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Archives for December 23, 2021

Vattenfall InCharge expands public charging business in Germany

Vattenfall InCharge and DAS FUTTERHAUS have agreed on a cooperation to set up 170 high-power charging points at almost 70 locations all over Germany. This is an important step towards enabling easier public charging, as interest in electrical vehicles increases. 16 December 2021 – Vattenfall has a clear goal to enable fossil-free living within one generation. The cooperation with DAS […]

What’s new at Reuters: Content Highlights, 2021 Year in Review, Sir Harry Evans Memorial Fund & more

Discover what’s new at Reuters this week.Explore Reuters Updates and step into a new world of Reuters content. From exciting events and product updates to thought leadership and inspiring video, get the latest from Reuters all in one place.  Reuters Highlights: Mid-DecemberDrone footage captures the aftermath of a tornado in Kentucky and a glimpse of Beijing’s […]

US: Pfizer Oral COVID-19 Pill gets FDA authorization for At-Home Use

From Newsmax The U.S. on Wednesday authorized Pfizer Inc’s antiviral COVID-19 pill for at-risk people aged 12 and above, making it the first oral treatment and which can be taken at home, providing a potentially important tool in the fight against the fast-spreading Omicron variant. Pfizer’s antiviral regimen, Paxlovid, was nearly 90% effective in preventing […]

PwC Caribbean Future of Work Survey / remote working news release

Productivity rises with remote working, but worker trust and workload poses challenges for companies: PwC survey of business and HR leaders in the Caribbean ●  Remote/hybrid working seems to have boosted productivity – 46% said their organisation performed better against workforce performance and productivity targets over the past year ●  Half of Caribbean respondents (compared to less than a third […]

Cayman: Tide Gauge Stations installed to measure tide levels

Public asked not to ‘tamper’ with the equipment and invalidate the data collected. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands: The Ministry of District Administration and Lands advises that four tide-gauge stations have been installed at Gun Bay Public Dock in East End, Royal Watler Cruise Terminal in George Town, Customs Dock in Cayman Brac and at Bloody Bay […]

The UWI’s Global Tourism Resilience Centre earns World Travel Award 2021 for ‘World’s Leading Tourism Initiative’

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, December 22, 2021—The University of the West Indies’ (UWI) Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre (GTRCMC) has received special recognition as the World’s Leading Tourism Initiative at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021. Held on December 16, in Dubai, the award scheme, which celebrated its 28th edition this […]

Cayman: DEH temporarily hold on intake of scrap metals and derelict vehicles

Grand Cayman, December 23, 2021 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is advising the public that the George Town Landfill will not be accepting scrap metals and derelict vehicles from December 25, 2021 until January 4, 2022. “We have temporarily suspended the reception of these items into the landfill. The contractor who safely manages the […]

Genesis Brand names Graeme Russell as Chief Brand Officer

Seoul, Korea, December 17, 2021 — Effective January 1, 2022, Genesis has appointed Graeme Russell as its Chief Brand Officer. Mr. Russell will lead Genesis’ global brand, product and retail communications, ensuring an engaging brand experience across all customer touchpoints. He will report to Jay Chang, Global Head of Genesis brand, and Chief Creative Officer, Luc Donckerwolke. As Chief Brand […]

Hyundai Motor Group’s President Albert Biermann retires as Head of R&D to continue as Executive Technical Advisor based in Europe

Biermann has led the entire R&D Division and grown the industry-leading engineering capability of the Group Under his guidance, Hyundai, Genesis and Kia’s driving dynamics has significantly improved with the successful launch of performance models, such as BBC Top Gear Car of Year, the Hyundai i20 N as well as the Hyundai i30 N and […]

IMF / Brazil, Inflation, and Lebanon

The IMF has agreed with the Brazilian authorities to close the IMF Representation Office in Brasilia by June 30, 2022, when the term of the current IMF Representative expires a Fund spokesman announced in a press briefing Thursday (December 16) in Washington, D.C.  “The IMF agreed with the Brazilian authorities to close the IMF representative’s […]