October 16, 2018

The Editor Speaks: Plastic bags. Should we practice TCI’s example?

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We have published a story today titled “Goodbye to single use plastic bags Ban to take effect from January 2019”. It tells us that the Turks and Caicos Islands Government are cracking down on the single use of plastic bags which will be soon removed from all the country’s supermarkets and shops. From the TCI […]

Bund in rain

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The Bund In The Rain From Stuck In Customs A LITTLE INTRO TO AURORA HDR 2019 Here is a little video we put together for the Aurora HDR Pre-Order launch. If the idea of low noise, no halo HDR images appeals to you, then check it out here where you will also get loads of […]

Cryptocurrency and blockchain bring Asia funds to the forefront of U.S. tech

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By Joyce YangFrom TechCrunch Since early 2017, there’s been a new trend in the U.S. where a number of Asian funds have been actively involved in early-stage crypto investing. Many folks in traditional tech have not heard of them before, but these funds will only be growing more important as cryptocurrency and blockchain solidify their […]

These everyday items are set to get more expensive because of the trade war

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By Michael Selby-Green From Business Insider President Donald Trump is proposing new 25% tariffs on Chinese imports. A hearing on the proposals starts in Washington on Monday. The US Chamber of Commerce said in written testimony that the new tariffs would “dramatically expand the harm to American consumers, workers, businesses, and the economy.” Furniture, lighting […]

Australia and India will be growth engines of LNG industry in Asia and Oceania, says GlobalData

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Australia and India will be the significant contributors for capacity growth in Asia and Oceania’s LNG Industry for the outlook period 2018 to 2022. Australia is set to have the highest liquefaction capacity additions while India will have highest regasification capacity additions among all the countries in Asia and Oceania, according to leading data and […]

Mobile phone shock Horror! You could be risking your life by answering a cell phone whilst on charge… Industry scare-mongering or another urban legend?

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NO PHONES IN KITCHEN PLEASE* Do you make calls or receive calls in your kitchen? My name is Dr. Ademola. Just 3 days ago my husband who also is a doctor shared the sad incidents of 6 individuals who were brought into the casualty department for burns injury which they sustained while making or receiving […]

Mon County Health Department offers free product to help prevent mosquitoes

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From The Dominion Post W. Va. — The onset of warmer weather means more time spent outdoors. At the same time, Monongalia County Health Department’s Environmental Health program wants to remind the community to be vigilant in avoiding mosquitoes, which can carry diseases. Mosquitoes can transfer diseases, including yellow fever, dengue fever, West Nile virus, […]

WESO 2018: 24 million jobs to open up in the green economy

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GENEVA (ILO News) – Twenty-four million new jobs will be created globally by 2030 if the right policies to promote a greener economy are put in place, a new ILO report says. According to World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs, action to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius will result in […]

Mysterious bag containing 54 severed human hands found in Russia

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By JESSICA DURANDO From STUFF NZ Russian police have launched an investigation after a mysterious bag of 54 severed human hands was discovered at a popular fishing spot near the Siberian city of Khabarovsk, the Siberian Times reports. A single hand was spotted first, and then the bag containing the remains was found on an […]

Toys ‘R’ Us demise creates black hole for toy makers

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From Newsmax The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords. The 70-year-old retailer is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its […]