October 21, 2021

Cave rescue: Four more boys rescued by Thai Navy divers

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From BBC Divers have rescued four more boys from a vast flooded cave system in northern Thailand on the second day of a complex operation. The Thai Navy Seals leading the rescue operation have confirmed that eight boys in total have been extracted. Four boys and their football coach remain inside the caves. The group […]

World’s most beloved game

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The World Cup starts on Thursday — these photos from around the world show why soccer is the world’s most beloved game By Mark Abadi From Business Insider Soccer is the world’s most popular and beloved sport, and it’s played in virtually every corner of the world. Ahead of the 2018 World Cup, Reuters sent […]

Destinations of the week

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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 2 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

Destinations of the week

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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 1 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

‘Dark web’ mastermind had clean background: Antigua-Barbuda CIU

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From Caribbean News Now ST JOHN’S, Antigua — In response to revelations on Thursday that the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet, AlphaBay, was created and operated by an economic citizen of Antigua and Barbuda, the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) issued a statement confirming that the background check prior to the issue of citizenship […]

Turtle that ate nearly 1,000 coins has died after surgery complications

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BY YI SHU NG From Mashable The Thai sea turtle that lived in a wishing pond and ate nearly 1,000 coins over the years has died. The 25-year-old turtle, named Omsin (Thai for “bank”) was found with an engorged stomach full of coins back in February. She had a reportedly successful seven-hour surgery, but went […]

The new Caribbean Patent Convention and Caricom stasis

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From INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WATCH The views expressed in this column are solely those of the authors and are not associated with Intellectual Property Watch. IP-Watch expressly disclaims and refuses any responsibility or liability for the content, style or form of any posts made to this forum, which remain solely the responsibility of their authors. By […]

Jo Anne V. Brown to represent Cayman Islands in Thailand

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We’ve been patiently keeping this tightly sealed secret and we are absolutely elated to finally be able to share it with the rest of the world! It has been announced that Jo Anne V. Brown will be speaking and representing the Cayman Islands in Phuket, Thailand in May 2017 at the Destination Wedding Planners Congress […]

Thailand’s late king had a $30 billion fortune

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By Christopher Cameron, The Real Deal From Business Insider The king of Thailand, the world’s longest ruling monarch, died this week. He also died one of the world’s richest monarchs, and a nice chunk of his billions came from…guess where? Real estate. King Bhumibol Adulyadej ruled Thailand for 70 years and during that time he […]

‘This is an exterminationist policy’: Philippines’ bloody antidrug policy could be wildly counterproductive

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By Christopher Woody From Business Insider The bluster and vitriol of the Philippines’ recently elected president has captured international attention, as has the wave of violence that has swept the country since he entered office promising to wipe out drug-related crime. And with that violence and bravado, Rodrigo Duterte’s administration has implemented an antidrug policy that […]