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The previous administration had been bothered by this strategic sector being under heavy Chinese influence: the percentage officially owned by the State Grid, after all, is magnified by the ostensibly Filipino majority being composed of taipans who do business in China, and who are therefore subject to pressure by the Chinese authorities.
In addition, higher educational institutions are subject to pressure to reduce expenses while expanding programs creating conflict to where resources should be applied to attract, retain and matriculate faculty, staff and students.
Informed sources quoted al-Jumaili as saying Jumaili in a letter addressed to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi " To give you the opportunity and flexibility to proceed with reforms without being subject to pressure, I put my resignation at your disposal with my willingness to continue working in the ministry until the acceptance or achieve reshuffle with my willingness to take on any responsibility if there is any dereliction during my assume to the ministry, with my deep appreciation ".
Just weeks before President Barack Obama meets his counterpart Erdogan in Turkey, spokesman Josh Earnest said the White House was "deeply concerned that media outlets and individual journalists critical of the government were subject to pressure and intimidation during the campaign".
Ambassador of France in Tunis Francois Gouyette noted that Tunisia's contribution to the universal commitments is ambitious, saying the country, which has a coastline rich in marine life and an ancestral know-how in production of several products such as olives and dates, would better act to preserve its "green, heritage" and the treasures of all Tunisians subject to pressure.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Monday that "the White House was deeply concerned that media outlets and journalists critical of the government were subject to pressure and intimidation during the campaign.
But US officials are "deeply concerned that media outlets and individual journalists critical of the government were subject to pressure and intimidation during the campaign, seemingly in a manner calculated to weaken political opposition," Earnest said during a briefing with reporters aboard Air Force One en route to New Jersey, where President Barack Obama was to give a speech on US criminal justice reform.
Having the highest possible flexibility even at lowest temperatures (minimum -20C) and increased their tensile strength with minimum of 180 gr/m of polyester reinforcement, BITULINE(R) Maxima MP series membranes are especially suitable for cold climates and are also ideal for bundle" type foundation waterproofing against underground water subject to pressure as well as for roofs subject to high vibrations or dilatation.
The company says understanding how to correctly select the right flow variable can lead to significant improvements in process performance and cost effectiveness--though both technologies will deliver almost identical results under certain conditions, the deviations that can occur where a process is subject to pressure and temperature changes makes it crucial to make the right choice from the outset.
The credit quality of the bank's sizeable retail loan portfolio, which is more sensitive to downturns in economic growth, a rise in unemployment or declines in remittances, is especially likely to be subject to pressure.
economy, the FDA's chief is subject to pressure from an array of outside interests.
President Abbas has been subject to pressure even from within his own faction, Fatah.