Monthly Archives: July 2021

Dickey’s Drives Significant International Growth in Q2

Dallas, TX, July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – As the world’s largest barbecue concept, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit continues to bring its slow-smoked meats and savory sides to more markets around the world. Dickey’s opened 63 branches in the second quarter alone, including three overseas in Singapore, Japan and the Yas …

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US places UK on highest COVID-19 travel advisory

WASHINGTON DC: The US government issued an advisory on Monday urging US citizens to avoid traveling to Britain due to their rising rate of Covid infection. A “level 4” warning – the most serious issued by US agencies – was released just as the UK government lifted most pandemic restrictions. …

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PNR Calamba receives a “record” number of offers

CALAMBA STATION. Artist’s impression of Calamba Station of the Philippine National Railways North-South Suburban Rail System. Transport Secretary Arthur Tugade said on Thursday that the PNR Calamba project had received a record number of bids from several local and international companies. (Artist rendering courtesy of DOTr) MANILA – The Philippine …

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2021 Olympics turn into $ 20 billion bust for Japan

TOKYO — When Toyota Motor Corp. Said this week that it will not air any commercials in Japan related to the Olympics, it has sent a stronger message than any television commercial about the host country’s gloomy mood. Toyota is Japan’s most valuable company and a global sponsor of the …

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Tokyo 2021 preview: Japan sends powerful squad

Judo is coming home to the Tokyo Olympics, and the Japanese team is under a world of pressure. Luckily for the host nation, this group of powerful athletes is eager to grasp the significance of this moment in their sport, which was born in Japan and introduced to the Olympics …

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Kyndryl appoints A / NZ chairman for 2021 split

Kyndryl announced that it has appointed Kerry Purcell president of the company in Australia and New Zealand. Kyndryl is the independent public company that will be created following the separation of the Managed Infrastructure Services business from IBM. Purcell’s appointment is a key step in creating Kyndryl’s new global leadership …

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Massive ransomware hack used computer software flaws, researchers say

Hackers behind a massive ransomware attack exploited several previously unknown vulnerabilities in Kaseya Ltd.’s IT management software, the latest sign of the Russian-linked group’s competence and aggression. , believed to be responsible for the incidents, cybersecurity researchers said on Sunday. Marcus Murray, founder of Stockholm-based TrueSec Inc., said his company’s …

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Expedia maps Singaporeans’ travel intentions

SINGAPORE, July 5, 2021: Confidence in overseas travel is rising among Singaporeans who hope the successful vaccination program will open the door to international travel by the end of the year. Year-end international travel searches up 60% in Q2 2021 vs. Q1, Expedia says [1]. This indicates strong pent-up demand …

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The first signs of Phuket’s revival appear

Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach. Several Phuket hotel chains saw higher bookings once the sandbox program was confirmed. Thailand is working to reopen to foreign tourists following the prime minister’s pledge to lift most restrictions by mid-October, in a bid to get the economy back on track. Hospitality companies are …

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ABC announces recipients of its first songwriters commission

The ABC has announced the recipients of its inaugural Songwriters Commissions Fund, with 15 grants totaling $ 90,000. The commissions will support a wide range of voices and themes, including female, indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse, and LGBTQI + composers. Eric Avery. Photograph © Matthew Lorenzon / ABC Classic The …

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Japan donates water supply systems in Upi, Maguindanao

Japanese Embassy charge d’affaires Nakata Masahiro provided separate video messages during the handover ceremony of two level 2 water supply systems at Barangays Looy and Rifao in Upi Maguindanao on the 21st and 22nd June. Participants in the event were BARMM Senior Minister of Environment, Natural Resources and Energy Abdulraof …

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Remove unnecessary regulations

Planning Minister MA Mannan urged the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Bida) and all other relevant government agencies to get rid of unnecessary rules that are not favorable to investment. The minister was speaking as the main guest at a webinar on “Attracting Foreign Investment to Bangladesh and Promoting Bangladesh”, jointly …

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G7 leaders unveil major infrastructure project designed to counter China’s Belt and Road initiative – World Peace Organization

On Saturday, June 12, the Group of Seven (G7) countries unveiled their plans for a major infrastructure program for low-income countries. This program, dubbed the ‘Building a Better World’ (B3W) initiative, is clearly designed as a West-aligned alternative to Beijing’s Belt and Road (BRI) infrastructure initiative, which some commentators see …

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Main lessons from major public transport projects

It would be a truism to assert that large public transport projects that are freshly conceptualized and cover large tracts of land are likely to have several difficult problems to solve. This article examines four high-speed rail (LGV) projects that have been launched in four different countries over four different …

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AHF Indonesia urges Germany, Japan and Australia to relinquish patent on COVID-19 vaccine – Informial

Information (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Sun, July 4, 2021 2021-07-04 9:00 a.m. 1 6281d9f905b49edfeb97b8e90319a55c 4 Informative Release The AHF ‘Vaccinate Our World’ Global Call to Action urges Germany, Japan and Australia to ‘VOW’ to protect humanity by supporting the call to waive intellectual property protections on all COVID-19 vaccines …

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The Theory and Practice of Marxism in Japan

The JCP has changed dramatically for two reasons. First of all, from the mid-1930s and the real fascist transition in Japan – without going deep into the debates around the historiography of world fascism, whether Japan is called fascist, etc. – the JCP was not only outlawed: it was tracked …

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Japanese teachers are fed up with staying after school

A bureaucrat from the Department of Education had a brilliant idea. Education is at a crossroads. The dizzyingly rapid change causes a squeaky mechanism to adapt or die. Schools struggle to stay relevant. Digitization is advancing, but not at a rapid pace. Content review is in progress but stops. Teaching, …

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CAA sends notice to five foreign airlines

KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued advisories to five foreign airlines for causing inconvenience to passengers by canceling flights to Pakistan, FYR News reported on Friday. Foreign airlines include Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways and flydubai. Foreign air carriers operating in Pakistan have been given a …

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Travel advisory for July 4, 2021

More than 4.4 million people are expected to fly or drive at the start of the summer travel season July 2, 2021 The New York and New Jersey Port Authority urges air, rail and road travelers to allow more time and patience this July 4 holiday weekend when more than …

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A Brief History of UFOs in Japan – The Diplomat

Publicity On June 24, the International UFO Laboratory was established in the UFO Interactive Hall in the Iinomachi District of Fukushima Prefecture, in commemoration of World UFO Day. The lab is Japan’s first and only research institute dedicated to unidentified flying objects (UFOs), and the interactive room exhibits some 3,000 …

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Unique ways to celebrate World Chocolate Day

A warm, indulgent cup of rich cocoa on a drizzle of winter’s evening, a deliciously decadent dessert at your favorite restaurant, or a cheeky bite of your favorite chocolate bar secreted from your stash – no matter how you get your dose of chocolate goodness, you don’t need to justify …

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Chicago Airports Prepare for Busy and Safe Vacation Travel

CHICAGO – The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is looking forward to welcoming large numbers of travelers back to O’Hare and Midway International Airports this holiday weekend. Travel numbers will hit their highest level since the pandemic began last year, with O’Hare International Airport expected to handle more than one …

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