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Archives for November 21, 2021

Success! Finally, bill to end child marriage progresses

By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United Forced marriageU.K. MPs vote on bill to ban child marriageSuccess! U.K. MPs voted on Friday to pass a bill that would criminalize child marriage, progressing the bill to the next stage in the parliamentary process – with government support! We have been waiting since October 2020 for the bill to move to […]

Plastic Free Cayman hosts community clean up on opening day

As our island opened its doors for the first time in 20 months, Plastic Free Cayman hosted a beach clean event at South Sound dock on Saturday.  Just off the heels of COP26, where past PFC volunteers Isabela Watler and Dejea Lyons highlighted actions  our islands can take to become more sustainable, our community came […]

World Economy News Update

The second half of 2021 has proven to be a busy time for economists who attempt to make predictions about how the year will turn out. Much less certain is whether 2022 holds generally good or bad news for developed and developing nations. Several factors play a role in the recent, major global economic headlines. […]

All−new, all−electric Kia EV6 takes Guinness World Records™ title in journey across the United States

Kia bests Tesla’s previous record for shortest charging time to cross the U.S. in an electric vehicle by more than five hours  The average charging stop during the nearly 3,000-mile journey lasted less than 20 minutes Kia’s all-new 2022 EV6 crossover recently made GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS history, traveling 2,880.5 miles with the shortest charging time to cross […]

The Kia Concept EV9 – Kia’s All−electric SUV Concept takes Center Stage at AutoMobility LA

Following the launch of the EV6, the Kia Concept EV9 hints the next model in Kia’s dedicated EV line-up The all-electric SUV concept embodies Kia’s commitment to sustainability, following the recently showcased ‘Kia Sustainability Movement’ vision Opposites United, the groundbreaking new design language from Kia, heavily influences the Concept EV9’s adventurous and angular exterior  The […]

Legacy, collaboration and commercial success drive LA28 progress

17 Nov 2021 – During this week’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission meeting, legacy, collaboration and commercial success were highlighted as being key to the successful progress of preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games LA28. At the meeting held virtually on 17 November, the LA28 Organising Committee team presented a summary of their achievements and developments since […]

ESET Research discovers watering hole attacks on websites in the Middle East with links to Candiru spyware

ESET reveals research into a campaign of strategic web compromises targeting the websites of media, government, internet service providers and aerospace/military tech companies, with links to the Middle East and a strong focus on Yemen and the surrounding conflict. The targets are located in the Middle East: Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen; in Europe: Italy, […]

YOG Education Programme accessible to youth sports event organisers with a single click

17 Nov 2021 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made the educational content offered to young athletes during the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) available to the Olympic Movement. The “YOG Education Programme @ Youth Sporting Events” can now be freely accessed from the IOC website by International Federations (IFs), National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and organisers of sports events and championships. The toolkit is free […]

Production starts on the first road−going full−electric Volta Zero vehicles

Volta Trucks, a leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has started production of the first road-going ‘Design Verification’ (DV) prototype Volta Zero vehicle at a bespoke facility in Coventry, UK.  The DV prototypes are the first full-electric Volta Zero vehicles to be built in the recently unveiled production-ready design. A total […]

Gebrüder Weiss USA opens new warehouse in Atlanta

Global Freight Forwarder anticipates its expansion helping customers control outbound costs and deliver products faster in Southeast region Atlanta / Lauterach, November 17, 2021 – Gebrüder Weiss, an international transport and logistics company, is adding to its existing footprint in the Southeast with the opening of a newly constructed 6,200 square meters warehouse near Atlanta, Georgia. […]