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A Meal To Die For, Heart Attack Grill
Possibly the unhealthiest restaurant in the world - Horizon: Eat, Fast and Live Longer
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 4 March 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 283 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 3 March 2021. All were negative.
ECAP Funding Application Period Begins
The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) is now accepting Early Childhood Assistance Programme (ECAP) funding applications for the 2021/2022 acad...
Electoral Districts to Head to the Polls
Nomination submissions received from all 50 individuals seeking candidacy in the General Election have now been evaluated for eligibility.
NEWS BRIEF: 4 March 2021
COVID-19: Twitter expands 'warning labels' to target misleading vaccine posts
The social media platform is also starting a strike system that "determines when further enforcement action is necessary".
Deloitte to Pay Malaysia $80 Million in 1MDB-Related Settlement
Deloitte PLT agreed to a 324-million ringgit ($80 million) settlement with the Malaysian government to resolve all claims related to the firm’s audit of 1MDB and its former unit...
Nike VP Resigns After Son Bragged About Reselling Shoes in Business Interview
Joe Hebert, owner of West Coast Streetwear (WCS LLC.) and son of now-former Nike executive Ann Hebert, was featured last week in a Bloomberg Businessweek article. During the int...
Cyprus to lift veil of secrecy with register of company owners
Cyprus plans to launch a register in coming months identifying the owners of thousands of companies on the island, lifting a veil of secrecy on opaque and complex corporate stru...
Huawei's AppGallery Rivals Google, Apple With 530m Users, Major Growth in 2020 Despite US Trade Bans
The figures come a year after Richard Yu, chief executive of Huawei Consumer Business, launched the Chinese tech giant's plans to boost the platform at a major tech event, namel...
The Billionaire Behind the Biggest U.S. Tax Fraud Case Ever Filed
More than 20 years ago, a group of former salesmen for Houston software entrepreneur Robert Brockman sued their old boss, claiming in court that he had deprived them of commissi...
China Aims for Tech Independence Amid Looming Cut-Throat Race With US
China is moving swiftly to map out potential weaknesses in dozens of technological sectors and draft a sweeping plan to address areas that are exposed to external risks, Chinese...
Venezuela sent gold to Mali, UAE for cash, opposition claims
Venezuela sent gold to Mali in 2020 via Russian-owned planes to exchange for euros and United States dollars that President Nicolas Maduro’s government used to remain afloat des...
Ant Group Exec Tells Workers Firm to Go Public as State Regulators Slam 'Insufficient' Data Sharing
An internal post from a top executive responded to concerns from an employee over the company's future and talent retention strategy, and comes after major challenges following ...
Marine Serre’s crescent moon print gets a fresh new look
The designer, much loved by Beyoncé and Dua Lipa, gave her iconic moon print a 2021 update during her Paris Fashion Week show
Coinbase Transactions Under Review by U.S. Sanctions Enforcer
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. said its services may have been used by individuals, entities or jurisdictions subject to U.S. sanctions regulations and has disclos...
EU watchdog urges tighter rules to prevent another Wirecard scandal
European Union rules on company financial information need to be updated to apply the lessons of the collapse of German payments firm Wirecard, the bloc’s securities watchdog sa...
Historic South African Farm Restored to Original Splendor with Modern Comforts
A historic farm in the western Klein Karoo area of South Africa was rescued from ruin and transformed into an award-winning compound.
A YouTube and Instagram nano influencer shares the exact 8-page media kit she uses and how she gets brand deals
Kayla Compton is a part-time 'nano' influencer on YouTube and Instagram. Here's the exact media kit she uses and how much money she charges brands.
Is Dropbox secure? Here's how Dropbox has improved its security measures, and what you can do to protect yourself
Dropbox is secure thanks in part to its 256-bit AES encryption, but the service has been hacked in the past.
The Pentagon is looking for a new way to check social media to prevent extremist behavior in the military
The Defense Department recently said it "is examining a scalable means" to screen social media as a part of its background checks.
10 US cities paving the way for the future by investing in technology, sustainability, and infrastructure
Denver, Atlanta, and Raleigh-Durham are some of the cities tackling the digital divide and making big strides in innovation and sustainability.
New Zealand Issues Tsunami Evacuation Order After 7.8 Pacific Quake
"People near the coast in the following areas must move immediately to the nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible," the National ...
Royal Row With Harry And Meghan Heats Up Before Oprah Interview
The explosive claim is the latest salvo in an increasingly heated public relations battle between the British institution and the US-based couple.
Saudi Prince Preps $500 Billion Megacity As US Points At Khashoggi Murder
While NEOM is being sold as a vision of a brighter future, international investors have yet to bite.
Covid Cases Rising Again In Europe, Warns WHO
"Last week, new cases of Covid-19 in Europe grew nine percent to touch a little over one million," WHO Europe's regional director Hans Kluge told a news conference.
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