In the first nine months of this year, Valamar Riviera achieved revenue growth of 19 percent

first_imgValamar Riviera dd from Poreč, the leading tourism company in Croatia, in the first nine months of 2016 generated total operating revenues of HRK 1.487 million, which is an increase of 19 percent compared to the same period last year. In the first nine months of 2016, consolidated operating profit (EBITDA) grew by 18 percent.Strong revenue growth is the result of sales revenue growth of HRK 1.382 million through 4,93 million overnight stays, an increase of 8 percent, and an increase in the average price of over 5 percent, while non-board consumption increased by 27 percent compared to the same period last year. Revenue growth is the result of good results in the pre- and post-season through the successful implementation of major events in Dubrovnik and Porec, excellent business of hotels, resorts and camps of higher categories throughout the period, development of value-added services and destination products and acquisition of Hotels Baska ddSignificant added value for shareholders was realized, which is also reflected in the growth of market capitalization of 43 percent in the first nine months of this year. “The business results achieved in the first nine months of this year confirm the success of Valamar Riviera’s growth and development strategy, which is based on continuous investments in portfolios, employees and destinations with the aim of creating added value for shareholders and other stakeholders. Last year’s acquisition of Baška showed excellent results in improving business on the island of Krk, so we believe that Valamar’s presence on Rab will contribute to the further growth of the company and the development of tourism in this leading Croatian tourist destination. We are currently focused on the preparation of the business year 2017, during which Valamar will invest more than HRK 750 million in raising the quality of the portfolio and in the development of human resources, which are key to the continued growth of the company’s value.”, Pointed out Željko Kukurin, President of the Management Board of Valamar Riviera.Photo: FB ValamarIn 2016, Valamar Riviera expects to generate between HRK 1.460 and 1.475 million in operating revenues, ie an increase of 12,8 to 14 percent compared to last year. Revenue growth will be accompanied by strong growth in consolidated operating profit (EBITDA), which will reach between HRK 500 and 515 million annually, which is an increase of HRK 77 to 92 million or up to 22 percent compared to 2015. The announced investment cycle in 2017 represents the company’s largest investment in portfolio development in one year, and a large part relates to projects in Rabac – Family life Bellevue Resort 4 * and Girandella Resort 4 * and continued investment in premium camping.last_img read more

PII warning over unrated insurers

first_imgCash-strapped law firms have been driven to obtaining professional indemnity insurance from unrated insurers this year, risking regulatory sanctions where an insurer becomes insolvent, a leading broker and the Law Society have warned. Unrated firms, listed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, are those without a published credit and financial strength rating. With premiums from rated insurers remaining steady this year, unrated insurers have proved ‘an attractive option for smaller firms’, Martin Ellis, director of broker Prime Professions, told the Gazette. ‘Some of these firms are struggling financially and as a result reducing the cost of PII is a priority. ‘It is fair to say that most firms do not wish to insure with an insurer who has no recognised financial rating but some simply have no other viable option.’ The Law Society is increasingly concerned about the number of solicitors relying on unrated insurers, particularly this renewal season. Elliott Vigar, head of regulation at Chancery Lane, said: ‘This suggests both that, in some fundamental respects, the market in its current form is not working for a segment of the profession; and that a proportion of firms continue to make a purchasing decision based purely on price.’ The risk of insurer insolvency is real, Ellis’s fellow director Jake Fox said. Gibraltar and Ukraine-based insurer Lemma went into liquidation in October. Lemma did not insure any law firms in 2011-12, but historic claims for the five-year period in which it provided cover to the legal market will be affected. With reference to Lemma, Vigar added: ‘We are also considering further policy options to address what may constitute a significant future threat to firm viability and client protection.’ Replacement cover provided at short notice is likely to be more costly, Fox advised, further stretching struggling firms. Insurers’ final figures have not yet been collated for this year’s renewals season. Prime’s assessment of the market is based on the experience of the 1,000 or so firms for which the broker acts.last_img read more

Bragging rights on the line

first_imgWEST GIPPSLAND FOOTBALL NETBALL COMPETITION REVIEW – AFL VICTORIA COMMUNITY CHAMPIONSHIPS It was a battle of mates taking on mates…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription. By Hayley Wildes last_img

DiBella one of 13 players back with Team B.C.

first_imgAs a rookie Aimee DiBella made the most an opportunity to play for Team B.C. at the Canada Winter Games in February 2011.Now as a seasoned veteran blueliner, the 5’7″, 140-pound Nelson Minor Hockey product has once again earned the praise of her coaches as a member of the B.C. Hockey Provincial U18 Girl’s squad.DeBella, 17, joins 19 other players and six staff at the provincial camp beginning Friday in Osoyoos.“The staff is looking forward to getting the final Team B.C. roster together in Osoyoos,” said Team B.C. Head coach Jeff Oldenborger. “It will mark the first opportunity to teach our systems, build our identity and learn exactly what each of us can bring to the team.”“I have high expectations of this group of players, as well as the staff, and I am excited to see what kind of chemistry we can build early in our process,” he adds.DiBella, a member of the Kootenay Wildcats Female Major Midget Hockey Club, is once again joined by teammate Daley Oddy of Cranbrook.The two Wildcats both played last season when Team B.C. finished out of the medals at the Canada Winter Games in Halifax.The provincial camp runs includes four one and a half hour on-ice sessions at the Sun Bowl Arena, as well as a number of off-ice fitness, classroom and team building activities at the Sonora Community Recreation Centre. Accommodation and meals will also be held at the Recreation Centre.“After a number of years absence, B.C. Hockey’s Female High Performance Program is excited to return to Osoyoos for the 2011 Summer Development Camp,” said Team BC Director of Operations, Greg Hermiston. “The 2011 edition of Team BC has 13 returning players that competed in Halifax at the Canada Winter Games, and we are set to work hard to prepare for the National Championships.”Following the camp, the team will come together again for a set of exhibition games, which will be held in September.  BC Hockey will release more information on the game schedule in early September.Team B.C. is gearing up for the 2011 Women’s National Under 18 Championships set for Saguenay, Quebec November 2-6.sports@thenelsondaily.comlast_img read more

Galway football team named for FBD final

first_imgGalway manager Kevin Walsh told our own Kevin Dwyer the approach to tomorrow’s final is different from last year…Audio Playerhttps://galwaybayfmsports.podbean.com/mf/play/7uvzpu/KEVIN_WALSH_ROSCOMMON.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume..print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Galway football manager Kevin Walsh has named his team to play Roscommon in the FBD League final in Tuam Stadium on Sunday (1.30pm), with 7 changes from the team that started last weekend against Mayo. Ruairi Lavelle replaces Maghnus Breathnach in goals, Eoghan Kerin, Sean Kelly, Gareth Bradshaw and Gary O’Donnell all start in defence, while Michael Daly and Shane Walsh come into the full forward line. The team in full:last_img read more

Galway GAA Fixtures

first_imgUnder 12 Group 1, Venue: Carnmore GAA Club, (Round3), Carnmore V St Mary’s GAA Athenry 18:30, Ref: Ronan Stankard Under 12 Hurling Group 7, Venue: Carnmore GAA Club,(Round 3), Carnmore V St Mary’s GAA Athenry 19:30, Ref: Ronan Stankard Under 14 B Hurling Shield, Venue: Kilbeacanty, (SemiFinal 1), Michael Cusacks V Killimordaly 18:45, Ref: Tom McNicholas Under 14 B1 Hurling Shield, Venue: Ballygar GAA Pitch, (Semi Final 1), Ballygar V Killimor 18:45, Ref: Seamus Goldrick U12 Hurling Group 5, Venue: TBC, (Round 4), Castlebar Mitchels Hurling V Athleague\Tremane 19:30, Ref: TBC U-13 Group 2, Venue: Westside, (Round 2), StMichael’s V An Cheathrú Rua 19:00, Ref: Brendan Crowe Thu 06 Jun Under 12 Group 1, Venue: Craughwell, (Round 3),Craughwell GAA Club V Oranmore-Maree 18:30, Ref: John McDonagh Under 12 hurling Group 3, Venue: Leitrim CommunityCentre, (Round 4), Kilnadeema-Leitrim V Tommy Larkins 19:00, Ref: Derek Kelly Under 12 Hurling Group 7, Venue: Craughwell, (Round3), Craughwell GAA Club V Oranmore-Maree 19:30, Ref: John McDonagh Under 14 A1 Hurling Championship, Venue: Duggan Park, (Semi Final 1), Loughrea V Ballinderreen 19:30, Ref: Liam Gordon Under 14 A1 Hurling Championship, Venue: Duggan Park, (Semi Final 2), Ahascragh/Fohenagh V Pádraig Pearses 18:30, Ref: Seamus Goldrick Division 2 Hurling League, Venue: Padraig Pearses GAA Ground, (Round 3), Pádraig Pearses V Clarinbridge 19:30, Ref: Gerry Donoghue Fri 07 Jun U12 hurling Group 2, Venue: Gort GAA Grounds, (Round4), Gort V Portumna 19:00, Ref: Fergal Bermingham Bon Secours Division 1 Football League, Venue:Caherlistrane, (Round 7), Caherlistrane V Tuam Stars 19:30, Ref: MartinFlaherty Division 2 Hurling League, Venue: Oranmore-Maree, (Round 3), Oranmore-Maree V Ardrahan 19:00, Ref: Richard McNicholas Division 2 Hurling League, Venue: Beagh, (Round 3), Beagh V Killimordaly 19:30, Ref: John McDonagh Under 12 hurling group 8, Venue: Turloughmore, (Round 4), Turloughmore V Sylane 18:15, Ref: Shane Hynes Under 12 hurling group 8, Venue: Turloughmore, (Round 4), Turloughmore V St Mary’s GAA Athenry 19:15, Ref: Shane Hynes Division 5 League (North), Venue: Headford, (Round 5), Headford V Milltown 20:00, Ref: Gerald Anthony Lohan Division 5 League (West), Venue: The Prairie, (Round 6), Salthill-Knocknacarra V Claregalway 20:00, Ref: Ger Cahill Division 5 League (West), Venue: Maigh Cuilinn, (Round 6), Moycullen V St. James 20:00, Ref: Mairtin O Mainin Division 6 League (North), Venue: Athenry, (Round 5), St Mary’s GAA Athenry V Glinsk 20:00, Ref: Pat Hansberry Division 6 League (North), Venue: Ballymacward, (Round 5), Pádraig Pearses V Caltra 20:00, Ref: Martin Gavin Division 6 League (North), Venue: Kilconly, (Round 5), Kilconly V Dunmore MacHales 20:00, Ref: John Devlin Division 6 League (West), Venue: An Spideal, (Round 6), An Spidéal V Naomh Anna, Leitir Mir 20:00, Ref: Frank Kinneen Division 6 League (West), Venue: Indreabhán, (Round 6), Micheál Breathnach V Oughterard 20:00, Ref: Pádraig MacDonnacha Division 6 League (West), Venue: Páirc an Chathánaigh, (Round 6), An Cheathrú Rua V Oranmore-Maree 20:00, Ref: Brenadan Kinneavy Division 7 League (North), Venue: Ballygar, (Round 5), St Brendan’s V Tuam Stars 20:00, Ref: Sean Lyons Division 7 League (North), Venue: Caherlistrane, (Round 5), Caherlistrane V Menlough 20:00, Ref: Teddy Kerin Division 7 League (North), Venue: Williamstown, (Round 5), Williamstown V Cortoon Shamrocks 20:00, Ref: P.J. Rabbitte Division 7 League (North), Venue: Barnaderg , (Round 5), Killererin V Loughrea Gaelic Football 20:00, Ref: Thomas Murphy Division 8 League (West), Venue: Killannin, (Round4), Killannin V Gaeil na Gaillimhe 20:00, Ref: Mairtin MacDonnacha Division 8A League (North), Venue: Corofin, (Round3), Corofin V Claregalway 20:00, Ref: Padraic Kelly Division 8B League (North), Venue: Kilconnell, (Round 3), St Gabriel’s V Glenamaddy 20:00, Ref: Martin Flaherty Division 8B League (North), Venue: Mountbellew, (Round 3), Mountbellew/Moylough V Kiltormer 20:00, Ref: John Cahill Sat 08 Jun U12 hurling Group 2, Venue: Kinvara, (Round 4),Kinvara V Moycullen 15:00, Ref: Ollie Flanagan Under 12 Group 1, Venue: Athenry, (Round 4), St Mary’s GAA Athenry V Clarinbridge 11:00, Ref: Peter Murphy Under 12 Group 1, Venue: Castlegar Pitch, (Round 4), Castlegar V Craughwell GAA Club 11:00, Ref: Sean Byrne Under 12 Group 1, Venue: Oranmore-Maree, (Round 4), Oranmore-Maree V Sarsfields 11:00, Ref: Ger O’Connor Under 12 hurling Group 3, Venue: Sylane, (Round 4), Sylane V Killimordaly 11:00, Ref: Richard McNicholas Under 12 hurling Group 3, Venue: Ballinasloe, (Round 4), Ballinasloe V Rahoon-Newcastle 11:00, Ref: Vincent Burke Under 12 hurling Group 3, Venue: Salthill-Knocknacarra, (Round 4), Salthill-Knocknacarra V Liam Mellows 11:00, Ref: Liam Conghaile Under 12 Hurling Group 4, Venue: Padraig Pearses GAA Ground, (Round 4), Pádraig Pearses V Ballinderreen 11:00, Ref: Gerry Hurley Under 12 Hurling Group 4, Venue: Ballygar GAA Pitch, (Round 4), Ballygar V St Thomas 11:00, Ref: Mike Tarpey Under 12 Hurling Group 4, Venue: Cregg, (Round 4), Annaghdown V Skehana-Mountbellew/Moylough 11:00, Ref: Adrian Mooney Under 12 Hurling Group 7, Venue: Athenry, (Round 4), St Mary’s GAA Athenry V Clarinbridge 12:00, Ref: Peter Murphy Under 12 Hurling Group 7, Venue: Castlegar Pitch, (Round 4), Castlegar V Craughwell GAA Club 12:00, Ref: Sean Byrne Under 12 Hurling Group 7, Venue: Oranmore-Maree, (Round 4), Oranmore-Maree V Sarsfields 12:00, Ref: Ger O’Connor Bon Secours Division 1 Football League, Venue: Mountbellew, (Round 7), Mountbellew/Moylough V Salthill-Knocknacarra 19:00, Ref: Thomas MurphyBon Secours Division 2 Football League, Venue: InisMr, (Round 7), Oileáin Arann V Claregalway 13:00, Ref: Austin O’Connell Division 2 Hurling League, Venue: AhascraghSportsfield, (Round 3), Ahascragh/Fohenagh V Mullagh 18:00, Ref: Peter CampbellU12 Hurling Group 5, Venue: Killimor, (Round 4), Killimor V Ahascragh/Fohenagh 11:00, Ref: Brian Keon U12 Hurling Group 5, Venue: Abbeyknockmoy, (Round 4), Abbeyknockmoy V Roscommon Gaels 11:00, Ref: Tomas Lally Under 12 hurling Group 6, Venue: Woodmount, (Round 4), Pádraig Pearses V Four Roads 11:00, Ref: Derek Moloney Under 12 hurling Group 6, Venue: Meelick-Eyrecourt, (Round 4), Meelick-Eyrecourt V An Spidéal 11:00, Ref: Liam Gordon Under 12 hurling Group 6, Venue: TBC, (Round 4), Tuam V Mullagh/Kiltormer 11:00, Ref: TBC Under 12 hurling group 8, Venue: Páirc Maigh Cuilinn, (Round 4), Moycullen V Kinvara 11:00, Ref: David Earls Under 12 hurling group 8, Venue: Salthill-Knocknacarra, (Round 4), Salthill-Knocknacarra V Oranmore-Maree 11:00, Ref: Liam Conghaile Junior C1 Hurling Championship Group 3, Venue:Fohenagh Sportsfield, (Round 3), Ahascragh/Fohenagh V Kilnadeema-Leitrim 19:15,Ref: Gerry Hurley Division 5 League (North), Venue: Clonberne, (Round5), Kilkerrin-Clonberne V St Mary’s GAA Athenry 19:00, Ref: Tom Ryder Division 5 League (West), Venue: Killannin, (Round 6), Killannin V Na Piarsaigh 19:00, Ref: Liam Conghaile Division 5 League (West), Venue: Páirc an Chathánaigh, (Round 6), An Cheathrú Rua V Barna 19:00, Ref: Noel Gorham Division 6 League (North), Venue: Monivea, (Round5), Monivea-Abbey V Tuam Stars 19:00, Ref: Martin Collins Division 7 League (West), Venue: Indreabhán, (Round1), Micheál Breathnach V Clifden 17:00, Ref: Frank Kinneen Division 8 League (West), Venue: Clonbur, (Round 4), An Fhairche – Clonbur V Naomh Anna, Leitir Mór 19:00, Ref: Mairtín O Curraoin (coilím) Division 8 League (West), Venue: Crestwood, (Round 4), Fr Griffins/Eire Og V Renvyle 19:00, Ref: Alan Carr Division 8A League (North), Venue: Milltown, (Round3), Milltown V Annaghdown 19:00, Ref: Charlie Ward Junior Hurling League, Venue: Kenny Park, (Semi-Final), Craughwell GAA Club V Killimordaly 17:00, Ref: Paul Fahy Junior Hurling League, Venue: Kenny Park, (Semi-Final), Liam Mellows V St Mary’s GAA Athenry 18:30, Ref: Michael Conway Sun 09 Jun Bon Secours Division 1 Football League, Venue: Cregg, (Round 7), Annaghdown V Corofin 14:00, Ref: Muiris Mac Gearailt Bon Secours Division 1 Football League, Venue: Westside, (Round 7), St Michael’s V Killannin 14:00, Ref: Richard McNicholas Bon Secours Division 2 Football League, Venue: Páirc an Chathánaigh, (Round 7), An Cheathrú Rua V Barna 14:00, Ref: Mairtin O Mainin Bon Secours Division 2 Football League, Venue: Maigh Cuilinn, (Round 7), Moycullen V Cortoon Shamrocks 14:00, Ref: Gearoid O Conamha Bon Secours Division 2 Football League, Venue: Oughterard, (Round 7), Oughterard V St. James 14:00, Ref: Mairtin Gríofa Bon Secours Division 2 Football League, Venue: Oranmore, (Round 7), Oranmore-Maree V Kilconly 14:00, Ref: Anthony Coyne Bon Secours Division 3 Football League, Venue: Leitir Mór, (Round 7), Naomh Anna, Leitir Mór V Headford 14:00, Ref: Christopher Ryan Bon Secours Division 3 Football League, Venue: Monivea, (Round 7), Monivea-Abbey V Kilkerrin-Clonberne 14:00, Ref: Noel Dempsey Bon Secours Division 3 Football League, Venue: Dunmore, (Round 7), Dunmore MacHales V Menlough 14:00, Ref: P.J. Rabbitte Bon Secours Division 3 Football League, Venue: Barnaderg , (Round 7), Killererin V An Fhairche – Clonbur 14:00, Ref: Ronan McNulty Bon Secours Division 4 Football League, Venue: Mountbellew, (Round 7), Mountbellew/Moylough V Clifden 14:00, Ref: Gerry Daly Bon Secours Division 4 Football League, Venue: Caltra, (Round 7), Caltra V Williamstown 14:00, Ref: Martin Collins Bon Secours Division 4 Football League, Venue: Glenamaddy, (Round 7), Glenamaddy V St Gabriel’s 14:00, Ref: Tony Keating Bon Secours Division 4 Football League, Venue: Letterfrack, (Round 7), Renvyle V St Brendan’s 14:00, Ref: Pádraig MacDonnacha Bon Secours Division 4 Football League, Venue: Crestwood, (Round 7), Fr Griffins/Eire Og V Carna Cashel GAA 14:00, Ref: Ger Cahill U-12 League Finals, Venue: Ros Muc, (Group 5 League Final), An Cheathrú Rua V Clifden 18:00, Ref: Peter Bane U-12 League Finals, Venue: Ros Muc, (Group 5 Shield Final), Carna-Caiseal/Na Piarsaigh V Renvyle 17:00, Ref: Peter Bane Division 5 League (North), Venue: Corofin, (Round5), Corofin V Ballinasloe 12:00, Ref: Gerry Moore Division 6 League (West), Venue: Westside, (Round6), St Michael’s V Salthill-Knocknacarra 15:30, Ref: Frank Walsh Mon 10 Jun U12 hurling Group 2, Venue: Ardrahan, (Round 4),Ardrahan V Loughrea 19:00, Ref: Cathal McMahon Under 14 A1 Hurling Shield, Venue: TBC, (Final),Meelick-Eyrecourt V Castlegar 19:30, Ref: TBC Under 14 C Hurling Shield, Venue: TBC, (Final),Abbeyknockmoy V Rahoon-Newcastle 18:30, Ref: TBC Tue 11 Jun U-13 Group 1, Venue: Claregalway Lakeview, (Round 3), Claregalway V Tuam Stars 19:00, Ref: Martin Collins U-13 Group 1, Venue: Mountbellew, (Round 3), Mountbellew/Moylough V Annaghdown 19:00, Ref: John Cahill U-13 Group 1, Venue: Oranmore-Maree, (Round 3), Oranmore-Maree V Corofin 19:00, Ref: Noel Barrett U-13 Group 2, Venue: Páirc an Chnoic, (Round 3), Micheál Breathnach V An Cheathrú Rua 19:00, Ref: Noel Gorham U-13 Group 2, Venue: Páirc na bhForbacha, (Round 3), Barna V Salthill-Knocknacarra 19:00, Ref: Martin McGrath U-13 Group 2, Venue: Páirc Maigh Cuilinn, (Round 3), Moycullen V St Michael’s 19:00, Ref: Peadar O Ceallaigh U-13 Group 3, Venue: Headford, (Round 3), Headford V Kinvara 19:00, Ref: Richard McNicholas U-13 Group 3, Venue: Monivea, (Round 3), Monivea-Abbey V Dunmore MacHales 19:00, Ref: Vincent McManus U-13 Group 3, Venue: Brownesgrove, (Round 3), Cortoon Shamrocks V Northern Gaels 19:00, Ref: Tony Keating U-13 Group 4, Venue: An Spideal, (Round 3), An Spidéal V Renvyle 19:00, Ref: Mairtín O Curraoin (coilím) U-13 Group 4, Venue: Oughterard, (Round 3), Oughterard V Carna-Caiseal/Na Piarsaigh 19:00, Ref: Frank Walsh U-13 Group 4, Venue: Killannin Community Pitch, (Round 3), Killannin V Naomh Anna, Leitir Mór 19:00, Ref: Alan Carr U-13 Group 5, Venue: Ballinasloe, (Round 3), Ballinasloe V Claregalway 19:00, Ref: John Rosney U-13 Group 5, Venue: The Prairie, (Round 3), Salthill-Knocknacarra V Oranmore-Maree 19:00, Ref: Kieran Quinn U-13 Group 5, Venue: Mervue, (Round 3), St. James V Kilconly 19:00, Ref: Sean Glynn U-13 Group 6, Venue: Caltra Pitch, (Round 3), Caltra V Milltown 19:00, Ref: Anthony Curley U-13 Group 6, Venue: Clonberne, (Round 3), Kilkerrin-Clonberne V Pádraig Pearses 19:00, Ref: John Fahy U-13 Group 6, Venue: Tuam Stars, (Round 3), Tuam Stars V St Brendan’s 19:00, Ref: Darren Burke U-13 Group 6, Venue: Claregalway Knockdoemore, (Round 3), Claregalway V Menlough 19:00, Ref: Tommy Hynes Junior C Hurling Championship – Group 2, Venue: Clarinbridge, (Round 3), Clarinbridge V Menlo Emmetts 19:00, Ref: Paschal Sheehan Wed 12 Jun U12 hurling Group 2, Venue: Kilconieron, (Round 4),Kilconieron V Michael Cusacks 19:30, Ref: Vincent Earls Under 12 Group 1, Venue: Turloughmore, (Round 4),Turloughmore V Carnmore 18:30, Ref: David Staunton Under 12 Hurling Group 4, Venue: Páirc an Chnoic,(Round 4), Micheál Breathnach V Bearna-Na Forbacha 19:00, Ref: John Keane Under 12 Hurling Group 7, Venue: Turloughmore,(Round 4), Turloughmore V Carnmore 19:30, Ref: David Stauntonprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Wed 05 Jun Division 1 Hurling League, Venue: Portumna, (Round3), Portumna V Loughrea 20:00, Ref: Peter Campbell last_img read more