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The Village In Thailand That uses Feces To Power Homes

village in thailand

While we still go headlong with the power situation in Nigeria, a village in Thailand have opted for an alternative but strange means of generating electricity. Nestled in a deep pocket of forest that lies off Thailand’s electrical grid, villagers in Pa Deng have become early adopters and evangelists for an unusual alternative energy source: poop. After successfully lighting up ...

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Celebrity Real Estate: Eva Longoria to sell 1920s Hollywood home for $1.4M

Eva Longoria

Did you hear that awesomely pretty American star of the “Desperate Housewives” TV series, Eva Longoria is selling her property? The actress, producer, director and business woman who is best known for her role as Gabrielle Solis in Desperate housewives has listed her 1920’s Hollywood home for $1.395M  Features of the ‘unique, one-of-a-kind, romantic home’ include three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two entry ...

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Estate Set To Dump Prince’s Properties

Prince

Prince, a seven-time Grammy winner, who also earned himself an Oscar for the 1984 film “Purple Rain,” may be deceased but his name and assets still lingers. The late musician was found unresponsive on the 21st of April, 2016, in an elevator at Paisley Park, his long-time recording and residential compound in Chanhassen, MN, about 20-miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis. An autopsy revealed ...

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Vancouver Wealthy Overseas Buyers to Face New Real Estate Tax

Vancouver Wealthy overseas buyers to face new real estate tax

Vancouver, British Columbia, residents will soon get a larger cut from the real estate shopping spree that’s taking place in their city, courtesy of wealthy overseas buyers that are snatching up property there. The British Columbian government on Monday approved a new 15 percent tax on foreign property buyers in metropolitan Vancouver, as a surge in real estate purchases by ...

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Survey Shows Fewer First Time Home Buyers in England

UK asking prices

The age of first time buyers in England has increased over the past 20 years, up from 30 to 33, according to the latest English Housing Survey published by the government, according to a report by Propertywire.com. In 2014/2015 the majority of first time buyers, some 61 per cent, were aged 25 to 34 and this was similar to 1994/1995 ...

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Nigeria Ranked 83rd in Global Real Estate Transparency Index

Real estate challenges in 2015

A newly released biannual Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI) 2016 by property consultancy firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), Nigeria ranks 83rd out of 109 markets covered. Nigeria’s real estate transparency score was 3.8 in 2016, a marked improvement in transparency. The scores in the Index range between one and five, with one representing the highest level of transparency and ...

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Kourtney Kardashian Splashes $6600/night on Luxury Accommodation While on Holiday

Kourtney Kardashian splashes $6600/night on Luxury Accommodation While on Holiday

Kourtney Kardashian splashes  $6600-per night on stay at luxury accommodation while on holiday with Scott Disick and kids The 37-year-old reality star has spared no expense while on a lavish holiday with Scott Disick and their kids in Nantucket. The family is reportedly holed up in an opulent 7-bedroom mansion which costs $6600-a-night. Reports have it she rented the luxury ...

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Dubai Real Estate Market Draws $15.5bn in First Half of 2016

Dubai Real Estate Market Draws $15.5bn in First Hal -NREHf of 2016

Investors, mainly Arab and foreign nationals, poured Dh57 billion ($15.51 billion) into Dubai’s real estate market in the first half of 2016, according to the Dubai Land Department’s (DLD) transactions report. As many as 26,000 investors from 149 countries, with the majority being GCC nationals, invested in the Dubai market during the period, the report issued by the DLD’s Real ...

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Inside Cristiano Ronaldo’s New Multi-million 5Star Hotel

Inside Cristiano Ronaldo's New Multi-million 5Star Hotel

Cristiano Ronaldo will on Friday open the doors of his new five-star hotel in his native Funchal in Madeira, Portugal and Mirror UK has gotten exclusive pictures of the hotel. Ronaldo is currently on holiday in Ibiza, recovering from a busy season on board a private yacht but will return to his native Funchal for the grand opening of his ...

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China Partners Nigeria on Housing, Infrastructure, Others

China Partners Nigeria on Housing, Infrastructure, Others - NREH

China’s One Belt – One Road Initiative delegation to Nigeria has disclosed that the interest to partner with the Federal government of Nigeria on low-cost housing development, power generation and road construction, is as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari’s MOU with the government of the People’s Republic of China, detailing that the agreed joint venture is expected to strengthen ...

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