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CIGTV News Brief 1765 10 SEPT 2020
Hundreds of businesses to benefit from new programme, Mosquito Population Tackled, Strong Blue Iguana breeding season
Facebook, Twitter CEOs struggle to name a single liberal who has been censored on their platforms
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey struggled to name a single liberal person or entity who has been censored by their social media platforms on Wednesday d...
'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly
Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn’t pronounce his name correctly.
London Heathrow loses its crown to Paris as passenger numbers plummet
London Heathrow has lost the title of Europe's busiest airport to Charles de Gaulle in Paris and is downgrading its forecasts for passenger numbers this year and next as the out...
VIDEO: News Brief, 28 October
“Dory” The litter eating fish, Public/Private Partnership benefits local students, Nominations open for Order of the Cayman Islands
No new Covid cases reported in Cayman Islands; 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 344 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. All were negative.
Legislative Assembly sessions October 28
Alibaba’s Co-Founder Lucy Peng to Get $5 Billion Richer on Ant IPO
Lucy Peng has been dubbed Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s most influential woman.
Boeing to Cut 7,000 More Jobs in Jet Market’s ‘New Reality’
Boeing Co. is deepening job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic and prolonged grounding of the 737 Max jetliner squeeze the planemaker’s finances.
Trump Organisation pressed on US president’s Chinese bank account
Democrat lawmakers want company to reveal name of financial institution and provide detailed accounting of transactions.
Nigerian set for WTO nod, but US-China divided on leadership choice
The race to lead the World Trade Organization is nearly run, with the Nigerian candidate looking most likely to take the reins of the Geneva body.
China’s yuan surges to 17-month high on Biden US presidential hopes
The offshore yuan extended its rally against the US dollar on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump lost ground to Democratic nominee Joe Biden in new polls ahead of November’...
Bahamas strikes first with Sand Dollar amid US–China CBDC faceoff
Fed Chairman Powell sees no urgency to develop a CBDC, but eventually, the world’s top central bank must act, say experts.
Covid: Post-furlough unemployment 'hits young and ethnic minorities'
Young and ethnic minority workers were more likely to be made unemployed post-furlough, according to a new report.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 352 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 26 October 2020. All were negative.
VIDEO: News Brief, 27 October
Museum’s mascot wins CIMPA award, Tea Party held for Cayman Brac Seniors
A fire incident forces RCIPS Business Centre to close temporarily
The RCIPS wishes to advise the public that the RCIPS Business Centre, which comprises the Criminal Records Office and the Security and Firearms Licensing Unit, and the Professio...
Honour Nominations Open
The Council for the Order of the Cayman Islands invites the public to nominate persons who have made exemplary contributions to life in the Cayman Islands for membership in the ...
Legislative Assembly October 26 2020
Twitter's Jack Dorsey to warn 'eroding' Section 230 could 'collapse' Internet communication
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other leading tech executives will warn lawmakers that efforts to change a federal provision known as Section 230 could have lasting consequences for...
Jack Ma is making history again with the Ant IPO, and getting even more wealthy while doing it
Billionaire tech tycoon Jack Ma is raising more than $34 billion in yet another record breaking IPO, further cementing his place in history as one of the world's great tech entr...
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