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Prices of Commodities Skyrocket in Greenville

first_imgAs the roads of Liberia’s Southeast’s continue to worsen, prices of essential commodities have sky rocketed beyond the reach of ordinary citizens and residents of Greenville City in Sinoe County.In addition, several feeder roads leading to the various districts are inaccessible due to the fact that most of the farm-to-market roads have not been rehabilitated nor are there any plans in the offing to fix them.   Sadly, prices of most essential commodities have soared so much that the lives of ordinary citizens and residents in the port city of Greenville could be described as grave and worrisome.Amongst many of the essential commodities whose prices have hit the roof are sardines, plastic dishes, rice, palm (imported), drinks and locally produced foodstuffs.Consequently, according to businessmen and women operating stores and shops in Greenville City, prices of essential commodities have dramatically escalated owing to hike in transportation fares from Monrovia and other parts of the country.Transportation fares from the commercial district of Red-light Market in Paynesville to Greenville City in Sinoe County have been stepped up LD$8,000.00 for a to and fro trip.Previously, a round trip from Monrovia to Greenville was LD$6000.00 per commuter with the exception one’s personal effects.Businesswomen and men taking goods, services and things told the Daily Observer last week in Greenville City that due to the hike in transport fares, their entities are not doing well economically in Sinoe County.The nation’s staple food rice a 25-pounds of bag is now been sold for LD$1,700.00, bottle of stout LD$175.00, canned of sardine LDS115.00, bottle of large beer LD$210.00, finger size batteries LD$40.00 and all frozen food commodities have climbed the hiking ladder at the port city of Greenville in Sinoe County.In separate interviews with both residents and businesspeople last week, they expressed grave concern over the escalating price increases in Greenville City and other parts of that county.Businessman Francis Tugbeh Doe said that until urgent steps are taken to rehabilitate the most life threatening deplorable spots on the Sinoe-River Cess highways, the situation will continue to deteriorate rapidly on commodities’ prices in Greenville City.“I think the Liberian Government needs to re-examine, evaluate and monitor the construction works being carried out on the between River Cess and Sinoe Counties in terms of durability and sustainability,” Mr. Doe stressed.Businessman George Browne Nimely told the Daily Observer that the Rainy Season by all engineering standards is not best time to work on unpaved roads in the country.“We want to reduce the prices of essential commodities but, the transportation fares are retarding the undertaken of such a realistic venture in Greenville City,” businessman Nimely asserted.For her part, businesswoman Betty Sumo Wesseh stressed the need for the complete reconstruction of the Sinoe-River Cess in order to save the citizens and residents of Greenville City.Madam Wesseh added that they were really catching hard times on the highways of Sinoe and River Cess counties owing to the deplorable conditions of dangerous spots and life threatening potholes.“I want the Liberian Government to bring pressure to bear on the road construction company that currently responsible for the rehabilitation of the River Cess-Sinoe Highway in Greenville and other areas in Sinoe County, Madam Wesseh concluded.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Le Max2: The Superphone that makes the VR experience ultimate

first_imgVirtual reality (VR) is the next big trend in the technology industry, with experts believing that new technology in this space is going to change the world as we see it. But, just as it happens with any other cutting-edge technology you need to have the right hardware to be able to experience the VR to its fullest. This is where LeEco with its future-ready Le Max2 is a perfect choice.The Le Max2 comes with a gorgeous 5.7-inch display sporting a resolution of 2560?1440 pixels. This enables the pictures and videos to come to life over a VR headset. It is very difficult to see the difference between a FullHD display and a 2K with the naked eye but it makes a world of difference when you have the VR headset on. The Le Max2 uses a high-pixel density display, which is 515ppi, and it is as close as it gets to human eyes, offering users clearer and sharper images than what they would get on any other phone screen.In addition to this, LeEco’s Le Max 2 is also the first smartphone to come with CDLA Technology, that enables end-to-end lossless digital music transmission further making the VR experience more exciting. This technology is patented by LeEco, making it the only player globally to have replaced the 3.5mm headphone port with CDLA Type-C interface. The result of this unique technology is a significantly improved audio output. Le Max2 is all set to redefine the way we watch movies or play games with its stunning QHD display along with the enhanced audio experience.advertisementThe great experience for users just does not end here. The new superphone – Le Max2 also offers users access to more than 1.9 million songs with lossless audio, 50+ big ticket international live concerts, exclusive live streaming of major entertainment events & music concerts worldwide along with 7500+ hours of world class entertainment. Then there is content worth Rs 4,990 that comes bundled free with this phone.Apart from this, the superphone also comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (MSM8996) processor that is paired with 4 or 6 GB RAM and 32 or 64 GB of internal storage, depending on which model you buy. To ensure that you never run out of battery, the Max2 has a large 3100mAh battery with the world’s leading quick charging technology.For the shutterbugs, there is a powerful 21-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. The rear camera supports PDAF, optical image stabilization (OIS) and 4K video recording capabilities. Now, all this hardware makes the camera in Max2 one of the best ever seen in a phone. LeEco has managed to get a stupendous response for its first sale of LeMax2 that was conducted on June 28th. However, for people who missed out on the same can now register for the next sale that will be held on July 5 on LeMall, LeEco’s own e-commerce portal and Flipkart. (This article is sponsored by LeEco)last_img read more