December 12, 2019

Antigua and Barbuda “strongly condemns” terrorist attacks in China

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From Caribbean360 ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Monday March 3, 2014, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda has “strongly condemned” the murder of at least 28 people during the “terrorist attack” at a train station in Kunming, China over the weekend. Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said that attack, which left more than 100 people injured when knife-wielding men […]

Cayman Youth Sailors

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Cayman Youth Sailors qualify for the Youth Olympic Games Everyone in the Cayman Sailing Community can be proud of our young sailors who qualified Cayman for two Youth Olympic Games places over the weekend. The team of Florence Allan, Pablo Bertran, Jesse Jackson and Shane McDermott travelled to the Jensen Beach US Sailing Center Martin […]

Qunar reports fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 financial results

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BEIJING, Feb 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — Revenue Growth Accelerates in the Fourth Quarter Company Announces US$300 Million Revolving Credit Facility from Baidu Qunar Cayman Islands Limited QUNR -1.53%  (“Qunar” or the “Company”), China’s leading search-based travel commerce platform, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended […]

iNews Briefs

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Mistrial in case of cop accused of corruption and bribery The trial of police officer Elvis Kelsey Ebanks accused of corruption and bribery when he is alleged to have asked for more than $500 from Filipino Len Ferraris not to pursue a case of theft against him of a mobile phone, ended with a mistrial […]

China manufacturing conditions fall to seven-month low

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By Rob Wile From Business Insider China’s manufacturing conditions fell to a seven-month low of 48.3 in February, according to a flash reading from HSBC. Analysts expected a reading of 49.5, unchanged from January. Anything below 50 signals contraction. The production sub-index fell to 49.2 versus 50.8 in January. The employment sub-index hit the lowest […]

10 industries 3D printing will disrupt or decimate

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By Lyndsey Gilpin From Tech Republic As it evolves, 3D printing technology is destined to transform almost every major industry and change the way we live, work, and play in the future. For better or worse, the 3D printing industry is poised to transform nearly every sector of our lives and jumpstart the next industrial […]

Qunar to report fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 financial results on February 27

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BEIJING, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qunar Cayman Islands Limited (“Qunar” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:QUNR), the leading search-based commerce platform for the Chinese travel industry, today announced that it will report its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, after the U.S. market closes on February 27, 2014. Qunar’s management will […]

A brand new hybrid bird flu in China has scientists worried

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By Jennifer Welsh From Business Insider A new-to-humans flu virus killed a 73-year-old woman from the Jiangxi province in China, on Dec. 6. At the time, the doctors knew it was a H10N8 bird flu virus that killed her. But, they’ve just published new findings about it — it has picked up some new genes […]

Burdensome debt and elusive solutions

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 Average public debt levels for Caribbean small states now amount to about 84% of GDP with five countries experiencing debt-to-GDP ratios of close to 100% and higher. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday February 6, 2014 – The debt of small Caribbean states has been unsustainable for some time now and, unless […]

slaughter of whale sharks

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Planet’s biggest slaughter of whale sharks exposed in PuQi, Zhejiang Province, China Report from Wild Life Risk HONG KONG, 27 January 2014 – Hong Kong-based wildlife conservation NGO WildLifeRisk has revealed that at least one factory in China’s Zhejiang  Province  is  killing  over  600  whale  sharks  annually,  in  what appears to be the world’s largest […]