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Archives for February 13, 2020

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Cayman: CDS – Auditions!

From Cayman Drama Society  AUDITIONS – NOISES OFF by Michael Frayn Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR […]

Cayman: Man charged with Stalking

From RCIPS Feb 13 2020 A man, age 35 of West Bay, has been charged with two counts of Stalking in relation to a series of incidents. He appeared in court yesterday, 12 February, and was granted court bail with conditions in advance of his next appearance.

Apple adds $18 billion in market value after its Chinese factories accelerate post-coronavirus re-openings

By Ben Winck From Business Insider Apple gained as much as $18 billion in market value on Wednesday following a report that its Foxconn iPhone plants will speed up their return to normal production. The Chinese factories were closed for weeks due to a coronavirus-related shutdown, but Foxconn now expects to reach 50% output by the […]

Reuters joins Facebook’s fact-checking program

By Igor Boniface From engadget Reuters, one of the world’s biggest news agencies, is joining Facebook’s third-party fact-checking program. First launched in 2016, the program has tried to curb the spread of disinformation on the social network with help from organizations like the Associated Press, PolitiFact and Factcheck.org. As part of the partnership, Reuters has created a […]

KFC in Korea

I’ve been in Korea for 10 days and have already been to KFC 3 times. Here’s what makes it so special here compared to the US. By Kate Taylor From Business Insider I visited KFC in Seoul, South Korea and was blown away by the menu items that aren’t available in the US. In South […]

IMF Coronavirus / India Budget / Lebanon

The economic cost from the outbreak of coronavirus strain COVID-19 is still uncertain, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday in Washington, DC. The IMF is looking at all the data available and hopes to have a more concrete sense of the ultimate impact to share with the G20 when it meets in Riyadh.  “The […]

Cayman: Ministry of Culture announces Carnival Week

The Ministry of Culture, along with key stakeholders, announced that they have collectively decided to move forward with a “carnival week” approach allowing various groups to host separate road parades. Hon Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA said at the announcement, “As Minister of Culture, I want to first share with the public how near and dear this […]

Safer Havens

By ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS The year 2019 was an eventful one: the Hong Kong protests, Brexit, the trade wars between the U.S. and China, and Japan-South Korea, and Trump’s impeachment were just a few of the events that left their mark on those 12 months And if the start of 2020 is anything to go […]

Card acquiring trends in the Caribbean

By Juan Zafra From Finextra Card acceptance In general terms, card acceptance is widespread in tourist areas and continues to experience a period of dynamic growth in the region. Card usage is relatively high in countries with local debit card schemes. CarIFS cards in Barbados and ATH cards in Puerto Rico are highly appreciated by […]