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Archives for June 4, 2018

Abraaj creditors meet in Dubai and London, with ‘fire sale’ option on the table

By Frank Lane From Arab News Middle East’s largest private equity firm meets with creditors and investors in London and Dubai “Fire sale” of assets one of the options for Abraaj assets DUBAI: Investors and creditors of embattled private-equity firm Abraaj Group have met in simultaneous meetings in Dubai and London to discuss the future […]

Child protection training provided to Early Childhood Centres and Contracted Service-Providers

The Ministry of Education is working to ensure contracted service workers for Department of Education Services (DES) and staff in all Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Centres are trained in Child Protection and have policies, procedures, and practices in place to minimise risk for children. This year, the Ministry has trained over 525 individuals […]

Cayman Islands: Under 11 Boys prepare for FA Cup semi finals

Four clubs sealed their place in the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) Boy’s Under 11 FA Cup semi finals as the second round games played this past Saturday, June 2 produced some exciting football and plenty of goals. Future SC, who received a bye to the second round, defeated Latinos FC A 6-0 with their […]

The Editor Speaks: Education

In iNews Cayman today we have published a story where the President of the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers’ Association (TTUTA), Lynsley Doodhai, has said “Asking teachers to mark School Based Assessment (SBA) projects and not pay them is modern day slavery.” Speaking at the 78th Tobago Teachers’ Get-Together held at the Tobago Nutrition and […]

Barbados government debt alarming

BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life Throughout the elections campaign, and even earlier, Barbados Labour Party Leader, Mia Mottely, had been talking of financial mismanagement in public office, but what she saw since becoming prime minister has shocked the island’s new leader. “It is a woeful state of affairs, and anybody who presided over this […]

Cayman Islands Law School Founding Director passes

The Truman Bodden Law School (TBLS) has recently become aware of the passing on 2 June 2018 of Professor Peter Rowe, founding Director of the then Cayman Islands Law School. Peter accepted the role of first law school Director when invited to assist in establishing the Law School by then Minister of Education, the Hon […]

Cayman Islands receives $38 billion investment from China

From Reuters China’s overseas investment portfolio worth $498 billion last year BEIJING (Reuters) – Mainland China’s overseas portfolio investment rose last year to $498 billion from $360 billion at the end of 2016, with the Chinese territory of Hong Kong the prime destination, state news agency Xinhua said on Sunday. Of that money, $304 billion […]

Berjaya Land exits long-delayed Vietnam financial centre project

By Adam Aziz From The Edge Markets KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): After nearly a decade of delays in project execution, Berjaya Land Bhd (BLand) decided to call it a day. The property group is divesting its investment in a Vietnamese financial centre project at a loss. In a filing today, BLand said it is selling […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s Coat of Arms Address

Cayman Islands Coat of Arms History By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA I extend a warm Caymanian welcome to you all and thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to join us today on the lawn of the Glass House to commemorate this special day in our history. This is […]

Russia World Cup in ‘FIFA 18’

‘FIFA 18’ let me live out my World Cup fantasies By Edgar Alvarez, From engadget EA Sports didn’t skimp on details with its free update for the game. It took a few tries, but I was finally able to lift the World Cup trophy with my beloved Mexico in FIFA 18. It wasn’t an easy […]