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At the height of his leap the rope tightened taut on his neck, causing him to describe a somersault and fall heavily to the floor on his side.
Chinese regulators have tightened their oversight of the nation's QR code payment services.
The last step is just to make sure they are all down tight, in case the base shifted slightiy as the next one in line was tightened down.
Domestic funding conditions tightened significantly in EM Asia, EM Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, with EM Asia also witnessing a sharp tightening in international funding conditions, likely reflecting increased volatility in EM financial markets, in part induced by the oil price decline.
Driver side wheel lug nuts get tightened to the left and passenger side wheel lug nuts get tightened to the right.
The property measures "will lead to downside risks to property prices and investment but the effectiveness of the policy depends on whether the money supply will be tightened as well," Zhang Zhiwei, chief China economist at Nomura Holdings in Hong Kong, said in a note late on Friday.
Of them, roughly two-thirds said that they tightened their standards on such loans.
PESHAWAR, April 13, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Security of all the check posts in Peshawar and a mortuary has been tightened on Tuesday.
PESHAWAR, April 13, 2011 (Frontier Star): Security of all the check posts in Peshawar and a mortuary has been tightened on Tuesday.
The skin is tightened by the use of a device called Thermage that uses radio waves.
The ECB s Bank Lending Survey for the third quarter of 2009 found that a net eight percent of those polled had tightened credit standards for businesses, compared with 21 percent in the second quarter, "bringing the net tightening close to a halt.
The Border Service of Kyrgyzstan announced today that it has tightened security measures on borders.