June 13, 2021

Indonesian bid to buy GTA canceled

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By Gaynor Dumat-ol Daleno, From Pacific Daily News Indonesia’s largest telecommunications business no longer wants to buy the parent company of local phone, digital TV, cable and wireless communications provider GTA. Both sides announced Thursday they’re mutually ending their agreement, which was announced early last year, for PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, or Telkom, to buy GTA […]

Here’s why crocodiles are 100 times deadlier than sharks

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By Julia Calderone, Tech Insider From Business Insider The world is obsessed with sharks. Just look at the popularity of horror flicks like Jaws and the less critically-acclaimed but surprisingly popular movie, Sharknado. But when Bill Gates posted an infographic ranking the world’s deadliest animals to his blog in 2014, one statistic really caught our […]

Black men ‘best in Britain’ at sharing household chores

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By Jamie Doward From The Guardian UK While women still do the bulk of domestic tasks, it is white British men who are far less likely to play their part at home, says study A pioneering study of how housework is divided by couples from Britain’s various ethnic groups has concluded that black Caribbean men […]

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Declares Fourth Quarter Cash Dividend

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GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS — (Marketwired) — 09/15/14 — Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly […]

The Editor Speaks: The end of the world is nigh

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I have often heard that quote shouted loud and clear ever since I was a babe in arms and I have disregarded it with contempt. Until now. I don’t believe it but there is for the first time a doubt. “The slaughter, persecution, and denigration of Christians in the Middle East and around the globe […]

Indian and Chinese migrants make up nearly one per cent of the world’s population

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By Sahil Bhalla From Scroll.in The United States and Malaysia have the greatest number of expatriate Indians. The largest number of Indian migrants are found in the US, followed by Malaysia, while for the Chinese, the top two host countries are Indonesia and Thailand. Indian migrants include non-resident Indians and holders of persons of Indian […]

New missionaries gather for orientation

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By Megan K. Mertz staff writer with LCMS Communications. ST. LOUIS — Thirty-one new LCMS career and GEO (Globally Engaged in Outreach, serving two- to three-year terms) missionaries and spouses began a two-week orientation at the Synod’s International Center here June 16, to help them prepare for their service abroad. They will serve in 15 […]