reform Committee is chaired by Liew Vui Keong, the Deputy Minister of Law Parliamentary Affairs in the Prime Minister's Department. He has announced that among its first tasks will be a study of archaic business and commercial laws that impede business growth and development; this announcement followed the recommendation made by the Prime Minister Najib Razak that suggested that the MLRC make its study of the country's archaic business-related laws a top priority.

Priority will be given to the updating of commercial laws, development laws and laws relating to trade and commerce. Laws that could create problems to the business affairs of the country will undergo an appraisal for reform; the Government is concerned with the people's views and opinions on laws that hinder business growth, will aim to secure the private sector’s crucial input for the MLRC’s action. Towards this end the MLRC will review and update such laws and work together with other government agencies, as well as the special task force to facilitate business in carrying out the initiative; the Cabinet is of a similar view on archaic laws that involve land ownership that to date has been proven a hindrance and problematic to business. The Prime Minister, Datuk VK Liew, said, “I will be taking up this massive task through discussions with the various government agencies that deal with these commercial laws, bringing to our attention their obsolescence; these archaic laws don’t augur well for business development.”

He said, “The MLRC will be holding dialogues and discussions with a cross section of business communities for their collective views and suggestions for improved trading, general commerce and other business related activities.” The Malaysia Law Reform Committee has reported that the total number of principal Acts of Parliament that exist under the Laws of Malaysia Series is 703. These laws, which date back to the country's pre-independence or colonial period, have undergone some degree of review since 1968, but not for their content and relevance

Suez Canal overhead powerline crossing

The Suez Canal overhead powerline crossing is a major electrical power line built across the Suez Canal in 1998, located near Suez, Egypt. It is designed for two 500 kV circuits; because the required clearance over the Suez Canal is 152 metres, the overhead line has two 221 metres high pylons in spite of its small span width of 600 metres. The pylons each have four crossarms: three for the conductors and one for catching the conductors in case of an insulator string failure; the crossing was part of a major drive to develop the areas surrounding the Suez Canal, including other projects such as the Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel under the Suez Canal, the El Ferdan Railway Bridge, the Suez Canal Bridge. It was constructed by a consortium between STFA Siemens. Electric power transmission List of towers

Collective switching

Collective Switching is where customers negotiate a group deal with a utility service such as gas or electricity. This is popular in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Ireland. In the UK, collective switching has always been managed by a third party which gathers the consumers together into a grouping via a registration or membership model and takes their collective demand to the supply base and obtains from a supplier preferential or bespoke rates for that group of consumers. There is no set model for how individual schemes operate although a third party, such as an Energy Broker seeks to negotiate a better energy tariff with Energy Suppliers on behalf of the group. Collective switching schemes in the UK began in 2014 encouraged by the Department for Energy and Climate Change under the Coalition government. DECC believed that collective switching had the ability to increase the competition for consumers within the energy market people who had never switched before and encouraging suppliers to innovate to acquire new customers.

The schemes are not directly regulated by energy industry regulator OFGEM, but they are indirectly through the supplier which "wins" any particular collective switch. Collective switches may be run by Price Comparison Websites which can be accredited by OFGEM's confidence code, but the collective switch itself falls outside of this confidence code. Collective switching attempts to deliver the best tariff for a collection of disparate consumers that may have different usage patterns and priorities, it should not purport to deliver the cheapest deal to all participants as there are outliers that would obtain a better deal elsewhere. As the name suggests the emphasis is on collective rather than cheapest. Collective switching can apply to any type of tariff for which there is a collective need. My Utility Genius The Big Deal Milkman Energy