The American golf market has undergone amazing changes.
On Tuesday, June 6th, PGA, the PGA Tour of the United States, and LIV Golf, the upstart golf supported by Saudi Arabia, agreed to merge. This amazing move put an end to the differences and debates about who has dominated American golf since last year.
The two parties indicated that the agreement merged LIV-related businesses supported by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund with the businesses and management rights of PGA and Dubai World Tour, a third-party entity, into a new, collectively owned for-profit entity.
The two sides also said that the merger will end the litigation between the two sides. Since the launch of LIV, the two sides have always had differences in law and public opinion.
The unnamed new business entity will be headed by Yasir Al-Rumayyan, President of Saudi Public Investment Fund, and Jay Monahan, President of PGA, will be the CEO. PGA will appoint a majority of the members of the board of directors and hold a majority of voting rights in the combined business.
The 2023 LIV Golf Tournament will be held as planned. A PGA memo said that after the end of this season, the two sides will "cooperate to establish a fair and objective procedure for any player who wants to reapply for PGA membership".
The memo reads:
Today is an important day for our organization and the whole golf game. When we make the final agreement, there are still many details to be solved, which will eventually need the approval of PGA’s policy Committee.
Golf is usually regarded as a peaceful sport, but the entry of LIV has caused quite a stir in this sports market, and also brought great changes to the operation mode of this sport, because LIV Golf has signed high-value, long-term and guaranteed contracts with players, similar to those obtained by NFL or NBA players.
In contrast, PGA is more like a performance-based league, where players earn money according to their performance in the game and the sponsorship and endorsement fees they can get.
LIV has also signed contracts with some top players in PGA, and the amount is staggering. For example, phil mikkelsen’s $138 million, dustin johnson’s $97 million and Brian Deschamps’ $86 million. However, there are still some famous adherents who continue to support the PGA Tour, including Tiger Woods, rory mcilroy and jordan spieth.
According to reports, Woods and McRoy got a contract of hundreds of millions of dollars from LIV Golf, but they were eventually rejected. Both of them continue to support the PGA Tour, saying that LIV’s contract will undermine competitiveness and reduce players’ motivation to improve their skills.
PGA also tried its best to shut out the players who signed up for LIV Golf, so that they could not participate in the competitions organized by PGA. Therefore, this makes some major events that are not hosted by PGA more attractive, because it is the only place where golfers from two leagues can face each other.
There have been competitive sports leagues in the United States before, such as NBA versus ABL or AFL versus NFL. At some point, the final combination of the opposing sides will bring better games and more income for athletes. However, the market once thought that it would be very difficult to merge LIV and PGA, because LIV is backed by Saudi Arabia with deep pockets, which means that the merger between the two parties may take longer.
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CCTV News:The dining expenses of business travelers in central units will be settled by themselves, and the pension subsidy standards for some retired soldiers will be raised again … … A number of new regulations will be formally implemented in the coming August. Let’s see how this will affect your life and mine!
National laws and regulations
The meals of the business travelers of the central unit will be settled by themselves.
The Ministry of Finance and others recently issued the Notice on Regulating the Collection and Payment of Travel Meals and Local Transportation Fees, clarifying that the central unit’s business travelers receive food subsidies and local transportation fees according to regulations during their business trips, which will take effect on August 1.
The above notice requires that during the business trip, except for a working meal arranged by the reception unit according to the regulations due to work needs, the dining expenses will be solved by themselves. Business travelers who need the assistance of the reception unit to arrange meals shall inform the control standards in advance and pay the food expenses to the food providers.
During the business trip, if the reception unit assists in providing transportation and there is a charging standard, the business trip personnel shall pay according to the standard, and the maximum amount shall not exceed the daily transportation fee standard; If there is no charging standard, each person shall pay 50% of the daily local transportation fee standard every half day.
Some retired soldiers and other pension subsidy standards will be raised again.
The Ministry of Veterans Affairs and the Ministry of Finance recently issued a notice, starting from August 1, the disability pension standard for the disabled, the regular pension standard for the "three families" (survivors of martyrs, soldiers who died in the line of duty, and survivors of deceased soldiers), and the living allowance standard for the "three reds" (veterans of the Red Army who retired in rural areas, veterans of the Red Army who went west in rural areas, and those who lost the Red Army) will be increased by 10% on the current basis.
After bidding, the first-class disabled soldiers pension standards for war, work and illness are 88,150 yuan, 85,370 yuan and 82,570 yuan per person per year respectively.
This is the second time to advance the bidding time to August 1 last year after raising the pension subsidy standards for some retired soldiers and other special care recipients on August 1 last year, and to increase the bidding for living allowances for demobilized soldiers in rural areas.
At the same time, the regular pension standards for the families of martyrs, survivors of soldiers who died in the line of duty and survivors of deceased soldiers were raised to 27,980 yuan, 24,040 yuan and 22,610 yuan per person per year respectively. The living allowance standards for veterans of the Red Army in rural areas, veterans of the Red Army in the West Road Army in rural areas and the lost Red Army personnel have been raised to 61,130 yuan, 61,130 yuan and 27,580 yuan per person per year respectively.
Article 12 Immigration and entry-exit facilitation policies will be implemented.
On July 17, the Ministry of Public Security informed the public security organs of 60 measures to serve economic and social development, the masses and enterprises, among which 12 immigration and entry-exit facilitation policies were promoted nationwide, which will be implemented as the first batch of measures on August 1.
The new policy mainly covers four aspects: first, expand the scope of foreign talents applying for permanent residence, and provide convenience for foreign high-level talents, foreign Chinese with doctoral degrees or working in key national development areas for a long time, foreign talents with significant outstanding contributions and special needs of the country, and foreigners working in China for a long time who meet wage annual income standards and tax standards; The second is to relax the scope of issuing long-term visas and residence permits, including foreigners who come to China for business, work and research; Third, broaden the scope of foreign talent introduction; The fourth is to improve the service management level of foreigners.
Handling tax service complaints will be more convenient and efficient.
In order to further deepen the "streamline administration, delegate power, strengthen regulation and improve services" reform and optimize the tax business environment, State Taxation Administration of The People’s Republic of China recently revised and promulgated the "Measures for the Administration of Tax Service Complaints" to standardize and optimize the tax service complaints, further improve the quality of supervision and complaints, and better safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of taxpayers and payers.
The new method introduced in this revision has expanded the scope of tax service complaints and made the complaint boundary clearer; Broaden the channels of complaints and make the rights and responsibilities of the subject clearer; Standardize the acceptance process and recompress the processing time limit; Establish a quick handling mechanism to handle complaints more efficiently. The new measures will be officially implemented on August 1.
"Green Building Evaluation Standard" was updated to five indicators.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development recently released the revised national standard "Evaluation Standard for Green Buildings", numbered GB/T50378-2019, which came into effect on August 1, and the original "Evaluation Standard for Green Buildings" (GB/T50378-2014) was abolished at the same time.
By contrast, the revised Evaluation Standard for Green Building establishes a new development model of green building, which is "people-oriented, emphasizing performance and improving quality". The original seven index systems of "land-saving, energy-saving, water-saving, material-saving, indoor environment, construction management and operation management" have been updated into five index systems of "safety, durability, health and comfort, convenient living, resource-saving and livable environment". In addition, the evaluation stage has been reset, the green building grade has been added, and the grade requirements have been set by layers.
local laws and regulations
Hainan: Traffic control for vehicles in other places.
From 0: 00 on August 1st, Hainan will take traffic control on passenger cars that are not issued with license plates (including temporary license plates) in the province.
Non-provincial number plate passenger cars entering the roads in Hainan Province shall be registered through the internet, telephone or window; The total number of days for each vehicle to pass each year does not exceed 120 days, and it can be handled multiple times. Non-provincial number-plate passenger cars that have been used in this province by institutions stationed in Qionglai and enterprises registered in Qionglai shall be subject to the filing management of transitional passes, and the transitional period shall end on December 31, 2020.
Guiyang: adjusting the standard of residents’ medical insurance treatment
According to Guiyang Medical Insurance Bureau, starting from 0: 00 on August 1st, Guiyang will adjust and unify the payment and treatment standards of basic medical insurance and major illness insurance for urban and rural residents.
Among them, the annual maximum payment limit of Guiyang urban and rural residents’ basic medical insurance pooling fund has been raised to 250,000 yuan. According to the level of the hospital, the proportion of the hospitalization pooling fund for urban and rural residents and the individual sharing of the insured is adjusted as follows: the proportion of the first-class hospital pooling fund is 77%, and the proportion of individual payment is 23%; The proportion of overall fund payment in secondary hospitals is 75%, and the proportion of individual payment is 25%; The proportion of overall fund payment in tertiary hospitals is 60%, and the proportion of individual payment is 40%.
Wuhan: Real estate agents fully implement real-name registration system.
On June 14th, Wuhan Housing Management Bureau issued the Detailed Rules for Implementing the Measures for the Administration of Real Estate Brokers in Wuhan (Draft for Comment), which came into effect on August 1st and was valid for 5 years. It stipulates that real estate brokers should register their real names according to state regulations, and brokers should wear real-name registration cards when practicing.
The above detailed rules also require that brokerage institutions and personnel should be held liable for violating the detailed rules: if a real estate brokerage institution releases the housing information without authorization or fails to do so as required, the district housing management department shall order it to make rectification within a time limit, record it in the credit file, cancel the online signing qualification and impose a fine of more than 10,000 yuan and less than 30,000 yuan. In addition, if the third-party online media release the listing information without authorization or fail to release it according to the regulations, it will also be investigated and dealt with by the market supervision department according to law.
Wenzhou: Garbage classification standards will be implemented on August 1.
After Shanghai, Zhejiang Wenzhou version of garbage sorting is coming.
From August 1st, Wenzhou will implement the latest "Classification Standard for Urban Domestic Waste" issued by Zhejiang Province. Domestic waste is divided into four categories: recyclable, harmful waste, perishable and other wastes. Units and individuals who violate the unclassified domestic garbage shall be ordered to make corrections by the administrative department of city appearance and environmental sanitation; Refuses to correct, the individual shall be fined below 200 yuan, and the unit shall be fined above 500 yuan and below 5,000 yuan.
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2022 has passed. Although there are many jumping games this year, there are still many games that have left a strong impression on players with excellent quality this year. Through the word-of-mouth of the players and Tongge’s actual play experience, we selected the top ten games that must be played in 2022. Let’s see which ones the macaroni players have played.
Baokemeng Legend Al Zeus
Release date: January 28, 2022
Selling platform: Switch
Metacritic score: 83
As a new generation of Baokemeng, the rumored Legend of Baokemeng, Al Zeus, finallyBoldly tried the game of opening the world,This can be said to be a big step in the traditional Baokemeng series, and this game has successfully reversed word of mouth with excellent game quality when everyone was not optimistic in the previous trailer.It has become the highest-rated treasure dream work in recent years.
Release date: February 25, 2022
Selling platform: Steam
Metacritic score: 94
The innovative work of the soul game is also a gameplay that has joined the open world. Coupled with the consistent hard-core game mechanism of the soul game and the "riddle man" world view that FS is good at, both the battle and the plot exploration make the players want to stop step by step, and the phenomenon-level topic discussion,This 2022TGA annual game cannot be overstated!
The fading light 2: the battle between man and benevolence
Dying Light 2:Stay Human
Release date: February 5, 2022
Selling platform: Steam
Metacritic score: 77
Although the opening caused a wave of public opinion storm due to various bugs and multiplayer games not working normally, after the production team diligently repaired the work, the rebound in sales and praise in this year proved thatThe quality of the game is satisfactory.
Release date: February 8, 2022
Selling platform: Epic
Metacritic score: 79
In order to make this action game with a strong "Kung Fu flavor", the producer also made a special trip to China to learn boxing.Based on the traditional Chinese martial arts "White Eyebrows Boxing", creating a nearly perfect close combat experience for the game.The fist-to-flesh kung fu is supplemented by quick, accurate and cruel environmental attacks.Coupled with the revenge plot with "Wude" as the core, the production team successfully pushed the game to a new height as an independent game.
Kabi of the Star explores and discovers.
Kirby and the Forgotten Land
Release date: March 25, 2022
Selling platform: Switch
Metacritic score: 85
As Kabi’s first 3D work, "Exploration and Discovery of Kabi in the Star" can be said to be the best work in the series! Not only has Kabi’s gameplay of "swallowing heaven and earth" been vividly restored,After 3D, it fully absorbed the essence of Mario Odyssey., combined with its own mechanism, presents manyA brand-new game experience.
Of course, the 2022 must-play game must be accompanied by the 2022 must-play gamepad to be interesting! The Beitong Asura 2pro multi-template gamepad in Tong Ge’s hand can greatly enhance the game experience for the above five games, such as in Master.Boxing to meat button hitting feeling, plusHall triggers the silky smooth dodge.Whether it is the enemy’s upper attack or sweeping the legs at the lower end, they can skillfully resolve the heavy punch counterattack!
Beitong Asura 2pro multi-template gamepad is now selling well in major e-commerce platforms.Macaroni people who want to play on both PC and NS platforms during the New Year holiday, start one in advance, and travel during the holiday will ensure that the experience is full ~