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Friday, March 31, 2017

Making rental bonds easier – Michael Wood

Source: That website is BondSure.com.au We have some news about a new product called BONDSURE that will ease the rental bond burden for tenants and offers great protection for tenants, investors and agents.  It is proving to be very popular. Transcripts: Kevin:  Queensland entrepreneur and lawyer Michael Wood launched an innovative new property-focused business late last year. We told you about it on the show. It aims to take some of the hassle out of renting. The company is called BondSure. It’s been progressing really well in the very short period of time since it’s been launched. Over 100 real estate officers around Australia have signed up, and according to Michael Wood, they’re adding quite a few each and every week. Michael joins us. Good morning, Michael. Michael:  Yes. Good morning, Kevin. Kevin:  What a great business this is. Firstly, tell us how it works. How does BondSure work? Michael:  Basically, rather than paying their bond up front, it offers renters the choice to pay that off in installments over 6 to 12 months, and then the money is deposited by us with the Residential Tenancy Authority. It’s all the same for the landlord there. But also what we’ve done is go a bit further. Not only the choice of installments rather than upfront cash, but we’ve introduced a new – rather revolutionary, I think – insurance product that protects that bond whilst it’s sitting there with the government. Of course, the landlord still has priority if there’s any rent default, but what we’re trying to do here is introduce a product that protects the bond against increased cost of cleaning and accidental damage, two issues that often erode the bond for the tenant at the end of the lease. Kevin:  Yes, we’ll talk in a moment about how many people don’t get their bond back or get absolutely get nothing at all back or even part of it. But just before we do that, why did you do this? Did you perceive there was a need for this to happen? Michael:  Yes. My main business is insurance, and my Lloyds broker in London introduced the concept of actually having a landlord waive the right to a bond and just have an insurance policy. It’s being done in a very small way over in America. The situation over in America with strata title is very different, so they approached me and said, “Look, Michael, could this work in Australia?” I looked into it, and I decided that given that we can have a couple of hundred different owners in one building – rather than like in America where often one person owns the whole building, all the units – what I thought was that rather than do away with the bond, let’s help the tenants and protect the landlord by still having that bond but then protecting it with an insurance policy. Kevin:  That’s interesting, Michael. Could it work in a single house situation where the owner would be happy with an insurance policy over a bond? Michael:  Most definitely. We offer it both for units and houses. The only difference there is another extra product that we have is a contents policy. There is a slight differential between units and houses, but otherwise, the pricing is all pretty much the same. Kevin:  I said in the intro that about a hundred offices around Australia have picked it up. What sort of reaction are you getting from them? Because I would have thought that this would be fairly popular with agents. Michael:  Yes. We’ve been really, really pleased by the support they’ve shown. The first thing is is the landlord still protected? Which of course, the landlord is. The money is sitting there with the RTA, and as I said, the landlord always has priority if there’s a rent default. But the big thing is there are often disputes, and I’m sure landlords agree that it’s a bit of a hassle at the end of a lease to be arguing with a tenant over what is damage and what isn’t. That’s one of the main reasons that not only did we introduce a product that is to protect against damage – such as damaged carpet, damaged curtains, damaged fittings – but also the increased cost of cleaning, because we didn’t want arguments about what is damage and what is cleaning. Yes, we’ve been very pleased, and also it helps them with their rollover of leases. We can be notified, and as an insurer, we pay it. It’s above a small excess, just to ensure that they do still do maintain the premises as they should. Kevin:  I’m keen to talk to you about how many people don’t actually get their bond back. I read with interest a New South Wales story, of course, that based on the Rental Bond Annual Report there, they suggested that 35% of tenants received some of their bond back, while one in ten received absolutely nothing. Michael:  It’s anywhere between 35 and 50%, but generally in the 40%s. Kevin:  It’s a great product. If you want to know a little bit more about it, BondSure is the name. Is the website just BondSure.com.au? Michael:  That’s right. It only takes a few minutes, and you don’t have to hand over your bank statement because we do a full credit check, which again helps the landlord. But it’s only taking a couple of minutes. Kevin:  Good on you, Michael. Lovely talking to you, and thank you very much for your time. Congratulations on what you’re doing, as well. Michael:  Thank you very much, Kevin. Kevin:  Michael Wood there from BondSure. That website again is BondSure.com.au.

Blast in northwest Pakistan kills at least 22, wounds dozens

Fri Mar 31, 2017 | 4:44 AM EDT Blast in northwest Pakistan kills at least 22,... X By Javid Hussain and Jibran Ahmad | PARACHINAR, Pakistan An explosion apparently targeting a mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Parachinar, in a remote area bordering Afghanistan, killed at least 22 people on Friday and wounded dozens, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but the blast, which took place as people gathered for Friday prayers near the women's entrance of a Shia mosque in the central bazaar, follows a series of attacks this year. The local political agent, Ikramullah Khan, said the death toll had reached 22, with 70 injured. A parliamentarian from Parachinar, Sajid Hussain, said gunfire preceded the blast, which he described as a suicide attack. "The attack took place in a busy area and a women's mosque appears to be the target," he said. ADVERTISING Last month, more than 80 people were killed and dozens wounded in an attack on a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan that was claimed by Islamic State. In January, at least 21 people were killed when an explosion hit a vegetable market in Parachinar, capital of the Kurram tribal region, where Pakistani security forces have battled militant groups for years. Authorities in mainly Sunni-Muslim Pakistan said a military rescue helicopter had been sent to the scene to help evacuate the injured. Mumtaz Hussain, a doctor at the Agency Headquarters Hospital in the region, said five bodies, including a woman and two children, and more than three dozen wounded had been brought to the hospital and an appeal for blood donors had been made. "Patients are being brought to us in private cars and ambulances and we have received over three dozen patients so far," Hussain told Reuters. The attacks have shattered hopes that Pakistan may have come through the militant violence that has scarred its recent history and increased pressure on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government to show it was improving security. Sharif condemned the attack and said the government would keep up efforts to "eliminate the menace of terrorism". In a statement, he said: "The network of terrorists has already been broken and it is our national duty to continue this war until the complete annihilation of the scourge of terrorism from our soil." (Additional reporting by Raza Hassan, Saad Sayeed; Editing by James Mackenzie and Nick Macfie)

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Toshiba offered $17.9 billion for chip unit by Silver Lake and Broadcom: Nikkei

Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 8:37 PM EDT The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind a traffic light at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan March 29, 2017. Reuters/Issei Kato Toshiba offered $17.9 billion for chip unit by U.S. private equity firm Silver Lake Partners LP [SILAK.UL] and U.S. chipmaker Broadcom Ltd have offered Toshiba Corp about 2 trillion yen ($17.9 billion) for its chip unit, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday. About 10 potential bidders are interested in buying a stake in the NAN flash memory maker, a source with knowledge of the planned sale told Reuters earlier. inRead invented by Teads Suitors include Western Digital Corp which operates a chip plant with Toshiba in Japan, Micron Technology Inc, South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc and financial investors. Toshiba wants to make at least 1 trillion yen from the sale of part or all of the business to cover writedowns at its Westinghouse nuclear unit. It says it expects investors to value its chip operations at about 2 trillion yen. Toshiba is also asking potential bidders whether they intend to resell their stakes and wants to make a decision on the sale before a shareholders meeting in June, the Nikkei said, without saying where it obtained the information. Toshiba shareholders on Thursday agreed to split off its prized chip unit, paving the way for the sale. (Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Stephen Coates)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Debbie's Damage, Debbie's Destruction

http://www.msn.com/en-au/video/watch/cyclone-debbie-caused-snow-drifts-in-mackay/vi-BByYhib Reporters slammed for venturing right into the path of Cyclone Debbie. 1/17 Mamamia Belinda Jepsen 3 hrs ago SHARE 'How are you able to give the baby away?' Researchers transform spinach into heart tissue While Category 4 Cyclone Debbie hurls 250km/h winds at the Queensland coast, television journalists are venturing right into its path in an effort to report its devastating effects first-hand. But according to Whitsunday Shire councillor Mike Brunker, it’s about time they “pull their heads in” and take shelter, just like emergency services have advised. “If a sign flies off a guide post in 120km winds it’ll just cut your head off, and if that happens on live TV, how would you feel?,” he told AAP. Both The Today Show and Sunrise this morning had reporters posted out in the elements, clad in raincoats and fighting against the gale-force winds. Replay Video Anxious wait for daylight TODAY weather presenter Natalia Cooper is live from Bowen to… 9News.com.au Researchers transform spinach into heart tissue Scientists have found a way to transform spinach leaves into a… Seven News Cyclone Debbie in Airlie Beach 9NEWS Queensland reporter Jess Millward is live from Airlie Beach… 9News.com.au Wrath of Cyclone Debbie: Winds cause havoc for weatherman Channel 9 reporter Brittany Kleyn was even forced to stop her live broadcast from Mackay when conditions deteriorated. "We might just leave it there for a minute and go inside," Kleyn told Today co-host Lisa Wilkinson. "Just to make sure that our crew do remain safe." Meanwhile, Sunrise's David Koch was forced to duck for cover when winds shattered a light on the roof the Bowen balcony from which he was reporting. Brunker, who lives in Bowen and was previously mayor of the region, called on broadcasters to take more care both for their own sake and that of the public. "You've got one goose down on the front beach here at Bowen, standing there getting blown away and people go for a drive then and go see where they are," Mr Brunker told AAP. Dozens of television viewers have today echoed the councillor's sentiment via social media, tweeting their disbelief that journalists have been stationed in Debbie's firing line. Still, hosts of both Sunrise and Today this morning insisted on air that no staff were in harm's way. "We're not stupid," Koch told viewers. "With these cyclones, you're just in awe of nature. "When you think you're getting a bit too big for your boots, a cyclone like Debbie comes along and says, 'Pfft, you're insignificant'." During her appearance on Sunrise today, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk urged residents to heed the advice of emergency services. "There is a false sense of security by a lot of people who feel that they can venture outside, have a look around, see what damage is being done and become a tourist. This cannot happen," she said. "So please, everyone, stay indoors and be safe." With APP. ==================== Cyclone Debbie caused snow drifts in Mackay Cyclone Debbie: Why was aftermath deadlier than storm itself? By Phil Mercer BBC News, Sydney 8 April 2017 From the section Australia These are external links and will open in a new window Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Image copyright Garry Youngberry/Nine Image caption The cyclone damaged buildings including a marina in Queensland In Australia, a land of wild extremes, recent flooding caused by Cyclone Debbie has killed at least six people, including a mother who drowned beside her two young children when their car veered into a swollen river. Natural disaster consequences can be unpredictable. When Debbie, a category four system, slammed into the Queensland coast 11 days ago, remarkably there were no fatalities in its immediate aftermath and few serious injuries were reported. Through flying debris unleashed by violent winds that wrecked homes and businesses, communities around the Whitsunday holiday region felt the full force of what was labelled a "monster" cyclone. At its worst, gusts were recorded at 263km/h (163 mph). But residents and tourists had been told what was coming. Crucially, the slow-moving storm had given authorities time to trigger emergency plans and issue repeated warnings. Thousands of people heeded advice to leave, while others hunkered down and waited. "There is a degree of luck about these big cyclones," explained Richard Thornton, head of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (BNHCRC). Image copyright Bureau of Meteorology Image caption The satellite image of Cyclone Debbie making landfall in Queensland "This one and cyclones Yasi (2011) and Larry (2006) basically missed the really big populated areas. If the cyclone had gone into Townsville or [made] a direct hit on to Cairns, we would see much bigger damage and much bigger loss of life." Each year, Australia experiences natural disasters including storms, bushfires, floods, landslides and minor earthquakes. Tropical Australia typically experiences about five cyclones, usually between November and April. Although an accepted part of life in the nation's north, cyclones can be brutal and surprise communities. House washed away minutes after rescue Exhausted horse saved from flood In pictures: Towns inundated On Christmas Day in 1974, Cyclone Tracy passed directly over Darwin. Records show about 66 people were killed, while iconic images captured a city in ruins. At least 90% of homes in the Northern Territory capital were destroyed or badly damaged. Of course, many lessons were learnt. Houses built in storm-prone areas of the Northern Territory since 1975 should be designed to withstand a category four cyclone. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cyclone Tracy devastated Darwin on Christmas Day in 1974 But vulnerabilities have also been exposed more recently. In February 2009, the Black Saturday disaster killed 173 people near Melbourne, highlighting Australia's terrible relationship with fire. A royal commission, the country's highest form of inquiry, would later recommend sweeping changes to the way officials prepared for and responded to emergencies. Despite the ongoing threat of bushfires, BNHCRC research has shown that many Australians either don't properly prepare, or have an emergency plan that is "pretty flaky at times", according to Mr Thornton. "We know we will have another cyclone like Debbie or we'll have another day as bad as Black Saturday, so what do we need to do to prepare for those inevitable events?" he said. "We can't do very much about the event itself, but we can do something about what the consequences of that event might be." Jump media player Media player help Out of media player. Press enter to return or tab to continue. Media caption Officials have warned against playing in floodwaters "The majority of people who die in floods drive into flooded streams and rivers, so we have got to change some of that risk-taking behaviour," Mr Thornton said. Only a day after Cyclone Debbie made landfall, Queensland's Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner, Katarina Carroll, said her "biggest concern" was people getting trapped in floodwaters. A week later, floods had claimed at least six lives as the storm lashed a 1,200km (745 miles) stretch of coast down to northern New South Wales. Learning from history Preparation and information invariably save lives when fires rage, levees burst banks or a storm advances. The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience recently launched a new "knowledge hub" to help Australians prepare for the worst. "Complacency is a killer," said John Bates, the institute's director. "The challenge with major natural hazards and disasters is that people remember them in the immediate aftermath of an event and as time goes on they tend to forget sometimes what it was like." He said people should not rely on government agencies and emergency response organisations to look after them all the time. Image copyright Bob Cooper Image caption Bob Cooper says residents must prepare for all scenarios "Individuals need to be prepared for and expect there will be periods of time where they will need to support themselves," he told the BBC. "You can't expect someone else to do it for you." Bob Cooper, an outback survival instructor based near Perth, recommends meticulous preparation for residents staring at potential disaster. "Underestimating the force of nature is the biggest mistake most people make," he explained. "People make decisions based on their emotions, not on their knowledge. People will attempt to do deep-water crossings in fast-flowing water [having] never done it before, and have got no idea what they are doing and turn a mishap into a tragedy." Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Locals in Billinudgel, NSW, survey the damage to their town As flooding caused by the remnants of Cyclone Debbie continues to menace communities, including the Queensland city of Rockhampton and New Zealand's North Island, counsellors say the storm has left many people needing "psychological first aid". Reverend Dr Stephen Robinson, the Uniting Church's national disaster recovery officer, is one person helping those left feeling vulnerable. "One of the most important things is to be able to help to calm people very early on in the process," he said. "With climate change we are seeing increased ferocity and frequency of these sorts of events. That is not going to go away. Where people are affected multiple times they you get this more endemic psychological stresses that don't recover."

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

Tue Mar 28, 2017 | 5:59 PM EDT By Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason | WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming. Flanked by coal miners and coal company executives, Trump proclaimed his "Energy Independence" executive order at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency. The move drew swift backlash from a coalition of 23 states and local governments, as well as environmental groups, which called the decree a threat to public health and vowed to fight it in court. The order's main target is former President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, which required states to slash carbon emissions from power plants - a key factor in the United States' ability to meet its commitments under a climate change accord reached by nearly 200 countries in Paris in 2015. Trump's decree also reverses a ban on coal leasing on federal lands, undoes rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas production and reduces the weight of climate change and carbon emissions in policy and infrastructure permitting decisions. Carbon dioxide and methane are two of the main greenhouse gases blamed by scientists for heating the earth. "I am taking historic steps to lift restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations," Trump said at the EPA. The room was filled with miners, coal company executives and staff from industry groups, who applauded loudly as Trump spoke. Shares in U.S. coal companies edged higher in response. The wide-ranging order is the boldest yet in Trump’s broader push to cut environmental regulation to revive the drilling and mining industries, a promise he made repeatedly during the 2016 presidential campaign. Energy analysts and executives have questioned whether the moves will have a big effect on their industries, and environmentalists have called them reckless. ADVERTISEMENT "I cannot tell you how many jobs the executive order is going to create, but I can tell you that it provides confidence in this administration’s commitment to the coal industry," Kentucky Coal Association president Tyler White told Reuters. Environmental groups heaped scorn on Trump's order, arguing it was dangerous and went against the broader global trend toward cleaner energy technologies. A coalition of mostly Democrat-led states and local governments issued a statement saying they would oppose the order in court. "We won’t hesitate to protect those we serve — including by aggressively opposing in court President Trump’s actions that ignore both the law and the critical importance of confronting the very real threat of climate change," the coalition, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, said in a statement. The coalition includes states such as California, Massachusetts and Virginia, as well as cities including Chicago, Philadelphia and Boulder, Colorado. PARIS DEAL NOT ADDRESSED U.S. presidents have aimed to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil since the Arab oil embargo of the 1970s, which triggered soaring prices. But the United States still imports about 7.9 million barrels of crude oil a day, almost enough to meet total oil demand in Japan and India combined. An overwhelming majority of scientists believe that human use of oil and coal for energy is a main driver of climate change, causing a damaging rise in sea levels, droughts and more frequent violent storms. But Trump and several members of his administration have doubts about climate change, and Trump promised during his campaign to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, arguing it would hurt U.S. business. Since being elected, Trump has been mum on the Paris deal and the executive order does not address it. Related Coverage VIDEOTrump rolls back Obama-era climate regulations Christiana Figueres, former executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change who helped broker the Paris accord, lamented Trump's order. "Trying to make fossil fuels remain competitive in the face of a booming clean renewable power sector, with the clean air and plentiful jobs it continues to generate, is going against the flow of economics," she said. The order directs the EPA to start a formal process to undo the Clean Power Plan, which was introduced by Obama in 2014 but was never implemented in part because of legal challenges brought by Republican-controlled states. The Clean Power Plan required states to collectively cut carbon emissions from power plants by 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. Some 85 percent of U.S. states are on track to meet the targets despite the fact the rule has not been implemented, according to Bill Becker, director of the National Association of Clean Air Agencies, a group of state and local air pollution control agencies. Trump’s order also lifts the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management temporary ban on coal leasing on federal property put in place by Obama in 2016 as part of a review to study the program's impact on climate change and ensure royalty revenues were fair to taxpayers. It also asks federal agencies to discount the cost of carbon in policy decisions and the weight of climate change considerations in infrastructure permitting, and it reverses rules limiting methane leakage from oil and gas facilities. (Additional reporting by Timothy Gardner; writing by Richard Valdmanis; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe and Cynthia Osterman)

Monday, March 27, 2017

Codes of conduct are in breach of common sense

OPINION Mar 27 2017 at 11:00 PM Updated Mar 27 2017 at 11:00 PM Save ArticleCodes of conduct are in breach of common sense Share via Email Share on Google Plus Post on facebook wall Share on twitter Post to Linkedin Share on Reddit Codes of Conduct are usually just PR stunts and excuses used as justification for sacking people. Codes of Conduct are usually just PR stunts and excuses used as justification for sacking people. HARRY AFENTOGLOU Lucy Kellaway by Lucy Kellaway I am in breach of my employer's code of conduct. I have broken it in not one but in four different ways, one of which involved barefaced lying. The normal thing would be to keep quiet about this, but I am choosing to shop myself, partly because I have reason to believe I am in good company but also because the real wrongdoing was not done by me, but by the codes themselves – which breach the principles of common sense, human motivation, and snappy writing. Codes of conduct are scary things. Charlotte Hogg, who helped write the Bank of England's code and who is also an adviser to my charity, still managed to get tripped up by it (by not disclosing that her brother worked for Barclays) and this month had to resign as deputy governor. Seeing what happened to her, I decided to do something I had never done before: settle down to read my own. The first thing The Financial Times' corporate code of conduct demands is that employees "act in a professional, honest and ethical manner" – which is fine, if a little general. But by the second bullet point I had already come a cropper: "Be familiar with the information contained in this code," it orders. In my defence I have tried to read it on various occasions in past years but I am a slow reader and nine pages of dull text is a bit much. I don't read the small print This does not make me an outlier. It makes me just like most humans, who are not naturally drawn to the small print on health and safety policies. In the past week I have asked everyone I have met if they have read their employers' codes of conduct. The majority either said no or looked sheepish and said they had skimmed it. Some claimed to have read theirs, but when asked what it contained could do no better than: "Oh you know, the usual stuff." This means every year, millions of wage slaves – including me – commit another violation and perjure themselves by ticking a box claiming to have read, understood and committed to complying with the code, when they have done nothing of the sort. The next breach concerns my obligation to report any colleague who is not following the code. I know for a fact that a certain FT journalist has not read it properly either, in which case I am again at fault for not shopping him. But to grass up a person for something so tiny would interfere with my own ethical principle of not sneaking on a friend, especially one who is a fine, upstanding journalist. So what should I do? On this, as on every tricky, real-life dilemma, a code of conduct is of no help at all. The Private Eye Code As for the rest of the code, it is perfectly sensible in a general sort of way. Alas I fear the state of my desk may not be 100 per cent compliant with fire regulations, and I see I have an obligation "to read, understand and abide by our Treasury Policy, Travel and Expenses Policy and Data Retention and Destruction Policy" – which saps the spirits no end. Yet by comparison to most other codes, the FT's is a work of brevity and precision. At my alma mater, JPMorgan, the new code runs to 50 pages, beginning with a picture of Jamie Dimon smiling angelically and staring into the middle distance. There are further pictures of happy women and black people, as well as one of employees throwing buckets of water over each others' heads. How the latter relates to the commandment that all JPMorgan staff treat each other with dignity, it does not say. The report is an interminable mish-mash of important things and trivial ones – of strict regulations on money laundering and vague waffle about being a good global citizen. Which is nonsensical in a code of conduct. What does it mean? And what business is it of the bank's? I would rather a code that came without the pictures, the values and the cloying letter from the chief executive, but with a simple list of clear commandments. A reasonable start might be: Don't do anything illegal. Don't do anything that fails the Private Eye test – would it look ugly if published in the satirical magazine? Don't do anything that you would be ashamed to tell your colleagues about. The trouble with this is that it misses what a code of conduct is really for – part PR exercise, part excuse for firing anyone who a manager deems to have violated it. Sometimes, as the Bank of England has found out, the trap catches the wrong person. 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Friday, March 24, 2017

Marriage or relationship breakdown rollover of capital gains tax

Marriage or relationship breakdown rollover of capital gains tax

Any changes to ownership of assets on or after 20 September 1985, is subject to capital gains tax (CGT). An exception to this rule is the automatic rollover that might be applicable in certain cases where an asset is transferred to a spouse as a result of the end of your marriage or relationship.

The spouse who receives the asset (the transferee spouse) will realize the capital gain or loss, when they dispose of the asset at a later stage. The cost base of such an asset is thus transferred to the transferee spouse.

The transferor spouse will therefore not take the possible capital gain or loss into account. The cost base of the asset is transferred to the transferee spouse.

This rollover applies automatically if your marriage ended on or after 20 September 1985, and:

  • You transfer an asset (or a share of an asset) to your spouse
  • You receive an asset (or a share of an asset) from your spouse
  • A company or trustee of a trust transfers an asset to you or your spouse

Neither party can choose whether this applies or not.

Definitions

 Asset includes a share of, or an interest in, a jointly owned asset.

Spouse includes your former spouse.

Transfer of an asset means transferring ownership of an asset to the transferee spouse. This includes “creating” an asset for their benefit (the right to use property would be an example)

Transferee spouse refers to the spouse who receives the asset.

Transferor spouse refers to the spouse (or a company or the trustee of a trust) who transfers the asset to the transferee spouse.

Conditions for the marriage or relationship breakdown rollover

This automatic rollover of capital gains tax will apply, if the CGT event happened as a result of:

  • A court order
  • A court order made by consent under the Family Law Act 1975
  • A court order made under a similar law of a foreign country
  • A court order under a state, territory or foreign law relating to the breakdown of the relationship between spouses

A CGT event that occurred after 12 December 2006, is also subject to the rollover, if the event happened because of one of the following:

  • A binding financial agreement under section 90G of the Family Law Act 1975, or a corresponding written agreement that is binding because of a corresponding foreign law.
  • An arbitral award made after a process of arbitration in terms of Section 13H of the Family Law Act 1975, or a similar award under a corresponding state, territory or foreign law.
  • A written agreement that is binding (because of an applicable state, territory or foreign law), and a court is prevented from making an order relating to matters to which the agreement applies, or to make an order that is inconsistent with the terms of such agreement, regarding those matters, unless the agreement is set aside or changed. The following agreements qualify as ‘binding agreements’:
  • A domestic relationship agreement or termination agreement that complies with subsection 47(1) of the New South Wales Property (Relationships) Act 1984, or with subsection 33(1) of the Australian Capital Territory’s Domestic Relationships Act 1994
  • A recognised agreement in terms of the Queensland Property Law Act 1974
  • A cohabitation agreement that is a certified agreement within the meaning of the South Australian’s Domestic Partner Property Act 1996, or a cohabitation agreement or separation agreement that complies with subsection 45(2) of the Northern Territory’s De Facto Relationships Act
  • A personal relationship agreement or separation agreement that complies with subsection 62(1) of the Tasmanian Relationships Act 2003.
  • A financial agreement in terms of subsection 205ZS(1) of the Western Australian Family Court Act 1997
  • A relationship agreement that complies with subsections 59(1) and (2) of the Victorian Relationships Act 2008 (which came into effect on 1 December 2008).

The rollover also applies (since 1 March 2009) to CGT events that resulted from binding financial agreements between de facto couples, or corresponding written agreements that are binding in terms of foreign laws. See section 90UJ of the Family Law 1975. The marriage or relationship breakdown rollover is also applicable to same sex couples since 1 July 2009.

Capital Gains Tax events that apply to marriage or relationship breakdown rollover

The rollover of CGT will apply when assets are transferred as a result of a court order, agreement or award. It is referred to as CGT events. For the rollover to apply, one of the following events must occur. The transferor:

  • Transfers ownership of the asset to the transferee spouse, or
  • Concludes an agreement which transfers the right to use and enjoy the asset to the transferee spouse, and ownership of the asset will, or may, transfer to the transferee spouse at the end of the agreement.

Important: Rollover will not happen if ownership of the asset does not pass to the transferee spouse at the end of the agreement.

  • Creates a contractual, or other, right in favour of the transferee spouse, or
  • Grants an option to the transferee spouse, or renews or extends, an option granted previously to them , or
  • Grants the transferee spouse a right to receive income from activities relating to a prospecting or mining entitlement (or an interest in one), owned by the transferor spouse, or
  • Is a lessor and grants, renews or extends a lease to the transferee spouse.

There is no rollover for the transfer of trading stock.

Timing of the CGT event

It is important to establish when the CGT events occur. Certain changes to the rollover rules only apply after a certain date.

Establishing timing:

  • When an asset is transferred under contract, the CGT event happens upon entering into the contract. The time at which the contract takes effect depends on the terms and conditions set out in the contract, and whether it meets all the requirements set out in the applicable legislation.
  • A binding financial agreement may be a contract. For a binding financial agreement to take effect, a separation declaration in terms of section 90DA of the Family Law Act 1975, must be made before the agreement can take effect.
  • A binding agreement used by a marriage and relationship breakdown couple may also be a contract.

In the absence of a contract, the CGT event occurs when the change of ownership occurs.

When assets are transferred under court order, or arbitral award, the CGT event will only take place when the asset is transferred under such order or award. It is not a contractual transfer.

Take note: If an asset is transferred in terms of an agreement referred to as a CGT Event B1, the event happens when use of the asset transfers to the transferee spouse.

Separating couples can avoid costly and drawn out court processes, by entering into binding financial agreements, or settling financial and property matters by using arbitration.

Agreements that do not require court intervention

If the transfer of assets occur as a result of a binding financial agreement or a binding agreement used by separating couples, rollover will only apply if at the time of the transfer:

  • The spouses are separated
  • There is no reasonable possibility of a reconciliation
  • The transfer occurred due to reasons directly connected to the breakdown of the marriage or relationship.

If, for example, the couple agreed before the breakdown that the particular property was to be transferred from one spouse to the other, for reasons not related to the breakdown, the rollover will not apply. It was not directly connected to the breakdown. The rollover will also not apply if the agreement deals with the transfer of non-specific property, the property is not transferred for a considerable time after the agreement and circumstances suggest that the transfer was not directly connected to the breakdown.

Consequences of rollover applying

If YOU transfer the asset, rollover means:

  • You ignore any capital gain or loss for assets acquired before 20 September 1985
  • If the asset was acquired on or after 20 September 1985, the rollover ensures that you ignore any capital gains or loss made from the CGT event that involves you and the transferee spouse.
  • If the asset is transferred TO YOU, again you need to consider the date the asset was acquired by the transferor:

Assets acquired before 20 September 1985

If the transferor acquired the CGT asset before this date, and it was transferred to you as a result of the breakdown of your marriage or relationship, you are also deemed to have acquired the asset before 20 September 1985. Asset includes a share of a jointly owned asset.          

Take note – if you make a major capital improvement to that asset after 20 September 1985, or if another CGT event occurs to that asset, you may be liable for CGT when you dispose of that asset.

Assets acquired on or after 20 September 1985

If you receive the CGT asset (or a share of a jointly owned asset) and a marriage or relationship rollover applies, you are deemed to have acquired the asset at the time it was transferred to you.

Consequences of rollover not applying

Marriage or relationship breakdown rollover does not apply when you and your spouse divide the assets by way of a private or informal agreement. In such a case any capital gain or loss resulting from the transfer of the asset must be taken into account when completing your tax return for that year. The spouse to whom the asset is transferred is deemed to have acquired the asset at the time of the transfer.

Take note: Special rules may apply if the spouse receiving the property does not pay anything, or if the amount paid is not the market value of the property. In such cases the transferee is deemed to have paid the market value and the transferor is deemed to have received the market value of the property, if the parties were not dealing with each other at arm’s length.

You are only deemed to have dealt with each other at arm’s length, if both act independently, and neither exercises influence or control over the other spouse in connection with the transaction. To determine whether parties dealt at arm’s length, the nature of their relationship will be considered, as well as the quality of the bargaining between them.

Calculating your capital gain or loss

CGT only applies to assets acquired on or after 20 September 1985.

In order to determine whether there has been a capital gain or loss, you must determine the cost base and the proceeds. On disposal, if the proceeds are less than the reduced cost base, the difference is a capital loss. If the proceeds are more than the cost base, it is a capital gain.

The cost base (and reduced cost base) at the time of the transfer of the asset for you and your spouse will be the same. Any costs, such as conveyance cost and stamp duties, incurred by you or your spouse (the previous owner) in transferring the asset on the breakdown of marriage relationship, will be taken into account to determine the cost base.

Timing is important.

If you acquired the asset from your spouse before 11:45 on 21 September 1999, the value of a gain or loss can be indexed. Indexation only applies if you and your spouse owned the asset for more than 1 year. The cost is then calculated based on the consumer price index (CPI), taking into account the changing value of the dollar.

If you acquire the asset after 11:45 on 21 September 1999, you cannot use the indexation method. If you and your spouse owned the asset for more than 1 year, you can use the discount method to receive a 50% discount on the capital gain for individual taxpayers.

If the assets were acquired between 20 September 1985 and 20 September 1999, you have an option of using indexation (up to the CPI as at 30 September 1999) or using the discount method.

Calculating Capital Gains Tax or GTC can be a very complex process. You may need to consult a lawyer or a tax specialist.

Treatment of certain assets

Collectables and personal use items

Collectables, like works of art, and assets for personal use remain such assets when they are transferred from one spouse to another in a marriage or relationship breakdown rollover.

Cash settlements

If the spouses were separated and there was no reasonable possibility of them resuming cohabitation, no CGT liability will arise at the ending of the spouses’ rights, which gave rise to the payment of a cash settlement.

Real estate that was the main residence

  • CGT event occurred on or before 12 December 2006

You are entitled to a CGT exemption when you dispose of a dwelling that was your main residence, after it was transferred to you. The exemption applies if your spouse acquired the property on or after 20 September 1985 and it was transferred to you as a result of a CGT event that occurred on or before 12 December 2006, and the marriage or relationship breakdown rollover applies. You will be exempt from CGT for the period that the dwelling was your main residence after the transfer.

You may only qualify for a partial exemption if:

  • It was your main residence for only a part of the period, after transfer.
  • You derived assessable income from its use
  • The land on which the dwelling is situated is more than two hectares.

It is important to keep proper records of transactions relating to the dwelling.

If you don’t have it, request records from your spouse stating how and when the property (or an interest in it) was acquired and a record of the cost base when it was transferred to you.

  • CGT event occurred after 12 December 2006

If the transfer to you occurred as a result of a CGT event that happened after 12 December 2006, and the marriage or relationship breakdown rollover applies, the way in which both of you used the dwelling during the time of your combined ownership, will be taken into account, when deciding whether you qualify for the main residence exemption.

You will qualify for a full exemption from CGT if:

  • The dwelling was used as your main residence for the full period that your spouse owned the dwelling, and it was not used to produce assessable income.
  • You used the dwelling as your main residence for the period you owned it and did not use the dwelling to produce assessable income.

The land on which the dwelling is situated must be less than two hectares to be exempt from CGT when you dispose of the dwelling.

If the above conditions relating to use of the dwelling are not met, you may still qualify for a partial exemption. You can use a set formula to work out the taxable portion of the capital gain. Records (or request copies from your spouse) indicating the following must be kept:

  • When and how the dwelling was acquired,
  • The cost base when transferred to you,
  • The periods it was used to produce assessable income, and the portion of the dwelling that was used to produce such income, and
  • The period it was used as the main residence.

“Home first used to produce income” rule

“The home first used to produce income” rule may apply if a dwelling was first used as a main residence from its acquisition and then is later used to produce income. It will only apply if the first income producing use was after 20 August 1996 and the dwelling qualifies for full main residence exemption immediately prior to such use.

The way you and your spouse used the dwelling during the period of combined ownership will be taken into account when applying the CGT main residence exemption, if the dwelling is transferred to you under a CGT event that occurred 

after 12 December 2006, and where the marriage and relationship rollover applies to the transfer.

To determine the market value of the dwelling, you are deemed to have acquired the dwelling at the time it is first used to produce income.

  • Choices made under the CGT main residence rules

In certain circumstances, where the rollover does not apply, you may choose to treat a dwelling as your main residence for a specific period, even if you are yet to live in it, or you no longer live in it.

If, for example, the transferor spouse and the transferee spouse had different main residences before they separated, they need to choose to regard one of the dwellings as the main residence for both of them for the period, or, choose the different dwellings as their main residences and obtain partial exemption on both.

The way the person completes his or hers tax return for the income year, is usually a sufficient indication of the choice made. The choice whether to apply for the full or partial exemption, should be made by the day the person lodges their tax return.

A statement signed by the transferor spouse, and given to the transferee spouse at the time of the property settlement, serves as evidence of the choice made. The transferee spouse can use that statement as evidence to support the calculation of capital gain or loss at a later stage when they dispose of the dwelling.

Once a choice is made, it is binding and cannot be changed. Note that the ATO has the authority to allow further time for a choice to be made (after the time it is required to be made under the law), in appropriate cases. But once the choice is made, it is final.

Dwellings transferred from a company or the trustee of a trust after marriage or relationship breakdown

You cannot get the main residence exemption for any period that the dwelling was owned by a company or a trustee – even if you lived in the dwelling during that time. You are treated as if you owned the dwelling for the period the company or trustee owned it. If the dwelling is transferred to you from the company or trustee of a trust, and the marriage and relationship breakdown rollover applies, you will only qualify for the exemption for the period after transfer, when you used it as your main residence.

Note: Dwelling includes an interest in a dwelling.

Rights that are created

In certain instances, you will acquire certain assets, or rights, where your spouse may “create” such rights in your favour. For the purposes of CGT, you will be deemed to have acquired such a right or asset at the time stipulated by the CGT event. Examples of such rights are:

  • Contractual rights
  • An option
  • A right to income from mining
  • Granting a lease

If the event creating the asset is a contract, the right (asset) will be acquired upon entering the contract. If there is no contract, the time you acquired the asset will be the time the right is created.

Superannuation interests

There are provisions in place to allow spouses in a small super fund to separate their super arrangements on the breakdown of the marriage or relationship without incurring any CGT liability.

Payment splits

The CGT rollover may apply if a payment split applies to an interest in a small superannuation fund, on the breakdown of a relationship between spouses, and a CGT asset is transferred from one small superannuation fund to another complying fund.

Transfer of own interest in a small superannuation fund

If both spouses hold an interest in the same small superannuation fund before the transfer, the trustee may qualify for CGT rollover when the trustee transfers an asset representing the entire personal interest of one of the spouses (or former spouses) to the trustee of another complying superannuation fund. The transfer must be for the benefit of that spouse.

A small superannuation fund is one that is a complying fund and has fewer than five members.

Assets transferred by a company

When a company or a trustee of a trust transfers a CGT asset to a spouse, the relevant cost base (or reduced cost base) must be adjusted to reflect a reduction in market value, as a result of the transfer of the CGT asset. Interests in the company may be shares in the company, or indirect interests in the shares. It may be units in a unit trust and other interests in the trust.

Note: If the transferee spouse is a shareholder or an associate of a shareholder, the transfer of the asset from the company may amount to a dividend payment.

There are special rules for calculating capital gain or capital loss when the CGT event relates to situations where the transferor is a controlled foreign corporation or foreign trust.

Summary

Transferring of assets after a marriage or relationship breakdown can be a complex issue. When assets are transferred between spouses under a court-approved arrangement, certain rollover provisions automatically apply. Transfers made under private arrangements are not subject to rollover. The normal CGT rules apply. Calculating Capital Gains Tax can be a very complex process. You may need to consult a lawyer or a tax specialist.


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM

LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM List of signers: page 01 Ngo Khoa Ba (60) Houston, TX, USA Ngo Khoa Tong (72) Saigon, Vietnam Duong Van Tuyet (63) Houston,USA Ngo Khoa Bach (22) Houston, USA Ngo Kim Hue (61) Houston, USA Ngo Phuong Mai (58) Houston, USA Ngo Thi Tuyet (57) Houston, USA Ngo Thi Hanh (55) Houston, USA Ngo Thi Guong (53) Houston, USA Nguyen Van (47) Dallas, USA Nguyen Bich Lien (62) Dallas, USA Nguyen Thi Yen (64) Dallas, USA Do Thi Phuong (53) Phoenix, AZ, USA Truong Van Tan (49) Henderson, NV, USA Phan Van Binh (70) Saigon, Vietnam Phan van Da (71) Saigon,Vietnam Lu Thi Bon (68) Saigon,Vietnam Ngo van Huyen (72) Saigon, Vietnam Nguyen Thi Thai (70) Saigon, Vietnam Ngo Van Sam (69) Saigon, VN Ngo Van Dam (67) Saigon, VN Phan Thi Kim Quy (65) Saigon, VN Nguyen Hung (62) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Thuoc (62) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Nhat Dennis (34) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Binh Peter (33) Sydney,Australia Nguyen Minh Julie (31) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hoa (58) Louisiana, U.S.A. Nguyen Thi Hong (55) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Rot (58) Louisiana, U.S.A. Ho Thanh Long (33) Sydney, Australia Nguyen T. Nhi Em (50) Dussendoff, Germany Do Khac hong (47) Dussendoff, Germany Nguyen Thi Chau (42) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Trang (39) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thanh (40) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Dan (45) Sydney, Australia Trần Văn Khánh (45) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thieu Quang (47) Sydney, Australia Ho Thi Trang (32) Sydney, Australia Ho Thi Yen (29) Sydney, Australia Ly Van Khanh (45) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hanh (28) Louisiana, U.S.A. Nguyen Quyen (32) Louisiana, USA Do Khac Tai 48 Dussendoff, Germany Nguyen Linda (26) Sunny Vale CA , USA Nguyen Van Xa - - Sugar Land, TX, USA Nguyen Su Thu Nga - Sugar Land, TX, USA Nguyen Su Thu Phuong - - Katy, TX, USA Le Van Dung - - Katy TX, USA Nguyen Su Thu Diem - - Houston TX, USA Nguye Cong Dzung - - Houston TX, USA Dinh Mui (63) Sydney, Australia Vu Dinh Lan (60) Sydney, Australia Nguyen Ve(81) Sydney, Australia Le Quang Long (70) Auckland, New Zealand Truong Ngoc Diep (66) Auckland, New Zealand Lê Ngọc Vân 39, Auckland, New Zealand Dang Dinh (44) Auckland, New Zealand Le Quang Tri - - Sydney, Australia Nguyen My Linh - - Sydney, Australia Nguyễn Văn Tư (64) Auck, New Zealand Nguyen Hai - - Washington DC, USA Nguyễn Văn Thanh (62) Wash DC, USA Di – An Laperouse…, Houston, TX, USA Stephen Laperouse…, Houston,TX, USA Tran Mai (62) Melbourne, Australia Tran Phuong (59) Melbourne, Australia Tran Hoa ( ) Melbourne, Australia Tran Viet Anh (45) Melbourne, Australia Do Gia Tuyen (59), Houston, TX, USA Nguyen Huu Tho - - Sao Paulo, Brazil Nguyen Huu Can - - Sao Paulo, Brazil Nguyen Thi Anh - -Sao Paulo, Brazzil Nguyen Huu Tien - - Sao Paulo, Brazil Nguyen Huu Long - - Sao Paulo, Brazil Nguyen H Ngoc - -UT, USA Tran Linh - - Houston, TX, USA Vo Van Phu (58) Louisiana, USA Le Arthur - - Vancouver, Canada Vo Van Mai (65) Danver, Colorado, USA Dao Ahn (46) Vienna, VA, USA Le Nguyen Martha - -USA LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM List of signers: page 02 Nguyen Dalat - - USA Pham Ti (45) New Jersey, USA Duong Thu ha (46) Garden grove CA, USA Vuong Khac Vinh - - Saigon, Vietnam Le Minh Hung - - Bac Lieu, Vietnamam Chau Tam Vu - - Quang Nam, Vietnam Nguyen Hong (54) Houston TX, USA Nguyen Thi Dung (78) Dallas, TX, USA Nguyen Thao Huong (29) Berlin, Germany Nguyen Thi Tan (62) Dallas TX, USA Ngo Khoa Thong (54) Saigon, Vietnam Vu Thi Thien Thu (56) Chicago, IL, USA Dinh Trinh - 67 - San Francisco, USA Nguyen Thi My Thanh - - San Jose, USA Ho Hoang Anh (72) Canata, Onterio, Canada Le Ha Chu (61) Adelaide, Australia Pham Thi Yen (56) Adelaide, Australia Le Ha Yen Vi (23) Adelaide, Australia Nguyen Alex (32) Chicago, IL, USA Tran Tan Dat (45) Austin, TX, USA Truong Quang Anh (44) Fort Worth, Texas USA Tran Nhat Tan (47) Austin, Texas, USA Tran Thi My Ngoc (48) Austin, Texas, USA Tran Van Son (76) Austin, TX, USA Tran Thi Xuan Thao (47) Fort Worth, Texas, USA Phạm Hung (54) Houston, Texas, USA Tran Thi My PHuong (43) Fort Worth, Texas, USA Nguyen Linh (58) Houston, TX, USA Tran Thi Thu Hien (51) Houston, Texas, USA Nguyen Thi Duc (62) San Jose, CA, USA Trần Thị Bích Châu (42) Seatle, Washington, USA Phung Xuan Son (62) Garland, TX, USA Trần Thị Diễm Hương (38) Houston, Texas, USA Nguyen Van Quy (69) Garland,TX USA Nguyen Manh Dan (62) San Jose, CA, USA Bui Van Phuoc (71) Plano, TX, USA Duong Kim Thu (70) Plano, TX, USA Do Van Tri (….) 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CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM List of signers: page 05 Ngo Ton Hoang (58), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Sen (57), Sydney, Australia Quan Dai Minh (54), Sydney, Australia Tran Kim …, Sydney, Australia Bui Phi Hai (44), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Hieu Thao (37), Syd, Australia Nguyen Thi Hien (35), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Ngoc Bich (32), Syd, Australia Nguyen Thi Huynh Anh (34), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Ngoc Huy (30), Syd, Australia Nguyen Ngoc Ly (35), Sydney, Australia Tu Thi Ha (32), Sydney, Australia Le Thi Tru (80), Sydney, Australia Do Van (49), Houston, TX, USA Nguyen Thi Huynh Thao (28), Sydney, Australia Do Vinh (51), Houston, TX, USA Nguyen Thi Kim Chi (36), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi kim Oanh (39), Viet Nam Ngo Dinh Bao (54), Sydney, Australia Ngo Thi Bich Ngoc (61) Viet Nam Nguyen Thi Kim Chi (36), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi kim Oanh (39), Viet Nam Ngo Dinh Bao (54), Sydney, Australia Ngo Thi Bich Ngoc (61) Viet Nam Trinh Tien Long (60) Sydney, Australia Cam Hoai Van (30), Sydney, Australia To Van Khan (59), Sydney, Australia Tran Thien Tong (35), Sydney, Australia Chen Thi Hat (53), Sydney, Australia Truong Thi Can (41), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Cuong (27), Sydney, Australia Hoang Minh (48), Sydney, Australia Hoang Chau (33), Viet Nam Nguyen Trong (31), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Phu (34), Sydney, Australia Phan Ngoc Hue (33), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Chinh (45), Sydney, Australia Ma Chau (40), Sydney, Australia Dinh Xin (50), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hong (49), Syd, Australia Bui Truong An (37), Sydney, Australia Ma vinh Tuyen (37), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Huong (47), Sydney, Australia Dinh Thi T Xuan (32), Sydney, Australia Bui Thi Anh (47), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Son (40), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Ut (40), Sydney, Australia Nguyen VanThom (42), Syd, Australia Nguyen Thi Phuong (42), Sydney, Australia Bui Thi Tu (40), Sydney, Australia Mai Quoc Tuan (50), Sydney, Australia Vo Thi Thanh Thao (36), Syd, Australia Vo Thi Kieu Hanh (26), Sydney, Australia Vo Thi Thuy (39), Viet Nam Vo Thi Kieu Tien (34), Viet Nam Vo Van Huy (32), Viet Nam Vo Van Nhan (59), Viet Nam Pham Thi Hoa (54), Viet Nam Dinh Thi Xuan Loan (53), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Duy Thao (54), Syd, Australia Nguyen Thi Bich Phuong (29),Sydney, Australia Trinh Long Giang.., Oakland, CA, USA Nguyen Thi Bich Hoa (25), Syd, Australia Bui Patrick .., Garden Grove, CA, USA Bui The Minh …, Garden Grove, CA, USA Ho Huong …, Garden Grove, CA, USA Nguyen Ngoc Loan ..,Melbourne, Australia Nguyen Vinh Quang.., Melb, Australia Nguyen Hoang Hao…, Melb, Australia Nguyen Vinh Huy.., Melb, Australia Nguyen Le Thach Thao.., Melbourne, Australia Nguyen Vinh Dao.., Melb, Australia Nguyen Ngoc Nhu.., Melbourne, Australia Tran Ngoc Bich 42, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thanh Thai 47, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thanh Hoa 50, Sydney, Australia Tran bich Ngoc 48, Sydney, Australia Tran Bich Thi 46, Sydney, Australia Le Van Thanh 37, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Than 61, Sydney, Australia Tran Van Binh 28, Sydney, Australia Pham Van Tung 34, Sydney, Australia Pham Van Thuan 57, Sydney, Australia Thanh Trong 64, Sydney, Australia LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM LIST of signers: page 06 Nguyen Hoang Linh 48, Sydney, Australia Vu Van Khanh 49, Sydney, Australia Tran Thai Hoa 50, Sydney, Australia Dang Van Thai 65, Sydney, Australia Ngo Ngoc Thuan 42, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thai Hau 43, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Dong 51, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Ut 48, Sydney, Australia Le Van Binh 64, Sydney, Australia Hoang Cao Sang 49, Sydney, Australia Hoang Cao May 41, Sydney, Australia Hoang Cao Duong 47, Sydney, Australia Hoang cao Phuoc 40, Sydney, Australia Trang Van Nhut 56, Sydney, Australia Trang Van Dung 50, Sydney, Australia Trang Van Thuan 46, Sydney, Australia Trang Van Binh 43, Sydney, Australia Ly Thi Tuy 63, Sydney, Australia Ly Thi Yen 61, Sydney, Australia Le Van Binh 60, Sydney, Australia Le Thi Ngoc 70, Sydney, Australia Dang Van Khanh 47, Sydney, Australia Le Thi Ngoc 70, Sydney, Australia Dang Van Khanh 47, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tuan 48, Sydney, Australia Hoang Van Du …, Sydney, Australia Tran Van Chiet …, Sydney, Australia Tran Van Binh …, Sydney, Australia Ly Van Thanh …, Sydney, Australia Ly Van Thuan …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Thanh …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Ly …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Tuan Khanh …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Anh Tuan …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Cuong …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Minh …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Minh …, Sydney, Australia Tran Van Binh …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Van Tao …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tan …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tien …, Sydney, Australia Tran Duy Cuong …, Sydney, Australia Ly Thi Hao …, Sydney, Australia Cao Van Duy …, Sydney, Australia Cao Van Khanh … , Sydney, Australia Tran Nhat Binh …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Thong … , Sydney, Australia Tran Hien .., Sydney, Australia Quoc Hai …, Sydney, Australia Ly Thi Ngoc …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Tu …, Sydney, Australia Le Van Bao …, Sydney, Australia Le Van Tien …, Sydney, Australia Tran Du Thinh …, Sydney, Australia Tran Du Hung …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Bich …, Sydney, Australia Duong Van Huy …, Sydney, Australia Duong Van Hai …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Thu …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Yen Vi …, Sydney, Australia Pham Tien Anh …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tung …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Duy Quang …, Sydney, Australia Pham Tuyen …, Sydney, Australia Pham Tuyet Mai …, Sydney, Australia Cao Van Dong …, Sydney, Australia Le Quang Anh …, Sydney, Australia Tran Thai Hoa …, Sydney, Australia Tran Thai Hoc …, Sydney, Australia Trang Tan Dung …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thanh Tuong …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Hai …, Sydney, Australia Le Thi Ngoc Anh …, Sydney, Australia Le Thi Ngoc Tuyet …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Trang .., Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Huy …, Sydney, Australia LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM LIST of signers: page 07 Thai Hung …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Van Tu …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Van Tien …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tuan …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Du …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Oanh …, Sydney, Australia Pham Tuyen …, Sydney, Australia Cao Van Sang …, Sydney, Australia Cao Thi Anh Nguyet …, Sydney, Australia Cao Thi Anh Tuyet .., Sydney, Australia Pham Van Hung …, Sydney, Australia Pham Van Dung …, Sydney, Australia Ngo Van Hung …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Thai …, Sydney, Australia Pham Thi Tinh …, Sydney, Australia Tran Ba Cong …, Sydney, Australia Tran Ba Thinh …, Sydney, Australia Vu Van Hoc …, Sydney, Australia Ngo Thi Minh …, Sydney, Australia Ngo Thi Tuyet …, Sydney, Australia Le Minh Hung …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Nam …, Sydney, Australia Pham Thi Mai …, Sydney, Australia Pham Van Dong …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Van Tu …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Van Cao …, Sydney, Australia Le Ngoc Minh …, Sydney, Australia Le Ngoc Anh …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Ai …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Xuan …, Sydney, Australia Pham Thi Tho …, Sydney, Australia Pham Thi Hong …, Sydney, Australia Dinh Thi Nhan …, Sydney, Australia Dinh Thi Mai .., Sydney, Australia Dinh Thi Anh Nguyet …, Sydney, Australia Hoang Van Dung …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van An …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tai …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Hung …, Sydney, Australia Pham Van Tinh …, Sydney, Australia Pham Thi Kinh …, Sydney, Australia Tran Van Dong …, Sydney, Australia Tran Van Bay …, Sydney, Australia Le Thi Mui …, Sydney, Australia Le Thi Thu .., Sydney, Australia Cao Van Kha …, Sydney, Australia Cao Thi Thu …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Kiet 73, Sydney, Australia Ngo Thi Hong 70, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Hai 35, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Vinh .., Melbourne, Australia Nguyen Vy…, TX, USA Nguyen Hieu .., Toronto, Ontario, Canada Vo Huu Triet .., Budapest, Hungary Nguyen Linh…, CA, USA Phin To Lan…, CA, USA Tran Duc…, TX, USA Phan Quynh …, GA, USA Tran Linh…, TX, USA Tran Tram…, Vung Tau, Viet Nam Ngo Viet …, VIC, Australia Vo Jay …, WA, USA Nguyen Tony …, TX, USA Nguyen Thuy …, Canada Pham Chantel …, Austin, TX, USA Tran Khai…, San Lose, CA, USA Nguyen Trinity.., CA, USA Nguyen Teresa .., TX, USA Nguyen Minh Dong.., Khanh Hoa, Viet Nam Do Lan Anh.., Vung Tau, Viet Nam Nguyen Thi Hong Diep.., Khanh Hoa, Viet Nam Nguyen Vy .., TX, USA Nguyen Schlatter Quynh Anh.., Switzerland Doan Vinh .., Long An, Viet Nam Thanh Phong .., Sai Gon, Viet Nam Tran Marie.., TX, USA Bui Hong .., TX, USA Nguyen Alice .., TX, USA LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM LIST of signers: page 08 Pham Linh .., TX, USA Pham Tram.., TX, USA Le Viet .., TX, USA Nguyen Chuong .., TX, USA Hoang Aivy .., TX, USA Nguyen Pham .., Spring Lake, NJ, USA Trinh Dinh .., SF, CA, USA Nguyen Hien .., NJ, USA Vu Khanh .., PA, USA Le Long .., Ontario, Canada Nguyen Vu.., CA, USA Nguyen Hien.., Princeton, NJ, USA Dee Nikko .., Sai Gon, Viet Nam Pham Ngoc .., Ca, USA Iso Emillo II.., Philippines Le Dinh .., Quebec, Canada Desgranges Rachelle.., New Brunswi ck, Canada Bui Rung Tien.., Quebec, Canada Nguyen Bong .., Sacramento, USA Nguyen Hanh.., Houston, TX, USA Duong Hung.., Garland, TX, USA Au Peter ..,Fountain Valley, CA, USA Bui hoan .., Lavai, Quebec, Canada Nguyen Joseph ., Santa Clara, CA, USA Vu Ngoc.., Florida, USA Nguyen. P.., Fullerton, CA, USA Nguyen Derek .., Florida, USA Lam Quang Ho .., Montreal, QB, Canada Le Hung .., Ontario, Canada Nguyen Tam .., Reading, PA, USA Nguyen Bang .., TX, USA Huynh TN .., BC, Canada Tran Mike .., MD, USA Nguyen TD .., New York, USA Lam Hong Ha.., St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada Nguyen Ken .., Sacramento, CA, USA Ly Annie .., Sacramento, CA, USA Truong Dinh kiet .., Champigny, France Jacinthe Lepage .., Montreal, Quebas, Canada Francois Myre .., Canada Linh Vu .., Dong Anh, Viet Nam Rempojo Ivy .., Philippines Le Van .., CA, USA Pham Gia Hoa .., CA, USA Nguyen Duc .., CA, USA La Trung .., CA, USA Nguyen Cu.., Brooklyn Pk, MN, USA Pham Alleen .., CA, USA Pham Marleen .., CA, USA Mumma Hannah.., Pennsylvania, USA Pham Liem .., CA, USA Nguyen Ropp.., San Jose, CA, USA Tran Dung.., Oregon, USA Tran Hai.., Sai Gon, Viet Nam Cao Linh.., Raleigh, NC, USA Tran Hoang .., Rowlett, TX, USA Nguyen Quyen .., Virginia, USA Nguyen Lam .., Pennsylvania, USA Le Tommy .., Harris, TX, USA Pham Duyen .., CA, USA Lam Phuong .., Placentia, Ca, USA Nguyen Hao, Santa Ana, CA, USA Ngo Kim .., CA, USA Hoang Diep .., Silver Spring, Maryland, USA Nguyen Huy .., Fullerton, CA, USA Pham Anh Dung .., France Nguyen Uyen .., Shropshire, UK Lien Thoai (Dr) Watertown, MA, USA Truong Dat.., CA, USA Trinh Thoan .., Abbotsford, BC, Canada Bui Graham .., IA, USA Pham Nguyet Tu …, CA, USA Do Van Lang .., Sydney, Australia Do Kim Chi .., Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Nga .., Sydney, Australia Do Van Thanh .., San Jose, Ca, USA Do Hoang Diep .., San Jose, CA, USA Do Hoang Nam Tran ..,Sa Jose, CA, USA Do Hoang Nam Thai.., San Jose, CA, USA Do Hoang Phuong.., San Jose, CA, USA Do Quynh Mai Foubert - France Thuy Grey -.., Sydney, Australia Do Van Bat .., Pensylvania – USA Do Dang Le Ngoc.., Pensylvania – USA Nguyen Xuan Thuan (62) Oakland, CA, USA Tran Chung Luong (60), West, CA, USA LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM LIST of signers: page 09 Nguyen Thi Lan (60), Westminster, CA, USA Tran Anh Linh (37), Houston, TX, USA Tran Anh Luan (35), Westminster, CA, USA Tran Anh Lue (28), Westminster, CA, USA Tran Anh Hoang Long (26), Westminster, Ca, USA Tran Anh Hong Linh (23), West, CA, USA Lam Ngoc Lan (62), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Huong (52), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Nghiep (42), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Cong (45), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Nga (57), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Choi (56), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tai (45), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Loi (56), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hong Gam (61), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Dien (42), Sydney, Australia Duong Ba Son (52), Sydney, Australia Pham Van Duoc (70), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Xuan Thanh (60), Sydney, Australia Le Anh Thuy (52), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Anh Mai (34), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Lam (35), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan (54), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Son (33), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Nghiep (60), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Duoc (40), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Tuan (32), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Uc (35), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Danh (30), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Dung (62), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Vu (22), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Long (62), Sydney, Australia Tong Thi Cam (70), Sydney, Australia Luu Thach Duong (25), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Minh (63), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hanh (57), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Tuyet Mai (28), Sydney, Australia Chau My Van (46), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Quoc Thinh (65), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Tai (47), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Dung (50), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Chieu (45), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Hong Le (35), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Cuc (32), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Hoa (30), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Tu (77), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Hung (82), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Dat (36), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Tam (33), Sydney, Australia Tran Thi Huong (31), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Thien (34), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hanh (49), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hong (40), Sydney, Australia Tran Cam Tu (34), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van De (48), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Diep (50), Sydney, Australia Pham Van Tu (76), Sydney, Australia Le Thi Nam (76), Sydney, Australia Pham Hong Tuyen (45), Sydney, Australia Nguyen San Hau (68), Sydney, Australia Diep Tu Van (69), Sydney, Australia Truong Van Bui (70), Sydney, Australia Truong Thi Thiet (71), Sydney, Australia Tong Thi Trung (72), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thanh Chau (45), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thu Trang (39), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Thach (55), Sydney, Australia Tran Trong Hieu (64), Sydney, Australia Ngo Thi Thuy (53), Sydney, Australia Vo Van Dung (45), Sydney, Australia Tran Cong Tru (70), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Ngoi (60), Sydney, Australia Huynh Phu Thanh (67), Sydney, Australia Le Duc Tri (73), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Moi (54), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Vien (59), Sydney, Australia Tran Van Nam (45), Sydney, Australia Vo Van Xang (43), Sydney, Australia Lam hue Cuong (48), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Van Sinh (54), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Thao (45), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Hue.., Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Nga …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Lan .., Sydney, Australia Phan Van Hoa (55), Sydney, Australia Phan Van Nam (48), Sydney, Australia Phan Tra (20), Sydney, Australia Dinh Quynh Trinh (55), Sydney, Australia Le Vo Thi Kim (50), Sydney, Australia Ta My Nga (46), Sydney, Australia Nguyen T. Trung (53), Sydney, Australia Bui Dinh Tam (52), Sydney, Australia LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM LIST of signers: page 10 Nguyen Xuan Truong (45), Sydney, Australia Nguyen Hoang Phuc (23), Sydney, Australia Chau Long Khanh (50), Sydney, Australia Tran Kim Ngan (52), Sydney, Australia Ho Phuoc Sinh (50), Sydney, Australia Ho Van Canh .., Sydney, Australia Tran Van Nho (62), Sorasbrotet Radal, Norway Nguyen Van Dac (42), Auckl, New Zealand Tran Hong Kim (58), Sorasbrotet Radal, Norway Mai Thi Bich Ngoc (38), Auck, New Zealand Khong Van Chinh (42), Auckland, New Zealand Ly Thi Hong (41), Auckland, New Zealand Do Van Cuong (43), Auckland, New Zealand Nguyen Thi Tao (42), Auck, New Zealand Huynh Xuan Sang (72), Auckland, New Zealand Nguyen Thi Mung (57), Auck, New Zealand Nguyen Xuan Tu (39), Auckland, New Zealand Tran Anh Huyen (37), Auck, New Zealand Tran Van Quang (72), Auckland, New Zealand Dinh Thi Hai (59), Auckland, New Zealand Pham Ngoc Ly (59), Auckland, New Zealand Pham Thi Chien (52), Auck, New Zealand Vu Duc Hung (52), Auckland, New Zealand Vu Thi Hue (56), Auckland, New Zealand Vu Thi Tung (57), Auckland, New Zealand Nguyen Van Nam (65), Auck, New Zealand Vu Thi Quynh Nuong (54), Auckland, New Zealand Nguyen Thi Luot (59), Auck, New Zealand Vu Thi Nghiem Minh (45), Auckland, New Zealand Pham Gia Phong (48), Auck, New Zealand Tran Thi Lua …, Auckland, New Zealand Phan Van Phan (72), Sydney, Australia Phan Kim Lang (65), Sydney, Australia Phan Thuy Tien (31), Sydney, Australia Phan Thanh Tung (37), Sydney, Australia Tran Ngoc Xuan (47), CA, USA Duong Thi Mong Van (46), CA, USA Duong Van San (77), CA, USA Duong T. 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USA Nguyen Tuyet .., Stafford, USA Tran Quoc Tuan ..., Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Nga ..., Sydney, Australia Nguyen Chi Tinh ..., Sydney, Australia Tran Thanh Thuy ..., Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thanh Khoi .., Sydney, Australia Nguyen Linh Phuong .., Sydney, Australia Le Van Chung (71), Sydney, Australia Huynh Thi Mai (73), Sydney, Australia Le Van Tan (46), Sydney, Australia Le Van Tuan (45), Sydney, Australia Le Van Thanh (35), Sydney, Australia Le Thi Bich Tuyen (43), Sydney, Australia Le Thi Hoa Tam (41), Sydney, Australia Le Van Tan (38), Sydney, Australia Le Van Tan (37), Sydney, Australia Le Thi Tha (80), Viet Nam Le Thi Ngoc Huy (69), Viet Nam LIST OF CONCERNED VIETNAMESE WORLDWIDE REGARDING CHINA’S CURRENT QUIET INVASION OF VIETNAM LIST of signers: page 11 Ngo Hiep (72), Viet Nam Le Quang Chau (77), Viet Nam Pham Ngoc Hoang (21), Sai Gon, Viet Nam Nguyen Minh …, Fairfax, VA, USA Nguyen Karren .., Fairfax, VA, USA Nguyen Matthew …, Fairfax, VA, USA Nguyen Minnie …, Fairfax, VA, USA Nguyen Bach Linh (60), Illinois, USA Nguyen Khanh (60), Illinois, USA Nguyen Ngoc Bach (72), Illinois, USA Nguyen H Khang (29), Illinois, USA Luu Trung (57), Illinois, USA Nguyen Ngan (54), Illinois, USA Tran Vinh (25), Illinois, USA Nguyen Chi (24), Illinois, USA Nguyen Giang (74), Illinois, USA Pham Thinh (59), Illinois, USA Huynh Nghi (36), Illinois, USA Nguyen Michel (21), Illinois, USA Nguyen Duy (76), Illinois, USA Nguyen Hung (58), Illinois, USA Ton Chi (68), Illinois, USA Huynh Luan (61), Illinois, USA Huynh Oang (58), Illinois, USA Nguyen Hua Chu …, Sydney, Australia Nguyen Thi Tuyet Thu, Syd, Australia Nguyen Van Si (43), Lam Dong, Viet Nam Nguyen Thi Dung.., N.O, LA, USA Tran Bach Van Anh.., N.O, LA, USA Le Khanh Dao .., N.O, LA, USA Nguyen Sinh Van .., N.O, LA, USA Tran La Nhan… N.O, LA, USA Le Thi Ngoc Diep .., N.O, LA, USA Tran Huu Thanh .., N.O, LA, USA Nguyen Thi Ngo .., N.O, LA, USA Le Thanh Ngoc .., N.O, LA, USA Le Ngoc Thanh Tam.., N.O, LA, USA Nguyen Doc Lap …, N.O, LA, USA Nguyen Peter .., N.O., LA. 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Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 5:13 AM EDT British police arrest seven in probe into attack on parliament 6h ago | 00:43 Video footage shows moment of London attack British police arrest seven in probe into attack... X By Costas Pitas and Estelle Shirbon | LONDON Police arrested seven people in the investigation into a lone-wolf attacker who killed three people and injured 40 before being shot dead by police near parliament in London, Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer said on Thursday. Mark Rowley said there were four dead including the attacker and 29 people still being treated in hospital, seven of whom were in a critical condition. Police had said on Wednesday that the death toll was five in the worst such attack in Britain since 2005. The attacker sped across Westminster Bridge in a car, mowing down pedestrians along the way, then ran through the gates of the nearby parliament building and stabbed a policeman before being shot dead. Authorities have said they are working on the assumption that the attack was Islamist-related. Britons have been shocked by the fact that the attacker was able to cause such mayhem in the heart of the capital equipped with nothing more sophisticated than a hired car and a knife. "The police and agencies that we rely on for our security have forestalled a large number of these attacks in recent years, over a dozen last year," said defense minister Michael Fallon. "This kind of attack, this lone-wolf attack, using things from daily life, a vehicle, a knife, are much more difficult to forestall," he told the BBC. Police believe they know the identity of the attacker but have not named him. ADVERTISEMENT "We're dealing with an enemy, a terrorist enemy, that is not making demands or taking people hostage, but simply wants to kill as many people as possible. This is a new element to international terrorism," Fallon said. Rowley said police had searched six addresses in London, Birmingham and other parts of the country in their investigation. "It is still our belief ... that this attacker acted alone and was inspired by international terrorism. At this stage we have no specific information about further threats to the public," Rowley said. He said there was a mix of nationalities among the dead but gave no details. The victims were the policeman, Keith Palmer, who was stabbed and two members of the public, a woman in her mid-40s and a man in his mid-50s. The fourth dead was the assailant. VIGIL ‹ 16/16 Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. Reuters/Toby Melville 1/16 Forensics investigators and police officers work at the site near Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Darren Staples 2/16 Armed police officers patrol on Whitehall the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Neil Hall 3/16 Police tape blocks access to Parliament Square the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Neil Hall 4/16 Forensics investigators and police officers work at the site near Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Darren Staples 5/16 A police vehicle is parked ouside a property in that was raided after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife in Westminster left five people dead and dozens injured, in Birmingham, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Eddie Keogh 6/16 Police officers and forensics investigators and police officers work on Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Darren Staples 7/16 Armed police officers patrol outside New Scotland Yard the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Neil Hall 8/16 Police officers walk accross Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Darren Staples 9/16 A police officer walks accross Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Darren Staples 10/16 An armed police officer stands on Whitehall the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Neil Hall 11/16 A woman assist an injured person after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. Reuters/Toby Melville 12/16 Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain Britain March 22, 2017. Reuters/Toby Melville 13/16 An injured person is assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. Reuters/Toby Melville 14/16 A police officer gestures outside Parliament during an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. Reuters/Stefan Wermuth 15/16 Armed police respond outside Parliament during an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. Reuters/Stefan Wermuth 16/16 Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. Reuters/Toby Melville 1/16 Forensics investigators and police officers work at the site near Westminster Bridge the morning after an attack by a man driving a car and weilding a knife left five people dead and dozens injured, in London, Britain, March 23, 2017. Reuters/Darren Staples › Three French high-school students aged 15 or 16, who were on a school trip to London with fellow students from Brittany, were among the injured. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault was expected to arrive in London to visit them at hospital, French media reported. There were also five South Koreans among the injured, South Korea's foreign ministry said in Seoul. A minute of silence to honor the victims will be held at 0933 GMT in parliament, outside police headquarters at New Scotland Yard, and in the Scottish parliament in Edinburgh. Prime Minister Theresa May was due to make a statement to parliament on the attack at 1030 GMT. Related Coverage VIDEOLondon mayor Khan says "we won't be cowed by terrorists" VIDEOUK opposition leader Corbyn calls London terror attack "dreadful" Police checking whether others involved in London attack: Fallon Five South Koreans wounded in UK parliament attack: ministry London attack highlights importance of protecting borders, says France's Le Pen A vigil was planned in London's Trafalgar Square at 1800 GMT. Fallon said security arrangements at parliament would be reviewed. Westminster Bridge remained cordoned off with a strong police presence. The nearby Westminster underground rail station, normally a busy hub in the morning rush hour, was not accessible from the street as it was within the cordon. May said on Wednesday the location of the attack was not an accident. She said any assault on British values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech was doomed to failure and Britons would not be divided by such acts. But anti-immigration groups were quick to make links between immigration and the attack. Leave.EU, a group that has campaigned for immigration to be severely restrained as part of Britain's exit from the European Union, accused mainstream politicians of facilitating acts of terror by failing to secure borders. "We are sick, tired but perhaps even more so we are angry that recent governments across Europe have enabled these attacks through grossly negligible policies that have left us vulnerable," the group said in a statement. In France, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen also drew a link, saying that events in London highlighted the importance of protecting national borders and stepping up security measures. (Additional reporting by Kate Holton, William James and Elisabeth O'Leary, writing by Estelle Shirbon, editing by Guy Faulconbridge and Giles Elgood) ================================================= At least five people have been killed and 20 injured in a chaotic incident that spanned several locations near the British parliament. < Newest12Oldest > Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain's parliament. by nigel.manuel 10:10 AM Share Make a comment Options Live Updating by nigel.manuel 10:33 AM BREAKING: UK police say death toll rises to 5 people after attack close to parliament building in London, attacker was inspired by international terrorism by nigel.manuel 10:11 AM Paris' Eiffel Tower goes dark in solidarity with London after deadly attack by nigel.manuel 9:35 AM by Maria Caspani 9:15 AM UK police say will not comment on identity of attacker at this point by nigel.manuel 8:30 AM UK police say Islamist-related terrorism is our assumption by nigel.manuel 8:30 AM UK PM May's thoughts are with killed, injured in 'appalling incident' Theresa May's thoughts are with those killed and injured in an attack close to parliament and the British prime minister is being kept updated with developments, her office said on Wednesday. by cassandra.garrison 8:07 AM   Vehicle attacks like London easy to organize, hard to prevent Militants are increasingly turning to vehicle-ramming attacks, like the one staged near Britain's parliament on Wednesday, because they are cheap, easy to organize and hard to prevent. by cassandra.garrison 8:00 AM Police officers work at the scene after an attack on Westminster Bridge. REUTERS/Hannah McKay by Canice Leung 7:57 AM British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks about the attack outside parliament in London. by natalie.armstrong 7:44 AM JUST IN: British PM May says we have seen a sick and depraved attack in London. by cassandra.garrison 7:25 AM by cassandra.garrison 7:18 AM White House Spokesman Sean Spicer says the U.S. government will support London in bringing justice to those responsible for Wednesday's attack outside Parliament. by cassandra.garrison 6:57 AM A major police operation is launched following an attack outside Britain's parliament that has left at least four people dead.  by cassandra.garrison 6:51 AM by Maria Caspani 6:36 AM NATO secretary general condemns London attack, says NATO allies stand in solidarity with the UK. by cassandra.garrison 6:25 AM by cassandra.garrison 6:04 AM by Maria Caspani 5:38 AM by Maria Caspani 5:21 AM by Maria Caspani 5:08 AM by Maria Caspani 5:07 AM UK investigators considering possibility that London attack was inspired by Islamic State propaganda - European government official by cassandra.garrison 4:57 AM London rail station Canning Town reopens after security alert - British Transport Police by cassandra.garrison 4:56 AM The sun sets behind the Houses of Parliament after an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh by Corinne Perkins 4:55 AM UK's top counterterrorism officer gives an update on today's attacking, confirming four people were killed and 20 are injured. by cassandra.garrison 4:53 AM Forensics investigators work at the scene. REUTERS/Hannah McKay by Canice Leung 4:48 AM UK's top anti-terrorism officer says people of London will see extra police in coming days, may call on military support if needed. by cassandra.garrison 4:33 AM UK's top anti-terrorism officer says currently believes the only attacker is dead. by cassandra.garrison 4:32 AM UK's top anti-terrorism officer says at least 20 people have been injured. by cassandra.garrison 4:31 AM HAPPENING NOW: UK's top anti-terrorism officer says car was driven over Westminster Bridge, hitting members of public and police. by cassandra.garrison 4:30 AM London transport authority says Canning Town Hall rail station in east London shut due to security alert outside by cassandra.garrison 4:29 AM People are seen inside the pods on the London Eye after it was stopped following an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh by david.lucas 4:25 AM Commander BJ Harrington of London's Metropolitan Police make a statement on the attack outside parliament, confirming there were several casualties. by Canice Leung 4:25 AM COMING UP: UK police counterterrorism head makes statement on London attack. Watch it live in the feed above. by cassandra.garrison 4:18 AM U.S. Department of Homeland Security says is in close contact with British counterparts, U.S. security posture unchanged. by cassandra.garrison 4:15 AM White House says Trump spoke to Britain's May about attack in London. by cassandra.garrison 4:12 AM NYPD tightened security at British-linked locations in the city after attack outside British parliament. by cassandra.garrison 4:11 AM by Maria Caspani 4:10 AM Police still seeking one assailant in London attack - report by cassandra.garrison 4:10 AM 4:07 AM - 23 Mar 2017 William James @WJames_Reuters Six armed police walk through the area calmly but with weapons in hand. British PM to convene emergency security committee after Westminster incident Reuters British Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of the government's emergency security committee on Wednesday after what the police described as a "terrorist incident" outside the parliament building. by elizabeth.culliford 4:03 AM BREAKING: BBC reports that police officer was killed in London attack. by cassandra.garrison 4:03 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters After that, police cordoned off the scene and I returned to our office. 5:27 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:01 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters One of those who walked away was minister Tobias Ellwood who had a smear of blood across his forehead. 5:25 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:01 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters Sadly the other injured person was covered in blankets and medics stepped away. Those involved clearly very distressed. 5:24 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:01 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters An air ambulance arrived and landed in parliament square. One injured person was moved to an ambulance. 5:23 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:01 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters Whilst phoning in what I could see to colleagues, the armed police moved inside the building and CPR was performed on both injured parties. 5:22 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:00 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters Armed police were present, and more arrived via the main gate, some in regular uniforms, others now. Some carrying shields. 5:21 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:00 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters I then headed to the nearest vantage point, which happened to be the toilet window. Saw medics working frantically on two people. 5:20 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:00 AM   William James @WJames_Reuters After we filed a news alert I left the office to find out more. The corridor was locked but met a palace official who said two people down. 5:19 PM - 22 Mar 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite by Reuters_LindaNoakes 4:00 AM Reply Permalink < Newest12Oldest > Three French schoolchildren hurt in London attack PARIS - Three French schoolchildren were hurt in the attack near London's parliament on Wednesday, French officials said. The three were students aged around 15 or 16 of the Concarneau Lycee in Brittany, western France, according to a report in Le Telegramme regional newspaper. Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve confirmed on Twitter that the three were schoolchildren. The report in Le Telegramme cited a fellow students who was at the scene of what British police have described as a terrorist incident, saying the three were hit by a car that was involved whilst walking on Westminister Bridge. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Leigh Thomas) by Amy Tennery (Reuters) 3:58 AM Permalink French Prime Minister confirms that students injured in London attack by megan.revell 3:50 AM by natalie.armstrong 3:48 AM UPDATE: Three French citizens injured in London attack - French diplomatic source by cassandra.garrison 3:45 AM by Maria Caspani 3:43 AM Witness describes seeing a car hit people outside British parliament. by cassandra.garrison via null 3:41 AM Three French upper school students injured in London attack - French media. by cassandra.garrison 3:34 AM UPDATE: British Prime Minister May to convene emergency security committee after Westminster incident - spokesman   by cassandra.garrison 3:33 AM A witness describes feeling 'sickened' by what he saw outside parliament. by cassandra.garrison via null 3:32 AM Two dead, others injured in UK parliament 'terrorist incident' An assailant stabbed a policeman and was shot by police just outside Britain's parliament building in London on Wednesday in what police described as a "terrorist incident". by cassandra.garrison 3:32 AM Members of the emergency services take an injured person away on a stretcher after an incident on Westminster Bridge. REUTERS/Hannah McKay by Canice Leung 3:30 AM BREAKING: Woman pulled alive from River Thames after London attack, has serious injuries - Port of London Authority by cassandra.garrison 3:29 AM London ambulance service says it has treated at least 10 patients on Westminster Bridge. by cassandra.garrison 3:24 AM British Prime Minister May to chair meeting of emergency security committee COBR on Wednesday after London attack - Sky News by megan.revell 3:24 AM Armed police respond outside Parliament during an incident on Westminster Bridge. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth by Canice Leung 3:23 AM by cassandra.garrison 3:19 AM MORE: British police say additional officers, armed and unarmed deployed across London. by cassandra.garrison 3:18 AM BREAKING: British police say number of casualties, including police in attack near parliament. British police request public to avoid area around parliament and nearby bridges. by cassandra.garrison 3:17 AM by Maria Caspani 3:16 AM UPDATE: Sky News reports two people dead in London attack. by cassandra.garrison 3:11 AM Mayor of London Sadiq Khan issues statement: by Maria Caspani 3:08 AM Sterling recovers after assailant shot near UK parliament Sterling recovered and government bond futures fell back on Wednesday, after an assailant was shot outside the UK parliament by police, loud bangs were heard and a Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen injured people. British police said they were treating the incident as a terrorist incident until they knew otherwise. Click here to read more by Amy Tennery (Reuters) 3:06 AM by Canice Leung 3:04 AM FindTheData | Graphiq by Eric Martyn 2:59 AM by Maria Caspani 2:50 AM Scottish parliament says to increase security with immediate effect after London attack, says  no intelligence to suggest specific threat to Scotland. by cassandra.garrison 2:46 AM by Maria Caspani 2:44 AM UPDATE: U.S State Department says closely following 'concerning situation' out of UK parliament. by cassandra.garrison 2:28 AM GALLERY: Latest photos from the incident outside UK parliament reut.rs by Corinne Perkins 2:27 AM by cassandra.garrison 2:16 AM Armed police respond outside Parliament during an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. 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REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth by Corinne Perkins 2:06 AM British police say they are treating situation near parliament as a terrorist incident until known otherwise. by cassandra.garrison 2:03 AM by natalie.armstrong 2:03 AM What we know so far: At least a dozen injured people on Westminster Bridge near British parliament: Reuters photographer UK House of Parliament suspended - deputy parliament speaker British police say incident on Westminster Bridge being treated as firearms incident, police on scene UK politician Grant Shapps says he heard four gunshots, police urged lawmakers to crawl to cover Alleged assailant was shot at UK parliament by armed police: Leader of the House of Commons Reuters photographs show two people lying on Westminster Bridge, bleeding heavily Leader of the House of Commons says policeman stabbed inside parliament perimeter Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at UK parliament More armed police enter UK parliament, some carrying shields - Reuters witness by Amy Tennery (Reuters) 2:02 AM British security source says motivation of attack outside parliament still unclear. by cassandra.garrison 2:01 AM A woman ducks under a police tape after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville by Corinne Perkins 1:57 AM President Trump says he just got an update on the situation in London. by cassandra.garrison 1:57 AM Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at UK parliament An assailant was shot outside the British parliament by armed police, the leader of the House of Commons said on Wednesday after loud bangs were heard and a Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen injured people on a nearby bridge. by cassandra.garrison 1:52 AM A woman lies injured after a shottingt incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville by Corinne Perkins 1:49 AM Video from the scene outside British parliament just moments ago. by cassandra.garrison 1:47 AM Assailant shot, at least a dozen injured in incident at UK parliament Reuters An assailant was shot outside the British parliament by armed police, the leader of the House of Commons said on Wednesday after loud bangs were heard and a Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen injured people on a nearby bridge. by cassandra.garrison 1:44 AM First images from the scene after loud bangs were heard outside British parliament. by natalie.armstrong 1:30 AM