Airport auction, research for the government of RJ and more than 18 August

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The auction of Congonhas Airport and 14 other terminals, which will be held at B3 by the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac), and the Russian accusation that Ukraine is preparing a “provocation” during the UN Secretary General’s visit to Kiev, are among the highlights of this Thursday (18).

Congonhas Airport and 14 more terminals are auctioned this Thursday (18)

Congonhas Airport and 14 other terminals will be auctioned this Thursday (18), during the 7th round of the airport concession program, carried out by the National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac).

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The auction takes place at 2 pm, at B3, and will be divided into three blocks. The 15 airports, which together account for approximately 15.8% of the country’s total passenger traffic, will be granted to the private sector for a period of 30 years. The forecast for investments over the period is R$ 7.3 billion.

The interest in the three blocks was confirmed by the Minister of Infrastructure, Marcelo Sampaio, through social networks. “We continue to work without optimism or pessimism, but making it happen and ensuring the advancement of the country’s infrastructure. On August 18 we will be hitting the hammer at B3, auctioning 15 airports, from the 3 blocks of the 7th round”, said the minister.

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In addition to Congonhas, the airports of Campo de Marte, in São Paulo (SP) and Jacarepaguá, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ), among others, will also be part of the concession.

Quaest poll for the government of Rio de Janeiro: Castro has 25%; Ash, 19%

Genial/Quaest poll for the election for the government of Rio de Janeiro, released this Thursday (18), brings, in the scenario with the most names, Governor Cláudio Castro (PL), candidate for reelection, ahead with 25% of the voting intentions, followed by federal deputy Marcelo Freixo (PSB) with 19%.

Then came Rodrigo Neves (PDT), with 6%; Cyro Garcia (PSTU), with 4%; Paulo Ganime (Novo), Juliete Pantoja (UP), Eduardo Serra (PCB) and Wilson Witzel (PMB) tied for 2%. Candidate Luiz Eugênio (PCO) did not score.

The proportion of those who say they will vote blank, cancel or fail to vote reaches 24%. The undecided represent 13%.

Ukraine is preparing ‘provocation’ during UN chief’s visit, says Russia

The Ministry of Defense of Russia accused the Ukraine this Thursday (18) to plan a “provocation” at the zaporizhzhia during the visit of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the country, Russian state news agency RIA reported. Guterres’ visit to Kiev will take place this Friday (19).

In a statement, the ministry said there were no Russian heavy weapons at the site, which is controlled by Russia, or in nearby districts.

Fears about the safety of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant have been growing, reaching a tipping point days ago when bombings damaged a power line and forced one of the plant’s reactors to shut down, despite no leaks being detected.

Ukraine and Russia have been trading accusations over the attacks, with Kiev saying Moscow had deployed artillery in and around the plant.

TikTok is the most used social network by children and teenagers aged 9 to 17

A survey by the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) released on Tuesday (16) revealed that 78% of internet users between the ages of 9 and 17 accessed some type of social network in 2021. In 2019, this rate was of 68%.

Last year, the most used platform was TikTok, by 34% of the group. In second place was Instagram, by 33%, and, in third, Facebook, by 11%.

The results also show that 93% of people in this group use the internet, which corresponds to 22.3 million people. The researchers point out that the greatest growth in this aspect occurred in the Northeast region and in rural areas, and that the cell phone was the main tool for this connection, being the only device used by 53% of those who answered the questions.

Fluminense, Corinthians and Flamengo qualify for the semi-finals of the Copa do Brasil

Fluminense, Corinthians and Flamengo qualified, this Wednesday (17), for the semifinals of the Copa do Brasil.

Tricolor Carioca will face Timão. Mengão, on the other hand, is waiting for the winner of América-MG and São Paulo, who will play this Thursday (18).

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Source: CNN Brasil

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