• Shore Publishing hires Associate Publisher 23 Feb 2020 10:34 Louvenia Brandt has been named to the new position of Associate Publisher for Madison-based Shore Publishing, which publishes weekly newspapers, magazines and a website. Brandt, who will start March 2, will lead local sales and operations and be …
  • Audrey Young: Parties wrangle over who killed the 'feebate' car subsidy 23 Feb 2020 10:05 Labour and the Greens may have harboured some hope that the shaky "feebate" scheme which proposed financial subsidies for buying fuel-efficient vehicles could be rescued. But after the weekend's drag contest between New Zealand First and …
  • NCB, Amber to roll out new mobile wallet 23 Feb 2020 10:03 Tech company Amber Group Limited has partnered with National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited, NCB, on a new mobile wallet called Amber Pay It will be NCBJ’s second mobile payment system; the other being Quisk, which has been on the market for two years and …
  • The fight to save Canadian authors 23 Feb 2020 09:56 Eric Walters's plot to save Canadian culture came to him much like the idea for a book — in a flash of inspiration. It was November 2018, and the Toronto-born writer was driving through the Prairies, constantly on the phone with publishers, fellow …
  • How a 'future Queen in training' is finding her voice 23 Feb 2020 09:52 Hello, royal watchers. This is your biweekly dose of royal news and analysis. Reading this online? Sign up here to get this delivered to your inbox every other Friday. When a high-profile member of the Royal Family took her turn on a podcast the other day, …
  • The Call of the Wild review – a remake with little bite 23 Feb 2020 09:52 Jack London’s 1903 Yukon-set adventure novel has been adapted for screen on numerous occasions. Various versions have starred, among others, Clark Gable, Charlton Heston, Richard Dreyfuss and now Harrison Ford in the role of grizzled prospector John …
  • Reliance Retail tops list of 50 fastest growing retailers globally 23 Feb 2020 09:40 Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Retail has topped the list of '50 fastest-growing retailers globally between FY2013-2018' in the Deloitte's Global Powers of Retailing 2020 index. Deloitte ranked 250 firms globally in its annual report …
  • Saudi G20 gathering weighs coronavirus threat to global economy 23 Feb 2020 09:36 G20 SUMMIT. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva arrives for a welcome dinner at the Murabba Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on February 22, 2020. Photo by Fayez Nureldine/AFP RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – The deadly coronavirus …
  • PepsiCo, Americana extend partnership 23 Feb 2020 09:25 PepsiCo, a global food and beverage company has renewed its 25-year partnership with Kuwait-based Americana Group, enabling PepsiCo to continue its product offering through Americana’s restaurant brands. PepsiCo, a global food and beverage company has …
  • Ruto's associates and the trouble of perceptions 23 Feb 2020 09:22 By SUNDAY NATION TEAM More by this Author Deputy President William Ruto’s long march to State House has hit turbulence, and how he navigates this rough stretch will determine whether or not he succeeds President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2022. He is well aware of …
  • Lethal on the podium, the DP is committing big blunders on Twitter 23 Feb 2020 09:22 By IBRAHIM ORUKO More by this Author In the run up to the 2013 General Election, Deputy President William Ruto famously came up with the “Analogue vs Digital” mantra, a slogan he coined as a dig at his perennial political rival, Raila Odinga. The slogan …
  • Column: Cyberwar not all about crashing power grids and airplanes 23 Feb 2020 09:21 In reality, looking for theatrical cyberattacks means missing the ones that matter most. Cyber-engagements between nations are daily competitions in which the United States, Russia, China and others continually struggle for advantage. Much more often than …
  • Granting of financial assistance to Lahug demolition victims scrutinized 23 Feb 2020 09:21 The City Council is questioning The demolition of homes built on a property owned by the University of the Philippines Cebu in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City | CDN Digital file photo CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Local Housing Board (LHB) sought the help of the …
  • What kind of ex-girlfriends do you have? 23 Feb 2020 09:21 CEBU CITY, Philippines— Some relationships do not really turn out the way you want it to be. Some end it on a happy note but some will just end it by going their separate ways. So then you get to call your babe then your ex now. Ouch. And this time you …
  • Edina leads way as area chambers of commerce seek new ways to stay relevant 23 Feb 2020 09:20 When Lori Syverson’s parents opened an Italian restaurant in Waukesha, Wis., more than 35 years ago, her father made a point of joining the local chamber of commerce. He figured membership could help bring more customers through the door. Businesses today …
  • G20 Financial Leaders Weigh Coronavirus Economic Ripple Effects 23 Feb 2020 08:55 The deadly coronavirus epidemic will dent global growth, the IMF warned Saturday, as G20 finance ministers and central bank governors weighed its economic ripple effects at a two-day gathering in Riyadh. The outbreak will shave about 0.1 percentage points …
  • Vietnam attends APEC SOM 1 in Malaysia 23 Feb 2020 08:50 The Vietnamese delegation to the event comprises representatives of the ministries of Industry and Trade, and Foreign Affairs, and the office of the intersectoral steering committee for international integration. Within the framework of SOM 1, there were …
  • G20 agrees final communique with reference to climate change 23 Feb 2020 08:50 FILE PHOTO: Journalists sit in the media center during the meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, February 22, 2020. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri RIYADH (Reuters) - Finance officials from the world’s 20 biggest …
  • Newspaper faces campus crisis as students opt for online over print 23 Feb 2020 08:36 It is the oldest student newspaper in Europe, tracing its history from a campus publication established in 1887 by no less a literary figure than Robert Louis Stevenson. But the global pressures facing the print industry in the era of digital media have …
  • Singer overcomes obstacles, releases new album, goes on tour 23 Feb 2020 08:22 How do you get to the National Arts Centre in Ottawa? Practise, practise, practise. Throw in some stick-to-it-iveness and the strength to overcome some fairly significant obstacles, and that’s the pathway rising music star Tara Shannon used for a release …
  • Jaguar Project Vector 'Autonomy-Ready' Platform Concept Revealed 23 Feb 2020 08:21 JAGUAR LAND ROVER UNVEILS FUTURE OF URBAN MOBILITY Bold new concept vehicle as part of Jaguar Land Rover’s Destination Zero mission Project Vector ‘autonomy-ready’ platform offers solution to today’s urban mobility challenges with unparalleled interior …
  • Let’s come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials 23 Feb 2020 08:18 Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive “tax optimisation” by global digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, G20 officials said on Sunday. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is developing …
  • Unveiling the writer Antulay one never knew of 23 Feb 2020 08:12 A compilation of letters by former Maharashtra chief minister Abdul Rehman Antulay to his wife was released on Saturday in the presence of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar. The book, released by Mr. Pawar …
  • Details of ingenious smuggling racket lie buried in FIR since 2018 23 Feb 2020 08:12 The Mumbai Police Crime Branch’s investigation into the 2018 assault case against gangsters Tariq Parveen and Salim Maharaj has unearthed a well-organised and ingenious gold smuggling racket allegedly going on for several years. Mr. Parveen and Mr. Maharaj …
  • Rally against child abuse held in Chennai 23 Feb 2020 08:12 A rally against child abuse was held at Besant Nagar beach in Chennai on Sunday morning. Holding placards carrying messages against child abuse, children and elders gathered near the police booth on the beach road around 6.30 a.m. They walked for a few …
  • JLP 2016 ten-point manifesto …Were promises kept? 23 Feb 2020 08:09 1 New Economic Growth and Job Creation Ministry will ensure that investments are rapidly facilitated to avoid government obstacles and duplication or working at cross purposes. This ministry will cultivate public-private partnerships to bring economic …
  • Police seek dash-cam clues to speeding black car 23 Feb 2020 07:59 Share Canberra's trusted news: A BLACK Ford Focus was seen driving at speed in Isaacs, Fadden, Farrer and Wanniassa and the police are looking for dash-cam evidence. The car, registration number YKC72W, was alleged to be speeding on Thursday (February …
  • Essar to embark on new phase of investment-led growth: Ruia family 23 Feb 2020 07:46 The $10 billion energy-to-technology conglomerate Essar is looking to embark on a new phase of investment-led growth on the strength of a substantially lighter balance sheet arising from repayment of Rs 1.4 trillion loans over the last three years, the …
  • India vs. New Zealand | Rahane, Vihari fight as India end Day 3 at 144/4 23 Feb 2020 07:44 India were 144 for four in their second innings at stumps on the third day of the first Test against New Zealand here on Sunday. India still trail New Zealand by 39 runs with six wickets in hand. Ajinkya Rahane (25 batting) and Hanuma Vihari (15 batting) …
  • Cash prizes for 100 ‘lucky’ bus passengers 23 Feb 2020 07:27 District authorities conducted a lucky draw and selected 100 commuters who availed of TSRTC’s free bus services to Vemulawada for Mahasivaratri on Friday. The free services were offered to encourage passengers to choose RTC buses over private vehicles so …
  • Three construction labourers killed, five injured in accident at Sirpur Paper Mills 23 Feb 2020 07:27 Three construction labourers died and five were injured at an accident around midnight in the Sirpur Paper Mills (SPM) in Kagaznagar town of Kumram Bheem Asifabad district. Loose soil from the top fell on the labourers who were working at the bottom of a …
  • Courts should not be allowed to falter: former SC judge 23 Feb 2020 07:27 Supreme Court former judge Justice Aftab Alam said the Constitution of India remained the same since its adoption but radical changes took place in the way people led their lives and some worrying developments created deep anxiety and fear among various …
  • A.P. Chief Minister will inaugurate Disha Police Station tomorrow 23 Feb 2020 07:27 Disha police station constructed with a corporate office look is ready for inauguration on Monday during the visit of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy who is giving top priority for women’s security in the wake of the ghastly rape and …
  • Anti-CAA arrests: Home Minister calls meeting of senior police officers today 23 Feb 2020 07:27 Close on the heels of two youngsters being arrested by the police for their alleged “anti-national” statements in the course of protests against the Citizen (Amendment) Act, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has called a meeting of senior-level police …
  • Tribals get land after fight against prejudice 23 Feb 2020 07:27 The Hassan district administration has reserved 20 guntas of land for 13 families of Sudugadu Sidda, a semi-nomadic tribe, settled at Bettada Sathenahalli in Holenarasipur taluk. Deputy Commissioner R. Girish has issued an order reserving the grazing land …
  • Huge turnout for KAS preliminary examinations 23 Feb 2020 07:27 Close to 3.8 lakh candidates sat for the preliminary examinations of the newly introduced Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) held across 1,535 centres in the State on Saturday. The answer key will be published on Monday, officials of the Kerala Public …
  • Road Safety Authority to chalk out ways to curb accidents 23 Feb 2020 07:27 The Kerala Road Safety Authority (KRSA) will convene an emergency meeting here on Tuesday to chalk out strategies to prevent occurrences similar to the Tiruppur bus accident in the State. Though the meeting is convened in the wake of the tragic incident …
  • Kerala school students to learn English at hi-tech IT labs 23 Feb 2020 07:22 Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) The Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has launched E3 (Enjoy, Enhance & Enrich) an ambitious project for enhancing and enriching the English language proficiency of students by making use of …
  • OYO announces bug bounty programme to strengthen security 23 Feb 2020 07:21 New Delhi: Hospitality unicorn OYO has said that it will introduce a bug bounty programme towards ensuring that there is a credible and continuous flow of positive feedback from independent security groups and individual researchers to mitigate against any …
  • QIB introduces a suite of Takaful products on its... 23 Feb 2020 07:17  23 Feb 2020 - 8:43 Nasser Al-Misnad (left), CEO, Damaan Islamic Insurance Company, and D. Anand, QIB’s General Manager - Personal Banking Group during the event. Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has become the first Bank in Qatar to provide Takaful plans for …
  • GNBS – Providing calibration services to industries 23 Feb 2020 07:16 Feb 23, 2020 News, Standards in Focus 0 STANDARDS IN FOCUS As industries increase use and demand for traceable and accurate measurements, the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) continues to build capacity to offer reliable calibration services to …
  • Overview of Data Centre KVM Switches Market to Witness Remarkable Growth by 2025| Avocent(Emerson), Raritan(Legrand), Belkin, Adder, etc 23 Feb 2020 07:12 Feb 23, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - Market Info Reports) Global Data Centre KVM Switches Market reports provide in-depth analysis of Top Players , Geography, End users, Applications, Competitor analysis, SWOT Analysis , Revenue, Price, Gross …
  • Tardy pace of farm schemes irks Finance Ministry 23 Feb 2020 07:11 The Finance Ministry has come down heavily on public sector banks for unsatisfactory progress of various schemes related to the farm sector. The Ministry has expressed its displeasure over the tardy progress made by banks, and asked them to double their …
  • Solo practice? Telemedicine can help you find a balance 23 Feb 2020 07:10 Technology has been changing the way we do things in the healthcare industry for years. Every year there are more and more innovations intended to improve care as well as various processes. Digitised healthcare has proven to be tremendously beneficial for …
  • 2nd person struck and killed by Mardi Gras parade float in New Orleans 23 Feb 2020 06:56 A person was struck and killed Saturday night by a float in a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, authorities said, marking the second such death this week in the city and casting a shadow on celebrations. The city’s emergency preparedness agency, NOLA Ready …
  • UMEX 2020 kicks off, addresses increased dependence on unmanned systems, AI 23 Feb 2020 06:51 The UMEX and SimTEX Conference kicked off today in Abu Dhabi, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. Under the theme ‘Manned-Unmanned Teaming …
  • Online voting for SGCA’s ‘The Voice of the People’ opens 23 Feb 2020 06:51 he International Government Communication Centre, IGCC, a subsidiary of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, SGMB, has called on the nation to actively vote for their favourite public campaign launched by the five finalists of the Sharjah Government …
  • FOLLOW US DEWA organizes Innovation Week during UAE Innovation Month 2020 23 Feb 2020 06:51 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is organising ‘Innovation Week’ as part of the UAE Innovation Month, announced by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The Innovation Month …
  • Umang app review: Provides access to nearly 600 ... 23 Feb 2020 06:40 Highlight: Access to nearly 600 services Get it for: Free on Android and iOS UMANG or the Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance is the go-to app for citizens to avail nearly 600 government services. The mobile app has been developed by the …
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite review: Flagship fee... 23 Feb 2020 06:40 Highlight: Cameras & processor Get it for: Rs 38,999 The Galaxy Note series smartphones have always been the best of what Samsung has to offer but the steep price perhaps has been a big deterrent in India. Now, in order to rejig the affordable flagship …
  • Allianz profit climbs as key unit reverses... 23 Feb 2020 06:29  22 Feb 2020 - 3:01 Oliver Baete (L), CEO of German insurance group Allianz, and Allianz CFO Giulio Terzariol, pose prior to the company's annual results press conference in Munich, southern Germany, on February 21, 2020. / AFP / Christof …
  • CASH SHORTAGES TO END : MANGUDYA 23 Feb 2020 06:29 Banks should constantly update the central bank on the amount of money they need to meet demand from depositors, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya has said. Ordinary Zimbabweans are struggling to access cash from banks despite the …
  • Richa Chadha: ‘I think awareness is sexy’ 23 Feb 2020 06:29 Written by Alaka Sahani | New Delhi | Published: February 23, 2020 10:00:40 am My career was pretty much over after Gangs of Wasseypur. I’ve fought really hard to be here today, says the actor. You have had a busy start to the year with Panga (directed by …
  • Ways to make your office desk clutter-free 23 Feb 2020 06:12 New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANSlife) Whether you work from home or from an office space, feeling comfortable and productive in the workplace is important. Attractive and clean interiors can help create a comfortable and enjoyable working environment. An average …
  • Anti-CAA protesters block road outside Jaffarabad metro station in Delhi 23 Feb 2020 06:06 More than 1,000 people, mostly women, staging a protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAA) blocked the road outside Jaffarabad metro station in northeast Delhi on Sunday morning. The entry and exit gates of the station were closed as a …
  • Starry-eyed Kenya ready for race to space 23 Feb 2020 06:05 Communications Authority of Kenya Acting Director General Mercy Wanjau (left) with Broadcasting and Telecommunications Principal Secretary Esther Koimet during a workshop on satellite communication resources in Nairobi last week. [Wilberforce Okwiri, …
  • Ruto allies hard hit as BBI rallies tilt political ground 23 Feb 2020 06:05 Senate Leader of Majority Kipchumba Murkomen with legislators allied to Deputy President William Ruto address the press on plans to hold parallel BBI rallies after a retreat at Lake Naivasha Resort. [File, Standard] The push for a constitutional referendum …
  • Insurance SEO Agency Creates An Insurance Marketing Guide For... 23 Feb 2020 06:05 Insurance SEO Agency Creates An Insurance Marketing Guide For 2020 321 Web Marketing, an insurance SEO agency, recently created and released the ultimate insurance marketing guide for 2020. FAIRFAX, Va. (PRWEB) February 22, 2020 321 Web Marketing, an …
  • Sanders' big Nevada win narrows rivals' path to Democratic nomination 23 Feb 2020 06:00 Reuters 23rd Feb 2020 08:54:27 GMT +0300 US Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders celebrates with his wife Jane after being declared the winner of the Nevada Caucus as he holds a campaign rally in San Antonio, Texas, US, February 22, …
  • LHC takes up social media rules case tomorrow 23 Feb 2020 05:50 LAHORE: Lahore High Court Chief Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh will hear on Monday an application assailing the legitimacy of new social media regulations published by Ministry of Information, Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT). “The regulations prima …
  • Rethink disastrous sports betting taxation policy 23 Feb 2020 05:42 Kenya has been busy on the international trade circuit, signing deals with the UK and announcing that negotiations for a trade agreement with the US are now on. This is good news because if done correctly, opening of these vast developed markets could …
  • Second term for Trump could change the world 23 Feb 2020 05:42 XN Iraki 23rd Feb 2020 08:30:00 GMT +0300 US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, February 21, 2020. [Reuters] The focus on a dignified send-off for President Moi took our eyes …
  • Simba Corp starts assembly of Mahindra double cab pick-up locally 23 Feb 2020 05:42 Simba Corp’s Naresh Leekha (left) shows Peter Kathanga the features of Mahindra Scorpio pick-up in 2019. [File, Standard] Simba Corp is assembling the Mahindra single and double cabin pick-ups in Kenya for the first time in its history. The assembly, at …
  • [Photo News] Hyundai's hydrogen campaign featuring BTS in NY 23 Feb 2020 05:40 (Hyundai Motor Group) Hyundai Motor’s global hydrogen advertisement featuring BTS is aired via Marriott Marquis Hotel’s digital signage display at Times Square in New York on Friday.  In the advertisement, which played for an hour, BTS members explained …
  • Post-2020 Vision statement to include inclusivity, sustainability, digital economy 23 Feb 2020 05:40 PUTRAJAYA: The “Draft 0” of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Post-2020 Vision statement has included elements of inclusivity, sustainability and digital economy, in preparation for the maturity of the Bogor Goals by the end of the year. Senior …
  • Spay Day sends an important message 23 Feb 2020 05:33 It’s a proven fact — spaying and neutering are effective, and humane, ways to save the lives of animals. These procedures are one of many important responsibilities that come with owning a dog or cat. So along with providing a safe, warm home, food and …
  • Sekunjalo will not be deterred from investing in the media 23 Feb 2020 05:31 Opinion / 23 February 2020, 07:03am / Mandla Mbusi Mandla Mbusi is the group corporate affairs and spokesperson of Sekunjalo. Sekunjalo Investment Holdings (Sekunjalo) would like to inform media corporations operating in South Africa, their …
  • 'I went from hiking on a beautiful day…to making a goodbye video to my family'  23 Feb 2020 05:26 Trapped alone in the wilderness with a shattered body, this is the moment Claire Nelson thought she was about to die. What followed was an astonishing feat of physical and emotional endurance  From the top of a stack of boulders, 12 feet above the southern …
  • Louisiana's last video rental store may be in West Monroe 23 Feb 2020 05:25 This Feb. 17, 2020 photo shows Steve Chambliss at his family’s National Video Superstore in West Monroe, La. Though consumer spending on home entertainment rose to a record $25.2 billion in 2019, video rental stores accounted for a minuscule $250 million …
  • SUNDAY SHOUTOUT: Praise for Dunkirk’s special season 23 Feb 2020 05:20 The Dunkirk Lady Marauders pose wearing their custom League Champion T-shirts after Saturday's win over Olean claimed the CCAA Division 1 West league title, the program's first since 1991. OBSERVER Photo by Braden Carmen. There was plenty of …
  • Hottest Places in a City Are Often Low-Income Neighborhoods 23 Feb 2020 05:15 Concrete and asphalt absorb the sun's energy. So when a heat wave strikes, city neighborhoods with few trees and lots of black pavement can get hotter than other areas — a lot hotter. "Fifteen, 18 degrees Fahrenheit difference across the city at …
  • Still Waiting On Your Winnings From HQ Trivia? Apparently, You're Not Alone 23 Feb 2020 05:13 Screenshot: HQ Trivia When HQ Trivia abruptly announced it was penniless and shuttering last week, players of the once-viral live game show app wondered what the news meant for any winnings they’d yet to cash in. For many, that question continues to remain …
  • Unmanned systems summit kicks off in Abu Dhabi 23 Feb 2020 05:05 The UMEX and SimTEX Conference, addressing the latest scientific and technological developments in unmanned systems and artificial intelligence, opened yesterday (February 22) in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Being held under the theme ‘Manned-Unmanned Teaming in the …
  • Oshoala scores hat-trick in Barca win 23 Feb 2020 05:05 Ebenezer Bajela Super Falcons and Barcelona player, Asisat Oshoala, scores a hat-trick in Barcelona women 6-0 win against Logrono at the in the Spanish Primera Iberdrola on Saturday, as she continues her impressive goal-scoring form. Oshoala’s treble …
  • These awards are sponsored by… (Column: B-Town) 23 Feb 2020 05:02 It is the film awards season again and, hence, the time for controversies, and for social media to burst with counter opinions. Recently, we have had a major award function that has set the tongues, keyboards and smartphones wagging. While the awards from …
  • Buoyed by Latino voters in Nevada, Sanders cements his frontrunner status 23 Feb 2020 05:02 The senator from one of the whitest states in the US on Saturday trounced his rivals in the first primary of the 2020 election cycle that actually reflects the racial diversity of the country and the Democratic party. The Vermont senator Bernie Sanders won …
  • Micro insurance shields farmers from crop failure 23 Feb 2020 04:56 Farmers who were compensated by Pula microinsurance firm for low yields listen during a forum at Thiba ACK Parish on Friday. [Joseph Muchiri, Standard] The future of many small-holder farming ventures in Kenya is unpredictable due to the vagaries of …
  • PH to Launch 1st Trade Show for Int’l Sustainable Solutions and Technologies 23 Feb 2020 04:55 The Philippines is launching a new event that will champion sustainable solutions and technology in a bid to promote sustainable consumption and production in the food industry. The Sustainability Solutions Expo: Food and Beverage (SSX:F&B) is slated …
  • Feds' plan to relocate coronavirus patients puts region at risk, California city says 23 Feb 2020 04:37 Leaders in Costa Mesa, California, said Saturday they were kept in the dark until the last minute about plans by federal health agencies to transfer dozens of coronavirus patients to an empty building in their city in a move they said could put the entire …
  • Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (PNGAY) CEO Lu Min on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 23 Feb 2020 04:33 Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (OTCPK:PNGAY) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call February 21, 2020 7:00 PM ET Company Participants Sheng Ruisheng - Joint Company Secretary Jason Yao - EVP & CFO Lu Min - Chairman & CEO, Autohome, Inc. …
  • Bandits renew attacks in North-West despite governors’ amnesty 23 Feb 2020 04:22 GODWIN ISENYO, MAIHARAJI ALTINE, OLAIDE OYELUDE, and GBENGA ODOGUN examine renewed attacks by bandits in the North-West despite state governors’ amnesty to the brigands renewed attacks by bandits in the North-West have in recent times forced state …
  • Nigerians await APC’s promised restructuring five years after 23 Feb 2020 04:22 John Alechenu The Major General Muhammadu Buhari regime  has  yet to implement a substantial part of its promised restructuring. Findings by Sunday PUNCH on Friday revealed that since the ruling All Progressives Congress  bowed to pressure to  set up the  …
  • Certificate forgery: We can’t remove sacked Bayelsa deputy governor-elect, says Senate 23 Feb 2020 04:22 Our correspondents The Senate has clarified that Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo remains a  member of the upper chamber for now despite the certificate forgery which denied him a chance to become Bayelsa State deputy governor. The Supreme Court stopped …
  • Ondo 2020: APC chieftains unite against Akeredolu’s re-election 23 Feb 2020 04:21 Peter Dada As the governorship election in Ondo State is approaching, some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress in the state under the aegis of the APC Unity Forum have united against the re-election bid of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The group said …
  • Ferrari F355 Gets Widebody Cyberpunk Makeover, Looks Wild 23 Feb 2020 04:15 If you want to buy a retro supercar with a gated manual gearbox, forget all about the Audi R8; a Ferrari F355 should be at the top of your list. In fact, don't even put anything else on there. We understand why people keep collecting old R8s. They come …
  • UAE boosts preparations ahead of ban on waterpipe tobacco 23 Feb 2020 04:14 The Federal Tax Authority has ramped up its preparations ahead of implementing the ban on importing any type of waterpipe tobacco (known in Arabic as 'Mu'assel') and electrically heated cigarette plugs unless they carry the 'Digital Tax …
  • Kenya regains position as region’s biggest economy 23 Feb 2020 04:12 From left: President Uhuru Kenyatta, Rwanda’s Paul Kagame and Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni at last year’s East Africa Community Heads of State Summit in Arusha, Tanzania. [File, Standard] Kenya has overtaken Ethiopia to regain its coveted prize as the biggest …
  • NASA principals read from different scripts on PM post 23 Feb 2020 04:12 Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka flanked by the party deputy leader Shakila Abdala and vice chair Mutula Kilonzo Jr make their submissions to the BBI taskforce at KICC, Nairobi . [Elvis Ogina,Standard] National Super Alliance (NASA) affiliate parties …
  • Iraq extends ban on Iran arrivals amid coronavirus fears 23 Feb 2020 04:09 Baghdad, Iraq - Authorities in Iraq have extended a ban on all arrivals from neighbouring Iran, except of Iraqi citizens, as the country grapples with the possibility of an outbreak of the new coronavirus. The extension was announced in a statement issued …
  • Kashmir not among European Union’s priorities for 2020 23 Feb 2020 04:09 ISLAMABAD: Atrocities being perpetrated by the Indian forces in occupied Kashmir and the maltreatment of minorities in India are not among the European Union’s human rights priorities for 2020. Many in Pakistan see this glaring omission as an illustration …
  • FCCPC summons BA boss over passengers’ rights violation 23 Feb 2020 04:03 Ifeanyi Onuba The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has summoned the Managing Director of British Airways over alleged violation of rights of its passengers. Also summoned by the FCCPC is the Country General Manager of the airline, Mr …
  • ‘Change in OML 98 ownership won’t hurt production’ 23 Feb 2020 04:03 ’Femi Asu Pan Ocean Oil Corporation (Nigeria) Limited has said it will continue to work with the regulators to ensure that the change in the ownership of Oil Mining Lease 98 does not cause significant disruption in production. The Department of Petroleum …
  • Corporate governance enforcement should be extended to all sectors — Ayeku 23 Feb 2020 04:03 In this interview with NIKE POPOOLA, the President, Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria, Mr Bode Ayeku, speaks on why all sectors should adopt corporate governance in line with international standards among other issues Why …
  • Receivership: Arik, Aero seek survival strategies 23 Feb 2020 04:03 Years after Arik Air and Aero Contractors came under the Federal Government’s management, Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi writes on strategies adopted by the two airlines for survival It’s been three years since the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria took over …
  • Truckers worry about transporters’ image, set to rebrand 23 Feb 2020 04:03 Rasheed Bisiriyu Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners is set to rebrand to give members of the group a befitting identity among transport operators in the country. President of NARTO, Alhaji Lawal Othman, gave this indication in a statement, even …
  • Brandon launches first cruise ship 23 Feb 2020 04:03 Rasheed Bisiriyu Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, has launched his first cruise ship and brushed off concerns that the coronavirus outbreak will dissuade younger holidaymakers from embracing his latest venture, The Guardian of London …
  • FRSC, others plan big for Argungu fishing festival 23 Feb 2020 04:03 Rasheed Bisiriyu The Federal Road Safety Corps in Sokoto  Zone says it is working on strategies that will ensure free flow of traffic as well as safety of lives and property during the Argungu International Fishing Festival holding in March this year. It …
  • Canadian mayor markets Brampton to Nigerian start-ups 23 Feb 2020 04:03 Rasheed Bisiriyu A sizeable number of enterprising young Nigerians may be on their way to Brampton City in Canada soon, not just to catch fun but explore the business opportunities in one of the fastest growing business communities in that country. This …
  • Internet myths that may need to be discarded 23 Feb 2020 04:02 Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr The Internet will shut down for 24 hours to enable its total overhaul or forward this email from Microsoft founder to earn a certain amount of money. If this does not sound familiar, what about phrases like, “What people do on …
  • Telecoms service improves in seven states, still wobbles in 19 23 Feb 2020 04:02 Ife Ogunfuwa The quality of telecommunication services offered by mobile network operators have improved in seven states out of 26 states with poor communications standards, a latest data on quality of service from Nigeria Communications Commission has …