December 5, 2020

OPINION: Camillo Gonsalves and the Leapfrog Syndrom

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By Jolly Green In an open letter in 2014 Camillo Gonsalves said, “I have lived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; attended primary and secondary school in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.” But he left all the following out. His early schooling was in Jamaica, where he attended the Priory School and the Wolmers High […]

Google makes $550M strategic investment in Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com

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By Jon Russell From TechCrunch Google has been increasing its presence in China in recent times, and today it has continued that push by agreeing to a strategic partnership with e-commerce firm JD.com, which will see Google purchase $550 million worth of shares in the Chinese firm. Google has made investments in China, released products […]

China unveils plan for overseas-listed tech giants to float shares back home

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From Asian Review NIKKEI SHANGHAI (Dow Jones) — The Chinese government on Friday unveiled a pilot plan to encourage qualified companies in select industries to float shares on its domestic stock market, paving the way for the country’s technology giants to list at home. Overseas-listed Chinese companies in advanced technology sectors with market capitalizations of […]

iNews Briefs

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Death of police officer  – RCIPS Commissioner instructs independent review (RCIPS) Following a directive from Police Commissioner David Baines that an independent review of the circumstances surrounding the arrest, and the subsequent death, of Police Constable Raphael Williams should take place, the review, by officers from the Bermuda Police Service, began on Tuesday (28 January). […]