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CIGTV News Brief 2 September
Centre for Business Development opens, Travellers welcomed to Cayman Brac, CCTV cameras installed on Cayman Brac
Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies after long illness
Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, died Sunday at the age of 78, the company said. He had been comatose since suffering a heart attack in 2014.
Gap exiting malls, to shutter 350 stores by 2024
Closings include 130 Banana Republic sites in North America
With 10 days to go, time and history are not on Donald Trump's side
Covid has tanked the gains he made in the economy and any new stimulus could be too late
Snapchat cofounders net $2.2B in one week as coronavirus boosts usage
SNAP now boasts 249 million daily active users.
A Leaked Internal Report Reveals The Wall Street Journal Is Struggling With Aging Readers And Covering Race
The report, obtained by BuzzFeed News, was dated the same month that ongoing tensions between news and opinion sections at Rupert Murdoch’s broadsheet spilled into the public.
Judge again blocks Trump administration push to ban WeChat in the US
The government has not presented enough evidence that WeChat is a security risk, the judge ruled.
Legislative Assembly sessions, October 23
VIDEO: News Brief, 23 October
Leisa Welcome is Civil Servant of the Year, Health Services Authority holds recruitment fair
One new COVID-19 case reported in Cayman Islands, 23 October
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 211 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 22 October 2020.
LA Gives Six Gov't Bills Second Reading
The bills given their second reading are:
Poppy Appeal Underway
This year’s Cayman Islands Veteran Association’s (CIVA’s) annual Poppy Appeal fund-raiser has begun.
Stood Up Asks Adults to Stand Up
Civil servants and members of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Grand Cayman rallied to the theme: “Take Action Together” at the Stood Up campaign photoshoot on Frid...
A Tropical Storm May Form in NW Caribbean Over the Weekend
Dr. Levi Cowan creates videos and blogs pertaining to tropical cyclones, primarily hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. Posts occasionally concern other, non-tropical weather event...
The first 'murder hornets' nest was found, already set to be obliterated
The nest, discovered by scientists in Washington state this week, is set to be wiped out Saturday.
For the first time ever, Time magazine removes logo on cover, replaces it with a plea to 'Vote'
Edward Felsenthal, Time’s editor-in-chief, says the upcoming elections are “ as consequential a decision as any of us has ever made at the ballot.”
Trump's Twitter hacked after Dutch researcher claims he guessed password
Donald Trump’s Twitter account was allegedly hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”, Dutch media reported.
Uber and Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees, appeals court finds
In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming...
Should the Professional Be Political?
A Silicon Valley controversy raises questions about the role of activism in the workplace.
Full Giuliani Borat clip shows him touching Maria Bakalova and asking for her number before fleeing
The full clip of Rudy Giuliani in the Borat sequel shows him asking for the number and home address of actress Maria Bakalova, before attempting to flee from Sacha Baron Cohen.
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs to Testify Before Senate on Nov. 17
The chief executive officers of Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have agreed to testify on Nov. 17 before a Senate panel looking into restrictions their companies put an on articl...
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