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SECOND. A measure equal to one sixtieth part of a minute. Vide Measure.

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Arienito Claveria, BOC district collector at the Port of Aparri, said they would coordinate with the management of CEZA on the disposition of the second-hand vehicles.
A recent survey commissioned by Zero Waste Scotland, the organisation behind the Revolve standard, found that 45% of Scots say if they can be assured of the quality, safety and cleanliness, they are more likely to shop second-hand.
Iain Gulland, chief executive of Zero Waste Scotland, added: "We encourage shoppers to think second-hand first and to look for the Revolve logo.
On Thursday, the Metropolitan City Council will vote on the second-hand tram purchase authorization, as well as the program for the privatization fund's work for this year.
Participants were classified into 3 groups based on the frequency of second-hand smoke exposure as assessed with survey questionnaires: no-exposure, less than 3 days per week of exposure, and 3 or more days per week of exposure.
In a way, the big tax on second-hand cars is in conflict with the decision to lower fuel consumption tax, which it was argued would benefit low income families as it would make petrol cheaper.
Many people in all these bazaars on Sunday claimed that every year second-hand garments shops were decreasing as the Chinese manufactured clothes were replacing them.
He said the Environment Ministry will meet with the Ministry of Economy and Finance to discuss a reduction in the import of second-hand electronic and plastic products.
Dr Sean Semple, associate professor in the university's Institute for Social Marketing, and colleagues found dramatic reductions in second-hand smoke exposure since 1998 and evidence of continuing improvements in the decade after the smoking ban.
While second-hand smoke exposure (10 or more hours/week) as an adult was associated with a 9 per cent higher risk of all-cause mortality, a 27 per cent higher risk of death from ischemic heart disease, a 23 per cent higher risk of death from stroke, and a 42 per cent higher risk of death from COPD.
Donating second-hand clothes has had a negative effect on textile industries in African countries.