August 19, 2018

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 […]

Cayman Islands: Q&A with Bradley Kruger: The offshore perspective on blockchain and cryptocurrencies

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Ogier From Lexology Cayman Islands January 15 2018 Bradley Kruger is a partner in Ogier’s Cayman team, and heads the firms Caribbean and Asia corporate practice. In this Q&A he explores the offshore perspective on blockchain and crypto-currencies. What do offshore jurisdictions offer Crypto currency innovators that onshore jurisdictions don’t? The benefits are the same […]

Nigeria among 10 cheapest places to buy petrol – Report

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From PUNCH With a pump price of N145 ($0.40) per litre, Nigeria has been ranked as the eighth cheapest place in the world to buy petrol. Other countries among the cheapest places to buy petrol are Venezuela ($0.01), Turkmenistan ($0.29), Kuwait ($0.35), Iran ($0.36), Egypt ($0.37), Algeria ($0.37), Ecuador ($0.39), Bahrain ($0.42) and Syria ($0.44). […]

World Social Protection Report 2017-2019 – ILO: 4 billion people worldwide are left without social protection

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GENEVA (ILO News) – Despite significant progress in the extension of social protection in many parts of the world, the human right to social security is not yet a reality for a majority of the world’s population, says a new flagship report from the International Labour Organization (ILO). According to new data presented in the […]

OPIM partners with Marinius Research to launch latest Cayman quant fund

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From opalesque Management Ltd. (OPIM), an Asia hedge fund platform, has partnered with Marinius Research (Cayman) to launch Marinius Fund, a Cayman-domiciled hedge fund for professional investors. Managed by Portfolio Manager Richmond Lee, the Fund seeks to generate absolute return and capital appreciation while maintaining volatility at a controlled level. A fully systematic approach will […]