Quintessential Queensland oasis

first_imgThe kitchen has an island bench.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45 The house at 11 Meridian St, Coorparoo, is for sale.IT WAS not a big deal for Kylie and Scott Southwood to jump sides of the river when they moved to Coorparoo nearly 14 years ago. The bedroom has funky wallpaper.The 11 Meridian St house turned out to be perfect, and it grew with them as their family did.“We’ve grown, put in a pool and have redone the backyard to suit growing children,” Mrs Southwood said.“We adapted the house and renovated underneath to add extra spaces for guests or grandparents.” One of the home’s living areas.Mrs Southwood said the family would miss living in the home.“The house has been a haven for our family.“We created an oasis to escape a busy life.“It has fulfilled that and when we retreat in here, we feel like we’re somewhere else.” The dining room flows out to the deck.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Mrs Southwood said the living space they had created on the bottom floor, which consists of a bedroom with an ensuite and a media room, had been perfect for her family, especially once her twin sons became teenagers.“The house was great for those early days and even now because we’ve got downstairs, we’ve got room for teenagers to retreat,” she said.“The house has really allowed us to have multiple areas to gather, but not be in each others’ faces.” The deck is Mrs Southwood’s favourite space in the house.Upstairs, however, was where Mrs Southwood’s favourite space in the house was.“We have a kitchen and dining leading out to a deck, and it is just surrounded by greenery,” Mrs Southwood said.“It’s very private and lush, and it’s so rare to have trees around nowadays.“I love it.” Relax by the pool.They came from the north side, and they were happy to live wherever, as long as it was close to the city and had enough room for two cots in the same bedroom, as they were expecting twins.last_img read more

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Overseas typhoon stirs local Filipinos

first_imgAs parts of the Philippines pick up the pieces left by Typhoon Parma, local residents with strong connections to the area are still trying to contact their loved ones.Fort St. John resident Mark Enriquez lived in the Philippines until he was eight years old. He moved to Canada with his mother, and has now spent just under 20 years in Canada. He says while he was living in the Philippines, he witnessed his share of natural disasters, including an earthquake. He says Filipino people always come together in the time of a natural disaster. – Advertisement -[asset|aid=1959|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=799362618d68dce36a8372506442f41a-Mark Enriquez 1_1_Pub.mp3]Fort St. John’s Filipino community was estimated at 120 in a 2006 BC Stats report.In Vancouver, the Filipino community is organizing a fundraiser. Enriquez says the Fort St. John community is much smaller, and it’s difficult to send supplies to the region. Advertisement He says his family tried to wire money down to his aunt, but can’t even reach her, due to the disaster. [asset|aid=1960|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=799362618d68dce36a8372506442f41a-Mark Enriquez 2_1_Pub.mp3] At the end of September, a huge storm dumped heavy rains in the Greater Manila region.  On October 3rd, Typhoon Parma hit the northern region of the country. Both storms left hundreds of people dead and many more missing. Enriquez says it’s always scary to hear about forecasted Typhoons, knowing that his family and friends are in the line of fire.Advertisementlast_img read more

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THAI implements new system

THAI implements new system

first_imgThai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) has adopted the Amadeus Altéa Suite to heighten customer services and operational capabilities.The Amadeus Altéa Suite is a product of Amadeus (a technology partner for the global travel industry).Already used by over 120 airlines globally, the Amadeus Altéa Suite, addresses THAIs operating functions: sales and reservations, inventory and ticketing, and departure control.The new system enhances the carrier’s objectives, by allowing superior operations and functionality, to improve customer service and drive more efficient business operations.The project involves training more than 12,000 THAI employees worldwide, saw over 500,000 Passenger Name Records (PNRs) and 1.5 million e-tickets moved to the Amadeus Altéa Suite.Used by over 65 percent of Star Alliance members, the Amadeus Altéa Suite facilitates rapid integration between partner airlines that need to share availability, fares, customer and booking information.Source = ETB News: Megan Tranlast_img read more

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