Transaction value of USD 4.3 Billion During Sharp Festival 2013

Spectacular! The right word to describe the implementation of Manado Sharp Matsuri 2013 from the date of July 13, 2013 in Park area of ​​National Unity (TKB) Manado. It’s a new week-long festival ended on Saturday (20/7) evening with a total transaction value of USD 4.3 billion more
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Although the weather is less friendly colored, yet lively closing ceremony yesterday. Also attending the Senior General Manager of Sales and Marketing of PT Sharp Electronics Indonesia from Japan, Shinji Teraoka, Economic and Urban Development Assistant Manado, Drs. Rum Usulu, Branch Manager Justin Sharp Martando Manado, Manado Tribune Editor in Chief Raharjo Edberg and supporters of this event.
Sharp leader Shinji Teraoka seemed to enjoy the whole series of events ranging from the Sharp vehicle parade, parade and appearance Dancer MND 48 which straddle the song rebound River Dance Cover of J-POP AKB48. Shinji did not forget to immortalize all the moments with his cell phone camera.
This week-long festival recorded transaction value of hundreds of billions of dollars through Sharp products that consumers buy in Manado and the surrounding areas. “Sales transactions that our target is reached. Till Closing ceremony is recorded Rp 4.3 billion. Value could be more than Rp 4.3 billion because the transaction has not been recapitulated elektronic entirely of dozens of stores that sell Sharp products,” said Ajit, sales marketing Manado Sharp .
According to him, the implementation of the Sharp Matsuri Manado in 2013 to increase branding and sales of Sharp products in Manado. “During the execution of most interest is the LCD TV products as very different from other LCD. Original panels from Japan and provide a 3 year warranty. Besides there are also LCD TVs fridges, washing machines and air conditioners,” he said. While Justin Martanto said, “This event is to introduce Japanese culture to the community, increase sales, increase our brand.”
Festival closing ceremony procession started from Gate Sharp surround a number of areas in the city of Manado and finish in Center Point Matsuri. Arriving in Center Point Matsuri Odori dance is greeted with the dancer ends with the appearance of J-POP community. On this occasion also held raffle door prizes and awards to the winners of the speech contest antarkepala environment as the city of Manado.
Marini Datau wife of Yus Gustiana who won a door prize of one unit 32 inch LCD TV is happy. “Thank God could be,” said Marini. Keitkutsertaan husband and wife in the lottery after purchasing Sharp products in the form of an air conditioning unit. “I still had hoped to be a washing machine,” he said.

Ways To Get Through The Tough Medical Entrance Tests

If you have passed your school in the medical stream and now planning to build a career in a medical line, you must be well aware of the copious competition exams conducted to select the best candidates for admission in the most prestigious medical colleges in the country. Every year students in large number appear in these competition exams with their ultimate dream to get admission in the topmost college and become a medical professional. By getting through these tests, the medical aspirants can easily march towards a bright future in the medical line.

Some of the medical entrance exams include common medical entrance test, AIIMS PG medical entrance test and many more. These are basically conducted by a number of bodies like SSC, UPSC along with many private institutions. Carrying the dream of becoming a medical professional, the number of students appearing in such exams is constantly increasing at a rapid speed year after year. Thus, the level of competition can be evaluated from this very fact. If you are also one of the medical aspirants, you should know the ways that can help you clear these tough exams.

As medical entrance exams include three major subjects- biology, chemistry and physics, thus you ought to remain well updated with your knowledge in all these subjects. Remember your success solely depends on how well you prepare for your exams and thus following only a single way would not be enough. Practice from previous years sample papers, books by the best authors, etc are crucial. To get useful study material, you can choose to look for a nice PG medical coaching institute which can indeed boosts up your success rate in the complex medical entrance tests.

There is not even an iota of doubt to the fact that self study is important. However, having someone to direct you in the right direction can certainly help you a lot. The discipline and order which is there in an institute is not present at home. They prepare you in such a way that you are able to attempt any exam pattern without any difficulty. They do it through regular practice sessions, Mock tests, MCQs, top quality study material etc. Besides, keeping in mind that most of the competition exams provide a specific time limit to the students to attempt all the questions, they train the students in mnemonics, shortcuts and tricks as well. There are scores of PG medical entrance coaching institutes within the country, so go ahead and look for a reliable institute to firm your chances of admission in an esteemed medical college.

Bank Owned Homes For Sale – Assessing The Best Deal

Foreclosure market is the hot bed of cheap properties. The abundant supply of foreclosure properties for sale has resulted to cheap prices, which benefits first-time homebuyers and investors. However, it is not just enough that you find cheap bank owned homes for sale. You have to find one that can be described as a good deal. But how would you know if the bank owned home you are considering to buy is a good deal? Read on for some pointers. But first, get to know why there are cheap foreclosure properties. Why Banks Foreclosed: The major reason why banks foreclosed a property is the inability of the owner to pay his due mortgages. You need to take note of this so that, if you are considering to buy bank owned homes for sale, you will not make the same mistake that previous owners have made that resulted to them losing their homes to foreclosures. Failure to pay may be due to some reasons that are unavoidable. On the side of the banks, they do not want to foreclose on a property, because it will be a non-performing asset and, thus, will not bring in any revenue. And besides, they have to pay for the taxes and upkeep of the property while it is still on the market. Selling the foreclosed property at below their current market value is the best thing they could do to dispose the property immediately and recover their investments. Assessing the Value: One way to assess the value of a foreclosed property is to check out the neighborhood. Do some research about the pricing trend of houses in the neighborhood. Compare the price of the property that you want to buy with the same houses in the neighborhood. Take note of the fluctuation in housing prices in the neighborhood, because this will tell you how soon you can sell the property for a substantial profit. The location of the property is also a major factor to assess. Houses located in a progressive area will not be difficult to sell in the future. In a nutshell, choosing should not be based on the price alone. Location is also a major factor to consider.

Disadvantages Of Examination-oriented Education System

Although kids may appear to be jumping and laughing all day, they also face the threat of stress. This can come from many sources be it family issues, bullying issues or even education system. An examination-oriented education system can bring unneeded stress with improper implementation.

Grades are all that matters in an examination-oriented education system. Get a high grade and you get the affection from the teachers while other students gawk at you in awe. Low grades invite low-self esteem and isolation. This is because the students are bound to be highly competitive and subconsciously, they create caste among their friends. Those who have low grades are seen as unworthy to fit into their circle of friends.

Students are forced to know and learn everything their study by heart in order to get good grades during examination. This can be easy for some while it can be very difficult for others, especially those who are hands-on type of people. Inability to perform may only result in embarrassment although being shunned by other friends will bring harsher impact to the students’ lives.

A student will have to invest a lot of his or her time if a student wants to excel in studies. They will lose their childhood in the process, missing the chance to mix around with their peers. This can hamper their social skills learning skill, a skill that is bound to be important throughout their lives.

Once the aim is set to get higher grades in tests, other activities will have to be sacrificed. Teachers are bound to cut extra-curricular activities such as sports and also discourage creative activities so that students can study longer. This should not happen because the students have worked hard in the class and studying so they should be allowed to take part in such activities as an outlet to release stress. How can they reduce stress if they have to pore over a book day and night?

Examination-oriented education system may have a noble aim. However, the implementation should be done carefully so it will not affect the students. Everyone should understand that every individual is unique; some may excel academically while others can rely on hands-on expertise.

Oliver Wyman analysis of the automotive industry’s structural change 2.0: Fine line for medium-sized suppliers

The automotive industry will be facing enormous challenges over the next few years. In the wake of the expected growth, OEMs and suppliers will have to deal with the next wave of structural change. While this will open up new opportunities, it will also require huge investments. Even today, the financial scope for manoeuvre of many suppliers is limited – not least due to low profitability and increasingly demanding investors. This means that the classic medium-sized automotive suppliers are walking a fine line. If they want to accept structural change 2.0 and the associated costs, they will have to work primarily on their strategic orientation and operational excellence, thereby ensuring their profitability and creditworthiness. These are the findings of the Oliver Wyman study on the impact of the structural change involving the supplier industry.

In the next few years, globalization and technological progress will bring dynamism and growth to the automotive industry across the world. The major emerging countries are still developing rapidly, and so further accelerating the regional market shift. In China alone, annual car production volume will almost double by 2020 (from 18 to 33 million vehicles). In India it is expected to nearly triple from four to 11 million. Traditional automotive regions such as Western and Southern Europe are stagnating due, in particular, to low sales. In June 2013, for instance, the Western European car market lost more than five percent compared to June 2012.

Furthermore, OEMs, owing to their increasing focus, will in the future assign an increasing number of tasks to suppliers. Especially in research and development and in production, suppliers will gain additional value components. According to Oliver Wyman, automotive value creation in 2025 will amount to 1.25 billion euros. Of this amount, 69 percent will go to suppliers – a clear increase as against the 61 percent from 840 billion euros in 2012. Ultimately, the complexity of the product range is taking on new dimensions. More than ever, the automotive industry will be shaped in the next few years by new vehicle concepts, new models and new technologies.

High capital requirements – cheap debt financing but only with an intact business model

The imminent growth will trigger the next wave of structural change. For all players in the automotive industry, this will open up major opportunities. But the fact is that only profitable and financially strong suppliers will be able to make the necessary investments in global structures and new technologies. “It is precisely the medium-sized supplier landscape that is under huge pressure from the creation of structures for the expected growth outside their home region,” emphasizes Lars Stolz, a partner at Oliver Wyman. “Many could see their profitability severely impaired for a long time”. In fact, over the next few years there will be high investment requirements. Even the structural adjustments of recent years required enormous expenditure and had significant consequences for profitability. Total depreciation on investments in value-creation structures and expenditure on research, product development and management increased from 2008 to 2011 on an annual average from 19.1 to 20.3 percent of sales, while operating income fell internationally on average from 7.5 to 5.5 percent.

However, much higher investment and additional expenses will be needed for the forthcoming structural change and the related, but repeated, transition to a new value system. This will put profitability once again, and much more severely, under pressure. According to calculations by Oliver Wyman these structurally related costs could amount in the transitional phase to up to 23.3 percent of sales and push down operating profit to only 2.5 percent on average. For a supplier with a turnover of 300 million euros, for example, such an increase would mean an additional cost of around 10 million euros and make the profits shrink accordingly. An operating margin of 2.5 percent will only in the rarest cases be sufficient to achieve a positive result after interest and tax.

In addition, the global automotive industry does not enjoy linear growth, but is subject to considerable fluctuations. If revenues fail to meet expectations in periods of high investment, the profit could slip even faster below the zero line. Without adequate profitability cushions, however, most suppliers are unlikely to be able to handle structural change 2.0 on their own. External financing is in turn experiencing certain difficulties. Due to the tightening of risk management requirements, banks are required to scrutinize the creditworthiness of companies more closely. This will also be felt by the automotive suppliers. Successful and profitable suppliers currently benefit from low interest rates and good availability of debt. Companies with an unclear business model or an unfavorable competitive position, however, are finding access to much-needed external funding more difficult.

Localized globalization required

Especially small suppliers maintaining strong customer relationships with manufacturers headquartered in their home region have only occasionally driven the structural change in recent years and participate in the international expansion mostly through exports. This was possible because the OEMs frequently still supplied new markets from their home region. In the future, however, the clocks of globalization will be ticking differently. The automakers will establish an increasing number of development centers and numerous production locations in te major emerging economies, especially China, but also in America, something they now also expect from their suppliers.

If small suppliers want to continue to benefit from the global volume growth, they need to swim in the waters of their customers and create the corresponding structures on site. But most of them have neither the financial resources nor the profitability to make the necessary investments. “For many medium-sized suppliers, it is five to twelve,” said Tom Sieber of Oliver Wyman. “Now they are paying for having, in the past, mostly stood by and watched the decline of their profitability. If they do not act rapidly, they will be putting the existence of their company at risk because they lack the resources for future growth.”

Rethinking needed

More rigorously than ever the medium-sized suppliers now have to work on their strategic positioning – and from a long-term perspective. This includes, among other things, clear footprint and portfolio strategies, but also the strategic definition of high-value activities and their own value-creation contribution. At the same time, it is important to be well prepared not only in purchasing, production or development. The challenge is to be better than the competition in all segments of the entire value chain in order to be able to set yourself apart. This includes the optimal selection and prioritization of projects, a professional purchasing organization, strict cost management, optimizing production efficiency and quality and the outsourcing of logistics processes.

Moreover, medium-sized suppliers should be open to all financing options – whether corporate bonds or subordinated loans, or capital inflow through private equity partnerships, or other strategic investors. “The line between getting through and crashing is extremely narrow,” admits Mr. Stolz. “Anyone who does not want to slip into the red and risk a liquidity bottleneck should now adopt the right strategic orientation and, in operational terms, concentrate massively on profitability”.

ABOUT OLIVER WYMAN

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It is precisely the classic medium-sized automotive suppliers who are having to walk a fine line. If they want to overcome structural change 2.0 and curb the associated costs, they will have to work above all on their strategic orientation and operational excellence, thereby ensuring their profitability and creditworthiness.

Craniofacial And Massage Therapy

Craniofacial therapy is a type of massage therapy that grew out of osteopathy, the ancient art of bone setting. The practitioner uses specific techniques, along with presence, where sacred space is held by means of mindful awareness for healing. The subtle art of precise and gentle touch is applied to correct imbalances in the fluid and membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. This allows the client to achieve releases from tension throughout the entire body, bringing about relief from physical pain, and with that bringing a restoration of clarity.

Craniofacial therapy is a viable tool for healing of many medical problems and is routinely used as a preventive health measure, as it increases the bodys ability to fight off many ailments.

Another extraordinary quality of visionary craniofacial therapy is it has the ability to touch the depths of one’s being and find access to a greater sense of clarity, serenity, dealing effectively with old habits and patterns. This includes the communities of chiropractors, massage therapists, kinesiology practitioners, reflexology practitioners, dentists, etc. These practitioners may have a gift in this modality and if they do the results can be extraordinary to say the very least.

Massage in itself is a healing process, in that when you are finished with an hour or even half hour session you will be in a place both physically and mentally to heal from the wounds that you suffer from. Massage is generally accepted and blessed now by the medical community as a form of holistic healing, because it is hugely difficult for medicine to prove that massage doesnt promote healing. In fact, quite the opposite. Massage therapy is a form of healing, and if you have ever had a sports injury or automobile injury and used massage to help you come back from it, you agree 100% that its really fantastic.

The King of Prussia major league soccer team is one such benefactor in sports massage is their way of helping muscles get to the point of relaxation to the point that healing is increased in both effectiveness and depth. This is further proof that massage therapy in the area of sports healing is going to grow today and long term.

Things that can advance massage therapy efficiency are aromatherapy, relaxation techniques, and reiki type activity. Anything that can promote the state of relaxation is only going to increase the effect of the massage, releasing more toxins, and allowing the patient to even reach a state of higher consciousness.

Review: Seagate Wireless Plus

The storage capacity is relatively limited tablet often makes us have to be smart to choose which content you want to keep in it. Not realizing it, remove and insert the digital content such as music video and it turns out that quite a lot of time consuming.
Well, one of the more clever solution is to use an external hard disk as Wi-Fi. Seagate Wireless Plus (SWP) is the replacement for the Seagate GoFlex Wireless (SGW) which appeared in 2011. There are some improvements that are owned SWP as larger capacity, longer battery life, as well as support for streaming 8 connections at once. The size is also smaller than SGW, and attractive, the price is not much different from SGW.
To fill the data into SWP, you just connect it to a PC via a fast USB 3.0 connection. If desired, you can replace with Thunderbolt or Firewire connector (sold separately). SWP is very easy to operate. You simply press the on / off button is there, then set your device to connect via Wi-Fi access point to the SWP. While connected to the SWP, you can still connect to the Internet by connecting the device to a Wi-Fi hotspot through SeagateMedia application available free on Play Store and AppStore.
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Wireless Plus has been arranged with several standard folders such as Videos, Music, Photos, and Documents. But you can create your own folders if desired. SeagateMedia application quite well, but does not support all video formats. To music, more fully supported formats. As for the documents, Seagate will ask what application you want to use to open the document. I tried it on the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the Apple iPad 3. The results are quite varied and SWP proved more smoothly used in the Android platform, especially for video playback.
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Full HD video in a streaming format. MP4 can be done smoothly, while for the format. Above 1GB MKV, a little choked up. This is not a problem in the SWP, but more to the software problem. Fortunately
You can use other applications to play the video. SWP battery is claimed to last up to 10 hours. But if you continue to take streaming video, then the battery will be filled after 6-7 hours. If it varies, then the battery will be able to last up to 9-10 hours.
Seagate Wireless Plus is an easy to use, very handy, and will remain relevant for longer than a new gadget you bought. The price is quite high, but the ability is quite worth it.

Essential Web Server Requirements For E-commerce Hosting

Selection of e-Commerce hosting provider is a crucial task. The possible risk factors associated with an e-Commerce hosting is availability, performance, security, and flexibility. No matter the hosted/to be hosted e-Commerce website is small, medium or large; these factors are always there.

This article will discuss requirements of a web server against following important risk factors. These are very important for e-Commerce hosting.

Availability
An e-Commerce website is supposed to provide seamless services to customers. The website will more like lose its customers or important traffic, if the website is not available at any point of time due to scheduled maintenance or other faults. Therefore, it is very important to ensure the availability of website round the clock.

Most of the hosting service providers claim 99.9% uptime of their servers. However, it is very important to confirm the truth behind their promises. There are several online tools available to check the uptime of a website. They present detailed reports of websites uptime with response timings.

Performance
The web server hosting e-Commerce website should have excellent configuration to delivered expected performance even during the peak timings. The real performance test of an e-Commerce website happens during special occasions when the website is offering huge discounts and other promotional offers, like on Halloween, Christmas, or New Years Eve. If the websites response time doesnt change and it keeps delivering requested pages properly then the web server is surely delivering excellent performance.

Security
E-Commerce websites are supposed to secure the critical personal information of customers. Therefore, the server offering e-Commerce hosting should offer high level of security. Valid SSL certificates, advanced firewalls and anti-phishing applications are necessity for web servers offering e-Commerce hosting.

Flexibility
The requirements of every e-Commerce website vary along with the time. Day by day user loads and number of products increase and the website needs more server resources in order to perform well. Hosting service provider should offer flexibility in services so that the hosting package can be upgraded at any point of time.

The server offering all above features are ideal for hosting e-Commerce websites. Prior to hosting a website it should be checked properly. In case of existing websites, people need to switchover to another hosting provider for better services.

Gay surrogacy best method for becoming parent

With the help of the gay surrogacy option you can easily have your own child. Having a child of your own will provide you with the happiness for which you waited for a long period of time.

The gay couple cannot start their own family because biologically it is not possible for them. In such situation they look out for different sources and methods that would offer help in starting their own family. Every couple dreams of having their own son or daughter. Without a child the family is always incomplete, to complete the family you require a child. But what about the gay couples when they wish to have their own child. They do not have any option available with them. In such case the one way that they can opt for is gay surrogacy. It is considered to be a reliable method when you want to have a child of your own. Many gay couples have started realizing the importance of this option. In early days the gay couples were not allowed to have an affair but now it has been legalized. In the same way there are a few states and country where gay surrogacy is not allowed but they can fly to other states for availing such services. This is the only source through which the gay couple can start their own family. There is also adoption method but it is very time consuming and lengthy so it is better that you do not waste your important time in such lengthy procedure. In the surrogacy option you can search for the various agencies that would offer you such type of services.

You will get a lot of agencies that will provide you gay surrogacy services. They will also make you available with the surrogate mother. There are a few tests that they will first carry out on the surrogate mother and the one of the person from the couple who will donate his sperms. The entire test will be carried and will be examined by expert doctors. If both the mother and father are compatible physically then only the procedure will be carried out further. If there is any negative in the tests then and there only the procedure will be stopped.

The mother will carry your baby for the period of nine months and till then you will have to bear all the expenses of the mother related to the child. The service providers will make sure that you get your baby healthy and wealthy. You will not have to wait for too many weeks and they will make sure that you can take your baby home as soon as possible.

Surrogaycy.com offers Gay Parents the most reliable sources and treatment options for Gay Surrogacy, Gay Adoption and Gay Surrogates.

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